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Containers of P6.8-B shabu found - The Manila Times

Containers of P6.8-B shabu found - The Manila Times.....»»

Category: newsSource: googlenews googlenewsAug 11th, 2018

Consignee in P6.4-Bsmuggled ‘shabu’ arrested in Iloilo; Court orders Taguba transfer to Manila jail

A CONSIGNEE in the P6.4 billion smuggled “shabu” from China was arrested in Iloilo by operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Friday. As of posting time, Eireene Mae Tatad is on her way to Manila. Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 46 issued the arrest warrant against Tatad after it found probable cause [...] The post Consignee in P6.4-Bsmuggled ‘shabu’ arrested in Iloilo; Court orders Taguba transfer to Manila jail appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2018

Taiwan isn’t source of P6.8-B ‘shabu’ – TECO

TAIWAN strongly protested claims that it was the source of the shipment supposedly containing P6.8 billion worth of “shabu” the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) seized in Cavite. “Taiwan is not the origin country of the recently seized illegal drugs (shabu) and strongly protests the groundless accusations,” the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) said [...] The post Taiwan isn’t source of P6.8-B ‘shabu’ – TECO appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

P23.6-M of shabu seized in Dumaguete City

POLICE seized two kilos of suspected shabu worth P23.6 million in Dumaguete City Thursday morning. Janmark Abadilla alias Biboy was arrested in Barangay Bajumpandan by a virtue of a search warrant at 3 a.m., according to a police report. Authorities also confiscated P113,290 in cash , weighing scale, two unit cellular phones, one pistol with 11 ammunition, and [...] The post P23.6-M of shabu seized in Dumaguete City appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Manila’s 2nd water-related disaster

AT about 8:30 Monday evening, nearly 10 million people in and around Metro Manila — customers of water distributors Maynilad and Prime Water — suddenly found themselves with dry taps, an extremely unpleasant irony following several days of torrential rains and flooding. The sudden loss of water supply was due to “turbidity” (i.e., excessive sediment) [...] The post Manila’s 2nd water-related disaster appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

Duterte says shabu in magnetic lifters pure speculation

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte described as "pure speculation" the claim of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) that P6.8-billion worth of shabu was smuggled inside the magnetic lifters found in Cavite. "Yung sabi nila na (What they said that) they found the metal but they opened it ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

Magnetic lifters found in Cavite test negative for shabu

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The 4 giant magnetic lifters, which were suspected to have contained illegal drugs, have tested negative from swab testing, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) announced on Tuesday, August 14. Speaking at the House hearing on the alleged P6.8-billion worth of shabu (methamphetamine), BOC chief Isidro Lapeña ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

House probes smuggling of P6.8-B ‘shabu’ into PH

THE House of Representatives on Tuesday opened its investigation into the smuggling of P6.8 billion worth of shabu into the country last week. Rep. Robert Ace Barbers of Surigao del Norte, chairman of the dangerous drugs committee, said that the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) would be given the [...] The post House probes smuggling of P6.8-B ‘shabu’ into PH appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

BoC flexes muscle after shabu fiasco

By Raymart T. Lolo P12M smuggled rice seized; charges galore filed. The Bureau of Customs (BoC) reported yesterday the interception of 50,000 bags of smuggled rice worth about P125 million at the Manila International Container Port (MICP). The shipment on several 20-foot containers weighed 2,500 tons, BoC Commissioner Isidro Lapeña said, adding the rice originated […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

Customs to open thousands of abandoned containers after shabu discovery

The Bureau of Customs has ordered the opening of all abandoned containers at the Manila International Container Port and Port of Manila following the back-to-back discovery of tons of shabu that slipped through the agency......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

China’s new online cosmetics stars: Men

BEIJING: When Jiang Cheng first tried a bit of concealer during his first year of university in China it gave him self-confidence and he was instantly hooked. Now he is among hundreds of Chinese men sharing beauty tips online and cashing in on the booming male cosmetics industry. “I found that putting on make-up is [...] The post China’s new online cosmetics stars: Men appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

P3.4-billion shabu found in Manila port - Philippine Star

P3.4-billion shabu found in Manila port - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

500 kilograms of shabu seized in Manila port

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Around 500 kilograms of suspected methamphetamine or "shabu" has been recovered by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Tuesday, August 7, at the  Manila International Container Terminal  (MICT). How it was found: Authorities intercepted the suspected shabu packed inside magnetic scrap lifters in an ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

P3.4-billion shabu found in Manila port

Around 500 kilos of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu, with a street value of P3.4 billion, were found in an unclaimed shipping container at the Manila International Container Port yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

500 kilos of shabu seized in Manila port

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-National Capital Region (PDEA-NCR) seized about 500 kilograms of “shabu” at the Manila International Container Port on Tuesday. In a report, PDEA-NCR notified Director General Aaron Aquino about an abandoned container van, allegedly from Malaysia, which was seen at the port at about 10 a.m. Operatives went to the area and [...] The post 500 kilos of shabu seized in Manila port appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

More problems found in Chinese-made heart medications

SHANGHAI: Two more Chinese drug makers have announced that a blood-pressure medication they exported to Taiwan contained a potentially cancer-causing impurity, a month after the same problem at another Chinese manufacturer prompted a global recall. Tianyu Pharm and Rundu Pharma said batches of valsartan, an active ingredient widely used in medications for high blood pressure [...] The post More problems found in Chinese-made heart medications appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

Malaysia aviation chief quits over MH370 report

KUALA LUMPUR: The head of Malaysia’s civil aviation regulator resigned on Tuesday after an official report found failings in air traffic control when Flight MH370 disappeared. In a long-awaited report released on Monday, the official investigation team pointed to numerous lapses by air traffic controllers in both Malaysia and Vietnam. These included failing to initiate [...] The post Malaysia aviation chief quits over MH370 report appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

Customs charges importer, broker for smuggling P187-M worth of rice from Vietnam

THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) has filed charges against an importer and broker for illegally importing 200 containers of rice worth P187 million. Commissioner Isidro Lapeña said charged for violation of Republic Act (RA) 10845 or the Anti-Agricultural Smuggling Act and RA 10863 or the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) were the officers of Santa [...] The post Customs charges importer, broker for smuggling P187-M worth of rice from Vietnam appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

SWS: Fewer hungry Filipinos in Q2

THE number of Filipino families experiencing involuntary hunger decreased in the second quarter of 2018, according to the latest survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS). The poll from June 27 to 30 found that 9.4 percent or about 2.2 million families experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the past three months—down by [...] The post SWS: Fewer hungry Filipinos in Q2 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

What an innocent story can make

Newly crowned Filipino World Boxing Association welterweight titlist was found to have a congenital heart defect, a problem with the heart’s structure that are present at birth. In short, Pacquiao has had it since birth. Congenital heart defects change the normal flow of blood. Congenital heart defects are the most common type of birth defect, [...] The post What an innocent story can make appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Fugitive DHL heir arrested, jailed in Palau

KOROR, Palau: The fugitive DHL heir Larry Hillbroom Jr has been arrested and jailed in Palau after two days on the run, the Pacific island nation’s attorney general said Saturday. Hillbroom was found at his girlfriend’s house after fleeing arrest when he failed a mandatory drugs test imposed as part of a trafficking sentence. The [...] The post Fugitive DHL heir arrested, jailed in Palau appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018