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P11M worth of misdeclared food products, used clothing seized at MICP

P11M worth of misdeclared food products, used clothing seized at MICP

Dec. 9 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized six containers of food products and used clothing estimated to be worth around P11.34 million for alleged misdeclaration. The seized containers, five of which contained various misdeclared food products and one had...

BOC adds 2 x-ray machines at MICP

BOC adds 2 x-ray machines at MICP

Dec. 6 | Officials of the Bureau of Customs (BOC), led by Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero, and Manila International Container Port were present during the installation of the two new portal-type x-ray machines. Photo courtesy of the BOC. The Bureau...

Pierre Curay is SCMAP president-elect for 2020

Pierre Curay is SCMAP president-elect for 2020

Dec. 6 | XVC Logistics’ Pierre Carlo Curay has been named president-elect of Supply Chain Management Association of the Philippines (SCMAP) for 2020, and will assume the presidency from 2021 to 2022. Current SCMAP president Christine Pardiñas, who represents...

PH manufacturing output falls for 11th straight month

PH manufacturing output falls for 11th straight month

Dec. 6 | Image by Michael Schwarzenberger from Pixabay The Philippine manufacturing sector continues to record decreases in both volume and value in October 2019, its 11th month in a row of decline, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). Based...

BOC Clark confiscates shabu worth P6.5M

BOC Clark confiscates shabu worth P6.5M

Dec. 6 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized 1.026 kilograms (kg) of methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as shabu, worth P6.5 million, and 30 milliliters (ml) of marijuana at the Clark International Airport (CRK). BOC Port of Clark on November 27 found...

ICTSI invests $100M to expand Congo terminal capacity

ICTSI invests $100M to expand Congo terminal capacity

Dec. 6 | International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has earmarked more than US$100 million for the second phase of expansion of its Congolese subsidiary, Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT), in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Expected to start...

Ships reminded on safety precautions during bad weather

Ships reminded on safety precautions during bad weather

Dec. 3 | Image by Michal Jarmoluk from Pixabay As typhoon Tisoy (international name: Kammuri) batters portions of the Philippines, the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has reiterated shipowners and operators must exercise precautionary measures to ensure...

PH Nov manufacturing index lowest since June

PH Nov manufacturing index lowest since June

Dec. 3 | Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay Growth in the Philippine manufacturing sector softened during November, as output and new orders increased at weaker rates and employment levels failed to improve. The latest IHS Markit Philippines Manufacturing...

PH reelected to IMO Council

PH reelected to IMO Council

Dec. 3 | The Philippines has been reelected to the council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) under Category C for the biennium 2020 to 2021. The country since 1997 has been an active council member under Category C, members of which are states with...

NAIA, Panglao airports among NEDA Board-approved transport projects

NAIA, Panglao airports among NEDA Board-approved transport projects

Dec. 3 | Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board has approved six transportation projects, including the unsolicited proposals to rehabilitate and modernize the airports of New Bohol Panglao and...