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Nabalewala*

MAITUTURING na malaking setback para sa mga awtoridad ang naganap na pagbalewala sa kanilang pagsisikap at kontrobersyal na pagpapalaya sa anak ng nakapiit at nasentensyahang 72-anyos na Taiwanese drug queen na si Yu Yuk Lai. Akalain ninyong ayon sa desisyon ay kulang umano sa probable cause ang pag-isyu ng korte ng search warrant sa anak […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Be ready to defend yourself

PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency Director General Aaron Aquino directed all agency employees to take necessary proactive measures against threats and violence. Aquino issued the directive shortly after the five PDEA agents were slain in an ambush in Barangay Malna, Kapai, Lanao del Sur last October 5. The agents were on their way to Marawi City […]

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Aspiring PDEA agents underwent “psycho” test

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency has conducted Qualifying and Neuro-psychological Examination for aspiring Drug Enforcement Officers to ensure their mental and emotional proficiency while performing their duties. The examinations were held on September 30, 2018 in Davao City for Mindanao applicants; September 29 in Cebu City for Visayas applicants, and Baguio City; and October 1 […]

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PDEA at advertising agency nagkaisang magtulungan laban sa bawal na gamot

Ni Santiago Celario LALONG lumakas ang kampanya ng Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency laban sa illegal na droga matapos itong makipagkasundo sa isang advertising company para lumikha ng mga cartoons o animated video kaugnay sa patuloy na kilos ng pamahalaan laban sa ipinagbabawal na gamot. Sa ilalim ng Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) na nilagdaan ng PDEA […]

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108 barangays and five municipalities declared drug-cleared in CARAGA

THE Barangay Drug Clearing Program Regional Oversight Committee of Caraga Region declared as “drug cleared” one hundred eight barangays and five municipalities in Caraga Region (Region XIII) after complying with the requirements prescribed under Dangerous Drugs Board Regulation No. 3, Series of 2017. The municipalities of Veruela, Sta. Josefa, Loreto and Rosario from the Province […]

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BoC turned over some PhP37 million worth of seized illegal drugs to PDEA

By Benjie Lim Vergara THE Bureau of Customs recently has turned over to Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency some PhP37.3 million worth of illegal drugs it earlier seized from the bonded warehouses of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. The BoC haul consisted of 5,239 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu which were concealed in various items […]

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Tulak ng party drug tiklo sa QC

Ni Santiago Celario KULANG-kulang isang milyong pisong halaga ng umano ay party drugs ang sinaklot nitong Martes ng madaling araw sa Quezon City ng mga ahente ng Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency mula sa umano ay isang tulak ng bawal na gamot. Kinilala ang dinakip bilang si Bruce Carlo Vidal Santos alyas Elmo at residente ng […]

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Problemang shabu tuldukan*

PATULOY ang masinsinan na pagtutok at pagtugis ng mga elemento ng Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency laban sa ipinagbabawal na drogang shabu at sa mga demonyong nagpapakalat nito. Akalain ninyong kamakailan lang ay natuklasan ng PDEA ang 500 kilo ng shabu na nagkakahalaga ng PhP4.3 bilyon na itinago sa dalawang magnetic scrap lifters sa loob ng […]

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PDEA pushes for the creation of a uniform anti-drug advocacy program for the SK

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency is pushing for the creation of a uniform anti-drug advocacy program for Sangguniang Kabataan nationwide. This was learned when PDEA Director General Aaron N. Aquino spoke before thousands of Pampanga SK representatives during their recently concluded Summit at the Bren Guiao Convention Center in San Fernando, Pampanga. Speaking before some […]

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PH Commission on Election official caught while allegedly selling illegal drugs

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK A COMMISSION on Elections official and another person were arrested in Cagayan De Oro City by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency after he allegedly sold methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu to an undercover agent last Wednesday. The report of the arrest came after PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino had […]

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PH government officials and employees helping international drug syndicates operate in the country?

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency Director General Aaron Aquino has expressed suspicion that some government officials and employees are helping international illegal drugs syndicates hence the brazen attempts to smuggle illegal drugs in the country via the postal service and piers despite the on-going intensified anti-illegal drugs campaign. (Read More: http://beyonddeadlines.com/2018/08/10/mga-salamisim-4/) This […]

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Illegal drugs worth PhP4.3 billion intercepted and seized at Manila’s North Harbor

COMBINED operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, the Philippine National Police and the Bureau of Customs on Monday have intercepted and seized a shipment of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu with an estimated value of PhP4.3 billion at the North Harbor of Manila International Container Port. The alleged illegal drugs, weighing approximately 500 kilograms, […]

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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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PDEA conducts nationwide capacity enhancement on barangay drug clearing program

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency has recently conducted an intensive re-orientation of the Barangay Drug Clearing Program as part of its nationwide capacity enhancement for the PDEA regional offices. The training, which was held on July 19, at the Mansion Hotel in Iloilo City, was attended by the PDEA Regional Directors, Chiefs of Operations, Regional […]

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Koreano arestado sa CIA dahil sa droga

Ni Santiago Celario INARESTO ng mga awtoridad ang isang Koreano matapos umano itong mahulihan ng bawal na gamot at illegal na revolver sa loob ng Clark International Airport nitong nagdaang Martes, ayon sa isang nahuling ulat ngayong Lunes. Kinilala ni Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron N. Aquino ang dinakip bilang si Hoseop […]

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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 […]