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Proposed Changes to RA 9280 and Their Implications

Proposed Changes to RA 9280 and Their Implications

Feb. 26 | IN the coming months (or by next year), we expect possible amendments to RA 9280 either by way of the approval of the pending legislation in Congress or upon adoption and implementation of the Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC). In relation to RKC and other...

Resumption of Customs Audit

Resumption of Customs Audit

Feb. 12 | IN our last article, we mentioned that customs has appointed a new head for the Post Entry Audit Group (PEAG) and that, with the reorganization of the group, we expect a better and more aggressive custom audit program resulting in the issuance of many...

Japanese eye shipyard in Subic

Japanese eye shipyard in Subic

Feb. 5 | THE Shipbuilders’ Association of Japan (SAJ) has expressed interest in setting up a shipyard in Subic, according to Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) chair Feliciano Salonga. Salonga said the SAJ is eyeing a 100-hectare shipbuilding hub in...

Insurance program seen by end-Mar

Insurance program seen by end-Mar

Feb. 5 | THE Maritime Industry Authority (Marina)expects to finalize its passenger insurance program with the Insurance Commission (IC) and ship operators by the end of the first quarter. The approval of the program will serve as the pattern for the cargo insurance...

Hanjin Heavy Industries in an expansion binge at Subic

Hanjin Heavy Industries in an expansion binge at Subic

Feb. 5 | SUBIC- KOREAN shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Co. is looking for another 400-hectare lot inside the Subic Bay Freeport to house its sub-contractors. The lot will be the site for building portions of container vessels which will later...

Conflicting provisions may stump Batangas privatization program

Conflicting provisions may stump Batangas privatization program

Feb. 5 | THE cargo-handling provisions under phase I of the Batangas Port project may hinder the second phase of the port’s planned privatization this year. Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) assistant general manager for engineering Claro Maranan said that...

Corporate practice in customs brokerage to be allowed?

Corporate practice in customs brokerage to be allowed?

Feb. 5 | THE House of Representatives has amended Republic Act 9280 or the Customs Brokers Act of 2004 to allow corporate practice in the customs broker profession. This is according to a PortCalls source who serves as one of the resource persons at congressional...
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