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THE DEPARTMENT of Transportation (DoTr) hopes to submit the proposal of the so-called “super consortium” to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) by next week.
THE cost of construction in Manila remains relatively inexpensive, according to a global index of construction costs by consultancy firm Arcadis.
THE extension of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) to Cavite is seen to benefit passengers by as soon as the fourth quarter of 2021, as construction began on the project on Tuesday — nearly five years after it was awarded to the Light Rail Manila Corp. (LRMC).
THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said it hopes to receive a report by late this week detailing the findings of an investigation into Cebu Pacific, amid ongoing hearings by the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) on the carrier’s recent spate of flight cancellations.
THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) signed a deal with the local subsidiary of Singapore-based HyalRoute Group last week to roll out a fiber optic cable network in the country.
BUSINESSMAN Salvador B. Zamora II, who chairs listed Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (PT&T), signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese firm CITIC Networks Co. Ltd. to offer WiFi internet access, digital television and satellite network services in the Philippines.
THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said it will continue to seek a private company to take over the operations and maintenance (O&M) of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3), once the new Japanese contractors finish the rehabilitation of the railway system in two years.
THE CIVIL Aeronautics Board (CAB) is asking Cebu Pacific operator Cebu Air, Inc. to submit additional requirements as the regulator on Thursday conducted its first formal hearing on the carrier’s recent wave of flight cancellations.
PRIME Metroline Infrastructure Holdings, Inc. (Prime Infra) of tycoon Enrique K. Razon, Jr. is expecting the government’s green light for its plan to develop the Wawa Dam in Rizal.
THE PHILIPPINE UNIT of the AirAsia Group Berhad, Philippines AirAsia, Inc., swung to a net operating loss of P2.11 billion in 2018 from a profit of P710 million in 2017 as it was hit by the rise in price of jet fuel and the weakening of the Philippine peso against the US dollar last year.
THE GOVERNMENT expects a boost in speed and number of train sets running for the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) as it officially turned over the rehabilitation and maintenance of the train line to its original designers in a ceremony Tuesday night.
THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said it is now reviewing the new draft agreement submitted by the super consortium seeking to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Monday.
ASIAN Terminals, Inc. (ATI) inaugurated a new berth at the Batangas Container Terminal (BCT) Monday, which is eyed to increase its annual capacity and eventually help decongest ports in Manila.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said the repayment rate on its loan program for farmers fell this year because of damage to crops caused natural calamities last year.
THE $5.4-billion deal signed last week by Udenna Corp. and subsidiary Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp. with China Telecommunications Corp. for a telecommunications joint venture may prompt more Chinese firms to pour investments in the Philippines.
CEBU PACIFIC is canceling several flights scheduled until Tuesday due to an “unprecedented level of disruption” in its operations since last week.
EMPLOYEES are being positioned as possible ambassadors for their companies’ brands, after a recent study found increasing interest from Filipino consumers in knowing about a company’s workings before patronizing its products and services.
A RECENT study by a kids digital media company said children in the Philippines prefer access to the internet over television, recording longer hours spent on internet-enabled devices per month.
A GLOBAL provider of enterprise application software is eyeing to tap local government units as a strategy to encourage the national government in starting a digital transformation of its systems.
EASYCALL Communications Philippines, Inc. saw over 400% earnings growth in 2018, driven by its acquisition of TDG Ventures, Inc. in the fourth quarter.
A MAGNITUDE 4.5 aftershock shook parts of Luzon early Wednesday morning as people were still reeling from the 6.1 earthquake that struck on Monday.
THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) is aiming to reopen Clark International Airport today (Wednesday), after the terminal sustained damage after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Luzon Monday afternoon.