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Impeachment complaint, Napoles, Poe on Roxas | Evening wRap

May 15, 2017 - 9:51 PM

Watch the evening newscast with David Lozada

Impeachment complaint, Napoles, Poe on Roxas | Evening wRap

Graft complaint filed vs Abaya for unused trains

May 05, 2017 - 4:11 PM

The complaint is rooted in the 48 purchased trains that, according to the DOTr, are unusable for the next 3 years because of signaling system issues

Graft complaint filed vs Abaya for unused trains

Abaya, ex-transport officials face raps over P3.8-B license plate deal

Dec 06, 2016 - 10:20 PM

A civil society group says the respondents violated the anti-graft and corrupt practices act, the code of ethical conduct for public officials, and government procurement rules

Abaya, ex-transport officials face raps over P3.8-B license plate deal

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Kjwan

Nov 10, 2016 - 8:29 PM

Kjwan is set to rock the Rappler newsroom for Live Jam! Here's how you can watch their performance live!

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Kjwan

Aquino's Cabinet officials welcome him home

Jun 30, 2016 - 2:03 PM

(UPDATED) 'Some days he also made it really difficult, but for the most part, he was our inspiration not only to do well but to do good,' says Aquino's tourism secretary, Ramon Jimenez Jr

Aquino's Cabinet officials welcome him home

Most Aquino Cabinet members richer in 2015

Jun 22, 2016 - 5:33 PM

The assets lists of 5 Cabinet members are not yet available: Foreign Affairs Secretary Jose Rene Almendras, Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya, Justice Secretary Emmanuel Caparas, Trade Secretary Adrian Cristobal, and Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Emmanuel Esguerra

Most Aquino Cabinet members richer in 2015

Traffic, urban woes, and the Aquino administration's image problem

Jun 12, 2016 - 1:30 PM

As the problems snowballed, and the administration remained quiet on telling people what it’s doing, Filipinos have become too angry to appreciate the reforms that, to them, are too little, too late

Traffic, urban woes, and the Aquino administration's image problem

Koko Pimentel, Aquino on Duterte, LeBron James | 6PM wRap

Jun 08, 2016 - 8:38 PM

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Koko Pimentel, Aquino on Duterte, LeBron James | 6PM wRap

Marcos electoral protest, Aquino on Abaya, Clinton | 12PM wRap

Jun 08, 2016 - 1:41 PM

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Marcos electoral protest, Aquino on Abaya, Clinton | 12PM wRap

My 'friendship stops when PH's interest is at stake' – Aquino

Jun 08, 2016 - 8:30 AM

In one of his last media interviews in office, President Benigno Aquino III defends transportation chief Joseph Emilio Abaya anew, saying he is 'not corrupt'

My 'friendship stops when PH's interest is at stake' – Aquino

Would Roxas retain Abaya in DOTC? 'I expect a clean slate'

Apr 08, 2016 - 8:46 PM

'I expect a clean slate,' Roxas tells editors and reporters at The Freeman, who hold a roundtable in Cebu City on Friday, April 8

Would Roxas retain Abaya in DOTC? 'I expect a clean slate'

Roxas: Sanction those responsible for NAIA 3 blackout

Apr 05, 2016 - 4:25 PM

The former transportation chief says it's 'only right' that Malacañang sanction officials liable for the 5-hour power outage at NAIA 3

Roxas: Sanction those responsible for NAIA 3 blackout

Power back in NAIA Terminal 3 after 5-hour outage

Apr 03, 2016 - 3:27 AM

(UPDATED) Airport authorities, Meralco now investigating root of blackout, which has caused flight delays

Power back in NAIA Terminal 3 after 5-hour outage

Abaya to DOTC employees: Tell your families to vote for Roxas, Robredo

Mar 31, 2016 - 11:24 PM

The Cabinet member invokes his exemption from the campaign ban: 'It's my jurisprudence. As a [Cabinet] secretary, I am authorized to campaign.'

Abaya to DOTC employees: Tell your families to vote for Roxas, Robredo

Who's not welcome in 'President' Grace Poe's Cabinet?

Mar 16, 2016 - 7:11 PM

(UPDATED) In a dialogue with the Makati Business Club, she names at least 3 agencies where she will not keep President Aquino's appointees

Who's not welcome in 'President' Grace Poe's Cabinet?

