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Vietnamese logistics urged to enhance connectivity

The Hanoitimes – Logistics development plans of provinces and cities nation-wide should have a better connectivity to make the industry become more effective, experts have said. According to Pham Thi Thuy Van, deputy marketing director of the Saigon Newport Corporation, a lack of connectivity has caused the local logistics industry high costs and low competitiveness. Van […]

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Cargo trucks line up along street inside the Manila Port Area while volumes of cargo are not yet deliver due to City Ordinance 8336 banning truck during day time. Report from Professional Customs Brokers Association of the Philippines also said that 12 cargo vessels could not dock to the port because of lack of space in warehouses inside the Manila International Container Port. EDD GUMBAN/PHOTO
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ASEAN manufacturing recovers in January, Vietnam dislodges Philippines on top

MANILA, Philippines — Manufacturing conditions in the ASEAN region recovered slightly in December, still driven by domestic demand as export sales remain weak, according to the Nikkei ASEAN Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index released yesterday. The headline ASEAN Manufacturing PMI rose to 50.2 in January from 49.9 in December, indicating recovery as a reading of below […]

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Thailand: 168 projects in EEC get green light

The government has approved 168 infrastructure development projects worth a combined 989 billion baht for its flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) scheme. Kanit Sangsubhan, secretary-general of the EEC Office, said the infrastructure development plan was approved Thursday by the EEC Committee chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. The plan will come in three phases: urgent, […]

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