Duterte corruption - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Duterte corruption


[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Zero tolerance ni Duterte sa korupsiyon, naging forgive and forget na lang

May 28, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Sa kahariang Duterte, kamay na bakal ang tumitiris sa mga durugista habang sedang guwantes ang humahaplos sa mga kurap

Duterte says more officials 'suspended pending investigation'

May 16, 2018 - 7:45 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte reads the names of at least 13 suspended government employees, from a prosecutor to a former mayor

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte reiterates his stance against corruption as he convenes with various rice traders during a meeting at the Malacañan Palace on April 5, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte’s fight vs corruption: 20 sacked execs face no charges

May 04, 2018 - 1:01 PM

(4TH UPDATE) Of the officials President Rodrigo Duterte has fired over alleged corruption or misconduct, 4 are back in government while two are in jail

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the Pamamahagi ng Titulo Handog ng Pangulo program at Liwasang Alfaro G. Aguirre in Mulanay, Quezon on May 2, 2018, declares that he is willing to hand down government-owned land that are deemed unused or unproductive to the farmers. The President, however, was quick to add that he needs the cooperation of congress for the reform of government-owned lands. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte fires two more government officials due to corruption

Apr 22, 2018 - 12:45 AM

One of them is an undersecretary, whom the President did not name

OFFICIALS FIRED. President Rodrigo Duterte says on April 21 that he has fired two more officials, including an undersecretary, due to corruption. Screenshot from RTVM video

Duterte on corruption, Teachers’ salary hike, Princess Charlotte nursery photos | Evening wRap

Jan 09, 2018 - 7:29 PM

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[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: When Duterte is backed into a corner

Oct 09, 2017 - 10:43 AM

Now we understand why President Duterte is being a bigger bully than he ever was, seemingly intent on destroying institutions that check abuses and excesses in the executive. He is in panic.

Duterte warns he's about to fire an official

Jun 28, 2017 - 8:15 PM

If it is proven that humingi siya ng pera may opisyal dito na tatanggalin ko says the President

Zero tolerance? Gov't officials Duterte fired for corruption

Jun 28, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Rodrigo Duterte has fired several government officials including his closest allies for alleged corruption

Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Duterte: I'll resign if my children become corrupt

Mar 12, 2017 - 11:00 PM

Wala kayong problema sa akin Delicadeza adds President Rodrigo Duterte

THE PRESIDENT AND HIS CHILDREN. President Rodrigo Duterte (center) heads to the Palace Rizal Hall for his oath taking, flanked by his children (L-R) Sebastian, Veronica, Sara, and Paolo. Photo from EDP-Malacanang

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 11, 2017

Jan 11, 2017 - 11:40 AM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday

US President Barack Obama speaks during his farewell address in Chicago, Illinois on January 10, 2017. Barack Obama closes the book on his presidency, with a farewell speech in Chicago that will try to lift supporters shaken by Donald Trump's shock election. / AFP PHOTO / Nicholas Kamm

WATCH: Duterte: Say 'No' to corruption

Jan 02, 2017 - 11:01 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte urges Filipinos to help in the fight against corruption by being assertive of their rights

Duterte, Robredo, Dureza | Evening wRap

Dec 30, 2016 - 8:59 PM

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Duterte threatens to 'whack' BSP, AMLC officials

Dec 22, 2016 - 7:35 PM

I m going to charge all of you there criminally I ll count one to three and if you don t resign I will treat you as a drug addict says President Rodrigo Duterte

'DO MORE.' President Rodrigo Duterte wants government employees to do more in fighting corruption. File photo by Toto Lozano/ Presidential Photo

ERC chairman still won't resign despite Duterte's order

Nov 24, 2016 - 1:18 PM

ERC Chairman Jose Vicente Salazar instead seeks a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte soon to get facts about the corruption allegations and clear his name

Ongpin renews auction of his PhilWeb shares

Sep 05, 2016 - 3:07 PM

The businessman says he will donate P1 billion of the proceeds to the government s drug rehabilitation program

