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Praises keep coming for honest Filipino cabbie

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Accolades continue to pour in for Gerardo Gamboa, the Filipino-American cab driver who found and returned $300,000 in cash left behind by a passenger in his taxi.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

UN considers air drops of aid in Yolanda-devastated areas

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Ormoc City in the aftermath of Super Typhoon “Yolanda”.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Bill Godbout

The United Nations is considering air drops as a way to speed up the delivery of aid in isolated areas within Tacloban City as officials acknowledged the slow pace in bringing assistance to affected areas.

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Getting aid to Yolanda victims now top priority – UN exec

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The United Nations humanitarian chief said Thursday that quicker delivery of aid has become the top priority in disaster-stricken Eastern Visayas, acknowledging the staggering logistics challenge, given the sheer scale of the calamity and difficulties in transport due to debris-clogged roads, bad weather and fuel constraints.

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

New PAL promo to celebrate 71st anniversary

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Philippine Airlines (PAL) is celebrating its 71st anniversary Thursday, March 15, with the launch of a series of surprises led by a new set of low-fare promo.

Posted: March 14th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Council reso pushes E-trikes on Boracay Island

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Smoke-belching and noisy tricycles will hopefully soon be a thing of the past on Boracay Island.

Posted: September 29th, 2011 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Drivers: Lessen fines for traffic violations

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DRIVERS from the Alliance of Transportation Organization Member Intra Cebu (Atomic) yesterday met with Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to propose programs for their benefit. Atomic, which has at least 200 member drivers plying 64 routes, requested the mayor to lower fines for traffic violations to lessen their burdens. “What will be left for us [...]

Posted: May 14th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

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LAPU TOWING THE director of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) clarified that the traffic police in coordination with City Traffic Management System (CTMS) will be implementing the towing services in the city. Senior Supt. Anthony Obenza told Cebu Daily News it is not the police and Special Weapons and Tactics (Swat) that would identify [...]

Posted: May 11th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Metro,Newsstand | Read More »

Gwen defers new terminal rule

GOV. Gwendolyn Garcia yesterday deferred the implementation of the policy to close the doors of the passengers’ lounge of the South Bus Terminal at certain hours of the day. The policy, which would have been implemented on May 15, was aimed at cutting costs having less guards to secure the passengers’ lounge doors. Garcia deferred [...]

Posted: May 11th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

LTFRB okays P2 bus fare cut across country

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THE Department of Transportation and Communications-Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (DOTC-LTFRB) approved the P2 peso reduction of bus fares nationwide. The petition, signed by the Cebu Province, Cebu Provincial Bus Operators’ Association (CPBOA) and the United Mini Bus Operators’ Association, was approved by the LTFRB board last May 4 and will be implemented by [...]

Posted: May 6th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,News,Newsstand | Read More »

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