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Roque on RevGov, Duque on Dengvaxia, Tax Reform bill | Evening wRap

Dec 01, 2017 - 8:03 PM

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Aquino again blames Napeñas for Mamasapano mistakes

Nov 10, 2017 - 9:33 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III says that at that time, he had no reason to believe that the former SAF chief would lie to him

MAMASAPANO. Former president Benigno Aquino III presents his case on the Mamasapano encounter in a news briefing in his home in Quezon City on November 10, 2017. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Aquino posts bail, Duterte meets Putin, Trump on South China Sea | Evening wRap

Nov 10, 2017 - 8:27 PM

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SAF kin, VACC want SC to bring back homicide charges vs Aquino

Nov 03, 2017 - 4:52 PM

VACC lawyer Ferdinand Topacio wants the High Court to review the Ombudsman's decision to junk the 44 counts of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide filed against ex-president Noynoy Aquino

APPEAL. Felicitas Nacino, mother of slain SAF member Nicky Nacino, files an appeal before the Ombudsman against former president Benigno Aquino III on July 19. File photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Aquino's appeal at Ombudsman: A defense of Purisima

Jul 23, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Former president Benigno Aquino III defends the text messages cited by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales when she indicted him for graft and usurpation of authority

APPEAL AT OMBUDSMAN. Former president Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino tries to clarify the text messages sent among him, Alan Purisima and Getulio Napeñas in a bid to have charges dismissed over the Mamasapano operations.

WATCH: SAF 44 kin want homicide charges vs Aquino

Jul 19, 2017 - 10:21 PM

Aquino also files his appeal before Morales but it is done discreetly

APPEAL. Felicitas Nacino, mother of slain SAF member Nicky Nacino, file an appeal before the Ombudsman against former president Benigno Aquino III on July 19, 2017. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

VACC, SAF kin want 176-year jail time for Aquino

Jul 19, 2017 - 3:14 PM

'Hindi po commensurate 'yung penalty ng graft sa 44 lives na ninakaw ni Pangulong Aquino,' says lawyer Ferdinand Topacio, counsel for the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption

APPEAL. Felicitas Nacino, mother of slain SAF member Nicky Nacino, file an appeal before the Ombudsman against former president Benigno Aquino III on July 19, 2017. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Aquino surprised Duterte defended him over indictment

Jul 18, 2017 - 10:45 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III will file a motion for reconsideration before the Ombudsman on Wednesday July 19 to clarify what transpired in the Mamasapano operation

President Benigno S. Aquino III condoles with the family of the fallen Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) Troopers during the Necrological Service at the NCRPO Multi-Purpose Center of Camp Bagong Diwa in Bicutan, Taguig City on Friday (January 30, 2015). (Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

Mamasapano generals: Where are they now?

Jul 16, 2017 - 3:24 PM

Former police generals Alan Purisima and Getulio Napeñas allegedly conspired with former president Benigno Aquino III in the lead up to the tragic Mamasapano clash

Ceasefire, factory fire, Uber | Evening wRap

Feb 03, 2017 - 8:56 PM

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Hold departure order, Lacson, CPP-NPA | Midday wRap

Feb 03, 2017 - 1:19 PM

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Feb 03, 2017 - 10:21 AM

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Court issues hold departure order vs Purisima, Napeñas

Feb 03, 2017 - 8:31 AM

The order comes after criminal charges were filed against the 2 generals over the Mamasapano fiasco

HITTING BACK. Resigned PNP chief Alan Purisima. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB

Purisima posts P20k bail for Mamasapano charges

Jan 30, 2017 - 12:44 PM

The embattled former chief of the Philippine National Police is facing a separate complaint for homicide over his role in the Mamasapano fiasco

BAIL POSTED. Dismissed PNP Chief Alan Purisima posts bail for usurpation of public functions and graft charges. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Finger-pointing on Mamasapano

Jan 28, 2017 - 10:26 AM

If Aquino was ultimately responsible for Mamasapano should not Duterte accept ultimate accountability for the murder by PNP officers of Jee Ick Joo and any murder subsequently discovered to have been perpetrated by the police?

