Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Friday.
Camilo Sabio, who turns 82 next month, will appeal the decision of the Sandiganbayan 1st Division
Duterte lets 9 injured soldiers board the presidential plane to transport them from a Cagayan de Oro military hospital to Manila
The P2.08 billion is the cost of the non-return of 97,365 vote-counting machines to technology provider Smartmatic
'There's very strict accounting regarding that matter,' says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella on how the government handles expenses for President Rodrigo Duterte's trips abroad
EXCLUSIVE: The government spends at least P386.2 million ($7.72 million) on foreign trips during Duterte's first year in power. In one trip, expenses shoot up to P31.8 million ($636,000) a day.
Retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Jose Vitug will chair the 3-member panel
(UPDATED) A law is needed to implement the freedom of information program across all branches of government, says the PCOO
Attention will now turn to Temer's battle against a parallel case in which he is accused of obstruction of justice and corruption
The Palace says Aguirre still enjoys the 'full trust' of President Rodrigo Duterte
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
If the 7-judge panel votes to scrap the election result, Michel Temer – who took over only last year when Dilma Rousseff was impeached – would himself risk losing his office
Roberto Teo, once a Davao City Hall official, is appointed as a board member of the Land Bank of the Philippines Leasing and Finance Corporation
(UPDATED) The preliminary conference, originally set for June 21, is reset to July 11
In a new motion, the camp of defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr seeks the decryption and printing of ballot images from SD cards
'DDS Podcast' airs every Sunday morning and is hosted by Secretary Martin Andanar and Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson, who have both been accused of spreading misinformation in the past
RTVM expresses regret for the slip-up and says 'we continue to work on our daily broadcast documentation and coverage of presidential engagements'
Government Corporate Counsel Rudolf Jurado claims HB 5233 will also increase the Solicitor General's budget from the current P600 million to P1.3 billion
(3rd UPDATE) The 37-second animation, which made the rounds of Twitter and Facebook on Wednesday afternoon, is taken down later in the evening
Thirteen Strategic Communications Office personnel are reassigned to an office under the direct supervision of PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar
Despite telling Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella he would take questions from Palace reporters, PCOO chief Andanar chooses to evade the media and stays silent on new gaffes from his office
(UPDATED) The President is supposed to attend the International Conference on the Future of Asia in Tokyo from June 5 to 6
The opposition is trying to sway the support of the armed forces, a key pillar of the government of socialist President Nicolas Maduro, who is resisting opposition calls for early elections
Presidential Security Group commander Lope Dagoy was unable to attend his confirmation hearing, as he was with President Rodrigo Duterte in Russia
Solicitor General Jose Calida says the consolidation of legal functions under his office would 'result in a leaner, cleaner government bureaucracy'
Fernando Alejo, 52, was the officer-in-charge in a Community Environment and Natural Resources Office sub-station in Narra town
Political analyst Ramon Casiple says Bongbong Marcos would have to decide whether he'll run for senator in 2019 or continue with his electoral protest against Vice President Leni Robredo
Vice President Leni Robredo's current net worth, which shrank by P2 million in her first 6 months in office, does not include her P8-million deposit on the fee for her counter-protest against former senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr
(3rd UPDATE) US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein taps former FBI director Robert Mueller to take over the probe of 'Russian government efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election'
Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella will have the title of 'secretary' and will no longer report to PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar. He will also have a deputy spokesperson.
What are the roles and functions of the government agency that dancer-turned-blogger Mocha Uson will soon be a part of?
The Palace communications team amends a photo caption that identifies Honeylet Avanceña as Duterte's First Lady, and uses the term 'longtime partner' instead
(2ND UPDATE) The new PCOO assistant secretary responds to criticism from Bb Pilipinas International 2017
The sexy star turned political blogger has been appointed assistant secretary of the government's communication arm
President Rodrigo Duterte says it's his turn to believe in Mocha Uson, the new PCOO assistant secretary for social media, who supported his presidential bid
(UPDATED) The newly appointed assistant secretary for social media will get a monthly gross salary of at least P106,454, plus allowances and bonuses
The celebrity blogger trends on Twitter as Filipinos, both the outraged and the pleased, weigh in on her appointment as PCOO assistant secretary
Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday
A year ago on May 9, Rodrigo Duterte gave Rappler his first one-on-one interview after partial vote transmissions showed he was leading the presidential race
(UPDATED) Moon, of the Democratic Party, has 41.4% support, according to the joint survey by 3 television stations
'I think the result of the French elections really show that it's good news to open trade and globalization, and it reduces the uncertainties of the eurozone,' says Changyong Rhee, director of the International Monetary Fund's Asia and Pacific Department
(UPDATED) The celebrity blogger and known Duterte supporter is given a post at the Presidential Communications Operations Office
It's been a year since the 2016 elections. Revisit Rappler's #PHvote microsite – it doesn't disappoint with the wealth of stories from that whirlwind of a day.
Here are the key moments in the legal battle between Vice President Leni Robredo and her rival in the May 2016 polls, former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr
(UPDATED) Take a glimpse of the life of Jejomar Binay a year after he lost in the presidential race
Lawyers of Vice President Leni Robredo say the pleading filed by former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr against her counter-protest is already moot and academic
Soldiers belonging to Joint Task Force - NCR are also deployed to the site of the twin explosions