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PH exports rebound slightly, imports dip in April

PH exports rebound slightly, imports dip in April

Jun. 14 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay The Philippines’ merchandise trade in goods in April 2019 amounted to US$14.51 billion, a 1% decrease from the $14.66 billion external trade in the same month of the previous year, as exports recovered while imports...

Sangley Airport construction on 24/7 to meet Nov opening

Sangley Airport construction on 24/7 to meet Nov opening

Jun. 14 | Image by skeeze from Pixabay Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has directed a 24/7 schedule for the construction of Sangley Airport in Cavite province to comply with President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to start operations at the Cavite air hub immediately...

Reefer box with suspected swine fever-infected meat confiscated in Subic

Reefer box with suspected swine fever-infected meat confiscated in Subic

Jun. 7 | A reefer container that is full of meat products suspected of being infected with the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus and that arrived at Subic port from China has been seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC), according to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority...

Marina inaugurates own office building in Port Area

Marina inaugurates own office building in Port Area

Jun. 7 | At the recent inauguration of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) building were, L to R, International Maritime Organization Maritime Ambassador Carlos Salinas, ANGKLA Partylist Rep. Jesulito Manalo, Marina officer-in-charge Narciso Vingson, Jr.,...

SCTEX improvement works to hit P150M

SCTEX improvement works to hit P150M

Jun. 7 | Image by TayebMEZAHDIA from Pixabay Toll road concessionaire NLEX Corp is investing P150 million to repair the bridges and pavement along certain areas of the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX). Restoration and enhancement works are underway for the...

Airspeed joins initiative supporting PH disaster risk resiliency

Airspeed joins initiative supporting PH disaster risk resiliency

Jun. 7 | L-R: ARISE Philippines Global Member & Chairman of the Executive Committee of SM Prime Holdings Hans Sy, Airspeed Chair and CEO Rosemarie P. Rafael, and National Resilience Council President Ms. Antonia Yulo- Loyzaga. Logistics company Airspeed has...

Plastic waste shipped back to HK

Plastic waste shipped back to HK

Jun. 5 | The misdeclared shipment was re-exported on board MV SITC Negoya last June 3. The Philippines on June 3 sent back to Hong Kong a shipment of waste products that came into the country through Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT). In a statement, Bureau of...

PH manufacturing slumps to fifth straight month of decline in April

PH manufacturing slumps to fifth straight month of decline in April

Jun. 4 | Image by Emir Krasnić from Pixabay The Philippine manufacturing sector recorded double-digit decreases in both volume and value in April 2019, its fifth month in a row of decline, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). In its latest...

PH, ROK start FTA talks to enhance trade, investment opportunities

PH, ROK start FTA talks to enhance trade, investment opportunities

Jun. 4 | Image by Ricarda Mölck from Pixabay The Philippines and South Korea have officially launched negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) to promote stronger bilateral relations. Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez and South Korea’s Minister for Trade, Industry,...

Bogus customs staff arrested

Bogus customs staff arrested

Jun. 4 | Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay A hao-shiao, or fake Customs personnel, who was allegedly collecting grease money or tara at the Port of Manila has been nabbed by the Bureau of Customs (BOC). The suspect, identified as Xavier Daniele J....
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