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Duterte to allow anti-corruption body to look into his bank records

Mar 07, 2018 - 1:47 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission is free to check his bank accounts but he won't give the same access to his political opponents

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) Chairman Dante Jimenez and other PACC officials prior to their oath-taking ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on March 6, 2018. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

De Lima seeks inquiry into anti-money laundering law compliance

Mar 03, 2018 - 1:42 PM

'Duterte should never be exempted from investigation and accountability,' says Senator Leila de Lima

NO REGRETS. Senator Leila de Lima is seen in this photo walking past her former bodyguard and boyfriend Ronnie Dayan (lower right) at a Senate hearing. File photo

Duterte probe terminated because AMLC refused to cooperate – Ombudsman

Feb 15, 2018 - 4:50 PM

This development raises more questions: where did the bank records come from, and why did a different deputy ombudsman terminate the investigation?

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte lauds the men and women of the 1002nd Infantry Brigade for their service to the country in his speech during his visit to their headquarters in Malungon, Sarangani Province on July 5, 2017. Malacañan Photo

Ombudsman probe into Duterte wealth already ‘terminated’ – Calida

Feb 13, 2018 - 1:46 PM

(4th UPDATE) Calida asks the Office of the Ombudsman: Why not announce the termination?

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his message to the rebel returnees at Malacañan Palace on February 7, 2018, explains how insurgency has stunted the development of the agriculture sector in the hinterlands. Malacañang Photo

[OPINION | Newspoint] Duterte vs Morales: Power vs justice

Feb 10, 2018 - 11:00 AM

The core issue is hidden, possibly ill-gotten, wealth. It began hounding Duterte during the electoral campaign. During his presidency it has been overshadowed by other, graver, issues he can’t seem to stop provoking.

Malacañang on Duterte's alleged investments: Prove documents authentic

Jan 22, 2018 - 1:34 PM

Almost two years after allegations of hidden wealth were first made, President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to issue a waiver allowing the release of his bank accounts' transaction history

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) 2018 Kick Off: Game On! All in For Nation Building at the Manila Hotel in Manila on January 11, 2018. Also in the photo is Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. YANCY LIM/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte's word war with women

Dec 19, 2017 - 9:00 AM

How Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales have stood up to the President

WOMEN AND DUTERTE. President Rodrigo Duterte's tough-talking persona meets a match in equally tough-talking women such as the Chief Justice and the Ombudsman.

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: When Duterte is backed into a corner

Oct 09, 2017 - 10:43 AM

Now we understand why President Duterte is being a bigger bully than he ever was, seemingly intent on destroying institutions that check abuses and excesses in the executive. He is in panic.

Despite photos together, Duterte denies knowing Snooky Cruz

Oct 04, 2017 - 6:15 PM

'Ang kilala kong Snooky, 'yung artista at saka 'yung sa comics, sa totoo lang,' says President Rodrigo Duterte

PHOTOS TOGETHER. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV in a Senate hearing on October 4, 2017, presents these photos of President Rodrigo Duterte and Daniel 'Snooky' Cruz together in different occasions. Photos from Trillanes' PowerPoint presentation

Calida threatens Ombudsman with lawsuit, impeachment

Oct 04, 2017 - 2:17 PM

'They are destabilizing the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte, and we will not let that happen,' says Solicitor General Calida

LAWSUITS. Solicitor General Jose Calida threatens Overall Deputy Ombudsman Arthur Carandang of lawsuits falling under the Anti-Money Laundering Act. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Did Carandang commit breaches, and can the President remove him?

