Marcos Jr. appoints Bienvenido Rubio as new Customs chief

Marcos Jr. appoints Bienvenido Rubio as new Customs chief

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has appointed Bienvenido Rubio as the new chief of the Bureau of Customs (BOC), Malacañang announced on Friday.Rubio has been working for the BOC since 2001.He was head of the BOC’s port operations service before his latest...
Around P17M million smuggled yellow onions from China seized

Around P17M million smuggled yellow onions from China seized

Around P17 million worth of smuggled yellow onions inside the three containers were confiscated by the Bureau of Customs (BOC).All containers were declared to have clothing and home products from China.The BOC explained that sacks of onions were discovered in between...
50,000 kgs smuggled onions confiscated

50,000 kgs smuggled onions confiscated

FILE PHOTO Some 50,000 kilograms of smuggled onions that were classified in import permits as bread and pastries were intercepted and confiscated by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) at the Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT) Port in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental. The BOC said...
Customs intercepts P121M worth of smuggled cigarettes

Customs intercepts P121M worth of smuggled cigarettes

Smuggled cigarettes with an estimated value of P121 million were seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) at the Port of Subic on Aug 22.Various brands of cigarettes found in the shipment originated from China and Hong Kong, Customs said in a statement on Saturday.The...