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Customs Administrative Order 07-2020 will speed up the clearance of tax and duty-exempt importation of urgently needed personal protective equipment and medical goods amid the coronavirus pandemic
The BOC gives the store owners 15 days to present importation documents. The seized items include face masks, gloves, goggles, alcohol, and thermal scanners, which have been sold at much higher prices since the coronavirus outbreak began.
As an alternative, the agency advises donors to find a consignee that already has a tax exemption certificate
Authorities arrest 20 Chinese and 100 Filipino workers suspected to be behind the illegal operation
The success comes despite the Philippines halting the importation of meat products from countries where pigs have caught the African Swine Fever
The Bureau of Customs inside the Subic Bay Freeport breaches collection targets, thanks companies which contributed to this achievement
Authorities intercept more or less 8 kilograms of shabu from the passenger who arrived from Siam Reap, Cambodia, via Flight 5J 528
The importation of used cell phones and accessories in bulk or for commercial use is not allowed
(UPDATED) The Bureau of Customs says based on initial reports, the attack on the female employees in Magallanes village 'might have been an attempt to abduct or rob the victims'
Authorities intercepted electronic devices such as Apple iPhones, iPads, Mi Brand, and Samsung devices
Customs finds the firearms cache abandoned inside the DHL warehouse
(UPDATED) The Bureau of Customs lists properties and equipment worth P9.887 billion, but the physical count turns up only P208.06 million worth – a discrepancy of P9.63 billion
The Bureau of Customs says this shows their commitment 'to address trade challenges'
Aided by the TRAIN law, the Bureau of Customs reaches its target collections for 2018
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas allows foreign travelers to carry only up to $10,000 whenever they enter or leave the country
Cagayan De Oro-based Pinoy Aksyon asks BOC and DENR to file charges against Verde Soko which imported 5,100 tons of trash from South Korea
The latest apprehensions at the NAIA raises the Customs haul to a historic 27 drug busts in 6 months
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Commissioner Isidro Lapeña says PDEA only informed the Bureau of Customs about the P6.8-billion shabu shipment almost a month after it slipped past authorities at the Manila International Container Port
President Rodrigo Duterte's tough stance on corruption has cost many government officials their jobs. But some have been reappointed.
Authorities recover nearly 2 kilos of rings, earrings, pendants, bangles, chains, and bracelets from the 3 suspects
The smuggled goods include makeup, sacks of rice, office chairs, and used clothing or ukay-ukay
A preliminary investigation will proceed against resigned Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon and other BOC officials
Bureau of Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña says authorities nabbed the suspects on Friday afternoon, April 27, following a tip from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration
The Bureau of Customs says the cigarettes, worth P18.5 million, were misdeclared as 'industrial artificial fur texture'
Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña says there will also be an investigation into the possible involvement of customs personnel in the illegal release of 105 containers
Larribert Hilario is the former Customs official who claimed he flagged the P6.4-billion shabu shipment that passed through their bureau
The Bureau of Customs appoints new district collectors in areas where the February collection target was not met
Chen Ju Long, also known as Richard Chen or Richard Tan, remains at large
(UPDATED) Senate blue ribbon committee chair Richard Gordon orders the release of Nicanor Faeldon, who was earlier cited in contempt for disrespecting the Senate
A Manila court has ordered that the fixer, who linked President Duterte's son to shabu smuggling, be transferred to the PNP Custodial Center
A person may only carry up to P50,000 into or out of the country. Amounts above P50,000 require written authorization from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.
It is SeonKyung's first time to visit the Philippines, and says that she never wants to come back again
President Rodrigo Duterte says corrupt employees in the auctions division in the Bureau of Customs are in cahoots with importers who pose as bidders during auctions
'The proceeds can be used to help calamity victims,' says Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III
The new appointees include former regional chiefs of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency
(UPDATED) Richard Rebong 'deplores the reckless manner' of accusing him of being a fixer without a formal investigation and a chance to clear his name
No bail is recommended for Customs broker Mark Taguba and several others facing charges
Former Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon is transferred from the Senate to the Pasay City Jail, while his petition remains pending before the Supreme Court
Richard Tan's lawyer says his client was not informed by the DOJ that an Immigration lookout bulletin was already issued against him
From complaints against former president Benigno Aquino III to controversies at the Bureau of Customs, here are high-profile cases to watch this year
Bureau of Customs chief Isidro Lapeña warns erring officials, 'Wait until I catch up with all of you. I am strict with my one-strike policy'
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'It's nothing but another harassment suit because our corrupt and coopted justice system have become the refuge of the Duterte scoundrels,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV of the case filed against him
This offset the 10% increase in government spending for the month, but the year-to-date deficit is still wider by 4% compared to the same period in 2016
The Bureau of Customs also turns over to PDEA the two suspects who claimed the contraband from the FedEx warehouse
Solicitor General Jose Calida also says Philippine police can't arrest big time drug lords who are in China
The Bureau of Customs posts its highest collection ever after it surpasses revenue targets in Batangas, Tacloban, Cagayan de Oro, Clark, and Davao
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