By Amy R. Remo
Eight business groups slammed on Tuesday the proposed re-bidding of the P35.4-billion Cavite Laguna Expressway (Calax) deal, stressing that such a move would be an “inopportune” and ill-advised decision that would once again put to question the credibility of the government’s Public-Private Partnership (PPP) program.
By Charles E. Buban
Real estate and construction activities together account for a fifth of the country’s economy. As such, anything that could spur both sectors’ continuing growth should be supported. This was the message forwarded by the Subdivision and Housing and Developers Association as it concluded its 23rd national developers convention held in Cebu City last month.
By Doris C. Dumlao
Property developer DoubleDragon Properties Corp. is building a community shopping mall in Tiaong, Quezon, under its “CityMall” chain, having secured its 12th shopping mall site in the country.
Steel Asia, the country’s largest steel manufacturer, expects Cebu to continue its growth trajectory and remain one of the country’s major markets in the coming years outside Metro Manila.
By Mariejo Mariss Ramos
Metro Manila at a glance reveals an intricate web of problems—frequent traffic jams, flooding, pollution and mass transport mishaps—where immediate solutions are demanded but currently improbable.