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Trillanes sets foot in Davao City to face libel cases

Jan 15, 2019 - 6:54 AM

It is the first time for President Rodrigo Duterte's fiercest critic to visit the city after being declared persona non grata here in February 2018

IN DAVAO. Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV sets foot in Davao City on Tuesday, January 15. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Malacañang to Trillanes: Stop 'smearing' Duterte, face libel charges

Dec 09, 2018 - 4:55 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo calls Senator Antonio Trillanes IV a 'perennial whiner' for saying that plunderers are being set free while critics are being jailed

Pulse Asia poll on Cha-Cha, Ombudsman on Paolo Duterte, Moon on North Korea | Evening wRap

May 02, 2018 - 7:38 PM

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Ombudsman clears Paolo Duterte, Mans Carpio in P6.4-B shabu case

May 02, 2018 - 4:15 PM

A preliminary investigation will proceed against resigned Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon and other BOC officials

Duterte term extension, Pimentel slams Alvarez, Dismissal order vs Mabilog | Evening wRap

Jan 03, 2018 - 7:32 PM

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Malacañang: No Duterte kin authorized by President to transact with gov't

Jan 03, 2018 - 3:55 PM

'No one in [President Duterte's] family is authorized by him to have any financial interest in any government office, agency, or department,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the Ceremonial Signing of the 2018 General Appropriations Act (GAA) and Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) at the Malacañan Palace on December 19, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Case vs Trillanes, CPP vs Duterte, Trump on climate change | Evening wRap

Dec 29, 2017 - 7:22 PM

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Paolo Duterte, Mans Carpio file civil case vs Trillanes

Dec 29, 2017 - 11:39 AM

'It's nothing but another harassment suit because our corrupt and coopted justice system have become the refuge of the Duterte scoundrels,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV of the case filed against him

DUTERTE CRITIC. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is unfazed by the civil case filed against him by the President's son and son-in-law. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Ombudsman creates panel to probe P6.4-billion smuggled shabu

Nov 07, 2017 - 11:46 AM

(UPDATED) 'The release was allegedly facilitated by public officials who were identified as members of the Davao Group,' says the Office of the Ombudsman

FACT-FINDING. The Office of the Ombudsman will look into the accountabilities of public officials in the smuggled shabu shipment. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Liberal Party, Paolo Duterte, New DOH Chief | Evening wRap

Oct 26, 2017 - 8:04 PM

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Paolo Duterte says he's 'retiring' from politics in 2019

Oct 26, 2017 - 3:32 PM

Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte also hints at a possible Mans Carpio-Baste Duterte tandem in the 2019 local elections in Davao City

RETIRING FROM POLITICS? Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte (left) says he plans to leave politics in 2019, and that his brother-in-law, lawyer Manases Carpio (right) may join local politics. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

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

Oct 11, 2017 - 12:46 PM

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

Comelec chairman Andres Buatista is emotional as employees of the agency show their support during the weekly flag raising ceremony at the Comelec main office in Manila on August 14, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Trillanes on draft Gordon report: Death for poor, lifestyle check for Paolo Duterte

Oct 11, 2017 - 12:26 PM

Senator Panfilo Lacson says the initial findings in Senator Richard Gordon's draft report are 'lacking and wanting'

Gordon wants bribery charges vs Paolo Duterte's councilor-friend

Oct 11, 2017 - 10:27 AM

While the senator recommends charges against Davao City councilor Nilo 'Small' Abellera Jr, he clears Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte of corruption allegations

PULONG'S FRIEND. Davao City Councilor Nilo 'Small' Abellera Jr takes his oath at the Senate blue ribbon committee hearing on P6.4-billion worth of shabu shipment from China. File Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Gordon puts blame on Taguba as 'central figure' in BOC corruption

Oct 10, 2017 - 9:55 PM

Senator Richard Gordon says charges should be filed against fixer Mark Taguba, adding that he was 'less than forthright' in the hearings

Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Gordon to seek lifestyle check on Paolo Duterte, Mans Carpio

Oct 10, 2017 - 7:55 PM

(2nd UPDATE) In his draft committee report, Senate blue ribbon chair Richard Gordon clears Paolo Duterte and Manases Carpio from smuggling and says there is no evidence against them

Duterte, Marawi crisis, Twitter | Midday wRap

Sep 29, 2017 - 12:10 PM

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AMLC's bank records on Duterte show P1-B flow of money – Ombudsman

Sep 27, 2017 - 8:48 PM

(UPDATED) The Ombudsman now has a copy of bank records from the AMLC which, according to the Overall Deputy Ombudsman, 'more or less' look like the documents submitted by Trillanes

WEALTH. President Rodrigo Duterte's wealth is put under scrutiny as the Office of the Ombudsman begins its probe into the complaint of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Photo by Lito Boras/

No proof linking Davao Group to P6.4-billion shabu shipment – Gordon

Sep 19, 2017 - 8:20 PM

The Senate blue ribbon committee wraps up its probe into the shabu smuggled from China, and will now focus on the corruption in the Bureau of Customs

DRUG SMUGGLING. The Senate blue ribbon committee wraps up its probe into the P6.4 billion worth of shabu smuggled from China. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Trillanes, PNP, Andanar and Uson | Evening wRap

Sep 07, 2017 - 9:11 PM

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Malacañang to Trillanes: Prove Paolo Duterte is triad member

Sep 07, 2017 - 2:47 PM

Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella describes Senator Trillanes claims about Vice Mayor Duterte s tattoo as pretty drastic

INCRIMINATING TATTOO? Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte attends the Senate hearing on Bureau of Customs corruption. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Paolo Duterte and 'friend, drinking buddy' Charlie Tan

Sep 07, 2017 - 12:53 PM

Presidential son Paolo Duterte and son in law Manases Carpio both admit knowing Charlie Tan who is accused of smuggling and bribery

All photo from office of Senator Trillanes

Paolo Duterte, Mans Carpio deny smuggling allegations at Senate probe

Sep 07, 2017 - 11:52 AM

The two face their primary accuser opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and dismiss their alleged involvement in smuggling as hearsay and baseless

Photo by Joseph Vidal

Ties that bind: Who are Mans Carpio, Paolo Duterte connected to?

Sep 07, 2017 - 10:03 AM

Here's the cast of characters as they relate to presidential son Paolo Duterte and presidential son-in-law Mans Carpio in the shabu smuggling controversy

Duterte appoints son-in-law's brother as DA official

Sep 06, 2017 - 6:13 PM

Waldo Carpio brother of Manases Carpio is appointed as an assistant secretary of the agriculture department

Presidential son-in-law: Who is Manases Carpio?

Sep 06, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Manases Carpio, President Duterte's son-in-law, is involved in private legal practice as part of the Carpio & Duterte Lawyers firm

Gordon, Arnaiz, Duterte | Evening wRap

Sep 04, 2017 - 7:40 PM

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Paolo Duterte, Manases Carpio to attend Sept 7 Senate hearing

Sep 04, 2017 - 5:42 PM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV reacting to the news says That s good Paghandaan nila mga itatanong ko

Gordon invites Paolo Duterte, Mans Carpio to Senate smuggling probe

Sep 04, 2017 - 1:20 PM

UPDATED Nakaramdam lang si Senator Gordon ng public pressure bibigay din pala says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV who earlier moved to invite the two to the probe

Senator Richard Gordon during the 4th Blue Ribbon Senate Hearing on illegal shipment of the 6.4 billion-worth drugs from China resumes in Senate, Pasay City on Tuesday. Lito Boras/

Duterte slams 'ignorant' Trillanes as 'political ISIS'

