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Passengers may soon be able to use sanitary facilities and restrooms in land transportation terminals for free. The proposal embodied in House Bill 725 already elicited the approval of the Senate and has been transmitted to Malacanang for the approval and signature of President Rodrigo Duterte. The late Rep. Maximo …

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Motorcycle Lane

This statement was Senator Richard Gordon‘s reaction to President Rodrigo Duterte’s proposal to suspend the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act or Republic Act (RA) No. 11235 from getting implemented in the country. According to Manila Standard, the President announced his plans to suspend the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act this week, citing them as …

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Motorcycle Lane

No less than National Capital Regional Police Office (NCRPO) Chief, Major General Guillermo Eleazar, believes that the new law requiring bigger and more readable motorcycle license plates will help decrease crimes committed by motorcycle-riding criminals. “We agree with the spirit, purpose and end-objective of this law,” said Eleazar in a …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is eyeing to remove all bus terminals along Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) by June. The Metro Manila Council (MMC), MMDA’s policy-making body, approved the resolution prohibiting the issuance of business permits to all public utility bus terminals and operators and other public utility …

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The Road Board is dead. Thanks to President Rodrigo Duterte, he has already signed its demise into law with Republic Act No. 11239. Republic Act No. 11239, which dissolves the Road Board under the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), is transferring its PHP45 billion Motor Vehicle User’s Charge (MVUC) fund …

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Motorcycle License Plate

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law requiring bigger and more readable motorcycle license plates in order to prevent the use of such vehicles in the commission of crimes. In Republic Act 11235 or the ‘Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act’ signed by Duterte on March 8 and released to the media …

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Following President Rodrigo Duterte‘s recent remark that the only campaign promise he made during the 2016 presidential election that he has yet to deliver is to solve the traffic on EDSA, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian is pushing for the passage of the proof-of-parking space bill as an alternative to ease traffic …

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Alaminos-Bani Bypass Road

Following the Senate’s adoption of House Bill 7436, also known as the Road Board Abolition Bill, the measure which seeks to abolish the reportedly graft-ridden Road Board Regulatory Agency is only waiting for President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature for it to become official. The bill, which was adopted by the Senate …

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Commuters using the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) may avail of free shuttle services, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said on Wednesday, February 6. In a statement, the DOTr said three buses from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have been offering free rides …

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Malasakit Help Desk

To assist hapless Filipinos as they travel using various modes of transport in the country, the Department of Transportation (DOTr), through its attached agencies, is establishing what it calls as the DOTr Malasakit Help Desks (MHDs) in major transportation hubs throughout the country. A response to the continuing challenge of …

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The Department of Energy (DOE) is prepared to implement the second increase in oil excise taxes next year, which is called for under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. “The DOE, in coordination with the Bureau of Customs and Bureau of Internal Revenue, is ready to implement …

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Malacañang is “pleased” to know that the House of Representatives has decided to heed the call of President Rodrigo Duterte to abolish the Road Board which he said was involved in corruption surrounding the use of road tax. House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. said Congress will support Duterte’s call …

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Katipunan Avenue Extension

Traffic on Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City will soon improve now that the Katipunan Avenue Extension project is back on track with the government after the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) via Secretary Mark A. Villar and the Metropolitan …

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It looks like we only have until this month to enjoy the happy days of the oil price rollback—now on its eight week this week–as President Rodrigo Duterte has reportedly approved the implementation of the PHP2-per-liter fuel excise tax hike scheduled to take effect by January 2019. According to Presidential …

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It was no less than the Chief Executive, President Rodrigo Duterte, who welcomed the Chinese automobile brand Guangzhou Automobile Corporation (GAC), during its launch Wednesday, November 7. During the launch of GAC Motor, which is under Legado Motors Inc. (LMI), Duterte said that it was an honor to welcome the …

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