If all the drugs turn out to be real methamphetamine hydrochloride
, known locally as shabu, it will have a Manila street value of about 2 billion pesos ($46 million), according to police.
However, the current price of cocaine $106 per gram) remains atypically cheaper than methamphetamine hydrochloride
by weight, which continues to be the drug most commonly abused in the Philippines.
8 kilograms of methamphetamine hydrochloride
, popularly known as shabu, worth 80 million pesos (about $1.
Officials at Baiyan Airport in Guangzhou, China arrested a Malaysian man on 15 December for trying to smuggle 40kg of liquid methamphetamine hydrochloride
or 'drug ice' into the country.
3 to possessing a small amount of methamphetamine hydrochloride
, popularly known as ''shabu.
at least seven suspects were killed and 35 others apprehended, and lawmen also seized over a dozen firearms and over 200 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride
, locally known as shabu, said Milgrace Driz, city police spokesperson.
The said operation found those arrested in possession of 84 kilograms of methamphetamine hydrochloride
, more commonly known as 'shabu," along with two firearms," said Bataoil.