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Only 34% of the Duterte administration's flagship infrastructure projects are being implemented, so far
The loan from the Beijing-based multilateral lender will be used to increase the Philippines' testing capacity and provide conditional cash transfers to poor households
Ayala's power, water, and infrastructure businesses will all be under a new holding company called AC Energy and Infrastructure Corporation
Chelsea Logistics, owned by Dennis Uy, says it is seeking a government guarantee to buy a new ship
State auditors say Villar-owned PrimeWater Infrastructure Corporation failed to show proper documentation proving that the Jaen Water District owes millions of pesos
A preliminary injunction requested by Amazon is issued by Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith, barring the Department of Defense from starting work on the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure program
'Almost all urban planning literature debunks the idea that expanding road space for vehicles eases up congestion'
Not all of the 64 airports, 243 seaports, 2,709 bridges, and 9,845 kms of roads are newly built. It includes projects involving repair, rehabilitation, widening, or expansion of existing infrastructure.
Duterte makes his first visit to the Sinulog Fiesta happening in Cebu City
Dennis Uy's unsolicited proposal for the Davao International Airport, the Panay-Guimaras-Negros Bridge, and MRT4 are just some of the projects approved by the Investment Coordination Committee
The redevelopment of the Antique Airport is expected to boost economic activity in the province
The Bataan-Cavite Interlink Bridge, pegged at P187 billion, is the most expensive of all new infrastructure projects on the Duterte administration's revised list
'What we're saying is that maybe the original 75 flagship projects were not well-thought-of so that we revise them in the middle of the stream,' says Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon
Moving goalposts is ill-advised. Not only does it render BBB practically impossible to evaluate, it also serves as a convenient excuse for the economic managers’ sloppy conception and implementation of the program.
Duterte's new list of infrastructure projects features about 100, but he won't finish almost half of them during his term. Most construction activities are also expected to start by 2022, his last year in office.
There are dozens of new Build, Build, Build projects, including the Cebu Monorail System, Kanan Dam, and another MRT line. Some appear to be scrapped, including a huge chunk of the Mindanao Railway.
Rappler obtains the revised list of the Duterte administration's infrastructure projects. The government needs a whopping P4.3 trillion to implement all 100 projects.
Presidential adviser Vince Dizon says the Duterte administration is now more open to public-private partnerships, but would get rid of deals that fail to 'promote public interest'
From 75, the new list of big-ticket infrastructure projects will include 91 smaller but more feasible projects, says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia
'It can be taken up again in the next administration. At least they will know by now that they will spend more and make sure that they can cope with the challenge,' says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia
President Rodrigo Duterte wants to amend the Government Procurement Reform Act to erase the requirement that projects must go to the lowest qualified bidder
The Philippines is down 8 spots in the World Economic Forum's 2019 Global Competitiveness Report
Deputy Speaker Johnny Pimentel calls on the DPWH and DOTr to be transparent on their multi-billion proposed allocations for right-of-way infrastructure projects
The 25-year joint venture agreement to develop the Davao Sasa Port entails modernizing the existing port and the establishment of dedicated container handling facilities
Rappler maps the 75 big-ticket infrastructure projects under the Build, Build, Build program
What’s the status of the Build, Build, Build projects? Why have they proceeded so slowly? How are we going to pay for them?
The 'tourism circuit' would connect Intramuros to the National Museum, Rizal Park, Binondo, and other heritage districts in Manila
Philippine officials are seeing the silver lining in the US-China trade war and are building the necessary infrastructure to reap the benefits
Among the vetoed bills are the twin measures that would have fulfilled President Duterte's campaign promise to coconut farmers
Although Arlo Sarmiento describes 2018 as 'challenging,' he reveals Vivant had the 'highest income so far' since the company’s incorporation
The World Bank says the effects of disasters in low- and middle-income nations are worsened by poor management of bridges, roads, and electricity grids
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says he will bring up the proposal in the Cabinet meeting next week
If the project was not terminated, Malaysia would have to pay an annual 500 million ringgit interest payment
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya claims there is a 'clear case of conflict of interest' as Aremar Construction's biggest stockholder and incorporator are in-laws of the budget chief
A highway in Jovellar town in Albay is damaged due to the continuous rains
A Cabinet official, who resigned to run in the 2019 elections, is accused of inserting millions in flood mitigation projects for Bicol for the next fiscal year
(UPDATED) House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr says Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno's denial is 'unbelievable'
House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez grills Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, whose daughter is married to the son of Sorsogon Vice Governor Ester Hamor
The Bureau of the Treasury says the year-to-date fiscal gap stands at P438.1 billion of the P523.6-billion target cap
The two countries reaffirm their commitment to get the Metro Manila Subway partially running by 2022
Cooperation arrangements between the Philippines and China are outlined for the Davao City Expressway and Mindanao Railway projects
Chinese President Xi Jinping says China will give another 50 scholarships for Filipinos, and donate 10,000 tons of rice for typhoon-stricken communities
The bridge will also directly link Mozambique's capital Maputo to the border of neighboring South Africa by road for the first time
Bulk of infrastructure and capital outlay disbursement in August goes to public works and military communication equipment
It is the second major infrastructure project tying Hong Kong to mainland China to launch in a matter of weeks, after the opening of a high-speed rail link in September
The proposal to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport is now up for the approval of the National Economic and Development Authority Board
Ayala Corporation, AC Infrastructure, Aboitiz InfraCapital, and Unisys Philippines aim to design and develop the infrastructure for the national ID system
Socioeconomic Secretary Ernesto Pernia says that's a 'good batting average'
The National Economic and Development Authority has identified 75 flagship projects under the government’s Build, Build Build program. Only 7 have started construction in 2018.
Public Works Secretary Mark Villar says they will suspend 43 contractors involved in more than 400 projects due to delays in implementation. This means DPWH has to bid the projects again.