Manila Bay project to create 600,000 jobs

Asia News Network August 6, 2013 1:00 am A development project on a proposed reclamation site in Manila Bay is expected to provide up to 600,000 jobs that would help ease unemployment in the country, particularly in Metro Manila. Up to 100,000 jobs would be generated during the construction phase of the project and up…

Manila Solar City may rise in the middle of 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…

Erap, Isko: Reclamation project will save Manila

By Jose Rodel Clapano (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 4, 2013 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The Solar City reclamation project will save the city of Manila, which is in debt and has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country, city officials said yesterday. Mayor Joseph Estrada and Vice Mayor Isko Moreno…

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…