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21 May 2015 - CalPERS and QIC form partnership

One of the largest American pension funds has signed a deal with Australian fund manager QIC to invest in infrastructure in the Asia Pacific region. Read more...

21 May 2015 - World Bank offers Indonesia support

The World Bank has offered Indonesia up to $11bn in new financing to shore up its ambitious infrastructure plans. Read more...

21 May 2015 - Asia ‘ripe for PPPs’

Most countries in Asia-Pacific have the tools needed to improve their infrastructure and deliver PPP projects, a new report has claimed. Read more...

21 May 2015 - Two in for Calax

Two teams have submitted bids for the re-tendered Cavite – Laguna Expressway (Calax) project in the Philippines. Read more...

20 May 2015 - PPP expert killed in Afghanistan

Expert caught in Taleban bomb blast; had been working to develop PPPs with Afghan government Read more...

20 May 2015 - Kyrgyzstan seeks PPP adviser

A request for proposals (RFP) has been issued for consultants to advise the Kyrgyz Ministry of Health on the implementation of PPP models in the health sector. Read more...

20 May 2015 - Indonesia plans seaport PPPs

The Indonesian National Development Planning Board (Bappenas) is planning to deliver seven seaport PPPs across the country. Read more...

20 May 2015 - China signs fund with Lat Am

PPP a theme in new $30bn industrial fund to create greater cooperation between China and Latin America Read more...

19 May 2015 - China to streamline PPP process

The Chinese government has agreed to implement changes to the way in which it approves PPP schemes in an effort to increase use of the model. Read more...

18 May 2015 - PPP scrapped for Kerala Metro

The proposed light metro project in Kerala will not proceed on a PPP basis after advisers opposed the funding route – despite the state’s finance department having previously recommended PPP. Read more...

18 May 2015 - Thailand firming up rail PPP

The Thai government is putting the final touches on the draft agreement for the Bangkok-Chang Mai high-speed railway as the memorandum of cooperation is set to sign next week. Read more...

15 May 2015 - Aussie rail takes top prize at Partnerships Awards

Mersey Gateway among winners; strong performance for European projects; successes for Scottish and Irish agencies Read more...

15 May 2015 - ADB to support Philippines rail

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has thrown its weight behind the Philippines North-South Railway South Line project. Read more...

11 May 2015 - Jakarta board changes ‘threaten PPPs’

The decision to scrap the position of deputy chief for infrastructure at Jakarta’s National Development Planning Board (Bappenas) could threaten the future of a number of PPPs in Indonesia, experts have warned. Read more...

11 May 2015 - Philippines seeks Canada PPP funds

Philippines president Benigno Aquino is seeking Canadian investment in the development of the country’s PPP deals. Read more...

7 May 2015 - Vietnam unveils waterways PPPs

Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport is planning a series of PPP projects focused on improving its waterways. Read more...

6 May 2015 - Philippines prison deadline extended

The pre-qualification deadline for the Philippines’ first prison PPP project has been extended to give bidders more time. Read more...

6 May 2015 - Transfield Services eyes American opportunities

Contractor Transfield Services continues to see good opportunities in the north American PPP market, particularly in the roads sector. Read more...

5 May 2015 - ADB, banks in PPP tie-up

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a co-advisory agreement with eight of the world’s leading commercial banks that will help develop PPPs and critical infrastructure in Asia. Read more...

5 May 2015 - Vietnam confident on highway targets

Vietnam’s Deputy Transport Minister has said he is "confident" the country can reach its goal of completing 2,000km of highways by 2020. Read more...

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Rocky road ahead

The UK General Election may not have produced the stability investors would have hoped for – even with a Conservative majority

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Funding Netherlands

Could the Dutch PPP market be the one that never grows old, Amanda Nicholls asks the Ministry of Finance’s PPP Coordinator Erik Jan Snik

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