9 flagship infrastructure projects worth a total of P738 billion

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The government will focus on 9 infrastructure projects that include 5 transportation-related projects.
Nine infrastructure projects are slated for approval by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board head by President Rodrigo Duterte by the end of the month.
 
According to NEDA Director General Ernesto Pernia, these projects were selected on the basis of readiness of implementation and immediate benefit to Filipinos. The administration can be completed within 3 years.

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NEDA Director General Ernesto Pernia

According to NEDA Director General Ernesto Pernia, these projects were selected on the basis of readiness of implementation and immediate benefit to Filipinos​

Nine flagship projects, with a collective value of P738 billion, include:
  • 5 transportation-related projects:​
  1. The Php 230-billion Mega Manila subway project
  2. The Php 151-billion Philippine National Railways (PNR) Long-haul (Calamba-Bicol)
  3. The Php 150-billion Malolos-Clark Airport-Clark Green City Rail
  4. The Php 134-billion PNR South Commuter Line (Tutuban-Los Banos)
  5. The Php 35.3-billion Mindanao Railway Project-Tagum-Davao-Digos 

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A road underconstruction

9 flagship projects worth a total of Php 738 billion
  • The other four are:
  1. The Php 15.35-billion Clark International Airport New Terminal Building Project
  2. The Php 10.86-billion New Centennial Water Source-Kaliwa Dam Project
  3. The Php 8.9-billion Cavite Industrial Area Flood Management Project
  4. The Php 2.67-billion Chico River Pump Irrigation Project

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Pernia as quoted as saying: “These are the ones that seem to be needed by the people and would help decongest Metro Manila. Many of them are going to break ground this year. And many of them are pretty ambitious like a subway in Metro Manila.”
 

 
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