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Philippines down 1 spot in 2019 World Press Freedom Index

Apr 18, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Reporters Without Borders says harassment against Rappler and Maria Ressa is the 'most emblematic case' of the threats against Filipino journalists. Turkey is also listed as among the world's worst countries for press freedom.

PRESS FREEDOM. A total of 11 cases have been filed against Rappler and its CEO Maria Ressa under the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte.

New Australia envoy on Rappler cases: We're watching closely

Apr 05, 2019 - 12:04 PM

Freedom of the press 'is a fundamental part of any democracy,' says Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Steven Robinson

PRESS FREEDOM. New Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Steven Robinson says in a media reception on April 4, 2019, that Australia is closely watching the legal processes faced by news website Rappler. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

LOOK: How much has Rappler been asked to pay for bail and bonds?

Mar 29, 2019 - 7:29 PM

Does she expect more charges? Maria Ressa says: ’Our government has tremendous resources, so I can’t tell you how many that will be.’

Photo by Charles Salazar/Rappler

Rappler on Court of Appeals ruling: SEC must review order

Mar 11, 2019 - 4:35 PM

Rappler trusts that the rule of law will be followed, after the Court of Appeals reiterated that the Securities and Exchange Commission must review its order revoking Rappler's registration

Photo by Charles Salazar/Rappler

Speaking about the PH media situation and Rappler in Hong Kong

Dec 03, 2018 - 11:07 AM

There is still hope, despite the challenges thrown at us

Rappler asks CA to revoke SEC shutdown order

Aug 17, 2018 - 9:59 PM

(UPDATED) In a partial motion for reconsideration, Rappler also asks the Court of Appeals to annul the SEC decision that says Rappler is not 100% Filipino-owned

Rappler hits BIR for 'selective justice' in tax evasion case

May 07, 2018 - 11:12 AM

(UPDATED) Rappler Holdings Corporation and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa file a joint counter-affidavit at the DOJ in relation to the P133-million tax evasion complaint filed by the BIR

TAX CASE. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa appears at the Department of Justice on May 7, 2018, to file her counter-affidavit in a tax evasion case. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Rappler's Maria Ressa to appear at DOJ May 7 on tax case

Apr 24, 2018 - 9:01 PM

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa is represented by her lawyers at the justice department in response to a subpoena over the tax evasion complaint filed by the BIR

RAPPLER CASES. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa grants an interview with reporters on April 24, 2018, after appearing at the Department of Justice in relation to a separate cyber libel complaint. hoto by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

NBI claims initial ruling on Rappler cyber libel case 'prematurely disclosed'

Mar 12, 2018 - 5:00 PM

The National Bureau of Investigation said on February 22 that it junked the case after finding 'no basis,' but days later, transmitted it to the Department of Justice

BACKTRACKING? Rappler CEO Maria Ressa arrives at the National Bureau of Investigation headquarters in Manila. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Rappler's cyber libel case will make Cybercrime Law unconstitutional – lawyer

Mar 09, 2018 - 7:49 PM

(UPDATED) The crime of online libel didn't exist at the time the Rappler story was published. 'If respondents are charged by the government, it would make the cybercrime act an ex post facto law' which is prohibited under the Constitution, says top cybercrime lawyer JJ Disini.

Maria inside the NBI Cybercrime office on January 22, 2018. Photo by Rupert Ambil/Rappler

Rappler to NBI: Why revive case you already dismissed?

Mar 09, 2018 - 3:32 PM

The National Bureau of Investigation in February junked a libel complaint filed against Rappler, finding it to be 'without basis. In a bizarre twist, the agency revives the case.

NBI dismisses, then recommends cyber libel case vs Rappler

Mar 09, 2018 - 2:19 PM

The NBI backtracks on its earlier finding that businessman Wilfredo Keng's complaint over a story published 5 years ago has 'no basis'

CEO of Philippine news website Rappler, Maria Ressa (C), arrives at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) headquarters in Manila on January 22, 2018. The head of a news website threatened with closure by the government appeared before state investigators on January 22 over a defamation complaint which she decried as part of President Rodrigo Duterte's concerted attack on press freedom. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

How cyber libel complaint versus Rappler can endanger the press

Jan 23, 2018 - 5:36 PM

This means any previous libel case 'can be reopened' if the story concerned remains online, warns Rappler CEO Maria Ressa

NBI summons Rappler CEO Ressa, reporter over cybercrime complaint

Jan 18, 2018 - 7:52 PM

The complaint is filed by Wilfredo Keng, a businessman Rappler reported on in 2012 for alleged favors given to impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona