2SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr During his semi-annual report to Congress, CFPB Director Richard Cordray said the CFPB continues to look at its authority under the Dodd-Frank Act to exempt credit unions from its rulemaking and cited instances where the bureau has used some exemptions for small financial institutions.Several Republican members of the House Financial Services Committee questioned the director about a March 14 letter penned by Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Steve Stivers (R-Ohio). In the letter, a bipartisan group of 329 members of Congress called on the director to use the bureau’s authority to exempt credit unions from its rulemaking. continue reading »
“The corn from Myanmar was sent to Malaysia first and then transported to Batam [in Riau Islands]. From Batam, it was taken to Pangkalpinang before eventually being brought to Jakarta,” said Anang.He added that the drugs were meant to be delivered to a location in Cikarang, Bekasi regency, West Java. The police raided the location and arrested a woman, identified as CS.Authorities seized the illegal narcotics before they were destroyed in Pangkalpinang on Monday. (syk) The governor led a ceremony on Monday in which authorities destroyed more than 200 kilograms of methamphetamine-type narcotics by dissolving and blending them in water before burying them.Read also: Crystal meth now cheaper, ‘stronger’ in Indonesia as drug busts rise: UN reportA joint operation comprising the Bangka Belitung Islands Police and the National Police’s Criminal Investigation Department recently uncovered a crystal meth distribution chain in the province.Bangka Belitung Islands Police chief Insp. Gen. Anang Syarif Hidayat said authorities had found 98 packages of the drug weighing 211 kg in corn sacks imported from Myanmar. Topics : Authorities have said that the uninhabited islands across the Bangka Belitung Islands might have been used as a key transit point for illegal narcotics following the discovery of crystal methamphetamine distribution in the province. Bangka Belitung Islands Governor Erzaldi Rosman said 400 of about 460 islands in the province were uninhabited.“This condition allows [the islands] to be used as transit points [for the illegal drugs],” Erzaldi said during a press briefing at the Bangka Belitung Police headquarters on Monday as quoted by kompas.com.
Dr. Rogelio M. Florete and Ms. Margaret Ruth C. Florete The Bombo Music Festival is theNetwork’s wide-ranging contribution to music and forms a third of itstri-offering of Corporate Socio-Cultural Responsibility Projects. All Area Managers, Station Managers,News Directors and Chief Technicians are assembling in just one roof to begiven their marching orders to use strong Bombo Radyo content and conquerdigital platforms to reach a worldwide audience. A prestigious Board of Judges willselect this year’s Bombo Music Festival Champion and other top winners who willbring home bigger prizes and whose musical compositions are played in all BomboRadyo and Star FM stations and available for listening or download in alldigital platforms – Spotify, i-Tunes, YouTube Music, and Google-Music. These will bring Bombo Radyo’scoverage to at least 30 key cities nationwide, he said. Also, Ms. Florete invites allmusic-loving Ilonggos not to miss the 3rd National Bombo Music Festival withlive performances from 12 finalists on Saturday, Jan. 11, at the newlyrenovated West Visayas State University Cultural Center in La Paz, Iloilo City. A 31-piece Bombo Symphony Orchestrawill provide beautiful live accompaniment to each of the interpreters of thefinalists for an unforgettable evening. BOMBO Radyo Philippines, a provincialbrand with big dreams, is posed to further expand its power and reach this2020. From its dominant presence in 24 key cities nationwide, it is set toconquer more areas. As the media mogul clears the way fora leadership transition on to Ms. Margaret Ruth C. Florete who is the network’sPresident and Chief Executive Officer, Bombo Radyo dictates the pace among itscompetitors by keeping “In Step with Digital Technology”,this year’s conference theme to highlight its disruptive presence on FacebookLive. This year’s heavyweight jury iscomposed of Ryan Cayabyab, National Artist for Music and a Ramon MagsaysayAwardee; Vehnee Saturno, certified gold record producer and renowned composer; young hit makers and artists BituinEscalante and Myrus Ramirez, as well as Jesuit composer Father Peter Pojol./PN Holding the traditional Bombo RadyoTop Level Management Conference in Iloilo City this week from Jan. 6 to 11, Dr.Rogelio M. Florete, the Chairman Emeritus of the 31-strong AM and FM radiostations, disclosed that in Bombo Radyo’s front burner is the setting up ofmore stations in several more cities in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.