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PH releases national transport policy IRR

PH releases national transport policy IRR

Jan. 24 | Banner courtesy of the National Economic and Development Authority The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has released implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the National Transport Policy (NTP), the policy that embodies the government’s...

BOC: Confining agri imports to a few ports workable

BOC: Confining agri imports to a few ports workable

Jan. 21 | Image by EFAFLEX_Schnelllauftore from Pixabay The Department of Agriculture’s (DA) plan to limit importation of agricultural products through only five ports in the Philippines to ensure proper inspection is possible as long as dedicated examination...

BOC revenue collection target for 2020 higher by 11.6%

BOC revenue collection target for 2020 higher by 11.6%

Jan. 20 | Image by Tumisu from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has been assigned its performance targets for 2020, including an 11.6% increase in revenue collection, as it received an approved budget of P2.448 billion, 6.5% less than its P2.617-billion budget...

Installation of girders for NLEX Caloocan Interchange starts

Installation of girders for NLEX Caloocan Interchange starts

Jan. 20 | NLEX Caloocan Interchange now taking shape The North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Caloocan Interchange along C3 Road is now nearer to completion following the recent launch of a massive steel girder for the multi-level interchange. This interchange, which...

CTAP trucking holiday on temporary halt

CTAP trucking holiday on temporary halt

Jan. 17 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) suspended its trucking holiday to give way to discussions with concerned parties on issues raised by truckers. CTAP on January 16 announced to its members that the temporary suspension,...

CTAP: Manila scraps permit to travel requirement after trucking holiday

CTAP: Manila scraps permit to travel requirement after trucking holiday

Jan. 15 | The Manila City government has stopped requiring the permit to travel from truckers as a result of the trucking holiday, according to the Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP). The trucking group, in an announcement to members...

DTI bill regulating foreign carriers’ charges may be ready by end Jan—trade exec

DTI bill regulating foreign carriers’ charges may be ready by end Jan—trade exec

Jan. 15 | Image by Thomas G. from Pixabay Instead of an executive order (EO), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is now drafting a bill on the regulation of charges imposed by foreign shipping lines operating in the Philippines. Rowel Barba, DTI Undersecretary...

PPA extends for a year HOA of cargo handlers, terminal operators

PPA extends for a year HOA of cargo handlers, terminal operators

Jan. 15 | Image by Markus Distelrath from Pixabay The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has again extended for another year the hold over authorities (HOA) of cargo-handling/terminal operators with HOAs that have expired or are about to expire to ensure uninterrupted...

Customs collection falls 7% behind target for 2019

Customs collection falls 7% behind target for 2019

Jan. 15 | Image by 15299 from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has collected P630.571 billion in revenue in 2019, or 6.3% higher than the P593 billion earned in 2018 but 6.9% lower than the P677-billion target for the year. The 2019 revenue collection is net...

Fuel marking at Pilipinas Shell fully automated by March

Fuel marking at Pilipinas Shell fully automated by March

Jan. 14 | Fuel storage tanks at Shell’s Northern Mindanao Import Facility in Cagayan de Oro City. Photo from Pilipinas Shell. Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp is installing a fully automated system at its facilities to help ensure the safe implementation of the...