Villar Family to Invest in “Last Mile” Broadband Network Business

News of the Villar conglomerate’s plans to enter the country’s ISP scene isn’t new. Early last February, major publications reported the family’s groundwork in the House of Representatives, as Manuel Paolo Villar, son of the businessman and ex-senator Manuel “Manny” Villar Jr., filed for a congressional franchise to “to construct, install, establish, operate and maintain […]

DPWH Sec. Villar on Metro Manila Traffic: Solved in 2-3 Years with Political Will

Political will is the crucial key to solving Metro Manila’s traffic woes, according to newly-minted Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar. The secretary is convinced that the metropolis’ perennial traffic problems can be remedied by the Duterte administration in only two to three years. “It is a problem we can solve in […]

Ciudad de Victoria Interchange Now Open, To Ease Traffic Along NLEX in Bulacan

Thanks to the recently opened Ciudad de Victoria Interchange, travel time between Bocaue and Sta. Maria in Bulacan has been reduced from 45 minutes to just 10 minutes.  The 5.14-kilometer Ciudad de Victoria Interchange project is a six-lane bypass road from the McArthur Highway to Bocaue Municipal Hall.  Included in the project is a 22.80 […]

President Duterte Inaugurates BGC-Ortigas Center Road Link

The long wait is over, the BGC-Kalayaan Viaduct is now open. This newly-opened via duct completes the entire BGC-Ortigas Center Link Road project which will effectively reduce travel time between BGC and Pasig City. The new BGC-Kalayaan Viaduct, together with the entire 1.48km road project was inaugurated yesterday. President Rodrigo Duterte himself attended the ceremony […]

Government Approves SMC’s Pasig River Expressway

We will soon have an expressway running along the banks of the Pasig River. San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is good to go with its P95-billion Pasig River Expressway (PAREX) project. The government has given its approval to SMC. The latter may now proceed with the 19.37-km and six-lane elevated expressway that will run along the […]

BGC-Ortigas Road Link to Open Next Week as Planned

Last June, we reported that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has announced that they are targeting the opening of the BGC-Ortigas Road Link this September 2021. Now that it is already September, it seems that the DPWH is keeping its word on the completion of this project. During a site inspection over […]

Davao to Have Its Own Kaybiang Tunnel

One of the top destinations in the South for riders is the Kaybiang tunnel located at the boundary of Cavite and Batangas. Many are willing to drive going to this famous faraway tunnel just for photos. Fortunately, Davao will soon have its own picture-perfect tunnel like the Kaybiang Tunnel. Perhaps, even better. As part of […]

Silang Section of CALAX Is Now Open

Months ago, it was already reported that CALAX Subsection 5 will open in the third quarter of this year. True enough, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was able to deliver on its promise. The Silang Section of the Cavite Laguna Expressway (CALAX) is now open starting today, August 24. On his official […]

DPWH Is Fast-Tracking the BGC-Kalayaan Viaduct

DPWH Is Fast-tracking the BGC-Kalayaan Viaduct

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is currently on a roll as the agency has been completing and launching projects one after another. In their most recent update, DPWH said the BGC-Kalayaan viaduct will open next month. The agency aims to complete and open the other half of the work for the BGC-Ortigas […]

Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge to Open Tonight

A few months ago, we reported that the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge Project will be open by June. While the project didn’t hit the June date, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has just announced that the new bridge will open tonight. According to DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, the Estrella-Pantaleon bridge will be opened to […]

First Portion of SLEX TR4 to Open in Early 2022

We reported that the South Luzon Expressway Toll Road 4 (SLEX TR-4) continues to make progress despite the many challenges it is facing. In a recent update from Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar, he said that San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is looking to open the first portion of SLEX TR4 […]

CLLEX Now Open, Will Be Permanently Free To Use

Motorists can now experience a new freeway here in the country. If like us, you have always been envious of numerous expressways that are free of charge in more developed countries, well this news is for you. The Central Luzon Link Expressway (CLLEX) is now open, and it will be permanently free of charge. Department […]