On January 4, 2017, then Philippine Navy chief vice admiral Ronald Mercado wrote Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana to reject plans to install the Combat Management System of Hanwha Systems in Philippine warships. A week later, Lorenzana is handed a Hanwha white paper in Malacañang.
Special Assistant to the President Bong Go issues a blanket denial, saying someone might be using his name. But documents show otherwise.
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The police call it an encounter. The survivor says it was an execution. Forensic evidence says he may be right.
For three months in 2017, the Payatas village hall and the police station demanded the profiling and drug testing of residents they believed were drug personalities. Every household that refused was marked red.
The war, as we have discovered, is fought in places where privilege does not extend
These are the types of news that PCOO Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson likes to share
These stories take a lot of resources to make, but we believe they are important in a democracy – especially in the face of impunity, corruption, and propaganda
Like wayward candidates many media agencies also failed to file reports with the poll body in defiance of their obligation in law
Rappler’s series of investigations documents the drug war as it continues to be fought across the first year of Duterte's presidency
EXCLUSIVE: The government spends at least P386 2 million 7 72 million on foreign trips during Duterte s first year in power In one trip expenses shoot up to P31 8 million 636 000 a day
Incest rape happens far more often in the country than official data shows but it remains to be an unspeakable secret within families – leaving girls to suffer repeated abuse for years inside their own homes
EXKLUSIBO: Kilala ng mga kaanak ng mga natokhang kung sino ang bumaril sa mga anak nila – at nakahanda silang pangalanan siya
Witnesses interviewed during the 3 month investigation led by Patricia Evangelista name Police Officer 3 Ronald Alvarez of the Delpan Community Precinct as the alleged killer behind at least 4 drug related deaths
EXCLUSIVE: Families of the Philippine drug war s dead claim they know the man who shot their children – and they re willing to speak his name
Substandard and small houses and the lack of water and electricity scare police and soldiers from moving into a Pagadian housing project
Will more people join the likes of Edgar Matobato and Arthur Lascanas?
The self confessed hitman of the so called Davao Death Squad warns cops of a suffering that comes once you ve killed for the wrong reasons
Says Lascañas in Filipino: We cannot play the role of God deciding who will live and who will die That is so wrong
PCIJ reports that this heralds a policy shift in how the Duterte administration wants to deal with Napoles and other lawmakers accused of misusing pork barrel funds
The name Perfecto Rivas Yasay Jr appears in the US government s Quarterly Publication of Individuals Who Have Chosen to Expatriate
An apologist of the President and a public official who gets paid by taxpayers’ money, Andanar is embarking on a dangerous path of propaganda and media control
The crematorium staff say they learned that Ruamar Salvador was actually Korean Jee Ick Joo only last January 18 when agents from the NBI paid a visit to St Nathaniel
Two investigations – one in Manila and another in Quantico Virginia – on the documents related to the Ragua heirs land claim in Quezon City yield interesting and possibly far reaching results
Heirs of the purported owner of the prime lot where SM North EDSA and Trinoma Mall now stand want to get back what they believe to be legally and rightfully theirs
Facebook can no longer ignore the fact that there are continuous and organized attempts to game its system
Suspicious and fake Facebook accounts share common practices, forming a nest that spreads and repeats lies and propaganda
EXCLUSIVE: Despite the denial of the Philippine and Indonesian governments that ransom was paid millions of dollars were given to the Abu Sayyaf Group for the release of Indonesian hostages over the past few months
For the au pairs who paid off immigration personnel then the bribery was part of what they had to do to get out of the country It was an arrangement that was mutually beneficial
Spelling errors and wrong information mar the list of local government officials alleged to be involved in the illegal drug trade
UPDATED Rappler is crowdsourcing information on the 158 government officials listed as allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade How accurate is this list?
As au pairs Christy and Jhoy wanted to improve their lives What they found instead was heartbreak maltreatment and a future in limbo
How do you go on a cultural exchange program and end up a pregnant undocumented migrant?
Taking full responsibility for his acts Lapuz says My heart aches my heart feels agony and sorrow for these sins of commission and omission in my writings
[EXCLUSIVE] Editors of an academic journal find that some parts of Jose David Lapuz s book were lifted without attribution or acknowledgment of the original sources
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[EXCLUSIVE] Documents obtained by Rappler show executives of RCBC Securities knew of irregular transactions by a rogue trader early on but failed to take action
Just right after the 2012 general voters list cleanup in ARMM the region reports a high 27 increase in its voting population – higher than the national average – in 2016
[The annulment business] Fake annulments are easy to detect Beware of fakes from Recto
[The annulment business] When someone promises a quickie annulment, chances are they’re just faking it
[The annulment business] A web of relationships, from fixer to judge, slowly unravels
[The annulment business] The Supreme Court dismisses erring judge Cader Indar who issues quick decision on cases brought to him
[EXCLUSIVE] Toilet fixtures in the controversial Makati parking building cost way beyond current retail prices
[EXCLUSIVE] In the Philippines very rough and possibly outdated estimates say about 3 of the country’s priests may have committed sexual misconduct
[EXCLUSIVE] This marks the first time that a formal complaint about sexual abuse has been put on record with the Society of Jesus Philippine Province
Diño s COC indicates he is running for Pasay City mayor Will it crush efforts to push for a Duterte presidential candidacy given candidate substitution rules?
Lowell Menorca says in a video that he was illegally detained at the Iglesia ni Cristo central compound from July 25 to October 21 and that everything he said in a Net 25 interview was scripted