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Aquino on new PDAF scam probe, Napoles: 'I'm confused'

Jul 22, 2017 - 11:15 AM

The former president also defends former budget secretary Florencio Abad, the apparent target of the DOJ's reinvestigation of the pork barrel scam

Aquino on new PDAF scam probe, Napoles: 'I'm confused'

Is DOJ turning a blind eye to EJKs? De Lima and Aguirre exchange claims

Jul 21, 2017 - 6:56 PM

"I've always been relevant. How can concern for EJKs and our rights be ever irrelevant?" says Senator Leila de Lima responding to Secretary Aguirre's criticism.

Is DOJ turning a blind eye to EJKs? De Lima and Aguirre exchange claims

Martial Law, Uber and Grab, Aguirre | Evening wRap

Jul 18, 2017 - 7:40 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Martial Law, Uber and Grab, Aguirre | Evening wRap

SC approves Aguirre's request to transfer Maute cases to Taguig

Jul 18, 2017 - 3:20 PM

Petitioners, meanwhile, urge the Supreme Court to still decide on petitions asking that Congress convene to discuss the merits of Duterte's martial law proclamation

SC approves Aguirre's request to transfer Maute cases to Taguig

De Lima presents testimonies of 'coerced witnesses' in complaint vs Aguirre

Jul 13, 2017 - 7:27 PM

De Lima accuses Aguirre of using fake bank transaction slips to link her to Bilibid drug money

De Lima presents testimonies of 'coerced witnesses' in complaint vs Aguirre

De Lima files complaint vs Aguirre before Ombudsman

Jul 13, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Senator Leila de Lima accuses Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II of instructing his prosecutors not to file cases against law enforcement personnel waging the war on drugs

De Lima files complaint vs Aguirre before Ombudsman

Richard Gutierrez denies tax evasion charges

Jul 13, 2017 - 5:58 PM

The actor, who is accused of having a tax liability of P38.57 million, asks the Department of Justice to dismiss the BIR complaint against him for lack of probable cause

Richard Gutierrez denies tax evasion charges

DOJ orders parallel NBI probe into Bilibid inmate's death

Jul 11, 2017 - 5:41 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II also orders the Bureau of Corrections to submit an initial report on the incident

DOJ orders parallel NBI probe into Bilibid inmate's death

DOJ offers witness protection to father of Bulacan massacre victims

Jul 07, 2017 - 10:20 AM

Once admitted into the state's Witness Protection Program, Dexter Carlos will also get shelter and livelihood assistance

DOJ offers witness protection to father of Bulacan massacre victims

COA recommends graft charges vs DOJ, BuCor officials in Tadeco deal

Jul 06, 2017 - 2:15 PM

State auditors say BuCor management must initiate the filing of charges against the officials before the Ombudsman

COA recommends graft charges vs DOJ, BuCor officials in Tadeco deal

Youth groups file ethics complaint vs Aguirre over fake news

Jul 05, 2017 - 12:30 PM

'If he resigns, that's very good, that's delicadeza, but our strongest position would be for the President to actually take him out of office,' says one of the complainants

Youth groups file ethics complaint vs Aguirre over fake news

PDAF cases, Duterte-time: Napoles confident of freedom 'in less than 2 years'

Jul 01, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The justice department, the Solicitor General, and the Court of Appeals have helped the cases of the alleged pork barrel scam mastermind in no small measure

PDAF cases, Duterte-time: Napoles confident of freedom 'in less than 2 years'

Under Aguirre: DOJ in numbers

Jul 01, 2017 - 9:30 AM

Aguirre boasts of higher disposition and conviction rates for 2016

Under Aguirre: DOJ in numbers

Marawi death toll, De Lima, Pacquiao | Evening wRap

Jun 30, 2017 - 8:24 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

Marawi death toll, De Lima, Pacquiao | Evening wRap

Congress has authority to clip DOJ chief's powers – Escudero

Jun 29, 2017 - 3:40 PM

'The intention of that bill is to remove politics from the justice system so it does not depend on the sitting DOJ secretary or president,' says the senator who seeks to refile a measure that will limit powers of any sitting DOJ chief

Congress has authority to clip DOJ chief's powers – Escudero

DOJ prepares 30 Manila prosecutors for Maute trial

Jun 28, 2017 - 9:57 PM

Charges of rebellion against members of the terrorist group will be heard continuously – in Metro Manila, if the High Court grants the DOJ's request

DOJ prepares 30 Manila prosecutors for Maute trial

Duterte frat brod to head DOJ task force on PDAF scam

Jun 27, 2017 - 3:12 PM

Justice Undersecretary Antonio Kho Jr will have 'overall supervision and oversight over all stages of the investigation and any other proceedings that may result therefrom,' says Department Order 435

