1 week Senators air frustration over 2 DPWH projects still unfinished after 20 years Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- Two senators aired their frustration on Wednesday over the slow progress of two infrastructure projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), one of which has not been completed after 20 years while the other has been on the "drawing board" for just as long. During the Senate hearing on the proposed budget of the DPWH, Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III asked officials about the Cagayan de Oro Convention Center, which was conceptualized in 1998 by his late father, former Senate President Aquilino Pimentel Jr. Pimentel said the construction of the convention center, which started ... more