• 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

Local execs to implement “Oplan Listo” at onset of rainy season

 CENTRAL  30 June 2015
(Updated)  QUEZON CITY, June 30 -- The DILG announced today the nationwide implementation of “Oplan Listo” with the onset of the rainy season. Oplan Listo is a local chief executive’s guide for preparedness, response, and monitoring before, during, and after a typhoon’s landfall.During the ...Read more

Gov’t pushes for ecolabeling, competitiveness in green procurement

 CENTRAL  30 June 2015
QUEZON CITY, June 30 (PIA) -- The government, through a third-party program, is encouraging private manufacturers to get certification and apply for ecolabels to promote competitiveness in green public procurement (GPP). The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Department of Environment a ...Read more