Tagum City published the following recording providing a status update on the Mindanao Railway in the city:

The following are the key take-aways from this interview:

  • The first batch of payments to property owners in Tagum, who are affected by the Mindanao Railway, will go out by May 2021.
  • The city is working with the DOTr to complete clearing of structures in the 8km stretch of right-of-way in Tagum by August.
  • The Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has granted Tagum City permission to cut trees as part of clearing operations.