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DTI organizes Asia investment missions for PPP projects

DTI organizes Asia investment missions for PPP projects

Source: The PhilippineStar By Ma. Elisa P. Osorio March 16, 2011 MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is organizing investment missions to India, Indonesia and Singapore as these countries expressed interest in participating in the country’s public private partnership (PPP) projects. In an interview, Trade Secretary Gregory L. Domingo, who accompanied... continue reading

PPP picks up pace

PPP picks up pace

Source:  BusinessMirror March 15, 2011 The new British ambassador to Manila recently described the Philippines as a “key emerging power in East Asia.” The country’s “very impressive” 7.3-percent growth in 2010, Ambassador Stephen Lillie noted, has been accompanied by a marked increase in bilateral trade, with 2010 total trade between the Philippines and Britain expected... continue reading

UK confident of strong bilateral trade with Philippines

UK confident of strong bilateral trade with Philippines

SOURCE:  BusinessMirror Published – March 10, 2011 Britain holds much hope about continuing bilateral trade with the Philippines as a result of President Aquino’s Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Program. “The British embassy is actively encouraging more British companies to participate in the bidding of Philippine PPP projects. More bidders mean a more competitive bidding process that... continue reading

Government to streamline list of proposed PPP Projects

Government to streamline list of proposed PPP Projects

SOURCE:  BUSINESSMIRROR March 9, 2011 THE national government will still be streamlining the list of around 70 proposed public-private partnership (PPP) projects presented to local and international investors in November, the PPP Center said. PPP Center executive director Philamer Torio told reporters that the list, which is periodically reviewed, have to be streamlined to include... continue reading

Improving Public-Private Partnerships

Improving Public-Private Partnerships

Source: UK IN THE PHILIPPINES 03 March 2011 The British Embassy in Manila is keen to support the Philippine government’s public-private partnership (PPP) policy. As a bid of support, the Embassy will be rolling out a capacity-building workshop called “Experience-Sharing and Workshop on Public-Private Partnership” in partnership with the La Liga Policy Institute, Code: (RED)... continue reading

PPP to start off with 5 projects worth $1B

PPP to start off with 5 projects worth $1B

SOURCE: PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER By Abigail L. Ho Philippine Daily Inquirer MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines will start the bidding process later this month for contracts to operate two railways in the capital, part of a menu of more than $1 billion worth of projects to be offered to investors. In a briefing Monday, Energy Secretary Jose... continue reading

Government gives first PPP projects green light

Government gives first PPP projects green light

SOURCE:  GMA NEWS ONLINE 03/07/2011 | 11:46 AM As part of his administration’s public-private partnership (PPP) initiative, President Benigno Aquino III on Monday said three expressway contracts are set for bidding and two Metro Manila light railways are up for privatization. The first PPP projects to be offered to investors include the Ninoy Aquino International... continue reading

PPP project offerings detailed today

PPP project offerings detailed today

SOURCE:  BusinessWorld Online THE FIRST public-private partnership (PPP) projects to be offered by to investors will be formally announced today as the Aquino administration inaugurates an office dedicated to managing its centerpiece program. Two Metro Manila light railways will be up for privatization and three expressway contracts will also be up for bidding, Transportation Undersecretary... continue reading

Phl launches first batch of public-private partnership projects

Phl launches first batch of public-private partnership projects

SOURCE:  THE PHILIPPINE STAR March 7, 2011 – MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) – The government launched today the first batch of public-private partnership (PPP) projects, worth over a billion dollars, lined up for bidding this year. President Aquino, who led the launching ceremony, said that the projects will “undoubtedly further stimulate” the Philippine economy, which has... continue reading

UNECE and the Philippines discuss PPP for health

UNECE and the Philippines discuss PPP for health

SOURCE: WWW.UNECE.ORG On 10 January 2011, Geoffrey Hamilton, chief of section and coordinator on Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), was in Manila to meet representatives of the Government of the Philippines to discuss how the UNECE’s proposed international Centre of Excellence on PPP could assist the country in implementing its PPP strategy in the health sector. Geoffrey... continue reading