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Jeepney Modernization| No more old jeepney

Balita Ngayon| The country has launched an initiative to overhaul its public transportation system. The Department of Transportation announced June 19 that it will begin phasing out jeepneys that are more than 15 years old. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said most jeepneys don't meet current safety and environment standards. [...]

June 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

DOTr to investigate Cebu Pacific 5J 575 incident

Balita Ngayon|The Philippine Department of Transportation has ordered an investigation into a Cebu Pacific flight after delays caused one woman to faint. The call for the investigation came on June 17 after DOTr ordered the Civil Aeronautics Board to look into the incident after a Facebook post documented the situation. [...]

June 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

NO Pay-Per-View on Pacquiao fight in Australia

SPORTS| Welterweight champ Sen. Manny Pacquiao will defend his title on basic cable. Pacman's upcoming bout against No. 1 contender Jeff Horn will be broadcast by ESPN, marking the famed Filipino boxer's first fight on basic cable and his first non-pay-per-view fights since 2005. [...]

June 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Look how this people live in ‘Coffin Homes’ in Hong Kong

Photographer Kin Cheung spent time recently photographing some of the tiny subdivided housing units in Hong Kong, known as “coffin homes,” and those who live in them. Cheung reports that there is a “dark side to the property boom in wealthy Hong Kong, where hundreds of thousands of people priced out of the market must live in partitioned apartments, ‘coffin homes’ and other inadequate housing.” These residents are among an estimated 200,000 people in Hong Kong living in such tiny subdivided units, some so small that a person cannot even fully stretch out their legs. [...]

June 19, 2017 // 0 Comments