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Aquino on Mamasapano: Ombudsman violated my right to due process

Jul 20, 2017 - 8:16 PM

Aquino claims he was never given the chance to defend himself from complaints of graft and usurpation of authority

CA affirms Zaldy Ampatuan's wealth dishonesty charge

Jul 20, 2017 - 5:40 PM

The court's affirmation can later be used as basis for a forfeiture case against the jailed former governor

CA affirms Zaldy Ampatuan's wealth dishonesty charge

Ex-Iloilo rep Niel Tupas Jr indicted for graft over PDAF scam

Jul 20, 2017 - 12:49 PM

(UPDATED) Former Iloilo Representative Niel Tupas Jr, a member of the Liberal Party, says his signatures were forged

Ex-Iloilo rep Niel Tupas Jr indicted for graft over PDAF scam

WATCH: SAF 44 kin want homicide charges vs Aquino

Jul 19, 2017 - 10:21 PM

Aquino also files his appeal before Morales but it is done discreetly

WATCH: SAF 44 kin want homicide charges vs Aquino

VACC, SAF kin want 176-year jail time for Aquino

Jul 19, 2017 - 3:14 PM

'Hindi po commensurate 'yung penalty ng graft sa 44 lives na ninakaw ni Pangulong Aquino,' says lawyer Ferdinand Topacio, counsel for the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption

VACC, SAF kin want 176-year jail time for Aquino

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

Duterte: Ombudsman's charges vs Aquino sure to fail

Jul 17, 2017 - 7:45 PM

The President says the Ombudsman's usurpation charges against his predecessor are 'silly' since Aquino had every right to consult with then suspended PNP chief Purisima

Duterte: Ombudsman's charges vs Aquino sure to fail

Duterte to Ombudsman: Shut up, don't be like Obama

Jul 17, 2017 - 3:50 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'Since when did you anoint yourself spokesman of the criminals?' says President Rodrigo Duterte to Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales

Duterte to Ombudsman: Shut up, don't be like Obama

Aquino's Mamasapano indictment 'bad precedent' – Trillanes

Jul 16, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano, another former military man, says the top commander can't possibly usurp a lower commander's powers

Aquino's Mamasapano indictment 'bad precedent' – Trillanes

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

Aquino, Morales, Marawi rehab | Evening wRap

Jul 14, 2017 - 8:04 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

Aquino, Morales, Marawi rehab | Evening wRap

Aquino to appeal Ombudsman decision

Jul 14, 2017 - 4:11 PM

(UPDATED) Aquino spokesperson Abigail Valte says the ex-president 'will seek to clarify' certain facts as stated in the Ombudsman decision

Aquino to appeal Ombudsman decision

Ombudsman took Duterte kill threats 'out of context' – Palace

Jul 14, 2017 - 1:54 PM

'That's her opinion,' says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella, as he reiterates the Chief Executive's colorful style of expression

Ombudsman took Duterte kill threats 'out of context' – Palace

Morales, Marcos vs Farinas, Liu | Midday wRap

Jul 14, 2017 - 12:46 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Mara Cepeda

Morales, Marcos vs Farinas, Liu | Midday wRap

Ombudsman: Duterte's 'kill' threats unacceptable

Jul 14, 2017 - 9:05 AM

'He's goading people to kill people. That's a problem,' Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says of President Rodrigo Duterte

Ombudsman: Duterte's 'kill' threats unacceptable

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

Ombudsman orders P29-M forfeiture case vs ex-top cop Purisima

Jul 06, 2017 - 11:31 AM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales also wants forfeiture cases filed against the former PNP chief's wife and their children

Ombudsman orders P29-M forfeiture case vs ex-top cop Purisima

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

Coast Guard officials suspended over procurement anomalies

Jul 02, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Instead of dismissal ordered by the Ombudsman, the officials will now face a 6-month suspension as ruled by the Court of Appeals

Coast Guard officials suspended over procurement anomalies

Ombudsman: 18 gov't officials dismissed over PDAF scam

Jun 28, 2017 - 2:51 PM

(UPDATED) The dismissed officials are also facing graft and malversation charges before the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan

