9 months DOTr gives Cavite LGU deadline to finalize $12-B Sangley airport plan MB |Biz
By Emmie V. Abadilla The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is issuing an ultimatum for the Cavite local government to finalize its proposal for the long-delayed $12-billion Sangley Point International Airport (SPIA) project by June, this year. (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade “We don’t want a hanging offer,” Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade emphasized. “Ultimately, we should impose a deadline. If they leave the offer dangling, when do we get to start the project?” “I’m talking to them (the Cavite local government), I will put a deadline. There should be some deadline,” he added, maintaining that a June, 2019 cut off is “a ... more