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House officially junks Duterte impeachment complaint

May 30, 2017 - 5:50 PM

Voting 217 4 0 the House of Representatives approves the committee report junking the impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte

PLENARY. The House votes on the committee report junking the impeachment complaint against the President on May 30. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

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May 22, 2017 - 1:41 PM

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House panel wants impeachment complaints lacking in form immediately junked

May 22, 2017 - 10:12 AM

The current Rules of Procedure in Impeachment Proceedings state lawmakers may only junk an impeachment complaint after the document s sufficiency in form and substance are assessed

FORMALITIES. Justice panel chairperson Reynaldo Umali presides during the hearing on May 22, when the panel formally junked the impeachment complaint against the President. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

LIVE: House approval of committee report on Duterte impeachment complaint

May 22, 2017 - 8:16 AM

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De Lima, Trillanes slam House panel for junking Duterte impeachment

May 16, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Both senators say there is no rule requiring a complainant to have personal knowledge of accusations citing the cases of former president Joseph Estrada and former chief justice Renato Corona

IMPEACHMENT. Senators Leila de Lima and Antonio Trillanes IV slam the House committee on justice for junking the impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte.

ICC complaint vs Duterte is 'mental hospital' material, says Alvarez

May 16, 2017 - 3:08 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez one of the complaint s respondents says the ICC case against him the President and other officials is baseless

UNFAZED. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says he is not bothered he is one of the respondents in the complaint filed against the Presidente and other officials before the ICC. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Alejano willing to lose Congress seat after seeking Duterte ouster

May 15, 2017 - 7:55 PM

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano also says he will discuss with his party mates the possibility of being co complainants in the ICC case filed against the President

WHAT'S NEXT? Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano mulls the next steps to take after the justice panel rejected his impeachment complaint against the President. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

House committee junks Duterte impeachment complaint

May 15, 2017 - 1:54 PM

3rd UPDATE The committee finds the impeachment complaint against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte insufficient in substance

The House Committee on Justice on Monday, May 15, 2017 begins its hearing on the impeachment complaint filed by Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano against President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

LIVE: House hearing on 1st impeachment complaint vs Duterte

May 15, 2017 - 1:03 PM

The House justice committee will determine whether or not the impeachment complaint is sufficient in form and substance

House holds closed-door session on Duterte impeachment

May 15, 2017 - 12:52 PM

UPDATED In the first hearing on the impeachment complaint against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte critics and allies debate its sufficiency in form

The House Committee on Justice on Monday, May 15, 2017 begins its hearing on the impeachment complaint filed by Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano against President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

House hearing on Duterte impeachment complaint set on May 15

May 12, 2017 - 12:43 PM

The justice committee will determine whether or not the impeachment complaint is sufficient in form and substance

SUBJECT OF IMPEACHMENT COMPLAINT. The House has prioritized the impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Rene Lumawag/Presidential Photo

LP House majority won’t support Duterte, Robredo impeachment

Apr 21, 2017 - 10:06 AM

2ND UPDATE Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo says this common consensus was reached during a meeting of 15 LP House majority caucus members with their party chair Vice President Leni Robredo

Miro Quimbo. Rappler file photo

Alvarez-Floirendo feud to boost Duterte impeachment – Alejano

Mar 30, 2017 - 4:13 PM

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano believes the rift between the two Duterte allies points to cracks in the ruling PDP Laban

MORE SUPPORT? Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano files a supplemental impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte over his pronouncements on Benham Rise and the West Philippine Sea row. Photo by Nelson Vera/Rappler

Alejano wants Duterte impeached over Benham Rise, West PH Sea row

Mar 30, 2017 - 10:05 AM

UPDATED In his supplementary impeachment complaint Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano also alleges that the Philippine leader is forging secret deals with Beijing

WARMER RELATIONS. President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands prior to their bilateral meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 20, 2016. Photo by King Rodriguez/PPD

Duterte thinks Robredo, De Lima, or Trillanes behind 'ouster try'

Mar 23, 2017 - 11:35 PM

But President Rodrigo Duterte still discourages the filing of an impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo

'Robredo peddling lies,' says Impeach VP Leni Team

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:05 PM

A group of pro Duterte lawyers and bloggers claims the Vice President is using her position to spread distortions of reality

LOOMING OUSTER? Lawyer Bruce Rivera, and suspended lawyer Trixie Cruz-Angeles (right) are part of a group drafting an impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Robredo's 'UN statement' not an impeachable offense – Nene Pimentel

Mar 23, 2017 - 1:05 PM

Dapat siguro tignan nila ano nagawa ni Leni na labag sa Saligang Batas hindi labag sa kanilang pag iisip says the founder of ruling party PDP Laban

Former Senate President Aquilino "Nene" Pimentel Jr. speaks during the 3rd Centennial lecture themed " Federalizing the Philippines" held at Recto room, Senate of the Philippines on August 4, 2016. Photo by Alex Nueva Espana/PRIB

Sueno hits Robredo for criticizing drug war, 'hurting' trade deals

Mar 22, 2017 - 3:15 PM

Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno says Vice President Leni Robredo s criticism of the drug war is affecting the Philippines standing in the international community

Impeachment complaints vs Duterte, Robredo 'doomed,' says LP leader

Mar 21, 2017 - 4:10 PM

Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo says there are many smart lawmakers in the House who will refuse to be used in political infighting

