Philippines

Philippine National Police to probe alleged cocaine-using presidential bet

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Dionardo Carlos, has ordered the Drug Enforcement Group (DEG) to look into President Rodrigo Duterte’s allegation that there is a presidential candidate who is a cocaine user. This, after the Palace earlier said, through acting Presidential spokesperson and Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, that it … Continue reading

Philippines

‘There’s a presidential aspirant who used cocaine’: Duterte

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday claimed that there is a presidential candidate in the May 9, 2022 national elections who is a cocaine user. Duterte made the revelation in a speech delivered in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, as he reiterated his vow … Continue reading