11 months Cooperation among countries is key in fighting illegal drugs – PDEA MB
By Chito Chavez The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has maintained that strengthened cooperation among countries remains a key factor in curbing global illegal drug trade. (PDEA / MANILA BULLETIN) At the recent 24th Asia Pacific Drug Enforcement Conference in Tokyo, Japan, Irish Calaguas, PDEA Acting Deputy Director General for Administration cited that the enhanced cooperation of PDEA and other global anti-narcotic groups made headways with the arrests of international drug syndicates members operating in the Philippines. Calaguas, who represented PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino, reported the dismantling of clandestine laboratories in Ibaan Bataan and the first ecstasy laboratory in ... more