As drug deaths soar, US indicts fentanyl producers

As drug deaths soar, US indicts fentanyl producers

The US Justice Department announced Tuesday the indictment of two Chinese producers of fentanyl, the synthetic opioid that causes a rising share of the country’s 60,000-plus annual overdose deaths.

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88% of Pinoys support war on drugs; 73% say EJKs happen—survey

88% of Pinoys support war on drugs; 73% say EJKs happen—survey

Majority of Filipinos believed that there are extrajudicial killings (EJKs) in the Duterte administration’s war on drugs,  a recent Pulse Asia survey released on Monday revealed.

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Aguirre refutes claim on his ‘cavalier attitude’ in P6.4-B shabu case

Aguirre refutes claim on his ‘cavalier attitude’ in P6.4-B shabu case

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Wednesday took exception to the Senate Committee report that he has displayed a “cavalier attitude” in the smuggling of P6.4 billion worth of shabu last May.

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De Lima hoped SC justices ‘feel pain of innocent person in jail’

De Lima hoped SC justices ‘feel pain of innocent person in jail’

The Supreme Court decision junking detained Senator Leila de Lima’s appeal to recall her arrest warrant only legitimizes the Duterte administration’s “oppression and political persecution,” De Lima said on Wednesday. After the SC judges votes 9-6 against nullifying her arrest, De Lima said she hoped that the justices would feel the pain of someone innocent […]

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