Inside Balay: Who's who in the Roxas campaign

Mar 04, 2016 - 2:13 PM

It's a mix of family members, former and current government officials and LP and coalition stalwarts

Inside Balay: Who's who in the Roxas campaign

Ceasefire in Syria, new MRT3 train, China installs radar | 6PM wRap

Feb 23, 2016 - 6:42 PM

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Ceasefire in Syria, new MRT3 train, China installs radar | 6PM wRap

DOTC sees launch of new MRT3 train by April

Feb 23, 2016 - 1:18 PM

The new train is part of the MRT3 expansion project, set to be completed in January 2017

DOTC sees launch of new MRT3 train by April

Ex-MRT chief Vitangcol blames Roxas for MRT contract deal mess

Feb 18, 2016 - 5:42 PM

Ex-MRT general manager Al Vitangcol III says presidential bet Mar Roxas ignored procurement requests for the train line when he was DOTC chief

Ex-MRT chief Vitangcol blames Roxas for MRT contract deal mess

Abaya: Sobrepeña is 'playing politics'

Feb 10, 2016 - 4:05 PM

'His timeline is wrong,' transportation chief Joseph Emilio Abaya says in reaction to the allegations of the MRT Holdings chairman against him and his predecessor, Manuel Roxas II

Abaya: Sobrepeña is 'playing politics'

PH campaign season, crisis in Comelec, North Korea’s rocket | 6PM wRap

Feb 09, 2016 - 6:38 PM

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PH campaign season, crisis in Comelec, North Korea’s rocket | 6PM wRap

MRT Holdings' Sobrepeña: Roxas, Abaya may be liable for graft

Feb 08, 2016 - 8:54 PM

Sobrepeña says Roxas and Abaya failed to act on private firms' proposals and entered into questionable deals

MRT Holdings' Sobrepeña: Roxas, Abaya may be liable for graft

Japanese shipbuilder begins construction of PCG vessels

Feb 08, 2016 - 5:30 PM

Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya attends the keel laying ceremony in Japan for the first of 10 new Philippine Coast Guard vessels

Japanese shipbuilder begins construction of PCG vessels

Cheaper air fares in ASEAN seen as PH signs protocols

Feb 08, 2016 - 2:26 PM

The Philippines signs the so-called 5th and 6th freedoms of the air, allowing broader flight options within the region

Cheaper air fares in ASEAN seen as PH signs protocols

MRT3 probe, PH campaign season, Pacquiao vs Bradley 3 | 6PM wRap

Feb 04, 2016 - 7:46 PM

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MRT3 probe, PH campaign season, Pacquiao vs Bradley 3 | 6PM wRap

Abaya, DOTC execs violated law, neglected MRT3 – Senate panel

Feb 04, 2016 - 10:01 AM

The Senate subcommittee says its findings should be submitted to the Ombudsman, the justice department, and the Civil Service Commission for appropriate action against erring officials

Abaya, DOTC execs violated law, neglected MRT3 – Senate panel

DOTC on surge in 2014 consultancy services: No fund misuse

Jan 23, 2016 - 10:06 PM

'We had to hire a lot of people with technical experience. These are pilot projects that were not yet done before,' says Transportation Assistant Secretary Sherielysse Reyes Bonifacio

DOTC on surge in 2014 consultancy services: No fund misuse

MRT riders: Expect new fans, batteries by June, says DOTC

Jan 19, 2016 - 12:44 PM

Minor rehabilitation deals such as new ventilation fans are now a big deal to frazzled passengers

MRT riders: Expect new fans, batteries by June, says DOTC

New MRT train expected to start running by end-March

Jan 18, 2016 - 1:43 PM

Tests have started on the 2nd coach imported from China – part of the DOTC's project to increase the MRT's capacity to serve over 800,000 passengers daily

New MRT train expected to start running by end-March

DOTC fees for consultants shoot up by 2,000% under Abaya

Jan 14, 2016 - 2:50 PM

Auditors say the DOTC under Joseph Abaya spent P354.5 million on unnamed consultants in 2014, compared to the P17.45 million that Mar Roxas spent in 2012

DOTC fees for consultants shoot up by 2,000% under Abaya

A long, winding road for better Metro Manila transport

Jan 09, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Several infrastructure deals that are seen to solve the nightmarish Metro Manila traffic are still hounded by delays

A long, winding road for better Metro Manila transport

Aquino on Abaya, Santiago on budget cut, nuclear threat | 6PM wRap

Jan 08, 2016 - 5:56 PM

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Aquino on Abaya, Santiago on budget cut, nuclear threat | 6PM wRap

Abaya: Poe got a 'bum steer,' Busan group takes over MRT3 maintenance

Jan 08, 2016 - 5:41 PM

Transportation chief Jun Abaya says Senator Grace Poe could have been misinformed about the MRT3 maintenance deal

