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[Right of Way] Caught on cam: A motorist's Makati mishap

Sep 22, 2018 - 8:19 PM

What went wrong here?

Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge in Makati to be closed starting September 23

Sep 20, 2018 - 4:25 PM

The bridge will be replaced by one with 4 lanes, set to be completed in 2021

REPLACE. The Department of Public Works and Highways will replace Estella-Pantaleon bridge. Wikicommons photo by Judgefloro

Senate leaders ask Duterte to intervene as House voids Road Board abolition

Sep 19, 2018 - 12:17 PM

(UPDATED) Senate leaders say President Duterte holds the 'key' since he himself supports the abolition of the graft-ridden Road Board

PRESIDENTIAL INTERVENTION. Senate leaders are waiting for President Rodrigo Duterte to tell the House majority to support the abolition of the 'corrupt' Road Board. Photos of Senators Vicente Sotto III (left) and Franklin Drilon (right) by Angie de Silva/Rappler, Duterte photo from Malacanang, background image from Shutterstock

Roads closed due to Typhoon Ompong

Sep 15, 2018 - 6:38 AM

(5th UPDATE) Many national roads and bridges are closed to traffic, especially in the Cagayan Valley, Cordillera, and Ilocos regions

14 dead after overloaded truck falls into ravine in Kalinga

Sep 12, 2018 - 12:35 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The 14 people who died in the incident are all senior citizens returning home after getting their monthly stipend from the DSWD's Social Pension Program

OVERLOADED. The crumpled Photo courtesy of BFP Pasil and BFP Balbalan

4 killed in Zambales head-on collision

Sep 09, 2018 - 12:07 AM

The vehicular collision happens along the national highway in Cabangan, Zambales

COLLISION. The scene of the road crash in Cabangan, Zambales. Photo by Randy Datu/Rappler

DPWH resumes repairs along EDSA, C5 on September 8 - 9

Sep 06, 2018 - 2:05 PM

Portions of EDSA, C5, Batasan Road, and Lacson Avenue will be closed for road repairs starting September 7, 11 pm

REPAIR. DPWH to repair southbound portions of EDSA this weekend. File photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

2 dead after pick-up truck plunges into ravine in Mt. Province

Sep 04, 2018 - 10:14 PM

Driver Charlie Domao-il and passenger Johnson Faroden are both killed when the pick-up truck falls into the ravine. Two other passengers are in critical condition.

China's Xi offers $60 billion in Africa aid, says 'no strings attached'

Sep 03, 2018 - 8:33 PM

Xi offers the funding at the start of a two-day China-Africa summit that focused on his cherished Belt and Road initiative. The money – to be spent over the next 3 years – comes on top of $60 billion Beijing offered in 2015.

CHINA-AFRICA COOPERATION. A host of African leaders join Chinese president Xi Jinping for a group photo session during the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Beijing on September 3, 2018. Photo by How Hwee Young/AFP

After Asiad stint, Standhardinger drops career-high for San Miguel

Sep 01, 2018 - 9:19 PM

The Beermen dispatch NLEX to open their 2018 PBA Governors' Cup campaign on the right track even minus injured June Mar Fajardo

SCORING CLINIC. Christian Standhardinger drops a career-high in points right after suiting up for the national team in the 2018 Asian Games. Photo from PBA Images


[Right of Way] Why the PH doesn't have enough mass transport options

Sep 01, 2018 - 10:25 AM

Road safety advocate Vince Lazatin and Muntinlupa City Representative Ruffy Biazon talk about the sorry state of transportation as they commute from Quezon City to Makati

7 dead as U.S. bus collides with large truck

Aug 31, 2018 - 8:57 PM

Images of Thursday's scene on US media show vast area of debris and a bus missing its front section up to the front tires

COLLISION. A Greyhound Lines Prevost X3-45 #8879, repainted into the latest livery, departs New York City on Schedule 8535. Representative photo from Wikipedia by Adam E. Moreira

