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Coast Guard saves more than a dozen passengers of vessel off Tawi-Tawi

January 5, 2018

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has rescued more than a dozen of passengers and crew of a vessel that encountered engine trouble off the waters of Tawi-tawi last Wednesday. “The elements of Coast Guard Station (CGS) Bongao successfully rescued 17

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Return of Sumitomo, Mitsubishi Heavy to maintain, rehab MRT 3 looms

January 5, 2018

The Philippine transport department moved a step closer to bringing back Sumitomo Corp. and technical partner Mitsubishi Heavy Industries  to take over maintenance and rehabilitation of Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT 3). “That’s the direction we’re heading on to,”

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Grab, citing higher fuel prices from tax law, seeks fare hike before LTFRB

January 5, 2018

Grab Philippines on Friday filed a petition for fare increase before the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), citing higher fuel prices from the Tax Reform For Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law In a six-page petition, Grab is seeking an increase in

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Philippines hopeful Korea talks would lead to meaningful dialogue

January 5, 2018

The Philippines said the decision of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to resume talks with South Korea is the first step towards what it hopes would be the start of meaningful dialogue that would lead to peace and

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Travellers formalizes partnership with Hotel Okura

Travellers formalizes partnership with Hotel Okura

January 5, 2018

Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc., owner and operator of Resorts World Manila (RWM), formalized an agreement with Hotel Okura Co., Ltd. , a luxury Japanese hospitality chain to operate Hotel Okura Manila, a 191-room hotel, as part of the country’s

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DOTr, PNR fast-track completion of PNR Clark Phase 1 project

January 5, 2018

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Philippine National Railway (PNR) today started to undertake advance construction mobilization for PNR Clark Phase 1 (Tutuban-Malolos), which includes pre-construction activities such as site clearing, grading of unleveled surfaces, and demolition of obstructing

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Duterte accepts son’s resignation as Davao City vice mayor

January 5, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted the resignation of his son, Paolo Duterte, as vice mayor of Davao City. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque told reporters the acceptance was made on Friday afternoon. Paolo announced on December 25 during the special session of the

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Philippines eyes P4.2-trillion budget for 2019

January 5, 2018

The Duterte administration is eyeing record high P4.2 trillion budget for 2019, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said on Friday. The target budget for next year is 11.5 percent higher than the this year’s budget of P3.767 trillion. “The equivalent obligation budget

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