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19 December 2014 - Myanmar joins AIF

The ASEAN Infrastructure fund (AIF) has announced that Myanmar has become a full member of the fund. Read more...

18 December 2014 - ASEAN nations target PPP pipeline

Developing a pipeline of properly prepared projects for PPP investment was at the heart of a recent meeting of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Read more...

18 December 2014 - Commercial close for Sydney LRT

Commercial close has been achieved with the preferred bidder on the Sydney Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. Read more...

18 December 2014 - China confirms CEE PPP fund

The government of China is further ramping up its promotion of the PPP model after announcing a new fund to encourage Chinese investment in Central and Eastern European (CEE) projects. Read more...

15 December 2014 - Vietnam ‘needs $11bn for infra’

Vietnam’s infrastructure gap is widening and private sector investment will be vital to tackling the problem, according to a government official. Read more...

15 December 2014 - Myanmar to receive $1bn IFC boost

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has confirmed plans to dramatically increase its funding to Myanmar over the next three years, with infrastructure investment high on the agenda. Read more...

15 December 2014 - Philippines tenders bundled airports

The Philippines Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has released an invitation to pre-qualify and bid for a number of bundled airport projects under one deal. Read more...

12 December 2014 - Leighton agrees John Holland sale

Sale worth AU$1.15bn (US$950m) will be used to finance Leighton’s continued drive into the PPP sector Read more...

12 December 2014 - Tasmania reveals health plans

State health department highlights support for PPPs despite decision on Royal Hobart Hospital Read more...

12 December 2014 - FC for Aussie university PPP

The University of Wollongong (UOW) has reached financial close with its partners on its accommodation concession Read more...

11 December 2014 - Four teams qualify for Philippines transport PPP

All four teams that submitted pre-qualification documents for the ITS South Terminal PPP in Metro Manila have qualified for the next stage. Read more...

11 December 2014 - Russia signs Indian infra deal

A joint agreement has been signed to develop new infrastructure projects to boost economic cooperation between Russia and India. Read more...

10 December 2014 - Aussie East-West Link hangs by thread

The East-West Link in Melbourne, Australia, appears to be on the verge of collapse as the new state government continues to oppose the scheme. Read more...

9 December 2014 - EIB and Bhutan sign infra agreement

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Kingdom of Bhutan have signed a framework agreement under which the bank can start financing capital investments in the country Read more...

8 December 2014 - India unveils three road PPPs

India’s federal government has confirmed plans to expand three highway projects through a PPP model. Read more...

8 December 2014 - China plans 30 ‘demonstration’ PPPs

The Chinese government has announced plans to launch 30 new projects via a PPP model as it ramps up development in the sector. Read more...

3 December 2014 - 24 in for Philippines' Laguna Dike

Several international firms are among a list of 24 teams to have bought bid documents for the Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike in the Philippines. Read more...

3 December 2014 - Philippines confirms CALAX re-bid

The government of the Philippines has confirmed that it has re-opened the bidding process for the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) project. Read more...

3 December 2014 - China approves PPP centre

The government of China has approved plans to establish a PPP centre as part of the country's Finance Ministry. Read more...

2 December 2014 - Canberra LRT RFP ‘early next year’

EXCLUSIVE: The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government is to issue a request for proposals (RFP) in the New Year for the Canberra light rail transit PPP after dismissing claims that the project was not economically viable. Read more...

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What Would Ed Do?

A recent comment on a young people’s forum has raised further questions over how a Labour government might use private finance in infrastructure projects

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The Anglophile

After a difficult start, FCC’s Rafael Foulquié is confident that the firm’s UK office will go from strength to strength. He tells Paul Jarvis why

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