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Megaworld, BCDA team up to create new district in Fort Bonifacio

Mar 14, 2019 - 4:20 PM

Envisioned to be the 'administrative capital of the country,' the 160-hectare Bonifacio Capital District is expected to host the new offices of government agencies

Senate approves design of new building in Fort Bonifacio

May 28, 2018 - 6:10 PM

The firm AECOM is chosen after it won the Global Conceptual Design Competition

Screenshot from Bagong Senado Youtube

PCC approves deal to build gov't admin center at New Clark City

Mar 20, 2018 - 9:55 PM

The proposed P121.8-billion National Government Administrative Center at New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac will house an extension office for the Philippine president, plus major administrative offices and satellite offices of agencies

After 17 years, construction of Senate building moves forward

Mar 20, 2018 - 5:38 PM

The Senate has agreed to pay a maximum of P90,000 per square meter for a 18,320-square meter lot in Fort Bonifacio

PASAY TO TAGUIG. The Senate transfer to its 'new, iconic' building in Taguig moves forward. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Work begins on Clark International Airport expansion

Dec 20, 2017 - 6:49 PM

The project is part of a wider plan to transform Central Luzon in conjunction with the Manila-Clark Railway, Subic-Clark Cargo Railway, and the New Clark City projects

Philippine gov't, Facebook partner for 'ultra high-speed' broadband

Nov 15, 2017 - 8:15 PM

The government says the planned Luzon Bypass Infrastructure will have 'spectrum equivalent to at least two million Mbps,' nearly equal to the combined capacity of Globe and PLDT

LUZON BYPASS INFRA. The deal involves two cable landing stations connected by a 250-kilometer long cable network corridor, which will provide terrestrial bypass route for international submarine cable owners seeking diversity from the Luzon Strait. File photo

Filinvest, JG Summit tap Changi as partner in Clark Airport bid

Nov 14, 2017 - 6:33 PM

The consortium of Gotianuy and Gokongwei groups appoints Changi Airports International as technical partner for its new P839 billion proposal to develop and operate Clark Airport

PH gov't ends dispute with China's Sinomach over Northrail project

Nov 06, 2017 - 10:05 PM

This resolves an international arbitration case and spares the Philippines from P5 billion in potential fees, says the government

SETTLEMENT DEAL. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade (L) and BCDA chief Vince Dizon (R) sign an out-of-court agreement with Sinomach, former contractor of the supposed 80-kilometer Northrail deal. Photo from Department of Transportation

Malaysian firm wants to replicate Putrajaya at New Clark City

Oct 16, 2017 - 7:15 PM

MTD Capital Berhad proposes a P121.8-billion, 207-hectare national government administrative center outside the Philippines' capital

CLARK GOV'T OFFICE. Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) receives unsolicited proposal from MTD Berhad Capital to establish the New Clark City National Government Administrative Center through a joint venture agreement. Artist perspective of New Clark City courtesy of BCDA

Duterte appoints newly retired Army chief to BCDA Board

Oct 05, 2017 - 6:35 PM

Glorioso Miranda is the latest in the growing list of former military officers in the Duterte administration

NEW APPOINTMENT. Newly retired Philippine Army chief Glorioso Miranda is the latest in the growing list of former military officers in the Duterte administration.

Thinking Pinoy didn't tell Senate he won consultancy at BCDA

Oct 05, 2017 - 2:09 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Based on a document downloaded by Rappler from a government website, blogger Rey Joseph Nieto clinched a P30,000 ($587) consultancy contract with BCDA

GOVERNMENT CONSULTANT. Blogger Rey Joseph Nieto, also known as Thinking Pinoy, didn't tell the Senate in a hearing on October 4, 2017, that he also won a consultant deal with the BCDA. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Auction for new Clark airport terminal starts

Aug 23, 2017 - 6:15 PM

The Bases Conversion and Development Authority names 7 prospective bidders including two Chinese firms once banned by the World Bank as well as the concessionaire of the award winning Mactan Cebu International Airport

NEW TERMINAL. The creation of a new passenger airport terminal in Clark is seen to increase passenger capacity by 8 million per year, from the existing 4.2 million passengers per year. Artist perspective courtesy of BCDA

Has change really come? Misleading graphs and how to spot them

Aug 05, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Next time you encounter a graph don’t take it at face value Examine the variables scrutinize the labels check the sources and understand the message – all before you click share

Metro Pacific sets sights on Clark airport upgrade

Jul 16, 2017 - 11:50 PM

The Bases Conversion and Development Authority plans to start the auction for the airport s P12 5 billion expansion within the year

INTERESTED. 'Yes, we will take a look at it,' MPIC chairman Manuel Pangilinan replies when asked if it will bid for Clark airport upgrade. Background photo from Wikicommons

DOTr moving main office to Clark in July

Apr 18, 2017 - 6:06 PM

More key government agencies are expected to move to New Clark City in Pampanga in the coming years said BCDA president Vince Dizon

CHAMPION OF DECONGESTION. Transportation Chief Arthur Tugade wants to lead the way in decongesting Metro Manila by moving his department to Clark, Pampanga

CA upholds Taguig court ruling on BCDA property tax exemption

Mar 26, 2017 - 12:38 PM

But the Court of Appeals also says that BCDA properties leased to private entities are subject to real property tax

Bonifacio Global City. Rappler file photo

EO 14 returns ownership of Clark Int'l Airport Corp to BCDA

Mar 01, 2017 - 7:36 PM

President Duterte s 14th Executive Order transfers CIAC back to BCDA from the Department of Transportation

CHANGES IN CLARK. The Duterte administration wants to improve Clark International Airport. Photo from Clark International Airport website

20 Japanese corporations eye Clark Green City

Mar 08, 2016 - 7:48 PM

The Philippines Bases Conversion and Development Authority and a Japanese government corporation form a joint venture to create a master plan for Clark Green City

FUTURE INVESTMENT HUB. JOIN says interested Japanese firms are engaged in energy, healthcare, ICT, and water. File photo from Rappler

Metro Pacific officially takes over SCTEX

Nov 06, 2015 - 10:01 AM

The tollways group of Manuel V Pangilinan officially takes over the Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway SCTEX for an upfront payment of P3 5 billion 74 60 million for the contract

IMPROVEMENTS. MNTC President and CEO Rodrigo Franco says the turnover paves the way for the start of improvement of services on SCTEX. Photos by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

New UP campus to rise in Clark Green City

Aug 18, 2015 - 4:02 PM

The Bases Conversion and Development Authority gives the University of the Philippines 70 hectares to build a new campus in the planned Clark Green City The question is: can UP build it?

Japan government invests in Clark Green City

Aug 14, 2015 - 5:15 PM

The Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation will lead the formation of joint venture partnerships for the development of Clark Green City

Clark Green City eyed as ‘retirement haven’ for foreigners

Jul 17, 2015 - 2:42 PM

Urban planners are looking at an elevated portion of the land within the Clark Special Economic Zone as a place to develop a retirement village for foreigners

BCDA says CJHDevco cut Baguio short

Jul 13, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Around P850 million of public funds should have been given to the people Baguio and the Cordilleras says the BCDA chief

16 prospective bidders eye Clark Green City

Jun 09, 2015 - 7:12 PM

Real estate biggies like Ayala Land Century Properties Federal Land Filinvest Megaworld expressed interest in the country’s first smart green and disaster resilient metropolis

BCDA: CJHDevCo misled court over Camp John Hay TRO

May 23, 2015 - 4:28 PM

CJH Development Corporation misled the Court of Appeals into believing violence would erupt in Camp John Hay BCDA says

TRICKED. "By misleading the CA to issue a TRO, CJHDevCo has shown its defiance and contempt towards the rule of law," BCDA says. Photo by Dave Leprozo/Rappler

Businesses to CJHDevCo: Vacate Camp John Hay now

Apr 24, 2015 - 9:56 AM

The John Hay Business Club urges well meaning CHJDevCo officials to respect the court order

Developer gets notice to vacate Camp John Hay

Apr 20, 2015 - 10:52 PM

The notice is set to end the long running saga between CJHDevCo and the BCDA over Camp John Hay

CJHDevCo served notice to vacate Camp John Hay

BCDA loses appeal over disputed Fort Bonifacio property

Apr 18, 2015 - 10:58 AM

The 13 page decision penned by Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco Jr denies the motion for reconsideration filed by BCDA

Poro Point baywalk project launches April 11

Apr 10, 2015 - 11:30 AM

Local officials in the region are optimistic the development will boost the business environment inside Poro Point leading to increased tourist spending

Court rules Sobrepeña camp to vacate Camp John Hay

Apr 08, 2015 - 7:30 PM

‘Finally a delinquent lessee will be evicted ’ BCDA President and CEO Arnel Paciano D Casanova says

BCDA prepares bid terms for Clark Rail project

Mar 28, 2015 - 9:06 PM

The planned train system to be bid out as a joint venture project will have 13 stations linking Malolos to Tarlac City and will connect to the North South Commuter Railway project

