Illegal drugs

Illegal drugs

War vs. illegal drugs, corruption to boost economy: Go

News Philippines
MANILA — Former Special Assistant to the President and senatorial aspirant Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Tuesday vowed to continue helping President Rodrigo Duterte’s fight against illegal drugs and ...
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Duterte institutionalizes Philippine Anti-Illegal Drugs Strategy

Philippines
President Duterte signed on Monday, Oct. 29, Executing Order No. 66, entitled “Institutionalizing the Philippine Anti-Illegal Drugs Strategy”. The measure figures into the administration’s drive against the proliferation, ...
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PNP Chief backs President Duterte: China drug reports need further validation

Philippines
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde, told reporters on Tuesday that the circulating intelligence reports claiming that the bulk of the illegal drugs entering the country ...
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Can Duterte appoint all barangay officials?

Opinion
Is it legal for President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint all barangay captains in the country? The short answer is yes. I myself am uncomfortable about this proposition since ...
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PHL, Singapore agree to adopt tough approach vs illegal drugs

News
MANILA, December 16, 2016 (PNA) — President Rodrigo Duterte and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have agreed to adopt a tough approach against illegal drugs. “The general ...
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2 ex-NBI officials file drug raps vs de Lima

News
MANILA, October 13, 2016 (PNA) — Former ranking officials of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) today filed another drug trafficking complaint before the Department of Justice (DOJ) ...
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1 dead, 3 injured in Bilibid riot

News
MANILA, Sept. 28 (PNA) — A high-profile inmate was killed while three others — including Jaybee Sebastian — were injured in a riot inside the New Bilibid Prison ...
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Seeing the other side of the Duterte coin

Opinion
The Associated Press (AP) has an interesting story that shows another side of the Duterte administration’s war on drugs, one that hardly ever gets reported on by other ...
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Do we really have a war on drugs?

Opinion
Nicole Curato wrote a very thoughtful piece on Rappler early this week. Sociologist that she is, she delved into Goffman so well we thought well to respond. Before ...
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Duterte and his Game with the Generals

Opinion
So, you still don’t believe that change is coming? Well, here it is. Live and in person. President Duterte has rocked the boat in a huge, huge way ...
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