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359 Cordillera villages remain unaffected by illegal drugs

359 Cordillera villages remain unaffected by illegal drugs By Liza Agoot   BAGUIO CITY (Philippines News Agency) -– The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) said a total of 359 villages have remained unaffected by the illegal drugs trade since the start of President Rodrigo Duterte’s term. PDEA CAR Regional Director Edgar … Continue reading

Drug war sees no social, political status: Palace
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Drug war sees no social, political status: Palace

Drug war sees no social, political status: Palace By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Malacañang said the death of a former mayor included on President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s “narcolist” shows that the same fate befalls everyone involved in the drug war, regardless of social or political status. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made this remark after former mayor … Continue reading

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PNP: Submission of drug war documents to SC requires President Duterte nod

PNP: Submission of drug war documents to SC requires PRRD nod By Benjamin Pulta MANILA(Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday said it would have to get President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s approval before it can submit to the Supreme Court (SC) documents in connection with the government’s war on drugs. This … Continue reading