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Monthly Archives: March, 2019

PCC to probe alleged cold storage cartel manipulating onion prices

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) will investigate the alleged cold storage cartel in the onion industry that is forcing onion farmers to sell their...

Opening of Karuhatan Interchange cuts Balintawak daily traffic by 100,000 vehicles

The new Karuhatan Interchange on the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Harbor Link Segment 10 is now open, providing a faster way to get to...

BOC issues interim supplemental rules on rice importation

All rice shipments that arrived at Philippine ports starting March 5, 2019, regardless of the date of their departure from the port of origin,...

Criminal cases filed against perpetrators of P46M smuggling bids

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has filed criminal charges against six individuals involved in smuggling various items and contraband worth a total of P46.42...

Construction of second runway at Clark airport eyed as passenger terminal halfway done

The Philippine government is now looking to begin the planning of the second runway for Clark International Airport (CRK) as construction of the new...

BOC places resin imports on alert after P1.8B shabu haul

All resin imports will now be issued an alert order by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) after the recent seizure of P1.8 billion worth...

Construction extending SLEX to Quezon Province starts

Construction of the P13.1-billion South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) Toll Road 4 (TR4), which will reduce travel to and from Manila and Batangas, Quezon, and...

Aboitiz taps Irish firm for Bohol, Laguindingan airports upgrade

Aboitiz Group infrastructure business unit Aboitiz InfraCapital, Inc. has teamed up with Irish airport operations company daa International for the future upgrade, expansion, and...

Cavite-Laguna Expressway’s Cavite section to be completed next year

Construction of the 27-kilometer Cavite section of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) project has started and is slated for completion in 2020. The Cavite segment, which...

Foreign airlines in PH flew 4.9% more cargo as inbound volume soars

International cargo and mail handled by foreign air carriers operating in the Philippines grew 4.9% to 398.804 million kilograms (kg) in 2018 from 380.344...

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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...