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BOC Davao rolls out online goods declaration verification program

BOC Davao rolls out online goods declaration verification program

Oct. 17 | Effective October 8, the Bureau of Customs-Port of Davao began implementing Goods Declaration Verification System, a web-based queue management system that allows stakeholders to get real-time updates on the status of their goods declaration. Photo from...

PH domestic trade robust in 2018; Luzon led in trade value—PSA

PH domestic trade robust in 2018; Luzon led in trade value—PSA

Oct. 17 | Philippine domestic trade grew at double-digit rates in both volume and value in full-year 2018, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed. Domestic trade in 2018 registered a total quantity of 25.78 million tons, up 10.2% from the 23.40...

Cebu Pacific introduces Clark-Guangzhou direct air service

Cebu Pacific introduces Clark-Guangzhou direct air service

Oct. 17 | Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Cebu Pacific will launch next month direct flights between Clark International Airport (CRK), Pampanga and Guangzhou, China, becoming the first Philippine carrier to link the two destinations. With the air service set...

Aguinaldo-Daang Hari Intersection Flyover formally opened to motorists

Aguinaldo-Daang Hari Intersection Flyover formally opened to motorists

Oct. 17 | Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar (center) led the opening of the Aguinaldo-Daang Hari Intersection in Imus City, Cavite. Photo from www.dpwh.gov.ph. The P264-million flyover project on the Aguinaldo-Daang Hari Intersection in Imus City,...

Air passenger fuel surcharge stays the same for Nov-Dec

Air passenger fuel surcharge stays the same for Nov-Dec

Oct. 17 | Image by Stela Di from Pixabay The passenger fuel surcharge airlines operating in the Philippines may collect from November to December 2019 will not change as the average price of jet fuel remained almost at the same levels during the evaluation period,...

BOC authorizes 30% hike in rates of CBWs in NAIA

BOC authorizes 30% hike in rates of CBWs in NAIA

Oct. 15 | New service, storage and other charges of customs bonded warehouses operating in the Ninoy Aquino International Airport complex under Customs Administrative Order 14-2019. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has approved a 30% increase in rates for service, storage,...

BOC unveils new rules on operation of CBWs

BOC unveils new rules on operation of CBWs

Oct. 15 | Image courtesy of photoraidz at FreeDigitalPhotos.net New Bureau of Customs (BOC) guidelines on the establishment, operation, supervision, and control of customs bonded warehouses (CBWs) are out. Customs Administrative Order (CAO) No. 13-2019, signed...

PH geared to join ASEAN Single Window by Nov, says DOF

PH geared to join ASEAN Single Window by Nov, says DOF

Oct. 15 | Image by mcmurryjulie from Pixabay The Philippines is expected to join the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Single Window (ASW) before yearend, its participation in the regional initiative expected to provide businesses the benefits of less...

TRB okays petition for toll hike, C5 Link toll along Manila-Cavite expressway

TRB okays petition for toll hike, C5 Link toll along Manila-Cavite expressway

Oct. 15 | Photo from http://cavitexpressway.com The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) has approved the collection of an add-on toll and an initial toll along two portions of the Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway Project (MCTEP). The regulatory board has approved the add-on...

New PPA police hires to help boost security at PH ports

New PPA police hires to help boost security at PH ports

Oct. 15 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is set to deploy some 80 additional port police personnel by yearend to beef up the police force manning 115 ports under its jurisdiction. The new members of the PPA port police are...