PUP’s random drug tests of students gain mixed reactions

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 10:14:07 +0000

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MANILA, Philippines – The decision of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) to submit some of its students to random and mandatory drug testing has earned praises from government offices, but drew flak from activist organizations. In a statement on Friday, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) gave a thumbs up on PUP’s move, […]

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PDEA busts man with P1.4M worth of ‘ecstasy’ in Quezon City

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:42:56 +0000

PDEA busts man with P1.4M worth of ‘ecstasy’ in Quezon City

MANILA, Philippines — Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested a man in possession of P1.4 million worth of suspected ecstasy during a buy-bust operation in Quezon City on Thursday morning. Members of PDEA Special Enforcement Service (PDEA-SES) Team collared the suspect named Arnold Immanuel Dy after yielding some 465 tablets of suspected […]

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PDEA rewards P11M to ‘Sam Milby,’ ‘Cardo’ and other tipsters of drug dens

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 11:26:02 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) rewarded on Friday over P11 million to 18 confidential informants who relayed illegal drug activities in their neighborhood to authorities, among them tipsters with the pseudonym “Sam Milby” and two with aliases “Cardo” or the nickname of Ricardo Dalisay in the hit series “Ang Probinsyano.” PDEA […]

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7 youngsters, 4 of them minors, foiled in attempt to transport weed

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 11:03:02 +0000

Seven people were arrested at a bus terminal here on Sunday (July 28) after they were caught transporting nearly P3 million worth of marijuana.

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7,800 cops punished for deadly drug raids

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:44:02 +0000

7,800 police in Philippines punished for deadly drug raids

Thousands of Philippine police officers have received administrative punishments for wrongdoings during drug raids, officials said Thursday.

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BOC denies using tapioca auction to lure drug smugglers

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:25:16 +0000

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Bureau of Customs spokesperson Erastus Sandino Austria denied on Wednesday that a shipment tapioca, which was used to conceal P1 billion worth of crystal meth, was auctioned off to lure whoever was behind the cargo to come out in the open.

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De Oro mayor’s son, 7 others await jail order

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sat, 06 Jul 2019 04:33:38 +0000

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — The son of Cagayan de Or City Mayor Oscar Moreno, along with seven others arrested for illegal drugs possession in Angeles City, is awaiting transfer to a detention facility, an official of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said.

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PDEA seizes P6.8M ‘shabu’ in Cavite buy-bust

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 10:57:12 +0000

Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Special Enforcement Service (PDEA-SES) have confiscated P6.8 million worth of suspected “shabu” in Cavite.

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PDEA chief says death penalty will deter international drug syndicates

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2019 09:30:59 +0000

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron Aquino on Thursday said he favors the return of the death penalty for crimes

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