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Copies of Philippine Government Contracts with China

Requested from GPPB by J. Real at 10:42 AM on Aug 04, 2021.
Purpose: Thesis
Date of Coverage: 08/04/2016 - 08/04/2021
Tracking no: #GPPB-424502850278

Real 10:42 AM, Aug 04, 2021

Good day.

I would like to request for copies of the following contracts of the Philippine Government with the Chinese Government or private entities:

1. Memorandum of Understanding to Facilitate Cooperation on Developing Oil and Gas Resources in the West Philippine Sea; and

2. Contracts Over the Infrastructure Flagship Projects on Kaliwa Dam and the Chico River Pump Irrigation. 

These will be used strictly for academic and thesis purposes.

Thank you for your kind help and assistance.

August 11, 2021

Dear Ms. Real,


Thank you for your request dated Aug 04, 2021 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Copies of Philippine Government Contracts with China.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, we regret to inform you that this Office does not have the information you are requesting.  The GPPB-TSO does not have in its possession copies of said contracts as the ones keeping copies of government contracts are the agencies involved on said undertaking.

However, you may wish to contact the Department of Energy or the Philippine National Oil Company if they are the agencies involved for the oil and resources development at the West Philippine Sea, and the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage Systems and the National Irrigation Authority for the Kaliwa Dam and Chico River Pump Irrigation Project, respectively.  You may also resubmit your request to the eFOI portal of said government agencies.

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Thank you.

GPPB-TSO FOI Receiving Officer

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