MRT-3 revenues, passenger volume hit record low in 2018 — COA

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 13:01:09 +0000

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MANILA, Philippines – The generated revenues and serviced passengers of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) registered a record low in 2018, according to the Commission on Audit (COA) report released on Wednesday. In the audit report, COA showed a comparative analysis of MRT-3’s operations over four years, which revealed that collection from ticket […]

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Gov’t may lose P1B in taxes a year from horse racing

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 21:00:16 +0000

The sport of kings is flourishing today in most parts of Asia, especially in Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Macau and Malaysia. But here in the Philippines, the reverse is happening as 2017 racing sales (P7.378 billion) dived in 2018 (P5.556 billion), for a P1.822 billion decrease in all three racetracks.

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Bulacan airport work to begin before 2019 ends – DOTr

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 11:09:23 +0000

Arthur Tugade

The construction of the Bulacan airport will start before the end of 2019, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said Wednesday.

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Hatchbacks can operate as TNVS units

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 21:03:00 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has signed a department order permanently allowing hatchbacks to operate as transport network vehicle services (TNVS) units, ending a dispute between transport regulators and ride-hailing drivers’ groups.

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News Briefs: July 20, 2019

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 21:10:20 +0000

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) filed on Friday smuggling charges against an importer and broker for misdeclaration and falsification of documents after they attempted to smuggle into the Port of Cebu four luxury cars which were declared as car accessories.

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Passenger terminal at CDO port opens

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:39:23 +0000

Arthur Tugade at CDO Port Terminal Building

The passenger terminal at the Port of Cagayan de Oro, considered as the country’s biggest, was inaugurated on Monday, July 15, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced.

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Acto to hold transport strike on Monday, July 15

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 02:15:12 +0000

The Alliance of Concerned Transport Organization (Acto) will hold a protest and transport holiday on Monday, its president Efren De Luna

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DOTr refutes Poe: MRT 3 is not getting worse

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 15:33:55 +0000

DOTr refutes Poe: MRT 3 is not getting worse

MANILA, Philippines — After Sen. Grace Poe sought an explanation amid the problems encountered by the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3), the Department of Transport (DOTr) made a clarification — the state of the train line is not worsening. “First, we would like to clarify, once and for all, that it’s not true that […]

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Poe to DOTr: Explain worsening problems in MRT-3

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 08:16:34 +0000

Poe to DOTr: Explain worsening problems in MRT-3

Senator Grace Poe asked the DOTr to explain how they are addressing recent problems with the Metro Rail Transport-3 (MRT-3). 

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Students’ perks: Free train rides at certain hours, no terminal fees

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 21:32:37 +0000

Students’ perks: Free train rides at certain hours, no terminal fees

The DOTr said it would give free train rides to students in Metro Manila who are willing to wake up extra early and forgo late afternoon hangouts.

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