BoC exceeds January collection target

THE Bureau of Customs (BoC)  said it surpassed its collection target for January with revenue of P65.801 billion in the Jan. 1-27 period. Collections had exceeded the target by 11% four days before the end of the month, it said in a statement. The total was also 13.2% higher than the year-earlier collection. For 2023, […]

Baguio wins EPD service contract worth HK$37 million to provide food waste collection services in New Territories West

HONG KONG, Jan 16, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – Baguio Green Group Limited (“Baguio” or the “Company”, Stock Code: 01397.HK) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 2-year service contract worth approximately HK$37 million, by the Environmental Protection Department (“EPD”) of the HKSAR Government for the provision of food waste […]

BIR suspends tax audits during holiday season

ALL AUDITS and other field operations have been suspended by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) until Jan. 8. In Revenue Memorandum Order No. 55-2022, BIR Commissioner Romeo D. Lumagui, Jr. said all field audits and other field operations related to examination and verification of taxpayers’ records and accounts have been suspended from Dec. 16 […]

Customs exceeds 2022 collection target

THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) said on Tuesday that it has surpassed its 2022 revenue collection target, based on preliminary estimates. As of Nov. 11, the bureau collected a record P745.5 billion, exceeding its 2022 target by 3.32%. All 17 collection districts hit their respective collection targets, the bureau said. The BoC exceeded its target […]

Starbucks, FARM Rio collection brings vibrant Rio to Asia

STARBUCKS is teaming up with Brazilian fashion and lifestyle brand, FARM Rio, to bring customers an exclusive collection of drinkware and lifestyle products celebrating the joy nature inspires.The bold and vibrant collection includes a tote bag, travel pouch, mug, water bottle, and tumbler, featuring iconic patterns that represent the colors and shapes of nature in […]

DHL Express partners with Hubbed, MLhuillier to expand shipment pick-up points in the Philippines

DHL EXPRESS, the world’s leading international express service provider, has partnered with MLhuillier and Hubbed to add 155 parcel collection points for customers across the Philippines. In addition to DHL Express service points, customers can use DHL Express On-Demand Delivery to make new arrangements for shipment collections.The consignee may collect their shipment at their preferred […]

Customs exceeds August collection target by 34.1%

THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) said on Sunday that it exceeded its August collection target by 34.1%, which it credited to the digitalizing and streamlining of its processes, and as imports rose following the reopening of the economy. In a statement, the BoC said August collections hit P78.902 billion, exceeding the target of P58.849 billion. This […]

Baguio’s Net Profit Increased by 45%, Contracts On Hand Recorded a Historical High with a Substantial Increase of around 60% to HK$3.4 billion

HONG KONG, Aug 30, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Baguio Green Group Limited (“Baguio” or the “Group”, Stock Code: 1397.HK) is pleased to announce its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2022 (the “Period”). During the Period, revenue was approximately HK$710 million, representing an increase of approximately 22% as […]

Customs exceeds August collection goal by 2.8%

THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) on Thursday said it exceeded its August collection target by 2.8% even before the month’s end. Customs Commissioner Yogi Filemon L. Ruiz said revenues have reached P60.524 billion, surpassing the P58.849-billion target for August by P1.675 billion. This comes after a record single-month collection of P84.43 billion in July, which […]

Mondelez partners with Megaworld for waste collection drive

FOOD manufacturer Mondelez International has partnered with Megaworld Corp. for a waste collection initiative involving the latter’s malls. The new partnership launched on Aug. 17 will involve a year-long waste collection drive in five Megaworld Lifestyle Malls, particularly Eastwood Mall, Lucky Chinatown Mall, McKinley Hall, Uptown Bonifacio, and Arcovia City. The collection drive began on […]

Glaciers inspire Montblanc’s new range

1 of 2 Montblanc Meisterstück Glacier Doué Classique Fountain Pen Montblanc Meisterstück Glacier Doué Classique Rollerball “BY ALL MEANS move at a glacial pace. You know how that thrills me,” said Miranda Priestly to her assistant Andrea Sachs in The Devil Wears Prada. Montblanc’s cross-category Glacier collection, which sees pens, leather goods, and watches try […]

Style (08/15/22)

1 of 8 PONY opens first concept store in Trinoma SHOE brand PONY opens its very first brick-and-mortar store in Trinoma in Quezon City. Located on the 2nd floor beside the food court, the store features a wide selection of footwear ranging from its heritage designs to the brand’s newest styles. Founded in 1972 in […]

BOC Cebu breaches P4B-mark in RECORD July collection

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port of Cebu reaped a total revenue of P4.376 million for July, exceeding the target for the month by P1.067 billion or 32.26 percent.This performance sets the port’s highest collection record anew, topping June’s collection of P3.968 billion, and posting a P1.251 billion or 40 precent year-on-year growth.“This is the […]

Style (07/11/22)

1 of 13 “Sintas,” last year’s winning entry by Raccquel Eliserio. — PHOTO BY LISA LORENZO COS x Lea Colombo COS x Lea Colombo The Pride 2022 collection was designed in collaboration with Kris Andrew Women’s Baggy Jeans Men’s EZY Ultra Stretch Jeans Women’s Slim Flared Jeans Handcrafted soft tulle ensemble with two kilos worth […]