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Business Case Development Fundamentals for PPP Implementers

Business Case Development Fundamentals for PPP Implementers

Source: Development Academy of the Philippines, 23 November 2011   DAP is currently conducting a second round of the Business Case Development Fundamentals and Workshop at Imperial Palace Suites in Quezon City. Sponsored by the British government through its British Embassy in Manila, this capacity-development training for the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center and its partner... continue reading

PPP Center endorses 2 MWSS projects

PPP Center endorses 2 MWSS projects

Source: The Philippine Star, 1 December 2011   MANILA, Philippines – Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) administrator Gerry Esquivel said pre-investment studies on two projects of the water agency have been approved for funding by the Project Development and Monitoring Facility (PDMF) Board under the public-private-partnership (PPP) approach. “I’m glad our projects to ensure water security... continue reading

MPIC joins bid for hospital

MPIC joins bid for hospital

Source: The Philippine Star, 29 November 2011   MANILA, Philippines – Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) announced yesterday that the firm is participating in the bidding for the modernization of the Philippine Orthopedic Hospital under the government’s public-private partnership (PPP) program. MPIC said that it is interested in expanding its hospital chain, consistent with its... continue reading

Metro Pacific eyes gov’t orthopedic hospital

Metro Pacific eyes gov’t orthopedic hospital

Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer, 28 November 2011   MANILA, Philippines—Infrastructure holding firm Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) is interested in taking over the state-run Philippine Orthopedic Center under a private-public partnership framework, as part of efforts to scale up its healthcare business. MPIC affirmed to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Monday its interest in expanding its hospital chain, “consistent... continue reading

MPIC airs interest in state hospital

MPIC airs interest in state hospital

Source: Business World, 27 November 2011   METRO PACIFIC Investments Corp. (MPIC) may join the bidding for the modernization of Philippine Orthopedic Center, one of the public-private partnerships (PPP) set to be rolled out next year.   “We would be interested to look at it,” MPIC Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan said in a chance interview... continue reading

NEDA urges upgrades in vital maritime sector

NEDA urges upgrades in vital maritime sector

Source:  Inquirer The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has called on the maritime sector to upgrade safety and security strategies as well as infrastructure, in line with the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2011-2016. Assistant director-general Ruperto P. Majuca said in a statement that the government aims to promote investments in the shipbuilding industry by... continue reading

Gov’t to hike shipbuilding investments to P93B by 2014

Gov’t to hike shipbuilding investments to P93B by 2014

Source: InterAksyon, 28 November 2011   MANILA, Philippines –  The government is eyeing the Korean and Japanese markets to increase investment in the shipbuilding industry by 2014, an official of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has said. Ruperto P. Majuca, NEDA assistant director-general, said the government expects investments in the shipbuilding industry to... continue reading

Australia seen to expand aid program to Philippines

Australia seen to expand aid program to Philippines

Source: Inquirer Business, 25 November 2011   Australia’s development cooperation program in the Philippines is set to grow with continued focus on education, disaster risk reduction, peace and human security, and support for public-private partnerships. “We’re seeing growth in the aid program with the Philippines,” Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Rod Smith said in a roundtable discussion at... continue reading

3 PPP projects get pre-investment financing

3 PPP projects get pre-investment financing

Source: ABS-CBN News, 25 November 2011     MANILA, Philippines – Funding for the pre-investment studies of 3 Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects, involving water supply, hydro-electric power and post-havest facilities, has been approved by the Project Development and Monitoring Facility (PDMF) Board. The PDMF is a P550 million revolving facility to conduct project preparation and pre-investment... continue reading

New PPP schedule drawn up

New PPP schedule drawn up

Source: Business World, 24 November 2011   THE GOVERNMENT’S delayed public-private partnership (PPP) initiative could finally take off next year with 15 projects having been tentatively scheduled for rollout. “We are looking at bidding out 15 projects next year; at least seven [projects] in the first half and eight in the second half,” said Cosette... continue reading