Dominguez to GCG: Improve system in evaluating GOCCs

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has urged the Governance Commission for Government-Owned and -Controlled Corporations (GCG) to incorporate the assessments made by regulatory agencies in evaluating the performance of state-run firms to further improve its oversight functions and avoid errors in the policy-making process of …

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PhilID authentication needs consent of holder

Business entities, both private and government, may request for authentication of a Philippine Identification System (PhilSys)-registered person’s identity during transactions but with the consent of the registrant.

The rule is embodied in Section 12 of the PhilSys Implementing Rules and Guidelines (IRR).

The Philippine Identification …

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Customs intercepts P38-M smuggled cigarettes at MICP

Smuggled cigarettes with an estimate value of PHP38.1 million were seized Friday by the Bureau of Customs-Manila International Container Port (BOC-MICP).

Alvin Enciso, chief of the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service-Manila International Container Port (CIIS-MICP), said in a statement on Sunday that the shipment was …

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