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Revilla files Eddie Garcia bill, proposal to waive bank secrecy for public officials

Jul 20, 2019 - 8:40 PM

Senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr files 100 bills in his first few weeks in office in a bid to 'fulfill his campaign promises'

HOME. Senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr arrive his home at Bacoor in Cavite on 7 December 2018. File photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

De Lima, group to Duterte: Sign bank waiver if you have nothing to hide

Oct 14, 2017 - 10:35 PM

(UPDATED) 'Yung akala mo eh matapang na Pangulo, duwag naman pala,' says Senator Leila de Lima in a message read at the launch of a signature campaign urging President Rodrigo Duterte to allow the scrutiny of his bank accounts

SIGN THE WAIVER, MR PRESIDENT. Opposition group Tindig Pilipinas launches a signature campaign urging President Rodrigo Duterte to sign a bank waiver on October 14, 2017. Senator Leila de Lima participated through a message read at the event. Photo from the Tindig Pilipinas Facebook page

Prove the bank accounts are true, Sara Duterte dares Trillanes

Oct 13, 2017 - 12:09 PM

Before she issues bank waivers, Davao City Mayor Sara Dutertre says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV must first prove veracity of the bank accounts

PROPER FORUM. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte, says an Ombudsman investigation gives the family the proper forum to respond to allegations of accumulating wealth illegally. Photo by Mick Basa/Rappler

Singapore bank says it has no Trillanes account

Sep 19, 2017 - 12:47 PM

(UPDATED) 'Hongkong Shanghai Bank,' the second bank in Singapore where the senator allegedly has an account, does not exist in the location cited by allies of President Rodrigo Duterte

NO ACCOUNT. The DBS Bank in Alexandra Road in Singapore says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has no account with them contrary to the claim of President Rodrigo Duterte. Screencap from Trillanes' video

AMLC confirms receipt of Trillanes' bank secrecy waivers

Sep 14, 2017 - 12:48 PM

In this regard we will evaluate the submitted Sworn Waiver and revert to you the soonest says AMLC Executive Director Mel Georgie Racela in a letter dated Wednesday September 13

Sen. Trillanes press con denying the bank accounts PRRD accused him of having. The senator is seen showing the members of the media the waivers he signed and copies of the supposed to be bank accounts. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Duterte on Gascon, Duterte on Trillanes, iPhone X | Midday wRap

Sep 13, 2017 - 12:20 PM

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Duterte refuses to sign bank secrecy waiver

Sep 13, 2017 - 7:27 AM

President Duterte expounds on his allegations against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and says his critic has perfected the art of crime

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the closing ceremony of the 26th Mindanao Business Conference (MINBIZCON) at the Xavier Sports and Country Club in Cagayan de Oro City on September 9, 2017, reiterates that he will eradicate corruption and restore peace and order in Mindanao so that the island can become more conducive for business. Malacañan Photo

Trillanes, Reynaldo de Guzman, Faeldon | Evening wRap

Sep 11, 2017 - 9:06 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

Panelo on Trillanes' challenge to Duterte: Previous 'waiver' still valid

Sep 11, 2017 - 5:25 PM

But the Special Power of Attorney signed by President Rodrigo Duterte in May 2016 does not explicitly allow banks to reveal the transaction history of his accounts

Trillanes submits bank secrecy waivers to AMLC, Ombudsman

Sep 11, 2017 - 3:35 PM

The opposition senator again challenges President Rodrigo Duterte to sign bank waivers: Nagparatang ka sa akin pumirma ako ng waiver Nagparatang ako sa yo isang taon mahigit na iniiba mo usapan

Sen. Trillanes press con denying the bank accounts PRRD accused him of having. The senator is seen showing the members of the media the waivers he signed and copies of the supposed to be bank accounts. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Trillanes denies offshore accounts, vows to sign bank secrecy waiver

Sep 10, 2017 - 6:40 PM

Ibabalandra ko isasampal ko yan sa mukha ni Duterte says opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV referring to certification from banks which would prove he does not own the accounts in question

BANK ACCOUNTS. Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV denies owning offshore accounts and says he will 'slap' President Rodrigo Duterte's face with proof. File photo by Joseph Vidal

Senators ask Comelec chief to waive bank secrecy rights

Aug 23, 2017 - 1:00 PM

UPDATED The Senate committee on banks financial institutions and currencies invites Comelec chief Andres Bautista to attend its next hearing on his controversial bank deposits

ACCUSED. Commission on Elections chief Andres Bautista is accused of obtaining ill-gotten wealth. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Before labor leaders, Roxas hits Duterte over 'cash gifts'

May 01, 2016 - 5:30 PM

I thought only his mouth was dirty Now it turns out even his hands are dirty says the Liberal Party standard bearer

Jonvic Remulla, Trillanes vs Duterte, Facebook’s profit | 6PM wRap

Apr 29, 2016 - 7:43 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

Roxas slams Duterte for 'lying' about BPI account

Apr 28, 2016 - 6:40 PM

The Liberal Party standard bearer also signs an Affidavit of Transparency to allow the Ombudsman to look into his wealth


