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Speech of Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima at the Singapore Summit

Speech of Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima at the Singapore Summit

The Singapore Summit Speech of Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima September 19, 2015   Thank you for those kind words. Ever since I met George, I’ve been listening to him so this is my first time I will be to... continue reading

Opening Speech of Executive Director Canilao at the US Investment and Infrastructure Roadshow

Opening Speech of Executive Director Canilao at the US Investment and Infrastructure Roadshow

Invest in the Philippines: Asia’s Bright Spot Philippines Investment and Infrastructure Roadshow Washington D.C. New York San Francisco June 24-29, 2015 Opening Speech of Executive Director Cosette Canilao The Philippines recognizes the crucial role of the private sector as the... continue reading

PPP Forum: The Philippine Bond Market – Exploring Issuance of Project Bonds for PPPs

The Philippine Bond Market - Exploring Issuance of Project Bonds for PPPs

PPP Forum: The Philippine Bond Market – Exploring Issuance of Project Bonds for PPPs

A discussion on whether the Philippine bond market is ready for issuance of project bonds on PPPs, a look at the requisites for a successful project bond issuance, identifying the existing regulatory challenges that the Philippine face, and a proposal... continue reading

PPP Forum: Project Financing of PPPs Challenges in Emerging Markets

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PPP Forum: Project Financing of PPPs Challenges in Emerging Markets

A discussion on packaging financing for PPP projects, hurdles or issues critical to project financing in emerging markets, such as bankability, risk allocation, and other commercial, legal, regulatory issues that are critical for a viable project financing transaction. Presented by... continue reading

Opening Remarks of Executive Director Canilao at the PPP Forum: Financing Options for PPPs

Opening Remarks of Executive Director Canilao at the PPP Forum: Financing Options for PPPs

PPP Forum: Financing Options for PPPs Opening Remarks of Executive Director Cosette Canilao The Peninsula Manila, Makati City April 24, 2015 Good morning to everyone! We are truly humbled that you are all here today in one of the more... continue reading

Speech of Executive Director Canilao at the PSIP I Ceremonial Turnover

Speech of Executive Director Canilao at the PSIP I Ceremonial Turnover

PPP for School Infrastructure Project (PSIP) Phase I Ceremonial Turnover Speech of Executive Director Cosette Canilao Malolos, Bulacan April 17, 2015 A pleasant morning to all! Education is key to a nation’s progress. Now, in a time of regional and... continue reading

Keynote Speech of Executive Director Canilao at the Workshop on Design Issues in Public-Private Partnerships

Workshop on Design Issues in PPP

Keynote Speech of Executive Director Canilao at the Workshop on Design Issues in Public-Private Partnerships

Workshop on Design Issues in Public-Private Partnerships Keynote Speech of Executive Director Cosette Canilao Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore April 10, 2015 A pleasant morning to all of you present here today! It is truly an honor... continue reading

Speech of President Benigno S. Aquino at the Philippine Investment Forum 2015

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Speech of President Benigno S. Aquino at the Philippine Investment Forum 2015

Speech of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines At the Philippines Investment Forum [Delivered at the Peninsula Manila Hotel, Makati City, on March 24, 2015] Every year, without fail, I receive an invitation to speak at... continue reading

Closing Remarks of Executive Director Canilao Regional Prison Facilities Investors Forum

Closing Remarks of Executive Director Canilao Regional Prison Facilities Investors Forum

Regional Prison Facilities through PPP Project Investors Forum Closing Remarks by Executive Director Cosette Canilao PICC March 20, 2015 Good morning, ladies and gentlemen! Thank you for taking the time to attend this momentous event. As we continue to pursue... continue reading

Welcome Remarks of Executive Director Canilao at the APEC PPP Experts Advisory Council Meeting

Welcome Remarks of Executive Director Canilao at the APEC PPP Experts Advisory Council Meeting

APEC PPP Experts Advisory Council Meeting Welcome Remarks by Executive Director Cosette Canilao Taal Vista Hotel, Tagaytay March 4, 2015 A pleasant morning to all of you present here today! Together with Ambassador Neil Reeder, co-chair of the APEC PPP... continue reading