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#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, April 3-9, 2017

Apr 09, 2017 - 8:14 AM

Hello Here s a round up of videos from the past week you need to watch

Duterte 'misinformed' about me – Sueno

Apr 06, 2017 - 5:17 PM

Former interior secretary Ismael Sueno gives a summary of his response to corruption allegations with the heading 3 DILG Usecs conspired and misled President Duterte to summarily dismiss an innocent DILG secretary

FORMER CHIEF. Ismael Sueno gets a send-off from department employees on Thursday, April 6. Rappler photo

Duterte on firing Sueno: 'I could never be misinformed'

Apr 06, 2017 - 4:29 PM

When I fire you diyan mismo alam ko ang ginagawa ko The first whiff ang unang singaw – and maski hindi totoo – ba bye tayo says President Rodrigo Duterte insisting he has sound basis to sack former interior secretary Ismael Sueno

'ONE WHIFF.' President Rodrigo Duterte presides over the 14th Cabinet meeting on Monday, April 3. Photo by Richard Madelo/Presidential Photo

Sueno: 'I'm a willing victim' in Duterte's fight vs corruption

Apr 06, 2017 - 12:31 PM

The former Cabinet official says he is deeply hurt by the baseless corruption allegations against him

GOODBYE. Former DILG secretary Ismael Sueno delivers a farewell speech before the DILG officials and employees during send-off ceremony for him on April 6, 2017 Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Duterte on Sueno, National Privacy Commission, Colombia mudslide | Midday wRap

Apr 05, 2017 - 12:51 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 5, 2017

Apr 05, 2017 - 11:40 AM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday

'Saddened' Koko Pimentel wants to see evidence vs party mate Sueno

Apr 04, 2017 - 11:04 PM

UPDATED I know Secretary Sueno to be a kind low key and religious person says the Senate President of ex DILG chief Ismael Sueno

Sueno's 'wrong' answer to Duterte sealed his fate

Apr 04, 2017 - 10:54 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte asked then Secretary Ismael Sueno if he had read the opinion of the DILG s legal division on a suspicious contract

LINE OF QUESTIONING. President Rodrigo Duterte presides over the 14th Cabinet Meeting on April 3, 2017. Photo by Robinson Niñal/Presidential Photo

Duterte says Marcos not likely to accept DILG post

Apr 04, 2017 - 7:20 PM

UPDATED The camp of Ferdinand Marcos Jr however says a Cabinet appointment won t affect his electoral protest and he respects Duterte too much to refuse any offer

ILOCOS LEG. Vice Presidential candidate Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos continues to visit various places in the north on the second day of his election sortie on Wednesday, February 10. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Sueno: Thank you, Mr President, but 'I am not corrupt'

Apr 04, 2017 - 4:47 PM

Ismael Sueno fired from the Cabinet on Monday can only wish that his detractors who made allegations against him would do better running the DILG

INSIDE STORY: How Duterte fired DILG chief Sueno

Apr 04, 2017 - 1:02 PM

After supposedly checking on Sueno s past activities the President grills the former DILG chief on a sketchy government contract and foreign trip

DISMISSED. Former DILG Secretary Ismael Sueno listens during the 14th Cabinet meeting, the meeting during which he is fired by President Duterte. RTVM screenshot

Sueno hits Robredo for criticizing drug war, 'hurting' trade deals

Mar 22, 2017 - 3:15 PM

Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno says Vice President Leni Robredo s criticism of the drug war is affecting the Philippines standing in the international community

IN PHOTOS: 2017 PNPA homecoming

Mar 12, 2017 - 2:08 PM

The reunion comes at a time when the PNP faces both praise and controversy for its role in President Rodrigo Duterte s war on drugs


De Lima son visits mom in Senate while waiting for arrest

Feb 23, 2017 - 11:54 PM

De Lima says she failed to meet her sons at home when she had to rush back to the Senate when told the arresting team from the CIDG was on its way to her house to arrest her

SON. After failing to meet his mother at home, the eldest son of Senator Leila de Lima pays her a visit at her Senate office. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Robredo: 'Scary' prospect of Marcos as DILG chief

Feb 17, 2017 - 5:40 PM

There have been several decisions already asking them to pay back whatever they got from the people but all of these judgments are not satisfied yet and now he is aiming for another Cabinet position says the Vice President

DIALOGUE. Vice President Leni Robredo addresses various groups at a forum.  Photo from OVP

Maute Group may target Black Nazarene procession

Jan 05, 2017 - 1:33 PM

Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno gives assurances security forces are on full alert for possible terror threats to the religious event typically attended by over a million people

TARGET OF TERROR? Devotees try to get near the carriage carrying the image of Jesus of the Black Nazarene as the annual Traslacion starts at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila on Saturday, January 9, 2015. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

DILG 'ready' with case vs police generals Pagdilao, Tinio

Aug 22, 2016 - 2:35 PM

Interior Secretary Mike Sueno also says the government is finalizing evidence against former Western Visayas police chief Bernardo Diaz

EVIDENCE 'READY.' In this file photo, Quezon City Police District director PCSupt. Edgardo Tinio (left) accepts the command flag from NCRPO and outgoing QCPD director PCSupt. Joel Pagdilao on July 30, 2015. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Finally, a PNP-wide lifestyle check?

Jul 10, 2016 - 11:55 PM

Will a PNP wide lifestyle check become reality during the Duterte administration?

PNP REFORM. Director General Ronal dela Rosa addresses Camp Crame during a flag-raising ceremony. PNP PIO photo

DILG chief wants citizens' law enforcement groups in barangays

Jul 04, 2016 - 1:53 PM

Interior Secretary Mike Sueno says he wants to prioritize curbing criminality by organizing barangay level citizens arrest groups

TURNOVER. Newly-installed DILG Secretary Ismael 'Mike' Sueno receives the flag of the department from Undersecretary Austere Panadero. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Drug trade, Benigno Aquino, EU referendum | 6PM wRap

Jun 23, 2016 - 8:12 PM

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Incoming DILG chief readies list of local officials in drug trade

Jun 23, 2016 - 12:57 PM

Mike Sueno incoming interior secretary says he and his team are gathering evidence against the alleged drug tainted local executives down to the barangay level

THE PURGE. Incoming Interior Secretary Mike Sueno wants to crack down on local government executives involved in the illegal drug trade. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte names appointees to DND, DILG, DOST, more

May 31, 2016 - 7:17 PM

UPDATED Duterte announces 13 new Cabinet appointees during a meeting on Tuesday May 31 in Davao City

FIRST CABINET MEETING. President-elect Rodrigo Duterte meets with his appointees on May 31, 2016, before naming additional nominees to Cabinet posts. Photo courtesy of King Rodriguez