LTO license plates ready by Sept

Inquirer.net 04/25/2018

MOTORISTS can expect that as early as September, new license plates will be made available following the inauguration on Tuesday of the Land Transportation Office’s (LTO) plate-making facility. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said that while they initially…

Commemorative reenactments and artistic license

Jobers R. Bersales 04/25/2018

The fog of history can make commemorative reenactments problematic for the nitpicker and the customary historian and scholar but entertaining for the rest. Tomorrow, the historic Battle of Mactan will once again be commemorated with a mock…

Man arrested for carrying gun without license

Benjie B. Talisic 02/09/2018

A 52-year-old man was arrested at a passenger terminal in Danao City after being caught of possessing an unlicensed firearm on Thursday night. Romeo Manto, a resident of St. Thomas Village, Barangay Poblacion of the said city,…

EO on counterflow ban out this week

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 01/30/2018

Aside from signing an Executive Order (EO) to ban counterflow during traffic this week, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña vowed to go after parking and traffic violators. “We are going to be very strict about parking. Parking…

New LTO license has 32 security features

Inquirer.net 09/04/2017

Forgers will have a hard time copying the new drivers’ licenses with a five-year validity as these have almost three dozen security features, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) said on Tuesday. “We are confident that this cannot…

Pagcor suspends Resorts World Manila license

Inquirer.net 06/09/2017

The regulator of the Philippine gaming industry on Friday suspended the license of Resorts World Manila pending the results of a probe into the June 2 incident where a lone gunman shot up the casino hotel in…

Ex-soldier nabbed for unlicensed guns

Nestle L. Semilla 06/07/2017

A RETIRED soldier was arrested at a checkpoint in Barangay Taytay, Danao City, for possession of several revolvers and ammunitions at 9 p.m. last Tuesday. Chief Insp. Gerard Ace Pelare, Danao City police chief, said police spotted…

Poe panel OKs 5-year validity of driver’s license

AP, Inquirer.net 05/09/2017

After just one hearing on Tuesday, the Senate committee on public services chaired by Senator Grace Poe approved a measure extending the validity of all driver’s licenses from three years to five years. “There is no opposition…

SEC to 200 lending firms: Secure license or be penalized

Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/28/2017

AROUND 200 companies engaged in lending activities in Central and Eastern Visayas are advised to secure a license to operate from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on or before April 30, 2017 or they will be…

LTO-7 exec: No order to suspend suspect Lim’s driver’s license

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/23/2017

ROAD RAGE shooting suspect David Lim Jr. can still drive and use his driver’s license. The Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) has not yet issued any order to suspend nor revoke Lim’s license since he…