Customs papers for US Dodge car case

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/25/2017

The case of the US Dodge Charger cars donated to Cebu City during Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s previous term had been bolstered with additional documents submitted by Apas Barangay Chairman Ramil Ayuman. The documents came from…

Cuizon denies personal ties with Mans Carpio

Ador Vincent Mayol 09/07/2017

The chief of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) was left dumbfounded when he was mentioned by Senator Antonio Trillanes IV during the hearing on the P6.4 billion worth of shabu shipment…

Biazon: ‘Premature’ to seek BOC replacement

Inquirer.net 09/03/2017

IT may be “premature” for the House of Representatives’ dangerous drugs committee to seek the replacement of the Bureau of Customs in response to the smuggling of P6.4-billion worth of shabu (crystal meth) in May. This was…

Customs corruption

Editorial 08/27/2017

In truth, former mutineer and now former Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon would still remain at his post were it not for that P6.4 billion worth of smuggled drugs that went through under his watch early this year.…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 08/27/2017

FREEPORTS A PROPOSAL by Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña for freeports across the country that would exempt payment for customs duties drew mixed reactions from netizens. Rey-Renee De Dios said, “This proposal from Mayor Tom is good…

GRAFT RAPS AGAINST FAELDON, CRUZ, ET AL.

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, DJ Yap, Marc Jayson Cayabyab 08/25/2017

    The House committee also wants Cebuana lawyer Mandy Therese Anderson charged for falsification of the attendance records of sports consultants at BOC The House committee on dangerous drugs has recommended the filing of criminal and…

Biz leaders lament ‘deep-rooted corruption’ in gov‘t agencies

Morexette Marie B. Erram, USJ-R Intern Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 08/25/2017

BUSINESS organizations in Cebu are calling on government officials and businessmen to stop engaging in corrupt practices, following the revelation of the “tara cartel” at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) by Senator Panfilo Lacson last Wednesday. Mandaue…

No “hurdles” on Kenneth Dong probe

Nestle L. Semilla 08/11/2017

DESPITE having friends in government offices, Chinese businessman Kenneth Dong will be investigated thoroughly, according to the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7). Chief Supt. Jose Mario Espino, PRO-7 director, said the investigation conducted against Dong…

Former Cebu TV host nabbed in Caloocan

Jhunnex Napallacan 07/20/2017

  Former TV host and 2013 gubernatorial candidate Roliyeth ‘Klasmit Boyet’ Cortes was arrested by police for reportedly posing as a Customs employee in Caloocan City Wednesday night.. The 52-year-old Cortes was arrested along with 62-year old…

Customs denies smuggling, claims Cebu is ‘rice smuggling free’

Calvin D. Cordova 06/07/2017

THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) Cebu office clarified yesterday that there was no shipment of smuggled rice at the Cebu port even as it reiterated that Cebu is “rice smuggling” free. BoC District Collector Elvira Cruz said…

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