Fast train to Clark Airport needed –...

4 January, 2016 at 15:00

MANILA, Philippines – A fast train to the Clark International Airport in Angeles City, Pampanga is needed if the government decides to develop it as a premier gateway, Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas said.

P200B in 2016 natl budget alloted for...

4 January, 2016 at 11:32

P200B in 2016 natl budget alloted for infrastructure program NBN4 News Life | December 23, 2015

A year gone by

4 January, 2016 at 09:43

Somehow the years go too quickly these days. I wonder if the world is spinning faster, or I’ve been busier, or, horrors, getting older, so it just seems quicker. Whatever, the year is over and what do we have to show for it?

10-year plan to ease ‘the worst traffic...

22 December, 2015 at 09:43

The sky was devoid of stars that Friday night, when Roman Pancho felt droplets of rain kissing his nape. He knew that such a shower of rain would cause a lockdown along Edsa, so he decided to go back inside his office in Makati and wait for a few hours until the traffic jam has subsided.

18 December, 2015 at 11:15

LIKE IT IS A President’s legacy By: Peter Wallace | 01:57 AM December 17th, 2015 The Philippines is back on the world stage. How? There’s no

Infra still weakest link to Phl competitiveness...

26 November, 2015 at 10:52

The current state of infrastructure in the Philippines remains the country’s Achilles heel in achieving overall competitiveness, the largest European business group in the country said, as it called for new measures to improve the local infrastructure framework.

San Miguel front-runner for water PPP

25 November, 2015 at 11:30

A CONSORTIUM led by San Miguel Holdings Corp. has made the “most aggressive” offer for the P24.4-billion Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project deal under the government’s public-private partnership (PPP) program…

EDITORIAL – A lost investment

23 November, 2015 at 14:15

As this year’s host of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, the government presented the country as an attractive place for doing business.

Japan Commits 241.991 Billion Yen ODA For...

23 November, 2015 at 11:54

1 Japanese Ambassador Kazuhide Ishikawa and Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. Del Rosario exchanged notes for yen loan “North-South Commuter Railway Project” amounting to 241.991 billion yen (approximately 93.457 billion pesos) on November 19, 2015

Not ready to host APEC

4 November, 2015 at 15:30

I know we should be hospitable to our guests. DFA is confident all 21 heads of state of APEC countries will be in Manila.

Talk is cheap

3 November, 2015 at 10:20

And talk is especially cheap when it comes from politicians during the election season, most notably presidential aspirants who are jockeying for votes from an electorate with a long wish list and an even longer list of complaints.

Presidential bets on taxes, infra and the...

29 October, 2015 at 12:00

4 main presidential contenders face businessmen at a forum of the Philippine Business Conference and Expo on October 27 and lay out their economic programs

Infra sorely lacking

20 October, 2015 at 16:22

EVERY BUSINESSMAN, foreign or local, seems to take every opportunity to convey to the government the Philippines’ pressing need for infrastructure, in particular airports, roads, schools and railways.

BOT Law amendment process stalls; no assurance...

20 October, 2015 at 14:30

THE PROPOSAL to amend the country’s rules governing public-private partnership (PPP) deals in infrastructure projects faces rough sailing in Congress with lawmakers unable to assure its passage.

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