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.'
After 5 hearings, the Senate blue ribbon committee chaired by Senator Richard Gordon ends its probe into the Bureau of Immigration scandal, saying it involved 'extortion,' not bribery
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the lookout bulletin orders are in connection with the smuggling allegations against the cigarette company
'It is the responsibility of Congress to ensure that no government official would be taking advantage of their positions to disseminate fake news,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
(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
The Supreme Court will see clearly that Duterte, De Lima, and Lascañas do not love each other, but surely love for this country and for the rule of law will make the Court decide the case in the right way
(UPDATED) The health department calls on local government units to help improve the working conditions of health workers and ensure their security and benefits
Twenty-seven of the 127 prisoners endorsed for executive clemency by the DOJ will be given signed certificates of pardon on Tuesday, March 7
Reports say one of the suspects behind Perlas' killing was shot dead on March 4 after attempting to escape arrest
(UPDATED) The United States Navy gives a tour of the massive aircraft carrier as it conducts 'routine operations' in the disputed waters
'Are Filipinos more inclined to commit crimes than Korean nationals?' asks Sta Isabel
Not unlike Pontius Pilate, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II called out to tens of thousands gathered at the Luneta on the evening of February 25 and asked them whom they wanted targeted next, possibly to join Senator Leila de Lima in jail, and they shouted back, 'Trillanes!'
(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
The crowd at the Luneta shouts, 'Si Trillanes!' referring to Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, a Duterte critic
(UPDATED) It is a show of force to support President Rodrigo Duterte. It also coincides with the 31st anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution.
Aguirre seems set to hold the record for a Philippine justice chief with the most number of 'unsubstantiated' public pronouncements at a given time
'From all these violence, killings, and crooked governance of the Duterte regime, clearly, I am not the Public Enemy No. 1 here, but this regime which has no respect for basic human rights, especially the right to life,' says Senator Leila de Lima
(3rd UPDATE) 'I hope Secretary Aguirre isn't losing his marbles....He is not supposed to be in the business of peddling conspiracy theories, much less engaging in character assassination,' says the former senator accused of bribing inmates to help Senator Leila de Lima
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The justice secretary says, 'Kung ano ano ang sinasabi mo, na bigyan ka hanggang few hours in the morning. Ba't kinakailangan pang ganoon?'
'The embassy is strongly distressed that this false information could tarnish its honor and reputation,' says the South Korean embassy
In an unusual break from their word war, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II agrees with Senator Leila de Lima's views at a Senate inquiry
Citing information he received from an unnamed former NBI official, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II claims that 'some people in the South Korean embassy are already compromised by this Korean mafia'
Former NBI officials Roel Boliv, Ricardo Diaz, and Jose Yap are named new respondents in a supplemental criminal complaint
Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas says critics of President Rodrigo Duterte's priority bills may use the Cabinet officials' absence to argue against the passage of the measures
After tagging Senator Leila de Lima as Public Enemy number 1, Solicitor General Jose Calida now calls the embattled senator a crybaby
With the new format, the Department of Justice says Filipinos will be able to use the NBI clearance 'for whatever legal purpose'
Senator Leila de Lima also urges Filipinos to band together and 'stand up' against the dictatorial regime of a 'sociopathic serial killer'
Senator Leila de Lima says she trusts the Armed Forces of the Philippines more than the Philippine National Police
'Kagalang-galang na talaga ang hustisya sa Pilipinas. Ang salita ng kidnapper ay ebidensya na ngayon...[at] sinasanto na natin ang salita ng mga drug lord'
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Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the drug charges filed against Senator Leila de Lima 'are not politically motivated'
Rappler discusses the processes following the filing of criminal charges against Senator Leila de Lima
Key players resume finger-pointing at the 4th hearing of the Senate blue ribbon committee into the immigration bureau bribery scandal
(2ND UPDATE) The case is filed at the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court
Chinese gambling tycoon Jack Lam is accused of bribery and economic sabotage by the Duterte administration
The anti-graft court, upon re-examination of the evidence, cites a weakness in the graft case, and some reasonable doubt in the two estafa cases
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II assures Senator Leila de Lima that she would be 'safe' in detention once she is arrested for drug-related charges
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV sees politics at work in the confirmation of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II
(UPDATED) The justice chief says what he only approved was the use of air 'coolers' by inmates who suffered from high blood pressure. This, he says, is not a form of special treatment.
Senator Manny Pacquiao also says he met Jack Lam at the Chinese tycoon's golf course