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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

VIDEO: DTI REMINDER WHEN SENDING BALIKBAYAN BOXES TO THE PHILIPPINES

PAALALA NG DTI SA MGA MAGPAPADALA NG BALIKBAYAN BOXES NGAYONG HOLIDAY SEASON. VIDEO: DTI REMINDER WHEN SENDING BALIKBAYAN BOXES TO THE PHILIPPINES     The Department of Trade and Industry reminds everyone who are sending balikbayan boxes in the Phillipines especially this holiday season,to make sure that you are dealing with DTI accredited and licensed freight forwarder be it a sea or air cargo.  Read: LIST OF ACCREDITED FREIGHT FORWARDERS   Aileen Faller has a bad experience regarding  a certain freight forwarder.Her mother,an OFW from New York, sent a balikbayan box to her but it has been delivered to the wrong recipient,has been opened and lost some of the items.However,the cargo company and Aileen agreed to settle  the issue and the forwarder paid Aileen the amount of Php10,000 instead. According to DTI, a total of 57 cases of undelivered box and 1 missing package  has been recorded since January of this year.  DTI warned the public to be wary of freight forwarding companies who are offering lower cargo rates.They also encourage the public to check if the cargo forwarder or consolidator are accredited by DTI by checking on their website.DTI also reminded the OFWs to refrain from sending prohibited items like legal tenders,guns and ammunitions,illegal drugs,pornographic materials,pirated dvd's,plants and seeds,any items in commercial quantities,fresh food products.  Read: LIST OF PROHIBITED ITEMS TO SEND IN BALIKBAYAN BOXES  QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS REGARDING BALIKBAYAN BOXES   Since the holiday season is approaching,most OFWs are expected to send their balikbayan boxes for their loved ones.Just make sure that you are entrusting your hard-earned cargo to the right cargo forwarder.  advertisement   P7.5 MILLION WORTH OF PARTY DRUGS HIDDEN INSIDE  TOY BOXES,DISCOVERED BY BUREAU OF CUSTOMS The Bureau  of Customs together with PDEA discovered a shipment of illegal party drugs and amphetamine worth P7.5 Million at the Manila Central Post Office.The package that originated  from the Netherlands appears to be ordinary toy boxes but concealed inside the boxes are thousands of ecstacy pills and amphetamine,a substance used in making  illegal drugs.The parcel is addressed to a certain Martin Domingo.A manhunt has been set by the authorities to locate him. Customs Commissioner Faeldon is appealing to the public and to the OFWs to bear with the bureau as they will again implement tight checking and monitoring  of every balikbayan boxes. "In spite of ongoing massive operations in stopping it,they are continuously taking this very,very high risk in bringing these drugs to the country," Faeldon said.     advertisement In the past 3 weeks ,almost 2.5 kilos of cocaine and 2,000 pcs of ecstacy has been apprehended by the bureau.

VIDEO: DTI REMINDER WHEN SENDING BALIKBAYAN BOXES TO THE PHILIPPINES
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The Department of Trade and Industry reminds everyone who are sending balikbayan boxes in the Phillipines especially this holiday season,to make sure that you are dealing with DTI accredited and licensed freight forwarder be it a sea or air cargo.

Read:
LIST OF ACCREDITED FREIGHT FORWARDERS


Aileen Faller has a bad experience regarding  a certain freight forwarder.Her mother,an OFW from New York, sent a balikbayan box to her but it has been delivered to the wrong recipient,has been opened and lost some of the items.However,the cargo company and Aileen agreed to settle  the issue and the forwarder paid Aileen the amount of Php10,000 instead.
According to DTI, a total of 57 cases of undelivered box and 1 missing package  has been recorded since January of this year. 
DTI warned the public to be wary of freight forwarding companies who are offering lower cargo rates.They also encourage the public to check if the cargo forwarder or consolidator are accredited by DTI by checking on their website.DTI also reminded the OFWs to refrain from sending prohibited items like legal tenders,guns and ammunitions,illegal drugs,pornographic materials,pirated dvd's,plants and seeds,any items in commercial quantities,fresh food products.

Read:
LIST OF PROHIBITED ITEMS TO SEND IN BALIKBAYAN BOXES

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS REGARDING BALIKBAYAN BOXES


Since the holiday season is approaching,most OFWs are expected to send their balikbayan boxes for their loved ones.Just make sure that you are entrusting your hard-earned cargo to the right cargo forwarder.

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P7.5 MILLION WORTH OF PARTY DRUGS HIDDEN INSIDE  TOY BOXES,DISCOVERED BY BUREAU OF CUSTOMS
The Bureau  of Customs together with PDEA discovered a shipment of illegal party drugs and amphetamine worth P7.5 Million at the Manila Central Post Office.The package that originated  from the Netherlands appears to be ordinary toy boxes but concealed inside the boxes are thousands of ecstacy pills and amphetamine,a substance used in making  illegal drugs.The parcel is consigned to a certain Don Arnold addressed to a certain Martin Domingo as recipient.A manhunt has been set by the authorities to locate them.
Customs Commissioner Faeldon is appealing to the public and to the OFWs to bear with the bureau as they will again implement tight checking and monitoring  of every balikbayan boxes.
"In spite of ongoing massive operations in stopping it,they are continuously taking this very,very high risk in bringing these drugs to the country," Faeldon said. 

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