Duterte frat brod to head DOJ task force on PDAF scam

Pork barrel scam, CNN, Travel ban | Midday wRap

Jun 27, 2017 - 1:28 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Zak Yuson

Pork barrel scam, CNN, Travel ban | Midday wRap

DOJ sets up task force for new pork barrel scam probe

Jun 26, 2017 - 11:21 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the task force is set up to correct the 'miscarriage of justice' in the probe carried out by the Aquino administration

DOJ sets up task force for new pork barrel scam probe

Año, Aguirre, Court of Appeals | Evening wRap

Jun 21, 2017 - 8:38 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Natashya Gutierrez

Año, Aguirre, Court of Appeals | Evening wRap

Napoles wants 2014 affidavit excluded from plunder trial

Jun 21, 2017 - 5:58 PM

Napoles files the motion to exclude two days before the Sandiganbayan starts trial for her and Bong Revilla's plunder case

Napoles wants 2014 affidavit excluded from plunder trial

Aguirre distances self from DOJ downgrade of charges in Espinosa slay

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:30 AM

(UPDATED) 'I was not the one who wrote it. I was not the one who signed it,' says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II about the DOJ's latest resolution on charges in the killing of Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr

Aguirre distances self from DOJ downgrade of charges in Espinosa slay

DOJ files rebellion charges vs 12 Maute members

Jun 20, 2017 - 6:45 PM

The 12 suspected members of the local terror group had been arrested in a Pagadian City hospital

DOJ files rebellion charges vs 12 Maute members

Senators hit Aguirre for downgrading charges vs Espinosa slay cops

Jun 20, 2017 - 5:11 PM

Senators say the decision was 'anomalous, questionable, and an insult to the Senate' that investigated the killing

Senators hit Aguirre for downgrading charges vs Espinosa slay cops

SC says no decision yet on transfer of Maute cases

Jun 19, 2017 - 1:35 PM

(UPDATED) The Supreme Court issues the statement after Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says his request to move Maute cases to Taguig City will likely be approved

SC says no decision yet on transfer of Maute cases

DOJ moves to cancel Lascañas' passport

Jun 15, 2017 - 8:21 AM

Arturo Lascañas is facing murder and frustrated murder charges over his confession of operating to kill radio man Jun Pala

DOJ moves to cancel Lascañas' passport

Aguirre stands by order to probe opposition for alleged destab plot

Jun 10, 2017 - 4:56 PM

(UPDATED) Even after the discovery of false claims and an old unrelated photo, Aguirre stands by his Department Order 385 to probe into a supposed destabilization plot by opposition leaders

Aguirre stands by order to probe opposition for alleged destab plot

Aguirre denies releasing 'Marawi meeting' photo

Jun 09, 2017 - 1:02 PM

'Just apologize,' Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV tells Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II who has yet to make a public apology to the senator

Aguirre denies releasing 'Marawi meeting' photo

DOJ downgrades murder charges vs cops in Espinosa slay

Jun 09, 2017 - 11:50 AM

The new resolution is the DOJ's latest flip-flop. It downgrades murder charges to a lesser and bailable offense of homicide and also dismisses malicious warrant charges against the cops

DOJ downgrades murder charges vs cops in Espinosa slay

NUJP to Aguirre: Media won't be scapegoats for your 'lies'

Jun 09, 2017 - 11:36 AM

'Trying to blame others for your blunders unmasks you as a mean-spirited coward,' the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines tells Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II

NUJP to Aguirre: Media won't be scapegoats for your 'lies'

Alvarez, Aguirre, Comey | Evening wRap

Jun 08, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Alvarez, Aguirre, Comey | Evening wRap

Bam Aquino demands public apology from Aguirre over fake news

Jun 08, 2017 - 11:44 AM

Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV says he is considering filing a case against Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II

Bam Aquino demands public apology from Aguirre over fake news

Pagcor, BPI glitch, Trump | Evening wRap

Jun 07, 2017 - 9:42 PM

Watch evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

Pagcor, BPI glitch, Trump | Evening wRap

FACT-CHECK: Aguirre uses old photo to tag opposition lawmakers in Marawi crisis

Jun 07, 2017 - 6:15 PM

The photo of the alleged plotters turns out to have been taken in 2015 at the Iloilo Airport, and not weeks before the Maute crisis erupted

