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Commissioner Kim S. Jacinto-Henares of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) reshuffled 55 tax fraud officials and investigators based in Metro Manila and nearby provinces yesterday to strengthen the drive against various forms of tax-dodging rackets and enhance voluntary compliance.

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The government launched the Inter-Agency Anti-Kotong Task Force (IAA-TF) and the “Kotong Hotline” yesterday to combat the bad practice of mulcting or “kotong” among policemen and traffic enforcers.

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The House Committee on Bases Conversion has approved a bill seeking to stop the government’s plan to privatize Camps Aguinaldo and Crame both in Quezon City. The House panel chaired by Kalinga Rep. Manuel Agyao gave its nod to House Bill (HB) No. 4712 and endorsed it for plenary discussions.

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The Department of Justice (DoJ) issued yesterday a watchlist order (WLO) against former President now Pampanga Rep. Gloria M. Arroyo and her husband, former First Gentleman Atty. Jose Miguel “Mike” T. Arroyo, former Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Benjamin S. Abalos Sr., former Justice Secretary Alberto Agra, and several other election officials and private individuals charged with election fraud in the 2007 elections.

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The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service (CIIS) has foiled an attempt to smuggle two luxury vehicles and a motorcycle from United States and 1,834 boxes of Korea-made cosmetics that arrived in the Port of Manila (PoM) recently.

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The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) reiterated yesterday that its decision to close two maritime courses offered by Philippine Maritime Institute (PMI) is final despite protests from students and school officials.

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