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Jetstar Asia mounts inaugural Clark to Singapore flight

Jetstar Asia mounts inaugural Clark to Singapore flight

Nov. 28 | Jetstar Asia Airways’ inaugural flight from Singapore was welcomed with a water cannon salute by the Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC) Emergency Services Department upon its arrival at the Clark International Airport (CRK) on November...

Royal Cargo beefs up cold chain capability in anticipation of holiday demand

Royal Cargo beefs up cold chain capability in anticipation of holiday demand

Nov. 28 | Specialized logistics service provider Royal Cargo is strengthening its logistics and cold chain capabilities in preparation for the Christmas season. The company’s more than 100 refrigerated vans are equipped to carry chilled and frozen products such...

BOC busts more attempts to smuggle luxury vehicles

BOC busts more attempts to smuggle luxury vehicles

Nov. 28 | The seized shipments came from Australia, the United Arab Emirates, and China. Photo from the Bureau of Customs. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on November 27 seized P24.2 million worth of used luxury cars and overweight steel products at the Manila International...

Marina tells PH-registered ships to address cyber risks

Marina tells PH-registered ships to address cyber risks

Nov. 28 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is requiring all shipping companies with Philippine-registered vessels to take into account cyber risk management in their safety management system, in compliance with an International Maritime Organization (IMO)...

Harbor Star purchases 60% of GenSan-based renewable energy provider

Harbor Star purchases 60% of GenSan-based renewable energy provider

Nov. 28 | Marine services provider Harbor Star Shipping Services, Inc. (HSSSI), through wholly owned subsidiary Harbor Star Energy Corporation (HSEC), has acquired 60% of shareholdings in renewable energy services firm Astronergy Development Gensan, Inc. (ADGI). HSSSI,...

BOC special unit to assess requests for preferential tariff

BOC special unit to assess requests for preferential tariff

Nov. 28 | District, subport, and deputy collectors as well as assessment chiefs of the Bureau of Customs have been instructed to establish, activate, or reconstitute a Preferential Rate Unit (PRU) in their respective ports to prevent unqualified shipments from...

SCMAP announces 2018 board of directors

SCMAP announces 2018 board of directors

Nov. 28 | The Supply Chain Management Association of the Philippines (SCMAP) has elected its Board of Directors for 2018 consisting mostly of re-elected directors, mainly to ensure continuity. The 2018 board is composed of Anghelita Santor, Nestlé Philippines;...

20 PH agencies to interface with ASEAN Single Window by 2018

20 PH agencies to interface with ASEAN Single Window by 2018

Nov. 28 | About 20 Philippine trade regulatory agencies are expected to start interconnecting with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Single Window (ASW) by the first half of 2018, according to the Department of Finance (DOF). Finance Secretary...

EO to place PH multimodal transport operators under DOTR

EO to place PH multimodal transport operators under DOTR

Nov. 28 | Transportation assistant secretary for road transport and infrastructure Mark Richmund de Leon at the recent Green Freight Program Workshop. An executive order (EO) designating the Department of Transportation (DOTr) as the Philippines’ competent national...

The Infrastructure We Truly Need

The Infrastructure We Truly Need

Nov. 27 | HONG KONG—It’s been a year since I renewed my driver’s license, and like most of you, I still have yet to get my card. Until I get it, I’ll always have this tinge of discomfort knowing I only have a receipt to get me by. Occasionally, I check...