Duterte bares names of 46 gov’t officials linked to drugs
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Duterte bares names of 46 gov’t officials linked to drugs

Duterte bares names of 46 gov’t officials linked to drugs By Lilian Mellejor DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday released the list of 46 local government officials allegedly linked to illegal drug trade ahead of the May 13 mid-term elections. Duterte bared the drug list during the National and Regional Peace … 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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289 village execs in PRRD narco-list: PDEA

289 village execs in PRRD narco-list: PDEA By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Some 289 barangay (village) officials are in the narco-list of President Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said Wednesday. PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino revealed that those included in the list are 143 barangay chairmen and 146 … Continue reading