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Li Peng, the 'Butcher of Beijing', dies aged 90

Jul 23, 2019 - 7:21 PM

Li Peng dies of an unspecified illness in Beijing after he fails to respond to medical treatment late Monday, July 22

LI PENG. Former Chinese premier Li Peng – known as the 'Butcher of Beijing' for his role in the Tiananmen Square killings – died aged 91, the state broadcaster said on July 23, 2019. File photo by Jay Directo/AFP

WATCH: 'The Butcher' is home no more

Oct 04, 2018 - 7:52 PM

Once a decorated military general, Jovito Palparan is now just one among thousands of convicts inside the New Bilibid Prison

INSIDE BILIBID. General Jovito Palparan inside his cell at Reception and Diagnostic Center of the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City on 4 October 2018. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Azkals coach Terry Butcher resigns

Aug 03, 2018 - 9:15 AM

(UPDATED) In a surprise announcement, the former England captain decides to quit just 50 days after taking over the Philippine men's football team

SHOCKING. Terry Butcher (right) leaves the Azkals without a coach as they gear up for the 2018 Suzuki Cup and the 2019 Asian Cup. File photo by Andy Buchanan/AFP

'No hard feelings' for Thomas Dooley after Azkals sacking

Jun 16, 2018 - 9:01 PM

The former USA team captain, who steered the Philippine football team to a historic Asian Cup berth, ends his coaching stint after 4 years

BRIGHT FUTURE. Thomas Dooley believes the Philippines can be an Asian powerhouse in football. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

New Azkals coach sets World Cup target for Philippines

Jun 15, 2018 - 5:07 PM

Football veteran Terry Butcher compares the lofty goal to climbing Mount Everest: 'You want to go right to the top'

BIG CHALLENGE. New Philippine team coach Terry Butcher (right), who has managed clubs in England, Scotland, Wales and Australia, says he likes working with an emerging team like the Azkals. File photo by Andy Buchanan/AFP

Irish coach joins Azkals coaching staff as senior football adviser

Jun 14, 2018 - 11:17 PM

Scott Cooper's successful managerial career in Thailand holds promise for the Philippines

GUIDANCE. Scott Cooper will work together with new Azkals head coach Terry Butcher as a senior football adviser. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Azkals name Terry Butcher as new coach

Jun 14, 2018 - 6:44 PM

The former England national team player succeeds Thomas Dooley

FRESH START. Former England national team captain Terry Butcher gets the nod of the Philippine Football Federation.

Former England player 'considered' for Azkals coaching job

Jun 13, 2018 - 10:05 PM

Is Terry Butcher the best option for the nationals' 2019 Asian Cup campaign?

NEW ERA? Former England national team captain Terry Butcher is one of the candidates to fill in the vacant Azkals head coach post.

US, Germany urge China to release jailed activist

Dec 27, 2017 - 8:52 PM

The two countries also highlight 'allegations of serious mistreatment of Wu Gan' and a former human rights lawyer while in detention, calling on Chinese authorities 'to adhere to procedures established by law'

'FREE WU GAN.' An activist holds a poster depicting the jailed Chinese activist Wu Gan, known by the online pseudonym 'Super Vulgar Butcher', during a protest outside the Chinese Liaison Office in Hong Kong on December 27, 2017. Photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP

Mladic, 'Butcher of Bosnia', back in court as trial nears end

Dec 05, 2016 - 3:41 PM

More than 4 years after Ratko Mladic s trial opened at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia ICTY in The Hague prosecutors will begin 3 days of closing arguments and will likely call for a long jail term

'THE BUTCHER OF BOSNIA.' This file photo taken on May 16, 2012 shows former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic siting at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague before the opening of his war crimes trial. File photo by Toussaint Kluiters/AFP

Soldiers, cops, media vote Palparan for senator

May 17, 2016 - 10:45 PM

Ex police chief Panfilo Lacson tops the list of senatorial bets selected by absentee voters that include soldiers cops and media practitioners

THE CANDIDATE. Palparan in detention. Photo by Carlo Gabuco

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May 06, 2016 - 12:22 PM

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Dec 14, 2015 - 7:33 PM

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#AnimatED: Millennial, paano ka apektado ng martial law?

Sep 21, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Kabataan kung akala mo y walang kinalaman sa mundo mo ang martial law narito ang 7 buzzwords na pamana – o sumpa – sa iyo ng rehimeng Marcos

Palparan is ‘home,’ now in Army HQ detention cell

Sep 15, 2014 - 3:53 PM

The military is happy about the retired Army general transfer from the Bulacan jai We look forward to his safety while undergoing trial says Armed Forces chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr

Retired Major General Jovito Palparan arrives at the Military Police Headquarters inside the Army headquarters. Photo by Francis Lopez/Rappler

Bring 'the Butcher' to justice!

Aug 21, 2014 - 12:56 PM

The author gives voice to environmental advocates who were alleged victims of retired General Jovito Palparan s systemic violation of human rights

Where are General Palparan's co-accused?

Aug 15, 2014 - 3:05 PM

Already retired Major General Jovito Palparan is not covered by an Executive Order allowing the military take into custody soldiers facing criminal raps

CO-ACCUSED: File photo of Colonel Felipe Anotado testifying in court. Photo by Geloy Concepcion

Palparan: The man and the myth

Aug 14, 2014 - 10:12 PM

Patricia Evangelista looks back at the man and the myth and asks: is this the end of the legend of Palparan?

SECURITY CONCERNS. After saying that he can be jailed anywhere, retired military general Jovito Palparan says he wants to remain in the NBI facility. Rappler file photo

Palparan files motion to remain at NBI, cites security fears

Aug 14, 2014 - 12:06 PM

UPDATED The retired military general cites an assassination threat by the New People s Army in seeking to persuade the court to let him remain under NBI custody

Fugitive General Palparan arrested in Manila

Aug 13, 2014 - 8:32 AM

The country’s most wanted man is arrested a stone’s throw away from a university considered to be the hotbed of activists

ARRESTED. Former Maj Gen Jovito Palparan presented to the media after his arrest, at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) headquarters in Manila, 12 August 2014. Jose Del/Rappler

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Aug 12, 2014 - 8:25 PM

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Palparan's fall: 'Naisahan 'nyo ako,' he tells soldiers

Aug 12, 2014 - 2:06 PM

The military captures its own after years of manhunt

Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan during a press conference inside the NBI headquarters. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

No swim comeback for Armstrong - reports

Apr 05, 2013 - 9:29 AM

Disgraced US cyclist Lance Armstrong has scrapped plans to enter a swim race in Texas following objections from FINA