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State-sponsored hate: The rise of the pro-Duterte bloggers

Aug 18, 2017 - 12:28 PM

Pro-Duterte bloggers receive unusual privileges from the Presidential Communications Operations Office to consolidate support for the popular president and silence critics

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Aug 07, 2017 - 8:57 PM

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ASEAN accreditation granted to 14 bloggers – Andanar

Aug 07, 2017 - 2:56 PM

With their IDs bloggers were given access to the International Media Center press kits lunch buffet and various activities organized for media like Media Night All these are paid for by taxpayers money

Government officials holds the Mindanao Hour press briefing on the situation in Marawi at Conrad Hotel in Pasay on August 4, 2017. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Still no endorsers for Robredo impeachment complaint

May 03, 2017 - 3:25 PM

The Impeach Leni Movement is urging no less than Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to endorse their impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo but he has yet to support it

DOWN WITH THE VP. Lawyer Bruce Rivera of the Impeach Leni Movement gestures after their group announced on March 23 that they are drafting an impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo. File photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Lawmaker hits Impeach Leni Movement, denies links to complaint

May 02, 2017 - 8:05 PM

PBA Representative Jericho Nograles says it is disrespectful for his name to be listed in the draft impeachment complaint but the anti Robredo group says there was just a misunderstanding

NO CONSENT. Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta Jericho Nograles holds a copy of the first page of the Impeach Leni Movement's draft impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Robredo's critics ask lawmakers to endorse impeachment complaint

May 02, 2017 - 7:05 PM

The Impeach Leni Movement claims the Vice President misdeclared her Meralco shares in her SALN and misused government money

SEEKING ENDORSEMENT. Impeach Leni Movement spokesperson Bruce Rivera talks to reporters on May 2. Photo by Mara Cepda/Rappler

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, April 3-9, 2017

Apr 09, 2017 - 8:14 AM

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Robredo urged to 'stop shaming' Duterte

Apr 02, 2017 - 9:20 PM

UPDATED Supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte hold a rally saying Vice President Leni Robredo should change her criticism of the Duterte administration or be ousted

CHANGE THE VP. Duterte supporters gathers at the Quirino Grandstand on SUnday, April 2 to call for Vice President Leni Robredo's replacement. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Duterte supporters to stage 'Palit Bise' rally on April 2

Mar 23, 2017 - 5:30 PM

We are asking the people to show indignation towards the actions of our Vice President says pro Duterte lawyer Bruce Rivera

OUST ROBREDO. Pro-impeachment supporters against Vice President Leni Roredo gather outside the Office of the Vice President in New Manila, Quezon City on March 20. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

WATCH: Duterte supporters in heated exchange with reporters

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Radio reporter Jill Resontoc asks the Impeach VP Leni Team who is funding them prompting a heated exchange between Duterte supporters and reporters covering the event

THE CLASH. Veteran reporter Ben Rosario (2nd from right) stands up Duterte supporters Bruce Rivera (1st from left) and Vivian Velez (1st from right) in a press conference on March 23. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

'Robredo peddling lies,' says Impeach VP Leni Team

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:05 PM

A group of pro Duterte lawyers and bloggers claims the Vice President is using her position to spread distortions of reality

LOOMING OUSTER? Lawyer Bruce Rivera, and suspended lawyer Trixie Cruz-Angeles (right) are part of a group drafting an impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Duterte's links to Janet Lim Napoles' lawyers

Feb 16, 2017 - 8:47 PM

Three lawyers who defended Janet Lim Napoles are staunch Duterte supporters One of them is now a deputy commissioner of the Bureau of Internal Revenue

The truths and lies of Janet Lim Napoles

Aug 30, 2014 - 10:36 PM

Bruce Rivera lawyer and spokesman for alleged pork barrel scam mastermind tells Rappler why he still believes in Napoles I’m not saying she’s a saint but more people can be crucified

Napoles camp 'shocked' over Taguig jail transfer

Jul 25, 2014 - 4:03 PM

Janet Lim Napoles spokesman says they are unsure if the Taguig jail will be able to address Napoles health and security concerns

MOVED. Anti-graft court Sandiganbayan orders Janet Lim Napoles' transfer from Fort Sto Domingo in Laguna to Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Court orders Napoles transfer to Taguig jail

Jul 25, 2014 - 2:07 PM

4th UPDATE The order of the Sandiganbayan s 3rd division conflicts with that of a Makati Regional Trial Court branch that directed Napoles detention at Fort Sto Domingo

Was Benhur into drugs? Court stops defense from questioning

Jul 01, 2014 - 4:00 PM

The defense attempts to prove the bad character of Benhur Luy in the illegal detention case against Janet Napoles He replies though Hydroxycut is not a prohibited substance

RELIABLE? The defense team of Janet Lim Napoles for her kidnapping case attempts to question Benhur Luy's character. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB

Who takes the lead? Napoles counsels confuse court, prosecution

Jun 17, 2014 - 10:16 AM

Napoles spokesman Bruce Rivera says his client s family convinced him to take over the case Monday evening June 16 This will allow lawyer Stephen David and his team to concentrate on her plunder and graft charges

Napoles camp: Inclusion in list doesn’t equate guilt

Jun 11, 2014 - 10:21 AM

There are names that we know for a fact were just used [in the scam] but we were told to expose all transactions says Napoles lawyer

Napoles knows much more than Luy, says lawyer

Jun 06, 2014 - 2:53 PM

Napoles spokesman Bruce Rivera says his client can still help government in pinning down other lawmakers in the scam

HOW TO HELP? After being denied immunity from plunder raps, Janet Lim Napoles' camp insists they're still willing to help government. File photo by Rappler

Napoles unaware of Benhur ‘compromise’ – lawyer

Jun 04, 2014 - 5:30 PM

Lawyer Bruce Rivera says a meeting between the counsels of Napoles and Luy was unplanned and that Napoles herself was not privy to a request made for Luy to drop the serious illegal detention case against her

NOT PRIVY. Janet Lim Napoles' spokesman said Napoles doesn't know about any

Medical woes delay release of Napoles affidavit

May 22, 2014 - 1:41 PM

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima says she is seeking an extension until Monday May 26 for Napoles to complete her affidavit

MORE MEDICAL ISSUES. Janet Lim Napoles fails to meet the original deadline for her affidavit because of

Rappler Newscast | May 14, 2014

May 14, 2014 - 9:38 PM

The Napoles camp says there’s only one version of the list: the one with Justice Secretary Leila de Lima The Philippines protests China’s construction in disputed territory At least 200 die in a coal mine explosion in Turkey

Judge: Napoles' hospital stay 'already overdue'

May 14, 2014 - 7:12 PM

The public is very much interested in this case All eyes [are] on us presiding Judge Elmo Alameda tells Napoles team of lawyers

CHECK-UP. Janet Lim Napoles undergoes tests at the Camp Crame General Hospital in February. File photo courtesy of the PNP PIO

Napoles lawyer on Benhur's list: Is he psychic?

May 14, 2014 - 5:18 PM

Napoles lawyer questions the timing of release and the veracity of pork barrel scam whistleblower Benhur Luy s list of legislators implicated in the scam

WHY NOW? Napoles' camp questions the timing and veracity of whistleblower Benhur Luy's list. Photo by Rappler

Napoles not demanding to be state witness – lawyer

Apr 23, 2014 - 10:54 AM

Napoles says she s not demanding to be a state witness but the whistleblowers are concerned about the possibility