No politics in stopping Port Irene car importations—Team PNoy spokesman

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MANILA, Philippines—Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon’s order to stop the release of more than 200 imported used cars and vans at Port Irene in Sta. Ana, Cagayan, has nothing to do with politics and “everything to do with law enforcement,” Team PNoy spokesman Eastern Samar Representative Ben Evardone said on Saturday.

Evardone, a member of the ruling Liberal Party, made the statement amid insinuations that Biazon’s move was meant to discredit Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, one of the leaders of the United Nationalist Alliance and main author of the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority charter.

“There should be no sacred cows, no special treatment in law enforcement. Is anyone complaining that we are enforcing the law? Is anyone suggesting that fighting smuggling is wrong?” Evardone said in a statement.

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  • ben311

    biazon magpaka totoo ka…corrupt ka din !

    • okayayonip

      without your proof it’s just a wild prophesy.

      • IbigMongSabihin

        meaning na wild prophesy din si pinoy for having no proof whatsoever na may capablility siya to think and act lke a president yet naglakas loob mag presidente. yet ibinoto siya ng masang salat sa dunong pero mapaniwalain sa political prophesy na hulog daw ng langit si pinoy. and the prophesy goes on.   

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/JKS7Y3WBUOJPOMTYPCRXSKW7KM Franzeline Perdubal

        Incompe tent at useless c Biazon kung hindi corrupt.

      • ben311

        maliwanag pa sa sikat ng araw… magbulag bulagan ka na lang !

  • richard ortega

    good job if this will really stop the importation in port irene so that the politician behind it will lose millions of pesos.

    • RHumabon

      . . .and Millions of Pesos in tariffs or taxes or fees will go to the National Treasury. . .Commissioner Biazon, tighten the release of ALL Importations. The Loss to smugglers/profiteers is a GAIN for The People. Keep Up The Good Work ! 

  • don681

    Ngayon ay Pebrero ng 2013. Dapat ang ibina-balita ng inquirer ay kung gaano kadami ang incidence ng smuggling mula noong Pebrero 2012, ilan lahat lahat ang na-huli ng customs sa loob ng isang taon?

    Isang incidence lang ba ito? Baka naman marami pang ibang ginawa? Gaano kagaling sa trabaho nya itong si Biazon? Mula noong naging Comissioner sya ano ang mga resulta?

    Ni-hindi nyo nga kelangang mag ibestiga e. Dapat standard na tanong lang sa interview at tingnan natin kung paano nya sagutin.

    This is just bad news reporting. Talagang yun intriga angle lang ang gusto ipa-malita.

    Politics or law enforcment, corrupt man o hindi si Biazon, wala na dapat magreklamo dito dahil ang tunay makikinabang ay ang lehitimong importer. Hindi naman sya politiko, so hindi dapat tanungin ng mga political na tanong. Commissioner sya na kailangan may results.

    Dapat ang reakson nalang natin, “Okay, good job. Next agenda, ano naman ang susunod mong isa-sa-tama Biazon?”. Dapat matuto tayong i-trato na hindi big deal ang mga ganitong bagay, dapat normal na takbo lang ng customs ito. At kung hindi ganito ang takbo, dapat binabantayan ng media.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AND7MQ5FERICDOIAUW56RYT45A tower_of_power

    Ang customs ay pork-in-the-barrel na yan … ang senado ay pork barrel lang. Kaya nga pinili ni Biazon ang customs … hahahaha!!!

  • bogli_anakdami

    dito lang sa north pier sa ‘tang inang imperial manila walang hulihan ng ismagler… sa araw-araw na ginawan ng dimonyo, labas-pasok ang mga ismageld guds… wlang huli…

    allah eh bakit kayong taga norte, iloko-loko region, eh napaka gulo???

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/UQXLAHQCCIEO3WMCTNZSWIE3AI Lagotka

      Tumigil ka nasa ka bastusan mo, born loser! Walang hanap buhay na bum. Alam mo lang mambaboy sa blogs. Born loser!

