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Manila police give free rides to stranded commuters

The Manila Police District (MPD) is giving free rides to people stranded by flooding along Espaa Boulevard and Taft Avenue.   Starting Sunday, members of the MPD quick response team (QRT) launched "Oplan Libreng Sakay" to the public from Kalaw in Taft Avenue to Welcome Rotonda in Quezon City.   The free rides will continue until flooding subsides along that stretch of road.   At 9 a.m., Monday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration issued a Yellow Warning Level over Metro Manila, Cavite, Bulacan, Rizal, Zambalaes, and Bataan due to the threat of more monsoon rain.   It advised the residents to take...Keep on reading: Manila police give free rides to stranded commuters.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerAug 13th, 2018

Government offers free rides during transport strike

MANILA, Philippines — Several government agencies are offering free rides to commuters stranded by a transport strike.  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2017

Commuters get free MRT rides on Rizal Day | Inquirer News

MANILA, Philippines -- The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) will be giving commuters free rides on Dec. 30, to mark the 122nd death anniversary of Philippine national hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal. In a Tw.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Free train rides on Independence Day 2018

MANILA, Philippines – All railway systems in Metro Manila will give free rides to passengers on Tuesday, June 12, in celebration of the 120th anniversary of Independence Day . According to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the Philippine National Railways (PNR), Light Rail Transit (LRT) Lines 1 and 2, and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

Walang jeep : Stranded commuters air disappointment amid crackdown on old jeepneys

  MANILA, Philippines — Netizens commuting on Wednesday morning, January 24, took to social media to vent their disappointments after failing to get jeepney rides in major highways around Metro Manila.  This came after authorities flagged down public utility vehicles (PUVs) and private cars in parts of Metro Manila for the Tanggal Usok, Tanggal Bulok campaign ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

LOOK: Tacloban residents help stranded commuters through baluto rides

MANILA, Philippines – Nonstop rains brought by Tropical Depression Agaton has left thousands of stranded passengers in ports and bus terminals across the country. Based on initial reports, the storm has also caused  flooding in several areas along its path. Among those affected by the flooding is Larry Portillo and his family in Barangay Nulatula, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2018

Free train rides on LRT-1 on New Year s Day

MANILA, Philippines – Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC), the private group running LRT-1, said today, December 29, that commuters will get free rides on their trains during peak hours of January 1, 2018. The New Year's Day freebie will be from 7 to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Cebu Pacific to give free flights to OFWs stranded in Hongkong

MANILA, Philippines – Cebu Pacific will be flying home for free overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are stranded in Hongkong after the travel agency  Peya Travel got their payments but failed to confirm their flights . The Gokongwei-owned airline announcement on Friday, December 22, it had so far found 50 seats for the OFWs.  "Despite our flights from now until Christmas Day, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

DepEd discourages police from visiting schools

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) reminded the Philippine National Police (PNP) to coordinate with the agency first before entering the premises of schools amid reports of uniformed personnel asking schools to give out teachers' personal information. DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones said on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

Dutch give free legal aid to MH17 victims kin | The Manila Times Online

THE HAGUE: Dutch officials will provide free legal advice to relatives of those killed in the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine for damages claims, the countrys justice minister saidREAD The post Du.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

Heritage rape in Manila: Free Press building demolished, Binondo art-deco landmark to go down

Do we really need another high-rise in already crowded Chinatown? This was the question heritage advocate Ivan Man Dy posed following information that one of the very few remaining prewar structures in Binondo, Manila, was going to be demolished and replaced with another very tall building. The issue is the latest of a string of heritage conservation problems which have engulfed the city of Manila in the past years. Since 2013, Manila has seen the demolition of the old Meralco building, Admiral Hotel, old Philippine National Bank Building, Capitol Theater, Life Theater and Philbanking Building, to name a few, to give way to new developments which are mostly high-rise residen...Keep on reading: Heritage rape in Manila: Free Press building demolished, Binondo art-deco landmark to go down.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

LOOK: Rescuers brave flooding for stranded persons in Bicol

MANILA, Philippines --- At least 4,176 persons were still stranded in the Bicol Region on Monday as the floods have not subsided in some areas, data from the police showed. A total of 779 personnel have been deployed for search and rescue operations in the region while another 1,536 personnel were on standby. Meanwhile, 436 evacuation centers have been designated for over 6,000 evacuees, police said. /ee            ...Keep on reading: LOOK: Rescuers brave flooding for stranded persons in Bicol.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2018

MRT-3 to offer traditional free rides on 122nd Rizal Day

The Department of Transportation announced that the Metro Rail Transit will be providing free rides on the 122nd Rizal Day on December 30, 2018. On a Facebook post, the agency announced that commuters can board the MRT-3 for free from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday to […] The post MRT-3 to offer traditional free rides on 122nd Rizal Day appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Christmas baby: Cops help mother give birth on Makati street

