TOKHANG ENDS

Inquirer.net, Nestle L. Semilla 10/12/2017

PDEA-7 says it is ready to take on the drug war  The Philippine National Police (PNP) has formally ordered the termination of Oplan Tokhang after Malacañang transferred all the anti-drugs operations to the jurisdiction of the Philippine…

‘Tokhang’ goes Hollywood

Rina Jimenez-David 10/03/2017

Who would have thought that “tokhang,” albeit in a sanitized, glossy depiction typical of Hollywood, would suddenly show up in a spy flick that aspires to comedy but ends up in lameness? “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” opens…

Drug busts yield past Tokhang surrenderers

Nestle L. Semilla, Rene Alima 04/27/2017

YOUNG and old, the illegal drugs trade continues to lure people into its fold — even those who had vowed in a pledge to the Duterte government to never again do drugs. A string of operations conducted…

Tokhang in Surigao

Radel Paredes 04/15/2017

My hometown Surigao City gave President Rodrigo Duterte an overwhelming vote during the last elections. When I came here to vote last year, I noticed how supporters of the Liberal Party seemed to tend to hide any…

Five cops under probe for ‘hulidap’

Intern, Nestle L. Semilla 04/10/2017

CEBU City Councilor David Tumulak wants five policemen from the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) investigated after receiving complaints that they were involved in extortion, commonly known as “hulidap.” Tumulak, also the deputy mayor for peace and…

Overcrowding

Editorial 04/07/2017

There is something to question about how Oplan Tokhang would deal with people confirmed to be drug users or dealers in light of the overcrowding of inmates at the Cordova police precinct. During his visit to the…

Gov, Vice Gov join Operation Tokhang in Cordova town

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/06/2017

What would have been a normal Thursday morning for most started out differently for the residents of Barangay Poblacion in the northern town of Cordova. Just as the morning started, the two highest officials of the province,…

Town drug rehab program honors 821 graduates

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/31/2017

FED up with all the household chores and feeling very much like a bored housewife, Darlene (not her real name), turned to illegal drugs a year ago in Barangay Poblacion, San Remigio, northern Cebu. At 52 years…

Cebu police eye cops as suspects in tanod murder

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/29/2017

THE Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) is looking into the possible involvement of some policemen in the ambush-slay of a village watchman in northern Cebu’s town of Consolacion last Tuesday. Based on the information they gathered, Senior…

4 arrested in buy-bust ops; P60k worth of drugs seized

Rene F. Alima 03/29/2017

Police arrested four persons, three of whom already surrendered during the implementation of Oplan Tokhan last year, and confiscated close to P60,000 worth of shabu in separate buy-bust operations in Talisay City and Liloan town on Tuesday.…

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