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Who voted for Duterte in the Supreme Court?

Aug 18, 2019 - 1:53 PM

Track the votes of Supreme Court justices in the Duterte presidency

DUTERTE AND THE SUPREME COURT. Who among the justices voted in favor of President Rodrigo Duterte and his policies? Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Villarin: Money, power won vs sectoral advocacies in 2019 party-list race

Jun 01, 2019 - 5:23 PM

Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin says the results of the 2019 party-list elections show that 'the party-list terrain has dramatically changed'

WINNING GROUPS. The Commission on Elections proclaims the winners of the party-list race on May 22, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Duterte appoints CA justice Henri Inting to Supreme Court

May 27, 2019 - 6:40 PM

Henri Jean Paul Inting, who hails from Davao City, is the younger brother of Comelec commissioner Socorro Inting

NEW JUSTICE. Henri Jean Paul Inting is the latest Duterte appointee into the Supreme Court. Photo from Supreme Court of the Philippines/YouTube

Duterte mocks Carpio: He keeps 'hankering' for Hague ruling

Nov 29, 2018 - 10:58 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he did not appoint Justice Antonio Carpio as Chief Justice because he 'refused the offer.' Carpio, however, had accepted the most recent nomination for the post.

Justice Antonio Carpio. KASARINLAN A Philippine Foreign Policy Forum. July 9, 2018 at The Bayleaf Intramuros, Manila. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Sara Duterte slams 'SC justice aspirant' trying to get her attention

Sep 19, 2018 - 12:55 PM

The president's daughter claims someone seeking an appointment as Supreme Court justice is asking complainants to withdraw their disbarment case against her to curry favor

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 19, 2018

Jun 19, 2018 - 10:55 AM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Tuesday.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano upon his arrival at the Department Foreign Affairs (DFA) Building in Pasay City for the 120TH Anniversary celebration of DFA on June 18, 2018. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Opposition senators ask SC to stop PH from leaving Int'l Criminal Court

May 16, 2018 - 6:25 PM

In a petition filed before the Supreme Court, 6 senators argue that the withdrawal from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court needs Senate concurrence

USURPATION OF LEGISLATIVE POWERS. Opposition senators ask the Supreme Court to invalidate the withdrawal from the International Criminal Court initiated by President Rodrigo Duterte. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Duterte’s satisfaction rating, SC ousts Sereno, Mayweather in Davao City | Evening wRap

May 11, 2018 - 7:47 PM

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Duterte gov't to give Tokhang documents to Supreme Court

Apr 04, 2018 - 2:10 PM

Malacañang says police will comply with the Supreme Court's order because they have nothing to hide

3 suspected drugs personalities were apprenhended by cops while 3 others died after a shootout in Maypajo, Caloocan City on September 30, 2016.

De Lima to women: Don't be silenced, cowed by misogynistic remarks

Nov 08, 2017 - 2:13 PM

In her speech read during the 1st Southeast Asian Women's Summit, Senator Leila de Lima says she stands for the power and potential of women to make a difference in the world

'DO NOT BE SILENCED.' Even in detention, Senator Leila de Lima has continued to be one of President Rodrigo Duterte's fiercest critics. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

SC’s laudable deference to executive decision

Jul 04, 2017 - 8:11 PM

There is such a virtue as judicial reticence a becoming degree of self restraint that must be accorded a co equal coordinate branch of government

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is welcomed by Armed Forces of the Philippines officials upon his arrival at the Iligan City National School of Fisheries on June 20, 2017 where 229 displaced families from Marawi City have taken shelter. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte threatens to jail martial law critics

Jul 02, 2017 - 1:07 PM

He has insisted he would ignore the findings of the Supreme Court vowing only to listen to recommendations from the armed forces

DUTERTE. President Rodrigo Duterte speaks at the Davao del Sur Sports and Business Complex in Digos City on July 1, 2017. Malacanang photo

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, June 12-18, 2017

Jun 18, 2017 - 10:08 AM

Must watch videos from this week

CAMP WELCOME. 4th Infantry Division officers welcome President Rodrigo at the 4ID Advance command Post in Butuan City on June 17, 2017. Photo by Karl Norman Alonzo/Presidential Photo

Peace talks, Duterte, US Embassy | Midday wRap

May 29, 2017 - 2:14 PM

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Duterte cannot ignore SC, Congress on martial law – senators

May 29, 2017 - 1:46 PM

The President swore to uphold and defend the Constitution not willfully defile it and do only as he wants says minority Senator Francis Pangilinan

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the troopers of the Joint TaSk Force (JTF) Sulu prior to his visit to the wounded soldiers at Camp Teodulfo Bautista in Jolo, Sulu on May 27, 2017. Joining the President are Presidential Adviser on Military Affairs Arthur Tabaquero, Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff General Eduardo Año, Philippine National Police Director General Ronald Dela Rosa and JTF Sulu Commander Brigadier General Cirilito Sobejana among others. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

SC to file case vs Baguio judge linked to drugs

Mar 09, 2017 - 5:26 PM

The High Court orders the inventory of all cases decided by Baguio Judge Antonio Reyes

TIMELINE: The Marcos burial controversy

Nov 18, 2016 - 1:53 PM

3rd UPDATE Ferdinand Marcos is interred at the Libingan ng mga Bayani on November 18 after the Supreme Court on November 8 gives the go signal

Work resumes at Marcos gravesite in Heroes' Cemetery

Nov 10, 2016 - 4:05 PM

The Marcos family has yet to coordinate with the military for the date of the burial and other preparations

THE PLOT. File photo taken on November 1, 2016 shows dried leaves scattered all over the area allocated for Marcos' remains. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Martial Law victims to Duterte: Reconsider Marcos burial

Nov 09, 2016 - 7:30 AM

President Duterte has hoped the Supreme Court decision will bring closure A petitioner says the contrary will happen and the issue will be enflamed

FIGHT CONTINUES. Despite the SC ruling, anti-Marcos groups plan to continue protesting against a hero's burial for the late strongman. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Imee Marcos backing chief public attorney's SC bid?

Oct 08, 2016 - 9:25 PM

The daughter of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos has reportedly endorsed the Supreme Court bid of chief public attorney Persida Acosta according to sources from the legal community

THE MARCOSES. In this file photo, Ilocos Norte Govenor Imee Marcos is shown filing her certificate of candidacy for the 2016 polls with brother Bongbong Marcos and mother Imelda Marcos on October 16, 2015. Photo from the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte

Duterte and Sereno, Lopez on Semirara, Arianna Huffington | 12PM wRap

Aug 12, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Duterte apologizes to Sereno for his 'harsh' words

Aug 12, 2016 - 5:41 AM

UPDATED Duterte says he no longer wants to prolong his verbal tangle with the Chief Justice

SORRY, CJ. File photo of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo courtesy of the SC-PIO

Approval ratings, Comelec leak, Panama Papers | 6PM wRap

Apr 04, 2016 - 7:35 PM

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Can Duterte-Cayetano win in Valenzuela City?

Mar 10, 2016 - 5:01 PM

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte doesn’t meet with Mayor Rex Gatchalian who also happens to be the spokesman of his rival Grace Poe

Duterte: If Poe turns out to be American, 'naloko na'

Mar 09, 2016 - 10:52 PM

Mabuti pa kay Trump na lang kayo bumoto o kay Hillary pareho lang rin says presidential bet Rodrigo Duterte

CAMPAIGN TRAIL. Rodrigo Duterte addresses a crowd of hundreds in Valenzuela City on March 9, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler