Napoles files the motion to exclude two days before the Sandiganbayan starts trial for her and Bong Revilla's plunder case
(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
The 12 suspected members of the local terror group had been arrested in a Pagadian City hospital
Senators say the decision was 'anomalous, questionable, and an insult to the Senate' that investigated the killing
(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
Arturo Lascañas is facing murder and frustrated murder charges over his confession of operating to kill radio man Jun Pala
(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
Current and former lawmakers, religious leaders, and advocates will lead the call for peace and respect for human rights 'amidst the rising tide of terrorism, martial rule and impunity that threatens to rip the nation apart'
'Just apologize,' Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV tells Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II who has yet to make a public apology to the senator
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
'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
Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV says he is considering filing a case against Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II
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
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
'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
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
The National Bureau of Investigation is ordered to determine whether or not charges should be filed against anyone over the Resorts World Manila attack
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
The diarrhea cases stem from suspected food poisoning that hits Bilibid over the weekend
The order of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, martial law administrator, is valid 'even outside Mindanao'
A change of venue or place of trial is done to avoid a miscarriage of justice
The opposition senators slam the allegation as 'black propaganda,' saying President Rodrigo Duterte is only seeking revenge against his critics
(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
The Napoles surrender in Malacañang in 2013 is cited by Justice Secretary Aguirre as a factor in the reinvestigation of the pork barrel scam
The PNP's Drug Enforcement Group says it will pursue legal remedies to question the Department of Justice resolution
(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
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?
(UPDATED) Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II warns the allies of the previous administration as he reopens the investigation into the pork barrel scam
'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
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says BuCor may file a case in court against Tadeco, but this would 'take a very long time'
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says he has the names of the alleged NBI protectors
The panels' separate investigations say the joint venture agreement is disadvantageous to government
'We have not seen the end of this,' Budget Secretary Diokno says
(UPDATED) But the department clears National Bureau of Investigation officials of any liability in the kidnapping and murder of Jee Ick Joo
'These various due process violations, disregard of constitutional rights, and violations of laws and procedure, reveal a clear and unmistakable pattern of persecution,' Senator Leila de Lima tells the High Court in her memorandum
Prosecutors believe it is the first of its kind brought under the US federal law
Secretary to the Cabinet Leoncio Evasco Jr proposes the fast-tracking of proposed amendments to the Philippine Immigration Act of 1940
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says immigration workers who skip work because of the issue 'can be replaced anytime' because they hold contractual positions