Rangoon Customs boast New Year’s haul

Between 4- 8 January, the Customs Department at Rangoon International Airport seized goods valued at some 25 million kyat (US$25,000) from travellers entering Burma who were carrying more than their personal allowance without paying the duty. According to a Customs Department statement, items seized included mobile phones, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food supplements and electronic hardware. Individuals caught were charged under Customs laws and regulations.