07 April 2014 - The much awaited awarding of the 7th PPP project under the Aquino administration finally pushed through after months of intense deliberation. The 17.5 Billion Mactan Cebu International Airport project of the Department of Transportation and Communications was awarded to the consortium of Megawide Construction Inc. and GMR Infrastructure... Read more
02 April 2014 - The Government of the Republic of the Philippines, through the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), and AF Consortium of the conglomerates Metro Pacific Investment Corporations (MPIC) and Ayala Corporation signed on Monday, 31 March 2014, the ten-year concession agreement to build and implement the new single ticketing system for Metro Manila‚Äôs MRT and LRT lines... Read more
21 March 2014 -The much awaited awarding of the Mactan Cebu International Airport has sparked speculations on which bidder will get the contract and when this will be awarded. In the light of these speculations, several news articles pinpointed PPP Center Executive Director Cosette V. Canilao as stating that, ‚Äú‚Ä¶ the DOTC is abiding by its end-March deadline target of awarding the multi-billion-peso contract to the tandem of GMR Infrastructure Ltd. and Megawide Construction Corp.‚ÄĚ... Read more
02 April 2014 - The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) held a contract signing ceremony for its Automated Fare Collection System (AFCS) at the EDSA Shangri-La last March 31, 2014... Read more
25 March 2014 - Representatives of Spanish companies expressed their interest to participate in the various infrastructure and development projects under the Philippine Public-Private Partnership Program... Read more
20 March 2014 - The Public-Private Partnership Center of the Philippines is the lone Asian PPP unit to be shortlisted to the internationally acclaimed Partnerships Awards 2014. The Philippine PPP Center has been shortlisted for the ‚ÄėBest Central/Regional Government PPP Promoter‚Äô category... Read more
By Ducky Paredes, published in Malaya Business Insights
Columnist Ducky Paredes explains to his readers why there is no need to fear that government hospitals will be modernized through the PPP scheme.
‚ÄčIn the House of Representatives, two lawmakers filed a bill against the privatization of government hospitals to ensure that health care services are affordable and accessible to Filipino people...Read more
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A heart-warming video on how DepEd's PPP for School Infrastructure Project will impact future generations of school children in the country. Video courtesy of Megawide Corporation
The Mactan-Cebu International AIrport Passenger Terminal Building project involves the construction of a new world-class passenger terminal building in MCIA, with a capacity of about 8 million passengers per year; and the operation of the old and new facilities. The construction of a new world-class passenger terminal, including all related facilities, is proposed to separately cater to domestic and international operations.Implementing Agency: Department of Transportation and Communication
The Automatic Fare Collection System (AFCS) project involves the decommissioning of the old-magnetic-based ticketing system and replacing the same with contactless-based smart card technology on LRT Line 1 and 2 and MRT Line 3, with the introduction of a centralized back office that will perform apportionment of revenues. The private sector will operate and maintain the fare collection system.Implementing Agency: Department of Transportation and Communication
The Modernization of Philippine Orthopedic Center involves the construction of a 700-bed capacity super-specialty tertiary orthopedic hospital to be located within the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) Compound along East Avenue, Quezon City. The concessionaire will design, build, finance, operate and maintain the facility until the end of the concession period, and then transfer the hospital to the DOH.Implementing Agency: Department of Health
Status: Ongoing procurement of Independent Consultant; for financial negotiation with the highest rated bidder
The PPP for School Infrastructure Project (PSIP) Phase II seeks to supplement the current initiatives and program of the Department of Education on classroom construction classroom nationwide. The objective of the government is to expand the supply of classrooms in all public school system as fast as it could reasonably be done and cut the current shortage of around 66,800 classroom units nationwide.Implementing Agency: Department of Education
The PPP for School Infrastructure Project (PSIP) seeks to supplement the current initiatives and programs of the Department of Education on classroom construction nationwide. The objective of the government is to expand the supply of classrooms in all public school system as fast as it could reasonably be done, and cut out the current shortage of around 68,000 classroom units nationwide.Implementing Agency: Department of Education
The Daanghari-SLEX Link Road project involves the Construction of a new 4-kilometer 4-lane toll road, from the junction of Daang Reyna and DaangHari in Las Pi√Īas/Bacoor, Cavite to SLEX through the Susana Heights Interchange in Muntinlupa, traversing the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) Reservation. The proposed link-road will use the Susana Heights Interchange as exit and entry from north and south of SLEX and will include the construction of a new bridge/widening of the existing bridge crossing SLEX as well as the expansion of the Susana Heights toll plaza..Implementing Agency: Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)
The project is a 4-lane, 7.75 km elevated expressway and 2.22 km at-grade feeder road that will provide access to NAIA Terminals I, II and III, and link the Skyway and the Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway. It starts at the existing Skyway then follows the existing road alignments over Sales Avenue, Andrews Avenue, Domestic Road, and NAIA Road, and has entry/exit ramps at Roxas Boulevard, Macapagal Boulevard, and PAGCOR City.