Philippines

Duterte opens PH’s ‘most scenic’ airport in Bicol

By Azer Parrocha   Bicol International Airport (Photo courtesy of Secretary Art Tugade’s Facebook page) MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday afternoon inaugurated commercial domestic operations at the Bicol International Airport (BIA) after 11 years of delay. The PHP5 billion international airport facility in Daraga, Albay, will start receiving commercial domestic flights on Thursday and will be … Continue reading

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Over 9K km of roads completed under ‘Build, Build, Build’

Over 9K km of roads completed under ‘Build, Build, Build’ By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar on Friday said close to 10,000 kilometers of roads have been completed since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed in June 2016. In a statement, Villar said of the … Continue reading

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China loan terms for PH infra projects better under Duterte admin

China loan terms for PH infra projects better under Duterte admin By Joann Villanueva MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III on Friday said terms of loans extended by the Chinese government for Philippine infrastructure projects are at least 30 percent better in the current administration than in the past. Dominguez stressed … Continue reading