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LRT-MRT bidding moved to July

LRT-MRT bidding moved to July

Source:  Philippine Daily Inquirer MANILA, Philippines—The contract to operate two of Metro Manila’s main commuter lines will likely be put on the auction block in July, with the government now trimming down the list of groups that will be allowed to bid. Transportation and Communications Secretary Jose de Jesus said 50 foreign and local companies... continue reading

International PPP Specialist Center for Health

International PPP Specialist Center for Health

Source:  DOH Health Secretary Enrique T. Ona announced today that the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe approved the establishment of an International Public Private Partnership (PPP) Specialist Center for Health in Manila. Ona was present during the 3rd session of the UNECE Team of Specialists on Public Private Partnerships(TOS PPP), held last 18-19 April 2011 at the Palais... continue reading

NEDA clears P1.4-B tollroad project

NEDA clears P1.4-B tollroad project

Source: The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines – The Cabinet-level Investment Coordination Committee under the National and Economic Development Authority (NEDA) has given the green light to the government’s first public private partnership (PPP) project involving the construction of a four-kilometer, four-lane tollroad from Daang Hari in Bacoor, Cavite to the South Luzon Expressway (Slex). Socioeconomic... continue reading

UNECE to open an International Centre of Excellence on PPP in Geneva

UNECE to open an International Centre of Excellence on PPP in Geneva

UNECE to open an International Centre of Excellence on Public Private Partnerships in Geneva www.unece.org Geneva, 26 April 2011 — On 19 April, the third session of the Team of Specialists on Public-Private Partnerships recommended the establishment of a UNECE International Centre of Excellence on Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Geneva The governments of the... continue reading

GSIS eyes to invest in PPP infra projects

GSIS eyes to invest in PPP infra projects

Source:  Philippine Star Published on April 9, 2011 MANILA, Philippines – The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), the state-owned pension fund for government employees, is eyeing to invest in the administration’s public-private partnership program for infrastructure, Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima said yesterday. Purisima said that infrastructure financing is one of the options GSIS has to grow... continue reading

‘Chinese interested to invest in PPP projects’

‘Chinese interested to invest in PPP projects’

Source:  Philippine Daily Inquirer MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines’ public-private partnership (PPP) road show delegation got a “positive response” and “strong interest” from Chinese government and business leaders, according to the Philippine Embassy in Beijing. In a report to the home office, the embassy said that during a meeting on Tuesday in the Chinese capital, Vice Premier... continue reading

Government on track with PPP program

Government on track with PPP program

Source: Philstar MANILA, Philippines – The Aquino administration is on track with its much-touted public-private partnership program for infrastructure, according to the newly-created PPP center. In a press briefing yesterday, PPP Center Deputy Executive Director Cosette Canilao said that the bidding for the first project under the PPP program would be implemented within the first... continue reading

Ayala eyes PPP deals; gov’t could offer more

Ayala eyes PPP deals; gov’t could offer more

Source:  BusinessWorld Online PROPERTY GIANT Ayala Land, Inc., along with parent firm Ayala Corp., is looking to bid for public-private partnership (PPP) projects. Infrastructure ventures, officials said during the company’s stockholders’ meeting yesterday, will improve accessibility to the property firm’s commercial and residential developments. The statements came as a government official said more PPP deals... continue reading

Social services projects eyed for PPP

Social services projects eyed for PPP

Source:  Inquirer MANILA, Philippines—The government, which is set to bid out 10 major Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects this year, is looking into projects in the health and education sectors for possible inclusion in the PPP lineup. Cosette V. Canilao, deputy executive director of the PPP Center, told reporters that “10 or more” projects would be... continue reading

Purisima group in China to court PPP investors

Purisima group in China to court PPP investors

Source:  BusinessMirror Finance Secretary-designate Cesar Purisima is leading a group of Philippine economic managers in Beijing for a series of meetings with Chinese government officials, as well as leaders of China’s business community, to brief them on the Aquino administration’s private-public partnership (PPP) projects, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported on Monday. The DFA... continue reading