Archive for the ‘Bam Aquino’ Category

02
Sep
InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5 MANILA, Philippines – For the MRT train operator's failure to fulfil contractual obligations, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is cpnsidering a move to sue Metro Rail Transit Corporation, a DOTC undersecretary said during a Senate inquiry on Monday.DOTC Undersecretary Jose Perpetuo Lotilla said that the legal option is now being studied by the agency since the company failed to meet its obligation in overseeing the management of the mass railway system.Lotilla's pronouncement was in response to a query posed by Sen. Francis "Chiz" Escudero on efforts made by the government in addressing the inefficient operations and maintenance of MRT 3.Escudero said that among the most blatant shortcomings was the lack of new and additional train coaches to accommodate the growing ridership of the line, now estimated to be more than 500,000 daily. Aside from legal action, Transportation and Communication Secretary Emilio "Jun" Abaya said during the hearing that DOTC is also pursuing a complete takeover of MRT3 operations from MRT Corp Read more [...]

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01
Sep
The 10 Inspiring Young Cebuano Entrepreneurs and the award presenters: (front row, from left): Nico Ybanez and Carlo De Asis of Aframe Surf Company, Christian Paro-an of RC Goldline Salesshop, Mark Ynoc of Ynoc International Trading, Nico Nimor of Nick Automatic, Gabino Abejo Jr. of Abejo Waters Corporation, Erica Neal of Zoet Cakes and Pastries, Koh Onozawa and Franz Ignacio of Loudbasstard, Lorenz Florendo of Tatang’s Extra Crispy Boneless Lechon, Pearl Sarcauga of Dollface Cosmetics, Stephen Ferolino and Cham Lopez (on behalf of Anya Lim) of Anthill Fabric Gallery; (top row) Gabby Cui of PLDT SME Nation, RJ Ledesma, James Bernas of Smart Communications, Jay Aldeguer of The Islands Group, Justin Uy of Profoods International Corporation, Yati Abdullah of DHL, Mayor Michael Rama of Cebu City, author Joey Concepcion and Mon Lopez of Go Negosyo Despite the heavy traffic due to an unexpected downpour, over 300 Cebuano entrepreneurs, institution representatives, government officials and Go Negosyo partners joined us in our gathering on Aug. Read more [...]

01
Sep
By Maila Ager |INQUIRER.net 10:15 am | Monday, September 1st, 2014 INQUIRER FILE PHOTO MANILA, Philippines – The Senate on Monday began its inquiry into the current state of the country’s public and mass transport system following an accident met by a Metro Rail Transit (MRT-3) train in August that injured at least 38 people. Several senators like Sonny Angara, Nancy Binay, Bam Aquino and Aqulino Pimentel III initiated the investigation at the Senate after the MRT-3 overshot the tracks at the Taft Avenue station at the corner of Edsa and Taft Avenue in Pasay City Read more [...]

01
Sep
After eight months of repeated appeals for President Benigno Aquino III to appoint a new president for the Mindanao State University system, MSU has remained without a "legitimate" head.A second open letter to President Aquino (dated August 31, 2014) of a group of MSU faculty members, students and concerned multisectoral groups reads: "It is now eight months since January 2014 that MSU has no legitimate head, as the 'expired' president is sitting as mere caretaker without new appointment after the expiration of his term on January 4, 2014.""This impasse is running counter to President Aquino’s matuwid na daan principle... Read more [...]

29
Aug
MANILA, Philippines–Long before they landed a special mention in P-Noy’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) in 2011 as a sector registering average earnings ridiculously below the minimum wage, the self-employed have always been the apple of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)’s proverbial eye. This sector includes persons who own businesses in the form of single proprietorships and practicing professionals. Read more [...]

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29
Aug
Senator Bam Aquino, cousin of President Benigno Aquino III, accepts the ice bucket challenge. Read more [...]

28
Aug
(Updated 3:56 p.m.) Senate President Franklin Drilon on Thursday accepted the challenge of Iloilo Rep. Read more [...]

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28
Aug
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26
Aug
The global ice bucket challenge, which aims to promote awareness and raise funds for research on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), has reached local showbiz. Vice Ganda /NPPA ImagesLea Salonga, Aga Muhlach, Kris Aquino, Vice Ganda, Derek Ramsay, Anne Curtis and love teams Kathryn Bernardo-Daniel Padilla and Nadine Lustre-James Reid, Julie Ann San Jose and Mark Herras, accepted the challenge of getting dumped with water and donating to ALS research and awareness. Read more [...]

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