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P290-M housing project in Concepcion under probe

THE municipal council of Concepcion, Iloilo will investigate the alleged substandard housing project for Yolanda survivors at Brgy. Bacjawan Sur which cost the government more or less P290 million. Sangguniang Bayan member Mark Villaruz said the Committee on Housing and Infrastructure will invite the National Housing Authority (NHA) and the project contractor, Hercar Construction Corp., […] The post P290-M housing project in Concepcion under probe appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianMar 13th, 2018

P290-M housing project in Concepcion under probe

THE municipal council of Concepcion, Iloilo will investigate the alleged substandard housing project for Yolanda survivors at Brgy. Bacjawan Sur which cost the government more or less P290 million. Sangguniang Bayan member Mark Villaruz said the Committee on Housing and Infrastructure will invite the National Housing Authority (NHA) and the project contractor, Hercar Construction Corp., […] The post P290-M housing project in Concepcion under probe appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 13th, 2018

P290 MILLION WASTED?: DPWH says NHA housing project is ‘substandard’

THE P290-million housing project of the National Housing Authority (NHA) at Bacjawan Sur village in Concepcion, Iloilo is “substandard”, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-6. During an onsite inspection spearheaded by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan and the Provincial Engineer’s Office on June 8, 2018, the DPWH-6 found out that the structure of […] The post P290 MILLION WASTED?: DPWH says NHA housing project is ‘substandard’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

DPWH to conduct structural test on NHA housing project

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DSWD-6) will conduct a non-destructive test (NDT) to determine the structural integrity of the alleged substandard housing project at Brgy. Bacjawan Sur, Concepcion, Iloilo. The National Housing Authority, with Hercar Builders as the contractor, implements the P289-million project which involved the construction of 1,000 housing units intended for […] The post DPWH to conduct structural test on NHA housing project appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

SP sets second hearing on ‘substandard’ housing project

THE Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Iloilo has set another hearing on June 21, 2018, as part of its investigation on the alleged substandard P289-million housing project of the National Housing Authority (NHA) in Brgy. Bacjawan, Sur, Concepcion town. Renee Valencia, chair of the Committee on Justice, Good Government, and Human Rights, will lead the hearing at […] The post SP sets second hearing on ‘substandard’ housing project appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

SP sets out-of-town session in Concepcion

THE Sangguniang Panlalawigan will be holding its out-of-town session in Concepcion, Iloilo on June 8, 2018, as part of its investigation on the alleged substandard housing project in the town. Board member Renee Valencia, chair of the Committee on Justice, Good Government, and Human Rights, said they will conduct the session in the morning and […] The post SP sets out-of-town session in Concepcion appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 1st, 2018

LIVE: House hearing on Zamboanga City housing project

Bookmark to watch the hearing live at 1:30 PM The House committee on housing and urban development begins its investigation into the state of a National Housing Authority (NHA) project in Zamboanga City on Wednesday, May 16. The congressional probe comes after politicians – among them housing and urban development committee chairperson Alfredo Benitez himself – fell off a footbridge ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

House to probe Zamboanga City housing project

MANILA, Philippines – The House committee on housing and urban development will begin its investigation into the condition of a National Housing Authority (NHA) project in Zamboanga City on Wednesday, May 16.  Lawmakers will scrutinize the standard of housing units and living conditions of beneficiaries at the Zamboanga ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Officials seek probe into Zamboanga footbridge that collapsed

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Local officials have called for a probe into the construction of a wooden footbridge that collapsed, forcing officials visiting a housing project here to fall into waist-deep, muddy waters. Although some members of the visiting party incurred minor injuries, several officials nevertheless sought an investigation into the construction of the structure, which […] The post Officials seek probe into Zamboanga footbridge that collapsed appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

Sharapova named in India luxury housing fraud probe

NEW DELHI, India – Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is under investigation by Indian police for cheating and criminal conspiracy after the collapse of a luxury housing project that she endorsed, a lawyer said Tuesday. The firm behind the development is alleged to have taken millions of dollars from homebuyers ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2017

