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Police, volunteers haul out 50 kilos of trash from Batangas waters

Feb 21, 2018 - 10:08 AM

The cleanup team collects 43 sacks of garbage, including discarded luggage and old clothes

CLEAN-UP DRIVEVolunteer divers gear up for the activity. Photo by Tina Ganzon-Ozaeta/Rappler

PH police among Asia's best in enforcing environmental laws

May 24, 2015 - 2:09 PM

The Maritime Group of the Philippine National Police is among the 8 organizations in the region recognized for efforts against violations of fisheries and wildlife laws

PH, Vietnam, China tackle transnational crime

May 13, 2014 - 6:34 PM

Amid maritime rows in the region ASEAN chiefs of police gather in Manila to discuss how to more efficiently combat crime

President Benigno S. Aquino III leads the singing of the Philippine National Anthem during the 34th Association of Southeast Asian Nations Chiefs of Police (ASEANAPOL) Conference at the Luzon Ballroom of the Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City on Tuesday (May 13, 2014). The Philippines is a founding member of the ASEANAPOL which held its first conference in Manila in 1981 and has been holding annual conferences since hosted by member-agencies. The PNP last hosted the 23rd ASEANAPOL conference in Manila on September 2003. Also in photo are Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II and Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Alan Purisima. (Photo by Lauro Montellano, Jr. / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

More illegal fishers seized if not for 'slow' PH boat – PNP

May 08, 2014 - 4:23 PM

Authorities acknowledge that the incident bared the shortcomings of Philippine maritime police but more equipment will be purchased to beef up its patrol

ARRESTED. The Philippine National Police Maritime Group apprehend the Qiongqionghai 09063 at the Half Moon Shoal off the coast of Palawan. Photo courtesy of the PNP Maritime Group