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Pangilinan’s Metro Pacific exits P102B NAIA rehab plan

Pangilinan’s Metro Pacific exits P102B NAIA rehab plan

Mar. 10 | Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) is pulling out of the project to rehabilitate and operate Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). In a regulatory disclosure, MPIC confirmed a newspaper report that it is withdrawing from the project and...

PH manufacturing weakens for 14th consecutive month in Jan

PH manufacturing weakens for 14th consecutive month in Jan

Mar. 7 | The Philippine manufacturing sector declined in both volume and value for the 14th month in a row in January 2020, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). Based on the preliminary result of PSA’s Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected...

PH domestic trade plunges 45% in Q4

PH domestic trade plunges 45% in Q4

Mar. 2 | Manila North Harbor domestic port Philippine domestic trade declined significantly in both volume and value in the fourth quarter of 2019 year-on-year, latest data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed. The total quantity of domestic trade...

Random field tests on imported fuels to start mid-Feb—BOC

Random field tests on imported fuels to start mid-Feb—BOC

Feb. 3 | Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Strike Team chief Sonny Advincula, BIR director Beverly Milo, Bureau of Customs (BOC) assistant commissioner Atty. Vincent Philip Maronilla, and BOC deputy commissioner Teddy Sandy Raval in a press briefing on January...

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...

PH links to ASEAN Single Window’s live operations

PH links to ASEAN Single Window’s live operations

Jan. 14 | Image from Pixabay. The Philippines has finally joined the live operations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Single Window (ASW), according to the Bureau of Customs (BOC). The Philippines linked to the ASW on December 30, 2019, exchanging...

ASEAN manufacturing sector logs softest drop as output, orders rise

ASEAN manufacturing sector logs softest drop as output, orders rise

Jan. 14 | Image from freepik. Manufacturing conditions in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) deteriorated at their softest pace in December since the current downturn began in June, according to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers’ Index...

Full automation tops BOC’s 10-point priority list for 2020

Full automation tops BOC’s 10-point priority list for 2020

Jan. 14 | Image from Pixabay. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has identified 10 priority initiatives for 2020, including full automation of frontline services and enhancement of trade facilitation. Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero, in a media briefing on...

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding christens second ship for Hankyu Ferry

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding christens second ship for Hankyu Ferry

Jan. 14 | Image from hankyuferry.com Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group based in Yokohama, held a christening and launch ceremony for the second of two ferries currently under construction for Hankyu Ferry Co, Ltd. The...

Yusen Logistics opens Las Piñas warehouse

Yusen Logistics opens Las Piñas warehouse

Jan. 14 | Yusen Logistics Philippines, Inc., the local unit of global logistics service provider Yusen Logistics Co., Ltd., has opened a new logistics center in southern Metro Manila to meet rising demand for express air shipments across the region. Located at...