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Law enforcers arrest Grade 9 teacher in a buy-bust operation
'These convicts will be treated as fugitives from justice,' says Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde
Journalists in Mindanao say they want to defend themselves but legally owning a gun is difficult because of the island-wide martial law. They say: 'If we try to defend ourselves, we go to jail. If we do not, we die.'
The US justice department says the 'Broken Heart' operation of April and May targeted people who make and distribute child pornography, as well as those who receive and download it
The teenagers are suspected of ganging up on a lesbian couple for refusing to kiss each other for entertainment
If found guilty, the woman faces imprisonment of up to 5 years and fines of up to P40,000
Spanish media reports say 4 Spaniards have videos and personal documents of Julian Assange
(UPDATED) Under the conditions of his bail, Carlos Ghosn must stay in Japan and must live in a court-appointed residence with cameras to monitor his movements amid fears he might try to destroy evidence
Prosecutors 'decided to arrest Meng Hongwei on suspicion of accepting bribes,' the Supreme People's Procuratorate says in a brief statement
'The key issue at the moment is United States extradition, which we have warned about for many years,' lawyer Jennifer Robinson says
John Shipton says he was shocked to see the state of his son Julian Assange when the latter was arrested in London
(UPDATED) A legal source familiar with the case tells Agence France-Presse that Julian Assange is being held at Belmarsh prison in southeast London
(UPDATED) Foreign Minister Jose Valencia says the Ecuadoran government withdrew the citizenship it had granted Assange in 2017 'due to various irregularities found in his paperwork'
Julian Assange has been living at Ecuador's embassy in London's plush Knightsbridge district since 2012
(3rd UPDATE) Footage shot by the Russian video news agency Ruptly shows a frantic-looking Julian Assange being huddled out of the building by burly men in suits and pulled into one of two waiting police vans
Sibling rivalry in Makati, challenging a 50 year old dynasty in San Juan and the Belmontes go after Duterte loyalists
(UPDATED) The investigation into Temer has uncovered 'the existence of a criminal organization in full operation, involved in concrete acts of clear gravity,' the federal prosecutor's office says
The vendor is accused of harassing the daughter-in-law of Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin after she refused to buy fish balls
Press freedom is not automatically proved alive by the ability of the press to exercise its democratic right to publish without state interference; true proof lies in what happens to the press after exercising that right.
Show her up to be vulnerable, subdue her, and a chill probably goes around enough to help ease the way for the authoritarian rule he has been itching to impose. Well, knowing Maria Ressa, she’s not one easily subdued.
(4th UPDATE) Ateneo de Manila University president Father Ramon Jose Villarin, De La Salle Philippines president Brother Armin Luistro, and UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan issue statements of support
If this is another of several attempts to intimidate us, it will not succeed, as past attempts have shown. Maria Ressa and Rappler will continue to do our jobs as journalists.
Eric Drouet – who already faces a trial for carrying a weapon – is held while heading for the Champs-Elysees, according to a police source
China asserts that the two countries overstepped their authority during the arrest and that Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou is innocent
Judge Melinda Alconcel-Dayanghirang of the Davao City Regional Trial Court Branch 54 issues warrants of arrest for each libel complaint filed by presidential son Paolo Duterte and his brother-in-law Manases Carpio
'Ang mga mandarambong ay pinalaya na. Ang mga kritiko naman ay gagawan ng kaso para pilit na maikulong,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV who is ordered arrested on the same day former senator Bong Revilla is acquitted of plunder
Metro Manila police chief Guillermo Eleazar has also ordered local cops to monitor Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
Judge Melinda Alconcel Dayanghirang issues the warrant of arrest against the senator in connection with the libel case filed by presidential son Paolo Duterte
Because she has been convicted, bail is no longer a matter of right, but discretionary upon the court. Rules 114 and 120 come into play in the question of whether or not Imelda Marcos can post bail.
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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 150 should properly hear the factual issues of his case
(3rd UPDATE) Makati RTC branch 148 has set another hearing on October 5, lawyer Rey Robles confirms
The mutineer-turned-senator says he will surrender to authorities when the time comes: 'We are prepared for the worst. Yayakapin ko 'yang eventuality na 'yan.'
The arrest of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV sends a chilling effect among other critics of the Duterte administration, says Human Rights Watch
Senator Lacson also says President Duterte continues to enjoy the support of the military
'I was advised not to go home yet...to wait for the ruling of Branch 148,' says opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
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A military officer swears under oath that she received, accepted, and processed Trillanes’ amnesty application, but Judge Alameda says it’s a substitute document that has no probative value
Here's the video of the police arresting Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, no less than inside the Senate building
'Kung maililigpit mo man ako, meron at merong papalit sa akin, at sa dakong huli ikaw rin ay matatalo at haharapin mo yung mga kasalanang ginawa mo,' says opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
The September 2018 arrest is not the first for Senator Antonio Trillanes IV who has been previously arrested in connection with the 2003 Oakwood mutiny and 2007 Manila Peninsula siege
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and his arresting officer, Senior Superintendent Rogelio Simon go way back
'Dapat sana parating may lugar iyong dissenting voices para…kaming mga public officials, parati kaming on our toes,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
(UPDATED) Senator Trillanes is not granted a petition for bail at Branch 148: 'We're slightly more hopeful but we have to expect for the worst'
This case 'goes beyond me,' says the second senator to be arrested under the Duterte administration
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV shows a pleasant side when police booked him upon his arrest
(UPDATED) Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is the second opposition senator to be arrested under the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte. He posts a P200,000-bail.
(UPDATED) 'The court has spoken,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque after a Makati court ordered the arrest of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
(3rd UPDATE) Makati police, led by Superintendent Rogelio Simon, will serve the arrest warrant on Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
'It's a fact nakulong 'yung ama ko. Lumaki ako na nagrarally kami,' says the daughter of former vice president Jejomar Binay, reacting to a false claim by ex-senator Juan Ponce Enrile