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Halalan sa 2016, matinding bakbakan

MAY mga balitang pinag-aaralan na ng Bureau of Customs (BoC) na buhayin ang “fuel marking program.” Ang programa ay naglalayong masawata ang smuggling. Kung maipapatupad ang marking program ay gaganda rin ang koleksiyon ng import duties at taxes. Ayon sa report, balak daw ni BoC Chief Alberto Lina na ilabas…
  • Published in Opinion

PNoy’s call wards off mass BoC resignation

A “TIMELY” call from President Benigno Aquino III to Bureau of Customs (BoC) Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence Jessie Dellosa prevented what could have been a major damage on his anti-corruption platform and the bureau’s continuing ‘reform program’ with the planned “mass resignation” of the so-called ‘BoC Reform Team’ last week.…
  • Published in Nation

Coming in clean

The guy promptly, unabashedly accepted his old job back purportedly for sheer “love of country”. That is a tired, worn-out, and discredited excuse for accepting top, powerful government positions with tremendous perks. But patriotism -- has it not been said? --”is the refuge of scoundrels”. And considering that the power…

BoC chief orders ‘illegal’ release of GMA-7 shipment

Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Alberto “Bert” Lina is now facing another “conflict-of-interest” issue, this time for allowing the “illegal release” of a shipment at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) belonging to television network GMA-7 that was ordered alerted and investigated by his predecessor, John Philip Sevilla, for having…

Ex-Customs intel chief jailed for falsifying school records

A former head of the Intelligence and Investigation Service of the Bureau of Customs was meted out a maximum six-year jail term for submitting a falsified Personal Data Sheet (PDS) in June 2009. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Sandiganbayan found Filomeno Vicencio Jr. guilty of falsification after Ombudsman prosecutors…
  • Published in Nation

Auctions boost BoC collection

The Bureau of Customs (BoC) claimed to have drastically improved its tax collection by more than P837 million thru several successful auctions of seized smuggled goods at the Port of Manila and the Manila International Container Port. In a statement, the bureau said the MICP collection district headed by Collector…
  • Published in Nation

3rd case filed vs CdO businessman

The Bureau of Customs (BoC) yesterday filed its third smuggling case against the owner of a trading company based in Cagayan de Oro for the alleged illegal importation of refined sugar. “We shall not allow unscrupulous traders to get away with smuggling. Smuggling is a very serious menace to society,”…
  • Published in Nation

MOA ng BOC, PhlPost, ayos!

MAGANDANG balita para sa mga kababayan natin na gumagamit pa rin ng postal service. Kamakailan ay nagkasundo ang Bureau of Customs (BOC) at Philippine Postal Corp. (PhlPost) na i-simplify ang “examination and delivery of mail parcels.” Ang kasunduan ay nakapaloob sa isang Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) na pinirmahan ng PhlPost…
  • Published in Opinion

Cayetano seeks probe of BoC

SENATOR Alan Peter Cayetano has sought an inquiry into the alleged failure of the Bureau of Customs (BoC) to address revenue leakages. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Cayetano filed Resolution No. 1339 which directs the Senate Committee on Ways and Means to conduct the inquiry to come up with measures…

Ang ‘Wish Ko Lang’ ni Comm. SS

BAGO ang lahat, isa munang mainit at maingay na ‘Congratulations, kay Phil. Army captain at ngayon ay Phil. Army major, JC ‘Jessil’ Cabading na patuloy pa ring “nagtitiyaga,” at the expense of her own military career,’ wika nga, sa Intelligence Group (IG) ng Bureau of Customs. Balikan ko lang ulit…
  • Published in Opinion
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