By: Emerson Lim and Lilian Wu
Manila, Jan. 12 (CNA) 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.
During the raid in Valenzuela, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Philippine National Police Anti-Illegal Drugs Group also seized a large quantity of drug processing equipment, raw materials and around 36 kilograms of amphetamine with a street value of around 144 million pesos (US$3.03 million).
According to initial reports, law enforcement officers arrested two Chinese people and were tracking down other suspects who had gone on the run. [FULL STORY]