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DPWH extends deadline for Calax bid submission


The government is giving four bidders more time to prepare their offers for the 47-kilometer Cavite Laguna Expressway (Calax) as the Department of Public Works and Highways extended next year’s Jan. 20 bid submission deadline to April 21.

Posted: December 15th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Most DPWH contractors not on top BIR taxpayers’ list


Most of the contractors tapped by the Department of Public Works and Highways to implement some of the country’s biggest public infrastructure projects are not on the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s list of the top tax-paying construction companies.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

DPWH, World Bank unit work on sustainable buildings


International Finance Corp., the private sector funding arm of the World Bank, will assist the Department of Public Works and Highways in drafting regulations to ensure that buildings to be put up in the country will be sustainable and cost-efficient.

Posted: July 26th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

DPWH, SMC sign Naia Expressway agreement


The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) formally signed Monday the concession agreement with conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) for the Naia Expressway Phase II project, one of the government’s public private partnership (PPP) deals.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

DPWH gets P10B for gov’t classroom building projects

The Department of Budget has released P10 billion to the public works and highways department to support the government’s goal of filling in the classroom shortage this year.

Posted: March 7th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

The Philippine story: ‘Sick man of Asia’ now transforming, revitalized, dynamic

President Benigno Aquino III  Malacañang Photo Bureau(file)

President Benigno Aquino III has pitched to the international investor community the Philippine story of transformation from being a “sick man of Asia” into one dynamic country bucking a global economic downturn.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Biz Buzz: Razon’s backdoor ticket


After the sale of his interest in the national electricity superhighway, tycoon Ricky Razon is now shopping around for a listed shell company for his ventures outside of international port operator ICTSI. We’re talking about Bloomsbury Investments, which is now building a $1.2-billion integrated casino and tourism facility at the Pagcor-initiated Entertainment City in partnership [...]

Posted: October 4th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

Anti-Overloading Law debate continues


Stakeholders will continue the dialogue with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on the implementation of the gross vehicle weight limit provision of the Anti-Overloading Law to finalize the actual truck load restriction that will be imposed. The DPWH postponed the implementation of the gross vehicle weight provision of the law, which would [...]

Posted: May 30th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »



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