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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

UK confident of strong bilateral trade with Philippines

UK confident of strong bilateral trade with Philippines

SOURCE:  BusinessMirror Published – March 10, 2011 Britain holds much hope about continuing bilateral trade with the Philippines as a result of President Aquino’s Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Program. “The British embassy is actively encouraging more British companies to participate in the bidding of Philippine PPP projects. More bidders mean a more competitive bidding process that... continue reading

Government to streamline list of proposed PPP Projects

Government to streamline list of proposed PPP Projects

SOURCE:  BUSINESSMIRROR March 9, 2011 THE national government will still be streamlining the list of around 70 proposed public-private partnership (PPP) projects presented to local and international investors in November, the PPP Center said. PPP Center executive director Philamer Torio told reporters that the list, which is periodically reviewed, have to be streamlined to include... continue reading

Improving Public-Private Partnerships

Improving Public-Private Partnerships

Source: UK IN THE PHILIPPINES 03 March 2011 The British Embassy in Manila is keen to support the Philippine government’s public-private partnership (PPP) policy. As a bid of support, the Embassy will be rolling out a capacity-building workshop called “Experience-Sharing and Workshop on Public-Private Partnership” in partnership with the La Liga Policy Institute, Code: (RED)... continue reading

PPP to start off with 5 projects worth $1B

PPP to start off with 5 projects worth $1B

SOURCE: PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER By Abigail L. Ho Philippine Daily Inquirer MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines will start the bidding process later this month for contracts to operate two railways in the capital, part of a menu of more than $1 billion worth of projects to be offered to investors. In a briefing Monday, Energy Secretary Jose... continue reading