Garbage stops MRT operation, CamSur guv Migz Villafuerte, costs of P-Noy APEC, ASEAN trips, Yolanda survivors

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Metro Rail Transit suspend operation due to garbage.

The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) had to suspend its operations on Sunday morning after garbage got caught in its electricity supply cables. Operations were resumed several minutes later.

PNoy’s APEC, ASEAN trips cost PH government P24-M.

The Philippine government is spending P24 million for President Benigno Aquino III’s newest trips abroad to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation-Economic Leaders’ meeting in China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Myanmar.

CamSur Governor Miguel Villafuerte stripped as NAPOLCOM Deputy.

Camarines Sur Governor Miguel Luis “Migz” Villafuerte has been stripped of his powers as Deputy of the National Police Commission, for “engaging in acts inimical to national security.” Without the authority, Gov. Villafuerte loses the privilege in endorsing or recommending the appointment and promotion of police officers, and other duties granted by NAPOLCOM.

One year after Yolanda.

TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines – Lucky survivors of the strongest super typhoon Yolanda ever to hit the country wept at mass graves yesterday during ceremonies to mark one year since devastation hit point blank central Philippines and pegged millions to deeper poverty. Elsewhere, survivors who transferred to other provinces, like Cavite, offered flowers at Manila Bay on Saturday November 8, to mark the first anniversary of the tragedy where over 6,000 perished.


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