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Angara introduces bill pushing for Mindanao railway network

Angara introduces bill pushing for Mindanao railway network

Aug. 1 | Philippine Senator Juan Edgardo Angara has filed a bill creating a state-owned Mindanao Railways Corporation as a first step in building a railway in Mindanao, the world’s 10th most populous island. Senate Bill (SB) No. 137 aims to establish the “MindaRail,”...

PH Customs modernization act signed into law

PH Customs modernization act signed into law

May. 30 | The Customs Modernization and Tariff Act should address many of the issues involving tedious and complex customs processes, according to Bureau of Customs deputy commissioner Atty Agaton Teodoro Uvero. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on May 30 signed...

Customs modernization act gets PH Senate nod on 3rd reading

Customs modernization act gets PH Senate nod on 3rd reading

Jan. 18 | The Philippine Senate has approved on third and final reading the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) on the first day of the resumption of sessions after the Christmas break. Senate Bill No. 2968, or An Act Modernizing the Customs and Tariff...

Solon to pursue CMTA passage when Congress resumes sessions

Solon to pursue CMTA passage when Congress resumes sessions

Oct. 12 | Senator Juan Edgardo Angara Senator Juan Edgardo Angara has vowed to continue pushing for the passage of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) as Congress entered a month-long legislative break. Angara in a press release said the Senate will...

Stop debates, pass Customs modernization act — solon

Stop debates, pass Customs modernization act — solon

Sep. 29 | The Customs Modernization and Tariff Act will, among others,  simplify Philippine customs procedures, making release of goods much faster. The Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) will modernize the Bureau of Customs (BOC), align the agency’s...

PH Senate vows to green-light CMTA draft by end-Sept

PH Senate vows to green-light CMTA draft by end-Sept

Aug. 19 | The Senate Committee on Ways and Means is eyeing approval of the proposed Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) on third and final reading by September 30. Committee chairman Senator Juan Edgardo Angara, during the fifth hearing on the bill held...