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15 PPP projects set in next 12 months

The $115.56-million Integrated Transport System-Southwest Terminal Project is one of the 15 projects under the PPP program that the government plans to roll out over the next 12 months.  PHOTO FROM PPP.GOV.PH

The government plans to roll out 15 projects worth a combined $14 billion (or roughly P630 billion), under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) program over the next 12 months, PPP Center executive director Cosette Canilao said Monday.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Gov’t delays Cavite-Laguna Expressway bid submission deadline


The Department of Public Works and Highways is pushing back the April 21 bid submission deadline for the 47-kilometer Cavite-Laguna Expressway (Calax) by a month as several bidders sought an extension.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

DOTC: Delaying antics


Now it hits the fan, this P17.5-billion project of the Aquino (Part II) administration to build and operate a badly needed new passenger terminal at the Mactan Cebu International Airport.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Slower economic growth for PH seen

After beating expectations last year with a growth rate of 7.2 percent, the Philippine economy is seen to grow at a slower pace this year but infrastructure projects under the public-private partnership (PPP) framework are seen perking up growth back to more than 7 percent in 2015.

Posted: February 2nd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Ayala, MVP bag P1.72-B PPP project


It’s a happy new year indeed for two of the country’s biggest business groups. A consortium led by Ayala Corp. and Manuel V. Pangilinan-led Metro Pacific Investments Corp. finally bagged a P1.72-billion public private partnership (PPP) deal to develop and operate a common ticketing system for elevated railways in Metro Manila, the Department of Transportation and Communications announced Friday.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Firm asks court to compel DOH to award project

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The winning bidder in the project to design and build the government-run Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital at its new site in Sta. Cruz, Manila, is asking the Makati Regional Trial Court to compel the Department of Health (DOH) to implement the contract it had been sitting on for more than a month.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

DOTC still ironing out kinks in PPP project


The Department of of Transportation and Communications is set to award its first public private partnership (PPP) deal, a P1.72-billion common ticketing system for Metro Manila’s railways, after denying Thursday an appeal by a disqualified bidder.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Bid issues delay award of 2 PPP deals

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 awarding of two public-private partnership (PPP) deals auctioned off by the Department of Transportation and Communications in December will be delayed, government officials said on Friday.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ rehab projects eyed for PPP framework


The government agency tasked with overseeing the Aquino administration’s public private partnership (PPP) program said it was open to structuring projects to aid in “post-Yolanda” rehabilitation efforts if asked to participate, a top official said.

Posted: December 25th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t to pursue P14.2-B water project for Manila


The government will pursue the development of an alternative water source for Metro Manila through its public-private partnership (PPP) program, with the auction likely to be held next year, PPP Center executive director Cosette Canilao said last week.

Posted: December 22nd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Megawide group raising P2.9B for PPP project


A consortium led by the Megawide engineering and construction group has mandated state-controlled Land Bank of the Philippines to raise P2.9 billion from a syndicated bank loan to partly fund the construction of a new Philippine orthopedic hospital.

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Mactan airport bidders to keep groupings for other PPP projects


Major conglomerates that participated in last week’s P17.5-billion Mactan Cebu International Airport concession auction are looking forward to other airport Public Private Partnership (PPP) deals that will likely be offered by the transportation department next year.

Posted: December 15th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »



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