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Anti-corruption body suspends GCTA probe, defers to Senate, Ombudsman

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21.9.2019

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Even acquitted, paroled and pardoned inmates included in GCTA list

Even acquitted, paroled and pardoned inmates were included in the GCTA list provided by the Bureau of Corrections. | T2TupasINQ

20.9.2019

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PNP suspends hunt for GCTA-freed convicts

The crackdown was suspended after the Department of Justice spotted errors in the list of convicts for rearrest submitted by the Bureau of Corrections. | CGonzalesINQ

20.9.2019

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Roxas to Martires: 'Unquestionably unfounded' to say IRR strayed from GCTA law

Ex-DILG secretary Mar Roxas reiterates that the IRR he had signed in 2014 'faithfully reflects' provisions of the GCTA law

19.9.2019

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Senate orders release of BuCor officials after weeklong detention

Senator Richard Gordon says the officials have demonstrated 'some measure of cooperation'

19.9.2019

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DOJ 'sanitizes' faulty GCTA arrest list ahead of manhunt

'We have to weed them out so that they won't be included in that list on the so-called fugitives from justice,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra

19.9.2019

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Good conduct credits on review under new implementing rules - DOJ

19.9.2019

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Over 1,025 convicts released through GCTA have surrendered – DOJ

Over 1,025 convicts released through GCTA have surrendered – DOJ

19.9.2019

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Roxas claims no drastic changes made on GCTA law during his tenure

Roxas claims no drastic changes made on GCTA law during his tenure

19.9.2019

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DOJ: All GCTA-freed convicts still in PH

18.9.2019

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2 more convicts in Chiong sisters' rape-slay surrender under Duterte ultimatum

18.9.2019

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ALAMIN: Mga kontrobersiyang kinasangkutan ng bagong BuCor chief

I agree! Dapat gaya ni Bantag ilagay sa Bilibid! Hindi puwede ang lalamya-lamya per senate president sotto_tito

18.9.2019

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Duterte’s P1-M reward ‘helpful’ for info vs GCTA convicts — PNP

President Rodrigo Duterte’s P1 million reward is helpful in gaining possible information for the arrest convicts who were “prematurely” freed through the GCTA law, PNP said. | CMarquezINQ

18.9.2019

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LOOK: Senate honors late senator Rene Espina

Former senator Rene Espina died at the age of 89

18.9.2019

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GCTA author wants convicts in prison drug trade ineligible for early release

Cagayan de Oro Representative Rufus Rodriguez says his proposed amendment would help ensure heinous crime convicts would not benefit from the GCTA law, which he co-authored

18.9.2019

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Duterte orders 'total revamp' of Bureau of Corrections

President Rodrigo Duterte plans to replace all New Bilibid Prison guards with guards from provincial prisons, says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo

A new batch to be trained to be corrupt....?

18.9.2019

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Duterte orders total BuCor revamp due to corruption

President Rodrigo Duterte ordered Wednesday the total revamp at the BuCor due to the alleged corruption at the national penitentiary.

18.9.2019

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Guevarra gives new BuCor chief clear marching orders to clean up GCTA mess

Guevarra gives new BuCor chief clear marching orders to clean up GCTA mess

18.9.2019

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Duterte orders 'total revamp' of Bureau of Corrections

ANCALERTS Revamp? Wala kang ipakukulong? E yung mga hindi pa napatunayang criminal punakulong mo na, bakit ito pinakakawalan mo pa! Kundi ka ba naman sira uli talaga!
DZMMTeleRadyo What if's yung pinapasurender ni President Duterte na nakalabas sa Bucor dahil sa Good Conduct ay hindi na maka surrender, kasi may naka hawak na sa kanila. Ina antay nalang yung deadline, para makuha nila yung reward. DoA naman diba? skl

18.9.2019

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Only 132 surrendered convicts are included in BuCor list — PNP

More than 100 surrendered convicts freed through the GCTA law are included in the official BuCor list of 1,914 heinous crime convicts, PNP said. | CMarquezINQ

18.9.2019

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WATCH: World premiere ng 'The Gift,' sama-samang inabangan ng cast at publiko

First episode pa lang ng 'The Gift,' sari-saring emosyon na ang naramdaman ng mga manonood na nagsilbing patikim sa mga susunod na episodes ng serye.

18.9.2019

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Enrile wants De Lima, Roxas barred from seeking public office for GCTA mess

Enrile said that Senator Leila De Lima and former Senator Mar Roxas should be barred from seeking public office for the alleged irregularities in the IRR of the GCTA law. | CGonzalesINQ

18.9.2019

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Duterte’s marching order to new BuCor chief: Rid NBP of drugs or I’ll crucify you

Duterte’s marching order to new BuCor chief: Rid NBP of drugs or I’ll crucify you

18.9.2019

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Guevarra: Duterte picked the right BuCor Chief

Guevarra: Duterte picked the right BuCor Chief

18.9.2019

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'Amazing Earth' hero, inanyayahan ang mga Pinoy sa National Clean Up Day | Ep. 66

Kilalanin si Dann Diez, ang 'Amazing Earth' hero na naghahangad na masolusyunan ang waste problem ng ating bansa.

18.9.2019

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Duterte offers ₱1-million bounty for capture of freed heinous crime convicts

President Rodrigo Duterte is offering ₱1 million to anyone who can capture a heinous crime convict freed through the expanded Good Conduct Time Allowance law after his 15-day ultimatum lapses.

