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24 May 2017 - ADB to finance Indian road PPPs

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed a financing package for a road PPP programme in north-west India. Read more...

24 May 2017 - Partners sought for Melbourne housing

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services has issued a registration of capability request for a housing development programme. Read more...

23 May 2017 - Emerging markets 'rapidly improving'

Exclusive: Emerging economies across the globe are improving their infrastructure capabilities at a much faster rate than might previously have been expected, the head of the Global Infrastructure Hub (GIH) has said. Read more...

23 May 2017 - Chinese uni plans PPP institute

A Chinese university has signed an agreement with a private firm to establish a PPP institute that will study policies and challenges facing the procurement model. Read more...

23 May 2017 - BLP appoints APAC infra head

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has appointed a new head of its real estate and infrastructure practice for the Asia-Pacific region. Read more...

23 May 2017 - Phil scraps PPP for regional airports

The government of the Philippines has terminated procurement of five regional airport projects under the PPP model. Read more...

22 May 2017 - Philippines plans infra bank

The Philippines government is considering restructuring the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), amid concerns that the institution is neglecting infrastructure and PPP projects. Read more...

19 May 2017 - Infra Hub targets Chinese PPPs

The Global Infrastructure Hub (GIH) has published its Allocating Risks in PPP Contracts document in Mandarin as it looks to support the development of the market in China. Read more...

17 May 2017 - UK pledges China infra help

UK Chancellor Philip Hammond has given his support to China's plans to invest in a major new infrastructure strategy, describing the UK as “a natural partner” in the plans. Read more...

16 May 2017 - Banks urged to back Phil 'hybrid' PPPs

The Government of the Philippines is calling on banks to support its hybrid formula to speed up the delivery of PPPs. Read more...

16 May 2017 - Infra Hub launches planning tool

The Global Infrastructure Hub (GIH) has launched a new online tool that aims to transform infrastructure planning around the world. Read more...

16 May 2017 - NZ 'needs PPP' for housing

Infrastructure New Zealand has called for a step change in infrastructure funding after the government announced it will build 34,500 homes in Auckland. Read more...

15 May 2017 - Queensland seeks housing partners

The Queensland government is seeking private partners to develop supportive housing for young people. Read more...

12 May 2017 - Partnerships Awards 2017: Aussie rail project big winner

Australia’s High Capacity Metro Trains project won the prestigious ‘project of projects’ Grand Prix at this year’s Partnerships Awards in London. Read more...

12 May 2017 - Regulator backs Downer's Spotless bid

Engineering firm Downer has received regulatory approval for its bid to take over services group Spotless. Read more...

10 May 2017 - Cautious praise for Aussie Budget

The PPP industry has reacted cautiously to the Australian Budget announcement, welcoming new investment but warning that a clear pipeline is still lacking. Read more...

10 May 2017 - Myanmar seeks energy investors

The Government of Myanmar has discussed renewable projects with investors in a bid to address the country’s gap in energy infrastructure. Read more...

10 May 2017 - Vietnam seeks healthcare investors

Ho Chi Minh City is attempting to attract private investment in healthcare PPPs. Read more...

10 May 2017 - ADB seeks PPP consultants

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is seeking advisers to prepare PPP projects in the Philippines and Solomon Islands. Read more...

9 May 2017 - Aussie Budget: $75bn for infra

Funding over 10 years to give certainty of pipeline; plans include new PPP investments; new infra agency ‘will help make right choices’ Read more...

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What’s all the Hub-bub?

The Global Infrastructure Hub has been quick to establish its initial offering to the market, but there is much still to do

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"The key is collaboration"

Jason Zhengrong Lu is acting head & lead infrastructure finance specialist at the World Bank’s Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF). He tells Paul Jarvis of the organisation’s progress and plans for the future

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