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Posts Tagged ‘Bureau of Customs (BOC)’

49 individuals charged over P11-B shabu smuggling case except Lapeña

Posted on: December 13th, 2018 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has filed charges against 49 individuals involved in the billion-peso shabu shipment concealed inside four magnetic lifters that slipped...

De Lima wants probe on militarization of BOC

Posted on: November 26th, 2018 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Senator Leila de Lima wants an investigation on the military forces’ alleged take over of the Bureau of Customs (BOC). In a resolution filed by De...

Senate cites in contempt ex-PDEA, police officers over P11-B shabu shipment probe

Posted on: November 22nd, 2018 | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Senate Blue Ribbon Committee resumed on Thursday (November 22) its inquiry on the P11B shabu shipment controversy in the Bureau of Customs (BOC). Former Customs...

Importer says shipment from S.Korea free of toxic substance

Posted on: November 20th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – A shipment from South Korea is now being scrutinized for allegedly containing toxic substances harmful to human health. But the importer Verde Soko II Industrial Corporation...

Duterte clarifies: No military taking over civilian post in BOC

Posted on: November 7th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday (November 6) clarified that there was no formal designation nor appointment given to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) regarding their...

Malacañang on Customs militarization: Lawlessness rampant in BOC

Posted on: October 30th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang maintained that the Constitution is not violated when President Rodrigo Duterte placed the Bureau of Customs (BOC) under military control and set all employees to...

Duterte on Lapeña, Faeldon amid Customs mess: ‘Nalusutan lang talaga’

Posted on: October 29th, 2018 | No Comments
      BACOLOD CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte came to the defense of former Customs Commissioners Isidro Lapeña and Nicanor Faeldon amid the growing controversy inside the Bureau...

Duterte transfers Lapeña to TESDA; orders Customs officials ‘out’ of BOC

Posted on: October 25th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has removed Isidro Lapeña from the Bureau of Customs and appointed him as the new director general of the Technical Skills and Development...

BOC execs in Zamboanga suspended over missing rice

Posted on: October 9th, 2018 | No Comments
    ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – District Collector Atty. Lyceo Martinez and other officials of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) Zamboanga District were suspended on Tuesday (October 9) over thousands...

BOC seizes over P15M-worth of illegal drugs at NAIA

Posted on: October 4th, 2018 | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Thursday (October 4) turned over to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) more than P15 million worth of illegal drugs....