By Doris C. Dumlao
Mass housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. has invested P1.61 billion to acquire an 8.47-hectare landbank in Tondo, Manila, on which it intends to build a low-cost, mid-rise residential condominium community with an integrated retail hub.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
Don’t count on us to solve the problem. Commissioner John Phillip Sevilla told traders, truckers, shippers and other stakeholders that the Bureau of Customs could not do anything about the Manila city government’s expanded truck ban over which it “does not have control.”
By Tina Arceo-Dumlao
Rapid and uncontrolled urbanization will most likely lead to a further decline in the quality of life, greater environmental degradation, acceleration of greenhouse gas emissions, social stress and political turbulence in cities such as Manila in the Philippines.
Should the aims of a city ordinance prevail over the greater national interest?
Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) is pushing for a “sophisticated IT vehicle booking system” (VBS) in place of a truck ban in Manila to keep businesses humming and the economy growing.