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Marcos invites private sector, says 74 PPPs worth P2.25-trillion in pipeline

Marcos invites private sector, says 74 PPPs worth P2.25-trillion in pipeline

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Thursday encouraged the private sector to take part in building the nation, saying that a total of 74 public private partnerships (PPP) projects worth P2.25 trillion are underway. “We make a strong push towards infrastructure development with special emphasis once again on public private partnerships in key projects. As... continue reading

Solicited offers preferred for airports

Solicited offers preferred for airports

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is hoping the private sector will participate in the solicited proposals for the rehabilitation and operation of the country’s premier gateway, Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), as well as other regional airports with the new rules for public-private partnerships (PPP). The plan for NAIA is to offer it to the... continue reading

‘Public-private partnerships to boost PH internet services’

‘Public-private partnerships to boost PH internet services’

PRESIDENT Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. hopes to see more public-private partnership (PPP) to help boost interconnectivity in the Philippines. Marcos made the statement following his meeting with executives from telecommunications companies Converge ICT and South Korean telco giant KT Corp. to discuss internet services in the country. In his post, the President shared a photo... continue reading

US envoy offers support for Mindanao Railway Project

US envoy offers support for Mindanao Railway Project

MANILA – United States (US) Ambassador to the Philippines MaryKay Loss Carlson has formally offered support to various transport infrastructure projects in the country, with emphasis on providing assistance for the completion of the Mindanao Railway Project (MRP). In a Facebook post on Friday, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said Carlson offered to provide technical... continue reading

Government eyes PPP for Baggao water project

Government eyes PPP for Baggao water project

MANILA, Philippines — The government is looking for private sector firms interested in a water supply project in Baggao, Cagayan. In an advisory, the Public-Private Partnership Center (PPP) Center said a market sounding activity would be held by the Baggao municipal government with interested private sector investors on Oct.18 for the water supply joint venture... continue reading

PPP seen crucial to economic recovery

PPP seen crucial to economic recovery

FINANCE Secretary Benjamin Diokno said on Wednesday that the public-private partnerships are crucial to the country’s economic recovery. Diokno made the announcement after he announced the approval of revised rules for the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Law. During a forum organized by the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines, the Finance secretary said the private sector’s participation... continue reading

Diokno: Private sector role critical in recovery

Diokno: Private sector role critical in recovery

Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno said an active private sector participation is key in pushing the economic recovery of the country. Diokno said the private sector’s role is critical, particularly with the government’s recent revision of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Law. “This will be key in our bid to unlock... continue reading

New BOT Law IRR in effect

New BOT Law IRR in effect

THE revised implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Law took effect on Wednesday, which the Finance department hopes would help the Philippines attract more private investments in infrastructure projects. “The revised IRR of the BOT Law will allow us to mobilize private sector resources as an engine for capital and a catalyst... continue reading

P65-B LRT-1 Cavite Extension posts 73% progress rate

P65-B LRT-1 Cavite Extension posts 73% progress rate

The first Phase of the P65 Billion 11.7 kilometer LRT-1 Cavite Extension Project has reached 73 percent overall progress rate, private operator Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) announced Wednesday, October 12. Electromechanical works, such as the laying of rails and installation of the electrical system are ongoing, as well as the construction of the additional... continue reading

PPP Center chief proposes removal of floor cost on ICC-approved projects

PPP Center chief proposes removal of floor cost on ICC-approved projects

The Public Private Partnership (PPP) Center is proposing to remove the cap or floor cost of PPP projects that require approval from the inter-agency Investment Coordination Committee (ICC). In the 2022 Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines (EJAP) Infrastructure Forum co-presented by Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) and PLDT Inc. on Monday, PPP Center Executive... continue reading