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Duterte retains 1-meter distancing in public transport

Duterte retains 1-meter distancing in public transport

Sep. 21 | Image by iXimus from Pixabay President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to maintain the one-meter physical distancing requirement in public transportation, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, Jr. announced on September 19. In addition, the commuting public...

Physical distance reduction in public transport on hold

Physical distance reduction in public transport on hold

Sep. 18 | Passenger terminal at Capinpin Port in Bataan | Photo from DOTr Implementation of the reduced physical distancing requirement among riders of public transportation has been suspended pending approval by Malacañang, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque,...

MARINA dictates optimum safe distance between ship passengers

MARINA dictates optimum safe distance between ship passengers

Sep. 17 | The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has issued new guidelines on the optimum safe physical distance and number of passengers required on board passenger vessels. Under MARINA Advisory 2020-69 dated September 11, the physical distance required between...

Bayanihan 2 orders interventions to improve supply chain, lower logistics costs

Bayanihan 2 orders interventions to improve supply chain, lower logistics costs

Sep. 15 | The newly enacted Bayanihan to Recover as One Act, or Bayanihan 2, directs the adoption of measures that will facilitate and improve supply chain movement and minimize disruptions to ensure essential goods, particularly food and medicine, are available. Aside...

PPA, PCG eye inter-operability in port areas, waterways

PPA, PCG eye inter-operability in port areas, waterways

Sep. 12 | Philippine Ports Authority general manager Jay Daniel Santiago (left) with Philippine Coast Guard commandant George Ursabia, Jr. Photo from the Philippine Ports Authority. A Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) technical working...

Commuter distancing rules in public transport eased

Commuter distancing rules in public transport eased

Sep. 12 | More passengers will be accommodated in public transport systems starting September 14 after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) approved a proposal to relax social distancing rules for public transport...

Shippers’ Protection Office rules for handling shipping complaints set

Shippers’ Protection Office rules for handling shipping complaints set

Sep. 8 | Image by Alexandre Gonçalves da Rocha from Pixabay The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has just released procedures on handling shippers’ complaints against domestic and international shipping lines. The Rules of Procedure mandates the newly established...

DOTr: P2.6B in Bayanihan 2 fund to help transport firms

DOTr: P2.6B in Bayanihan 2 fund to help transport firms

Sep. 2 | Department of Transportation assistant secretary for legal affairs Steve Pastor during a Lower House Committee on Transportation hearing on September 1 on the transport department’s plans for its budget under Bayanihan 2 bill The Department of Transportation...

DOTr requires contactless, cashless toll payments by Nov 2

DOTr requires contactless, cashless toll payments by Nov 2

Aug. 27 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) reiterates that cashless transactions on toll expressways should be implemented not later than November 2, 2020 as directed in DOTr Department Order (DO) 2020-012. Signed on August 13, DO 2020-012 directs the Toll...

Shipper’s Protection Office open to complaints against shipping lines

Shipper’s Protection Office open to complaints against shipping lines

Aug. 27 | Image by MichaelGaida from Pixabay The Shippers’ Protection Office (SPO) under the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is now accepting complaints concerning shipping fees and charges even as it awaits rules of procedures from the Department of Transportation...