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BOC Batangas intercepts cigarettes worth P64.4M

BOC Batangas intercepts cigarettes worth P64.4M

Aug. 31 | BOC-Batangas Port intercepts misdeclared cigarettes worth P64.4 million | Photo from BOC The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port of Batangas apprehended on August 27 an estimated P64.4 million worth of misdeclared cigarettes from China. The shipment arrived...

Capinpin port joins Manila, Subic as crew change hub

Capinpin port joins Manila, Subic as crew change hub

Aug. 25 | Outbound seafarers ride a tugboat to embark on a ship during a recent crew-change dry run at Subic port | Photo from Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority-Media Production Department The ports of Manila, Subic in Zambales and Capinpin in Bataan have been activated...

Clark airport welcomes first A380

Clark airport welcomes first A380

Aug. 19 | Water salute of Emirates’ Airbus A380’s first flight at Clark International Airport. The world’s largest passenger airliner landed at the Clark International Airport (CRK) today (August 19). The one-off Emirates’ Airbus A380 flight...

Sta. Monica-Lawton Bridge project done by Dec

Sta. Monica-Lawton Bridge project done by Dec

Aug. 18 | BGC-Ortigas Road Link | Photo from DPWH The Sta. Monica-Lawton Bridge, a major component of the Bonifacio Global City (BGC)-Ortigas Road Link Project, is nearly complete and ready to open in 2021, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways...

Sevilla bridge linking Mandaluyong and Manila reopens

Sevilla bridge linking Mandaluyong and Manila reopens

Aug. 18 | Aerial view of recently restored Sevilla Bridge | Photo from Secretary Mark Villar’s Facebook Page/Dmitri Valencia Motorists traveling between Mandaluyong and Manila will now have a faster ride, thanks to the reopening of a key bridge between the...

BOC-Batangas launches customer care center

BOC-Batangas launches customer care center

Aug. 18 | Inside the newly-inaugurated Customer Care Center of BOC-Batangas | Photo from BOC The Bureau Customs (BOC) Port of Batangas has inaugurated its Customer Care Center (CCC), the third one-stop-shop for customs services of the agency. The inauguration was...

HSSSI narrows loss by 94% in 1H 2020

HSSSI narrows loss by 94% in 1H 2020

Aug. 18 | Marine services provider Harbor Star Shipping Services, Inc. (HSSSI) reported a loss of P5.315 million in the first half of 2020, 94% less than the P89.254 million loss it incurred in the same period last year. The reduction was a result of improved revenues...

MM, 4 provinces back to GCQ until end Aug

MM, 4 provinces back to GCQ until end Aug

Aug. 18 | President Rodrigo Duterte during a public address on August 17, 2020 | Presidential Photo/Presidential Communications Operations Office Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal are returning to the more relaxed general community quarantine (GCQ)...

DA bans poultry meat imports from Brazil

DA bans poultry meat imports from Brazil

Aug. 15 | Photo courtesy of DA The Department of Agriculture (DA) temporarily banned importation of poultry meat from Brazil after China reported detecting the presence of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in chicken wings shipped from the South American country. “With...

4 areas back to GCQ; MM still under MECQ until Aug 18

4 areas back to GCQ; MM still under MECQ until Aug 18

Aug. 15 | Nueva Ecija, Batangas, Quezon, and Iloilo City will revert to general community quarantine (GCQ) from the modified GCQ (MGCQ) status from August 16 to August 31, said Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on August 15. Cebu City, Lapu Lapu City, Mandaue...