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[VIDEO] Philippine Seaports and Shipping RTD |...

23 February, 2018 at 10:29

Closing Remarks by Ms. Doris Magsaysay-Ho during the roundtable discussion on Philippine Seaports and Shipping last February 21, 2018.

Hanjin unveils world’s biggest container vessel made...

26 January, 2018 at 17:00

Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction – Philippines (HHIC-Phil., Inc.) unveiled yesterday the biggest container vessel in the world at its Redondo shipbuilding facility inside this premier Freeport.

Port of Manila leaps to 32nd spot...

21 November, 2017 at 12:00

The Port of Manila leaps 4 notches higher finishing at 32nd spot in the list of the 2016 top 100 container ports worldwide.

[OPINION] The investment and infrastructure challenges in...

21 September, 2017 at 09:54

In the medium term, the government is aiming to reach an annual GDP growth of between 7% and 8%. These rates are higher than we’ve seen in recent years, but our officials are optimistic.

Latest Ookla report: Speed of broadband in...

11 September, 2017 at 10:36

The country’s broadband speed is “significantly improving,” according to Ookla’s latest Speedtest Global Index report.

ICTSI, DOTr launch first RoRo terminal

24 April, 2017 at 13:33

International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) and the Department of Transportation (DOTr) launched Friday the country’s first container roll-on roll-off barge terminal project in Tanza, Cavite.

[OPINION] Perspectives on ‘Dutertenomics’

24 April, 2017 at 10:04

Build, build, build” is the new mantra of the Duterte administration, as our top infrastructure officials joined Cabinet economic managers in the “Dutertenomics Forum” held earlier this week.

Government spends P605 B for infra in...

11 April, 2017 at 14:30

The government spent P605.5 billion on infrastructure in 2016, up from the 2015 spending but still below target due to procurement problems, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) reported.

5 China firms eye $10-B PH projects

9 March, 2017 at 10:30

Five Chinese firms are interested to set up shop in the country, promising projects with a total estimated value of at least $10.3 billion (about P518 billion), the Board of Investments (BOI) said Friday.

Helping boost the manufacturing and energy sectors...

8 December, 2016 at 14:31

A country’s manufacturing sector is a good indicator of its degree of industrialization and prosperity. The sector provides most of the basic needs of the people…

BoC to implement electronic value declaration system

8 December, 2016 at 12:00

The Bureau of Customs (BoC) is currently working on an electronic Value Reference Information System (VRIS), intended to deter technical smuggling from the undervaluing of imports.

Gov’t asked to address infrastructure ‘crisis’

29 September, 2016 at 17:30

The Philippines could grow its domestic economy by at least 7 percent in the next few years if the Duterte administration could address massive infrastructure bottlenecks that were considered of “crisis” proportion under this regime, the top analyst of global Swiss private bank Julius Baer said.

Ports ready to handle holiday cargo volume...

28 September, 2016 at 11:30

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) yesterday gave assurance the country’s ports are ready to handle an increase in volume of cargo for the Christmas season.

Duterte to convene Ledac to speed up...

24 August, 2016 at 16:00

President Rodrigo Duterte will convene the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (Ledac) in September or October to accelerate infrastructure development plans in his term, particularly projects that will address the worsening traffic crisis in the metropolis.

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