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A person was killed and three others were apprehended in an anti-illegal drug operation by police in a coastal village here on Saturday, authorities said on Sunday.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

NBI wants ‘green apples’ listed as dangerous drug

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There’s a new drug in town but even as it has gained in popularity in top schools and high-end bars it has yet to be listed as a prohibited substance, according to the National Bureau of Investigation.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

FDA: Drug linked to chills in kidney patients recalled

The National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City

Health authorities have ordered the recall of a brand of anticoagulant or blood thinner suspected to have caused chills among 44 patients undergoing dialysis at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) in Quezon City last month.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Behind bars: Thai women pay high price for drugs

This picture taken on November 22, 2013 shows Thai female inmate Mai, 27, who was sentenced to three years in jail after she was caught with 20 illegal methamphetamine pills, known locally as "yaba", posing with her then one month-old son at a prison in Ayutthaya, north of Bangkok. AFP FILE PHOTO

Lured by easy money, an escape from poverty or family pressure, thousands of women are locked up for drug offenses in Thailand, which has one of the world’s highest rates of female imprisonment.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Police, military arrest suspected drug dealer Jerry Alam in Basilan

Combined security forces raid the residence of a suspected notorious drug dealer in Basilan on Wednesday, June 18. PHOTO from Army's 4th Special Forces Battalion

Combined police and military forces have arrested a suspected drug dealer and seized P200,000 worth of shabu in the province of Basilan on Wednesday night, the military said.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »