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Philippines Scales Down Program to Offer Projects to Investors

Philippines Scales Down Program to Offer Projects to Investors

Source:  Bloomberg   Oct. 5 (Bloomberg) — The Philippines may offer at least two projects to investors under so-called public-private partnership starting this quarter, said Cosette Canilao, officer-in-charge of the program, scaling down a plan to provide 10 projects this year. “Planning these projects takes a great deal of time to ensure their success,” Canilao... continue reading

Japanese Bank Allocates Portion $5-B Of Fund For PPP Projects

Japanese Bank Allocates Portion $5-B Of Fund For PPP Projects

Source:  Manila Bulletin MANILA, Philipines — Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., one of Japan’s premier bank and one of the world’s largest in terms of assets, has committed to invest a portion of its $5 billion investment portfolio for the Philippines either through private placements or via the government’s Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects. Board of... continue reading

Focus on infra, BPI prexy urges

Focus on infra, BPI prexy urges

Source:  Malaya THE government should focus on infrastructure building to capture a bigger share of foreign investment, Bank of the Philippines Islands president Aurelio Montinola III. Speaking at the sidelines of last week’s Quarterly Economic Briefing, Montinola, also head of the Bankers Association of the Philippines, said the country should become more attractive especially now... continue reading

Economic officials assure government to be on track

Economic officials assure government to be on track

Source:  Business World STATE ECONOMIC OFFICIALS assured investors in a briefing on Friday that the government remains committed to boosting spending and undertaking infrastructure buildup to prod gross domestic product (GDP) growth to a higher level. Speaking during the Philippine Economic Briefing at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City, officials said government will... continue reading

DOTC to tap ODA funds for PPP projects

DOTC to tap ODA funds for PPP projects

Source:  Philippine Star   MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is tapping official development assistance (ODA) to finance the infrastructure development aspect of projects to be undertaken under the government’s Public-Private Partnership (PPP) program. The implementation of the PPP, the banner program of the Aquino administration and which was supposed to begin... continue reading

Govt to build all transport projects

Govt to build all transport projects

Source:  Manila Standard Today The Transport Department said Thursday it will build all its infrastructure projects and will not entertain proposals from the private sector to reduce cost. Transportation Secretary Manuel Roxas told reporters Thursday the agency would tap official development assistance loans to finance the projects and eventually privatize them. “We studied and reconfigured... continue reading

More PPP projects for 2012

More PPP projects for 2012

Source:  Manila Standard Today   As a flagship program of the Aquino administration, the “Public-Private Partnership” projects remain on top of the agenda for the year 2012, a senior official said. “The PPP will be one of the priority projects of President Aquino for next year because the Chief Executive sees it as an economic... continue reading

JICA keen to take part in hybrid PPP projects – Roxas

JICA keen to take part in hybrid PPP projects – Roxas

Press Release from DOTC Foreign donors to participate in heavy infrastructure through ODA Transportation and Communications Secretary Mar Roxas reports additional foreign funding from international donors through Official Development Assistance (ODA) after coming from a successful Japan trip over the weekend—the last leg of a three-nation series of visit, first to China then the U.S.—with... continue reading

DoTC unveils ‘hybrid PPP’ plan for big projects

DoTC unveils ‘hybrid PPP’ plan for big projects

Source:  Inquirer The contract terms for all future government infrastructure projects will become more “consumer-friendly,” making them more affordable for all Filipinos without compromising the quality of the structures, according to the Department of Transportation and Communications. Because the government’s fiscal situation has been improving, the state itself can now afford to take on major infrastructure projects without tapping... continue reading

Japanese invited to join ‘hybrid’ PPP projects

Japanese invited to join ‘hybrid’ PPP projects

Source:  Manila Standard Today TOKYO (via PLDT)—President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday said the Daang Hari-South Luzon Expressway project will be awarded in December, the first of four public-private partnership projects scheduled to be bid this year. He told Japanese and Filipino business leaders at the Tokyo Kaikan that he had also urged Japan to... continue reading