Target: Visayas infra projects

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/14/2018

Aboitiz-Lopez firms’ tie-up Public and private infrastructure projects in the Visayas area are being eyed by the newly formed partnership of Aboitiz Construction Inc. and First Balfour. According to Aboitiz Construction President and Chief Operating Officer Alberto…

Expediting projects

Editorial 01/31/2018

The show of support from some of Metro Cebu’s business leaders to the Duterte administration’s plan to scrap the current procurement law and public bidding process in favor of unsolicited proposals/Swiss Challenge system coincides with calls from…

DPWH river project to affect 300 fire victims in Brgy. Pasil

Intern 01/30/2018

  After having their houses destroyed by the recent fire in Barangay Pasil in Cebu City, at least 300 individuals including some fire victims or an estimated 60 to 70 households will be displaced by the planned…

Davide backs unsolicited proposals for major projects

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/30/2018

CEBU Gov. Hilario Davide III said he supports President Rodrigo Duterte’s move to replace public bidding in favor of unsolicited proposals to fast-track big-ticket projects. “Maayo pud na (That would be great). That unburdens the Bids and…

Empoy Marquez kicks off 2018 with more projects

Michelle Joy Padayhag 01/25/2018

MORE projects are in store for comedian Empoy Marquez, whose unexpected hit movie, “Kita Kita” opposite Alessandra de Rossi made him an instant favorite leading man. The romantic dramedy—directed by Sigrid Andrea P. Bernardo and shot in…

A look at game-changing projects in 2017

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/05/2018

The real estate sector in Cebu has never been more vibrant, with several developers launching and breaking ground for game-changing projects throughout 2017. With the administration’s aim to ramp up infrastructure spending across the country through its…

‘Ricky’: The man with several hats

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/26/2017

Roderic “Ricky” Rama-Poca was many things to many people whose lives he had touched. For his former students at the University of San Carlos (USC), where he taught under the Department of Political Science from 1993 to…

Monorail, BRT projects can coexist, says exec

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/24/2017

PRE-FEASIBILITY STUDY Part of the alignment of the proposed monorail project in Cebu will be merging with the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. These are shown in the results of the project’s pre-feasibility study. Philtram Transportation…

Ayala group to invest P39B in Cebu projects in 5 years

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/13/2017

The Ayala group is poised to pour P39 billion into several projects in Cebu over the next five years as a sign of confidence in the province’s economy as well as their aggressive expansion in the Visayas…

Team Rama dads to support projects after careful scrutiny

Gavin Michael Cubillo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/10/2017

P18B UNSOLICITED PROPOSAL It will take more than “mesmerizing” figures to convince Barug Team Rama councilors on the P18-billion unsolicited proposal of a giant firm to develop the Kawit property in the South Road Properties (SRP). In…

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