Jan 04, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Two survivors find humor in the dreary aftermath of a nuclear explosion

US House votes to tighten controls on visa-free travelers

Dec 09, 2015 - 8:50 AM

Among its provisions the Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act of 2015 will bar people who traveled after March 1 2011 to Iraq and Syria as well as Iran and Sudan from participating in the visa free program

A photograph provided by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on 07 December 2015 shows Syed Rizwan Farook (R) and Tashfeen Malik (L) arriving at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on 27 July 2014. US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION/EPA

Wife of Serendra blast victim: Ayala offer not enough

Jun 30, 2013 - 3:25 PM

Myla Umali says Ayala offered her two options as settlement for her husband’s death

HAPPY TIMES. The Umali couple with their two children, JM and Ella. Photo from the Facebook account of Myla Umali

Blast victim's wife refuses Ayala, Abenson settlement

Jun 23, 2013 - 10:55 AM

Myla Umali says she declined Abenson and Ayala s offers after meeting with them twice

POWERFUL EXPLOSION. Police confirm an explosion at Serendra, a posh enclave in Taguig at around 8pm on Friday, May 31. Photo by Robin Leonard

Blast victim's wife mulls charges vs Ayala

Jun 12, 2013 - 6:22 PM

Myla Umali says that although she received around P50 000 cash from Ayala Land Inc she did not sign a waiver

HAPPY TIMES. The Umali couple with their two children, JM and Ella. Photo from the Facebook account of Myla Umali

Remember Corona's bank waiver? He revoked it

Aug 30, 2012 - 10:29 AM

BIR chief Kim Henares says former Chief Justice Corona revoked his waiver on his bank accounts

Santiago: No sense in signing bank account waivers

Jun 03, 2012 - 8:54 PM

Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago claims there s no sense in signing a waiver to open one s bank accounts since there are ways on how one can get away with it

Not enough to pity Corona – Pangilinan

Jun 02, 2012 - 10:34 AM

Sen Francis Pangilinan says justice not just compassion must be exacted from former Chief Justice Renato Corona

Rappler Newscast | June 1, 2012

Jun 01, 2012 - 8:50 PM

President Aquino says he may appoint an outsider as Chief Justice | Senator Kiko Pangilinan says the Judicial and Bar Council should find Chief Justice candidates from the academe and the private sector | Is the SALN waiver enough to investigate an erring public official as President Aquino claims? Rappler investigates

PNoy breaks promise, says SALN enough

Jun 01, 2012 - 7:50 PM

But the Corona trial shows that the waiver in the Statement of Assets Liabilities and Net Worth is not enough

Senate: It's Ombudsman's call to request evidence

May 30, 2012 - 4:33 PM

Senators say Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales can now request for copies of evidence against Corona

Day 42: wRap

May 25, 2012 - 10:13 PM

Rappler Editor at large Maritess Vitug provides an analysis of day 42 of the CoronaTrial

Rappler Newscast | May 25, 2012

May 25, 2012 - 9:58 PM

Chief Justice Corona gives the Senate his waiver to open his bank accounts without conditions | Chief Justice Corona admits he has 2 4 million dollars in foreign accounts and 80 million in peso deposits | Corona calls on Ombudsman Morales to resign

Corona: Ombudsman was used by Malacañang

May 25, 2012 - 4:39 PM

Senator judge Estrada asks the Chief Justice about his relationship with Ombudsman Morales Corona explains and eventually says he believes the Ombudsman was used by the Aquino government

Estrada asks Corona about his dollar accounts

May 25, 2012 - 4:33 PM

Corona denies having possessing such an amount and says he has only 2 4 Million across all 4 of his dollar accounts

Miriam poses questions to Corona

May 25, 2012 - 4:16 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago asks Chief Justice Renato Corona what is the effect of his impeachment to the system of checks and balances the independence of the judiciary and the sub judice principle

Enrile: We can't act on waiver

May 25, 2012 - 3:51 PM

Presiding Officer Juan Ponce Enrile says the impeachment court cannot act on the waiver submitted by Corona

Day 42: Prosecution press conference

May 25, 2012 - 3:11 PM

The prosecution panel holds a press conference as the senator judges discuss the unconditional waiver submitted by Chief Justice Renato Corona

Corona submits waiver unconditionally

May 25, 2012 - 3:10 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona submits waiver to open his bank accounts without any conditions

Corona apologizes to the senator-judges

May 25, 2012 - 2:42 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona apologizes to the Senator judges for his untimely exit after giving a 3 hour long opening statement Tuesday May22

Trillanes on Corona's illness: I'm not buying it

May 25, 2012 - 2:13 PM

Senator judge Trillanes says he s not buying the sickness story of Chief Justice Renato Corona and believes everything is scripted

CONVERSATIONS: Waiver, walkout, what's next in the #CoronaTrial?

May 22, 2012 - 5:38 PM

How do you feel about the dramatic turn of events during Day 40 of the CoronaTrial?