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Monthly Archives: August, 2017

Addressing corruption among key priorities of new customs chief

Stopping corruption and raising revenue collection will be the top priorities of new Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña. “My top priority, and it should be clear...

DHL plans $84M investment in 4 ASEAN economies

DHL Supply Chain will pour more than EUR70 million (US$84 million) in growing its regional footprint in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar by 2020. The...

Asian airlines log double-digit growth in cargo traffic

International air cargo demand forged ahead in July, registering another month of solid growth for Asian air carriers, while international air passenger markets showed moderate expansion...

BOC order specifies rules for AEO setup in PH

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has issued the rules and regulations for the establishment of an Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program in the Philippines. The...

Lapeña officially designated customs commissioner

Isidro Lapeña formally took his oath of office on August 29 as commissioner of the controversy-plagued Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC). Lapeña’s appointment paper was...

PH carriers against TABS at North Harbor

The Philippine Liner Shipping Association (PLSA) is opposing plans to implement a Terminal Appointment Booking System (TABS) at the Manila North Harbor (NH), saying...

Malaysian state gives nod to Westports to add 10 more terminals

Port operator Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd has received the go-signal from the government of Malaysia to proceed with the planned expansion of its box...

FTAs giving intra-APEC trade a big boost

Trade among Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member countries has increased by more than 170% over a 16-year period, spurred by regional trade agreements (RTAs)...

PIL, PSA and IBM to trial blockchain technology solutions for SEA supply chain

Singapore-incorporated Pacific International Lines, global port operator PSA International, and IBM Singapore have agreed to explore and trial proof of concept (POC) blockchain-based supply...

Vietnam Airlines, Garuda Indonesia strengthen cooperation

Vietnam's flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and Indonesian counterpart Garuda Indonesia recently signed in Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on...

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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...