Lapeña’s stubbornness & gallant flip-flop

October 25, 2018
It’s nice that Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña finally got enlightened, lest the perception could remain that people, particularly those in media, could either be on the payroll of drug syndicates, or of the Bureau of Customs, or perhaps even of both, in the controversy over the supposed smuggling of drugs in magnetic lifters.

Comm. Sid should get angry, not resign

WITH Bureau of Customs commissioner, Isidro Lapeña, “conceding” (finally) on Wednesday that the four abandoned ‘magnetic scrap lifters’ found inside a warehouse rented by still-to-be-identified ‘Chinese-looking men’ contained illegal drugs, the bureau’s ‘Tiger Lady,’ Atty. Lourdes Mangaoang, has been fully “vindicated.”

Drug-free villages

October 24, 2018
During the RealNumbers PH press briefing, PDEA spokesperson Derrick Carreon said drug-cleared barangays are those categorized to have been "drug-affected" but were successfully subjected to the drug-clearing programs of the government.

Kandidatura ng mag-amang Malapitan, pinag-uusapan

October 23, 2018
NAKAKAALIW ang usapan ngayon ng mga mahilig sumubaybay sa takbo ng pulitika sa Caloocan City dahil mainit na pinag-uusapan ang posibilidad na pagpapalit daw ng tatakbuhing posisyon ng mag-amang Malapitan na sina Mayor Oca at 1st District Congressman Along na puwedeng pahintulutan ng Commission on Elections bago ang mid-term election.

Leveraging OpenPort tech and Acudeen utility

Hong Kong, 2018 — OpenPort, the digital logistics platform that uses blockchain technology to transform domestic distribution in emerging markets, has announced a partnership with Acudeen Technologies, SEA’s leading peer to peer invoice marketplace enabling small and medium enterprises to access financing using their platform for mobility and faster growth which leads to economic improvement on a larger scale.

Only drug lords are laughing at PDEA-BoC ‘word war’

I hope and pray that President Duterte will finally step in and call on the Bureau of Customs and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency to stop their week-long ‘word war’ which is bringing embarrassment to the government. Obviously, only drug lords and manufacturers are laughing at this development and making all kinds of diversions or smokescreens to cover up their illicit trade.

Bakit nga ba, DG Aquino?

PORMAL na humarap kahapon sa media si Bureau of Customs (BoC) commissioner, Isidro Lapeña, upang sagutin ang mga “banat” na inabot niya sa “pinagsanib” na puwersa nina PDEA director general, Aaron Aquino at, BoC Deputy Collector, Atty. Lourdes ‘Dhess’ Mangaoang noong isang linggo.

Most viable option

October 23, 2018
SUSPENDING the value-added-tax (VAT) on basic commodities, like food, fuel and electricity, for one year seems to be the most viable option to counteract the strong inflation pressures on these goods.