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).
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized ten 40-foot container vans, nine of which were filled with oranges and one with apples that were illegally imported from South Africa as the agency continues to intensify its drive against the entry of shipments that may pose risks to public health and the local agriculture industry.
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is now on its second phase of the process to hire over a thousand new employees needed to fill up the lack of manpower in the bureau.
Commissioner Sevilla: “Such systemic reforms take time, but we are laying the foundations for such reforms now. We take our negative perception as a challenge, and commit to the public that we will work hard to improve as fast as we can.”
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 […]
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) welcomes the issuance of a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) by the Supreme Court that stops the enforcement of a ruling handed down by Branch 16 of the Regional Trial Court in Davao City.
In order to fill up the lack of manpower and further improve its quality of service, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) is opening 1,056 job vacancies in first and second level positions for the agency’s various groups, offices, and collection districts across the country.
The Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), through its Non-intrusive Inspection Team, has intensified its operations against illegal drugs hidden in airmail and parcels sent and received through the Philippine post and express courier services.
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.
The Bureau of Customs turned over 3,915 confiscated laptop computers to the Department of Education.