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PH 'forever grateful' to Chinese donor for drug rehab center – Ubial

Jun 28, 2017 - 11:40 AM

No matter what the outcome of his investigation [for bribery] is we will forever be grateful to him says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial as tycoon Huang Rulun faces a probe in China

UNVEILING. President Duterte, Chinese businessman Huang Rulun (beside Duterte, on the right), and Cabinet members attend the inauguration of the mega drub rehabilitation center in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija on November 29, 2016. File photo by Ace R Morandante/PPD

Duterte rebuffs proposal from European nation on drug clinics

Mar 28, 2017 - 6:22 PM

The Palace confirms a European nation offered technical assistance on a type of drug treatment the President vehemently opposes

TAKE ON DRUG CLINICS. President Rodrigo Duterte gives a speech during the 31st Biennial Convention of Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Inc. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

After 6 months, 10K drug surrenderers admitted to rehab centers

Jan 11, 2017 - 7:06 PM

Local government units play an important role in the admission of drug surrenders to existing treatment and rehabilitation centers

REHABILITATION. In this file photo, drug users in Mandaluyong City attend their required weekly Zumba class for rehabilitation in Barangay Mabini-J Rizal covered court on July 10, 2016. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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Nov 15, 2016 - 2:04 PM

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Another top U.S. official visits Philippines

Nov 15, 2016 - 7:54 AM

US Assistant Secretary of State William Brownfield is set to offer help in promoting rule of law his spokesman tells Rappler

TOP OFFICIAL. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State William Brownfield is set to tackle rule of law in the Philippines during a two-day trip. File photo courtesy of the US State Department

COA: P189.63M for drug rehab facilities still unliquidated

Nov 06, 2016 - 10:45 PM

The Commission on Audit calls on the Dangerous Drugs Board to demand reports from implementing agencies on how they used funds given to them throughout the years

Mega drug rehab center in Nueva Ecija fully operational by November

Oct 12, 2016 - 4:58 PM

Almost 50 of the facility has been constructed says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial

Gov't 'making use of whatever is available' for drug rehab in PH

Sep 25, 2016 - 3:27 PM

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar says various government agencies are working together to provide treatment and rehabilitation to surrendered drug personalities

How to seek drug treatment and rehabilitation in the Philippines

Sep 17, 2016 - 8:43 AM

A drug user seeking treatment and rehabilitation will have to undergo a Drug Dependency Examination DDE and file for a petition for confinement

Bill seeks to build drug rehab centers for the poor

Jul 07, 2016 - 6:19 PM

Drug addicts are not wasted human capital There is always a chance for change says AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe author of the proposal

SECOND CHANCE. 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. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP