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24/7 efforts promised to get Manila-Clark trains running on time

Marilao, Meycauayan, Valenzuela, Caloocan, and Tutuban will be the first five stations of a new railway to connect Manila with Clark Airport. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has also said that work on the 225-billion peso line will be conducted on a 24/7 basis in order to have it open to…

Ride-hailing firm Grab tries again to launch helicopter service

Well-heeled Indonesian travellers may soon be able to escape Jakarta’s notorious traffic jams by using their smartphones to hail a helicopter. Ride-hailing firm Grab, which also operates in the Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam is preparing for a trial run of GrabHeli next weekend. A similar scheme was…

WATCH: Burning transmission tower collapses onto expressway

There was traffic chaos on the South Luzon Expressway (SLEx) yesterday (Wednesday, April 19) after a fire caused a transmission tower to collapse onto the road. The blaze in Muntinlupa City broke out in a 400-square-metre residential compound near the northbound Alabang exit plaza, said city information officer Tez Navarro….