President Rodrigo Duterte cites the victories in the his administration's infrastructure initiatives during its first year in office
The NEDA chief, however, says it is not a priority because they will focus on projects that can be finished within President Rodrigo Duterte's term
The Bases Conversion and Development Authority plans to start the auction for the airport's P12.5-billion expansion within the year
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Infrastructure spending rises by 31.4% in May 2017 alone, the highest since November 2016
Similar to the past, there are internal battles being fought as regards the right balance between state and market
Economists express concern over infrastructure projects, warning that changing modes of implementation midway would lead to delays and slower growth
For majority of the approved infrastructure projects, the mode of financing is changed from public-private partnership (PPP) to official development assistance (ODA)
The President can no longer take the backseat. The executive and legislative are in a deadlock over tax reform, Dutertenomics' financing hanging in the balance.
Navigating the new world order and completing massive infrastructure projects are more crucial to economic momentum, according to experts
This would make the Cebu airport the only Philippine airport with two independent parallel runways, seen to serve annual passenger capacities of up to 50 million
The Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) offers concessional loans and a knowledge-driven program that will enable South Korea to share its successes and failures to the Philippines
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
Only about P1.3 trillion or 18% will be accounted for through public-private partnership projects
The Department of Budget and Management says the drop is mainly due to the absence of big-ticket expenditures in the military's modernization program, which are set for later in the year
Most analysts expect two more rate increases this year, likely in June and in September, but there are now doubts over that schedule
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The Duterte administration's 'Build, Build, Build' program has yet to break ground and lift the economy, leaving the private sector to fill the void
This furniture project of students from the UP College of Home Economics aims to expose the interior design community to the needs of marginalized sectors
Leaders who participated in China's Belt and Road Forum lay down 'cooperation principles' for the Belt and Road Initiative
China has the world's largest high-speed railway network. The Philippines, meanwhile, is hoping to get aid to boost its infrastructure.
Here are 5 issues the Asian Development Bank is prioritizing, as it crafts its long-term strategy for 2030.
Asian Development Bank's Takehiko Nakao says the financing need to develop infrastructure in Asia is so huge that the two banks must cooperate
TRIP outlines over 4,000 infrastructure projects worth P3.6 trillion to be completed by 2020
PPPs offer alternative financing solutions to the country’s massive infrastructure needs. But despite the success of PPPs in the Philippines, certain misconceptions continue to undermine the PPP program’s accomplishments.
At a recent government forum, Jaime Zobel De Ayala and Teresita Sy-Coson share a light-hearted moment over the common station that their firms argued over for nearly 8 years
The expanded road network will include the extension of the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 project and the Metro Manila Expressway
The promised funds from China and Japan have led the Philippine government to call off some big PPP bids, but the private sector still has a big role to play in infrastructure projects
The conglomerate is positioning itself to take advantage of the administration's infrastructure push
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A railway connecting the cities of Davao, Surigao, and Cagayan de Oro as well as a subway linking Quezon City, Mandaluyong, Pasig, and Taguig are part of the government's basket of solutions to address the country's poor infrastructure
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade says the two leaders may sign the deal when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe comes to Manila for the ASEAN Summit and Related Summits
The proposed P25-billion elevated expressway will be owned by both firms and built at no cost to the government
Local steel bar maker SteelAsia wants to ride the infrastructure boom and offers to revive the thrice-privatized National Steel in Iligan City
The deal that brought together two of the biggest conglomerates in the country is recognized as the most innovative and complex
Senator Manny Pacquiao files a resolution seeking to block the need for Senate concurrence in treaty withdrawals, even after he himself signed 2 measures requiring it
The consortium asks the Department of Transportation to clarify why its proposal for the airport was 'abandoned'
Companies led by Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, Lucio Tan, Manuel V. Pangilinan, Erramon Aboitiz, Ramon Ang, Andrew Gotianun, and Manuel Louie Ferrer are interested
The development of a cable car system will only take '12 to 14 months,' as it has 'less infrastructure requirements like right of way,' says an official of the consortium
The Filinvest-JG Summit consortium has a P187-billion proposal. Megawide-GMR previously submitted a proposal that was 'discontinued,' but the DOTr says the project remains 'open for everyone.'
The Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability seeks to establish if the sale of Hilaga, popularly known as Paskuhan Village, was legally valid and if proper procurement procedures were put into place
Here are the main points of US President Donald Trump's first speech to the US Congress, outlining his ambitious agenda
(UPDATED) The lender says governments in some of the poorest countries in the world should invest in everything from transport, telecommunications, power and water and sanitation
Construction is ongoing for Phase II of the Plaridel Bypass Road, which will link Central Luzon provinces to the North Luzon Expressway, cutting travel time by up to 50 minutes
The Department of Public Works and Highways gives an update on the status of roads and bridges following the 6.7-magnitude earthquake that recently hit Mindanao
The research unit of Fitch Ratings flags the country's struggle with implementing projects on time and generating enough interest in proposed undertakings
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says the operations and maintenance scheme to be implemented for the 5 airports may unnecessarily tie the government's hands
The Duterte administration's proposed tax reform package could lead to an additional P168 billion in funds for key infrastructure projects, says the Department of Finance