Sharapova named in India luxury housing fraud probe

NEW DELHI: Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is under investigation by Indian police for cheating and criminal conspiracy after the collapse of a luxury housing project that she endorsed, a lawyer said Tuesday. The firm behind the development is alleged to have taken millions of dollars from homebuyers before the project folded. Piyush Singh, [...] The post Sharapova named in India luxury housing fraud probe appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 21st, 2017

Joint probe on takeover of NHA housing project ongoing

Joint probe on takeover of NHA housing project ongoing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 18th, 2017

Regine Velasquez leads performers in Gabay Guro festival in Navotas

Gabay Guro, a project of PLDT-Smart Foundation (PSF) and the PLDT Managers Club Inc. (MCI) that aims to support and honor teachers through scholarship grants, training, livelihood, housing, among other programs, is now on its 11th year. Its success goaded PLDT chair Manny V. Pangilinan to suggest bringing it to more provinces in the country. Gabay Guro Foundation chair Chaye Cabal-Revilla proceeded to mobilize her team of volunteers to Agusan, Bulacan and Bataan to conduct trainings and workshops. To cap a fruitful 2018, Revilla announced that on Dec. 6 Gabay Guro's teacher festival would go to Navotas to spread early holiday cheers to the teachers. The event will be held...Keep on reading: Regine Velasquez leads performers in Gabay Guro festival in Navotas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

DMWAI sees strong MidPark sales

D.M. Wenceslao & Associates, Inc. (DMWAI) looks to generate P9 billion from its second residential project in Aseana City called MidPark Towers, banking on the demand for more housing units in the Bay Area......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

‘Where are the Marawi houses?’

The newly-created House Committee on Disaster Management branded as slow the progress made in the Marawi rehabilitation project after its first regular meeting on Monday. I keep hearing comments saying they haven’t seen anything on the rehabilitation of Marawi. The panel headed by Bataan Rep. Geraldine Roman scrutinized the housing projects led by Task Force […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

Folk displaced by ‘Yolanda’ get substandard houses

  (Second of three parts)   ILOILO CITY---At least 1,000 houses for the survivors of Supertyphoon "Yolanda" (international name: Haiyan) at the coastal village of Bacjawan Sur in Concepcion town, about 101 kilometers north of here, have been found to be substandard.   Separate investigations by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the engineering offices of the province and Concepcion town have the same finding: The houses at Bacjawan People's Village Site No. 1 don't meet the required project specification of 3,000 psi (pounds per square inch).   This means the houses, particularly the walls, cannot withstand even a slight e...Keep on reading: Folk displaced by ‘Yolanda’ get substandard houses.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Turnover of Shelter Projects

SHELTER ASSISTANCE IN TUBIGON – Gov. Edgar Chatto leads the Ceremonial Blessing and Turnover of 357 units of the Modified Core Shelter Assistance Project in Tubigon. The housing project was a joint effort of the DSWD, HABITAT for Humanity, the Provincial Government of Bohol and in cooperation with LGU-Tubigon. HABITAT admitted that the project was […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  boholnewsdailyRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Thousands protest proposed artificial islands for Hong Kong housing

HONG KONG – Thousands took to the streets in Hong Kong Sunday, October 14, to protest a government plan to build new housing on artificial islands, claiming the "white elephant" project will damage the environment and line the pockets of developers. The government's proposal to reclaim 1,700 hectares (4,200 acres) of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Tobacco farmers call FCC review

Tobacco farmers said they badly need funds to assist them in the transition Tobacco farmers in Ilocos Sur are asking President Rodrigo Duterte and lawmakers to probe a still unfinished infrastructure project in Vigan which they alleged is among the ghost projects in the province. In an open letter, the Federation of Tobacco Growers in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

NHA, Mandaue City to Offer Low-Cost Housing for Informal Settlers

Selected informal settlers in Mandaue City can avail of housing units for as low as P600 to P1,000 a month under the low-rise joint housing project between National Housing Authority (NHA) and the Mandaue City government. This was the good news presented by NHA General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr., to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

NHA, Mandaue City to offer low-cost housing for informal settlers& '2013266080;

CEBU CITY, September 6 (PIA) -- Selected informal settlers in Mandaue City can avail of housing units for as low as P600 to P1,000 a month under the low-rise joint housing project between National.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018