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New Clark airport terminal 99.52% complete

New Clark airport terminal 99.52% complete

The Clark International Airport New Passenger Terminal is on track to be fully operational by January 2021, with the building shell already 99.52 percent completed. A joint project of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA), the new and iconic terminal is designed to triple the airport’s annual passenger... continue reading

Introduction to the Philippine PPP Program Webinar

Introduction to Phil PPP Program Webinar

Introduction to the Philippine PPP Program Webinar

The short webinar covers the basics of PPPs – the services of the PPP Center, PPP Concepts, and PPP legal frameworks, which aims to encourage participants to engage with the Center and avail of its other capacity building and technical advisory services with speakers Deputy Executive Director Eleazar E. Ricote and Capacity Building and Knowledge... continue reading

Ormoc City taps consultant for water PPP project

Ormoc City taps consultant for water PPP project

The City Government of Ormoc through the Project Development and Monitoring Facility (PDMF) managed by the Public-Private Partnership Center (PPP Center) taps a transaction advisor for the city’s Water Supply System PPP Project. Ormoc signed an agreement with the Joint Venture of Orient Integrated Development Consultants Inc., Engineering and Development Corporation of the Philippines, and... continue reading

Workshop on Dispute Resolution Boards and Singapore’s Infrastructure Dispute Management Protocol

Workshop on Dispute Resolution Boards and Singapore’s Infrastructure Dispute Management Protocol

PPP Center’s partner Infrastructure Asia conducted a webinar on Dispute Resolution Boards (DRB) and Singapore’s Infrastructure Dispute Management Protocol (SIDP) on July 14, 2020. The webinar was attended by the Center led by Deputy Executive Director Eleazar E. Ricote and InfraAsia team. Singaporean experts on DRBs and the SIDP shared their knowledge and experience, and... continue reading

PPP Center, Australia Awards boost partnership with new training program

PPP Center, Australia Awards boost partnership with new training program

PPP Center, Australia Awards boost partnership with new training program

The Public-Private Partnership Center (PPP Center) of the Philippines and Australia Awards in collaboration with the Queensland University of Technology continue to boost its strong partnership through a new training program offered to the Center’s officials and staff. On July 15, 2020, the Contract Management Short Course for the Center was formally opened through an... continue reading

Mactan-Cebu International Airport Begins Operations of the Philippines’ 1st Airport-Dedicated Covid-19 PCR Testing Laboratory

Mactan-Cebu International Airport Begins Operations of the Philippines’ 1st Airport-Dedicated Covid-19 PCR Testing Laboratory

Mactan-Cebu International Airport Begins Operations of the Philippines’ 1st Airport-Dedicated Covid-19 PCR Testing Laboratory

The lab has a designed capacity of 1,500 to 3,000 tests per day with test results released within 24 hours. LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU – The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) has already started the operations of its own COVID-19 PCR testing laboratory. This is the country’s first airport-dedicated testing lab with state-of-the-art facilities. It holds a... continue reading

2 potential PPP projects approved for PDMF funding

2 potential PPP projects approved for PDMF funding

The Project Development and Monitoring Facility (PDMF) Committee convened on March 11, 2020 and approved the project preparation and transaction advisory support through the PDMF for two (2) potential public-private partnership (PPP) projects. These projects are the Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH) Rehabilitation/Reconstruction/Improvement, Operation and Maintenance of the Kennon Road Project and the... continue reading

Gov’t taps firm for PGH Diliman project’s transaction advisory services

UP PGH Diliman PPP Project

Gov’t taps firm for PGH Diliman project’s transaction advisory services

The government, through the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center and University of the Philippines, forged an agreement with the Isla Lipana & Co. (Philippines) (“PwC”) for Project Preparation and Transaction Advisory Services of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) in Diliman PPP Project. The Notice to Proceed was issued to PwC on March 16, 2020, the same... continue reading

Temporary Suspension of Processing of Freedom of Information (FOI) Requests

Suspension of FOI Request

Temporary Suspension of Processing of Freedom of Information (FOI) Requests

Pursuant to Advisory No.1, s. 2020 of the FOI – Project Management Office dated March 16, 2020 regarding the suspension of the period to resolve FOI requests due to COVID-19, the PPP Center has temporarily suspended its processing of FOI requests from March 13, 2020 to April 12, 2020. Processing of FOI requests shall resume... continue reading

Project Concept Note (PCN) Development Workshop for the Provincial Government and Municipal Governments in Marinduque

Project Concept Note (PCN) Development Workshop for the Provincial Government and Municipal Governments in Marinduque

The Public-Private Partnership Center conducted an Orientation on PPP Concepts and Processes, and a Project Concept Note (PCN) Development Workshop for the Marinduque Provincial Government and the Municipal Governments of Boac, Mogpog, Gasan, Santa Cruz, Torrijos, and Buenavista, on March 5-6, 2020 at the Governors Hall, Capitol Building, Boac, Marinduque. The objective of the activity... continue reading