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Competition body eyes early review of PPP projects

Jul 20, 2018 - 5:29 PM

The Philippine Competition Commission will work with the Public-Private Partnership Center to flag anti-competitive schemes at the early stages of a bidding process

AGREEMENT. Public-Private Partnership Executive Director Ferdinand Pecson and Philippine Competition Commission Chairman Arsenio Balisacan sign a memorandum of agreement to work together on July 20, 2018. PCC Photo

World Bank maintains PH 2016 growth forecast at 6.4%

Jan 07, 2016 - 4:13 PM

While unchanged the World Bank s forecast for the Philippines this year is below the government s growth target of 7 8

LOWER FORECAST. For 2015, the World Bank projects that the country grew by 5.8%, which is below the National Economic and Development Authority's full-year goal of 6%. File image from the World Bank website

Foreign direct investments seen to hit $6.3B in 2016

Dec 22, 2015 - 4:24 PM

BSP also sees FDI inflows rising to 6B this year on the back of the country s sustained economic growth

BULLISH. The bullish business confidence is expected to support the continued entry of foreign direct investments, despite the fact that the global financial environment is expected to remain volatile. File photo

Megawide terminates PH Orthopedic modernization project

Nov 17, 2015 - 1:46 PM

Megawide says this is because the health department has not yet given the certificate of possession for the project site

TERMINATED. Megawide says it terminates its PPP-Philippine Orthopedic Center modernization project because the "Department of Health has not given us the certificate of possession for the project site yet,” Megawide chief information officer Louie Ferrer says in a text message reply on Tuesday, November 17. File image from Wikipedia

NEDA 2016 budget increase set to sustain reforms

Sep 21, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The 2016 budget is up by 8 to P7 06 billion led by a P2 billion proposed funding for the Public Private Partnership Center

President Benigno S. Aquino III presides over the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board Meeting at the Malacañang Palace on Friday, September 4, 2015. File Photo by Joseph Vidal/ Malacañang Photo Bureau)

Aboitiz Equity Ventures eyes bid for NAIA privatization

Sep 11, 2015 - 5:41 PM

AEV President and CEO Erramon Aboitiz says the company is interested in airport projects because of their potential amid the continued growth of the domestic economy

DIVERSIFICATION. AEV President and CEO Erramon Aboitiz says the company’s interest in participating in the bidding for the NAIA privatization is in line with the company’s recent move to diversify into infrastructure.

NEDA Board approves LRT4, LRT6 projects

Sep 05, 2015 - 12:58 PM

UPDATED The board chaired by President Aquino also approves the Clark international airport new passenger terminal building Naga airport development project and the DOE s Sustainable Energy Program

President Benigno S. Aquino III presides over the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board Meeting at the Aguinaldo State Dining Room of the Malacañan Palace on Friday, september 4, 2015. The meeting is said to review Public-Private Partnership project of the present administration. (Photo byl Joseph Vidal/ Malacañang Photo Bureau)

#SG50: What PH's NAIA should learn from SG's Changi Airport

Aug 10, 2015 - 12:26 PM

Ninoy Aquino International Airport should emulate Changi Airport s ways of providing comfort to passengers to improve also the gateway s revenue generating capacity

Muntinlupa-Cavite expressway opens July 24

Jul 22, 2015 - 1:10 PM

2nd UPDATE The first public private partnership road project under the current administration opens days ahead of President Benigno Aquino III s final State of the Nation Address

President Benigno S. Aquino III leads the inaugural drive-through at the completed Daang-Hari-South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) Link Road Project / Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway (MCX) during the inauguration ceremony in Barangay Poblacion, Muntinlupa City on Friday (July 24, 2015). The MCX is Ayala Corporation’s first toll road project under the Aquino administration’s Public-Private Partnership Program. The road project would decongest traffic in Cavite, Las Piñas and Muntinlupa, reduce travel time by an average of 45 minutes from Daang Hari to Alabang Interchange, provide a new access to the NBP property and improve the overall competitiveness of Region IV-A (CALABARZON) as an investment destination by providing an alternative route to/from Metro Manila and Cavite. (Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

ADB maintains growth forecast for PH

Jul 16, 2015 - 6:07 PM

The Asian Development Bank retains its growth assumptions for the country at 6 4 in 2015 and 6 3 in 2016

PH sticks to bundled plan for 5 regional airports project

Jun 19, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Some of the top Philippine conglomerates and world s aviation experts have partnered to bag the bundled regional airports PPP deals

MORE AIRPORT PPP. Winners for the regional airports bundled deals could still join future airport PPP auctions, DOTC says. Photos from Wikipedia

Metro Pacific bags Cavite-Laguna project

Jun 08, 2015 - 5:29 PM

The Cavite Laguna expressway is the 10th public private partnership project awarded by the Aquino administration Groundbreaking for the project is eyed in the first half of 2016

