Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo has branded Duterte’s war on drugs a costly failure. Photo: AFP

Duterte’s 3-year drug war has seized just 1 per cent of Philippines’ crystal meth: Robredo

  • Vice-President brands war on drugs a costly failure after report based on government’s own data
  • Until now, the government has been vague about the drug’s presence in the country
Topic |   Drugs

TOP PICKS

Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo has branded Duterte’s war on drugs a costly failure. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE
Raissa Robles

Raissa Robles

Raissa Robles has written for the SCMP since 1996. A freelance journalist specialising in politics, international relations, business and Muslim rebellion, she has contributed to Reuters, the Economist Intelligence Unit, Daily Mail, Times of London, Radio Netherlands and Asiaweek. She runs the award-winning investigative and opinion blog, raissarobles.com. Her book, Marcos Martial Law: Never Again, a brief history of the dictatorship won the 2017 National Book Awards for Non-Fiction. Her Twitter handle is @raissawriter.