Philippine Transportation Chief Reacts on Pandora Paper Report

Official Statement of DOTr Secretary Art Tugade On the report released by the PCIJ and various media outlets on offshore investments First, I would like to acknowledge that due to an administrative oversight, I was not made aware of the interview request letter sent by the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ). Had it reached … Read more

Philippine Customs Stops Currency-Smuggling

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On numerous occasions since 2020, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) succesfully prevented attempts of currency-smuggling, and seized the subject local and foreign currencies and other monetary instruments amounting to P33,128,870.00, based on the report by the Intelligence Group-Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service (IG-CIIS) of the BOC as of July 14, 2021. The seized currencies originated … Read more