Home » Archive for March, 2016

Archive for March, 2016

Stifel logistics confidence index still shaky

Stifel logistics confidence index still shaky

Mar. 30 | Despite improved results in January and February, these months may have merely amounted to positive blips within a downward trend, according to the March edition of the Stifel Logistics Confidence Index. The release of February trade volume figures for...

Shipping stakeholders’ confidence drops to new low

Shipping stakeholders’ confidence drops to new low

Mar. 30 | Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell to a record low in the three months to February 2016, according to results of the latest shipping confidence survey conducted by international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. “Shipping...

IMF forecasts modest pickup for Thai economy over next 2 years

IMF forecasts modest pickup for Thai economy over next 2 years

Mar. 30 | Thailand’s economy is expected to make a moderate recovery this year and the next, continuing its recovery last year after a slowdown induced by political uncertainty, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said. “The recovery is expected to strengthen...

HK, S Korean export outlooks dim as global trade falters

HK, S Korean export outlooks dim as global trade falters

Mar. 30 | Both South Korea’s and Hong Kong’s exports plummeted in February, and industry watchers forecast that both countries will not see much relief from the downward trend in the near term. South Korea’s exports plunged 12.2% year-on-year in February,...

BOC requires earlier submission of sea manifest

BOC requires earlier submission of sea manifest

Mar. 29 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is now requiring a much earlier submission of the sea manifest. Customs Administrative Order (CAO) No. 01-2016, dated January 22, 2016 but made available on the BOC website only on March 23, requires shipping lines/ship agents,...

Bidding for Laguna Lakeshore project declared a failure

Bidding for Laguna Lakeshore project declared a failure

Mar. 29 | Image from www.dpwh.gov.ph. Not one of the three pre-qualified bidders for the P123-billion Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike Project (LLEDP) submitted a proposal, compelling the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to declare a bid failure. This...

Taiwan’s V Air offers Manila-Taipei flights

Taiwan’s V Air offers Manila-Taipei flights

Mar. 29 | V Air offers four flights per week between Manila and Taiwan. Photo from V Air Instagram account. Taiwanese low-cost carrier V Air began its Manila-Taipei service on March 27. V Air is the first low-cost carrier from Taiwan to move into the Manila market,...

PAL operates Qatar services 5 times a week

PAL operates Qatar services 5 times a week

Mar. 29 | Flag carrier Philippine Airlines opened a five-times-a-week service to Doha, Qatar on March 28. “Following our successful launch to Jeddah and Kuwait last January, PAL continues to grow its routes in the Middle East by opening a new route to Doha in...

LGUs entitled to share of PPA earnings, says solon

LGUs entitled to share of PPA earnings, says solon

Mar. 29 | Pasig City representative Roman Romulo is proposing that a portion of the income generated by state-run Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) from port operations be given to local government units (LGUs). “Local governments are entitled to their fair share...

Bid submission for Davao port project moved yet again

Bid submission for Davao port project moved yet again

Mar. 29 | The submission date for bids to the P19.8-billion Davao-Sasa port modernization project has been moved for the fourth time by the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), saying that clearances and approvals from other agencies will have...
Close
Please support the site
By clicking any of these buttons you help our site to get better
Social PopUP by SumoMe
Copy Protected by Chetan's WP-Copyprotect.