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Aguirre gives state protection to Patricia Bautista

Aug 18, 2017 - 6:12 PM

WPP benefits include shelter, livelihood assistance, and educational benefits for the children of the witness

Aguirre gives state protection to Patricia Bautista

Drug shipment middleman as state witness? Aguirre, Trillanes butt heads

Aug 18, 2017 - 12:50 PM

'Senator Trillanes is already writing the ending of a story that has yet to start,' Secretary Aguirre says

Drug shipment middleman as state witness? Aguirre, Trillanes butt heads

Drilon asks Aguirre: Why only 37 cases out of 4,000 killings?

Aug 17, 2017 - 3:40 PM

(UPDATED) 'Dismal [performance]. Well, it's a part of the culture of impunity,' says Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on the Department of Justice's work on drug-related killings

Drilon asks Aguirre: Why only 37 cases out of 4,000 killings?

Bautista may face charges even if settlement reached with wife – Aguirre

Aug 09, 2017 - 6:10 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista's stint as PCGG head is also being investigated for possible anomalies

Bautista may face charges even if settlement reached with wife – Aguirre

Malacañang wants thorough probe into wealth claims vs Comelec chair

Aug 07, 2017 - 10:29 AM

(UPDATED) The National Bureau of Investigation will look into allegations that Commission on Elections Chairman Andres Bautista illegally amassed nearly P1 billion

Malacañang wants thorough probe into wealth claims vs Comelec chair

DOJ to begin probe into drug trade allegations vs Peter Lim

Aug 02, 2017 - 3:10 PM

A police complaint states that Cebu-based businessman Peter Lim supplied 'staggering amounts of shabu' to the group of Kerwin Espinosa

DOJ to begin probe into drug trade allegations vs Peter Lim

Alleged drug lord Peter Lim on immigration lookout list

Jul 31, 2017 - 1:20 PM

The Department of Justice orders the Bureau of Immigration to monitor if Lim and 7 others linked to the drug trade will try to leave the Philippines

Alleged drug lord Peter Lim on immigration lookout list

Inside Bilibid: Resurgence, resignation, 'recanting'

Jul 29, 2017 - 5:41 PM

Detained Senator Leila de Lima says these developments only prove the 'transactional nature' of the drug charges against her

Inside Bilibid: Resurgence, resignation, 'recanting'

3 witnesses vs De Lima moved back to Bilibid maximum security compound

Jul 28, 2017 - 12:07 PM

The group Kabalikat urges Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II not to transfer the witnesses as this may affect the drug cases against detained Senator Leila de Lima

3 witnesses vs De Lima moved back to Bilibid maximum security compound

Aguirre takes over BuCor, leads surprise inspection of Bilibid

Jul 27, 2017 - 2:14 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II also orders the return of transferred inmates to their original jail cells

Aguirre takes over BuCor, leads surprise inspection of Bilibid

Lacson: DOJ circular may nullify downgraded charges in Espinosa slay

Jul 26, 2017 - 2:17 PM

Senator Panfilo Lacson points out a department circular which supposedly limits the DOJ undersecretaries' power to handle petitions for review

Lacson: DOJ circular may nullify downgraded charges in Espinosa slay

De Lima asks Aguirre: Where are your drug war EJK cases?

Jul 24, 2017 - 3:07 PM

The DOJ's latest data of extrajudicial killing cases refer only to victims from cause-oriented groups

De Lima asks Aguirre: Where are your drug war EJK cases?

Is DOJ turning a blind eye to EJKs? De Lima and Aguirre exchange claims

Jul 21, 2017 - 6:56 PM

"I've always been relevant. How can concern for EJKs and our rights be ever irrelevant?" says Senator Leila de Lima responding to Secretary Aguirre's criticism.

Is DOJ turning a blind eye to EJKs? De Lima and Aguirre exchange claims

Aquino surprised Duterte defended him over indictment

Jul 18, 2017 - 10:45 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III will file a motion for reconsideration before the Ombudsman on Wednesday, July 19, to 'clarify what transpired' in the Mamasapano operation

Aquino surprised Duterte defended him over indictment

Aguirre bet for BuCor, DDB Chair Santiago, has drugs case on review

Jul 18, 2017 - 4:05 PM

Santiago's dismissed drug case on automatic review stems from allegations that PDEA, under his term, illegally sold contrabands seized during operations

Aguirre bet for BuCor, DDB Chair Santiago, has drugs case on review

SC approves Aguirre's request to transfer Maute cases to Taguig

Jul 18, 2017 - 3:20 PM

Petitioners, meanwhile, urge the Supreme Court to still decide on petitions asking that Congress convene to discuss the merits of Duterte's martial law proclamation

