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6 March 2015 - Indonesia rolls out PPP pipeline

The government of Indonesia is to tender four PPP projects worth a combined $3bn in 2015, starting with a toll road in May Read more...

5 March 2015 - Four submit for Philippines Dike

Four teams have submitted pre-qualification documents for the largest PPP to be bid in the Philippines to date. Read more...

5 March 2015 - Infra Australia appoints chief exec

Infrastructure Australia has appointed its inaugural chief executive. Read more...

4 March 2015 - APEC mulls PPP knowledge centre

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) organisation is considering establishing a PPP Knowledge Portal to act as a source of expertise for all members. Read more...

2 March 2015 - CALAX rebid readied

The Philippines PPP Center has published information about the planned re-bidding of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) project, scheduled to begin later this month. Read more...

2 March 2015 - Malaysia to adjust PPP concept

The government of Malaysia is to "make the necessary" adjustments to its PPP model as part of its upcoming 11th Malaysia Plan. Read more...

2 March 2015 - Indian Budget targets infra investment

Increased investment of billions of dollars; plan to create national infrastructure fund; PPP model to be revamped Read more...

27 February 2015 - Philippines prison tender launched

The Philippines Department of Justice has issued an invitation to pre-qualify and bid for the country’s first prison project. Read more...

27 February 2015 - India seeks PPP changes

The Indian government will need to make a number of changes to its PPP laws, the country’s Economic Survey has said, ahead of plans to significantly increase investment in rail schemes. Read more...

25 February 2015 - Financial close for Sydney LRT

Financial close has been reached on the $1.6bn Sydney Central Business District (CBD) and South East light rail transit (LRT) PPP. Read more...

24 February 2015 - PPP suggested for Bangkok airport link

The stalled Airport Rail Link in Bangkok, Thailand, could be run as a PPP, according to government officials. Read more...

24 February 2015 - Philippines urged to amend PPP law

The Philippines government needs to institutionalise a number of processes into amended laws to ensure lessons on PPP schemes are learnt. Read more...

24 February 2015 - Pakistan agency given PPP powers

Pakistan’s Capital Development Authority (CDA) has been granted the power to develop PPP projects by the country’s Cabinet. Read more...

23 February 2015 - Mott MacDonald appoints Asia head

Mott MacDonald has appointed a new managing director of its South East Asia regional business. Read more...

23 February 2015 - Singaporean budget raises infra

Infrastructure received a welcome boost this week with the Singaporean government announcing development will grow to about $30bn by the end of the decade. Read more...

19 February 2015 - NSW elections threaten infra plans

The New South Wales elections have cast doubt on a number of infrastructure plans, with the challenging Labor Party pledging to make sweeping cuts to existing proposals. Read more...

18 February 2015 - Deloitte wins India infra advisory deal

The UK Department for International Development (DfID) has awarded a contract to Deloitte to support the development of an infrastructure pipeline in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. Read more...

17 February 2015 - Designers selected for Australia Forum

The Australian Capital Territory government has selected architects to design the new Canberra convention centre. Read more...

17 February 2015 - China launches infra fund

China has officially launched its new $40bn infrastructure fund, which will be used to finance ‘Belt and Road’ initiatives in the country. Read more...

16 February 2015 - Philippines approves four more PPPs

The Philippines National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has approved six new infrastructure projects, including four PPP deals. Read more...

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Clarity at last?

Lord Adonis’s willingness to use private finance offers the potential of a coherent infrastructure financing policy after the election

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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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