Philippines

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

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P1.164-M worth of drugs seized in Cavite

P1.164-M worth of drugs seized in Cavite By Dennis Abrina GENERAL TRIAS CITY, Cavite (Philippines News Agency) – This city police’s Drug Enforcement Team (DET) seized about PHP1.164-million worth of suspected “shabu” (crytal meth) during simultaneous buy-bust operations on Tuesday and Wednesday. Supt. Paul Bometivo, city police officer-in-charge, reported to Cavite Police Provincial Director Senior … Continue reading

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PDEA awaits PRRD’s nod on release of ‘narco’ village execs list

PDEA awaits PRRD’s nod on release of ‘narco’ village execs list By Benjamin Pulta MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Thursday clarified that it will wait for instructions from President Rodrigo R. Duterte on whether to release the names of barangay officials involved in illegal drugs. “If I have my … Continue reading