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PDEA nips ‘shabu’ smuggling via dictionary

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Is “shabu” found in the dictionary? Perhaps not the word, but the illegal substance also known as methamphetamine hydrochloride was exactly what anti-narcotics agents found in this particular dictionary that someone tried to ship out to Australia, the authorities said Friday.

Posted: October 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

P500M worth of smuggled goods seized in Tondo raid

National Bureau of Investigation-Intellectual Property personnel confiscate fake beauty products from China during a raid on a mall in Sta. Cruz, Manila, on Monday.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Police seized about P500 million worth of smuggled goods in a raid in Tondo, Manila on Friday, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said.

Posted: October 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Customs files smuggling raps vs Batangas rice importer

Bureau of Customs. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) filed on Thursday smuggling charges against a Batangas-based trader who allegedly imported illegally from Vietnam more than 12.8 million kilograms of rice worth P513 million in 2013.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DOJ backs Senate bill on smuggling as economic sabotage

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima: Waiting for Senate report INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has thrown its support behind a Senate bill that would redefine smuggling as a form of economic sabotage and impose heavier penalties on offenders.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Canadian nabbed with 51 turtles in his pants

A small box turtle crosses the road. AFP FILE PHOTO

A Canadian has been caught at the US-Canada border with 51 live turtles stuffed in his pants in what American authorities claimed was an elaborate reptile smuggling operation.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »