LTFRB to allow standing passengers in PUVs

LTFRB to allow standing passengers in PUVs

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said that it would now allow standing passengers in some Public Utility Vehicles (PUVs) in areas under Alert Level 1 again. Under the LTFRB Memorandum Circular No. 2022-070, only Public Utility Buses and...
52,000 people evacuated due to Karding

52,000 people evacuated due to Karding

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) revealed that a total of 52,000 people have been evacuated from their residences due to Typhoon Karding. “So far in general, mukhang very minimal. As we speak , meron lang tayong na-evacuate na...
Karding leaves estimated P141.38M worth of agri damage

Karding leaves estimated P141.38M worth of agri damage

Typhoon Karding leaves an estimated P141.38 million worth of damage and losses to agriculture, according to the initial estimates of the Department of Agriculture (DA).The initial assessment includes 16,229 hectares of land in the Cordillera Administrative Region...
Prices of Noche Buena items increase before Christmas

Prices of Noche Buena items increase before Christmas

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) revealed that the prices of some Noche Buena goods have already spiked three months before Christmas. “Na-observe na nga natin this week na tumaas na ‘yung presyo ng ibang produkto like ham, mayonnaise, pasta. Medyo tumaas na...
CHR asks government to support free press

CHR asks government to support free press

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) asked the government to support a free press after the Media Workers’ Welfare was filed again in the 19th Congress.House Bill 454 proposes media workers to entitlements to overtime pay, night shift premiums, and wages that should...