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BOC donates smuggled clothes and shoes to Ompong victims

Posted on: October 15th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has officially turned over to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) the smuggled clothes, blankets and footwear that were confiscated...

P3.77-M abandoned goods seized at MICP

Posted on: October 12th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —   Boxes of carrots labeled as apples and used clothing from China greeted Bureau of Customs (BOC) inspectors led by Commissioner Isidro Lapeña during an inspection at the...

Magnetic lifters discovered in Cavite proven to contain shabu – Gordon

Posted on: September 27th, 2018 | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The warehouse owner in General Mariano Alvares, Cavite, where the four magnetic lifters were found, was present at resumption of the Senate probe on the...

BOC seizes P16M-worth of smuggled onions

Posted on: September 21st, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs recently hauled eight containers of smuggled onions at the Manila International Container Port which were declared as apples to escape taxes and duties....

BOC destroys P3B-worth of fake beauty products

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 | No Comments
LAGUNA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) destroyed on Wednesday (September 19) around 3,000 boxes of fake beauty products valued at P3 billion pesos. According to BOC Administrative Aide...

BOC destroys P50-M worth of fake goods

Posted on: August 10th, 2018 | No Comments
  The Bureau of Customs (BOC) destroyed P50-million worth of counterfeit items confiscated from a Pasay City warehouse that the agency raided in December. “Bawal po ang pag-import ng merong...

HOR briefs on release of 105 ‘questionable’ containers from Manila Port

Posted on: May 15th, 2018 | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The House Committee on Ways and Means held a briefing Tuesday, May 15, on the incidents surrounding the release of 105 questionable containers from the...

Over P33-M worth of undervalued items seized at Manila Port

Posted on: May 7th, 2018 | No Comments
(UPDATED) MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized five 40-feet container vans of undervalued and misdeclared items worth P33 million during a ground inspection at the Port of...

Former trade official suggests returning smuggled goods to country of origin

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Former Trade Undersecretary Vic Dimagiba suggested returning all smuggled goods to its country of origin. His proposal to the Bureau of Customs (BOC) was prompted by the...

DA, BOC on ‘high alert’ against smuggling of agricultural products

Posted on: April 25th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has collaborated with the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in intensifying campaign against smuggling of agricultural products following the interception of imported...