War on drugs

War on drugs

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

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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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War on drugs always subject to rule of law

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Malacañang has reiterated that President Duterte’s “war on drugs” is simply a call for law enforcement agencies to use the full power of the Philippine’s law to squash ...
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Duterte administration will not be distracted by mudslinging detractors

Andre Gabriel Custodio Esteban, an 11-year-old Filipino boy from Fresno, California, wrote a letter to President Duterte, shared by his mother on Facebook.
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The Duterte administration has kicked off more major projects for its ‘Build, Build, Build’ program and the latest SWS survey revealed that a majority of Filipinos say they ...
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PDEA vows to find suspect behind the brutal murder of Camarines Norte agent who met with drug informant

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Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Camarines Sur agent Enrico Barba was brutally murdered this week. PDEA officials suspect it to be the work of drug syndicates and vow to ...
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PNP begins modernizing maritime units

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The Philippine National Police is upgrading its maritime capabilities in order to address the issue of seaborne smuggling. PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said that more modern ...
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Most Filipinos believe there are less drug addicts – SWS

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The latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey reports that most Filipinos believe fewer drug users are in their areas now versus last year. Malacañang released a statement on ...
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Fisherman helps PNP catch cocaine floating off Dinagat Islands

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A quick-thinking fisherman led authorities to 37 blocks of cocaine floating in the waters off the coast of Cagdianao on Dinagat Islands. The report of the incident identified ...
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Camarines Norte drug suspect slain

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A suspected drug pusher was killed during a police operation along Maharlika Highway at Barangay Tabugon, Sta. Elena town, Camarines Norte on Sunday night. According to the police ...
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PDEA records 35 courier service drug busts last year

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According to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), the illegal drug trade is exploiting foreign express delivery and domestic courier services to traffic contraband substances into and around ...
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Malacañang supports campaign against drugs

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Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said on Tuesday that the government’s campaign against illegal drugs extends beyond the arrest of drug personalities to include also their rehabilitation. Malacañang’s statement ...
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