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Status of five Mindanao projects on the PPP program list still unclear

Status of five Mindanao projects on the PPP program list still unclear

Source: Business World, 22 November 2011   DAVAO CITY — Although five projects in Mindanao are in the pipeline under the government’s public-private partnership program (PPP), the agency tasked to facilitate all these proposals remains in the dark as to the projects’ status. Ronaldo F. Corpus, head of the PPP Center’s project development service, said... continue reading

Three PPP projects on water supply, power rehabilitation and post-harvest facility approved for pre-investment financing support

Three PPP projects on water supply, power rehabilitation and post-harvest facility approved for pre-investment financing support

PPP Center 22 November 2011 Three projects to augment the supply of potable water for Metro Manila, to increase hydro-electric power rehabilitation and to maintain the quality of perishable food from farm to market were approved for funding of pre-investment studies under public-private partnership (PPP) modes by the Project Development and Monitoring Facility (PDMF) Board... continue reading

PH ‘well-positioned’ against global shocks –WB

PH ‘well-positioned’ against global shocks –WB

ABS-CBN News, 22 November 2011   MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is “well-positioned” to cope with any new financial shock that may evolve from the current global turmoil, but it still needs to attract more investments, the World Bank (WB) said. To do this, the multilateral lender urged the Philippine government to develop much-needed infrastructure... continue reading

1.4M Koreans seen to visit Philippines by 2013

1.4M Koreans seen to visit Philippines by 2013

Inquirer MANILA, Philippines—The number of Korean visitors to the Philippines may double in the next two years from the current 700,000 tourists a year, as both countries strengthen their ties in the fields of business, investment, arts and culture. In a speech before Filipino and Korean government officials and businesses on Monday, visiting Korean President... continue reading

Australia’s Support to Strengthen Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in the Philippines

Australia’s Support to Strengthen Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in the Philippines

Source: AusAID   Australia, through its international aid agency, AusAID, is providing substantial support to the Philippine Government’s PPP reform agenda, the centrepiece of the new Aquino administration’s development strategy to foster more inclusive economic growth, accelerate poverty reduction, and boost private sector participation. AusAID is providing approximately $15 million in grant funding over 3... continue reading

British boost for President’s PPP program

British boost for President’s PPP program

Source: The Manila Times, 21 November 2011   IT’S the flagship project of the presidency of President Be-nigno Aquino 3rd, and it is getting the full support of the British government though its embassy in Manila. We are talking about the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) initiative of the government, and as part of its continuing support... continue reading

Govt eyes transfer of Bilibid prison

Govt eyes transfer of Bilibid prison

Source: Business Mirror, 20 November 2011   THE government plans to transfer the New Bilibid Prison from Muntinlupa City to another location in the outskirts of Luzon, according to the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center. This is because the government wants to use the land where the prison currently is. “This is still at the very... continue reading

5 more PPP projects may get development funding

5 more PPP projects may get development funding

Source: Business Mirror   BEFORE the end of the year, the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Center expects to approve at least five additional projects to draw from the Project Development and Monitoring Facility (PDMF). In an interview on Thursday, PPP Center Executive Director Cosette Canilao said the PDMF board is set to discuss several water... continue reading

British companies interested in PPP

British companies interested in PPP

Manila Bulletin MANILA, Philippines — British companies are keen on joining the public-private partnership (PPP) program of the government. This gleaned from the seminar conducted by the British Embassy, through UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), on November 14-15 which featured experts from British firms companies who shared their experience and expertise in every aspect of... continue reading

British firms eye PPP projects

British firms eye PPP projects

philStar.com MANILA, Philippines – British companies are eyeing to invest in the country’s Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects as part of the British government’s support to the Aquino administration’s infrastructure push. The British embassy, through UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), gathered experts from British firms companies to share their experience and expertise in every aspect of... continue reading