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Braking system glitch halts MRT-3 train again; 800 passengers unloaded

23 January, 2018 | Hits:78

THE 2ND TIME FOR WEDNESDAY AND ONLY SEVEN TRAINS WORKINGIt’s still the morning rush hour and yet the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT3) is down to only seven operational trains after two trains have already conked out Wednesday morning. The latest train hiccup occurred around 9 a.m., dropping off 800 commuters at the southbound section of MRT-3’s Guadalupe Station due to an “electrical failure in our braking system.” Based on its service report, the disruption was caused by “defective electrical and braking...

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Customs exec linked to ‘tara’ back

23 January, 2018 | Hits:80

Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña CEBU CITY — Customs Commisioner Isidro Lapeña has reinstated a district collector whom Sen. Panfilo Lacson earlier implicated in alleged systematic corruption in the Bureau of Customs (BOC). Lapeña said Elvira Cruz was reinstated in her post at the BOC Cebu office because she had done a good job during her assignment here. He clarified that Cruz was relieved not because of corruption allegations but because of her failure to meet BOC Cebu’s target collection in September 2017.   In August...

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Palace appeal: Consensus needed on Con-ass vote

23 January, 2018 | Hits:67

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC The Senate and the House of Representatives must agree on how they should vote in a constituent assembly (Con-ass) so that amending the 1987 Constitution for a shift to federalism could proceed, Malacañang said on Tuesday as the senators insisted the representatives could not revise the Charter on their own. The senators have rejected joint voting on proposed amendments to the Constitution because they are outnumbered by the representatives, who, in turn, have decided...

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2 Army soldiers killed in Kalinga clash

23 January, 2018 | Hits:61

CAMP MELCHOR DELA CRUZ, ISABELA – Army soldiers clashed with suspected communist rebels on Tuesday, leaving two soldiers dead and two others injured in Pinukpuk town in Kalinga province. Killed were Private First Class Edward Boggat and Corporal Jeather Langcay while Staff Sergeant Virgilio Jacinto and Private First Class Keaven Macaiba were wounded in the encounter, according to Capt. Jefferson Somera, spokesperson of the 5th Infantry Division. Somera said the gun battle took place at 10 a.m. in the hills of Sitio...

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Arellano survives stern test, turns back Perpetual

23 January, 2018 | Hits:71

Arellano University survived its toughest test yet, climbing back from two sets down to beat University of Perpetual Hel...

Commentary: Stay calm and be sensitive

22 January, 2018 | Hits:102

As the world becomes a smaller place where people from different backgrounds come together in various fields, sensitive ...

Kerber and Keys set up quarter-final, Berdych fires up

21 January, 2018 | Hits:104

QUARTER-FINALS. Angelique Kerber (left) and Madison Keys (right) will battle it out in the last 8 to take a step towards...

Aces pound Gin Kings

21 January, 2018 | Hits:107

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netBanking on a big third quarter, the Aces bombarded the Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings fr...

McGregor then Lomachenko, so who’s next?

19 January, 2018 | Hits:190

Vasyl Lomachenko, of Ukraine, punches a bag during a workout at a Manhattan boxing gym Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in New Y...

Beermen on guard

18 January, 2018 | Hits:177

Kiefer Ravena’s current run of superb form is serving as a challenge to San Miguel Beer’s guards. Photo by T...

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Shooting at Marshall County High School

23 January, 2018 | Hits:72

UPDATE: Kentucky State Police report Bailey Nicole Holt & Preston Ryan Cope are the two students who died in the Mar...

Missouri man mistakes neighbor’s house for his own, kills homeowner thinking he was an intruder

23 January, 2018 | Hits:64

RAYTOWN, Mo. - A Missouri man was charged with involuntary manslaughter after he allegedly went to his neighbor’s ...

Hawaii's governor couldn't correct the false missile alert sooner because he forgot his Twitter password

23 January, 2018 | Hits:52

How folks reacted to the false missile threat 01:00(CNN)When Hawaii pushed out a ballistic missile alert earlier this mo...

Montana Governor Signs Order to Force Net Neutrality

22 January, 2018 | Hits:126

Gov. Steve Bullock of Montana in November. On Monday, he signed an executive order that will bar any internet service pr...

Vermont Governor Signs Marijuana Legalization Into Law

22 January, 2018 | Hits:113

TOM SYDOW Vermont is officially the ninth state to legalize marijuana, and the first to end cannabis prohibition throug...

Kzoo doctor detained by ICE after 40 years in US

21 January, 2018 | Hits:148

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Even as the issue of immigration has been central to the government shutdown in Washingt...


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