Sobrepeña-led CJHDevCo to vacate Camp John Hay

Mar 10, 2015 - 3:25 PM

Following an arbitration decision CJHDevCo files a judicial confirmation before the Baguio RTC signaling its exit from the property

Camp John Hay firm slapped with P88.5M tax evasion case

Feb 27, 2015 - 11:55 AM

The BIR has filed a tax case against the company for its failure to supply correct and accurate information in its income tax returns

Camp John Hay is not closing, locators assured

Feb 23, 2015 - 5:05 PM

Following the arbitration ruling the Bases Conversion and Development Authority assures locators that it is not closing the former US facility and options are now being prepared for them

Camp John Hay returns to BCDA

Feb 13, 2015 - 1:30 PM

UPDATED The CJH Development Corporation is ordered to vacate Baguio’s Camp John Hay and return the property to the Bases Conversion and Development Authority

SCTEX maintenance contract returns to NLEX operator

Feb 05, 2015 - 8:20 PM

The operations and maintenance contract of the country s longest tollway returns to its original proponent the Manila North Tollways Corporation

Aerial photo of Gumain River Bridge. Photo courtesy of BCDA.

San Miguel eyes SCTEX

Jan 06, 2015 - 7:45 PM

The conglomerate and an undisclosed firm seek bidding documents from the Bases Conversion and Development Authority

Aerial photo of Gumain River Bridge. photo courtesy of BCDA.

Camp John Hay developer faces SEC certificate revocation

Nov 20, 2014 - 5:29 PM

The Camp John Hay Development Corporation has not submitted its financial reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission SEC from 2003 to 2011

BCDA prepares for Camp John Hay’s return to gov’t

Nov 03, 2014 - 4:19 PM

The Bases Conversion and Development Authority president says they are now working with investors to ensure that it will be ‘business as usual’ inside Camp John Hay

Was SC justice partial in BCDA-SM Land issue?

Oct 31, 2014 - 10:26 AM

Facing the Supreme Court are questions on a justice’s integrity judicial overreach and military modernization Justice Presbitero Velasco is suspected of being biased and partial to SM Land Inc

INFOGRAPHIC: First look at Clark’s ‘Smart Green City’

Oct 15, 2014 - 12:02 PM

Here s a detailed birds eye view of what the BCDA development will look like in 2019

Is Clark Green City the future of ‘Smart Cities’ in PH?

Jul 15, 2014 - 1:56 PM

What s in store for BCDA s latest development in Pampanga? An Ivy League branch sustainable infrastructure and full walkable streets are all part of the plan

BCDA lures Clark Green City locators with incentives

Jun 20, 2014 - 3:59 PM

The incentives include tax exemptions and simplified import export procedures

Arrest warrant out for Camp John Hay's Sobrepeña

Jun 14, 2014 - 3:40 PM

The businessman owes the Bases Conversion and Development Authority damages worth P1 15 billion Until he is arrested or posts bail he is considered a fugitive from justice

Baguio’s Camp John Hay chair indicted for P1.15-B estafa

Jun 11, 2014 - 3:49 PM

The Sobrepeña led group has accumulated lease payment arrears in the amount of P3 4B of which P850 million belongs to the people of Baguio and the Cordilleras

Photo from www.manilaspeak.com

Clark Green City up for bidding in Q3

Jun 03, 2014 - 1:00 PM

This urban development and special economic zone is an opportunity for a 100 foreign owned company to invest in the Philippines

BCDA to bid out prime Bonifacio South lot

May 01, 2014 - 10:03 AM

The BCDA is expecting top real estate developers to participate in the public bidding on the 5 000 square meter lot this month

7 firms interested in SCTEX lot bid

Mar 24, 2014 - 6:20 PM

BCDA is bidding out a contract for the lease and development of a two hectare property along SCTEX

SCTEX LOT BID. The BCDA is looking for interested bidders to lease and develop a two-hectare lot along the SCTEX.

BCDA opens bids for SCTEX lot

Feb 26, 2014 - 3:36 PM

The BCDA is inviting bidders to bid for a long term lease on a two hectare lot along the Tarlac portion of the SCTEX

SCTEX LOT BID. The BCDA is looking for interested bidders to lease and develop a two-hectare lot along the SCTEX.

BCDA invites groups to bid for Bonifacio Global lot

Feb 18, 2014 - 3:32 PM

The BCDA is soliciting bids for the lease and development of the Eastgate property in Bonifacio Global City

LEASING EASTGATE. The Bases Conversion and Development Authority is inviting bidders to bid on the 3,099 square meter Eastgate property. Screen shot from BCDA website