Pacquiao promises a house for every Filipino in 4-5 years

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senator Manny Pacquiao, who is running for President of the country for the upcoming 2022 elections, promised that he would prioritize providing housing to homeless Filipinos should he win the presidency. In fact,…

Public outrage stopped Aug. 20 Sanchez release, his family says

08/28/2019

  CALAUAN, Laguna, Philippines — His bags were packed and he had taken a bath. The night before, he was fingerprinted as part of the release procedures. Antonio Sanchez, a former mayor of Calauan, Laguna province, was…

Bato: Bilibid inmates control drug operations in Cebu

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Norman V. Mendoza 09/30/2018

Some inmates have already been segregated for close monitoring especially the foreign detainees, who are believed to be drug lords. Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) said this in an interview…

Duterte to rogue cops: ‘Bato’ is waiting for you in Bilibid

Inquirer.net 04/19/2018

“BATO” is waiting for you in Bilibid. President Rodrigo Duterte made this stern warning to rogue police officers yesterday during the retirement ceremony for Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa at Camp Crame in Quezon City. Duterte…

Inmate with Bilibid drug ties yield Nubain

Miguel Ermac, Nestle L. Semilla 08/03/2017

SOME pills, Nubain capsules, drug paraphernalia, traces of shabu, one cell phone and one power bank were found in the cell of an inmate with alleged connections to drug dealing inmates at the New Bilibid Prison in…

Alvizo’s drug supply from husband jailed in Bilibid?

Benjie B. Talisic, Calvin D. Cordova, Morexette Erram 07/07/2017

Malabago, Badian Barangay Captain Epifania Alvizo lived an extravagant life that a public official with a meager income couldn’t possibly afford. And it was because of her extravagant lifestyle that authorities began to suspect the source of…

15 inmates shipped to Bilibid prison

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/06/2017

TO decongest the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), 15 insular prisoners, all male, will be shipped off to the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa next Tuesday, March 14. CPDRC officer-in-charge Bobby Legaspi said that among…

11 CPDRC inmates moved to Bilibid

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/24/2017

TO ease congestion at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City, the first batch of 11 male inmates, including a 70-year-old rape convict, was scheduled to be transferred to the New…

DRUG TRAIL STILL LEADS TO BILIBID

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/04/2017

P15.6 million shabu seized Tuesday traced to an inmate inside the National Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City. The new haul is on top of the P194.7 million drugs recovered in CV in 2016 Despite the strict security…

De Lima is in a dilemma

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 11/17/2016

Once perceived as a strong woman and a fighter, Senator Leila de Lima has finally admitted of her weakness. She describes it as “frailties of a woman.” She stumbled on a driver sweet lover. De Lima’s admission…

The Espinosa network

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 11/07/2016

Hours after it was reported that Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa was killed in a shootout inside his cell in the Baybay City sub-provincial jail, netizens raised a howl — how could a prisoner fight off 15 policemen…

Let’s talk about sex, baby

Gerard Pareja 10/09/2016

Matud pas akong higala nga mipanaw na, “Walay bright nga dili bigaon, Nyor.” Ug kon bright ka, natural lang nga madato o magamhanan ka. Sex, wealth, power — they go together. Mao nga headline karon ang kinabuhi…

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