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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

Marginal gain snaps PSEi’s losing streak

The stock market snapped a three-day decline on Tuesday, posting a marginal rise attributed to bargain-hunting. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) ended the day up 0.12 percent or 8.56 points at 7,059.38 but the All Shares fell by 0.28 percent or 12.15 points to finish at 4,335.69. Investors found an opportunity to hunt for [...] The post Marginal gain snaps PSEi’s losing streak appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

SKorea ex-president Lee jailed for 15 years over corruption

SEOUL: Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak was jailed for 15 years for corruption on Friday, becoming the latest of the country’s ex-leaders to be sent to prison. The 76-year-old CEO-turned-president, who served from 2008 to 2013, was found guilty on charges including bribery and embezzlement and ordered to pay a fine of 13 billion [...] The post SKorea ex-president Lee jailed for 15 years over corruption appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Tencent, KKR buy into PLDT’s Voyager

PLDT, Inc. has found a foreign partner for unit Voyager Innovations, Inc., on Thursday announcing a $175-million deal with Chinese internet services provider Tencent Holdings Ltd. and US-based global investment firm KKR. The deal, which involves the sale of new shares in PLDT’s digital arm, will give a minority stake to Tencent and KKR and [...] The post Tencent, KKR buy into PLDT’s Voyager appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Senate leaves nagging questions for House in P6.8-B shabu probe

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Just a day after the Senate blue ribbon committee finished a session in its probe into the missing P6.8-billion shabu (methamphetamine) allegedly stuffed inside 4 magnetic lifters found in Cavite, the House committee on dangerous drugs and committee on good government began their joint investigation. Chaired by Surigao 2nd District Representative Robert ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

PCC tags competition issues in airline sector

The airline industry in the Philippines has benefited from liberalization and deregulation, a study conducted by the country’s antitrust body found, but competition concerns remain and growth is being hampered by infrastructure and other constraints. The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC), in a study released on Monday, noted that travel options had expanded markedly since the [...] The post PCC tags competition issues in airline sector appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

Woods seizes share of early lead at Tour Championship

ATLANTA: Tiger Woods delivered easily the loudest roar in ending his round with an eagle three to share the lead on day one of the season-ending Tour Championship in Atlanta. Woods found the green with his second shot into the par-five 18th and then brilliantly holed a just over 25 foot putt in a round [...] The post Woods seizes share of early lead at Tour Championship appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

‘Malasakit’ food outlet opens in Manila

Consumers looking for more affordable vegetables and fruits flocked to the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) Compound in San Andres, Malate, Manila as the Department of Agriculture (DA) opened on Friday its DATienda “Malasakit” Food Outlet. The Malasakit food outlet offers basic agricultural goods at prices that are 50 percent lower compared to those found [...] The post ‘Malasakit’ food outlet opens in Manila appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

P3.4-M shabu confiscated from Lanao Sur official - The Manila Times

P3.4-M shabu confiscated from Lanao Sur official - The Manila Times.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Bomb scare briefly closes runway at Japan’s Narita airport

TOKYO: Japan’s Narita airport briefly closed one of its two runways on Thursday after what is suspected to be an unexploded shell was found buried nearby, officials said. Local police cleared the suspicious object and there were no flight cancellations, as one runway operated as normal during the three-hour closure, officials added. “Contractors involved in [...] The post Bomb scare briefly closes runway at Japan’s Narita airport appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Rapper Mac Miller dead of overdose at 26

Mac Miller, the troubled rapper who won fans with his retro hip-hop but generated uncomfortable attention with songs on ex-girlfriend Ariana Grande and Donald Trump, diedFriday at age 26, reports said. Celebrity news site TMZ said that Miller was found dead from an apparent overdose in his Los Angeles-area home and US Weekly said it also [...] The post Rapper Mac Miller dead of overdose at 26 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Bacolod main source of shabu in Iloilo – PNP - The Manila Times

Bacolod main source of shabu in Iloilo – PNP - The Manila Times.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

TIMELINE: The search for P6.8-B shabu smuggled into PH

MANILA, Philippines – The lead anti-drug agencies of the Philippines scramble as they find empty giant magnetic lifters suspected to have been used as containers to transport  a ton of shabu (methamphetamine) worth P6.8 billion  ($127.3 million)*. The slip has been a big hit on President Rodrigo Duterte’s landmark anti-drug campaign. As Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chief Director ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2018

Patterns emerge in 2017, 2018 shabu probes

MANILA, Philippines – As the House committee on dangerous drugs continued to probe into the alleged missing one ton of shabu in magnetic lifters found in Cavite – estimated at P6.8 billion – some lawmakers experienced deja vu. In 2017, the committee encountered the exact same problems during its probe into the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Empty or shabu-packed? X-ray scans of magnetic lifters revealed

MANILA, Philippines – The House committee on dangerous drugs on Thursday, August 30 revealed X-ray scans of the 4 magnetic lifters found in Cavite that allegedly contained one ton of shabu (methamphetamine) worth P6.8 billion . Marikina 2nd District Representative Miro Quimbo shared during the probe into the missing shabu shipment that he acquired colored scans of magnetic lifters, which he said pointed to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

Police seize firearms in Pasay condo rented by foreigner

POLICE on Wednesday seized firearms during a raid inside a condominium unit in Pasay City. The search at the Seabreeze Residences followed the arrest on Friday of a foreigner whom police identified as Taiwanese Chong Chin Haw. National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) operatives confiscated P40-million worth of shabu from Chong at the Good Life Hotel [...] The post Police seize firearms in Pasay condo rented by foreigner appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsAug 29th, 2018

Two Trump lieutenants found guilty, president implicated

NEW YORK: Donald Trump stood accused of conspiring to commit campaign fraud and two of his closest aides faced jail time Tuesday, after court proceedings delivered a legal and political one-two punch to his embattled presidency. In a drama that played out simultaneously across two US cities, courts found the aides guilty of eight charges [...] The post Two Trump lieutenants found guilty, president implicated appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Name Naga drug lords, Duterte urged

President Rodrigo Duterte’s refusal to prove his claims that Naga City is a hotbed of illegal drugs, specifically shabu, shows he is hallucinating, opposition lawmakers said on Tuesday. Representatives Edcel Lagman of Albay and Gary Alejano of Magdalo party-list, said this in connection with the statement of Presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. that the President [...] The post Name Naga drug lords, Duterte urged appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

Ex-Zamboanga mayor gets 8 yrs for nepotism

PAGADIAN CITY: For appointing his first cousin as municipal treasurer, the Sandiganbayan sentenced the former mayor of Kumalarang, Zamboanga del Sur to imprisonment from six to eight years. The anti-graft court’s sixth division, found former mayor Allan Damas guilty for appointing Nellie Poliran Toledo as municipal treasurer of Kumalarang and for allegedly certifying that she [...] The post Ex-Zamboanga mayor gets 8 yrs for nepotism appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 21st, 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