Ninety (90) forty-footer container vans of illegally imported rice from Vietnam worth Php42.5 million pesos were recently seized at the Port of Subic by alert Bureau of Customs (BOC) officials during a joint operation by the Office of the Commissionerâ€™s REACT Task Force, Enforcement Group (EG) and the Port of Subic District Collectorâ€™s Office.Read More
Manila, Philippines – Officials of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka visited the Philippines on July 8 to 13 to study the country’s land administration and management system, including the property valuation and taxation, intending to learn from the Philippines’ successful experience under the Second Land Administration and Management Project (LAMP2) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), and the Department of Finance (DOF).Read More
The Department of Finance, through its Revenue Integrity Protection Service (RIPS) filed administrative and criminal cases with the Office of the Ombudsman as well as the Civil Service Commission (CSC) against erring Bureau of Internal Revenueâ€™s (BIR) personnel.
Non-filing of SALN
In its efforts to fast track regulatory enhancements and greater efficiency in the insurance industry, the Insurance Commissionâ€™s reorganization proposal involving modifications in the organizational structure, staffing pattern, and compensation plan has been approved by the Department of Budget and Management.Read More
On the development of the country’s mineral resources. “The Philippines is indeed rich in mineral resources. The Executive Order that has been signed seeks to develop a responsible mining industry within the confines of our other development objectives â€“ agricultural productivity, eco-tourism promotion, and environmental protection.Read More