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Chiong murder convicts Uy, Aznar surrender in Bilibid

Sep 18, 2019 - 11:39 PM

Two other convicts in the infamous murder case – Alberto Caño and Ariel Balansag – have already surrendered

CHIONG MURDER. File photo of the Chiong family reacting to the life imprisonment sentence in 1999. Photo courtesy of Thoughtful Robot

2 more Chiong murder convicts to surrender – DOJ

Sep 09, 2019 - 11:23 AM

It turns out James Anthony Uy was also released on good conduct time allowance, but the DOJ says he and Josman Aznar are expected to surrender

CHIONG MURDER. File photo of the Chiong family reacting to the life imprisonment sentence in 1999. Photo courtesy of Thoughtful Robot

Sotto: Duterte must revamp Bureau of Corrections

Aug 31, 2019 - 4:45 PM

(UPDATED) 'This travesty of justice is condemnable!' Senate President Vicente Sotto seethes on Twitter, following reports that the Bureau of Corrections released convicts in high-profile cases

SENATE PRESIDENT. Senate President Vicente Sotto III presides a session at the Senate. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Lacson: Some convicts in Chiong sisters murder case now out of prison

Aug 30, 2019 - 4:38 PM

(UPDATED) The senator says the release order was signed by somebody else, when the only person authorized to sign it was Bureau of Corrections Director Nicanor Faeldon

CHIONG MURDER. The Chiong family reacting to the life imprisonment sentence in 1999. Photo courtesy of Thoughtful Robot

Niño Muhlach apologizes to Paco Larrañaga for 'drug crazed maniac' portrayal

Jul 26, 2018 - 6:12 PM

The actor said that he felt guilty for portraying Paco in a bad light

NINO MUHLACH. The actor apologized to Paco Larrañaga for his portrayal of him in a now-defunct crime series. Screenshot from Instagram.com/oninmuhlach

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, July 16-22, 2018

Jul 22, 2018 - 10:51 AM

Watch the 'Give Up Tomorrow' documentary, highlights of the Trump-Putin summit, and the report on Pacquiao's heart ailment

SUMMIT. In this file photo taken on July 7, 2017 US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. Photo by  Saul Loeb/AFP

Why 'Jacqueline Comes Home' is problematic

Jul 21, 2018 - 5:30 PM

The film wants to scream 'this is what really happened!' while also not obliging itself to do so through a disclaimer mostly used to stave off potential libel suits

Photo courtesy from Viva Entertainment's Facebook page

Is he top 'drug lord' Peter Lim? 9 things about the Cebu businessman

Jul 10, 2016 - 11:17 AM

There are hundreds of Peter Lims in Cebu but there is only one who had been accused of being a drug lord in the Visayas and the subject of a congressional inquiry in 2001 Here are 9 things we know about him

DRUG TRADE MATRIX. President Rodrigo Duterte shows a matrix of personalities allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photographers Division