Tag: Projects

Palace announces list of construction work, projects allowed under ECQ, GCQ

  (Eagle News) – Malacanang announced the list of essential construction work and projects allowed under the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), and those allowed under a General Community Quarantine (GCQ). Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on Saturday, May 9, said the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) had amended item O, paragraph 4, section 2 of the Omnibus Guidelines on the implementation of the community quarantine in the country. Under this, the following […]

Pernia: Proposed Bulacan International Airport, 7 other proposals get NEDA Board approval

(Eagle News) –The National Economic Development Authority Board  has approved eight infrastructure proposals, including one for the construction, maintenance and operation of a Bulacan International Airport, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia said. In a statement, Pernia said the board, led by President Rodrigo Duterte, made the approval of the Subic-Clark Railway Project (P50.03 billion); Clark International Airport Expansion Project Operations and Maintenance PPP (P5.61 billion); Ambal-Simuay River and Rio Grande de Mindanao River Flood Control Projects […]

Dominguez to LGUs: Tap DOF programs to build climate-resilient communities, development projects

  (Eagle News) – Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has urged local government units (LGUs) to tap funds to build climate-resilient communities and implement development projects. In a statement on Monday, March 19, the finance chief advised LGUs  to take advantage of the two funding programs administered by the Department of Finance’s Municipal Development Fund Office (MDFO)—the People’s Survival Fund (PSF) and the Municipal Development Fund (MDF). According to Dominguez, LGUs can avail of the […]

World Bank approves $500-mln grant package for Afghanistan projects

(Reuters) – The World Bank on Tuesday (June 13) approved financing worth more than $500 million for Afghanistan to support a string of projects to boost the economy, help improve service delivery in five cities, and support Afghan refugees sent back from Pakistan. The bank said the six grants, including donor money, worth some $520 million, would help the Afghan government “at a time of uncertainty when risks to the economy are significant.” The international […]

DFA, MCC Chief discuss more development projects for the Philippines in 2016

MANILA, Sep. 30—Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Albert F. del Rosario met with Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Chief Executive Officer  (CEO) Dana Hyde to discuss prospects for the 2nd Philippine Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) Compact in 2016. “On behalf of the Aquino administration, we want to express our profound thanks for the great support of the MCC for the implementation of the 1st Millennium Challenge Account-Philippine Compact … and we are very excited about the prospects […]