FACT-CHECK: Aguirre uses old photo to tag opposition lawmakers in Marawi crisis

Comelec, Smartmatic face charges for changing 2016 election server script

Jun 07, 2017 - 5:01 PM

The justice department reverses the decision of the Manila Prosecutor’s Office, which didn't find merit in the complaint of Ferdinand Marcos Jr's camp

Comelec, Smartmatic face charges for changing 2016 election server script

De Lima to Aguirre on casino attack: 'Stop blaming me' for everything

Jun 07, 2017 - 4:42 PM

'After some time, your own excuses of blaming me for every catastrophe that befalls this administration just won't wash with the public anymore,' Senator Leila de Lima tells Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II

De Lima to Aguirre on casino attack: 'Stop blaming me' for everything

DOJ: De Lima could be liable for PEZA regulation of casino fire safety

Jun 05, 2017 - 7:46 PM

Secretary Aguirre is inclined to reverse his predecessor's legal opinion in 2014 which took away from the Bureau of Fire Protection the regulation over casinos

DOJ: De Lima could be liable for PEZA regulation of casino fire safety

Aguirre orders NBI to probe Resorts World Manila attack

Jun 04, 2017 - 9:15 PM

The National Bureau of Investigation is ordered to determine whether or not charges should be filed against anyone over the Resorts World Manila attack

Aguirre orders NBI to probe Resorts World Manila attack

Rappler Talk: Aguirre on pork scam, martial law, and war on drugs

Jun 01, 2017 - 9:18 PM

Rappler sits down with Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II to talk about, among others, constitutional issues pertaining to martial law and manpower inside the DOJ

Rappler Talk: Aguirre on pork scam, martial law, and war on drugs

2 inmates die as diarrhea hits Bilibid

Jun 01, 2017 - 5:53 PM

The diarrhea cases stem from suspected food poisoning that hits Bilibid over the weekend

2 inmates die as diarrhea hits Bilibid

Lorenzana orders arrest of over 100 Maute members

May 31, 2017 - 11:10 PM

The order of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, martial law administrator, is valid 'even outside Mindanao'

Lorenzana orders arrest of over 100 Maute members

Aguirre to SC: Let Luzon, Visayas courts handle Maute cases

May 31, 2017 - 5:53 PM

A change of venue or place of trial is done to avoid a miscarriage of justice

Aguirre to SC: Let Luzon, Visayas courts handle Maute cases

Napoles tags Drilon, Trillanes, De Lima in PDAF scam

May 29, 2017 - 2:10 PM

The opposition senators slam the allegation as 'black propaganda,' saying President Rodrigo Duterte is only seeking revenge against his critics

Napoles tags Drilon, Trillanes, De Lima in PDAF scam

Aguirre to martial law critics: Go to Supreme Court

May 25, 2017 - 5:15 PM

(UPDATED) Solicitor General Jose Calida says they are confident they will be able to prove to the SC that martial law in Mindanao has sufficient basis

Aguirre to martial law critics: Go to Supreme Court

Aquino: Palparan lesson pushed me to accept Napoles surrender

May 24, 2017 - 9:13 PM

The Napoles surrender in Malacañang in 2013 is cited by Justice Secretary Aguirre as a factor in the reinvestigation of the pork barrel scam

Aquino: Palparan lesson pushed me to accept Napoles surrender

PNP 'dismayed' by DOJ decision to drop case vs Marcelino

May 19, 2017 - 4:42 PM

The PNP's Drug Enforcement Group says it will pursue legal remedies to question the Department of Justice resolution

PNP 'dismayed' by DOJ decision to drop case vs Marcelino

DOJ drops drug charges vs Marcelino, Chinese informant

May 18, 2017 - 12:10 PM

(UPDATED) The justice department flip-flops on its earlier resolution and now says Lieutenant Colonel Ferdinand Marcelino and his informant were 'in performance of a lawful duty' when found in a shabu warehouse in January 2016

DOJ drops drug charges vs Marcelino, Chinese informant

Ombudsman also investigating Abad in PDAF scam

May 16, 2017 - 1:01 PM

Aguirre earlier alluded to Abad as the 'most guilty instigator' of the PDAF scam

Ombudsman also investigating Abad in PDAF scam

Napoles back in Camp Bagong Diwa

May 16, 2017 - 7:49 AM

Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles is back at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology facility in Taguig after two years at the women's correctional in Mandaluyong

Napoles back in Camp Bagong Diwa

Where do PH judicial bodies stand in the Napoles case?

May 14, 2017 - 11:08 AM

All the judicial bodies are now at play in the biggest corruption scandal in recent history. Where are they, so far, when it comes to Janet Lim Napoles?

Where do PH judicial bodies stand in the Napoles case?