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Birmingham university launches Middle East PPP

Birmingham university launches Middle East PPP

🕔Jun 26, 2017

The University of Birmingham will establish a campus in Dubai, within the Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) free-zone.

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China Everbright secures three PPP waste treatment projects

China Everbright secures three PPP waste treatment projects

🕔Jun 5, 2017

China Everbright Greentech Limited has signed respective agreements to secure three hazardous waste treatment projects with a total investment amounted to approximately CNY680 million (US$100 million).

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Nepal to develop a hydropower plant under PPP

Nepal to develop a hydropower plant under PPP

🕔Jun 5, 2017

Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has announced it is considering to develop a hydropower project under a PPP model with a mix of domestic and international investments.

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MegaProject 940: Japan starts Fukuoka Airport privatization

MegaProject 940: Japan starts Fukuoka Airport privatization

🕔Jun 1, 2017

Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) has announced that it has started a tender process to privatize the operation of Fukuoka Airport.

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Kuwait seeks proposal for Labor City PPP

Kuwait seeks proposal for Labor City PPP

🕔May 30, 2017

Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) has invited local and international companies and the companies  to submit qualifications for Labor City (south Al-Jahra city) PPP Project.

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MegaProject 934: Philippines cancels PPP plans for 5 regional airports

MegaProject 934: Philippines cancels PPP plans for 5 regional airports

🕔May 24, 2017

The government of Philippines has announced that procurement of the much-anticipated Regional Airport PPP Projects has been terminated.

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Israel to develop a new international PPP airport

Israel to develop a new international PPP airport

🕔May 18, 2017

The Government of Israel, through the inter-ministerial committee involving the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Transportation and Ministry of Defense, is interested in promoting and executing of an additional international airport in Israel.

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Vietnam seeks private investment in healthcare projects

Vietnam seeks private investment in healthcare projects

🕔May 16, 2017

Vietnam authorities are soliciting private investment in healthcare projects. Given the lack of public resources, PPPs has been seen as one of the effective solutions to promote healthcare development.

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Philippines to apply ‘hybrid’ formula in implementing PPP projects

Philippines to apply ‘hybrid’ formula in implementing PPP projects

🕔May 10, 2017

The Philippines' Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has reiterated the government’s preference for “hybrid” public-private partnership (PPP) deals in which the government would build the infrastructure projects and later bid out the operation and maintenance (O&M) to the private sector.

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Sunseap's PV project in Cambodia gets ADB financing

Sunseap's PV project in Cambodia gets ADB financing

🕔May 9, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has backed Singapore’s Sunseap Group’s project to build Cambodia’s first large-scale solar power project under a long-term agreement with Electricité Du Cambodge (EDC).

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Thailand seeks investors for airport projects

Thailand seeks investors for airport projects

🕔May 8, 2017

Thailand's Department of Airports (DOA) has announced it seeks private partners to invest in the development of 29 airports in the country.

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ADB launches PPP monitoring initiatives

ADB launches PPP monitoring initiatives

🕔May 5, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced two new initiatives to improve and monitor the business environment for public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Asia and the Pacific. The measures, which aim to strengthen the bankability and implementation of PPPs, were announced in Yokohama, Japan at the 50th Annual Meeting of ADB's Board of Governors.

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Jordan launches RFEOI for waste-to-energy plant

Jordan launches RFEOI for waste-to-energy plant

🕔May 2, 2017

The government of Jordan has launched a request for expression of interest (RFEOI) to develop a waste-to-energy (WtE) plant in the vicinity of the Al Ekaider landfill.

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MegaProject 916: Israel seeks operator to expand and operate Jerusalem light rail network

MegaProject 916: Israel seeks operator to expand and operate Jerusalem light rail network

🕔Apr 27, 2017

The Government of Israel has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) seeking a private firm to operate and expand the Jerusalem Light Rail Transit Network which is intended to include the Red Line, the Red Line Extensions and the Green  (the J-Net). At a later stage, the J-Net may be expanded to include the Blue Line. 

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Philippines extends deadline for regional airports PPP

Philippines extends deadline for regional airports PPP

🕔Apr 27, 2017

The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) has extended the deadline for the submission of qualification documents for the Philippine Regional Airports Development, Operations and Maintenance project under the public-private partnership (PPP).

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Jordan invites EOIs for waste-to-energy project

Jordan invites EOIs for waste-to-energy project

🕔Apr 27, 2017

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Jordan (MEMR) has issued a Request for Expression of Interest (RFEOI) seeking interested developers to carry out a waste-to-energy project in Irbid Governorate on build, own, operate and transfer basis.

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Saudi Arabia awards Taif, Qassim and Haif airport PPPs

Saudi Arabia awards Taif, Qassim and Haif airport PPPs

🕔Apr 25, 2017

Arabia Saudi's General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has announced that the development and operation of Taif, Qassim and Hail airports will be entrusted to consortiums of national and global companies.

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11 firms show interest in airports O&M PPPs in India

11 firms show interest in airports O&M PPPs in India

🕔Apr 17, 2017

A total of 11 companies have expressed interest in running the operation and maintenance (O&M) of Ahmedabad and Jaipur airports, the contracts for which are expected to be awarded by the end of May.

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Cebu BRT project gets funding for its feasibility study

Cebu BRT project gets funding for its feasibility study

🕔Apr 17, 2017

The Philippine PPP Center has approved fund support to conduct the feasibility study and transaction advisory services for the operation and management of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.

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MMC to acquire remaining 51% stake in Penang Port

MMC to acquire remaining 51% stake in Penang Port

🕔Apr 11, 2017

MMC Corp Bhd's subsidiary MMC Port Holdings Sdn Bhd has acquired a the remaining 51% stake in Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB), the operator of Malaysia's oldest port.

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