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23 January 2015 - NZ to invest in school infra

The New Zealand government is to pump $650m into the country’s school infrastructure this year. Read more...

23 January 2015 - Auckland mulls tram PPP

Auckland Transport is considering the development of a new light rail network that could be funded by private finance. Read more...

23 January 2015 - Indonesia sets out infra plans

Indonesia’s government has revealed that it can only afford to fund 30% of its infrastructure programme over the next five years, with the rest to be made up by the private sector. Read more...

22 January 2015 - Biggest Philippines deal approved

The largest deal to be delivered under the Philippines PPP programme has become one of five new schemes to be approved by the Investment Coordinating Committee – Cabinet Committee. Read more...

21 January 2015 - Indonesia to amend PPP regs

The government of Indonesia is finalising two amendments to its PPP and land acquisition laws to boost new projects and growth in the country. Read more...

20 January 2015 - Hong Kong firm acquires Eversholt Rail

Eversholt Investment Group has announced the sale of its stake in the UK rolling stock operator Eversholt Rail. Read more...

16 January 2015 - Hogan Lovells boosts Vietnamese team

Law firm Hogan Lovells has appointed a new head to its Southeast Asia practice in Vietnam. Read more...

16 January 2015 - Goa extends airport deadline

The Government of Goa has extended the deadline for bids for the Mopa Airport PPP Read more...

15 January 2015 - India urged to use care home PPPs

A judge from Bombay High Court in India has publicly suggested that the state government needs to set up PPPs to build old age homes for elder citizens. Read more...

14 January 2015 - Megawide team in pole for Philippines terminal

A consortium comprising Megawide Construction has emerged as the frontrunner for the Philippines Southwest Terminal of the Integrated Transport System (ITS) project. Read more...

13 January 2015 - ADB backs Indonesian infra

The president of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has pledged his commitment to supporting Indonesia’s infrastructure ambitions. Read more...

13 January 2015 - Philippines delays Laguna Dike deadline

The deadline for interested parties to submit their qualification documents for the Laguna Lakeshore Expressay-Dike project has been pushed back by over a month. Read more...

12 January 2015 - Philippines approves first local gov PPP

Philippines agency the Investment Coordination Committee – Cabinet Committee has backed the first PPP deal in the country to be delivered by a local government unit (LGU). Read more...

12 January 2015 - New Zealand joins AIIB

New Zealand has become the latest country to join the newly launched Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Read more...

9 January 2015 - Philippines improves PPP transparency

The Philippines PPP Center has launched new measures designed to increase transparency in its schemes. Read more...

7 January 2015 - Aussie East-West Link authority disbanded

The Victoria government has announced plans to disband the Linking Melbourne Authority, which was to manage the state’s East-West Link PPP project. Read more...

6 January 2015 - Chinese PPP fund launched

A Chinese company has raised $960m for a new PPP fund to invest in potential projects within the country. Read more...

5 January 2015 - Davao seeking separate airport tender

The Regional Development Council of Davao in the Philippines is seeking permission to seek a separate contract for its airport project instead of the deal being procured under the country’s PPP program. Read more...

24 December 2014 - India auditor slams highway deals

The Indian National Auditor has revealed a number of irregularities in various highway PPP deals across the country. Read more...

23 December 2014 - Philippines targets 9 PPPs in 2015

Nine PPP projects will be rolled out across the Philippines over the next 12 months, according to PPP Center chief executive Cosette Canilao. Read more...

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Silly season begins

Recent claims and counterclaims over the Green Investment Bank look likely to be the first salvo in a long election battle, in which infrastructure is set to be in the firing line

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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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