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Channel NewsAsia
Parliament to discuss Penal Code, COE for taxi operators on May 9introduce lockers for personal mobility devices and electric bicycle charging a
Parliament to discuss Penal Code, COE for taxi operators on May 9
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
introduce lockers for personal mobility devices and electric bicycle charging and parking stations at Community Clubs and MRT stations. MP Zainal Sapari, meantime, will ask the Ministry of Finance whether tax authorities IRAS will allow... Read more
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The Temasek Review
An overseas Singaporean: How Singapore has deteriorated in the past 10 years « Letters « TR EMERITUSa frightening prospect, the elderly are shockingly having to work at hawker cen
An overseas Singaporean: How Singapore has deteriorated in the past 10 years « Letters « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 5 hours ago
a frightening prospect, the elderly are shockingly having to work at hawker centres cleaning tables to make ends meet, the MRT transport system is overstretched. The number of foreigners displacing locals is baffling, but most surprising of all,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The totally legit elections quizNo, she just has that fake-ass Alabang accent. 14. Does Andy Bautista need a h
The totally legit elections quiz
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 hours ago
No, she just has that fake-ass Alabang accent. 14. Does Andy Bautista need a hug? B. You had one job, Andy! 15. If an MRT train headed south left the station at 2 p.m., how long will it take Jun Abaya to ruin it? A. Leave Jun Abaya alone. B.... Read more
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The Star
LRT 3 project starts this month, 96 companies shortlisted for packages worth RM9biljoint-venture partner MMC Corp Bhd was given the mandate for the RM8.3bil tunne
LRT 3 project starts this month, 96 companies shortlisted for packages worth RM9bil
The Star / Posted yesterday
joint-venture partner MMC Corp Bhd was given the mandate for the RM8.3bil tunnelling project for the mass rapid transit (MRT) line one connecting Sungai Buloh and Kajang. The joint-venture of Gamuda and MMC has also won the underground works in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Revolution towards greatnessbe solved. We experience traffic everyday. A travel from North Edsa to Makati w
Revolution towards greatness
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
be solved. We experience traffic everyday. A travel from North Edsa to Makati will take a commuter two to three hours. An MRT rider will have to fall in line for an hour or so before he can ride the train, with the possibility of mechanical... Read more
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The Manila Times
The President we need for the battle we faceand Communication, and Interior and Local Government — under whose watch the un
The President we need for the battle we face
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
and Communication, and Interior and Local Government — under whose watch the unprecedented crime wave and the egregious MRT and LTO anomalies burdening many millions of Filipinos, happened. Even if Roxas admits and pledges to address Aquino-era... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Bangkok's Chinatown: Subway & big changes coming soonfast to Bangkok's Chinatown. A tunnel under construction along the current ext
Bangkok's Chinatown: Subway & big changes coming soon
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
fast to Bangkok's Chinatown. A tunnel under construction along the current extension of the Metropolitan Rapid Transit (MRT) subway 'Blue Line' into Bangkok's historicdistrict of Chinatown. AFP PHOTO, CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT PROPERTY GOLDMINE +... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MRT-3 stalls anew due to faulty railingMANILA, Philippines — The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 along EDSA, a major t
MRT-3 stalls anew due to faulty railing
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 along EDSA, a major thoroughfare in Metro Manila, halted part of its operations on Wednesday noontime reportedly due to damaged railing. About a hundred passengers were stranded when the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Developers zero-in on historic Chinatownyet to be devoured by malls and high-rise condos. But change is coming -- and
Developers zero-in on historic Chinatown
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
yet to be devoured by malls and high-rise condos. But change is coming -- and fast. The Blue Line extension of the MRT subway soon will plough straight into the heart of the historic quarter, and in the process transform a chaotic, but... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Roxas supporters heckle Binay in Capizvice presidential race. Binay in his stump speeches have criticized Roxas for
Roxas supporters heckle Binay in Capiz
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