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Jan 27, 2017 - 11:22 AM

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Aguirre, Philippine economy, ISIS | Evening wRap

Jan 26, 2017 - 10:42 PM

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Aquino pins down Napeñas in Mamasapano affidavit

Jan 26, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Aquino defends himself before the Ombudsman saying the families of SAF 44 have no basis to charge him with homicide over the Mamasapano clash

HOUNDED BY MAMASAPANO. The Mamasapano incident continues to hound President Benigno Aquino III 2 months after the tragedy. File photo By Ryan Lim/Malacanang Photo Bureau

Aquino, peace talks, Trump | Midday wRap

Jan 26, 2017 - 12:19 PM

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Noynoy Aquino tells Duterte: Mamasapano not my fault

Jan 26, 2017 - 7:08 AM

UPDATED The former president insists there was no US involvement and it was former SAF commander Getulio Napeñas who is to be blamed for the ill fated operation

File photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

SAF 44, Ombudsman, Streep | Evening wRap

Jan 25, 2017 - 8:05 PM

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Ombudsman: Mamasapano graft charges should have been filed June 2016

Jan 25, 2017 - 4:13 PM

Families of the slain Special Action Force SAF cops are unsatisfied with the criminal charges recently filed against Purisima and Napeñas and are demanding homicide charges against Aquino

NOT ENOUGH. Families of the slain SAF cops demand the Ombudsman for homicide charges against former President Noynoy Aquino. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Criminal raps filed vs Purisima, Napeñas over Mamasapano

Jan 24, 2017 - 7:05 PM

On the eve of the 2nd anniversary of the Mamasapano killings two retired police generals of the previous Aquino administration are charged in court

SHADOW OF MAMASAPANO. Former SAF chief Getulio Napeñas Jr (left) and former PNP chief Alan Purisima. Rappler file photos

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Jun 16, 2016 - 7:54 PM

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Ombudsman affirms charges vs Purisima, Napeñas

Jun 16, 2016 - 12:04 PM

The Ombudsman says the Motions for Reconsideration of the two police officers deserve scant consideration

SHADOW OF MAMASAPANO. Former SAF chief Getulio Napeñas Jr (left) and former PNP chief Alan Purisima. Rappler file photos

Napeñas to Aquino: No balls

Apr 09, 2016 - 10:21 AM

Former SAF commander Getulio Napeñas says President Benigno Aquino III should own up to the bloody Mamasapano clash

NO BALLS. Former SAF commander Getulio Napeñas did not mince words against President Benigno Aquino III. Photo of Napeñas by Rappler, photo of Aquino from the Malacañang Photo Bureau

Binay camp: Ombudsman is LP ‘propaganda machine’

Apr 06, 2016 - 5:34 PM

UNA spokesperson Mon Ilagan says Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales is out to derail the candidacies of Vice President Jejomar Binay and his allies

AGAINST OPPOSITION BETS? UNA claims that Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales is trying to derail the candidacies of its candidates.

Charges set vs Purisima, Napeñas over Mamasapano – Ombudsman

Apr 05, 2016 - 5:41 PM

The Ombudsman finds sacked PNP chief Alan Purisima and former SAF chief Getulio Napeñas Jr responsible for the bloody clash in Mamasapano

RESPONSIBLE FOR MAMASAPANO? Former PNP chief Alan Purisima during a Senate probe into the Mamasapano clash. File photo by Mark Cristino

Alma Moreno to Pacquiao: Religious beliefs not basis to insult others

Feb 17, 2016 - 12:35 PM

While she s against same sex marriage Parañaque Councilor Alma Moreno says fellow UNA bet Manny Pacquiao is wrong in saying that gay couples are worse than animals

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE VIEWS. UNA's official candidates are dominated by those against legalizing same-sex marriage in the country

Mamasapano: Aquino's 'compartmented' plan, 'detached' SAF chief?

Jan 29, 2016 - 9:54 AM

Administration allies say Senator Juan Ponce Enrile failed to pin down President Benigno Aquino III in the controversial Mamasapano clash

REOPENED PROBE. Former PNP chief Alan Purisima during the Senate's January 27, 2016 probe into the Mamasapano clash. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Mamasapano probe, Spratlys visit, largest solar system | 12PM wRap

Jan 28, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Netizens frustrated at reopening of Mamasapano probe

Jan 27, 2016 - 11:13 PM

Aside from thinking the probe became a platform for political grandstanding netizens are also calling it a waste of time

GRANDSTANDING? Many netizens think the reopening of the probe in the Mamasapano clash was used by some sides as a form of political grandstanding. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Senate: Nothing new in Mamasapano probe

Jan 27, 2016 - 7:46 PM

Senator Grace Poe says they will not revise their report on the deadly Mamasapano clash

Senators, government, military and PNP officials face-off anew during the Senate reinvestigation of the Mamasapano incident on Wednesday, Jan 27. The Jan 25, 2015 clash in Tukanalipao resulted in the death of 44 SAF commandos, 17 MILF fighters and 3 civilians.

