Renaming of the NLEX to Cory Aquino Expressway: Adding insult to national injury

Yesterday’s world-changing breaking news was that Philippine Congress gave the green light to renaming the North Luzon Exrpessway (NLEX) the “President Corazon C. Aquino Expressway” (CAEX)… “If favorably passed into law, it will constantly remind us of the noble deeds of the late President especially for the poor, and inspire our people to emulate her […]

North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) rehabilitated under Arroyo gov’t, to be named after Cory!

Why?? Why should the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) be named after Corazon “Cory” Aquino, former president of the Philippines and mother of current President Benigno Simeon ‘BS’ Aquino III? According to Nueva Ecija Rep. Magnolia Rosa Antonio-Nadres, author of House Bill 4820 which aims to do just that, naming the NLEX after Cory will “constantly […]

Skyway Stage 3 construction: Filipinos to ‘sacrifice’ yet again as Metro Manila braces for years of standstill traffic

True to form, Filipinos are abuzz again with half-assed ideas on how best to cope with the heavier-than-heavy traffic that will snarl Metro Manila as construction on the long-overdue “Skyway Stage 3” project which will link the South Luzon Tollway (SLT) to the North Luzon Expressway (NLE) via an elevated six-lane 15-kilometre elevated highway through […]