30-meter bridge linking Cordova, Lapu-Lapu breaks ground

Futch Anthony Inso 05/10/2024

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – A 30-meter prestressed concrete bridge that would link Cordova town to Lapu-Lapu City has broken ground on Friday, May 10, 2024. The project includes building a 30-meter prestressed concrete bridge linking the Pilipog-Gabi…

Gwen wants Capitol to take over Cebu Expressway project through PPP

Carl Lorenciana 03/16/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor Gwendolyn Garcia offered to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to let the Provincial Government take over the Metro Cebu Expressway project as it eyes to implement it through a…

DOTr proposes 67.5-km Metro Cebu Subway from Carcar to Danao

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 03/03/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has recently proposed to Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia a 67.5-km subway or underground passenger railway line that will connect Carcar City (southern Cebu) to Danao City (northern Cebu).…

Aumentado calls for unity as he embarks on his second year in office

Doris C. Bongcac 07/23/2023

MANAUE CITY, Cebu – There are a lot of things to look forward to as he starts his second year at the Bohol Provincial Capitol. Governor Erico Aris Aumentado said billions worth of infrastructure projects were now…

Mandaue City plans to borrow P3 billion for new government center, other projects

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/11/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City is planning to borrow P3 billion to construct a government center and other infrastructure projects. On Tuesday, July 11, the city council during its session approved on the first reading, the…

Danao City opens its doors to more investments

Doris C. Bongcac 07/09/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Danao City in northern Cebu is opening its doors to more investments in order to achieve its dream of becoming a model of sustainable development in the Province of Cebu and the rest…

Gordon backs new DOT slogan; wants more tourism infrastructures

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Former Senator Richard Gordon has expressed his support to the new slogan of the Department of Tourism (DOT) as this speaks of love for the country and the appreciation of its natural beauty. “It…

Incessantly inferior infrastructure

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 04/11/2023

When the government’s premier think tank calls out our infrastructure as inadequate and inferior, our leaders need to sit up and listen. The Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) has done just that on our transport infrastructure,…

NEDA approves 194 infrastructure projects

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 03/09/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) board, which is chaired by President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., has approved 194 infrastructure projects. This was announced by NEDA Secretary Arsenio Balisacan on Thursday after the board…

Russia unleashes missile barrage on Ukraine as ground battle rages in the east

Reuters 03/09/2023

KYIV — Volleys of Russian missiles struck a series of Ukrainian regions early on Thursday, including the Black Sea port of Odesa and the second city of Kharkiv, knocking out power to several areas, regional officials said.…

Cyclone in New Zealand leaves 7 dead, trail of chaos

Reuters 02/17/2023

WELLINGTON — Recovery efforts continue in hard-hit areas of New Zealand on Friday after Cylcone Gabrielle caused chaos leaving at least seven people dead, displacing 10,000 people in the country’s most damaging storm in decades. Gabrielle, which…

Sara Duterte: Lack of school infra, resources ‘most pressing issue’ in PH education

Mariejo S. Ramos - @inquirerdotnet 01/30/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The lack of school infrastructure and resources is the “most pressing issue” faced by the Philippine education sector, Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte said on Monday. As she presented the Basic Education…

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