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Rappler's latest stories on receipts


#AskTheTaxWhiz: Business style in official receipts

Jul 04, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The Philippine Tax Whiz answers what 'business style' refers to in official receipts

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Can I start a business without official receipts?

Mar 13, 2019 - 1:00 PM

The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses a way to start businesses without official receipts

EXPLAINER: 'Dealer in securities' ba ang Rappler? At iba pang mga tanong

Dec 14, 2018 - 10:53 PM

Ano ang ibig sabihin ng 'dealer in securities' at bakit hindi kabilang dito ang Rappler?

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Issuing receipts

Aug 15, 2018 - 11:00 AM

The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the guidelines for the issuance of receipts, plus the violations

DOJ on Rappler, Evasco on Aquino, Reuters team wins Pulitzer | Midday wRap

Apr 17, 2018 - 1:39 PM

Watch Rappler's midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon

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

SC en banc on Sereno, Rappler on Roque, DOTr on MRT3 | Evening wRap

Mar 01, 2018 - 8:08 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

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

Duterte on West Philippine Sea, Rappler on Omidyar PDRs, Hope Hicks resigns | Midday wRap

Mar 01, 2018 - 12:43 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Mara Cepeda

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

Feb 28, 2018 - 9:51 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

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

Watch the midday newscast with Bea Cupin

Rappler Talk: Francis Lim on how SEC violated own rules in Rappler case

Jan 28, 2018 - 6:42 PM

Rappler's lawyer also explains why he took the case and what surprised him most about the decision

USTAA defends Mocha Uson award, Malacanang on Robredo, Maria Ressa appears before NBI | Midday wRap

Jan 22, 2018 - 2:20 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon

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

Rappler on NBI probe, Nene Pimentel on No-El, North and South Koreas in Winter Olympics | Midday wRap

Jan 18, 2018 - 12:24 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Rappler vs SEC, Duterte on Prieto family, Bannon testimony | Midday wRap

Jan 17, 2018 - 1:21 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Mara Cepeda

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

Constitution amendments, Mayon Volcano, The Cranberries | Evening wRap

Jan 16, 2018 - 8:36 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Acor Arceo

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

Watch the midday newscast with Margie de Leon

Duterte denies hand in SEC ruling vs Rappler

Jan 16, 2018 - 1:11 PM

'The President found it unfair for Maria Ressa to claim violation of freedom of the press,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque

President Rodrigo Duterte spares time for a one-on-one interview with various media outlets in Malacañang Palace on December 29. KING RODRIGUEZ/Presidential Photo

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

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

FACT CHECK: DOT's 'misleading' tourism graphs in 2017 report

Jul 27, 2017 - 11:54 PM

The way the graph was presented made it appear like the 109 jump in revenue happened during the first year of the Duterte administration Including data for intervening years in the graph would have shown that the numbers have been progressively increasing since 2011

Of PDRs and 'foreign ownership' of PH media

Jul 26, 2017 - 4:15 PM

The barbs thrown at Rappler make for amusing online spats. But when you fight on the internet, please, please use more accurate legal terminology.

Debunking lies about Rappler

Feb 07, 2017 - 4:08 PM

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

#AskTheTaxWhiz: How to get authority to issue proper BIR receipts

Aug 08, 2016 - 7:30 PM

A frustrated business owner details the confusing steps SMEs dealing with the BIR go through

Comelec holds special elections for 19,000 voters

May 14, 2016 - 11:35 AM

In one of the polling precincts holding special elections the Comelec says armed men even burned a vote counting machine on May 9

SPECIAL ELECTIONS. The Commission on Elections holds special elections on May 14, 2016, in 55 polling precincts across the Philippines. Photo by Rappler

Comelec: Let's show the world our elections

May 09, 2016 - 4:30 AM

While proud of the Philippines third automated polls the Commission on Elections faces an unprecedented challenge: issuing receipts from vote counting machines

A woman looks for her name and assigned precint at the Daniel Aguinaldo National High School in Davao City, on the southern island of Mindanao on May 8, 2016, ahead of the presidential and vice presidential elections.  Tens of thousands of security forces fanned out across the Philippines on May 8 on the eve of national polls, following a bitter and deadly election campaign plagued by rampant vote-buying and intimidation. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

Comelec: No formal complaints over vote receipts

May 07, 2016 - 12:24 PM

Comelec Commissioner Arthur Lim appeals to journalists and opinion makers ‘not to magnify’ unverified reports ‘out of proportion’

