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Criticizing doesn't mean seeking presidency, says Robredo

Mar 23, 2017 - 5:15 PM

'Wala po tayong ganoon na pangarap. Ang gusto lamang natin ay mapakinggan ang ating mga boses,' Vice President Leni Robredo says in a meeting with supporters

Criticizing doesn't mean seeking presidency, says Robredo

Alvarez calls Robredo 'shameless' for criticizing drug war

Mar 23, 2017 - 3:55 PM

'Kauna-unahan sa kasaysayan ng Pilipinas na mayroong isang napakakapal ng mukha na isang official ng gobyerno ay nagpadala ng [video] clip... para sirain ang ating bansa,' says Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Vice President Leni Robredo

Alvarez calls Robredo 'shameless' for criticizing drug war

Robredo's UN statement not an impeachable offense – Nene Pimentel

Mar 23, 2017 - 1:05 PM

'Dapat siguro tignan nila ano nagawa ni Leni na labag sa Saligang Batas, hindi labag sa kanilang pag-iisip,' says the founder of ruling party PDP-Laban

Robredo's UN statement not an impeachable offense – Nene Pimentel

Duterte, oral arguments, Trump | Midday wRap

Mar 22, 2017 - 12:34 PM

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Duterte, oral arguments, Trump | Midday wRap

When politics and principles clash on the death penalty

Mar 22, 2017 - 10:30 AM

18 lawmakers who voted no to the RH bill under the 15th Congress voted yes to the death penalty measure under the 17th Congress. How did the Church mobilize against the two controversial measures?

When politics and principles clash on the death penalty

Maute group, oral arguments, Park | Evening wRap

Mar 21, 2017 - 7:55 PM

Watch the evening newscast with David Lozada

Maute group, oral arguments, Park | Evening wRap

Quimbo confident Alvarez will be prudent on impeachment complaint

Mar 21, 2017 - 4:53 PM

LP stalwart and Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo says the House of Representatives should just focus on important legislation and not on the impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo

Quimbo confident Alvarez will be prudent on impeachment complaint

Impeachment complaints vs Duterte, Robredo 'doomed,' says LP leader

Mar 21, 2017 - 4:10 PM

Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo says there are many smart lawmakers in the House who will refuse to be used in political infighting

Impeachment complaints vs Duterte, Robredo 'doomed,' says LP leader

'Nothing personal' in CA grilling Cabinet appointees – Sato

Mar 21, 2017 - 3:15 PM

Occidental Mindoro Representative Josephine Ramirez-Sato says CA members spend a lot of time researching the background of the Cabinet appointees and the needs of the departments

'Nothing personal' in CA grilling Cabinet appointees – Sato

Alvarez impeachment threat is 'harassment' – Robredo legal adviser

Mar 20, 2017 - 8:10 PM

'You have the Speaker – no less – saying this is an impeachable offense... That already [raises questions] on how fair the process will be,' says vice presidential legal adviser and ex-lawmaker Barry Gutierrez

Alvarez impeachment threat is 'harassment' – Robredo legal adviser

Alvarez urged to endorse impeachment complaint vs Robredo

Mar 20, 2017 - 7:15 PM

Marcos loyalists Oliver Lozano and Melchor Chavez, the complainants, accuse Vice President Leni Robredo of betraying public trust. But LP stalwart and Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo slams the complaint as 'baseless'.

Alvarez urged to endorse impeachment complaint vs Robredo

Planned impeachment complaint vs Robredo 'leaves bad taste' – opposition

Mar 20, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin says Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez's plan to file an impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo will be 'construed as vindictive and unfair'

Planned impeachment complaint vs Robredo 'leaves bad taste' – opposition

Impeachment a numbers game? Robredo to rely on lawmakers' principles

Mar 19, 2017 - 6:30 PM

The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo says it is 'business as usual' for them, as they hit President Rodrigo Duterte's allies for 'trying to silence critics'

Impeachment a numbers game? Robredo to rely on lawmakers' principles

White House security boosted after arrest

Mar 19, 2017 - 3:05 PM

(UPDATED) CNN reports that a man makes a threat claiming he has a bomb in his car, and that he is immediately arrested and the car in which he was traveling seized

White House security boosted after arrest

George Ty and MVP transaction is best deal of 2016 – IHAP

Mar 19, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The deal that brought together two of the biggest conglomerates in the country is recognized as the most innovative and complex

George Ty and MVP transaction is best deal of 2016 – IHAP

NSA deputy calls Trump's wiretapping allegations 'crazy'

