House committee on dangerous drugs - updates

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Planting drugs? House panel eyes case vs Faeldon

Aug 29, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The House committee on dangerous drugs is set to release its final report on how billions of pesos worth of shabu from China made it past the Bureau of Customs

FAELDON CHARGES. Representative Robert Barbers, chairman of the House committee on dangerous drugs, says they're eyeing the recommendation of charges against the outgoing BOC chairman. Bea Cupin/Rappler

House panel eyes corruption case vs Faeldon

Aug 25, 2017 - 8:16 PM

The draft committee report against outgoing Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon has yet to be finalized and approved by members of the House panel on dangerous drugs

NICANOR FAELDON. Bureau of Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon holds a press briefing at Bureau of Customs Office in Port Area, Manila on August 2, 2017. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler.

Customs broker pinpoints alleged corrupt officials at House hearing

Aug 07, 2017 - 2:47 PM

UPDATED As requested by a congressman a visibly nervous customs broker Mark Ruben Taguba walks around the room and identifies at least 5 BOC officials present

WITNESS. Mark Taguba, the Customs brother who is spilling the beans on alleged corruption in the bureau, testifies during an earlier Senate hearing. File photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

Human rights not discussed in ASEAN lawmakers' anti-drug meeting

Jul 06, 2017 - 8:55 PM

AIPA Secretary General Isra Sunthornvut says there was no room to criticize the controversial Philippine war against drugs

NO HUMAN RIGHTS TALKS. AIPA Secretary-General Isra Sunthornvut and Philippine Representatives Raneo Abu, Robert Ace Barbers, and Edgar Sarmiento face the media on July 6. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

PH drug war can be a 'model' for other ASEAN countries – Barbers

Jul 03, 2017 - 2:55 PM

Philippine lawmakers are set to share how the country is fighting the drug problem in a meeting with their counterparts in the ASEAN from July 5 to 6

'MODEL' DRUG WAR? Representative Robert Ace Barbers holds a press conference on July 3. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler  'MODEL' DRUG WAR? Representative Robert Ace Barbers holds a press conference on July 3. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Hitman tags cops, Uy family in Zamboanga del Norte drug trade, killings

Feb 10, 2017 - 8:30 AM

Rolly Daligdig claims to be a member of a syndicate tasked to kill its patrons political and drug trade rivals

JALOSJOS AND TEVES. Representative Seth Frederick Jalosjos (left) and Representative Arnulfo Teves Jr. Photo by Gualberto Laput/Rappler

House panel to probe drug trade in Zamboanga del Norte

Oct 15, 2016 - 6:34 PM

The House committee on dangerous drugs will hold public hearings in the province following the testimony of a convicted cop at the congressional inquiry into the drug trade at the New Bilibid Prison

DDB wants law institutionalizing community-based drug rehab

Sep 22, 2016 - 3:35 PM

The Department of Health also supports proposals to put up at least one major in patient drug rehabilitation center per region

SURRENDER. Alleged drug addicts and pushers file through to undergo drug tests following their surrender to authorities at Camp Karingal police station in Manila on June 22, 2016. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

PNP wages war on drugs despite P36-M budget in 2016

Sep 06, 2016 - 12:46 PM

But Police Director Benjamin Magalong acting PNP deputy chief for operations says the strong support of President Rodrigo Duterte and PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa is boosting their confidence to fight illegal drugs

CALL OF DUTY. Members of the Philippine National Police and the Scene of the Crime Operatives conducting investigation following a police operation against illegal drugs in the town of Plaridel, Bulacan on August 4. Photo by Eugenio Loreto/EPA

PDEA to Congress: Allow scrutiny of drug suspects' bank records

Aug 30, 2016 - 12:54 PM

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency also supports a bill that would allow law enforcement agencies to tap into conversations related to their anti illegal drug operations

LEGISLATIVE AGENDA. Representatives of PDEA, led by Director General Isidro Lapeña, faces the House Committee on Dangerous Drugs on August 30. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Dangerous Drugs Board wants rehab centers in jails

Aug 24, 2016 - 5:32 PM

The DDB also says events where drugs are distributed sold or used should be included in the law s definition of a drug den

DRUG USERS. Alleged drug addicts and pushers wait to undergo drug tests following their surrender to authorities at Camp Karingal police station in Manila on June 22, 2016. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP