What is a good thing – making top officials accountable – has now been distorted as a way of defeating the will of the people
'You have here a case where all these are not qualified for the witness protection program but are in conspiracy with De Lima are not named in the information. Would you say that there is a singling out of the accused?' Associate Justice Marvic Leonen asks Solicitor General Jose Calida
Throughout Philippine history, there have been several periods when the president didn't have a second-in-command
What are the issues on jurisdiction being threshed out at the oral arguments before the Supreme Court?
This is consistent with the position taken by the De Lima camp which says it is the anti-graft court that has jurisdiction over the detained senator because it is covered by a later law
The late dictator is the 4th Philippine president to be buried at the Heroes' Cemetery
Besides the Marcos burial and cases involving former presidents, the Supreme Court has also decided on major cases involving key politicians
(UPDATED) The justices ruled on the petitions opposing a hero's burial for Marcos by 'viewing and judging his totality' as a person, the SC decision says
(UPDATED) By a vote of 9-5, the Supreme Court gives the go signal for former president Ferdinand Marcos' burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Justices are expected to submit their opinions by Thursday, November 10.
(UPDATED) This is the second time the High Court has extended the status quo ante order on a hero's burial for the dictator
Of the issues, the justices gave significant attention to human rights, RA 289, AFP regulations, and Marcos' record as a soldier
The Philippine Army has already designated a protocol officer who will coordinate with the Marcos family on the details of the planned burial
Ferdinand Marcos' 1969 speech is the longest SONA, thus far, going by word count
Students from the Far Eastern University Institute of Technology see potential in the relative unknowns from Rappler's senatorial debate, and hope they would steer away from traditional politics
Five of the 6 senatorial candidates who have joined Rappler's #TheLeaderIWant debate say they prefer the tough-talking Davao City mayor to head the country
Former police officer Diosdado Valeroso says such a system would motivate government workers and encourage them to take pride in their work in public service
The candidates present their plans to voters at the last leg of Rappler's senatorial debates held at the FEU Institute of Technology in Manila
Rappler goes to the FEU Institute of Technology on Friday, April 22, for the last of its 3-part senatorial debates
Rappler #PHVote's 'The Leader I Want' series features the stand of Diosdado Valeroso on key issues that senatorial bets will address in a debate on Friday, April 22
'Its actuations can easily be misinterpreted as participating in the partisan voices of those who are supporting a different candidate for the elections,' Justice Leonen says of the Comelec
Justices Arturo Brion, Antonio Carpio, Teresita Leonardo-de Castro, and Bienvenido Reyes weigh in on Comelec's jurisdiction to rule on the qualifications of presidential candidate Grace Poe
[EXCLUSIVE] Documents obtained by Rappler show executives of RCBC Securities knew of irregular transactions by a rogue trader early on, but failed to take action
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A subpoena will 'exempt' those who have copies of the recording from 'criminal prosecution'
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Local officials fear that apart from rivers drying up and crops being damaged, El Niño will cause bush fires
As it prepares for more deals, Cirtek Holdings hires the former president of First Metro Investments Corporation and the founder of Tallwood Venture Capital
Auditors say the private contractor for the infrastructure project was paid more than P837 million, above the original contract price of more than P584 million
In 4 big public-interest cases, Supreme Court Justice Bersamin has always decided in favor of Mendoza’s clients
(3rd UPDATE) The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan allows former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to attend the wake at the Heritage Park in Taguig City. Malacañang condoles with the Macapagal family.
We recall some past Philippine presidents who delivered speeches as they commemorated Independence Day and committed to protect the freedom we enjoy today
A scheduling conflict affords this side headed to Singapore a once-in-a-generation chance for Philippine-bred players to show their stuff internationally
This is to deter would-be looters from stealing rail parts, which officials say caused last month's train accident
(UPDATED) Flights arriving at Clark International Airport will only be allowed during daytime, after several navigational aids facilities were damaged by lightning
Close to 70,000 commuters will be affected by the suspension, which comes a week after a PNR train derailed
Compared to the MRT and LRT, the state-run PNR has received a smaller subsidy to maintain and run its operations, Ejercito says
(UPDATED) Even before the incident, Central Mindanao has been on high alert for possible retaliatory attacks over the reported death of Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir, better known as “Marwan”
The appeals court says Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has the power to discipline Diosdado Macapagal International Airport personnel who assisted immigration lawbreakers
We reviewed 5 graft cases that never prospered against the Vice President when he was still mayor of Makati
A look at the 3rd and 5th division justices: It bears watching how they will behave under a new administration, and whether their actuations will be their ticket to the High Court
A member of the Sandiganbayan says the filing of the 3 plunder cases is a welcome development for those eyeing higher positions in the judiciary. 'How they decide on the cases [could] affect their chances of being appointed to the SC.'
In the Philippines, those who suffer from rare diseases depend on government for their expensive treatment. Lawmakers are trying to address the patients' needs further
Here's the latest on 9 personalities who figured in the plunder trial of former president Joseph Estrada
Let's review the important events of 1963 through the eyes of one who lived through it
The Palace reserves comment on the proposal, suggest that a state of calamity be declared in the province first
The Senate President turns the tables on SC justices Marvic Leonen and Diosdado Peralta, presses them on a speedy decision before the year ends
Assistant State Prosecutor III Diosdado Bernales Solidum Jr was caught extorting P2.5 million from members of the Philippine Airlines Employees Association
(UPDATED) The NBI arrests a prosecutor accused of extortion. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima says she 'authorized' the entrapment.