A tourist was fined for wearing a string bikini on a beach in the Philippines, but travellers get punished for the way they dress more often than you might think

2019-10-18 18:06

A Taiwanese tourist was recently arrested and fined after wearing a bikini that was deemed to be too revealing on the Philippine island of Boracay.

Are black women ditching white weddings?

2019-02-04 10:34

As we say goodbye to yet another charming (but not so wallet-friendly) wedding season, we look back to see if any new trends are emerging.

Love shopping from online international retailers like Asos and Amazon? Be careful, SARS wants to register you as an importer

2018-09-20 11:47

As a consumer you will now only be limited to three purchases before requiring an import code in order to buy any more goods internationally.

WATCH: SARS goes big for international customs day, dogs and all

2018-01-27 11:00

SARS marked the 65th anniversary of the World Customs Organisation with “pomp and style”, military dogs included.

Pakistan man arrested for 'honour killing' of sister

2016-04-28 22:03

A Pakistani man who used a kitchen knife to murder his sister says he flew into a rage after catching her using a mobile phone.

Compu-Clearing posts R72m revenue

Compu-clearing CEO, Arnold Garber, discusses with Fin24 the company's results and future prospects after growing revenue by 8% to R72m.

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Afghan couple hack nose, ears of 'rapist'

2014-04-29 22:14

Afghan police have arrested the parents of a 14-year-old girl after they attacked a religious cleric and cut off his nose and ears in retaliation for what they say were a series of sexual attacks.

10 pointless wedding traditions

2011-09-14 14:00

Not big on going the conventional route? Here are 10 customs that don't have to form part of your big day.


Kieswetter: Cross-border organised crime on the rise

2019-10-02 11:55

Cross-border organised crime is on the rise, SA Revenue Service commissioner Edward Kieswetter said on Wednesday, making particular reference to crimes involving illicit financial flows.

I was bold enough to lend a helping hand at a traditional ceremony during the festive season - this is what I learned

2018-12-13 16:59

Trying new things teaches us lessons we never thought we needed to learn.

Parliament committees back review of customs agreement

2018-09-12 13:42

The Southern African Customs Union agreement of 2002 in its current form has not achieved intended industrial development in member countries and the agreement is being reviewed.

A fragmented customs collection system will pose risk to fiscus - Treasury

2017-03-15 15:32

National Treasury is concerned about initiatives to fragment the customs administration and collection systems as proposed in the Border Management Agency Bill that currently serves before Parliament.

Compu-Clearing in big push into Africa

2014-09-10 16:51

Compu-Clearing Outsourcing has grown revenue for the year by 8% and is now targeting Africa, CEO Arnold Garber tells Fin24.

Teenager forced to wed dog to ward off evil spirits

2014-09-09 13:01

The lack of autonomy women face in India was highlighted again last week when this bizarre story was reported.

Mandela family pain felt by all - Prince

2013-12-13 22:38

The family of former president Nelson Mandela should remember that his death was not just felt by them, but worldwide, amaXhosa prince Xhanti Sigcawu says.

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