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Long wait for deals now over, says PPP exec


It might have been off to a slow start but now at the halfway mark, President Aquino’s cornerstone public private partnership (PPP) program is gaining traction with a healthy project pipeline that should sustain it beyond the end of his term in 2016, the head of the PPP Center said.   Citing the tough lessons [...]

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t sweetens terms of PPP project

The consortium of Megawide Construction Corp. and India’s GMR Infrastructure Ltd. is the frontrunner for a P17.5-billion deal to operate and expand Mactan Cebu International Airport, the country’s second-busiest air facility. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Department of Transportation and Communications has set the bid submission for its first airport public private-partnership deal—the Mactan-Cebu International Airport—on Nov. 15 with revised terms to include a longer concession period and a lighter tax burden for bidders.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

PPP agency meets ’12 rollout target

THE PUBLIC-PRIVATE Partnership (PPP) Center reached its 2012 target of rolling out eight projects when the Department of Transportation and Communication opened the bid for the Mactan-Cebu International Airport project yesterday.

Posted: December 21st, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Rise in domestic demand to fuel GDP growth


Domestic demand is seen to push the growth of gross domestic product in 2012 as progress in public-private partnership (PPP) projects is expected to show impact on investments by the second semester.

Posted: April 9th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

8 PPP projects to be bid out this year—Aquino

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President Aquino: Excited about PPP

President Aquino on Tuesday said his 21-month-old administration would redouble its efforts on the economic front, vowing to bid out to the private sector more big-ticket infrastructure projects meant to help grow the economy faster.

Posted: March 28th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DoTC lists priority projects for PPP

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The government plans to bid out a contract to extend southwards the Light Railway Transit-1 from Baclaran to Cavite by March or April this year, adding a crucial mass transportation project worth around P45 billion to this year’s pipeline of public-private partnership (PPP) infrastructure projects.

Posted: February 6th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

PPP revolving fund getting big boost


Anticipating a “more intense” rollout of public-private partnership (PPP) projects, the government is seeking more funds for prebidding works before the revolving facility for this purpose runs out.

Posted: January 9th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t sets several PPP projects in motion


The government is set to fire off infrastructure projects early in 2012, with Malacañang having earmarked P13.4 billion for facilities related to tourism, which contributes about 6 percent of domestic output. Budget Secretary Florencio B. Abad said the amount would mostly cover airport and seaport projects, as well as access roads. Abad said that P8.1 [...]

Posted: December 31st, 2011 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t to bid 16 PPP projects in 2012

The PPP Center says 16 projects are undergoing pre-investment studies prior to their being bid out in 2012.

The government’s public-private partnership (PPP) program will gain momentum in 2012 with 16 projects expected to be bid out.

Posted: December 26th, 2011 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

UK firms keen on participating in PPP projects


UK-based companies have expressed strong interest in participating in the flagship public-private partnership (PPP) program of the Aquino administration.

Posted: December 12th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t rushes documents for 2 PPP projects


The Aquino administration is rushing to finalize documents for two public-private partnership (PPP) infrastructure projects as it tries hard to at least accomplish that within this year. Economic Planning Secretary Cayetano W. Paderanga Jr. identified the two projects as the road that links Daang-Hari in Cavite and the Southern Luzon Expressway and a contract to [...]

Posted: December 7th, 2011 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Implementation of PPP projects seen to boost ’12 growth


HSBC sees the Philippine economy growing at a faster pace next year on expectations that the government’s priority infrastructure projects, which have been delayed, would finally push through and cause a sudden spike in investments. The bank estimated that the domestic economy would grow 4.8 percent next year from a projected 4.3-percent expansion in 2011. [...]

Posted: October 18th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »



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