PNP glad drug war has wide support, but sad cops are slay suspects

PNP glad  drug war has wide support, but sad cops are slay suspects

Although demoted from the lead role in President Duterte’s war on drugs, the Philippine National Police still welcomes the Pulse Asia poll that found majority of Filipinos support the crackdown on narcotics.

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US senator confirms meeting with Trillanes

US senator confirms meeting with Trillanes

US Republican Senator Marco Rubio has confirmed his meeting with Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, saying they discussed the protection of human rights amid the country’s narcotics crisis. In a Twitter post on Wednesday, Rubio, who previously criticized President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, said that aside from the drug war, they also discussed combating corruption and the alliance […]

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Taxi driver in Carl Arnaiz case recants statements given to cops

Tomas Bagcal

Tomas Bagcal, the driver who was allegedly robbed by slain teen Carl Angelo Arnaiz, filed his counter-affidavit before the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday disowning his two previous sworn statements given to the police.

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PNP grateful of survey showing more Filipinos supporting drug war

PNP grateful of survey showing more Filipinos supporting drug war

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday expressed its gratitude for the recognition of their efforts in the war on drugs after recent survey results showed that 88 percent of Filipinos support the administration’s campaign against illegal drugs.

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PNP faces class suit in SC over drug killings

PNP faces class suit in SC over drug killings

Residents of slums in San Andres Bukid, Manila, including relatives of slain drug suspects, on Wednesday filed a class suit in the Supreme Court against the Philippine National Police  to keep their neighborhood safe from policemen.

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Justice Caguioa assails SC ruling on De Lima

Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa

Why did the majority of Supreme Court justices treat detained Sen. Leila de Lima differently from two plunder suspects—former President and currently Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and former Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr.?

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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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