What’s the real score in the NAIA-1 project?

Katherine Visconti
Renowned Filipino designers Kenneth Cobunpue, Royal Pineda, and Budji Layug were snubbed when their design for a new Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 was reportedly shelved.

It was supposed to be a dream deal: world renowned Filipino designers Kenneth Cobunpue, Royal Pineda, and Budji Layug would help design a new Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1, the old building that’s already bursting at the seams and has been a source of embarrassment to many Filipinos.

But Transportation Secretary Mar Roxas has a different plan. Find out what really happened.

 

The National Competitiveness Council says the controversy surrounding who would design the plan for revamping Ninoy Aquino International Airport-Terminal 1 (NAIA-1) was “blown out of proportion.” 

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