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DPWH Asec Umpa says he’s victim of demolition job

MANILA, Philippines – The public works official who has been asked to resign for alleged corruption claimed to be the victim of the “demolition job” of some politicians he had supposedly angered. In a series of angry posts on his Facebook page  on Tuesday, May 15, Public Works Assistant Secretary Tingagun ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerMay 16th, 2018

 Abu Sayyaf frees Public Works employee

THE ABU Sayyaf Group (ASG) has released another kidnap victim in Patikul, Sulu on Monday, according to the military. Enrico Nee, identified as half Chinese and half Filipino and an employee of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the area, was freed in the vicinity of Barangay Latih, said Brig. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, [...] The post  Abu Sayyaf frees Public Works employee appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

DPWH ASec in a spot over 2% infra share - The Standard

DPWH ASec in a spot over 2% infra share - The Standard.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Duterte says he’s firing 2 more Cabinet members

CEBU CITY --- President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Saturday that he would fire two more members of the Cabinet. In a speech during the opening ceremonies of the Philippine National Games 2018 at the Cebu City Sports Center, the President said he was fed up with officials he appointed who only turned out to be scalawags. But he didn't give any details or even drop hints on their identities. In a press briefing on May 15, presidential presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the President advised Assistant Secretaries Moslemen Macarambon Sr. of the Department of Justice (DOJ), and Tingagun Umpa of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to tender their resignati...Keep on reading: Duterte says he’s firing 2 more Cabinet members.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Mayor tells DWPH anew to coordinate road projects

ILOILO CITY Mayor Jose Espinosa III again asked the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to coordinate with the city government all road projects to lessen public inconvenience. “Before you start your projects or start the demolition of roads, get first a permit from the city to coordinate the traffic rerouting plans,” Espinosa said. […] The post Mayor tells DWPH anew to coordinate road projects appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2018

Council asks DPWH to help rehab, clear LaPaz creek

THE Iloilo City Council is asking the help of Secretary Mark Villar of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to clear and rehabilitate the Budburan Creek in Brgy. Mansaya, LaPaz. This, as the Sangguniang Panlungsod unanimously adopted Councilor Ely Estante’s resolution seeking Villar’s help, particularly in the relocation of informal settlers, demolition of […] The post Council asks DPWH to help rehab, clear LaPaz creek appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017

Another Abu Sayyaf kidnap victim released – OPPAP

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 May) – Jolo-based district engineer Enrico Nee was released on Monday in Patikul, Sulu more than four months after he was abducted by the Abu Sayyaf Group. The release of another Abu Sayyaf kidnap victim came only two days after the terrorist group freed P02 Benierose Alvarez and PO 1 […].....»»

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Over 200 families facing demolition in Intramuros may end up on streets

Over 200 families facing demolition in Intramuros may end up on streets.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News8 hr. 24 min. ago

Sayyaf frees DPWH employee

AN employee of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) abducted in February was released in Patikul, Sulu on Monday. Brig. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, Joint Task F.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News8 hr. 50 min. ago

LGBT community cheers pope’s ‘God made you like this’ remark

VATICAN CITY --- Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that "God made you like this" have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gays feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church. Juan Carlos Cruz said Monday he spoke to Francis about his homosexuality during their meetings at the Vatican. Cruz was the main whistleblower in Chile's clerical sex abuse and cover-up scandal, and met last month with Francis to discuss it. Cruz, a victim of a predator priest, said he had been discredited by Chile's bishops for being gay and told Francis of the pain their slander caused. "He said 'Look Juan Carlos, the pope loves you this way, God made you...Keep on reading: LGBT community cheers pope’s ‘God made you like this’ remark.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News20 hr. 50 min. ago

Cop shot dead in Mati City

DAVAO CITY -- A policeman was shot dead by gunmen 'riding intandem' in Mati City Davao Oriental onMonday. Chief Insp. Milgrace Driz, the spokesperson of the Southern Mindanao Police Office, identified the victim as Police Officer 3 Walter Canja, a member of the 2nd Mobile Force Company of the Davao Oriental Police Office. Driz said based on the initial report reaching the police regional office, Canja was driving a white Nissan Navarra Calibre when attacked by the unidentified gunmen in Purok Trabahador Menzi in Barangay Dahican. He said the armed men overtook the policeman's vehicle before firing shots at him several times. "He was hit in different parts of his body and died...Keep on reading: Cop shot dead in Mati City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News20 hr. 50 min. ago

