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4 Chinese in P7B drug bust face raps


Government authorities on Monday filed charges before the Department of Justice against four Chinese nationals arrested in two separate raids in Pampanga last week that led to the seizure of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) worth P7 billion.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

400 kilos of ‘shabu’ seized from 4 Chinese nationals in Pampanga


At least four Chinese nationals were arrested on Friday in a raid at a covert drug laboratory in a San Fernando, Pampanga subdivision.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DFA: 805 Filipinos with drug cases in jail worldwide


Following the sentencing of two Filipinos in Vietnam for drug trafficking, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said as many as 805 Filipinos are in prison for drug-related cases worldwide including 45 already in death row.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

CA orders BI to deport British cannabis seed trader straight to UK


The Court of Appeals has ordered the Bureau of Immigration to proceed with the deportation of a British cannabis seed trader facing charges for money laundering and narcotics trafficking in Maine, United States.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UK ban on stimulant ‘khat’ plant takes effect

In this file picture taken on June 20, 2014, a man holds bundled of the stimulant plant khat (qat), in Harlesden, north west London.  Britain on June 24, 2014 became the latest nation to formally outlaw the herbal stimulant khat, the bushy leaf chewed by many Somalis, Yemenis, Kenyans and Ethiopians. Under a new law, khat is now a "class C drug", making possession punishable by up to two years in jail and supply and production punishable by up to 14 years.  AFP

Authorities at Ninoy Aquino International Airport advised United Kingdom-bound travelers, on Tuesday, about the British government’s banning of the possession of khat plant, a leafy shrub whose leaves contain an addictive stimulant.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »