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As of this writing (26 August 2015), President Aquino has stepped in and stopped BOC in opening the Balikbayan Boxes. Hence, Secretary Lina is not allowed to proceed with this random opening of boxes.
Box of Thoughts
What I find incredulous about this whole farce on “opening and checking” balikbayan boxes is that- “What are XRays invented for?” Seriously, Bureau of Customs (BOC) hasn’t it occurred to you to find alternatives ways than rummaging through private people’s stuff?