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Posts Tagged ‘Bureau of Customs (BOC)’

P90-M worth of shabu stuffed inside car mufflers seized

Posted on Tuesday, 12 February 2019 01:07 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — A shipment containing 13 kilos of shabu worth P90 million was intercepted at the DHL warehouse by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) at the Ninoy Aquino International...

NBI nabs alleged ‘middleman’ in P6.4-B shabu smuggling case

Posted on Monday, 4 February 2019 10:30 PM | No Comments
Authorities arrested businessman Dong Yi Shen aka Kenneth Dong on Monday (February 4) over his alleged involvement as facilitator of the P6.4 billion shabu shipment from China that slipped past...

49 individuals charged over P11-B shabu smuggling case except Lapeña

Posted on Thursday, 13 December 2018 02:52 PM | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has filed charges against 49 individuals involved in the billion-peso shabu shipment concealed inside four magnetic lifters that slipped...

De Lima wants probe on militarization of BOC

Posted on Monday, 26 November 2018 12:47 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Senator Leila de Lima wants an investigation on the military forces’ alleged take over of the Bureau of Customs (BOC). In a resolution filed by De...

Senate cites in contempt ex-PDEA, police officers over P11-B shabu shipment probe

Posted on Thursday, 22 November 2018 03:42 PM | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Senate Blue Ribbon Committee resumed on Thursday (November 22) its inquiry on the P11B shabu shipment controversy in the Bureau of Customs (BOC). Former Customs...

Importer says shipment from S.Korea free of toxic substance

Posted on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 02:18 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – A shipment from South Korea is now being scrutinized for allegedly containing toxic substances harmful to human health. But the importer Verde Soko II Industrial Corporation...

Duterte clarifies: No military taking over civilian post in BOC

Posted on Wednesday, 7 November 2018 09:37 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday (November 6) clarified that there was no formal designation nor appointment given to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) regarding their...

Malacañang on Customs militarization: Lawlessness rampant in BOC

Posted on Tuesday, 30 October 2018 03:02 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang maintained that the Constitution is not violated when President Rodrigo Duterte placed the Bureau of Customs (BOC) under military control and set all employees to...

Duterte on Lapeña, Faeldon amid Customs mess: ‘Nalusutan lang talaga’

Posted on Monday, 29 October 2018 10:45 AM | No Comments
      BACOLOD CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte came to the defense of former Customs Commissioners Isidro Lapeña and Nicanor Faeldon amid the growing controversy inside the Bureau...

Duterte transfers Lapeña to TESDA; orders Customs officials ‘out’ of BOC

Posted on Thursday, 25 October 2018 10:21 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has removed Isidro Lapeña from the Bureau of Customs and appointed him as the new director general of the Technical Skills and Development...