Sep 03, 2017 - 2:14 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte makes these remarks as Senator Antonio Trillanes IV tags Duterte s kin – his son Paolo and son in law Manases – in alleged smuggling

'POLITICAL ISIS.' President Rodrigo Duterte slams Senator Antonio Trillanes IV as 'political ISIS' for his supposed ignorance. Photo by Mick Basa/Rappler

Taguba, Marawi clash, Pacquiao | Evening wRap

Sep 01, 2017 - 9:29 PM

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Duterte says Trillanes’ evidence vs son, son-in-law is ‘trash’

Sep 01, 2017 - 8:26 PM

In a speech before soldiers in Davao City the President once more defends Paolo Duterte and Manases Carpio against allegations of involvement in smuggling

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during his speech at the 11th Founding Anniversary celebration of the Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) at the Naval Station Felix Apolinario in Panacan, Davao City on September 1, 2017. Presidential Photo.

Gordon and Trillanes, Revilla, Callamard | Evening wRap

Aug 31, 2017 - 9:23 PM

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Gordon rejects motion to invite Duterte's son, son-in-law to smuggling probe

Aug 31, 2017 - 6:04 PM

Senate blue ribbon committee chair Richard Gordon says he is not out to protect President Rodrigo Duterte but he is only after the truth in the P6 4 million shabu shipment from China

Senator Richard Gordon during the 4th Blue Ribbon Senate Hearing on illegal shipment of the 6.4 billion-worth drugs from China resumes in Senate, Pasay City on Tuesday. Lito Boras/

'Committee de absuwelto'? Gordon, Trillanes face off in smuggling probe

Aug 31, 2017 - 12:54 PM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV accuses Senator Richard Gordon of lawyering for Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte and presidential son in law Manases Carpio Gordon threatens to file an ethics complaint against his fellow senator

FIGHT. Senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Richard Gordon bicker over the need to invite Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte and Manases Carpio, son and son-in-law of President Rodrigo Duterte respectively. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Here's what else was in Taguba's text messages on Customs

Aug 30, 2017 - 8:47 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte s son Paolo and son in law Mans Carpio are mentioned in text messages of Customs fixer Mark Taguba to Tita Nanie

Duterte defends son-in-law, distances self from Paolo's ex-wife

Aug 29, 2017 - 7:50 PM

But President Rodrigo Duterte says his promise to resign covers only his children as he cannot control the activities of others

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the inauguration of the Solar Philippines Factory at the First Philippine Industrial Park (FPIP) in Sto. Tomas, Batangas on August 23, 2017, reiterates that his intensified campaign against illegal drugs, corruption and crime will remain unrelenting amid all the criticisms and impending ouster plots. Malacañan Photo

Uber, Ombudsman, Bautista | Evening wRap

Aug 29, 2017 - 6:47 PM

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Duterte son-in-law denies visits to BOC linked to smuggling

Aug 29, 2017 - 2:10 PM

UPDATED Manases Carpio husband of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio calls Senator Antonio Trillanes IV a desperate rumormonger

Trillanes tags Duterte son-in-law in smuggling

Aug 29, 2017 - 1:03 PM

UPDATED Former Customs intelligence chief Neil Estrella confirms that he saw Manases Carpio husband of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio visit the office of the Customs chief

PRESIDENTIAL IN-LAW. Lawyer Maneses Carpio (right) with wife, Sara, and President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo from the Facebook page of Maneses Carpio

Duterte attends baptism party of grandson Stonefish

Mar 16, 2017 - 2:25 PM

On the day an impeachment complaint is filed against him President Rodrigo Duterte bonds with his new grandson Stonefish Carpio in Davao City

FAMILY TIME. President Duterte kisses his grandson Stonefish Carpio during his baptism party. MPC pool photo

Duterte 'exceedingly excited' to see new grandson

Mar 02, 2017 - 7:17 PM

President Duterte also weighs in on his new apo s unique nickname Stonefish