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Exec: PPP to implement seven projects in Mindanao

Exec: PPP to implement seven projects in Mindanao

18 November 2011, Mindanao Times The Public-Private Partnership Center has identified seven prospective projects to be implemented in Mindanao, a top government official said. Ronaldo F. Corpus, director of project development service in PPP Center, said yesterday in the press conference during the Plan Caravan at Grand Men Seng Hotel that five were national projects.... continue reading

UK firms eye PPP in Manila

UK firms eye PPP in Manila

British Embassy Manila The British Embassy through UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) organised a seminar Wednesday featuring experts from British firms companies to share their experience and expertise in every aspect of the PPP programme, including sustainable infrastructure. Cosette Canilao, Executive Director of the PPP Centre; Assistant Secretary George Esguerra of the Department of Transportation... continue reading

UK experts urge PHL business to explore PPP projects

UK experts urge PHL business to explore PPP projects

GMA News Top British business experts and companies urged the local business community to consider getting involved in projects under the public-private partnership (PPP) being pushed by the Aquino administration as part of measures toward sustainable expansion. In a forum hosted by British Ambassador to the Philippines Stephen Lillie, British experts discussed the PPP process,... continue reading

GSIS pledges $250M for PPP fund

GSIS pledges $250M for PPP fund

Source: The Manila Times, 16 November 2011   GOVERNMENT Service Insurance System has pledged $250 million or about P10.75 billion to a fund that multilateral agencies will establish for the Philippines’ public-private partnership (PPP) program. “We are formalizing the structure of GSIS’ participation in infrastructure projects in the country. We are working with multilaterals on a... continue reading

PPP Center addresses the 49th Annual Meeting of the Philippine Economic Society

PPP Center addresses the 49th Annual Meeting of the Philippine Economic Society

PPP Center News Update 15 November 2011- The Philippine Economic Society focused on the Aquino administration’s economic centerpiece initiative, the Philippine Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Program, during its 49th Annual Meeting which was themed “Shifting to High Gear for Investment-led Growth.” Peter Leslie Wallace, President and Founder of the Wallace Business Forum, speaking as the moderator... continue reading

The 4Es of Good PPP: Principles In Structuring Public-Private Partnerships

The 4Es of Good PPP: Principles In Structuring Public-Private Partnerships

BCDA Author: Atty. Arnel Paciano Casanova, President and CEO, BCDA* Much has been written lately about public-private partnership as one of the centrepiece programs of the Aquino administration. However, while people continue to utter these acronyms, not much is understood on the whys and the hows of PPPs that would guide the common Filipinos to understand... continue reading

British Firms Eye Infra Projects

British Firms Eye Infra Projects

Manila Bulletin, 14 November 2011   MANILA, Philippines — British construction and professional services firms are visiting the country to explore business opportunities in infrastructure developments, including the huge projects under the Public Private Partnership program of the government. Trade and Industry Undersecretary Cristino L. Panlilio told reporters the British construction companies are part of... continue reading

Ona: Phl medical tourism’s potentials not fully maximized

Ona: Phl medical tourism’s potentials not fully maximized

The Philippine Star, 12 November 2011   MANILA, Philippines – Health Secretary Enrique Ona yesterday underscored the need for the Philippines to become “globally competitive” because of the challenges posed by medical tourism. “While the competence, compassion and communication skills of Filipinos give us an advantage, other countries are also recognizing the opportunities in this... continue reading

Dev’t plan unveiled in Pagadian

Dev’t plan unveiled in Pagadian

Manila Bulletin, 11 November 2011   PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines – Socio-Economic Planning Secretary Cayetano W. Paderanga Jr. presented here recently the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2011-2016 that articulates the country’s search for an inclusive growth and development. Paderanga led a National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) caravan team that arrived here early... continue reading

Local demand, consumption to sustain growth amidst foreign economic uncertainty

Local demand, consumption to sustain growth amidst foreign economic uncertainty

BusinessWorld, 11 November 2011 DESPITE THE slowdown and uncertainties in advanced economies, Philippine economic growth can be supported by still robust local demand and consumption but there is a need for more private sector investments in infrastructure, an official of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Friday.   “Intra-Asian trade now accounts for... continue reading