201 kaso ng smuggling ang isinampa noon. P26.01 bilyon sanang halaga ng buwis at duty ang nakalusot kung wala ang Bureau of Customs Reform Project, na muling itinayo ang ahensiya mula ibaba-pataas upang alisin dito ang kultura ng katiwalian.
Reforms in the bureau are getting results. Revenue collections from January to October 2014 are up 18.6% year-on-year.
Successful examinees will move on to the competency-based tests. The schedule for the next round of screening will be announced soon.
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) 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.
Sa ilalim ng administrasyong Aquino, binigyan ng bagong bihis ang Customs. Inalis ang mga pinunong matagal nang sangkot sa katiwalian at ipinalit ang mga kilala sa kanilang integridad.
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.
Four months after rolling out President Aquino’s reform program for the Bureau of Customs, emerging cash collections by the agency for the months of November 2013 to January 2014 registered a 19.26% growth rate over the comparable period in 2012 to 2013. This is a significant improvement from the pre-reform period growth of 4.76% in January 2013 to October 2013.
The Department of Finance and Bureau of Customs launch today the Customs ng Bayan website www.dof.gov.ph/customsngbayan, a portal for data and information on customs importations extracted from BOC’s Electronic-to-Mobile (e2m) system.