5,718

Tagged in Journal Online: isidro s lapena

Many foreigners face life terms for drug trafficking

DOZENS of Chinese, Taiwanese, African and other foreigners remain jailed in the country and are facing life incarceration after being arrested for drug trafficking or manufacturing by agents of the Philippine National Police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency over the years, the Journal Group learned yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle…
  • Published in Nation

Why war on drugs should stay

ESTIMATED to be a P120 billion yearly industry, illegal drugs being consumed by more than 4 million users pose a real and present danger to the Filipino family, community and the country -- reasons why it has become the top priority of the Duterte administration, top Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency…
  • Published in Nation

Drug-cleared villages

PRESIDENT Duterte has vowed not to let the next generation of Filipinos be victimized by the dreaded “drug monster,” which continues to deliver knockout punches against the people. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As a matter of fact, Duterte said it is his duty as President of the Philippines, the…

PNP-PDEA vows stepped-up war on drugs

AS the Duterte administration marks its 1st anniversary, officials of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Philippine National Police have vowed to continue the ‘war on drugs’ while noting a massive reduction in crimes specifically illegal drug trafficking and abuse as a result of its intensified crackdown against narcotics…
  • Published in Nation

PDEA agents kill 2 drug dealers in shootouts

TWO armed drug traffickers in the countryside were killed in separate gunbattles with agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Bicol and Central Visayas regions, PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña announced yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The suspects were identified as Nathaniel Refereza, a resident of Zone…

P10-M shabu seized in Laguna buy busts

AGENTS of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency last Saturday seized over P10 million of shabu during separate anti-narcotics operations in Sta. Rosa and San Pablo cities in Laguna, PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The first sting led to the arrest of a…

New drug busters

IN the Philippines, which is still teeming with habit-forming substances, there’s that urgent need to develop a new generation of highly-dedicated government-employed “drug busters.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Of course, this is better said than done considering the low pay of public servants which, according to many, is the…

North Cotabato couple busted for drugs

A COUPLE, notorious for selling shabu to high school students in North Cotabato, was arrested in an entrapment operation conducted by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency last Tuesday, PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña reported yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Suspects Renato Padernal, 48, mechanic, and his…

Good luck, Gen. Lapeña!

Bilang hepe ng Bureau of Customs (BoC), ibang klaseng giyera ang pangungunahan ni dating 3-star Police Gen. Isidro S. Lapeña. Hindi baril, kanyon, bomba at granada ang pangunahing sandata niya para talunin ang kalaban. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ibang kalaban ang mga ismagler at iba pang mandurugas sa pier.…
  • Published in Opinion

PDEA, PNP agents collar Mindanao HVT for drugs

A ‘high-value’ drug target in Mindanao is now in jail after being arrested by combined agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Philippine National Police in an anti-narcotics raid in General Santos City last Sunday, officials said. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A report to PDEA Director General…
Subscribe to this RSS feed