6 months Customs exec in hot water over Verde Soko garbage mess MB
By Ellson Quismorio As far as Iligan City lone district Rep. Frederick Siao is concerned, Bureau of Customs (BOC) official Floro Calixihan, Jr. admitted to his own wrongdoing in connection with the Verde Soko garbage mess.   Verde Soko garbage mess (ECOWASTECOALITION / MANILA BULLETIN) “Without inspection, then Customs Port Collector, now District Collector Floro Calixihan, Jr. admitted authorizing the physical transfer of the shipments of garbage from the port to Verde Soko facilities and he did not collect or impose the import duties,” Siao said in a statement Thursday. The shipment refers to the 6,000 metric tons of garbage from South ... more