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Robredo: More funds needed for separate rehab centers for drug users, pushers

Nov 18, 2019 - 7:58 PM

'Tingin natin kailangan dapat mas bigyan ng malaking budget iyong DOH para magawa nila iyong dapat nilang gawin,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

DRUG REHAB. Vice President Leni Robredo gets a briefing from the Department of Health officials on the status of drug rehabilitation efforts so far. Photo by Jay Ganzon/OVP

Bacolod breaks ground on first-ever drug rehab center

Aug 18, 2018 - 3:09 PM

The first drug rehabilitation center of Bacolod will also cater to drug dependents from other localities

Duterte opens Chinese-donated Bukidnon drug rehab center

Aug 03, 2018 - 5:13 PM

The P500-million facility is donated by Friends of the Philippines, a group of Chinese businessmen led by Jose Kho, associated with a company behind planned massive reclamation in Manila Bay

Duterte 'offended' by Santiago's criticism of drug rehab approach

Nov 08, 2017 - 6:11 PM

'You do not go to the press and start to blabber,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about axed DDB chief Dionisio Santiago

President Rodrigo Roa Dutere, in his speech at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport prior to his departure for Vietnam on November 8, 2017, announces that he will talk about the economic imbalance and the impact of globalization on the countries who have been left behind during the APEC-ASEAN Dialogue. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

DDB chief Dionisio Santiago asked to resign

Nov 07, 2017 - 3:45 PM

The DDB chairman is asked to resign after his remarks criticizing the mega drug rehabilitation center funded by a Chinese tycoon

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Jan 19, 2017 - 9:12 PM

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Fil-Chinese businessmen funding next mega drug rehab center

Jan 06, 2017 - 1:30 PM

Funds for the center to rise in Bohol are sourced by a Cebu based foundation supportive of President Duterte

REHAB PROGRAM. President Rodrigo Duterte inspects the first phase of the Mega Drug Rehabilitation Center in Nueva Ecija along with Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr and Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial. Photo by Ace Morandante/PPD

DILG: China keen on donating drug rehab facility to PH

Dec 22, 2016 - 11:40 AM

They will be sending over a delegation in order to have an ocular inspection of the possible areas where they can build the rehabilitation facility which they will finance says Interior Undersecretary John Castriciones

MORE REHAB CENTERS. This mega drug treatment and rehabilitation center in Nueva Ecija is a donation of Chinese tycoon Huang Rulun. File photo from the Department of Health

Alliance Global allots P1.2B for drug rehab centers

Dec 21, 2016 - 7:25 PM

The rehabilitation center to be built in Taguig City will accommodate around 500 drug reformists according to Alliance Global

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY. Alliance Global, through one of its foundations, will finance the construction and the design of the facility, which will soon rise on a 6,582 square meteres of land inside Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City. Rappler file photo

Duterte, Chinese tycoon inaugurate ‘mega’ drug rehab center

Nov 29, 2016 - 8:10 PM

The President thanks Chinese real estate tycoon Huang Rulun for his donation of P1 4 billion for two drug rehabilitation centers

UNVEILING. President Duterte, Chinese businessman Huang Rulun (beside Duterte, on the right), and Cabinet members attend the inauguration of the mega drub rehabilitation center in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija on November 29, 2016.

Chinese to fund 12-hectare drug rehab center in PH

Oct 14, 2016 - 7:46 PM

The area of the drug rehabilitation center is equivalent to around 17 soccer fields combined

1st drug rehab center opens at Army camp in Agusan del Sur

Sep 24, 2016 - 8:30 AM

The Residential Treatment and Rehabilitation Center can accommodate 60 patients at a time and shall be managed by the provincial government of Agusan del Sur

 Photos courtesy of Colonel Cristobal Zaragoza and the 401st IB

Nueva Vizcaya town offers 4,000 hectare lot for drug rehab center

Sep 23, 2016 - 5:11 PM

Bayombong Mayor Ralph Lantion says he made the offer to interior undersecretary for operations John Castriciones during the latter s recent visit in town

RALPH LANTION. Photo from Facebook.

4 rehab centers to be built in military camps in 2016 – Palace

Sep 19, 2016 - 7:41 PM

Two centers will be built in Luzon while Visayas and Mindanao are to get one center each says Communications Secretary Martin Andanar

SECOND CHANCE. Alleged drug addicts and pushers file through to undergo drug tests following their surrender to authorities at Camp Karingal police station in Manila on June 22. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

LIST: Where are drug treatment and rehab centers in the Philippines?

Sep 14, 2016 - 12:00 PM

According to a list provided by the Dangerous Drugs Board there are 50 drug treatment and rehabilitation centers in the Philippines as of July 2016

Ongpin renews auction of his PhilWeb shares

Sep 05, 2016 - 3:07 PM

The businessman says he will donate P1 billion of the proceeds to the government s drug rehabilitation program

'FIRM BELIEVER.' 'I am a firm believer in the President's drive against the drug menace,' says embattled Roberto Ongpin. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

San Miguel to donate P1B for drug rehab centers

Aug 11, 2016 - 6:10 PM

Rehabilitation is crucial to providing drug dependents a chance at restoring their lives and becoming part of the solution to a better Philippines says Ramon Ang

GOV'T SUPPORT. 'In the fight against illegal drugs, rehabilitation is crucial to providing drug dependents a chance at restoring their lives and becoming part of the solution to a better Philippines,' San Miguel President and COO Ramon Ang says. Photo by Agence France-Presse

Where recovery starts

Aug 07, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Chuck was a former trainee of the center Trainee not patient is what they call those who undergo their program He has had a long history with substance abuse one that is not yet and will never be over he said

DepEd wants alternative learning for youth in drug rehab

Aug 04, 2016 - 6:16 PM

Education Secretary Leonor Briones says the Alternative Learning System will be the centerpiece of the Duterte administration that will complement the K to 12’s senior high school program

Nearly 5,000 drug suspects yield in Negros Island Region

Jul 12, 2016 - 9:18 AM

In Negros Occidental the provincial planning office is looking into establishing a rehabilitation center in each of the 6 political districts

Bill seeks to build drug rehab centers for the poor

Jul 07, 2016 - 6:19 PM

Drug addicts are not wasted human capital There is always a chance for change says AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe author of the proposal

SECOND CHANCE. Alleged drug addicts and pushers file through to undergo drug tests following their surrender to authorities at Camp Karingal police station in Manila on June 22. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Sotto: Why bigger fund for contraceptives than drug rehab?

Nov 25, 2014 - 6:16 PM

Senator Vicente Tito Sotto III a staunch critic of the reproductive health law also questions why funds are being allocated for contraceptives that have yet to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration

'MISLEADING PROPOSAL.' Senator Vicente "Tito" Sotto III says proponents of legalizing marijuana are just "camouflaging" their proposal by using the term "medical marijuana" when it will just promote substance abuse. File photo from Senate website