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FALSE: Photo of jailed senator asking Supreme Court to allow visits of her ex-lover

Apr 13, 2019 - 5:14 PM

A photo of Senator Leila de Lima is doctored to falsely show her filing a petition with the Supreme Court to allow visits from her ex-lover

'Magsama tayo sa impyerno': Tense hearing gets trial rolling for De Lima

Mar 15, 2019 - 2:20 PM

(UPDATED) Intelligence agent Jovencio Ablen Jr reiterates his claim that he saw the delivery of bags of money to Senator Leila de Lima’s house in Parañaque, which the senator dismisses as 'pure fiction'

DRUG TRIAL. Detained opposition Senator Leila De Lima attends her trial over illegal drug charges pending before the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 205 on March 15, 2019. Photo courtesy of Office of Senator De Lima

De Lima says no regrets in love, no fear of death

Feb 24, 2018 - 2:44 PM

'I fell in love. I fell out of love. We were happy for a time,' says Senator Leila de Lima about Ronnie Dayan, her former lover turned accuser

ONE YEAR. The photo taken a year ago on February 23, 2017, during Senator Leila de Lima's press conference after an arrest warrant was issued against her. File Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

Umali: De Lima's disobedience case meant to restore respect to House

Jan 05, 2018 - 5:12 PM

Umali takes offense at the criticisms hurled against the House justice committee for their handling of the De Lima probe in 2016

OFFENDED. House justice committee chairman Reynaldo Umali says he was personally offended by Senator Leila de Lima's advice to Ronnie Dayan to snub a House hearing in 2016. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

10 months since arrest, DOJ still amending case vs De Lima

Dec 19, 2017 - 12:01 PM

The amendments heed the advice of the Supreme Court ruling which also says there is no need to set her free meanwhile

Senator Leila De Lima wave to supporters as she arrives for her hearing on the case filed against her on the illegal drug trade inside the New Bilibid Prison at the Muntinlupa RTC on October 13, 2017.

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Nov 17, 2017 - 11:00 AM

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DOJ drops charges vs De Lima's co-accused, turns him into witness

Nov 16, 2017 - 7:13 PM

(UPDATED) Now, only Senator Leila de Lima and her former driver, Ronnie Dayan, stand trial for the drug trading charges before the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court

DRUGS CASE. Senator Leila de Lima is surrounded by a platoon of cops as she attends her drug trade hearing at the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court on November 16, 2017. Photo by the Office of Senator Leila de Lima

Umali testifies vs sorority sister De Lima in summons case

Sep 29, 2017 - 7:39 PM

Oriental Mindoro Representative Reynaldo Umali presents photos of De Lima's text messages to Ronnie Dayan's daughter

DISOBEDIENCE TO SUMMONS. Detained Senator Leila de Lima attends her court hearing at the QC MeTC for disobedience to summons charges on September 29, 2017. Photo by Angie De Silva/Rappler

De Lima moves to drop disobedience charges in QC court

Apr 26, 2017 - 4:54 PM

The detained senator says the lawmakers had no authority to file a suit against her

DISOBEDIENCE CASE. Detained Senator Leila De Lima attends her arraignment on March 13, 2017 at the Quezon City Metropolitan Court Branch 34 for the charge of Disobedience to Summons. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

TIMELINE: De Lima – from drug probe to arrest

Feb 24, 2017 - 12:44 PM

Rappler looks back at the series of events – from the accusations to the House probes – that led to the arrest of the neophyte senator

DUTERTE CRITIC. Senator Leila de Lima waves to her supporters before she leaves the Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court on February 24, 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Ronnie Dayan arrested in Pangasinan

Feb 24, 2017 - 12:08 AM

UPDATED Dayan is accused of collecting money from drug personalities at the New Bilibid Prison in behalf of De Lima

Ronnie Dayan, the former driver and bodyguard of Senator Leila de Lima during press conference on Tuesday, at the House of Representative after the PNP turnover the costudy of Dayan to Congress. Photo by: JOEL LIPORADA

Roque on De Lima preferring AFP custody: 'Dahil maraming lalaki?'

Feb 22, 2017 - 5:14 PM

Kabayan Representative Harry Roque immediately apologizes for his remarks saying I was out of line

'OUT OF LINE.' Kabayan Representative Harry Roque apologizes for a statement she made against Senator Leila de Lima. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Kabayan votes to remove Harry Roque as House rep

Jan 24, 2017 - 4:10 PM

Harry Roque ousted by his party s board for his behavior at a congressional probe into Bilibid drugs asks the Comelec to nullify the party s resolution

RIFT. Kabayan Partylist removes Harry Roque as its representative. Rappler file photo

SWS Survey, Martial Law, Revilla | Evening wRap

Dec 29, 2016 - 7:52 PM

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Taguiwalo, Complaint vs Dayan, Reynolds | Midday wRap

