Malaysia opens 1-GW solar tender under COVID-19 recovery plan

The Gebeng solar park in Malaysia. The Malaysian government has opened a 1-GW tender for solar projects under the fourth round of its Large Scale Solar (LSS) procurement programme. The competitive bidding process was launched on May 31, the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) announced. It explained that the competition was offering the largest volume in a single ...

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Landmark Public Procurement Bill soon up for debate

House of Assembly NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Government tabled landmark legislation last week that will substantially change how contracts are awarded throughout the entire public service. The Public Procurement Bill, 2020, will be debated in the House of Assembly following the adoption of the FY2020/21 Annual Budget. The new rules will govern how government contracts for goods and services are ...

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Bids to change govt confirmed

Edward Linggu KOTA KINABALU: Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (STAR) Sabah has confirmed rumours of attempts to change the Sabah state government after the denial by Parti Warisan Sabah permanent chairman Datuk VK Liew. STAR Sabah strategic director Edward Linggu yesterday said that the party would work with other leaders in the state to topple the state government led by Datuk ...

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Denver RFP For Land Survey Professional Services On-Call

A Pre-Submittal Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. MST, June 9, 2020, via teleconference – To access the meeting, please call 720-388-6219. The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, City and County of Denver, has issued a Request for Qualifications (the “RFQ”) for services for the project named above. A link to the RFQ documents can be found at www.work4denver.com. RFQ ...

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Japan’s Wakayama Prefecture Delaying Time Line to Select Integrated Resort Casino Partner

The Wakayama Prefecture government in Japan is extending its deadline to select which integrated resort (IR) casino operator to partner with from this November to January 2021. Wakayama will take additional time before settling on an integrated casino resort. GGRAsia confirmed the delay, local authorities telling the media outlet that the decision was made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Prime ...

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Research Shows 3 Ways Communications Pros Can Win More RFPs

Submitting a Request for Proposal (RFP) is like sending a pitch: it’s your opportunity to stand out with a personalized approach, and ultimately win business. However, even for the most well-run agencies, crafting high-quality proposals can be challenging, given that RFPs are often time consuming and lack clear processes. And, according to Loopio’s RFP Management Benchmarks & 2020 Trends Report — which surveyed 500 individuals ...

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RFP face mask order provides opportunity for tribal seamstresses

Boxes of masks ordered through a RFP from tribal seamstresses. FORT HALL — An official Request for Proposal (RFP) for face masks was issued to Shoshone-Bannock Tribal members on Wednesday, May 6.Tribal Public Affairs Office is requesting tribal vendors to make fitted face masks that can be provided for government employees to wear at work.Public Affairs Manager Randy’L Teton said ...

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Plan to cap numbers at UK universities to go ahead

DfE in England rejects opposition from devolved administrations Students at Aberystwyth university in Wales after receiving their degrees in 2019. The UK government is going ahead with controversial plans to limit the number of students from England who can enrol at universities in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, rejecting opposition from the devolved administrations. Education ministers from Scotland and Wales angrily denounced the ...

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Duluth Transit Authority -Request for Proposals

Duluth Transit Authority Request for Proposals Comprehensive Operational Analysis Notice is hereby given that the Duluth Transit Authority is seeking Proposals from qualified individuals or firms to assist in the development of a Comprehensive Operational Analysis and Service Design Recommendation Study, with scheduling support. Sealed responses must be delivered to the DTA, 2402 West Michigan Street, Duluth, MN 55806, on ...

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Form 8-K MOLINA HEALTHCARE, INC. For: May 29

Molina Healthcare Wins Kentucky Medicaid Contract LONG BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 29, 2020–Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: MOH) today announced that its Kentucky health plan subsidiary has been selected as an awardee pursuant to the statewide Medicaid managed care RFP issued on January 10, 2020 by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), Department for Medicaid Services (DMS). The new contract ...

