PPP’s big loss

29 February, 2016 at 16:30

The cornerstone of President Aquino’s economic program is the public-private partnership (PPP) program, which seeks to develop much-needed infrastructure by tapping the expertise and money of the private sector.

PPP Center’s Canilao resigns

26 February, 2016 at 21:03

PPP Center’s Canilao resigns by: K.M.P. Tubadeza | February 22, 2016    PUBLIC-PRIVATE Partnership (PPP) Center Executive Director Cosette

Big Japan firm eyes P171-B rail project

17 February, 2016 at 18:30

JAPAN’S Hitachi Ltd. is considering making a big infrastructure play in the Philippines via railway public-private partnership (PPP) projects like the P171-billion North South Commuter railway deal, where it will also need local partners, a company official said Friday.

Business groups: Delay in passage of PPP...

10 February, 2016 at 11:20

Now in limbo, the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Act, which generally amends the decades-old build-operate-transfer law, could have been instrumental in fast-tracking the movement of infrastructure deals out of the government’s pipeline of projects.

Confounded by the bureaucracy

1 February, 2016 at 16:17

I was intrigued by the invitation to attend a meeting with DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya at the Star offices last Monday. He must have been told by P-Noy to meet us. They have pretty much survived the last few years by ignoring us.

Address infra, FDIs, jobs

13 January, 2016 at 15:00

The business community would like to hear from the presidentiables their platforms on infrastructure development, how to attract more foreign direct investments and jobs creation for the masses, as domestic growth could falter this year given the impact of some unfavorable external factors.

Cavite railway lures conglomerates

23 December, 2015 at 14:38

THE GOVERNMENT yesterday formally offered to investors the P65.09-billion Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 6 public-private partnership (PPP) project that will connect the cities of Bacoor and Dasmariñas in Cavite province, promptly catching the attention of least three conglomerates.

10-year plan to ease ‘the worst traffic...

22 December, 2015 at 09:43

The sky was devoid of stars that Friday night, when Roman Pancho felt droplets of rain kissing his nape. He knew that such a shower of rain would cause a lockdown along Edsa, so he decided to go back inside his office in Makati and wait for a few hours until the traffic jam has subsided.

Speaker still optimistic on passage of BBL,...

21 December, 2015 at 14:00

MANILA, Philippines – With just a few weeks of sessions left before lawmakers focus on the 2016 campaign, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. remains hopeful that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and the proposal to amend the economic provisions of the Constitution…

18 December, 2015 at 11:15

LIKE IT IS A President’s legacy By: Peter Wallace | 01:57 AM December 17th, 2015 The Philippines is back on the world stage. How? There’s no

Bill setting perks, strengthening PPP scheme hurdles...

15 December, 2015 at 14:07

A Palace priority measure institutionalizing and strengthening the public-private partnership (PPP) scheme has been approved at the House Committee on Appropriations on Monday.

San Miguel bags first water PPP

8 December, 2015 at 10:58

A CONSORTIUM composed of San Miguel Corp. (SMC) and Korea Water Resources Corp. (K Water) yesterday bagged the 30-year contract for a P24.4-billion public-private partnership (PPP) project that will supply water to Bulacan consumers.

BRT, airport terminal proposals set for next...

1 December, 2015 at 13:48

THE TRANSPORTATION department will seek the President’s approval to roll out three infrastructure projects if the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board meets next month, its top official said.

San Miguel front-runner for water PPP

25 November, 2015 at 11:30

A CONSORTIUM led by San Miguel Holdings Corp. has made the “most aggressive” offer for the P24.4-billion Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project deal under the government’s public-private partnership (PPP) program…

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