vice presidential race. Binay in his stump speeches have criticized Roxas for being inefficient in his handling of the MRT-3 as transportation secretary, and in the slow government response in the aftermath of super typhoon Yolanda as interior... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Man arrested for MRT bomb joke says, 'Hindi naman po ako masamang tao'people think it's a laughing matter. Then again, a man who uttered a bomb joke
Man arrested for MRT bomb joke says, 'Hindi naman po ako masamang tao'
Coconuts Manila / Posted 2 days ago
people think it's a laughing matter. Then again, a man who uttered a bomb joke on Tue, May 3, at the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Guadalupe station ended up in tears after he got arrested. Apparently, the man had been in a hurry and didn't want the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
FULL TEXT: INQ & A with vice presidential candidate Alan CayetanoHongkong. Nandito sa gitna yung terminal and yung may-ari ng Mall, yung MTR, ‘d
FULL TEXT: INQ & A with vice presidential candidate Alan Cayetano
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Hongkong. Nandito sa gitna yung terminal and yung may-ari ng Mall, yung MTR, ‘di ko binalikad a , MTR talaga sa HongKong, MRT dito. If you look at the, say, Elements Mall, Elements talaga, at tignan mo dyan at ano ang may ari ng real estate kasama... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Trillanes ‘exposé’ causing bank jitterswill suffer because it could exacerbate the already critical power supply situa
Trillanes ‘exposé’ causing bank jitters
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
will suffer because it could exacerbate the already critical power supply situation in the Philippines. And since the MRT and LRT rely on electricity to operate, the situation could become more hellish for long suffering commuters. Ironically,... Read more
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The China Post
No charges for MP in 'faulty' search of White Terror docsattempting to sell online. Wei, who also sells tea leaves online, was surround
No charges for MP in 'faulty' search of White Terror docs
The China Post / Posted 3 days ago
attempting to sell online. Wei, who also sells tea leaves online, was surrounded by military police who met with him at an MRT station under the guise of seeking to purchase tea from him. After identifying themselves, the officers told Wei that his... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SC asked to order Comelec to prevent electronic cheatingEx-MRT General Manager Al Vitangcol wants SC to compel Comelec to conduct an in
SC asked to order Comelec to prevent electronic cheating
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Ex-MRT General Manager Al Vitangcol wants SC to compel Comelec to conduct an inventory of IP and MAC addresses. Tetch Torres-Tupas/INQUIRER.net Former MRT General Manager Al Vitangcol III on Monday asked the Supreme Court to order the Commission on... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Three incidents on busy afternoon for Coniston MRTfirst rescue involved a man in his sixties who was taken ill while walking with
Three incidents on busy afternoon for Coniston MRT
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
first rescue involved a man in his sixties who was taken ill while walking with family and friends above Torver. Eight MRT members went to help at 12.57pm and he was stretchered from the fell to a Land Rover. He was transferred to the North... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Murali has no new plans, so how is he his own man? « Opinion « TR EMERITUSwho has no history,I have too. Unless you are pap, where the kindness movement
Murali has no new plans, so how is he his own man? « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 4 days ago
who has no history,I have too. Unless you are pap, where the kindness movement will advise to be gracious. Based on the MRT incidents of breakdowns and unnecessary deaths, the minister involved has not perform his prescribed... Read more
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The Star
Reducing reliance on foreign workersDelowar, both 27 years old from Bangladesh, are two such workers working on the
Reducing reliance on foreign workers
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
Delowar, both 27 years old from Bangladesh, are two such workers working on the multibillion ringgit Sungei Buloh-Kajang MRT line. Manik has lived in Malaysia for the last eight years and has worked on three property projects before being... Read more
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The Star
Innovative designs for transit furniture - EducationA recent competition yielded exciting bench designs for some of KL’s undergroun
Innovative designs for transit furniture - Education
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
A recent competition yielded exciting bench designs for some of KL’s underground MRT stations that are stylish and functional at the same time. THE construction of major infrastructure projects normally leave little room for public participation,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Under the mango tree: SWS fudging the surveys?Thirty-six-year-old Janna (not her real name) and her friend were killing time
Under the mango tree: SWS fudging the surveys?
