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Philippines approves 7 infras worth $2.49bn

Philippines' government, led by the Macros administration, has approved 7 infrastructure projects with a total investment value of $2.49 billion

ADB appoints Wijayatunga as senior director

Manila-headquartered Asian Development Bank has announced that it has appointed Priyantha Wijayatunga as its new senior director of Energy, Sectors Group

ADB proposes business models for RTSs in India

The Asian Development Bank has proposed 4 business models for the deployment of rooftop solar (RTS) systems in India, with utilities as primary stakeholders

BNDES finances São Paulo train system

BNDES has approved R$ 4.6 billion in financial support to the concessionaire company of Lines 8 and 9 of the Metropolitan Train System of São Paulo, Viamobilidade

China eyes over $14bn funding in the Philippines

Philippines has received pledges of more than $14 billion loans and investments from China for its infrastructure and energy sectors

GuarantCo backs Cambodia’s rail bonds

Royal Railway Cambodia has raised $24 million from GuarantCo-backed dual-tranche notes that includes the nation’s first listed infrastructure bond

Advisory RFP for Alberta healthcare P3

The Government of Alberta has issued an RFP seeking a consulting firm to provide transaction advisory services for its Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre redevelopment project

Peruvian port receives additional financing

The Salaverry Port Terminal PPP has secured $115 million in financing to improve the sustainability of its operations, according to Peru's private investment agency ProInversión

SPIC Brasil lands BNB loan for wind farms

SPIC Brasil has landed financing for 3 wind projects the energy generation company is planning in the country

ADB, India sign $350m Chennai metro rail

Asian Development Bank and the government of India have signed a $350 million loan to upgrade a brownfield metro rail system in southern India

ADB, India ink $1.22bn infra loans

Asian Development Bank and the Government of India have signed loan agreements totaling $1.22 billion for developing infrastructure in Indian states

BNDES approves financing for biogas and electricity plant

Brazilian development bank BNDES has granted UISA Geo Biogás an R$80 million loan to construct an industrial unit producing biomethane and electricity from sugarcane residue

AIIB approves Alexandria metro loan

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has approved a €250 million loan for the €1.6 billion Alexandria Metro project in Egypt

Toyo seals EPC, fund agreements for Vietnam coal

Malaysia-based Toyo Ventures has progressed with the 2.12GW Song Hau 2 coal-fired power plant worth $3.243 billion in southern Vietnam by arrangements of EPC and MLA

EXCLUSIVE Peruvian airport expansion financed

Lima Airport Partners, the Peruvian subsidiary of German transport company Fraport Group, has signed a $1.25 billion contract to expand Lima’s Jorge Chávez International Airport

Colombia revives railway corridor

The Colombian government has announced the signing of a pre-feasibility contract for the revival of the Red Férrea del Pacífico railroad PPP and its connection to the Corredor Férreo Central

AIIB proposes $50m for China rural rooftop solar

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is considering a $50 million loan to China-based Chongho Bridge Management to distribute rooftop solar power generation in rural China

AfDB approves loan for AMEA Power’s Metbassta IPP

The African Development Bank has approved of up to $37.3 million in loans for the $100 million, 100MW Metbassta solar independent power project being developed in the Kairouan Governorate, Tunisia

Haryana rail project secures $128m

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has approved a $128 million funding for a railway project in northern India