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P4B worth of ‘shabu’ seized; 4 Chinese held


At least P4 billion worth of shabu and other illegal drugs were seized from two rented warehouses in Pampanga province on Friday, leading to the arrest of four Chinese nationals believed to be involved in the manufacture of “shabu,” or methamphetamine hydrochloride.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Ex-PNP official punched FBI man, probe shows

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Not only active members are giving the Philippine National Police a bad rap these days.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH peacekeepers undergo new training

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The Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights are undergoing training at Camp Ziuoani in the embattled region, a week after the “great escape” of 70 of them from Syrian rebels who had surrounded their encampment.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

All 75 Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights now safe – AFP

Philippine military chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang shows reporters where Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights have been repositioned during a press conference at Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in suburban Quezon city. AP

Under the cover of darkness, Filipino peacekeepers locked in a firefight with Syrian rebels in Golan Heights escaped at around Sunday midnight Syrian time (around 5 am Philippine time), ending a three-day standoff.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Pullout of PH peacekeepers urged

An Israeli army Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) maneuvers during a military exercise near the northern border with Syria on June 25, 2013 in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights. INQUIRER file photo

The Department of National Defense (DND) has recommended to President Benigno Aquino III the pullout of Filipino peacekeepers stationed in Golan Heights and Liberia, due to the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa and the tense situation in the Middle East.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »