Category Archives: illegal drugs trade

Fugitive Ozamiz City councilor arrested in Taiwan

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 24 May) – Ozamiz City Councilor Ricardo “Ardot” Parojinog has been arrested by authorities in Taiwan, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Thursday. The councilor, who is wanted for his alleged involvement in the illegal drugs trade and other crimes, tried to enter Taiwan using illegal immigration papers, PNP spokesperson Chief […]

COMMENTARY: Addressing challenges posed by the Abu Sayyaf Group (6): The Shadow Economy

Sixth of 10 parts 25 May 2017 Reference was made in an earlier article in this series to the smuggling of rice, sugar and petroleum products currently going on between Sabah on the one hand, and Sulu, Basilan and Tawi-Tawi on the other hand.  While illegal, these activities meet a market demand in the region […]