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Big boost to PPP program

Big boost to PPP program

A development seen crucial in attracting private investors to help finance the Marcos administration’s major push to implement vital infrastructure projects transpired without much fanfare last week. On March 21, the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No.... continue reading

PPP Code to spur more infrastructure projects

PPP Code to spur more infrastructure projects

MANILA, Philippines — An estimated P9.14 trillion worth of 185 flagship projects under the Marcos administration may soon commence following the signing of the implementing rules and regulations of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Code, according to lawmakers. Rep. Salvador Pleyto... continue reading

Establishment of joint ventures for undertaking PPP projects

Establishment of joint ventures for undertaking PPP projects

The significant and indispensable role of the private sector in the delivery of high-quality infrastructure and basic services to the public has long been recognized. Pursuant to its Build-Better-More Program, the Philippine government aims to focus on developing infrastructure projects... continue reading

Marcos’ Build, Better, More to get big boost from PPP Law implementation, says Pleyto

Marcos’ Build, Better, More to get big boost from PPP Law implementation, says Pleyto

The Marcos administration’s vaunted Build, Better, More program will get a shot in the arm from the implementation of the new Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Law. Thus, said Bulacan 6th district Rep. Salvador Pleyto Sr., a vice chairman of the House... continue reading

Gov’t mulls over PPP route for wind projects near seaports

Gov’t mulls over PPP route for wind projects near seaports

The government may seek the help of the private sector in building offshore wind projects near seaports given the substantial funding requirement, according to an official of the Department of Transportation (DOTr). DOTr Undersecretary for maritime sector Elmer Sarmiento told... continue reading

‘PPP implementation flexible’

‘PPP implementation flexible’

The implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Code will be flexible to adopt to the changing times, according to Secretary Frederick Go of the Office of thea Special Assistant to the President for Investment and Economic... continue reading

PPPs eyed for offshore wind farms in ports

PPPs eyed for offshore wind farms in ports

MANILA, Philippines — The government may consider public-private partnerships (PPPs) in its plan to transform ports into offshore wind projects, as it could take as much as $80 million to redevelop each one of them. Transportation Undersecretary Elmer Sarmiento told... continue reading

Pascual lauds timely completion of PPP Code’s IRR

Pascual lauds timely completion of PPP Code’s IRR

Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Alfredo E. Pascual welcomed the completion of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Code’s implementing rules and regulations (IRR), citing it as a “timely policy reform” to boost the country’s economy. “This policy reform is timely, as... continue reading

PPP Code to trigger influx of investors

PPP Code to trigger influx of investors

Finance Secretary Ralph Recto said over the weekend the signing of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Code implementing rules and regulations (IRR) will open the floodgates for a non-stop influx of strategic and high-quality investments that will benefit all Filipinos. “The... continue reading

PPP Code IRR out; 20 projects up for approval

PPP Code IRR out; 20 projects up for approval

MANILA, Philippines — Around 20 solicited projects that are part of the government’s infrastructure flagship program are expected to be submitted to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Investment Coordination Committee (ICC) for approval this year, the Public-Private Partnership... continue reading