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Laptop ban hot topic as airlines meet in Cancun

Jun 05, 2017 - 8:03 AM

The computer bans are looming large over the agenda as the International Air Transport Association (IATA) holds its annual meeting in the Mexican resort city

Laptop ban hot topic as airlines meet in Cancun

Coron mayor: No permit applications yet for Nickelodeon theme park

Jun 03, 2017 - 8:15 PM

Coron Mayor Ajerico Barracoso says the planned 400-hectare theme park and resort remains 'just a plan'

Coron mayor: No permit applications yet for Nickelodeon theme park

What is 'line of sight' under the Anti-Distracted Driving Act?

May 22, 2017 - 8:05 PM

No, you can't mount your phone above the dashboard

What is 'line of sight' under the Anti-Distracted Driving Act?

LTO to motorcycle drivers: 'You can't use phones on the road'

May 20, 2017 - 2:25 PM

The Land Transportation Office reminds motorcycle riders that they cannot use their phones even for navigation under the Anti-Distracted Driving Act

LTO to motorcycle drivers: 'You can't use phones on the road'

Grab, Uber remind drivers to comply with Anti-Distracted Driving Act

May 19, 2017 - 8:09 PM

Drivers under Transport Network Vehicle Service companies rely heavily on navigational apps like Waze and Google Maps

Grab, Uber remind drivers to comply with Anti-Distracted Driving Act

DOTr undersecretary resigns, denies rift with Tugade

May 04, 2017 - 6:32 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Roberto Lim is the 4th transportation undersecretary to resign under Arthur Tugade's leadership

DOTr undersecretary resigns, denies rift with Tugade

Ubial urges LGUs to help stop PH malnutrition time bomb

May 04, 2017 - 4:08 PM

'We are at a crossroads where decision and actions must be made that will have an impact on our children and the children of the future,' says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial

Ubial urges LGUs to help stop PH malnutrition time bomb

Traveler recounts Igorot discrimination incident by bus company

Apr 22, 2017 - 9:00 AM

(UPDATED) Napeek's Facebook post about a bus of Solid North Transport Incorporated sparks action from the LTFRB

Traveler recounts Igorot discrimination incident by bus company

Traveling ASEAN: transport systems around Southeast Asia

Apr 20, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Buses, trains, tricycles, tuk-tuks: how do people get around in the 10 countries that make up ASEAN?

Traveling ASEAN: transport systems around Southeast Asia

2 billion people drinking contaminated water – WHO

Apr 13, 2017 - 11:22 AM

Hundreds of thousands of people die each year because they are forced to drink contaminated water, the World Health Organization says, urging large investments to help provide universal access to safe drinking water

2 billion people drinking contaminated water – WHO

PH app FleetShare offers 'unlimited rides' for P3,999 a month

Apr 03, 2017 - 5:25 PM

But the app has a couple of restrictions – destinations must be within 15 kilometers from pickup locations and only a passenger's first 40 bookings are given priority

PH app FleetShare offers 'unlimited rides' for P3,999 a month

New flights to cut travel time to Banaue Rice Terraces

Mar 25, 2017 - 11:00 AM

A local airline will offer flights from Clark to reduce total travel time to the popular tourist destination

New flights to cut travel time to Banaue Rice Terraces

Tuna fishers in Albay revive old practices to save seas

Mar 25, 2017 - 8:15 AM

'Our tuna fishers are doing this to avert the impact of warming oceans because of climate change,' says Wilfredo Chavenia, chair of the Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Management Council in Tiwi town

Tuna fishers in Albay revive old practices to save seas

4th Powering Progress Together Forum happens in Singapore

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:21 PM

Shell took its annual forum to Singapore with the theme, “Cleaner Energy Moves Asia,” focusing on how the continent can address the challenge of shifting towards cleaner energy

4th Powering Progress Together Forum happens in Singapore

LTFRB chief: Bus in Tanay crash already 29 years old

Mar 14, 2017 - 1:51 PM

The law mandates that buses in operation for more than 15 years must be phased out

LTFRB chief: Bus in Tanay crash already 29 years old

Rappler Talk: VP Robredo on women's rights and the end to poverty

Mar 08, 2017 - 3:00 PM

On March 8, International Women’s Month, Maria Ressa talks to Vice President Leni Robredo about what the government can do to invest in young girls today and end poverty by 2030

