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Welding work on Skyway caused fire in Pandacan – San Miguel

Feb 27, 2020 - 4:25 PM

The latest findings of the Bureau of Fire Protection dismiss initial reports that the fire originated outside the construction yard of San Miguel's contractor, DM Consunji

San Miguel still assessing full impact of Skyway Stage 3 fire

Feb 01, 2020 - 10:17 PM

The Skyway Stage 3 will not likely open by April, as previously planned. But San Miguel Corporation says it will resume construction 'at the soonest possible time, with the least delay.'

LOOK: Fire hits Pandacan warehouse, damages Skyway Stage 3

Feb 01, 2020 - 12:32 PM

(5th UPDATE) The huge blaze causes a portion of the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3, which is under construction, to collapse

DAMAGED. Part of the Metro Skyway Stage 3 being constructed collapsed due to the warehouse fire in Pandacan, Manila, on February 1, 2020. Photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappker

How this district in Manila is bringing libraries closer to the people

Jan 25, 2020 - 8:02 AM

Civic groups tie up with barangay leaders to set up reading spaces in their barangay centers, and encourage residents to walk in and read or borrow books

YOUNG BOOKWORMS. Many of the participating barangays in Pandacan, Manila set up reading spaces at the daycare section of their barangay hall, where children and other people can walk in and borrow books. Photo by Noel Alido

How did SC justices decide key cases in 2014-2016?

Jan 16, 2016 - 3:29 PM

We look back at landmark decisions by this batch of SC justices – between the latest appointment of Jardeleza in August 2014 and Villarama’s early retirement in January 2016

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Aug 17, 2015 - 7:18 PM

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PH Shell to completely vacate Pandacan oil depot by November

Aug 17, 2015 - 4:13 PM

Closing the oil firm s depot in Manila will result in job losses but the Pilipinas Shell country chairman says it will try to absorb as many workers as it can

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada Monday, inspect the demolition of oil tank at Shell Oil Depot in Pandacan Manila after the Supreme Court favor the City Council's removal of big three oil depot to ensure the public safety. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Shell to review options after SC ruling on Pandacan depot transfer

Mar 11, 2015 - 5:16 PM

The High Court denies the oil firm’s motion for reconsideration but Shell says it will observe the law as it reviews its options

Petron: No oil price hike upon leaving Pandacan depot

Dec 11, 2014 - 5:11 PM

The oil refining and marketing company also assures continuous and reliable fuel supply to Metro Manila and nearby provinces once it moves to another depot

Close the Pandacan oil depot

Dec 08, 2014 - 10:00 AM

It is time for us to join the valiant advocates who have been fighting for our safety for more than a decade now

Pandacan exit won't affect oil prices – Shell

Dec 07, 2014 - 2:49 PM

Shell s adjustments in distribution costs won t affect its consumer petrol prices which is dictated by the market the company says

Oil price hike, logistics fears over Pandacan depot move

Nov 26, 2014 - 5:52 PM

Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla discusses possible repercussions of the Supreme Court decision

SC orders transfer of Pandacan oil depot

Nov 25, 2014 - 2:56 PM

UPDATED Resolving an issue that 3 administrations failed to address for more than a decade the court gives oil companies 45 days to submit a comprehensive plan and relocated within 6 months

CONTROVERSIAL DEPOT. Energy officials and oil company workers inspect a biodiesel overhead tank inside the Pandacan Oil depot. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Families living under Quirino Bridge strive to survive

Jun 04, 2014 - 4:58 PM

For families living in Estero de Pandacan surviving each day is a battle without government support

RISKY PLACE. Shelters made of scrap wood hang only a few feet above the water of Estero de Pandacan.

TIMELINE: Pandacan oil depot relocation debacle

Apr 06, 2014 - 5:43 PM

Should oil companies relocate or stay? Here s a timeline of events relating to the Pandacan oil depot in Manila

CONTROVERSIAL DEPOT. Energy officials and oil company workers inspect a biodiesel overhead tank inside the Pandacan Oil depot. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Erap to oil firms: Shut down Pandacan depot by 2016

Apr 03, 2014 - 9:16 PM

Doing what mayors before him failed to do Mayor Estrada tells Chevron Petron and Shell to clear the oil depot by January 31 2016

Erap: I forgive Lim but he must face probe

Jun 30, 2013 - 7:32 PM

Estrada says he has forgiven Lim but the former mayor must explain the city s reported P3 5 billion debt

FORGIVE BUT... Former President now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is considering creating a body to investigate Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim and the city's reported P3.5 billion debt last year.

Safe oil depots? Watchdog needed

Jun 28, 2013 - 5:47 PM

Policymakers have overlooked an equally important component in attaining security in energy supply: safety

Oil depot violates zoning, sanitary laws

Jun 25, 2013 - 5:44 PM

The Sta Ana oil depot does not have zoning and sanitary permits and violated electrical regulations

UNDER INVESTIGATION. Larraine's Marketing, which keeps tanks of bunker oil in its facility, violated zoning, environmental, sanitation and electrical regulations. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Oil spill in Pasig River causes alarm

Jun 23, 2013 - 2:05 AM

UPDATED Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim advises residents roused by foul odor to take necessary precautions including evacuation if needed

Erap vs Lim: Who's the better candidate?

Mar 14, 2013 - 12:39 AM

It s round 2 of the Erap vs Lim political battle royal this time in UP Manila Were students impressed?