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Pope Francis cautions against materialism | Midday wRap

Dec 25, 2018 - 12:56 PM

Watch Rappler's midday wRap with Margie de Leon

PH taekwondo bans Ateneo bully ‘indefinitely’ | Evening wRap

Dec 24, 2018 - 9:21 PM

Watch Rappler's evening wRap with Margie de Leon

FACT CHECK: Metro Manila, not PH, recorded 30% crime dip in May 2018

May 31, 2018 - 10:09 PM

(UPDATED) Nonetheless, police data shows that the Philippines saw a 21.8% decrease in index crimes in the first 11 months of 2017 versus the same period in 2016

PNP to form group vs Caloocan riding-in-tandem shooters

Apr 28, 2018 - 8:43 PM

Metro Manila police chief Director Camilo Cascolan says it will be a small group predominantly composed of cop operatives

READY FOR SHOOTERS. Quezon City cops accept motorcycles from the city government to fight riding-in-tandem killers. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

New Metro Manila police slogan: 'We are pro-poor and pro-weak'

Apr 25, 2018 - 7:25 PM

'I don't care if you are wearing shorts, tsinelas.... I will prioritize you,' says new Metro Manila police chief Camilo Cascolan

NEW SLOGAN. Metro Manila police chief Director Camilo Cascolan speaks in Camp Bagong Diwa. Photo from NCRPO

Rappler Talk: Camilo Cascolan on policing Metro Manila

Apr 25, 2018 - 2:54 PM

Watch Rappler's one-on-one interview with National Capital Region Police Office chief Director Camilo Cascolan on Wednesday, April 25

Drug killings: 20 pushers killed in anti-drug operations in Manila

Jul 15, 2016 - 11:59 AM

The Manila Police District says the crime rate in the national capital has been declining over the last 6 months

Alvarez: No need for probe into rising drug suspect killings

Jul 12, 2016 - 4:26 PM

Incoming House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez finds it futile for legislators to conduct an investigation because Congress does not have prosecutorial powers

'WHAT'S THE POINT?' Davao del Norte 1st District Representative Bebot Alvarez disagrees with the proposal for Congress to investigate the recent drug-related killings. File photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Lawmakers push probe into rising drug suspect killings

Jul 07, 2016 - 4:01 PM

Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr says if kept unchecked the rising number of killings could lead to anarchy and the disintegration of society

INVESTIGATION. A lawmaker wants the Congress to look into the causes behind the growing body count of drug suspects killed by the police.

Drug suspect killings rise after Duterte victory

Jun 24, 2016 - 4:52 PM

UPDATED The Philippine National Police reports that 25 suspects were killed from June 16 to 20 a week before Duterte s inauguration

RISING NUMBERS. The campaign against illegal drugs has begun even before President-elect Rodrigo Duterte sits in Malacañang.

PH gets taste of Duterte anti-crime war

Jun 12, 2016 - 12:12 PM

Across the nation police have already reported killing more than 20 alleged drug suspects over the past fortnight egged on by Duterte who has urged them to begin his war on crime even before he takes office at the end of this month

In this picture taken on June 8, children sing karaoke along a street in Divisoria market in Manila. Since winning the presidential election Rodrigo Duterte has said he will impose late-night bans on children walking the streets, alcohol sales and the national passion of karaoke singing. Photo by Noel Celis/ AFP

No major crime in Metro Manila during Pacquiao fight

May 03, 2015 - 5:36 PM

But 2 men are shot dead in separate incidents in Batangas and Cagayan de Oro a person is stabbed in Samar and another person is hit by a stray bullet in Laguna

'FIGHT OF THE CENTURY.' A Filipino looks at a Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. souvenir shirt at a store in Manila, Philippines, 02 May 2015. Pacquiao will fight Mayweater Jr. for the WBC welterweight title bout on 02 May 2015 in Las Vegas. Photo by Ritchie Tongco/EPA

PNP audits cops' crime reports in NCR 'experiment'

Nov 28, 2014 - 7:57 AM

It sounds easy and downright basic to many but the PNP finally begins auditing its crime data

MMDA: P200k for arrest of 'Magallanes Interchange rapists'

Nov 10, 2014 - 2:32 PM

‘We have to take these incidents seriously and act quickly for the arrest of the suspects ’ says the MMDA chair after 3 women report incidents of rape in the area

PNP’s Purisima to finally face Senate

Sep 30, 2014 - 7:15 AM

Should PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima be asked about allegations of corruption at Grace Poe s committee it will be the first time he s addressing the issue

Purisima denies sitting on admin cases vs rogue cops

Sep 12, 2014 - 5:29 PM

Reacting to Napolcom s complaints of delays the PNP chief says his office receives hundreds of complaints every month and he has to study them thoroughly before endorsing

NO DELAYS. PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima says the PNP is not sitting on administrative cases against erring cops. File photo

Enzo Pastor 'gunman' takes back confession

Sep 08, 2014 - 7:29 PM

But Quezon City police chief Richard Albano says PO2 Edgar Angel was not forced to admit to the crime and his confession remains valid

GUNMAN. PO2 Edgar Angel, the confessed gunman in the murder of race car driver Racer Enzo Pastor, faces the media at a news briefing at Camp Karingal in Quezon City on August 27, 2014. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Japanese man kidnapped in Parañaque

Dec 15, 2013 - 9:13 AM

Two unidentified suspects abducted Hayato Sumi from his establishment in Brgy Don Bosco Parañaque at around 7:40 pm Saturday