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[Right of Way] Where the sidewalk ends: The woes of being a pedestrian in Metro Manila

Oct 04, 2018 - 3:45 PM

Why are sidewalks an afterthought in the construction of the metro's road network?

DOF criticized for 'misleading' inflation graph

Jun 10, 2018 - 7:50 PM

Ex-Department of Finance undersecretary Sunny Sevilla says he is 'dumbfounded' by his former agency's 'tone-deaf, misleading economic commentary'

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

Customs collections fall in April

Jun 18, 2015 - 4:18 PM

Lower global oil prices hit the agency’s revenue performance falling 24 1 of its target collection for the period

Sevilla: No pressure from Ochoa, Purisima to resign

Apr 27, 2015 - 11:22 AM

The former Customs chief clarifies the Finance Secretary and the Executive Secretary talked to him about a potential reassignment of an individual within the bureau but the two respected his decision not to go through with it

STEPPING DOWN. Ex-Customs Commissioner John P Sevilla resigns, after refusing political appointments.

Appeal for Mary Jane, Lacson eyes presidency, Oscar dela Hoya | The wRap

Apr 24, 2015 - 8:14 PM

The Philippines files a ‘stronger’ appeal for Mary Jane Former Senator Ping Lacson considers running for president Oscar dela Hoya blasts referee in superfight

New Customs chief: 'I will double down on reforms'

Apr 24, 2015 - 6:13 PM

Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina vows to continue the reforms started by ex chief John Sevilla and vows to move faster than usual with only a little over a year to serve in the position

NEW BOC CHIEF. Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima (Left) administers the oath on new Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina on April 24, 2015. Photo from the DOF

Rappler Talk: Sunny Sevilla on his resignation and political appointees at the BOC

Apr 24, 2015 - 4:30 PM

In this exclusive interview with Rappler former Customs Commissioner Sunny Sevilla opened up about his reason for resignation

Poe for VP, customs chief resigns, Mary Jane’s sons | The wRap

Apr 23, 2015 - 8:15 PM

A survey says Grace Poe is top choice as next vice president Customs chief Sevilla resigns Mary Jane Veloso’s children fly to Indonesia

Customs' Sevilla: Political nominees last straw

Apr 23, 2015 - 6:42 PM

EXCLUSIVE: In his first one on one interview after his resignation former Customs Commissioner John P Sevilla says appointments to top positions are often pushed by government officials who want Iglesia ni Cristo nominees

STEPPING DOWN. Ex-Customs Commissioner John P Sevilla resigns, after refusing political appointments.

Bureau of Customs: A few good men

Jun 12, 2014 - 11:17 AM

Stronger participatory governance in the Bureau of Customs could be the best safeguard for sustaining reforms beyond 2016

Why I have faith in our government

Apr 17, 2014 - 2:00 PM

Because I believed first I am now becoming more certain that things are possible to change for the better

BOC sues firm for dumping Canada's waste in PH

Feb 20, 2014 - 6:11 PM

BOC Chief John Sunny Sevilla sues a firm for allegedly smuggling waste disguised as plastic scrap from Canada

PH loses $410B in illicit transactions

Feb 04, 2014 - 3:34 AM

UPDATED The losses in gov t revenues over a 52 year period – an amount not seen in other countries – represent a crisis situation says the US based Global Financial Integrity

Sevilla: Fixing the Customs' image

Jan 30, 2014 - 6:01 PM

Rappler talks to John Sunny Sevilla the newly appointed commissioner of the Bureau of Customs

Carandang resigns; Customs chief named

Dec 12, 2013 - 12:35 PM

UPDATED Communications Secretary Ricky Carandang leaves the Cabinet while Sunny Sevilla joins it as Customs chief

RICKY CARANDANG. Carandang's office has been cited in an audit for overspending on telecommunications expenses. File Photo

Davao-based trader faces smuggling raps

Dec 05, 2013 - 2:56 PM

Customs says it will continue to strengthen its anti smuggling drive despite changes in the bureau s leadership

SMUGGLED GOODS. The Bureau of Customs sues a Davao–based trader for misdeclaring shipments containing used clothing and vehicles. AFP FILE PHOTO