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Philippine National Police ready to face probe into 2 generals ‘playing with drugs’

PNP ready to face probe into 2 generals ‘playing with drugs’ By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) is ready to face any inquiry into the issue involving the two active generals who, according to President Rodrigo Duterte, are “still playing” with illegal drugs. “Nakahanda ang PNP na humarap sa anumang … Continue reading

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Drug war critics using ”baseless” data: PCOO exec

Drug war critics using ”baseless” data: PCOO exec By Christine Cudis MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  – Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Assistant Secretary Marie Rafael on Monday labeled as “sweeping and baseless” the 27,000 unverified killings being linked to the anti-illegal drugs campaign of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. In her speech during 5th … Continue reading

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Gov’t urged to pursue cases vs. ‘narco-politicians’ who won in polls

Gov’t urged to pursue cases vs. ‘narco-politicians’ who won in polls By Jose Cielito Reganit MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — In the aftermath of the just concluded elections, several lawmakers at the House of Representatives on Thursday called on the government to “seriously” pursue cases against winning politicians, who were included on President Rodrigo Duterte’s … Continue reading

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Iloilo’s ‘narco-politicians’ deny drug involvement

Iloilo’s ‘narco-politicians’ deny drug involvement By Gail Momblan ILOILO CITY (Philippines News Agency) — Two municipal mayors in Iloilo province, who were named by President Rodrigo Duterte as among 46 politicians with alleged links to illegal drugs, have come out with separate denials. Mayors Siegfredo Betita of Carles and Mariano Malones of Maasin were among … Continue reading

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

War vs. illegal drugs, corruption to boost economy: Bong Go
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War vs. illegal drugs, corruption to boost economy: Bong Go

MANILA(Philippines News Agency) — Former Special Assistant to the President and senatorial aspirant Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Tuesday vowed to continue helping President Rodrigo Duterte’s fight against illegal drugs and corruption to boost economic growth. “It is to continue the beneficial programs and reforms we have achieved so far –all of which have resulted to … Continue reading

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Close to P800-K worth of shabu seized in Dumaguete jail raid

Close to P800-K worth of shabu seized in Dumaguete jail raid By Juancho Gallarde  DUMAGUETE CITY (Philippines News Agency) – Two anti-illegal drugs operations here, the provincial capital of Negros Oriental, yielded more than PHP1.25 million worth of suspected shabu. On early Monday morning, 115 grams of alleged shabu placed in 179 sachets, and worth more or less PHP782,000 … Continue reading