Category: Philippines

Philippines’ DoTr to deploy 50 buses on EDSA busway

The Philippines’ Department of Transportation (DoTr) has announced plans to deploy 50 buses in addition to its existing fleet of 450 buses on the Epifanio de los Santos (EDSA) busway. This move is expected to reduce traffic...

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Management of Mindanao airports transferred to MoTC

The management of all airports in Mindanao, Philippines has been transferred to the region’s Ministry of Transportation and Communication (MoTC). In line with this, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed...

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BDO Unibank to reduce its coal exposure by 50 per cent

BDO Unibank Incorporated has announced plans to reduce its coal exposure by 50 per cent over the next 10 years while increasing its funding for renewable energy (RE) projects in the Philippines. Additionally, the bank’s coal...

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DoTr plans Manila MRT-7 extension to Bulacan

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) of the Philippines is planning to extend the Manila Metro Rail Transit-7’s (MRT-7) route to include two more municipalities in Bulacan. The agency is considering the feasibility of...

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JV to build a 68 MWac solar facility in Ilocos Norte

A joint venture (JV) company comprising Singapore-based Vena Energy and Meralco PowerGen Corporation (MGEN) have commenced construction on a 68 MWac solar facility in the Ilocos Norte province, Philippines. The photovoltaic (PV)...

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