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21 Aug 2017

Stakeholders want FG to adopt PPP for port infrastructure development

Stakeholder in the maritime industry have called on the Federal Government to adopt the public-private partnership (PPP) model for the development of port infrastructure in the country. The stakeholders made this call in Lagos at the second edition of the Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime Conference, a partnership between SIFAX Group

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21 Aug 2017

China to promote private investment

China will take more steps to boost private investment, the state planner said on Friday, as policymakers seek to keep growth steady while reducing the economy’s reliance on state spending. A sharp slowdown in private investment last year forced Beijing to rely more heavily on fiscal spending and investment by

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21 Aug 2017

Manila seeks $771.3-M fresh ADB financing

The Philippines has proposed some $771.3 million worth of projects for Asian Development Bank (ADB) financing as of the first semester of 2017. The pipeline included various loan-, technical assistance- and grant-funded projects for infrastructure, finance, education, employment and others. The project with the largest proposed funding is the Secondary

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17 Aug 2017

Centre approves new Metro policy, focus on PPP in project

With a focus on compact urban development, cost reduction and multi-modal integration, Centre approved a new Metro Policy on Wednesday. The policy opens a window for private investments across a range of metro operations making public private partnership (PPP) component mandatory for availing central assistance for new metro projects. Speaking

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11 Aug 2017

Public-private entities, investors must unite for best airport

There has been a recent flurry of activity by the commonwealth regarding the planned construction and operations for the proposed Western Sydney Airport. The federal budget committed up to $5.3 billion in equity over 10 years to the Western Sydney Airport Corporation. Stage 1 involves a single runway catering up

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11 Aug 2017

RS 1,897 CR ALLOCATED FOR HIGHWAYS DEVELOPMENT: CENTRE

A sum of  Rs 1,897 crore have been allocated for the construction of National Highways during the last three years in Chhattisgarh under head National Highway (Original) and National Highway Development Programme-IV, the Central Government has informed. There are 18 numbers of National Highways passing through Chhattisgarh, it informed. A

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09 Aug 2017

Cuomo Avoids Subway Mess While Touting $4B LaGuardia Project

As the subway crisis continues, the governor made for Queens to tout work on a $4 billion terminal – again. With subway problems putting a major dent in his poll numbers, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday turned his attention to LaGuardia Airport. It was the second time he’s been at

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09 Aug 2017

NSDC, Google tie-up to introduce Mobile Skill Development

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), a public-private partnership enterprise under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), took a giant step towards scaling up the mobile developer ecosystem in India along with Google India by creating an Android Skill Development Program. The two entities will work together to

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08 Aug 2017

Deal set for public-private downtown Miami retail, apartments

Final details have been worked out on a planned public-private partnership set to bring multi-family apartments and retail development to downtown Miami. Grand Station Partners LLC plans to build a 31-story residential tower attached to the Miami Parking Authority’s Courthouse Center Garage at 40 NW Third St. It was the

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08 Aug 2017

Australian firms to explore opportunities in Qatar: Doha Bank

Several senior business executives in Australia have expressed their keen interest to explore business and investment opportunities in Qatar at an event organised by Doha Bank recently. Doha Bank hosted an event on August 4 2017 at Shangri- La Hotel, Sydney on the topic “Qatar – A sustainable performer”. The

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