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PNR to resume operations in June, seeks P5 fare hike

The Philippine National Railways will resume full operations by June 15 to accommodate the influx of passengers when the school year starts.

VENDO WIFI – Self-service WiFi hotspot now available

Now, from AGN Solutions comes a coin-op WiFi vending machine that outputs login details good for a set time.

MMDA ON THE MOVE – Friend Trip, the newest local carpooling app launched

MMDA has launched an app called ‘Friend Trip‘ that lets you carpool with Facebook friends.

COMET ABLAZE – Senator demands explanation on E-Jeepney that caught fire by itself

Philippine Senator Pilar “Pia” Cayetano urged the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) to investigate why a passenger electric jeepney burst into flames along Katipunan Avenue on May 13.

SOON – Carnapping now a non-bailable offense

Carnapping in the Philippines will soon become a non-bailable offense, as per the Revised Carnapping Law containing the amendment co-penned by Representative Lito Atienza, approved just recently in the Philippine House of Representatives.

The Dead Balagtas rises at NexCon 2015

Historical satire comic Dead Balagtas will make an appearance at the upcoming NexCon in SMX Convention Center in SM Aura Premier in Taguig City.

Now in Manila: Japan’s Lawson Convenience Store

They had their soft opening last March 30, 2015 at their first branch in Sta. Ana, Manila.

So far, the Philippines is the only country where Uber is legal

The Philippine Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) today enacts an order to create the new category of transport known as “Transportation Network Companies (TNCs),” which provide app-based services connecting private vehicle owners or drivers with people looking for a ride.

WOULD YOU SUPPORT THIS? – Senator Miriam wants parents accountable for crimes committed by their children

Senate Bill 3102, known as an “Act penalizing the parents or guardians for torts or crimes committed by their minor children or wards,” was filed by the lady Senator back in 2012.

PHL Senator seeks to increase maternity leave period to 90 days

A Philippine Senator wants to increase the maternity leave period to 90 days for married or unmarried female employees in government and private sector with an extendable option of 30 days without pay.