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PDEA OPERATION PREVENTED P1.1B SHABU FROM HITTING STREETS – VILLANUEVA

Senator Joel Villanueva hailed the efforts of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in seizing a total of P1.1 billion worth of “shabu” (crystal meth)in separate buy-bust operations in Muntinlupa City. The illegal drugs were confiscated from three Chinese nationals at the parking lot of the Festival Mall and a house inside the posh Ayala […]

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INCREASE NUMBER OF TANODS PER BARANGAY – GO

Barangay officials who are at the forefront in the fight against illegal drugs and criminality deserve better benefits, former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go said. “Barangay welfare, Magna Carta for barangay officials, isa po yan sa aking priority,” Go said in his message at the Anti-Drug Seminar of Municipal Anti-Drug Abuse Council […]

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THANK YOU VILLAR FAMILY FOR SHARING YOUR BLESSINGS – DUTERTE

President Rodrigo Duterte commended former Senator Manny Villar and his wife, incumbent Senator Cynthia Villar, for helping government in the rehabilitation of drug dependents. Duterte made this remark as he led the unveiling of the markers of the new Las Piñas Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Center (DATRC) and Mella Hotel at the C-5 Road […]

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RESTORE DEATH PENALTY FOR DRUG TRAFFICKERS – DELA ROSA

Former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald dela Rosa has called on village leaders and the youth to rise above the illegal drugs problem, which he described as a “man-made disaster” that continues to wreak havoc on the lives of many Filipinos. Speaking at the 17th Congress of the Liga ng Barangay and the Sangguniang […]

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GORDON TO BOC: FORTIFY YOUR ARSENAL AS YOU BATTLE A NEW LEVEL OF WAR AGAINST DRUG SMUGGLING

As the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee continues its probe into the P4.3 billion worth of shabu which were smuggled inside two magnetic lifters at the Manila International Container Port and the close to P9 billion worth of shabu also smuggled inside four similar magnetic lifters which were found in GMA, Cavite, Senator Dick Gordon called […]

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CHANGE POLICY IN BUREAU OF CUSTOMS TO ADDRESS SMUGGLING – GORDON

With illegal drugs, particularly shabu, and various smuggled commodities still slipping past the Bureau of Customs (BOC), Senator Dick Gordon has proposed changes in the bureau’s policy to address the unabated entry of smuggled shipments. “Sinabi namin noon na P900 billion ang nawawala sa gobyerno dahil sa uncollected duties and taxes. There has been a […]

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OVERHAUL BOC TO PREVENT CORRUPTION, ENTRY OF SHABU SHIPMENT – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon deplored the corruption in the Bureau of Customs (BOC) which has allowed the entry into the country of large shipments of illegal drugs, such as that of the P6.4 billion worth of shabu, which would have flooded the streets had it not been intercepted. “While the apparent problem here is corruption at […]

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Love Life, Fight Drugs – SANTIAGO

  “There is no need to change the topic, but there is a need to change the way the story is told”. This according to retired general Dionisio Santiago, Chairman of the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB). “The fight against drugs should be about protecting the life of our people. The fight against drugs should be […]