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Smuggled sugar seized, rice held

November 29, 2012


Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon yesterday supervised the seizure of seven 20-foot container vans of white Thailand sugar worth at least P5 million. The cargo was consigned to two locators at the Mactan Economic Processing Zone in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. In a separate operation, some 3,000 bags of smuggled rice were impounded at the Cebu City […]

Ombud to check lapses in NFA and COA in missing rice case

November 23, 2012


The Ombudsman-Visayas will focus its investigation on the possible monitoring lapses of officials of the National Food Authority (NFA) and the Commission on Audit (COA) in connection with the mysterious disappearance of P10 million worth of imported rice from the NFA’s warehouse in Badian town. Aside from looking into the culpability of the Benedicto Bernal, […]

Rice worth P10M missing in Badian

November 21, 2012


A National Food Authority (NFA) warehouse officer assigned in Badian town, Cebu province was ordered to pay more than P10 million worth of unaccounted imported rice stocks. A copy of the demand letter issued by the NFA central office ordered Badian NFA officer Benedicto Bernal to pay P10,628,095.09 within 15 working days or else face […]

6 workers nabbed for stealing rice

August 10, 2012


  POLICE arrested six laborers for allegedly stealing 14 sacks of rice which they were about to deliver to a warehouse in barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City. Qualified theft charges  will be filed against Roger Mardiquio, 42; stay-in driver of Oriente Trucking, fillers and laborers Jason Rosal, 31; Bertsagani Gomez, 38; Gaspar Bataycan, 41; Albino Macapaz, […]

Quake damage to crops, livestock P10M

February 28, 2012


THE Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) recorded around P10 million of crop damage and livestock lost caused by the 6.9 magnitude earthquake last Feb. 6. Most of the damaged crops were rice and coconut, said DA-7 spokesperson Cheryl Dela Victoria. Dela Victoria said the estimated damage for rice production was P3 million, while […]

Town mayor’s hubby faces tax raps

September 30, 2011


THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) filed tax evasion charges yesterday against businessman Nilo Alegado, husband of Consolacion Municipal Mayor Teresa Alegado. The BIR said that Alegado failed to provide the correct information in his internal tax return or ITR for 2009, declaring only P4.33-million worth of sales while he actually earned P183.94 million. “[The] […]