08 Dec 2017

Russia may build icebreaker Lider using Public-Private Partnership concept

Construction of the Project 10510 icebreaker Lider may be financed using the public-private partnership concept, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said at a meeting of the State Commission for Arctic Development during the 7th Arctic: Today and the Future International Forum. “This is now included in the state program’s

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07 Dec 2017

Public Private Partnership crucial to attract private investment for infra

A mature Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework is one of the most useful tools with the Government to facilitate private investment into infrastructure, claimed Aman Hans, Public Private Partnership Specialist at the NITI Aayog. In order to bridge the growing infrastructure deficit in the country considerable efforts have been made

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06 Dec 2017

Chinese companies bid to grab deal for Clark Int’l Airport expansion

Seven groups, including large Chinese companies, have submitted offers to design and build a passenger terminal that would triple existing capacity in Clark International Airport, which is being positioned as an alternative to Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Clark International Airport, formerly known as the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport, is

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05 Dec 2017

Tokyo and City of London agree to enhance financial partnership

Deal key to plan to re-establish Tokyo as Asia’s financial hub Gov. Yuriko Koike advanced her plan to restore Tokyo as Asia’s top financial hub with a preliminary four-year agreement inked Monday by her metropolitan government and the City of London, the British capital’s financial district. The memorandum of understanding signed at the British Embassy

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05 Dec 2017

Railways ropes in IRSDC for speedy redevelopment of 400 stations

Indian Railways has decided to appoint its joint-venture firm IRSDC as a nodal agency to expedite redevelopment of 400 A1 and A category railway stations. Indian Railways has decided to expedite redevelopment of 400 A1 and A category railway stations across the country. It will now appoint its joint venture

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05 Dec 2017

Adventure Rock Hill at Jatayu Earth Centre in Kerala opens for public

 ‘Adventure Rock Hill’ of Jatayu Earth’s Center – Kerala’s first BOT model ecotourism project, is now open for travelers and visitors. Located at Chadayamangalam in Kollam district of Kerala, the Jatayupara Nature Park was rechristened as Jatayu Earth’s Center. Covering four hills in Chadayamangalam, there are few more ventures pending

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04 Dec 2017

Zamora to tap China firms for $1.5-B LRT 4 proposal

Businessman Salvador B. Zamora II is in talks with Chinese groups for a plan to build and operate the $1.5-billion Light Rail Transit Line 4 (LRT 4) in Metro Manila. In a recent interview, Zamora said he was open to multiple partners, and that there were ongoing discussions with a

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04 Dec 2017

Cebu Link bags P22.6-B design-and-build contract for Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway

Cebu Link Joint Venture said it has been awarded a design and build contract by a subsidiary of Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. for the 8.5-kilometer Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX). Cebu Link was issued the notice of award for the P22.6-billion CCLEX on Nov. 23, 2017, DMCI Holdings Inc. said on

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04 Dec 2017

Calls for stronger partnership between public, private healthcare providers

The Ministry of Health is looking for more opportunities for public and private healthcare providers to work together as Singapore’s healthcare needs are set to grow. This will allow the sector to pool its limited resources and leverage on the different healthcare providers’ capabilities, said Senior Minister of State for Health

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04 Dec 2017

Bingiriya industrial zone to be developed as a public-private partnership: PM

The industrial zone to be built in Bingiriya would be developed as a public-private partnership (PPP), revealed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. He said the Treasury would be one partner of the PPP while a suitable partner would be sought from the private sector, either local or overseas. With Thailand’s Rojana,

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