In a speech late Sunday night, Duterte clarified that he has no specific name yet in mind. “No particular name yet but sure I would like to change the name of Philippines because the Philippines is named after King Philip (II),“ he said.
Telco giant PLDT Inc. gained recognition for having the fastest network in the country last year. PLDT cited the latest figures from the closely followed Ookla Speedtest Awards covering the second semester of 2018.
Metro Manila will have a subway by 2025 – eight years from now. The first phase of the project will run from Mindanao Ave. in Quezon City to the gateway to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Parañaque City. It takes about three hours to travel this distance by car in today’s traffic. In a subway, it would take just 30 minutes, according to the planners.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. will open this month the NLEX (North Luzon Expressway) Harbor Link Segment 10. The elevated highway runs from the NLEX in Karuhatan, Valenzuela City, to a new interchange at C3 Road in Caloocan City.
Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese holiday celebrated at the turn of the Chinese calendar. In China, it is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally run from Chinese New Year’s Eve, the last day of the last month of the Chinese calendar.
An estimated 4,000 tons of garbage are sitting in Songdo International City, Incheon, pending lawsuits, after a separate case in which a container full of plastic waste was found to have been illegally exported to the Philippines.