Dec 29, 2016 - 2:44 PM

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House leaders file complaint vs Ronnie Dayan

Dec 29, 2016 - 9:49 AM

House leaders file a disobedience to summons complaint against the alleged bagman of Senator Leila de Lima for snubbing a hearing on the Bilibid drugs probe

ALLEGED BAGMAN. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez (left) presents Ronnie Dayan (middle), the former driver and bodyguard of Senator Leila de Lima, in Congress in November 2016. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

House of Representatives: 10 biggest moments in 2016

Dec 22, 2016 - 10:30 AM

From congressmen in near fistfight to the hours long drama of the Bilibid drugs probe here are the top newsmakers at the House of Representatives in 2016

All illustrations by Janina Malinis/Rappler

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Dec 22, 2016 - 8:53 AM

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DOJ files criminal case vs De Lima

Dec 21, 2016 - 12:29 PM

3rd UPDATE The Department of Justice says Senator Leila de Lima violated Article 150 of the Revised Penal Code when she advised Ronnie Dayan not to testify during the House inquiry into the New Bilibid Prison narcotics trade

CRIMINAL CASE VS DE LIMA. A copy of a DOJ complaint filed against Senator Leila de Lima is shown by Quezon City court personnel. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

De Lima: House leaders just trying to save face

Dec 13, 2016 - 12:55 PM

It is nothing but an attempt to save face after the House inquiry on the Bilibid drug trade was exposed to be all of a farce says Senator Leila de Lima on the ethics and criminal complaints filed against her

The Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs and the committee on justice and human rights resumes its probe on December 5, 2016 investigating the death of Albuera, Leyte mayor Rolando Espinosa, Sr.

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Dec 13, 2016 - 10:43 AM

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De Lima faces complaint at DOJ for telling Dayan to skip hearing

Dec 13, 2016 - 9:25 AM

House leaders want Senator Leila de Lima investigated for stopping her former aide and ex boyfriend Ronnie Dayan from attending a House hearing

EMBATTLED SENATOR. Senator Leila de Lima now faces another complaint filed against her before the Department of Justice. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

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Dec 12, 2016 - 11:48 PM

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Senators to act on House ethics complaint vs De Lima

Dec 12, 2016 - 5:40 PM

Senator Panfilo Lacson goes to the extent of saying that De Lima clearly broke rules when she advised Ronnie Dayan to skip a House probe

File photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Rep Harry Roque under investigation by own party

Dec 12, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Kabayan s Pastor Cesar Pabuayon says Representative Harry Roque s questions on the De Lima Dayan love affair during a House hearing greatly affected the moral sensibilities of the party elders

BEING PROBED. Kabayan Representative Harry Roque is being investigated by his own party-list following his line of questioning during a House hearing. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

House leaders file ethics complaint vs De Lima

Dec 12, 2016 - 3:40 PM

This is the 3rd ethics complaint lodged against Senator Leila de Lima the fiercest critic of President Rodrigo Duterte

De Lima vows to return after 'official' trips abroad

Dec 09, 2016 - 6:57 PM

There is however nothing to worry about as I will surely return along with my staff who will be with me during these foreign visits the embattled senator says

De Lima hits senators: Citing Dayan in contempt was 'baseless'

Dec 06, 2016 - 7:13 PM

Senator Leila de Lima is disappointed that some of her colleagues were trying to pin her down based on their respective line of questioning during Monday s probe

The Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs and the committee on justice and human rights resumes its probe on December 5, 2016 investigating the death of Albuera, Leyte mayor Rolando Espinosa, Sr.

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De Lima turns emotional, confronts accusers at Senate

Dec 05, 2016 - 8:29 PM

I ve had enough of you Kayong lahat na mga nagsisinungaling Senator Leila de Lima lashes out during a Senate hearing

TURNING EMOTIONAL. Senator Leila de Lima confronts her accusers during a hearing on December 5, 2016, into the death of Albuera mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr.

Trillanes, De Lima hit Dayan, Espinosa ‘script’ in Senate probe

Dec 05, 2016 - 6:45 PM

Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa denies the allegations of a script and says he has made it a point to tell Dayan and Espinosa to tell the truth

Ronnie Dayan placed under Senate custody

Dec 05, 2016 - 6:30 PM

UPDATED The Senate committee on public order releases him just a few hours after he was cited in contempt

IN SENATE CUSTODY. Ronnie Dayan, bodyguard-driver and boyfriend of Senator Leila de Lima, wears protective gear after testifying on the illegal drug trade. Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

LIVE: Senate hearing on the death of Mayor Espinosa with witnesses Dayan and Kerwin Espinosa

Dec 05, 2016 - 9:06 AM

Ronnie Dayan and Kerwin Espinosa take the witness stand in the committee hearing

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Nov 29, 2016 - 9:34 PM

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Arrest warrant vs De Lima still a House option – Alvarez

Nov 29, 2016 - 6:29 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez hits Senator Leila de Lima for refusing to face the House panel: Ang tanong ko lang diyan bakit takot kang humarap?

