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Intramuros redevelopment eyed for PPP

Intramuros redevelopment eyed for PPP

Project to showcase country’s cultural heritage Source:  Inquirer MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Tourism (DoT) plans to offer for potential public-private partnership (PPP) a master-planned redevelopment of the five-hectare “Walled City” of Intramuros, the oldest district in the Philippine capital of Manila built during the Spanish colonial period. In a roundtable forum with the Inquirer business... continue reading

ADB, Australia Support Philippines Through Public-Private Partnerships

ADB, Australia Support Philippines Through Public-Private Partnerships

Source:  Asian Development Bank ADB, Australia Support Philippines’ Drive for Better Infrastructure Through Public-Private Partnerships MANILA, PHILIPPINES (6 April 2011) – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Australia, with support from Canada, are helping the Philippines clear obstacles to public-private partnerships (PPP), paving the way for increased private investment in infrastructure. Grants of $1.5 million from... continue reading

PPP guidelines under way–NEDA

PPP guidelines under way–NEDA

Source: BusinessMirror Cai Ordinario March 24, 2011 THE government is now formulating the guidelines for the public-private partnership (PPP) program to help line agencies and local government units (LGUs) avail themselves of the projects under it. The task is being undertaken by the PPP Center. Director General Cayetano W. Pade-ranga, National Economic and Development Authority,  said... continue reading

Purisima to lead PPP roadshow to China

Purisima to lead PPP roadshow to China

Source: Philippine Star By Iris C. Gonzales March 26, 2011 MANILA, Philippines – Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima will lead a government team to China to entice investors to the Aquino administration’s public-private partnership program. “We’ll be asking investors to look into PPP projects. We’re eyeing China investors,” Purisima said yesterday. As such, the Finance chief... continue reading

Gov’t set to issue PPP ‘tool kits’

Gov’t set to issue PPP ‘tool kits’

Source:  Philippine Daily Inquirer By Riza T. Olchondra March 24, 2011 Officials hope to streamline infra work procedures MANILA, Philippines—The government will soon issue “tool kits” for public-private partnerships (PPPs) to ease the rollout of projects, especially for line agencies and local government units (LGUs). According to Socioeconomic Planning Sec. Cayetano Paderanga, the so-called tool... continue reading

NGO seeks ‘green approach’ to infra development

NGO seeks ‘green approach’ to infra development

NGO seeks ‘green approach’ to infrastructure development Source: BusinessMirror A NONGOVERNMENTAL organization (NGO) is calling for a “green” approach to infrastructure development in pursuing public-private partnerships (PPP) to help address the worst impacts of climate change. Former Agrarian Reform secretary Horacio “Boy” Morales, president of the private think tank, La Liga Policy Institute (La Liga),... continue reading

China expresses its interest in priority infrastructure

China expresses its interest in priority infrastructure

Source:  BusinessWorld Online Edition Posted on March 17, 2011 CHINA has expressed support to the government’s public-private partnership (PPP) initiative and is looking to discuss the program along with other economic cooperation schemes should President Benigno S. C. Aquino visit that country this year, the Chinese envoy said in a briefing yesterday. Liu Jianchao, China’s... continue reading

PPP projects expected to drive investments …

PPP projects expected to drive investments …

PPP projects expected to drive investments in construction SOURCE: BusinessWorld Online Editon Posted on March 16, 2011 PRIORITY INFRASTRUCTURE projects under public-private partnership (PPP) deals will drive investments in the country’s construction industry, government and industry officials said yesterday.  Investments in the construction sector may reach a trillion pesos this year, as the Philippines proceeds... continue reading

DTI organizes Asia investment missions for PPP projects

DTI organizes Asia investment missions for PPP projects

Source: The PhilippineStar By Ma. Elisa P. Osorio March 16, 2011 MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is organizing investment missions to India, Indonesia and Singapore as these countries expressed interest in participating in the country’s public private partnership (PPP) projects. In an interview, Trade Secretary Gregory L. Domingo, who accompanied... continue reading

PPP picks up pace

PPP picks up pace

Source:  BusinessMirror March 15, 2011 The new British ambassador to Manila recently described the Philippines as a “key emerging power in East Asia.” The country’s “very impressive” 7.3-percent growth in 2010, Ambassador Stephen Lillie noted, has been accompanied by a marked increase in bilateral trade, with 2010 total trade between the Philippines and Britain expected... continue reading