BCDA inspects COVID facilities in New Clark City, checks on health workers after Ulysses lashes Luzon

Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) President and CEO and National Task Force Against COVID-19 Deputy Chief Implementer Vince Dizon on Saturday inspected the facilities in New Clark City which are currently operating as quarantine centers for COVID-positive patients, after Typhoon Ulysses battered most parts of Luzon, including Pampanga and Tarlac. The National Government Administrative Center (NGAC) in New Clark City is currently being occupied by 428 COVID-positive patients who are asymptomatic, and with mild symptoms. These patients compose of returning overseas Filipino...

November 14, 2020

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BCDA-MTD joint venture inks deal for NBI to locate offices in New Clark City

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will soon locate some of its offices at the National Government Administrative Center (NGAC) in New Clark City, as part of the government’s thrust to decongest Metro Manila and move government offices outside the capital. The NGAC Phase 1 Joint Venture (NGAC JV), a partnership between the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) and MTD Clark, Inc., recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with NBI for the acquisition of facilities located within New Clark City. The MOU was signed by NBI Officer-In-Charge Director Eric...

October 4, 2020

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UK gov’t, BCDA partner on New Clark City Central Park, affordable housing project

The British Embassy Manila and the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to design the New Clark City Central Park and an affordable housing project in the new metropolis. The MOU was signed by British Ambassador to the Philippines Daniel Pruce and BCDA President and CEO Vince Dizon during a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, September 16. “What is being done in Clark is pioneering and hopefully creating a model for developments elsewhere in the Philippines and the region,” said Pruce. “It’s exciting that we face the prospects of...

September 21, 2020

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Virology research institute to be built in New Clark City

The government is eyeing to build the country’s premier research institute in the field of virology at New Clark City by 2021, the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) said. According to BCDA President and CEO Vince Dizon, also the Presidential Adviser for Flagship Programs and Projects, the Virology Science and Technology Institute of the Philippines (VIP) proposed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has been included in the administration’s list of infrastructure flagship projects (IFPs). “The Virology Science and Technology Institute of the...

August 9, 2020

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BFP, BCDA ink agreement for fire management in New Clark City

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) recently signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the implementation of the Fire Code of the Philippines (Republic Act 9514), and the construction of a fire station in New Clark City. Present during the signing held last July 29 at the Philippine National Police Headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City, were Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año, DILG Undersecretary for Public Safety Nestor Quinsay, Jr., BFP Chief Jose Embang Jr., and BCDA President and CEO Vince...

August 4, 2020

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