Your mantra for the week: “Today I am ready for all kinds of wonderful surprises.”
Pro-Duterte blogger Drew Olivar apologized on Saturday to those who were alarmed by his Edsa bomb scare post on Facebook.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has advised motorists to take alternate routes as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be conducting repair and reblocking of some portions of Edsa and the C-5 Road over the weekend.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said that he needs money to solve traffic woes on Edsa. And if Congress would not budge to give him the emergency powers to do so, the Chief Executive declared: “Let Edsa remain as it is for the next 20 years.”
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Thursday advised the public to take alternate routes as repairs are set to be carried out in some major roads of Metro Manila including Edsa and C5.
While people dread EDSA during rush hour, one mom got a fulfilling experience she will never forget while stuck there in traffic.
In addition to various traffic violations such as illegal parking, another major cause of heavy traffic is the volume of vehicles on the roads. According to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, 367,000 vehicles traverse Edsa daily. About 180,000 of these are driver-only vehicles or DOVs (“‘Singles’ clogging Edsa side streets,” News, 8/16/18).
Instead of the quashed single-occupant vehicle ban on Edsa, there is a more efficient method to ease traffic.
The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Thursday said it is currently working with the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to locate the girl in the now viral "Kiki Dance Challenge" video along Edsa.
The number coding scheme for buses on Edsa will be lifted by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) once the high occupancy vehicle (HOV) scheme is fully implemented.
The Metro Manila Council (MMC) has decided to continue to suspend the implementation of the high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane along Efipanio delos Santos Avenue (Edsa) but its dry run will remain in effect.
President Duterte on Tuesday said the Philippines needed more citizens with the courage, patriotism and self-sacrifice of the late Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. whose death by an assassin’s bullet 35 years ago “gave birth to the freedoms we enjoy today.”
Throughout the four historic days of the People Power revolution in 1986, the Philippine Daily Inquirer was at the forefront of the reportage as the events unfolded one-by-one.
Sections of a nondescript concrete building on MacArthur Highway in Barangay Dakila in the City of Malolos bore bullet holes from 29 years back. On one of its panels, a proud name, written in blue paint, has started to fade and is barely readable.
RADIO ADDRESS OF ARCHBISHOP JAIME CARDINAL SIN Calling on the military to not use violence against the people Radio Veritas February 23, 1986, 3:07 a.m. My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, this is Cardinal Sin speaking. I appeal to you all once again for sobriety and calm. Let us not be provoked by selfish […]
RADIO ADDRESS OF ARCHBISHOP JAIME CARDINAL SIN Calling on Filipinos to support Ramos and Enrile Radio Veritas February 22, 1986, 11 p.m. My dear people, this is a very critical time for our country. (Defense) Minister (Juan Ponce) Enrile and General Ramos have expressed their position with respect to the legitimacy of the [Marcos] government. […]
Filipinos all over the country were practically glued to Radio Veritas, which was the only radio station that dared to give a blow-by-blow account of the unfolding siege at Edsa in February 1986.
The Edsa People Power Revolt on Feb. 22 to 25, 1986, had a cast of thousands, many of them political and military figures who remain familiar names in recent headlines. From being Marcos allies, many have shifted loyalties to become rebel forces who, thanks to their burnished image during Edsa, were later elected local officials, senators and even President.