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LBC Denies the Accusation of Opening ‘Balikbayan Boxes’ in their Warehouse

Last August 30, a post on social media by a certain Ramon Lobo regarding LBC Express become viral online. Mr Lobo accused the cargo company of opening ‘Balikbayan Boxes‘ along with photograph of allegedly LBC employees in their warehouse. He also added that the cargo company should be investigated. Below is the official reply of LBC Management. Dear Ka-LBC, LBC Express firmly denies the accusation being circulated online, where a warehouse is depicted with employees supposedly opening cargo boxes & rifling through their contents. Initial investigations have revealed that the warehouse depicted is owned and operated by a…

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Reasons Why Balikbayan Boxes are Delayed or Non-Delivered? Are Balikbayan Boxes Opened by Philippine Customs?

Learn why some Balikbayan Boxes are Delayed or Non-Delivered? Are Balikbayan boxes opened by Philippine Customs? Sending Balikbayan/Cargo boxes are considered tradition to most, if not all overseas Filipino workers, and inside those boxes are the ‘Heart of each OFW.’ Filipinos abroad give-way on some extravagance, just to save those packages/gifts and pasalubongs for their loved ones back home. According to reports, Bureau of Customs (BOC) planned to double the taxes for consolidated cargo and shipments. This will greatly affect the OFWs’ balikbayan boxes, which are usually consolidated to save on money and tax. Non-commercial goods and items (strictly…

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