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  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the Japanese Embassy in Manila and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) last week visited several improvement projects along the Pasig River, funded by the Japanese Government. The site inspection was led by Ambassador Koji Haneda and DPWH Secretary Mark Villar aboard a river boat, who toured the ongoing Pasig-Marikina River […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) and the University of the Philippines Planning and Development Research Foundation, Inc. (UP PLANADES) presented the 2017 to 2032 Pasig River Integrated Strategic Master Plan (PRISM) at Sequoia Hotel on January 24, 2018. “We are pleased that all the workshops called for the validation of the PRISM were well-attended […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Metro Manila Council (MMC), composed of Metro Manila Mayors, announced that the operation of ferry service along the Pasig River will start on April 28. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority chairman Francis Tolentino said the on-going rehabilitation involved the dredging of the low portions of river and the repainting of the pontoons. Given only […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The five terminals of Pasig River Ferry System have been rehabilitated by Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) in preparation for its opening on April. “We have started the rehabilitation because some of the ferry terminals have already deteriorated and neglected after its operations stopped,” said Engr. Emma Quiambao, director of the MMDA’s Sewerage Management Office […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    At least 1,200 families living along the Pasig River have been relocated to safer areas as part of government efforts to keep them out of harm’s way during typhoons, according to Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas on Wednesday. This, after Roxas conducted a walking tour of the progress of the government’s river rehabilitation […]

  • 7 February 2011

    At least 1,800 families living along creeks in Manila will be relocated in Bulacan and Rizal as part of a government-private sector effort… By LEONARD D. POSTRADO (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, February 7, 2011;

  • 25 November 2010

    A Belgian firm involved in various dredging projects both here and abroad has urged the residents of Metro Manila, especially those living in the Marikina Watershed, to take good care of the Pasig River. According to Belgian company Baggerwerken Decloedt & Zoon (BDZ), all government and private sector efforts in cleaning the metro waterway will […]

  • 8 October 2010

    Baggerwerken Decloedt & Zoon (BDZ), a Belgian company, has finished the dredging of 2.5 million cubic meters of silt at the Pasig River and… (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, October 9, 2010

  • 20 July 2010

    An environmental program to dredge up the Pasig River is nearing completion before the end of the year…   (abs-cbnnews) [mappress] Source: abs-cbnnews, July 21, 2010;

  • 3 June 2010

    The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) has assured the public that the ongoing Pasig River Dredging Project has complied with all… [mappress] Source: mb, June 3, 2010;

  • 25 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission estimates 2 million cubic meters of silt or about half the targeted volume dredged after seven months of work… [mappress] Source: Manila Standard Today, January 25, 2010;

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a $1 million dredging project along Estero de Tripa de Gallina, considered the longest creek in Metro Manila and one of Manila Bay’s tributaries. In his report to DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, DPWH National Capital Region Director Ador G. Canlas said that desilting […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Government’s Department of Transportation (DOTr) has completed 129 commercial port projects under the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), and four social/tourism ports under its maritime sector in the last two years. In 2016 alone, 68 projects amounting to $59.2 million were completed, which include port […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines and the Netherlands yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) about the cooperation of the two countries on the sustainable development and management of the Manila Bay area. Under the MOU, the two governments will work together towards the formulation of the Manila Bay Sustainable Development Master Plan (MBSDMP), which aims to provide […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has officially launched its yearly flood mitigation activity aimed at declogging and cleaning up the waterways such as creeks and esteros in the metropolis in preparation for the coming rainy season. Hundreds of MMDA personnel from the agency’s Flood Control And Sewerage Management Service started the cleanup activities at […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Quezon City government is set to rehabilitate three of its major waterways to lessen floods during heavy rains and to transform their surroundings into tourist attractions. Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte-Alimurung said that the three waterways which will undergo fare-lift are the San Francisco River in the first district and Pasong Tamo Creek and Culiat […]

  • 6 June 2014

    A total of 1,124 truckloads of garbage from various waterways or “esteros” in the metropolis had been collected by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) as part of the agency’s program “Estero Blitz” in preparation for the onset of the rainy season. The MMDA’s “Estero Blitz” campaign, involves declogging and dredging of creeks and drainage […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) formally ended its “Linis Palengke” program as the agency starts preparation for its extensive waterway cleanup called ‘Estero Blitz.’ MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino said the agency will be resuming its estero cleanup early April so they will have sufficient time to declog major creeks and other waterways in Metro […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than 100,000 persons here have been affected by floods that continue to rise following days of incessant rains in Maguindanao and North Cotabato, officials announced. Lawyer Cynthia Guiani Sayadi, Cotabato City administrator, said 26 of Cotabato City’s 37 villages have been submerged by flood waters for a week already forcing thousands of resident to […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is calling on bidders for its proposed P49.9-million project to dredge the Marikina River downstream of Rosario Weir in Pasig City, reports philstar.com. Marikina River is a river in eastern Metro Manila, Philippines. It is a tributary of Pasig River with headwaters located in the Sierra Madre Mountains in […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) and the local government of Taytay and two fast food chains recently signed an agreement to rehabilitate Laguna Lake. LLDA General Manager and Presidential Adviser for Environmental Protection Neric Acosta, Taytay Mayor Joric Gacula, Romeo Bacocho, vice president of McDonald’s Golden Arches Development Corp., and Leah Liza Junio, general […]

  • 20 May 2010

    Officials of a Belgian firm tapped to help in the dredging and rehabilitation of the Pasig River Thursday admitted fearing for their lives… [mappress] Source: mb, May 20, 2010;

  • 12 April 2010

    The disposal of untreated silt from the Pasig River to a reclamation area of Renong Berhad and the Public Estates Authority (PEA) in Bacoor, Cavite runs afoul of the 1972 London Treaty on Marine Pollution… [mappress] Source:mb,April 12,2010;