Sangley Point - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Sangley Point


Duterte orders Sangley airport operations 'to start immediately'

Jun 11, 2019 - 10:48 AM

During a Cabinet meeting, President Duterte also hints at a revamp at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, says Malacañang

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the 38th Cabinet Meeting at the Malacañan Palace on June 10, 2019. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

LOOK: Fire hits Navy base in Cavite

Nov 09, 2018 - 2:15 PM

The fire started at around 5:30 am, and was declared 'contained' before 8 am, says Navy Spokesman Commander Jonathan Zata

EARLY MORNING FIRE. Fire hit Naval Base Cavite on November 9, 2018. Photo couresty of Naval Public Affairs Office

Napoles lawyer Stephen David once presented at Cabinet meeting

Mar 21, 2018 - 2:45 PM

The agenda of the 5th Cabinet meeting shows David made a presentation about proposals to develop Sangley Point Airport

Be it Sangley or Bulacan, San Miguel keen on new airport dev't

Jan 23, 2017 - 1:00 PM

At the end of the day we will join all of the auctions for projects of the government says San Miguel Corporation president Ramon Ang

GOVERNMENT AUCTION.'At the end of the day, we will join all of the auction for projects of the government,' SMC chief Ramon Ang says. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Tieng, Sy group optimistic Sangley airport proposal will be approved

Dec 12, 2016 - 1:00 PM

The proposal for the P1 3 trillion Philippine Global Gateway project is up for approval of the NEDA Board

POSITIVE. All-Asia Resources & Reclamation Corporation says the proposal was welcomed by no other than President Rodrigo Duterte himself. Image background from ARRC

Group of Sy and Tieng also wants to build a new airport

Oct 31, 2016 - 7:11 PM

The group will join the China Communications Construction Company s dredging unit in this project says a Bloomberg report

WAY HIGHER CAPACITY. ARRC's proposed new airport is seen to handle up to 90 million passengers per year, way higher than NAIA's 28 million

SONA 2016: Duterte eyes Sangley Point to help decongest NAIA

Jul 25, 2016 - 8:50 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte also plans to transfer some commercial domestic operations of airlines to Clark International Airport

epa05440107 Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his first State of the Nation Address during the opening of the 17th Congress at the House of Representatives in Quezon City, East of Manila, Philippines on 25 July 2016. Rodrigo Duterte, the former mayor of Davao City, is the 16th president of the country, after winning the 09 May elections based on a tough-talking campaign in which he promised to wipe out crime and corruption. EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG

Aquino: 'I'm the most convenient excuse' for flight delays

Oct 23, 2015 - 9:36 PM

In a forum the President says efforts are continuing to solve the traffic and congestion issues in the country s major gateway

CAUSE OF DELAY. President Benigno S. Aquino III quips during an open forum in the Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines (SEIPI) Foundation, Inc. 14th CEO’s Forum on Friday, October 23, 2015 that he is told that he's the "most convenient excuse" why flights at the country's main gateway get delayed. Photo by Rey Baniquet / Malacañang Photo Bureau

DOTC eyes privatization of NAIA operations, maintenance

Jan 05, 2015 - 9:38 PM

If privatized NAIA employees could either be absorbed by the winning bidder or opt for early retirement

New toilets, cooler aircon system at NAIA by December

Aug 22, 2014 - 2:13 PM

The P32 6 million project is expected to bring comfort to passengers and remove NAIA from the ranks of the world s worst airports

JICA: PH needs over P430B for new Manila airport

Aug 05, 2014 - 8:53 AM

The new airport will have a capacity of 130M passengers and 4 runways that can handle 700 000 aircraft landings and takeoffs per year

MOVING OUT. Some foreign airlines are moving to the NAIA Terminal 3 from Terminal 1 as part of efforts to ease congestion in the main Manila airport. File photo by AFP/Jay Directo

DOTC eyes interconnecting NAIA terminals 1 and 2

Aug 01, 2014 - 5:08 PM

The agency has to first address various issues in its plan to expand and improve the congested airport

EXPANSION. The government is aiming at interconnecting terminals 1 and 2 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), apart from building a NAIA terminal 5. File photo by Jay Directo/Agence France-Presse

Clark budget terminal project for NEDA approval in August

Jul 22, 2014 - 12:40 PM

The terminal will boost the Clark airport s passenger capacity to up to 16 million per year from the current 4 million

BUDGET TERMINAL. The proposed budget terminal in Clark International Airport would cost P7.2 billion

Is Sangley Point the next Manila airport?

Jun 16, 2014 - 5:21 PM

JICA recommends Sangley Point as the site for the proposed international gateway that will replace NAIA

DOTC: Gov't not keen on unsolicited proposals

Apr 04, 2014 - 5:30 PM

Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says the Aquino administration prefers solicited proposals for government projects

Rescuers search for 2 pilots in Bataan crash

May 19, 2012 - 1:16 PM

Philippine Air Force grounds planes of a similar model

Private planes, flying schools to leave NAIA by June - Aquino

May 06, 2012 - 7:31 PM

This would free up the congested NAIA runway of airlines carrying very few passengers