Philippine police chief resigns amid drug allegations

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine national police chief resigned on Monday after he faced allegations in a Senate hearing that he intervened as a provincial police chief in 2013 to preve...

Ex-official: Duterte photographed with drug-linked Chinese

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A former senior Philippine police official says President Rodrigo Duterte has been photographed with two Chinese men involved in illegal drugs and sent a report to warn him ...

Philippines seizes drugs in upscale area, arrests 4 Chinese

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities have seized more than 160 kilograms (350 pounds) of methamphetamine concealed in tea wrappers in their second-largest drug haul this year in a sign of...

Philippine President Duterte: free trip to Hong Kong for drug lord killers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has announced monetary awards and a free trip to Hong Kong for police officers that kill drug-trafficking bosses. The president sai...

Drugs seized in Philippines not from Taiwan: Finance Ministry

Taiwan's Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Sunday denied allegations by the Philippines that recent consignments of illicit drugs smuggled into the country were sourced in Taiwan. The ministry has c...

‘Cocaine cargo ship’ found in Philippines not flying Taiwan flag: envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Taiwan's representative to the Philippines Gary Lin (林松煥) said at a local press event Monday that the cocaine recently found in the eastern Philippines did not come fro...

Cocaine from suspected Taiwanese freighter washes up in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A plastic drum packed with cocaine valued millions of dollars washed up on the shores of eastern Philippines in the town of Matnog, as reported by the local media on Friday. ...

Philippine police to rejoin anti-drug operations

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the police and other law enforcement agencies to rejoin anti-drug operations, overturning his earlier directive to leave it ...

Taiwan is an indispensable partner in Philippines’ war on drugs

Taiwan is an indispensable partner of the Philippines in the war against illicit drug trafficking, with local authorities having made significant contributions to tackling related transnational crimes...

Taiwan supports Philippines' 'fight against drugs': MOFA

Taipei, Sept. 21 (CNA) Taiwan supports the Philippines in its fight against drugs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday in response to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's commen...

Five Taiwanese drug suspects sentenced to life by the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Five Taiwanese citizens received life prison sentences in a local court in the Philippines along with a 4 million pesos (US$ 80,800) fine each for illegally possessing an...

Philippine authorities seize 605 kilos of meth from China

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities say they've seized 605 kilograms (1,334 pounds) of methamphetamine shipped from China following a tip from the Chinese government. N...

Taiwanese nabbed in Philippines for possessing drug

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-A Taiwanese surnamed Lin was arrested by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives for allegedly possessing a kilo of methamphetamine in a condominium in Manila early T...

Philippines marshals troops in deadly anti-drug crackdown

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' main antinarcotics agency has signed an agreement with the military to harness troops in President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly crackdown against illegal drugs....

Taiwan, Philippines jointly bust narcotics operation in Manila

Philippine law enforcement authorities, acting on information supplied by Taiwan, raided a warehouse Tuesday that had been turned into a narcotics-producing plant in the suburbs of Manila. Du...