Daily Archives: 3 years ago

Chinese vessel spotted at Benham Rise – report

According to  Philippine National Front’s Facebook page a Chinese vessel was spotted at Benham Rise. As of 12pm, July 3, 2014, the Chinese vessel QINFA10 has been sighted at LAT: 15deg 33.738N and LONG: 125deg 28.889E, as it moved slightly eastward, but still within Philippine territory inside Benham Rise area. Take note: This Chinese vessel […]

DOTC wants something for Metro Manila that Cebu will have – Bus Rapid Transit system

“BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) systems around the world have been successful in mobilizing masses of people in dense urban settings, getting them to their destinations reliably through fixed schedules, efficiently through segregated lanes and priority passage, comfortably and safely through modern, well-equipped buses, and affordably through relatively lower capital costs and maintenance expenditures,” Transportation Secretary […]

PNoy will not say ‘I am sorry’ for creating DAP

“Kapag sinabing magso-sorry ka, may ginawa kang kasalanan. Wala po kaming ginawang kasalanan hinggil dito,” Presidential Communications Operations Office head Herminio Coloma Jr. said in a televised press briefing today. This is after the Supreme Court declared Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as unconstitutional. On Wednesday, Supreme Court said authors, proponents and implementors of DAP can […]

US moving troops from Middle East to Philippines

“We are going to move forces that were freed up because of our withdrawal from Iraq and Afghanistan and make them more present in this region because of the importance of this region,” US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg said before Philippine Constitution Association as reported by mb.com.ph. “The fact that [building US military […]