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BOC confiscates more than P20B worth of smuggled goods in 2019

BOC confiscates more than P20B worth of smuggled goods in 2019

Jan. 28 | Photo from BOC The Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized P20.58 billion worth of smuggled goods, mostly counterfeit items, illegal drugs and tobacco products, in 2019. Of the total, P9.44 billion were counterfeit products, P3.59 billion illegal drugs, and P2.67...

Duterte: Guerrero stays; we were ‘just shooting the breeze’

Duterte: Guerrero stays; we were ‘just shooting the breeze’

Jan. 14 | President Rodrigo Duterte has flatly denied reports Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero would be replaced as head of the Bureau of Customs (BOC). “It was just—we were just shooting the breeze, who are the capable guys to handle [the agency]....

Fighting corruption is new BOC chief’s key concern

Fighting corruption is new BOC chief’s key concern

Nov. 6 | Philippine Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero. Photo from the Bureau of Customs. Fighting corruption at the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) will be the top priority of newly installed Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero. “The fight...

Guerrero: no militarization at BOC

Guerrero: no militarization at BOC

Oct. 31 | Rey Leonardo Guerrero on Oct 31 formally took over the position of Bureau of Customs commissioner from Isidro Lapeña. Before his new posting, Guerrero was administrator at the Maritime Industry Industry and chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Newly-installed...

BOC temporarily under military

BOC temporarily under military

Oct. 29 | President Rodrigo Duterte said the Philippine military will take over operations at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) as he reiterated that all officials and employees of the agency will be placed on floating status. “They will be replaced all—all of them—by...

Guerrero excited, but apprehensive over appointment as BOC commissioner

Guerrero excited, but apprehensive over appointment as BOC commissioner

Oct. 27 | New Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero. Photo from the website of the Maritime Industry authority where Guerrero was previously administrator. Rey Leonardo Guerrero said he is excited but “may konting (with a little) apprehension” following...

Ex-AFP chief Guerrero moves to Marina’s top post

Ex-AFP chief Guerrero moves to Marina’s top post

Apr. 24 | President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed outgoing Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero as the new administrator of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina). Duterte announced Guerrero’s appointment in a speech...