Thursday, July 21, 2011

Philippines Starts Bidding Process for Infrastructure Projects

The Philippine government has started the bidding process for infrastructure projects with the smallest of the 10 projects that it plans to open for bidding this year.  The first project is the proposed Daang Hari-South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) Link in the Province of Cavite, one of the fastest growing areas near Metro Manila. Interested parties can begin the pre-qualification process now, with initial documents due before the end of September.  For more details, click here.

Philippine American Chamber to Host Infrastructure Conference

The Philippine American Chamber of Commerce will host a conference on Philippine Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects on September 21, 2011 in New York City. Speakers will include senior government officials responsible for major infrastructure projects, executives from private-sector companies in the Philippines, and representatives of global infrastructure development and finance companies. For more details, go to the Chamber's web site at