Abaya: Poe got a 'bum steer,' Busan group takes over MRT3 maintenance

Aquino: Transportation chief Abaya stays

Jan 08, 2016 - 12:35 PM

President Benigno Aquino III says he is keeping Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya amid calls for his replacement

Aquino: Transportation chief Abaya stays

LOOK: Dolce & Gabbana debuts hijab, abaya collection

Jan 07, 2016 - 1:48 PM

This is the fashion house's first hijab and abaya collection for Muslim women

LOOK: Dolce & Gabbana debuts hijab, abaya collection

PH transportation, new immigration chief, Pia Wurtzbach | 12PM wRap

Jan 07, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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PH transportation, new immigration chief, Pia Wurtzbach | 12PM wRap

Poe to Aquino: Fire transport chief Abaya now

Jan 06, 2016 - 5:59 PM

Senator Grace Poe, who has investigated the MRT management, says 'the safety of the riding public is in peril' because of the DOTC chief's 'incompetence and shortsightedness'

Poe to Aquino: Fire transport chief Abaya now

LTFRB sets final projects for Aquino's term

Jan 05, 2016 - 7:25 PM

The LTFRB is making a final push for projects like premium buses and taxis, with deals eyed to go beyond 2016

LTFRB sets final projects for Aquino's term

LTFRB exec Roberto Cabrera is new LTO chief

Jan 03, 2016 - 11:36 AM

Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) executive director Roberto Cabrera will take over the LTO following the resignation of Alfonso Tan Jr

LTFRB exec Roberto Cabrera is new LTO chief

Ombudsman files criminal charges vs ex-MRT3 chief

Dec 01, 2015 - 12:35 PM

The case involves Al Vitangcol's move to award a contract to a firm where his uncle-in-law is an executive

Ombudsman files criminal charges vs ex-MRT3 chief

Auction of Veterans Memorial transport hub in 2016

Nov 28, 2015 - 3:41 PM

In terms of project cost, Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says ITS-North will be a bit higher than the P4-billion ($84.99-million) ITS-South Terminal PPP deal

Auction of Veterans Memorial transport hub in 2016

After a year, LRT-MRT common station problem still unsolved

Nov 25, 2015 - 6:25 PM

A compromise agreement between all stakeholders has yet to be signed

After a year, LRT-MRT common station problem still unsolved

DOTC suspends new rule on professional driver's license

Nov 25, 2015 - 7:56 AM

A new policy requiring both police and NBI clearance to get a professional driver's license has been suspended following concerns raised by senators

DOTC suspends new rule on professional driver's license

Ayala Land bags P4B ITS-South terminal project

Nov 17, 2015 - 9:38 AM

Under the 35-year concession agreement, Ayala Land will operate and maintain a terminal for Manila-bound commuters coming from Laguna and Batangas

Ayala Land bags P4B ITS-South terminal project

Laglag-bala scheme, transportation woes, released hostage | 12PM wRap

Nov 10, 2015 - 1:06 PM

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Laglag-bala scheme, transportation woes, released hostage | 12PM wRap

Abaya vows better MRT by March 2016

Nov 09, 2015 - 7:59 PM

But Senator Grace Poe says the Philippines deserves a better transportation chief, as MRT improvements continue to be delayed

Abaya vows better MRT by March 2016

Chiz to Aquino: Fire Abaya over MRT, 'laglag-bala'

Nov 07, 2015 - 3:48 PM

Reacting to Escudero's call, Abaya merely says, 'As I’ve repeatedly said, serving the people is a privilege'

Chiz to Aquino: Fire Abaya over MRT, 'laglag-bala'

CCTV cams, no-touch rule in NAIA amid alleged laglag-bala cases

Nov 05, 2015 - 9:03 AM

New rules for airport security personnel, new CCTV cameras, and better education are among the steps government takes as criticism over the supposed laglag-bala scam rise

CCTV cams, no-touch rule in NAIA amid alleged laglag-bala cases

VLOG: Abaya says alleged 'laglag-bala' incidents are isolated cases

Nov 04, 2015 - 9:38 PM

As of November 2015, close to 1400 cases of intercepted ammunition have been reported in airports all over the country.

VLOG: Abaya says alleged 'laglag-bala' incidents are isolated cases

Should Jun Abaya choose between DOTC and LP?

Nov 04, 2015 - 8:33 PM

DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya says he spends 70% of his time with the department, 29.99% with his family, and only .01% for the Liberal Party

Should Jun Abaya choose between DOTC and LP?