The two conglomerates are also partners in the operations, maintenance, and upgrade of LRT1
Economists express concern over infrastructure projects, warning that changing modes of implementation midway would lead to delays and slower growth
The big-ticket infrastructure project has seen 4 Philippine presidents come and go. Under the country's first Mindanaoan president, its construction is approved.
For majority of the approved infrastructure projects, the mode of financing is changed from public-private partnership (PPP) to official development assistance (ODA)
(UPDATED) The Manila-Clark and Manila-Laguna lines will be funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency, while the Department of Transportation is eyeing China for the Laguna-Sorsogon line
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(UPDATED) The Department of Transportation says it aims to start the construction of the railway system in the last quarter of 2017 and finish it by 2021
Set to be completed in August 2018, the two additional stations are designed to accommodate 80,000 more passengers daily during the first 5 years of operations
China has the world's largest high-speed railway network. The Philippines, meanwhile, is hoping to get aid to boost its infrastructure.
A giant tamping machine slips off its breaks and collides with another piece of heavy equipment, causing a powerful explosion
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
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
The partnership is for the development of a $166-million, 38-storey office building in Cebu
The 38-kilometer railway, which promises a safe, speedy, and sustainable mode of transportation, is expected to begin construction in 2019, with operations eyed between 2021 and 2022
Another project that could be given the green light to start procurement is the Panay-Guimaras-Negros bridge that is estimated to cost P21.67 billion
The SBMA chief wants the financing of the proposed multi-modal coastal highway to be under the Philippine-China Framework of Cooperation
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
(UPDATED) Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says the Tutuban-Sorsogon railway will now be financed through official development assistance (ODA) from China or Japan
(UPDATED) The board, chaired by President Rodrigo Duterte, also discusses guidelines for processing China-assisted infrastructure projects
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says the Philippines will ask China to designate and accredit Chinese companies which can bid for infrastructure projects
The MOUs with Chinese companies, one of them banned by the World Bank, are still subject to 'public hearings and necessary processes,' says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella
(UPDATED) But the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) clarifies that the memoranda signed with these Chinese companies are only meant for 'feasibility studies'
Despite dismay over traffic, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez still praises President Rodrigo Duterte for his overall performance during his first 100 days in office
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The south line of the North-South Railway, set to connect Metro Manila and Bicol, also awaits NEDA board approval in September
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The proposed 2,000-kilometer Mindanao-wide railway is currently undergoing a feasibility study
Japan's P110-billion loan for the Malolos-Tutuban railway 'is one of the biggest Japanese yen loans ever'
AF Payments Incorporated starts its limited public trial on accepting beep cards as payment at CAVITEX for the toll fees of Class 1 vehicles
The RMT union calls the strike to protest plans to downgrade the role of the conductor on Southern Trains, causing cancellations across the network
Putting in more railways is important but should not be the priority because they take time, says transportation expert Rene Santiago
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He tells Filipino businessmen, 'Can you match the offer? Because if you cannot match the offer, I will accept the goodwill of China'
As the problems snowballed, and the administration remained quiet on telling people what it’s doing, Filipinos have become too angry to appreciate the reforms that, to them, are too little, too late
The beep cards used on the MRT3 and LRT Lines 1 and 2 may now be reloaded at select Bayad Center outlets
Trains will now run once a day in either direction from Friday through Sunday
A University of the Philippines professor looks at the candidates' proposals and tells Rappler their economic feasibility
MPIC will compete head-to-head with the Ayala-Aboitiz partnership for the most expensive public-private partnership to date: a $3.78-B railway
Where would he get the funds for such an expensive project? One option, he says, is China.
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Being the site for the common station of North-South Railway project, Tutuban Center will be strategic for property developer Ayala Land
The new train is part of the MRT3 expansion project, set to be completed in January 2017
The chief of Peregrine Development International Incorporated says the claim about the need for high-speed rail to service Clark International Airport is 'folklore'
The Senate subcommittee says its findings should be submitted to the Ombudsman, the justice department, and the Civil Service Commission for appropriate action against erring officials
The China Railway Engineering Corporation says it would build parts of above-rail sections in the 400-kilometer Tehran-Isfaham high-speed train project
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'This is a (sign of) major cooperation between Indonesia and China,' says the Indonesian president
The ground breaking will take place on January 21 in Walini Plantation, West Java, one of the station stops on the Jakarta-Bandung railway