BBM appoints Jeremy Regino as PNR acting general manager, Hernando Cabrera as LRTA administrator

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has named more officials to lead the country’s railway industry.

Transportation Secretary Jaime J. Bautista led the oath-taking of Jeremy S. Regino as Philippine National Railways (PNR) acting general manager and Atty. Hernando T. Cabrera as the new administrator of the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA).

Also sworn in was Henry L. Uri as member of the PNR board of directors.

Regino served as the previous Administrator of the Light Rail Transit Authority under former president Rody Duterte while Cabrera was LRTA’s former spokesperson and corporate board secretary.

Uri, on the other hand, is a seasoned broadcaster and a director of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority.

Seoul seeks to ban basement flats after flooding deaths

South Korea’s capital has moved to ban the cramped basement flats made famous by Oscar-winning movie “Parasite” after four people drowned in subterranean dwellings during flooding caused by record-breaking rains this week.