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The ‘link diagram’ that killed ex-Bataan police officer

The ‘link diagram’  which was prepared by Chief Inspector Elmer Santiago and obtained from a Philippine National Police source.

As soon as Chief Inspector Elmer Santiago died of multiple gunshot wounds in his car, his bloodied wife sitting on the passenger seat called the help of a policeman at the scene of the ambush–but the police officer just stared at them.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

QC plans drug test for village chiefs


Because some Quezon City barangay (village) officials are allegedly “hooked” on illegal drugs, the city government is considering to require them to undergo drug testing.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Suspected pusher, 2 others killed in buy-bust shootout


A dentist and a government employee were killed while at least six others were injured when a drug suspect fired on a crowd in a makeshift cockpit in Ormoc City on Tuesday to evade arrest.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

More mailed ‘Ecstasy’ seized

ecstacy pills

Authorities have intercepted another parcel at the post office from the Netherlands containing suspected illegal drugs known as “Ecstasy.”

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Airport-bound pot smokers yield bag with 10-kg ‘shabu’


Two men accosted for smoking marijuana near a Manila police station in Binondo ended up being charged for a much more serious offense: Keeping 10 kilograms of “shabu” in a travel bag.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

P118M worth of shabu seized from two marijuana-smoking men


Two Filipino-Chinese men smoking marijuana in a Manila street were arrested Tuesday afternoon while carrying two luggage containing 10 kilos of suspected shabu worth more than P100 million.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

18 dead in weekend violence in northern Mexico


A series of gunfights left 18 people dead over the weekend in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, which borders the United States and has endured years of drug violence.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

2 arrested for supplying QC night clubs with Ecstasy tablets

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Two men believed to be supplying Ecstasy to patrons of clubs and night spots were arrested over the weekend in Quezon City.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

‘We’re all paying:’ Heroin spreads misery in US

In this Monday, May 6, 2013 file photo, a drug addict prepares a needle to inject himself with heroin in front of a church in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles. The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman in February 2014 spotlighted the reality that heroin is no longer limited to the back alleys of American life. Once mainly a city phenomenon, the drug has spread to the country and suburbs. AP

On a beautiful Sunday last October, Detective Dan Douglas stood in a Minnesota home and looked down at a lifeless 20-year-old — a needle mark in his arm, a syringe in his pocket. It didn’t take long for Douglas to realize that the man, fresh out of treatment, was his second heroin overdose that day.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Virtual money for drug deals


The recent arrest of an alleged drug dealer in Manila revealed an alarming move in the narcotics network to replace cash transactions with deals using the online currency known as bitcoins, authorities said Friday.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Nephew of top Southern officials nabbed on drug charges

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Police have arrested the city’s alleged No. 1 drug pusher who happens to be a nephew of the provincial governor and the province’s representative in Congress.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Texas executes serial killer

U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. AP FILE PHOTO

Texas put to death a serial killer Thursday, after the US Supreme Court rejected his last-ditch appeal over the source of lethal injection drugs.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

9 arrested in anti-drug raid in Cavite


Nine people were arrested Wednesday in an anti-drug police operation in Dasmariñas City, Cavite.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  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. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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  • LTRFB denies Victory Liner appeal
  • Sports

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  • Pacquiao can dodge tax issues
  • F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone rejects bribery charges
  • Big Chill freezes Cafe France to arrest skid
  • Pacquiao has to go through PBA Rookie draft
  • Lifestyle

  • Gongs and southern dances star in a workshop at San Francisco Bayanihan Center
  • This woman ate what?
  • Photos explore dynamics of youths’ sexual identity
  • 12th Philippine Food Expo set at the World Trade Center
  • No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  • Entertainment

  • Smithsonian wants photos, videos for ‘Day in the Life of Asian Pacific Americans’
  • What Garcia Marquez left behind
  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Business

  • Metro Pacific acquires stake in Victorias
  • How ‘one percent’ economic elite was uncovered
  • Facebook profits triple as mobile soars
  • Insular Honors Sales Performers at Testimonial Rites
  • Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
  • Technology

  • Enrile in Masters of the Universe, Lord of the Rings?
  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
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  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • Filipinos second-shortest in Southeast Asia
  • Obama to visit Filipino soldiers in Fort Bonifacio
  • Fil-Am youth conferences unite under one theme
  • Embassy advisory: Filipinos still need visas to enter US
  • No travel restriction to Mideast, DFA clarifies
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