The Manila Times

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IN a bid to improve Metro Manila transport system, the city government of Seoul on Tuesday advised the Philippines to consider investing more on the subway system. Seoul, South Korea Mayor Won Soon Park said that Philippines should consult international traffic agencies on how to improve the transport system in…

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FOREIGN consultants are now wrapping-up their investigation on the ‘gas explosion’ that hit the upscale Serendra Two condominium building in Bonifacio Global City in May, a government official said on Tuesday. Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas 2nd said that he expects these foreign consultants to complete their investigation and report…

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The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on Tuesday said that water quality in four oil spill-affected coastal areas in Cavite were within the normal range for fish to survive. Citing results of the 3rd day sampling, BFAR Director Asis Perez said that the by Region 4A’s Fish Health…

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SENATOR Aquilino Pimentel 3rd has welcomed the supposed plan of his estrange wife to sue him for alleged violation of  Republic Act 9262 or the  Anti-Violence against Women and their Children Act, saying the she can file whatever she  wants because this is a free country. Pimentel at the same…

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ALTHOUGH the decision of the Court of Appeals (CA) was not yet final and executory, the Makati city government on Tuesday expressed eagerness to exercise jurisdiction over the disputed Fort Bonifacio. According to  Pio Kenneth  Dasal, head of the Makati city Law Department, the lifting of the preliminary injunction issued…

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ALTHOUGH  informal settler families (ISFs)  living in dangerous areas and major waterways will be demolished by the Parañaque City government, they will be relocated within the city. Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez Tuesday said that they have already identified possible relocation sites outside Parañaque for their  informal settler families. “But…

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THE assistant state prosecutor of the Department of Justice who is facing bribery charge before the Sandiganbayan failed to post bail before the anti-graft court for lack of requirements and intent. According to Sandiganbayan officer who asked not to be named for lack of position to speak, the court did…

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Malacañang on Tuesday appealed to almost 100 mayors to help in the ongoing investigation on the multi-billion peso pork barrel scam involving businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima earlier summoned 97 mayors whose signatures were allegedly forged by Napoles’ firm, JLN Corp, so she could get some P900…

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The damage caused by Typhoon Labuyo to the country’s agriculture sector reached P438.27 million, the Department of Agriculture (DA) reported on Tuesday. In its initial damage report, the DA said that Typhoon Labuyo left P438.27 million worth of damages in agriculture in Codillera Administrative Region, Region 2 and 3 –…