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Drug courier leaps into a ravine in Kalinga to elude arrest

Jun 05, 2020 - 9:18 PM

When cops discover loaves of marijuana in his bag, the suspect panics and jump off a nearby ravine

'Less than 10' deliveries involved in illegal drugs, says Grab

Sep 26, 2017 - 1:59 PM

This comes after the PDEA reports that drivers of ride-hailing services are being used to deliver narcotics; Uber reports 'zero incidents' of this sort

Arrested: Russian drug courier with P64M worth of cocaine

Dec 03, 2016 - 9:07 PM

Anastasha Novopashina is caught with 12 781 90 grams of high grade cocaine in her luggage at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport

SEIZED. Anastasha Novopashina, 32 years old, was caught with 12,781.90 grams of high-grade cocaine in her luggage last November 28. Photo from the Bureau of Customs

Arrested: 3 foreigners with P100M worth of cocaine

Oct 06, 2016 - 8:03 AM

3 suspected foreign drug couriers carrying cocaine worth P100 million are intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport

CAUGHT. The arrested foreigners with the intercepted cocaine. Photo by Edwin Llobrera

IN PHOTOS: Smiling, laid-back Mary Jane Veloso watches art show

Nov 09, 2015 - 4:14 PM

The photos are a stark difference from previous photos of the dejected and helpless looking Filipina on death row before she was almost executed in April

Filipina in HK accused of smuggling 1.8 kilos of drugs

May 08, 2015 - 4:40 PM

A customs report said the woman arrived from Manila on February 2 Upon baggage examination Customs officers found cocaine inside her suitcase

Pacquiao shoulder surgery, Typhoon Noul, One Direction | The wRap

May 07, 2015 - 8:15 PM

Pacquiao’s shoulder surgery is successful Typhoon Noul enters the Philippines and intensifies Zayn Malik chides Louis Tomlinson on Twitter

PODCAST: Mary Jane Veloso fits profile of human trafficking victim

May 02, 2015 - 10:30 AM

Desperate and too trusting Mary Jane Veloso fits the profile of a human trafficking victim

Drug groups tap persons with HIV as couriers

May 01, 2015 - 10:45 PM

Drug syndicates think that tapping an HIV positive foreign courier will result in repatriation to the country of origin rather than arrest

Drug syndicates use social media for recruitment

May 01, 2015 - 10:41 AM

Members of these syndicates befriend vulnerable victims they meet via the Internet and even offer marriage proposals to seal the relationship

VP Binay meets parents of Filipina on Indonesian death row

Mar 29, 2015 - 9:31 PM

The government says it plans to file a second petition for judicial review of Mary Jane Veloso s case citing her inability to properly defend herself during the first trial

'EXHAUST ALL MEANS.' Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay (right) assures the parents of convicted drug courier Mary Jane Veloso of the government's determination to save their daughter's life. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Vice President

BBL prospects, Germanwings pilot, Mayweather-Pacquiao | The wRap

Mar 27, 2015 - 7:43 PM

Aquino announces new prospects for the Bangsamoro Basic Law The Germanwings pilot suffered from depression A boxing announcer says Mayweather Pacquiao could end in a draw

Stop saving drug mules abroad, gov't told

Jul 05, 2013 - 12:52 PM

Two congressmen say appealing for convicted drug traffickers puts in question PH s own anti drug war and wastes taxpayers money