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27 May 2016 - Phil PPP Act delayed

The Philippines PPP Bill will not be passed before the end of the current president’s term, as had previously been hoped. Read more...

27 May 2016 - Northern Territory adds to infra fund

Australia’s Northern Territory government has pledged to increase its investment in its infrastructure development fund. Read more...

26 May 2016 - NZ Budget confirms schools PPP plans

New Zealand’s Budget has included provision for investment in six new schools as part of its third schools PPP project. Read more...

26 May 2016 - Philippines creates ICT department

Philippines President Benigno Aquino has signed into law the creation of a new government department focused on information and technology (ICT), and will help create ICT PPPs. Read more...

26 May 2016 - India seeks advisers for new airport

The government of India is seeking transaction advisers with PPP experience for a greenfield airport project in Gujarat. Read more...

24 May 2016 - Decision on NZ bridge PPP delayed

Auckland Council has deferred making a decision on the PPP to progress the bridge project until June as project funder Morrison & Co announces new chief investment officer (CIO) Read more...

24 May 2016 - UPDATED: FC for Australia light rail PPP

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government and its private partner have reached financial close on the Capital Metro light rail project Read more...

23 May 2016 - Phil to drop flood control in Laguna Dike

The Philippines government is considering taking out the flood control component of the Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike project to make it more palatable to investors. Read more...

18 May 2016 - Australia light rail PPP signed

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government has signed contracts for Canberra’s light rail project PPP Read more...

18 May 2016 - Stepstone hires team from KPMG

Private equity firm StepStone has hired a team of infrastructure investment specialists from KPMG’s Sydney office. Read more...

17 May 2016 - FC for Singapore waste plant

Singapore’s largest waste-to-energy plant has reached financial close. Read more...

16 May 2016 - Phil president plans to accelerate PPPs

New Philippines president, Rodrigo Duterte, has placed accelerating PPP and infrastructure spending at the top of his economic agenda. Read more...

16 May 2016 - Broadspectrum gets Ferrovial board members

Spanish developer Ferrovial has appointed four Spanish members to the Broadspectrum board after its acquisition. Read more...

12 May 2016 - India confirms transit PPP

The Indian government is to begin procurement on its proposed Pod Taxi project after an agreement between the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon. Read more...

12 May 2016 - Thai PPP panel backs third rail line

Thailand’s PPP Policy Committee has approved a 27km extension of an existing rail line, making it the third PPP rail project to be approved in the country. Read more...

12 May 2016 - Mott Mac appoints ME & Asia director

Technical consultancy Mott MacDonald has appointed a PPP expert as its new development director for the Middle East and South East Asia. Read more...

10 May 2016 - Pakistan launches PPP bill

The government of Pakistan has introduced a bill to increase private investment and the use of PPPs for the development of new infrastructure. Read more...

10 May 2016 - EoI for NSW regen PPP

A council in New South Wales is seeking interest in the master planning and redevelopment of a precinct under a possible PPP Read more...

10 May 2016 - Philippines seeks PPP advisers

The Philippines PPP Centre has issued request for qualifications for three PPP advisory services mandates Read more...

9 May 2016 - Australian election called

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has formally triggered federal elections, to take place on 2 July. Read more...

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Keeping positive

The troubles afflicting Edinburgh’s PPP schools should not detract from what the best examples of the model can offer

“The Mood is Very Positive”

Sir John Armitt, Institution of Civil Engineers president, member of the National Infrastructure Commission and chair of the National Needs Assessment, gives his take on the UK’s infrastructure landscape

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