Marubeni - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Marubeni


PCC approves Meralco-Marubeni, BCDA joint venture

Jul 03, 2019 - 2:45 PM

The Philippine Competition Commission says the deal will not cause any substantial lessening of competition in the retail electricity supply market

POWER DISTRIBUTOR. The Philippine Competition Commission clears the joint venture between the Bases Conversion and Development Authority and the Meralco-Marubeni consortium to distribute electricity to New Clark City locators. Photo from New Clark City website

Court drops P6B graft case, blames Ombudsman for delay

Apr 13, 2017 - 3:06 PM

This recent dismissal illustrates the continuing conflict between the Sandiganbayan and the Ombudsman on the principle of inordinate delay

Duterte's Japan trip yields $1.8B in business deals – Palace

Oct 28, 2016 - 5:15 PM

A verbal commitment to invest 17 2 billion in infrastructure water and power projects is also made by Japanese company Marubeni

DUTERTE'S PITCH. President Rodrigo Duterte encourages Japanese businessmen to invest during the Philippine Economic Forum at Prince Tower Tokyo Hotel in Japan on October 26. ALBERT ALCAIN/Presidential Photo

North-South railway PPP draws 30 local and foreign investors

Aug 20, 2015 - 4:20 PM

This marks the largest number of local and foreign companies participating in a Philippine public private partnership PPP project

BIGGEST RAILWAY. The country's biggest railway PPP deal, thus far, attracts the largest conglomerates in the Philippines and infrastructure titans in the world. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Bidders seek LRT2 turnover before 2016 polls

Oct 21, 2014 - 6:10 PM

Bidders fear a political transition might hamper the project turnover if done after a new administration assumes office in 2016

TRAIN EXTENSION. There are plans to extend the LRT2 all the way to Manila port area. Photo from the PPP Center

Conglomerates eye LRT2 project

Sep 30, 2014 - 12:21 PM

Bidders have until November 20 to submit the pre qualification documents

MRT7 construction to start before 2014 ends

Aug 25, 2014 - 1:02 PM

After several years of delay San Miguel secures a performance undertaking from the finance department green lighting the P63 billion PPP project

Water rate cut 'undermines sanctity of contracts'

Oct 08, 2013 - 8:00 AM

The Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Philippines raises alarm over the decision of water regulator MWSS to cut water rates

WATER DISPUTE. A foreign business group says the water rate cut undermines sanctity of contracts. Photo by AFP

Pagbilao plant to add 400MW capacity

Sep 29, 2013 - 6:57 PM

Team Energy taps Japan s Marubeni to expand the capacity of the 735 MW Pagbilao coal fired plant in Quezon

EXPANSION. Team Energy and parent Marubeni of Japan will expand the capacity of the Pagbilao coal plant in Quezon. File photo by Rolex dela Pena/EPA

MRT-7 awaits Aquino's go-signal

Sep 11, 2013 - 4:46 PM

When and how the long delayed Metro Rail Transit line 7 MRT 7 will start construction now depends on President Aquino who chairs the Neda board

Marubeni deal boosts MPIC's P25-B war chest

Mar 08, 2013 - 7:20 PM

MPIC budgets P25 billion for the big ticket infrastructure utility and hospital deals they are eyeing this 2013

BILLION BUDGET. MPIC allots P25-B for its expansion projects, says MPIC CEO Jose Lim. Photo by Aya Lowe

Japan's Marubeni buys stake in Maynilad

Feb 14, 2013 - 3:26 PM

The deal marks Marubeni s entry in the water distribution business

San Miguel secures JICA funding for MRT-7

Dec 03, 2012 - 5:58 PM

The Japanese government through the Japan International Cooperation Agency has approved funding for the much awaited railway project

Japanese investment in Maynilad pushed to December

Oct 23, 2012 - 12:12 AM

A deal that would give Marubeni Corp a 20 share in a local water concessionaire has been pushed back again

Japan's Marubeni buys 20% stake in Maynilad

Jul 25, 2012 - 11:02 AM

Japan s Marubeni Corp is buying a 20 stake in water distributor Maynilad Water Services Inc

MRT-7 project a go; DMCI-Marubeni to build QC-Bulacan link

May 15, 2012 - 4:53 PM

Marubeni and a unit of DMCI Holdings Inc is to build a 22 kilometre 13 7 mile extension of Metro Rail Transit