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Only 34% of the Duterte administration's flagship infrastructure projects are being implemented, so far
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.
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 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
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?
Philippine officials are seeing the silver lining in the US-China trade war and are building the necessary infrastructure to reap the benefits
Although Arlo Sarmiento describes 2018 as 'challenging,' he reveals Vivant had the 'highest income so far' since the company’s incorporation
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 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
Bulk of infrastructure and capital outlay disbursement in August goes to public works and military communication equipment
Socioeconomic Secretary Ernesto Pernia says that's a 'good batting average'
The Philippine president prefers a Swiss challenge for government projects, but the law says not all deals are eligible for that mode of implementation
The loan will finance the construction of roads in the Zamboanga Peninsula and bridges in Tawi-Tawi
UPDATED These big ticket projects will be funded via official development assistance ODA from either China or Japan
From an earlier projection of 4 4 billion P225 17 billion the cost of the proposed subway goes up to 7 billion P358 25 billion
Similar to the past there are internal battles being fought as regards the right balance between state and market
The country s first subway a massive Northern Mindanao railway and a Tutuban Sorsogon train system are just some of the infrastructure projects the Philippine government plans to fund via official development assistance ODA from China
This would have been the most expensive public private partnership PPP deal implemented under former president Benigno Aquino III s administration
The bridge will connect Tangub Misamis Occidental and Tubod Lanao Del Norte
It will have to be financed through better tax administration tax policy reform and government borrowings says presidential bet Miriam Defensor Santiago
Over 400 000 students in Ilocos Central Luzon and Calabarzon regions will be welcomed with newly built classrooms
The 16 billion investment will also contribute to the expansion of climate financing for developing countries in Asia and the Pacific
Malacañang calls Poe s accusation not accurate and says long term projects need to be pursued even if these ill not be complete within 6 years
This is the 10th public private partnership PPP project of the transportation department that s being rolled out as it sets auction for more PPP deals
Megawide has roughly P8 billion 177 31 million in cash earmarked for various identified public private partnership projects says its CFO Oliver Tan
The conclusion of the meeting comes a day after Japan s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced an apparent counter move of 110 billion investment plan for infrastructure projects in Asia
Other European countries have already announced their intentions to join the bank which is viewed as a competitor to the World Bank and Asian Development Bank
If approved by the NEDA Board the project will be up for bids by the second quarter of 2015 the PPP Center chief says
A light rail network is easier and cheaper than a subway system says Metro Pacific Investments Corporation’s Chairman Manuel V Pangilinan
The government is set to shell out P20 billion more if it chooses 32nd Street in Bonifacio Global City as final subway stop
If approved the Mass Transit System Loop project will be the biggest public private partnership under the Aquino administration
The 3 water infrastructure projects aim to improve water security for Metro Manila and surrounding provinces
We have more than enough infrastructure projects you can chew but let s forget the hanky panky that s been happening in the past says Secretary Rogelio Singson
Rappler maps all major roadwork projects that are expected to worsen the traffic situation in Metro Manila and the schools and hospitals that will be affected