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Metro Manila's First Three Subway Stations Will Be Good to Go by 2022

The consortium that won the design and build contract of the country's first subway was just announced

Talk about a last minute deal.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced the consortium that won the design-and-build contract of the first part of the Metro Manila subway on Monday, February 25, two days before the project’s scheduled groundbreaking ceremony.The consortium of Japanese ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez for Esquire Philippines  | February 27, 2019 10:00:00
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(UPDATE) Brace for Worse Traffic as Rockwell Bridge Nears 30-Month Closure

The new bridge to replace it will cost Php1.2B and won't be completed until 2020

UPDATE 2: The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has reopened the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge last September 25, only a few days after it was closed to motorists on September 23. In a letter to the MMDA, the DPWH said that it ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 14, 2018 12:00:00
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What's the Latest on 'Build, Build, Build'? Attend This Infra and Construction Event to Find Out

Top officials of NEDA and PPP Center to speak at Italian Chamber of Commerce-sponsored conference

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (ICCPI), a grouping of Italian businesses operating in the Philippines, is spearheading the formation of a focus group that will monitor and examine the various planned and ongoing infrastructure projects of the government.Set to ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 13, 2018 03:00:00
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Which Infrastructure Projects in Metro Manila May Push Up Prices of Nearby Land?

Property consultancy Colliers says one project boosted the value of surrounding land 9-fold

One of the major projects of the Duterte administration is the Build, Build, Build program, which aims to boost infrastructure development across the country. Encompassing over 60 projects spearheaded by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of Transportation (DOTr) ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 23, 2018 10:00:00
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(Look) Check Out the Specs of 2 China-Funded Bridges in Binondo and Makati

Financed by grant money from China, construction began this month and will last until 2020

In line with the Duterte administration’s aggressive thrust for the Build, Build, Build program, two public bridges funded by grants from the People’s Republic of China started construction this month.President Rodrigo R. Duterte, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | July 25, 2018 04:00:00
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(Infographic) How Will the Philippines be Affected by the US-China Trade War?

Most of the country's top five exports to and imports from China are seen to be covered by higher US tariffs

On July 6, both the US and China imposed tariffs on each other’s products, which affected a combined $68 billion (Php3.6 trillion) worth of imported and exported goods. The US government later announced that it may soon apply tariffs to an additional ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | July 19, 2018 09:00:00
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Sold Like Hotcakes: Investors Bought Php121.8-B Worth of Retail Treasury Bonds, 4X the Offer Size

The funds will be used for the government’s Build, Build, Build program

The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) has raised Php121.8 billion in fresh capital from its latest issue of three-year retail treasury bonds (RTBs), according to a press release dated June 11. That is more than four times the original Php30-billion offer size ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 11, 2018 05:00:00
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We Can Soon Drive From Luzon to Mindanao With Gov't Plan to Build 8 Bridges Linking Major Islands

Duterte administration to spend Php269 billion for the project, says DOF

The government announced plans to build eight major bridges that will connect the Visayas region to Luzon and Mindanao, Department of Finance (DOF) Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez said in a speech Thursday, April 19, during the Philippine Economic Briefing in Cebu City. ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | April 21, 2018 09:00:00
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Property Tycoon Urges Php200-300 Hike in Daily Wages for Construction Workers

A boon for labor, the proposal could be tough for small construction firms that cannot absorb the extra cost

Calls for higher wages are rather commonplace, especially from the country’s leftist labor unions.But a proposal to increase the daily pay of construction workers by Php200-300 is not coming from the usual quarters but from the head of one of the country’s ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | October 17, 2017 11:00:00
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