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The DOTr says added flights will ideally reduce airfare.
If you haven't already dropped by and said hello to the bug-eyed tarsiers of Bohol, then now's your chance! The Bohol-Panglao International Airport is extending operating hours to 10 p.m. to accommodate more flights.The additional night-time flights will be made possible through ...
 
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This includes new bridges and interchanges.
The NLEX Corporation is lending the Philippine government a hand in its fight against Metro Manila’s traffic problems.According to the expressway operator, which handles both the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX), it already has a handful of projects in place to help decongest the country’s ...
 
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Another drone's eye view of the current state of its construction.
Just last month, we were treated to another progress update on the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 Project courtesy of YouTuber dmitrivalencia’s drone-shot video. The guy recently headed down south to document more infrastructure projects, this time capturing the ongoing Cavite-Laguna Expressway ...
 
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The New C5 Southlink is expected to be completed by 2021.
Today, if a resident of Parañaque, Las Piñas, or Cavite, wanted to go to a party in Makati, he would have to head out an hour and 20 minutes prior to meet-up time. These areas currently do not have direct access to ...
 
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Let’s take another look, shall we?
Remember the Skyway Stage 3 update we posted a while back? The video we featured was courtesy of YouTuber dmitrivalencia, which gave us a good drone’s eye view of the different sections of the Skyway project. Just yesterday, he uploaded another update yet again—you can view the embedded ...
 
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The proposed terminals at the old Pandacan oil depot can accommodate up to 1,000 buses at any time.
San Miguel Corp. is spending P10 billion for a planned bus and food terminal on the site of the old Pandacan oil depot in Manila.In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange earlier this week, the company said it would submit an ...
 
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The company bagged lucrative government infrastructure projects.
Real estate developer and construction company D.M. Consunji, Inc. (DMCI) saw its revenues jump from P883 million to P1.5 billion in the first quarter of 2019. According to a company press release published on Monday, May 20, DMCI attributed its revenue boost to ...
 
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Two firms have already submitted proposals
A six-lane, 73.7km Metro Cebu Expressway might soon be in the works, and according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), two firms have already submitted proposals to undertake the road project via public-private partnership (PPP).DPWH-7 planning and design chief ...
 
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Are you looking forward to its opening?
Late in 2018, a small portion of the new Skyway Stage 3 was opened to the public. In the grand scheme of the project, it wasn’t much more than a kilometer-long stretch of elevated expressway before the intersection of Gil Puyat Avenue, but it ...
 
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30% of the project is complete
Those who constantly travel to and from the Ortigas Business District in Pasig and Bonifacio Global City might soon spend a lot less time stuck in traffic.The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) says that the government’s BGC-Ortigas Center Link Road Project will “do wonders to help ...
 
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If dreams become reality, that’s the long-term goal.
Anyone living in Metro Manila in the past decade has complained about traffic at least once a day. Think about the commute from Manila to Quezon City during rush hour: A round trip can take a quarter of the day. Being part ...
 
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The construction of the Cavite segment of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) has begun.
Commuters from Manila may soon expect quicker trips to the south as the Department of Public Highways (DPWH) started the construction of a new toll road in Cavite.On Wednesday, March 27, the DPWH and officials of the MPCALA Holdings Inc., the project’s ...
 
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Construction has already started.
Motorists down south are going to love this news: The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started construction on South Luzon Expressway Toll Road 4 (SLEX-TR4), a 66.74-km extension of SLEX from Santo Tomas, Batangas to Lucena City, Quezon Province.Once ...
 
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Make it happen
Here’s an idea: How about instead of letting plastic waste end up in oceans, forests, and wherever else any air-breathing, food-eating human would rather not have it end up, we use it to build roads instead?This is exactly what the San Miguel ...
 
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Just in time for summer.
What's summer without going on vacation? We know you can't wait to go on a much-needed getaway, especially with the seat sales that came out this March. If you're flying out from Ninoy Aquino International Airport, you'll be glad to know that the repair and ...
 
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The hike comes a week after the new Harbor Link Segment 10 was opened to the public.
Following the opening of the NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 in February, NLEX Corp., the operating company of the toll highway, is hiking toll prices effective March 20.In a notice published in several news reports, NLEX said it is increasing toll fees ...
 
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The Department of Transportation released the first renders of the planned subway.
By now you’ve heard that the Metro Manila Subway project is finally pushing through. It’s potentially one of the biggest projects of the government’s “Build, Build, Build” program, and the Department of Transportation (DOTr) says as much.DOTr secretary Arthur Tugade has already acknowledged the subway system’s construction will ...
 
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New roads are coming, but it will probably get worse before it gets better for Manila's commuters
The debate about Metro Manila’s “true midpoint” is not new. It happens almost every day—over family dinner, drinking sessions, high school reunions, and even on dates. The north and south divide is real and can be a litmus test for friendship or romance. ...
 
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With the opening of the new highway, the secretary says a solution to Metro Manila's traffic problem is in sight.
On Thursday, February 28, a new stretch of highway linking Manila and Caloocan to Valenzuela and Quezon City will open to the public. It’s the latest project undertaken by the Department of Public Works and Highways, whose secretary, Mark Villar, is kept ...
 
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The Department of Transportation recently announced the consortium that won the design and build contract of the subway's first three stations.
Talk about a last minute deal.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced the consortium that won the design-and-build contract of the first part of the Metro Manila subway on Monday, February 25, two days before the project’s scheduled groundbreaking ceremony.The consortium of Japanese ...
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