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Duterte, Hontiveros, Mexico quake | Midday wRap

Sep 20, 2017 - 11:23 AM

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Ombudsman panel urges Sandiganbayan to convict Imelda Marcos for graft

Sep 17, 2017 - 5:45 PM

The graft charges against former First Lady and now Ilocos Norte 2nd District Representative Imelda Marcos have spanned 26 years

Marcos plundered to 'protect' the economy? Makes no economic sense

Sep 11, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Let’s not sugarcoat it: what the Marcoses did was quite possibly the biggest presidential plunder in history

#PugadBaboy: Admitting Guilt

Sep 08, 2017 - 11:00 AM

'Justice must be served': Lawmakers oppose immunity for Marcoses

Sep 06, 2017 - 9:20 PM

This is more than just the money It s about justice and accountability for the crimes against the people during Martial Law says Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat

ALLIES. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos (left) says they hope President Rodrigo Duterte (right) would 'end' decades of cases against their family. File photo by King Rodriguez/PPD

Reynaldo de Guzman, Mariano, Robredo | Evening wRap

Sep 06, 2017 - 7:49 PM

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Immunity for Marcoses? Admit your sins first – Robredo

Sep 06, 2017 - 1:10 PM

Mahirap magpatawad sa isang tao na di naman inaamin yung kasalanan says Vice President Leni Robredo on the government possibly granting immunity to the Marcos family if they return ill gotten wealth

CONFESS BEFORE IMMUNITY. Vice President Leni Robredo answers reporters' questions on September 6. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Duterte, Kiko, DACA | Midday wRap

Sep 06, 2017 - 12:32 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, September 6, 2017

Sep 06, 2017 - 11:05 AM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday

Duterte: If I were Marcoses, I'd return wealth for immunity

Sep 05, 2017 - 7:25 PM

The President wants Congress to craft a law that may include a provision granting the Marcoses immunity from criminal liability once they return ill gotten wealth

Duterte has authority to deal with Marcoses, says Lagman

Sep 05, 2017 - 4:13 PM

Most probably he doesn’t know that he has an existing continuing authority says Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman

'ALREADY THERE.' An opposition lawmaker says the President already has the power to begin negotiations with the Marcos family. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Gordon, Arnaiz, Duterte | Evening wRap

Sep 04, 2017 - 7:40 PM

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Malacañang awaiting Congress nod to negotiate return of Marcos wealth

Sep 04, 2017 - 1:35 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte needs Congress to set parameters of the talks says the Palace

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with birthday celebrant Davao City First District Representative Karlo Nograles, his father former House Speaker Prospero Nograles, the congressman's wife Marga and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos during the birthday celebration at the Mergrande Ocean Resort in Davao City on September 2, 2017. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Gordon and Trillanes, Revilla, Callamard | Evening wRap

Aug 31, 2017 - 9:23 PM

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Imee Marcos, Ombudsman, North Korea | Midday wRap

Aug 31, 2017 - 2:12 PM

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We trust Duterte will end decades of cases – Imee Marcos

Aug 31, 2017 - 10:50 AM

Asked if the President s claims that they would be returning their wealth was true Governor Imee Marcos says: Pag usapan na lang ng ating mga abugado

ALLIES. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos (left) says they hope President Rodrigo Duterte (right) would 'end' decades of cases against their family. File photo by King Rodriguez/PPD

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, August 31, 2017

Aug 31, 2017 - 9:57 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Thursday

MESSAGING. President Rodrigo Duterte defends his threats to kill, saying on August 30, 2017, that they can be defended even in front of Jesus Christ. Malacañang photo

Aguirre, Marcos’ ill-gotten wealth, Duterte | Evening wRap

Aug 30, 2017 - 8:10 PM

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Robredo: ‘Never too late’ for Marcoses to return all ill-gotten wealth

Aug 30, 2017 - 5:19 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo is hoping that the Marcoses would return all their ill gotten wealth to the Filipino people

ADMIT ILL-GOTTEN WEALTH. Vice President Leni Robredo says the supposed bid of the Marcoses to return money to the government should come with an admission that they stole public funds. File photo from the Office of the Vice President

Senators to Marcoses: Return all ill-gotten wealth, not just 'crumbs'

Aug 30, 2017 - 4:25 PM

Kung ano ang kabuuan na ninakaw ibalik Di naman yung pinaambunan ka lang ayos na says Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III

Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos (left), Congresswoman Imelda Marcos (center) and Former senator Bongbong Marcos (right) on August 9, 2017, during Inquiry into the use by the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte tobaco excise tax to purchase of motor vehicles made through cash advances without the benefit of public biddings for the total amount of P66.45 million. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

'Imelda Marcos wanted to return 7,000 tons of gold to PH'

Aug 30, 2017 - 4:24 PM

Once upon a time the Iron Butterfly admitted to a long time political foe that she wanted to return 7 000 tons of gold to the Philippines

CHIT-CHAT WITH IMELDA. Buhay Representative Lito Atienza recalls a rather surprising conversation with the former first lady. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Uber, Ombudsman, Bautista | Evening wRap

Aug 29, 2017 - 6:47 PM

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PNP autopsy, impeachment complaint, Trump | Evening wRap

Aug 23, 2017 - 9:25 PM

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Senators ask Comelec chief to waive bank secrecy rights

Aug 23, 2017 - 1:00 PM

UPDATED The Senate committee on banks financial institutions and currencies invites Comelec chief Andres Bautista to attend its next hearing on his controversial bank deposits

ACCUSED. Commission on Elections chief Andres Bautista is accused of obtaining ill-gotten wealth. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

The making of a scandal: Comelec chair Andy vs Patricia Bautista

Aug 21, 2017 - 11:45 AM

For at least 10 months poll chief Andres Bautista and wife Patricia try to negotiate an amicable separation and division of properties She runs to the President when talks collapse in July and days later gives an explosive media interview

ACCUSED. Commission on Elections chief Andres Bautista is accused of obtaining ill-gotten wealth. Rappler file photo

Negros Island Region, Bautista, Trump | Midday wRap

Aug 09, 2017 - 1:51 PM

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Ombudsman orders P29-M forfeiture case vs ex-top cop Purisima

Jul 06, 2017 - 11:31 AM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales also wants forfeiture cases filed against the former PNP chief s wife and their children

File photo of former PNP Chief Alan Purisima. Photo by Mark Cristino

Resorts World gunman attended hearing for P6M forfeiture case before attack

Jun 06, 2017 - 7:25 PM

Carlos offers to pay government P1 2 million instead of P6 4 million but Ombudsman prosecutors reject this as his forfeiture case continues

TROUBLED EMPLOYEE. Jessie Carlos, the gunman in the Resorts World Manila attack, turns out to be a former government tax specialist who faced an ill-gotten wealth case. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Court excludes Enrile from 1987 Marcos-Cojuangco loot case

Apr 20, 2017 - 6:15 PM

This resolution comes 12 years after the appeal by the PCGG

Duterte appoints fellow Bedan to head PCGG

Feb 28, 2017 - 11:37 AM

UPDATED The PCGG has so far recovered P170 45 billion in ill gotten wealth

PCGG COMMISSIONER. Duterte's fellow San Beda lawyer John A. Bayani takes his oath of office as new commissioner of the PCGG at the Department of Justice on February 27, 2017. Photo courtesy of the DOJ

SC affirms forfeiture of Imelda Marcos' 3rd jewelry set

Feb 13, 2017 - 5:30 PM

The jewelry set worth as much as 153 089 is the 3rd of Imelda Marcos collections to be forfeited in favor of the government

A presidential commission on good goverment (PCGG) official shows at the Central bank headquarter in Manila, 15 September 2005 a tiara inlaid with diamonds and South Sea Pearls from a collection seized by the government from former first lady Imelda Marcos in the late 1980s. Appraisers from international auction houses Christie's and Sotheby's are expected at the central bank later in the day to inspect the jewelry ahead of a planned November 2005 auction. Marcos has threatened to sue to stop the auction. AFP PHOTO Joel NITO / AFP PHOTO / JOEL NITO

Ramos to Imelda: Come clean on hidden wealth, Ninoy's murder

Feb 12, 2017 - 4:10 PM

The former First Lady must be the one to speak for the family now because she knows more than any of the children says former President Fidel V Ramos

RAPPLER TALK. Former President Fidel Ramos speaks with Rappler executive editor Maria Ressa

Imelda Marcos snubs last day of trial for 1991 graft case

Jan 17, 2017 - 1:05 PM

UPDATED The former first lady is accused of creating private foundations in Switzerland from 1978 to 1984 when she was governor of Metro Manila

Former first lady Imelda Marcos, shown in this file photo at one of her son Bonbong's political rallies in 2016, is facing 10 counts of graft charges filed 25 years ago. Photo by Rob Reyes/ rappler

Ex-AFP comptroller Ligot asks Sandiganbayan to junk P55-M forfeiture case

Aug 25, 2016 - 10:13 PM

Jacinto Ligot and his family say the case should be dismissed on the ground of forum shopping

JACINTO C. LIGOT. Ligot seeks to have a P55 million foreiture case junked on the grounds of 'forum shopping.' File photo from Newsbreak

Sandiganbayan dismisses forfeiture cases vs Marcos brothers-in-law

Aug 24, 2016 - 10:40 PM

Despite the presentation of 25 witnesses and 400 documentary exhibits over 29 years the government failed to prove the sequestered properties were ill gotten wealth says the anti graft court

Imelda Marcos fails to respond to corruption claims at Sandigan

Jul 03, 2016 - 4:45 PM

Despite extensions Imelda Marcos fails to submit her opposition to the government s petition requesting forfeiture of multimillion dollar artworks

File photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

The value of Marcos jewels according to the Philippine government

May 06, 2016 - 3:54 PM

The Presidential Commission on Good Government publishes an album of jewels owned by Imelda Marcos and lists the social services that they could have afforded to serve the public instead

Sandiganbayan to auction two aircraft in Marcos case

May 01, 2016 - 7:05 PM

The two aircraft are part of assets recovered from the Marcos family and their alleged crony

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Apr 14, 2016 - 7:40 PM

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Why is it difficult for Bongbong Marcos to apologize?

Apr 14, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Bongbong Marcos narrative of denial has gained traction It exploits the already weak collective memory of Filipinos and has hijacked the unread past

DICTATOR'S SON. Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr speaks during the proclamation of his vice-presidential candidacy in Manila, Philippines, on October 10, 2015. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

Marcos Jr barred return of stolen P1.9 billion – PCGG

Apr 14, 2016 - 3:08 PM

The amount was from the Arelma funds a Panamanian registered account of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos father and namesake of the vice presidential candidate

Ex-Marcos official: 'Missing paintings' part of Imelda's collection

Mar 10, 2016 - 11:47 AM

Former Central Bank governor Jaime Laya executes an affidavit in relation to a 30 year old forfeiture case against the Marcoses

After a news conference, former-Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos and his wife Imelda along with a military aide have a brief news conference at Hickam air force base in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Comelec woes, Marcos art collection, total solar eclipse | 12PM wRap

Mar 09, 2016 - 12:19 PM

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Search for Marcos' wealth: Compromising with cronies

Feb 25, 2016 - 5:15 PM

What the entire world knows after 30 years is a mere fraction and not the entirety of the Marcos loot

Recovering Marcos’ ill-gotten wealth: After 30 years, what?

Feb 25, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The irony – or tragedy – is that despite overwhelming evidence against them not one of the Marcoses and their cronies had spent a day in prison for plundering the nation

What Bongbong Marcos knew of Swiss deposits

Feb 24, 2016 - 1:00 PM

The VP candidate has given conflicting answers on this issue

DICTATOR'S SON. Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr speaks during the proclamation of his vice-presidential candidacy in Manila, Philippines, on October 10, 2015. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

PCGG's actions stained with politics – Bongbong Marcos

Feb 16, 2016 - 10:46 PM

The son of the late dictator questions the intensified efforts of the Presidential Commission on Good Government to recover his family s alleged ill gotten wealth now that he s running for vice president

MARCOS WEALTH. The Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) was tasked to seize billion of dollars worth of wealth amassed by the Marcos family during the Martial Law.

Gov’t body okays sale of Marcos jewelry Hawaii collection

Feb 13, 2016 - 3:41 PM

The Hawaii collection and two more Marcos jewelry collections are now valued at a conservative estimate of at least P1 billion says the PCGG

RARE FINDS. An official from the Presidential Commission on Good Government shows a diamond-studded piece of jewelry seized by the Philippine government from former first lady Imelda Marcos, at the Central Bank headquarters in Manila on November 24, 2015. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Marcos central bank governor to testify on ill-gotten paintings

Feb 10, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Nearly 3 decades after the government is still looking for more than 100 paintings bought by Imelda Marcos using ill gotten wealth

PH gov't wins ill-gotten wealth case vs Marcoses, Alfonso Lim's family

Jan 04, 2016 - 3:28 PM

UPDATED Among the assets awarded to the state – already sequestered by the PCGG – are vast tracts of land in 5 areas worth P511M as of 2006