7 months PH to terminate China-funded railway projects if tainted by corruption – Tugade MB
By Genalyn Kabiling  BEIJING — The Philippine government is prepared to terminate China-funded railway projects “at any point” in case the contract is tainted by corruption, according to the country’s transportation chief. DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade(DOTr / MANILA BULLETIN) Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has bared that ensuring a corruption-free project is one of the four “working platforms” proposed to Chinese companies involved in three railway projects. The three other conditions are the hiring of Filipino workers, payment of taxes, and partial operability for the Bicol railway project, the Subic-Clark railway project, and the Mindanao railway project. The Chinese firms have ... more