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PASAY QUARANTINE FACILITIES STILL OK – MERCADO

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Roger Mercado inspected an operational modular health facility suitable for mandatory quarantine put up by DPWH National Capital Region (NCR) in Pasay City. “We are checking if facilities, after months of use, remain conducive to people experiencing mild symptoms or if we need to undertake preventive maintenance […]

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PROBE ON JOURNO’S SLAY MAKING PROGRESS – SY EGCO

A month into the killing of veteran journalist Jess Malabanan, Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, executive director of the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS), cited progress in the official investigation now being jointly conducted by the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). “We have made significant gains in the […]

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DPWH BUILDS HOSPITAL FACILITIES IN QC, MANDALUYONG

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) responded anew to the demands of the times with the completion and turn-over of new hospital facilities in Quezon City and Mandaluyong City. DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado, citing a report from Undersecretary Emil Sadain, said that a combined total of 178 beds were added to available healthcare […]

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CEBU’S 1ST TOLL EXPRESSWAY TO OPEN SOON – MERCADO

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Roger Mercado declared that the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway or CCLEX will soon boost Cebu’s road network capacity. In his inspection at the project over Mactan channel, Mercado commended the efforts of the local government units of Cebu City and Municipality of Cordova which entered into Public-Private Partnership […]

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DPWH TO BUILD 3 BRIDGES CROSSING MARIKINA RIVER

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Roger Mercado announced that construction of three new bridges crossing Marikina River will commence by the second semester of 2022. Mercado, citing a report from Undersecretary for Unified Project Management Office (UPMO) Operations Emil Sadain, said that procurement of civil works contractor for the three bridges under […]

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DPWH PUSHES FOR A CLEAN, GREEN METRO MANILA

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Roger Mercado is marshaling for support to his advocacy to clean up and green up the National Capital Region (NCR). Mercado said that the campaign to revitalize the center islands of roads coupled with the strategy to instill a cleanliness discipline will make a healthier Metropolis that […]

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DPWH BUILDS MORE HEALTH CARE FACILITIES – MERCADO

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was quick to respond to the Philippines’ need for hospital facilities that would fill in the gaps and support the healthcare system. The DPWH Task Force for Augmentation of Health Facilities headed by Undersecretary Emil Sadain has constructed a mega modular hospital facility for emerging infectious diseases […]

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DPWH TEAMS SPEND HOLIDAYS AIDING ODETTE-HIT AREAS

“While most are taking a break this holiday season, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Quick Response Teams are out in the field working tirelessly to clear roads and help our kababayans affected by Typhoon Odette.” DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado said this as he expressed his appreciation to the men and women of […]

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DPWH COMPLETES ILOILO’S NABITASAN BRIDGE – MERCADO

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has facilitated a better connection between Iloilo City and the Dumagas Ro-Ro Port through the widening of Nabitasan Bridge in Leganes, Iloilo. According to DPWH Regional Office 6 Director Lea Delfinado’s report to acting Secretary Roger Mercado, the upgrading from two lanes to four lanes doubles the capacity […]

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BINONDO-INTRAMUROS BRIDGE NOW 88% COMPLETE – DPWH

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started with the massive installation of prefabricated girders for abutments and ramps of the iconic Binondo – Intramuros Bridge Project in Manila. In his report to DPWH Acting Secretary Roger Mercado, Undersecretary and Build, Build, Build Chief Implementer Emil K. Sadain said that already lifted on […]