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PRRD appoints former Customs chief Faeldon to the Office of the Civil Defense

Posted on: December 28th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte gave a new government position to former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon. Faeldon has been appointed as the deputy administrator of the...

BOC insists charges against importer, broker of P6.4-B shabu shipment

Posted on: December 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) believes that the importer and brokers behind the P6.4-billion shipment of shabu smuggled into the country last May should face charges. In...

P3.3B worth of mighty cigarettes destroyed in Bulacan

Posted on: December 14th, 2017 | No Comments
 MANILA, Philippines — Authorities on Wednesday began to destroy tonnes of cigarettes confiscated by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) from the warehouse of the Mighty Corporation in Bulacan and...

BOC seizes P24-M worth of luxury cars, misdeclared items

Posted on: November 28th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña presented Monday morning millions worth of misdeclared items and luxury cars seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC). The luxury cars were shipped...

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...