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Horror gridlock

Will we ever see the day the metro’s traffic woes are solved, or at least reduced to a manageable, minimally disruptive level? Not with the way the present crop of politicians, city officers and road managers are addressing the problem.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Para!’

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The Metro Manila Development Authority’s crackdown on colorum (or unauthorized) buses and other public utility vehicles, with steep fines that run up to P1 million, is the latest sign of an urban traffic system strained to an extreme.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

LTFRB adding to Metro traffic jams

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What’s happening to the directors of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)?

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Manmade calamity

We have suffered other massive traffic jams before, but the gridlock that paralyzed parts of Metro Manila last Monday was nightmarish for two relatively novel reasons.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial | Read More »

A garbage-free papal visit

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Last week, the announcement on Pope Francis’ coming to the Philippines in January made the headlines.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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News

  • Palace rebukes UP activists for ‘lack of civility’
  • Longer nights in PH after autumnal equinox—Pagasa
  • SC dismisses Sandigan Justice Gregory Ong
  • Arraignment of cops tagged in Edsa highway robbery deferred
  • ‘Calm before the storm’ for Mayon—Phivolcs
  • Sports

  • Asian Games: PH assured of 2 medals courtesy of wushu
  • Wushu ends PH wait for Asian Games medals
  • Gilas Pilipinas gets going vs India
  • Boxing draw Wednesday; Filipinos upbeat
  • Ateneo Blue Eagles, FEU Tamaraws say Final 4 duels too close to call
  • Lifestyle

  • Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot
  • Fil-Am artist authors baybayin coloring book for kids
  • Victoria University of Wellington announces scholarships for Asean students
  • Running, workouts, golf: How Peter Coyiuto keeps fit at 60
  • The fit 40-plus family man
  • Entertainment

  • Robin Williams’ ‘Mork’ suit up for auction
  • ‘Chicago Fire’ heats up as ‘Tricked’ plays more pranks in new seasons
  • Batman prequel ‘Gotham’ premieres on US TV
  • Lion King best-selling production of all time
  • Mark takes on Marcos, no less
  • Business

  • US stocks retreat from records; Nasdaq down 1.14%
  • SMC lost money on PAL investment
  • August surplus trims 8-mo BOP deficit
  • Vista Land launches P1.7-B condo project on Taft
  • PSEi closes lower
  • Technology

  • A case of power meets protection
  • BlackBerry sets new phone launch in revival bid
  • Microsoft delays launch of Xbox in China – company
  • Filipino scientist helps make cooking on Mars possible
  • NASA’s MAVEN enters Mars orbit
  • Opinion

  • Risky powers
  • Other prisms
  • Elephant in the room
  • Marcos was the worst (2): The SC
  • Outdated restrictions
  • Global Nation

  • Aegis ad ‘below the belt’ — Palace
  • Filipinos in Colorado turn out for passports, dual citizenship
  • Free health fair in LA for everyone, including undocumented
  • Owners of care homes arrested for wage theft in SF Bay Area
  • From UP activist to hooligan
  • Marketplace
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