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Recent articles by Jacque:

Transport chief Tugade inspects public transport hubs ahead of Undas break

MANILA - Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade inspected various transportation hubs on the eve of All Souls Day. → Read More

Transport chief declines 'public transport challenge,' says there's no crisis yet

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade on Thursday declined the challenge posed by youth group AnakBayan to use public transportation to feel commuters' pain, as he insisted that there is no transport crisis. → Read More

Star City deliberately set on fire, says authorities

Arson caused the fire that razed Star City amusement park in Pasay City, a fire marshal said Sunday. → Read More

Hello, Love, Goodbye: Filipino stories amid Hong Kong protests

This is not a story centered on the protests in Hong Kong but on Filipinos there. Amid the chaos, they chose to stay and stay together. → Read More

BPO group warns corporate tax reform will lead to slower industry growth

The group said the measure will hike their tax expenses by up to 170 percent in 2 to 3 years, cause their service rates to increase and erode their ability to compete globally. → Read More

WATCH: Passengers run for cover as police arrive at Hong Kong airport

(UPDATE) Stranded passengers ran for cover as policemen arrived at the Hong Kong International Airport Tuesday night. → Read More

WATCH: Passenger clashes with protesters at Hong Kong airport

(UPDATED) A passenger clashed with protesters at the Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday. → Read More

New Skyway segment opened, cuts Manila-Makati travel time

A new segment of the Skyway Stage 3 tollway was opened to the public on Monday cutting travel time from Buendia in Makati to Paco, Manila to just 6 minutes from an hour previously. → Read More

Privacy watchdog says no blacklisting of China firms sans proof

The National Privacy Commission on Thursday said it won't blacklist any firms from China unless there is scientific and technical proof that their technology causes harm to the Filipino public. → Read More

Construction on LRT-1 extension to Cavite starts

Five stations from Baclaran will be operational by the end of 2021, the DOTr said. → Read More

Manila Water faces P1.13 billion in penalties over supply crisis

The penalties include a P534 million fine and a P600 million fund to develop a new water source. This will be on top of a 'self-imposed' P500 million plan to provide financial relief to customers, the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System said in a statement. → Read More

DPWH confident it could address EDSA traffic

MANILA - The Department of Public Works and Highways is confident that it can address the heavy traffic flow in EDSA amid President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement the issue is the only campaign promise he failed to meet. → Read More

Authorities eye completion of NAIA Terminal 2 renovation by March 2020

Airport authorities said they are looking to finish the rehabilitation of Terminal 2 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) by March next year. → Read More

Franchise transfer bogs down Mislatel rollout

The 90-day post qualification period for third telco Mindanao Islamic Telephone Co. Inc. or Mislatel has lapsed but the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said the bid is still valid. → Read More

DICT meets with common tower providers and telco operators

DICT acting Secretary Eliseo Rio described the policy as a paradigm shift as it will open opportunities for tower builders, create more cell sites across the country, bring down costs of operating a telco, and eventually lower rates of network subscription. → Read More

DOTr eyes completion of common station for 4 Metro Manila railways by 2022

Dubbed as the Unified Grand Central Station, the facility will link the LRT-1, MRT-3, the MRT-7 and the Metro Manila Subway. → Read More

Privacy watchdog says studying Globe 'data breach'

Affected users told ABS-CBN News that they registered their full name, complete address, mobile number and date of birth. → Read More

Globe says Jacinto's common tower proposal creates 'duopoly'

MANILA - An official of Globe Telecom said a Presidential adviser's proposal to limit the number of telco tower builders and operators to two would create a 'duopoly'. → Read More

Transport regulation chief to Angkas drivers: Stop operations amid talks on legalization

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board on Friday appealed to Angkas riders to stop servicing passengers while the legalization of the use of motorcycles for public transport is still being discussed. → Read More

Antitrust body seeks whistleblowers in fight vs cartels

Those who will provide information on price-fixing, bid-rigging and output restriction will be offered immunity or reduced fines, said Competition Enforcement Office director Orlando Polinar. → Read More