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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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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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ADB commits $100 million loan for Philippine PPPs

ADB commits $100 million loan for Philippine PPPs

🕔Mar 9, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has commited to the Philippine's government of US$100 million to finance  feasibility studies on infrastructure projects rail, bridge, irrigation and road sectors.

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ADB, KEXIM sign MOU to provide co-advisory services on PPPs in Asia

ADB, KEXIM sign MOU to provide co-advisory services on PPPs in Asia

🕔Mar 3, 2017

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MegaProject 852: Philippines launches tender for regional airports

MegaProject 852: Philippines launches tender for regional airports

🕔Jan 24, 2017

The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) has launched a tender process to seek bidders for the Development, Operations and Maintenance of the five unbundled airport projects namely Bacolod-Silay, Davao, Iloilo, Laguindingan, and New Bohol (Panglao) under public-private partnership (PPP) scheme.

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MegaProject 842: Philippines to re-tender Laguna Lakeshore Expressway-Dike project

MegaProject 842: Philippines to re-tender Laguna Lakeshore Expressway-Dike project

🕔Jan 5, 2017

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) of the Philippines has decided to re-tender the Laguna Lakeshore Expressway-Dike Project, after a failed bidding in March 2016.

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Philippines allows lenders to increase exposure to PPPs

Philippines allows lenders to increase exposure to PPPs

🕔Jan 3, 2017

The Monetary Board (MB)  has announced that the additional 25 percent Single Borrowers’ Limit (SBL) available to banks and quasi-banks which can be tapped to finance Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects has expired on 28 December 2016.

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Philippine Stock Exchange releases rules for PPP listing firms

Philippine Stock Exchange releases rules for PPP listing firms

🕔Dec 14, 2016

The Philippine Stock Exchange has issued the new listing and disclosure rules applicable to companies engaged in PPP projects, supporting the Philippines Government's efforts to sustain the country's economic growth through sustainable partnerships with the private sector for infrastructure development.

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MegaProject 823: Philippines signs NLEX-SLEX Connector Road PPP

MegaProject 823: Philippines signs NLEX-SLEX Connector Road PPP

🕔Dec 1, 2016

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Manila North Tollways Corporation (MNTC) has signed the concession agreement on November 23, of the North Luzon Expressway-South Luzon Expressway (NLEX-SLEX) Connector Road Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Project.

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Philippines’ NEDA approves several PPP projects

Philippines’ NEDA approves several PPP projects

🕔Dec 1, 2016

The Philippine National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board has announced the approval of eight projects.

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AlloyMTD and A Brown to submit unsolicited proposal for East-West rail in Manila

AlloyMTD and A Brown to submit unsolicited proposal for East-West rail in Manila

🕔Nov 30, 2016

MTD Philippines, a subsidiary of infrastructure conglomerate AlloyMTD of Malaysia and A Brown Company (BRN) of the Philippines have announced that a consortium formed by both companies is to submit an unsolicited proposal for East-West rail PPP Project in Manila.

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NEDA approves new Nayong Pilipino PPP

NEDA approves new Nayong Pilipino PPP

🕔Nov 24, 2016

The Philippine National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board has announced it has approved the New Nayong Pilipino at Entertainment City Public Private Partnership (PPP) project after it was endorsed by the Investment Coordination Committee.

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Philippines’ NEDA names new PPP Center executive director

Philippines’ NEDA names new PPP Center executive director

🕔Nov 23, 2016

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has announced it has named Ferdinand A. Pecson as new Executive Director of the Public-Private Partnership Center of the Philippines.

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Philippine infra companies allowed to list shares

Philippine infra companies allowed to list shares

🕔Nov 16, 2016

Regulators have allowed companies building infrastructure projects under the government’s public-private partnership scheme to list shares on the stock exchange, according to rules released this week.

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MPTC seeks loan to finance CALAX, Cebu bridge projects

MPTC seeks loan to finance CALAX, Cebu bridge projects

🕔Nov 4, 2016

METRO Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) — the tollways arm of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) — is pushing through with its plan to borrow around PHP30 billion (US$620 million) from banks by the first quarter of next year to fund the construction of its two projects — the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) and Cebu-Cordova toll bridge.

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Philippines sign grant to increase foreign investors’ participation in PPPs

Philippines sign grant to increase foreign investors’ participation in PPPs

🕔Oct 28, 2016

The British government awarded a grant worth £90,112 (US$110.035) to the Philippines through the Public-Private Partnership Center (PPPC) to further support the country’s PPP program and attract participation of foreign investors in PPP projects.

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Philippines to extend scope of LRT-2 PPP project

Philippines to extend scope of LRT-2 PPP project

🕔Oct 26, 2016

The Philippine Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center announced it has changed the scope of the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) PPP project by including a 3.9-kilometer extension from Recto Avenue to Pier 4 in Manila.

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Mindanao to create regional PPP Unit

Mindanao to create regional PPP Unit

🕔Oct 5, 2016

The Mindanao Development Authority (Minda) plans to create its own Private-Public Partnership (PPP) Unit to complement with the PPP Center in the Central Office in Manila (Philippines).

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Unisys signs Civil Registry System-ITP2 PPP contract

Unisys signs Civil Registry System-ITP2 PPP contract

🕔Oct 3, 2016

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and Unisys Public Sector Services Corporation have signed the PHP1.59 billion (US$32.90 million) Civil Registry System – Information Technology Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Project Phase II (CRS-ITP2) concession agreement.

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MegaProject 781: Philippines awards NLEx-SLEx Connector Road PPP to MPTDC

MegaProject 781: Philippines awards NLEx-SLEx Connector Road PPP to MPTDC

🕔Sep 23, 2016

In May 2010 MPTDC submitted an unsolicited proposal to the DPWH, and the agency granted MPTDC an “Original Proponent” status for the project, which was later tendered on April 1, 2016.

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