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
'Duterte should never be exempted from investigation and accountability,' says Senator Leila de Lima
This development raises more questions: where did the bank records come from, and why did a different deputy ombudsman terminate the investigation?
(4th UPDATE) Calida asks the Office of the Ombudsman: Why not announce the termination?
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.
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
How Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales have stood up to the President
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.
'Ang kilala kong Snooky, 'yung artista at saka 'yung sa comics, sa totoo lang,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
'They are destabilizing the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte, and we will not let that happen,' says Solicitor General Calida
The provision granting the President the power to remove a Deputy Ombudsman was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in 2014
Lawmakers from the House's independent minority bloc slam President Rodrigo Duterte for 'aiming to discredit' the Office of the Ombudsman
'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
The investigation into President Rodrigo Duterte's wealth continues
Complainants say the Ombudsman investigation into the Duterte family's wealth is part of a 'synchronized' attempt to 'destabilize this government'
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
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
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Amid threats from President Rodrigo Duterte, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales maintains that her office will look into his bank accounts
'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
(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
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo warns Overall Deputy Ombudsman Arthur Carandang that this could mean administrative sanctions
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
(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
'The President respects the internal processes of the Ombudsman as an independent body,' says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella
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
UPDATED Duterte says if Trillanes can prove his accusations in court he will resign as President immediately
Administration critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV releases the supposed bank transactions of President Rodrigo Duterte s common law wife
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
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
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