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Posts Tagged ‘war on drugs’

Duterte admin needs to intensify law enforcement, strengthen public institutions – Analyst

Posted on: July 26th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — During his second state of the nation address, President Rodrigo Duterte emphasized once more the government’s strong campaign to eradicate illegal drug trade and criminality in the...

Malacañang appeals for due process in US Congress probe on drug war

Posted on: July 20th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang has appealed for due process from US Congress as it sets to hear the alleged extrajudicial killings caused by President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. The...

PDEA destroys P134-M worth of illegal drugs

Posted on: July 4th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency ( PDEA) wants to make sure that all seized illegal drugs will no longer be recycled. For this reason, the agency used...

Political experts assess Duterte’s first year in office

Posted on: June 30th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Several congressmen gave President Rodrigo Duterte high scores for his performance in his first year in office. Ako-Bicol party list Rep. Rodel Batocabe gave him an 8.7...

MILF shows support to the anti-drug war of the government

Posted on: June 30th, 2017 | No Comments
More than 20,000 villages in the Philippines are affected by illegal drugs trade at the start of President Rodrigo Duterte’s term. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is targeting to...

UN special rapporteur Callamard still ready to return to PH for “official” visit

Posted on: May 8th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA  – U.N. Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard is ready to return to the Philippines to investigate cases of extrajudicial killings despite Malacañang’s criticisms of her supposed surprised visit to the...

UN special rapporteur, policy experts criticize Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’

Posted on: May 6th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — Speaking before a drug policy forum, United Nations Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard said the general assembly of nations last year recognized that the so-called “war on drugs” does...

Death rates drop under Oplan Double Double Barrel Reloaded

Posted on: April 11th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —The number of deaths in the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) anti-illegal drugs operations has declined a month after the launch of its Oplan Double Barrel Reloaded. PNP’s data...

Pro-duterte lawyers to push impeachment complaint vs VP Robredo despite calls from PRRD

Posted on: March 24th, 2017 | No Comments
A group of lawyers still considers filing an impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo amid the call of President Rodrigo Duterte against the said plan. The “Impeach VP Leni...

Issuance of search warrant at Mayor Espinosa’s cell is highly irregular — DOJ

Posted on: March 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice has recommended administrative charges against Judge Tarcelo Sabare  Jr. of Branch 30, Samar Regional Trial Court. In its resolution, the panel of prosecutors...