• 05 March 2015
TAGAYTAY CITY, Cavite, March 5 -- The Aquino administration wants to leave a legacy of an enduring public private partnership (PPP) program through the creation of a solid legal policy framework, PPP Center Executive Director Cosette Canilao has said.This policy framework will ensure transparency, predictability, tested procedures and standard contract agreements that uphold reasonable returns and fair risk allocation, Canilao said in her welcome remarks during the opening the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) PPP Experts Advisory Council Meeting held at the Taal Vista Hotel here Wednesday.The PPP Center is also active in building the capacity of its stakeholders, Canilao said, noting that last year, more than 90 local government units (LGUs), 63 government-owned and controlled corporations, 81 national government agencies, and eight academic institutions were capacitated by the center.This initiative will ensure that these stakeholders have the skills and knowledge to develop well-structured PPP projects, she said.The PPP center has also partnered with international institutions to further improve the capacity of the center, the LGUs and other partners, she added."We have ...Read more

PPP program developing 61 projects worth $26 billion, official says

 CENTRAL  05 March 2015
TAGAYTAY CITY, Cavite, March 5 -- The Philippine government achieved a milestone last year in the implementation of its public private partnership (PPP) program, with 61 PPP projects in the pipeline worth $26 billion, PPP Center Executive Director Cosette Canilao said."Twenty-fourteen was a year th ...Read more

PNoy witnesses turnover of Special Action Force command to new leader

 CENTRAL  05 March 2015
MANILA, March 5 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday witnessed the turnover of the leadership of the Philippine National Police – Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) to Chief Superintendent Moro Virgilio Lazo from Officer-in-Charge Noli Taliño.The ceremony was held at 1:40 p.m. at the SAF H ...Read more