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Thirty-six-year-old Janna (not her real name) and her friend were killing time on April 17 in a fast-food restaurant at an MRT station in Pasay City when they noticed six people seated at a table beside them busy filling out forms that bore the logo... Read more
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The China Post
MRT fare move aimed at higher ridership, not poll numbers: Ko TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Saturday that an apparent
MRT fare move aimed at higher ridership, not poll numbers: Ko
The China Post / Posted 5 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Saturday that an apparent flip-flop on plans to phase out an MRT fare discount was intended to boost metro use rather than his approval... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Why Vote?the spilled blood of 100,000 dead petty criminals, the dark prospect of Martial
Why Vote?
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
the spilled blood of 100,000 dead petty criminals, the dark prospect of Martial Law 2, the happy prospect of the faulty MRT finally running smoothly with all its doors firmly and safely closed, the cheering prospect of crooked politicians en... Read more
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The Manila Times
Do voters have a screwed-up sense of presidential preference?rein to mass transport, which right now are the buses, and allow them to have p
Do voters have a screwed-up sense of presidential preference?
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
rein to mass transport, which right now are the buses, and allow them to have priority use of the roads. And improve the MRT/LRT. That is the math-based policy. The MRT, despite the neglect of the urban rail system by the Aquino-Roxas Bros,... Read more
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The Temasek Review
SMRT this year is sibei suay ah… « Opinion « TR EMERITUSJust a week ago, Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan was in a celebratory mood
SMRT this year is sibei suay ah… « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 6 days ago
Just a week ago, Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan was in a celebratory mood. Two of five MRT lines went 100 days without major disruptions. He said it was “especially inspiring” for the North-South Line because it is the oldest line in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bukit Batok by- Chee wants to ‘surpass’ PAP-run town councilsyour MP, you only have to look for me in Bukit Batok Central if I am your MP. B
Bukit Batok by- Chee wants to ‘surpass’ PAP-run town councils
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
your MP, you only have to look for me in Bukit Batok Central if I am your MP. But if it is Mr Murali, you have to take the MRT to Shenton Way,” he quipped. Dr Chee also said that the reason residents were paying high service and conservancy... Read more
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The Manila Times
Bus fares soon payable with beep cardsoperational expenses associated with ticket issuance and fare collection. The
Bus fares soon payable with beep cards
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
operational expenses associated with ticket issuance and fare collection. The beep card is a tap-and-go payment system accepted in all three elevated railways (LRT 1, 2 and MRT 3). It can be reloaded by as much as P10,000 and is valid for four yea... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Mountain rescuers help women in blizzardA MOUNTAIN rescue team had to respond to assist two women who got caught up in
Mountain rescuers help women in blizzard
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
A MOUNTAIN rescue team had to respond to assist two women who got caught up in a blizzard. Keswick MRT dispatched 13 members to help a 51-year-old woman and her mother, 74, who had got lost in heavy snow at Greenup Edge near Thirlmere on Thursday,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
AF payments partners with bus operators for beep cardoperational expenses associated with ticket issuance and fare collection. The
AF payments partners with bus operators for beep card
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
operational expenses associated with ticket issuance and fare collection. The beep™ card is a tap and go payment system accepted in all three elevated railways (LRT 1, 2 and MRT 3). It can be reloaded as much as P10,000 and is valid for four ye... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
B400bn in projects expected to be open for bidscompany aims to win 20-25% of the contracts, chairman Plew Trivisvavet said yes
B400bn in projects expected to be open for bids
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
company aims to win 20-25% of the contracts, chairman Plew Trivisvavet said yesterday. "These projects include various MRT subway lines, the second phase of Suvarnabhumi airport, motorways and dual-track railways. We plan to bid on every... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
LRT suffered power glitch after transformers exploded due to rainsay that they're doing their best and that everything is getting fixed? On Mon
LRT suffered power glitch after transformers exploded due to rain
Coconuts Manila / Posted 7 days ago
say that they're doing their best and that everything is getting fixed? On Mon, Apr 25, it was the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) that bogged down for the nth time. On Thu, Apr 28, it was the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) that broke... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Is Duterte an infra president?Poe talked about completing long-pending infra projects—the South Luzon Skyway,
Is Duterte an infra president?
