Public-Private Partnership Center - updates

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Competition body eyes early review of PPP projects

Jul 20, 2018 - 5:29 PM

The Philippine Competition Commission will work with the Public-Private Partnership Center to flag anti-competitive schemes at the early stages of a bidding process

AGREEMENT. Public-Private Partnership Executive Director Ferdinand Pecson and Philippine Competition Commission Chairman Arsenio Balisacan sign a memorandum of agreement to work together on July 20, 2018. PCC Photo

Lone bidder qualifies for P84-million Baggao Water Supply Project

Mar 28, 2018 - 6:00 PM

The public-private partnership deal is seen to benefit 24 barangays in Baggao, Cagayan

Duterte admin revives plan to build Metro Manila subway

Aug 18, 2016 - 2:20 PM

This would have been the most expensive public private partnership PPP deal implemented under former president Benigno Aquino III s administration

1ST SUBWAY. The current administration says the subway PPP deal is being revisited because 'there is demand for the service.' Graphics by Nina Martinez/Rappler

Ex-Holcim exec Pecson named new PPP Center chief

Jul 26, 2016 - 11:18 AM

Ferdinand Pecson worked as a vice president at Holcim Philippines for almost 7 years and taught at UP s mechanical engineering department for 11 years

NEW CHIEF. Pecson earned his mechanical engineering degree from UP in 1981, and his Master of Business Administration degree at Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management in 2000. Person's photo from his LinkedIn page

Aquino admin gift to successor: $6.6B 'jumpstarted' PPP deals

Mar 10, 2016 - 1:33 PM

We will gift wrap these projects for the next administration and expect these [deals] to be honored even beyond June 30 says PPP Center chief Andre Palacios

TRANSITION. Palacios says his office is confident that they will be able to auction of these 11 projects before Aquino steps down. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Aquino appoints Andre Palacios as new PPP Center chief

Mar 01, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Palacios a technical adviser for the PPP Center since January 2015 moves up next week

NEW APPOINTMENT. 'Palacios is highly reliable with unquestionable integrity,' outgoing PPP Center Executive Director Canilao says. Photo from PPP Center

PPP Center's Canilao: Include PPP chief in Cabinet

Feb 23, 2016 - 5:37 PM

Outgoing PPP Center head Cosette Canilao also says the next administration should adopt what her office has started and hit the ground running with policies and institutional arrangements

BIG PART. Playing a big part in developing infrastructure, it might be necessary to include PPP in the Cabinet, PPP Center's Canilao says

Rappler Talk: How public-private partnerships work in infra projects

Jul 18, 2015 - 7:03 PM

Infrastructure underspending is one of the culprits of lower than expected Philippine economic growth in the first quarter of the year

Orthopedic Center for modernization, not privatization

Mar 23, 2015 - 12:42 PM

A modernized Philippine Orthopedic Center will be returned to the government after 25 years but poor patients will continue to have access to ‘world class’ trauma and orthopedic care there the PPP Center says

Fate of 1st PH subway proposal known late March

Mar 04, 2015 - 5:52 PM

If approved by the NEDA Board the project will be up for bids by the second quarter of 2015 the PPP Center chief says

Light rail or subway?

Mar 03, 2015 - 4:06 PM

A light rail network is easier and cheaper than a subway system says Metro Pacific Investments Corporation’s Chairman Manuel V Pangilinan

NEDA prefers ‘cheaper’ BGC route for subway project

Feb 19, 2015 - 5:31 PM

The government is set to shell out P20 billion more if it chooses 32nd Street in Bonifacio Global City as final subway stop

1st PH subway project awaits final green light

Jan 27, 2015 - 6:32 PM

If approved the Mass Transit System Loop project will be the biggest public private partnership under the Aquino administration

Gov’t changes rules on Cavite-Laguna rebidding

Dec 23, 2014 - 8:54 PM

Pre qualification documents technical and financial proposals of the CALAX project will be verified simultaneously

CALAX map courtesy of the Public-Private Partnership Center

Transpo, natural gas projects get pre-feasibility funds

Jan 28, 2013 - 6:28 PM

The PPP Center says the PDMF will be used for ambitious projects this year