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BOC turns over P10-M worth of ‘shabu’ to PDEA

Posted on: April 27th, 2018 | No Comments
  PASIG CITY, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) turned over to Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Friday P10-million worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride or “shabu” and high-grade marijuana...

BOC holds off auction plans for smuggled rice in Zamboanga Sibugay

Posted on: April 18th, 2018 | No Comments
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) will not allow the resell of smuggled rice from Zamboanga, Sibugay unless the shipment goes through proper investigation. According to Atty. Lyceo Martinez, BOC’s collection...

BOC confiscates over P2-M worth of ‘ukay-ukay’

Posted on: April 11th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs (BOC)  has confiscated 40-foot container van containing “ukay-ukay” or secondhand clothes which arrived on February 27 at the Manila International Container Port (MICP)...

BOC seized ₱8.65-M worth of beauty, whitening products at NAIA

Posted on: March 1st, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —Forty-eight boxes of whitening and beauty products were seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) at the  Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). According to BOC-NAIA district collector Atty....

BOC’s computer system upgrade to help increase revenue collection

Posted on: November 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – World Bank will fund the $200-million computer system upgrade of the Bureau of Customs (BOC). BOC Commissioner Isidro Lapeña said the Bureau’s computer system needs improvement that...

BOC seizes millions of pesos worth of fake soaps, seasonings in QC, Manila

Posted on: November 10th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña is reminding the public to make sure that the products they are using are not fake or imitations. “If the registry numbers are...

Trillanes : Proposed lifestyle check on Paolo Duterte, Mans Carpio, a cover-up

Posted on: October 11th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – A cover up. This was how Senator Antonio Trillanes IV called the recommendation made by Senate Blue Ribbon Committee Chair Richard Gordon for Davao City Vice Mayor...

PRRD assigns PDEA as sole agency to conduct anti-drug ops

Posted on: October 11th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Based on the memorandum order signed by the president on October 10, all law enforcement agencies like the Philippine National Police (PNP), National Bureau of Investigation (NBI),...

BOC Dep. Comm. Gerardo Gambala resigns from post

Posted on: October 10th, 2017 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — Bureau of Customs Deputy Commissioner Gerardo Gambala has filed his irrevocable resignation. Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña said he received Gambala’s resignation last month. He said Gambala...

Lower House wants to grant PRRD emergency powers to demolish the Bureau of Customs

Posted on: October 3rd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The government has allegedly lost more than 40 billion pesos in just a year, since former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon took office. This is...