By Tina G. Santos
Amid the spike in garlic prices, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Friday seized around 100 metric tons of garlic smuggled from Hong Kong with an estimated value of P30 million at the Port of Batangas.
Hong Kong shares ended the morning session 0.23 percent higher on Friday following another record close for Wall Street.
Hong Kong stocks rose 0.27 percent at the open on Friday, a day after China said manufacturing activity on the mainland improved in April.
By Bong Lozada
After environment groups lambasted the Philippines’ flag-bearer in the aviation industry, the Philippine Airlines on Wednesday evening has vowed to stop its shipping operations of shark fins.
By Miguel R. Camus
Cebu Pacific Air, the country’s largest budget carrier, is increasing international and domestic capacity amid an expected boost in passenger traffic during the summer months, a statement on Tuesday showed.