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Posts Tagged ‘Bureau of Customs’

Ombudsman to probe the anomalous entry of P6.4B shabu shipment

Posted on: November 8th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA,  Philippines –The Office of the Ombudsman has created a panel to conduct a fact-finding on the alleged anomaly that led to the entrance of P6.4 billion worth of shabu...

BOC begins mass recruitment of 2,000 new employees

Posted on: November 1st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has opened plantilla positions for additional 2,000 employees. Those who will be hired will fill in the vacant positions in the agency...

Bureau of Customs to request the creation of a Customs Academy

Posted on: October 24th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — During today’s conduct of the 27th ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Customs, steps on improving the system of trade facilitation in the Southeast Asian Region was discussed among...

BOC plans to install 56 new X-ray scanners in seaports across the country

Posted on: October 24th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Senate will pay for the purchase of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) of 56 new X-ray scanners that will be distributed at various ports across the...

38 customs employee sacked from posts

Posted on: October 9th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Isidro has fired eight district collectors of the agency for failing to follow his orders to stop corruption and the benchmarking within...

Senate Minority threatens to block budget for the Bureau of Customs

Posted on: October 6th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Senate Minority bloc opposes the P3.1 billion proposed budget of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) for 2018. “We will oppose the approval of the budget of...

Davao City Councilor Nilo “Small” Abellera returns to work

Posted on: October 3rd, 2017 | No Comments
  DAVAO, Philippines – Davao City Councilor Nilo ‘Small’ Abellera is back at work after taking a vacation for almost a month due to health concerns. Abellera is among those...

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...

Lacson files criminal complaint vs Faeldon and NFA Administrator Aquino

Posted on: September 28th, 2017 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — Alleged conspiracy among officials of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the National Food Authority (NFA) to smuggle rice has prompted Senator Panfilo Lacson to file...

BOC seized P2M worth of smuggled glutinous rice

Posted on: September 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has discovered misdeclared goods inside a container van from Hong Kong. Its accompanying documents states it contains apparels such as undergarments. But...