Our airport ramp controllers are paid the same as new call center agents? Jeeez….

By Raïssa Robles Our country’s premiere airport gateway in Metro Manila is now suddenly short of eight “ramp controllers” – you know, those guys who direct those multi-million dollar planes where to go after landing at the tarmac. Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Jose Honrado said today that eight of these controllers resigned last week for higher paying jobs […]

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Bus company, whose bus killed journalist-teacher Chit Estella, figured in an earlier fatal accident

Bus company has also NEVER filed any financial statements My exclusive By Raïssa Robles When the body of journalist-professor Chit Estella was claimed by her husband, Professor Roland Simbulan, he was told his wife was not the only victim of the bus owned by Universal Guiding Star Bus Lines Corp. In an interview, Simbulan told me: “The funeral parlor where Chit’s […]

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Challenge to PNoy government: force bus operators to take “Matuwid na Daan” at 60 kilometers per hour

[My newspaper, South China Morning Post, allowed me to post on my blog my story today on journalist-professor Chit Estella's road death. Just a point of clarification. The sentence that says - Simbulan's husband, Roland, said yesterday that the bus company told him it would foot all funeral expenses, but he refused their offer. In the shortening and editing, some […]

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