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Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has formalized his order to investigate Rappler for “possible violation of the Constitution and laws.” Rappler has slammed the order, calling it a "fishing expedition."
Aguirre orders NBI to probe Rappler
Solicitor General Jose Calida has said the criminal investigation into Rappler will center around possible violation of the Anti-Dummy Law
Con-Ass pushing through with or without Senate – Alvarez
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez insists on his interpretation of the Constitution, even if it differs from that of his colleagues in the Senate and the framers of the 1987 Charter
Malacañang claims no chance Bong Go intervened in frigate deal
But the allegations focus not on the contract for the frigates as a whole, but on the selection of a secondary supplier for the Combat Management Systems of the ships
Bidding issues hound Sereno in impeachment hearing
Lawmakers raise possible violations of the anti-graft law
AFP lists 5 people who could be next ISIS emir in SE Asia
Defense and security officials appear before Supreme Court justices to defend the second extension of martial law in Mindanao
Public satisfaction with Duterte administration at record high – SWS
Filipinos are most satisfied with the Duterte government's fight against terrorism, and least satisfied with its effort to address inflation and traffic, according to the results of the latest Social Weather Stations survey
Two Koreas agree to march together at Winter Olympics opening
North Korea also says it will send a 550-member delegation to the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in the South