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MPTC projects to open in next few months

MPTC projects to open in next few months

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) is set to complete in the coming months vital infrastructure projects that are expected to help spur the country’s economic recovery. MPTC president and CEO Rodrigo Franco said a subsection of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) spanning 7.2 kilometers linking Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Interchange to Silang East Interchange would... continue reading

3 construction projects in Cebu City get safety seals from DOLE

3 construction projects in Cebu City get safety seals from DOLE

CEBU CITY – Three construction projects in this city have received their safety seal certificates from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). DOLE-7 Director Salome Siaton on Thursday said she personally awarded the certificates on Wednesday at the MDC Solinea Tower Project, Cebu Business Park (CBP), which is home to the city’s residential and... continue reading

No more PITX terminal fees for buses

No more PITX terminal fees for buses

MANILA, Philippines — Starting Monday, all provincial and city buses no longer have to pay a terminal fee at Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade announced on Saturday. “It’s important to me that our transport workers are vaccinated, since they travel to different places and they encounter different people every day,” Tugade... continue reading

Metro Pacific proposed toll structure approved for CALAX Subsection 5

Metro Pacific proposed toll structure approved for CALAX Subsection 5

THE TOLL Regulatory Board (TRB) has issued a notice approving the fee structure for Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) Subsection 5, from Silang East Interchange to Santa Rosa-Tagaytay Interchange, which is due to open this quarter. TRB Executive Director Alvin A. Carullo issued the notice on July 13. A copy of the notice has been posted on... continue reading

MRT-7 now over 60 percent complete—Tugade

MRT-7 now over 60 percent complete—Tugade

Transportation Secretary Arthur P. Tugade said the construction of the Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT-7), which will connect Quezon City to Bulacan, is in “full swing” despite the persisting coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. According to Tugade, the 22-kilometer rail line which will carry train riders from North Avenue in Quezon City all the way... continue reading

DOTR: LRT Line 1 Cavite extension project hit 57% construction progress as of June 30

DOTR: LRT Line 1 Cavite extension project hit 57% construction progress as of June 30

The Department of Transportation said Wednesday the P65-billion LRT-1 Cavite Extension Project is more than halfway to completion. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said the project already had a 57-percent overall progress rate as of June 30. Upon completion, the project will reduce travel time between Baclaran and Bacoor, Cavite from one hour and 10 minutes... continue reading

PPP Center pushes P26 billion PGH projects

PPP Center pushes P26 billion PGH projects

MANILA, Philippines — The COVID-19 pandemic should force the government to put in more resources in the healthcare system with the support of the private sector to better prepare for future crises. The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center said the health and economic crisis due to the pandemic has put a renewed spotlight on the urgent... continue reading

Duterte: New Clark terminal to ease congestion at NAIA

Duterte: New Clark terminal to ease congestion at NAIA

PRESIDENT Duterte on Saturday said the newly completed passenger terminal building of the Clark International Airport (CRK) will help ease air traffic congestion at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and promote a more convenient and safer travel in the country. The President, during the inspection of the new passenger terminal, said the improved infrastructure... continue reading

Duterte: New Clark airport terminal to decongest NAIA, provide better flying experience for travelers

Duterte: New Clark airport terminal to decongest NAIA, provide better flying experience for travelers

The newly built passenger terminal of the Clark International Airport will help ease air traffic congestion in Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), promote more convenient travel, and boost economic growth in Luzon, President Duterte declared Saturday. The President visited the new airport terminal building located in Clark, Pampanga, Saturday and lauded the “massive achievement”... continue reading

Infrastructure spending doubles to P79 billion in May

Infrastructure spending doubles to P79 billion in May

MANILA, Philippines — The government more than doubled its infrastructure spending in May to nearly P79 billion as construction activities resumed with the lifting of lockdown measures in Luzon, particularly in Metro Manila. Based on latest data from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), the government increased its infrastructure expenditure in May to P78.9... continue reading