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DA EXPANDS NBP URBAN AGRI-GARDEN – DAR

To provide hope and livelihood opportunities to persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City, the Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), and Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) sealed a partnership to implement the “Bagong Buhay sa Gulay” project, complementing […]

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Politics

SENATE ADOPTS BLUE RIBBON RECOMMENDATION TO FILE CHARGES VS BUCOR, NBP OFFICIALS – GORDON

The Senate adopted the recommendation of Senator Dick Gordon to file charges against officials of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) after conducting an investigation and uncovering other anomalies activities inside the NBP, aside from the abusive implementation of Republic Act 10592 or the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA)law. “The […]

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Politics

NATIONAL PENITENTIARIES NEED BETTER RECORDS KEEPING – GORDON

With the number of surrenderers exceeding the 1,914 heinous crime convicts that were freed due to the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) law, Senator Dick Gordon stressed the need for better records keeping at the national penitentiaries. Gordon, chairman of the Committees on Justice and Human Rights and the Accountability of Public Officers & Investigations […]

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NO ‘PASALUBONG’, ‘PABAON’, ‘TILAPIA’ DURING MY TERM AS NBP CHIEF – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa categorically denied receiving any monetary favor from any individual or group during his term as director general of the beleaguered Bureau of Corrections (BuCor), saying that no one even dared to offer him any ‘pasalubong’ when he became the BuCor Chief or ‘pabaon’ when he left the bureau. In a radio […]

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GORDON TO NBI: PROBE KILLINGS INSIDE NBP

Senator Dick Gordon has asked the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to look into the killings of Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) officials and personnel as the Senate continues its probe on the anomalies within the New Bilibid Prison (NBP). According to Gordon, there have been at least 11 killings of BuCor staff members since 2011, […]