The SM Group insisted that a 2009 agreement it signed with the government over the location of a common railway station in Quezon City should be upheld, explaining that surprise changes to long-term infrastructure plans would make it difficult for the private sector to map out future developments.
By Miguel R. Camus
The Department of Transportation and Communications is prioritizing railway projects for the next board session of the National Economic and Development Authority.
Interior Secretary Mar Roxas said the Philippine government will comply with a Chinese demand for repayment of a $500 million loan for a stalled railway.
A group involving Marubeni Corp. has won a billion-dollar contract to expand the Philippine capital’s railway system, the Japanese firm’s local partner said Tuesday.
By Doris C. Dumlao
The newly created alliance between the Metro Pacific and Ayala groups is looking to take part in 10 potential railway projects in Metro Manila, starting with the Light Railway Transit 1 extension project, which is included in the government’s public-private partnership pipeline for this year.