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Dedicated COVID-19 test lab now in operation at Mactan airport

Dedicated COVID-19 test lab now in operation at Mactan airport

Jul. 14 | Kiosks for swab testing passengers at Mactan-Cebu International Airport | Photos from MCIAA Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) and GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation have begun operations of a dedicated coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...

NAIA Terminal 3 resumes international flights on July 8

NAIA Terminal 3 resumes international flights on July 8

Jul. 4 | NAIA Terminal 3 | Photo from Wikimedia International flights will operate at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 beginning July 8. NAIA Terminal 3 temporarily closed from March 28 as travel restrictions were implemented to prevent the...

CAB staff tests positive for COVID; office on lockdown for 3 days

CAB staff tests positive for COVID; office on lockdown for 3 days

Jul. 2 | CAB office building in Pasay City | Photo from CAB The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) office building in Pasay City will be on lockdown for at least three working days starting July 2 after one personnel tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). CAB,...

62 BOC employees test positive for COVID; 28 still in quarantine

62 BOC employees test positive for COVID; 28 still in quarantine

Jul. 1 | Swab testing of a BOC employee | Photo courtesy of BOC A total of 1,845 employees of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) have undergone rapid and swab tests, of which 62 were confirmed with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Of the 62 cases, 34 have already...

Cebu air cargo volume shrinks 40% in first five months

Cebu air cargo volume shrinks 40% in first five months

Jun. 19 | Mactan-Cebu International Airport Terminal 2 | Photo from GMR Megawide Travel restrictions to combat the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) slashed by 40% cargo volume at Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) to 17.904 million kilograms (kg)...

Cold chain industry doing ‘relatively well for wrong reasons’

Cold chain industry doing ‘relatively well for wrong reasons’

Jun. 15 | The cold chain industry is doing “relatively well for the wrong reasons and at the wrong time of the year,” Cold Chain Association of the Philippines (CCAP) president Anthony Dizon said in an email to PortCalls. Cold chain facilities are logging high...

Close to 900 firms now open at Subic Bay Freeport

Close to 900 firms now open at Subic Bay Freeport

Jun. 10 | Bird’s-eye view of Subic Bay Freeport Zone’s port and industrial areas | Photo courtesy of SBMA-Media Production Department The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has approved the operation of almost 900 companies doing core business...

ASEAN + Three restates commitment to open markets, continued flow of trade

ASEAN + Three restates commitment to open markets, continued flow of trade

Jun. 10 | Economic ministers during the ASEAN Plus Three virtual meeting on June 4 | Photo courtesy of ASEAN Economic ministers of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), China, Japan, and South Korea have reaffirmed the need to keep markets open for...

PH sees softer decline in May manufacturing

PH sees softer decline in May manufacturing

Jun. 2 | Image by Yerson Retamal from Pixabay Manufacturing conditions in the Philippines declined again in May 2020, as outputs were further stifled by efforts to curb the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, including temporary business closures and...

2GO records smaller loss of P111M in Q1

2GO records smaller loss of P111M in Q1

May. 28 | A 2GO vessel | Photo from 2GO’s website 2GO Group, Inc. incurred a net loss of P111 million in the first quarter of 2020, an improvement from the net loss of P368 million posted during the same period in 2019. Group revenue declined 6% in the first...