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Broader Network of Trade Links Key to Philippine Growth and Stability

Broader Network of Trade Links Key to Philippine Growth and Stability

June 19,2011 , The EconoMonitor The Aquino administration is seeking to expand the country’s trade links with emerging markets and developed economies to enhance export performance, encourage FDI, and sustain growth. In 2011, RGE is forecasting GDP to expand 5.2% in our outlook as President Aquino’s Public Private Partnership program, aimed at improving the country’s infrastructure,... continue reading

Mining firm’s info proj wins Tambuli award

Mining firm’s info proj wins Tambuli award

June 19, 2011, Philstar Sagittarius Mines, Inc.’s (SMI) Interactive Mining Information Center (iMIC) on the Tampakan Copper-Gold Project has won the Bronze Award for Best Public Relations Initiated Campaign in the UA&P Tambuli Awards for 2011. The iMIC is a multimedia display that aims to inform visitors on the use of minerals in daily life, the... continue reading

Water concessionaire gets $137.5-M loan

Water concessionaire gets $137.5-M loan

June 18, 2011, Manila Bulletin World Bank has granted a $137.5 million loan to a water concessionaire to partially finance its wastewater treatment projects which will start construction this year. Engineer Tony Garcia, head of West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. (Maynilad), said the loan will help accelerate the construction of sewerage and sanitation... continue reading

Gov’t secures agriculture for food-secure future

Gov’t secures agriculture for food-secure future

June 19, 2011, Inquirer   If we want a food-secure future, secure agriculture. The prospect of the country’s food system failing at a time of growing hunger crisis worldwide has galvanized a public-private partnership aimed at changing the way the country’s leaders envision food security for the Philippines. “The Department of Agriculture alone cannot achieve... continue reading

Gov’t sets higher growth target for 2012

Gov’t sets higher growth target for 2012

June 18, 2011, BusinessWorld The Government has set a higher economic growth goal for 2012, with more projects under the public -private partnership (PPP) scheme expected to get off the ground. The inter-agency Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC), which sets macroeconomic targets, on Saturday set a gross domestic product (GDP) growth goal of 5.5-6.5% for... continue reading

Forge PPPs, local governments urged

Forge PPPs, local governments urged

June 17, 2011 , Manila Bulletin The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Friday urged all local government units (LGUs) to forge public-private partnerships (PPPs) in order to boost the local economy. Speaking at the two-day forum held at the A-Venue Hotel in Manila tackling Local Governance Support Program for Local Economic Development... continue reading

Aussies keen on boosting PH business ties; eye mining, BPO sectors

Aussies keen on boosting PH business ties; eye mining, BPO sectors

June 18, 2011  Inquirer THE AUSTRALIAN government has committed to further strengthen its business linkages with the Philippines, especially by way of projects included in the public-private partnership program list and those in the mining and business process outsourcing sectors. According to the joint ministerial statement released at the close of the 3rd Philippines-Australia Ministerial... continue reading

Aussies keen on boosting PH business ties; eye mining, BPO sectors

Aussies keen on boosting PH business ties; eye mining, BPO sectors

Source: Inquirer THE AUSTRALIAN government has committed to further strengthen its business linkages with the Philippines, especially by way of projects included in the public-private partnership program list and those in the mining and business process outsourcing sectors. According to the joint ministerial statement released at the close of the 3rd Philippines-Australia Ministerial Meeting last... continue reading

PHL-Aussie ties get boost with PPPs

PHL-Aussie ties get boost with PPPs

Source:  BusinessMirror THE Philippines and Australia have committed to use the public-private partnership (PPP) platform to deepen their commercial ties, according to a joint ministerial statement issued on Thursday in Canberra. The statement followed a meeting between Australian officials, led by Minister for Foreign Affairs Kevin Rudd and Minister for Trade Craig Emerson, and Foreign... continue reading

Megawide 2011 profit seen hitting P800M

Megawide 2011 profit seen hitting P800M

June 16, 2011 , Inquirer Listed Megawide Construction Corp. sees its 2011 profit growing by more than double as the company moves to diversify its portfolio of projects to include developments by other local real-estate giants. The company, which is 20-percent owned by retail group SM, said it also planned to venture into the infrastructure... continue reading