THE Intelligence Group of the Bureau of Customs (IG-BoC) yesterday presented to the media the result of its anti-smuggling operation in Manila that resulted to the confiscation of counterfeit goods worth over P500 million.
#GoodbyeGutom, said Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, is the objective of the government’s Expanded Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP), a program involving several departments that will work closely together to eradicate hunger in the country by 2030.
THE Intelligence Group of the Bureau of Customs (IG-BoC) yesterday presented to the media the result of its anti-smuggling operation in Manila that resulted in the confiscation of counterfeit goods worth over P500 million.
SA pagbubukas ng unang sesyon ng ika-18 Kongreso kahapon kung saan ang unang “tungkulin” ng mga kongresista ay “ihalal” ang kanilang lider sa katauhan ng ‘Speaker of the House,’ nakita natin na “napakapit” (pansamantala) sa kanyang silya si Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano.
BEFORE proceeding, here is thanking Manila mayor, Isko Moreno, for gracing yesterday’s ‘Report to the Nation’ media forum of the National Press Club (NPC), which, expectedly, turned out to be a ‘jampacked affair.’
JOINT elements of the Bureau of Customs (BoC) and the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group of the Philippine National Police (CIDG-PNP) arrested last July 12, two BoC employees allegedly involved in the “sale” of confiscated items, especially vehicles, to the unsuspecting public.
THE Panay Electric Company (PECO) is appealing to some quarters of the mainstream media to “stop twisting” President Rodrigo Duterte’s statements to make it appear that he is involving himself in legal matters involving private parties.
ON a recent visit to our good friends at the BOC Employees Association (BOCEA) office, I was glad to learn that despite many ‘difficulties’ in managing a “diverse” group of people such as the customs employees, this union that yours truly helped to organise in the early ‘90s, is remaining “true to form,” so to speak.
But as an ‘above-average’ person who can understand the ramifications of what Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio has been claiming as his ‘3-point approach’ to “peacefully” settle the WPS issue in our favor, the actual, contrary result, is a war with China.
BUSSINESSMAN Enrique K. Razon Jr., with the backing of Palawan local officials and his allies in Congress, is now targeting the Palawan Electric Cooperative (PALECO) after a controversial but successful effort to wrest the franchise of the Panay Electric Company (PECO) early this year.
THE Mandaluyong City Regional Trial Court Branch 209 upheld the petition of the embattled Panay Electric Company (PECO), declaring certain provisions of an upstart power firm franchise as “void and unconstitutional for infringing on PECO’s rights to due process and equal protection of the law,” even lashing out at the Enrique Razon-led outfit MORE Power’s attempt to question the “Court’s jurisdiction over it smacks of bad faith, desperation and deceitfulness.”
BAGO ang lahat, sinserong pakikiramay ang ating pinaabot sa pamilya at mga kaibigan ni Senate Sergeant-At-Arms, retired MGen. Jose Balajadia Jr., na naglingkod sa Senado sa higit 19 taon. Pakikiramay din sa pamilya at mga kaibigan ni Pareng Virgilio Conde. May you rest in peace, pare!
THE Bureau of Customs’ Action Team Against Smugglers (BATAS) yesterday filed smuggling charges against several individuals allegedly involved in the illegal release--and subsequent “disappearance”--of 641 containers last year at the Port of Manila (POM) before the Department of Justice.