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PNP eyes top 10 ‘high-value’ drug targets per region

PNP eyes top 10 ‘high-value’ drug targets per region By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa on Monday vowed to continue the government’s intensified campaign against illegal drugs by focusing on high-value targets (HVTs) in every region. Gamboa directed PNP regional directors to submit a … Continue reading

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Duterte to reveal names of ninja-cops ‘soon’: Go

Duterte to reveal names of ninja-cops ‘soon’: Go By Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Tuesday said President Rodrigo Duterte would announce “soon” the names of cops allegedly involved in the recycling of seized illegal drugs. Go said the President is still consolidating and validating the list of cops … Continue reading

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Agent’s death won’t dampen PDEA drive vs. illegal drugs

Agent’s death won’t dampen PDEA drive vs. illegal drugs By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has vowed to continue its relentless campaign against illegal drugs despite the inherent dangers faced by law enforcement officers, noting the campaign has remained as the top government priority. PDEA Director … Continue reading

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Death penalty to curb illegal drugs, related crimes: PDEA

Death penalty to curb illegal drugs, related crimes: PDEA By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has expressed full support for the revival of the death penalty in the country, to serve as a strong deterrent against crimes related to illegal drugs. “Foreign and local drug offenders, especially … Continue reading

File raps vs. Bong Go if narco-video is true, accusers told
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File raps vs. Bong Go if narco-video is true, accusers told

File raps vs. Bong Go if narco-video is true, accusers told By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang on Monday challenged the people behind the video circulating on social media linking President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s former aide and senatorial bet Christopher “Bong” Go to illegal drugs to file charges against him if they … Continue reading

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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