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3 Chinese firms interested in Kaliwa dam

By Victor V. Saulon, Sub-Editor METROPOLITAN WATERWORKS and Sewerage System (MWSS) expects three Chinese companies to secure procurement documents for the Kaliwa dam project which will be bid out in March, its top official said. MWSS Administrator Reynaldo V. Velasco said funding for the project is already available through official development assistance (ODA) from China, […].....»»

Category: newsSource: bworldonline bworldonlineFeb 16th, 2018

Watchdog warns vs signing Kaliwa Dam loan deal with China

An economic watchdog on Wednesday warned the Duterte government not to sign the bilateral loan agreement to fund the Kaliwa Dam project during the visit of China President Xi Jin Ping.   The Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) said the attached loan conditions had terms that were "patently unfavorable" for the Philippines.   "We fear that in the rush to get the project signed, the legitimate concerns of key stakeholders including indigenous peoples, local government units and local communities are being ignored," FDC president Rene Ofreneo said.   For instance, FDC cited the condition of limiting project bidders to only Chinese firms, adding that the co...Keep on reading: Watchdog warns vs signing Kaliwa Dam loan deal with China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

BoI: Chinese firms bullish on investing

Chinese companies remain upbeat about investing in the Philippines with a 30-man delegation recently in the country to scout for opportunities, the Board of Investments said on Friday. The Chinese delegation, led by Director Wang Kewen of the China Overseas Development Association (CODA), was said to be interested in the infrastructure, energy, industrial parks and [...] The post BoI: Chinese firms bullish on investing appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 26th, 2018

PEZA says Chinese, Japanese firms interested in mining investments

THE Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said it has received expressions of interest from foreign minerals firms, indicating possible new entrants since the disruptions caused by a crackdown on the industry ordered by former Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Regina Paz L. Lopez. PEZA Director-General Charito B. Plaza said the approaches are from “Japanese and […] The post PEZA says Chinese, Japanese firms interested in mining investments appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 1st, 2018

EU should worry about Huawei, other Chinese firms – official

BRUSSELS, Belgium – The European Union and its citizens should be "worried" about telecoms giant Huawei and other Chinese firms that cooperate with Beijing's intelligence services, a senior EU official warned Friday, December 7. European Commission Vice President Andrus Ansip issued the remarks after Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

Manila Water, Maynilad back new dam project | Inquirer News

The country's top water firms---Manila Water and Maynilad Water Services---have thrown their full support behind the New Centennial Water Source Project-Kaliwa Dam that will provide additional 600.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

9 Chinese firms join 10th defense expo | The Manila Times Online

Nine Chinese military trade companies are participating in the 10th edition of the International Defense Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS-2018) that opened at the Karachi Expo Center in Pakistan on Tuesd.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

China surveillance firms face backlash amid Xinjiang crackdown – Al Jazeera

The video screen shows a constant procession of Chinese citizens moving past a camera at what appears to be a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

Water firms back Kaliwa Dam

Water firms back Kaliwa Dam.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 18th, 2018

CEZA to host $1-billion high speed train facility, training hub

Chinese firms Eminova Asset Management Ltd. and Hunan Goke Maglev Technology Development Ltd. are setting up a $1-billion training and production center for Maglev trains in Sta. Ana, Cagayan, the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

More foreign players join third telco contest

Two foreign players, including the Chinese firm said last year to be preferred by President Rodrigo Duterte, have joined the race to become the Philippines’ third major telco. Selection documents have been purchased by China Telecommunications Corp. and Austria’s Mobiltel Holding GmbH, who join Norway’s Telenor Group and five domestic firms that earlier this week… link: More foreign players join third telco contest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

More foreign players join third telco contest

Two foreign players, including the Chinese firm said last year to be preferred by President Rodrigo Duterte, have joined the race to become the Philippines’ third major telco. Selection documents have been purchased by China Telecommunications Corp. and Austria’s Mobiltel Holding GmbH, who join Norway’s Telenor Group and five domestic firms that earlier this week [...] The post More foreign players join third telco contest appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Peza says big Chinese firms relocating to PH

Peza says big Chinese firms relocating to PH Source link link: Peza says big Chinese firms relocating to PH.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Peza says big Chinese firms relocating to PH

Peza says big Chinese firms relocating to PH.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Philippines seen as new front for war among Chinese fintech firms

The Philippines will likely become the latest financial technology battleground for Chinese tech players......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

Dumagats’ protest against Chinese-funded Kaliwa-Kanan-Laiban dam

The steps of the Chinese Embassy were made red by the placards, traditional attire and mamá (betel nut) of Dumagat leaders representing villages to be submerged by the New Centennial Water Source Project (NCWS) as they protest against the building of a series of mega dams in the Sierra Madre Mountain Ranges......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

PLDT inks deal with foreign firms for Voyager

PLDT, Inc. announced on Thursday it has signed an agreement to sell separately $175 million worth of shares in its digital innovations unit Voyager Innovations, Inc. to a group of foreign investors led by investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) and Chinese tech company Tencent Holdings Ltd. The post PLDT inks deal with foreign firms for Voyager appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Pagcor cracks down on illegal online gaming operators

Gaming regulators have begun a crackdown on firms engaging in the lucrative online gaming business, including ramped up raids on unlicensed operations employing improperly documented Chinese worker.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

P200-M mine project ‘rape’ of environment

DETAINED Sen. Leila de Lima on Tuesday expressed grave concern over a Chinese-funded nickel mining project in Candelaria, Zambales. News reports showed that Fujian Hengrun Investment Co. Ltd of China and Filipino firms Westchinamin Corp. and Easternreach Mining Group Inc. have agreed to put up the P200-million ferro-nickel plant. De Lima, chairman of the Senate Committee on… link: P200-M mine project ‘rape’ of environment.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Not Made in China: Chinese firms shift production overseas to avoid US tariffs

A growing number of Chinese companies are adopting a crafty way to evade US President Donald Trump's tariffs: remove the 'Made in China' label by shifting production to countries suc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

PH offering 500 hectares in New Clark City to Chinese firms

The state-run Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) is eyeing to allot 300-500 hectares (ha) of land within the soon-to-rise New Clark City for a planned industrial park hosting Chinese.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018