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Senators see customs, Chinese 'connivance' in P6.4-B smuggled shabu - Rappler

It's clear customs people are involved, says Minority Leader Franklin Drilon. If 604 kilos of shabu got past the BOC this one time, 'ilan pa ang nakalusot?' Camille Elemia · @CamilleElemia. Published 8:30 AM, August 01, 2017. Updated 4:25 PM, August 03 ...and more »

Senate alleges corruption and incompetence in customs bureau over biggest haul yet of shabu smuggled into PH - CNN Philippines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 31) — Lawmakers could not hide their exasperation as they investigated on Monday the alleged involvement of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in a shipment of shabu from China worth P6.4 billion (US$126 million).and more »

Faeldon to 'corrupt' politicians: Shame on you - Rappler

Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon refuses to name these politicians with 'unreasonable requests' to the Bureau of Customs, but tells them to stop their corrupt ways. Eloisa Lopez. Published 3:40 PM, August 02, 2017. Updated 4:36 PM, August 03, ...and more »

Senate takes custody of customs broker linked to shabu shipment - Rappler

Senate blue ribbon committee chair Richard Gordon says it is necessary to give Mark Ruben Taguba security after the latter tags officials in an executive session. Camille Elemia · @CamilleElemia. Published 6:25 PM, July 31, 2017. Updated 8:50 PM, July ...and more »

Lacson: Payoffs at BOC reach P270M a day - Inquirer.net

Corrupt Bureau of Customs (BOC) officials and personnel get P270 million in payoffs daily through the “3 o'clock Friday habit,” Sen. Panfilo Lacson said on Tuesday, basing his estimate on customs brokers he had spoken with. Lacson told reporters he ...and more »

Du30 to await outcome of probes on shabu smuggling before deciding Faeldon's fate - InterAksyon

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he would follow due process and wait for the outcome of the congressional investigations on the P6-billion shabu smuggling that has spurred calls for the resignation of the chief of the Bureau of ...and more »

Gordon seeks hold departure order vs shipper of P6.4-B shabu from China - Rappler

A certain Richard Chen or Richard Tan, a Taiwanese national, allegedly ordered the shipping of 604 kilos of shabu from China to Manila. Camille Elemia · @CamilleElemia. Published 2:55 PM, July 31, 2017. Updated 4:23 PM, August 03, 2017. SHABU.and more »

Duterte expresses 'confidence' in BOC chief Faeldon - Rappler

(UPDATED) The chief executive instructs the customs chief to 'focus on his job of serving the nation,' according to Malacañang. Pia Ranada · @piaranada. Published 6:56 PM, August 01, 2017. Updated 12:08 PM, August 02, 2017. PRESIDENTIAL BACKING.and more »

Customs officials accused of procedural violations - Inquirer.net

“All the drugs were contaminated. Everyone's touching it. Everyone's taking selfies with the drugs. I was really taken aback!” This was how Wilkins Villanueva, regional director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), described the Bureau of ...and more »

Faeldon asks Duterte to probe P6.4B shabu shipment from China - Rappler

Bureau of Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon writes to President Rodrigo Duterte to investigate the issue. Malacañang has yet to respond. Camille Elemia · @CamilleElemia. Published 10:47 AM, July 31, 2017. Updated 5:18 PM, July 31, 2017.and more »