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Clark weekly international flights to double in Aug

Clark weekly international flights to double in Aug

Jul. 31 | One-stop-shop kiosk at Clark International Airport | Photo from CRK’s website A total of 19 international weekly flights will be flying out of Clark International Airport (CRK) this August, more than double what’s available in July. CRK airport...

PPA pending applications, permit to operate valid until Aug 31

PPA pending applications, permit to operate valid until Aug 31

Jul. 31 | All pending applications for accreditation and permit to operate (PTO) received by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) prior to or after March 15, 2020 are deemed approved until August 31, 2020. Expired or expiring hold-over authorities (HOA) to operate...

Metro Manila, Cebu under GCQ until Aug 15

Metro Manila, Cebu under GCQ until Aug 15

Jul. 31 | President Rodrigo Duterte during his public address on July 30 at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang | Simeon Celi, Jr./Presidential Photo Metro Manila remains under general community quarantine (GCQ) from August 1 to 15, President Rodrigo Duterte announced...

UPS reports $20.5B revenue on pandemic-led demand surge

UPS reports $20.5B revenue on pandemic-led demand surge

Jul. 31 | United Parcel Service (UPS) announced better-than-expected earnings in the second quarter of the year on the back of a COVID-19 pandemic-related spike in home deliveries, healthcare shipments, e-commerce, and outbound demand from Asia. Consolidated revenue...

BOC-NAIA finds drugs worth P4.5M in ‘toy’ shipment

BOC-NAIA finds drugs worth P4.5M in ‘toy’ shipment

Jul. 30 | Seized methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as shabu, that were concealed in two chocolate wafer cans | Photo from BOC The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) has seized 640 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride,...

PEZA service providers form group to tackle logistics concerns

PEZA service providers form group to tackle logistics concerns

Jul. 30 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay A group servicing Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) locators and companies has been established to address logistics concerns, among other issues. The Federation of PEZA Service Providers (FPSP) will be co-chaired...

LTO extends validity of expiring motor vehicle registration

LTO extends validity of expiring motor vehicle registration

Jul. 30 | LTO main office | Photo from LTO’s website The Land Transportation Office (LTO) further extended validity of expiring registration of certain motor vehicles due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. LTO on June 24 issued Memorandum Circular...

Clark aviation complex locators enjoy 3-month rent deferral

Clark aviation complex locators enjoy 3-month rent deferral

Jul. 29 | Clark International Airport Corp. (CIAC) is deferring lease rental collection for Clark Civil Aviation Complex (CCAC) locators from April to June. The move is in response to President Rodrigo Duterte’s appeal during his recent State of the Nation Address...

P3.4M misdeclared items seized at Port of Manila

P3.4M misdeclared items seized at Port of Manila

Jul. 29 | BOC assistant commissioner Atty. Vincent Philip Maronilla (left) and BOC-Port of Manila district collector Michael Angelo Vargas inspecting the seized shipments on July 29 | Photo from the BOC. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized P3.4 million worth...

Senate oks Bayanihan 2 Act on 3rd reading

Senate oks Bayanihan 2 Act on 3rd reading

Jul. 29 | Senator Juan Edgardo Angara, chairman of the Committee on Finance, steers the approval of Bayanihan to Recover as One Act on July 28, 2020 | Screengrab of the virtual session from Senate Public Relations and Information Bureau  The Senate has approved...