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Customs seizes P2-B counterfeit goods in Binondo

Jul 22, 2019 - 8:01 PM

The fake fashion items bore luxury brands such as Armani, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton

FAKE. The Bureau of Customs seizes counterfeit goods inside storage units in Binondo, Manila City. Customs photo

'Ababis' and 'Star Wnrs': Knockoffs thrive in China e-commerce

Nov 11, 2018 - 4:10 PM

Would you go for 'Ababis' over Adidas, 'Star Wnrs' over Star Wars, and 'Caiwen Kani' over Calvin Klein?

This photo illustration taken on November 6, 2018 shows of counterfeit sport shoes in Beijing. - As China held its massive annual "Singles Day" online sales event on November 11, shoppers could still find cheap imitations on Alibaba's Taobao app despite the company's efforts to curb sales of counterfeit goods. (Photo by FRED DUFOUR / AFP) / TO GO WITH China-e-commerce-fraud,FOCUS by Ludovic Ehret

Beware of fake 3310s in PH, warns Nokia phone maker

Aug 01, 2017 - 6:53 PM

HMD Global issues a statement regarding counterfeit 3310 units circulating in the Philippine market


Alibaba's Jack Ma: Fake goods often better than originals

Jun 16, 2016 - 12:00 AM

The problem is that the fake products today they make better quality better price than the real product than the real names says Ma

epa05030433 Executive chairman of Alibaba Group, Jack gestures as he addresses the audience at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in Manila, Philippines, 18 November 2015. The APEC is an inter-governmental forum that seeks to promote sustainable growth and economic integration, and to reduce trade barriers across the Asia-Pacific region. EPA/AARON FAVILA/POOL ALTERNATIVE CROP

Thai cops seize nearly 1M pairs of fake sunglasses

Mar 03, 2016 - 7:25 PM

Two Chinese nationals are also arrested over the counterfeit sunglasses which include fake Ray Bans and Oakleys

PH targets P13B counterfeit goods to seize in 2015

Jul 07, 2015 - 8:58 PM

Philippine authorities will try to match 2014’s catch of more than P12B worth of illegal products and continue their information campaign about piracy

FAKE GOODS. The Philippines has seized about P775 million worth of counterfeit goods in the first half of 2015. Photo from Shutterstock / Ian Law

The wRap Indonesia: Feb. 25, 2015

Feb 25, 2015 - 3:35 PM

Indonesia says it’s 90 ready to proceed with executions Jokowi orders distribution of subsidized rice and more

RICE PRICE. The price of some rice variants has risen by about 30% so far this year. Photo by Adi Weda/EPA

Manila raids yield P500M in counterfeit goods

Oct 04, 2014 - 1:28 PM

Authorities seize assorted counterfeit clothes and apparel smuggled batteries fake perfumes and 1 440 boxes with fake Maggi Sarap seasoning granules

FAKE MAGGI. Photo shows (left) Ben Entico,Special Assistant to the BOC District Collector, Port of Manila and Sr. Supt. Bustamante, Chief of the PNP CIDG Anti-Fraud and Commercial Crimes Unit inspecting sachets of fake “Maggi Sarap.” seasoning granules

Customs busts P556M fake designer bags and apparel

Jul 03, 2014 - 3:41 PM

The Bureau of Customs is alarmed that even Filipino brands are being counterfeited

BOC's haul: P1.6B of counterfeit clothes, footwear, rice

Feb 11, 2014 - 4:54 PM

As a bonus government agents find 1 000 sacks of illegally imported rice stashed between the counterfeit apparel shoes and toiletries

RICE AND FAKE GOODS. Alongside the seizure of P1.6 billion in counterfeit goods, some 2000 sacks of smuggled rice were found during one seizure. AFP FILE PHOTO