Customs suspends orders on balikbayan boxes - Philippine Star

Philippine StarCustoms suspends orders on balikbayan boxesPhilippine StarNewly-appointed Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña in a statement said the BOC is receiving numerous complaints regarding the tedious requirements of the bureau for granting of duty and tax exemption. Philstar.com/File. CEBU, Philippines — Amidst ...and more »

Maximo Cruz – a true customs man - The Manila Times

Maximo Cruz – a true customs manThe Manila TimesLAWYER Maximino Cruz started young in the maritime industry having worked in the Bureau of Customs (BOC) while pursuing his university studies. Currently the general manager of the Association of International Shipping Lines Inc. (AISL) which he ...and more »

BoC suspends guidelines on 'balikbayan' privileges - The Manila Times

BoC suspends guidelines on 'balikbayan' privilegesThe Manila TimesBUREAU of Customs (BoC) Commissioner Isidro Lapeña has ordered the temporary suspension of the implementing guidelines on the availment of duty- and tax-free privileges on balikbayan (returnee) boxes containing personal effects and household ...and more »