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Solar PH taps local, foreign partners for new projects

Solar Philippines said Thursday it is speeding up the construction of solar power projects with joint venture partners following the Department of Energy’s declaration of a moratorium on new coal plants......»»

Category: financeSource: thestandard thestandardOct 30th, 2020

DOE invites local, foreign companies to join bidding for geothermal projects

Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said Friday foreign and local companies will be allowed to participate in open and competitive selection process for the development of geothermal resources in the Philippines......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2020

Pangilinan: Laws enough to limit foreign workers in Phl projects

There are enough laws that limit foreign workers from participating in the projects in the Philippines, Senator Francis Pangilinan said on Sunday. “Sa totoo lang, the law is sufficient, the law said local employment, at highly technical lang saka pupunta sa dayuhan, we have to stand up for our Filipino workers,” Pangilinan said in a […] The post Pangilinan: Laws enough to limit foreign workers in Phl projects appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 18th, 2020

FGEN taps foreign firm on LNG project

FGEN LNG Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Gen Corp., said Wednesday it selected the local unit of New Zealand infrastructure company McConnell Dowell as the preferred contractor for the engineering, procurement and construction of its interim offshore liquefied natural gas terminal in Batangas City......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 8th, 2020

Pandemic delays transmission projects

AMID the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) is contending with delays in the completion of transmission projects. “Despite being declared part of essential services, NGCP continues to encounter issues including testing and quarantine variations among LGUs (local government units), contractor and supplier delivery problems, inability of foreign […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2020

SC decision levels playing field for contractors – PCC

The Philippine Competition Commission has lauded the decision of the Supreme Court to declare as unconstitutional the nationality requirement in licensing rules for contractors, saying this would level the playing field for local and foreign firms in construction projects......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

Aboitiz donates weather technology assets to DA, weather bureau

The Aboitiz Group turned over 217 Automated Weather Stations (AWS) sites and over 250 weather technology assets to various government agencies, local government units and non-government organizations as part of efforts to support the development of more community-based development projects and boost the country’s disaster resiliency programs. Rain gauges, solar panels, satellite transmitters, and weather […] The post Aboitiz donates weather technology assets to DA, weather bureau appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 30th, 2020

Vivant taps Malaysia solar firm

The power unit of Vivant Corp. of the Cebu-based Garcia-Escano family has tapped a Malaysian solar firm to build its two solar projects......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 17th, 2020

Chelsea Logistics holds talks with foreign investors

Chelsea Logistics and Infrastructure Holdings Corp. of businessman Dennis Uy is in talks with possible foreign strategic partners to help the local shipping industry survive the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 10th, 2020

A year after reopening: Rehabilitation of Boracay still ongoing

    BORACAY, Philippines – The Boracay Inter-Agency Rehabilitation Management Group (BIARMG) appealed for continued cooperation of all stakeholders as construction projects were still continuing a year after the reopening of Boracay Island. The popular beach destination was reopened to local and foreign tourists on October 26, 2018, some 6 months after ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 26th, 2019

GT Capital seeking partners to develop property in Cavite

GT Capital Holdings, Inc. is looking for local or foreign partners to help develop portions of the P20 billion worth of land it received after its divestment from Property Company of Friends, Inc. (Pro-Friends), a top official said last week......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 20th, 2019

Finance: More foreign banks searching for Philippine partners, says BSP exec

MORE FOREIGN banks have expressed their interest to invest in local banks, a signal of continuous offshore confidence in the local financial system, a central bank official said......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 17th, 2017

More foreign, local firms investing in tourism projects – TIEZA

MANILA, Philippines - More foreign and domestic companies are interested to invest in tourism-related projects now that the government has a proper framework.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2016

TV5 tapping foreign, local content partners

TV5 tapping foreign, local content partners.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 31st, 2016

Opinion: Thinking Beyond Politics -- Victor C. Manhit: "The path to maintaining an upswing in FDI starts at home"

Foreign investments are important in filling the gap that local investments are unable to fulfill. Not only do they fund projects in the Philippines, they also expand Filipinos' technological choices and access to foreign buyers. Where trade flows fast, i.....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 27th, 2016

Corporate News: Ty's Federal Land eyes foreign partners

FEDERAL LAND, Inc. is talking to foreign companies for partnerships in certain projects that the property business of billionaire George S.K. Ty plans to undertake......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 7th, 2016

Duterte taps Arroyo for Clark projects

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as Presidential Adviser on Clark Programs and Projects......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News10 hr. 7 min. ago

INNCO expresses concern over impact of foreign group& rsquo;s donation on local FDA

An umbrella group of more than 35 national consumer organizations expressed concern over the growing influence of foreign grants on health regulators that may adversely affect the campaign to reduce the harm caused by combustible cigarettes in low- and middle-income countries including the Philippines......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 19th, 2020

AgSur LGU hopes to level up with P392-M loan from Landbank

ROSARIO, Agusan del Sur, Nov. 12 - The local government unit (LGU) of Rosario, this province has sought the assistance of Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) to finance priority projects amount.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 13th, 2020

AgSur LGU hopes to level up with P392-M loan from Landbank

ROSARIO, Agusan del Sur, Nov. 12 - The local government unit (LGU) of Rosario, this province has sought the assistance of Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) to finance priority projects amount.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 12th, 2020

GDP forecasts trimmed after Q3 data

Foreign and local analysts further slashed their Philippine economic growth expectations for this year, a day after the government announced that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) fell by 10 percent in the first three quarters of the year. Revised GDP forecasts provided by Fitch Solutions, Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), Capital Economics, ING […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 12th, 2020