Solar City on Manila Bay

FROM THE STANDS By Domini M. Torrevillas (The Philippine Star) | Updated September 10, 2013 – 12:00am One day not long from now, you and I may wake up beholding a city risen from the waters of Manila Bay. No, it’s not going to be floating roofs and walls resulting from dreadful floods. It’s going…

Manila Solar City soon to rise

Originally published in the Daily Tribune, written by Louie Logarta The proposed development of the futuristic project known as “Manila Solar City (MSC)” — originally envisioned by former Mayor Fred Lim — appears to be back on track as this is tied up with the rejection by the Court of Appeals (CA) of the bid…

Court of Appeals Approves Manila Bay Reclamation Anew

Manila Bay reclamation gets court OK anew  By Christine O. Avendaño Philippine Daily Inquirer 10:00 pm | Sunday, August 25th, 2013 The Court of Appeals (CA) has denied anew the bid of Senator Cynthia Villar to stop the implementation of the P14-billion reclamation project in Manila Bay. In a four-page ruling dated Aug. 14, the CA Third…

Manila Solar City to Rise in Manila Bay

MANILA, Philippines – A world-class commercial, residential and tourism center may soon rise in the middle of Manila Bay. Manila Solar City, which spans 148 hectares, is a reclamation project that will feature a park and a Boracay-inspired man-made beach. It will also have a terminal for international cruise ships, which are expected to bring…

CA junks petition vs P14-B reclamation project

(Original story here) By Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 4, 2013 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The Court of Appeals (CA) has junked the bid of former Las Piñas City representative Cynthia Villar to stop the implementation of the P14-billion reclamation project in Manila Bay. In a 48-page decision released yesterday, the…