DOTr completes weight testing of China-made MRT trains

DOTr completes weight testing of China-made MRT trains

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has completed the weight-testing of 48 Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) Dalian trains Wednesday morning. In a media briefing, DOTr Undersecretary for Railways Timothy John Batan said the tests were just part of a bigger program before the trains are allowed to operate on a daily basis.

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Australian nun to fly home in May but will return to PH to continue missionary work

SISTER Patricia Fox will leave for Australia in May for a congregational meeting but will return to the Philippines in June to continue her work “if things go well.” “I already booked to go back for congregational meeting and holiday in May but I have also booked to come back in June. I plan to stay […]

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Palace blasts EU anew for interfering with PH affairs

Palace blasts EU anew for interfering with PH affairs

Where are the 12,000 drug war deaths?

Malacañang hit back on Friday at the European Parliament for issuing a resolution urging the Philippines to stop its war on drugs, claiming it is marred by alleged extrajudicial killings and human rights violations. 

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PH anti-graft court convicts ex-envoy to UN

THE Sandiganbayan’s Fourth Division convicted a former Philippine Permanent Representative of the New York Philippine Mission (NYPM) to the United Nations of graft and malversation in connection with the alleged misuse of $17, 000 in insurance proceeds. In a 25-page decision promulgated on April 13, the court found Lauro Baja Jr. guilty beyond reasonable doubt […]

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NYC urges Comelec to extend filing of COCs for SK polls

The National Youth Commission (NYC) on Friday issued a resolution urging the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to extend the deadline for the filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs) for the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.

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Asian markets fall in line with Wall St as tech firms take a hit

HONG KONG — Asian markets mostly fell Friday as investors struggled to maintain the previous day’s positive momentum following losses on Wall Street, with technology firms tracking a sharp fall in Apple. While worries about the Syrian crisis and a potential China-US trade war keep dealers on edge, focus has for now moved to the […]

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