War on drugs

War on drugs

PDEA records 35 courier service drug busts last year

Philippines
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

Philippines
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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Cavite police find tiny drug den

Philippines
Dasmariñas City police accidentally discovered an absurdly small drug den on Dec. 12, 2018. The 2×2 meter bunker was located in a secluded area in Barangay Paliparan III, ...
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PDEA and BOC to strengthen inter-agency partnership to fight against illegal drugs

Philippines
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Bureau of Customs (BOC) both expressed their commitment to strengthening an inter-agency partnership to better tackle the issue of drugs being ...
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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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DILG waiting on President Duterte’s word to release names of narco-politicians

Philippines
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jonathan Malaya clarified that the decision on whether or not to release the list of names of local officials ...
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Crime rates drop by 17% in first half of 2018

Philippines
The Philippine National Police (PNP) announced on Monday the success of current campaigns against criminality, citing data from the PNP’s Unit Crime Periodic Reports (UCPER) which shows that total ...
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Bong Go: protect Filipino youth from crime, amend Juvenile Justice Law

Philippines Politics
MANILA, October 20, 2018 — Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go said in a recent interview that, should he be elected to the senate, one ...
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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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SWS survey shows ‘very good’ rating for Duterte’s war on drugs

Duterte Manila Hotel Speech
Philippines
The latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey has found that President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign against illegal drug use and trade continues to enjoy high net satisfaction ratings among ...
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