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NEDA Board approves IT PPP project

Jul 16, 2015 - 11:59 AM

UPDATED The P1 16 billion public private partnership deal will computerize the Philippine Statistics Authority’s civil registry operations and make this available nationwide

FIRST IT. This is the first information technology project under the Philippines' public-private partnership thrust. Image from Shutterstock

DOTC to get new MRT3 trains starting January 2016

Jun 23, 2015 - 1:52 PM

UPDATED MRT3 passengers will have to wait a little bit longer as the delivery of new train coaches is set to begin in January 2016 instead of late 2015

LONG WAIT. The government will only start receiving three new train coaches for MRT3 in January next year. File photo by AFP

Mactan-Cebu airport terminal construction starts June 30

Jun 16, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The new terminal is seen to increase the airport’s passenger capacity to 12 5 million a year from the current 4 5 million

MUCH-AWAITED. The interim plan of the government will reduce the delay to 6 months from a year, GMCAC President Manuel Louie Ferrer says. Photo from Mactan-Cebu Airport Facebook page

LRT2 East, West extension projects to be completed in 2019

Jun 10, 2015 - 9:12 PM

It is expected to cater daily to an additional 75 000 passengers from the densely populated areas of Rizal province

3 potential bidders for Davao Sasa port project

May 21, 2015 - 6:12 PM

So far San Miguel Corporation Davao International Container Terminal and Portek International have bought bid documents for the country s first seaport PPP project

FIRST SEAPORT PPP. San Miguel, along with two other firms, buys bid documents for the P17-billion ($382.35-million) Davao Sasa Port Modernization Project. File photo from the Philippine Ports Authority

DOTC taps several contractors for MRT3

May 11, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Seven interim contractors will soon be tasked to operate and maintain MRT3 replacing current maintenance provider APT Global which has a long record of technical glitches and safety lapses

Gov't to bid out Phase 2 of North-South rail project in May

May 07, 2015 - 12:38 PM

Phase 2 of the North South Commuter Railway will connect Tutuban in Manila to the southern peripheries of Metro Manila and a long haul network to the Bicol region

BIGGEST RAILWAY. A railway that will run from Malolos, Bulacan all the way to Matnog, Sorsogon is set to start operations by 2021, DOTC says. File photo by EPA

DOTC to bid out LRT6 project in Q3

May 06, 2015 - 8:20 PM

The Light Rail Transit line extension from Bacoor to Dasmariñas City Cavite is expected to be operational by 2021

ROLLOUT. The Transportation department hopes to secure final green light next month to start the auction of the Light Rail Transit Line 6 Project. Photo from the PPP Center

New MRT3 maintenance provider eyed in May

May 04, 2015 - 5:57 PM

Current MRT3 maintenance provider APT Global with an accumulating record of technical glitches and safety lapses is set to be replaced by end May DOTC says

4 consortiums prequalify for LRT2 bid

Feb 16, 2015 - 4:46 PM

The groups of local and foreign firms will vie for the operations and maintenance of the mass rail transit system by the 3rd quarter 2015

Still no takers for MRT3 maintenance contract

Jan 20, 2015 - 4:07 PM

No groups submitted bids says the Department of Transportation and Communications

Rappler file photo

DOTC doubts Sobrepeña's cheaper MRT3 offer

Dec 18, 2014 - 1:30 PM

The Department of Transportation and Communications says MRTH II should first drop its case against the government

MRT3 OWNER. Robert John Sobrepeña chairs Metro Global Holdings Corp, one of the shareholders of the Metro Rail Transit Holdings II, the parent company of the Metro Rail Transit Corporation. File Photo by Mark Cristino / Rappler.com

DOTC: 20 days to complete post-award requirements for Mactan airport rehab

Apr 05, 2014 - 6:53 PM

Winning bidders have 20 days to complete post award requirements before signing the contract for the expansion of the Mactan Cebu International Airport

Mactan airport opens bids for Air Force building move

Jan 07, 2014 - 5:53 PM

Bidding is now open for the relocation of the Philippine Air Force building in the Mactan Cebu International Airport

RELOCATION AND CONSTRUCTION. Bidding for a moving project and a construction project on the Mactan-Cebu International Airport is underway.

4 firms eye LRT expansion project

Dec 10, 2013 - 7:46 PM

SMC DMCI Holdings Megawide Corporation and Globalvia have purchased bid documents for the re bidding of the P65 B Light Rail Transit Cavite extension

REBIDDING. At least 4 groups have expressed interest in the rebidding for the LRT-1 extension project. Photo courtesy of the Public-Private Partnership Center.

Lessen traffic woes, join the app challenge

Jul 01, 2013 - 12:18 PM

The DOTC will hold a competition to make a new transit application to help Metro Manila motorists and commuters

THE NEXT BIG TRANSIT APP? The DOTC is looking to app developers for a new app to help motorists and commuters using its data. Screen shots from Waze, MMDA, and TrafficDito