18.9.2019

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Not all heinous crime convicts disqualified from 'good conduct' release: DOJ

18.9.2019

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Bantag named new BuCor chief

Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the President’s choice was based on Bantag’s “professional competence and honesty.” | JMAurelioINQ

18.9.2019

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#2030Now Social Good Summit: Insight for Impact

The 2019 Social Good Summit in the Philippines challenges us to cut through the social media noise so we build communities of action that will help make the world a better place

18.9.2019

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'Mga heinous crime convicts kasama talaga sa makikinabang sa GCTA law'

17.9.2019

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De Lima directs Ombudsman to the DOJ, DILG to explain GCTA IRR

De Lima directs Ombudsman to the DOJ, DILG to explain GCTA IRR

17.9.2019

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Duterte defends appointment of Bantag to BuCor, believes in his innocence from murder charges

Duterte defends appointment of Bantag to BuCor, believes in his innocence from murder charges

17.9.2019

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Governor Escudero calls it ‘unfair’ to blame De Lima for flaws in implementation of GCTA law

Former senator and now Sorsogon Governor Francis

17.9.2019

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CIDG-7 turns over GCTA surrenderers to BuCor Leyte

CIDG-7 turns over GCTA surrenderers to BuCor Leyte

17.9.2019

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Duterte wants to speed up release of elderly, sick prisoners under GCTA law

The President believes elderly or sick prisoners would not pose much of a threat if they are granted early freedom

17.9.2019

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Mga Pinoy sa Saudi kalmado pero alerto matapos ang pag-atake sa Aramco

17.9.2019

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Duterte believes new BuCor chief is innocent of murder charges

President Rodrigo Duterte says he is aware of allegations against the new Corrections bureau chief, but adds he does not believe them.

17.9.2019

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Mga bida ng 'The Panti Sisters', nagpasalamat sa tagumpay ng pelikula

17.9.2019

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'Dead or alive': Duterte vows P1M bounty for capture of GCTA-freed convicts

17.9.2019

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356 of 487 convicts who surrendered not in BuCor list given to Senate

Manila, Philippines — A-46-year-old convict released on Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) surrendered in Tiaong, Quezon heeding the call of President Rodrigo Duterte to more than 1,000 prematurely

17.9.2019

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De Lima, Roxas signed IRR 'in good faith' – GCTA law author Rodriguez

WATCH: De Lima, Roxas signed IRR in ‘good faith’ – GCTA law author Rufus Rodriguez. Full story:

17.9.2019

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BuCor list of released heinous crime convicts riddled with errors

Manila, Philippines — A-46-year-old convict released on Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) surrendered in Tiaong, Quezon heeding the call of President Rodrigo Duterte to more than 1,000 prematurely

17.9.2019

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Senate expresses condolences to family of late Senator Espina

The Senate adopted a resolution expressing condolences to the family of former senator Rene Espina who recently passed away due to kidney complications. | NAMercadoINQ

17.9.2019

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Duterte appoints ex-jail warden Gerald Bantag as new BuCor chief

17.9.2019

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Ex-DFA chief Yasay fails to get CA remedy in bank fraud arrest

The Court of Appeals says Yasay's petition is premature

17.9.2019

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WATCH: Cast ng 'The Gift,' ipinagdiwang ang kanilang world premiere

Isang boodle fight ang inihanda ng cast and crew ng 'The Gift' para salubungin ang world premiere ng bagong GMA Telebabad series.

17.9.2019

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China's 'rising political star,' Communist Party officials visit Duterte

17.9.2019

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Ronald Cardema withdraws as Duterte Youth nominee as 'sacrifice'

Ronald Cardema says he made the decision to withdraw from Duterte Youth party-list because of the alleged harassment by 'corrupt' Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon.

16.9.2019

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PDEA chief opposes Alcatraz-type jail facilities

PDEA chief opposes Alcatraz-type jail facilities

16.9.2019

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De Lima bats for sweeping reforms in the country’s prison system amid controversies in BuCor

De Lima bats for sweeping reforms in the country’s prison system amid controversies in BuCor

16.9.2019

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On his own, Cardema withdraws as Duterte Youth's nominee

Duterte Youth chair Ronald Cardema makes a move to end his own congressional bid, citing Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon's 'public harassment' as the reason for his withdrawal.

16.9.2019

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No legal basis to re-arrest freed heinous crime convicts: NUPL

15.9.2019

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PNP: 431 convicts freed under GCTA have surrendered so far

The PNP said a total of 431 convicts who were released under the controversial good conduct time allowance law have surrendered so far. | NAMercadoINQ

15.9.2019

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Over 500 GCTA-freed convicts back in jail

The update comes 9 days after President Duterte ordered prisoners released through the controversial GCTA law to surrender or be hunted down by cops.

14.9.2019

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DOJ: Number of surrendered heinous crime convicts now at 505

The number of heinous crime convicts who have surrendered is now at 505, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said Saturday.

14.9.2019

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Duterte starts major revamp at BuCor

MANILA, Philippines--President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered next-in-rank employees to temporarily assume the duties of prison officials who were suspended for the controversial early release of

14.9.2019

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Napoles freed?! Sloppy list adds to BuCor mess

Napoles freed?! Sloppy list adds to BuCor mess

13.9.2019

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2 GCTA-freed convicts surrender in Negros Oriental

2 GCTA-freed convicts surrender in Negros Oriental

13.9.2019

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