When cops learn about the effects of drugs on users' mental health, 'they are kind with the mentally ill, they refer them correctly' for rehabilitation
President Rodrigo Duterte says shabu addicts can no longer be rehabilitated – an 'understanding that other countries had in the 1970s,' says a psychologist
A box of 30 pills of Dolutegravir (DTG), which lasts a month, typically costs between $25 and $50. The generic version only costs $4.
The post remains vacant after President Rodrigo Duterte sacks Dangerous Drugs Board chair Benjamin Reyes for 'contradicting' his drug figures
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The grants will aim to help cities solve problems in key areas including education, climate change and public health
The burnings, to mark the UN's world anti-drugs day, follow another year of record seizures of narcotics from the remote borderlands of Myanmar, Laos, southern China and northern Thailand
The Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court Branch 205 issues another arrest warrant for detained Senator Leila de Lima
(UPDATED) The Philippines voices its 'extreme displeasure over the consistent biased prejudgment' made by UN rapporteur Agnes Callamard
Duterte’s experience as mayor is out of proportion to the demands of the presidency. It ill-prepared him for checks and balances central to a democracy.
The shabu haul is estimated to have a street value of between P110 million to P250 million
The police are also looking into former barangay chief Julio Bong Decierto's business-related altercations and a love triangle as possible motives for the killing
Philippine jails have a total holding capacity of only 20,746, but now accommodate 126,946 inmates
The House has consistently shown it will protect the President from his critics, with Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez leading the charge
The subject of the search warrant, however, is not in the Las Piñas property
Many Mexican crime reporters suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, as they either bear daily witness to violence or experience it themselves
This is the second time in less than two months that Paul 'Bong' Alvarez has been arrested
(UPDATED) A recent poll shows a majority of Americans in every state, or 69% of US voters, believe the United States should participate in the agreement
Rappler sits down with Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II to talk about, among others, constitutional issues pertaining to martial law and manpower inside the DOJ
The President says a police superintendent who was arrested for trying to rescue Abu Sayyaf members was also getting money from an alleged ISIS-linked woman
Mayors Gamar Ahay Janihim and David Navarro are stripped of their deputation because of 'intelligence information' linking them to illegal drugs
Barangay Chairman Angelito Sarmiento is killed inside his home by unidentified gunmen
Duterte is using a sledgehammer to take on a job that is properly accomplished with precision tools. It is the convenient but indiscriminate weapon of an authoritarian leader.
A tighter grip on reality – through data and evidence – may be one of the best ways to brace ourselves against this new, rising wave of authoritarian rule
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov tells Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano that Moscow is willing to help Manila fight drugs and terrorism
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President Rodrigo Duterte maintains that there are 4 million 'drug addicts' in the Philippines, and slams Dangerous Drugs Board Chairperson Benjamin Reyes for giving a different figure
The Senate committee report recommends increase the penalty for witnesses who commit perjury
The House has time-honored processes that protect itself from the tyranny of the majority. But the allies of President Duterte could not be bothered by these when they dismissed the first impeachment complaint against him.
The outgoing military chief says he wants to make sure that policemen follow 'the rule of law' in their war on drugs
The PNP's Drug Enforcement Group says it will pursue legal remedies to question the Department of Justice resolution
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Senior Superintendent Vicente Danao Jr is tapped to lead the task force, which is under the newly-formed Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs
The initiative of the Department of Education is set to be extended to include secondary level students
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, one of the complaint's respondents, says the ICC case against him, the President, and other officials is 'baseless'
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano also says he will discuss with his party mates the possibility of being co-complainants in the ICC case filed against the President
One death happens every 50 operations now, compared to one in every 20 last year, according to data the two agencies have collated
The department plans to pick up where Task Force Agila left last March. It may need to investigate local officials also on issues of criminality and corruption.
On the anniversary of the tragic Close Up Forever Summer concert, where 5 people died after allegedly consuming an illegal substance, Rappler talks to drug dealers and people who use drugs about the risque mix of drugs and music
This comes after the SWS released a poll showing that up to 52% or majority of Filipinos expect Duterte 'to fulfill most, if not all, of his promises'
The circumstances surrounding the numerous drug-related deaths in the Philippines are almost always the same across all incidents
German bishops back the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) in fighting extrajudicial killings and opposing the death penalty
The former GlobalPort Batang Pier player is arrested with two others in an alleged drug den in Merryland Village, Mandaluyong City, according to a report
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says the integration of the Alternative Learning System into Brigada Eskwela is very important given the President's instruction to prioritize the program