Meager financing, alterations imperil subway viability
by Jarius Bondoc - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Meager foreign financing is threatening to turn the Metro Manila subway into a white elephant.
Report volume, not value of shabu interdictions
by Jarius Bondoc - December 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Big news last Sunday: P5 million worth of shabu in 11 re-sealable pouches was seized in a Pasay City police raid. A bum who hears that may ponder, “I could use even only a slice of that kind of money.&rdq...
How safe is my house in an earthquake?
by Jarius Bondoc - November 29, 2019 - 12:00am
The integrity of a house depends on how it was made. Rate the safety – or vulnerability – of your house in an earthquake. This self-check is for typical one- to two-story houses of concrete hollow b...
Help your schoolchildren do this earthquake homework
by Jarius Bondoc - November 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Quick, help your schoolchildren do this homework.
Faulty planning bloated cost of subway – senators, experts
by Jarius Bondoc - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Haphazardness is pushing up the cost of the Metro Manila subway – to the point of infeasibility. Construction estimates, raised so far from P208 billion to P218 billion then P357 billion, continue to jump....
Subway to evict us for oligarchs’ sake, homeowners cry to Rody
by Jarius Bondoc - November 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The subway is taking our property for giveaway to big business.
Two- versus four-wheeled: Rising motorbike casualties
by Jarius Bondoc - November 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Sooner or later the authorities will have to deal with a raging road war: between two- and four- or more wheeled vehicles.
[OPINION] Cutting drug sources: The challenge for Leni Robredo
by Jarius Bondoc - November 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Drugs not only is a crime but a social and public health issue.
Valenzuela lot owners also plead with Rody vs subway
by Jarius Bondoc - November 8, 2019 - 12:00am
VP Leni’s rooters think she fell for a trap in accepting Prez Rody’s offer to co-chair his antidrug war.
Bungled rights-of-way delaying rail works
by Jarius Bondoc - November 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Hail to commercial ship captain Manolo Ebora. As others bow to China’s naval piracy, he insisted as international mariner on his right of innocent passage in Panatag Shoal.
Water, electricity supplies bogged down by red tape
by Jarius Bondoc - November 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Malacañang threatens to scrap the two water concessions in favor of a dam. Sweet revenge for parched Mega Manilans.
Homeowners to Rody: Subway will evict us for business ends
by Jarius Bondoc - October 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Evictees-to-be of the Metro Manila subway are asking Malacañang to reconsider their expropriation.
Carpio plans expedition to blockaded Sandy Cay
by Jarius Bondoc - October 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Tomorrow, Supreme Court Senior Justice Antonio Carpio’s 70th birthday, is “liberation”, he says.
Earthquake as schoolwork: Pupils as disaster mitigators
by Jarius Bondoc - October 23, 2019 - 12:00am
"Class, our lesson for today is earthquakes.
Restore subway to EDSA, QC councilors ask DOTr
by Jarius Bondoc - October 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Put the Metro Manila subway in EDSA where most needed than in residential zones where unwanted.
EDSA subway, elevated walkways envisioned since 1976 vs traffic
by Jarius Bondoc - October 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Why is DOTr so bent on running three Chinese coaches on MRT-3 for a mere two weeks and at nighttime at that?
‘Partial operation’ of subway won’t work, experts say
by Jarius Bondoc - October 11, 2019 - 12:00am
All’s set to dig the Metro Manila subway’s first three stations.
Poor planning? Three gov’t lots overlooked as subway station
by Jarius Bondoc - October 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Three spacious government lands can host a Metro Manila subway south station rather than evict homeowners.
Sumitomo rehab contract bars use of Dalian trains
by Jarius Bondoc - October 4, 2019 - 12:00am
MRT-3’s redeployment of nine Dalian coaches soon can cost the government P9 billion in surcharge.
P100-M ‘pork’ per congressman; P3,000 for distressed hog raisers
by Jarius Bondoc - October 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Backyard hog raisers are reeling from meager government help to overcome the deadly African swine fever.
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