Opinions

Militarization*

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte admitted to the public recently that there is a militarization of government under his administration, which has been quite apparent in his choice of appointing retired military officials to posts unrelated to national security. Just lately, due to the controversy of the P11 billion worth of drugs that managed to slip into […]

Opinions

Oversupply of drugs?*

HAVE you ever wondered why there seems to be a never-ending supply of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu in Metro Manila nowadays? And why are we seeing news reports of large volumes of the illegal drug worth millions of pesos getting seized from several suspected pushers and carriers? Is it possible that some personnel from the […]

News

Duterte puts customs under military control over failure to stop drug shipments

By RT PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte put the Bureau of Customs temporarily under military control after two large shipments of illegal drugs slipped past the agency through the port of Manila. (Read More:¬†http://beyonddeadlines.com/2018/10/23/pdea-stands-behind-it-accuracy-on-impurity-profiling-of-seized-drug-evidence/) Duterte made the announcement late Sunday in Davao City before an audience that included visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. The president […]