The case of Port Klang
The Malaysian government has improved the capacity and efficiency of its port infrastructure by involving the private sector. This case study reviews the development of the largest port in the country, Port Klang, and considers the role of the public partner when ports are privately operated.
Lessons learned in the aftermath of the crisis
Private participation in infrastructure has taken two distinct forms in the developing world. The first model, applied primarily in Latin America, focuses on privatization of existing infrastructure assets. The second, applied largely in East Asia, focuses on retaining existing assets in the public sector but seeking private sector involvement to augment capacity through new greenfield investments. The financial crisis that emerged in East Asia in mid-1997 threatened to undermine much of the progress the region had made in applying this second model to mobilize private investment and financing for infrastructure. This report describes the background of the 1997 financial crisis in East Asia and its impact on private investment in the...
Urban rail concessions in Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Manila
This study focuses the role of private concessions in developing urban mass rapid transit systems in East Asian cities. It is primarily founded on the experiences of Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Manila and the comparator cities of London , Singapore and Hong Kong.
Public-Private Partnerships for School Education in Asia
In this paper, the authors describe why public-private partnerships (PPPs) should be considered as a potential approach for improving education outcomes in Asia. Theyhighlight several interesting models that are emerging across the region, including case examples from Malaysia, Pakistan, Hong Kong and India, as well as the neighbouring geographies of Australia and New Zealand. Further, the authors describe the challenges that PPP models often encounter, especially in Asia. Finally, they outline some key success factors to consider as government and private players increasingly engage in such partnerships, drawing on learnings from within Asia and other parts of the world.
Act 589, 1998
This is an Act to provide for the establishment of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission with powers to supervise and regulate the communications and multimedia activities in Malaysia, and to enforce the communications and multimedia laws of Malaysia, and for related matters.
Garis Panduan: Kerjasama Awam-Swasta (Public-Private Partnership-PPP)
The government of Malaysia’s policy framework and procurement process for PPPs are outlined in this document.