India hopeful of getting into the Phl infrastructure boom

 

 

By Rose de la Cruz

 

Regardless of its letdown in the aborted supply of frigates to the Philippine navy and other setbacks, the Indian government expressed optimism about getting actively into the country’s Build Build Build mega program under the Duterte administration.

 

This was expressed by Indian Ambassador to the Philippines, Jaideep Mazumdar during a presscon at the sidelines of the just-opened two-day 1st IMTP (International Metalworking Philippines) 2018 trade fair with over 200 international groups participating from 11 regions and countries at the World Trade Center dominated by Indian manufacturing and engineering exhibitors (with 75…

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NAIA fiasco shows Phils.’ total Unpreparedness

 

 

By Rose de la Cruz

 

The accidental landing of a Chinese airline at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, which led to a cancellation and re-routing of so many flights (in and out of the country) only showed the utter lack of preparedness of the Philippines for any exigencies, more so the much-feared The Big One.

 

This accident, which is being blamed to pilot error due to alleged flooding in the runway, is really unforgiveable for the country as it showed that the control tower—the first line of defense of the country against intrusion or confusion in…

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 Stop the dry-run on HOV scheme on EDSA now

 

By Rose de la Cruz

 

The high occupancy vehicle (HOV) scheme being tested along E. de los Santos Avenue, to discourage driver-only vehicles from plying the main artery of the metropolis that was approved by Metro mayor, is being asked to be stopped immediately.

 

Rep. Carlos Roman Uybarreta, 1st Consumer Alliance for Rural Energy Inc. (or 1-CARE) partylist, asked the Metro Manila Development Authority to immediately stop its dry-run of HOV for plain “gross misunderstanding of how Filipino motorists and commuters would respond to it.”

  

Stop the trial runs now.

 

He said motorists would…

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A Challenge Forgotten: Health is Not Your Wealth

By Arnold Poliño

The Philippines' ecomony has boomed in the past few years; however, the poor has yet to feel its impact. 

In fact, it has actually created a long-term inequality among others and the tiring issue of poverty.

Poverty is considered to be one of the main causes of many Filipinos' inability to afford government and private services. Most of them are deprived of having such right because of their economic status. Thus, making bigger margin between the sectors consisting the archipelago. The archipelagic structure, income brackets, as well as the increasing population growth, are some of the factors why poverty is still…

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Air accident at NAIA highlights need for Air Passengers’ Bill of Rights

 

By Rose de la Cruz

 

The recent massive shutdown at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport due to the accidental landing of a Chinese plane at the runway that resulted in the prolonged cancellation of several local and foreign flights highlights the need for the passage of an Air Passengers’ Bill of Rights (HB 6056). 

Rep. Bernadette Herrera-Dy of Bagong Henerasyon parylist said as author of HB 6056 she is closely following how the airlines, the Manila International Airport Authority, Clark International Airport and others in the transport and tourism sectors are handling the crisis situation which began…

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