On Tuesday, the chairperson of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority missed a Senate investigation into the provincial bus ban of his agency, which last week caused gridlocks on EDSA.   Instead of attending a memorandum of contract signing which could not be delayed, MMDA chairman Danilo Lim said the general manager of his agency, Jojo Garcia.   Sen. Grace Poe, who led the investigation as Chair of the Public Services

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Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to validate the implementation of its new regulation banning provincial buses from Edsa (Epifanio delos Santos Avenue) as part of its measures to ease traffic congestion in the metropolis. The order was handed on Tuesday’s regular en banc session of the 15-man high tribunal which tackled the three petitions filed by AKO Bicol party-list Reps. Ronald Ang and Alfredo

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Cultural Center of the Philippines is generous to offer a tribute to seven outstanding individuals who were bequeathed the title National Artist in 2018. An event is scheduled at 6 pm on Thursday, May 16 at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo of the Cultural Center of the Philippines and is open to the public. Individuals to be honored are Larry Alcala, Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio, Ryan Cayabyab, Kidlat Tahimik, Francisco Mañosa, Resil


17 mayors of Metro Manila’s signed a resolution barring the issuance of business permits to bus firms operating these terminals, according to MMDA chairman Danilo Lim. “Our direction is to remove all bus terminals along EDSA and relocate them to the outskirts of the metro to minimize traffic congestion,” Lim stated during a Metro Manila Council (MMC) assembly in Makati City yesterday. The MMC are composed of Metro Manila mayors

Bus catches fire on EDSA near Shaw Tunnel

Bus carrying passenger commuters caught ablaze on EDSA on Friday night. According the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, the fire happened at one lane towards the northbound side near the EDSA Shaw tunnel. The bus had at least 30 passengers on board, thankfully none were hurt from the fire. According to initial information from Mandaluyong Fire Protection unit, the blaze began around 6:30 p.m. and was declared out past 7 p.m.

Road repair in EDSA and C-5 continues this weekend

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced restoration and closed off road lanes of C-5 Road and EDSA over the weekend starting 11 PM Friday, March 1st of 2019 to give way for repair and maintenance works. DPWH-National Capital Region Director Ador Canlas said MMDA had provided clearance to conduct repair and maintenance namely at the southbound direction of Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA), from Lagarian Creek to Ermin

Hugpong, senatorial bets mention EDSA progress

Despite their decline in the ceremonies of the 33rd Anniversary of the EDSA People today Power Revolution, Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) and then it is senatorial applicants stressed the significance of realizing the event and in protecting its political progress. Senatorial bets accepted by HNP staged campaign rallies listed here and in Valenzuela, and were may not be able to enroll the EDSA commemoration event on Monday. Davao City Mayor