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What You Need to Know About the New Balikbayan Box Regulations

ricajricaj Sydney, AustraliaTotal Reaction Points: 3Member
edited August 2017 in Balikbayan Box Posts: 30
If you’re planning to send a balikbayan box over to the Philippines, you better do it soon.

The Bureau of Customs’ new rules for expats sending these boxes were announced shortly after that satirical article (i.e., fake news) on one of their employees caught taking an expensive SLR camera out of a balikbayan box went viral, and is due to take effect next week, specifically on 1 August 2017. And they’re already being criticized for being unfair to overseas Filipino workers.

Take a look at the new restrictions and see for yourself:

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