Mar 19, 2017 - 12:36 AM

The accusations infuriated British officials, prompting an uncommonly vehement denial from Britain's GCHQ intelligence agency

NSA deputy calls Trump's wiretapping allegations 'crazy'

Park supporters march in Seoul against impeachment

Mar 18, 2017 - 3:24 PM

About 2,000 supporters of ex-President Park Geun-Hye are seen walking slowly, waving banners and national flags, including a huge one carried by some 100 people in protest against her impeachment

Park supporters march in Seoul against impeachment

Duterte supporters stage rally in front of Robredo’s office

Mar 18, 2017 - 1:31 PM

Less than 20 Duterte supporters stage a silent rally while holding signs calling for her impeachment or resignation

Duterte supporters stage rally in front of Robredo’s office

Gov't officials, groups urge passage of FOI law

Mar 17, 2017 - 6:52 PM

ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio warns against complacency in the passage of the freedom of information law

Gov't officials, groups urge passage of FOI law

Alvarez mulls filing impeachment complaint vs Robredo

Mar 17, 2017 - 6:17 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says the complaint could be about Vice President Leni Robredo's 'betrayal of public trust' for her criticism of the war on drugs in a video sent to the UN

Alvarez mulls filing impeachment complaint vs Robredo

Impeachment complaint vs Duterte ‘graver’ than Estrada’s – Alejano

Mar 17, 2017 - 4:31 PM

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says Estrada did not kill anybody and did not misuse public funds

Impeachment complaint vs Duterte ‘graver’ than Estrada’s – Alejano

Alejano ‘ready to face consequences’ after impeachment complaint

Mar 17, 2017 - 2:34 PM

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says he has 'fears in life', but filing an impeachment complaint against the President is his 'duty'

Alejano ‘ready to face consequences’ after impeachment complaint

Duterte impeachment complaint, Leila de Lima, McDonalds | Midday wRap

Mar 17, 2017 - 1:18 PM

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Duterte impeachment complaint, Leila de Lima, McDonalds | Midday wRap

Robredo behind Duterte impeach move – Alvarez

Mar 17, 2017 - 10:07 AM

(UPDATED) Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano, the lawmaker who filed the complaint, denies the accusation, saying 'this is solely the decision of the Magdalo'

Robredo behind Duterte impeach move – Alvarez

Duterte impeachment case, Leila de Lima, Donald Trump | Evening wRap

Mar 16, 2017 - 10:30 PM

Watch Rappler's evening newscast with Camille Elemia

Duterte impeachment case, Leila de Lima, Donald Trump | Evening wRap

When the House whips go to work for the death penalty

Mar 16, 2017 - 9:37 PM

PART 2: Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas leads the charge to whip the votes and bring back the death penalty in the country, a pet bill of President Rodrigo Duterte

When the House whips go to work for the death penalty

Duterte impeachment complaint 'a fight for all Filipinos,' says Alejano

Mar 16, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says he will seek support for the impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte in the coming weeks

Duterte impeachment complaint 'a fight for all Filipinos,' says Alejano

Alejano denies impeach bid part of destabilization plot

Mar 16, 2017 - 7:10 PM

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano also clarifies that his party is the only group responsible for the impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte

Alejano denies impeach bid part of destabilization plot

Alvarez tags impeachment complaint vs Duterte as 'stupidity'

Mar 16, 2017 - 5:15 PM

(UPDATED) Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez doubts the substance of the first impeachment complaint filed against the President, saying it will likely be rejected by the House

Alvarez tags impeachment complaint vs Duterte as 'stupidity'

LP not providing replacements for ousted House committee heads

Mar 16, 2017 - 5:10 PM

LP secretary-general Jose Christopher Belmonte says it is 'heartwarming' that none of the party's lawmakers are willing to take the place of their ousted colleagues

LP not providing replacements for ousted House committee heads

Gary Alejano, mutineer and ex-Marine, leads impeach bid vs Duterte

Mar 16, 2017 - 4:42 PM

The Marine soldier who once turned against a president he was tasked to secure leads another fight – this time in Congress

Gary Alejano, mutineer and ex-Marine, leads impeach bid vs Duterte

Rappler Talk: Gary Alejano's impeachment complaint vs Duterte

Mar 16, 2017 - 4:36 PM

Rappler talks to Gary Alejano, the Magdalo representative who fired the first salvo against President Rodrigo Duterte

Rappler Talk: Gary Alejano's impeachment complaint vs Duterte

Duterte impeachment case, Leila de Lima, Whatsapp & Telegram | Midday wRap

Mar 16, 2017 - 2:21 PM

Watch Rappler's midday newscast with Margie de Leon

Duterte impeachment case, Leila de Lima, Whatsapp & Telegram | Midday wRap

Senators hold judgment on impeachment complaint vs Duterte

Mar 16, 2017 - 1:20 PM

Several senators note that the House is mandated to determine the complaint's validity. But for an administration ally, there is 'no compelling reason' to impeach the President.

