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Andrew Tan's Alliance Global Eyes Monorail Linking Santolan MRT-3 to Eastwood City

It will be the billionaire's second proposed monorail project after first one connecting Guadalupe to Uptown Bonifacio in BGC

Infracorp Development Inc., the infrastructure arm of Andrew Tan’s Alliance Global Group Inc. (AGI), disclosed it is planning to build a second monorail that would connect Eastwood City in Libis area in Quezon City to the MRT-3’s Santolan station at the corner ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | September 19, 2018 12:00:00
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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: In an official statement published on its website last September 20, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced that the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge will officially be closed to motorists beginning Sunday, September 23, at 8:00 AM. In the statement, MMDA General Manager ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 14, 2018 12:00:00
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How Much Will Megawide Corp Earn From PH's First Modern Bus Terminal?

The company behind the country's only resort airport is about to complete the PITX

Megawide Construction Corp. expects additional revenues of Php717.2 million next year from another of its major public-private partnership (PPP) projects--the Parañaque Integrated Transport Exchange (PITx), which is expected to be inaugurated soon.Megawide is a major investor in the country’s first “resort” airport—the ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | September 03, 2018 07:00:00
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Mactan-Cebu Airport to Close Runway for 5 Hours Each Day from Sept. 1 to 21

Airlines have announced flight cancellations and rescheduling due to the closure

The Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) has announced that it will close the runway of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) every day from September 1 to 21 between 1:30 AM and 6:30 AM to give way to repairs and rehabilitation.“We need to ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 29, 2018 12:00:00
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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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Manila to Tagaytay in 1 Hour? Metro Pacific Moves Closer to Gov't Deal to Build Php25-B Toll Road

50-km expressway runs from Silang, Cavite to Nasugbu, Batangas, passing through Tagaytay City

Metro Pacific Tollways South Corp. (MPT South) has won original proponent status for its unsolicited proposal to build a 50.42-kilometer expressway that aims to decongest existing roads to Tagaytay City, a prime tourist spot south of Manila, its parent company reported on ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 27, 2018 07:00:00
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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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Good News: The Skyway Opens a New Exit

The newly opened section is part of the Skyway Stage 3 project

It looks like those who live in the South may soon have an easier time getting around the Metro. The Department of Public Works and Highways announced on Friday, July 20 the opening of the three-lane, northbound section of Skyway Stage 3, which spans ...

by Jeremiah Capacillo for Spot.ph  | July 25, 2018 12:00:00
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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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A 1.9-Km Bridge to Link Boracay and Caticlan? That's the Plan, Says San Miguel Corp.

Conglomerate announces proposal as DENR vows to reopen the island on October 26

Listed conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) is submitting an unsolicited proposal to the government to build a bridge connecting Boracay Island to Caticlan in Aklan, several reports said on Tuesday, July 10.In a report by BusinessMirror, SMC President and Chief Operating Officer ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 12, 2018 04:00:00
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Construction of 3rd Bridge Linking Cebu and Mactan Begins, Completion Seen by 2021

The Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway project is estimated to cost over Php26 billion

Artist's rendition of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway, which is planned to link Mactan Island with Cebu CityThe Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX), an 8.3-kilometer toll road linking Cebu City with Mactan Island through the municipality of Cordova, began construction on Thursday, July 5.The toll ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | July 06, 2018 03:00:00
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(Look) Almost 90% Done, New Laguna Lake Highway Will Halve Taguig-Taytay Travel to Only 30 Minutes

A peek at southeastern Metro Manila's newest road project, which is scheduled for completion in December

Those travelling between the southern cities of Metro Manila and towns at the eastern borders of the metropolis can look forward to faster travel soon as an alternative highway to EDSA and C-5 Road is nearing completion.The Laguna Lake Highway, which aims ...

by Glen Concio  | July 06, 2018 08:00:00
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Do You Ride the LRT-1? Here's How Much Fares Will Likely Go Up Soon

Light Rail Manila Corp. sets public consultation on July 11 for its proposed hike in ticket prices

The company operating the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) is proposing a fare hike averaging about 14 percent to 15 percent, a published announcement revealed on Wednesday, June 27.In a notice published on BusinessWorld newspaper, the Light Rail Manila Corp. (LRMC), ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 26, 2018 03:00:00
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