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Aguirre directs NBI to probe ‘possible violations’ by Rappler, file cases vs ‘those found liable’

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre on Wednesday directed the National Bureau of Investigation to probe possible violations by online news site Rappler of the 1987 Charter and other laws in connection with a finding by the SEC that Rappler had allowed a foreign entity to exert "negative control" over it.

Roque: Rappler reporters can become bloggers instead

After the Securities and Exchange Commission revoked the registration of news organization Rappler, its reporters can still continue their work by becoming bloggers, according to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque.

Calida: Alleged human rights violations can’t be used to invalidate Martial Law extension

Alleged abuses and human rights violations that were committed while Mindanao was under Martial Law during intense fighting between the Maute terrorist group and government forces cannot be a basis to invalidate the extension of Martial Law, Solicitor General Jose Calida asserted Wednesday.
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WATCH | Petitioners vs ML extension in Mindanao articulate definition of the terms rebellion, invasion, public safety

MANILA - During oral arguments Tuesday at the Supreme Court, petitioners against the extension of Martial Law in Mindanao articulated their view of the...

IF PH BECOMES FEDERAL REPUBLIC | No more VP, Bangsamoro and NCR would be states, President could rule for...

MANILA, Philippines -- There would no longer be a vice president and the Philippines would no longer be known as Luzviminda as two more...
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Hilbay’s heads-up: Martial Law commanders could suspend elections, restrict press freedom

MANILA - Former Solicitor General Florin Hilbay, the counsel of former Commission on Human Rights chair and partylist congresswoman Loretta Ann Rosales in her...
Law enforcement agents arrested of total 75,008 persons in 38,830 anti-narcotics operations last year, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency said Tuesday, January 16.

‘WAG LANG NITONG MAPATAHIMIK ANG SINUMAN’ | Watch: Senators react to SEC order to shut down Rappler

Senators on Monday had different reactions to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) order to revoke the license to operate of online news site Rappler.

SC’s Martires urges spouses of deceased justices to file raps vs those who cause delays in their pension

Justice Samuel Martires is urging the spouses of deceased justices and judges whose applications for survivorship pension have been pending with the Supreme Court for two years to file administrative cases against "any person in the Supreme Court who slept on his job, who was negligent."

Execs of Du30 anti-corruption body that will probe Ombudsman’s office include those who want Morales ousted

Nearly four months after President Rodrigo Duterte declared that he would create an anti-corruption commission under his office, whose task would include investigating the "biased and corrupt" Office of the Ombudsman, the chief executive finally appointed the officials of the body last Friday.
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Movement Against Tyranny rings Cha-Cha alarm bells

The activist group Movement Against Tyranny (MAT) on Monday denounced the Administration's "self-serving" moves "to fast-track Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s supposed agenda for a shift...
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WATCH | Sanofi responds positively to govt’s P1.4B reimbursement request for unused Dengvaxia

Sanofi Pasteur has responded positively to the reimbursement request of the government for the PhP1.4 billion worth of unused doses of anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia...
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MAYON VOLCANO | Albay congressman issues public call for assistance, donations

He sought donations of food packs and safe water, flashlights and batteries, hygiene kits, medicine and dust masks.