3 weeks Longer list of ‘Build, Build, Build’ projects OKd Inquirer
President Duterte has given the go-ahead to the longer list of 104 projects worth P4.1 trillion in the "Build, Build, Build" pipeline. The list now includes additional health and information technology infrastructure that will enable Filipinos to better adapt to the "new normal" brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Acting Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua told the Senate finance committee on Thursday that of these big-ticket infrastructure projects, 24 were still in the preparation or approval stages, which would be fast-tracked this year so they could be implemented starting next year. The bulk or 80 of the projects ... more