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Despite ICC review, UN probe into drug war still needed — HRW

MANILA, Philippines —  Human Rights Watch on Friday welcomed the conduct of preliminary examination of the International Criminal Court into the allegations.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 9th, 2018

FDA certification needed for distribution of contraceptives under TRO — Popcom

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 July) – The Food and Drug Administration needs to come out with a review on Implanon, a type of sub-dermal implant contraceptive, within the next two to three months that will certify it as not abortifacient, an official of the Commission on Population (Popcom) said Thursday. The certification will allow the government to distribute [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 21st, 2017

FDA certification needed for distribution of contraceptive under TRO — Popcom

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 July) – The Food and Drug Administration needs to come out with a review on Implanon, a type of sub-dermal implant contraceptive, within the next two to three months that will certify it as not abortifacient, an official of the Commission on Population (Popcom) said Thursday. The certification will allow the government to distribute [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 21st, 2017

‘Firing squad for drug lords’

Line them up and shoot them dead. Sen. Manny Pacquiao yesterday proposed that big-time drug lords arrested in the Philippines be put under a firing squad as he sought a probe on the P6.8-billion shabu shipment that allegedly slipped past law enforcement agencies. In a chance interview by reporters, the lawmaker said illegal drugs are […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News4 hr. 35 min. ago

Senate to probe drug smuggling at Customs

The Senate will conduct its own inquiry into the continued smuggling of billions of pesos worth of illegal drugs through the Bureau of Customs (BOC), which also prompted Sen. Manny Pacquiao to renew his call for the imposition of the death penalty on high-level drug traffickers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News8 hr. 22 min. ago

PCC studies DTI request to probe charges by foreign shipping lines

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) needs more time and data to look into the request of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to review excessive charges imposed by foreign shipping lines on Philippine importers and exporters as it is determining whether the matter is within its mandate......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

NBI to probe ₱6.8B drug smuggling case

NBI to probe ₱6.8B drug smuggling case.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

Police probe murder of Cebu PDEA agent

CEBU – Police launched an investigation into the ambush of a member of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Carcar […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

Demi Lovato thankful to be alive after overdose

LOS ANGELES, USA – Pop star Demi Lovato said Sunday, August 5, she was thankful to be alive and needed time to recover in her first remarks since an overdose nearly two weeks ago. (READ:  Singer Demi Lovato hospitalized for drug overdose – reports )  Writing to her more than 70 million followers on Instagram, Lovato gave few ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

Probe zero accomplishment reports for Masa Masid – De Lima

August 5, 2018. Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has called for a Senate investigation into the reported “zero accomplishment” of the P500-million community-based anti-corruption and anti-drug program of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). De Lima filed Senate Resolution 807 urging… Source link link: Probe 'zero accomplishment reports' for Masa Masid – De Lima.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

PNP to review drug war performance

PNP to review drug war performance.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

DOJ to review witness protection for Kerwin Espinosa

Confessed drug operator Kerwin Espinosa may lose his coverage under the government’s witness protection program after being indicted by the Department of Justice again on drug charges last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Albayalde: Probe boy’s death in Cebu drug raid

PHILIPPINE National Police chief, Director General Oscar D. Albayalde yesterday ordered the administrative relief of the policemen involved in an anti-narcotics operation in Cebu City which led in the killing of a 4-year old boy last Tuesday as he vowed a thorough investigation into the incident. “We express our condolences….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

Skyler Abatayo case: 4 cops sacked as probe begins

MANILA, Philippines – Cops in the drug bust-turned-shootout that killed 4-year-old Skyler Abatayo have been relieved of their posts. The Philippine National Police (PNP) announced this Friday night, July 13, saying that the 4 cops were being investigated by the Internal Affairs Service (IAS). "The PNP will not hesitate to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

Probe boy’s death in Cebu drug raid, NBI asked

The family of a four-year-old boy who died in an anti-drug operation in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City earlier this week has sought the assistance of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

More guidance counselors, not drug tests needed

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) should scrap its multibillion-peso plan to conduct mandatory drug testing of students and the funding be used to hire more guidance counselors for the Department of Education (DepEd), Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian said Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

COA demands transparency in PDEA s intel operations

MANILA, Philippines –  The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) paid P32.5 million for the rental fees of motorcycles used in intelligence and surveillance operations, but did not provide the Commission on Audit (COA) all the needed documents for the expense. This was among ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Lacson wants review of anti-drug drive

Sen. Panfilo Lacson urged the Duterte administration yesterday to review its strategy to combat the illegal drug trade in the country because it appears to have failed to make a dent even after two years of making it top priority......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Needed: Campaign for, against federalism

“There hardly has been any all-out information drive.” A new charter adopting the federal system of government, has been drafted by the Duterte-appointed Consultative Commission (ConCom), which is to be shortly submitted to the President for his review and revisions, should there be any. This will then be sent to Congress, presumably with the two […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Drug gangs may be behind Dutch newspaper attacks – police

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Dutch police on Wednesday, June 27, stepped up a probe into a van attack on one of the country's leading newspapers, with drug-trafficking gangs possible suspects, as the daily vowed it would never be cowed. "We are currently investigating all angles, but we are not excluding that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018

Hontiveros to Duterte admin: Heed 38 countries’ call to stop killings

The Duterte administration should heed the call of 38 nations under the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to stop and probe the killings in its drug war, opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros urged on Monday. In a statement, the Akbayan senator said she welcomed the UNHRC's call to the Duterte administration to end the drug war killings and cooperate with international bodies in investigating human rights abuses. READ: 38 nations ask PH: Stop killings, probe abuses "I am happy that more and more countries are adding their voice in the fight to end the climate of killings and impunity in our country," she said. She dubbed as "ridiculous" Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan P...Keep on reading: Hontiveros to Duterte admin: Heed 38 countries’ call to stop killings.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018