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Gov’t planning more bridges across Pasig, Marikina rivers

Gov’t planning more bridges across Pasig, Marikina rivers

THE Department of Public Works and Highways said the administration wants to build more bridges across the Marikina and Pasig rivers. “We will continue with the construction of more bridges across the Marikina and Pasig rivers so that mobility will be enhanced… because there are just a few bridges connecting the north and south sectors,... continue reading

Metro Manila Subway Project 60% complete on procurement

Metro Manila Subway Project 60% complete on procurement

MANILA – An official of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Tuesday said the Metro Manila Subway Project has reached 60 percent completion rate on procurement. “Metro Manila Subway is 33 kilometers (km) from Valenzuela all the way to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), around 17 stations. We expect to provide daily ridership from... continue reading

DTI chief cites PPP, infra in addressing logistics constraints

DTI chief cites PPP, infra in addressing logistics constraints

MANILA – Constraints in the logistics sector is one of the challenges that the country should address to attract more investors into the country and to develop local industries, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Alfredo Pascual said. During the post-State of the Nation Address (SONA) Philippine economic briefing in Pasay City Tuesday, Pascual... continue reading

BBM pushes 19 priority bills for better government

BBM pushes 19 priority bills for better government

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Monday urged Congress to pass at least 19 priority measures of his administration that would help improve government services under his leadership. Marcos enumerated his administration’s priority legislative measures in his first State of the Nation Address (SONA). “As I am here today addressing the legislature, let me propose legislation... continue reading

DPWH: CLLEX completion rate at 96% as of July 2022

DPWH: CLLEX completion rate at 96% as of July 2022

The agency expects to open up additional segments of CLLEX by March 2023. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) appears to have made significant progress with the Central Luzon Link Expressway (CLLEX) project. The agency has shared that about a year after partially opening the new freeway to the public, the ongoing construction... continue reading

Government to rely on PPPs for sustaining infrastructure initiatives

Government to rely on PPPs for sustaining infrastructure initiatives

THE key to surviving economic shocks, the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) said, is to make good business decisions. In a televised interview a few hours before the President delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA), Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan said those bound to suffer difficulties during periods of shock... continue reading

Philippines PPP priority projects

Philippines PPP priority projects

The Philippines Government is prioritising key PPP projects. Major transport infrastructure projects are being prioritised in the Philippines. All of the projects are PPP works and have been highlighted as of major importance by the country’s Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). The projects include the US$1 billion Metro Cebu Expressway, Phase 11 of... continue reading

Parañaque public hospital to provide free dialysis, other services through PPP

Parañaque public hospital to provide free dialysis, other services through PPP

THE CITY-RUN Ospital ng Parañaque will start providing free hemodialysis and other medical services next month, the local government announced at the weekend. Mayor Eric L. Olivarez said the delivery of free services using new facilities and equipment is under a public-private partnership (PPP) arrangement. “We will have the blessing of our new CT scan,... continue reading

Cebu-Cordova expressway to go cashless, says exec

Cebu-Cordova expressway to go cashless, says exec

CEBU CITY—The Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) will go cashless in about two months from now. “At this time we still continue to convince and encourage our motorists that we should already maximize the registration of our RFID (radio frequency identification),” said CCLEX corporation president and general manager Allan Alfon in a media briefing Wednesday. “In... continue reading

CCLEX vista points already on drawing table

CCLEX vista points already on drawing table

MOTORISTS wanting to take photographs in the iconic Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) will soon have better and safe picture-taking areas before the year ends. Engr. Allan Alfon, president and general manager of the CCLEX Corporation, said in a news forum Tuesday, July 12, 2022, that the proposed “bisita center” or vista points will be realized... continue reading