South Korean murdered in Philippine police HQ: authorities

Jan 19, 2017

South Korean murdered in Philippine police HQ: authorities

A South Korean businessman kidnapped by Philippine policemen under the guise of a raid on illegal drugs was murdered at the national police headquarters in Manila, authorities said Thursday. Philippine police chief Ronald Dela Rosa said he felt deep shame as he announced the ...

Cannabis can relieve pain, but carries risks, study says

Jan 13, 2017

Cannabis can relieve pain, but carries risks, study says

Marijuana and cannabis can help to safely alleviate pain for some patients but many uncertainties remain about their health and safety risks, according to a major scientific review published Thursday. A committee of the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine looked at ...

Kiyohara admits to using stimulants during playing days

Dec 30, 2016

Kiyohara admits to using stimulants during playing days

Fallen Japanese baseball star Kazuhiro Kiyohara, who was handed a suspended term for possessing, using and purchasing illegal drugs earlier this year, has admitted using different drugs during his playing days. The 49-year-old Kiyohara, speaking during a program aired on TBS on Thursday night, ...

James Taylor cancels Manila show over drug war killings

Dec 21, 2016

James Taylor cancels Manila show over drug war killings

Grammy award-winning singer James Taylor said Wednesday he has canceled a February 2017 concert in the Philippines in protest of the alleged extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal drug war. “I don’t think of my music as being particularly political but sometimes one ...