Duterte fires DOTr Asec Mark Tolentino

President Duterte yesterday dismissed a transportation assistant secretary for allegedly discussing a project with Duterte’s sister......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News22 hr. 50 min. ago

Duterte fires DOTr asec for approaching sister on unnamed project

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 May) – Transportation assistant secretary Mark Tolentino has been fired for communicating with President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s sister about a project, Presidential spokesperson Harry S. Roque announced on Monday. The announcement came after Duterte said in Cebu on Saturday that he would fire a government official, along with five others […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Duterte fires DOTr official for allegedly dealing with his sister

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Malacañang announced that President Rodrigo Duterte has fired Transportation Assistant Secretary Mark Tolentino for allegedly making deals with one of the President's sisters. "Ang kasalanan ni Asec Tolentino ay siya po ay nakipag-usap sa kamag-anak ng Presidente," said Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Monday, May 21, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Resurgent Warriors can t rest on record – Kerr

LOS ANGELES, USA – The Golden State Warriors' 126-85 demolition of the Houston Rockets on Sunday, May 20, was an NBA record-setting 16th straight home playoff win, but the Warriors won't take time to celebrate the milestone. The reigning champions surpassed the mark of 15 straight home playoff wins set by ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Duterte fires DOTr Asec Mark Tolentino

Duterte fires DOTr Asec Mark Tolentino.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

DOTr welcomes Duterte’s move to fire Asec. Mark Tolentino 

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) welcomedon Mondaythe decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to fire its Assistant Secretary for Railways Mark Tolentino. In a statement, the agency said that firing Tolentino was only right "due to questionable dealings and unfairly involving the first family with matters regarding the Mindanao Railway Project (MRP)." READ: Duterte fires DOTr Asec Mark Tolentino The DOTr also stressed that namedropping and seeking the assistance of Duterte, his family, or any other "influential individual," either for government projects or for personal gain, would "never be tolerated." "The DOTr, under the leadership of Secretary Arthur Tugade, does not...Keep on reading: DOTr welcomes Duterte’s move to fire Asec. Mark Tolentino .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Spurned advances provoked Texas school shooting, victim s mother says

A teenaged boy who shot and killed eight students and two teachers in Texas had been spurned by one of his victims after making aggressive advances, her mother told the Los Angeles Times. Source link link: Spurned advances provoked Texas school shooting, victim's mother says.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

P140M set aside for ARMM roads

SHARIFF AGUAK, MAGUINDANAO: The Department of Public Works and Highways in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DPWH-ARMM) is set to build an 8.2-kilometer road worth P140 million over 451 days in the town of Upi, Maguindanao. ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman has directed DPWH-ARMM Secretary Don Mustapha Loong to allocate the road project funds out [...] The post P140M set aside for ARMM roads appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Consunji firm begins demolition of NCCC Mall Davao, five months after the fire

DAVAO CITY  (MindaNews / 19 May) — An official of the DM Consunji, Inc. (DMCI) which is undertaking the four-month demolition of the NCCC Mall Davao starting Saturday, May 19, has clarified it was not the firm that renovated the third floor of the mall where the fire reportedly started on December 23, 2017. In […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

3 dead in Quezon road accidents

LUCENA CITY -- Three people died in three separate road accidents in Quezon provinceon Saturday. The Quezon police headquarters reported that a still unidentified woman, estimated to be around 35 to 45 years old, was seriously injured in an accident along Maharlika Highway in Barangay (village) Angeles in Atimonan town shortly beforemidnight. Police said the unconscious victim, who sustained fatal head and body injuries, was hit by a passing vehicle. The victim died while being taken to the Doa Marta District Hospital. In Calauag town, tricycle driver Gaudencio Flores, died on the spot after his vehicle collided with an incoming A&B Liner passenger bus along the Maharlika Hi...Keep on reading: 3 dead in Quezon road accidents.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018