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But Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra shies away from making the same statement on Senator Ronald dela Rosa
The GCTA law is a complicated mess. BuCor is neck-high in corruption allegations. We can do without the politicking and vendetta, Senators.
Deputy Minority Leader Carlos Zarate extracts the confirmation from the Office of the Ombudsman as it defended its proposed 2020 budget in the House plenary
The President has said he still believes in Nicanor Faeldon, despite many controversies he was embroiled in
Despite ongoing probes on corruption in the Bureau of Corrections, Malacañang says it's likely Nicanor Faeldon was not involved in wrongdoing and was merely 'outwitted'
Let us now officially mourn the demise of delicadeza in government
Duterte calls ex-Bureau of Corrections chief Nicanor Faeldon a 'straight edge' and credits him for what he did as customs chief in the earlier part of his administration
Occupying 3 key government positions since July 2016, Nicanor Faeldon has had more than his usual share of troubles
(UPDATED) Dismissed Bureau of Corrections chief Nicanor Faeldon claims no knowledge of the alleged anomaly in the agency that he headed for almost a year
(UPDATED) Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says the dismissal of Nicanor Faeldon is an 'initial step to prevent the spread of a dangerous wildfire'
(4th UPDATE) Public outrage over the early release of heinous crime convicts costs Faeldon his latest government post
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo says while the hearings are going on, its status quo for Faeldon and the other Bureau of Corrections officials
Faeldon says he does not believe he should resign
'The application of the law, that was explained to me, does not distinguish,' says Bureau of Corrections chief Nicanor Faeldon as he insists on following the guidelines on inmates' early release regardless of crime committed
A similar release order for the convicts in the 1997 Cebu Chiong sisters rape slay case has been completed. The convicts are now free, Faeldon confirms.
(3rd UPDATE) The embattled BuCor chief attends the Senate hearing on the aborted Sanchez release. He insists he did not order the release of Antonio Sanchez.
(UPDATED) Opposition senators call for Nicanor Faeldon's removal as Bureau of Corrections chief due to the controversies brought by the inclusion of rape-slay convict Antonio Sanchez in the list of inmates set for early release
(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
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says he has nothing to do with the possible early release of convicted rapist and murderer Antonio Sanchez
The family of Antonio Sanchez claims to be in possession of a Bureau of Corrections release order dated August 20
(3rd UPDATE) Bureau of Corrections chief Nicanor Faeldon says rapist-murderer Antonio Sanchez may not be qualified for earlier release because of his display of 'some not good behavior' in jail
'The goal of prisons should be to reform persons deprived of liberty, to uphold human dignity while being accountable for their faults,' CHR spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia says
Nicanor Faeldon Jr earlier tested negative of illegal drugs
Naga City police chief Senior Superintendent Felix Servita says the 3 others arrested with Nicanor Faeldon Jr tested positive for illegal drugs
'I will kill that idiot if he's involved' in drugs, says BuCor chief Nicanor Faeldon of his son and namesake who was arrested in a drug operation in Naga City
(UPDATED) 'Let the ax fall where it may,' says the spokesperson of the Bureau of Corrections chief in relation to his son's arrest in Naga City
(UPDATED) Nicanor Faeldon will inherit the problem of alleged continuing drug trade inside the New Bilibid Prison and the persistent illness of the national penitentiary which is over-congestion
It was Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra who sounded off the media to Faeldon not showing up for work
The former Bureau of Customs chief may soon be back to heading a government agency
The Chinese businessman, whom President Rodrigo Duterte cleared of alleged drug links, may have stood as godfather to the son of the former customs chief
President Rodrigo Duterte also floats PNP chief Oscar Albayalde and DILG officer-in-charge Eduardo Año as possible senatorial candidates
A Duterte ally who went through the same amnesty process as Senator Trillanes now says it's illegal and invalid
Former PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa admits his high survey ratings are a factor in his decision to run: 'Bakit naman magtatakbo-takbo ka kung di ka sigurado?'
President Rodrigo Duterte's tough stance on corruption has cost many government officials their jobs. But some have been reappointed.
The Valenzuela Regional Trial Court (RTC) drops another case of drug transportation against the customs middlemen, but the main case at the Manila court continues
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A preliminary investigation will proceed against resigned Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon and other BOC officials
Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa says the Department of Justice panel should have alerted the police if there was weak evidence against alleged drug lords Peter Lim and Kerwin Espinosa
(UPDATED) Between the time DOJ prosecutor Aristotle Reyes is appointed Lucena City regional trial court judge and finally takes his oath, he has dismissed drug charges against Kerwin Espinosa, Peter Lim, and the customs officials in the shabu smuggling case
(UPDATED) Senate blue ribbon committee chair Richard Gordon orders the release of Nicanor Faeldon, who was earlier cited in contempt for disrespecting the Senate
The prosecution panel insists it cannot take judicial notice of the revelations against former Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon and other customs officials during the congressional inquiries into the P6.4-billion shabu shipment
(4TH UPDATE) The Senate ethics committee cites lack of jurisdiction in dismissing the 3 ethics complaints filed against Senator Leila de Lima
Former Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon is transferred from the Senate to the Pasay City Jail, while his petition remains pending before the Supreme Court
Resigned customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon says Senator Richard Gordon wanted an apology that would make him 'look good before the public'
The PDEA says the justice department's disregard of the testimonies made in congressional hearings is a violation of the rules of evidence
The DOJ is still 'studying' whether or not to task the NBI to conduct a case buildup on the shabu shipment
It seems there are a lot of hurdles to getting accountability in the smuggling of shabu from China to the Philippines, and a lot of them has to do with limitations set by the law