MANILA, Philippines --- Officers from the Makati City Police Station assisted a mother who unexpectedly delivered her baby on P. Burgos Street in Barangay Poblacion in Makati on afternoon Christmas Day. Members of the Tourist Police --- PO1 Evangeline Evardo, PO1 Fatima Manalo, and PO1 Marygrace Lanaja --- assigned on Burgos Street were called after a woman identified only as Divine, 22, from Mandaluyong City, went into labor at around 3:00 p.m. The three police officers assisted the mother in giving birth and called for the Makati Rescue Team to check on the condition both mother and child. Evardo was the officer who caught the baby boy's head. Members of the Makati Resc...Keep on reading: Christmas baby: Cops help mother give birth on Makati street.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 25th, 2018

9 days Simbang Gabi in Metro Manila ‘crime-free’: NCRPO – pna.gov.ph

9 days Simbang Gabi in Metro Manila ‘crime-free’: NCRPO  pna.gov.ph MANILA — No crime was reported within the nine days of “Simbang Gabi”, the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) said on Monday.”The celebration … Source link link: 9 days Simbang Gabi in Metro Manila ‘crime-free’: NCRPO – pna.gov.ph.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2018

Crime rate lower during ‘ber’ months

More than 7,800 policemen will spend Christmas and New Year’s Eve on the streets of Metro Manila to ensure that the public will enjoy trouble-free holidays. National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) head Director Guillermo Eleazar announced the deployment of additional cops to places of convergence like malls, churches and transport hubs on television yesterday. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 21st, 2018

UAAP: Gerry Abadiano is the leader the NU Bullpups deserve

The match-up between Nazareth School of National University and Ateneo de Manila High School last Saturday was heated, to say the least. The rematch between last year’s Finalists featured a total of 77 fouls and 101 free throws. That number of calls led the contest into lasting for two and a half hours. All throughout, though, it was the Bullpups who seemed to be in complete control and ultimately, they tallied a 78-62 takedown of the Blue Eaglets. In the face of the gravity of the match-up, the physicality of both teams, and the difficulty with how the game was called, one NU player proved consistent in making sure his team towed the line. Of course, that player was none other than Gerry Abadiano – a veteran in the UAAP Juniors as well as a stalwart of Batang Gilas. “’Di kami sumuko kahit ganun yung tawag ng mga referee. Kahit naman kasi sa Ateneo, pangit tawag e, pero kami, composed lang kami sa game,” he said afterward. For leading the Bullpups to victory, head coach Goldwin Monteverde was nothing but satisfied with his team captain. “Okay naman ang leadership niya. They were really tested kanina, pero ang maganda, hindi sila nag-give up dahil he kept encouraging his teammates,” he said. Indeed, with all the firepower they have in their arsenal, Coach Gold needs a floor general to see to it that their game plan is followed. And that’s just what Abadiano does. “Matagal na akong kasama ni Coach Gold kaya alam ko na kung anong gusto niya. Lagi ko talagang sinasabi sa mga teammate ko kung anong kailangan nilang gawin,” he shared. That is exactly why the 17-year-old lead guard doesn’t have to be the team’s best scorer, that’s Terrence Fortea, or their best two-way presence, that’s Carl Tamayo. What he has to be is the team leader that makes sure Fortea, Tamayo, and the rest of NU are on their game. “Habang nandito ako, lagi ko silang iga-guide, lagi kong ipapaalala sa kanila to focus lang sa game at maglaro lang nang laro namin,” he said. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

Grab offers unli P2P bus, jeepney rides in Metro Manila this Christmas season

MANILA, Philippines – This Christmas season, ride-hailing giant Grab Philippines is offering unlimited point-to-point (P2P) bus and jeepney rides in Metro Manila that can be redeemed through their loyalty reward program. Cindy Toh, Grab Philippines marketing head, said that the free rides can be availed through the GrabRewards menu ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018

‘Not guilty!’

AFTER four years of incarceration, former senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla walked out of the Philippine National Police Custodial Center in Quezon City on Friday a free man, hours after he…READ The post ‘Not guilty!’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 8th, 2018

Bong Revilla released: May hustisya pa sa ating bansa

MANILA, Philippines – After 4 years and 5 months of detention for plunder charges, former senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr  walked free early Friday evening, December 7, from the Camp Crame Detention Center.  The court sheriff arrived at the police camp at around 5:30 pm to serve release order. At exactly 6:13 pm, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

After Ateneo win, Grab offers free rides to Katipunan

MANILA, Philippines – With Ateneo hailed as champions for UAAP Season 81 men's basketball, ride hailing giant Grab Philippines is offering free rides up to P250 to and from Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City. The Ateneo Blue Eagles won against University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons on Wednesday, December 5, with ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018