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P4.2M pot taken off MM streets

The marijuana came from the provinces of Kalinga and Apayao Going old-school by selling marijuana instead of shabu, known otherwise as poor man’s cocaine, six suspects arrested in Quezon City yesterday can now sing that Scorpions rock classic “When the smoke is going down.” Seized from the suspects by element of the Quezon City Police […].....»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneSep 11th, 2018

Shabu prices cheaper now? PNP Chief Albayalde refutes PDEA

Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar Albayalde yesterday refuted the claim of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency that prices of shabu went down after four magnetic lifters believed to contain about a ton of the illegal drug slipped past port authorities and the contraband found its way into the streets......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Thousands of runners compete in smoggy Delhi half marathon

Thousands of runners brushed off health warnings Sunday to compete in the New Delhi half marathon, even as smog reached unhealthy levels in the world's most polluted major city. More than 34,000 runners hit the streets of the Indian capital for the 13.1 mile (21 kilometer) race that doctors wanted postponed because of Delhi's atrocious winter smog. The US embassy website Sunday showed levels of the smallest and most harmful airborne pollutants reached 199 at race time--- eight times the World Health Organization's safe maximum. At such readings, outdoor exertion is strongly inadvisable and doctors warn prolonged exposure can trigger asthma attacks, worsen lung conditions and...Keep on reading: Thousands of runners compete in smoggy Delhi half marathon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

NCRPO taps 3K cops for ‘Undas’

More than 3,000 policemen from the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) will be deployed to ensure public safety and security during the upcoming All Saints’ Day. NCRPO chief Director Guillermo Eleazar said total of 3,238 NCRPO personnel will take to the streets of Metro Manila for the observance of “Undas 2018.” The NCRPO deployment […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

Cagayan Valley farmers join nationwide ‘October Resistance’

Some 150 farmers marched through the streets of Cauayan City, Isabela to protest the Duterte administration’s policies that inflicted ‘Kagutuman’, ‘Kahirapan’, and ‘Karahasan’ to the people......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

China channels sci-fi, to launch ‘artificial moon’ in 2020

China is once again channeling science fiction in one of its most ambitious projects to date:an "artificial moon" to light up the streets of Chengdu city. Wu Chunfeng, chairman of Chengdu Aerospace Science and Technology Microelectronics System Research Institute Co., Ltd, announced that the city will launch an illumination satellite or "artificial moon" in 2020, as reported by People's Daily on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Wu revealed Chengdu's plan during the national mass innovation and entrepreneurship activity held in the city on Oct. 10. Apparently, the project was started "years ago." Wu stated the announcement came after they had assessed that the illumination satellite has reached matu...Keep on reading: China channels sci-fi, to launch ‘artificial moon’ in 2020.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

Thousands rally against leading, far-right Brazil candidate

Thousands of people took to the streets in Brazil Saturday to protest the candidacy of presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro, shouting "Not him!" which has become the rallying cry against the far-right former army captain......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in London demanding second Brexit vote

Hundreds of thousands of supporters of the European Union marched through London on Saturday in the biggest demonstration so far to demand that the British government holds a public vote on the terms of Brexit. Source link link: Hundreds of thousands take to streets in London demanding second Brexit vote.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

Tens of thousands rally for Taiwan independence vote

TAIPEI: Tens of thousands of Taiwan independence campaigners took to the streets Saturday for a major rally that is a rebuke to Beijing and a challenge to the island’s already...READ MORE The post Tens of thousands rally for Taiwan independence vote appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

Tens of thousands rally for Taiwan independence vote

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Tens of thousands of Taiwan independence campaigners took to the streets Saturday, October 20, for a major rally that is a rebuke to Beijing and a challenge to the island's already embattled government. The protest in central Taipei came as China increasingly pushes its claim to the self-ruling democratic island ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

[Right of Way] Why traffic rules matter

MANILA, Philippines – Why is enforcement such a challenge in the Philippines? Why are traffic rules arbitrary? Why is the chaos on the streets of Metro Manila getting worse by the day? Road safety advocate Vince Lazatin talks about why traffic rules matter and how lack of order in communities ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

LOOK: E-trike, modern vehicles for the new Boracay

MANILA, Philippines – When top tourist destination Boracay is reopened to the public, new forms of transportation will also be on its streets. On Monday, October 15, the government partially opened Boracay to locals for a dry run of the soft launch on October 26. The island was  ordered closed  for ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Thousands protest proposed artificial islands for Hong Kong housing

HONG KONG – Thousands took to the streets in Hong Kong Sunday, October 14, to protest a government plan to build new housing on artificial islands, claiming the "white elephant" project will damage the environment and line the pockets of developers. The government's proposal to reclaim 1,700 hectares (4,200 acres) of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Chicago protest targets Trump s anti-woman agenda

CHICAGO, USA – Women angered by the bitter fight over a US Supreme Court nominee and what they called the "anti-woman agenda" of the Trump administration headed into the streets of Chicago on Saturday, October 13, in a display of political might. The rally, organized by Women's March Chicago, was designed to spotlight ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Groups hit power franchise tug-of-war

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo LABOR and consumer groups marched on the streets of Iloilo City to protest the franchise applications of two privately owned power distribution companies, Panay Electric Company (PECO) and MORE Electric and Power Corp (MORE Power). “Ang PECO napamatud-an naton nga hindi siya efficient magpadalagan sang power distribution kay profit oriented and wala sila naga serve sa interest sang consumers. […] The post Groups hit power franchise tug-of-war appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

‘Michael’ mauls Florida, Georgia

PANAMA CITY — Hurricane Michael claimed at least two lives after roaring ashore in Florida and Georgia on Wednesday, flooding homes and streets and toppling trees and power lines in the Gulf of Mexico beachfront area where it made landfall as a raging Category 4 storm. Florida officials said Michael, packing winds of 155 miles […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Hit ‘em hard

Drug syndicates are apparently mocking President Rodrigo Duterte and his war against drugs — the centerpiece program of his administration that struck a resonant chord in the sentiment of the Filipino people and catapulted him into the presidency. The tell-tale sign of such challenge is that shabu is back in the streets with a vengeance. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

1 dead as monstrous Hurricane Michael tears into Florida

PANAMA CITY, USA – Hurricane Michael claimed its first life after roaring ashore in Florida on Wednesday, October 10, flooding homes and streets and toppling trees and power lines in the Gulf of Mexico beachfront area where it made landfall as a raging Category 4 storm. Florida officials said Michael, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

P14M drugs in 9 months Are we losing the drug war?

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, October 6 (PIA)—When some authorities did not lack in advice against those who continue with the illegal and destructive drug trade, Bohol police authorities still were able to account over P14 million in illegal drugs, taken off from the streets from January to September 2018. Over this, questions as to how effective […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  boholnewsdailyRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

PDEA: Shabu floods Metro Manila streets; prices drop

While prices of basic commodities have been rising, the cost of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu has dropped by more than a third as a ton of the drug that slipped into the country through magnetic lifters has “flooded” the streets of Metro Manila, according to the head of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). Source… link: PDEA: Shabu floods Metro Manila streets; prices drop.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

PDEA: Shabu floods Metro Manila streets; prices drop

While prices of basic commodities have been rising, the cost of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu has dropped by more than a third as a ton of the drug that slipped into the country through magnetic lifters has “flooded” the streets of Metro Manila, according to the head of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018