Ombudsman: 18 gov't officials dismissed over PDAF scam

JBC interviews set for Duterte's 4th SC appointee

Jun 27, 2017 - 5:36 PM

Up for interviews next week are veteran public lawyers: CA Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan, Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Alexander Gesmundo, and Deputy Ombudsman for Luzon Gerard Mosquera

JBC interviews set for Duterte's 4th SC appointee

Ex-Bacolod lawmaker indicted for graft over P21.56-M SEA Games fund

Jun 27, 2017 - 10:08 AM

The Ombudsman says the unliquidated SEA Games fund was deposited to the personal account of then Bacolod Representative Monico Puentevella in 2005

Ex-Bacolod lawmaker indicted for graft over P21.56-M SEA Games fund

Bayron regains seat as Puerto Princesa mayor

Jun 23, 2017 - 2:31 PM

Puerto Princesa Mayor Lucilo Bayron is back as city chief months after he was removed from the position

Bayron regains seat as Puerto Princesa mayor

Napoles wants 2014 affidavit excluded from plunder trial

Jun 21, 2017 - 5:58 PM

Napoles files the motion to exclude two days before the Sandiganbayan starts trial for her and Bong Revilla's plunder case

Napoles wants 2014 affidavit excluded from plunder trial

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 21, 2017

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:30 AM

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

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 21, 2017

Major corruption cases crumble as Ombudsman Morales races against time

Jun 21, 2017 - 9:00 AM

(UPDATED) Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales, with 12 months left in office, steps on the gas as Arroyo-time scam cases are being dismissed by the anti-graft court

Major corruption cases crumble as Ombudsman Morales races against time

National Democratic Front, Aquino and Trillanes, London attack | Midday wRap

Jun 19, 2017 - 1:24 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Acor Arceo

National Democratic Front, Aquino and Trillanes, London attack | Midday wRap

Ombudsman junks treason, espionage complaint vs Aquino, Trillanes

Jun 18, 2017 - 8:10 PM

The Ombudsman says the Philippines' backchannel talks with China during the Aquino administration do not constitute treason or espionage

Ombudsman junks treason, espionage complaint vs Aquino, Trillanes

Ex-Sulu vice gov Tan, sons face charges over SALNs, wealth probe

Jun 08, 2017 - 10:15 PM

Former Sulu vice governor Abdusakur Tan and his son, Maimbung Mayor Samier Tan, will be charged for failure to file SALNs. Another son, Sulu Governor Abdusakur Tan II, is under investigation for possible ill-gotten wealth.

Ex-Sulu vice gov Tan, sons face charges over SALNs, wealth probe

Resorts World gunman attended hearing for P6M forfeiture case before attack

Jun 06, 2017 - 7:25 PM

Carlos offers to pay government P1.2 million instead of P6.4 million, but Ombudsman prosecutors reject this as his forfeiture case continues

Resorts World gunman attended hearing for P6M forfeiture case before attack

Aguirre urges Congress to convene on martial law

May 29, 2017 - 8:03 PM

The justice secretary believes that if Congress convenes to affirm the President's martial law declaration, the Supreme Court won't have the last say on the issue

Aguirre urges Congress to convene on martial law

Aquino: Palparan lesson pushed me to accept Napoles surrender

May 24, 2017 - 9:13 PM

The Napoles surrender in Malacañang in 2013 is cited by Justice Secretary Aguirre as a factor in the reinvestigation of the pork barrel scam

Aquino: Palparan lesson pushed me to accept Napoles surrender

Ombudsman blocks Napoles' bail appeal at SC

May 22, 2017 - 5:56 PM

According to Ombudsman prosecutors, Napoles' grounds tackle the very meat of her plunder case, which, according to them, is not for the Supreme Court to act on

Ombudsman blocks Napoles' bail appeal at SC

Graft charges filed vs DAR chief, exec over Lapanday occupation

May 19, 2017 - 3:22 PM

Lawyer Noel Oliver Punzalan accuses DAR chief Rafael Mariano and Undersecretary Luis Pañgulayan of abuse of authority when they favored Marbai farmers in the occupation of the Davao del Norte farm of Lapanday Foods Corporation

