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Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo says since there is no final verdict yet on Isidro Lapeña's guilt or innocence, he has a 'right to be presumed innocent.'
According to the NBI’s investigation report, Lapeña committed graft, gross neglect of duty, and grave misconduct for not following established Customs rules
Solicitor General Jose Calida refuses to participate in a Senate investigation into his family firm's government contracts, saying it is illegal and serves no legislative purpose
(UPDATED) A relative also tells the New York Times that Cesar Sayoc's father was from the Philippines and that his mother was from Brooklyn
'I heard he was a person that preferred me over others,' US President Donald Trump told reporters, but insisted, 'There is no blame'
So far, no one has been hurt, but the attempted bomb-spree has frayed nerves and raised tensions
Western Visayas Police tag communists in the killings
Rappler lists the senatorial aspirants who are facing cases, complaints, or probes, as well as those who have been acquitted or the cases against them dismissed
'What would you call it, what do you call it if nobody dies? What else do you call it? It’s a war, a war on drugs,' says General Bato dela Rosa
The murder of Charlie Saladaga causes little consternation. "It was nothing," says Angel. "The CSG were bragging. They were saying, ‘Look what happened. Which punk is next?’”
'They’re the CSG...They’re the ones who kill the drug users and dealers,” says one resident of Village 105
CSG founder Alvin Constantino tells Rappler that CSG Inc was meant to help the nation, and in no way promotes extrajudicial killings
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra condemns the killing as an 'act of cowardice'
'Who ends up looking good when people like Sitoy with his grenade are killed? The police. But they didn’t kill him. We just called them whenever there was a body,' says Simon
Rappler's sources claim cops had actively supported the CSG’s vigilante activities – 'They were the killing arm of the police'
Administrative guilt comes with the accessory penalty of perpetual disqualification from holding public office
In a privilege speech, opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says Solicitor General Jose Calida's security agency has acquired at least P358.3 million in government contracts since 2016
But DOH Undersecretary Enrique Domingo says several tests and studies still need to be done in the next few years to confirm if Dengvaxia itself influenced the deaths
CLTG Builders, a contractor owned by SAP Bong Go's father, wins roughly P750 million worth of government contracts from 2016 to 2017
(UPDATED) The incarcerated senator Leila de Lima says: ‘Bring it on!’
All 10 are being investigated by the Department of Public Works and Highways
'Hindi naman siguro natin kailangan nang utusan pa,' says Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde
The Philippine National Police says cops will 'assist' the military in arresting Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
His meetings with individuals with apparent Russian intelligence ties in 2016 are the initial reason for the FBI launching the collusion investigation, which now has its focus on President Trump, his family and top advisors
PNP CIDG's Nepthalie Buensuceso is shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen
'Bakit inabot ng dalawang araw bago magsimula ulit ang operasyon ng NAIA?.... The public deserves an acceptable explanation,' says Senator Grace Poe
Senator Richard Gordon assures Calida he’s not going to be humiliated in the Senate investigation under his watch
Aitan Goelman, Strzok's attorney, says the 21-year veteran of the Federal Bureau of Investigation was fired by FBI deputy director David Bowdich on Friday
Manila Police District head Chief Superintendent Rolando Anduyan says the NBI is coordinating with their investigation unit on the death of Allan Rafael
It's now up to new Ombudsman Samuel Martires to use the ruling to their advantage
(3rd UPDATE) Also covered by the arrest warrants are incumbent anti-poverty commission head Liza Maza, ex-agrarian reform chief Rafael Mariano and former Bayan Muna representative Teddy Casiño
Political analyst Julio Teehankee says 'unintended consequences' of federalism include 'escalated political rivalry and electoral violence among political clans'
Business owners are accused of breaking environmental rules
FBI director Christopher Wray says: 'The intelligence community's assessment has not changed. My view has not changed.'
Former president Benigno Aquino III laments the lack of due process, saying he was not informed of the specific charges against him
The National Bureau of Investigation sends its findings to the Ombudsman, saying former president Benigno Aquino III is liable for technical malversation, and former health secretary Janette Garin for graft, among others
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) campaign group says 18 factories in 10 Chinese provinces they looked into admit to using banned chlorofluorocarbons.
(3rd UPDATE) Najib Razak will be charged Wednesday, a taskforce set up to probe wrongdoing at state fund 1MDB says in a statement, adding he was apprehended 'at his home'
(UPDATED) Vigilant Investigative and Security Agency, owned by Solicitor General Jose Calida's family, says the allegations made by ALU-TUCP are 'utterly false'
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NBI agents conduct an entrapment operation and arrest Bureau of Internal Revenue investigators Arturo Buniol, Gary Atanacio, and Edgardo Javier
The Solicitor General says the text of the actual law prevails over the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR)
Calida as Solicitor General represents government agencies when complaints are filed against them, Ombudsman Morales points out
Join us as we make sense of these stories: One year since the Marawi siege and corruption scandals hounding Solicitor General Jose Calida, former Tourism Promotions Board chief Cesar Montano, and former PhilHealth Interim President Celestina De la Serna
Solicitor General Jose Calida maintains he will not give up his shares in Vigilant Investigative and Security Agency Incorporated
It remains to be seen if administration senators will indeed allow opposition senator Antonio Trillanes IV to lead an investigation into the contracts worth P261.39 million
The issue is brought up by Senator Francis Pangilinan during Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra's confirmation hearing before the Commission on Appointments
Vigilant Investigative and Security Agency has 2 contracts with the House of Representatives and 2 with the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation
The Solicitor General answers the issues: Is it prohibited by the Code of Conduct of Public Officials and the anti-graft law? Are the DOJ contracts proper?