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Bill on mandatory drug testing on convicts, parolees, and probationers gets nod of House panel

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A bill seeking to make mandatory drug testing among convicts, parolees and probationers hurdled a committee in the House of Representatives on Tuesday.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Not all convicts are guilty


Not all people serving time in prison are guilty. Some of them were either framed or just victims of circumstances.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in On Target | Read More »

QC streets dumping ground for 57 ‘salvage victims’ in ’13


Consider them the stats of “street justice” in Quezon City.

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Jalosjos brods can’t run, says Comelec

OZAMIZ CITY—Convicts are barred from seeking elective positions.   The Commission on Elections (Comelec) made this ruling on the candidacies of Jalosjos brothers Romeo Sr. and Dominador Jr., citing a law that disqualifies convicts from running for elective posts.   Romeo Sr. is a child rape convict while Dominador Jr. has been convicted of robbery. […]

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Masbate jailbreak that killed 2 started with spat over P100


NAGA CITY—A spat over P100 could have led to a  jailbreak in Palanas, Masbate on Tuesday that left a jail warden and an inmate dead, according to investigators. A jail guard is in critical condition after the escapees attacked jail officials. A report by investigators quoted a prisoner, Felipe Largo, who joined the jailbreak but […]

Posted: July 7th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »