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NCRPO cop fails drug test

A policeman is facing charges after testing positive for drugs following a random drug test last week, said the National Capital Region Police Office, whose interrogation of the officer led them to another alleged drug-using policeman and their drug dens......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 21st, 2020

Romanian weightlifting medalist fails Rio Olympic drug test

BUDAPEST, Hungary — A Romanian weightlifter who won a bronze medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics could lose his medal after failing a doping test......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 14th, 2016

Drug test tatanggapin kung may police guidance

INILINAW ni National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) acting regional director Oscar Albayalde na tatanggapin ng Philippine National Police (PNP) ang mga drug test result mula sa mga celebrity kung ito ay kinuha sa ilalim ng pangangasiwa ng pulisya o .....»»

Category: filipinoSource:  hatawtabloidRelated NewsOct 11th, 2016

‘Ninja’ cop, 6 others test positive for shabu N

Seven police officers, including an alleged “ninja” cop, have tested positive for shabu following a series of random drug tests......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News5 hr. 48 min. ago

310 ‘narco cops’ test negative for drug use

More than 300 police officers included in President Duterte’s “narco” list have tested negative for illegal drug use, the Philippine National Police announced yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2020

Big funds, little transparency: How Duterte s drug list works

MANILA, Philippines – In the so-called drug war of President Rodrigo Duterte, his drug list is sacred. But what happens when it fails him? This is precisely what journalists discovered when one of his own most favored followers, Lieutenant Colonel Jovie Espenido , was among those included in the notorious ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2020

DND personnel undergo drug test

More than 100 employees of the Department of National Defense were subjected to a mandatory drug test last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2020

Surprise drug test in PRO-7 part of internal cleansing program of police

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Around 40 personnel under the Regional Community Affairs Development Division of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) were subjected to a surprise drug test on Wednesday morning, February 5, 2020, at the Sinagtala Hall of the PRO-7 headquarters in Camp Sergio Osmeña here.  Police Lieutenant Colonel Jefferey Caballes, officer-in-charge of […] The post Surprise drug test in PRO-7 part of internal cleansing program of police appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2020

NCRPO probes slay of 2 Chinese

The National Capital Region Police Office is looking into the killing of two Chinese men who were released from detention on Tuesday after being cleared of drug trafficking charges......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 29th, 2020

Lady solon takot sa drug test

MUKHANG may itinatago­ itong isang babaeng mambabatas matapos iwasan ang ikinasang taunang drug test sa kapulungan......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJan 16th, 2020

Drug war not a failure – Sotto

Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Monday clarified that the Duterte administration’s war on drugs was not a failure, stressing that the government still continues to fight illegal drugs in the country. “No. Failure is only when you stop fighting,” said Sotto in a statement. “The war vs. drugs fails only when you stop fighting. […] The post Drug war not a failure – Sotto appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 6th, 2020

Duterte: My presidency a total failure if I fail to control illegal drugs

President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted that his presidency would be a "total failure" if he fails to control the drug menace, one of the campaign promises that catapulted him to a landslide win three years ago......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 31st, 2019

