Parts of Manila flooded due to monsoon rains 

HEAVY RAINFALL from the southwest monsoon, enhanced by typhoon Fabian and tropical depression Cempaka which is still outside the Philippine are, triggered flooding in parts of Metro Manila that caused heavy traffic and the suspension of work in some offices and universities.    As of 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, the Metro Manila Development Authority said knee to gutter-deep floodwater were reported in […]

Alliance Global: diverse portfolio helps in pandemic

ALLIANCE Global Group, Inc. (AGI) said global operations helped its diversified businesses cushion the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. “Our multiple sources of income have allowed our group to balance our portfolio. Together with our innovative offerings and digitalization strategy, AGI managed to mitigate the impact of the pandemic,” Andrew L. Tan, […]

TESDA appeals to workers to take competency assessment in their home province

THE TECHNICAL Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) appealed to outbound Filipino workers residing in the provinces to undergo competency assessment in their respective areas to avoid overcrowding at offices in Metro Manila. TESDA recently resumed competency assessments for domestic work in areas under the general community quarantine after Metro Manila and its neighboring provinces […]

MWSS says suspension of water disconnection still in effect

The regulatory office (RO) of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) said that the two Metro Manila water concessionaires still cannot disconnect the water supply of customers who have not paid their bills, following the government’s decision to extend the second strictest lockdown level over capital and nearby areas. “The MWSS RO’s directive to […]

Regional Updates (04/12/21)

2 northbound lanes of Skyway Extension now open and temporarily toll-free TWO of three lanes of the Skyway Extension project’s northbound section have been opened to motorists, San Miguel Corp. (SMC) announced on Monday. The northbound section that covers four kilometers from Susana Heights to Sucat in Parañaque can now be used by light vehicles […]

Pangilinan group to provide meals to gov’t hospitals in Metro Manila

METRO PACIFIC companies and foundations said they have expanded their daily distribution of meals for medical frontliners to government hospitals in Metro Manila. “What started out as a simple treat day for Metro Pacific Hospital frontliners, transformed into a daily commitment to provide them with the needed sustenance to continue their fight to save the […]

Mitsubishi Corporation awarded 15-year contract to operate the Dubai’s world class driverless metro in Dubai and tram networks

TOKYO, Mar 23, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHI-ENG) and KEOLIS S.A. are pleased to announce that they have formed a consortium (the Consortium) and signed a 15-year contract to operate and maintain Dubai’s world class driverless metro in Dubai and tram networks with the […]