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Krista Miller acquitted of drug charges

May 31, 2018 - 10:59 AM

The actress is free after almost two years in prison

DOJ panel clears Peter Lim, China defends Duterte, U.S. House panel on Russian collusion | Midday wRap

Mar 13, 2018 - 11:39 AM

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Ex-Bohol town vice mayor sentenced to life in prison for drugs

Oct 11, 2017 - 3:41 PM

The camp of former Batuan vice mayor Jaime Decasa will file a motion for reconsideration

3 OFWs on death row in China

Jul 14, 2017 - 5:56 PM

Philippine Ambassador to China Jose Santiago Sta Romana says there are high hopes that at least one of the cases would be reduced to a life sentence

Marawi ceasefire, De Lima, Harry Potter | Midday wRap

Jun 26, 2017 - 1:43 PM

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Marcelino's freedom a deal to pin me down – De Lima

May 19, 2017 - 5:31 PM

I don t have to say it it s so obvious it s too brazen sana nag iisip na po ang mga tao detained Senator Leila de Lima says

BRIEF INTERVIEW WITH THE PRESS. Senator Leila de Lima is whisked off to her coaster by personnel from the Philippine National Police (PNP) immediately after her court hearing on May 19, 2017. The only time she is able to talk to media is before her hearing starts and she is seated comfortable enough to address the press. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

DOJ moves to consolidate 3 drug cases vs De Lima

Mar 03, 2017 - 10:21 AM

Senator Leila de Lima s lawyers will oppose the move to consolidate the two cases with the one pending before Judge Juanita Guerrero who had ordered the lawmaker s arrest

LOOKOUT BULLETIN. The justice department issues a lookout bulletin against several people in line with an ongoing probe of the National Bureau of Investigation. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler.com

FULL STATEMENT: Leila de Lima on her arrest

Feb 24, 2017 - 10:38 AM

From all these violence killings and crooked governance of the Duterte regime clearly I am not the Public Enemy No 1 here but this regime which has no respect for basic human rights especially the right to life says Senator Leila de Lima

'FIGHT FOR JUSTICE'. Senator Leila de Lima talks to reporters before she walks out of the Senate building to surrender to authorities 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

CIDG gives De Lima until 10 am Friday before arrest

Feb 23, 2017 - 10:47 PM

3rd UPDATE Police agree to serve the arrest warrant against Senator Leila de Lima at the Senate on Friday morning instead of Thursday night

Senator Leila De Lima prior to a press conference at the Senate on February 23, 2017, after warrant was issued by the Muntinlupa RTC. Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

EXPLAINER: What is Leila de Lima being accused of?

Feb 23, 2017 - 8:07 PM

Take a look at the DOJ s drug charges against Senator Leila de Lima

DUTERTE CRITIC. Senator Leila De Lima holds a press conference at the Senate on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Photo by Jasmin Dulay

Court orders arrest of Leila de Lima

Feb 23, 2017 - 4:18 PM

UPDATED The arrest warrant is issued days after the Department of Justice filed charges against its former chief for allegedly receiving drug money from convicts

Senator Leila De Lima during her press conference at Senate on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Photo by Jasmin Dulay

Lascañas, Andanar, peace talks | Evening wRap

Feb 20, 2017 - 9:45 PM

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3 women judges to hear De Lima drug cases

Feb 20, 2017 - 3:16 PM

UPDATED Each judge at the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court will decide whether there is probable cause to issue an arrest warrant against Senator De Lima

Senator Leila de Lima's supporters and critics attend the raffling of her drug cases before the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court (RTC) on February 20, 2017. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Aguirre: De Lima can't become a 'political prisoner'

Feb 18, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the drug charges filed against Senator Leila de Lima are not politically motivated

EXPECTING ARREST. Senator Leila de Lima welcomed supporters in the Senate on February 14, 2017 as they condemned through plastic handcuffs the government move to arrest her on trump-up illegal drugs charges. Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

De Lima, Trillanes, Robredo | Evening wRap

Feb 17, 2017 - 8:48 PM

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Bilibid inmates cleared of drug charges, turn state witnesses vs De Lima

Feb 17, 2017 - 7:58 PM

The justice department s panel drops torture charges filed by inmate Jaybee Sebastian against Senator Leila de Lima

DOJ Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre shows to the members of the media the case filed against Senator Leila De Lima and others in connection with the illegal drug trade inside the New Bilibid Prison during a press conference at the NBI headquarters in Manila on February 17, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

DOJ panel files drug charges vs De Lima

Feb 17, 2017 - 2:35 PM

2ND UPDATE The case is filed at the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court

Jackie Chan's son apologizes for drugs 'mistakes'

Feb 15, 2015 - 12:09 AM

I haven t been a very good role model for the youth I feel really ashamed says Jaycee Chan a day after his release from prison in Beijing over drug offenses

DRUG CHARGES.  File photo of Jaycee Chan, son of Jackie Chan in 2007. Jaycee has been charged with providing others a venue to use drugs. Photo by Mike Clarke/AFP

Jackie Chan's son hit with China drug charge – state media

Dec 23, 2014 - 12:04 AM

Jaycee Chan is charged with providing a venue for others to use drugs