Manny Pacquiao’s return to glory highlights Boxing in 2019

Apart from basketball and football, arguably no other sport dominates the global headlines quite like ‘The Sweet Science’. Such was the case once again in 2019, as the sport provided some pretty big stories, including a couple of returns to glory, some continued dominance, and even a pretty epic upset. Here are some of boxing’s biggest hits in 2019:   Manny’s Back! Well, okay, maybe it wouldn’t be right to say that he’s in his prime, but Manny Pacquiao definitely showed that in 2019, he can still hang with the best. The 41-year old eight-division world champion showed just that at the start of the year when he dominated Adrien Broner in Las Vegas to defend his WBA (Regular) Welterweight World Championship. Then, just six months later, Pacquiao did even better by dethroning the previously-undefeated Keith Thurman for the WBA (Super) Welterweight World Championship. With Pacquiao’s recent resurgence, so to speak, more and more possible big money bouts are being discussed, but the whispers that continue to be prevalent are those of a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. While ‘Money’ remains retired, he’s done more than enough to continuously fan the flames of a potential rematch, and 2020 could finally be the year that it becomes a reality. As always, we’ll just have to wait and see.   Donnie Nietes vacates WBO title From one Filipino boxing great, we jump to another, as Donnie Nietes made headlines early in the year, and then was pretty much never heard from for the rest of 2019. After defeating Kazuto Ioka to become the WBO Super Flyweight World Champion in the very final day of 2018, Nietes was once again a world champion and seemed to be in for another dominant year as one of the division’s top dogs. In a surprise move however, Nietes decided to vacate the title in March, without even defending it, citing his desire for bouts against big-name opponents in the division. With Nietes vacating the title, it set up a title bout against then-mandatory challenger Aston Palicte and Kazuto Ioka, with Ioka ultimately winning and taking the WBO title. As for Nietes, the longest-reining Filipino boxing, who last fought on December 31, 2018, he will go more than a year without competing for the first time in his storied career. Hopefully, 2020 features the long-awaited return of “Ahas”.   The dominance continues for Lomachenko, Crawford, Canelo, and Ancajas Some won titles, others vacated, and others just remained on top. This was the case for the likes of Vasily Lomachenko, Terrence Crawford, Canelo Alvarez, and our very own Jerwin Ancajas. 2019 was a relatively quiet year for Loma, who only had two bouts to his name. The Ukrainian boxing machine KOd Anthony Crolla in April to retain the WBA super and WBO World Lightweight World Championships. In August, Lomachencko defeated Luke Campbell via Unanimous Decision to retain his titles and win the vacant WBC World Lightweight Championship. “Bud” Crawford also had himself a two-fight year in 2019. In April, Crawford faced Amir Khan in a highly-anticipated bout, and ended up scoring a sixth-round TKO to retain his WBO World Welterweight crown. In mid-December, Crawford scored another TKO win to defend his title, this time against Egidijus Kavaliauskas Canelo Alvarez meanwhile, became a four-division world champion in 2019 after going up to light heavyweight and dispatching Sergey Kovalev in 11 rounds to capture the WBO title. This was after he opened the year with an impressive 12-round win over Daniel Jacobs to retain the WBC, WBA super and IBF Middleweight World Championships. Our very own IBF Super Flyweight World Champion Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas also had a good year, defeating Ryuichi Funai and Miguel Gonzales en route to eight successful world title defenses.   Andy Ruiz Jr. shocks the world In recent years, boxing’s heavyweight division belonged to the likes of Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder, and Anthony Joshua. That all changed when Joshua saw himself fall victim to the biggest boxing upset of the year. Following a failed drug test from his initial challenger Jared Miller, Joshua was matched up with Mexican heavyweight Andy Ruiz Jr, who many didn’t take seriously due to his less than impressive physique. Ruiz quickly silenced the naysayers by using his speed and power to drop Joshua four times, twice in what would be the final seventh round, to shock the world and capture the WBA, IBF, WBO, and IBO Heavyweight World Championships. Ruiz also became the first Mexican heavyweight world champion in boxing history. In the rematch however, Joshua bounced right back and dominated Ruiz across 12 rounds to reclaim the titles. Part 3 could be something to watch out for this 2020.   Nonito Doniare Jr. and Naoya Inoue put on a war Many expected it to be a quick affair, but the World Boxing Super Series Bantamweight Finale between Nonito Donaire Jr. and Naoya Inoue ended up becoming a 12-round classic, worth of Fight of the Year honors. Donaire Jr. and Inoue both earned their spots in the tournament finale, but judging from their prior performances, it looked like ‘The Monster’ Inoue was set to make quick work of an aging, presumed-to-be-past-his-prime Donaire Jr. “The Filipino Flash” instead gave Inoue the fight of his life, putting the pressure on the Japanese star like no one else before has been able to do. Unfortunately for Donaire, the younger Inoue simply had more in the tank left, as he was able to grind out a Unanimous Decision win, but it was clearly the hardest win he had ever had. For Donaire’s part, his impressive performance in the loss earned him a mandatory challenger spot against WBC Bantamweight World Champion Nordine Oubaali in 2020.   Amatuer stars Eumir Marcial and Nesthy Petecio shine on the world stage and in the SEA Games It wasn’t just the Pinoy pros that had their time in the spotlight, as a pair of amateur pugs also made headlines in 2019. Filipino middleweight Eumir Felix Marcial finished with silver in the 2019 AIBA World Boxing Championships in Russia and then finished the year with a dominant run in the 2019 SEA Games, stopping both his opponents en route to a gold medal. Nesthy Petecio meanwhile, became a world champion after capturing gold in the 2019 AIBA Women’s Boxing World Championships, also in Russia. Petecio’s win earned her a spot as the torchbearer in the 2019 SEA Games, lighting the cauldron alongside Pinoy boxing legend Manny Pacquiao. Petecio also captured gold in the SEA Games tournaments.   Quadro Alas becomes a three-division champion For a while, it looked like Johnriel “Quadro Alas” Casimero was done. After an uninspired loss to Jonas Sultan in a super flyweight title eliminator, Casimero steadily got back on track and picked up win after win until he was suddenly a titleholder again, winning the WBO Interim Bantamweight World Championship in April. After a successful defense of the interim belt, Casimero became the mandatory challenger to reigning WBO World Champion Zolani Tete. Tete was coming into that fight as the heavy favorite, riding a 12-fight winning streak which included three successful title defenses. Casimero halted the Tete hype train with a third-round TKO win to once again become a world champion, his third in as many weight divisions. With the win, Casimero now sets his sights on a possible super-fight against Naoya Inoue in 2020......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 27th, 2019

