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Authorities arrest 20 Chinese and 100 Filipino workers suspected to be behind the illegal operation
'No orders have been issued as of the moment,' says Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, in response to reports that Customs chief Rey Leonardo Guerrero has been replaced by Special Envoy to China William Lima, a Davao-based businessman
A statement from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) identifies the person only as 'a 40-year-old native of Angola and citizen of France'
Weighing a total of 20.8 kilograms, the seizure is one of the biggest drug hauls of the Bureau of Customs in 2019
PRESS RELEASE: 1,166 out of 2,909 pass the Customs Broker Licensure Examination
Tapaojo. Ang inilalagay na takip sa mata ng kabayo para maging limitado ang makikita. Ganito ang karamihan sa atin. Bakit nga naman magpapa-stress sa kasalungat ng katuwiran, puwede namang i-customize ang mababasa?
The Bureau of Customs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport says it intercepted two similar shipments from Cambodia last October
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
US authorities have been fighting the drug trade for half a century, but in fentanyl, they are facing the deadliest drug yet
Authorities intercept more or less 8 kilograms of shabu from the passenger who arrived from Siam Reap, Cambodia, via Flight 5J 528
The suspect, who was on a Philippine Airlines flight from Hanoi, Vietnam, escapes as customs agents try to check his luggage. He is eventually captured in Tarlac.
The President has said he still believes in Nicanor Faeldon, despite many controversies he was embroiled in
Occupying 3 key government positions since July 2016, Nicanor Faeldon has had more than his usual share of troubles
The importation of used cell phones and accessories in bulk or for commercial use is not allowed
The Bureau of Customs says 27 other officials have been served show cause orders for suspected underperformance and corruption
One of the sacked Bureau of Customs personnel is connected to a case of smuggled shabu worth P1.8 billion
(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'
More than 600 'Googlers' sign a petition prompted by word that US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) was preparing to request bids on a massive cloud computing contract
Authorities intercepted electronic devices such as Apple iPhones, iPads, Mi Brand, and Samsung devices
Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero and a few other Customs officials face graft and usurpation complaints before the Office of the Ombudsman
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra directs the National Bureau of Investigation to 'conduct a thorough investigation and case build-up on the alleged graft and corrupt practices in the Bureau of Customs'
(UPDATED) Customs officials may face preventive suspensions as the investigation progresses, says Ombudsman Samuel Martires
The fake fashion items bore luxury brands such as Armani, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton
'I do not want them back,' says President Rodrigo Duterte in his 4th State of the Nation Address
President Rodrigo Duterte meets with Customs officials and employees accused of corruption a week after he announced that they would be relieved
Thousands of undocumented migrants wait in fear ahead of nationwide raids that could have them expelled from the United States
'As time is of the essence, we hope the Bureau of Customs strike team versus foreign waste imports will be set up soon,' says EcoWaste Coalition
'They came in illegally,' Donald Trump tells reporters at the White House. 'They are going to take people out and they are going to send them back to their country.'
The World Trade Organization rules in favor of the Philippines a third time in its decade-long cigarette export dispute against Thailand
The US Customs and Border Protection agency, which has faced severe criticism over its treatment of detained migrants, says it takes 'all allegations seriously'
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte wants the BOC employees to 'report to Malacañang' as they are investigated for corruption
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says the names of those facing administrative and criminal charges will be disclosed 'at the appropriate time
Interpol says among the animals seized were 23 primates, 30 big cats, more than 4,300 birds, nearly 1,500 live reptiles, and close to 10,000 turtles and tortoises
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
At the Port of Manila, 105 containers worth P69.68 million 'were illegally released without proper authorization,' depriving the government of additional revenues, COA says in its 2018 audit report on the Bureau of Customs
The Kush marijuana is hidden in tortilla chips packaging
John Sanders, appointed to the post just two months ago, says in a letter obtained by several US media outlets that he planned to step down as acting US Customs and Border Protection commissioner on July 5
EXCLUSIVE: Documents show PDEA and BOC failed to flag a drug-packed January 2019 shipment. They put it up for auction in April, then found illegal drugs in it after 'raiding' its buyer in May.
Senator Panfilo Lacson says while Customs Commissioner Rey Guerrero remains 'untainted by corruption,' there are questionable characters like sacked district collector Vener Baquiran who have been reappointed to the agency
New Customs Deputy Commissioner Vener Baquiran served as Manila International Container Port district collector for a few months last year, or until he was sacked over the shabu shipment mess
Customs officials discover a 20-inch reticulated python concealed in a bluetooth speaker
Democrats including 2020 presidential hopefuls accuse John Kelly of profiting from policies he had supervised during his stint in President Trump's administration
Customs officials say the 34 containers were misdeclared to contain floor mats and plastic covering
US border patrol officials say the boy was 'abandoned; by a group of suspected illegal immigrants who had crossed into the United States from Mexico near Brownsville, Texas
The Bureau of Customs says this shows their commitment 'to address trade challenges'
The Bureau of Customs finds 757 tarantulas concealed in gift-wrapped oatmeal and cookies which came from Poland
(UPDATED) The 276 kilos of drugs are hidden in a 40-foot container van that was declared to contain plastic resin