Palace promotes DOJ prosecutor who handled P6.4-B shabu smuggling case

Palace promotes DOJ prosecutor who handled P6.4-B shabu smuggling case

President Rodrigo Duterte has promoted the Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor who handled the criminal charges filed against suspects tagged in the P6.4-billion smuggled shabu shipment from China.

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‘Pure BS,’ says Trillanes of Paolo Duterte resignation

‘Pure BS,’ says Trillanes of Paolo Duterte resignation

The resignation of presidential son Paolo Duterte as Davao City vice mayor was just an attempt to “preempt investigations against him,” Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said on Monday as he questioned the former’s “delicadeza.”

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‘Shabu’ smuggling suspect stopped from leaving PH

‘Shabu’ smuggling suspect stopped from leaving PH

Immigration officers barred Richard Tan, one of the suspects in the May shipment of P6.4 billion worth of “shabu” (crystal meth) that slipped past the Customs bureau, from leaving the country before dawn on Thursday.

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Trillanes dares Gordon: Go ahead, file your case

Trillanes dares Gordon: Go ahead, file your case

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV has dared Sen. Richard Gordon, chair of the Senate blue ribbon committee, to make good on his threat to file an ethics case against him. Gordon on Friday said he would.

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Customs fixer clears Duterte son, son-in-law

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Customs fixer Mark Ruben Taguba II said on Friday that President Duterte’s son and son-in-law were not involved in the smuggling of P6.4 billion worth of “shabu” (crystal meth), which was discovered earlier this year, or in corruption in the Bureau of Customs (BOC).

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Duterte stands by Faeldon: ‘I still believe he’s honest’

Duterte stands by Faeldon: ‘I still believe he’s honest’

President Duterte continued to stand by outgoing Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon even as the House committee on dangerous drugs prepared to recommend the filing of criminal and administrative charges against the former mutineer and his subordinates over the alleged “tara system” of bribery in the Bureau of Customs (BOC).

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Resigned Faeldon urged: Spill the beans on BOC corruption

Resigned Faeldon urged: Spill the beans on BOC corruption

Now that his resignation was finally accepted by President Rodrigo Duterte, Nicanor Faeldon is being urged to spill the beans on alleged corruption in the Bureau of Customs (BOC) even in the face of drug charges following the House inquiry into the P6.4-billion shabu shipment.

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Broker claims paying P1M weekly to Customs’ ‘Davao group’

Broker claims paying P1M weekly to Customs’ ‘Davao group’

Private broker Mark Taguba II on Tuesday claimed that he pays as much as P100 million a week to the “Davao group” of the Bureau of Customs (BOC).

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