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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...

EXCLUSIVE: BOC seizes 17 container vans of smuggled onions

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 | No Comments
  The Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized over 500 tons of smuggled onions from China inside 17 container vans at the Manila International Container Port Monday, April 23. According to...

BOC seizes P18.5M worth of fake cigarettes

Posted on: April 16th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized on April 10 boxes of smuggled and fake cigarettes from China at the Manila International Container Port. The shipment was declared artificial...

Manila court resets arraignment of accused in P6.4 billion shabu smuggling case

Posted on: April 7th, 2018 | No Comments
The arraignment of the accused in the P 6.4 billion shabu smuggling case has been deferred for the second time. In a hearing on Friday, a lawyer for accused Customs...

BOC: Upsurge in smuggling case seen due to TRAIN Law

Posted on: March 26th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — From 2002 to 2011, the government revenue loss was at P 1.33 trillion. According to a study conducted by the Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI), this happened...

2 high-ranking BOC officials deny collecting “tara”

Posted on: March 20th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The two deputy commissioners of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) has denied involvement in corruption at the agency. This is contrary to what Senator Panfilo Lacson had exposed...

BOC surpasses revenue target collection for February

Posted on: March 3rd, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has surpassed its revenue target collection for the month of February this year. The BOC had a target of P41.7-billion for this month,...