What REALLY happened to that Mitsubishi Strada pickup hanging off the Skyway rails

It’s going viral and people have been re-posting and re-sharing it. But what’s not being included in the information accompanying these posts is some much-needed insight or analysis on how a Mitsubishi Strada pickup truck ended up precariously hanging off the rails of the Skyway, an elevated highway south of Manila’s central business district yesterday. […]

Alleged reckless driver Jeffrey Roxas-Chua meted light punishment for speeding on Skyway

The LTO finally suspends Jeffrey Roxas-Chua’s driving privileges weeks after he allegedly sped past the motorcade of Philippine President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III and resisted arrest as officers gave chase. He was also fined Php1,000. The system supposedly works — when the ‘victim’ is no less than the President, that is… In an incident […]

Skyway roadkill: Cats seemingly dropping from the sky onto Manila elevated highway

Motorists who use the Philippines’ Skyway, an elevated express tollway linking Manila’s southern suburbs to the central business district of Makati City have for some time observed flattened carcasses of cats littering the pavement. The baffling roadkill has raised the question of how the animals had somehow made their way onto the elevated structure. A […]

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 […]

Ph gov’t hopelessly inutile when it comes to prosecuting homicidal bus companies

It is baffling how Filipinos continue to be “surprised” or even “shocked” by the deadly toll resulting from the animal-like driving behaviour of Filipino bus drivers. The account of a motorist who witnessed the most recent “accident” involving a Don Mariano Transit bus that killed 18 people is a familiar one… Irene Sisperes, a motorist […]

PNoy and Mar Roxas caught looking like fools on video again at SM North ‘Martilyo Gang’ heist

The Philippines’ dynamic duo, President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III and Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas are at it again. This time the scene of the most recent “national crisis” is a heist allegedly perpetrated by the notorious “Martilyo Gang” at the SM North Mall Sunday night. According to SM […]