The Napoles surrender in Malacañang in 2013 is cited by Justice Secretary Aguirre as a factor in the reinvestigation of the pork barrel scam
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III says the decision of the Senate in the case of then detained senator Juan Ponce Enrile would likely apply to Senator Leila de Lima
Here for a fact-finding mission, members of the Inter-Parliamentary Union will visit detained Senator Leila de Lima in Camp Crame
The 7 members of the House opposition bloc go to Camp Crame to visit detained Senator Leila de Lima, who is 'in high spirits'
'I don't have to say it, it's so obvious, it's too brazen, sana nag-iisip na po ang mga tao,' detained Senator Leila de Lima says
The PNP's Drug Enforcement Group says it will pursue legal remedies to question the Department of Justice resolution
Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano is set to begin his first full day in office by visiting the DFA passport processing area in Parañaque City
(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
'A dictator once mortgaged our future to imperialist powers and bankrupted this nation. We cannot let another dictator do that again.'
(UPDATED) Senator Alan Peter Cayetano breezes through a 3-minute confirmation hearing where lawmakers asked not a single question
Both senators say there is no rule requiring a complainant to have 'personal knowledge' of accusations, citing the cases of former president Joseph Estrada and former chief justice Renato Corona
The senator also tells Mocha Uson to stop spreading fake news and lies, and to be 'more circumspect about her choice of words and way of saying them,' especially as children listen to public officials
Aguirre earlier alluded to Abad as the 'most guilty instigator' of the PDAF scam
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
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?
Convict the public officials who betrayed the trust of the people – regardless of alliances or political affiliation. Let them rot in jail. Let no one get away. But don't let Napoles get away either.
'Di ba may nagsabi diyan na may tutor o may mentor?' Aguirre asks, alluding to former budget secretary Florencio 'Butch' Abad
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II is busy with many things about the Napoles pork barrel scam case, but what exactly are his powers as DOJ chief?
The military general will oversee Yolanda recovery efforts, the community-based war on drugs, and the campaign for federalism among local governments
(UPDATED) Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II warns the allies of the previous administration as he reopens the investigation into the pork barrel scam
The detained senator also appeals to members of the judiciary not to allow themselves to be bullied by Malacañang, following the acquittal of Janet Lim Napoles
'The various contracts between Tadeco and BuCor have been reviewed and approved by no less than 6 secretaries of justice....It has also passed through 14 secretaries of justice who upheld its validity,' says Tadeco president and CEO Alexander Valoria
(UPDATED) The Bureau of Fire Protection has yet to open the bidding for brokers who will deliver the units to local government units in Mindanao
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says BuCor may file a case in court against Tadeco, but this would 'take a very long time'
Assistant Secretary for Plans and Programs pimaco Densing III is 'designated to oversee the Local Government Academy particularly in handling federalism matters'
The complaint is rooted in the 48 purchased trains that, according to the DOTr, are unusable for the next 3 years because of signaling system issues
'Sayang si Gina. I really like her passion,' says President Rodrigo Duterte after losing Gina Lopez as a Cabinet member
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says he has the names of the alleged NBI protectors
Senator Panfilo Lacson also says former environment secretary Gina Lopez 'has authoritarian tendencies'
Senator Tito Sotto justifies using on DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo a joke from his noontime show, saying those who got offended were being 'overly sensitive'
The panels' separate investigations say the joint venture agreement is disadvantageous to government
(UPDATED) Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II makes the request after he ordered an investigation into the gaming tycoon's allegations against him and National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr
Leaders in two Southeast Asian countries, the Philippines and Cambodia, have used a startlingly similar playbook to undermine the opposition and subvert democracy
Department Order 267 directs the NBI 'to conduct investigation and case build-up over the accusations' of the gaming tycoon against the justice chief and National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr
The minority bloc is keen on requesting the court to allow detained Senator Leila de Lima to attend 'critical' Senate debates and votes
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The detained senator wants to join debates on controversial measures such as the death penalty, the lowering of the age of criminal liability, and the postponement of barangay elections
Senators call for ‘swift justice’ against the policemen responsible for the secret jail cell. A House inquiry is being pushed.
'The camp of Matobato and Sabio apparently threw a net in the sea with this case and want to see how many fishes they can catch before the ICC. Sorry to disappoint them this early, they will catch none,' says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II
If the court has allowed the furlough of former senators Jinggoy Estrada and Bong Revilla, it should also allow Senator Leila de Lima to perform her duties as senator, says Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon
The detained senator says the lawmakers had no authority to file a suit against her
The new evidence supposedly points to the liabilities of Aquino and the Liberal Party
How big mining is moving earth (and heaven) to prevent the confirmation of Duterte’s environment crusader
'I hope that my party mates uphold the oath each one of us took before the Filipino electorate to fight tyranny and corruption by defending the rule of law, civil liberties, and human rights,' says the detained senator
'We have not seen the end of this,' Budget Secretary Diokno says