My Google Page Rank

Aquino underscores need to improve penology system

PDFPrintE-mail

President Benigno S. Aquino III underscored the importance of improving the Philippines’ system of caring for its inmates, saying it was the responsibility of all Filipinos to effect a lasting change and improvement on the country’s penology system.

In his speech keynoting the 21st anniversary of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology held at Camp Crame in Quezon City on Monday, the President said all Filipinos had to pitch-in to ensure that the correctional system can bring true rehabilitation to the lives of our inmates languishing in jail for their crimes.

“Tungkulin nating baguhin hindi lamang ang sistema ng koreksyonal ng Pilipinas, kundi pati na rin ang pagtanaw ng ilang mamamayan sa kanilang kapwa Pilipinong nasa loob ng bilangguan,” the President said.

“Hindi nagtatapos ang hustisya sa parusa; hindi maitutuwid ang kamalian sa pagyurak sa karapatan ng mga kapwa natin sa bilangguan. Bilang mga responsableng gabay ng mga bilanggo, gawin nating tunay na lunsaran ng pagbabagong-buhay ang ating sistemang koreksyonal,” he added.

He said that in the two years that his administration has been in existence, improving the BJMP’s ability to care for inmates, through upgrading the agency’s infrastructure and equipment, was on top of his priority list.

These upgrades include: the construction of an additional 47 prison buildings to house 69,735 inmates around the country and the computerization of jail records under the National Inmates Monitoring System (NIMS).

“Sa paraang ito, mas mabilis at mas epektibo na ang pag-track sa mga kaso, sa haba ng sentensya at impormasyon tungkol sa mga bilanggo. Sosolusyunan po nito ang kaso ng mga presong tapos na ang sentensya, nananatili pa rin sa kanilang selda. Tutuldukan nito ang mano-manong paghagilap ng datos, at ang magulong sistema na kulang na lang ay isulat sa tissue paper ang pangalan ng mga bilanggo,” the President said.

He added that P500 million has already been allocated to construct 2,000 housing units for the personnel of the BJMP and the Bureau of Fire Protection while retired employees will be able to withdraw their pensions through their bank accounts via ATMs (automated teller machines).

He called on the BJMP to join government efforts to rid the bureaucracy of corruption through its various reforms being implemented and become true instruments of change.

“Tunay nga pong mayroon na kayong gobyernong kumakalinga sa inyo. Ang pakiusap ko lang po -- pangalagaan natin ang magagandang bunga ng ating reporma; iwaksi natin ang kaisipang wang-wang, at maging instrumento ng tunay na pagbabago. Patibayin po natin ang ating bayanihan tungo sa bayang sakdal-laya at puspos ng ginhawa,” the President said. (

by: PNA




Related news items:
Newer news items:
Older news items:

Add comment


Security code
Refresh

LADY PANTHER WRESTLER… ERICA

20 Nov 2017 Hits:48 Be the first to comment!

Este si Erica Bataclan Martinez, su palayao “Ecang”, 17 años , 5’3” el altor,    Su mayores si Oscar B. Martinez y Lariza A. Bataclan Martinez, su hermano y hermana si Khate, Nilroy, Jovie, Rico y Sandara B. Martinez, sila ta esta na Barangay de Guiwan, Ciudad de Zamboanga .  Ya estudia elementaria na Guiwan Elementary School, secondaria na Zamboanga City High School main y ahora na grade 10 . Este su istoria … “ Ya principia yo na desportes de Wrestling na edad 10 año, aquel tiempo grade  6 yo. Mio uban maga amiga si Andrea y Shiena . Ya inspira conmigo mi familia y maga barkada y ya quiere yo aprende wrestling poreso masquin deficil el training , ya pricura [...] Read more

Prev Next Page:

FOOTBALL CHIEF… TENG

19 Nov 2017 Hits:50 Be the first to comment!

Este si VICENTE EDUARDO S. TORRES, ta llama conele “Teng/Pardz/Boboy”, 62 años de edad , casao y su esposa si Esther Facultad Torres Y diila anak si Pompeyo F. Torres [...] Read more


AboitizPower sustains strong foothold in hydropower business

18 Nov 2017 Hits:118 Be the first to comment!

On the back of a strong demand for renewable energy (RE), AboitizPower continues to ramp up its portfolio of generation facilities across the Philippines. AboitizPower's subsidiary, SN AboitizPower, has completed the [...] Read more


ZAMBOANGA FOOTBALL - ROLL D BALL

18 Nov 2017 Hits:65 Be the first to comment!

Del Nov. 12, 2017 Domingo el Segundo semana de Season long Zamboanga Football league. El primer juego tan feature cun Resto del Mundo contra  Zamboanga United . Ta pricura man [...] Read more


