War on drugs

War on drugs

Palace to release ‘bombshell’ info on group behind ‘Bikoy’

Politics
By Azer Parrocha, PNA MANILA — Malacañang on Tuesday said it will soon release a “bombshell” information on a group controlling Peter Joemel Advincula, who claimed to be “Bikoy” ...
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110 former drug dependents in NoCot reformed

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By Edwin Fernandez, PNA COTABATO CITY – More than 100 former drug dependents are now leading a new life after completing a community-based drug rehabilitation program under the local ...
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PNP calls Ateneo study on drug war deaths ‘erroneous’

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By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan, PNA MANILA — The Philippine National Police (PNP) is casting doubts on the accuracy of studies made by the Ateneo Policy Center, which alleges that ...
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Rookie cop, father nabbed in QC buy-bust

Philippines
MANILA — A rookie police officer, his father and a woman were arrested for possession of illegal drugs in Quezon City. Brig. Gen. Joselito Esquivel, Quezon City Police District ...
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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

Philippines
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.
Philippines Politics
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

Philippines
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

Philippines
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

Philippines
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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