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Government cites successful bidding for Clark airport operations contract

Government cites successful bidding for Clark airport operations contract

MANILA, Philippines — The success of the bidding for the Clark International Airport operations and maintenance (O&M) contract shows the seriousness of the Duterte administration to its Build Build Build program. The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) in partnership with the Department of Transportation (DOTr) recently awarded the O&M contract to the four-member North... continue reading

Govt ramps up infra projects to unclog congested roads, ports

Govt ramps up infra projects to unclog congested roads, ports

After all the merry-making, laughter, and gifts, comes the horrendous traffic—a chronic disease, which many a government has tried, but failed, to cure. Despite this stark reality—something that experts have previously said would be the norm in the coming years, if drastic interventions would not be put in place—signs of improvement have so far sprouted,... continue reading

OFWs back proposed Bulacan airport project

OFWs back proposed Bulacan airport project

MANILA, Philippines — Overseas Filipino worker groups have urged the Duterte administration to fasttrack negotiations for a new international airport in Bulacan. In separate letters sent to both the Office of the President and the Department of Transportation, the OFW groups said they long for a world-class airport that can unlock the country’s growth potential.... continue reading

Clark International Airport’s new terminal expected to open in 2020

Clark International Airport’s new terminal expected to open in 2020

The Department of Transportation said the construction of a new passenger terminal at Clark International Airport is on track and will be operational by 2020. “It’s on track. Hopefully, we can get it operational by 2020,” Transportation Undersecretary for aviation Manuel Antonio Tamayo said. The Megawide-GMR consortium submitted the lowest financial proposal for the airport... continue reading

Clark airport O&M deal

Clark airport O&M deal

The Pampanga Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (PamCham) lauds the successful bidding of the operations and maintenance O&M) contract for the Clark International Airport. The bidding was carried out in record time and in a very transparent manner with its transaction adviser, the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank, airing all the bidding... continue reading

Clark airport deal done in record time

Clark airport deal done in record time

The success of the bidding for the Clark International Airport operations and maintenance contract shows the seriousness of the Duterte administration to implement the ‘Build, Build, Build’ program, according to North Luzon Airport Consortium. The Bases Conversion and Development Authority in partnership with the Department of Transportation recently awarded the O&M contract to the NLAC,... continue reading

Climate-related projects now included under PPP

Climate-related projects now included under PPP

MANILA, Philippines — The Public Partnership Center (PPP Center) will assist government agencies in crafting projects that address the need for urban resilience and climate change adaptation and mitigation starting in 2019. It is also lining up its resources for capacitating government entities in pursuing projects in healthcare and tourism. “In 2019 the PPP Center... continue reading

Pampanga chamber lauds Clark Airport O&M bidding

Pampanga chamber lauds Clark Airport O&M bidding

The Pampanga Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (PamCham) lauded the government for successfully bidding out the operations and maintenance contract (O&M) of the Clark International Airport in record time and carried out in a very transparent manner with its transaction adviser, the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank (IFC-WB), that aired all the... continue reading

Duty Free taps PPP Center for study on privatization

Duty Free taps PPP Center for study on privatization

MANILA, Philippines — Duty Free Philippines Corp. (DFPC) is engaging the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center for the conduct of a study on its possible privatization, a top-ranking official said. “Actually, we’re entering an agreement with the PPP Center to review our operations and from that study they will check what business model will be applicable... continue reading

Over 50% of flagship projects to be finished by 2022–NEDA update

Over 50% of flagship projects to be finished by 2022–NEDA update

THE National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) disclosed that more than half of the administration’s flagship projects are now in the implementation phase and on track to being completed either by 2022 or a few years after the President steps down from office. Neda Undersecretary for Investment Programming Jonathan L. Uy recently told reporters that... continue reading