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DENR LAUDS SMC FOR PASIG RIVER DREDGING PROJECT

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) lauded San Miguel Corporation (SMC) for dredging almost 40 percent of silt from the Pasig River in just nine months since the start of the dredging project in June 2021. DENR Acting Secretary Jim Sampulna recognized the effort of the diversified conglomerate after dredging 321,670 cubic meters […]

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MMDA TRASH TRAPS NOW IN QC, MANDALUYONG – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) inspected the newly-installed floating trash traps in various waterways in the cities of Quezon and Mandaluyong. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos oversaw the hauling of garbage at the Lagarian creek and Arayat creek in Barangay Kamuning, Quezon City. “We have installed trash traps on the waterways to block damaging debris […]

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DENR, SMC START PASIG RIVER DREDGING PROJECT

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and conglomerate San Miguel Corporation (SMC) officially commenced the Pasig River Dredging Project, a major venture to rehabilitate one of the large river systems linked to the Manila Bay. The signing of the memorandum of agreement (MOA), held at the Petron Sales Training Office in Manila, signifies […]

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SMC STARTS BIG PASIG RIVER REHAB WITH P2B BUDGET

San Miguel Corporation (SMC), in partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), other national government agencies, and Metro Manila mayors, yesterday officially launched its ambitious, five-year plan to clean up and rehabilitate the Pasig River.    The project is set to become the largest ever river rehabilitation project in the country, with […]

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DPWH HYACINTH CLEARING OPS GET BOOST – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be deploying an additional water master dredger with rake attachment to control the proliferation of water hyacinth that hamper the waterflow and ferry boat operation in the Pasig River. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said that the DPWH Sagip Manila Bay Team reported its recent DPWH coordination […]

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STA. MONICA-LAWTON BRIDGE ACROSS PASIG RIVER TO FINISH BY DECEMBER – VILLAR

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar announced that the Sta. Monica-Lawton Bridge, which is a major component of the BGC-Ortigas Road Link Project, is nearing its completion stage. “We are now at the stage of final pouring activities at the mid span to complete the 210-meter main superstructure that will connect […]

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MMDA RECEIVES FERRY BOAT DONATION FROM PHILECO – LIM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) received a ferry boat donation for its Pasig River Ferry Service (PRFS). MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim signed a deed of donation with Reghis Romero II, chairman of the board, Philippine Ecological Systems Corporation (Phileco), during the official turn-over of the new ferry boat at the Guadalupe Station in Makati […]

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BGC-ORTIGAS CENTER ROAD LINK PROJECT NOW 45% COMPLETE – VILLAR

The Bonifacio Global City (BGC) to Ortigas Center Road Link Project is now 45 percent complete, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has reported. During inspection of the P1.6-billion project, Public Works Secretary Mark Villar said that once finished, the road link will be a traffic game changer as it will reduce to […]

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FREE RIDES ON PASIG RIVER FERRY EXTENDED – LIM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that free rides on the Pasig River Ferry Service (PRFS) will be extended for the entire month of February. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim said the extension of the “Libreng Sakay” until Februrary 29 is part of the agency’s continued effort to support the public’s interest on the […]

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AVOID TRAFFIC, USE PASIG RIVER FERRY – LIM

National and local government officials are calling on commuters to try the re-launched Pasig River Ferry Service (PRFS). During the relaunching ceremony at the Lawton Ferry Station in Manila, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Danilo Lim said the PRFS is a viable alternative for commuters wishing to avoid the hassle of vehicular congestion in […]