In support to President Rodrigo Duterte’s statements in his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) on the Mindanao Rail Project, Senator Sonny Angara filed a bill creating the state-owned Mindanao Railways Corporation, boosting a move he likened to laying the first administrative track in building a railway in the world’s 10th most populous island.
Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte is considering country partnership for financial assistance for the long delayed Mindanao Railway System which is among his priority infrastructure projects.
The long-delayed Mindanao Railway System (MRS) Project continues to gather dust as the National Government continues to delay its implementation.
The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has set a pre-proposal conference on June 22, 2015 for clarifications on the technical and financial aspect of the Mindanao Railway Project.
An unnamed German company will be tapped to conduct the feasibility study of the proposed Mindanao Railway System by next year, this is according to Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) Undersecretary Janet Lopoz.
The long-proposed Mindanao Railway Project will finally get the needed boost as the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is set to start its feasibility study by end-of June this year.
Cagayan de Oro 2nd District Congressman Rufus B. Rodriguez to gether with this brother ABAMIN Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr. have filed House Bill 4059 seeking that the proceeds for the privatization of Lumbia Airport will be used to finance the much-delayed Mindanao Railway project.
SENATOR Aquilino Pimentel III has urged President Benigno Aquino III to transfer the supervision of the Mindanao Railway Project Office from the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board to the Philippine National Railways.
Cagayan de Oro City Rep. Rufus Rodriguez urged the Aquino administration the other day to include the proposed Mindanao railway project in its PPP (public-private partnership) program.
Government’s failure to include the Mindanao Railway Project (MRP) in its priority development projects is a major blooper and may have negative effects on the successful operation of the Laguindingan Airport.
FORMER mayor Constantino Jaraula has written to Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II to ask him to help in pushing for the implementation of the planned railway system project from Misamis Oriental to Lanao del Norte.
AN OLD plan to build a railway in Mindanao was revived by a House panel which has approved a bill creating a state-run corporation that will own and operate the planned system.