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Kuwait firm to invest add’l $500 M in Phl

Kuwait firm to invest add’l $500 M in Phl

Source: Philippine Star, 10 January 2012 By Aurea Calica MANILA, Philippines – Global logistics group Kuwait and Gulf Link Holding Co. (KGL) has committed to invest an additional $500 million in the Philippines, its top officials said yesterday. KGL Holdings chairman and managing director Saeed Dashti, vice chairman Marsha Lazareva, and investment director Mark Williams... continue reading

Aquino welcomes global logistics group’s plan to invest $500M

Aquino welcomes global logistics group’s plan to invest $500M

Source: InterAksyon, 9 January 2012   MANILA, Philippines – President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomed the plan of an international logistics group Kuwait and Gulf Link, to invest an additional $ 500 million in the Philippines. KGL Group of Companies Chairman and Managing Director Saeed Dashti, together with KGL Group Vice Chairman Marsha Lazareva and... continue reading

Balanga sets record P6-B investment

Balanga sets record P6-B investment

Source: Manila Bulletin, 9 January 2012 By Mar T. Supnad BALANGA CITY, Bataan, Philippines — This newly-booming city in Central Luzon hit a record-breaking investment of P5.95 billion in the year 2011, Mayor Joet S. Garcia reported in his State of the City Address (SOCA) recently. Garcia reported that the total amount of investment included the... continue reading

PPP revolving fund getting big boost

PPP revolving fund getting big boost

Source: Inquirer Business, 9 January 2012 By Riza T. Olchondra Anticipating a “more intense” rollout of public-private partnership (PPP) projects, the government is seeking more funds for prebidding works before the revolving facility for this purpose runs out. The PPP Center stands to get P160 million from the 2012 budget to replenish the revolving fund for PPP preinvestment studies.... continue reading

Economy seen to grow faster this year

Economy seen to grow faster this year

Source: Malaya, 9 January 2012   Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo is bullish that the economy can grow faster this year than the 7.6-percent growth posted in 2010. “All pistols will be fired. All the right ingredients,” said Domingo, adding this year is “definitely much stronger (than) 2011.” “There’s a very good chance we can grow... continue reading

Bids sought for schoolbuilding PPP

Bids sought for schoolbuilding PPP

Source: Business World, 8 January 2012   THE BIDDING PROCESS for another public-private partnership (PPP) project has been started by the government, which on Saturday called for offers to construct schoolbuildings nationwide. The Department of Education (DepEd), in a notice, advised interested parties to submit applications to its Prequalification, Bids and Awards Committee on or... continue reading

Donors open to doubling aid to PPP study fund

Donors open to doubling aid to PPP study fund

Source: Business Mirror, 8 January 2012 By Cai U. Ordinario THE country’s development partners are open to doubling their assistance to the fund that finances the feasibility studies to jump-start more public-private partnership (PPP) projects this year. The Project Development and Monitoring Facility (PDMF) is a revolving fund managed by the PPP Center. It aims... continue reading

P154B PPP projects to be rolled out in 2012

P154B PPP projects to be rolled out in 2012

Source: ABS-CBN News, 4 January 2012   MANILA, Philippines – To make up for its dismal performance last year—it bidded out only one project —the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Center is scheduled to roll out P154.47 billion worth of projects in 2012, of which 16 will be implemented by various agencies. The biggest is the... continue reading

P154-B PPP projects in 2012

P154-B PPP projects in 2012

Source: Business Mirror, 3 January 2012 By Cai U. Ordinario TO make up for its dismal performance last year—it bidded out only one project —the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Center is scheduled to roll out P154.47 billion worth of projects in 2012, of which 16 will be implemented by various agencies. The biggest is the... continue reading

Gov’t prepares for PPP

Gov’t prepares for PPP

January 5, 2012, Malaya Business Insight MORE than 50 percent of the P550-million Project Development and Monitoring Facility (PDMF) fund is already being used for the pre-investment studies of 10 Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects slated for rollout this year, an official of the PPP Center said. Cosette Canilao, executive director of the PPP Center, said... continue reading