DOTr lists RFID installation sites for cashless toll payments

MANILA – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Friday has released a list of installation sites to provide the public with an easy reference on where to get radio-frequency identification (RFID) stickers for cashless transactions on tollways. In a Facebook post, the DOTr reiterated that all toll expressways will be “100 percent” cashless beginning November 2. … Read More

‘Pepito’ leaves Binga, Magat dams still spilling water

MANILA – Binga and Magat dams in Luzon continued releasing water after severe tropical storm “Pepito” (international name ‘Saudel’) this week brought rains that significantly raised water level in both facilities. ‘Pepito’ is no longer affecting areas where Binga and Magat are but runoff from this storm’s rain continues feeding into both dams while the northeasterly surface … Read More

CHRISTMAS ATMOSPHERE

Christmas is one of the most joyous and longest holidays in the Philippines even at this time of the pandemic. With 67 days before Christmas, many Filipinos are buying decorations to adorn their homes such as lanterns and Christmas trees on display along Emilio Aguinaldo Highway, Panapaan in Bacoor, Cavite

3 bodies retrieved from collapsed mining pit in Surigao Sur

BUTUAN CITY – Rescuers retrieved Thursday three cadavers from a collapsed mining site in Marihatag, Surigao del Sur, the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MDRRMO) official in the area said. Marihatag MDRRMO chief Gerry Avila told the Philippine News Agency that operations will continue to retrieve three more bodies. “Our workers have encountered difficulties because … Read More