• 30 June 2015
LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, June 30 --  President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday led the groundbreaking ceremony of a new passenger terminal at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) here. Joining President Aquino in the groundbreaking ceremony of the airport’s Terminal 2 and the lowering of the time capsule were Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II, Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Transportation and Communications Undersecretary Jose Perpetuo Lotilla, Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III, Megawide Construction Corporation Chairman Michael Cosiquien, GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC) President Manuel Louie Ferrer, GMR Group of Companies Chairman Grandhi Mallikajurna Rao, and GMCAC Chief Executive Advisor Andrew Harrison. The construction of the MCIA’s second terminal, which will start immediately, will further boost Cebu’s already dynamic economic landscape with an expected increase in the airport’s passenger handling capacity from 4.5 million to 12.5 million annually. The GMCAC is a Filipino company formed from the consortium of GMR Group of India and Megawide Construction Corporation of the Philippines under the Public-Private Partnership ...Read more

Amnesty offered to illegal foreign workers in Bahrain

 CENTRAL  30 June 2015
MANILA, June 30  -- The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) of Bahrain has announced that a general amnesty for illegal foreign workers in Bahrain will commence on July 01, the Department of Foreign Affairs said. The Amnesty period will run for six months, from July 01 until December 31, and ...Read more

DENR, PCA conduct 7th Clean Air Forum

 NCR  30 June 2015
QUEZON CITY, June 30 (PIA)—The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in cooperation with the Partnership for Clean Air Inc. (PCA), a multi-sectoral coalition of clean air advocates led the conduct of the 7th Clean Air Forum in an attempt to quantify the economic benefits of the 16 ...Read more