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Netizens ask PCOO: Who is 'Rogelio' Golez? Is he from 'Norwegia'?

Jun 15, 2018 - 10:35 PM

The Presidential Communications Operations Office draws flak yet again for using the wrong name for the late National Security Adviser Jose Roilo Golez in its media releases

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Jun 11, 2018 - 7:13 PM

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'Sailor, patriot, public servant': Lawmakers, officials mourn Roilo Golez

Jun 11, 2018 - 4:57 PM

(UPDATED) Former Parañaque representative and National Security Adviser Roilo Golez was supposed to give an interview on maritime disputes when he died Monday, June 11, due heart attack

ADVOCATE. Former National Security Adviser Roilo Golez explains the Philippines' territorial claim on the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) at a rally in 2013. File photo by Vincent Go/Rappler

Roilo Golez: Defender of the West Philippine Sea

Jun 11, 2018 - 2:29 PM

The former national security adviser had consistently argued that the law is on the Philippines' side in the maritime dispute

Ex-national security adviser, congressman Roilo Golez dies

Jun 11, 2018 - 12:30 PM

(UPDATED) The former representative of the 2nd District of Parañaque City is rushed to the hospital due to vomiting. He died from an 'apparent heart attack,' according to his brother Ferdinand.

DEATH. Ex-national security adviser Roilo Golez dies on June 11, 2018. Photo of Roilo Golez from his Instagram account

West PH Sea worth more than $24B from China – Carpio

Jul 14, 2017 - 7:30 PM

The value of resources in the West Philippine Sea is much much higher than the Philippines 24 billion package from China SC Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio says

LEGAL LUMINARY. Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio says he is sure the value of the West Philippine Sea's riches 'is much, much higher' than the Philippines' $24-billion package from China. Photo courtesy of Stratbase-ADRI

Rally world around Hague ruling, experts tell PH

Jul 13, 2017 - 7:00 PM

We just dropped the ball after the ruling came out so how can you expect the world to support us? says SC Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio

HAGUE RULING. Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio (4th from left) and former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario (5th) lead the group of panelists at a forum on July 12, 2017, the first anniversary of the historic hague ruling on the South China Sea. Photo courtesy of Stratbase-ADRI

Philippines disowns call to boycott Chinese products

Jun 23, 2015 - 10:58 AM

The Philippines says the South China Sea dispute should not be the sum total of its ties with China its biggest source of imports

PROTEST VS CHINA. Filipinos hold up placards against China ' during a protest over territorial disputes in the South China Sea during Philippine Independence Day celebrations, in front of the Chinese consular office in Makati City, Philippines, on June 12, 2015. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

'Foreign alliances important in sea row with China'

Jun 13, 2015 - 11:13 AM

Chanting China go away an estimated 400 people from various groups converge in front of the Chinese embassy in Makati City to protest its reclamation in the South China Sea

ANTI-CHINA RALLY. Civil society groups converge in front of the Chinese consulate in Makati City to protest China's reclamation in the South China Sea on June 12, 2015. Photo by Janelle Paris/Rappler

China 'posturing' to seize Ayungin – Golez

Mar 19, 2014 - 4:21 PM

The former national security adviser says seizing Ayungin will be a child s play for China which sunk Vietnamese ships and killed 70 Vietnamese sailors before

SEA BASTION. This undated handout photo released by the Philippine government on May 23, 2013 shows an aerial view of BRP Sierra Madre, a 100-meter (328 foot) amphibious vessel built for the US in 1944 and acquired by the Filipino navy in 1976, grounded at Second Thomas Shoal in the Spratly Islands. AFP Photo/Philippine Government

China on 'offer' to PH: 'Sheer fabrication'

Mar 03, 2014 - 1:38 PM

The Chinese Foreign Ministry denies that China proposed the mutual withdrawal of ships from Scarborough Shoal to derail a historic case filed by the Philippines

China offers PH 'carrot' to quit case

Feb 26, 2014 - 8:53 AM

China wants to stop the Philippines from filing its written pleading in the case sources say The rising superpower says it has no information about this

July 24: Worldwide Pinoy protest vs China

Jul 17, 2013 - 1:44 PM

A coalition of former gov t officials and celebs urges pickets in front of Chinese embassies in the US Canada Europe vs Chinese government s lawless policy of intrusion

COALITION VS CHINA: West Philippine Sea Coalition invites Filipinos around the world to protest China's 'agression'. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena

Silverio demolition looms over Parañaque polls

Apr 07, 2013 - 2:08 AM

Almost a year since the bloody demolition at Silverio Compound in Parañaque City mayoral candidate Edwin Olivarez swore that there will no demolition of any kind in the city if elected

I GOT MY COPY! Mayoral candidate Edwin Olivarez says incumbent Mayor Florencio Bernabe Jr. does not want to disclose the content of the anomalous contract with a trucking company. RAPPLER/Jerald Uy

Mayors' sons fight for Parañaque's top post

Apr 06, 2013 - 8:13 AM

The sons of outgoing Mayor Florencio Bernabe Jr and former Mayor Pablo Olivarez are up against each other in Parañaque City

IT'S THE SONS' TURN. After their fathers slugged it out in the 2010 local posts, Congressman Edwin Olivarez and Councilor Benjo Bernabe will battle in the mayoral race in Parañaque City. Images from their respective Facebook pages

Anti-RH solons push for Wednesday vote

Dec 06, 2012 - 4:41 PM

Lawmakers opposed to the RH bill are prepared to put the bill to a vote but not without finishing their proposed amendments up to the very last page