Oct 04, 2017 - 8:44 AM

The provision granting the President the power to remove a Deputy Ombudsman was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in 2014

 CONFIDENTIAL. Overall Deputy Ombudsman Arthur Carandang maintains he observed confidentiality in the ongoing investigation into the wealth of President Rodrigo Duterte and his family. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Opposition urges House to support Ombudsman amid Duterte probe

Oct 03, 2017 - 10:30 PM

Lawmakers from the House's independent minority bloc slam President Rodrigo Duterte for 'aiming to discredit' the Office of the Ombudsman

PUSH FOR OMBUDSMAN. Opposition congressmen lead by L-R, Teddy Baguilat, Egay Erice, Raul Daza and Edcel Lagman hold a press conference at the House of Representative in Quezon City. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Trillanes claims Duterte bought P80-M insurance for 4 kids in cash in 2014

Oct 03, 2017 - 7:35 PM

'Ano ba pinagkakakitaan mo, Mr Duterte? Mayor ka lang naman ng Davao City ng panahon na 'yan. Wala ka naman negosyo,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

File photo by Malacañang

I will not be baited into abandoning my duties – Ombudsman Morales

Oct 03, 2017 - 2:33 PM

The investigation into President Rodrigo Duterte's wealth continues

FIRM. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales is firm that her Office of the Ombudsman will do its duty to investigate President Rodrigo Duterte in a wealth complaint filed by opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV.

Cases filed in Malacañang vs Deputy Ombudsman Carandang

Oct 03, 2017 - 1:54 PM

Complainants say the Ombudsman investigation into the Duterte family's wealth is part of a 'synchronized' attempt to 'destabilize this government'

UNDER FIRE. President Rodrigo Duterte slams both Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales (left) and Overall Deputy Ombudsman Arthur Carandang (right) for an Ombudsman probe into the Duterte family's wealth. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Deputy Ombudsman Carandang: I maintained confidentiality

Oct 02, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Carandang issues the statement in the face of threats of cases to be filed against him for breaching confidentiality in investigating the wealth of the President and his family

Are there grounds for a president's resignation under the Constitution?

Oct 02, 2017 - 3:30 PM

The Constitution doesn't spell out acceptable grounds for a president's resignation, and in recent history, one president's resignation has also raised legal questions

CHALLENGE. President Rodrigo Duterte challenges the Ombudsman and the Chief Justice to resign and submit themselves to an investigation. File photo from Malacanang

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Oct 02, 2017 - 10:55 AM

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Ombudsman insists on constitutional duty to probe Duterte

Oct 01, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Amid threats from President Rodrigo Duterte, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales maintains that her office will look into his bank accounts

WEALTH PROBE. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales is not backing down in the face of strongly-worded pronouncements by President Rodrigo Duterte as her office conducts a wealth probe into the president and the first family. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Duterte to Morales, Sereno: Let's resign, let AFP probe us

Oct 01, 2017 - 5:10 PM

'If we cannot agree with each other, then let us decide to submit it to the Armed Forces kasi magkagulo tayo,' says President Rodrigo Duterte

NO HIDDEN WEALTH. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech before te Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Davao City Chapter in Davao City on September 30, 2017, gestures as he reiterates that he is willing to step down if proven that he has gained anything out of corruption. Photo by Albert Alcain/Presidential Photo

Duterte says he will snub Ombudsman probe

Oct 01, 2017 - 12:49 PM

(UPDATED) The Ombudsman said last week it was investigating claims Duterte's bank accounts had hundreds of millions of pesos which he failed to disclose as required by law

DUTERTE. The President says the allegations against him are baseless. Malacanang file photo

Panelo hits Ombudsman exec for 'disclosing' Duterte bank records

Sep 28, 2017 - 6:35 PM

Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo warns Overall Deputy Ombudsman Arthur Carandang that this could mean administrative sanctions

DEFENDING DUTERTE.  Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo defends Duterte from allegations of hidden wealth. Malacañang file photo

Sara Duterte welcomes Ombudsman probe into family's wealth

Sep 28, 2017 - 4:46 PM

The Ombudsman says it has found basis to start an investigation into the assets of the President's family based on the complaint of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

PROPER FORUM. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte, says an Ombudsman investigation gives the family the proper forum to respond to allegations of accumulating wealth illegally. Photo by Mick Basa/Rappler