LP LEADER. Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo says the LP will fight for Vice President Leni Robredo should an impeachment complaint be filed against her. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

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Mar 21, 2017 - 12:07 PM

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Planned impeachment complaint vs Robredo 'leaves bad taste' – opposition

Mar 20, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin says Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez s plan to file an impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo will be construed as vindictive and unfair

Duterte claims Robredo in a hurry to become president

Mar 19, 2017 - 11:25 PM

Si Leni apurado masyado maging presidente says President Rodrigo Duterte as he slams his critics in a speech in Myanmar

POLITICAL FOE. President Rodrigo Duterte names Vice President Leni Robredo as his political enemy during a speech in Myanmar on Sunday, March 19. File photo from the Office of the Vice President

Duterte 'welcomes' impeachment, ICC cases

Mar 19, 2017 - 4:30 PM

While his allies and the Palace defend President Rodrigo Duterte from an impeachment case and a possible ICC case he himself welcomes these

FOCUS ON JOB. In this file photo, President Rodrigo Duterte speaks at a gathering of local government officials in Manila, March 2017. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

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Impeachment complaint vs Robredo? Alvarez conditioning mind of public

Mar 18, 2017 - 10:58 AM

Robredo s camp says the Vice President s video for a United Nations meeting on extrajudicial killings was sent February with organizers releasing it in time for the conference

'MIND CONDITIONING.' Vice President Leni Robredo holds a press conference on December 5, 2016. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

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Mar 17, 2017 - 8:33 PM

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Alvarez mulls filing impeachment complaint vs Robredo

Mar 17, 2017 - 6:17 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says the complaint could be about Vice President Leni Robredo s betrayal of public trust for her criticism of the war on drugs in a video sent to the UN

ANOTHER IMPEACHMENT COMPLAINT? Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez believes Vice President Leni Robredo is behind the first impeachment complaint filed against President Rodrigo Duterte.

Impeachment complaint vs Duterte ‘graver’ than Estrada’s – Alejano

Mar 17, 2017 - 4:31 PM

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says Estrada did not kill anybody and did not misuse public funds

IMPEACHING A PRESIDENT? Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano compares the impeachment complaints filed against President Rodrigo Duterte and former president and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada.

Palace links Robredo to impeachment complaint

Mar 17, 2017 - 3:12 PM

Malacañang calls the impeachment complaint the latest move in an orchestrated effort of a well funded destabilization campaign

BEHIND PLOT? The Palace suspects a link between Vice President Leni Robredo and the impeachment complaint filed against President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Leni Robredo Media Bureau

Alejano ‘ready to face consequences’ after impeachment complaint

Mar 17, 2017 - 2:34 PM

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says he has fears in life but filing an impeachment complaint against the President is his duty

FIGHTER. Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano is a former soldier. Photo by Rappler

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Robredo behind Duterte impeach move – Alvarez

Mar 17, 2017 - 10:07 AM

UPDATED Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano the lawmaker who filed the complaint denies the accusation saying this is solely the decision of the Magdalo

ALLEGATION. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says Vice President Leni Robredo will be the one benefitting should President Rodrigo Duterte be impeached. File photo by Rappler

Duterte impeachment complaint 'a fight for all Filipinos,' says Alejano

Mar 16, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says he will seek support for the impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte in the coming weeks

THE COMPLAINANT. Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says he merely provided 'a venue for expression' to express dissent against President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Rappler

Alejano denies impeach bid part of destabilization plot

Mar 16, 2017 - 7:10 PM

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano also clarifies that his party is the only group responsible for the impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte

THE FIRST. Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano shows to the media the impeachment complaint he filed against the President on March 16. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Alvarez tags impeachment complaint vs Duterte as 'stupidity'

Mar 16, 2017 - 5:15 PM

UPDATED Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez doubts the substance of the first impeachment complaint filed against the President saying it will likely be rejected by the House

NOT THREATENED? Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez gives his two cents on the impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte, his longtime ally. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Aguirre, Calida say impeachment complaint vs Duterte won't fly

Mar 16, 2017 - 4:33 PM

Aguirre says The allegations in the complaint are not anchored on concrete solid evidence that would support findings of any of the enumerated grounds for impeachment Suntok sa buwan yan

Senators hold judgment on impeachment complaint vs Duterte

Mar 16, 2017 - 1:20 PM

Several senators note that the House is mandated to determine the complaint s validity But for an administration ally there is no compelling reason to impeach the President

IMPEACHMENT. Senators say it is up to the House of Representatives, as mandated by the 1987 Constitution, to decide on the 1st impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte. File photo

Highlights: Impeachment complaint vs Duterte

Mar 16, 2017 - 11:55 AM

The complaint says that given the unlawful activities and predicate crimes provided in the Anti Money Laundering Act there is basis for the House to direct AMLC to submit Duterte s bank accounts and properties

Rep. Gary Alejano of the Magdalo Party-list group announce the filling of Impeachment charges against President Rodrigo Duterte at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on March 16, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Palace insists no basis to impeach Duterte

Mar 16, 2017 - 11:36 AM

UPDATED Malacañang suspects the impeachment complaint is part of coordinated efforts to discredit the Duterte administration

FACING IMPEACHMENT? President Rodrigo Duterte is flanked by his allies in Congress, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo