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Korea-based engineering and construction firm Hanwha Engineering & Construction (E&C) has competed the construction of the Philippine Arena in Manila.
A Hanwha E&C statement posted on its website on June 9 disclosed that the $175-million (P7.65-billion) indoor arena was completed last May 30, or after 30 months of work.
Claimed to be the world's largest domed performance hall, the indoor arena was built on total area of 74,000 square meters with 51,000 seats and a roof area of 35,000 square meters.
Besides construction, Hanwha E&C also took charge of designing the arena.
Located at Bulacan, around 27km north of Manila, the arena is around three times bigger than South Korea's Olympic Gymnastics Hall, claims the company.
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