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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

INSENSITIVE GOVERNMENT. As traffic worsened and public transportation woes built up, the Aquino administration has been increasingly perceived as an 'insensitive' government.

Airport execs told: Add more taxis, allow Uber, GrabCar to operate

Jan 25, 2016 - 4:33 PM

Senator Angara says the thousands of passengers arriving in NAIA need more transport options as there are only 1 497 accredited units currently operating

MORE TAXIS NEEDED. Senator Sonny Angara says airport authorities should accredit more taxis and allow services like Uber and GrabCar to operate at the airport. Rappler file photo

Senators grill airport officials over bullet-planting scam

Nov 12, 2015 - 8:49 PM

Asked who can provide CCTV footage of an alleged laglag bala incident officials of the Office for Transportation Security and the Manila International Airport Authority point at each other

SENATE PROBE. DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya and MIAA general manager Jose Angel Honrado speak before the Senate hearing on the alleged NAIA bullet-planting scam on November 12, 2015. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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Nov 06, 2015 - 1:11 PM

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Marcos: Fire 'incompetent' MIAA chief Honrado

Nov 05, 2015 - 4:19 PM

How can you possibly defend somebody who has allowed this kind of victimization of our OFWs to carry on in the face of public scrutiny? asks the vice presidential aspirant

UNDER FIRE. MIAA general manager Jose Angel Honrado is labelled 'incompetent' bu Senator Bongbong Marcos. File photo by Ariel Cagadas

MIAA head: Limited authority in disciplining erring staff

Nov 05, 2015 - 12:52 PM

With 22 agencies operating in the airport MIAA general manager Jose Angel Honrado says he relies on coordination and goodwill of the agencies to boost airport security

SCREENING. A new CCTV camera is put up near the initial X-Ray at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport amid fears over the bullet-planting scam. Photo by Jedwin M Llobrera/ Rappler

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

PRECAUTION. Some passengers wrap their bags with plastic and tape as fear over the supposed laglag-bala scam increases. Photo by Jedwin M Llobrera/Rappler

Abaya on laglag-bala woes: Review Firearms and Ammunition Act

Nov 04, 2015 - 7:59 PM

There are 1 212 cases of intercepted ammunition at NAIA terminals so far this year

NO PROOF YET. "So far, we have not established any fact to show any syndicate planting [bullets], but any passenger wrongly charged with planted evidence deserves all the attention of the government," DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya says. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz / Rappler

Ex-cops, soldiers now congressmen: Replace NAIA chief over laglag-bala

Nov 03, 2015 - 4:43 PM

Former law enforcers now in Congress also suggest that inspection officers just release passengers for further investigation if they do not seem like the usual violators

LAGLAG BALA. Saturday group calls for congressional inquiry on the bullet-planting scheme in NAIA.

40 airport security staff under investigation

Nov 02, 2015 - 4:22 PM

But the Manila International Airport Authority says it wants to give due process to the airport personnel or they would be demoralized

PROBE ONGOING. Airport authorities vow an investigation into the alleged bullet planting scam at the Philippines' premier airport.

City buses extend routes to NAIA terminal 3

Jul 21, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Around 55 city buses will ply from Roxas Boulevard to Circulo del Mundo in Pasay City

MORE MANAGEABLE. With the extension of bus routes to Terminal 3, MIAA expects waiting line for taxis at NAIA to become more manageable

NAIA starts new passenger flow scheme at Terminal 3

May 22, 2015 - 10:38 AM

The first 5 entrances of NAIA 3 will be reserved solely for passengers with travel documents

NEW ENTRY SCHEME. The MIAA will implement a new scheme to make it easier for passengers to enter the departure area of NAIA. Photo from MIAA

MMDA, LGUs to ease traffic around NAIA with new scheme

May 04, 2015 - 11:41 AM

Enforcers from the MMDA and cities of Pasay and Parañaque will take charge of major thoroughfares around the airport complex to help ease traffic

NAIA EXPRESSWAY. Airport authorities say the ongoing construction is worsening traffic around the airport complex.

DOTC to airlines: No overbooking during peak seasons

Apr 14, 2015 - 7:58 PM

The Civil Aeronautics Board for its part is looking to fix a minimum compensation for any passenger who is denied boarding due to overbooking

Gov’t to airlines: Solve flight delays

Apr 13, 2015 - 6:18 PM

Air traffic congestion is not to blame insists Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Jose Angel Honrado

Airlines passenger volume down during Holy Week

Apr 06, 2015 - 6:01 PM

Chedeng spoils most vacation plans thus pulling the passenger volume down to 19 from Holy Week last year

President Benigno S. Aquino III personally inspects the operations and security set-up at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 in Pasay City on Wednesday (April 01, 2015). The President wanted to make sure that all security preparations were in place to ensure safe travel during the Holy Week. Photo by Ryan Lim / Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino says 'worst airport' now looking much better

Apr 01, 2015 - 6:37 PM

‘It’s like I have entered a completely different airport ’ President Benigno Aquino III tells reporters as he inspects the 34 year old NAIA 1 which is undergoing rehabilitation

President Benigno S. Aquino III inspects the operations and security set-up at the Departure Area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 in Pasay City on Wednesday (April 01, 2015). The President wanted to make sure that all security preparations were in place to ensure safe travel during the Holy Week. Photo by Gil Nartea Supera/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

Turkish Airlines launches Istanbul-Manila flight

Mar 30, 2015 - 8:35 PM

UPDATED The direct route will fly thrice a week to Manila and is eyed to serve businessmen tourists and transit passengers

Airline operators, MIAA fight over NAIA office eviction

Feb 07, 2014 - 8:08 PM

The MIAA wants 4 companies to vacate their offices in NAIA Terminal 1 for renovation The companies complain about the lack of sufficient advanced notice

ROADMAP. The Transportation department is preparing an airport roadmap that will involve the construction of a new international airport that will serve Manila. File photo by EPA

NAIA relaxes rules on shoe inspections

Oct 24, 2012 - 8:14 AM

Under normal alert conditions shoe inspections not mandatory anymore at final security checkpoints starting November 1


Aquino in Masbate to oversee rescue

Aug 19, 2012 - 9:39 AM

UPDATED The President arrives in Masbate to oversee the search and rescue efforts for Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo 2 others

President Benigno S. Aquino III presides over a briefing for the rescue operations launched in search of Secretary of the Interior and Local Government Jesse Robredo. Photo courtesy of the Official Gazette.