Piloto ng nagkaaberyang Jetstar plane, sumailalim sa alcohol, drug test – CAAP

Manila, Philippines – Sumailalim sa alocohol at drug test ang piloto na lumihis at nagkaaberya sa runway ng Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) noong Sabado, ayon sa Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP). Bahagi umano ito ng imbestigasyon para mapag-alaman ang dahilan ng naturang insidente ng Jetstar Airways’ Airbus A320 sa Runway 1331.  “’Yung […] The post Piloto ng nagkaaberyang Jetstar plane, sumailalim sa alcohol, drug test – CAAP appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsDec 15th, 2019

Drug war: NCRPO sets sights on ‘big fish’

The National Capital Region Police Office will intensify its crackdown on narcotics by targeting high-value drug personalities, an official announced yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 2019

Suns look to prove mettle after buzz cools down

By Michael C. Wright, NBA.com Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams challenged his squad Thursday night (Friday, PHL time) in the wake of a third consecutive loss, falling 124-121 to the New Orleans Pelicans. “I told our guys, ‘Look, we had a nice run. We got hit in the mouth with injuries. Let’s see what we’re made of,’” he said. Phoenix caught the basketball world by surprise early this season with a 5-2 start, which included wins over the LA Clippers and Philadelphia 76ers, but the Suns have since fallen on hard times. Having lost three consecutive games, in part due to injuries to point guard Ricky Rubio (back) and center Aron Baynes (hip) altering the club’s style of play, the early-season buzz generated by the team is gone. But the truth is we haven’t seen the Suns at full strength since their season-opening 124-95 win over the Sacramento Kings, a game in which Deandre Ayton registered a double-double (18 points and 11 rebounds) along with four blocks in his only game this season. Ayton received a 25-game suspension by the league after that game for violating the NBA/NBPA anti-drug policy for testing positive for a diuretic. Ayton won’t be eligible to return to action until Dec. 17 (Dec. 18, PHL time), when Phoenix meets the LA Clippers at the Staples Center. So, it’s tough to gauge at this point whether the Suns are indeed the real deal. But Williams isn’t concerned. He prefers that the Suns fly under the radar. “The buzz will die down a bit, and now we can just focus on getting better,” Williams told his team after Thursday’s (Friday, PHL time) loss. “This is the NBA. Our guys are more than able to do what they need to do to get better.” The Suns aren’t sure when Rubio and Baynes will be set to return to action. Rubio has missed two of the team’s last three games, and when he tried to play Tuesday (Wednesday, PHL time) at Sacramento, the point guard could only will himself through 16 minutes in the first half, shooting 0-for-7 from the field. Baynes has missed two games in a row with Phoenix mired in its first three-game skid of the season. Two of Phoenix’s last three losses came by single-digit margins. “This is kind of our first time hitting adversity, losing three in a row, and now we’re on the road for two tough games back to back, so we’re going to see how we’re going to go out there and play,” said Mikal Bridges, who contributed 12 points to go with six rebounds and three steals in the loss to New Orleans. “I think we’re mentally strong, and we’re together as a team. So, I think we’re going to push through and play hard the next few games, and try to leave out of there with a W. But it’s going to test our mentality to see what we’re going to be right now.” The Suns have struggled defensively over the past two games, most notably at defending the 3-point line. Sacramento knocked down 41.9% from deep on Tuesday (Wednesday, PHL time) against the Suns, while the Pelicans on Thursday (Friday, PHL time) hit on 45.7% from range. Baynes had been filling in during Ayton’s suspension, but Frank Kaminsky has replaced Baynes the last two games as he’s dealt with a strained right hip flexor. Going into the loss to New Orleans, Kaminsky (hip) was listed on the injury report along with Dario Saric (knee) and Cam Johnson (knee). Williams said “you hope” Rubio and Baynes return for the start of Phoenix’s upcoming back-to-back set on the road that starts Saturday (Sunday, PHL time) in Minnesota and concludes Sunday (Monday, PHL time) at Denver. But the team has “got to start planning as if they’re not,” Williams said. Those contests wrap up a stretch of five games in seven nights. “It’s next man up mentality,” said guard Devin Booker, who has connected on 50% or better from the field in 11 of the team’s 14 games. “We’re dealing with a couple injuries right now, and for guys to come in who have just been on the practice court the whole season and get an opportunity to perform it’s a very big time. It’s professionalism at its finest. It says a lot about a person’s character.” As for Ayton, who anxiously awaits his return for suspension, the center can only watch and wait. Provisions of the suspension allow Ayton to practice and travel with the team, but he can’t be in an arena -- home or away -- two hours before game. During the down time, Ayton has been working to refine his shot; most notably his 3-point shot with Suns assistant Mark Bryant. After this latest road trek, the Suns come back home to host Washington and Dallas before hitting the road for four consecutive outings over five nights to start the month of December. So surely, there’s more adversity to come for the young, upstart Suns. “We don’t quit. We compete,” Williams said. “That’s one of our values, our core values. We compete every possession. Sometimes, you can’t always dictate whether the ball goes in, but you can compete every night. I always tell the guys if you do the right thing it will come back to you. It may not come back to you in this game, but over the long haul, you’ll be better for it.” Michael C. Wright is a senior writer for NBA.com. You can e-mail him here, find his archive here, and follow him on Twitter. The views on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of the NBA, its clubs or Turner Broadcasting......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 24th, 2019

