Duterte’s relentless drug war yields close to P60B seized

By Jerome Carlo Paunan MANILA, — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday made mention the achievements the government made so far in the “unyielding” drug war, including the capture of close P59.93 billion worth of illegal substance. “Our unyielding campaign led to the surrender of millions of drug dependents and neutralization, capture, and prosecution of… Read More Duterte’s relentless drug war yields close to P60B seized

PDEA: Over 70% of NegOr brgys still drug-affected

By Jennifer Tilos DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, July 24 — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) here has reported that 75.40% of the barangays in Negros Oriental are still affected by illegal drugs as of July this year.  PDEA Officer Elmer Ebona, during a Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting, said 91 barangays have… Read More PDEA: Over 70% of NegOr brgys still drug-affected

PDEA: Over 1k drug users identified in Dgte

By Jennifer Tilos DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, July 23 — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) here disclosed that there 1,013 persons who use drugs (PWUDs) in Dumaguete City.  PDEA Agent Elmer Ebona said majority of the drug users were identified from 2016 to 2018. In a separate meeting, PDEA also reported that of the 30… Read More PDEA: Over 1k drug users identified in Dgte

Authorities arrest 21 members of drug syndicate, seize PHP1M ‘shabu’ in North Cotabato

JOHN ANDREW G. TABUGOC Kabacan, North Cotabato March 30, 2017 Joint elements of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-12), military and police on Thursday seized suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride or “shabu” worth PHP1 million and nabbed 21 persons during a raid at Purok Krislam in Barangay Poblacion here.Senior Insp. Ronnie Cordero, Kabacan police chief, said that government… Read More Authorities arrest 21 members of drug syndicate, seize PHP1M ‘shabu’ in North Cotabato

PDEA-ARMM agents arrest 2 women in illegal drug activities

COTABATO, Feb. 16 — Anti-narcotics agents arrested here Wednesday night a suspected drug den operator responsible in selling and pushing prohibited drugs in the city, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PDEA-ARMM) on Thursday said.Bryan Babang, regional director of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-ARMM), identified the suspect who was… Read More PDEA-ARMM agents arrest 2 women in illegal drug activities

Duterte did not pardon cops in Espinosa slay — Palace

MANILA, December 8 — Malacanang clarified on Thursday that President Rodrigo Duterte did not absolve the policemen involved in the killing of Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa inside his prison cell at the Leyte’s sub-provincial jail last November 5. “We want to make it clear that the President did not pardon police officials who maybe involved… Read More Duterte did not pardon cops in Espinosa slay — Palace