Advertisements


Philippines seeks WB expertise for infra, Marawi rehab

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government may tap the World Bank’s assistance for its Build Build Build program and Marawi rehabilitation efforts, the.....»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarSep 13th, 2017

Q and A: Marawi rehab chief seeks to ease fears of land grabbing

LANAO DEL SUR, Philippines – Rappler journalists Carmela Fonbuena and Bobby Lagsa recently spoke to retired general Eduardo del Rosario about government's plans for Marawi, the city ravaged by a 5-month-long takeover by local terrorist groups last year.  The chief of Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) was here on Thursday, April ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Committed loans, grants from China for infra, marawi rehab hit $7.34B

A total of $7.34 billion in loans and grants have already been committed by China to finance not only the Duterte administration's ambitious infrastructure program but also the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Marawi City, the Department of Finance said yesterday. In a statement, the DOF said that to date, the Chinese government's pledges for loans to the Philippines' infrastructure, power and public safety sectors amounted to $7.19 billion. "Of the $7.19 billion, about $3.98 billion---representing the estimated loan amount of the second basket [of projects to be financed by China] under various stages of preparation---will still be further discussed and processed by both sides...Keep on reading: Committed loans, grants from China for infra, marawi rehab hit $7.34B.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Japan Formalizes 2-Billion Yen Grant for Marawi Rehab

Manila and Tokyo signed Tuesday (May 15, 2018) an agreement that would provide the Philippine government with a 2-billion yen grant from Japan to support ongoing efforts for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the devastated city of Marawi in Mindanao. The agreement was signed by Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III on behalf of the Philippines, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Philippines, Japan ink ¥2-billion grant for Marawi rehab

The Philippines and Japan on Tuesday sealed a ¥2-billion (about P970 million) grant for the restoration of the war-torn city of Marawi, which was stormed by ISIS-inspired terrorists last year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

OPEC fund may participate in Marawi rehab, Clark dev’t

THE DEVELOPMENT FINANCE arm of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is looking to support infrastructure in the Philippines, including rebuilding Marawi City and developing New Clark City in Central Luzon, the Department of Finance (DoF) said in a statement. “We are here to reiterate our keen interest to assist and collaborate with the […] The post OPEC fund may participate in Marawi rehab, Clark dev’t appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

China firms in Marawi rehab once blacklisted by World Bank

MANILA, Philippines – Two Chinese companies poised to win a P17.2-billion contract to rehabilitate the former battle area in Marawi City were once blacklisted by the World Bank over corrupt practices in the Philippines. China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) and China Geo Engineering Corporation (CGC) allegedly colluded with ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

5-year tax moratorium in Marawi, Lanao del Sur proposed

A HOUSE resolution seeks to impose a five-year income tax moratorium on the salaries of government workers in Marawi City and Lanao del Sur province, as well as the suspension of loan payments, including interest for five years. Rep. Raymond Democrito C. Mendoza of the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines told BusinessWorld in a […] The post 5-year tax moratorium in Marawi, Lanao del Sur proposed appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 15th, 2018

British biz eye infra investments in Iloilo

BRITISH investors are exploring the possibilities of investing in the infrastructure sector in Iloilo. British Ambassador to the Philippines Daniel Pruce said companies in the United Kingdomn are experts in construction and engineering and they could share their expertise to the city and province. “We are looking at wide range of sectors. From financial services, […] The post British biz eye infra investments in Iloilo appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 9th, 2018

PH, Turkey Discuss Possible Partnership for Marawi Rehab

The Philippine and Turkish governments have discussed a possible partnership to support the rehabilitation in Marawi City. The discussion took place during the first Joint Committee on Trade, Economic, and Technical Cooperation (JCTEC) between the Philippines and Turkey in Ankara, Turkey. The JTEC meet was from Feb. 5 to 6. In a statement Wednesday, the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2018

U.S. aid for Marawi rehab reaches more than P1B

MANILA, Philippines – The United States government is allocating an additional $6.6 million (P330 million) for the rehabilitation of Marawi city and surrounding areas affected by the war that ended last October .  The fund, which is given through the US Agency for International Development, will be used to provide livelihood trainings and opportunities ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

US pledges P330 million support for Marawi rehab efforts

The United States government has pledged an additional $6.6 million, or P330 million, in cash to the Philippines to supportthe recovery and rehabilitation of war-torn Marawi City and its surrounding towns.   The US Embassy in Manila on Tuesday said the fund assistance, which was pooled through the US Agency forInternational Development (USAID), would provide opportunities for Marawi residents to enhance their job skills, to improvetheir livelihoods and stimulate the economy.   A pledge of $14.3 million was initially pooled by the US government in September as the violent clashes in Marawi were on-going.   The latest fund assistance has brought the tot...Keep on reading: US pledges P330 million support for Marawi rehab efforts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

DFA welcomes Indonesian expertise to quell extremism

      The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)on Wednesdayannounced that Indonesia has offered to assist thePhilippine government in quelling extremism right before it becomes a threat in Mindanao. DFA Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said Indonesia would be lending its "best practices" in Islamic education toPhilippine state security forces as part of efforts to address and prevent extremism. "Indonesia is one of the models for the kind of Islamic education that the Philippines and ASEAN can look into tocounter the rise of extremism," Cayetano said in a statementon Wednesday. "Our Indonesian friends do not want to see another Marawi happening and are off...Keep on reading: DFA welcomes Indonesian expertise to quell extremism.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

Super consortium readies bid for NAIA rehab

MANILA, Philippines — Seven of the country’s biggest conglomerates have formally formed a super consortium that seeks to develop the congested Ninoy Aquino I.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

P15 billion allocated for Marawi rehab in 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The 2018 national budget President Duterte signed on Tuesday allocates P15 billion for the rehabilitation of war-ravaged Marawi City, t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

P15 billion allocated for Marawi rehab in 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The 2018 national budget President Duterte signed on Tuesday allocates P15 billion for the rehabilitation of war-ravaged Marawi City, t Source link link: P15 billion allocated for Marawi rehab in 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

Japan vows more aid for Marawi rehab

MANILA, Philippines — Japan has expressed its intention to provide more aid to rehabilitate and help address terrorism in Marawi......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

Rehab of Marawi schools to start next week

MANILA, Philippines — The rehabilitation of schools damaged in the fighting between government troops and Maute militants in Marawi will start next week, acc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 6th, 2017

Marawi rehab: Build communities resilient to threat of extremism

MANILA, Philippines – Peacebuilding organization International Alert Philippines on Wednesday, November 29, urged the government to make sure that the rehabilitation of Marawi City will include efforts to build communities that are resilient to the threat of extremism. During the launch of Conflict Alert 2017 on Wednesday, International Alert Philippines country ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2017

SWS: 7 in 10 Pinoys back Marawi rehab

MANILA, Philippines — Seven in every 10 Filipinos are satisfied with the  government’s efforts to rehabilitate Marawi, according to a recent Social Weather S Source link link: SWS: 7 in 10 Pinoys back Marawi rehab.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2017

SWS: 7 in 10 Pinoys back Marawi rehab

MANILA, Philippines — Seven in every 10 Filipinos are satisfied with the  government’s efforts to rehabilitate Marawi, according to a recent Social Weather S.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 2017