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Prepare for possible China invasion, ex-defense chief tells PH

Jun 10, 2018 - 3:35 PM

Former defense secretary Norberto Gonzales says 'within hours, the Chinese can destroy most of the country's defense facilities and probably some of our cities'

'CONTINGENCY PLAN'. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping following a bilateral meeting at the Boao State Guesthouse on April 10, 2018. Malacañang file photo

Cardinal Tagle rejects calls for Aquino to quit

Mar 10, 2015 - 8:30 AM

We need to strengthen our institutions Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says as he urges Filipinos to wait for the next elections

'STRENGTHEN INSTITUTIONS.' Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle rejects calls for President Benigno Aquino III to quit. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Bishops split on 'moral basis' for Aquino to quit

Feb 28, 2015 - 3:18 PM

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma says the Catholic Church is not in the position to push the President to quit for it is beyond her competence

'MORAL BASIS.' Catholic bishops find themselves in a key position as critics urge the President to quit. In this file photo, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines holds its bi-annual plenary assembly in January 2014. Photo by Roy Lagarde/Rappler

'Aquino quit' group: We have no leader, financier

Feb 27, 2015 - 3:38 PM

The National Transformation Council denies it is plotting a coup and says it s looking for a David to replace President Benigno Aquino III

ARROYO-LINKED. Norberto Gonzales (left) and Renato Corona (right), who both served under the Arroyo administration, belong to the National Transformation Council. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II

Anti-Aquino bishop: Ready for prison if guilty

Feb 24, 2015 - 10:19 AM

Lipa Archbishop Ramon Arguelles tells Rappler the National Transformation Council is against a military coup but can help create a new government

'NO COUP.' Lipa Archbishop Ramon Arguelles says Jusice Secretary Leila de Lima to prove her claim that his group, the National Transformation Council, is planning a military junta. File photo from CBCP News

Gov't vows 'full force' vs 'power grab' plotters

Feb 22, 2015 - 6:47 PM

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima slams Arroyo allies over actions that can be contemplated as conspiracies relating to sedition rebellion or coup d etat

DARED TO EXPLAIN. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III responds to questions on February 6, 2015, after he delivers his second televised address regarding the killing of 44 police officers in a clash in southern Philippines. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Trillanes exposes Gonzales, Moro clash, ISIS beheading | The wRap

Feb 16, 2015 - 7:04 PM

Trillanes names Norberto Gonzales in a coup plot against President Aquino Rival Moro groups clash in Maguindanao ISIS beheads Egyptian Christians

Trillanes: Norberto Gonzales plotting to oust Aquino

Feb 16, 2015 - 1:20 PM

The ex coup plotter however downplays the influence of the former Arroyo Cabinet Secretary

COMMANDER LIABLE. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says relieved SAF commander Getulio Napeñas is the highest official liable for the Mamasapano clash. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Presidential power over Malampaya billions

Sep 21, 2013 - 9:30 AM

Only the president can decide how to use these funds Will the Supreme Court change this?

'No need for UN intervention in Sabah'

Feb 23, 2013 - 5:40 PM

Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte says the situation on the ground indicates all parties are open to resolving the issue peacefully

LEGAL REVIEW. DOJ will study the claims of the Sultanate of Sulu over Sabah.