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LIVE: House hearing on the death penalty bill

Sep 24, 2019 - 9:24 AM

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LIVE: House hearing on P6.8-billion shabu smuggled from China, Taiwan

Aug 14, 2018 - 2:17 PM

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Why House members want to postpone barangay, SK elections

Mar 13, 2018 - 6:56 PM

Read the full text of the House bills seeking to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections for a 3rd time

BARANGAY ELECTIONS. The House suffrage committee, chaired by CIBAC Party-List Representative Sherwin Tugna (left), approves the postponement of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections for the 3rd time. Screenshot from Rappler video

LIVE: House hearing on impeachment complaint vs Chief Justice Sereno

Mar 08, 2018 - 9:40 AM

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BIR: It's ‘possible’ Sereno violated tax code 6 times

Feb 27, 2018 - 3:55 PM

(UPDATED) BIR Deputy Commissioner Arnel Guballa estimates that Sereno apparently failed to pay the bureau around P2 million, including interest and surcharges. Her camp says she paid P8.67 million for income earned from Piatco from 2004-2009.

Supreme Court chief justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno on Rappler Talk, February 15, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

SC official quits post as Sereno impeachment hearing draws to a close

Feb 27, 2018 - 12:31 PM

Mendoza’s appointment is the topic of discussion of the House justice committee on Tuesday morning, as one of the last grounds in lawyer Larry Gadon’s impeachment complaint

SC CONTROVERSY. PMC head Brenda Jay Mendoza quits as Supreme Court chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno tries to fend off an impeachment case. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

House panel to wrap up Sereno impeachment hearing

Feb 27, 2018 - 9:10 AM

After 5 months, the House impeachment committee is finally set to finish deliberations on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

WRAPPING UP. House impeachment committee chairman Reynaldo Umali says the House is another step closer to deciding on an impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

'Local companies should manufacture new jeepneys' – lawmaker

Feb 26, 2018 - 8:15 PM

In a House hearing on the PUV modernization program, Ako Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe says the government should create a separate program that would incentivize local manufacturers

MODERN. The PUV modernization program aims to have a safer and environment-friendly mode of transportation. Photo from Department of Transportation - Philippines Facebook page

Aquino denies rush in Dengvaxia vaccination program

Feb 26, 2018 - 5:31 PM

While expressing his condolences for those whose children died after being vaccinated, the former president calls on the public not to be 'carried away by emotion'

'NO RUSH.' Former President Benigno Aquino III attends a House hearing on the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine on February 26, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Former budget chief Abad: Dengvaxia decision 'guided by prudence'

Feb 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM

'There was this alarming problem, there was this potential cure to it,' says the former budget chief

Former President Benigno Aquino III, with former DOH secretary Janette Garin, former Budget secretary Butch Abad and Health secretary Francisco Duque III attend the Congress hearing on the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine on February 26, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

LIVE: House hearing on Dengvaxia

Feb 26, 2018 - 2:12 PM

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Aquino says unqualified 'experts' politicized Dengvaxia probe

Feb 26, 2018 - 12:11 PM

At the House hearing, the former president once more defends his administration's decision to implement an unprogrammed dengue vaccination campaign

PROGRAM UNDER SCRUTINY. Former president Beningo Aquino and former Cabinet chiefs Janette Garin (in pink) and Butch Abad (right) attend a House probe into the dengvaxia mass vaccination program. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Sanofi declines PH demand for full Dengvaxia refund

Feb 05, 2018 - 12:18 PM

The pharma giant declines the Philippines' demand, saying doing so would 'create confusion' over the safety and efficacy of the controversial anti-dengue vaccine

NO FULL REFUND. Thomas Triomphe (right), head of Sanofi Pasteur-Asia Pacific, speak before a House probe into the Dengvaxia deal in December 2017. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Sereno camp: We expect an ‘intensified’ smear campaign in 2018

Jan 08, 2018 - 2:12 PM

'Sila na lang ang hindi nakakaalam na malapit na ma-impeach si CJ Sereno,' says complainant Larry Gadon

CALL TO ACTION. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno calls on constitutional bodies to maximize their mandate to protect human rights in the country amid the Duterte administration's drug war. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

The impeachers: Out to get the Chief Justice and the Ombudsman

Dec 15, 2017 - 5:28 PM

Two factors are crucial to both impeachment bids: timing and the inside connections of those seeking to oust Maria Lourdes Sereno and Conchita Carpio Morales

THE IMPEACHERS. Larry Gadon, Jing Paras, Manny Luna and Ferdinand Topacio keep themselves busy with their impeachment cases against the highest officials of the country.

Sereno calls out lawyer for ‘untrue’ accusation of delay in solving case

Dec 14, 2017 - 4:17 PM

Lawyer Eligio Mallari wants the House justice committee to include his land dispute case in the impeachment proceedings against Sereno

VACC. The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption is seeking the impeachment of Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler


CJ Sereno getting wrong legal advice – Tijam

Dec 11, 2017 - 12:28 PM

Justice Tijam also says Sereno should attend the House hearing and hits her supposed delays in the transfer of Maute cases and granting of survivorship benefits

Witnesses Justices Arturo Brion (right), Francis Jardeleza (center) and Justice Noell Tijam (left) before the House Committee on Justice during the Continuation of the hearing on the determination of probable cause regarding the verified complaint for impeachment against Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Monday 11, 2017. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

LIVE: House hearing on South Korean garbage smuggled to Cebu

Nov 21, 2017 - 3:34 AM

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LIVE: House hearing on impeachment complaint vs Comelec chief Andy Bautista

Sep 20, 2017 - 6:26 AM

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WHAT YOU MISSED: House hearing on human rights

Aug 19, 2017 - 12:09 PM

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LIVE: House hearing on electoral reform

Aug 08, 2017 - 12:51 PM

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BDO chief likens fight vs ATM skimming to running on treadmill

Jun 22, 2017 - 8:50 PM

In a demo of skimming devices at a House hearing BDO describes how banks react to evolving tools used by fraudsters

ATM THROAT. Skimming devices lie in wait inside an ATM's throat, looking to copy the data on an ATM card.

Jaybee Sebastian, Leila de Lima, US presidential debate | 6PM wRap

Oct 10, 2016 - 8:16 PM

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Which is which? Sanchez, Sebastian's conflicting claims

Oct 10, 2016 - 5:20 PM

UPDATED Convicted kidnapper and carnapper Jaybee Sebastian and PSG member Joenel Sanchez present different claims during a House hearing on the Bilibid drug trade

WHICH IS WHICH? Bilibid inmate Jaybee Sebastian pinpoints former De Lima security aide Joenel Sanchez during the House committee on justice's October 10 hearing. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Jaybee Sebastian, Leila de Lima, Clinton-Trump debate | 12PM wRap

Oct 10, 2016 - 2:23 PM

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Jaybee Sebastian denies De Lima claim: I'm no gov't asset

Oct 10, 2016 - 11:22 AM

UPDATED The Bilibid inmate once tagged as a favored prisoner of ex justice secretary and now Senator Leila de Lima testifies against her

High profile inmate Jaybee Sebastian appears before the House committee on justice as resumes its probe on October 10, 2016 into the proliferation of drugs in the New Bilibid Prison.

Aguirre, Trillanes, Google | 6PM wRap

Oct 04, 2016 - 8:17 PM

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Aguirre: 'De Lima' video won't be shown at House probe

Oct 04, 2016 - 12:52 PM

We are not in possession of any video says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II after previously claiming that the neophyte senator has 3 sex videos that the DOJ can use as evidence against her

'PROOF'. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says there is evidence linking his predecessor Leila De Lima to the drug trade. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Behave during Mamasapano probe, lawmakers told

Apr 07, 2015 - 11:00 AM

We are accused of grandstanding non observance of proper decorum says the chairman of the House committee investigating the Mamasapano clash

PREVIOUS HEARING. A file photo of the previous House hearing on the Mamasapano clash. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler