House probe - updates

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Customs probe, Duterte, North Korea | Midday wRap

Aug 08, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Morales, Marcos vs Farinas, Liu | Midday wRap

Jul 14, 2017 - 12:46 PM

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[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: In this corner, Marcos vs Fariñas

Jul 03, 2017 - 9:03 AM

Welcome to a world beyond your control, Governor Marcos

Resorts World attack, SC orals, London fire | Evening wRap

Jun 14, 2017 - 8:12 PM

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Pagcor, BPI glitch, Trump | Evening wRap

Jun 07, 2017 - 9:42 PM

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Resorts World fire victims '2 meters away' from exit – Fariñas

Jun 07, 2017 - 7:52 PM

After inspecting the site the Majority Floor Leader says it is likely the casino complex will face lawsuits over security lapses and fire safety violations

CASINO ATTACK. A firefighter breaks a glass window of the Resorts World Manila on June 2, 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

House starts probe into Resorts World attack

Jun 07, 2017 - 3:32 PM

Lawmakers hold a hearing at NAIA 3 Wednesday June 7 and plan to conduct an ocular inspection at the crime scene from across the street

DEADLY ATTACK. People light candles and offer flowers for the victims of the deadly Resorts World attack, which killed 37 people. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler  DEADLY ATTACK. People light candles and offer flowers for the victims of the deadly Resorts World attack, which killed 37 people. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Gwen Garcia wants House probe into viral drug raid at Cebu jail

Mar 08, 2017 - 8:45 PM

House Deputy Speaker Gwen Garcia says the Cebu provincial jail turned from epic jail to epic fail under Governor Hilario Davide III

DAVIDE'S FAULT? Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia condemns the recent jail inspection that required Cebu inmates to strip naked. Screengrab from

Jamby Madrigal demands apology from Aguirre for 'malicious' allegation

Feb 24, 2017 - 10:35 AM

3rd UPDATE I hope Secretary Aguirre isn t losing his marbles He is not supposed to be in the business of peddling conspiracy theories much less engaging in character assassination says the former senator accused of bribing inmates to help Senator Leila de Lima

APOLOGY DEMAND. Former senator Jamby Madrigal says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II should be more discerning of the information he peddles to the public

ERC commissioners: Chair Salazar tried to stop probe into Villa's suicide

Feb 07, 2017 - 2:54 PM

ERC Commissioner Josefina Patricia Asirit says that after the suicide of ex director Francisco Villa Jr it was difficult to trust colleagues in the commission

ON THE HOT SEAT. ERC chairperson and CEO Jose Vicente Salazar faces congressmen as the House probes the suicide of the late ERC director Francisco Villar Jr. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Duterte, De Lima, Samsung Note7 | Evening wRap

Jan 23, 2017 - 10:47 PM

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Duterte urged: 'Categorically condemn' killings of gov't officials

Nov 23, 2016 - 3:34 PM

They both performed well in their jobs and inspired others to do the same Is this how we recognize their value to government? asks Minority Leader Danilo Suarez following the deaths of BOC s Arturo Lachica and BIR s Jonas Amora

Lawmakers: Probe POC for 'alleged abuse of authority'

Nov 22, 2016 - 8:36 PM

Two lawmakers call for an investigation on the alleged mismanagement and abuse of authority of the current leaders of the Philippine Olympic Committee

PROBE. Two lawmakers are pushing for a probe on the Philippine Olympic Committee, which is headed by Peping Cojuangco. File Photo

Alvarez: 'Waste of time' to probe AFP, PNP officers behind Marcos burial

Nov 22, 2016 - 1:26 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says former president Fidel Ramos may have called for an investigation because he was not invited to the interment of Marcos

NO NEED FOR PROBE? Former President Fidel V Ramos wants military and police officers behind the surprise interment of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos probed. Photo from Ferdinand E Marcos Presidential Center

Lawmaker wants House to probe suicide of ERC director

Nov 21, 2016 - 7:14 PM

Bagong Henerasyon Representative Bernadette Herrera Dy says the suicide of Director Francisco Villa Jr opened a can of worms on the web of corruption inside the Energy Regulatory Commission

'PROBE HIS DEATH.' ERC Director Francisco Villa Jr commits suicide on November 9. Illustration by Nico Villarete/Rappler

House panel to probe drug trade in Zamboanga del Norte

Oct 15, 2016 - 6:34 PM

The House committee on dangerous drugs will hold public hearings in the province following the testimony of a convicted cop at the congressional inquiry into the drug trade at the New Bilibid Prison

Which is which? Sanchez, Sebastian's conflicting claims

Oct 10, 2016 - 5:20 PM

UPDATED Convicted kidnapper and carnapper Jaybee Sebastian and PSG member Joenel Sanchez present different claims during a House hearing on the Bilibid drug trade

WHICH IS WHICH? Bilibid inmate Jaybee Sebastian pinpoints former De Lima security aide Joenel Sanchez during the House committee on justice's October 10 hearing. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

De Lima 'revolted' by 'sex video' talk at House probe

Oct 06, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Senator Leila de Lima says talking about the alleged video is a form of slut shaming and it has no connection whatsoever to the Bilibid drug trade

In a Forum on Women's Dignity and Democracy "Buhay at Babae" Senator Leila de Lima speaks before women's from various organization at the office of the CHR on Wednesday. The group pledge their support against the senator's political enemy to uphold the women's dignity and democracy. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

2 more Bilibid drugs probe witnesses granted immunity

Oct 06, 2016 - 11:55 AM

Nonilo Arile and Engelberto Durano are the latest witnesses to receive immunity from Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez

The House committee on justice resumes its probe on October 6, 2016 into the proliferation of drugs in the New Bilibid Prison.

Lacson: Strong evidence vs De Lima in House probe

Sep 21, 2016 - 11:17 AM

I can bet that probable cause will be established hence a warrant for her arrest will be issued by the court says Senator Panfilo Lacson

NBI agent Jovencio Ablen Jr testify at the HOR Committe on Justice inquiry on September 20, 2016 into the drug trade at the New Bilibid Prison.

Colanggo, De Lima, Saudia | 6PM wRap

Sep 20, 2016 - 10:31 PM

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De Lima: I exposed drug use in Bilibid, why probe me?

Aug 23, 2016 - 5:29 PM

They know I exerted certain effort I took some steps after discovering all of these inside the Bilibid says Senator Leila de Lima referring to lawmakers behind a House inquiry into drug use at the Bilibid during the previous administration

Day 2 of the Senate public inquiry on extrajudicial killings by the Committee on Justice and Human Rights on August 23, 2016,