Quantcast
Home » road repairs You are browsing entries tagged with “road repairs”

Time for LGUs to take over gated villages?

Once upon a time, there were no barangays and the local government units (LGUs) were not devolved from the national government. There were no internal revenue allotments (IRAs) to speak of and the LGUs had very limited powers of taxation (to raise revenues).

Posted: May 1st, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Repair contract out, awaiting OK

This is in reference to the letter titled “No action from Road Board after a year” (Opinion, 6/7/13) sent by Pedro Refuerzo Jr.

Posted: July 29th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Road repairs stir road rage

You know it is election season in the Philippines when “road repairs” suddenly sprout along thoroughfares that do not really need them. While the corruption this symbolizes is usually anecdotal and hard to prove in court, the nuisance they cause is very real. This is especially true when the “improvement/concreting” is done haphazardly on the one and only access road of a mixed-use neighborhood.

Posted: March 4th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Move people, not vehicles

By

Why does the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) want to tear up streets still in good condition while leaving badly damaged streets unrepaired? The “concrete reblocking” of portions of Edsa never stops while roads in the provinces badly needed to bring produce to the markets are neglected.

Posted: January 22nd, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Pentagon cites ‘dangerous’ Chinese jet intercept
  • ‘Sari-sari’ store ‘supplied’ gov’t P500-M farm inputs
  • Armed woman out ‘to scare’ Aquino
  • Sandiganbayan denies Enrile’s appeal to lift suspension
  • COA orders Enrile, Reyes to return P345-M pork
  • Sports

  • Fiery Blazers cuff Generals
  • Guiao not buying trade plea of star Lee just yet
  • Surging Archers, Tams eye share of UAAP lead
  • Arenas joins Iverson in November Manila visit
  • Castro plays sparingly as Gilas bows to Angolans
  • Lifestyle

  • ‘The Last Five Years’–heartbreak that sears and soars
  • Boy Wonder: The magic of Sungha Jung’s music
  • Makeup transformations: There’s funny–and there’s ‘feeling’
  • RG Capital Holdings Inc. spearheads Edificio 1587 groundbreaking ceremony
  • Men’s fashion heads for India
  • Entertainment

  • A ‘refresher course’ on Mariah Carey
  • Robin Williams’s ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay—reports
  • Nora Aunor honored with UP Gawad Plaridel for film, TV excellence
  • Nick Jonas takes a ‘big, bold step’ in solo career
  • Message of love and concern
  • Business

  • Harbor Star at odds with BOC
  • Paxys mulls over delisting
  • PLDT, HK firm to lay 25,000 km of cable in 3 continents
  • 2nd quarter GDP growth seen at 6.2%
  • PSEi breaches 7,100
  • Technology

  • 220 Japanese girls caught cybersoliciting
  • Teenager shoots himself while posing for a selfie
  • Microsoft to unveil new Windows software–report
  • Bill penalizing techy intruders advances to plenary
  • 5 signs a text message is a scam
  • Opinion

  • Editorial Cartoon, August 23, 2014
  • AFP, Janus-faced?
  • What if ‘politically motivated’?
  • Aquino’s lasting legacy
  • Contrasts
  • Global Nation

  • Itu Aba: On this rock stands PH suit against China
  • Filipina mom’s death in Jersey City ruled suspicious
  • Pope on the road to Metro Manila via ‘dyipmobile’
  • Manila holds 2nd prayer day for Hong Kong tourists slain in 2010
  • China’s nine-dash line came ahead of Unclos, says expert
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement