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'The conduct of a thorough study on the soil condition of Mines View Park is highly required at the soonest possible time,' a city council resolution reads
'It will increase poverty. Those who cannot find jobs will get poor,' says Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno of the removal of P75-billion 'insertion in the public works budget
Senators agree to add some P24.4 billion to the health department's budget to fund programs for health facilities and health workers
The Department of Public Works and Highways agrees with Senator Panfilo Lacson's proposal
Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu calls on Congress to immediately pass the proposed P3.757-trillion budget for 2019
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno denies the 'imagined schemes' linked to him by House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr
The owner of CT Leoncio Construction and several public works officials in Bicol Region are among those summoned to a House rules committee hearing on Thursday, January 3
'I agree with the others and the senators that it is time to abolish it and return that function to the Department of Public Works and Highways,' President Rodrigo Duterte says
Public Works Secretary Mark Villar says the department welcomes any information on alleged irregularities involving contractor CT Leoncio Construction and Trading
The Department of Public Works and Highways says the new flyover would ease traffic as motorists can skip the stoplight at the corner of Pacific Avenue in Parañaque City
DBM Secretary Benjamin Diokno argues the P75 billion is aboveboard, as its addition to the DPWH funds in 2019 is part of the legal budgeting process
The highway, which cost P1.28 billion to build, also features a 3-meter-wide bicycle lane
After three days of fruitless dig-and-search operations, the retrieval team decides to terminate its work
Rains the past two days hamper retrieval operations in buried DPWH building in Mountain Province
More bodies are recovered at the landslide site in Natonin, Mountain Province, on Friday, November 2, bringing the total to 12
Twenty remain unaccounted for, according to the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office
The good faith doctrine is ‘inapplicable in a situation where there are circumstances that should have prompted the government officials to make further inquiries,’ says the High Court
(UPDATED) The Mountain Province disaster risk reduction and management office says rescue operations would be tedious because the area had become isolated due to road cuts and landslides
When Boracay reopens on October 26, one lane along the 2.66-kilometer road from Cagban Port to Hue Hotel will already be passable
Public Works Secretary Mark Villar says NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 will 'hopefully be completed in time for the Christmas rush'
Bowing to public clamor, the Department of Public Works and Highways reopens the 'Rockwell bridge'
The denial comes after House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez tells reporters about an alleged 'parking' scheme in the proposed 2019 budget for favored lawmakers
House committee on appropriations chairperson Karlo Nograles makes the statement even if the committee of the whole – which realigned the funds – was convened to overrule the panel he chairs
(UPDATED) Part of the P51 billion is realigned to other items under the Department of Public Works and Highways, but ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio questions these as 'lump sums with no details'
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority warns motorists of heavier traffic, and cautions them against illegal parking on alternate roads
Portions of EDSA, C5, Batasan Road, and Lacson Avenue will be closed for road repairs starting September 7, 11 pm
Senator Panfilo Lacson says the amount could be used as pork barrel, which the Supreme Court has declared as unconstitutional
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya says they are also eyeing a P140-billion supplemental budget for Bangsamoro Law and the Supreme Court ruling on the Internal Revenue Allotment
They are big, bright, and not very pretty. Billboards reign supreme with a new king on the rise: LEDs.
(UPDATED) The Department of Public Works and Highways' proposed budget for 2019 is about P93 billion lower than this year's budget, leading to a possible decrease in infrastructure projects
Three lawmakers are concerned because cash-based budgeting system has removed P93 billion from the DPWH's proposed budget
The proposed road network projects in Bulacan are seen to help boost the economy of Central Luzon
Public Works Secretary Mark Villar says they will suspend 43 contractors involved in more than 400 projects due to delays in implementation. This means DPWH has to bid the projects again.
DPWH spends only a 3rd of its budget, and ends up paying banks P27 million as a result of its failure to utilize approved loans
The Commission on Audit says some school buildings in Metro Manila, Ilocos, and Cebu cannot be used due to issues with utilities, structural defects, and non-turnover of buildings
Here's a list of roads in Quezon City, Manila, and Pasig that will be affected by the road reblocking and repair this weekend
The Department of Social Welfare and Development says the contamination happened during the handling and hauling of relief goods, adding that it 'must not happen again'
Here's a list of sections of EDSA and other roads in Metro Manila that will be affected by the road reblocking and repair this weekend
The road widening is a top priority project of the Boracay inter-agency task force
Here's a list of sections of EDSA and other roads in Quezon City that will be affected by the road reblocking and repair this weekend
(3rd UPDATE) Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi declares a net worth of P1.355 billion in 2017, an increase of P1.19 billion from his net worth in 2016
Expect faster travel time along the widened Davao River bridge
(UPDATED) Authorities are investigating the cause of the incident, which earlier left Aguinaldo Highway corner Daang Hari Road impassable
'Maybe I'll fire the corporate counsel tomorrow. Ang DPWH nga assistant secretary nga akong brad sa law school, ako pong gipa-resign,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
'I’m calling the attention of Malacañang to investigate all DPWH officials and all congressmen who are contractors,' says Public Works Assistant Secretary Tingagun Ampaso Umpa in a social media post after Malacañang asked for his resignation over alleged corruption
(3RD UPDATE) President Rodrigo Duterte advises Justice Assistant Secretary Moslemen Macarambon Sr and Public Works Assistant Secretary Tingagun Ampaso Umpa to resign 'or face termination for corruption'
These two Chinese firms are now part of the Bangon Marawi Consortium, a group of Chinese and Filipino companies tapped to rebuild areas hit by the Marawi siege
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Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno also says P448 million was released to the Department of Labor and Employment for assistance to Boracay workers and residents
'Kailangan natin ang kooperasyon at tulong ng mga stakeholders to fast-track the completion of Boracay projects,' says Aklan District Engineer Noel Fuentebella