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British firms eye PPP projects

British firms eye PPP projects

philStar.com MANILA, Philippines – British companies are eyeing to invest in the country’s Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects as part of the British government’s support to the Aquino administration’s infrastructure push. The British embassy, through UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), gathered experts from British firms companies to share their experience and expertise in every aspect of... continue reading

UK firms eye PPP in Manila

UK firms eye PPP in Manila

British Embassy Manila The British Embassy through UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) organised a seminar Wednesday featuring experts from British firms companies to share their experience and expertise in every aspect of the PPP programme, including sustainable infrastructure. Cosette Canilao, Executive Director of the PPP Centre; Assistant Secretary George Esguerra of the Department of Transportation... continue reading

UK experts urge PHL business to explore PPP projects

UK experts urge PHL business to explore PPP projects

GMA News Top British business experts and companies urged the local business community to consider getting involved in projects under the public-private partnership (PPP) being pushed by the Aquino administration as part of measures toward sustainable expansion. In a forum hosted by British Ambassador to the Philippines Stephen Lillie, British experts discussed the PPP process,... continue reading

The 4Es of Good PPP: Principles In Structuring Public-Private Partnerships

The 4Es of Good PPP: Principles In Structuring Public-Private Partnerships

BCDA Author: Atty. Arnel Paciano Casanova, President and CEO, BCDA* Much has been written lately about public-private partnership as one of the centrepiece programs of the Aquino administration. However, while people continue to utter these acronyms, not much is understood on the whys and the hows of PPPs that would guide the common Filipinos to understand... continue reading

British Firms Eye Infra Projects

British Firms Eye Infra Projects

Manila Bulletin, 14 November 2011   MANILA, Philippines — British construction and professional services firms are visiting the country to explore business opportunities in infrastructure developments, including the huge projects under the Public Private Partnership program of the government. Trade and Industry Undersecretary Cristino L. Panlilio told reporters the British construction companies are part of... continue reading

Ona: Phl medical tourism’s potentials not fully maximized

Ona: Phl medical tourism’s potentials not fully maximized

The Philippine Star, 12 November 2011   MANILA, Philippines – Health Secretary Enrique Ona yesterday underscored the need for the Philippines to become “globally competitive” because of the challenges posed by medical tourism. “While the competence, compassion and communication skills of Filipinos give us an advantage, other countries are also recognizing the opportunities in this... continue reading

Dev’t plan unveiled in Pagadian

Dev’t plan unveiled in Pagadian

Manila Bulletin, 11 November 2011   PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines – Socio-Economic Planning Secretary Cayetano W. Paderanga Jr. presented here recently the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2011-2016 that articulates the country’s search for an inclusive growth and development. Paderanga led a National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) caravan team that arrived here early... continue reading

Local demand, consumption to sustain growth amidst foreign economic uncertainty

Local demand, consumption to sustain growth amidst foreign economic uncertainty

BusinessWorld, 11 November 2011 DESPITE THE slowdown and uncertainties in advanced economies, Philippine economic growth can be supported by still robust local demand and consumption but there is a need for more private sector investments in infrastructure, an official of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Friday.   “Intra-Asian trade now accounts for... continue reading

PPP to boost shipbuilding – FVR

PPP to boost shipbuilding – FVR

Manila Bulletin, 01 November 2011   MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines, now world’s “fourth” largest shipbuilder, will most likely improve its stature in the world shipbuilding industry under a strong private-public sector partnership, former president Fidel V. Ramos said. The former president made this comment after the planning committee meeting of the first ever Philippine... continue reading

4 PPP proposals get funds for pre-investment studies

4 PPP proposals get funds for pre-investment studies

Philippine Star, 31 October 2011   MANILA, Philippines – The government’s Project Development and Monitoring Facility (PDMF) board approved last week the applications for funding of pre-investment studies for four Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects. These PPP projects comprise three airport-related ventures and one involving an automatic transport fare collection system. Specifically, these cover the construction, operation and... continue reading