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Navotas tops Camanava in drug arrests

A total of 160 suspects in drug-related cases were arrested in Navotas City last year, the highest number posted during the period among the cities covered by the Northern Police District (NPD).

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Makati sets antidrug forums with local execs


The Makati City government through its antidrug abuse council has launched a series of open forum-style dialogues with barangay (village) officials and residents to boost its advocacy for a drug-free city.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Warning out on 2 recalled drugs


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warnings to consumers and medical practitioners on Saturday after two pharmaceutical companies recalled batches of medicines, one for heart disease and the other for breast cancer.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Reward offered for missing cocaine

Police arrange bricks of high-grade cocaine prior to being presented to the media at the Davao City Hall in Davao city in southern Philippines Monday, March 24, 2014. Drug Enforcement authorities said the illegal drug, which was discovered concealed in a containerized cargo Saturday, was valued at 300 million pesos ($6.6 million). AP

The tough-talking mayor of this city is offering a P100,000 reward for each of the 13 missing bars of cocaine that finders would turn over, and the money would be given “without questions asked.”

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Digos drug war: Pusher nabbed

Police on Thursday arrested yet another suspected big-time pusher, who had been on their watch list for months now, Senior Superintendent Michael John Dubria, Davao del Sur police director said.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mexican drug cartel operating in Mindanao, says Zamboanga police chief


A Mexican drug cartel has teamed up with local drug syndicates to smuggle drugs to neighboring Malaysia via the so-called southern backdoor, Zamboanga’s acting chief of police, Senior Superintendent Angelito Casimiro, said Tuesday.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Former basketball player nabbed for drug possession

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A former basketball player was arrested early Wednesday by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) for allegedly carrying 30 capsules of “fly high” ecstasy and one liquid ecstasy in Taguig City.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

More fall in Digos drug war

Authorities here arrested three more persons in connection with the heightened anti-illegal drugs campaign, two days after another suspect was caught with about P500,000 worth of “shabu.”

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Ex-cop held for links to int’l drug syndicate

Lawmen on Thursday arrested a former policeman on charges of involvement in an international drug syndicate that reportedly supports extremist groups in western Mindanao.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

6, including 2 Taiwanese, held for drugs in Boracay


Six women, two of them Taiwanese, were arrested in separate buy-bust operations in this resort-island on Wednesday.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Rebels say cops in drugs

PNP DIRECTOR GENERAL Alan Purisima visits the wake of policemen slain during an NPA raid in Matanao, Davao City.  ORLANDO B. DINOY/INQUIRER MINDANAO

Communist guerrillas owned up to the attack on a police station in Davao del Sur that killed two policemen, saying the province’s police force had become a guerrilla target because of its involvement in the illegal drug trade.

Posted: March 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

6 new regional forensic labs eyed this year – PDEA

Undersecretary Arturo Cacdac Jr., director general of PDEA. Photo from http://www,pnp.gov.ph

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is expecting six new regional forensic laboratories this year to aid its anti-drug operations.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Grammar school kids at US school caught with pot

This Dec. 10, 2013 file photo shows, activists smoking marijuana, as they pose for photos in front of the Congress in Montevideo, Uruguay. Uruguay's Senate approved the world's first national marketplace for legal marijuana. From the Americas to Europe to North Africa and beyond, the marijuana legalization movement has unprecedented traction, a nod to successful efforts in Colorado, Washington and the small South American nation of Uruguay, which became the first country to approve nationwide pot legalization. AP FILE PHOTO

Police in a Central California city are trying to determine how three third-graders caught smoking marijuana got the drug.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in World | Read More »

  1. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  2. Gigi Reyes’ only option: tell all
  3. Unease in Vatican over cardinal’s luxury flat—report
  4. Santiago sees Palace hand in Gigi’s return
  5. Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst
  6. Gigi Reyes back to face charges
  7. Aquino vows to intensify anti-corruption drive further
  8. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  9. Healing priest invites political leaders to join ‘prayer for nation’
  10. ‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • LPA enters PH, to bring rains and thunderstorms
  • Sing-along saint: Showbiz world gets papal inspiration
  • Two-thirds of underwater search done, no sign of MH370
  • S. Korea prosecutors turn to mobile app for ferry probe
  • 31 dead in Holy Week incidents—NDRRMC
  • Sports

  • Reigning champs Miami open playoffs with win
  • Spurs subdue Mavericks in playoff opener
  • Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters
  • Ageless Hopkins pitches 50-50 Mayweather deal
  • Goodbye MGM, Las Vegas for Pacquiao?
  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • Discovery network cancels Everest jump
  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Solenn in shorts
  • Unmerry mix of attention-calling moves on ‘Mini-Me’ TV tilts
  • Business

  • Oil prices down in quiet Asian trade
  • Asian shares mixed in holiday-thinned trade
  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
  • Golden Week
  • Technology

  • PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics
  • Search for Etihad passengers launched
  • Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  • Tim Tebow’s charity hospital in Davao seen to open in 7 months
  • OFW died of Mers-CoV in Saudi Arabia, says family
  • Marketplace