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Incentives needed to strengthen BIMP-EAGA transport routes—MinDA

Incentives needed to strengthen BIMP-EAGA transport routes—MinDA

Jan. 8 | A policy package for potential investors is being proposed to ensure transport linkages within the Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines-East ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) will not be short-lived,...

MinDA unveils strategy to make Tawi-Tawi Asia’s transhipment hub

MinDA unveils strategy to make Tawi-Tawi Asia’s transhipment hub

Aug. 29 | Mindanao Development Authority Secretary Datu Haj Abul Khayr Alonto delivered the keynote address at the recent 3rd Mindanao Shipping Conference organized by PortCalls and Asia Customs & Trade in Davao City. The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA)...

Visayas, Mindanao conferences tackle shipping developments, challenges

Visayas, Mindanao conferences tackle shipping developments, challenges

Aug. 9 | More than 300 cargo transport stakeholders recently gathered to discuss trade prospects and share updates on maritime-related infrastructure and policies for Visayas and Mindanao. Providing the venues for such discussions were the 2nd Visayas Shipping...

Bangsamoro areas, BIMP-EAGA prodded to restore barter trade

Bangsamoro areas, BIMP-EAGA prodded to restore barter trade

Feb. 4 | The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) is backing plans to revive barter trading, particularly between Bangsamoro areas and the Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines-East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) as part of efforts to establish...

P129M investment in Polloc Freeport to accelerate Mindanao progress

P129M investment in Polloc Freeport to accelerate Mindanao progress

Sep. 2 | M/V Decent from Vietnam carrying 10,000 metric tons of Halong cement. Photo from pfez.armm.gov.ph Mindanao’s economic development will get a boost from the recent registration by port services operator Bangsamoro Terminal Services, Inc. (BTSI) with...

CebPac, Cebgo unveil new domestic and SEA flights

CebPac, Cebgo unveil new domestic and SEA flights

Aug. 19 | Low-cost Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific is expanding its domestic network and its presence in Southeast Asia with four new routes aimed at improving accessibility for travelers outside Metro Manila as well as increasing connectivity within the region. Cebu...

PH-Indonesia trade seen expanding with new RoRo service

PH-Indonesia trade seen expanding with new RoRo service

May. 2 | A new trade route linking Mindanao in the Philippines and Sulawesi in Indonesia was launched on April 30 by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Indonesian President Joko Widodo, giving rise to hopes of increased trade between the Philippines and...

Over half of BIMP-EAGA infra projects located in PH

Over half of BIMP-EAGA infra projects located in PH

Mar. 10 | The Philippines will undertake 52.7% of the US$23 billion worth of priority infrastructure projects detailed in the eight-year master plan on strengthening connectivity within the sub-region of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. In a presentation...

$23B infra projects proposed to improve BIMP-EAGA links

$23B infra projects proposed to improve BIMP-EAGA links

Feb. 7 | Implementing a total of US$23 billion worth of priority infrastructure projects that are designed to strengthen connectivity between Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines is one of the goals of the sub-region’s eight-year masterplan. This...

MinDA, PEZA partner up to propagate ecozones in Mindanao

MinDA, PEZA partner up to propagate ecozones in Mindanao

Feb. 6 | The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) and the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) have signed a pact to encourage concerned agencies to participate in promoting and developing economic zones within the island-region of Mindanao. MinDA chairman...