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French PM Hails BRT Choice For Cebu’s Future Transport Mode

CEBU CITY, Cebu (PNA) — French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault hailed Cebu officials for choosing the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system as the future major means of transport, an official said. To be named TransCebu, Cebu City’s BRT project is partly financed by France, according to Cebu City Integrated Traffic Read more »

Regular wages for bus drivers, conductors to improve road safety, MMDA says

With bus drivers about to get regular wages starting Jan. 16, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority expects less racing among bus drivers for passengers along major thoroughfares, including Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA). In a radio interview Sunday, MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino said sanctions loom on bus firms that Read more »

Departures

By Dheza Marie Aguilar – When I left the Philippines in 2009, I was full of hatred at an inefficient bureaucratic system and desperate to be reunited with the man I love. When my parents brought me to the airport, I hurried my goodbyes, itching to step into the Read more »

PInoy Winifredo Camacho – E-Class Mercedes Benz designer

The DesignTalks lecture series which brings topflight Filipino designers to center stage opens its third year with world-renowned car designer Winifredo “Wini” Camacho on 7 January, 2012, 3PM at the Ayala Museum. Camacho is credited worldwide as the man behind the inspired designs of the Mercedes Benz E Class Read more »

Video of Parañaque plane crash

Possible sanctions loom vs owner, other ‘parties’ in Parañaque plane crash Possible sanctions are being readied against the parties involved in the crash of a light cargo plane in a populated area in Parañaque City that killed 14 people last Saturday. Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines investigation team Read more »

World’s best airport helps world’s worst

by Flightcentric.com – Changi Airport of Singapore will be sharing its expertise with the Philippine’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 makeover. Changi Airport’s experts on electromechanical engineering, airport passenger and cargo flow systems, architecture and commercial revenue research and terminal design led by senior VP Jose Pantangco Read more »

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