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Monthly Archives: July, 2019

Former PLDT exec named AirAsia Phils CEO

Former telecommunications executive Ricardo P. Isla has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of AirAsia Philippines. Isla joins AirAsia after more than a...

SMHC’s proposed Bulacan airport eyed for ground-breaking in Q4

San Miguel Holdings Corp (SMHC) is expected to start construction of its proposed airport complex in Bulacan late this year after no bidders challenged...

Asian carriers continue to see decline in air cargo volumes

International air passenger demand continued to grow at a moderate pace in June, while air cargo markets weakened further with the fall in global...

Truck drivers to undergo discipline training

Truckers will conduct training for their drivers in response to Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso’s request to instill discipline among drivers, who he...

PPA requires accreditation for all port service providers

Starting August 7, all port service providers, including customs brokers, shipping lines and agent, freight forwarders and truckers, will have to secure accreditation from...

Oil companies back fuel marking program

The Philippine Institute of Petroleum (PIP), a group of big oil players in the Philippines, said it supports the implementation of the fuel marking...

Upgraded ASEAN-China FTA protocol effective Aug in PH

The protocol upgrading the economic cooperation agreement between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China will be implemented next month, according to...

BOC collects P6.5B from rice import duties

Since the Rice Liberalization Act took effect in March this year, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) has collected some P6.5 billion in duties from...

Santa Maria appointed new PAL president

Business process outsourcing veteran Gilbert Santa Maria has been elected president, chief operating officer and director of flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL). Santa Maria’s appointment...

Duterte: 100 more customs staff to be fired

President Rodrigo Duterte said he would terminate the services of 100 more Bureau of Customs (BOC) employees for alleged involvement in corrupt activities. In a...

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Empties stay weeks in depots despite global container shortage

Though badly needed, containers worldwide spend on average 45 days empty in depots In China and US, average stay is 61 and 66...

PH export plan to be revisited amid pandemic’s economic impact

• The Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP) 2018-2022’s export targets undergoing a periodic review Proposed revisions to align with effects of pandemic and impact...

PAL offers free Antigen tests for Manila-GenSan passengers from Dec 7-17

Free Antigen testing for PAL passengers to General Santos from Dec 7 to 17 Travelers to GenSan must be at the Antigen testing...

EEI, two subcontractors fined for Skyway Extension mishap

The Department of Labor and Employment ordered Skyway Extension Project contractor EEI Corp. and two subcontractors to pay fines for violating several occupational...