Tagged in Journal Online: pdea

Santiago DDB chief

MALACAÑANG yesterday confirmed the appointment of former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Dionisio Santiago as chairman of the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Santiago, who previously headed the PDEA, was the one who informed Duterte that there were 3 million drug addicts in the…

MCJ to inspect jail cells for smuggled drugs, arms

THE Marikina City Jail (MCJ) will conduct regular and unannounced “Oplan Greyhound” to stop contraband and smuggling of illegal items into jail facilities. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); According to Chief Insp. Jojie Jonathan Pangan, Marikina City jail warden,the inspection in all cells will prevent the entry of illegal drugs,…
  • Published in Metro

Drug war still in PDEA hands

Malacañang clarifies President Duterte has not ordered return of campaign against drugs to police FOR now the government’s war on drugs remains with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) until President Rodrigo Duterte formally decides otherwise, Malacañang clarified yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “It is safe to reveal that…

PDEA deploys 110 new agents to seaports

AT least 110 new Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency agents will be deployed to key seaports and private piers to help monitor the entry and exit of illegal drugs, PDEA chairman Director General Aaron N. Aquino said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Aquino said during the graduation of new agents…
  • Published in Nation

‘Bato’ asks LGUs help in purchasing body cameras

PHILIPPINE National Police chief, Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ M. dela Rosa yesterday called on the full support of local government units in procuring body cameras which will be used by the police when they are allowed by President Duterte to wage another war on drugs. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});…
  • Published in Nation

Give way to PDEA, Aguirre orders NBI

JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to turn over all data on their anti-illegal drugs operations to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) which is the sole agency tasked to lead the anti-illegal drug operations. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “The National Bureau of…

Palace: Innocent drug war victims will get justice

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has assured justice for the victims of police abuses in his bloody war against the narcotics trade in the country. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Ang mensahe po ng Presidente ay bibigyan po ang lahat ng katarungan. Kung meron pong pruweba na talagang labag sa batas o…

To lessen killings, PDEA must succeed

The sudden stop to the bloody drug campaign of the police is good news to bleeding hearts, but President Duterte might soon be saying “I told you so” if the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency – as sole agency in fighting the drug war – indeed turns out to be grossly…
  • Published in Opinion

PDEA apologizes for disclosure of drug suspect with HIV/AIDS

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) leadership yesterday apologized to the public for disclosing that one of the 11 suspects arrested in an anti-narcotics operation inside a hotel room in Bonifacio Global City is afflicted with Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “PDEA has…
  • Published in Metro

PDEA welcomes return of PNP to drug drive

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) yesterday welcomed the return of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to the war on drugs on orders of President Rodrigo Duterte. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “PDEA welcomes the decision of the President. It has been the desire of PDEA that PNP will return…
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