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GSIS to reinvest $670 million in stocks, bonds, infrastructure

GSIS to reinvest $670 million in stocks, bonds, infrastructure

Source:  BusinessWorld Online   OVERSEAS PLACEMENTS worth some $670 million that are being repatriated will be reinvested in local markets and infrastructure ventures, the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) yesterday said. “Once all our investments under the global investments program (GIP) are in the country, we plan to put… [these] in the stock market, bond... continue reading

Gas facilities attract more investors

Gas facilities attract more investors

Source:  Manila Bulletin MANILA, Philippines — As the propounded regulatory framework for the country’s natural gas industry is being fleshed out, the Department of Energy (DoE) has bared that the number of interested investors for re-gas facilities for liquefied natural gas (LNG) and the supporting pipeline infrastructure have been constantly growing. Energy Secretary Rene D.... continue reading

Train line to connect Naia 3, Fort, Makati

Train line to connect Naia 3, Fort, Makati

Source:  Inquirer Monorail project may be done through PPP program MANILA, Philippines—A new commuter train line may soon connect the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) terminal 3 to the Fort Bonifacio and Makati central business districts, according to the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA). BCDA Chairman Felicito Payumo said the government firm was recently... continue reading

BCDA plans elevated monorail to link railways

BCDA plans elevated monorail to link railways

Source:  Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines – The state-run Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) plans to construct an elevated monorail that would interconnect with existing rail transit systems in the metropolis. Addressing a gathering of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines Inc. (AmCham Philippines), BCDA chairman Felicito Payumo said the project would be implemented through the Public-Private... continue reading

Bidding set for P112-B PPP

Bidding set for P112-B PPP

Published in Business Mirror May 17, 2011 THE government plans to bid out P112.99 billion worth of projects under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in the third and fourth quarters of the year, the PPP Center said. In a phone interview on Tuesday, Cosette Canilao, PPP Center deputy executive director, said the list includes seven projects,... continue reading

DOE to offer PHL oil, gas fields at PPP program road show in US, Europe

DOE to offer PHL oil, gas fields at PPP program road show in US, Europe

Source:  Business Mirror INTERESTS on the country’s potential oil and gas yielding blocks is on an upswing as the Department of Energy (DOE) prepares to kick off a series of road shows in the US and Europe to offer 15 potential oil and gas fields to investors, Energy Secretary Jose Rene Almendras revealed on Tuesday.... continue reading

Secretary Del Rosario Visits Brunei Darussalam

Secretary Del Rosario Visits Brunei Darussalam

SOURCE:  Department of Foreign Affairs 17 May 2011 – Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario was in Brunei Darussalam for an introductory visit to meet with senior Brunei Government officials last on May 10. He was met at the airport by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Second Minister Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya... continue reading

PHL officials promoting PPP projects in Bahrain — DFA

PHL officials promoting PPP projects in Bahrain — DFA

Source:  GMA News Philippine officials are promoting the Aquino administration’s public-private partnership (PPP) scheme to potential investors in Bahrain, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Thursday. In PPP projects, the state and the private sector collaborate to build infrastructure such as roads, hospitals, or airports, and the private company usually given the rights to... continue reading

DOTC chief: Gov’t winner in MRT-LRT privatization

DOTC chief: Gov’t winner in MRT-LRT privatization

Source:  ABS-CBN News MANILA, Philippines – Transportation and Communications Secretary Jose “Ping” de Jesus on Wednesday assured that the government will not be at the losing end of a deal privatizing the right to run the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) in the “interim.” In an interview with radio dzMM, de... continue reading

More bidders up for LRT, MRT operation auction

More bidders up for LRT, MRT operation auction

The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines – Two more companies expressed interests for the auction for the operation and maintenance of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Metro Rail Transit (MRT). Hernando Cabrera, spokesperson of Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA), said Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation and Spain’s CAF, S.A. Construcciones Y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles S.A. Padilla have... continue reading