Japan Backs Construction of Metro Manila Subway System

Japan, through the operator of its subway lines in Tokyo, is backing the construction of a subway system in Metro Manila, as well as making improvements to light rail system to address traffic congestion. The P374.5-billion Metro Manila subway is among the big-ticket projects the current administration is looking to pursue. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which has conducted a pre-feasibility study on the project, is…

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