'FIRM BELIEVER.' 'I am a firm believer in the President's drive against the drug menace,' says embattled Roberto Ongpin. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

PhilWeb plans to revive mobile lotto gaming

Aug 24, 2016 - 8:10 PM

After not renewing PhilWeb s online gaming license PAGCOR will look into the firm s mobile lottery proposal and review its terms

FIGHT VS ONLINE GAMING. The fight against online gaming comes after President Duterte publicly named Ongpin (L) as one of the oligarchs he wants to destroy. Domingo's photo (R) from PAGCOR website

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Aug 22, 2016 - 1:51 PM

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DOTr 'will comply' with Duterte's call to remove appointees

Aug 21, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Once a formal directive is issued compliance is guaranteed the Department of Transportation DOTr says

'UNFORGIVING.' Transportation chief Arthur Tugade reiterates to all undersecretaries and agency heads that the government shall be uncompromising and unforgiving in issues of corruption. Photo by Joseph Vidal/ Senate PRIB

Ongpin offers PAGCOR his P20B PhilWeb shares for drug rehab

Aug 21, 2016 - 8:02 AM

In an amended proposal to PAGCOR Ongpin says – for the 3rd time – that this is his last attempt to save PhilWeb Corporation and its employees

'FIRM BELIEVER.' 'I am a firm believer in the President [Rodrigo Duterte]'s drive against the drug menace,' embattled Roberto Ongpin says. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

PAGCOR rejects Ongpin's offer to donate PhilWeb shares

Aug 18, 2016 - 3:40 PM

UPDATED PAGCOR chief Andrea Domingo says President Rodrigo Duterte is against online and onsite gaming because these bring social ills

A FIGHT AGAINST ONLINE GAMING. Domingo's (R) response comes a day after Ongpin (L) offered to donate 49% of his entire 53.76% stake in PhilWeb to PAGCOR. Domingo's photo from PAGCOR website

Ongpin offers to donate bulk of his PhilWeb shares to PAGCOR

Aug 17, 2016 - 4:45 PM

Businessman Roberto Ongpin also plans to donate the remaining 4 76 to the Ateneo de Manila University JVO Scholarship Fund

MOOT AND ACADEMIC. Ongpin tells PAGCOR that he will no longer sell his PhilWeb shares through public bidding, declaring it as 'moot and academic.' Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Ongpin to sell his entire 53.76% stake in PhilWeb

Aug 10, 2016 - 6:15 PM

UPDATED This is his last attempt to save the firm after PAGCOR firms up its decision not to renew PhilWeb s contract

LAST ATTEMPT. In his last effort to save the firm, Roberto Ongpin sells entire stake in PhilWeb. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

PhilWeb to close e-Games outlets despite Ongpin resignation

Aug 09, 2016 - 7:37 PM

UPDATED PhilWeb seeks a 10 day trading suspension after PAGCOR junked its appeal to renew its license which is set to expire on Wednesday August 10

POOR INVESTOR SENTIMENT. A day after PAGCOR said it won't renew its contract, PhilWeb shares plunged to their lowest level on the local bourse.

PhilWeb reveals 'main reason' behind Ongpin resignation

Aug 07, 2016 - 10:25 PM

Roberto Ongpin tells the local bourse he resigned to focus on Alphaland real estate projects but PhilWeb president Dennis Valdes says it s more than that

POOR INVESTOR SENTIMENT. A day after Duterte tagged Ongpin as one of the oligarchs he want to destroy, shares of PhilWeb plunged to its lowest level on the local bourse

Roberto Ongpin resigns as PhilWeb chairman

Aug 04, 2016 - 4:55 PM

UPDATED His resignation comes on the heels of President Rodrigo Duterte s pronouncements to do away with oligarchs like Ongpin

TYCOON. President Rodrigo Duterte says he wants to 'destroy oligarchs' and names tycoon Roberto Ongpin as one of them. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler