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DOTr installed bike lanes on various railway stations

July 24, 2020 by onlineph | Comments Off on DOTr installed bike lanes on various railway stations | Filed in Government, LTO, Public Service, Travel
LRT, MRT, PNR install bicycle racks

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has started setting up the bicycle racks at the stations of Light Rail Transit (LRT) -1, LRT-2, Philippine National Railways (PNR), and Metro Rail Transit (MRT)-3.

With the limited public transport under the strict quarantine measures imposed in the country, commuters thought of an alternative way enable to transport from one place to another thru riding a bike. According to DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade, he supports the establishment of bicycle lanes as this transportation mode helps in promoting healthy lifestyle and a clean environment. Readmore

DOTr reveals new lane system in EDSA

June 2, 2020 by onlineph | Comments Off on DOTr reveals new lane system in EDSA | Filed in Business, Government, Public Service, Travel
edsa new lanes

Days after the implementation of General Community Quarantine (GCQ) in Metro Manila, the Department of Transportation unveiled its road plans in EDSA.

According to DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade, they have to balance in providing transit and avoid the spreading of the novel coronavirus. Each seat, queue lines, and alleys are all marked as a preparation this Monday. Readmore

Ultimate Guide on How to Renew Passport Online 

September 4, 2019 by onlineph | Comments Off on Ultimate Guide on How to Renew Passport Online  | Filed in Government, Internet, Travel, Tutorials

Renewing your passport soon?

You are lucky to enjoy the new ePayment system recently launched to make the process faster and less hassle. Gone are the days when it takes forever to wait online for an appointment slot in the Department of Foreign Affairs. From two to three months, the waiting game is now as short as two weeks! Readmore

Senate Bill ‘No garage, no car’ to help solve traffic

August 9, 2019 by onlineph | Comments Off on Senate Bill ‘No garage, no car’ to help solve traffic | Filed in Government, Internet, Public Service, Travel

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) asked the Congress to come up with a law that will prohibit the sale of vehicles to those who are unable to prove that they have any parking space.

DILG Secretary, Jonathan Malaya said to ANC’s Headstart that aside from illegal vendors, illegally parked vehicles also contribute to traffic. Readmore

US Visa now requires to submit Social media accounts

June 4, 2019 by onlineph | Comments Off on US Visa now requires to submit Social media accounts | Filed in Government, Internet, Social Network, Technology, Travel

United States Visa Applicants will now be required to submit any information about their social media accounts. These social media accounts should have been used for the past five years prior to the VISA application.

This used to be a requirement only when US officials deemed it necessary to further scrutinize an applicant’s personal details. However, Associated Press (AP) reported that the social media data is now needed both for immigrant and nonimmigrant visa forms. This additional required info was first suggested on March 2018 to incorporate it with against the watch lists generated by the US government. Readmore

Bulacan International Airport Starts Construction This Year

January 24, 2019 by onlineph | Comments Off on Bulacan International Airport Starts Construction This Year | Filed in Business, Government, Public Service, Travel

The highly-anticipated New Manila International Airport in Bulacan is now one phase ahead from realization as San Miguel Corporation (SMC) President Ramon Ang announced that the project will break ground this year.

Last December 24, the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) authorized the negotiation results of the project’s Concession Agreement (CA) between the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and San Miguel Holding Corporation (SMHC). Readmore

DFA launches ePayment Portal for passport applications

June 21, 2018 by onlineph | Comments Off on DFA launches ePayment Portal for passport applications | Filed in Government, Reviews, Technology, Travel

The Department of Foreign Affairs launched its passport ePayment Portal. This is to increase the agency’s capacity to receive and process passport applications. It is also cited that the ePayments initiatives can greatly decrease the number of no-shows for passport processing.

Foreign Affairs Secretary Cayetano shared that this new payment system can bring convenience since passport applicants can pay the fees anywhere. It is also expected to maximize the capacity of every consular office. Readmore