Graft charges filed vs DAR chief, exec over Lapanday occupation

Bautista richest, Gascon poorest among heads of constitutional bodies

May 18, 2017 - 8:01 PM

The Comelec and CHR chiefs' net worth, as well as that of the Ombudsman and chairpersons of COA and CSC, all increase in 2016

Bautista richest, Gascon poorest among heads of constitutional bodies

Devanadera cleared in P6-B graft case due to Ombudsman delay

May 17, 2017 - 3:38 PM

The dismissal of the case against the Arroyo-time chief government corporate counsel adds to the list of cases dismissed by the anti-graft court for probe delays

Devanadera cleared in P6-B graft case due to Ombudsman delay

Morales, Alvarez, Ampatuan | Evening wRap

May 16, 2017 - 7:28 PM

Watch the evening newscast with David Lozada

Morales, Alvarez, Ampatuan | Evening wRap

No endorsement for Robredo, Ombudsman impeachment in next 3 months – Alvarez

May 16, 2017 - 3:36 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says lawmakers are still assessing the draft impeachment complaints and may endorse the documents, if they wish to, by August at the earliest

No endorsement for Robredo, Ombudsman impeachment in next 3 months – Alvarez

Ombudsman also investigating Abad in PDAF scam

May 16, 2017 - 1:01 PM

Aguirre earlier alluded to Abad as the 'most guilty instigator' of the PDAF scam

Ombudsman also investigating Abad in PDAF scam

Ombudsman: Napoles will not become state witness

May 16, 2017 - 12:03 PM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says her office 'will block any attempt' to make the alleged pork barrel scam mastermind a state witness

Ombudsman: Napoles will not become state witness

Napoles back in Camp Bagong Diwa

May 16, 2017 - 7:49 AM

Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles is back at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology facility in Taguig after two years at the women's correctional in Mandaluyong

Napoles back in Camp Bagong Diwa

Where do PH judicial bodies stand in the Napoles case?

May 14, 2017 - 11:08 AM

All the judicial bodies are now at play in the biggest corruption scandal in recent history. Where are they, so far, when it comes to Janet Lim Napoles?

Where do PH judicial bodies stand in the Napoles case?

Aquino's DAP defense leaves Abad to be indicted

May 12, 2017 - 8:04 PM

'While Congress could appropriate, it would have nothing more to do during the budget execution stage. The determination of the availability of savings is the technical province of the DBM,' Aquino says in his comment to the Ombudsman

Aquino's DAP defense leaves Abad to be indicted

Napoles, Dela Rosa, U.S. and Russia | Midday wRap

May 12, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Napoles, Dela Rosa, U.S. and Russia | Midday wRap

Duterte's 2016 net worth: P27.4M

May 12, 2017 - 11:23 AM

(4th UPDATE) The President's latest Statement of Assets and Liabilities shows his net worth at P27.4 million as of December 31, 2016, up by P3 million compared to June 2016

Duterte's 2016 net worth: P27.4M

Prosecutors want Napoles moved back to Taguig jail

May 12, 2017 - 10:28 AM

The Napoles camp wants the more secure NBI custodial center, citing 'everyday death threats' to the alleged mastermind of the pork barrel scam

Prosecutors want Napoles moved back to Taguig jail

FACT CHECK: What can Aguirre's DOJ do in the Napoles case?

May 11, 2017 - 3:45 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II is busy with many things about the Napoles pork barrel scam case, but what exactly are his powers as DOJ chief?

FACT CHECK: What can Aguirre's DOJ do in the Napoles case?

CHR recommends charges vs cops over secret jail cell in Tondo

May 10, 2017 - 5:05 PM

The Commission on Human Rights also calls on the Philippine National Police to guarantee the safety of the 12 detainees found inside the hidden cell

CHR recommends charges vs cops over secret jail cell in Tondo

Suarez to back impeachment complaint vs Ombudsman

May 10, 2017 - 3:07 PM

But two minority lawmakers – Representatives Lito Atienza and John Bertiz – say Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has been doing a 'good job'

Suarez to back impeachment complaint vs Ombudsman