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BOC turns over used clothing to DSWD, seized drugs as well as live snake

By Benjamin Lim Vergara THE Bureau of Customs-Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Thursday has turned over about 120 boxes of abandoned clothes and pillows, bedding and blankets to the Department of Social Welfare and Development for use of Typhoon Ompong victims. BOC Commissioner Isidro Lapeña said the items and personal effects came from delayed luggage […]

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Drug syndicates resorting to air mail to smuggle drugs in PH

By Benjie Lim Vergara THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency said international drug syndicates have started resorting heavily on using the country’s postal services to do their illegal trade. According to PDEA Intelligence Agent III Gerald Javier, drug syndicates are trying to obtain legitimate Philippine home addresses as part of their strategy to traffic illegal drugs […]

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PH customs bureau turns over PhP10 million worth of intercepted illegal drugs to PDEA

By Benjie Lim Vergara THE Bureau of Customs on Friday turned over to Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency the PhP10 million worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu and kush weeds it intercepted and seized at the FEDEX warehouse near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. According to BoC District III Collector Carmelita Talusan, the 2,066 grams or […]