Mary Grace Padin (The Philippine Star) – January 15, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized P10.63 billion worth of smuggled goods in 2020 as it continued to conduct operations to strengthen the country’s border security even amid the coronavirus pandemic. Based on its 2020 Annual Accomplishment Report, the BOC conducted 997 operations to confiscate illegal goods worth P10.63 billion. The 2020 figure, however, was only half of what the bureau had seized in 2019 a