• Tue, 05 Feb 2019 17:18
    Public warned over unauthorised cosmetics after seizure of smuggled face cream from Vietnam
    Nong Khai customs officials confiscated 40 sacks of unauthorised facial-cream products worth Bt1 million that had allegedly been smuggled by boat across the Mekong River into Thailand on Monday night, customs checkpoint head Sombat Khonthong said on Tuesday.
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  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    Ban on e-cigarettes under study after enforcement problems emerge
    A REVIEW of the ban on e-cigarettes is being launched in light of difficulties in enforcing the law.
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
    Chinese culture is shallow and chauvinistic
    If culture may be defined as the body of customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular group or nation, then does S Tsow’s statement, “No one will deny that China has a great culture that is admirable in many ways” ring true?
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  • Sun, 30 Dec 2018 15:11
    Jokowi says people should live peacefully in diverse world
    President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has said Indonesia’s diversity, which includes different ethnic groups, religions, cultures, customs and traditions and local languages, should not become a source of dissension but of the country’s power.
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  • Wed, 26 Dec 2018 09:42
    Second Guatemalan migrant child dies in US custody
    Washington - An eight-year-old migrant from Guatemala died in US government custody on Tuesday, Customs and Border Protection said, the second child fatality in American detention this month.
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  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 14:02
    Two shipment of endangered live eels seized at Suvarnabhumi airport
    Customs officials have seized two shipments of live European glass eels, which are banned for export by CITES, at Suvarnabhumi Airport.
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  • Sun, 16 Dec 2018 15:22
    Cambodia seizes record 3-tonne haul of African ivory
    Cambodia seized more than 3.2 tonnes of elephant tusks hidden in a storage container sent from Mozambique, a customs official said Sunday, marking the country's largest ivory bust.
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  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 16:50
    China export growth slows in November: customs data
    China's export growth slowed last month weighed down by slowing global demand and trade tensions with the United States, official data released Saturday showed.
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:17
    Going behind Taiwan’s ghostly customs
    HBO Asia’s new original documentary, the “The World Behind the Teenage Psychic” premieres 16 December exclusively on HBO.
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  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:42
    Meeting planned on WTO ruling on cigarette imports
    Thai Customs officials plan to hold a meeting next week on the ruling issued by a World Trade Organisation [WTO] against the country’s regulations on cigarette imports, a spokesperson of Customs Department told The Nation on Saturday.
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 11:48
    Five arrested after queue-cutting incident at Thai-Lao bridge
    Three Thai and two Lao men were arrested and a rifle equipped with a silencer was seized after a queue-cutting confrontation at a car park in front of the Mukdahan Customs Office at the 2nd Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge into Laos.
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  • Sun, 04 Nov 2018 13:35
    Bangkok raid nets illegal workers, Bt12m in contraband
    More than 50 policemen and customs officials raided Sua Pa Plaza in Bangkok’s Pom Prab district early Sunday in response to a tip-off that illegal immigrants were working there amid possible violations of laws protecting intellectual property rights.
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  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 01:00
    What happen next after the excise and customs reforms? 
    IT’S BEEN a year since the two new laws affecting trade, the Excise Tax Act B.E. 2560 and the Customs Act B.E. 2560, were implemented.
  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:15
    Counterfeit goods destroyed in Phuket
    About 3,000 counterfeit items, valued at more than Bt1 million, including prohibited imported goods, have been torched at the incinerator in Phuket Town on Thursday, led by Phuket Customs Office chief Kanjana Suwachino.
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  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 09:15
    Customs nabs university student with 6,000 meth pills at Chiang Rai border
    A university student was arrested on Monday evening at the Mae Sai border checkpoint in Chiang Rai while allegedly attempting to smuggle 6,000 methamphetamine pills from Myanmar to pay his boarding fee.
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