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Trillanes believes information was just passed to Bikoy – some of which he continues to vet, particularly the bank trail of what he calls drug money
(3rd UPDATE) 'I will face this case just as I have faced all the other harassment cases Duterte's minions have filed against me,' says former senator Antonio Trillanes IV, who will post bail upon his return to Manila next week
The flip-flopping Peter Joemel Advincula, alias Bikoy, is the sole witness for now, but he is also charged with conspiracy to commit sedition
(4th UPDATE) Ex-senator Antonio Trillanes IV faces charges over the 'Bikoy' narcolist videos. Vice President Leni Robredo, as well as senators Leila de Lima and Risa Hontiveros, are among those cleared.
'We will not be discouraged,' say the 4 bishops who vowed to continue serving their flock despite the sedition complaint filed against them
Chel Diokno, Erin Tañada, and Ted Te file a perjury countercharge against the CIDG officer who filed the sedition complaint. Te admits to meeting to Bikoy who wanted a legal consult.
Ano ang implikasyon ng inciting to sedition complaint sa demokrasya sa Pilipinas?
On Tuesday, September 3, Rappler editor at large Marites Vitug sits down with FLAG lawyer Jun Viterbo to discuss the complaint against key members of the opposition
The prosecution panel says 'it is not within its powers to disqualify OSG from representing CIDG in these proceedings'
The Vice President also provides the Department of Justice photos and other documentation of her official events in Bulacan on March 4 – the date Peter Joemel Advincula claimed she was in Ateneo for an 'oust Duterte' meeting
On Thursday, August 29, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss and analyze how some political personalities have tried to trifle with the law
President Rodrigo Duterte is guest of honor at the opening of a power plant owned by Zaldy Co, the businessman mentioned in Peter Advincula's retracted allegations about a drug syndicate
'Could Advincula stage the grand scheme Project Sodoma all by himself?' says the solicitor general
'I whispered to [Fr Alejo] to better check first on the veracity of the man's story who came and left as a total stranger to me,' says Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David
The date that Villegas mentions is different from what Bikoy states in his affidavit. The meeting, he says, is part of his 'priestly ministry to give solace to those who are suffering.'
The howling of the dogs reverberate in the corridors of power as darkness descends on democracy
Peter Joemel Advincula, the man known as Bikoy, has told many versions of a sensational tale about drugs and the country’s most powerful
Marlon Manuel, Rene Saguisag, Arno Sanidad, Filibon Tacardon, Christian Monsod, Rey Robles have done public interest lawyering
'My life and the life of my family... is at risk,' says Peter Joemel Advincula
Advincula faces a cyber libel complaint filed against him by Bicolano tycoon Elizaldy Co
Peter Joemel Advincula is wanted in Legazpi City, Albay, for cyber libel
'Alam na talagang talo na sa protesta kaya naghahanap na naman ng ibang paraan.… Hanggang sa pagsisinungaling, gagawin,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
'It is...beyond belief that a case like sedition should be filed based on Bikoy's testimony, whose credibility is questionable,' says Fr Steven Zabala, vicar general of the Diocese of Cubao
'This is clearly politically motivated,' says the Vice President's spokesperson Barry Gutierrez of the sedition complaint
(UPDATED) 'I assure everyone of utmost fairness in the resolution of this case. The evidence, or the lack of it, will speak for itself,' says Justice Secretary Guevarra
The Integrated Bar of the Philippines' current and former presidents are included in the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group's inciting to sedition complaint over the Bikoy videos
'Hindi ba sila nag-verify, para hindi naman sila napapahiya?' Vice President Leni Robredo asks
(3rd UPDATE) Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra immediately forms a panel to investigate the complaint
The Philippine National Police, however, maintains contact with Peter Joemel Advincula whom it had earlier described as an 'information peddler'
The texts show Peter Joemel Advincula, the flip-flopping Bikoy, apparently insisting on shooting the Ang Totoong Narco List videos as soon as possible, and asking for rent and transportation allowances
(UPDATED) Archbishop Socrates Villegas also denies the claim of Peter Joemel Advincula or Bikoy that he met with anti-Duterte plotters on December 12, 2018
'The case has been submitted for resolution in lieu of the absence of Peter Advincula,' says the lawyer of the complainants in the estafa case
CIDG chief Major General Amador Corpus says they have reason to believe the life of Peter Joemel Advincula, the man known as Bikoy, is threatened
Lawyer Ferdinand Topacio says in a 3-page letter filed with the office of Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin it was 'highly improper' for the IBP to allow political use of their premises
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says priests approached him to ask help for Peter Joemel Advincula or Bikoy, but he decided against it due to Bikoy's 'confusing' claims and lack of evidence
The Philippine National Police has yet to receive a revised sworn statement from Peter Joemel Advincula, the man also known as Bikoy
Peter Joemel Advincula, also known as Bikoy, is facing 6 counts of estafa in Baguio City
Peter Joemel Advincula apparently experienced high blood pressure, says top cop General Oscar Albayalde
Elizaldy Co and Misibis Bay management are seeking P1.1 billion in damages
'We cannot deny him his freedom of speech. This is democracy,' says PNP chief Oscar Albayalde, referring to Peter Joemel Advincula, also known as Bikoy
With Peter Joemel Advincula now pointing a finger at the opposition and not the Duterte family, the Palace says police should conduct a probe – which it earlier said would be a waste of time and money
(3rd UPDATE) 'I can speak for the party na wala kaming kinalaman sa Bikoy issue,' says Liberal Party chair Vice President Leni Robredo
(UPDATED) Presidential son Paolo Duterte says there should be a 'proper investigation' of the alleged involvement of some opposition personalities in a plot to unseat his father
From accusing people close to President Duterte of accepting drug money, Bikoy now alleges that Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and members of Otso Diretso are behind the Ang Totoong Narcolist videos
Peter Joemel Advincula now alleges that the Bikoy videos and his statements against the Duterte administration were all 'scripted'
(3rd UPDATE) Peter Joemel Advincula claims he was used by the Liberal Party in its alleged bid to oust President Rodrigo Duterte
The Integrated Bar of the Philippines says it will determine who must be held accountable for Peter Joemel Advincula's press conference at the IBP headquarters
Solicitor General Jose Calida also calls for the resignation of current national president Abdiel Dan Fajardo, whose term is expiring on June 30
(UPDATED) Senator Panfilo Lacson says active Philippine National Police officials backed Joemel Peter Advincula, also known as 'Bikoy,' in 2016
‘Should he fail to do so, the DOJ will consider his possible inclusion in Rodel Jayme's inciting to sedition case or indictment for other criminal charges after proper investigation,’ says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra