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Seized goods hit P13B in first 10 months—BOC

Seized goods hit P13B in first 10 months—BOC

Nov. 22 | The Bureau of Customs apprehended in early October 8 kilograms of methamphetamine hydrochloride with a street value of P54 million. Photo from the BOC. From January to October this year the Bureau of Customs (BOC) has confiscated some P12.92 billion worth...

BOC seizes shabu worth P40.8M at NAIA

BOC seizes shabu worth P40.8M at NAIA

Nov. 8 | Photo from the Bureau of Customs. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has apprehended a passenger at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for attempting to smuggle into the country six kilograms of methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as shabu, with...

BOC-NAIA hands over P2M worth of seized drugs to PDEA

BOC-NAIA hands over P2M worth of seized drugs to PDEA

Apr. 17 | The seized illegal drugs were turned over by the Bureau of Customs-NAIA to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on April 17. The Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) has apprehended illegal drugs, such as methamphetamine...

Customs foils shabu shipment worth P1.8B

Customs foils shabu shipment worth P1.8B

Mar. 23 | The Bureau of Customs-Manila International Container Port (MICP) intercepted ‪on Friday night a shipment from China containing 276 packs of methamphetamine (shabu) weighing a total of 276 kilos. Estimated to be worth P1.8 billion, the illegal drugs...

BOC, PDEA strengthen cooperation vs illegal drugs

BOC, PDEA strengthen cooperation vs illegal drugs

Feb. 2 | The MOA was signed by Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero (right) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency director general Aaron Aquino. Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Customs. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency...

BOC places all chemical imports under alert

BOC places all chemical imports under alert

Nov. 18 | Image courtesy of Ben Schonewille at FreeDigitalPhotos.net. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has ordered all chemical shipments entering the Philippines be placed on alert status as requested by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and as directed...

Lapeña still has Duterte’s trust

Lapeña still has Duterte’s trust

Oct. 20 | Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña continues to enjoy the full trust of President Rodrigo Duterte despite the brewing issue of P6.8 billion worth of illegal drugs that allegedly slipped past the Bureau of Customs (BOC), according to presidential spokesperson...

P14.6M worth of illegal drugs busted by BOC-NAIA

P14.6M worth of illegal drugs busted by BOC-NAIA

Oct. 14 | Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña (second from left) with Port of NAIA district collector Carmelita Talusan and Central Mail Exchange Center head Nora Cawile (third and fourth from left) during the turnover of illegal drugs seized at the Port of NAIA....

BOC orders opening of abandoned containers following shabu shipment slip

BOC orders opening of abandoned containers following shabu shipment slip

Aug. 11 | Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña has ordered the opening of all abandoned containers at Manila ports after P6.8 billion worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) shipments apparently slipped past the agency. At a press conference on Saturday,...

Customs seizes P133M in illegal drugs at NAIA, Clark airport 

Customs seizes P133M in illegal drugs at NAIA, Clark airport 

Jun. 26 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has intercepted 17.96 kilograms of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) and 1.03 kilos of marijuana estimated to be worth P133.6 million in Pasay City and in Clark, Pampanga. Seized inside a cargo warehouse at Ninoy Aquino...