(UPDATED) In ordering the transfer, a Manila judge cites the rule that an arrested person should be brought to the 'nearest police station or jail'
Ralph Trangia files a petition for review before the Department of Justice
This follows the DOJ's dismissal of charges against Rafael Ragos to make him state witness against De Lima
Moslemen Macarambon Sr said he and other DOJ undersecretaries and assistant secretaries resigned after new Justice Secretary Guevarra asked them
(3RD UPDATE) President Rodrigo Duterte advises Justice Assistant Secretary Moslemen Macarambon Sr and Public Works Assistant Secretary Tingagun Ampaso Umpa to resign 'or face termination for corruption'
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(UPDATED) Rappler Holdings Corporation and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa file a joint counter-affidavit at the DOJ in relation to the P133-million tax evasion complaint filed by the BIR
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Adorco says he and his ‘boss’ Kerwin Espinosa once met Peter Co inside a hospital in Manila to talk about a drug transaction. Co is a convicted drug lord serving a life sentence in Bilibid.
The committee report from 2002 recommended that Lim be prosecuted for perjury for lying about his links to a certain Ben Go
Many of the concerned officials are former justice secretary Vitaliano Aguirre's fraternity brothers at Lex Taleonis
'The allegations against me are baffling and unfounded,' says Rappler CEO Maria Ressa in her counter-affidavit filed with the DOJ on her behalf by her lawyers
(UPDATED) Rappler CEO Maria Ressa appears before Department of Justice prosecutors a day ahead of the filing of her counter-affidavit, as she would be in Seoul on Wednesday to participate in a forum on the state of press freedom around the world
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Here's a timeline of events surrounding the Bureau of Internal Revenue's tax evasion complaint against Rappler
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(UPDATED) The subpoena directs Rappler president Maria Ressa and treasurer James Bitanga to submit their counter-affidavit as the BIR accuses them of tax evasion – a claim they contest
Backpage – accused of being the biggest website for prostitution in the world, with its classifieds used to promote paid-for sex with minors and victims of human trafficking – is abruptly shut down by US authorities on April 6
With an assistant solicitor general as lead counsel, the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group promises to bring in additional witnesses and evidence against the alleged drug lord
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Senator Leila de Lima hopes Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra 'can bring back true dispensation of justice at the DOJ, bereft of any partisan and persecutorial agenda'
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A true blue Atenean, father of 4 boys, and once a part-time law school student who almost topped the bar – here are some things to know about the new justice secretary
This comes after lawmakers called on President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint a justice secretary who is 'credible, capable, and respectable'
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The respondents are accused of 'intentionally inoculating the Dengvaxia recipients with an unsafe product undergoing clinical trial, which caused [their]...untimely death'
'I accepted the resignation of Vit Aguirre, my fraternity brother,' President Rodrigo Duterte announces
'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
(3rd UPDATE) Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra will be filling the shoes of Vitaliano Aguirre II at the Department of Justice
The embattled justice secretary is not fired during the Cabinet meeting on April 4
Max Miro was killed by police during the serving of an arrest warrant, while Nelson 'Jun' Pepito was shot dead by unidentified riding-in-tandem shooters, says Albuera police chief Senior Inspector Ronald Espina
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The lead police investigator in the murder-kidnapping case earlier called the dismissal of parricide charges the 'latest DOJ blunder'
Vice President Leni Robredo slams Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II for tagging critics, including Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña, as drug protectors. Osmeña was a friend of Robredo's late husband.
The commission recommends a lifestyle check on former assistant state prosecutor Aristotle Reyes, whom President Duterte has since appointed as regional trial court judge
'The DOJ might be renamed Department of Injustice for this latest blunder?' asks Senior Superintendent Jonathan Cabal, after the Department of Justice cleared the prime suspect in the murder of Bien-Unido Mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel
We write about the pork barrel queen in the holiest of weeks in Asia’s biggest Christian country, and rightly so. She represents one of our worst contradictions as a nation of the faithful.
BDO Unibank, owned by the Philippines' richest man Henry Sy Sr, argues it has a legal right to request that the Department of Justice designate an acting prosecutor
(UPDATED) This is over BDO Unibank tax cases. But Justice Secretary Aguirre threatens a countersuit, saying the Cebu mayor has no evidence he accepted money from anyone.
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The Senate says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II was 'less than prudent' when he met with individuals who turned out to be allegedly involved in bribery
'So much so that there is no dismissal anymore,' says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II in a Malacañang press briefing
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'[It's] because we are in a situation where we don't know what to do.... That's why we have to consult people in authority,' says Janet Lim Napoles' lawyer Stephen David, defending a meeting in Malacañang
This is a change of tune for Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa, who earlier slammed the Department of Justice panel and called on them to use their 'conscience'
Top cop Dela Rosa clarifies that President Duterte will only go over high-profile drugs cases
The White House official did not offer greater detail on how the death penalty could be invoked against drug dealers without amending statutes
Aquino, Garin, Abad, and other former and incumbent officials must appear before the Department of Justice on Friday, March 23, to answer the charges filed against them
'Para sabihin na eligible siya para maging state witness, parang ginagawang mockery iyong justice system eh,' says Vice President Leni Robredo