Rappler Talk: VP Robredo on women's rights and the end to poverty

VIRAL: What the transport strike means to driver's daughter studying in Ateneo

Mar 03, 2017 - 7:00 AM

Were you mad because you were late on Monday? Hya Bendaña, a scholar at Ateneo de Manila and daughter of a jeepney driver shows the other side of the coin

VIRAL: What the transport strike means to driver's daughter studying in Ateneo

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 2, 2017

Mar 02, 2017 - 11:09 AM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Thursday.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 2, 2017

Duterte to meet with jeepney groups on PUV phaseout plan

Mar 01, 2017 - 4:26 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte intends to listen to jeepney drivers and operators protesting the transportation department's plan to retire outmoded public utility vehicles

Duterte to meet with jeepney groups on PUV phaseout plan

Transport strike: Why pick on jeepneys to fix traffic problems?

Feb 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Jeepney drivers and operators in Metro Manila and key cities stop ferrying passengers to protest plans to phase out old PUVs

Transport strike: Why pick on jeepneys to fix traffic problems?

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 27, 2017

Feb 27, 2017 - 10:58 AM

Hello! Here are the top stories you shouldn't miss this Monday.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 27, 2017

Uber PH draws flak for 'insensitive' tweet

Feb 27, 2017 - 12:45 AM

The ride-hailing app is accused of trying to capitalize on the plight of jeepney operators and drivers who will go on strike on Monday, February 27

Uber PH draws flak for 'insensitive' tweet

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, February 27

Feb 26, 2017 - 3:49 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas and schools where classes have been suspended for Monday, February 27, due to the nationwide transport strike

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, February 27

Commuters told: Brace for February 27 transport strike

Feb 26, 2017 - 10:59 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Jeepney operators are protesting new government regulations that they say will lead to the 'corporate takeover' of public transport

Commuters told: Brace for February 27 transport strike

Peso vs dollar, CHED, Trump | Midday wRap

Feb 21, 2017 - 1:07 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Zak Yuson

Peso vs dollar, CHED, Trump | Midday wRap

Lawin-struck farmers push for sustainable aid

Feb 17, 2017 - 4:26 PM

People’s Disaster Risk Reduction Network Executive Director Esteban Masagca explains that in the crafting of a new recovery plan, the farmers and the most affected people should be involved

Lawin-struck farmers push for sustainable aid

LOOK: The newly-renovated LRT1 Doroteo Jose Station

Feb 06, 2017 - 7:14 PM

Light Rail Manila's directive is to rehabilitate the 20 stations and train cars of LRT1 in 18 months and extend the line from Baclaran to Bacoor, Cavite

LOOK: The newly-renovated LRT1 Doroteo Jose Station

LRT1 operator to start Cavite extension in late February

Feb 06, 2017 - 4:05 PM

LRMC, the operator of LRT1, takes on French companies Bouygues Travaux Publics and Alstom Transport Private Limited to help build the LRT1 Cavite extension

LRT1 operator to start Cavite extension in late February

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, February 6

Feb 06, 2017 - 2:30 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas and schools where classes have been suspended for Monday, February 6, due to the transport strike

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, February 6

Senate panel to probe 'unreasonable' surge pricing of Grab, Uber

Jan 28, 2017 - 8:59 AM

'They should not lose sight that their services are mainly for the convenience of the riding public,' says Senator Grace Poe, chair of the Senate public services committee

Senate panel to probe 'unreasonable' surge pricing of Grab, Uber

DOLE widens ban on child labor in agriculture

Jan 18, 2017 - 7:55 PM

The agriculture sector, which employs more than 85,000 children, has the highest incidence of child labor in the country

DOLE widens ban on child labor in agriculture

Gov't, ILO vow to free 1 million kids from child labor

Jan 12, 2017 - 5:40 PM

Their campaign #1MBatangMalaya aims to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goal to eliminate child labor by 2025

Gov't, ILO vow to free 1 million kids from child labor

Nickelodeon park: Palawan execs say oceans not 'private' properties

Jan 12, 2017 - 3:21 PM

The local government of Coron, a tourism town in northern Palawan, says it has yet to receive an application or official communication from the private developer of an underwater attraction

Nickelodeon park: Palawan execs say oceans not 'private' properties

VIRAL: Environmentalists gather signatures to protest Nickelodeon park in Palawan

