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Monthly Archives: August, 2005

Marina to assess domestic security

Major domestic lines in the Philippines will soon be required to have their security and sea marshal onboard assessed by the Maritime Industry Authority.The...

Businessmen, truckers, police renew drive against hijacking

The Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) and the Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) want to reimpose its earlier agreement...

Grain traders want road user’s tax amendment

THE Philippine Confederation of Grain Association (PhilConGrain) is urging government to amend Republic Act 8794 or the Road User's Tax, particularly its sixth section.Section...

Batangas port calls hinge on volume

THE Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) does not expect to woo back vessel operators that dropped calls at Batangas port unless there is enough activity...

Semiconductor exports up 6.8% in May

SEMICONDUCTOR exports grew 6.8% to $1.55 billion in May, up from the $1.45 billion registered for the same period last year.Figures from the Semiconductor...

FPI wants import substitution

THE Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI) has proposed to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo the passage of a directive asking all government agencies and offices to...

Finance asked to fast track ruling on anti-smuggling scheme

LOCAL industries want the Department of Finance (DOF) to fast track issuance of its opinion on whether the Bureau of Customs (BOC) can tap...

Import tariff may be increased by one percentage point

THE Department of Finance (DOF) will increase import tariff across the board by one percentage point starting this month to cushion losses from delays...

Marina sees no hike in freight rates

THE Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) sees no increase in local freight rates despite escalating fuel prices and the ongoing political turmoil in the country.Marina...

Marina wants safety board in place

THE Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is batting for the creation of a National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) that will handle all accidents in the...
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