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Lawmaker calls on Customs chief to stop smuggling of imported meat 05/05/2012

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Lawmaker calls on Customs chief to stop smuggling of imported meat

05/05/2012
Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy Casio yesterday called on Customs Chief Ruffy Biazon to take more aggressive steps against the smuggling and dumping of imported meat products, calling it an acid test of his leadership in the bureau.

Casio, chairman of the House committee on small business and entrepreneurship development, said the five-day pig holiday being called by hog raisers was justified given the governments failure to protect local producers.

Mukhang kailangang magdiet muna uli tayo sa baboy dahil sa makatwirang panawagan ng mga hog raisers. This is an acid test for Biazon. If he cant stop meat smuggling then what more other items both perishable and not? The next logical question of course is why does smuggling and dumping remain unabated? Bakit tila hindi mabuwag ng bagong liderato ang mga sindikato sa Customs? Kinasabwat na rin ba sila ng mga ito? the lawmaker said..... MORE

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