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Good conduct law in peril?

[embedded content] In this edition of #MattersofFact, Ilinois-based criminology professor Raymund Narag insists there’s nothing wrong with the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) law, which grants early release to inmates who have exhibited good behavior. Narag, who helped push for ...

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The ANC Brief: Legal battles loom on Sanchez case

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is set to create a task force to review guidelines for good conduct allowances for inmates. Here are the big stories making the headlines on ANC today: Legal battlesThe Sarmenta family wants to make sure ...

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PhilHealth chief vows to ‘dismantle’ mafia

PhilHealth President and CEO BGen. Ricardo C. Morales, AFP (Ret.), FICD at the Senate Hearing on the fraudulent medical claims in PhilHealth, in Pasay City on August 14, 2019. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA – The head of the Philippine ...

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Hong Kong lawyers group: Protesters need leaders

[embedded content] Vickie Lui, Spokesperson of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy progressive lawyers group says protesters need leaders to be represented in potential talks with the HK government. She also expresses her concerns over the city’s status as ‘Asia’s Financial Hub.’ Let’s ...

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Ph Military Official raises concern over entry of Chinese Warships in PH waters

[embedded content] The Philippine military’s Western Mindanao Command (Wesmincom) expresses concern over the entry of Chinese vessels in Philippine waters.  Wesmincom Chief Cirilito Sobejana says these Chinese warships have been entering Philippine territory with their automatic identification systems turned off.  ...

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City hall employee kasama sa 3 na nahuli sa Dumaguete buy-bust

Tatlo na tao, kasama ang isang empleyado ng pamahalaang lokal, ang natimbog sa buy-bust operation sa Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental noong Sabado. Nangyari ang operasyon sa South Road, Barangay Calindagan noong gabi ng Sabado, ayon sa Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency ...

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P30 million offered for acquittal of Sanchez in rape-murder case, says ex-judge

MANILA – A P30 million bribe was offered for the acquittal of former Calauan, Laguna Mayor Antonio Sanchez in his rape-murder case, the judge who sentenced Sanchez said.  Former Pasig Regional Trial Court Judge Harriett Demetriou told ABS-CBN News that ...

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65-anyos na lalaki, patay nang pagbabarilin ng lolo sa Maynila

MAYNILA – Patay ang isang 65-anyos na lalaki matapos ito barilin ng kaniyang tiyuhin dito sa lungsod, Linggo. Namatay si Boy Magalona matapos siyang barilin ng kaniyang 75-anyos na tiyuhin na si Arnold Agaton sa West Zamora sa Pandacan. Binaril ...

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‘It’s a mockery!’: Hukom na nagpataw ng 7 life terms kay Sanchez pumalag

[embedded content] TABACO CITY, Albay — Umalma ang dating hukom na si Harriet Demetriou sa posibleng paglaya ni rapist-killer Antonio Sanchez na utak sa pagpatay sa 2 University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) students noong 1993. Si Demetriou ang ...

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Fishball vendor patay sa pamamaril sa Imus

Isang fishball vendor ang napatay nitong umaga ng Linggo sa Imus City, Cavite matapos pagbabarilin ng hindi pa nakikilalang salarin. Kinilala ng mga awtoridad ang biktima bilang si Regino Atibagos, 24 anyos. Nagtitinda sa gilid ng Advincula Avenue si Atibagos ...

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