The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has remitted to the national government P3.541 billion in dividends in bid to boost the national coffer’s capacity to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Philippine Ports Authority is waiving the collection of certain port fees to ease the financial burden among local shipping firms.
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More than 180 locally stranded individuals (LSIs) due to the coronavirus pandemic line up for food given by good samaritans at the multi-purpose hall of the Philippine Ports Authority in Tondo, Manila on Wednesday night, July 1, 2020. 📸 Richard A. Reyes/PDI
LOOK: More than 180 locally stranded individuals were brought to the Philippine Ports Authority multi-purpose hall in Tondo, Manila on Wednesday, July 1, after their ferry trips bound for Visayas were canceled due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. 📷: Inoue Jaena/Rappler