Malaysia jails violator of fake news law

AFP 04/30/2018

A Danish man was jailed for a week in Malaysia after pleading guilty to breaking a law against “fake news” on Monday, the first person to be punished under the controversial legislation. The law, passed in early…

No drugs, only paraphernalia in jails

Benjie Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 04/12/2018

There were no drugs uncovered during yesterday dawn’s Operation Greyhound in both Lapu-Lapu and Cebu City jails. Instead a team consisting of jail personnel, police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) agents seized drug paraphernalia, cell phones,…

IT’S CEBU CITY JAIL’S TURN

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/28/2018

ANOTHER JAIL TAGGED AS DRUG SOURCE Is the Cebu City Jail also a den where illegal drugs thrive? An alleged big-time drug dealer, Walter Villamor, was arrested by police operatives from the Drug Enforcement Group in Central…

JAILS FACE RICE SHORTAGE

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo, Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette B. Erram 02/08/2018

As the supply of rice from the National Food Authority (NFA) continues to dwindle every day, detention facilities such as the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) are now faced with the dilemma on where to…

Sto. Niño visits hospitals, jails in Cebu City

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/17/2017

CLAD in a pink Filipiniana dress, 46-year-old Grace Quitalig danced her heart out to the beat of the Sinulog as they welcomed the arrival of the image of Sr. Sto. Niño at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical…

Sto. Niño image to visit jails and hospitals in Cebu City

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/10/2017

THE image of Sto. Niño will be making the rounds in jails and hospitals before the start of the novena masses next month. According to Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, he made the request to officials of…

PNP appeals for help in decongesting jails

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/06/2017

WHILE the tight congestion of jails across the country poses a huge problem, detained suspects will just have to squeeze into cells that are filled way beyond capacity as moving them elsewhere could pose an even bigger…

Female inmates dance against drugs

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/29/2016

Even before her life in jail, 24-year-old Jenny Cortes was already a passionate dancer. So when she ended up at the Mandaue City Jail female dormitory six years ago, Cortes didn’t stop dancing. “Passion gyud na nako…