Metro Pacific eyes 3 more PPP deals

May 30, 2015 - 2:09 PM

After the Cavite Laguna Expressway Manuel Pangilinan led infrastructure conglomerate sets its sights on the LRT 2 operations and maintenance North South railway project and regional airports

MORE PPP. Infrastructure conglomerate MPIC will not stop bidding for more public-private partnership deals. In the photo are MPIC President Jose Ma Lim (left) and Chairman Manuel Pangilinan (right). File photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

ICTSI not keen on Davao Sasa seaport project

Apr 20, 2015 - 11:06 AM

We may not bid for that says ICTSI chairman Enrique Razon Jr when asked about the P17 B first seaport public private partnership project of the Aquino administration

Ayala Corporation remains bullish in PH

Apr 10, 2015 - 7:00 PM

While it is exploring other opportunities in Southeast Asia the conglomerate is still seeing – and riding on – the country’s growth potentials Jaime Augusto Zobel De Ayala says

San Miguel, Megawide eye regional prisons PPP project

Apr 09, 2015 - 5:30 PM

Other interested firms for the P50 2B facility have until May 6 to submit pre qualification documents

5 groups interested in regional airports projects

Apr 07, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The usual players in the public private partnerships in the country are joining the bid for the P108 2B regional airports projects

BUNDLED. Package B of the bundled airports project Davao, Laguindingan (in photo), and New Bohol (Panglao) airports worth P66.9 billion. File photo Bobby Lagsa / Rappler

Turkish Airlines launches Istanbul-Manila flight

Mar 30, 2015 - 8:35 PM

UPDATED The direct route will fly thrice a week to Manila and is eyed to serve businessmen tourists and transit passengers

DPWH to award Cavite-Laguna expressway project July 7

Mar 20, 2015 - 6:43 PM

Interested parties like San Miguel Corporation are told to submit all the required documents again to bid for the P35 4 billion PPP project

San Miguel eyes rebid for Cavite-Laguna expressway project

Mar 16, 2015 - 1:27 PM

Malacañang has ordered the rebid for the P35 4 B expressway project after the diversified conglomerate which was disqualified before appealed its case

3 PH-France infrastructure deals signed

Feb 26, 2015 - 9:49 PM

French President Francois Hollande tells businessmen in Manila that making investments is not enough – these businesses should help fight climate change

New investments in infrastructure and renewable energy create a flow of investment to fight climate change

DOTC divides bundled airports project

Feb 25, 2015 - 8:08 PM

The agency decides it will award the PPP as two packages each covering 3 airports to ensure all airports are awarded to competent players

Bid deadline for P4-B South Terminal moved earlier to May

Feb 23, 2015 - 2:28 PM

Four bidders have been pre qualified for the integrated transport system terminal in Taguig City: Ayala Land Datem Filinvest Land and MWM Terminals

15 PH PPP projects crucial to ASEAN connectivity – World Bank

Jan 08, 2015 - 5:39 PM

World Bank’s Singapore Infrastructure Hub tags P495 84B worth of critical projects to help realize the master plan for ASEAN connectivity

Gov’t to prioritize ‘game-changing’ infra projects

Dec 29, 2014 - 3:22 PM

The Aquino administration will push projects covering access connectivity and transportation before it bows out in June 2016

Megawide consortium borrows P2.9B to modernize PH Orthopedic

Oct 04, 2014 - 6:15 PM

The consortium is still working on another P1 billion loan for the long term lease of hospital equipment

DPWH extends pre-bid deadline for Laguna expressway-dike project

Oct 03, 2014 - 7:48 PM

The P123 billion PPP project is complex thus the government is willing to give companies more time to bid

Megawide strengthens 200-MW power generation portfolio

Sep 29, 2014 - 11:53 AM

For its first project the company will break ground this year a 3 5 megawatt biomass project in Northern Luzon

6 PPPs to start construction in 2013

Dec 21, 2012 - 6:48 PM

After successfully rolling out its 8 promised projects this year the Public Private Partnership PPP Center expects 6 projects to start or continue construction in 2013

The PPP Center office in Quezon City. Photo courtesy of the PPP Center.

PH 'rolls out' all 8 PPP projects in 2012

Dec 21, 2012 - 1:21 PM

The Philippine government claims it is on track with its public private partnership PPP scheme 2012 targets after it has published all invitations to prequalify for bidding

COMPLETED. PPP Center Executive Director Cosette Canilao said it has been able to rollout the 8 PPP Projects it targeted for 2012. Photo courtesy of Cai Ordinario.

PPP Center drafting pipeline for 2013, 2014

Sep 25, 2012 - 3:44 PM

The government starts draft of PPP projects for 2013 2014

Gov't still confident of rolling out 8 PPP projects in 2012

Aug 30, 2012 - 2:53 PM

PPP Center Executive Director Cosette Canilao says 3 projects have already been rolled out and another 5 will be opened for bidding in the second semester