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Senators to transport execs: Show concern for MRT commuters

MANILA, Philippines – Around 4 “service interruptions” monthly; non-functioning elevators, escalators, and ticket dispensers; and an “obsolete” signalling system. Welcome to Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT3), one of Metro Manila’s main mass transit lines. “How did we reach this point? Bakit hindi natin natugunan kaagad (Why didn’t we address this right away)?” Senator Benigno Aquino IV asked

World

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PH peacekeepers defied UN commander, want him probed

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights defied the order of their overall commander, an Indian national, when they refused to surrender their firearms to Syrian rebels in last week’s standoff, the Philippine military revealed on Monday, September 1. Armed Forces chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr was clearly disappointed with the commander of

Sports

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Gilas Pilipinas falls short in heartbreaker vs Argentina

The mighty fighting heart of team captain Jimmy Alapag carried the Philippines in the fourth quarter, but the team could not quite get over the hump against traditional world power Argentina to drop an 85-81 heartbreaker early Tuesday morning in Seville, Spain. Gilas Pilipinas dropped its third straight loss in the 2014 FIBA World Cup,

Business

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INTERISLAND Airlines babyahe ng Sibuyan Island

Sibuyan Island, Romblon – Babyahe na mula Sibuyan Island sa Romblon patungong Boracay mula November 08 ang INTERISLAND Airlines, itoy inilunsad sa Annual Philippine Travel Mart bilang bagong light aircraft air taxi service. Bilang pasimula, ang nasabing airline ay magsisimula lamang at mag focus sa mga ruta ng Sibuyan Island in Romblon, Kalibo at Caticlan. Handa

Columns

Qatar – isa sa mga d’ best na bansa para sa mga OFWs

Sa pinakahuling report tungkol sa ‘the richest countries in 2014’, na nailathala sa mga internet websites tulad ng worldrichestcountries.com, forbes.com at iba pa, nananatili ang Qatar sa ‘#1 richest country in the world’ in terms of GDP estimated at $182 Billion with a total local population of around 2 Million. Hindi na ako magtataka, kasi

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