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PPP Center seeks inputs for PPP Code regulations

PPP Center seeks inputs for PPP Code regulations

THE Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center is seeking inputs from the public for the implementing rules and regulation (IRR) of Republic Act 11966 or the “PPP Code of the Philippines.” The center said it will be holding in the first quarter of this year a series of consultations to get inputs for the IRR, and is... continue reading

IRR for new PPP Code in the works

IRR for new PPP Code in the works

MANILA, Philippines — The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center is seeking inputs from stakeholders for the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the PPP Code. In a notice posted on its website, the PPP Center said it is inviting stakeholders to give their inputs and comments to be considered for the drafting of the PPP Code... continue reading

Aboitiz’s Laguindingan airport plan to undergo Swiss challenge in Q1 — DoTr

Aboitiz’s Laguindingan airport plan to undergo Swiss challenge in Q1 — DoTr

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) is set to invite other parties in the first quarter (Q1) to challenge the Aboitiz group’s proposal to upgrade, operate, and maintain the Laguindingan International Airport in Misamis Oriental, an official said on Wednesday. “Swiss challenge is targeted to commence within the first quarter of 2024 with the publication of... continue reading

P190M allotted for Iloilo Airport repair

P190M allotted for Iloilo Airport repair

ILOILO CITY: The national government has earmarked P190 million for the upgrade and rehabilitation of the Iloilo International Airport in the municipality of Cabatuan, Iloilo province. Under the 2024 General Appropriations Act, the Iloilo International Airport is among the 22 airports in the country to receive funding from the national government for the “construction, rehabilitation and... continue reading

DoTr to roll out MRT-3, LRT-2 bidding this year

DoTr to roll out MRT-3, LRT-2 bidding this year

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) plans to start inviting prospective bidders for the privatization of the operations and maintenance of Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) and Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) by the second half of the year. DoTr Undersecretary for Planning and Project Development Timothy John Batan said the agency “will act... continue reading

NAIA upgrade winning bidder seen taking over by September

NAIA upgrade winning bidder seen taking over by September

THE GOVERNMENT is on schedule with the timetable of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) upgrade project, the Transportation Secretary said, adding that he expects the winning bidder to take over operations and maintenance of the airport by September. “We are looking at maybe three to six months; that is the target. I want the... continue reading

Baguio projects to stay despite new PPP code

Baguio projects to stay despite new PPP code

BAGUIO CITY — A new law has changed the rules for public-private partnership (PPP) projects that are designed to improve local economies in a postpandemic era. But Republic Act No. 11966 (the new PPP Code of 2023) should not disrupt big-ticket Baguio projects that have undergone scrutiny and negotiations before the new law was enforced,... continue reading

3 investors purchase bid docs for Capitol’s bulk water supply project

3 investors purchase bid docs for Capitol’s bulk water supply project

Negros Occidental Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz II said Wednesday, January 3, that three investors have bought bidding documents for the bulk water supply project of the provincial government as of December. Diaz said the three companies are Manila Water, Aboitiz InfraCapital, and Balibago Water Systems Company. “We are happy that there are already three companies... continue reading

Bacolod City To Develop Recycling Complex Under PPP Scheme

Bacolod City To Develop Recycling Complex Under PPP Scheme

Several firms have expressed interest in bidding for the proposed solid waste recycling complex in Bacolod City under a public-public partnership (PPP) scheme. Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez said Tuesday the city government is heading toward recycling 80 percent of its solid waste. “We’re working on the assumption of a PPP. We’re migrating from a landfill... continue reading

TPLEx Extension project on track, says PPP Center

TPLEx Extension project on track, says PPP Center

MANILA —The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center of the Philippines expects the P23.4-billion Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEx) Extension project helmed by San Miguel Holdings Corp. to proceed as scheduled even as it undergoes a Swiss challenge. The PPP Center, in an email interview with the Inquirer, noted the 59.4-kilometer (km) toll road project with the Department... continue reading