SC approves Aguirre's request to transfer Maute cases to Taguig

Aguirre hits De Lima for filing complaint against him

Jul 15, 2017 - 2:21 PM

'She is just trying to be relevant,' Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says

Aguirre hits De Lima for filing complaint against him

Aguirre wants new drugs board chair Santiago as BuCor chief

Jul 14, 2017 - 12:46 PM

Prior to his recent appointment to the Dangerous Drugs Board, retired general Dionisio Santiago chaired the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency

Aguirre wants new drugs board chair Santiago as BuCor chief

BuCor chief Benjamin de los Santos resigns

Jul 13, 2017 - 8:55 PM

(UPDATED) 'Issue about resurgence of drug trade has made me irrelevant,' Benjamin de los Santos says in a text message to reporters

BuCor chief Benjamin de los Santos resigns

De Lima presents testimonies of 'coerced witnesses' in complaint vs Aguirre

Jul 13, 2017 - 7:27 PM

De Lima accuses Aguirre of using fake bank transaction slips to link her to Bilibid drug money

De Lima presents testimonies of 'coerced witnesses' in complaint vs Aguirre

De Lima files complaint vs Aguirre before Ombudsman

Jul 13, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Senator Leila de Lima accuses Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II of instructing his prosecutors not to file cases against law enforcement personnel waging the war on drugs

De Lima files complaint vs Aguirre before Ombudsman

Youth groups file ethics complaint vs Aguirre over fake news

Jul 05, 2017 - 12:30 PM

'If he resigns, that's very good, that's delicadeza, but our strongest position would be for the President to actually take him out of office,' says one of the complainants

Youth groups file ethics complaint vs Aguirre over fake news

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 5, 2017

Jul 05, 2017 - 11:45 AM

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

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 5, 2017

PDAF cases, Duterte-time: Napoles confident of freedom 'in less than 2 years'

Jul 01, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The justice department, the Solicitor General, and the Court of Appeals have helped the cases of the alleged pork barrel scam mastermind in no small measure

PDAF cases, Duterte-time: Napoles confident of freedom 'in less than 2 years'

Under Aguirre: DOJ in numbers

Jul 01, 2017 - 9:30 AM

Aguirre boasts of higher disposition and conviction rates for 2016

Under Aguirre: DOJ in numbers

Congress has authority to clip DOJ chief's powers – Escudero

Jun 29, 2017 - 3:40 PM

'The intention of that bill is to remove politics from the justice system so it does not depend on the sitting DOJ secretary or president,' says the senator who seeks to refile a measure that will limit powers of any sitting DOJ chief

Congress has authority to clip DOJ chief's powers – Escudero

DOJ prepares 30 Manila prosecutors for Maute trial

Jun 28, 2017 - 9:57 PM

Charges of rebellion against members of the terrorist group will be heard continuously – in Metro Manila, if the High Court grants the DOJ's request

DOJ prepares 30 Manila prosecutors for Maute trial

Duterte frat brod to head DOJ task force on PDAF scam

Jun 27, 2017 - 3:12 PM

Justice Undersecretary Antonio Kho Jr will have 'overall supervision and oversight over all stages of the investigation and any other proceedings that may result therefrom,' says Department Order 435

Duterte frat brod to head DOJ task force on PDAF scam

DOJ sets up task force for new pork barrel scam probe

Jun 26, 2017 - 11:21 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the task force is set up to correct the 'miscarriage of justice' in the probe carried out by the Aquino administration

DOJ sets up task force for new pork barrel scam probe

Senate bill seeks jail time for gov't officials spreading fake news

Jun 22, 2017 - 9:52 AM

Under Senate Bill 1492, any person found guilty will be punished with a fine ranging from P100,000 to P5 million and one to 5 years imprisonment, while public officials will be subjected to stiffer penalties

Senate bill seeks jail time for gov't officials spreading fake news

Aguirre distances self from DOJ downgrade of charges in Espinosa slay

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:30 AM

(UPDATED) 'I was not the one who wrote it. I was not the one who signed it,' says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II about the DOJ's latest resolution on charges in the killing of Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr

Aguirre distances self from DOJ downgrade of charges in Espinosa slay

DOJ files rebellion charges vs 12 Maute members

Jun 20, 2017 - 6:45 PM

The 12 suspected members of the local terror group had been arrested in a Pagadian City hospital

DOJ files rebellion charges vs 12 Maute members

SC says no decision yet on transfer of Maute cases

Jun 19, 2017 - 1:35 PM

(UPDATED) The Supreme Court issues the statement after Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says his request to move Maute cases to Taguig City will likely be approved

