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DOTR open to new PPP offers for NAIA upgrade

DOTR open to new PPP offers for NAIA upgrade

The Department of Transportation will entertain new proposals for the multibillion-peso rehabilitation and upgrade of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, a top official said over the weekend. “It’s still a priority. We will invite the private sector again to revisit the possibility of doing a PPP [public private partnership] for NAIA,” Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista... continue reading

PPPs to help attain inclusive growth

PPPs to help attain inclusive growth

THE National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) sees the critical role of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in helping the government achieve inclusive and sustained economic growth. In his speech as keynote speaker at a luncheon meeting with the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP), Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan said that through PPPs, the... continue reading

NEDA: PPP helps achieve inclusive, sustained growth

NEDA: PPP helps achieve inclusive, sustained growth

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) play a critical role in helping the government achieve inclusive and sustained economic growth. At the meeting of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan said that through PPPs, the government can tap the private sector’s capacity... continue reading

PPPs seen allowing LGUs to build amid tight gov’t finances

PPPs seen allowing LGUs to build amid tight gov’t finances

SENATOR Juan Edgardo M. Angara said President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.’s proposal for local government units (LGUs) to take on public-private partnerships (PPPs) will allow LGUs to pursue infrastructure and digitalization projects even when the government is managing a high debt load. “A PPP that strikes a balance between public welfare and fiscal responsibility, and... continue reading

Balisacan says PPP projects must outperform ODA in cost-benefit analysis

Balisacan says PPP projects must outperform ODA in cost-benefit analysis

THE public-private partnership (PPP) mode of financing major projects will be subjected to cost-benefit analysis to determine whether such an option is more beneficial than tapping official development assistance (ODA), Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan said. In chance remarks delivered to reporters on the sidelines of a Gross Domstic Product (GDP) briefing on Tuesday,... continue reading

PPP eyed for resettlement projects in N. Luzon quake-hit areas

PPP eyed for resettlement projects in N. Luzon quake-hit areas

MANILA – The Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) seeks to partner with the private sector to fast-track land development and construction of resettlement sites in Abra and even in other calamity-stricken areas in the country. Secretary Jose Rizalino Acuzar said on Wednesday DHSUD has initiated preliminary talks with some of the country’s... continue reading

PPP eyed for resettlement projects in N. Luzon quake-hit areas

PPP eyed for resettlement projects in N. Luzon quake-hit areas

MANILA – The Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) seeks to partner with the private sector to fast-track land development and construction of resettlement sites in Abra and even in other calamity-stricken areas in the country. Secretary Jose Rizalino Acuzar said on Wednesday DHSUD has initiated preliminary talks with some of the country’s... continue reading

Angara sees PPP as ‘the way to go’ for local projects

Angara sees PPP as ‘the way to go’ for local projects

MANILA – Senator Sonny Angara believes that local government units (LGUs) should work with the private sector in the development of projects that will serve their respective constituencies, a call that was also repeatedly made by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Angara, who chairs the Senate Committee on Finance, said public-private partnerships (PPPs) can help at... continue reading

PPP ideas for LGUs

PPP ideas for LGUs

RESIDENT Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has advised local government units (LGUs) to engage the private sector for possible funding of their investments, such as for infrastructures, through public-private partnerships (PPPs). I wish to introduce here unsolicited ideas that can be developed further into PPP projects, for anyone’s consideration, that is, especially those who have the authority... continue reading

Romualdez pitches for PPPs after Iloilo City’s partnership with private firm

Romualdez pitches for PPPs after Iloilo City’s partnership with private firm

MANILA, Philippines — Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez has cited the case of Iloilo City as a model for public-private partnerships (PPP), a mode of project-making being sought by the current administration with the private sector. Romualdez said on Monday that he fully supports the call of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. for more PPPs in the... continue reading