The error leads some media to report on the words of the impersonator, thinking they were those of President Rodrigo Duterte
Human rights activists say the conduct of both physical and communication surveillance is prone to abuse and is a violation of a citizen's right to privacy
The officers who participated in the Jabidah massacre have not fully come clean. In the end, it may have left a legacy of lying and cover-up in the military.
According to privacy rights group Privacy International, there have been at least 7 recorded sales of surveillance equipment to the Philippines
The chairman of the House justice committee says there's more than enough evidence to convict Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
IT experts push for more transparency and explanations from Comelec and Smartmatic to address cheating allegations in the automated elections
President Rodrigo Duterte, however, has publicly criticized Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno while Malacañang has called on her to resign 'to spare the institution from any further damage'
Proponents of state surveillance argue that monitoring individuals is necessary in the interest of 'national security'. But who defines what 'national security' is? To what extent is state surveillance legal?
(UPDATED) Months before the May 2018 village polls, the House moves to reschedule it for the 3rd time, to October 2018
'This would get a failing mark in any criminal law, remedial law, or public international law class,' says an international law professor
The House justice committee will vote on the committee report on Monday, March 19
House justice committee chairperson Reynaldo Umali says it's the 'end of the road' for Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
Critical officials in Malacañang are caught unawares by the release of Duterte's 15-page and 3-page press statements declaring withdrawal from the ICC
Officials of the Tuguegarao Airport scramble to put water dispensers in their arrival and departure areas after Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade threatened to fire them
Any investigation or criminal proceedings that started before the withdrawal takes effect will still continue, Article 127 of the Rome Statute explicitly says
Dinidinig ng International Criminal Court ang mga kaso gaya ng genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, at crimes of aggression
Senators Ralph Recto and Franklin Drilon joke that Special Assistant to the President Bong Go wants to run for the Senate so he could join the winning Senate Defenders basketball team
While PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa vows to stick to the law, grave concern remains because of police abuses in the past, especially during Martial Law
Aaron Jed Rabena says China could be considered 'compliant' with the 2016 arbitral tribunal ruling if there were peace and stability in the West Philippine Sea
Judges and justices sympathetic to Sereno assert their position on judicial independence, as some of their colleagues reportedly join the call for her resignation
'It is so unfair and unjust. Marcosian ito, at bumabalik na tayo,' says human rights lawyer Edre Olalia
The same techniques detailed in Robert Mueller's Russia-Trump indictment are pervasive here and have accomplished the same goal as the Russians': sow discord
'Dahil sa protesta ni Bongbong na napakatagal, baka mapilitan 'yung isa sa amin na tumakbo para sa national office,' Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos tells Cagayan barangay officials
The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte purchased communications surveillance equipment from the UK. What should citizens know about state monitoring?
More than just a building, the UP Shopping Center became a community for the students, with its members playing key roles in their academic lives
Special rapporteurs work in their personal capacity and are not considered employees by the United Nations, hence they do not receive any salary
Calamian is an uncontested area. Any joint exploration with China in the area should be governed by Philippine laws, says Aaron Jed Rabena of the policy think tank Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno pays tribute to the late justice Cecilia Muñoz-Palma, who voiced 'her dissent against authoritarianism,' but can very well be alluding to herself as well
On Tuesday, March 6, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug speaks to Aaron Jed Rabena on how Chinese President Xi Jinping's move toward lifetime rule might affect Philippines-China relations and their maritime dispute
Requests for documents related to the government's anti-drug campaign by various local bodies were mostly rejected and the reasons cited – if their letters were even given a reply at all – all point towards protecting national security
Sereno and Calida cite jurisprudence on quo warranto proceedings. But can the SC entertain the petition in the first place?
The Philippine leader and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull are expected to speak ahead of the ASEAN-Australia Summit which Malacañang just confirmed Duterte intends to skip
Moonstar88, the favorite band of the Vice President's youngest daughter, performs during the party
In May 2014, Joanna Demafelis left for Kuwait to help secure a better future for her family. She comes home in a box nearly 4 years later.
Puwedeng magdulot ang tigdas ng iba pang komplikasyon sa pasyenteng mayroon nito, pero maaari itong maiwasan sa pamamagitan ng pagpapabakuna
Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque says the Philippine government will extend the invitation to UN expert Agnes Callamard if she ever visits the Philippines as a tourist
Vice President Leni Robredo says that the tirades against her have become so 'ridiculous' that she's actually 'excited' to see what her bashers come up with next
Measles may cause more complications in an infected patient but these can be prevented through vaccination
A clinical psychologist says psychological assessments – in the case of candidate Rodrigo Duterte then and Chief Justice Ma Lourdes Sereno now – should only be used for their intended purpose
Rappler looks into all the instances when Malacañang restricted the access of reporters covering the Palace beat and compares them with President Duterte's recent order
Join us as we make sense of each issue and talk about the importance and impact of these stories: frigates deal, Sereno impeachment, a non-librarian as head of the National Library, and Russian bots
Superintendent Marvin Marcos joins the anniversary party of the PNP's Criminal Investigation and Detection Group
Chief Justice Sereno's official letter regarding her leave is anticipated. Will it settle things for now, or will it cause more trouble in the Supreme Court?
The Robredo clan is 'complete' as their youngest turns 18 years old
Had voting taken place, insiders say, 'at least 8 justices' would have voted for Sereno to take a leave
(UPDATED) 'Allow them to express their grievances, listen to them and don’t muzzle them. The moment you do, time will come that they will reach a boiling point,' Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says
President Rodrigo Duterte and his administration have no control over the International Criminal Court, Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says
(UPDATED) A Russian-linked Twitter account used to interfere in polls in Spain is now tweeting exclusively about the Philippines – one of several disturbing developments that may suggest Kremlin propaganda in the country
The late strongman Ferdinand Marcos signed a presidential decree that sought to jail ‘rumor mongers.’ It was repealed by Corazon Aquino.
(UPDATED) Senators fail to probe deeper into why the defense department and the Navy did not come to a compromise