Stalled Turkmenistan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan Railroad on Again (Maybe)

The idea of linking Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan by rail appears to have wheels once more, following reports earlier this year that the project was running short of steam. Back in January, Turkmenistan went cold on the estimated $2 billion link, slated to be part financed by the Asian Development Bank. Ashgabat faulted Afghanistan and […]

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PH PPP program: Of 54 deals, 7 awarded; 20 more at P900B

MANILA, Philippines–It has been battered and bruised but the Aquino administration’s public-private partnership (PPP) program, whose implementers admit is still a work in progress, remains committed to getting crucial infrastructure projects off the ground. PPP projects have continuously drawn the spotlight given the crucial roles they play in driving economic growth today and in the […]

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