'SHOW US PROOF.' Commission on Elections chairman Andres Bautista urges those with complaints on voters receipts to back up their  allegations with proof. Photo from Comeled EIID

Comelec regional chief: VCMs in Central Visayas accurate

May 07, 2016 - 12:52 AM

Comelec Region 7 director Jose Nick Mendros denies rumors that voting receipts in his region are inaccurate

NO PROBLEMS. Machines in the Guadalupe precinct in Cebu City were tested and functioning properly. Photo by Richale Cabauatan/Rappler

How to prevent cheating with the vote-counting machines

May 04, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Know the weak features of this animal called the VCM that the unscrupulous might exploit on election day

VOTING MACHINES. The Philippines' vote-counting machines for May 9, 2016 have been manufactured by Smartmatic, which provided the same machines in the Philippines' first two automated elections. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Angeles City teachers: 'We're prepared for May 9 polls but...'

Apr 27, 2016 - 3:13 PM

The problem may be the voters who aren’t familiar with the process especially with the issuing of the receipts says a teacher who will man the polls in the city

ELECTION-READY. Teachers from Angeles City, Pampanga undergo a training by the Commission on Elections. Photo courtesy of Nestor De Guzman

Can Comelec sue voters over 'frivolous' objections?

Apr 15, 2016 - 11:45 AM

Voters with frivolous objections can go to jail Comelec says But an ex poll commissioner asks What defines a frivolous suit?

NEW RULES. Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista says voters with 'frivolous objections' could be liable for perjury. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

EXPLAINER: Can voters be jailed for taking voting receipts out of precincts?

Apr 15, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The answer lies in whether the voting receipts should be classified as election document or election paraphernalia under the law It should not be

COMELEC DEMO. The Commission on Elections demonstrates the printing of receipts from vote-counting machines during oral arguments in the Supreme Court on March 17, 2016. Photo courtesy of Francisco S. Gutierrez III/SC PIO

Smartmatic donates paper for voting receipts

Apr 14, 2016 - 8:31 PM

While the Comelec accepts this donation Commissioner Rowena Guanzon asserts it is graft to accept 1 1 million rolls of thermal paper from Smartmatic

THERMAL PAPER. The paper to be used in voting receipts (in photo) will be donated by technology provider Smartmatic. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Taking home vote receipts? You can go to jail

Apr 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM

The punishment for this election offense is imprisonment of not less than one year but not more than six years

COMELEC DEMO. The Commission on Elections demonstrates the printing of receipts from vote-counting machines during oral arguments in the Supreme Court on March 17, 2016. Photo courtesy of Francisco S. Gutierrez III/SC PIO

Wrong votes? Comelec to 'note' receipt objections

Apr 01, 2016 - 5:18 PM

For the first time Comelec Commissioner Christian Lim explains the changes in the voting process after the SC ordered the printing of voting receipts

NEW PROCEDURES. Comelec Commissioner Christian Lim says election inspectors will 'note' objections based on voting receipts on election day. File courtesy of Comelec EID

Comelec to face new Supreme Court case

Mar 23, 2016 - 5:58 PM

Mas masaya Comelec Commissioner Christian Lim says in jest as watchdogs prepare to file a new case against the poll body over digital signatures

NEW CASE. Lawyer Rodolfo Reyes says election watchdogs will file a case against the Comelec next week, this time over digital signatures. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

#PHVote: Debate fiasco, Marcos-Robredo ‘war’

Mar 21, 2016 - 1:43 PM

Shifting alliances mudslinging – it s been an election week of reality check for certain candidates

Comelec: Vote receipts for 2016 legally useless

Mar 19, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista says using simple receipts at least ‘gives comfort to the voter’ that the machine counted his or her votes

'LEGALLY USELESS.' Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista says the voting receipts to be printed on May 9 cannot be used in the random manual audit of votes. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Why SC denied Comelec appeal vs vote receipts

Mar 18, 2016 - 6:00 PM

The Supreme Court says the Comelec for one confirmed it can issue vote receipts without postponing the May 9 elections

COMELEC DEMO. The Commission on Elections demonstrates the printing of receipts from vote-counting machines during oral arguments in the Supreme Court on March 17, 2016. Photo courtesy of Francisco S. Gutierrez III/SC PIO

Comelec 'submits' to SC, vows polls on May 9

Mar 17, 2016 - 6:31 PM

The Comelec says it will issue voting receipts on May 9 but without security features such as ballot and precinct numbers

MOTION DENIED. The Supreme Court denies the appeal of the Commission on Elections, headed by Chairman Andres Bautista (in photo), against issuing voting receipts in the May 9 elections. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/