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One-way ticket Train To Busan movie review


 After Camp Sawi, which made cinema-goers learn to view love in another perspective, I’ve finally managed to squeezed in time to watch Train To Busan at Glorietta Cinema yesterday. It’s a heart pounding roller coaster zombie apocalypse story that did not disappoint, from cinematography to characters’ portrayal. While Camp Sawi is a Pinoy Indie-like made for commercial viewing, Train To Busan is a South Korean movie starring well-known Korean actors and actresses. There are factors that Train To Busan would be compared to U.S. made zombie movies like World War Z and TV series like The Walking Dead or Z Nation, […]


Weighing the Pros and Cons of GrabTaxi V3.0


 With the recent update of GrabTaxi mobile app to v3.0, different reactions and comments have surfaced on the mobile app’s review page and on various social media pages. The update last August 26  gave its subscribers a look at what to expect as changes and improvements are on its way for GrabTaxi. Since its inception, GrabTaxi made it clear that they are here to revolutionize the taxi industry in countries they’ve chosen to launch the now $700 million funded app in Southeast Asia. READ: GrabTaxi raises US$350M bringing total funding to US$700M With a total 6.1 million mobile downloads (according to latest data), GrabTaxi has become […]

MRT EXPRESS. Yay or Nay?

DOTC-MRT3 announce Express Train coding effective May 7


 Effective May 7, DOTC-MRT3 will be dispatching EXPRESS TRAINS during peak-hours from Monday to Friday (except on Holidays). At least this was the message announced and released by the DOTC-MRT3 management to help (sic) make sure that commuters will be all accommodated accordingly. Coded number trains are assigned for passengers with specific destinations. Sample of these coded Express Trains are as follow: CODE 15: Trains stop at North Ave., Quezon Ave., Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, and Taft Ave. Stations. CODE 25: Trains stop at North Qve., Kamuning, Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, and Taft Ave. CODE 35: Trains stop at North Ave., Cubao, […]

WHAT A LAME REASONING. Really??? The Palace wants the MRT passengers to look for other modes of transportation?!

Really??? The Palace wants the MRT passengers to look for other modes of transportation?!


 Every week seems to have gone from bad to worst, and everyday is the baddest of them all. A few weeks ago, The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) already had it in the offing when the South-bound commute was temporarily closed from Shaw to EDSA-Taft Station. So from North Ave., the ride will only take you to Shaw. That happened on a Saturday late afternoon.  Then it happened one more time the following Monday.  And even days before that incident, the MRT trains suffered from an on and off technical difficulties and obviously, the paying passengers were the ones who got hassled. Just so […]

THIS MORNING AT MRT NORTH EDSA STATION. Anakpawis protests and denounces MRT General Manager Vitangcol.

Anakpawis rallies and denounces MRT General Manager Vitangcol


 Earlier this morning as we were about to take steps to the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) platform in North EDSA Station, we were greeted with a sight of Anakpawis protesting and denouncing the declining systems management of the public transport. They are also calling for the ouster of MRT General Manager Al Vitangcol. We got interested and decided to shoot some photos for us to share. (RELATED: Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda apologized to all MRT commuters) When we finished, we rushed back to the entrance but the guard on duty tried to refuse us entry prompting us to snap a little and while […]

MRT TO ACQUIRE NEW TRAINS. Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda apologized to all MRT commuters.

Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda apologized to all MRT commuters


 Earlier today, inside the Press Briefing Room in the New Executive Bldg. in Malacañang, Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda apologized to all Metro Rail Transit (MRT) commuters who are enduring the hassles affecting their everyday activities and with regards to the status of the MRT. Lacierda announced that the Department of Transportation and Communications is in the process of acquiring additional 48 coaches from a winning bidder from China to supplement the lacking demand of train coaches. There were no reports if this new update will also coincide to an increase in the fare rate table. In our opinion, an increase in the fare rate table is justifiable […]