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PPP projects excluded from poll ban

PPP projects excluded from poll ban

THE COMMISSION on Elections (Comelec) has clarified that public-private partnership (PPP) projects are excluded from the upcoming election ban on public works, assuring investors that this will not delay billions of pesos worth of infrastructure development. “The election season will not have much impact on those that we are tendering right now. We got confirmation... continue reading

NEDA Board seen approving more infra projects

NEDA Board seen approving more infra projects

THE NATIONAL Economic and Development Authority (Neda) Board, chaired by the President, will meet on Wednesday to approve more infrastructure projects. Both Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan and Neda Deputy Director-General Rolando G. Tungpalan confirmed to the Inquirer that the board would be meeting on Wednesday, although they said the agenda or list of... continue reading

ADB pushes Mindanao public-private partnership

ADB pushes Mindanao public-private partnership

The Asian Development Bank said Wednesday it will team up with the Mindanao Development Authority to develop a public-private-partnership center in Mindanao. ADB country manager Richard Bolt said this would be the first extension project of the PPP program in the country. “We will help MinDA to establish a PPP center which will be an... continue reading

ADB to Help Mindanao in Vettings PPPs

ADB to Help Mindanao in Vettings PPPs

The Asian Development Bank plans to help the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) to establish a localized public private partnership (PPP) center to vet possible PPP projects in Mindanao. “We will help MinDA to establish a PPP (center) which will be an extension of the national program. This will be one of the first steps which... continue reading

ADB boosts Minda’s capacity in PPP project planning and implementation

ADB boosts Minda’s capacity in PPP project planning and implementation

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will be helping the Mindanao Development Authority (Minda) develop public-private partnership (PPP) projects. In a briefing on Wednesday, ADB Philippine Country Office Richard Bolt told reporters that its work on PPPs with Minda will be the first extension under the Manila-based bank’s PPP policy loan. “We will help Minda to... continue reading

PPP roadshow held in Canada

PPP roadshow held in Canada

The Public Private Partnership Center recently held a roadshow in Canada in a bid to drum up investor interest in its pipeline of infrastructure projects. The PPP Center, from Nov. 30 to Dec. 4 this year, covered three cities: Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto. The event, organized by Canada’s Trade Commissioners Service, was tagged as Business... continue reading

SMC awarded contract to build Bulacan water project

SMC awarded contract to build Bulacan water project

San Miguel Corp. has won the contract to build the P24.4-billion Bulacan Water Supply Project, the first such undertaking to clear the hurdle under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center. SMC has proposed to do the project through a joint venture with Korea Water Resources Corp., which the PPP Center said submitted the best bid at... continue reading

Philippines showcases PPP projects in Canada

Philippines showcases PPP projects in Canada

The country’s PPP Center says the Philippines has been a role model of Southeast Asian countries in structuring their own framework MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government last week invited Canadian companies to participate in and bid for some of the country’s public-private partnership (PPP) deals. The country’s PPP projects were pitched to investors in... continue reading

Gov’t woos investors in Canada

Gov’t woos investors in Canada

MANILA – Government made a pitch to investors in Canada last week to further increase foreign investors participation. The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center showcased its robust pipeline of PPP projects to Canadian companies in Vancouver, Montreal, and Toronto in an attempt to bring in investors to the Philippines. The Philippine delegation, headed by PPP Center... continue reading

PPPs offered to Canadian firms

PPPs offered to Canadian firms

THE PPP Center showcased its pipeline of projects to Canadian companies to further increase the participation of foreign investors in the Aquino administration’s flagship infrastructure program. The roadshow, organized by Canada’s Trade Commissioners Service, covered Vancouver, Montreal, and Toronto on November 30, December 2 and 4. It was tagged as Business Opportunities and PPPs in... continue reading