Senators hold judgment on impeachment complaint vs Duterte

FAST FACTS: How does impeachment work?

Mar 16, 2017 - 1:10 PM

(UPDATED) The 1987 Constitution lays down rules to make some top officials, including the President, Vice President, and SC members, among others, accountable through the impeachment process

FAST FACTS: How does impeachment work?

First impeachment complaint filed vs Duterte

Mar 16, 2017 - 10:16 AM

(UPDATED) Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano, a former mutineer and ally of opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, fires the first salvo against President Duterte

First impeachment complaint filed vs Duterte

Majority bloc, Robredo, Trump | Evening wRap

Mar 15, 2017 - 10:29 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Margie de Leon

Majority bloc, Robredo, Trump | Evening wRap

House ousts Arroyo, 11 committee chairpersons

Mar 15, 2017 - 6:37 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez makes good on his threat to remove the key posts of lawmakers who did not vote in favor of the death penalty bill

House ousts Arroyo, 11 committee chairpersons

After 8 months under 17th Congress, Alvarez 'tired, but satisfied'

Mar 15, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez considers the approval of the death penalty bill as the biggest achievement of the House so far

After 8 months under 17th Congress, Alvarez 'tired, but satisfied'

Sandigan denies house arrest bid of ex-PCSO official in plunder case

Mar 15, 2017 - 4:14 PM

Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo used to be Uriarte's co-accused in this case until she was acquitted by the Supreme Court

Sandigan denies house arrest bid of ex-PCSO official in plunder case

Alvarez grills DOTr over ‘ambitious’ MRT-LRT common station

Mar 15, 2017 - 3:26 PM

A visibly peeved Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez tells DOTr officials they must pay for the penalties out of their own pockets should they fail to complete the common station by 2019

Alvarez grills DOTr over ‘ambitious’ MRT-LRT common station

Trump, Dominguez, Park | Midday wRap

Mar 15, 2017 - 2:18 PM

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Trump, Dominguez, Park | Midday wRap

House leaders vs death penalty to be replaced in May

Mar 15, 2017 - 12:41 PM

(UPDATED) On possibly losing support after the House reorganization, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says, 'Well if I'm burning bridges, then so be it'

House leaders vs death penalty to be replaced in May

Lawmakers to 'inspect' tourist spots, RORO ships

Mar 15, 2017 - 12:35 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez denies the trip is a junket, saying they will be working within the allowable budget for out-of-town committee hearings

Lawmakers to 'inspect' tourist spots, RORO ships

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 15, 2017

Mar 15, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 15, 2017

What happened behind closed doors to the death penalty bill

Mar 15, 2017 - 11:38 AM

PART 1: Lawmakers are initially ambivalent about their stance on the death penalty bill, but a few tweaks on its provisions finally convince them to support the measure

What happened behind closed doors to the death penalty bill

LGBT advocates lead charge for anti-discrimination bill

Mar 14, 2017 - 8:50 PM

Representatives Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Kaka Bag-ao, and Geraldine Roman sponsor the proposed SOGIE Equality Act for 2nd reading in the House

LGBT advocates lead charge for anti-discrimination bill

House approves free public Wi-Fi bill on 2nd reading

Mar 14, 2017 - 8:28 PM

The Senate already approved the bill on final reading. Thus the bill is a step closer to becoming a law.

House approves free public Wi-Fi bill on 2nd reading

ICC case vs Duterte is PH's 'last recourse' – opposition lawmakers

Mar 14, 2017 - 5:50 PM

The congressmen argue that the ICC may step in if the Philippines is 'shown to be unwilling or unable to investigate, prosecute, and try in good faith'

ICC case vs Duterte is PH's 'last recourse' – opposition lawmakers

UK Parliament backs Brexit bill

Mar 14, 2017 - 7:00 AM

The prime minister could then trigger Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty at any time, starting two years of talks that will end with Britain becoming the first country to leave the bloc

UK Parliament backs Brexit bill