SC says no decision yet on transfer of Maute cases

Maute mother charged in CDO court for rebellion

Jun 15, 2017 - 9:12 AM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II also files another request with the Supreme Court to transfer the venue of detention and trial from Cagayan de Oro City to Taguig City

Maute mother charged in CDO court for rebellion

DOJ moves to cancel Lascañas' passport

Jun 15, 2017 - 8:21 AM

Arturo Lascañas is facing murder and frustrated murder charges over his confession of operating to kill radio man Jun Pala

DOJ moves to cancel Lascañas' passport

Aguirre appeals to SC to bring Maute cases to Manila

Jun 12, 2017 - 9:44 PM

Aguirre's assessment of Camp Evangelista in Cagayan de Oro is that it lacks the resources needed to secure detained members of the Maute terror group

Aguirre appeals to SC to bring Maute cases to Manila

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 12, 2017

Jun 12, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Monday.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 12, 2017

#AnimatED: Independence from Vitaliano Aguirre II

Jun 12, 2017 - 9:00 AM

As we celebrate Independence Day, we ask to be free – free from the justice secretary’s spin, lies, and conspiracies

#AnimatED: Independence from Vitaliano Aguirre II

Vitaliano Aguirre: 'Fake news king' to opposition, 'bright boy' to Duterte

Jun 11, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Aguirre says he would have wanted to settle for a quiet life, take care of his 6 grandchildren, tend to his bonsais, and resume scuba diving, but service beckoned

Vitaliano Aguirre: 'Fake news king' to opposition, 'bright boy' to Duterte

Aguirre stands by order to probe opposition for alleged destab plot

Jun 10, 2017 - 4:56 PM

(UPDATED) Even after the discovery of false claims and an old unrelated photo, Aguirre stands by his Department Order 385 to probe into a supposed destabilization plot by opposition leaders

Aguirre stands by order to probe opposition for alleged destab plot

Aguirre denies releasing 'Marawi meeting' photo

Jun 09, 2017 - 1:02 PM

'Just apologize,' Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV tells Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II who has yet to make a public apology to the senator

Aguirre denies releasing 'Marawi meeting' photo

NUJP to Aguirre: Media won't be scapegoats for your 'lies'

Jun 09, 2017 - 11:36 AM

'Trying to blame others for your blunders unmasks you as a mean-spirited coward,' the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines tells Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II

NUJP to Aguirre: Media won't be scapegoats for your 'lies'

No public apology yet from Aguirre for fake news

Jun 08, 2017 - 9:03 PM

The Palace says Aguirre still enjoys the 'full trust' of President Rodrigo Duterte

No public apology yet from Aguirre for fake news

Bam Aquino demands public apology from Aguirre over fake news

Jun 08, 2017 - 11:44 AM

Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV says he is considering filing a case against Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II

Bam Aquino demands public apology from Aguirre over fake news

Aguirre reverses De Lima, lets BFP enforce fire laws in ecozones

Jun 07, 2017 - 6:48 PM

Aguirre says they will investigate the supposed lack of signages near the room where Resorts World guests and employees died due to suffocation

Aguirre reverses De Lima, lets BFP enforce fire laws in ecozones

FACT-CHECK: Aguirre uses old photo to tag opposition lawmakers in Marawi crisis

Jun 07, 2017 - 6:15 PM

The photo of the alleged plotters turns out to have been taken in 2015 at the Iloilo Airport, and not weeks before the Maute crisis erupted

FACT-CHECK: Aguirre uses old photo to tag opposition lawmakers in Marawi crisis

De Lima to Aguirre on casino attack: 'Stop blaming me' for everything

Jun 07, 2017 - 4:42 PM

'After some time, your own excuses of blaming me for every catastrophe that befalls this administration just won't wash with the public anymore,' Senator Leila de Lima tells Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II

De Lima to Aguirre on casino attack: 'Stop blaming me' for everything

SC assigns Cagayan de Oro court to handle Maute cases

Jun 06, 2017 - 10:39 PM

The Supreme Court directs the court administrator to coordinate with the military base in Cagayan de Oro to provide security for court personnel

SC assigns Cagayan de Oro court to handle Maute cases

DOJ: De Lima could be liable for PEZA regulation of casino fire safety

Jun 05, 2017 - 7:46 PM

Secretary Aguirre is inclined to reverse his predecessor's legal opinion in 2014 which took away from the Bureau of Fire Protection the regulation over casinos

DOJ: De Lima could be liable for PEZA regulation of casino fire safety

Aguirre orders NBI to probe Resorts World Manila attack

Jun 04, 2017 - 9:15 PM

The National Bureau of Investigation is ordered to determine whether or not charges should be filed against anyone over the Resorts World Manila attack

Aguirre orders NBI to probe Resorts World Manila attack