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Customs bureau warns public vs ‘Internet love scams’

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The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has warned the public against “Internet love scams” in which victims are befriended online and promised packages containing gifts and even money. They then receive an e-mail supposedly from the BOC asking for payment for duties and taxes. After remitting the money to a bank, however, the package never arrives and their “significant other” never contacts them again.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Biazon says tweet on Yolanda relief ‘maliciously edited’

Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon. INQUIRER.net file photo

Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon has slammed a netizen whom he said “maliciously edited” his Twitter account advisory on foreign donations for victims of supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan).

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

No more computer woes at BOC next year, Biazon vows

BOC Commissioner Ruffy Biazon

Despite a P435-million grant from the European Union (EU) and another $10 million aid from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the Bureau of Customs’ information technology system, the BOC has been plagued by the “recurring problem of computer network slowdown and downtime,” adversely affecting the agency’s operations.

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

PH still on US ‘watch list’ for counterfeit goods

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The Philippines remains on the Office of the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) “watch list” of countries where pirated and counterfeit goods are readily available.

Posted: May 18th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

DFA brings mobile e-passport processing to Ifugao, Ilocos Norte, Catanduanes

After Batanes, the country’s northernmost province, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has dispatched its mobile e-passport processing, or consular outreach teams to Ifugao in the Cordillera Administrative Region, Ilocos Norte and Catanduanes in the Bicol region.

Posted: February 20th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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