The country's corporate regulator says any action on Omidyar's donation to Rappler 'must be coursed through the honorable court through an appropriate pleading or manifestation'
The news company maintains that the Philippine Depositary Receipts it issued to Omidyar Network did not violate the Constitution
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(UPDATED) 'While not legally necessary, the donation puts beyond doubt that Rappler is owned and controlled by Filipinos,' says Rappler lawyer Francis Lim
(UPDATED) 'This donation completely eliminates the sole basis of the SEC ruling against Rappler Incorporated and Rappler Holdings Corporation,' says Omidyar Network
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says the Securities and Exchange Commission should have given Rappler more time to address its alleged violations
After the SEC decided to revoke Rappler's license due to a 'repugnant' provision in its Philippine Depositary Receipts with Omidyar, many speculated that the regulator will go after the two broadcast giants next
Rappler's legal counsel talks about what other ‘reasonable’ measures SEC could have taken
The harsh SEC ruling harms Rappler’s staff, stockholders, and readers, its lawyer Francis Lim argues
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairperson Teresita Herbosa thinks otherwise, saying her office 'orders revocation of companies even for just failing to submit annual reportorial requirements'
This comes amid public outrage over the regulator's decision, with some condemning it and calling it an obvious attack on press freedom
For the creators of the protest signs, the SEC order to revoke Rappler's registration curtails press freedom and freedom of expression
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'Kung wala ng bantay, ano ‘yong makakahadlang sa pang-aabuso ng mga opisyal ng gobyerno?' says Vice Presdent Leni Robredo on the SEC order against Rappler
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'Now, it is more sinister. Efforts to quiet the press are clothed in hair-splitting legalities,' says the Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines
The Philippine corporate regulator says its decision to revoke Rappler Incorporated's license is not yet 'final and executory'
Komisi Sekuritas dan Bursa (SEC) Filipina menuding Rappler melanggar peraturan tentang kepemilikan bisnis dan kontrol media massa
For many netizens, the order of the Securities and Exchange Commission to revoke Rappler's registration is a blatant attack against press freedom and freedom of speech
Contrary to President Rodrigo Duterte's assertion, Rappler is 100% Filipino-owned, and the CIA is not one of its funders
We fact-check some of the lies and disinformation being spread about Rappler
Rappler is breaking new ground in covering news and developing a reader engagement model that is pioneering and meaningful says CV Madhukar Omidyar Network investment partner We are excited to be investing in Rappler