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Truck ban continues to hit firms

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Local companies continued to reel from a double whammy of double-digit losses in revenues and equally crippling surges in import- and export-related expenses, given the continued truck congestion and container pile-up at the Port of Manila.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Low-cost housing firm sets Tondo condo project

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Mass housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. has invested P1.61 billion to acquire an 8.47-hectare landbank in Tondo, Manila, on which it intends to build a low-cost, mid-rise residential condominium community with an integrated retail hub.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Truck ban not our doing, says Customs

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Customs Commissioner John Phillip Sevilla: Not our responsibility. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Don’t count on us to solve the problem. Commissioner John Phillip Sevilla told traders, truckers, shippers and other stakeholders that the Bureau of Customs could not do anything about the Manila city government’s expanded truck ban over which it “does not have control.”

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Rapid urbanization threatens overcrowded cities like Manila

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Rapid and uncontrolled urbanization will most likely lead to a further decline in the quality of life, greater environmental degradation, acceleration of greenhouse gas emissions, social stress and political turbulence in cities such as Manila in the Philippines.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Manila truck ban bad for economy, says solon

Truck Ban Protest

Should the aims of a city ordinance prevail over the greater national interest?

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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