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Namsung ship makes inaugural stop in Manila

Namsung ship makes inaugural stop in Manila

Jun. 20 | Starship Ursa, with a capacity of 1,891 twenty-foot equivalent units, serves the ports of Daesan, Busan Old Port, Busan New Port, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila, Ho Chi Minh, and Shekou. Photo courtesy of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. Namsung...

PUV modernization program eyes total overhaul of PH road transport system

PUV modernization program eyes total overhaul of PH road transport system

Jun. 20 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has launched the Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program, a comprehensive, long-term project designed to make PUVs safer and more environment-friendly. The program will introduce the Omnibus Franchising...

Cebu Pacific dominates cargo, passenger traffic on Manila-Sydney route

Cebu Pacific dominates cargo, passenger traffic on Manila-Sydney route

Jun. 20 | Low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific continues to capture the lion’s share of both passenger and cargo traffic between Sydney and Manila going into the first quarter of 2017, data from Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics...

Higher imports, oil prices boost BOC May collection by 3.4%

Higher imports, oil prices boost BOC May collection by 3.4%

Jun. 18 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) collected P39.6 billion in revenue for May 2017, exceeding the target of P38.28 billion by 3.4%. The May collection was also 23.5% higher than the P32.07-billion revenue posted in the same month last year, data from...

PH manufacturing output slips in April

PH manufacturing output slips in April

Jun. 13 | Forecasts for Philippine manufacturing output remain positive despite slower growth recorded for April 2017, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). In the Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries (MISSI) of the Philippine...

NEDA’s ICC green-lights 3 rail projects

NEDA’s ICC green-lights 3 rail projects

Jun. 13 | The Mindanao Railway Project’s (MRP) Tagum-Davao-Digos (TDD) segment and two other rail projects of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) were among the projects recently approved by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board’s...

BOC asked to constantly modernize, innovate

BOC asked to constantly modernize, innovate

Jun. 13 | Aside from revenue generation, the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) performs other equally pivotal roles in the Philippines’ economic development, making it imperative that the agency modernizes and innovates in order to effectively carry out its...

DPWH lines up key infrastructure works to ease Cebu traffic

DPWH lines up key infrastructure works to ease Cebu traffic

Jun. 13 | Photo from www.cebucity.gov.ph The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is ready to implement several major infrastructure projects in Cebu as part of the Philippine administration’s mandate to decongest major thoroughfares and implement an...

PAL reopens Manila-Kuala Lumpur service

PAL reopens Manila-Kuala Lumpur service

Jun. 13 | After a three-year absence, Philippine Airlines (PAL) resumed daily service to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia starting June 8. The decision to return to Kuala Lumpur comes after PAL and Malaysia Airlines expanded their code-share arrangement. The enhancements...

PH Coast Guard takes over nationwide seaports security

PH Coast Guard takes over nationwide seaports security

Jun. 13 | The Philippine Coast Guard has taken over the security supervision of ports, and shipping, whether public or private, including the egress and ingress to all waterways from the Maritime Industry Authority and the Philippine Ports Authority. Photo from...
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