The Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX), now in its final stages of construction in the “Queen City of the South,” has been selected as one of the key sites related to an epic milestone — when the Philippines played a key role in helping achieve the circumnavigation of the world 500 years ago.
The MVP Group, collectively the businesses led by tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan, has converted some areas of its 10-hectare leadership academy in Antipolo as an emergency quarantine facility for its employees.
Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC), the tollways unit of the MVP Group of Companies, on Thursday said it is providing free COVID-19 vaccines for its 3,814 employees.
Timed with the epic celebration of 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines, eight 40-meter-high crosses are rising 100 meters over the Mactan Channel and most of Cebu City in April this year.
The observance harks back to that memorable event when Christianity was first introduced to Cebu by the planting of a cross and the baptism of its people by Spaniards led by Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan. It happened a few weeks after they arrived in the Philippines in March 1521.
The Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) through its subsidiary Cebu Cordova Link Expressway Corporation (CCLEC), builder of the 8.5-kilometer Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX), has already began building eight structures in the shape of a cross, inspired by the cross planted by Magellan 500 years ago. The crosses symbolize Cebu being the cradle of Christianity in the region.
NLEX Corporation is collaborating with local government units to manage traffic flow and plan for anticipated developments in their respective cities and municipalities.
Pandemic resulted to reduced toll road traffic, suspended and then reduced light rail services, and decreased commercial and industrial demand for water and power
Things are looking up in the transport industry, one of the engines of growth which the government is banking on to drive the economy through the virus pandemic.
The Metro Pacific group has unloaded its minority interest in a 21-kilometer elevated toll road in Bangkok, Thailand, raising $149 million that can be diverted to other tollway projects.
MANILA, Philippines—Toll road operator NLEx Corp. and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) are accelerating the construction of the NLEx Connector project, a second elevated expressway linking the northern and southern parts of Metro Manila.
THE North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Corporation announced on Tuesday, January 5, that the construction and completion of three major road projects will continue in 2021.