The investigation will cover Bureau of Customs
(BOC) officials and personnel, private shippers, brokers, cargo handlers, warehousemen and law enforcement agents.
At the same time, the Bureau of Customs
has decided to fast track the clearance and delivery of balikbayan boxes, as long as their senders have submitted lists of the boxes' contents to their freight forwarders, said Lina, adding: "Container vans with balikbayan boxes that have respective invoices and packing lists will immediately pass through X-ray machines in 15 to 20 minutes." About 1,200 container vans pass through Customs every month.
Duterte meets with BOC personnel tagged in corruption cases !-- -- Christina Mendez (The Philippine Star) - July 19, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines President Duterte met last night with about 50 personnel from the Bureau of Customs
(BOC) who were summoned upon his order over alleged corruption activities in the agency.
The Bureau of Customs
surpassed its collection target last year by 20.84 percent to P16.4 billion, the highest in years and the second time it posted a surplus breaching the P1-billion mark.
Lovely Claire Dangalan, a Dubai-based Filipino who initiated an online petition against the Bureau of Customs
, said: "Of course, President Aquino's decision to stop the random inspection of Balikbayan boxes is a welcome move.
Panti and Sheila MaEalac/ Manila Save for the collector at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), all of the district collectors of the Bureau of Customs
have tendered their courtesy resignation as demanded by their chief, commissioner Rozzano Rufino Ruffy Biazon.
"Lilinisin ko ang Bureau of Customs
at inaasahan ko na makakatulong kayo at tutulong kayo sa akin sa paglilinis dito (I will clean the Bureau of Customs
and I expect you to help me in cleansing the bureau)," the Customs chief stressed.
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the 'freezing' of several high-ranking officials and employees of the Bureau of Customs
(BOC) over allegations of corruption.
Hadja Luz Ali, Customs district head accounting officer, formally handed the donation to DSWD Regional Director Nestor Ramos in a simple ceremony at the Bureau of Customs
The Bureau of Customs
(BOC) has seized at least P83 million worth of smuggled rice onboard 71 container vans from China at the Port of Cebu.
A scam alert issued by the Philippines' Bureau of Customs
said perpetrators usually get in touch with prospective victims online via chat or dating websites.
Based on a Bureau of Customs
, Department of Finance and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Joint Circular No.
In a speech in Alangalang town in Leyte on Friday, he said he would 'be firing more from the Bureau of Customs
' but did not disclose their identities and the reasons.