- BUCOR DIABETES TEAM WINS 2ND GLOBAL DIABETESWALK AWARD
â€œThey always emphasised that we are at war with diabetes and not against each other; that we should unite to fight against the dreaded complications of disease,â€?says diabetes nurse .....Read More
- DOJ ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF NEW BUCOR ACTING DIRECTOR
Secretary of Justice Leila M. De Lima today announced the appointment of new BuCor Acting Director in the person of Franklin Jesus B. Bucayu.....Read More
- PRISON INMATES GETS VEGETABLE GROWING EDUCATION
Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala emphasized the importance of attaining food self-sufficiency to the graduates of the season-long training on vegetable production led by the Department of Agriculture through its Agri-Pinoy High Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP) during a simple commencement ceremony held this month at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City.....Read More
- HOUSE APPROVES BILL MODERNIZING BUCOR
The House of Representatives has passed on third and final reading a bill providing for the modernization, professionalization and restructuring of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).
House Bill 6887, which substituted House Bills 197, 712, 2880, 4619, 4766, 5546, 5741, 5926 and House Resolution 1327 as contained in Committee Report 2675, was sponsored in plenary by the committees on justice and appropriations chaired by Rep. Niel Tupas Jr. and Rep. Jocelyn Limkaichong, respectively....Read More
- INMATES SKIP MEALS TO HELP TYPHON PABLO'S VICTIMS
MANILA, Dec. 22, 2012â€”Even in their poor conditions, prison inmates are more than willing to deprive themselves even more if such would help others in need.
Inmates of National Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City have decided to â€˜sacrificeâ€?their meals on December 24, 25, and 26, and donate the money to victims of Typhoon Pablo....Read More
- CORRECTIONS ACT OF 2012
Finally a law that would push the Bureau of Corrections from its base reference of Prison Law of 1917 to the present times (with SB 3335 re An Act Strengthening the Bureau of Corrections and providing Funds Therefor otherwise known as Corrections Act of 2012) through a bill which has been approved for passage and eventually for review and signature of the President....Read More
- PANGASIUS FARMING EYED IN PENAL COLONIES
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is eyeing to increase the production of the Pangasius Fish by engaging the penal colonies in pangasius farming.
In a recent meeting, DTI presented a proposal on Pangasius Production in Penitentiaries to the officials of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) headed by Officer-in-Charge Rafael Marcos Ragos.....Read More