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Hun Sen denies Cambodia is Chinese 'colony' as work on $2 billion road begins

Mar 22, 2019 - 3:56 PM

Beijing's communist rulers lavishes the poor but strategically useful kingdom of Cambodia with aid and loans

DEFENDING CHINA. Cambodian premier Hun Sen defends China's road project in the country. Photo by Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP

2 more southbound lanes open along Katipunan

Feb 07, 2018 - 2:26 PM

The road widening project is integrated with the existing proposal for a viaduct project that aims to decongest traffic in the UP-Miriam-Ateneo area, says DPWH

WIDER ROAD. The new lanes that open on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, on Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City run from Shuster Street to CP Garcia, fronting University of the Philippines. DPWH photo

Cagayan loses P328M for road projects due to delayed budget

Jan 02, 2018 - 5:35 PM

The delayed passage of the budget has prompted a word war between Governor Manuel Mamba and the Cagayan Provincial Board

Isabela road closed due to safety concerns amid rehabilitation works

Aug 24, 2017 - 10:08 AM

Isabela Governor Faustino Dy III orders the temporary closure following vehicular mishaps and safety problems on the Ilagan Divilacan road which is undergoing improvement

DPWH begins road repairs in Metro Manila

Apr 13, 2017 - 2:22 PM

The repairs affect the cities of Quezon Pasay Mandaluyong Pasig Makati and Valenzuela

Cebu 'carmageddon': Road, bridge repairs cause gridlock

Feb 09, 2016 - 1:58 PM

The heavy traffic on Tuesday February 9 forces some to walk to their destinations

LIST: 74 provinces qualify for P6.5-B budget on road rehab

Jan 09, 2016 - 9:00 AM

UPDATED Check whether your province will be upgrading parts of your provincial road network here

NEDA board approves 5 infra projects

Dec 16, 2015 - 9:51 PM

The National Economic and Development Authority board approves 2 public private partnership and 3 official development assistance deals for roll out

President Benigno S. Aquino III leads his official family in prayer before presiding over the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board meeting. Also in photo are Secretary to the Cabinet Jose Rene Almendras, DOTC Joseph Emilio Abaya DOST Mario Montejo and Finance Secretary Cecar Purisima. Photo by Joseph Vidal / Malacañang Photo Bureau

MMDA puts road projects on hold to ease holiday traffic

Dec 02, 2015 - 2:17 PM

The December 14 January 3 moratorium covers road projects across Metro Manila

Cebu's convergence road project to boost tourism

Aug 25, 2015 - 1:52 PM

President Aquino tells DPWH that they have more infra projects to complete across the country before his term ends next year

President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his speech during the project briefing on the major infrastructure projects in the Province of Cebu at the Equipment Management Division of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region VII in Sergio Osmena Boulevard corner V. Sotto, Cebu City on Monday (August 24, 2015). Also in photo are Transportation and Communications Secretary Joseph Emilio Aguinaldo Abaya, Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III and Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson. (Photo by Marcelino Pascua / Malacañang Photo Bureau / PCOO)

DBM allots P6.5B for road projects in 2016

Aug 07, 2015 - 9:09 PM

Local government units will have to meet certain criteria first before they can use the fund

SLEX extension to Quezon set to begin construction

Mar 23, 2015 - 6:26 PM

Worth P13 1 billion the project will extend the expressway by 58 kilometres from Sto Tomas town in Batangas to Lucena City in Quezon

NEW PROJECT. President Benigno S. Aquino III converses with South Luzon Tollway chairman and San Miguel Corporation president and chief operating officer Ramon Ang during the Briefing on the SLEX-TR4 project. Photo by Gil Nartea /Malacañang Photo Bureau

NEDA Board OKs rebidding of Cavite-Laguna expressway

Feb 16, 2015 - 7:24 PM

The controversial PPP project is up for rebidding at P20 11B floor price

P1.1 billion for tourism roads in Cordillera in 2015

Dec 13, 2014 - 3:13 PM

The funds will be used to boost economic gains from tourism related activities in the region

TOURIST DRAW. The Maligcong Rices Terraces in the outskirts of Bontoc, Mt Province, continue to lure visitors and photographers  Photo by Karlston Lapniten

DPWH spends on road projects leading to tourist spots

Jun 28, 2014 - 9:11 PM

Around P53 billion or 1 2 billion is allocated to infrastructure projects that will support the country’s tourism industry

Want to avoid metro traffic? Take the PNR

Feb 20, 2014 - 9:49 AM

Staring March the Philippine National Railways will extend operating hours and deploy a special coach service so it can service more commuters

LONGER HOURS. The Philippine National Railways is extending operating hours to service more commuters. Photo from PNR's Facebook Page

MNTC, PNCC finalizing connector road JV

Nov 06, 2013 - 9:33 PM

The Pangilinan led unit will present joint venture options to state owned PNCC this November

Aquino approves San Miguel-Citra's road project

Sep 27, 2013 - 8:01 PM

The Transportation chief says construction of the connector road will commence early of 2nd quarter in 2014 to be finished in 3 years

SMC, MPIC tap DMCI for road project

Aug 02, 2013 - 3:20 PM

SMC Citra MPTC agree to hire DMCI as contractor for the common alignment road of their NLEX SLEX connector road projects

TWO LINKS. The connector roads are expected to reduce travel time between NLEx and SLEx to just 20 minutes. It currently takes an hour or more to travel between the two since the congested metropolis is in between.

Daily NLEx, SCTEx traffic may reach 160,000 in 2012

Mar 22, 2012 - 5:50 PM

The MVP led operator of NLEx and SCTEx tollways expects revenues to hit over P6 billion this 2012 on account of modest traffic increase