05 Jul 2018

Dominguez: Tax reform, infra buildup to revolutionize PHL eco development

The Duterte administration’s twin pillars for economic inclusion—the comprehensive tax reform program and massive infrastructure buildup under its “Build, Build, Build” initiative—will “produce a revolution” in the country’s economic development and raise per-capita income to the level of high-middle income economies by 2022, according to Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III.

03 Jul 2018

Monrovia City Corporation Seeks World Bank’s Technical Assistance to Privatize Wastes Collection

Monrovia – FrontPageAfrica has intercepted a communication under the signature of the Mayor of Monrovia, Jefferson Koijee, to the Country Manager of the World Bank in Liberia, Larisa Leshchenko, seeking Technical Assistance in the area of privatizing sanitation in Monrovia. Though the MCC’s legal framework provides the City Corporation the right

12 Jun 2018

Water Resources Bill to attract private sector investment, says Minister

Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu, has said that the Water Resources Bill, when passed into law, would attract private sector investment as against the insinuation by stakeholders that it would hinder domestic and agricultural purposes and squarely empower the federal government to have control. In a statement from

06 Apr 2018

Public-Private Partnership Deals Worth $357 Billion Scrapped

Local authorities have scrapped 2,334 public-private partnership (PPP) projects with a combined value of 2.25 trillion yuan ($357 billion), according to a company that monitors the ventures, after the Ministry of Finance ordered a crackdown to curb further growth in local government debt. The ministry announced an overhaul of the

06 Apr 2018

Public-Private Partnership Works Toward California Floating Offshore Wind

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) has selected a consortium of companies to enter into a public-private partnership to pursue the development of a floating offshore wind project off the northern California coast. The consortium – Principle Power Inc., EDPR Offshore North America LLC, Aker Solutions Inc., H. T. Harvey &

02 Apr 2018

Slow Roll-out Planned For Vietnam High-Speed Train

Vietnam is once again talking about a high-speed train linking Hanoi in the north with Ho Chi Min City (HCMC) in the south. However, by the time the North-South express railway is complete very few of today’s lawmakers are likely to be alive to wave off the first train. First mooted

23 Mar 2018

Tata Power appoints Praveer Sinha as CEO & MD

Tata Power has appointed Praveer Sinha as the firm’s new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director with effect from 1st May 2018 to oversee the next phase of expansion of India’s leading energy and infrastructure player. Sinha is currently the CEO & MD of Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL). Tata

19 Mar 2018

Controversial new airport deal wins international award

Bermuda’s controversial contract to build a new airport terminal has won an international “deal of the year” award. The public-private partnership (PPP) contract was awarded 2017 North American Deal of the Year at a ceremony in New York organised by London-based IJGlobal Magazine, a top specialist publication in project finance

14 Mar 2018

MMRDA to adopt PPP model initially for operation, maintenance of Metro corridors

We are open to the idea of involving private players in O&M and the strategy is being finalised in consultation with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. We propose to involve a private party, at least to begin with for a few years: U P S Madan, Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA As

27 Feb 2018

New plans for Great Lakes Hyperloop unveiled by HTT and NOACA

The two companies have signed an official public private partnership agreement, received bipartisan congressional support and revealed the growing Great Lakes Hyperloop consortium… Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) and the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) have revealed plans for the Great Lakes Hyperloop, signing an official public-private partnership agreement. These developments