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6th Business Forum

To build and build and build is not an overstatement

As a malnourished child experiences stunted development, so does a nation deprived of infrastructure investment suffer stymied economic growth. That is why the Build,...

Hurrah for infra!

LISTENING for just two hours to Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno and Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) president Vivencio Dizon about the Duterte administration’s...

Build, Build, Build ‘on track’

But Diokno warns of congestion, increased traffic as construction kicks off The Duterte administration is “on track” to complete the infrastructure projects under the “Build,...

Budget not a problem for infra projects – BCDA

BIG-ticket infrastructure projects under the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) that will spur growth in the countryside will be built under the administration...

Diokno: Underspending down significantly in H1

The Duterte administration’s thrust to ramp up public spending has resulted in much lower state underspending, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said on Friday. “For the...

PH can learn from China infra approach – WB

The Philippines can learn a lot from the way China has developed its infrastructure, a World Bank official said on Friday. “China’s approach … could...

Govt not spending for Clark food project study

A feasibility study is currently being conducted for the establishment of a food terminal inside New Clark City in Tarlac, the chief of the...

BCDA chief confident infrastructure projects to spur countryside growth

BIG-ticket infrastructure projects under the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) aimed at spurring growth in the countryside will happen under the administration of...

World Bank lauds PH infrastructure program for ‘developing assets, delivery system’

WASHINGTON-based World Bank lauded the Philippine government's "Build Build Build" program, saying it not only creates opportunity for the country to develop infrastructure assets...

Govt ‘on track’ to complete infrastructure projects under ‘Build Build Build’ – Diokno

BUDGET Secretary Benjamin Diokno said the Duterte administration was “on track” to complete infrastructure projects under its “Build, Build, Build” program. Diokno gave the assurance...

Late actor  was positive for Covid-19, says wife

VETERAN film and theater actor Menggie Cobarrubias who passed away on March 26 from complications of pneumonia in a Muntinlupa City hospital was positive for...

Sotto backs calls for Duterte to take another Covid test

SENATE President Vicente Sotto 3rd expressed support for calls for President Rodrigo Duterte to re-test for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). "Of course the President...

Customs: Importation of PPE, medical supplies tax-free

THE importation of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other medical emergency supply critical in the fight against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) are now tax and duty-free. Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo...

Quarantine period may extend in select areas- Galvez

The enhanced quarantine period may be extended in some areas as the government would adopt a "carrier-centric" approach aimed at detecting, isolating and treating...

Japan’s Fujifilm starts Avigan trial to treat coronavirus

TOKYO: Japan's Fujifilm has begun clinical trials to test the effectiveness of its anti-flu drug Avigan in treating patients with the new coronavirus, after...

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