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More trains coming; fleet to grow by more than 5 times

More trains coming; fleet to grow by more than 5 times

MANILA, Philippines — The government is planning to bolster the country’s fleet of operational train cars by more than five times by the end of the Duterte administration to boost connectivity and enable better and faster services across all rail networks nationwide. Transportation Undersecretary for railways Timothy John Batan said the country’s rolling stock fleet... continue reading

Anchor Land signs P4-billion project with Parañaque City

Anchor Land signs P4-billion project with Parañaque City

PROPERTY developer Anchor Land Inc. on Monday said it signed a P4-billion public-private partnership contract with the Parañaque City government for a mixed-use development that will house, among others, the satellite office of the city government. Located between the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange and Coastal Mall, and close to the Naia-X exit ramp to Entertainment... continue reading

Anchor Land signs PPP deal with Parañaque gov’t

Anchor Land signs PPP deal with Parañaque gov’t

ANCHOR Land Holdings, Inc. is partnering with the local government of Parañaque City for a mixed-use development project. In a statement, the real estate developer said it signed a P4-billion public-private partnership (PPP) contract with the Parañaque City government to develop a one-hectare property located between the Parañaque Intergrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) and Coastal Mall.... continue reading

Anchor Land to invest P4 B for Parañaque development

Anchor Land to invest P4 B for Parañaque development

MANILA, Philippines — High-end property developer Anchor Land will invest P4 billion for the development of a one-hectare property in Parañaque City. The public-private partnership project would consist of office and commercial spaces as well as a facility for bed space. In particular, the project would have three towers, with the first tower to house... continue reading

Beep cards may be reloaded via Internet and BPI mobile

Beep cards may be reloaded via Internet and BPI mobile

AF Payments Inc., the operator of automated fare collection system beep, has partnered with BPI to allow users to reload their beep cards via Internet and mobile. Users simply have to access BPI Online or download and update their BPI Mobile app and log in to their accounts. Then, they have to choose the load... continue reading

Mayor pursues PPP scheme for Iloilo City abattoir

Mayor pursues PPP scheme for Iloilo City abattoir

FOUR COMPANIES have expressed interest in the Iloilo City abattoir improvement project, which is being planned to be placed under a public-private partnership (PPP) scheme, according to Mayor Jerry P. Treñas. “I already talked with PPP Center and they will be coming here this July to look into the slaughterhouse development. There are four interested... continue reading

Beep card reloads via BPI Online

Beep card reloads via BPI Online

MANILA, Philippines — AF Payments Inc., a consortium of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MIPC) and Ayala Corp. that is behind tap-and-go payment system beep card, is teaming up with BPI to make reloading more convenient for its users. AF Payments said users would now be able to reload their beep cards straight from their BPI... continue reading

Gov’t notes improvement in local airlines’ on-time performance

Gov’t notes improvement in local airlines’ on-time performance

The country’s two biggest airlines cut flight delays significantly weeks after signing a commitment to improve on-time performance (OTP). The Department of Transportation issued a statement on Friday that showed Philippine Airlines’ OTP improve from an average of almost 80 percent in June to 82 percent in the first two weeks of July. Budget airline... continue reading

Mayor eyes PPP for Ortiz port development

Mayor eyes PPP for Ortiz port development

A BUSY but in bad shape Ortiz port in Iloilo City might get a major makeover under a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model. Mayor Jerry P. Treñas is planning to develop Ortiz Wharf through PPP to continue its carrying capacity and convert it into a standard facility for convenience of commuters. “Even with the new Parola... continue reading

MCIA Terminal 2 wins International Architecture award

MCIA Terminal 2 wins International Architecture award

THE Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) Terminal 2 (T2) bagged another global recognition after it won this year’s International Architecture Awards (IAA) for Airports and Transportation Centers category. MCIA T2 was designed by renowned architectural firm, Hong Kong-based Integrated Design Associates and local designers Budji Layug, Royal Pineda and Kenneth Cobonpue. “The IAA are the oldest... continue reading