The Department of Transportation floats the idea that the incident may be a case of 'sabotage'
The justice department's data shows that prosecutors have handled only 71 drug-related deaths out of the thousands who have been killed
(UPDATED) Now, only Senator Leila de Lima and her former driver, Ronnie Dayan, stand trial for the drug trading charges before the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court
(UPDATED) The disparities between the first and second medico-legal reports of the Manila Police District are suspect, say expert witnesses tapped by John Paul Solano, Axel Munro Hipe, and Mhin Wei Chan
(UPDATED) A recap of the case of Horacio 'Atio' Castillo III, a freshman UST law student who died from alleged hazing injuries inflicted by Aegis Juris Fraternity members
Ventura's testimony is seen as a breakthrough in the hazing case, but Senator Lacson asks: could he be a Trojan horse?
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency gets a big catch at the start of the week
Davidson Bangayan insists there was no evidence to prove he was the 'David Tan' named in intelligence reports as a big-time rice smuggler
The prosecution panel also denies Solano’s motion to strike from the record his first affidavit where he lied about seeing a dead Castillo in Tondo
UST Faculty of Civil Law dean Nilo Divina also claims the complaint against him is 'obviously being driven' by those seeking to 'persecute' and 'humiliate' him
(UPDATED) Some of the names in the lookout order check out with the names that appear in the group chat of Aegis Juris alumni who held a meeting when Castillo was killed
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'This latest drug allegation against prominent members of Partido Liberal clearly proves that this administration is going all-out to demonize the party in the eyes of the public,' the party says
Roxas calls it a 'poor and laughable attempt at fake news'
(3rd UPDATE) Mark Ventura tells investigators that when the fratmen at the initiation rites saw Atio Castillo move after he collapsed, they paddled him again
(UPDATED) Horacio's parents criticize the use of Solano's expert opinion as medical technologist, saying a cardiologist should have been cited instead
'It disregards basic constitutional safeguards against the arbitrary issuance of arrest warrants,' says Senator Leila de Lima's chief of staff Fhillip Sawali
The two former Immigration deputy commissioners, Michael Robles and Al Argosino, are fraternity brothers of President Rodrigo Duterte and Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II
'Hopefully, Mr Trangia’s return is covered in good intentions to clear his name and to tell the truth,' says Justice Secretary Aguirre
Trangia, who left the Philippines for the United States on September 21, will be returning Tuesday, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says
(UPDATED) Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the Philippine government will act on the request of US authorities for the extradition of suspect Russell Salic
In his motion asking the DOJ to dismiss the complaint, the former BOC commissioner says it is the Office of the Ombudsman which has jurisdiction
Senator Risa Hontiveros dismisses the complaints against her as an attempt to 'deflect' the public from the real issue against Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II
Dinagat Islands Representative Kaka Bag-ao says Senator Risa Hontiveros is being persecuted by the Duterte administration, similar to what was done to Senator Leila de Lima
'One of the cases was filed with a prosecutor under his jurisdiction. The conflict of interest is clear. This is a conspiracy hatched by Secretary Aguirre to expedite the filing of cases against me,' says the senator in front of Justice Secretary Aguirre
(UPDATED) Aguirre says he will also file an ethics complaint before the Senate against Hontiveros
Diosdado Solidum Jr was arrested in an entrapment operation in 2013, where he received money from PALEA's lawyer
John Paul Solano’s release is not a ticket to freedom. He has yet to undergo preliminary investigation to ascertain the charges to be pressed against him.
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John Paul Solano stays longer with the Manila Police District (MPD) after the DOJ release order was delayed in delivery
'Taiwan has never been the source of illegal drugs entering the Philippines,' says the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO)
'The Philippines today is a client state of the Bamboo triad,' President Rodrigo Duterte says, claiming the Taiwanese gang has 'taken over' the operations of the Chinese
The former lawmaker accuses Senator Risa Hontiveros of taking custody of the witnesses, who are minors, without court authorization
According to the petitioners – all human rights lawyers – current efforts to investigate a few of the thousands of deaths have not provided justice to the families
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'They have nothing to fear from us. They should fear more the ones hiding them or the ones advising them not to come out. They can be dangerous people,' says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II
The Supreme Court ruling covers jailed persons whose cases have lapsed preliminary investigations, or whose cases are under automatic review by the Department of Justice
'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
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, a member of the Lex Talionis fraternity, says the 1987 Constitution protects people's right to form associations
'Such an act is an affront to the dignity of the child as a person. It cannot be tolerated and should be sanctioned to the full extent of our laws,' says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II
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Secretary Aguirre is shooting blanks Pilit nagpapalusot Sa hinaba haba ng kanyang paliwanag hindi niya sinasagot ang tanong totoo ba o hindi ang text conversation? the senator says of the Justice Secretary s lengthy response
The Filipinos deserve better than a Cabinet official who resorts to spreading lies sowing intrigue and to name calling opposition senators say
24 year old Millham Saham is also facing a complaint for illegal possession of explosives
The justice secretary is caught on camera texting a VACC member to expedite cases against the opposition senator – cases whose probable cause will be determined by Aguirre s office
In a privilege speech opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros details Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II s unethical conduct
The Bureau of Immigration and the Department of Justice rely on the proposed amendments to the Immigration Law which is just set to undergo 2nd reading at the House of Representatives