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Monthly Archives: November, 2016

Reports rife of Hamburg Sud buyout by Maersk

Danish shipping giant Maersk Line is looking to further increase its presence in the Latin American trades by acquiring German rival Hamburg Sud, the...

Asian airlines register strongest monthly cargo demand

Air cargo carriers in the Asia-Pacific region reported further growth in international freight demand in October year-on-year, traffic figures from the Association of Asia...

Updated WCO trade facilitation guide released

The World Customs Organization (WCO) has published the updated TFA Implementation Guidance, incorporating new tools and instruments and adding more members’ practices to improve...

Returning OFWs’ airport terminal fee canceled by early 2017

The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) said returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) whose tickets were purchased abroad will be exempt from paying terminal fee...

DPWH, tollways operator sign North-South connector road deal

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Manila North Tollways Corporation (MNTC) have signed the concession agreement to build an eight-kilometer,...

Truckers welcome mass firing of Manila traffic enforcers

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada has ordered the mass resignation of 690 Manila traffic enforcers following allegations of extortion and other illegal activities against them....

PH gov’t employees get discounts from Cebu Pacific

Cebu Pacific (CEB) has signed a Government Fares Agreement with the Procurement Service, an attached agency of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM),...

Myanmar’s automated customs system off to a shaky start

The new automated customs system of Myanmar is now up, but not working as smoothly as envisioned, as shippers reported various issues that have...

Plans to upgrade Sabah port to transshipment hub

The Malaysian federal government has allocated MYR1.027 billion (US$230 million) to the state government of Sabah through the Sabah Economic Development and Investment Authority...

Customs Modernization and Tariff Act Series 2: Background and History of CMTA

This is the second in a series of articles on the Philippine Customs Modernization and and Tariff Act. For Series 1, click here. Preliminary Work. Sometime...
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