The sacked transportation official had accused 'higher-ups' of insisting on a foreign loan to fund the Mindanao railway. Will the Palace at least look into his claim?
'The Mindanao Railway will not be built with name-calling, rumor mongering, and grandstanding,' says Transportation Undersecretary Timothy John Batan as he disputes the 'misleading' claims of Assistant Secretary Mark Tolentino
Another transportation official says the allegations of Assistant Secretary Mark Tolentino are 'completely untrue'
The JICA-backed plan will traverse 15 kilometers across the city, with another 6.6 kilometers extension
The Philippine president prefers a Swiss challenge for government projects, but the law says not all deals are eligible for that mode of implementation
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