Philippines: Firms urged to bid for govt procurement deals

10 Sep 2018: The Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) called on the private sector to participate in biddings for government procurement deals after upgrading its portal. PhilGEPS Executive Director Rosa Clemente said over the weekend that the government is now upgrading the procurement system. Clemente said this is expected to increase not only the number of users but also improve the quality of auctioned goods or services due to competition.