Tugade orders quick repair of Clark International Airport

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:17:03 +0000

Tugade orders quick repair of Clark International Airport

MANILA, Philippines — Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade told officials of the Clark International Airport on Tuesday to implement emergency procurement for supplies and equipment for the repairs of the airport. The airport sustained heavy damage when a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit parts of Luzon on Monday afternoon. READ: Clark International Airport heavily damaged by quake […]

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DOTr sets April 30 deadline for Naia rehab consortium to get going

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 06:00:40 +0000

MANILA, Philippines  – The consortium seeking to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) have only until April 30 to finalize the concession agreement, otherwise, discussions with the government will be terminated, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade warned on Tuesday.

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Tugade: Gov’t to push for Congress OK on Duterte emergency power vs traffic

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 05:30:37 +0000

Tugade: Gov't to push for Congress OK on Duterte emergency power vs traffic

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade on Wednesday said the government will continue to ask Congress to give President Rodrigo Duterte “emergency powers” to address the crippling traffic jam in the metro’s major thoroughfare.

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DOTr breaks ground for Metro Manila subway project

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 03:24:29 +0000

DOTr breaks ground for Metro Manila subway project

The DOTr on Wednesday broke ground to start the construction of the first three stations of the Metro Manila Subway system.

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Tugade leads groundbreaking for PNR Clark Phase 1 in Bulacan

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:54:46 +0000

Tugade leads groundbreaking for PNR Clark Phase 1 in Bulacan

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade on Friday led the groundbreaking ceremony for the phase 1 (Malolos-Tutuban) of the 147-kilometer North-South Commuter Railway Extension Project here.

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Solons push for pilot test for motorcycles-for-hire

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 21:02:06 +0000

Lawmakers asked the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Monday to implement a pilot test for motorcycles-for-hire as the possibility of passing a bill that would allow these to operate as public utility vehicles (PUVs) before Congress adjourns in June grew slimmer.

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Policemen, soldiers get 20 percent fare discount on buses

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 04:29:21 +0000

Policemen, soldiers get 20 percent fare discount on buses

MANILA, Philippines — A memorandum of agreement has been signed between the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and other government agencies, giving police personnel a 20 percent discount on passenger buses. Under the memorandum signed Monday, active members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP), and the Philippine […]

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NAIA officials tell Senate probers they didn’t assist stranded passengers

NAIA officials tell Senate probers they didn’t assist stranded passengers

Despite having P15 billion at its disposal, the Manila airport authority admitted Wednesday that it did not provide food, water or accommodation to passengers who were stranded at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) after a Xiamen Air Boeing had skidded off the runway.

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