Category Archives: infrastructure projects

Vetting contractors

by Karol Ilagan Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism THE GOVERNMENT awards a contractor-bidder a contract if its bid amount has been evaluated and found to be the “lowest calculated bid.” The bid will be subjected next to post-qualification, which involves verifying if it has complied with the requirements listed below. Complying with these prerequisites makes […]

MindDA exec says House shakeup won’t affect major projects in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 31 July) – The recent change of leadership in the House of Representatives will not hamper the implementation of big-ticket projects in Mindanao, an official said on Tuesday. “It’s just a change of leadership and so far as commitment to transforming Mindanao and making sure these projects are implemented, it remains there […]

Agribusiness areas in Region 12 to have more roads

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/25 July) – More emerging agribusiness areas in Region 12 will have access to major markets in the next two years through a road access convergence program of the national government. Ethel Laksmi Gumana, industry development division chief of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Region 12, said Wednesday around P1.079 billion […]

Davao bares infra modernization plan worth almost P300B

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 24 April) – The city government unveiled Tuesday its 27-year Infrastructure Modernization Plan (IM4Davao) that lists down short-, medium- and long-term priority projects worth P298.4 billion that may be funded by the national government or private investors. Lawyer Tristan Dwight Domingo, Assistant City Administrator told a press briefing on Tuesday at […]

Davao City sets eyes on improved wharf, expressway project with China

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/20 March) – The city government will begin improvement works on the decades-old Sta. Ana wharf to boost the city’s bid as a premier tourism destination in Mindanao. City Tourism Office head Generose Tecson told a press conference Monday that they have been clearing the port of debris in preparation for some rehabilitation […]

P20B sought for infra projects in Region 12

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/30 Sept) — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Region 12 is pushing for a funding of around P20 billion for the implementation of various priority infrastructure projects in parts of the region next year. Engr. Allan Borromeo, DPWH-Region 12 assistant regional director, said Friday such allocation comprise the […]