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PH production volume down 6.5% in Oct

PH production volume down 6.5% in Oct

Dec. 18 | Improvement in the delivery of business-related government services as well as innovation across all firm sizes must be aggressively pursued to aid manufacturing output, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippine...

CMA CGM introduces SERENITY as solution to damaged or lost goods

CMA CGM introduces SERENITY as solution to damaged or lost goods

Dec. 18 | Image from www.cma-cgm.com/products-services/serenity French shipping company CMA CGM Group has announced the launch of “SERENITY by CMA CGM,” an innovative offering that deals with unforeseen events during freight transport. This new offering is...

PH Oct exports up 6.6%, imports by 13.1%

PH Oct exports up 6.6%, imports by 13.1%

Dec. 18 | The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) says continued export growth, economic cooperation, and trade facilitation initiatives will sustain trade gains, as total trade recorded double-digit growth in October 2017. NEDA-attached agency...

DOTr orders tighter security for Christmas season

DOTr orders tighter security for Christmas season

Dec. 18 | Maritime agencies under the Department of Transportation (DOTr) are set to activate this week contingency and security measures to ensure the safety and comfort of travelers during the Yuletide season. Dubbed as “Oplan Biyaheng Ayos!: KAPASKUHAN 2017,” ...

P522M in fake fashion brands confiscated in warehouse raid

P522M in fake fashion brands confiscated in warehouse raid

Dec. 18 | Hundreds of boxes of fake products with an estimated worth of P521.93 million were seized by agents of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on December 14 in a raid on a warehouse in Pasay City. Agents from the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service and...

PH reelected to IMO Council, improves category ranking

PH reelected to IMO Council, improves category ranking

Dec. 15 | The Philippines has been reelected to the council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) under Category C for the biennium 2018-2019. Obtaining 124 of the 160 votes cast last December 1, the Philippines was again elected to the IMO Council...

P57.5M worth of shabu declared as toys found at NAIA

P57.5M worth of shabu declared as toys found at NAIA

Dec. 15 | Two shipments containing 11.5 kilograms of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) worth P57.5 million were seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on separate occasions at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). The shipments, which were declared...

A look at Lapeña’s first 100 days at BOC

A look at Lapeña’s first 100 days at BOC

Dec. 11 | Reforms geared towards eradicating corruption and increasing revenues marked the first 100 days in office of Philippine Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña, a Bureau of Customs (BOC) release said. President Rodrigo Duterte in August this year appointed...

Joint foreign chambers in PH push for immediate approval of traffic bill

Joint foreign chambers in PH push for immediate approval of traffic bill

Dec. 10 | The Joint Foreign Chambers (JFC) in the Philippines is urging Congress to pass the traffic and congestion crisis legislation in view of the worsening traffic situation in Metro Manila. “We urge Congress to complete its legislative procedures and approve...

70 more DOF officials subjected to lifestyle checks

70 more DOF officials subjected to lifestyle checks

Dec. 10 | At least 70 more employees in the main office of the Department of Finance (DOF) and its attached agencies such as the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) are targets of lifestyle checks before the year ends. The lifestyle checks,...
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