Posts Tagged New Bilibid Prison

DOH reports setting up of quarantine facilities in some detention centers vs spread of COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   May 1, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday said that quarantine centers have been installed in some detention facilities in the country to prevent the spread and manage...

BuCor preps ‘Site Harry’ for COVID-19 response at NBP

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 1, 2020

The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) continues to prepare the New Bilibid Prison’s (NBP) coronavirus disease (COVID-19) quarantine area at Site Harry. On Thursday (April 30), BuCor received medical supplies and...

New Bilibid Prison remains COVID-19 free – BuCor Chief

Marje Pelayo   •   April 16, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) clarified reports that a number of persons deprived of liberty (PDL) inside the national penitentiary are suspected of having coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...

Ampatuans brought to Bilibid after conviction in massacre case

Robie de Guzman   •   December 19, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Members of the Ampatuan clan who were convicted of murder and sentenced to reclusion perpetua without parole on Thursday over the 2009 massacre have been transferred to...

Eleazar checks on ‘Strike Force’ deployed inside Bilibid

Marje Pelayo   •   October 7, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Chief Police Major Guillermo Eleazar visited his men who are members of the “Strike Force” deployed inside the New Bilibid Prison...

Hospital chief: 5,200 inmates die in Bilibid every year

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 3, 2019

Around 5,200 inmates in New Bilibid Prison (NBP) die every year due to overcrowding, according to NBP Hospital Director Ernesto Tamayo on Thursday (October 3). During the Senate hearing on...

Senate questions P39 meal allowance of inmates

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 3, 2019

Senators on Thursday (October 3) questioned the P39 meal allowance of inmates at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) which was supposed to be P60 per meal a day. In 2018,...

BuCor chief to impose ban on mobile phones

Marje Pelayo   •   September 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Newly installed Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director General Gerald Bantag is set to impose a ban against carrying mobile phones within the premises of the New Bilibid...

Prison guard stabbed inside Bilibid

Robie de Guzman   •   September 12, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A prison guard was injured after allegedly being stabbed inside the maximum security compound at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) Thursday morning, authorities said. In an initial...

DOJ orders NBI to probe alleged ‘hospital pass for sale’ at Bilibid

Robie de Guzman   •   September 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has directed the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to probe the purported “hospital pass for sale” to inmates of the New Bilibid...

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