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807 Pinoys jailed worldwide for drug smuggling – PDEA

MANILA (Mabuhay) – There are at least 807 Filipinos detained around the world for smuggling drugs, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency said Thursday as it reiterated its warning for travelers, particularly overseas workers, not to allow themselves to be recruited […]
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Bistek could face raps for slapping drug suspect

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista could face charges for slapping a drug suspect who was caught red-handed with P15 worth of shabu during a buy-bust operation last Friday. Bautista has apologized to the public for the incident, […]
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House committee approves mandatory drugs testing

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The House Committee on Dangerous Drugs has approved a bill that seeks to amend the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 to allow the conduct of drug testing to all convicts, parolees, probationers and persons arrested that […]
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Death penalty bill for foreign drug traffickers advances

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A proposal to impose the severest possible punishments –including the death penalty – on foreign nationals caught trafficking illegal drugs in the Philippines is closer to becoming a law after it hurdled the committee level in the […]
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House panel OKs proposal to impose death penalty vs. foreign drug traffickers

MANILA, Mar 12 (Mabuhay) — A proposal to impose the severest possible punishments –including the death penalty – on foreign nationals caught trafficking illegal drugs in the Philippines is closer to becoming a law after it hurdled the committee level […]
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PDEA destroys P965-M worth illegal drugs

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Thursday destroyed over 700 grams of different illegal drugs worth P964.94 million. Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac, Jr., PDEA Director General, said the agency destroyed 722,446.5 grams (722.4 kilograms) of assorted...
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Debate begins in crafting IRR of RA 10586

MANILA, June 20 (Mabuhay) — A debate has started in crafting Implementing Rules and Regulation of the controversial Republic Act 10586, known as the Anti-Drunk and Drugged Driving Act of 2013. This was the assessment of some stakeholders after they […]