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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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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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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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Contractor Vows Oct 2018 Start for Prep Works on LRT-1 Project That Will Cut Bacoor-Baclaran Travel to 30 Minutes

That compares to one-and-a-half hours travel time at present

The private-sector consortium carrying out the project to extend the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) to Cavite province south of Metro Manila has vowed to start pre-construction preparations by October 2018. It hopes to begin on-site construction works by early next ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 18, 2018 07:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Biggest Blue Chip Losers From Market Sell Off and How to Profit From It

There are opportunities in the market despite the recent downturn

There is a contrarian saying that it is good to buy when everyone wants to sell and sell when everyone wants to buy.Market psychology dictates that investors tend to overpay stocks when everyone is positive about the future prospects of the company ...

by Henry Ong  | March 27, 2018 02:00:00
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Which of PH’s Largest Conglomerates are Active in the ASEAN Region?

Half of the country’s 10 biggest holding firms have a sizeable Southeast Asian footprint

While the primary focus of almost all companies is to establish and solidify their footprint in the home market, many see the importance of international expansion in the growth of their businesses. By tapping new markets and engaging with a wider audience, ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | November 13, 2017 09:00:00
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Take a Peek Inside Manny Pangilinan's Hong Kong Apartment

MVP's 357sqm apartment features lucky colors, prized works of art, and opulent furniture

Have you ever wondered how business tycoons relax and take a break? For a man as busy as Manny Pangilinan or MVP as many call him, a well-furnished apartment on the slopes of The Peak in Hong Kong serves as a welcome ...

by Cielo Anne Calzado for RealLiving.com.ph  | October 12, 2017 12:00:00
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Beep Cards Can Now Be Used in P2P Buses Travelling Between Laguna and Makati

The reloadable cards can also be used to pay toll fees in NLEX and Cavitex and at Family Mart stores

Commuters between Laguna and Makati City riding TAS Trans’ point-to-point (P2P) buses can now pay for their trips through a beep™ card, AF Payments Inc., the company behind the payment card, announced on Wednesday, August 23.The TAS Trans’ P2P buses travel from ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 23, 2017 05:00:00
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Bottom line: Beep card soon to be accepted in select buses

The agreement marks the Metro Pacific Ayala-led consortium’s first venture in commuter buses.

Metro Manila commuters, rejoice!The Beep card used in all elevated railways (Metro Rail Transit System and Light Rail Transit System 1 and 2) will soon be accepted in selected buses in Metro Manila.The AF Payments Inc. announced on April 29 the partnership ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 02, 2016 08:00:00
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Kick start your day, April 12: Aquino leads ground breaking rites for Clark Green City

Plus, a Malaysian toll operator considers bidding for second NLEX-SLEX connector road project.

President Benigno Aquino III formally kicked off the construction of the Clark Green City in Pampanga in a groundbreaking ceremony at the site on Monday (April 11).The President said the P607 billion ($13.16 billion) will embody his administration’s vision for a “more ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 12, 2016 08:00:00
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