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Palace finds US docfilm on drug war ‘reeks with malice’

Palace finds US docfilm on drug war ‘reeks with malice’ By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Malacañang on Tuesday blasted as “derogatory and biased” a US documentary film narrating the Duterte administration’s campaign against the illegal drug problem in the country. “We find this derogatory and biased, if not outright fiction,” Presidential Spokesperson … Continue reading

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Ardot Parojinog nabbed while trying to enter Taiwan illegally: PNP

Ardot Parojinog nabbed while trying to enter Taiwan illegally: PNP By Benjamin Pulta MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Undocumented entry to Taiwan resulted in the arrest of drug kingpin Ricardo “Ardot” Parojinog by authorities there, Philippine police officials said Thursday. “Ardot Parojinog was arrested yesterday (Wednesday) by the Taiwan government for illegal entry,” Philippine National … Continue reading

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PRO-1: 384 incumbent brgy officials, candidates on narco list

PRO-1: 384 incumbent brgy officials, candidates on narco list By Hilda Austria and Ahikam Pasion CALASIAO, Pangasinan (Philippines News Agency) — The Police Regional Office (PRO) in the Ilocos Region announced on Wednesday that a total of 384 incumbent and re-electionist barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials are included in its own narco list. PRO-1 … Continue reading

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Palace finds US State Dep’t report inconsistent with Trump remark

Palace finds US State Dep’t report inconsistent with Trump remark By Jelly Musico   MANILA (Philippines News Agency( – Malacanang on Monday said the report of the United States (US) State Department is not consistent with the stand of President Donald Trump who praised the campaign against illegal drugs of President Rodrigo Duterte. “I personally … Continue reading

China backs PH withdrawal from ICC
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China backs PH withdrawal from ICC

China backs PH withdrawal from ICC By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The Chinese government expressed its support to the Philippines in its decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, and called on the international community to “support” and “understand” President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s campaign against illegal drugs. “China always … Continue reading