Published: Jul 19, 2022
Six tonnes of raw ivory has been seized, the largest such seizure so far in the history of the Customs Department. The raw ivory was part of a seized shipment also containing endangered animal horns and bones estimated to be worth at least RM80mil ( 658 million baht ) .
Published: Feb 03, 2022
The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) held a meeting with the Office of the Attorney General on Thursday to discuss cases in which 114 suspects imported 854 luxury cars worth 2.6 billion baht and allegedly avoided paying customs duties.
Published: Feb 08, 2020
Thailand aims to improve its ranking in “Ease of Doing Business” in 2021, Krisda Jinawijarana, director-general of Customs Department, said on Friday (February 7). He said the department was making improvements in five areas.
Published: Sep 06, 2019
The Customs Department will by year end complete installation of 23 x-ray machines above the baggage carousels at Suvarnabhumi Airport in a move to improve the efficiency of security checks of luggage of inbound passengers and to prevent goods smuggling. The machines will be switched on early next year.
Published: Jul 05, 2019
The Customs Department will get conveyor belt X-ray machines up and running by the end of this year, enabling it to scan all luggage in search of illegal items and brand-name items smuggled in to avoid paying taxes and to resell.