NCRPO, ibinida ang anti-drug operation

LUNGSOD QUEZON, Nob. 22 (PIA) -- Ibinalita ng National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) nitong Biyernes na nakasabat ito ng mahigit sa P47 milyong halaga ng shabu at iba pang ilegal na droga at.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2019

NCRPO, ibinida ang anti-drug operation

LUNGSOD QUEZON, Nob. 22 (PIA) -- Ibinalita ng National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) nitong Biyernes na nakasabat ito ng mahigit sa P47 milyong halaga ng shabu at iba pang ilegal na droga at.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2019

Danny Green, ipina-drug test ng NBA matapos umano ang pambihirang dunk

Manila, Philippines – Hindi makapaniwala ang Los Angeles Lakers at pati na rin ang National Basketball Association (NBA) sa ipinamalas na pambihirang ‘dunk’ ng basketbolistang si Danny Green. Kilala si Green bilang top sharpshooter ng NBA at bibihra lang mag-dunk kaya’t laking gulat ng mga ito nang ipakita nito ang ikinonsidera bilang isa sa pinakamahusay […] The post Danny Green, ipina-drug test ng NBA matapos umano ang pambihirang dunk appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsNov 19th, 2019

25 Baseco cops undergo drug test

Twenty-five operatives of the Baseco police precinct in Tondo, Manila, whose four members have been arrested for alleged kidnapping and extortion, were subjected to a surprise drug testing on Saturday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 18th, 2019

4 pulis timbog sa P.2-M extortion sa drug suspect

ARESTADO ang apat na tauhan ng Manila Police District (MPD) sa isinagawang entrap­ment operation ng Integrity Management and Enforcement Group (IMEG) katuwang ang Regional Intelligence Division (RID) NCRPO at MPD DID makaraang manghingi ng malaking halaga sa kaanak ng naarestong drug suspect, nitong Miyerkoles ng gabi sa loob ng isang presinto sa Baseco Compound, Port ........»»

Category: filipinoSource:  hatawtabloidRelated NewsNov 15th, 2019