23 June, 2017 | Hits:91
Photo: LRT-1 cars. (File photo by Bernard Testa, InterAksyon)
MANILA – Light Rail Transit 1 (LRT-1) operator Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) announced Friday that it is also extending the hours and adding more trips to its weekend and holiday operations.
This is following the new timetable being implemented during weekdays in the 20-kilometer train line running from Baclaran to Roosevelt.
According to LRMC President and Chief Executive Officer Rogelio L. Singson, “This new scheme will aid in enhancing LRT-1’s service by...
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By Romel Lopez, News5
Photo: Black Friday protest outside Malacañan Palace against the declaration of martial law in Mindanao.
Garbed mostly in black, militants marched and brought their rally to the gates of Malacañan Palace, brandishing black placards articulating their sentiments against the imposition of Martial Law in Mindanao.
They were stopped by barricades and barbed wires, and it was all they could do to respond by tying black ribbons of protest.
Going by the prescribed term of a martial law proclamation, they said...
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By Nobuhiro Kubo, Reuters
Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force SH-60 Seahawk helicopters on the flight deck of the helicopter carrier Izumo during a military exercise in the South China Sea near Singapore. (photo by Nobuhiro Kubo, Reuters)
SOUTH CHINA SEA — Japan’s largest warship steamed into the South China Sea this week in defiance of Chinese assertiveness, with Asian military guests on board to witness helicopters looping over the tropical waters and gunners blasting target buoys.
China claims most of the energy-rich sea...
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By Jeff Caparas, News5 | Pat Ortiz, InterAksyon
Photo:The drugs police said was found in the house of former Marawi mayor Omar Solitario Ali. (image from News5 video)
MARAWI CITY, Philippines — Police claimed to have found two kilos of crystal meth or shabu in the house of a former mayor of Marawi City who they claimed is also a supporter of the Maute group, proof, they said, that the extremist group is linked to the illegal drug trade.
Officials also said they...