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Silver Bullet

Silver Bullet

Jul. 20 | I met with my doctor over the weekend. It was a long-delayed appointment; she had some tests for me to do in March, and you all know what happened in that month.   We got around to talking about all that happened in the past four months: of how hopeless...

PEZA oks 50 projects worth P22.5B

PEZA oks 50 projects worth P22.5B

Jul. 15 | The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Board has approved 50 new projects expected to bring in P22.5 billion in investments and employ 8,917 people. Of the total, 33 projects are under existing or operating locator companies that will generate...

COVID-19 to change warehouse market ‘for good’—report

COVID-19 to change warehouse market ‘for good’—report

Jul. 15 | The COVID-19 crisis is challenging many key warehousing trends, prompting companies to take a far more nuanced or multifaceted approach, especially when it comes to inventory stocking, according to a new report from Transport Intelligence (Ti). The paper...

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)...

Lift ban on mature coco exports, MinDA chief appeals anew

Lift ban on mature coco exports, MinDA chief appeals anew

Jul. 14 | Photo from Wikimedia Commons Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) Secretary Emmanuel Piñol renewed an appeal to President Rodrigo Duterte to lift the Marcos-era ban on export of mature coconuts and issue a special permit for Mindanao exporters. The...

PPA launches e-payment portal for port charges

PPA launches e-payment portal for port charges

Jul. 13 | Screenshot of the EPP website The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has introduced its electronic payment portal (EPP) to digitize collection of port charges and reduce face-to-face transactions amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The EPP...

PPA: 46 years of promoting nation-building through integrity, dedicated public service in ports

PPA: 46 years of promoting nation-building through integrity, dedicated public service in ports

Jul. 12 | 13 JULY 2020, MANILA—The year 2020 was supposed to be a prosperous year for the entire world, according to fortune tellers. Everybody was upbeat. The busi­ness community, government economic leaders, and GOCCs like the Philippine Ports Authority were...

Subic designated hub for international crew change

Subic designated hub for international crew change

Jul. 12 | The Inter-agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF) has approved the Department of Transportation (IATF) proposal to dedicate Subic and other ports as hubs for international crew change. Under Resolution No. 53 signed...

SCAn Reporter now in Apple Store

SCAn Reporter now in Apple Store

Jul. 8 | The SCAn Reporter, a mobile app that can report logistics and supply chain issues directly to the government, is now available for download in the Apple Store. SCAn Reporter, which was launched together with the Supply Chain Analytics (SCAn) Dashboard...

PH manufacturing in May sees double-digit dip

PH manufacturing in May sees double-digit dip

Jul. 7 | Image by skeeze from Pixabay The Philippine manufacturing sector recorded double-digit declines in both volume and value in May 2020, although signs of a resurgence are starting to show, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). In...