      • IbigMongSabihin

        but this guy bogli have good points. and his points are the realities. you cannot cover up the mabahong realities by just believing the propaganda machines of the government or self-serving sectors. the government right now is under-peforming and only relies on overdose of press releases to cover up its poor performance.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/JKS7Y3WBUOJPOMTYPCRXSKW7KM Franzeline Perdubal

    Enrile = smuggler protector? Parang halata

  • http://inquirer.net/ binaygulay

    Tirahin na kasi si Enrile wag puro satsat lang

    • Roy Batty

       Eh yun kahoy, paano na yun kahoy ha?

      • http://inquirer.net/ binaygulay

        Hehe. Matigas pa naman ang kahoy ni JPE, tanungin mo si Gigi

      • Roy Batty

        No comment na ako diyan. lolz!

  • IbigMongSabihin

    of course, pampabangong reason ang “no politics but only law enforcement” and this is intended sa mga fanatics na pinoys na kaydaling ma maneuver ang ulo. but then kung iisipin lang na matagal ng open book sa mga pinoys na mahilig bumili ng 2nd hand cars ang pagpunta sa cagayan para doon bumili ng murang smuggled cars kina enrile, then the question arises kung bakit ngayon lang sa panahon ng election campaign nag action ang gobyerno ni pinoy. meaning na pinabayaan ng gobyerno ang well-known car smuggling for a long time at nag action lang ngayon ito for the sake of political propaganda laban sa political enemies ng partido ni pinoy. this is but a traditional political maneuvering. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/JKS7Y3WBUOJPOMTYPCRXSKW7KM Franzeline Perdubal

    May wangwang mentality pa rin sa customs, papalamigin lang nila ang issue na to then balik na ulit sa dating gawi.

    Dapat may makulong, masibak at mapahiya sa smuggling na ito. Ipaalam nyo sa pamilya nyo na ang kingpin dito ay mga Enrile at ang anak tatakbo pang senador.

    Time to take down that ro tten Enrile dynasty.

  • $14334231

    bakit di mo sabihin na si enrile ang may ari ng port irene?  takot ka rin ba?….kung takot ka, alis ka na d’yan at ilagay kung sino mang matitigas na hindi natatakot sa mga enrile!!!!!….tagal na nito…..

    • Roy Batty

       Unawain na lang natin yun tao, baka kasi may dala dalang envelope din si JPE with Ruffy’s name on it. Hirap kalabanin yan mala-Gestapo na experience ni Manong nun Martial Law.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GYYFBINDMTZHM6TDHPB667452M agustin

    Despite the Supreme Court  ruling, car smuggling continued to operate, this just to show that smugglers are free to do illegal because they know that this administration has no political will.

    • Bayan Panona

      “Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon’s order to stop the release of more
      than 200 imported used cars and vans at Port Irene in Sta. Ana, Cagayan,
      has nothing to do with politics and “everything to do with law
      enforcement,” Team PNoy spokesman Eastern Samar Representative Ben
      Evardone said on Saturday. ” – hindi pa ba political will to? or nagkamali ka lang sa pag-initindi.

  • doublecross

    tama…..
    ceza is one of a million milking cow of every politicians in cagayan country.

  • LegalJustice

    I can guarantee you there is a Big Fish behind  this car importation for sure its a politician.

    I don’t think an ordinary indvidual can do such smuggling without the backing of this Big Shots this is like a Mafia Organization.

    Once this is exposed another shock revive na naman ito.

  • disqusted0fu

    Are you kidding me?! Team Pnoy is all about politics. All these sudden moves, same as the suspension of Gov. Garcia for instance, are all so timely and “coincidental” for the approaching elections. The Aquino administration has never been this active in enforcing the law, except for harassing their political opponents apparently. 

  • disqusted0fu

    “There should be no sacred cows, no special treatment in law enforcement – Really? How can they explain the treatment that the KKKs get? In the case of Grace Padaca who is charged with graft was announced innocent by Pnoy himself, bailed her out with his personal money and gave her a position in the Comelec. That alone contradicts everything about this statement. There are many more instances to site but this page might get full.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/UWXUQZQDNSRTVWMFCUHAYA7OOA John

    Kay Enrile yang imported used cars at kasosyo niya si Ms IgiG Seyer. Ayaw pang tumigil ang super grand lolo na ito. Dapat nasa Sabah siya total kaya pa niya ang apat sabay tayo.

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