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From posh hotels to the Senate: The 3 times Senator Trillanes was arrested

Sep 25, 2018 - 7:05 PM

The September 2018 arrest is not the first for Senator Antonio Trillanes IV who has been previously arrested in connection with the 2003 Oakwood mutiny and 2007 Manila Peninsula siege

Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III listens as PNP Dir. Guillermo Eleazar presents the arrest warrant being served by Makati police chief Superintendent Rogelio Simon to Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV. Makati RTC Branch 150 Executive Judge Elmo Alameda ordered the arrest of Sen. Trillanes based on rebellion charges. (Photo: JOSEPH VIDAL/SENATE PRIB)

TIMELINE: Trillanes, from mutiny to amnesty

Sep 15, 2018 - 3:30 PM

(UPDATED) In his continuing legal saga from 2003 to present, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV scores a major victory on October 22, 2018, after a Makati court rejects a government petition for his non-bailable arrest

Left photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP, right photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

On the Trillanes case: Who is Judge Elmo Alameda?

Sep 07, 2018 - 8:26 PM

(UPDATED) Judge Elmo Alameda has also handled the serious illegal detention case against Janet Napoles and the homicide case against ex-Batangas governor Jose Leviste

'HIGH-PROFILE' CASES. Judge Elmo Alameda of Makati City RTC Branch 150 is no stranger to high-profile cases. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: 10 Christmas trees in Manila that will put you in a festive mood

Dec 16, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The holiday spirit is in the metro with these bright, beautiful Christmas trees

O, CHRISTMAS TREE. Christmas trees all over the city put people in a festive mood. Photos by Precious del Valle and courtesy of Sofitel Manila

LOOKING BACK: Binay and the 2007 Manila Pen siege

Nov 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Trillanes recalls that back in November 29 2007 the plan was for Binay to march with them toward the Ayala Triangle But after their walkout from a Makati court Binay is out of reach

STANDOFF. Soldiers manuever during an assault against rebel soldeir inside the Manila Peninsula Hotel. EPA/DENNIS M. SABANGAN

Miriam: Binay could go to jail for 'role' in 2007 coup plot

Nov 14, 2014 - 2:31 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago says Vice President Jejomar Binay can be held criminally liable for conspiracy to commit rebellion

Senator Miriam Santiago

Binay backed out of 2007 Manila Pen siege, too – Trillanes

Nov 11, 2014 - 4:45 PM

Antonio Trillanes IV recalls how Vice President Jejomar Binay helped rebel soldiers hatch a mutiny against President Gloria Arroyo but stood them up on the day of the coup