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
The President's supporters accuse the Vice President of shaming the country for criticizing its drug war, to which thousands of deaths have been linked
During the 'Palit Bise' rally, participants are asked to sign a petition for the establishment of a revolutionary government
'I am not a politician anymore. I'm beyond that,' President Rodrigo Duterte says when sought for comment about the anti-Robredo rally
(UPDATED) Supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte hold a rally, saying Vice President Leni Robredo should 'change' her criticism of the Duterte administration or be ousted
Governor Roel Degamo files a graft complaint before the justice department, but does it have jurisdiction?
(UPDATED) The amount Mighty Corporation allegedly owes the government is thrice the P3 billion President Rodrigo Duterte had offered the cigarette company to pay as settlement
Former solicitor general Florin Hilbay suggests that the High Court ask Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales to submit her comment on the jurisdiction issue on the case of detained Senator Leila de Lima
But the DOJ dismisses allegations that policemen planted evidence in jail
'With a very meager pay, the rest of us will wallow in poverty,' the workers' union tells President Rodrigo Duterte in a letter
Aguirre says, 'The allegations in the complaint are not anchored on concrete solid evidence that would support findings of any of the enumerated grounds for impeachment. Suntok sa buwan 'yan.'
(UPDATED) After several hours of calm demonstrations, police moved in to disperse over 1,000 people gathered close to the consulate
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the lookout bulletin orders are in connection with the smuggling allegations against the cigarette company
(UPDATED) 'We are witnessing justice at work. We see that reformation is an option,' says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on the same day that the House of Representatives is set to pass the death penalty bill on final reading
(UPDATED) The health department calls on local government units to help improve the working conditions of health workers and ensure their security and benefits
(3rd UPDATE) Senator Leila de Lima denies Janet Lim Napoles' allegation, describing her as a 'polluted source' and 'pathological liar'
Reports say one of the suspects behind Perlas' killing was shot dead on March 4 after attempting to escape arrest
The public lawyer of prime suspect SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel – who reportedly owns at least 5 houses and lots and a 4-story commercial building – says his office cannot afford to photocopy his client's counter-affidavit
'Are Filipinos more inclined to commit crimes than Korean nationals?' asks Sta Isabel
Senator Leila de Lima's lawyers will oppose the move to consolidate the two cases with the one pending before Judge Juanita Guerrero, who had ordered the lawmaker's arrest
(UPDATED) Simeon Datumanong, former lawmaker and member of the Arroyo Cabinet, will be laid to rest in Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao, on Wednesday, March 1
The Commission on Appointments (CA) is set to grill Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr over 4 criminal charges pending before the Department of Justice (DOJ)
The arrest of the Chinese nationals is part of the PNP's streamlined crackdown on illegal gambling
(UPDATED) Several senators criticize Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II for his behavior during a pro-Duterte rally at Luneta
Justice Secretary Aguirre provides photos to counter the denial of the Makati Police of his claim that the wife of an inmate who testified against Senator Leila de Lima was ambushed last week
(UPDATED) The senator files a petition for certiorari and prohibition, seeking a status quo ante order on her arrest