Viral Video: Car rams into fastfood chain in La Trinidad Benguet

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 23, 2019   •   1161

A video of a car that rammed into a fastfood chain in La Trinidad, Benguet on Tuesday (July 23) has gone viral on social media.

According to the video uploader, the incident happened around 12:30 p.m. He also said there were no casualties from the incident including the driver.—AAC

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MRT-3 maintenance provider relieves two personnel in viral video

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 15, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—Two MRT-3 employees caught hastily cleaning a train were relieved by maintenance provider, Sumitomo-MHI-TESP.

In a message sent to MRT-3, Sumitomo-MHI-TESP apologized for the incident and has assured proper actions will be taken. The maintenance provider will be filing an administrative case against the personnel.

“We apologize for the incident regarding members of the disinfection team not properly doing their job. We will relieve the staff involved within the day while we are proceeding with the admin case,” said TESP Administration Manager Toto Domingo in the message.

Domingo added they have directed all its team members to observe proper disinfection as they were trained to do. Additional staff will also be deployed to supervise the disinfection teams while re-training for their staff is also underway.

DOTr MRT-3 Press Release
15 March 2021

MRT-3 maintenance provider relieves personnel involved in hasty cleaning of…

Posted by DOTr MRT-3 on Monday, March 15, 2021

Meanwhile, MRT-3 Director for Operations Michael J. Capati reported that the MRT-3 is already installing additional CCTVs and realigning other units to ensure that cleaning areas are captured on footage by the management’s own security personnel.

“We assure our passengers that the MRT-3 takes the sanitation and disinfection of its trains seriously and that their health and safety are our top priorities. We are taking all the necessary steps to ensure this incident will never happen again,” he said. AAC (with reports from JP Nuñez)

MRT-3 assures public of disinfection protocols; files disciplinary action vs. staff in viral video

Marje Pelayo   •   March 15, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The management of MRT-3 has imposed disciplinary action on the personnel involved in the viral video uploaded on social media Saturday, March 13.

The said video showed an MRT-3 cleaning staff hastily disinfecting one of the trains.

In a statement, the MRT-3 management assured that the issue has been addressed to prevent a repeat of the unfortunate incident.

“The MRT-3 management will not tolerate any breach of health protocols as we stem the spread of COVID-19 while serving the daily transportation needs of commuters,” the MRT-3 management said.

“We have sternly reminded members of our cleaning and disinfection staff that while there is a need to disinfect all train coaches at speed, the process of disinfection must be focused and done with care,” it added.

The MRT-3 management assures that the safety and health of MRT-3 passengers is always on top of its concerns.

Video of woman doing aerobics amid Myanmar coup went viral

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 2, 2021

A woman went viral on social media recently after one of her aerobics videos showed military presence on the background the same day as the military takeover in Myanmar.

Khing Hnin Wai is a Physical Education teacher and has regularly been shooting videos of her doing aerobics.

In one of her videos, it showed military vehicles passing on her background.

The video was shot on Monday (February 1) when the country’s military staged a coup and has detained several members of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party.

On her Facebook, she clarified this has been her daily routine after her video went viral. –AAC


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