By Jerry E. Esplanada
An undisclosed number of contractors and suppliers have been using fake bidding and performance bonds, as well as credit lines from banks, in getting contracts for millions, if not billions, of pesos worth of government infrastructure projects, Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson said on Monday.
The Philippine Constructors Association (PCA), Marikina Valley Chapter, in cooperation with the Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board (PCAB), will be hosting the two-day Authorized Managing Officers (AMO) Course on Feb. 3-4, 2012, at the Marikina Convention Center in Marikina City.
By Tina G. Santos
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chair Francis Tolentino is set to meet Friday with officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), water concessionaires and contractors to discuss the unfinished road reblocking and repairs that have been obstructing traffic along major thoroughfares in the metropolis. “We will seek a clarification on issues so [...]
By Nikko Dizon
The Supreme Court has recommended to investigate an alleged practice by the Philippine National Police of entering into “secret agreements” and giving commissions to its accredited contractors on certain projects.