brokers - updates

Rappler's latest stories on brokers


RESULTS: November 2019 Customs Broker Licensure Examination

Nov 25, 2019 - 8:01 PM

PRESS RELEASE: 1,166 out of 2,909 pass the Customs Broker Licensure Examination

Duterte wants to eliminate brokers from customs

Sep 11, 2019 - 8:00 AM

But just how?

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte holds a press conference at the Malacañan Palace on September 4, 2019. Malacañang Photo

RESULTS: June 2019 Real Estate Broker licensure exam

Jun 19, 2019 - 7:12 PM

PRESS RELEASE: 204 out of 297 passed the Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination

BOC files smuggling charges vs 2 ATI officials, importers

Apr 07, 2018 - 5:39 PM

Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña says there will also be an investigation into the possible involvement of customs personnel in the illegal release of 105 containers

SHIPMENTS. In this photo taken November 8, 2012, a crane stacks shipping containers at the international container port in Manila. File photo by Jay Directo/AFP

RESULTS: December 2017 Real Estate Broker licensure exam

Dec 19, 2017 - 6:31 PM

PRESS RELEASE: 841 out of 2,230 passed the Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination this December 2017

Results: November 2017 Customs Broker Licensure Exam

Nov 28, 2017 - 5:23 PM

1,114 out of 2,093 passed the Customs Broker Licensure Exam this November

Allianz PNB Life Insurance partners with HSBC for distribution

Jul 05, 2017 - 9:35 PM

The first product of the tie up is a single pay investment linked life insurance plan that gives access to the Allianz Global Investors Fund

New PSE president to focus on PDS merger, lowering broker ownership

May 08, 2017 - 11:15 AM

Ramon Monzon says the Philippine Stock Exchange wants the long planned merger between the country s securities and bond markets to happen by July

PH customs blacklists 71 brokers, importers

Jan 13, 2017 - 10:28 PM

Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon says the Bureau of Customs has a lot of house cleaning to do with about 11 000 brokers and importers more

Customs chief threatens to cancel accreditation of 11,000 brokers

Nov 29, 2016 - 5:57 PM

Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon questions why none of the brokers have come forward to reveal corrupt customs personnel: This means you are benefitting from technical smuggling and all forms of illicit trades

Results: November 2016 Custom broker board exam

Nov 18, 2016 - 5:36 PM

Top performing school is Gordon College while top passer is from the International School of Asia the Pacific

RCBC admits wrong report to AMLC on businessman Antonio Tiu

Jul 12, 2016 - 12:29 PM

Saying the damage caused by RCBC s mistake is irreparable the businessman says he will not stop until justice is served against those who wrongly accused him and his companies

LEGAL BATTLE. Antonio Tiu (L) lodges perjury complaints against Julia Bacay-Abad (R) before the Department of Justice on April 29, 2016

PRC RESULTS: Real Estate Broker board exam 2016

Mar 04, 2016 - 11:30 PM

5 499 of 9 749 passed the Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination February 2016 Top passer is from Foreign University

Photo by Rappler/John Javellana

Customs brokers press Ombudsman on case vs DOF, BIR, ex-BOC chiefs

Dec 03, 2015 - 12:31 PM

Customs brokers say the Ombudsman erred in dismissing a case against Cesar Purisima Kim Henares and John Sevilla

PURSUE CASE. Customs brokers accuse Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima (left), BIR chief Kim Henares (middle), and former BOC chief John Sevilla of issuing illegal requirements for accreditation of customs brokers

Results: November 2015 customs broker license exam

Nov 16, 2015 - 8:56 PM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed customs brokers

Results: Real Estate Broker board exam 2015

May 29, 2015 - 12:36 AM

5 220 out of 10 370 passed in Manila Baguio Cagayan de Oro Cebu Davao Iloilo Legazpi Lucena and Tuguegarao this May 2015

Photo by Rappler/John Javellana

Customs: Only 63% of importers, brokers are accredited

Aug 13, 2014 - 5:45 PM

Those who failed to get accredited will not be able to transact with the bureau

NO EXTENSION. Customs Commissioner John Sevilla previously reiterated the agency will no longer extend the deadline for the brokers and importers' accreditation.

Customs adamant: Apply for accreditation by July 31 or else...

Jul 30, 2014 - 7:08 PM

Despite pleas the agency is not extending the deadline for the accreditation of brokers and importers

NO EXTENSION. Customs Commissioner John Sevilla reiterates the agency will no longer extend the deadline for the brokers and importers' accreditation.

BIR to importers, brokers: Apply for clearance certificate now

Jul 24, 2014 - 7:47 AM

As the July 31 Customs accreditation deadline draws near only 3 of 4 importers and brokers have applied for the clearance certificate from the BIR

Customs Commissioner John Sevilla

Customs to importers: No extension of accreditation deadline

Jul 17, 2014 - 2:12 PM

10 000 importers and brokers have yet to be accredited by the agency

Customs Commissioner John Sevilla

Customs files charges vs 2 steel importers, customs brokers

Apr 14, 2014 - 6:02 PM

Customs Commissioner John Sevilla says the two firms did not only attempt to defraud the government of revenues they also endangered lives with their substandard steel imports

SMUGGLED. Bureau of Customs deputy commissioner Ariel Nepomuceno inspects one of the 26 container vans containing misdeclared steel products apprehended at the Manila port. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Results: March 2014 Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination

Mar 21, 2014 - 6:28 PM

2 048 of 3 535 passed the Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination in Manila Baguio Cagayan de Oro Cebu Davao Iloilo Legazpi and Lucena this March 2014

Photo by Rappler/John Javellana

Customs suspends 70 importers, 46 brokers for violations

Mar 06, 2014 - 3:53 PM

Among those suspended are some of the country s notable companies like Globe Telecom and those allegedly involved in rice smuggling

A GOOD 2014? Customs Commissioner John Sevilla expects higher collections this year on account of reforms being implemented in the bureau. Photo courtesy of BOC

PSE may implement broker anonymity this year

Feb 27, 2014 - 6:22 PM

PSE says market investors are keen on the new rule

ANONYMOUS BROKERS. The PSE says broker anonymity will increase liquidity in the stock market. AFP Photo

PSE to implement broker anonymity by 2015

Jan 27, 2014 - 6:46 PM

Starting in March 2015 broker identifiers for matched trades will no longer be visible to market participants – practice in most Asian markets in the last 15 years

BROKER ANONYMITY. The Philippine Stock Exchange will implement this beginning March of 2015.

VIDEO: Meet the modern trading family

Dec 27, 2013 - 5:40 PM

Nando Camus of Jones Lang La Salle shares how he encouraged his children to start investing online

Creating an online stock trading account

Oct 25, 2013 - 4:53 PM

Watch this video to learn how you can set up your own online trading account

Ateneo grad tops Real Estate Broker Licensure Exam

Mar 27, 2013 - 5:48 PM

1 928 of 2 969 passed the March 2013 Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination

Photo by Rappler/John Javellana