Controversial China-funded Binondo-Intramuros Bridge put on hold

The controversial China-funded project to put up the Binondo-Intramuros Friendship Bridge, which may cause the delisting of San Agustin Church and other Philippine Baroque churches from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) World Heritage List, has been suspended pending the submission by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) of technical studies on the potential archeological and cultural risks of the construction, according to the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA). The DPWH must also redesign the bridge. But heritage advocates disputed the NCCA report and said construction was continuing. "The studies (...Keep on reading: Controversial China-funded Binondo-Intramuros Bridge put on hold

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