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PIA donates land for new BOC building; DEA to be located inside MCT

PIA donates land for new BOC building; DEA to be located inside MCT

Jun. 17 | Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Customs. Government-owned and controlled corporation Phividec Industrial Authority (PIA) has provided the Bureau of Customs (BOC) 1.5 hectares of land at the Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT) for the construction of a new...

Manila port operators donate P20M worth of equipment to MMDA

Manila port operators donate P20M worth of equipment to MMDA

Jun. 17 | Manila port operators International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) have donated at least a P20 million worth of safety and communication equipment to the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA). The pieces...

Stronger links between ASEAN and Russian customs agencies urged

Stronger links between ASEAN and Russian customs agencies urged

Jun. 17 | Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has called for closer cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the field of customs administration to further strengthen economic ties between...

PH domestic trade strengthens in Q1

PH domestic trade strengthens in Q1

Jun. 17 | The Philippines’ domestic trade grew 5.4% in volume in the first quarter of 2018 to 5.11 million tons from 4.85 million tons in the same period last year, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). The growth followed the continued increases...

PMTLAI inducts officers, unveils 5-point action plan for 2018-19

PMTLAI inducts officers, unveils 5-point action plan for 2018-19

Jun. 17 | At the induction of the Philippine Multimodal Transport and Logistics Association, Inc board, L to R: Benny Anunciacion-Auditor; Mariz Regis – Director/Chair on Regional Chapter Development; Leticia Jimenez-Director/Chair for Social Responsibility;...

DOF reviewing implementation of common carriers’ tax

DOF reviewing implementation of common carriers’ tax

Jun. 12 | The Philippine Department of Finance (DOF) said it will review current revenue regulations on the common carriers’ tax imposed on international air and sea cargo vessels doing business in the Philippines to ensure a level-playing field and improve...

BOC seizes P4.5M in smuggled onions at Manila port

BOC seizes P4.5M in smuggled onions at Manila port

Jun. 11 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized three forty-foot equivalent units (FEUs) containing smuggled onions with an estimated worth of P4.5 million at the Port of Manila as a result of its intensified inspection of shipments. Customs Commissioner Isidro...

BOC seizes P120.36-M worth of shabu misdeclared as chair, stools 

BOC seizes P120.36-M worth of shabu misdeclared as chair, stools 

Jun. 11 | The Bureau of Customs-Port of Clark seized on June 7 at least 17.7 kilos of shabu, with an estimated street value of P120.36 million, hidden in parcels declared as chair and bar stools. Four packages bearing the same description as the parcels seized...

MICT ready for mega vessels with arrival of latest quay cranes

MICT ready for mega vessels with arrival of latest quay cranes

Jun. 7 | International Container Terminal Services, Inc (ICTSI) head of global corporate and regional head of Asia Pacific & Manila International Container Terminal Christian Gonzalez (left) with Philippine Ports Authority General Manager Jay Santiago in...

BOC Clark seizes P74.8M worth of illegal drugs

BOC Clark seizes P74.8M worth of illegal drugs

Jun. 7 | The Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port of Clark has intercepted 11.5 kilograms of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) with an estimated street value of P74.8 million. The interception resulted from the strict profiling by a customs examiner, who...
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