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BoC execs who receive bribe may be charged

THE chairman of the House committee on dangerous drugs vowed yesterday to recommend the filing of criminal and administrative charges against officials of Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon who will be named by a customs broker as among those accepting bribe money in the graft-ridden agency. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});…
  • 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

‘Smuggled’ vessels seized in Aparri

THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) yesterday announced the “seizure” of four vessels in Aparri, Cagayan province allegedly smuggled into the country and presently being used in the “illegal quarrying” of magnetic black sand along the Cagayan River. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In a statement, Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon said…
  • Published in Nation

BoC eyes SJ Builders

For non-payment of taxes, duties THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) under Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon continues with its no-nonsense campaign against “tax evaders,” this time targeting San Jose Builders, Inc. (SJBI), the real estate and construction company identified with the family of former President Aquino’s executive secretary, Paquito ‘Jojo’ Ochoa. (adsbygoogle…
  • Published in Nation

Sotto: DU30 behind BoC chief –– for now

FOR now, embattled Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon still enjoys the trust of President Rodrigo Duterte. According to Senate Majority Leader Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, the President still backs Faeldon as of the moment. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Sa ngayon,” Sotto said when asked if Faeldon still has the backing…

Athletes at Customs face House probe

THE chairman of the House committee on dangerous drugs yesterday pushed for calling to a congressional probe retired professional basketball stars Kenneth Duremdes and Marlou Aquino and 26 other athletes hired by Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon as intelligence consultants, some of whom reportedly receive a monthly salary of P50,000 each,…

Faeldon Magdalo urged to resign!

MEMBERS of Congress yesterday urged Bureau of Customs (BoC) officials headed by Comm. Nicanor Faeldon to resign over the impression that the government may end up losing the criminal case, due to legal technicalities, regarding its bungled handling of the foiled smuggle of 605 kilos of shabu two months ago.…

Magdalo group dismayed with ex-member Faeldon

THE Magdalo group is disappointed with its former member Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon over the simmering drug issue. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In a press conference, Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano confirmed that Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon was removed from the group in 2015 due to several of his actions…

‘Missing shipments’ contain shabu?

WATERFRONT stakeholders are urging authorities to “dig deeper” into the P6.5 billion worth of shabu that passed thru the Bureau of Customs (BOC) “express lane” (Green Lane) last month after it turned out that the importer also released thru the same channel two other shipments purportedly supplied by the same…

Gordon: BOC corrupt

“INCOMPETENT, corrupt.” This was Senate Blue Ribbon Committee chairman Sen. Richard Gordon’s stinging description of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) as the Upper Chamber formally opened yesterday its investigation into the scandalous entry into the country two months ago of 605 kilos of shabu from China valued at over P6.4…
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