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LRT Cavite Extension hits progress rate of 61%

LRT Cavite Extension hits progress rate of 61%

The Department of Transportation said Thursday the Light Rail Transit Line-1 Cavite Extension Project is near completion after almost 20 years. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said the overall progress rate of the project reached 61.60 percent as of November 2021. It said the LRT-1 Cavite Extension was first approved by the National Economic and Development... continue reading

LRT-1 Cavite extension is 62% complete — DOTr

LRT-1 Cavite extension is 62% complete — DOTr

The P64.9-billion Light Rail Transit (LRT)-1 Cavite Extension, which was delayed for two decades, is 61.60 percent complete as of December 2021, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA)- Investment Coordination Committee ( ICC) approved the LRT-1 Cavite Extension project in 2000 and Congress gave it a budget allocation... continue reading

MRT-7 now 62.1% complete

MRT-7 now 62.1% complete

THE Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT-7) is now 62.1% complete, Transportation Secretary Arthur P. Tugade said in a social media post on Friday. “[The] delivery of brand-new trains from South Korea is already ongoing,” Mr. Tugade said. Upon completion, the MRT-7 is expected to have a capacity that can accommodate 300,000 passengers in its... continue reading

Batangas boosting PPP infrastructure projects

Batangas boosting PPP infrastructure projects

MANILA, Philippines — The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center and the local government of Batangas are collaborating to develop infrastructure projects in the province. The PPP Center and the provincial government of Batangas recently inked a memorandum of agreement to institutionalize their cooperation to advance and implement infrastructure and development projects in the province through PPP.... continue reading

PPP Center pipeline gets boost from LGU projects

PPP Center pipeline gets boost from LGU projects

The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center said its project pipeline swelled with more local government deals. In a recent statement, the PPP Center said it added five new projects worth about P22.9 billion. These were the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority Clark Tourism Enterprise Zone, San Pablo City Water District Septage Management, General Santos Sanitary... continue reading

Infra projects pump up prime Iloilo City’s economy

Infra projects pump up prime Iloilo City’s economy

ILOILO CITY – The construction of various infrastructure facilities in this regional hub of Western Visayas (Region 6) has highlighted the accomplishments of the administration of this highly urbanized city (HUC) amid the threat and uncertainties due to the health crisis. The big projects helped pump up prime the region’s economy by providing jobs, opening... continue reading

Big-ticket hospital PPPs up for bids in 2022

Big-ticket hospital PPPs up for bids in 2022

Big-ticket health-care public-private partnership (PPP) projects are coming in 2022, paving the way for the construction of needed hospital capacity in Metro Manila. According to the PPP Center, it was readying the bidding for a new Philippine General Hospital (PGH) in Diliman, Quezon City, and a 300-bed PGH cancer center in Manila. The two projects,... continue reading

P23 billion PPP projects added

P23 billion PPP projects added

MANILA, Philippines — The government has added five new projects worth P22.9 billion in its infrastructure pipeline amid the gap worsened by the pandemic. The Public-Private Partnership Center said the five new projects bring the total number of PPP projects in the pipeline to 63, with overall project cost amounting to P7.24 trillion. These new... continue reading

PPP Center adds 5 infra projects worth P22 B

PPP Center adds 5 infra projects worth P22 B

As the pandemic widened the country’s infrastructure gap, the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center this year added five more projects worth P22.91 billion to its pipeline, bringing the grand total to 63 projects worth P7.243 trillion. The additional projects include the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) Clark Tourism Enterprise Zone (TEZ), San Pablo City... continue reading

MRT 7 on course to start operations in a year’s time

MRT 7 on course to start operations in a year’s time

The San Miguel Corp. (SMC)-backed Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT 7) from Metro Manila to Bulacan has reached an overall progress rate of 62 percent and is on track to begin passenger operations by the end of 2022. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade provided updates as project proponent SMC on Thursday unveiled the first 18... continue reading