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16 January 2017 - ADB plans investment meetings

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced the dates for its annual meeting of the board of governors that will focus on investment for projects in the region. Read more...

16 January 2017 - China preps road PPP

Authorities in Beijing are considering using the PPP model for the Belt and Road Initiative. Read more...

16 January 2017 - Thailand plans 12 new PPPs

Thailand’s $20bn pipeline involves 12 projects to be approved by the PPP Committee this year. Read more...

13 January 2017 - Herbert Smith Freehills to open Malaysia office

Law firm Herbert Smith Freehills is to open an office in Kuala Lumpur after receiving a licence from Bar Council Malaysia. Read more...

12 January 2017 - Sri Lanka to open PPP unit

Sri Lanka’s government is to open a unit within the Treasury department to deliver PPPs. Read more...

11 January 2017 - Infra experts depart KWM

Baker Botts, Squire Patton Boggs and Simmons & Simmons are the latest law firms to announce hires from troubled King & Wood Mallesons (KWM). Read more...

11 January 2017 - NZ prison PPP tendered

The New Zealand government seeks expressions of interest (EoI) for the Waikeria Prison Development PPP Read more...

9 January 2017 - ADB invests $31bn in 2016

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced that overall investment in the Asia-Pacific region peaked to $31.5bn in 2016. Read more...

5 January 2017 - INPP ups Aussie investment

Infrastructure investor International Public Partnerships (INPP) has acquired a further stake in the Gold Coast Light Rail PPP project (Stages 1 and 2). Read more...

5 January 2017 - FC for Indonesian water scheme

A water plant PPP project in Indonesia has reached financial close. Read more...

5 January 2017 - Bhutan backs PPP laws

The Royal Government of Bhutan has approved new PPP legislation to ease bureaucratic hurdles and modernise the country’s approach to PPPs. Read more...

4 January 2017 - Philippines preps Lakeshore re-bid

The Philippine government is preparing to re-bid the Laguna Lakeshore Expressway-Dike project on new terms, an official has confirmed. Read more...

4 January 2017 - Kazakhstan ramps up PPP pipeline

A region in Kazakhstan has issued requests for expressions of interest (EoIs) for a series of PPPs, ranging from leisure to health. Read more...

3 January 2017 - Kazak city plans streetlighting scheme

A city in Kazakhstan has advertised requests for expressions of interest (EoI) for the upgrade and maintenance of its streetlighting network. Read more...

3 January 2017 - Philippines preps projects list

The Philippines government is planning to publish its list of priority projects later this month, an official has confirmed. Read more...

23 December 2016 - PPP experts sought for Mongolia

Advisers are being sought by the World Bank to formulate a sustainable financial strategy for Ulaanbaatar's public transport sector. Read more...

23 December 2016 - Advisers sought for Phil power supply

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is seeking advisers to support the Philippine government's energy strategy. Read more...

22 December 2016 - ADB backs Kazak hospital PPP

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed a deal to support the development of a bankable PPP structure for a hospital project in Kazakhstan. Read more...

22 December 2016 - ADB to advise on Vietnam ringroad PPP

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement to provide the Vietnamese Ministry of Transport with financial advice for the Ho Chi Minh City Third Ring Road project. Read more...

19 December 2016 - PPP scrapped for Philippines port

A planned port scheme could be delivered through a publicly funded model after the authority withdrew it from the pipeline of PPP schemes. Read more...

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New Year, New Hope

2017 has some interesting opportunities on the horizon for the PPP market, but they won’t be found in traditional settings

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Marvellous Things

James Aiello’s career has taken him from practising law in California, to planning PPPs in South Africa. The South African Treasury’s top PPP official tells Paul Jarvis how he got there, and what he has planned for the country

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