Over 80% of applicants passed preliminary screening for Customs posts

The Bureau of Customs has released the names of about 5,000 applicants who passed the preliminary screening to fill 1,056 vacant positions at the Bureau’s main office and various collection districts throughout the country. The pre-screened applicants, comprising about 80% of 6,013 who submitted their application to the BOC, are required to take the general ability and competency exam to be administered by the Civil Service Commissioner (CSC) on August 31, 2014 (Sunday).


Smuggled watches worth P4M seized by NAIA Customs Officials

From the Bureau of Customs Airport Customs foiled the smuggling of over 400 pieces of Casio G-Shock watches concealed in balikbayan boxes which arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Various G-Shock watches of commercial quantity totaling 413 pieces with an approximate street value of P4 million were concealed inside six balikbayan boxes that arrived […]


Customs X-Ray machines boost revenues at NAIA

New X-Ray machines deployed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) have generated incremental revenues as the Bureau of Customs (BOC) beefed-up its capability to detect highly taxable items such as jewelery, luxury watches, designer bags, undeclared foreign currencies, and even prohibited drugs hidden in travelers’ luggage.