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PDEA establishes link between shabu samples of intercepted shipment in MICP and drug siezures

SAMPLES from the intercepted shipment of methamphetamine hydrochloride, or shabu, in Manila International Container Port and pieces of drug evidence seized from recent anti-drug operations are linked together, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency said. This after representative samples were subjected by the country’s premier anti-drugs agency to impurity drug profiling, an analytical technique that helps […]

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More illegal drugs seize at NAIA

By Benjamin Lim Vergara THE Bureau of Customs on Thursday has seized more than PhP15.496 million worth of illegal substance at the Central Mail Exchange Center and Federal Express (FedEx) warehouses. Port of NAIA (Ninoy Aquino International Airport) District Collector Carmelita Talusan and Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña presented the methamphetamine hydrochloride otherwise known as shabu […]

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PDEA destroys PhP10.4 billion worth of dangerous drugs and items related to its production

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency last week has destroyed P10.4 billion worth of dangerous drugs, controlled precursors and essential chemicals and laboratory equipment for the production of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu. The July 27 destruction, which was done at the Integrated Waste Management, Inc. (IWMI) in Trece Martires City, Cavite; is the largest so far […]

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“COA report moot and academic,” PDEA

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said the Commission on Audit’s finding that the agency’s laboratory service lacks transparency, safety and security in handling seized drug evidence is “moot and academic.” PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino, reacting to Thursday’s news report on the COA’s finding concerning the agency’s alleged lack of transparency on the illegal […]

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Four PDEA units awarded a total of PhP7.5 cash for meritorious work

FOUR Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency units on Tuesday were rewarded with cash for meritorious anti-drug operations. PDEA Director General Aaron N. Aquino handed the reward amounting to PhP7,594,992.24 to the agency’s Special Enforcement Service (SES), Intelligence and Investigation Service (IIS), Regional Office-National Capital Region (RO-NCR) and Regional Office III (ROIII) during a simple awarding ceremony […]

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QC urges barangay and SK candidates to undergo drug testing

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK THE Quezon City Council has passed a resolution encouraging all candidates in the upcoming barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections to take the initiative to undergo voluntary drug testing and include an anti-illegal drugs platform in their campaign. This after the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency bared the names of more than […]

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Sampung pulis QC na sabit umano sa extortion pinakakasuhan ng NCRPO

Ni Santiago Celario PINASASAMPAHAN ng kasong kriminal ang 10 kagawad ng Galas Police Station ng Quezon City Police District na naunang sinibak sa puwesto matapos silang maaktuhan umano sa loob mismo ng presinto na tumatanggap ng kinikil na salapi mula sa isang kaanak ng kanilang dinakip. Kinilala ni National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief […]

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PDEA arrested suspected Chinese illegal drug manufacturers and dismantles a clandestine shabu laboratory

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Thursday arrested eight suspected members of an international drug syndicate, including four Chinese nationals, and dismantled a clandestine illegal-drugs laboratory in an idyllic farm in Batangas, a province south of Manila. PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino said the successful operation is the result of […]