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Northern Tri-City ferry project ready for PPP

Northern Tri-City ferry project ready for PPP

MANILA, Philippines — Preparations for the Tri-City Ferry System Project that aims to decongest the traffic flow in the northern part of the country has started. The joint venture between Philkoei International Inc. and KPMG RG Manabat & Co. is preparing the feasibility study and contract under a public-private partnership (PPP) and bid documents for... continue reading

MRT-3 deploys first 4-car train set

MRT-3 deploys first 4-car train set

MANILA, Philippines — The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) deployed its first-ever four-car train set on Monday. Prior to the 4-car train set deployment, only three-car train sets were serving the MRT-3 line. Four-car train sets will operate during peak hours in the morning and afternoon during weekdays, MRT-3 management said. “MRT-3 made history... continue reading

More PPPs in tourism pushed

More PPPs in tourism pushed

MANILA, Philippines — More public-private partnerships could help the tourism industry recover from the pandemic, the PPP Center said. The tourism sector can tap PPPs to build the supporting infrastructure for tourism-led economic growth, it said. The Department of Tourism earlier met with all concerned government agencies to solicit inputs on agency initiatives concerning tourism... continue reading

Pasig LGU, private healthcare center sign agreement for ‘Mega Dialysis Center’

Pasig LGU, private healthcare center sign agreement for ‘Mega Dialysis Center’

The local government of Pasig City and Premier 101 Healthcare Management, Inc. signed on Thursday, March 24, a joint venture agreement for the maintenance, operation, and management of the newly constructed Pasig City Mega Dialysis Center (MDC). Among the principal signatories were Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto, Premier 101 Healthcare Management, Inc. Chief Executive Officer... continue reading

Pasig inks deal with private firm to open dialysis facility

Pasig inks deal with private firm to open dialysis facility

MANILA – The local government of Pasig on Thursday has signed a deal with a private health care provider to open one of the Philippines’ largest dialysis centers under a public-private partnership agreement. Under Pasig’s 15-year joint venture agreement with Premier 101 Healthcare Management, Inc., the local government shouldered the construction of the P54-million facility,... continue reading

PGH proposes cancer center for the poor

PGH proposes cancer center for the poor

A cancer center proposed by the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH) will provide optimal care for charity and paying patients in the same setting. “It’s dramatic to think about it. It’s like a social coup,” said Dr. Gerardo “Gap” D. Legaspi, a neurosurgeon and director of the PGH, adding that the facility will... continue reading

Bulk water PPP project in Laguna draws 2 bidders

Bulk water PPP project in Laguna draws 2 bidders

MANILA, Philippines — Two bidders are vying for the second phase of a bulk water supply in San Pablo, Laguna under a public-private partnership (PPP). The PPP Center said the San Pablo City Water District (SPCWD) recently opened bidders’ eligibility documents for Phase II of its Bulk Water Supply Project-North Service Area. The bidders are... continue reading

Draft on PPP changes released

Draft on PPP changes released

MANILA, Philippines — The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center has released the initial draft of changes to the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Law as the government moves to ensure that PPP projects will not be disadvantageous to Filipinos. This comes after President Duterte ordered the changes in the implementing rules and regulations of the BOT Law, which was... continue reading

Tighter BOT guidelines eyed

Tighter BOT guidelines eyed

AGENCIES proposing public-private partnership (PPP) projects could be required to submit complete financial documents and limit variations to contracts, a draft of the revised rules implementing the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Law showed. In a March 2 document, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and the PPP Center detailed the proposed changes to the implementing rules... continue reading

Boracay Water to continue infrastructure investments

Boracay Water to continue infrastructure investments

MANILA, Philippines — Boracay Water, a public-private partnership between the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) and Manila Water’s wholly owned subsidiary, Manila Water Philippine Ventures (MWPV), said it would continue to invest and expand its infrastructure in the island in preparation for more tourist arrivals. “As Boracay Water prepares for more tourist arrivals... continue reading