President Benigno Aquino III has approved a whole raft of infrastructure projects worth P62.3 billion to improve the supply of water to the capital and adjacent areas, increase the capacity of mass transport systems, modernize one Manila hospital and upgrade some of the country’s airports.
By Nikko Dizon
The government’s Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) completed in March by the Office of Civil Defense is a detailed two-inch thick report put together by more than 500 people in a three-month period.
By Bong Lozada
MANILA, Philippines—With the country gaining headway on economic progress with improvements on the gross domestic product, Senate President Franklin Drilon said on Friday that Congress would play a key role in maintaining the momentum. Drilon vowed that Congress as a whole would work on legislation and policies that would improve investments in agriculture, tourism, [...]
By Doris C. Dumlao
, Jaymee T. Gamil
It’s on, it’s off, and now it’s on again.
By Michelle Remo
The National Economic and Development Authority, in a report on Supertyphoon ‘‘Yolanda’’ released Wednesday, pegged the total amount of losses and damage caused by the typhoon at P571.1 billion.