DOTr chief directs PPA to reduce shipping, travel costs

Inquirer.net 07/07/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista on Thursday directed the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to reduce shipping and travel costs to maintain convenient, safe, and secure travel. In a surprise visit to the PPA, Bautista revealed…

Want to do business with PPA? Plant trees first before getting its nod

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 01/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Ports Authority is going green. PPA now requires those who want to do business with the agency to plant trees or mangroves before it entertains their papers. On Thursday, the PPA said…

‘Contactless’ ticket sale eyed for PH ports

Maricar Cinco 09/19/2020

BATANGAS CITY — The government aims to upgrade the ticketing system across Philippine ports in a bid to modernize the cheapest and most accessible transportation between major islands in the country. Should the project materialize, boat passengers,…

DOTr launches information awareness campaign on rights of sea passengers

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/05/2019

CEBU CITY — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) launched Thursday morning (September 5) an information awareness campaign on sea passengers. Aside from DOTr, the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina), the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), and the Philippine Coast…

‘All gender restrooms’ being set up in seaport terminals — PPA

08/20/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) on Tuesday said it is setting up “all gender restrooms” in its seaport terminals and offices in the country in a move to promote gender inclusivity. PPA General Manager…

1K minors into drugs in Cebu

Nestle L. Semilla 11/17/2016

CPADAO working to stop increase in children ‘drug users’ in province With more than 1,000 minors or children being involved in illegal drugs in Cebu province, the provincial government’s anti-drug abuse office is implementing programs and projects…

More Cebu developers to join 5th PH Property Awards

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/04/2016

MORE Cebu property developers are expected to join the 5th Philippine Property Awards (PPA) as the number of real estate developments here continue to grow. Terry Blackburn, founder and managing director of the Asia Property Awards (APA),…

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