REICELENE JOY IGNACIO

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THE Philippines will continue to be one of the fastest-growing construction markets in Asia as a result of the government’s strong commitment to infrastructure development, according to think-tank BMI Research. For 2018, the government allocated more than P1 trillion for infrastructure spending under the Duterte administration’s “Build Build Build” program,…

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THE Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) is looking to expand a partnership with China to include trade and investments, the Mindanao Development Authority said on Monday. According to MinDA, the partnership will have a major impact on the sub-region’s economy by generating investments and access to China’s market…

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Fiscal targets could be missed by the government but its focus on improving infrastructure and education will be supportive of economic growth, BMI Research said. “The Philippine government has proposed a P3.77-trillion budget for 2018, which marks a 12.4 percent increase from 2017. Although the projected targets seem overly-ambitious, we…

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LISTED construction company Megawide said on Monday that it was looking to finance, build, and construct stations and railways, and supply the rolling stocks of its proposed $1-billion elevated railway from UP Diliman, Quezon City to Lerma in Manila. “We want to bring in a new technology for constructing an…

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MERALCO subsidiary MRail Inc. said on Friday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with the local government of Batangas to carry out a feasibility study on the extension of its freight train project from Calamba, Laguna to the Batangas International Port. “The proposed MRail Freight Project, in partnership…

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Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade berated Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Tim Orbos for riding a habal-habal to make it to an event on Friday. A habal-habal is a single motorcycle that carries multiple passengers sitting on a oden plank placed at the back of the driver. Passengers balance…

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Travel on Luzon’s tollways will now be more convenient following the signing of an interoperability deal between the government and toll road operators Among the companies that signed up on Friday for the memorandum of agreement on the interoperability of toll payments were the Ayala Group, Metro Pacific Group, and…

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The Department of Transportation said on Friday that the proposed P700-billion Bulacan airport is subject for discussions with proponent San Miguel Corporation (SMC). “For the Bulacan airport, they have a letter to us. We said that we are subject to talk,” Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade told reporters on Friday. The…

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency have signed a partnership agreement for the second phase of a project aimed at easing traffic jams and boost investments and job creation nationwide. The Masterplan on High Standard Highway Network Development project is an offshoot…

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DUBAI-BASED Emirates Airlines is seeking extra flights to Manila after bilateral air talks held earlier this year to increase flight entitlements ended in a deadlock. “We want extra flights to Manila,” Emirates Philippines Country Manager Satish Sethi said in a roundtable media briefing in Makati on Thursday. The government has…

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