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Business leader calls for government to be honest about fiscal situation as House reopens June 9

House of Assembly to conduct public business with all MHAs Richard Alexander, executive director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Employers’ Council, wants government to plan to fix its fiscal problems now rather than wait for a new premier. The provincial government is reopening the House of Assembly on June 9, and some people in the business community say it couldn’t ...

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Clearfield County Request for Proposals Title Abstracting/ Title Insurance Services

Details for Clearfield County Request for Proposals Title Abstracting/ Title Insurance Services Clearfield County Request for Proposals Title Abstracting/ Title Insurance Services Clearfield County is seeking proposals from qualified title abstracting/ title insurance service providers for the County’s Farm Land Preservation Program for a three (3) year period to encompass years 2020, 2021, and 2022. Copies of the request for proposal ...

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Chief of Party, USAID/Colombia Venezuela Response and Integration (VRI), Bogotá, Colombia

Proposal Summary: USAID/Colombia anticipates releasing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Venezuela Response and Integration (VRI) IDIQ, which will include an initial $36-40 million task order, the Migration Management Activity. This task order will build the Colombian government’s capacity, at national and local levels, to develop and implement an approach to respond effectively to the mass migration from Venezuela. ...

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KiwiRail to procure new generation of Interislander ferries

The new ferries will be the first New Zealand has introduced to the Interislander fleet in over 25 years New Zealand operator KiwiRail has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to find a preferred shipyard to build two new-generation Interislander ferries. The Interislander ferries are extensions of New Zealand’s State Highway 1 and the Main Trunk Line across the Cook ...

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Japan’s Wakayama delays casino RFP, cites pandemic

The authorities in Japan’s Wakayama prefecture (pictured) announced on Monday that they would only aim to select by January 2021 – instead of mid-November this year – a private-sector partner for the prefecture’s tilt at having a casino complex or integrated resort (IR). The prefecture confirmed to GGRAsia in an email that the Covid-19 emergency recently experienced by Japan had ...

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UK takes steps to shield tech firms from aggressive foreign takeovers

Acquisition bids from abroad will come an under increased level of scrutiny Within the next few weeks, the UK government is expected to table the National Security Investment Bill, designed to protect home-grown technology firms from aggressive foreign takeover. First discussed in 2017, the bill will see foreign acquisition bids come under an increased level of scrutiny and introduce a ...

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Victoria commissioners Janak, Ives object again to revised purchasing policy

Victoria County Commissioners Court Victoria County commissioners delayed for the second time approval of a new purchasing policy for the county after two members of the court opposed some of its requirements. Though several tweaks were made to the first draft of the policy that the court reviewed on May 18, commissioners Kevin Janak and Clint Ives on Monday said ...

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37 Shouson Hill Road: Will buyers pay top dollar for the US government’s prime Hong Kong property?

Buyers are likely to balk at the HK$3.1 billion to HK$5 billion estimates for the six mansions in the current economic and political climate, say market observersThe property could fetch as much as 20 per cent discount to similar sized plot in the same neighbourhood bought by China Resources in 2018 The exterior of 37 Shouson Hill Road property. The ...

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BTr awards T-bills across-the-board due to high demand

MANILA – Demand for government securities continues, resulting in the doubling of the award for non-competitive bids for the Philippines’ 91-day and 364-day Treasury bill (T-bill) Monday.  The average rate of the three-month paper declined to 2.046 percent, the 182-day to 2.118 percent, and the one-year to 2.42 percent.  These were at 2.058 percent, 2.114 percent, and 2.508 percent during the ...

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Vatican centralizes contracting to cut waste, corruption

ROME (AP) — Gone are the days of the half-million euro Christmas Nativity scene in St. Peter’s Square. The Vatican is centralizing its contracting and procurement procedures in a bid to cut waste, root out corruption and bring the Holy See’s finances into the 21st century. Pope Francis approved new norms governing contract bids and purchasing in his latest effort ...

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