Posts Tagged customs

BOC clears 5.89M Johnson & Johnson, Sinovac, Astrazeneca vaccines

Maris Federez   •   July 17, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Port of NAIA has cleared 5,891,650 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines which arrived in different batches from July 16 to 17, 2021, a...

Duterte prohibits Customs, airport personnel from opening, delaying COVID-19 vaccine supplies

Marje Pelayo   •   February 9, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte reminded Customs and airport personnel not to open or tamper with the shipment of COVID-19 vaccine supplies. Likewise, the President stressed that concerned government...

Customs seized P9.75B worth of smuggled goods in 2020

Robie de Guzman   •   January 19, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has confiscated an estimated P9.746 billion-worth of smuggled goods in 2020, the Department of Finance (DOF) said on Tuesday. Citing a report...

BOC to OFWs: patronize legit forwarding companies only

Maris Federez   •   October 8, 2019

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Tuesday (October 8) advised overseas Filipino workers (OFW) to send balikbayan boxes through legitimate forwarding companies only. The customs bureau issued the warning in...

P3.77-M abandoned goods seized at MICP

admin   •   October 12, 2018

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...

Customs fixer Mark Taguba pleads ‘not guilty’ of drug importation

Marje Pelayo   •   April 27, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines — Customs broker Mark Ruben Taguba II entered a “not guilty” plea to the charges filed against him in connection with the P6.4-billion shabu smuggling case in...

Malacañang won’t intervene in Faeldon’s transfer to Pasay City jail

admin   •   January 31, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang will not intervene in the Senate’s order to transfer former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon from the Senate detention cell to Pasay City Jail. Presidential Spokesperson Harry...

Former BOC Chief Nicanor Faeldon transferred to Pasay City Jail

UNTV News   •   January 31, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – After almost 5 months of detention inside the Senate, former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon is now at the Pasay City Jail. This, after the...

Customs foils sale of party drugs by alleged Pakistan syndicate

admin   •   January 16, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs has formally turned over to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) the party drugs they intercepted, with a street value of more than...

Former BOC commissioner suggests ways to conduct container inspection at BOC

admin   •   August 14, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — At least 10,000 containers pass through the Bureau of Customs (BOC) every day. Because of this volume, BOC admits it is impossible to conduct physical inspection and...

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