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Boracay should quickly recover from a six-month shutdown as the island will remain a premier tourist draw, a Philippince Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) official said. “It is so easy to recover,” PCCI director Samie Lim told reporters on Tuesday. “Boracay is very unique island, a jewel, one of…

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The so-called “super” consortium looking to rehabilitate, upgrade and operate the Ninoy Aquino Internation Airport (NAIA) is open to shortening its proposed concession period to address the Transportation department’s concerns. “The NAIA Consortium is considering a shorter concession period, given the pronouncement of [Transportation] Secretary [Arthur] Tugade that 35 years…

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CROWN Asia Chemicals Corporation said on Monday its revenues in 2017 increased by 12 percent to P1.26 billion from the P1.12 billion recorded in 2016. “The company is looking at favorable growths, both top line and bottom line, given the favorable economic indicators and kick-in business optimism at the back of government…

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The Chinese company which manufactured the 48 trains for the Metro Rail Transit-3, said that it is confident that these trains will pass the audit test that independent auditing firm TUV Rheinland is conducting, CRRC Dalian general manager for overseas business Li Depu told reporters in an interview in the…

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THE government should not remove tax incentives for the Information Technology and Business Process Management (IT-BPM) industry as this would slow demand for office space in the country, according to a real estate consultancy firm. “[T]here is a chilling message that they (the government) are going to impose VAT (value…

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board has accredited a new transport network company — Hype Transport Systems Inc. Hype was the first TNC accredited after Uber’s exit from the Philippines. Four other companies have applied for accreditation — Hirna, Go Lag, Micab, and Ipara. “This accreditation shall be effective…

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Renowned urban planner and architect Felino Palafox Jr. said a casino should not be built in Boracay because the island has become so vulnerable. “It’s the wrong land use at the wrong place, at the wrong time… because overcapacity na, overloaded ang Boracay,” Palafox said in an interview on Tuesday.…

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PHILIPPINES Air Asia said it will start operating flights between Clark and Cebu on May 11, 2018 as it expands its domestic network from the Clark hub in Pampanga. “Our commitment is to make air travel more affordable, convenient and accessible to travelers especially outside Metro Manila through our superb…

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More than a quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, and many of them would not ask for help about it, a study conducted by Yale University and international maritime charity Sailors’ Society showed. More than 25 percent of seafarers felt “down, depressed or hopeless” for several days, said the…

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