Joseph Abaya - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Joseph Abaya


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

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

'EXEMPTED.' Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says he campaigns for presidential candidate Manuel Roxas III and Leni Robredo during DOTC events because he is 'authorized' to. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

LP 'expected' rise of Roxas in 2016 survey

Sep 29, 2014 - 3:30 PM

The ruling Liberal Party says the climb in the presumptive administration bet s numbers is an expected consequence of government reforms

'SURVEYS CAN CHANGE'. Secretary Mar Roxas' allies say the reception of Roxas on the ground is warm, and believe surveys can change. File photo by DILG

DOTC to bid out MRT3 extended maintenance contract

Aug 31, 2014 - 9:17 PM

The government is hoping a 3 year maintenance contract will address the problems currently besetting the aging system

Rappler Newscast | August 19, 2014

Aug 19, 2014 - 8:04 PM

Officials blame MRT drivers for the Taft train accident Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza is now in the running for Associate Justice Malaysian police foil bombing plans inspired by ISIS

MRT chief Vitangcol sacked

May 26, 2014 - 9:00 PM

Vitangcol is relieved over allegations of extortion and an anomalous deal with in law

PUBLIC APOLOGY. MRT Chief Al Vitangcol III apologizes for the current long lines at the MRT and vows significant improvement by early 2015. AFP file photo

MRT, LRT fare hike public talks on Dec 12

Dec 05, 2013 - 1:30 PM

Public consultations for a proposed fare hike for the MRT 3 LRT 1 and LRT 2 will start on December 12

CONSULTATIONS. Public consultations regarding a proposed fare hike for the MRT3, LRT1, and LRT2 are set for December 12. File photo by AFP

MRT-3 'extortion' saga: Now it's Vitangcol's sister

Sep 02, 2013 - 6:09 PM

Trade and Communications Secretary Joseph Abaya says the Czech ambassador was not complaining about other DOTC officials

RESHUFFLING. Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says the agency is planning to reshuffle airport managers in the country. File photo

‘Aquino phone calls needed for better sin tax bill’

Nov 04, 2012 - 11:43 PM

If the Palace wants the sin tax bill – and the version it desires – passed then President Benigno Aquino III must flex his political muscle well

First time: incoming DOTC chief Abaya attends Neda board meeting

Sep 04, 2012 - 2:59 PM

Incoming Transportation Secretary Joseph Abaya is trying to get the feel of the work pace that his new role involves says Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte

NEDA BOARD. Incoming Transportation chief Joseph Emilio Abaya joins members of the President Aquino-led team that approves big-ticket infrastucture projects. They are shown here praying before starting the meeting