Lapeña divulged ‘P107M welcome gift’ to Faeldon – Lacson

Lapeña divulged ‘P107M welcome gift’ to Faeldon – Lacson

No less than the newly-appointed Bureau of Customs (BOC) chief Isidro Lapeña had reportedly confirmed that his predecessor, Nicanor Faeldon, had received P107 million “welcome gift”.

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Ex-Vatican hospital head convicted over cardinal’s luxury pad

Ex-Vatican hospital head convicted over cardinal's luxury pad

A Vatican court convicted Saturday the former head of the pope’s children’s hospital for diverting funds to the costly renovation of a top cardinal’s luxury apartment.

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Customs promotes 560 employees amid corruption allegations

Customs promotes 560 employees amid corruption allegations

Amid criticisms and allegations of corruption at the Bureau of Customs (BOC), Customs Chief Isidro Lapeña promoted 560 employees on Monday to “strengthen their ranks and improve their services.”

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Former Mexico governor wanted in US arrested

Former Mexico governor wanted in US arrested

Ciudad Victoria, Mexico — Mexican ex-governor Eugenio Hernandez, who is wanted in the United States for laundering drug money, was arrested Friday in his home state of Tamaulipas on corruption charges, prosecutors said.

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Supporters rally behind Ombudsman in solidarity Mass

Supporters rally behind Ombudsman in solidarity Mass

Supporters of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales gathered to attend a Mass outside the antigraft agency Friday morning to express their solidarity with her and the agency as it investigates President Rodrigo Duterte’s alleged undeclared wealth.

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Senators eager to see how new anti-corruption body works

Senators eager to see how new anti-corruption body works

One senator sees President Rodrigo Duterte’s creation of an anti-corruption commission as an irony, while another senator welcomed the new measure to fight what he called the “culture of corruption” in the government.

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House panel wants BOC abolished due to widespread corruption

House panel wants BOC abolished due to widespread corruption

The House of Representatives ways and means committee recommended the abolition of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) for its endemic corruption following the shipment of P6.4-billion worth of shabu through the Customs’ green lane that was the subject of inquiry.

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Lacson says Taguba’s presentation validates corruption in BOC

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“Sa atin, tayong mga Pilipino, ang pinaka-mapanganib na tao yung tanga na nagdudunung-dunungan at yung korap na naglilinis-linisan.” (For us Filipinos, the most dangerous person is the one who is stupid but playing clever and the one who is corrupt but playing spotless.) This was Senator Panfilo Lacson’s disappointment as fixer Mark Taguba II’s revealed […]

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