'Magpakatotoo sila. Magpakalalaki sila,' detained senator Leila de Lima tells her co-accused in the drug case, one of whom has turned witness against her
(UPDATED) Now, only Senator Leila de Lima and her former driver, Ronnie Dayan, stand trial for the drug trading charges before the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court
The law seems to have become (with apologies to Samuel Johnson) the last refuge of the scoundrel
In his interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque says the two leaders are on the same page when it comes to addressing drug problems in their country
In her speech read during the 1st Southeast Asian Women's Summit, Senator Leila de Lima says she stands for the power and potential of women to make a difference in the world
'Shibby has shown us that we don’t have to have hundreds of thousands of followers...to be recognized in the world – distinction follows where we choose to be decent and conscientious human beings,' says Senator Leila de Lima
'Ang Undas [na] ito ay hindi lamang pag-alala sa mga pinatay kundi maging sa mga namatayan,' says Senator Leila de Lima
'Who will believe me if I investigate my son?' Duterte told reporters Tuesday night, at the Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV accuses Senator Richard Gordon of violation of laws, Senate rules, and the lawyer's code
(UPDATED) 'Yung akala mo eh matapang na Pangulo, duwag naman pala,' says Senator Leila de Lima in a message read at the launch of a signature campaign urging President Rodrigo Duterte to allow the scrutiny of his bank accounts
Ideology is a system of political and economic thought that chooses a particular character in a particular environment in whom to incubate, and conviction is well-informed steadfastness. Simpleminded, impulsive, and stubborn, Rodrigo Duterte is just all wrong for both.
Justice Diosdado Peralta says that even if drug violations were committed by government officials, the RTC, not the Sandiganbayan, has jurisdiction over them
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'It disregards basic constitutional safeguards against the arbitrary issuance of arrest warrants,' says Senator Leila de Lima's chief of staff Fhillip Sawali
The Supreme Court decision junking Senator Leila de Lima's petition 'highlighted Duterte's total control and manipulation of the three branches of government for his evil political ends,' says opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
(5th UPDATE) The High Court rules the Sandiganbayan has no jurisdiction over De Lima. This means her case will not be handled by the Office of the Ombudsman, but by DOJ prosecutors who will defend their case against her before the Muntinlupa RTC.
(UPDATED) Detained Senator Leila de Lima links Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco Jr to inmate German Agojo who testified against her, but Velasco denies knowing Agojo
'Allegations of corruption and interference are too significant to ignore, especially in the midst of the most ambitious government information technology (IT) project in history,' says Senator Leila de Lima
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'No sir, masaya po kami naka-detain siya,' Thinking Pinoy blogger RJ Nieto proudly says in a public hearing when asked to apologize to detained Senator Leila de Lima
Dinagat Islands Representative Kaka Bag-ao says Senator Risa Hontiveros is being persecuted by the Duterte administration, similar to what was done to Senator Leila de Lima
Oriental Mindoro Representative Reynaldo Umali presents photos of De Lima's text messages to Ronnie Dayan's daughter
Despite her detention, Senator Leila de Lima participates in the biggest opposition gatherings so far under President Rodrigo Duterte
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'Malinaw po: Hindi lang mamamatay tao ang pangulong ito, kundi ubod po nang sinungaling. A big, pathological liar!' says detained Senator Leila de Lima
President Rodrigo Duterte warns his two critics that cases against them stemming from his predecessor's Disbursement Acceleration Program are 'coming up'
Two members of the Malaysian Parliament express disappointment over the incident, saying they complied with the 10-day visit notice
Detained Senator Leila de Lima says the 'trademark impunity' of the executive branch under President Duterte 'appears to have found its way into the judiciary'
EXCLUSIVE: The Philippine National Police files a criminal complaint against Willyn Trabajador, whom they accuse of posting a bomb threat against the President's followers. But Trabajador insists her account was cloned.
Wala na talagang tinirang kahihiyan si Duterte sa Pilipino at sa mundo Pathetic This is despotism at its finest This is absolute arrogance of megalomaniacs says the senator and former CHR chairperson
The Filipinos deserve better than a Cabinet official who resorts to spreading lies sowing intrigue and to name calling opposition senators say
The tide will turn with or without the support of my colleagues and when it does they will have to face the consequences of the choices they have made even the choice to ignore the truth and allow innocent people to be victimized says De Lima
We hope that Senate President Pimentel will stand by his previous assertions of the Senate s independence says Liberal Party president Francis Pangilinan
An interview with Senator Leila de Lima who has been kept in detention for over 6 months now
The Vice President s lawyer Romulo Macalintal says their motion is consistent with an earlier ruling of the Senate Electoral Tribunal on the Tolentino De Lima case
Is this ethics case meant to silence the opposition in the Senate and the critics of the administration? opposition senators ask
Watch the interview with former HK Legislative Council Emily Lau on Rappler
UPDATED Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales inhibits from the investigation
She has been detained for 6 months that is a heavy punishment for someone who has not sinned My colleagues it s time to do the right thing
We had a bit of kamustahan and focused more on the legislative agenda not much on my condition inside detention says Senator Leila de Lima
Family friends and political allies of detained Senator Leila de Lima join her as she celebrates her 58th birthday in Camp Crame
More often than not criminals in government eventually find a way to consolidate power in an absolute manner And when they do they become what we call Untouchables
The UN special rapporteur on summary executions sends her condolences to the family of the slain teenager on the day of his burial
The group – composed of former and current parliament members – say Senator Leila de Lima was detained because she criticized President Duterte s war on drugs
Aguirre is still unable to present data pertaining to drug war related EJK cases being handled by the DOJ
Detained Senator Leila de Lima files an urgent petition before the Supreme Court saying she must fulfill her duties as a senator
De Lima who will be celebrating her 58th birthday on August 27 says her wish is for her vindication to come soon
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The President claims he himself took a peek at Senator De Lima s detention room in Camp Crame but gives no details when this happened