Police shift war on drugs to anti-gun-for-hire drive

17 Nov 2017 Hits:81 Be the first to comment!

Police regional director and vice chair of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) for Western Mindanao Chief Supt. Billy Beltran announced recently that all police operatives previously assigned in [...] Read more


Military launch rescue ops for latest victims of ASG

17 Nov 2017 Hits:111 Be the first to comment!

Government troops are now conducting operations to rescue the six people, including two children, who have been abducted by about 15 suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits in Patikul, Sulu, according to [...] Read more


OCENR sets city-wide clean up on Nov 25

17 Nov 2017 Hits:59 Be the first to comment!

The City Government through the Office of the City Environment and Natural Resources (OCENR) will head a city-wide clean up drive on November 25. “We are going to have a city-wide [...] Read more


2017 MUAY THAI NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

17 Nov 2017 Hits:75 Be the first to comment!

Este si Leo Gandy Serrano, 15 años , Grade 10 na Claret High School Ciudad de Zamboanga . Ya principia juga Muay Thai cuando Grade 5 ele , producto le [...] Read more


Zambopen PWDs endorse Kahil as AVRC III head

16 Nov 2017 Hits:77 Be the first to comment!

The Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in Zamboanga Peninsula as represented by their chosen leaders have strongly endorsed Zamboangueno Teddy Kahil as head of the Area Vocational Rehabilitation Center (AVRC) in [...] Read more


City SWM Board meet set today

16 Nov 2017 Hits:76 Be the first to comment!

The City Solid Waste Management Board will meet today, November 16, to prepare for the full implementation of the solid waste management ordinance in the City slated on November 27. According [...] Read more


BAP BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS AND ACTIVITIES

16 Nov 2017 Hits:65 Be the first to comment!

Venue : Southern west campus Gym, San Jose Gusu. Category 40 and 50 years old Master division. Team Standing:    WIN         LOSS J VINCE            [...] Read more


Phil. Coast Guard SWM joins clean-up drive

15 Nov 2017 Hits:73 Be the first to comment!

The Philippine Costal Guard Auxiliary SWM, a volunteer organization, joined the International Costal Clean-up drive (ICC 2017) last recently from 5:00 in the morning to 12:00 noon along the coastal [...] Read more


Mendicants rounded up by the CSWDO

15 Nov 2017 Hits:111 Be the first to comment!

At least 266 mendicants and vagrants were rescued from the various streets of the city proper by the newly created Task Force Mendicants, according to Assistant Social Welfare Officer Dr. [...] Read more


GOLDEN BOY SWIMMER…. GRANT VINCCI

15 Nov 2017 Hits:72 Be the first to comment!

Juego de Zamboanga 2017 Swimming Elementary boys, MVP – GRANT VINCCI VILLANUEVA , Grade 6 na Ateneo de Zamboanga University . Ya saka el 5 Gold medalla na 5 individual [...] Read more


15TH LANUZA SURFING FESTIVAL WINNERS ANNOUNCED

14 Nov 2017 Hits:280 Be the first to comment!

Doot Poktoy, Lanuza Surigao Del Sur Philippines– After almost a week long of festivities, the 15th Lanuza Surfing Festival announces Neil Sanchez (Baler), Mark Aguila (Baler), Daisy Valdez (La Union), [...] Read more


Seven hurt in three road mishaps

14 Nov 2017 Hits:110 Be the first to comment!

Seven people were injured in three separate road accidents in Barangays Buenavista and Talisayan, Zamboanga City over the weekend. In Sitio Buntot, Buenavista, an 11-year-old pedestrian identified as Reynalyn Rodriguez y [...] Read more


Military recovers 30 firearms of Maute terrorists in Marawi

14 Nov 2017 Hits:91 Be the first to comment!

At least 30 assorted firearms believed to be from the members of the Daesh inspired Maute terror group have been recovered by combined troops under the Joint Task Group Ranao, [...] Read more


JUEGO DE ZAMBOANGA 2017... ADZU AQUAFORCE SWIMMERS

14 Nov 2017 Hits:68 Be the first to comment!

Este el Resulta del Nov. 3-6, 2017 Grade School Swimmers: BOYS : 1.     BUNDAJON, GEOFFE PAUL R. --  GOLD 50m Butterfly, 200m IM, 100m Butterfly, 4x50 Free Relay, 4x100 Free Relay. [...] Read more


SCC RED MAMBA … KAIS

13 Nov 2017 Hits:79 Be the first to comment!

Este si Kaiser Nuludin Sabaani , su palayao “Kais” , 23 años de edad, 5’7” el altor, residente de Camino Nuevo, Ciudad de Zamboanga . Su mayores si Ibrahim E. [...] Read more