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Electronic waste shipped from Korea intercepted at MICP

Electronic waste shipped from Korea intercepted at MICP

Nov. 26 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has foiled a misdeclared shipment containing assorted electronic wastes at the Manila International Container Port (MICP). A 40-footer consigned to Vision Restore and Equipment Corporation arrived at MICP on November 6, 2019...

New MICP, POM, Subic district collectors, x-ray inspection chief take up posts

New MICP, POM, Subic district collectors, x-ray inspection chief take up posts

Jan. 11 | Atty. Erastus Sandino Austria takes his oath of office before Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero. Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Customs. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has new district collectors for the ports of Manila, Subic, and Manila International...

3 criminal raps lodged against alleged smugglers, customs personnel

3 criminal raps lodged against alleged smugglers, customs personnel

Oct. 21 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has filed three smuggling cases against importers, customs brokers, and customs personnel for misdeclaration and illegal importation of gun parts and ammunition. The first criminal case was filed before the Department of Justice...

P3.8M worth of abandoned goods found in MICP

P3.8M worth of abandoned goods found in MICP

Oct. 14 | Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña inspected on Oct 12 seven containers of carrots and used clothes, shoes and toys worth P3.77 million abandoned at the Manila International Container Port (MICP). MICP district collector Atty Balmyrson Valdez issued...

Smuggling of P16M in imported red onions foiled at MICP

Smuggling of P16M in imported red onions foiled at MICP

Sep. 22 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized P16 million worth of red onions smuggled into Manila International Container Port (MICP) from China. Acting on the directive of Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña to issue alert orders on all incoming shipments...

Customs seizes P15-M worth smuggled sugar, exposes new modus

Customs seizes P15-M worth smuggled sugar, exposes new modus

Aug. 16 | The Bureau of Customs has seized 5,000 sacks of sugar misdeclared as refractory mortar. Photo courtesy of BOC. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized P15 million worth of smuggled sugar, following inspection of 28 alerted shipments at the Manila International...

BOC chief continues to enjoy President’s confidence amid shabu shipment issue

BOC chief continues to enjoy President’s confidence amid shabu shipment issue

Aug. 13 | Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña still has President Rodrigo Duterte’s trust even after a shipment of illegal drugs potentially worth P6.8 billion worth may have apparently slipped past Bureau of Customs (BOC) personnel. “May tiwala siya kay General...

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,...

Firms implicated in P20M worth of ukay-ukay, cigarette, agri imports face smuggling raps

Firms implicated in P20M worth of ukay-ukay, cigarette, agri imports face smuggling raps

Aug. 8 | The Bureau of Customs, through its Bureau’s Action Team Against Smugglers (BATAS), has filed five smuggling cases against the importers and customs brokers of alleged smuggled ukay-ukay (used clothing), cigarettes, and agricultural products worth more...

BOC-MICP institutes various trade facilitation measures

BOC-MICP institutes various trade facilitation measures

Jul. 30 | Bureau of Customs-Manila International Container Port (MICP) district collector Atty. Vener Baquiran at the recent “Ease of Doing Business at MICP” stakeholders’ forum. The Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Manila International Container Port (MICP) recently...