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The Supreme Court's First Division upholds a 2010 Sandiganbayan ruling which dismissed a PCGG complaint that sought damages from the estate of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his cronies
The ruling of the Court imposing the 50% shading threshold in reviewing election results that were determined on a 25% threshold might therefore be a portent of things to come. It forecasts how the Court intends to exercise discretion in Marcos v. Robredo.
(UPDATED) Former Parañaque representative and National Security Adviser Roilo Golez was supposed to give an interview on maritime disputes when he died Monday, June 11, due heart attack
The former national security adviser had consistently argued that the law is on the Philippines' side in the maritime dispute
'Nangangamba kami sa posibilidad na hindi lumitaw ang tunay na pasya ng taumbayan noong 2016 elections dahil sa teknikalidad,' says the group
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo confirms that 3 ballot boxes from Ajuy town in Iloilo were opened Thursday afternoon, June 7
We throw in the books to set the record straight
The national ID system has gone through a lot of growing pains on its way to the desk of President Rodrigo Duterte
World number 72 Marco Cecchinato becomes the first Italian man to reach the Grand Slam semis since 1978
The anti-graft court says the Office of the Solicitor General failed to prove that a P57.39-million loan given to a textile company by the Development Bank of the Philippines was a behest loan
Due to the confidential nature of the recount process, claims of vote counts should be taken with a grain of salt, unless backed up by official, verifiable sources or documents
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'Nakakagulat na ayaw niyang malaman iyong tunay na saloobin ng mamamayan, ano ba talaga iyong boto. Bakit kailangang itulak na 50%?' says Vice President Leni Robredo on her rival Bongbong Marcos
President Rodrigo Duterte expresses interest in the ongoing recount for the 2016 vice presidential race after a quip about wanting to resign
Ex-senator Bongbong Marcos argues that the Supreme Court, acting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, is 'more superior' than the Commission on Elections
The ballot retrieval process in Iloilo will be held from May 21 to May 25
'Dagdag rin sa ating pangamba na mauwi ang pagsasawasto ng naging kasalanan ng pamilyang Marcos sa sambayanang Pilipino sa kasalukuyang Solicitor General,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
'Wala pong revisionism diyan dahil lahat ng katungkulan ng PCGG, ipagpapatuloy po ng Office of the Solicitor General,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
(UPDATED) If the bill is passed, the powers of the Presidential Commission on Good Government would be transferred to Solicitor General Jose Calida, who had defended the hero's burial for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos
Here's what happened on Day 2 of the performances
What President Duterte signed on May 1, Labor day was an EO against illegal contractulization, not an order banning all forms of contractualization
(2nd UPDATE) 'Marami nang opinyon na na-shape dahil sa panlilinlang. Naging tahimik na tayo for much too long,' says Vice President Leni Robredo, as she vows to immediately call out and correct any misinformation against her
Threats to a free press have returned in different forms. There is no other way ahead but to stay the course.
PCGG chief Reynold Munsayac says he was held back by the notice of charge that the COA issued on past sales of the agency
Since Robredo and Sereno are fighting their battles in the same theater, it’s easier to detect the conspiratorial hands at work in their cases
'The absurd war on drugs is taking our classmates and we will not allow it anymore,' says Jesus Medina, a student leader from the University of Guadalajara
Senator Cynthia Villar denies rumors her husband, former senator Manny Villar, is running for Manila mayor next year
The Spanish club puts one foot in the Champions League finals after Marco Asensio goal completes comeback
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Both camps argue that they were only responding to each other's 'misleading' claims and statements regarding the recount
A blog post claiming poll fraud in Salvador Benedicto town has got the wrong vote counts. Then the Comelec and Namfrel officials deny ever making the statements attributed to them.
(UPDATED) This is in relation to the ongoing pilot recount in the electoral protest that Marcos filed against Vice President Leni Robredo
Nasa gitna ng isyu ang 'shading threshold' – gaano kalaking bahagi ng oval sa balota ang naitiman ng botante – para bilangin ang boto niya para sa bise presidente
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, ex-top cop Ronald dela Rosa, and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos are among the probable winners in the senatorial race, if elections were held during the March 23 to 28 polling period
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo files an urgent motion for reconsideration after the Presidential Electoral Tribunal earlier scrapped the 25% threshold
Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos and former senator Jinggoy Estrada are both eyeing a possible Senate candidacy in 2019
A Commission on Elections resolution shows that the poll body recognizes ballot ovals shaded by at least 25%, as argued by Vice President Leni Robredo
Oliver Lozano, who served as legal counsel of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, dies of a heart ailment at age 77
The Supreme Court says Vice President Leni Robredo showed 'a misunderstanding of the revision process' in her motion seeking to set the minimum ballot oval shading threshold at 25% for the recount
The Supreme Court says both camps continued to disclose 'sensitive information' about the electoral protest despite being reminded twice not to do so
This is not just about the vice presidency. Every lie, fact-twisting, and misinformation systematically and relentlessly sowed by the Marcos camp is corrosive to the people’s faith in our electoral process.
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Why the divisions between us when one fight clearly overtops all others? Is there any doubt our nation has begun its descent into authoritarianism?
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Vice President Leni Robredo wants the Supreme Court to consider ballot ovals shaded by 25% as valid votes, based on updated standards set by the Comelec in the 2016 elections
Countering the Marcoses, lawyer Romulo Macalintal says the Comelec ordered audit logs to be delivered to election officers, not placed inside ballot boxes
(UPDATED) Ex-senator Bongbong Marcos' lawyer says Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos is not accredited, but she was still 'allowed by the PET to enter' on April 2
Vice President Leni Robredo's lawyer Romulo Macalintal denies the allegation of former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr that ballot boxes from Camarines Sur were tampered with to delay the ballot recount