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A trip from Malolos to Manila will take less than 40 minutes. 
Japan’s Hitachi Rail has won the bidding for the contract for the Philippines’ North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project, a big-ticket infrastructure project worth  P13.13 billion. The Department of Transportation issued the notice of award to Hitachi Rail on November 8. NSCR, a ...
It will be Aice's largest ice cream plant in Southeast Asia. 
Filipinos love their ice cream, and if Aice’s rapid expansion into the country means anything, it just shows that the Philippine market for the creamy cold treat is far from saturated. Indonesian ice cream brand Aice is set to open its biggest factory ...
Partners, for now.
Globe and Dito Tel are setting aside their differences and will work together with foreign telcos to upgrade local data capacities through a submarine cable system in Southeast Asia. The two Filipino telcos will partner with China Telecom Global Limited (CTG), Singapore Telecommunications ...
Construction is in “full swing.”
Construction of the P735-billion New Manila International Airport (NMIA) in Bulacan is now “in full swing,” the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said on Monday (November 7). The agency said it is committing to “work together” with San Miguel Corp. (SMC), the main proponent ...
We need all the help we can get.
It doesn’t appear that there’s a shortage of foreign countries willing to lend the Philippines a hand in saving its transportation problems. Japan is one, and now the Department of Transportation (DOTr) says Norway will be helping out as well.In a statement, the agency ...
Once finished, the Metro Manila Subway will run at an operational speed of 80kph.
Expressways and flyovers? That’s cute. Anyone familiar with Metro Manila’s traffic mess will tell you that an improved public transportation system is likely the key to solving the problem—which is why we’re paying very close attention to the Metro Manila Subway project.Considered by some ...
Here’s the latest.
The detailed engineering design for the 32-kilometer Bataan-Cavite Interlink Bridge will be completed by the first quarter of 2023, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said over the weekend. “Marine geophysical surveys and geotechnical investigations in evaluating underground conditions and site ...
Makati is pushing with plans to become the country's first smart city.
Makati Mayor Abby Binay has signed a deal with South Korea's Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to upgrade the city's transportation system. KOICA will spend $13 million (roughly P724 million) for the electric bus project. Under the deal, KOICA will not only design and build the ...
Even diplomats think it is ridiculous.
Pedestrians don’t matter. That’s how Dirk Janssen, Consulate General of the Netherlands assigned to San Francisco, described a Philippine footbridge erected on EDSA in 2019, which has been the subject of ridicule. “There is no better way to make it clear to pedestrians ...
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