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Tagged in Journal Online: boc

Irregularities in firetrucks purchase bared

THE Commission on Audit (COA) has discovered irregularities in the importation of 469 units of China-made firetrucks of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Because of this, the government lost P2.577 billion in revenues, the CoA said. A CoA team assigned with the Bureau of…
  • Published in Nation

BoC, kailangan ng sapat na pondo, modernong gamit

Panahon na para bigyan ng Kongreso ng sapat na pondo ang Bureau of Customs para labanan ang ismagling. Sa totoo lang, ni isang bangka ay wala ang BoC. Ang masakit, BoC ang sinisisi kapag nagkalat sa merkado ang mga itinitindang kontrabando. Kabisado ng mga ismagler kung saan nila ibabagsak ang…
  • Published in Opinion

‘Balik-eksena’ ang PNP sa ‘War on Drugs’

MULING papasok sa eksena ang Philippine National Police (PNP) sa giyera kontra-droga ng administrasyong Duterte, na una ninyong nabasa dito mga kabayan, sa aking kolum noong Nobyembre 28 (‘Balik na sa Drug War ang PNP’). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Bagaman, ang PDEA pa rin ang magiging ‘lead agency’ sa…
  • Published in Opinion

BoC plan on cargo storage raises concern

KEY port stakeholders, including business groups and foreign investors, have raised the alarm on the plan of the Bureau of Customs (BoC) to establish temporary storages for “overstaying or abandoned” goods, a move which they said reeks of the agency’s supposed inefficiency and propensity for corruption which will lead to…

BOCEA ‘disappointed’

With Commissioner Lapeña THE “honeymoon period” between Bureau of Customs (BoC) Commissioner Isidro Lapeña, the employees and customs brokers appears to be at an end with the BoC Employees Association (BOCEA), saying they are “disappointed” with their new customs chief. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); BOCEA president Remedios Princesa, in…
  • Published in Nation

Alam kaya ni Finance Sec. Dominguez na may bagong Tita Nanie sa BoC?

MALAKING sampal sa Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) ang ipinalabas na desisyon ng Department of Justice (DoJ) na nagpapawalang sala kina dating Bureau of Customs (BoC) chief Nicanor Faeldon sa isyu ng P6.4 billion na halaga ng shabu na nakapasok sa bansa. Si Faeldon, kasama ang mga ‘Magdalo Group’ sa…
  • Published in Opinion

‘PDEA boys’ move to BoC

THE “trusted” subordinates at the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) of its erstwhile director general, Isidro Lapeña, have started moving into their new positions at the Bureau of Customs (BoC) to “help” Lapeña in the discharge of his new position as Customs commissioner. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Based on…
  • Published in Nation

Ex-solon seeks writ of kalikasan to protect Angat, La Mesa dams

A FORMER congressman yesterday filed a petition for writ of kalikasan before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking to stop concerned officials from destroying the 4.7 million confiscated packs of cigarettes that are allegedly wrongly being disposed and burned in a watershed area in Norzagaray, Bulacan which is near the Angat…
  • Published in Nation

BoC W-159, nasunog; Happy Birthday Gen. Lim!

ISANG bodega ng Bureau of Customs sa Port Area, Manila ang nasunog noong nakaraang Huwebes. Ang bodega ay naglalaman ng mga non-serviceable na sasakyan, gulong at pekeng produkto. Ang counterfeit goods ay kinabibilangan ng mga slipper, bag, ukay-ukay at tela. Ayon sa Bureau of Fire Protection, nagsimula ang sunog sa…
  • Published in Opinion

Ex-Customs chief tells BoC to adopt cargo KISS system

A LAWMAKER who previously headed the Bureau of Customs (BoC) has cautioned against establishing temporary storages for overstaying and abandoned cargoes at the Port of Manila and Manila International Container Port, saying the proposed band-aid solution may create more problems in the long run. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Muntinlupa…
  • Published in Nation
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