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Metro Manila Subway project not affected by COVID-19

The Department of Transportation (DoTr) said implementation of the Metro Manila Subway project will not be delayed despite the COVID-19 epidemic. 

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Rates cut to spark domestic tourism

Local hotels have started offering discounted rates to support the tourism sector’s campaign to envigorate the domestic market, the Tourism Congress of the Philippines (TCP) said. 

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Sangley airport viability for review

Think tank Infrawatch PH asked the Senate to review the Sangley Point International Airport (SPIA) project, its viability put in question. 

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COVID-19 dampens air traffic – IATA

The Corona virus epidemic (COVID-19) outbreak has significantly dampened air travel demand and caused the slowest traffic growth in the last decade, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). 

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Grab gets into motorcycle taxi

Grab Philippines will enter into the motorcycle taxi business ahead of the legalization of two-wheeled taxis in the country. 

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Car sales down in January

Vehicle importers experienced a 16% drop in unit sales in January, attributed to the effect of the Taal eruption and the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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How traffic causes engine damage

Traffic is a harsh reality of city driving. During these extended durations, your car is at its most vulnerable state, as frequent idling and stop-start driving stresses the engine, eventually leading to long-term damage.

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Old world charm at Sarangani

It is in Sarangani where the Maitum Anthropomorphic Pottery or Maitum jars were unearthed. Thsee jars have been dated back to approximately 5 BC to 370 AD, one of the oldest in the entire Southeast Asian region. Now on display at the National Museum, the jars are described as “exceptional archaeological assemblage and unparalleled in Southeast Asia.” In 1543, Spanish …

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PAL receives last Dash-8 aircraft order

Philippine Airlines (PAL) received the last of 12 De Havilland Dash-8 aircraft that were ordered in 2017. The 12th 86-seater De Havilland, also known as the Dash 8-400, brings to 14 PAL’s total De Havilland turboprop fleet. PAL’s De Havilland fleet is composed of twelve 86-seaters and two 76-seaters. PAL said the latest addition to its fleet is ready to …

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China-backed group bags Sangley airport project

The plan to convert a former military base near Manila into an airport is now closer to reality after a Chinese-backed consortium bagged the contract to construct the project.

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