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PAL offers in-house PCR test for outbound passengers

PAL offers in-house PCR test for outbound passengers

Nov. 28 | PAL’s COVID-19 RT-PCR testing facility will release results within 24 hours The testing site is located at the Philippine Airlines Learning Center in Ermita, Manila Photo from Philippine Airlines. Philippine Airlines is offering passengers...

PH shipowners to enjoy waived port fees from Dec 1

PH shipowners to enjoy waived port fees from Dec 1

Nov. 28 | Starting Dec 1, the Philippine Ports Authority will waive some port fees for shipping companies/operators to help temper effects of COVID A total of P250 million will be used to subsidize the port fees P270 million will fund free COVID-19 testing...

BOC, BIR to probe reports coops used as dummies by rice importers

BOC, BIR to probe reports coops used as dummies by rice importers

Nov. 28 | • The Bureau of Customs (BOC) and Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) will investigate reported use of cooperatives as dummies by private traders for their rice importations • The Department of Agriculture has stopped issuing sanitary and phytosanitary...

Cebu Pacific sets pilot antigen test for GenSan travelers

Cebu Pacific sets pilot antigen test for GenSan travelers

Nov. 27 | • Cebu Pacific will pilot the Test Before Boarding initiative, providing Manila passengers antigen testing at the airport before boarding their flight for General Santos City • During the December 3 to 14 pilot run, all Cebu Pacific passengers flying...

Zuellig expanding vaccine storage capacity in Asia, including PH

Zuellig expanding vaccine storage capacity in Asia, including PH

Nov. 27 | Zuellig Pharma to beef up cold storage warehouse capacity in key regional markets, including the Philippines, over the next 12 months in anticipation of storage and distribution demands for COVID-19 vaccines In the Philippines, Zuellig will add 10...

PAL eyes court protection from creditors

PAL eyes court protection from creditors

Nov. 26 | Philippine Airlines plans to seek court protection as it grapples with mounting debt Airline has not confirmed measure but said it’s working on a comprehensive recovery and restructuring plan Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) plans to seek...

5 tips for SMEs to thrive in the ‘New Normal’

5 tips for SMEs to thrive in the ‘New Normal’

Nov. 26 | In the face of physical store closures, e-commerce has emerged as the way forward for businesses Data insights can help SMEs make decisions that would enable their businesses to grow Web-based analytics can identify where visitors of a website...

DPWH proposes 3 new major expressway projects

DPWH proposes 3 new major expressway projects

Nov. 24 | The Department of Public Works and Highways is proposing three big-ticket expressway projects: the 226.5-kilometer (km) Pacific Eastern Seaboard Expressway; 73.75-km Metro Cebu Expressway; and 60-km Davao-Digos Expressway A market sounding exercise...

DOLE stops work on Skyway Extension pending probe

DOLE stops work on Skyway Extension pending probe

Nov. 24 | The labor department has ordered a stop to all construction activities on the Skyway Extension Project following the weekend accident that killed a motorist and injured at least six others Project contractors and subcontractors also ordered to attend...

Megawide-GMR tandem completes P109B NAIA project requirements

Megawide-GMR tandem completes P109B NAIA project requirements

Nov. 24 | The Megawide-GMR consortium has submitted the last additional requirements for its P109-billion proposal to rehabilitate and transform Ninoy Aquino International Airport Additional documents include the consortium’s statement of joint solidary...