Philippines China infrastructure - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippines China infrastructure

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SBMA proposes P100-B expressway-railway from Manila to Subic

Dec 18, 2016 - 8:00 PM

The SBMA chief wants the financing of the proposed multi modal coastal highway to be under the Philippine China Framework of Cooperation

MULTI-MODAL. According to Diño, the proposed multi-modal 100-kilometer (km) coastal highway has already gained support from Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade. Rappler file photo

Dominguez: Questionable firms banned from PH infra auctions

Nov 02, 2016 - 8:50 PM

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says the Philippines will ask China to designate and accredit Chinese companies which can bid for infrastructure projects

PROPER BIDDING. '[T]hese projects will be bid out and of course, if a company is not acceptable in the international field, they will not be able to bid for the project,' Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

'Shady track records' hound PH-China infra firms

Oct 26, 2016 - 8:05 PM

UPDATED But the Bases Conversion Development Authority BCDA clarifies that the memoranda signed with these Chinese companies are only meant for feasibility studies

MURKY DETAILS. A Philippine senator, lawmaker, and a group of former senior government officials (FSGO) have raised concerns over the Chinese firms designated to spearhead the new projects as well as the processes these deals. Traffic photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Ties with China to fill infra spending gap, pose risk to PPP

Oct 20, 2016 - 8:31 PM

Increased Chinese involvement may have the dual effect of reducing the number of PPP projects in the pipeline and fulfilling plans for a Golden Age of Infrastructure in the Philippines says a research firm

WIN-WIN. BMI Research said sees 'clear incentives' for both countries: China sees befriending the Philippines as a way of reducing the United States' influence in Asia; while the Philippines seeks to gain access to China's generous infrastructure investment packages. Background photo from Wikimedia