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PH eyes tariffs to boost COVID war chest

PH eyes tariffs to boost COVID war chest

May. 21 | The Philippine government is considering imposing tariff on import goods to raise revenues amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez. “Yes, we are considering, maybe, but that’s still being studied right now....

NEDA ICC gives green light to 12 mega infrastructure projects

NEDA ICC gives green light to 12 mega infrastructure projects

Dec. 24 | Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Investment Coordination Committee (ICC) has approved 12 infrastructure projects, including the unsolicited proposals to develop Davao International Airport and...

ADB lends $200M for PH infra project feasibility studies

ADB lends $200M for PH infra project feasibility studies

Dec. 14 | The additional financing for the Infrastructure Preparation and Innovation Facility will enable the Philippine government to undertake engineering and feasibility studies for major infrastructure projects under its “Build, Build, Build” program. Photo...

73 transport, mobility projects dominate revised Build list

73 transport, mobility projects dominate revised Build list

Nov. 17 | Image by Jürgen Rübig from Pixabay Transportation and mobility projects totaling 73 in all and worth P3.84 trillion dominate the Philippine government’s revised list of infrastructure projects under the “Build, Build, Build” program. The updated...

Revised list of Build Build Build projects approved

Revised list of Build Build Build projects approved

Nov. 8 | Aboitiz InfraCapital’s proposal to operate and maintain the New Bohol International Airport under a 25-year concession period was among projects approved by the National Economic and Development Authority Board’s Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet...

PH Sept manufacturing output down 10 months in a row

PH Sept manufacturing output down 10 months in a row

Nov. 5 | Image by Mike Flynn from Pixabay The Philippine manufacturing sector recorded decreases in both volume and value in September 2019, its 10th successive month of decline, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). Based on the preliminary...

Belt and Road Anxieties

Belt and Road Anxieties

May. 17 | On the surface, China’s Belt and Road Initiative is incredibly ambitious: a large infrastructure program cutting across the regional superpower and beyond, fostering trade linkages between it and its neighbors. The initiative’s name echoes the old...

Chelsea Logistics updates corporate name to show expansion into infra, telecoms 

Chelsea Logistics updates corporate name to show expansion into infra, telecoms 

Mar. 19 | The company said it is pursuing its focus to expand and improve further its logistics infrastructure facilities and systems, and to strengthen its telecommunications base. Image by Convegni_Ancisa from Pixabay Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp. (CLC) is...

Jan PH imports up 5.8% but exports down 1.7%

Jan PH imports up 5.8% but exports down 1.7%

Mar. 16 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay The Philippines’ merchandise trade in January 2019 reached US$14.31 billion, a 2.9% increase from the $13.91 billion year-on-year largely due to the growth in imports, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority...

Construction for Metro Manila Subway starts

Construction for Metro Manila Subway starts

Feb. 27 | Metro Manila Subway’s first three stations (Quirino Highway, Tandang Sora, and North Avenue) are targeted for opening by 2022 while full operations will be in 2025. Photo from the Department of Transportation. The Metro Manila Subway broke ground...