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THE DEPARTMENT of Transportation (DoTr) said the target implementation of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) fare hike this month, as proposed by operator Light Rail Manila Corp. (LRMC), may not push through as public consultations still need to be conducted.
THE International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and the Department of Transportation (DoTr) said the Cavite Gateway Terminal (CGT) may finally be used by end-September, months later its original target because of the three typhoons that affected the area in the past months.
THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said the resolution of a dispute involving the third generation (3G) frequency held by Bayan Telecommunications, Inc. (Bayantel) is moving forward, with a decision now up to the Supreme Court.
THE DEPARTMENT of Transportation (DoTr) has given the green light to the Cavite provincial government’s plan to build an airport at the former US naval facility at Sangley Point, Cavite.
TRANSPACIFIC Broadband Group International, Inc. (TBGI) said it is seeking to renew its congressional franchise to boost its efforts to join the government’s search for a so-called “third telco” player, among other telecommunication opportunities.
THE Board of Investments (BoI) on Friday issued rules for an executive order (EO) that extended duty-free privileges of equipment and spare parts importers for another year.
CEBU AIR, Inc. the listed operator of Cebu Pacific, continues to expand its fleet as it looks to acquire five new aircraft, all of which are expected to be delivered by next year.
A UNIT OF Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) has been awarded the original proponent status (OPS) by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for its Cavite-Tagaytay-Batangas Expressway (CTBEx) project on Thursday.
WITH SOCIAL MEDIA brimming with complaints from the riding public, the emergence of ride-hailing apps seemed like a sound solution to the perennial traffic problem. Transport Network Companies, or TNCs, offered services that allowed commuters to use their smart phones to get a ride, be picked up from their location, travel point-to-point and pay a reasonable amount for the service.
GLOBE TELECOM, Inc. is partnering with DMCI Homes, Inc. to offer easy subscription to Globe At Home services exclusive to DMCI condominium owners.
INVESTORS in new international airports in the Philippines could encounter difficulty realizing “ambitious traffic projections” for certain destinations, as international traffic remains focused on Manila, Cebu and Boracay, the Center for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) said.
LOCAL ride-hailing company Micab Systems Corp. is accusing Grab Philippines (MyTaxi.PH) of sending “phantom” bookings, or fake bookings that reached up to 29,000 since June.
THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said it might decide by the third quarter whether to grant original proponent status to the three companies planning to develop, operate and manage regional airports, all of which have resubmitted their proposals earlier this year.
THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said the contract for the construction of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT)-Light Rail Transit (LRT) common station project is scheduled to be awarded by August.
THE CIVIL Aeronautics Board (CAB) is looking to implement a surcharge matrix which airlines may follow to allow them to adjust prices based on their spending.
GLOBE TELECOM, Inc. is teaming up with Nokia’s cloud business Nuage Networks to enhance its Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) service targeted to business customers by integrating Nokia’s Virtualized Network Services (VNS).
PHILIPPINE AIRLINES (PAL) is strengthening its push to be awarded a five-star rating by international airline rating organization Skytrax by 2020 with the delivery of two new aircraft.
THE MANILA International Airport Authority (MIAA) has received a recommendation from the Department of Transportation (DoTr) to accept the unsolicited proposal of the consortium of seven conglomerates to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
THE cities of Cebu and Davao should consider investing in smart solutions into its infrastructure and services, if they want to become more liveable and sustainable.
TURBOPROP aircraft manufacturer ATR said it is considering developing new planes that would make landing at night and on shorter runways easier, and expects a market for it in the Philippines.
GRAB’s operations in the Philippines has become its slowest growing in Southeast Asia as the company remains in a complicated relationship with the government after a P10-million fine and a prohibition on adding new cars, its local official said.
INTERNATIONAL Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) said it has been chosen by the government of Sudan to handle the operations and management of the South Port Container Terminal (SPCT).
THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the Philippines has inked an agreement with Spain to improve air connectivity between the two countries.