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Angat hydroelectric plant rehab project attracts firms

Angat hydroelectric plant rehab project attracts firms

Business World, 16 January 2013 THE AUCTION for the rehabilitation of two turbines of the Angat hydropower plant in Bulacan — a priority project under the government’s public-private partnership (PPP) program — has attracted the interest of a number of major firms, the Metropolitan Waterworks Sewerage System (MWSS) said yesterday. THE ANGAT hydroelectric plant compound,... continue reading

Firms keen on common ticket project

Firms keen on common ticket project

Business World, 15 January 2013 By Cliff Harvey C. Venzon AT LEAST 22 groups have formally signified their interest in a public-private partnership (PPP) project to build a P1.72-billion automated fare collection system (AFCS) for Metro Manila’s light railways, a cabinet official yesterday said. “Twenty-two companies have purchased the bidding documents,” Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio... continue reading

Why PAL, Cebu Pacific cannot bid for Mactan-Cebu airport

Why PAL, Cebu Pacific cannot bid for Mactan-Cebu airport

Rappler, 11 January 2013 By Lala Rimando UP FOR EXPANSION. No airline operator is allowed to join the bidding for the project to expand and upgrade the country’s second busiest airport. Photo from Department of Transportation’s website MANILA, Philippines – Conflict of interest. That is the main reason why the Department of Transportation and Communication... continue reading

PPP clarifies: Airport stakeholders consulted

PPP clarifies: Airport stakeholders consulted

07 January 2013 PPP Center Letter to the Editor of the Philippine Daily Inquirer   The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center would like to clarify certain information that appeared in the Jan. 2 issue of the Inquirer. The story, titled “Cebu airport off limits to groups with airline stakes,” was filed under the byline of Paolo... continue reading

2012 YEARENDER: Roads, airports, and the long wait for PPPs

2012 YEARENDER: Roads, airports, and the long wait for PPPs

Rappler.com, 31 December 2012   MANILA, Philippines – If there’s one thing Filipinos will remember about 2012, apart from the exceptionally high economic growth, it has got to be the bad traffic caused by so many infrastructure projects the government and private sector have been undertaking. This is true because by now, Filipinos, especially those... continue reading