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Senators on Aguirre resignation: Time for someone 'credible, capable' in DOJ

Apr 05, 2018 - 7:16 PM

'The Filipino people deserve a credible, capable, and respectable justice secretary who will lead with integrity and rebuild our trust in the Department of Justice,' says Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV

OUT. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has resigned from the Duterte Cabinet following a series of controversies in the Department of Justice. File photo from Lito Boras/ Rappler

Thousands sign petition calling for Aguirre's resignation

Sep 20, 2017 - 3:04 PM

'Kung hindi po siya tatanggalin ni Pangulong Duterte siya mismo ay magkaroon ng delicadeza na magbitiw sa opisina dahil sa kontrobersiyang kinasangkutan niya,' a youth protester says

RESIGN CALL. Protesters from Youth Resist wearing colorful wigs troop to DOJ on September 20, 2017 to file a petition calling for the resignation of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II over fake news and other controversies. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Spain ruling party official quits over graft scandal

Feb 15, 2016 - 12:57 AM

Esperanza Aguirre says the gravity of the allegations though not proven forced her to quit

epa05160480 Madrid Popular Party leader Esperanza Aguirre adresses to the media during a press conference held in Madrid, Spain on 14 February 2016 where she has announce her resigned after the search of the Spanish Civil Guard in the headquarters of the ruling party, Popula Party, in order to take the computer of the former manager of the party Beltran Gutierrez Moliner last 11 February. The operation was ordered by judge Javier Lopez during the operation 'Punica' , which began last October 2014 after investigated several Spanish mayors from four Spanish regions for their alleged involvement in a network for collecting commissions to award contracts, worth at 250 million euro. EPA/LUCA PIERGIOVANNI