'Climax' congressman: Rappler peddles 'distorted sense of nationalism'

Nov 29, 2016 - 4:33 PM

Representative Salvador Belaro Jr says that for reporting on his sexually laden questions to a witness Rappler can be considered among the forces that distract the public from the bigger national interest that is the war on illegal drugs

'FOCUS ON THE ISSUE.' 1-Ang Edukasyon Salvador Belaro Jr fires back against his critics during a press conference on November 29. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

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Nov 29, 2016 - 2:45 PM

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House gives De Lima 72 hours to answer show-cause order

Nov 29, 2016 - 1:12 PM

If the senator fails to give a satisfactory response House leaders will file an ethics complaint against her before the Senate among other cases

De Lima: ‘I will not face congressmen’

Nov 29, 2016 - 12:19 AM

The senator maintains the House of Representatives committee on justice’s probe into Bilibid drugs is a ‘kangaroo court ’ and so she will not honor the show cause order it has issued against her

Rappler file photo by Joel Liporada

Alvarez apologizes for 'inappropriate' questions in House Bilibid probe

Nov 28, 2016 - 9:35 PM

Siguro mga tao lang din ang mga congressman Pero yun nga I apologize sincerely says Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez after congressmen pried into the relationship between Senator Leila de Lima and Ronnie Dayan

Belaro wants Rappler mood meter probed after Bilibid drugs hearing

Nov 28, 2016 - 8:46 PM

UPDATED 1 Ang Edukasyon Representative Salvador Belaro Jr says his questions to witness Ronnie Dayan on the latter s affair with Senator Leila de Lima were taken out of context

TAKEN OUT OF CONTEXT? 1-Ang Edukasyon Representative Salvador Belaro Jr was among the lawmakers who interpellated Ronnie Dayan during the reopening of the House probe into the proliferation of drugs at the New Bilibid Prison. File photo by Rappler

Dayan, wife are 'aggrieved' parties, not De Lima – Alvarez

Nov 28, 2016 - 4:57 PM

Isn t using your subordinates a form of sexual harassment? Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez asks referring to Senator Leila de Lima allegedly ordering driver Ronnie Dayan to collect drug money for her

'WHO IS TRULY AGGRIEVED?' Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says the critics of the House justice committee should also consider the side of Ronnie Dayan and his wife Norly over Dayan's relationship with Senator Leila de Lima. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Questions on De Lima affair to test Dayan's credibility – lawmakers

Nov 27, 2016 - 3:09 PM

UPDATED Deputy Speaker Fredenil Castro calls the criticism thrown against the House justice committee members grossly unfair and uncalled for

NECESSARY QUESTIONS? Deputy Speaker Fredenil Castro (1st from left) and Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas (1st from right) defends their questions on the relationship between Senator Leila de Lima and her former security aide Ronnie Dayan. Photos by Rappler

A can of contradictions in Ronnie Dayan's testimony

Nov 27, 2016 - 1:50 PM

Lawmakers cast doubt on Ronnie Dayan s testimony which contains clear contradictions to what past witnesses claimed before the House committee on justice

THE WITNESS. Ronnie Dayan, Senator Leila de Lima's former security aide, lover, and alleged bagman, appears before the House committee on justice on November 24. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

The House's 'climax' congressmen: Who are they?

Nov 26, 2016 - 9:52 AM

Long time politicians a former law school dean and a neophyte legislator who advocates for the rights of the marginalized ask De Lima s former aide Ronnie Dayan questions the hearing could have done without

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Nov 25, 2016 - 9:48 PM

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Robredo on questions about De Lima, Dayan: 'Pambabastos talaga'

Nov 25, 2016 - 4:07 PM

Parang nangyari talaga slut shaming Vice President Leni Robredo says after lawmakers grilled Senator Leila de Lima s former boyfriend about their love affair

WOMEN'S RIGHTS. Vice President Leni Robredo delivers the keynote speech on November 25, 2016, for the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women, Philippine Commission on Women. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

Female senators slam House probe 'in aid of misogyny, voyeurism'

Nov 25, 2016 - 2:43 PM

UPDATED It was not an investigation in aid of legislation It was a public lynching in aid of misogyny and sexism says Senator Risa Hontiveros

MISOGYNY. Female colleagues of Senator Leila de Lima criticized the House of Representatives for their 'voyeuristic' and 'unparliamentary' acts during a congressional inquiry.

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Nov 25, 2016 - 1:15 PM

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'Kailan kayo nag-climax?': Nonsense questions at the Bilibid drugs hearing

Nov 25, 2016 - 8:13 AM

Here are a few questions that we think the hearing could have done without