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Duterte meets relieved Customs employees in Malacañang

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 08:10 PM July 18, 2019
Duterte meets relieved Customs employees in Malacañang

President Rodrigo Duterte meets the relieved employees of the Bureau of Customs in Malacañang on Thursday night, July 18, 2019. The personnel were relieved due to corruption allegations. Photo from Sen. Bong Go

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte met the relieved employees of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Thursday night in Malacañang. 

Duterte earlier relieved 64 BOC personnel over allegations of corruption.

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No immediate details of the meeting were released by Malacañang as of this posting.

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“He is speaking (in a) mild tone,” presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a text message. /kga

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