Palace created Right-of-Way committee for railway projects

Malacanang has created an inter-agency committee tasked to oversee the right-of-way (ROW) activities for the country’s railway projects to expedite the process of land acquisition needed for their implementation. Under Administrative Order (AO) 19 signed on March 25 by President Marcos, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary will serve as the chairperson of the inter-agency committee, with the Secretary…

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DOTr seeks to fast-track rail projects through Japanese aid

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) looks forward to fast-track major railway projects in the country through technical and financial assistance from the Japanese government. In a recent meeting with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Japanese Ministry of Land Infrastructure Transport and Tourism, Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista expressed optimism their discussions will help expedite the  ongoing construction of several big-ticket rail…

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