Editorial: Scale up liveability

In the 1990s, a team of University of the Philippines Diliman and Cebu teachers conducting cultural research at Barangay Pasil in Cebu City found out how the “poor” respond to the “poverty” lens through which many outsiders, from academics to politicians, scrutinize their lives.Wandering among and mingling with residents, the researchers discovered beyond the “urban […]

Malaysian manufacturers fear heavy losses from floods

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia’s manufacturers association said on Monday that floods which cut off roads and led to mass evacuations over the weekend have likely resulted in heavy losses for firms in the affected areas. Soh Thian Lai, president of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers, said damage to property, other assets and products, as well as production disruption impacted industries in Shah Alam […]

Cebu Baseport expansion done

ONE of the busiest and main gateways in the Philippines, the Cebu Baseport in Cebu City has completed its P989-million port expansion, and it is seen to accommodate an increased vessel traffic, improve cargo-handling capacity and enhance the overall port productivity. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Cebu Port Authority (CPA) inaugurated on Friday, Nov. […]

Calapan port terminal in Mindoro to be largest in PHL upon completion in 2023

THE TRANSPORTATION department said Thursday that Oriental Mindoro’s Port of Calapan passenger terminal building, which is currently being expanded to accommodate 3,500 passengers at any given time from the cur-rent 800, will be the biggest in the country once completed in February 2023. “Once the ongoing expansion of the passenger terminal building of the Calapan […]

JWD to acquire 20% stake in ESCO, sealing partnership with PSA

– Becoming a major international shipping port operator, extending Multimodal Transportation– Partnering with fellow ESCO shareholder PSA Singapore, world’s largest terminal operator BANGKOK, July 27, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – JWD InfoLogistics PLC (JWD), specialized in ASEAN logistics and supply chain solutions, announces a major investment, when on July 23 it agreed to acquire a 20% stake in ESCO, […]