President Rodrigo Duterte says he takes 'full responsibility' for mistakenly linking former Pangasinan governor Amado Espino Jr and two other Pangasinan officials to illegal drugs
Pangasinan congressman Amado Espino Jr says he will go through the judicial process even if the charges, he says, are 'pure fabrications and politically motivated'
Communications Secretary Martin Andanar says the controversial matrix went through 'thorough validation'
Congressman Amado Espino and his longtime aide, Raffy Baraan flatly deny the President's allegations
The matrix also claims Espino's trusted aide Raffy Baraan and former Bureau of Corrections chief Franklin Bucayu were part of the illegal drug operations
Leni Robredo is gunning for the vice presidency with a grassroots campaign strategy. Her supporters include veteran political strategists.
The Ombudsman says the mining operation was conducted in a protected area, part of a 184-hectare reserve meant for eco-tourism and other sustainable development activities