The Bureau of Customs seized an estimated 1,250 Metric Tons (1.25-Million kilograms) of white rice that had been arrived in the country without the required import permits from the National Food Authority (NFA). The rice, stocked in 25,000, 50-kg bags, was contained in 50, 20-foot container vans, have an estimated market value of about P50 million.
To accommodate qualified applicants whose names were omitted in the list of qualified examinees and those who were unable to take the exam last August 31, 2014, due to valid reasons like illness, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) will hold another pre-employment exam this Sunday, September 28, at Angelicum College in Quezon City.
From the Bureau of Customs BOC to continue to uphold ‘no permit, no entry’ policy for rice in court cases The Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Manila International Container Port (MICP) Collection District generated revenues of P393.13 million from the sale of about 163,775 sacks of rice through a public auction last Thursday (September 11). This is […]
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) begins its crack-down on automobile dealers selling imported vehicles in various auto exchanges and other establishments nationwide following allegations that many of these cars were smuggled into the country. Personnel from the Bureau’s Enforcement Group and Customs Police began inspection operations last August 27 at two auto dealers in Makati.
The owner of a trading firm engaged in the importation of counterfeit goods and its customs broker face smuggling-related charges for the illegal entry of various fake products filed by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) before the Department of Justice.
The Bureau of Customs seized almost 2,800 bales of used clothing, comforters, and other garments worth at least P22 million in nine separate warehouse units in Baguio City on Tuesday (September 2, 2014). The used clothing, mostly branded apparel from the United States and Canada, are believed to have entered the country through locators at the Subic and Clark Freeport zones as well as the Cavite Export Processing Zone in Rosario, Cavite, as scrap fabric intended for manufacture and subsequent export as rags.
The Bureau of Customs has released a set of frequently asked questions for those aspiring to be under the employment of the newly reformed bureau. Further information is posted in the websites of the Bureau of Customs www.customs.gov.ph; the Department of Finance (www.dof.gov.ph); and the Official Gazette (www.gov.ph). Applicants can also visit the Facebook page of the Department of Finance for updates.
A total of 4,755 applicants at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) will be taking the general ability and competency exam to be administered by the Civil Service Commissioner (CSC) on August 31, 2014 (Sunday).
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.