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Monthly Archives: June, 2017

Customs addresses issues around e2m downtime

The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) clarified that the recent two-day downtime of its electronic-to-mobile (E2M) system was caused by a technical malfunction and...

Manila-Clark railway to trim travel time to Central Luzon by 70%

Travel time between Manila and Central Luzon will be cut short by as much as 70% with the completion of the Philippine National Railways’...

PPA approves 24% hike in Manila North Harbor cargo-handling tariff

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has approved a 24% increase in cargo-handling tariff at the Manila North Harbor, a decision found “unwarranted” by some...

Royal Cargo re-enters liner business with arrival of new vessel

The recent arrival of its first container vessel marked Philippine company Royal Cargo’s return to shipping. The MV Conrad, a 1,118 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU)...

PPA livestreams bidding activities

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has started to livestream its bidding processes to boost the integrity and transparency of the agency’s procurement process. PPA general...

PH, China customs agencies boost cooperation vs smuggling

The Philippines’ Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Anti-Smuggling Bureau (ASB) of the General Administration of China Customs recently started informal talks on initiatives...

Asian airlines reap gains from upswing in trade growth

Positive business and consumer sentiment across advanced and emerging market economies buoyed international air passenger and cargo demand in May for Asian airlines, according...

South African regulator blocks Japanese liners’ merger

The Competition Commission of South Africa has rejected the merger proposal of Japan’s “Big 3” container carriers Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), Mitsui O.S.K....

Vietnam Customs unveils plans for IT monitoring system for seaports, airports

The General Department of Vietnam Customs is making preparations to install a centralized IT platform to simplify and streamline the monitoring of goods moving...

Singapore factory output quickens on robust electronics activity

Singapore’s manufacturing output improved 5.0% year-on-year in May 2017, with production growing at 13.1% if biomedical manufacturing is excluded, according to the Singapore Economic...
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