Month: May 2018

Grab: All fares are legal and upfront

• Department of Transportation Order (DO) of 2015 allowed TNCs to set own fares without LTFRB approval. • LTFRB decision in February 2016 affirmed DO as “valid, legal and subsisting”. • Nograles may be doing this for political purposes, hurting riding public and drivers. • Nograles’ own bill supports TNCs setting their own fares. • ...

120 smuggled luxury vehicles destroyed

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the destruction of over 120 smuggled luxury motor vehicles and motorcycles at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port Area in Manila on May 30, 2018. Joining the President are Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President, Finance Secretary Carlos ...

PSG has a new commander

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte salutes to the troop commander during the Presidential Security Group (PSG) Change of Command Ceremony at the PSG Compound in Malacañang Park, Manila on May 30, 2018. Also in the photo are Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, outgoing PSG ...

“Gobyerno sa kabos” burns resort equipments in Davao Oriental

WHAT: Belated Report re Burning Incident WHEN: 6:00 AM of May 30, 2018 WHERE: Brgy. Ompao, Tarragona, Davao Oriental WHO: Adam’s Haven Mountain Resort HOW: initial invest conducted disclosed that MOL 26 armed group arrived at the aforesaid place of incident and look for the owner of the establishment. And the LAGs stated in vernacular ...

THE PHILIPPINES’ BANANA INDUSTRY

The total arable land of the Philippines is estimated at 15,000,000 hectares. These are allocated/for various agricultural crops, namely: Coconut – 7,000,000 has., rice and corn – 5,000,000 has., sugarcane and other crops – 3,000,000 hectares and BANANAS – 443,370 has. The 443,370 hectares are in turn alloted for the following varieties of bananas: Saba———————————182,000 ...

Mayor complains vs. “fake” road project

Mayor Leah Marie Moral-Romano of Braulio Dujali in Davao del Norte complained against what she called “fake” road survey conducted by personnel of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in her town from May 9-16 at a time when there was supposedly a public works ban due to the barangay and SK elections. ...

Duterte certifies BBL as urgent

President Rodrigo Duterte certifies BBL as urgent and urges Senate and House of Representatives for its immediate passage.

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