Philippines


Manila port congestion exacts heavy toll on Customs

FOR 15 years, Remedios Princesa’s work week was composed of five days. With the congestion of Manila’s port, however, Princesa no longer has a weekend. By BusinessMirror -March 28, 201972 By Samuel P. Medenilla, Rea Cu, Elijah Felice Rosales & Jovee Marie N. Dela Cruz | Reporters Princesa, adviser of the Bureau of Customs Employees Association (Bocea), and majority of the over 3,000 workers of the BOC are now on the...

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AEC 2015 will have no immediate impact…. but is extremely important for ASEAN

Given the extensive and wildly enthusiastic press coverage which greeted AEC 2015, the economic cooperation agreement between the ten ASEAN nations which came into effect on Jan 1 2016, one could be forgiven for thinking that the skies across the region would by now be being criss-crossed by eager executives of the world’s largest companies, all ready to hammer out deals and get their seat at the ASEAN table....

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