CEZA - updates

Rappler's latest stories on CEZA


PH Navy to build Fuga Island outpost ahead of Chinese 'smart city' plan

Nov 14, 2019 - 1:45 PM

The government realizes the need to establish a military presence on the northern frontier island where a Chinese company plans to build a business hub

Duterte to witness wrecking of imported luxury cars in Cagayan next week

Mar 09, 2018 - 6:17 PM

Duterte will come to Santa Ana town for the wrecking of the cars on Wednesday, March 14

SMUGGLED CARS. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Bureau of Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña as they inspect the smuggled vehicles before they were destroyed at the Port Area in Manila on February 6, 2018. File photo by Richard Madelo /PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Government to wreck luxury cars to send 'strong message' vs smuggling

Jan 16, 2018 - 10:27 PM

'The President is very clear in his instructions and directives that we should follow the rule so if they violate, let's apply the most extreme remedy or penalty. And the decision of the government is to destroy these cars,' Lambino tells Rappler

22 more towns may be added to Cagayan economic zone

Sep 04, 2017 - 6:59 PM

We are anticipating a lot of economic activity says CEO of Cagayan Economic Zone Authority as the reason for the expansion

CEZA derived 80% of income from 'illegal' operations – Lambino

Aug 04, 2017 - 8:30 AM

In a press briefing on Wednesday August 2 Cagayan Economic Zone Authority CEO and administrator Raul Lambino says these were revenues from online and offshore gaming licensees operating outside the jurisdiction of CEZA

Cagayan airport to launch international flights in August

Jul 25, 2017 - 9:39 PM

The airport in Lal lo town will initially cater to two flights to and from Macau and China on a daily basis

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS. The Cagayan North International Airport (CNIA) is set to launch its maiden international flight on August 23. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Arroyo lawyer Lambino is new CEZA chief

Jul 14, 2017 - 1:37 PM

Raul Lambino will replace Jose Mari Ponce CEZA administrator since 2004

NEW CEZA CHIEF. Lawyer Raul Lambino joins the Duterte administration as administrator of CEZA. Photo from Raul Lambino's Facebook page

Duterte signs EO 13 to 'intensify' fight vs illegal gambling

Feb 10, 2017 - 10:04 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte orders law enforcement agencies PAGCOR and freeport authorities to report on the progress of the fight against illegal gambling every 6 months

WORKING PRESIDENT. President Rodrigo Duterte reads documents during the 12th Cabinet meeting at the Palace. Photo from Presidential Photographers Division

BI probes 'unauthorized' release of 22 arrested Chinese workers

Jul 28, 2015 - 11:36 AM

Immigration officials say the 21 Chinese workers reportedly have Cagayan Economic Zone Authority special visas while another one is unaccounted for

IMMIGRATION. This photo shows the facade of the Bureau of Immigration's main office. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Cagayan int’l airport to open domestic flights in 2015

May 04, 2015 - 8:14 PM

The domestic flights are seen to ease travelling to provinces like Cebu Davao and other key cities in the central and southern parts of the country

Used Hummer, Honda, Toyota cars seized at Port Irene

Feb 21, 2014 - 6:23 PM

Some 800 more used vehicles arrived since December Once they try to leave the Cagayan Special Economic Freezone they too will be considered illegal

SEIZED IMPORTS. 38 used car imports were seized to uphold a government ban on used car importations

Tuason perfect state witness - Miriam

Feb 13, 2014 - 1:46 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago says witness Ruby Tuason s eyewitness account is direct evidence that does not require corroboration It s bull s eye evidence

PERFECT WITNESS. Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago questions witness Ruby Tuason during a hearing of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee on Thursday, February 13. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Miriam to DOJ: Probe Enrile ‘fronts’ in Cagayan breakwater

Feb 04, 2014 - 4:40 PM

Enrile says Santiago can dive in 50 feet water to check her allegation that he used fronts in a Cagayan breakwater project

De Lima forms task force to probe Enrile

Dec 20, 2013 - 11:25 AM

The justice secretary orders a probe into Enrile s alleged crimes as detailed in a privilege speech of Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago

Port Irene budget is Enrile pork? Miriam wants it vetoed

Dec 11, 2013 - 7:40 PM

The lady senator points out that the Aurora economic zone sponsored by another senator is getting less than half of what will go to Cagayan s Port Irene

Enrile: Gigi Reyes is innocent in pork barrel scam

Dec 04, 2013 - 9:12 PM

Enrile says Miriam Santiago s speech – where she called Reyes a concubine – only confirmed everything that I said regarding her mental health

Miriam: Womanizer Enrile seduced Gigi Reyes

Dec 04, 2013 - 5:30 PM

She asks the justice chief to probe Enrile for 7 alleged crimes including disappearances during martial law smuggling and under declaration of wealth

New Cagayan airport set to open

Mar 08, 2013 - 4:47 PM

The 34 2 million Cagayan International Airport in Lallo Cagayan is scheduled to open by the fourth quarter of 2013