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On Manila Bay reclamation, Duterte says 'wait until next presidency'

Feb 15, 2020 - 8:25 PM

'Manila is an old city and it will decay if you add so many things in front of Manila Bay. So ayaw ko,' says President Rodrigo Duterte of reclamation projects along Manila Bay

NO RECLAMATION. President Rodrigo Duterte says he will not approve of any reclamation projects along Manila Bay. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

LIST: At least 6 Manila Bay reclamation projects to start soon

Feb 18, 2019 - 7:20 PM

Most of the reclamation projects expected to begin soon will be located in Metro Manila. The biggest projects will be in Cavite.

Duterte transfers power to approve reclamation to Office of the President

Feb 04, 2019 - 9:11 AM

(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte strips NEDA of the power to approve reclamation projects and transfers it to the Philippine Reclamation Authority which he also puts under his office

PICTURE PERFECT. An artist sketches his ideal view of the Manila Bay during the start of its rehabilitation on January 27, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

[OPINION] 7 reasons why we should oppose Manila Bay reclamation projects

Feb 03, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Reclamation will only benefit a privileged few

Estrada approves building 3 islands at Manila Bay for new commercial district

Jun 06, 2017 - 7:50 PM

The city government says the reclamation project dubbed Horizon Manila is expected to generate hundreds of thousands of jobs and billions of pesos in revenues

NEW LANDS. Horizon Manila is only one of many reclamation projects being pursued by Manila mayor and former president Joseph "Erap" Estrada.

Bids to challenge SM in Manila Bay reclamation sought

Nov 24, 2014 - 7:12 PM

The city government of Parañaque says comparative proposals for the P50 2 billion project may be submitted until December 1

PRA to bid out Pasay reclamation project

Feb 12, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Regulator PRA is exercising diligence when it comes to the Manila Bay reclamation project

RECLAMATION. Despite a joint venture, the Philippine Reclamation Authority is practicing due diligence with the Manila Bay Reclamation project. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Tagle, bishops to Aquino: Stop Manila Bay reclamation

Dec 13, 2013 - 7:24 PM

In a rare move the Ecclesiastical Province of Manila asks the President to stop the reclamation projects in historic Manila Bay

BAY IN DANGER. Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle and the bishops of Manila join the battle to protect Manila Bay from reclamation projects. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Ayala no longer pursuing Pasay reclamation project

Nov 04, 2013 - 10:05 PM

The property giant asks the city to address crucial issues before bidding and awarding the P54 5 B project

UNRESOLVED ISSUES. Ayala Land raises concerns regarding the bidding of a Manila Bay reclamation project by the Pasay government

Ayala may seek TRO on Manila Bay project

Oct 31, 2013 - 6:34 PM

The property developer is mapping out its next steps as the Pasay government rejects its request for more time to craft a competing proposal

Ayala vows to make Pasay PH's 'most modern' city

Oct 30, 2013 - 11:17 PM

Ayala Land adds spice to its proposal to Pasay City challenging rival SM Land in the Manila Bay reclamation project

Ayala vs SM: Battle for Manila Bay project

Oct 23, 2013 - 3:57 PM

Units of the country s oldest conglomerate and the country s richest family are going head to head over a reclamation project that add 300 hectare land bank at the picturesque Manila Bay

Erap supports Manila Bay reclamation

Aug 03, 2013 - 2:29 PM

Manila mayor passes the buck to city council approval

'MOOT.' Estrada says the city council has already approved the reclamation project

Erap: I forgive Lim but he must face probe

Jun 30, 2013 - 7:32 PM

Estrada says he has forgiven Lim but the former mayor must explain the city s reported P3 5 billion debt

FORGIVE BUT... Former President now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is considering creating a body to investigate Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim and the city's reported P3.5 billion debt last year.

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Manila Bay matters

Jun 24, 2013 - 7:37 AM

An interactive timeline tells the story of Manila Bay

Cheat sheet: Manila Bay reclamation

Mar 09, 2013 - 8:59 AM

What s the Manila Bay reclamation issue all about and why should you care?

HUMAN CHAIN. Over 3,000 people formed a human chain last February 12 to oppose the Manila Bay reclamation by Manila Gold Coast Corporation. All photos by Pia Ranada

For the love of Manila Bay

Feb 14, 2013 - 4:26 PM

Over 3 000 sunset watchers formed a human chain to protest against the Manila Bay reclamation last February 12

SAVE THE BAY, SAVE THE SUNSET. No to reclamation, say these sunset watchers. Photos and video by Pia Ranada

DOT Sec Jimenez: Entertainment city 'not been taken up with me'

Feb 01, 2013 - 9:58 AM

Though the entertainment city to be built on reclaimed land in Manila Bay is meant for tourism Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr opposes it

BAY IN DANGER. In place of these waters will rise an 'entertainment city' unless citizens take action. Photo by Pia Ranada

The battle for Manila Bay: Citizens rise against reclamation

Jan 12, 2013 - 5:18 PM

No more free Manila Bay sunset? Protesters rise to save one of the few public parks left in Manila