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
Poe talked about completing long-pending infra projects—the South Luzon Skyway, the North-South Luzon connector road, the MRT 7 from Trinoma to Bulacan, and the LRT Extension to Cavite. She raised the possibility of a subway system (very... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Contracts awarded for construction of Amber, Bedok South MRT stationsSINGAPORE: Two contracts for the construction of Amber and Bedok South MRT stat
Contracts awarded for construction of Amber, Bedok South MRT stations
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: Two contracts for the construction of Amber and Bedok South MRT stations on the Thomson-East Coast Line have been awarded, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said on Thursday (Apr 28). The construction of Amber station in Tanjong Katong... Read more
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Digi Times
Elo expands projective capacitive touchscreen line#1429 at the Moscone Convention Center for Display Week 2016 in San Francisco o
Elo expands projective capacitive touchscreen line
Digi Times / Posted 8 days ago
#1429 at the Moscone Convention Center for Display Week 2016 in San Francisco on May 24-26, 2016 and Booth K0630 at the MRT Nangang Exhibition Center Station for Computex in Taipei on May 31-June 4, 2016. Elo Touch Solutions is a global leader... Read more
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Sun Star
Rama: ‘I will free Cebuanos from the quagmire of debt’And I have not seen my opponent fighting for it. It is understandable, he is no
Rama: ‘I will free Cebuanos from the quagmire of debt’
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
And I have not seen my opponent fighting for it. It is understandable, he is not incumbent. The President wanted an LRT, MRT (in Cebu). But I kept on telling him, why into this when we are a compact city? Look at all the infrastructure projects... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
A need for unity and healingmay just have to wait three or four years from now when provincial buses have t
A need for unity and healing
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 days ago
may just have to wait three or four years from now when provincial buses have to unload thousands of passengers to take the MRT from San Jose del Monte, Bulacan to Quezon City to connect MRT 7 to MRT 3 and LRT 1. This possibility appears bright... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
From the Center with Rolly Espinaits anointed candidates will elicit much anger in their favor. They used the Ma
From the Center with Rolly Espina
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 9 days ago
its anointed candidates will elicit much anger in their favor. They used the Mamasapano tragedy, the Yolanda disaster, the MRT and traffic issues, and even the laglag-bala scam to blemish the record of this administration. When these happened, we... Read more
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The Star
Key projects on trackplat­form to monitor all stage buses and taxis in Greater Kuala Lumpur and the
Key projects on track
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
plat­form to monitor all stage buses and taxis in Greater Kuala Lumpur and the Klang Valley. “Also in the pipeline are the MRT Sungai Buloh-Semantan network and KL Monorail capacity expansion projects by 2017, and the Integrated Cashless System to... Read more
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The Star
KL heading towards ‘world-class urban setting’said some of the biggest game changers for this city was the impending completi
KL heading towards ‘world-class urban setting’
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
said some of the biggest game changers for this city was the impending completion of the first phase of Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line in December 2016, the high speed rail connection between KL and Singapore and continuous efforts to transform the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
SM open to new rail hub offerplan from the government on the common station for Metro Rail Transit Line 3, L
SM open to new rail hub offer
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
plan from the government on the common station for Metro Rail Transit Line 3, Light Rail Transit Line 1 and the proposed MRT 7 before signing an agreement. “We are trying to resolve it. We have more or less a general idea or agreement but I will... Read more
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The Star
Govt committed to improving services for rakyatthe Ampang Line Expansion Project at Awan Besar, Muhibbah, Alam Sutera and Kinr
Govt committed to improving services for rakyat
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
the Ampang Line Expansion Project at Awan Besar, Muhibbah, Alam Sutera and Kinrara BK will benefit 190,000 users daily. The MRT project from Sungai Buloh to Semantan will be operational on schedule at the end of December 2016," said Najib. He added... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Power trip on MRT network due to power fault on NSEWL: LTATransport Authority (LTA) on Tuesday (Apr 26) said overnight checks show a mass
Power trip on MRT network due to power fault on NSEWL: LTA