Jan 11, 2017 - 8:30 AM

'Why does Coron and the Philippines need artificial attractions? Coron is already so beautiful in its natural state,' says Save Philippine Seas executive director Anna Oposa

VIRAL: Environmentalists gather signatures to protest Nickelodeon park in Palawan

Free rides on Jan 8-9 as P2P buses resume services

Jan 07, 2017 - 6:27 PM

Point-to-point buses are set to resume regular operations on Tuesday, January 10

Free rides on Jan 8-9 as P2P buses resume services

LTFRB explains suspension of P2P bus service

Jan 07, 2017 - 11:08 AM

LTFRB asks for the 'understanding' of users of the bus service, and assures them that it will be restored once Froelich complies with the requirements

LTFRB explains suspension of P2P bus service

LTFRB suspends point-to-point bus services

Jan 06, 2017 - 11:15 PM

(UPDATED) On Saturday, January 7, P2P Premium Bus System says it will be giving free rides from January 8 to 9, before resuming regular operations on January 10

LTFRB suspends point-to-point bus services

ACTO files 'neglect of duty' complaint vs LTFRB officials

Jan 05, 2017 - 12:35 PM

ACTO says the LTFRB is taking too long to act on its appeals, causing inconvenience to operators and the general commuting public

ACTO files 'neglect of duty' complaint vs LTFRB officials

MRT-3 installs 27 new elevators

Dec 23, 2016 - 12:46 PM

In anticipation of the Christmas rush, MRT-3 is extending peak-hour operations on Friday, December 23

MRT-3 installs 27 new elevators

Breakwater made of 'dead corals' mine – Palawan governor

Dec 22, 2016 - 10:08 AM

The governor, however, says the breakwater, in San Vicente town, is made of carefully piled limestone and not dead corals

Breakwater made of 'dead corals' mine – Palawan governor

Experts 'highly confident' MH370 not in search zone

Dec 20, 2016 - 9:25 AM

Australian and international experts conclude the plane is not where they have been looking for more than two years

Experts 'highly confident' MH370 not in search zone

MRT3's Busan expects 800k passengers daily by 2017

Dec 14, 2016 - 6:17 PM

The joint venture that maintains the MRT says restoration works have increased to 22 the number of trains in operation as of end-November

MRT3's Busan expects 800k passengers daily by 2017

One ship left in MH370 underwater search

Dec 07, 2016 - 5:14 PM

The Fugro Equator, one of 4 vessels involved in the search, remains in the 120,000 square-kilometer (46,000-square-mile) zone where investigators believe the Malaysia Airlines jet went down

One ship left in MH370 underwater search

Fed-up MH370 relatives head to Madagascar

Dec 03, 2016 - 5:26 PM

'It has fallen into our hands to take on this search upon ourselves,' says Grace Nathan, a Malaysian attorney who lost her mother on the flight

Fed-up MH370 relatives head to Madagascar

Palawan’s natural assets to undergo recreational services accounting

Dec 03, 2016 - 11:00 AM

We need to protect these assets to make them sustainable,' says World Bank consultant Reynaldo Fulleros

Palawan’s natural assets to undergo recreational services accounting

IATA to PH gov't: Act on airport proposals now

Nov 16, 2016 - 5:30 PM

'They've looked at so many proposals. I think it is time to do something. Let us make sure it (a new international airport) is just big enough,' says a regional director for the International Air Transport Association

IATA to PH gov't: Act on airport proposals now

#NotOnMyWatch: Why some drivers pay bribes to get a license

Nov 16, 2016 - 11:30 AM

With many prospective applicants lacking in education – and failing the driver's exams – many resort to bribery to get the license that can let them drive for a living

#NotOnMyWatch: Why some drivers pay bribes to get a license

Bulk of world's child deaths in just 10 countries – study

Nov 11, 2016 - 9:14 AM

'Accelerated investment in child survival is imperative' to meet the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, authors of the study say

Bulk of world's child deaths in just 10 countries – study

EU lagging on climate targets – study

Nov 08, 2016 - 1:46 PM

The EU as a bloc has pledged to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, compared with 1990 levels

EU lagging on climate targets – study

MH370 plunged rapidly, not ready for landing – new report

Nov 02, 2016 - 2:20 PM

(UPDATED) The report by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau finds the plane's final satellite communications were 'consistent with the aircraft being in a high and increasing rate of descent' when it vanished

MH370 plunged rapidly, not ready for landing – new report