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BINONDO-INTRAMUROS BRIDGE NOW OPEN – MERCADO

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) opened 2022 the 680-meter Binondo-Intramuros Bridge Project crossing Pasig River in the City of Manila. No less than President Rodrigo Duterte led the inauguration ceremonies for the iconic bridge project, together with DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado. “The opening of Binondo-Intramuros Bridge is another testament of President Duterte’s […]

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PNR BICOL PROJECT TO GENERATE JOBS – VILLANUEVA

Senator Joel Villanueva called the country’s biggest railway project “a huge job generator” which should prompt the country’s schools to offer railway engineering and technology courses. Villanueva said the Philippine National Railways South Long Haul project (PNR Bicol) would require trained and skilled manpower to run and operate it. The government should start a national […]

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DUTERTE LEADS TACLOBAN BYPASS ROAD INAUGURATION

President Rodrigo Duterte led the inauguration of the 6.405-kilometer Tacloban City Bypass Road Project completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the Province of Leyte. The President was joined in the project inauguration by Senator Bong Go, DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado, Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino, House […]

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ISKO: USE BUILD, BUILD, BUILD TO DEVELOP VISAYAS

From Build, Build, Build to Bridge, Bridge, Bridge. This is how Manila Mayor Isko Moreno plans to spur economic growth in the Visayas and address shipping delays brought about by port congestion and weather disturbances, as he bared plans to build a bridge linking Norther Samar in the Visayas and Sorsogon in Luzon during a […]

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DPWH TO PRIORITIZE PROJECTS IN ISOLATED AREAS

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Acting Secretary Roger Mercado urged DPWH officials to set action priorities not only in major growth areas but also in the depressed and isolated areas. “The DPWH must continue the program in connecting the dots between progressive cities and provinces with areas that are not yet able to […]

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ISKO MORENO: MORE HOUSING, HOSPITALS, SCHOOLS

“Lahat ng ‘Build, Build, Build’ nya, itutuloy natin yan. Pero ako, may ‘Build, Build, Build’ din; we will extend it to include ‘Build, Build, Build’ on housing, on schools, on hospitals.” This was the commitment made by Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, who reiterated his plan to build on the infrastructure projects already started by the […]

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DPWH: BBB PROJECTS FOR ECONOMY ARE TOP PRIORITIES

The infrastructure program anchored on the Build Build Build (BBB) initiative still remains among the top economic priorities of the government. With the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) as one of the lead implementing agencies of the BBB Program, Acting Secretary Roger Mercado highlighted at the 2021 Philippine Economic Briefing with Foreign Chambers […]

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SONA ASSURES CAMSUR INFRA PROJECTS FAST-TRACKING

Camarines Sur Rep. LRay Villafuerte has welcomed President Duterte’s fresh push in his final State of the Nation Address (SONA) for an accelerated “Build, Build, Build” program in the homestretch of his term, hoping this would lead to the faster implementation or revival especially of flagship projects outside Metro Manila. Villafuerte said that Camarines Sur […]

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S. COTABATO INFRA PROJECTS ON TRACK — NOGRALES

The government is on track to complete various vital infrastructure projects in South Cotabato province and the neighboring areas before the end of President Rodrigo Duterte’s term in 2022. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles gave the assurance as he disclosed that more projects under the flagship “Build, Build, Build” program are fast-tracked in parts of the […]

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DPWH HIRES 1,013 ENGINEERS FOR ‘BBB’ PROGRAM

The Build, Build, Build (BBB) program of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte not only builds roads, bridges, and other public infrastructure to spur economic development but also provides Filipinos with employment opportunities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Public Works Secretary Mark Villar announced that 1,013 engineer positions co-terminus with the BBB Program were filled-up nationwide […]