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Tagged in Journal Online: nicanor faeldon

New Customs, PDEA chiefs trusted DU30 men

KNOWN as among President Duterte’s most trusted men, two Philippine Military Academy graduates will be plucked out from their posts to lead the government’s war on drugs and smuggling. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Director General Isidro S. Lapeña, a member of PMA Class 1973, will…

President Duterte: ‘I stand by Faeldon, he is really honest’

THE Chairman of the House Committee on Dangerous Drugs, Surigao del Norte Representative Robert Ace Barbers asked for the resignation of Bureau of Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon for incompetence in connection with the smuggling of P6.4-billion worth of shabu into the country. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); During the August…
  • Published in Opinion

Who will be the next PRO3 director?

CAM Olivas, Pampanga -- Top police officials of Police Regional Office 3 are now in a quandary following the sudden appointment of Chief Supt. Aaron N. Aquino as the new head of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); President Duterte on Monday named Aquino as replacement for…

The P6.4 billion shabu scandal

FOR now, President Rody Duterte is giving Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon the benefit of the doubt. The President announced that he would await both houses of congress to wrap up their respective investigations before he makes a decision on the fate of Faeldon. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It is…
  • 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

Solons scold Faeldon BOC

On shabu incident LAWMAKERS from both chambers of Congress belonging to the ‘Congressional Oversight Committee on Customs Modernization’ (CMTA) yesterday sent the clear message to officials of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) headed by Comm. Nicanor Faeldon that they are not satisfied with the agency’s performance highlighted by the entry…

Battle of mistahs

Tension high as Trillanes and Faeldon clash at Senate drug probe THE Senate blue ribbon committee chaired by Sen. Richard Gordon held its third hearing on the smuggling of the P6.4 billion shabu shipment which slipped into the country from China through the Bureau of Customs. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||…

PDEA charges Faeldon et al over P6.4-B shabu

FORMER Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon has been charged with a string of drug and criminal charges before the Department of Justice over the smuggling of P6.4-billion shabu seized last May. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) sought the indictment of Faeldon and 11 other officers…

LACSON VS FAELDON

MABIGAT ang paratang ni outgoing Bureau of Customs (BoC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon laban kay Senador Panfilo Lacson. Kasing-bigat ito ng privilege speech ni Lacson noong Miyerkules ng hapon na nagbulgar naman sa pagtanggap ni Faeldon ng P100 million bilang ‘pasalubong’ nang ma-appoint ito bilang BoC chief noong nakalipas na taon.…
  • Published in Opinion

Senators back Lapeña appointment

SENATORS expressed support on the appointment of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Isidro Lapeña in the Bureau of Customs, replacing Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Senate Majority Leader Vicente “Tito” Sotto III believed on the competency of Lapeña to head the BoC. “He is well-versed.…
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