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Monthly Archives: February, 2007

Proposed Changes to RA 9280 and Their Implications

IN the coming months (or by next year), we expect possible amendments to RA 9280 either by way of the approval of the pending...

Resumption of Customs Audit

IN our last article, we mentioned that customs has appointed a new head for the Post Entry Audit Group (PEAG) and that, with the...

Japanese eye shipyard in Subic

THE Shipbuilders' Association of Japan (SAJ) has expressed interest in setting up a shipyard in Subic, according to Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) chair...

Insurance program seen by end-Mar

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...

Hanjin Heavy Industries in an expansion binge at Subic

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. ...

Conflicting provisions may stump Batangas privatization program

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...

Corporate practice in customs brokerage to be allowed?

THE House of Representatives has amended Republic Act 9280 or the Customs Brokers Act of 2004 to allow corporate practice in the customs broker...

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BOC-NAIA seizes 28 kilos of rare agarwood worth P2.4M

  Bureau of Customs intercepted in Pasay City three packages containing 28 kilos of agarwood with an estimated street value of P2.4 million All...

Industry expert pushes multimodal transport in ASEAN for cost savings

Multimodal transportation offers reduced costs, saves time and improves shipment monitoring during transit Dealing with customs transit/transshipment procedures of countries a multimodal transport challenge Multimodal...

PH, Indonesia to ink Halal trade deal

The Philippines and Indonesia are set to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Halal cooperation that will facilitate trade of Halal-certified goods...

Bellyhold shortage hampers Asia’s air cargo market recovery

Regional carriers transported 13% less cargo in October year-on-year even as global business conditions continued to improve Air cargo traffic held back by...