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Sangley Airport inaugurated, now open for cargo operations

Sangley Airport inaugurated, now open for cargo operations

Feb. 18 | President Rodrigo Duterte and officials of several government agencies and the province of Cavite during the inauguration on February 15. President Rodrigo Duterte formally inaugurated on February 15 the redeveloped Sangley Airport in Cavite City for...

Newly inaugurated Claveria port to enhance connectivity in Cagayan

Newly inaugurated Claveria port to enhance connectivity in Cagayan

Feb. 4 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) have formally inaugurated the Port of Claveria in Cagayan three months after the project was completed. Started in 2017 and completed in October 2019, the Claveria port project...

Ships from China still welcome in PH, says PPA

Ships from China still welcome in PH, says PPA

Feb. 4 | In order not to disrupt the international cargo supply chain, Philippine ports remain open to all ships even from those originating from China and its special administrative regions (SARs) amid the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus Acute Respiratory Disease...

DOTr tightens safety protocols at all transport hubs

DOTr tightens safety protocols at all transport hubs

Jan. 31 | Safety measures have been tightened in the Philippines’ transportation hubs with the recording of the first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the country, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). Transport Secretary...

DOTr 2020 budget up 53%; rail projects dominate

DOTr 2020 budget up 53%; rail projects dominate

Jan. 29 | Image by Tumisu from Pixabay The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has been granted a budget of P83.065 billion for 2020, up 53% from itsP54.240-billion budget in 2019. The bulk of the 2020 budget will be for operations, mostly capital outlay for projects...

DOTr taking bids for P45B Subic-Clark Railway Project

DOTr taking bids for P45B Subic-Clark Railway Project

Jan. 14 | The Philippine government is seeking bidders for the design and construction of the Subic-Clark Railway Project (SCRP), a project to be funded by loans from China. The Department of Transportation (DOTr), through the Procurement Service (PS) has invited...

Transport dept: no deliberate delay in Bulacan airport project

Transport dept: no deliberate delay in Bulacan airport project

Dec. 10 | Image from Pixabay. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) maintains that there are no objections to and no deliberate delay in the construction of the Bulacan International Airport (BIA) project. DOTr, in a statement, said the Department of Justice,...

New Cavite-Metro Manila ferry service to start soon

New Cavite-Metro Manila ferry service to start soon

Nov. 22 | Meeting discussing the Cavite-Manila ferry service. Photo from the Department of Transportation. A ferry service between Cavite and Metro Manila intended to ease congestion in the NCR is set to be operationalized by the Department of Transportation (DOTr)...

Sangley Airport starts 7-day trial run before formal launch

Sangley Airport starts 7-day trial run before formal launch

Oct. 30 | Sangley Airport in Cavite began its dry run on October 29 and is expected to go into full operations seven days after. “I will finish the dry run in seven days. After seven days, it (airport) must be operational as an ideal entity,” Transport Secretary...

PH airlines log 83% on-time performance in Sept

PH airlines log 83% on-time performance in Sept

Oct. 26 | Philippine airlines reported a marked improvement in their on-time performance (OTP) in September 2019, hitting an average 83% for flights at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for the month, the highest so far this year. September’s OTP is up...