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President Rodrigo Duterte wants to amend the Government Procurement Reform Act to erase the requirement that projects must go to the lowest qualified bidder
The Philippines is down 8 spots in the World Economic Forum's 2019 Global Competitiveness Report
Deputy Speaker Johnny Pimentel calls on the DPWH and DOTr to be transparent on their multi-billion proposed allocations for right-of-way infrastructure projects
The 25-year joint venture agreement to develop the Davao Sasa Port entails modernizing the existing port and the establishment of dedicated container handling facilities
Rappler maps the 75 big-ticket infrastructure projects under the Build, Build, Build program
What’s the status of the Build, Build, Build projects? Why have they proceeded so slowly? How are we going to pay for them?
The 'tourism circuit' would connect Intramuros to the National Museum, Rizal Park, Binondo, and other heritage districts in Manila
Philippine officials are seeing the silver lining in the US-China trade war and are building the necessary infrastructure to reap the benefits
Among the vetoed bills are the twin measures that would have fulfilled President Duterte's campaign promise to coconut farmers
Although Arlo Sarmiento describes 2018 as 'challenging,' he reveals Vivant had the 'highest income so far' since the company’s incorporation
The World Bank says the effects of disasters in low- and middle-income nations are worsened by poor management of bridges, roads, and electricity grids
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says he will bring up the proposal in the Cabinet meeting next week
If the project was not terminated, Malaysia would have to pay an annual 500 million ringgit interest payment
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya claims there is a 'clear case of conflict of interest' as Aremar Construction's biggest stockholder and incorporator are in-laws of the budget chief
A highway in Jovellar town in Albay is damaged due to the continuous rains
A Cabinet official, who resigned to run in the 2019 elections, is accused of inserting millions in flood mitigation projects for Bicol for the next fiscal year
(UPDATED) House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr says Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno's denial is 'unbelievable'
House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez grills Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, whose daughter is married to the son of Sorsogon Vice Governor Ester Hamor
The Bureau of the Treasury says the year-to-date fiscal gap stands at P438.1 billion of the P523.6-billion target cap
The two countries reaffirm their commitment to get the Metro Manila Subway partially running by 2022
Cooperation arrangements between the Philippines and China are outlined for the Davao City Expressway and Mindanao Railway projects
Chinese President Xi Jinping says China will give another 50 scholarships for Filipinos, and donate 10,000 tons of rice for typhoon-stricken communities
The bridge will also directly link Mozambique's capital Maputo to the border of neighboring South Africa by road for the first time
Bulk of infrastructure and capital outlay disbursement in August goes to public works and military communication equipment
It is the second major infrastructure project tying Hong Kong to mainland China to launch in a matter of weeks, after the opening of a high-speed rail link in September
The proposal to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport is now up for the approval of the National Economic and Development Authority Board
Ayala Corporation, AC Infrastructure, Aboitiz InfraCapital, and Unisys Philippines aim to design and develop the infrastructure for the national ID system
Socioeconomic Secretary Ernesto Pernia says that's a 'good batting average'
The National Economic and Development Authority has identified 75 flagship projects under the government’s Build, Build Build program. Only 7 have started construction in 2018.
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.
The National Economic and Development Authority also says over a million jobs will be generated every year because of the government's Build, Build, Build program
'We shall continue to rely on the ADB for financial assistance, be it in the form or loans or grants,' President Rodrigo Duterte says at the 51st Annual Asian Develoment Bank Meeting
'If you look at [our] balance sheet and cash flow, we can easily do the airport alone,' says Ssn Miguel Corporation President Ramon Ang
As the Asian Development Bank holds its annual meeting, protesters outside demand an end to 'anti-poor and anti-development strategies'
The company will increase the container handling capacity of both the Manila South Harbor and the Batangas Container Terminal
Joey Salceda says the Philippines is short of 3.9 million skilled workers to support Build Build Build
The two projects are funded by a Chinese grant which covers the design and construction of the bridges
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The NEDA Board, led by President Rodrigo Duterte, gives the go signal for the Bulacan International Airport and other projects
The Asian Development Bank projects the Philippine economy to grow by 6.8% in 2018 and 6.9% in 2019
The group is eyeing potential partners for the planned diversification
Even Fardous Square, where a giant effigy of dictator Saddam Hussein was symbolically pulled down with the help of US Marines, remains to be revamped
These 9 infrastructure projects – cumulatively worth around P900 billion – are now tabled for final approval by the NEDA Board, which is headed by President Rodrigo Duterte
Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says the revenues would help pay off Japan's loan for the construction of the subway
The company says it will 'find [the] best ways to complement' the Build, Build, Build program of the Duterte administration
Under Phase 1, 30 kilometers of underground railway with 14 stations will be built from Mindanao Avenue to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport
Interested city governments can submit conceptual designs of proposed projects, which will be evaluated by a team in June
These projects, which will be elevated to the NEDA Board for confirmation, are estimated to cost a total of P66.57 billion
During the country’s annual briefing with the Asian Development Bank, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says, 'Mindanao today is at the front and center of the Build, Build, Build infrastructure program'
While the country’s ranking as the top country to invest by media firm US News may be subjective, economists are nonetheless optimistic that last year’s strong foreign investment flows will continue this year