AMLC's bank records on Duterte show P1-B flow of money – Ombudsman

Sep 27, 2017 - 8:48 PM

(UPDATED) The Ombudsman now has a copy of bank records from the AMLC which, according to the Overall Deputy Ombudsman, 'more or less' look like the documents submitted by Trillanes

WEALTH. President Rodrigo Duterte's wealth is put under scrutiny as the Office of the Ombudsman begins its probe into the complaint of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler.com

Duterte claims 'nothing to hide' as Ombudsman probes wealth

Sep 27, 2017 - 5:45 PM

'The President respects the internal processes of the Ombudsman as an independent body,' says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella

PHILIPPINE LEADER. President Rodrigo Duterte speaks at the 120th founding anniversary of the Department of Justice (DOJ) on September 26, 2017. Malacañang file photo

How Duterte's wealth in 1st 6 months compares with Aquino's

May 18, 2017 - 6:50 PM

The increase in Duterte s net worth between June and December 2016 is 4 percentage points higher than Aquino s net worth increase during his own first 6 months in office

President Rody Duterte attended the of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) ASEAN 2017 at the Sokha Hotel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on May 11, 2017.  The President was joined by his fellow ASEAN leaders from the host country Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen, Lao People’s Democratic Republic Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. In his speech during the plenary session, the President, who is currently the chair of the ASEAN this year, pointed out the different goals that the regional organization aims to accomplish for the next fifty years which includes the promotion of 'Inclusive, Innovation-led Growth', extensive support for the micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), the pursuance of the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC) 2025, investment on human capital and youth empowerment. The President also urged the ASEAN member countries to reaffirm their commitment to make ASEAN an illegal drug-free community. He then ended his speech by encouraging ASEAN member countries to work hand in hand in bringing positive change for the region and the world. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte: I'll resign if Trillanes can prove claims

Feb 16, 2017 - 11:27 PM

UPDATED Duterte says if Trillanes can prove his accusations in court he will resign as President immediately

WORD WAR. President Duterte makes accusations of his own against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. File photo from Malacañang

Honeylet Avanceña had P187.6M in banks – Trillanes document

Feb 16, 2017 - 6:35 PM

Administration critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV releases the supposed bank transactions of President Rodrigo Duterte s common law wife

TRILLANES DOCS. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is joined by his common-law wife Honeylet Avanceña as Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Kazuhide Ishikawa gives a toast during the birthday celebration of Japan Emperor Akihito at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on December 1, 2016. File photo by Karl Norman Alonzo/Presidential Photo

Sara Duterte to Trillanes: 'Where's my P121M?'

Feb 16, 2017 - 3:30 PM

UPDATED If Trillanes can show where my alleged P121 million is right now and how it became illegal kunin natin at ibigay ko sa inyo lahat says the Davao City mayor

FENDING OFF ACCUSATIONS. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte reacts to accusations of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. File photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Campaign donor gave P118M to Honeylet, 3 Duterte kids – Trillanes

Feb 16, 2017 - 12:53 PM

Businessman Samuel Uy allegedly deposited millions to the accounts of Honeylet Avanceña Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte and Sebastian Duterte from 2011 to 2013 says Senator Antonio Trilllanes IV

DUTERTE BANK ACCOUNTS. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV holds a press conference on February 16, 2017, on the alleged on P2.4-billion bank accounts of President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Cesar Tomambo/PRIB

Trillanes on Duterte bank accounts: 'Prove me wrong'

Feb 16, 2017 - 10:49 AM

3rd UPDATE It s time to unmask this guy says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV of President Rodrigo Duterte as he revives accusations the President had P2 4 billion in his bank accounts

REVIVED ALLEGATION. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV presents documents that supposedly prove that President Rodrigo Duterte had over P2 billion in his bank accounts, during a news briefing on February 16, 2017. Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB