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26 April 2017 - Philippines delays airports deadline

The government of the Philippines has delayed the deadline for the submission of qualification documents for its regional airports PPP projects. Read more...

24 April 2017 - Thailand amends PPP law

The Thai government has agreed to change its PPP Act in an effort to speed up the procurement process. Read more...

24 April 2017 - Spotless rejects Downer offer

The directors of Australian services firm Spotless have formally recommended to shareholders to reject Downer’s offer. Read more...

24 April 2017 - Multilaterals target private infra investment

Some of the world’s major multilateral development banks have agreed to step up efforts to encourage private investors into PPPs. Read more...

24 April 2017 - Queensland seeks renewables partner

The Queensland government is seeking expressions of interest to develop, finance, maintain and operate a renewable power plant on a 1,248 hectare site. Read more...

21 April 2017 - Atkins board agrees to acquisition

The board of UK engineering giant WS Atkins has agreed terms of a cash acquisition by Canada’s SNC-Lavalin. Read more...

20 April 2017 - KWM hires Hong Kong PPP expert

Law firm King & Wood Mallesons has expanded its construction practice in Hong Kong with the appointment of a new head of projects. Read more...

20 April 2017 - IFM agrees Samsung tie-up

Australian investor IFM Investors has agreed a deal with Samsung Asset Management to create a new infrastructure debt fund. Read more...

19 April 2017 - Aussie rail terminal tendered

A regional council in New South Wales is seeking a private partner to construct and operate an intermodal freight terminal. Read more...

19 April 2017 - Philippines launches infra portal

The Government of the Philippines has launched the Philippine Infrastructure Transportation Portal, an online system with details of several PPPs at various stages. Read more...

13 April 2017 - Cimic sees 'solid' project pipeline

Cimic Group has announced strong results for the three months to the end of March 2017, with support from a “solid” pipeline of projects. Read more...

10 April 2017 - NZ signs schools PPP

The New Zealand government has signed the contract for the third schools PPP bundle. Read more...

10 April 2017 - Fiji mulls health PPPs

Technical consultants are being sought to structure hospital PPPs in Fiji. Read more...

7 April 2017 - Kyrgyzstan lays out PPP prospects

The Minister of Economy of Kyrgyzstan has addressed the prospects for the development of the PPP market in the country. Read more...

6 April 2017 - UN hosts partnerships forum

Senior United Nations officials have held high-level discussions on how to promote infrastructure growth through partnerships. Read more...

5 April 2017 - EBRD targets Jordan, Kazakhstan

Jordan and Kazakhstan offer a significant infrastructure investment opportunity over the coming years, according to a top official at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Read more...

5 April 2017 - Study approved for Phil BRT PPP

A feasibility study for a new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in the Philippines has been approved by the government. Read more...

4 April 2017 - EoI for Sri Lanka LRT

The government of Sri Lanka is seeking expressions of interest (EoI) to implement the proposed Western Region Light Rail Transit Network (LRT) under a PPP scheme. Read more...

3 April 2017 - UK firms eye Phil PPPs

A delegation of UK government officials and companies have visited the Philippines in search of PPP opportunities. Read more...

31 March 2017 - Australia launches PPP agency

The Australian government has launched the Infrastructure and Projects Financing Agency to “significantly” increase private sector financing. Read more...

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Here we go again

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to call a General Election creates further uncertainty and delay – just as the country’s infrastructure market thought it might be getting somewhere

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World View

Laurence Carter, senior director of the World Bank’s PPP group, tells Amanda Nicholls about a new culture of collaboration between the development agencies

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