Japan to help improve Philippine mountain road safety

THE DEPARTMENT of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said Wednesday that Japan will provide assistance in improving mountain road safety, particularly in the area of slope management. Japanese experts will also help the Philippines “enhance (its) capability to establish hazard maps for road disaster risk reduction and improve… road disaster information management,” the department said […]

Three Garden Road Attains BEAM Plus Platinum with Hong Kong’s Highest Score

HONG KONG, Oct 17, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Three Garden Road, one of the landmark properties owned by Champion Real Estate Investment Trust (“Champion REIT” or the “Trust”; stock code: 2778), has awarded the Platinum rating under BEAM Plus for Existing Buildings V.2.0. with the highest score in Hong Kong. Three Garden […]

DPWH signs tunnel engineering deal with Japanese ministry

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said on Wednesday that it signed a cooperation deal with Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism involving tunnel engineering and road infrastructure development. Public Works Secretary Manuel M. Bonoan said the deal will “open many opportunities for strategic partnership and collaboration to support current efforts of […]

DPWH seeks extension of loan validity for P1.2-B Samar road to allow Dec. 2022 completion

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said it is seeking the extension of the validity period of the loan financing the construction of the P1.241-billion Samar Pacific Coastal Road Project, in order to accommodate project completion by the end of the year. The completion deadline will be “revised from June 30, 2022, to […]

Carvajal: Heroes as liberators

“Each and every one of us has been born into a given historical reality, ruled by particular norms and values, and managed by a unique economic and political system. We take this reality for granted, thinking it is natural, inevitable and immutable. We forget that our world was created by an accidental chain of events, […]

Seventh Belt and Road Summit draws to successful close

HONG KONG, Sep 2, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The seventh Belt and Road Summit, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded yesterday (1 September). Continuing in the tradition of being a formal, substantial and high-quality event, the […]

Asia’s First Hybrid Online to Offline Festival to Bring Sim Racers and Entertainers Rriley and Haneri to Scape

SINGAPORE, Aug 29, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Legion of Racers, with support from the Singapore Tourism Board, will be organising the HyperDrive Cities (HDC) 2022 Festival from 23 to 25 September. To be held at Orchard Road, this will be Asia’s first hybrid online to offline festival that combines live sim […]

Editorial: Fatal road rage

Motorcycle driver Roberto Estandarte’s life ended at 45 during his argument with the driver of a four-wheeled vehicle in Barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City. Their altercation on Monday night, Aug. 8, 2022 ended in violence when the four-wheeled vehicle driver drew his firearm and shot him, hitting him in the chest.Estandarte’s live-in partner was spared, and […]

Damaged road in Carcar lies on fault line

A PORTION of the road in Barangay Guadalupe, Carcar City in southern Cebu that sustained cracks due to several days of continuous rainfall last week lies along a fault line.Barangay Guadalupe Councilor Rey Anthony Lawas told SunStar Cebu Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022 that they already requested the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to […]

Cebu Provincial Government to start Phase 1 of Malapascua circumferential road

THE Cebu Provincial Government is set to construct the first phase of the five-kilometer circumferential road in Malapascua Island of Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has said that she already instructed the Provincial Engineering Office to begin the infrastructure project even though not all of the residents that will be affected by […]

State auditors: 11 road projects in Barili exceed contract cost

ELEVEN infrastructure projects initiated by the Municipal Government of Barili, southwestern Cebu worth P29.4 million were found to be exceedingly above the cost evaluation of the Commission on Audit (COA).In its 2021 audit report, state auditors said the 11 projects, mostly involving concreting of barangay roads, were found to be above the COA’s cost evaluation […]

Lapu signs deal for P25B skyway

AFTER facing rough sailing at the City Council last year, with allegations of politics hurled into the mix, the P24.8 billion Lapu-Lapu Expressway (LLEX), also known as the skyway project, is expected to begin construction next year.This after the Lapu-Lapu City Government, represented by Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan, and LLEX Corp. president Manuel Gonzales Jr. […]