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Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway now open

President Benigno Aquino III on July 24 led the opening of the Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway (MCX) also known as the Daang Hari-South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) Link Road, the first public-private partnership project awarded by the administration.

PNP chief decentralizes firearms licensing process

Director General Ricardo Marquez, newly installed chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), has ordered the decentralization of the firearms licensing process to ease the burden of gun owners during registration and renewal of licenses.

REALLY? – ISIS leader bans group from creating more gruesome execution videos

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi issued a decree banning his militant fighters from making more barbaric execution videos.

PHL DOTC tests ‘beep card’ ticketing system in preparation for full implementation

The Philippine Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) started its limited public trial of the “beep card” ticketing system at a Light Rail Station-2 (LRT-2) station on Monday.

Cavite-Laguna Expressway, connecting CAVITEX to SLEX, now funded for implementation

When constructed, the expressway is expected to ease the traffic in the Cavite–Laguna region, particularly in Aguinaldo Highway, Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Road and Governor’s Drive.

Magundanao Massacre suspect Andal Ampatuan Sr. passes away, succumbs to liver ailment

Andal Sr., who had been comatose at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute since Monday after suffering a heart attack, had been battling advanced stage liver cancer.

Free public wi-fi starts July 24; each user gets 50 MB daily

The Philippine Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will start rolling out the much-anticipated free public wi-fi on July 24 during the annual National Science and Technology week at SMX Convention Center.

Philippines to station warplanes, frigates at former U.S. base facing disputed sea

The Philippines will station new fighter jets and two frigates at the former U.S. naval facility in Subic Bay from early next year, officials said, the first time the massive installation has functioned as a military base in 23 years.

PHL weather agency finally acquires atomic clock

A division of the state weather agency just bought a P50-million clock from a US supplier that tells time more accurately than the earth does when it spins on its axis.

Royal Australian Navy donates two Landing Crafts to the Philippine Navy, will be commissioned July 23

The two “Balikpapan” class landing craft heavy (LCHs), donated by the Australian government to the Philippine Navy early this year, will be formally commissioned into service on July 23, in Australia.