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ODA loan use better in first half

THE GOVERNMENT improved its use of official development assistance (ODA) loans last semester from a year ago, according to the National Economic and Development...

Approval process for infrastructure streamlined at NEDA Board level

ECONOMIC MANAGERS will seek to identify and eliminate redundant approval processes for government projects, in order to fast-track their implementation. “Our goal here is to...

Economic managers plan China infra roadshow in late Sept.

CABINET OFFICIALS will visit China on Sept. 27-29 in a bid to attract more potential infrastructure investors as well as to review the progress...

Economic team to visit Tokyo ahead of November signings for Japan-ODA...

THE GOVERNMENT’S economic and infrastructure team will be visiting Tokyo this month to review the progress of infrastructure projects to be funded by the...

Panay-Guimaras-Negros bridge pre-feasibility study starts

ILOILO CITY — State-owned China Communications Construction Co., Ltd. (CCCC) has started the pre-feasibility study for the P27.156-billion bridge that will link the islands...

NEDA OK’s subway, major roads, bridges

FOUR MORE flagship projects cumulatively worth P386.248 billion, led by the country’s first subway that will run in Metro Manila, under the government’s P8.44-trillion...

Gov’t to ease foreign cap in construction

THE GOVERNMENT is looking to allow foreign contractors to take on public construction projects under a more liberal Foreign Investment Negative List (FINL) in...

Big infrastructure projects near final OK

THREE big-ticket infrastructure projects -- including a plan to build Metro Manila’s first subway -- will soon be up for President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s...

Foreign business leaders press government on infrastructure agenda

FOREIGN INVESTORS want the government to pick up the pace on infrastructure development, fearing that President Rodrigo R. Duterte may run out of time...

SEC approves JG Summit’s new infrastructure unit

THE Gokongwei group has established a new company that would handle its investments in infrastructure. In a disclosure to the stock exchange, JG Summit Holdings,...