PH military hits Napeñas, Sereno on foundlings, Carlos Loyzaga | 6PM wRap

Jan 27, 2016 - 6:55 PM

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'No stand down order from Aquino' during Mamasapano clash

Jan 27, 2016 - 5:43 PM

Former and current security officials make the assertion at the reopening of the Senate probe into the botched operation

MAMASAPANO PROBE. Military officials led by former Armed Forces chief retired General Gregorio Catapang (second from right) at the Senate hearing on the Mamasapano clash on January 27, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Napeñas ‘detached from reality’ in Oplan Exodus

Jan 27, 2016 - 4:31 PM

Special Action Force chief Getulio Napeñas is also hit by the AFP for allegedly being unaware of the magnitude of the SAF casualties in Mamasapano

NAPENAS.

Enrile: I'll prove Aquino did nothing to save SAF

Jan 18, 2016 - 7:51 PM

Senator Juan Ponce Enrile singles out President Benigno Aquino III and what he apparently failed to do during the controversial police operation

IS HE TO BLAME? President Benigno Aquino III condoles with the families of the 42 slain PNP-SAF members during the necrological service at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig on January 30, 2015. File photos by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Widows, ex SAF chief again seek justice for SAF 44

Jan 16, 2016 - 2:05 PM

Former SAF Commander Getulio Napeñas mourns with families of his dead comrades in an advance commemoration of the Mamasapano tragedy

HERO RITES. Relatives of killed elite Police Special Action Force pay their respect during arrival honors at Villamor Air Base on January 29, 2015. Photo by Dennis Sabangan / EPA

Honasan on re-opening Mamasapano probe: 'This is not a witch hunt'

Jan 06, 2016 - 6:12 PM

The UNA vice presidential bet also believes Senator Grace Poe is competent enough to manage the resumption of the hearings

FOR TRUTH AND JUSTICE. Senator Gringo Honasan believes the reopening of the Senate investigation into the Mamasapano probe is a good thing for the victims' families. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

SAF 44 used for politics? That’s for public to say – PNP

Jan 06, 2016 - 5:04 PM

The police general who headed the PNP s probe into the controversial operation says they ve already moved on but adds We ll have to move on again

SAF 44. Members of Philippine National Police, relatives and other government officials attend the necrological mass for the 44 slain PNP-SAF members at Camp Bagong Diwa on January 30, 2015. File photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

UNA senate slate, Chinese consul shot, Typhoon Lando | 6PM wRap

Oct 21, 2015 - 7:35 PM

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Binay finally completes UNA Senate slate

Oct 21, 2015 - 2:46 PM

Binay s senatorial slate is composed of celebrities current and former lawmakers and labor and security advocates Only 6 are official UNA candidates

OPPOSITION SLATE. Vice President Jejomar Binay fills his senatorial slate with 6 UNA bets, and 6 guest candidates.

Controversial bets, Duterte waiting game cap off COC filing week

Oct 16, 2015 - 10:30 PM

The Senate race gets more crowded and interesting with lots of familiar faces new names and returning bets locking in their candidacies

SENATORIAL BETS. Controversial bets  Getulio Napeñas – the dismissed chief of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force  – and former military general Jovito Palparan will run for senator in the 2016 elections. Rappler photos

Napeñas for senate, election debate, #LANDOPH | 12PM wRap

Oct 16, 2015 - 11:57 AM

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Sacked chief of SAF 44 runs for senator

Oct 16, 2015 - 9:07 AM

Dismissed SAF commander Getulio Napeñas is running under the opposition United Nationalist Alliance led by Vice President Jejomar Binay

Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

In memory of SAF 44: 'Troopers never die'

Aug 08, 2015 - 4:36 PM

Our troopers fought a good fight and we will never forget them says PNP chief Director General Ricardo Marquez

SAF MEMORIAL. SAF troopers honor their fallen comrades on August 8, 2015. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Napeñas on SAF 44: No guilt over 'Oplan Exodus'

Aug 08, 2015 - 3:53 PM

Retired Police Director Getulio Napeñas who commanded the ill fated SAF operation in Mamasapano says he will have to bear the painful memory of losing his men till the day he dies

SAF MEMORIAL. SAF troopers honor their fallen comrades on August 8, 2015. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

INC appeal, Purisima charged, Binay on Poe | 12PM wRap

Jul 23, 2015 - 12:36 PM

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Purisima, ex-SAF chief face criminal raps over Mamasapano

Jul 22, 2015 - 5:18 PM

The Ombudsman s special fact finding panel on the Mamasapano incident recommends filing administrative and criminal charges against 11 police officers led by former National Police chief Director General Alan Purisima

JUSTICE FOR SAF44. A young boy carries a placard outside the hall at Villamor Airbase where the remains of the 44 SAF were brought for necrological services. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Leonardo Espina's 'last card'

Jul 14, 2015 - 3:00 PM

PNP OIC Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina who is retiring on July 19 looks back on almost 40 years of service and talks to Rappler about why Oplan Exodus hit close to home and why the PMA was his last card