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SEC 'internally studying' Omidyar's $1.5-M PDR donation to Rappler

Mar 01, 2018 - 8:26 PM

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'

DEVELOPMENT. SEC says the ball is now on the Court of Appeal's court. A workshop on August 28, 2016 at the Rappler headquarters in Pasig City. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Rappler says Omidyar donation not admission of guilt

Mar 01, 2018 - 3:00 PM

The news company maintains that the Philippine Depositary Receipts it issued to Omidyar Network did not violate the Constitution

Rappler press conference on SEC registration on January 15, 2018

Cha-Cha proposal, Omidyar donates PDRs, DOLE eyes Middle East deployment ban | Evening wRap

Feb 28, 2018 - 9:51 PM

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Leave Rappler unhindered, lawyer says after Omidyar donation

Feb 28, 2018 - 8:54 PM

(UPDATED) 'While not legally necessary, the donation puts beyond doubt that Rappler is owned and controlled by Filipinos,' says Rappler lawyer Francis Lim

OMIDYAR DONATION. Philanthropic investment firm Omidyar Network donates its Philippine Depositary Receipts to Rappler. File photo by Charles Salazar/Rappler

Omidyar Network donates PDRs to Rappler managers

Feb 28, 2018 - 2:54 PM

(UPDATED) 'This donation completely eliminates the sole basis of the SEC ruling against Rappler Incorporated and Rappler Holdings Corporation,' says Omidyar Network

SEC ISSUE. Rappler, led by CEO Maria Ressa, thanks Omidyar Network for donating its Philippine Depositary Receipts to the social news network as announced on February 28, 2018. File photo by AFP

SEC Commissioner resignation, SC on anomalous PNP chopper deal, Cuba protest vs US | Midday wRap

Feb 02, 2018 - 1:32 PM

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Malacanang on Carandang, Rule of Law Index, Nieman Fellows on SEC ruling | Midday wRap

Feb 01, 2018 - 12:38 PM

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SEC order vs Rappler ‘bad for democracy’ – Drilon

Jan 20, 2018 - 7:25 PM

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says the Securities and Exchange Commission should have given Rappler more time to address its alleged violations

'BAD FOR DEMOCRACY.' Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says the SEC's order for Rappler to shut down is a "cause of concern." File photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

SEC: No review of ABS-CBN, GMA PDRs after Rappler

Jan 19, 2018 - 4:08 PM

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 Talk: Francis Lim on SEC decision vs Rappler

Jan 19, 2018 - 2:16 PM

Rappler's legal counsel talks about what other ‘reasonable’ measures SEC could have taken

If there was a violation, Rappler not given time to cure it - lawyer

Jan 18, 2018 - 9:47 PM

The harsh SEC ruling harms Rappler’s staff, stockholders, and readers, its lawyer Francis Lim argues

LEGAL BATTLE. Rappler will challenge the ruling of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Photo by Charles Salazar/Rappler

SEC decision to revoke Rappler's license 'too severe' – lawyer

Jan 17, 2018 - 10:20 AM

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'

SEC DECISION. Securities and Exchange Commission orders to cancel the news organization's license, alleging it violated the Foreign Equity Restriction of the Philippine Constitution. Photo by Rappler

SEC stands firm on decision to strip Rappler's license

Jan 17, 2018 - 7:32 AM

This comes amid public outrage over the regulator's decision, with some condemning it and calling it an obvious attack on press freedom

STANDS FIRM. Rappler on January 15, 2018 holds press conference on SEC's decision to revoke its registration. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Memes help spark movement to defend press freedom in PH

Jan 16, 2018 - 8:56 PM

For the creators of the protest signs, the SEC order to revoke Rappler's registration curtails press freedom and freedom of expression

Constitution amendments, Mayon Volcano, The Cranberries | Evening wRap

Jan 16, 2018 - 8:36 PM

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Be 'concerned’ over moves to muzzle 'watchdog' press – Robredo

Jan 16, 2018 - 5:42 PM

'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

PROTECT THE PRESS. Vice President Leni Robredo cites the crucial role journalists play under a democracy. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

SEC on Rappler, Mayon Volcano, Dolores of The Cranberries | Midday wRap

Jan 16, 2018 - 2:25 PM

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Business journalists slam 'darker agenda' behind SEC ruling on Rappler

Jan 16, 2018 - 12:45 PM

'Now, it is more sinister. Efforts to quiet the press are clothed in hair-splitting legalities,' says the Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines

Rappler still free to continue operations – SEC

Jan 16, 2018 - 6:50 AM

The Philippine corporate regulator says its decision to revoke Rappler Incorporated's license is not yet 'final and executory'

SEC DECISION. Securities and Exchange Commission orders to cancel the news organization's license, alleging it violated the Foreign Equity Restriction of the Philippine Constitution. Photo by Rappler

Pemerintah Filipina cabut izin Rappler

Jan 15, 2018 - 7:29 PM

Komisi Sekuritas dan Bursa (SEC) Filipina menuding Rappler melanggar peraturan tentang kepemilikan bisnis dan kontrol media massa

'Rappler now, who's next?' – netizens

Jan 15, 2018 - 7:17 PM

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

Duterte falsely claims CIA funds Rappler

Oct 12, 2017 - 7:03 PM

Contrary to President Rodrigo Duterte's assertion, Rappler is 100% Filipino-owned, and the CIA is not one of its funders

QUESTIONING RAPPLER. President Rodrigo Duterte falsely claims that CIA funds Rappler. Malacañag file photo

Debunking lies about Rappler

Feb 07, 2017 - 4:08 PM

We fact-check some of the lies and disinformation being spread about Rappler

Omidyar Network invests in Rappler

Nov 05, 2015 - 8:34 AM

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