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But the ruling could have gone against the government if the judge followed his technical advisers

Posted on May 25, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Business & Economy, In-Depth, Public Works, Sectors, Trade & Industry

In a proposed agreement that has yet to be made fully public, Manuel V. Pangilinan’s company is offering to pay the government about P1.2 billion a year for the right to manage and collect revenues for up to 33 years from the Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX), the Philippines’ longest toll road completed in 2008.

Posted on December 8, 2010   |   CATEGORY: Business & Economy, Institutions, Public Works, Sectors, The Presidency

Amendments in the supply contract for the North Luzon Railway (Northrail), former President Gloria Arroyo’s biggest planned infrastructure project, have increased the cost to complete the 80-kilometer rail link between Manila and Central Luzonto $1.8 billion, potentially making it the most expensive government project since the mothballed $6 billion nuclear power plant in Bataan.

Posted on December 6, 2010   |   CATEGORY: Business & Economy, Investigations, Public Works, Sectors

Jejomar Binay had said in his 12 years as mayor of Makati that he would want to run the city government like a corporation, with all its innovative and entrepreneurial connotations.

Posted on March 28, 2001   |   CATEGORY: Institutions, Local Governments, Public Works
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