Kennon Road up for rehab under PPP

BAGUIO CITY —The historic Kennon Road will soon be fully rehabilitated under the public-private partnership scheme of government. Engineer Alexander Castañeda, chief of the Baguio City engineering district of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said the information was relayed during the coordination meeting of the department two weeks ago in Pampanga. “Kennon … Read More

Lawmaker calls for urgent passage of bills on air passengers’ rights amid United Airlines controversy

MANILA — An administration lawmaker has urged the leadership of the House of Representatives to prioritize all bills that aim to uphold and protect the rights of air passengers. Negros Oriental Rep. Arnolfo Teves Jr. made the call on Wednesday in the wake of a recent controversy surrounding United Airlines over its violent removal of … Read More

Oil firms to hike pump prices Tuesday

MANILA — Oil firms Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp., Seaoil Philippines Inc., Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Flying V and PTT Philippines will hike diesel prices by 65 centavos per liter and gasoline prices by 45 centavos per liter on Tuesday following international trading prices. In separate advisories, Flying V said it will move prices at 12:01 a.m., … Read More