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MM infra projects to trim transport cost by nearly P1.4B daily by 2022

MM infra projects to trim transport cost by nearly P1.4B daily by 2022

Aug. 13 | Mid-morning traffic on Roxas Boulevard in Manila. Once transport projects worth P2.8 trillion in Metro Manila are completed, they will not only reduce traffic but will also cut transport cost from P3.5 billion per day in 2017 to P2.13 billion per day...

31 key infra projects slated for NEDA Board approval

31 key infra projects slated for NEDA Board approval

Dec. 18 | The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board, upon the recommendation of the Investment Coordination Committee (ICC), is set to approve 31 infrastructure projects, which are eyed for completion in 2022. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary...

PH, China ink 29 deals, mainly on infrastructure projects

PH, China ink 29 deals, mainly on infrastructure projects

Nov. 25 | The Philippines and China signed 29 agreements, including on the Philippine government’s infrastructure projects and on x-ray machines for the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC), during the recent state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping. Philippine...

PH to sign pacts on China funding of infra projects

PH to sign pacts on China funding of infra projects

Nov. 1 | The Philippines and China have discussed details of several economic cooperation agreements expected to be signed during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Philippines this month. The discussions during the meeting on October 29 focused...

Chelsea, Mega 7 regional airports proposals secure original proponent status

Chelsea, Mega 7 regional airports proposals secure original proponent status

Oct. 25 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr), through the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), has granted original proponent status (OPS) to Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corporation and Mega 7 Construction Corporation for their unsolicited proposals...

PH, China stepping up groundwork for implementing infra projects

PH, China stepping up groundwork for implementing infra projects

Aug. 28 | The Philippines and China have affirmed their commitment to speed up the preparation and processes needed to ensure the timely implementation of the Philippines’ flagship infrastructure projects with the financial support of the mainland. In a meeting...

DOF: Approval, implementation process for mega infra projects improves

DOF: Approval, implementation process for mega infra projects improves

Apr. 14 | The Philippine government is continuously upgrading its institutional processes for approving and executing big-ticket infrastructure projects to hasten the implementation of its ambitious “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program, according to...

PIDS study advises stronger long-range planning for infra program

PIDS study advises stronger long-range planning for infra program

Jan. 30 | The Philippine government should improve its planning and programming systems, both at the national and agency levels, as its Build, Build, Build infrastructure program takes off, according to a recent study by state think tank Philippine Institute for...

NLEX toll operator allots P19B capex for 2018

NLEX toll operator allots P19B capex for 2018

Jan. 12 | Tollway company NLEX Corporation (NLEXC) is setting aside around P19 billion in 2018 for various projects aimed at helping solve Metro Manila’s daily traffic bottlenecks. NLEXC, in a statement, said this is in response to the government’s call for...

The Infrastructure We Truly Need

The Infrastructure We Truly Need

Nov. 27 | HONG KONG—It’s been a year since I renewed my driver’s license, and like most of you, I still have yet to get my card. Until I get it, I’ll always have this tinge of discomfort knowing I only have a receipt to get me by. Occasionally, I check...