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January 16, 2019 1:03 AM Lacson Eyes P75-B 'Deleted' from DPWH's Proposed 2019 Budget for BLISTT Road Slope..

There are several worthwhile programs that could use the P75 billion deleted from the proposed 2019 budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways - such as slope protection for key roads in Northern Luzon, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said. "If my other colleagues will allow ... we might give part of the P75 billion to the DPWH for slope protection 489

November 21, 2018 6:15 AM MISLEADING: Panguil Bay Bridge photo used in DPWH site is Korean bridge

The DPWH erroneously uses a photo of the Korean Incheon Bridge in an ongoing construction project in Mindanao DPWH ERROR. The Panguil Bay Bridge is set to connect Tangub City in Misamis Occidental and Tubod town in Lanao del Norte. According to its online milestone meter at the Build, Build, Build project implementation is at 14.4% as of posting time. Claim 136

November 14, 2018 12:29 AM Lacson: Lack of Planning in DPWH Cordillera Road Project Can Waste Funds, Cost Lives

Wasting taxpayers' money is bad enough, but potentially endangering lives is worse. Yet, this could be the fate of multibillion-peso infrastructure projects that lack planning - such as the Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay (BLISTT) Circumferential Road in the Cordillera Administrative Region, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said. "It's bad enough 105

November 13, 2018 10:42 AM DPWH reopens bridge connecting Tagaytay to Lemery, Batangas

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Tuesday, November 13, reopened the bridge along Diokno Highway in Calaca, Batangas, two years after it was closed in 2016. The highway, which connects Tagaytay City in Cavite to Lemery in Batangas, was formerly known as Tagaytay-Junction-Calaca-Lemery Road. It was closed due to road slips 104

October 16, 2018 10:06 AM MMDA prepares for ‘Undas,’ urges public to keep cemeteries clean

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) urged the public to keep cemeteries clean and tidy as part of the early preparations to ensure an orderly observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day on November 1 and 2, respectively. “We are calling on the public to keep cemeteries clean and tidy,” MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said in a press 71

October 11, 2018 1:14 PM Farmer seeks congressional seat vs Alvarez in Davao del Norte

DAVAO CITY – A farmer and former security guard filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) on Thursday afternoon to challenge former Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez for Davao del Norte’s first congressional seat in next year’s midterm elections. Ronelo Rafales of Buan village, Asuncion town, showed up at the provincial office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) 80

October 8, 2018 9:02 PM ’Tis the season for malls to open an hour later than usual

Malls on major roads in Metro Manila will once again adjust their operating hours to avoid contributing to the expected traffic buildup during the holiday season. After a dialogue with the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), all malls of SM Supermalls, Ayala Malls and Robinsons located on Edsa, Marcos Highway, Commonwealth Avenue and C5 Road will open on weekdays 74

October 5, 2018 8:51 AM More roads, bridges in Metro Manila to open soon for Christmas season — MMDA

More roads and bridges will be opened in time for the Christmas season, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said Friday. MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Manila are nearing completion, and will be passable for motorists soon. The Otis bridge in Paco, Manila is expected 68

September 27, 2018 6:50 AM Dagupan under calamity state more than a week after ‘Ompong’

DAGUPAN CITY – The city council declared this Pangasinan city under a state of calamity on Thursday, more than a week after upland waters cascaded down to the province and flooded several towns and most parts of the city due to Typhoon “Ompong.” The declaration was approved by most of the councilors during a special session, but not after a heated argument 61

September 12, 2018 4:28 AM MMDA braces for impact of Typhoon Ompong

Bracing for the impact of Typhoon Mangkhut once it enters the country, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has expressed preparedness for possible flooding in Metro Manila. The MMDA on Wednesday said it is ready to deploy at least 60 emergency personnel to provide assistance to the public “at any given time.” According to the agency 50