Palace adviser wants vaccines-for-pay led by private hospitals

PRIVATE hospitals need to be deputized to procure and administer the new class of bivalent vaccines for recipients deemed non-priority who are willing to pay, according to Presidential Adviser Jose Maria A. Concepcion III. Mr. Concepion, the Go Negosyo founder who is also a member of the government’s Private Sector Advisory Council, said private hospitals […]

House climate change committee to tap public, private sector experts for bills on green economy 

THE HOUSE Committee on Climate Change will tap public and private sector experts to help enhance proposed laws aimed at creating a more green Philippine economy and protect sectors most vulnerable to climate change.    Negros Oriental Rep. Jocelyn Sy Limkaichong, vice chair of the committee, said via e-mail that there are pending measures in Congress […]

Land acquisition, right of way seen as key hurdles for PPP projects

REFORMS to streamline the process for land acquisition and obtaining right of way will remove the biggest hurdles to projects pursued under public-private partnership (PPP) arrangements, infrastructure stakeholders said. “The challenge is acquiring the right of way and the get the balance of risk allocation right between the private and public sector,” Asian Development Bank […]

Marcos: Private help needed to ‘green’ economy

PRESIDENT Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. called on the private sector to help in the “greening” of the economy, calling the building of resiliency to climate change a top administration priority. Government agencies, private companies, non-government organizations, and the academic community must work together “to steer our practices and systems towards a greener direction,” Mr. Marcos […]

Private school enrollment drops in CV

THE Department of Education (DepEd) Central Visayas has acknowledged a low enrollment turnout in private schools for the school year 2022-2023, citing the parents’ financial difficulties as one of the main reasons for the decline.As of September, only about 200,000 enrollees were listed by private schools in the region, while about 1.8 million were enrolled […]

TR Capital Positions Firm to Capture Tremendous Growth Opportunity in Southeast Asia with New Singapore Office

SINGAPORE, Sep 16, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – TR Capital, the leading Asian secondary private equity firm, today announced the opening of its fifth office in the APAC region, and the firm’s Southeast Asia Headquarters, in Singapore. Paul Robine, Founder and CEO of TR Capital, said, “We see huge potential in the secondary […]

TheCapitalNet awarded Best Private Market FinTech Solutions Provider 2022 by Wealth & Finance International

MENLO PARK, CA & HYDERBAD, IN, Sep 8, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – TheCapitalNet, Inc., a leading enterprise SaaS and financial technologies company, has been awarded Best Private Markets FinTech Solutions Provider 2022 by Wealth & Finance International. TheCapitalNet was recognized for transforming the private markets and private investments eco-system through technology, while […]

Tell it to SunStar: Revive private schools that shut down

Manila Congressman Joel R. Chua has asked the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) to “have a clear and sustainable program to revive the private schools that shut down.”“Ched should have some sort of PDIC-like subsystem wherein failed schools can be placed under receivership and rehabilitation,” Representative Chua suggested.He prodded […]

XQUI Pioneering the Real Web3 Vision with XQUI DAO Fund Release

The NFT connects investors to a private club, well-researched analytics, and investment products under one DAO. New York, NY, August 15, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – Being an early investor in Web3 does not negate the fact that data matters. XQUI (Exquisite) gives access to deep market analytics, private investment rounds and investment products to generate passive income. The […]