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
Transport Authority (LTA) on Tuesday (Apr 26) said overnight checks show a massive power trip that crippled parts of the MRT network on Monday evening was due to a power fault within the western sector of the North-South and East-West Lines and... Read more
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The Star
Public transport experts to meet at international assemblywill be featured during the assembly, including Land Public Transport Commissio
Public transport experts to meet at international assembly
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
will be featured during the assembly, including Land Public Transport Commission chairman Tan Sri Dr Syed Hamid Albar, MRT Corp chief executive officer Datuk Shahril Mokhtar and founder of Walk 21, an organisation promoting walking, Jim... Read more
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Spot.ph
Commuters, you have the right to feel impatient with the MRTadded that the public was entitled to feel impatient although he also partly bl
Commuters, you have the right to feel impatient with the MRT
Spot.ph / Posted 10 days ago
added that the public was entitled to feel impatient although he also partly blamed the previous administration for the MRT blunders. “May karapatan talaga sila mainip di ba? Etong bagong train na ito, panahon pa lang ni GMA (Gloria Macapagal... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardiaour country would be if they all come true. Imagine almost all of them promisin
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardia
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 10 days ago
our country would be if they all come true. Imagine almost all of them promising more railways, new airports, more LRT and MRT trains, road widening, and even a subway, according to former American Grace Poe. Of course she must have noted the ease... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Broken MRT system due to PAP’s upside-down planning, expect more major disruptions « Opinion « TR EMERITUSOur MRT system design is fundamentally flawed and no amount of “extensive rcomm
Broken MRT system due to PAP’s upside-down planning, expect more major disruptions « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 10 days ago
Our MRT system design is fundamentally flawed and no amount of “extensive rcommendations to boost rail network’s power system” will prevent more frequent and regular major disruptions. It was conceived way back in 1967 with construction starting in... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Abaya: I did my best to solve transportation problemsOn Mon, Apr 25, the same day that the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) broke down yet a
Abaya: I did my best to solve transportation problems
Coconuts Manila / Posted 10 days ago
On Mon, Apr 25, the same day that the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) broke down yet again, Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) Secretary Joseph Emilio "Jun" Abaya reiterated that many of the plans laid out by the different presidential... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
MRT service disrupted for 2nd time in 12 hoursNSL in less than a week. On Tuesday morning, a "traction power fault" stopped
MRT service disrupted for 2nd time in 12 hours
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
NSL in less than a week. On Tuesday morning, a "traction power fault" stopped train service between Kranji and Woodlands MRT stations on the NSL. In a Facebook post, SMRT apologised and said it is "currently investigating the cause to determine... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The lame presidential town hall debateworsening traffic problems outside of Metro Manila. Of course it must be said
The lame presidential town hall debate
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
worsening traffic problems outside of Metro Manila. Of course it must be said that the problems of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) happened under his watch… and most people who suffered in bad traffic know that the MRT’s woes only happened under the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Poe eyes ‘portable’ health card, traffic terminatorlike the South Luzon Skyway, the connecting road project linking the North Luzo
Poe eyes ‘portable’ health card, traffic terminator
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
like the South Luzon Skyway, the connecting road project linking the North Luzon Expressway and South Luzon Expressway, MRT-7 that runs from EDSA-North Avenue in Quezon City to San Jose del Monte City in Bulacan, and the LRT-1 extension from... Read more
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Top Gear Philippines
Presidential candidates reveal plans for solving country's traffic problemproblem now. And the six years that's given to the President, maybe I would tak
Presidential candidates reveal plans for solving country's traffic problem
Top Gear Philippines / Posted 10 days ago
problem now. And the six years that's given to the President, maybe I would take about a year or two to improve. One MRT, LRT...and build another as suggested by...mangopya ako kay Madam Santiago. We have to build new railways, the fastest... Read more
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