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ZUBIRI GIVES P200M FOR BACOLOD CITY GEN HOSPITAL

Senate Majority Leader Migz Zubiri has committed to source funding of P200 million to augment the allocation for the establishment of the Bacolod City General Hospital. “Aside from the P600 million appropriated in the law, we are going to add more from my allocation, which you call institutional amendment. I added P200 million to be […]

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FILPASS HOLDS TALK ON CONSTRUCTION NEW TECHNOLOGY

FilPass Tamperproof Tech Inc. launched on July 23 the Industry-Academe Linkage for Construction Series in pursuit of introducing its flagship project, the Construction Industry One Registry System or CIORS, to the Philippine construction industry, academe, and non-profit organizations. As part of the 4-part series, FilPass will be holding a panel discussion titled, “Industry Academe Linkage […]

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CAGAYAN MEGA BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION BEGINS – VILLAR

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar led the groundbreaking ceremony of the P2.4-billion mega bridge project that will link the towns of Aparri and Camalaniugan in Cagayan Province. Villar said that construction of Camalaniugan Bridge under design and build contract will provide a new connectivity between eastern to western Cagayan that will benefit about 6,000 […]

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LAMITAN CITY NOW BUILDING BYPASS ROAD – HATAMAN

The city government of Lamitan, Basilan, is constructing a P60-million bypass road to ease traffic and further spur development in the city.Basilan Congressman Mujiv Hataman, along with local officials and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) officers, led the groundbreaking recently signaling the start of the road project, funded through Hataman’s office. Hataman said […]

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LEYTE’S ALBUERA RIVER WALL 100% COMPLETE – VILLAR

Locals residing in low-lying areas of Barangay Poblacion in the town of Albuera in Leyte are now protected from the dangers of the overflowing of river with the newly-completed flood control structure by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). The 300-linear meter flood control project is part of the government’s flagship, Build, Build, […]

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DPWH PAVES ROAD TO QUIRINO ‘LAKAB’ CAVE – VILLAR

The Asaklat “Lakab” Cave will soon be recognized as one of the many hidden tourism treasures of Quirino Province once the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) completes paving the road going to the site located in the municipality of Nagtipunan. “Nagtipunan is truly bestowed with vast natural resources, hence, one of the DOT-DPWH […]

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CONSTRUCTION OF DAVAO-SAMAL BRIDGE STARTS NEXT YEAR – VILLAR

Construction of the long-awaited Davao-Samal Bridge starts next year, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar said. In a virtual press conference at Malacañang, Villar said they intend to finish the bidding of the project in October and November this year. “Our format of this project is the design and build.” “Our […]

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ISSUE SAFETY GUIDELINES FOR CONSTRUCTION WORKERS DURING GCQ – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the government and its project contractors to ensure the safety and well-being of construction workers as the government eyes to resume the construction of big-ticket projects under the ‘Build, Build, Build’ — the flagship program of the Duterte administration. Gatchalian made the call as the Department of Public Works and […]

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DPWH, PRIVATE FIRMS FINISH PICC QUARANTINE FACILITY IN 7 DAYS – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) with the support of private firms EEI Corporation and the Villar-led Vista Land Group have completed the construction of the health facility for coronavirus patients at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Forum Halls in just seven days. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar announced that civil works for […]

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DPWH COMPLETES P142-M MINUHANG BRIDGE IN LEYTE – VILLAR

A new 154.8-meter bridge on the Minuhang Cabarasan Road is now providing residents ease of travel to other parts of Barangay Minuhang, in Barugo town, Leyte. Citing a report from Region 8 Director Nerie Bueno, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said the DPWH Leyte 2nd District Engineering Office (DEO) has recently completed the new permanent P142.3-million […]