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BOC, PDEA renew partnership vs illegal drugs

BOC, PDEA renew partnership vs illegal drugs

Jul. 14 | Newly-installed PDEA director general Wilkins Villanueva (left) and Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero during the signing of the MOA between the two agencies | Photo from BOC The Bureau of Customs (BOC) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)...

Groups seek suspension of ‘arbitrary’ BOC fine on clerical errors

Groups seek suspension of ‘arbitrary’ BOC fine on clerical errors

Jul. 14 | The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) and Aduana Business Club, Inc. (ABCI) are urging the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to temporarily suspend imposition of the P5,000 fine on clerical errors, describing the penalty as “arbitrary, capricious and whimsical”. The...

BOC Clark one-stop-shop opens this month

BOC Clark one-stop-shop opens this month

Jul. 14 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port of Clark expects to launch this month its Customer Care Center (CCC) that will serve as a one-stop-shop for customs services. In a statement BOC Clark said it is fast tracking establishment of its CCC, identifying personnel...

ASEAN free trade partners, Japan accept PH scanned commercial dox for customs clearance

ASEAN free trade partners, Japan accept PH scanned commercial dox for customs clearance

Jul. 13 | Image by Pexels from Pixabay Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) free trade partners (except India) and Japan have accepted the Philippines’ request to allow scanned copies of commercial documents, including certificates of origin (CO),...

Marijuana shipment seized in Clark

Marijuana shipment seized in Clark

Jul. 11 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Clark and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested the consignee of a shipment containing 4.5 grams of kush marijuana and 82 leaves of rolling papers. The shipment arrived in Clark from Germany on June 25 and was...

BOC NAIA seizes shabu misdeclared as ‘puzzle game’

BOC NAIA seizes shabu misdeclared as ‘puzzle game’

Jul. 9 | Photo from BOC-Public Information and Assistance Division The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) has intercepted methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as shabu, hidden in two separate packages from the US with an...

BOC confiscates P32.7M misdeclared cigarettes

BOC confiscates P32.7M misdeclared cigarettes

Jul. 9 | Seized boxes of cigarettes | Photo from BOC The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized a container of misdeclared cigarettes worth P32.7 million at the Manila International Container Port (MICP). The shipment was intercepted by BOC’s Enforcement and Security...

BOC-MICP, Port of Manila, other ports get new district collectors

BOC-MICP, Port of Manila, other ports get new district collectors

Jul. 8 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has appointed new acting district collectors at the Manila International Container Port (MICP), Port of Manila, and ports of Batangas, Limay, Legazpi and San Fernando. BOC assistant commissioner and spokesperson Atty. Vincent...

BOC Legazpi inaugurates new building

BOC Legazpi inaugurates new building

Jul. 8 | BOC Legazpi’s new building | Photo courtesy of BOC Legazpi The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port of Legazpi formally opened its new office building on July 1 at Quezon Avenue Extension, Pier Site, Legazpi City, Albay. The customshouse sits on a two-storey...

BOC confiscates 776kg of meat products without sanitary clearance

BOC confiscates 776kg of meat products without sanitary clearance

Jul. 6 | Seized meat imports | File photo from BOC NAIA The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) intercepted a total of 775.6 kilograms (kg) of meat and meat products without sanitary and phytosanitary clearance from January to June...