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[OPINION] Enough of policymaking without planning

Apr 13, 2018 - 6:12 PM

As the Boracay example illustrates, policymaking without planning makes for needless chaos, confusion, and destruction

WB, AIIB commit P21 billion to manage Metro Manila floods

Sep 30, 2017 - 7:10 PM

This comes as the Metro Manila Flood Management Master Plan is expected to be fully implemented in 25 years

20,000-hectare catchment basin eyed to solve flooding in Pampanga

Mar 18, 2016 - 10:30 PM

The proposed Pampanga River Basin Flood Control Master Plan will include the construction of a dike a controlled retarding basin and the widening of the Pampanga River and its tributaries

FLOODING PROBLEM. Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson discusses the master plan to permanently solve the yearly flooding problem in Pampanga and parts of other Central Luzon provinces. Photo by Jun Malig/Rappler

Aquino urges public cooperation in NCR flood management plan

Aug 28, 2015 - 10:32 AM

President Benigno Aquino III makes the appeal shortly after Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson presented to him a comprehensive complete and clear flood management master plan for Metro Manila

FLOOD ALERT. Residents cross the flood water due to west monsoon rain in Barangay Holy Spirit in Quezon City. File photo by Joel Liporada

Ayala Land to build ‘huge’ shopping mall in Parañaque

Apr 29, 2015 - 2:56 PM

The property developer is set to build a shopping complex rivaling Mall of Asia in terms of size

Boos, cheers in Tacloban as 3 sides face off in Yolanda hearing

Nov 28, 2014 - 8:25 AM

The government is looking at a community driven approach to fast track rehabilitation in Yolanda affected areas

PUBLIC HEARING: A joint congressional hearing in Tacloban gathers the victims, local politicians and government agencies on top of rehabilitation process

What Quezon City could have looked like

Oct 12, 2014 - 11:09 AM

Here are some features of the 1941 and 1949 master plans for the city and what has happened to these plans since

The 1949 Master Plan for Quezon City side-by-side what QC looks like in 2014. Images from 'Master Plan for the New Capital City' and Google Maps

P5-B flood control projects on schedule – DPWH

Jul 19, 2014 - 3:42 PM

Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson says that contrary to a newspaper report the high priority project has not been put on hold due to the Supreme Court ruling on the Disbursement Acceleration Program DAP

Bringing inclusive dev't to the Casiguran Agta

Jul 03, 2014 - 5:46 PM

While the path to real progress for the poor will be long it is clear that working with communities will be the only way that development can be made to serve them

ANCESTRAL DOMAINS IN TROUBLE? The biggest human rights abuse experienced by the Casiguran Agta throughout the 20th century has been the loss of control over their ancestral lands, which has been reinforced by their lack of quality education. Photo by Bro. Martin Francisco

P3.38B released to relocate Metro Manila's estero families

Dec 03, 2013 - 5:04 PM

The amount covers the deficit and cash requirements of constructing housing projects outside the NCR for the months of September and October

MOVING OUT. An initial batch of more than 80 families were relocated from San Juan City to housing projects in Bulacan as part of government efforts to keep civilians away from disaster areas earlier this year. Photo by EPA/Rolex dela Pena

PNoy, tires and floodwaters

Jun 20, 2013 - 5:13 PM

President Aquino says the government has 80 ongoing projects to mitigate flooding

MOVE OUT. The government plans to relocate 20,000 families living near waterways this year as part of its flood control master plan. Photo by Rappler

Marcos: We did nothing since Ondoy, Pepeng

Jun 20, 2013 - 3:10 PM

Sen Bongbong Marcos asks why the government needs 22 years to complete its flood control master plan

'TOO LONG.' Sen Bongbong Marcos asks why the government needs 22 years to complete its flood control master plan. Photo by Senate PRIB, Cesar Tomambo

Aquino flood plan: Move 20,000 families this year

Jun 19, 2013 - 2:54 PM

The government plans to relocate 20 000 families living near waterways this year as part of its flood control plan

Palace explains 10-hour meeting

Jun 18, 2013 - 3:41 PM

Secretary Almendras dispels rumors Malacanang held an emergency meeting Monday

Palace: Flood control better, but far from done

Jun 14, 2013 - 10:20 PM

Malacañang says vast improvement won t be felt until a few years from now

Photo by Atenews ADDU

Manila Water invests P1.9-B in sewer network

Apr 13, 2013 - 3:23 PM

Manila Water s planned 12 kilometer sewer network is expected to expand the company s service coverage

Water treatment mobile unit deployed after typhoon Sendong. Photo from Manila Water website

P1.6-B budget for flood control projects released

Mar 11, 2013 - 6:52 PM

The funds will be used to rehabilitate and upgrade water pumping stations in Metro Manila

WATERWORLD. Jeep stranded in a flooded area in Quezon City. Photo by Maurits van Linder

Pie Alvarez: 21 lessons in leadership from a 24-year old mayor

Jul 18, 2012 - 3:57 PM

A young girl who became mayor at 21 years old shares lessons in leadership