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Fitch lifts PH's sovereign ratings, sees no investment risks from drug war

Fitch cites ‘strong and consistent’ macroeconomic performance Residents shop inside Robinsons mall in Las Pinas in this file photo. Erik De Castro, Reuters MANILA — Fitch Ratings on Monday upgraded the Philippines’ sovereign credit rating, citing the nation’s strong economic ...

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Espinosa, Espenido face-off at Manila court in drug case trial

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Gabriela decries Olongapo cops’ alleged rape of female drug suspect

Gabriela Rep. Emmi de Jesus (Photo from her Facebook account) Women linked to illegal drugs can be easy targets of sexual abuse by the police, militant women’s party-list group Gabriela said as it expressed alarm over the alleged rape of ...

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Napolcom sacks police exec over friendship with slain drug lord

Relatives and friends visit the wake of Melvin Odicta (right photo) and wife, Merriam, in Iloilo City in this photo taken last year. —INQUIRER PHOTOS ILOILO CITY—The National Police Commission (Napolcom) has ordered the dismissal of a police official who ...

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Drop boxes to provide drug info

TACLOBAN CITY — The war on drugs nationwide would likely be headed for a wild goose chase based on leads from what could be the most unreliable way to gather information — drop boxes. Acting on a Department of the ...

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Manila cops note ‘self-defense’ after killing 2 in drug bust

Two suspected drug pushers were killed early Friday morning in a buy-bust operation by the Manila police, who maintained that its officers acted “in self-defense.” Joel Mata and Antonio Tamboboy were both shot in the chest by members of Manila ...

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Uber, Grab tighten delivery rules to help in drug war

Uber and Grab representatives meet with transport regulators and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on concerns that drivers of the two companies are being used as unwitting drug couriers. Jacque Manabat, ABS-CBN News MANILA – Uber and Grab will no ...

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Lawmaker: No more ‘tanim-bala’ as bullets already on drug suspects’ bodies

Acts-OFW party-list Rep. John Bertiz at the Pro-Duterte rally in Plaza Miranda. JOVIC YEE/PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER A partylist lawmaker lauded on Thursday the deaths under the Duterte administration’s brutal war on drugs as he called on the critics of the ...

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Only 71 murder, homicide cases in ‘drug war’ filed, DOJ records show

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Cebu drug campaign tactic: Shame them

SHAME CAMPAIGN Village chief Junard Chan (left) helps install a sign marking a suspected drug den in Barangay Pajo in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. —NORMAN V. MENDOZA/CEBU DAILY NEWS LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU — Police and village officials of Pajo here have ...

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