Aaron Fuller returns to PBA with a bang

Aug 29, 2018 - 8:52 PM

With Fuller, NLEX clinches its third win in four games to start the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup

QUICK IMPACT. Aaron Fuller returns to the PBA with a bang with a 35-20 performance for the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo from PBA Images


NLEX to welcome Yeng Guiao back with winning record

Aug 29, 2018 - 7:18 PM

The Road Warriors top Columbian to notch their third win in four games, just right before their firebrand coach returns from the 2018 Asian Games

KEY CONTRIBUTOR. Larry Fonacier finishes with 17 points as the NLEX Road Warriors keep the Columbian Dyip winless. Photo from PBA Images


Lee-less Magnolia whips erstwhile unbeaten NLEX by 30

Aug 22, 2018 - 10:05 PM

The Hotshots barely needed the services of Paul Lee as five players finished in double figures

DOUBLE-DOUBLE. Romeo Travis debuts for Magnolia with 21 points, 13 rebounds and 2 blocks. Photo from PBA Images


Several hurt in Antipolo multiple vehicle crash

Aug 22, 2018 - 5:15 PM

(UPDATED) A dump truck, van, and 6 private vehicles collide around 1:30 pm on Wednesday along Sumulong Highway, near Cloud 9 and Padi's Point

CRASH. Multiple car collision stalls traffic in Sumulong Highway in Antipolo. Photo by Antipolo City government

LOOK: Boracay to open with war zone-like roads?

Aug 20, 2018 - 5:50 PM

'The island definitely looks like a war zone with muddy and empty roads. We hardly see contractors on the main road,' says Boracay Foundation, Inc.

MUDDY. Boracay residents question the optimism of government officials that the island will be ready for opening on October 26. Photos by Bong Arban and Jack Jarilla. Photo from Boracay Foundation, Inc.


Defying doctors' advice, Ashaolu helps NLEX stay unscathed

Aug 20, 2018 - 12:04 AM

Revealed to have a 70% tear on his right patellar tendon, the Canadian-Nigerian import leads the Road Warriors to their second win in as many outings

LOVE FOR THE GAME. Olu Ashaolu says he won't let an injury stop him from playing basketball. Photo from PBA Images


NLEX rips NorthPort for 2nd straight win

Aug 19, 2018 - 7:15 PM

Injured Olu Ashaolu plays like a man possessed as he churns out 27 points, 13 rebounds and 3 assists

All-out Ashaolu hobbles to NLEX victory

Aug 18, 2018 - 8:47 AM

Nigerian-Canadian import Olu Ashaolu risks aggravating a knee injury to lead the Road Warriors past TNT KaTropa

RESILIENT. Olu Ashaolu bucks off pain to steer NLEX to a conference-opening win in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Guiao-less NLEX destroys TNT behind Ashaolu

Aug 17, 2018 - 9:45 PM

Road Warriors import Olu Ashaolu bucks injury to scatter 33 points, 23 rebounds and 3 assists

Colombia says 19 citizens killed in tourist bus crash

Aug 16, 2018 - 5:36 PM

Ecuador's foreign ministry says 23 people were killed in the crash, instead of 24 as previously announced

BUS CRASH. Photo released by the Fire Brigade of Quito showing firefighters working at the scene of an accident where a bus crashed into another vehicle, in the road between Pifo and Papallacta, 30 kilometres east of Quito, leaving at least 24 people dead and 20 injured, on August 14, 2018. AFP PHOTO - Fire Brigade of Quito

[Right of Way] Special Episode: A detailed look at the proposed BRT system

Aug 09, 2018 - 4:45 PM

Urban development expert Robie Sy takes a detailed look at the proposed bus rapid transit system in Metro Manila

1 dead , 2 injured in Zambales road crash

Aug 08, 2018 - 3:50 PM

Lolito Gaoat, 51, security supervisor of a shipping company, dies in a mishap along the national road in San Narciso, Zambales

115 students injured in clashes as Bangladesh teen protests turn violent

Aug 04, 2018 - 4:52 PM

(UPDATED) The protests have been ongoing for a week, as students vow they 'won't leave the roads until demands are met'

Bangladeshi students march on a street during a student protest in Dhaka on August 2, 2018, following the deaths of two college students in a road accident on July 30. Bangladesh shut down high schools across the country on August 2 as tens of thousands of students protested for a fifth straight day after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus. / AFP PHOTO / Munir UZ ZAMAN

[Right of Way] Can a bus rapid transit system work in the Philippines?

Aug 04, 2018 - 1:09 PM

An organized, systematic, round-the-clock bus system helped solve the traffic woes in cities like Bogota. Can it also solve Manila's problems?

Baguio night market in danger of closure

Aug 02, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Famous for its stalls selling 'ukay-ukay' and souvenior items, the night market along Harrison Road has vendors who violate sanitation rules

THE NIGHT MARKET along Harrison Road has become a tourist attraction in Baguio City. Photo by Mauricio Victa/Rappler

Fresh corruption charges vs Sajid Ampatuan over P500-M road projects

Jul 23, 2018 - 12:51 PM

The former Maguindanao governor is already facing 197 counts of corruption charges before the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan

CORRUPTION CHARGES. The Office of the Ombudsman indicts anew former Maguindanao governor Datu Sjid Islam Ampatuan over anomalous P500 million worth farm-to-market projects. File photo by Jef Maitem

[Right of Way] Bike commuting: The answer to beating traffic?

Jul 22, 2018 - 10:44 AM

Is cycling a viable form of transportation for daily commute?

Bontoc councilor's wife killed in road crash

Jul 19, 2018 - 4:03 PM

Luisa Caowa-ing Pelew, a teacher at Guina-ang Elementary School, is the wife of Bontoc Councilor John Pelew of Radyo Natin Bontoc

Some roads closed in Benguet, Ifugao due to heavy rains, landslides

Jul 18, 2018 - 5:50 PM

The Banaue-Hungduan-Benguet Boundary Road and Balbalan-Pinukpuk Road are closed due to the rain and landslides, while Kennon Road, Abra-Ilocos Road, Acop-Bakun Road were pre-emptively closed on July 17

Several roads in Manila closed for Iglesia ni Cristo event

Jul 11, 2018 - 4:40 PM

Here's a list of roads that will be closed from July 14 to 15 for the Iglesia ni Cristo's Worldwide Aid to Fight Poverty event

George Clooney hurt in Italian scooter crash - media

Jul 10, 2018 - 7:29 PM

The actor has been taken to a hospital for treatment after hurting his leg

US actor George Clooney speaks after receiving the 46th American Film Institute Life Achievement Award at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on June 7, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON

Ex-national team coach Yeng Guiao backs Gilas after infamous brawl

Jul 05, 2018 - 8:03 AM

The firebrand tactician, who mentored the Philippine squad a decade ago, says the Australians should be blamed for the bench-clearing melee

DEFENSE. Yeng Guiao says Gilas Pilipinas players acted on their 'natural human instinct' when they figured in the full-blown skirmish with Australia. Photo from PBA Images


Impressive Chism debut props up Magnolia playoff hunt

Jul 04, 2018 - 9:26 PM

Wayne Chism makes immediate impact with his all-around game as the Hotshots improve to 5-5

ALL-AROUND. Paul Lee delivers 21 points, 6 assists and 4 rebounds for the Magnolia Hotshots. Photo from PBA Images


[Right of Way] The fault in our signs: MMDA takes corrective action on Katipunan

Jun 30, 2018 - 3:49 PM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority fixes at least 6 problematic road signs and pavement markings along Katipunan Avenue

Metro Manila road reblocking and repair: June 29 to July 2

Jun 29, 2018 - 4:02 PM

Here's a list of roads in Quezon City, Manila, and Pasig that will be affected by the road reblocking and repair this weekend

BUMPER-TO-BUMPER traffic along Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Otis Bridge in Manila closed for repairs until March 2019

Jun 26, 2018 - 4:13 PM

(UPDATED) The Department of Public Works and Highways says repairs will start Wednesday evening, June 27

CLOSED. MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia says Otis Bridge in Manila was closed due to damages in its girder. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

House OKs on 2nd reading bill declaring Kennon Road a 'heritage zone'

Jun 26, 2018 - 11:17 AM

Such a declaration, as provided under House Bill 7502, would lead to the conservation, restoration, rehabilitation, and development of the historic road which is prone to accidents and landslides

HISTORICAL ROAD. Kennon Road, was named after US Army Colonel Lyman Kennon, who finished its construction in 1903. File photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Taiwan president urges world to stand up to China – AFP interview

Jun 25, 2018 - 10:25 PM

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen urges other nations to unite in defending against China's expansionist aims and to protect shared liberal values

VERSUS CHINA. Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen takes part in an interview with AFP at the Presidential Office in Taipei on June 25, 2018. Photo Sam Yeh/AFP

San Miguel inches closer to quarterfinals seat, eliminates NLEX

Jun 23, 2018 - 7:46 PM

All starters finish in double figures for the Beermen, who are a win away from securing a playoff berth

ON THE BRINK. Renaldo Balkman helps the Beermen move within a win from securing their spot in the playoffs with an all-around effort. Photo from PBA Images


LOOK: Kiefer Ravena works for an 8-pack, plays golf with Alyssa Valdez

Jun 22, 2018 - 1:57 PM

Check out what Kiefer Ravena is up to while serving his 18-month ban from basketball

GYM BUFF. Kiefer Ravena works out with his personal trainer everyday to stay in shape. Screen grab from Instagram (@kieferravena15)

Larry Fonacier out for the rest of PBA Commissioner's Cup

Jun 20, 2018 - 2:30 PM

The NLEX Road Warrior is still confined in the hospital due to a fractured rib and collapsed lung

SIDELINED. Larry Fonacier's injury resulted from a mid-air collision with Barangay Ginebra's Jervy Cruz in Legazpi City. Photo by PBA Images

Diego Loyzaga denies attacking Grab Car vehicle while drunk

Jun 17, 2018 - 10:20 PM

A Grab Car driver accuses actor Diego Loyzaga of attacking and kicking his vehicle while drunk

3 injured as boulder falls on vehicle along Kennon Road

Jun 17, 2018 - 3:30 PM

(UPDATED) The incident forces the closure of Kennon Road noontime on Sunday, June 17. It is later reopened at around 3:40 pm on the same day.

Photo courtesy of Manuel Manansala

Yeng Guiao sees mix of Jimwell Torion, Willie Miller in rookie Mac Tallo

Jun 16, 2018 - 6:46 AM

The Cebuano rookie finishes with 11 points, 3 assists, 3 steals and two blocks as the NLEX Road Warriors fall short against the Alaska Aces

Alaska keeps hot streak alive, downs NLEX for 7th straight win

Jun 15, 2018 - 9:13 PM

It is the first time the Aces have beaten the Road Warriors since Yeng Guiao took the coaching reins for NLEX

Kennon Road closed due to landslides

Jun 15, 2018 - 6:57 PM

The major road in Northern Luzon will be closed until further notice, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways in the Cordillera Administrative Region

Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Metro Manila road reblocking and repair: June 15-18

Jun 15, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Here's a list of sections of EDSA and other roads in Metro Manila that will be affected by the road reblocking and repair this weekend

EDSA. Sections of major thoroughfare EDSA will undertake repairs over the weekend. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

[Right of Way] Nikki Veron Cruz on the challenges of being a female commuter

Jun 14, 2018 - 6:15 PM

Catcalled or pushed around while commuting? A longtime female commuter talks about how to toughen up!