boc erases balikbayan boxes regulations christmas 2017

With just less than 80 days away before Christmas, Philippine’s Bureau of Customs (BOC) is loosening up in what appeared to be a tighter regulation which was originally introduced last August 1, 2017. The tight-fisted regulation which brought forth qualms to both the recipients and the OFWs abroad was temporarily suspended by Isidro Lapeña, Philippine Customs chief, as of Oct. 3, 2017. However, the suspension is nothing but temporary as