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No, DILG Usec, privilege of writ of habeas corpus not suspended

Mar 23, 2020 - 5:15 PM

Suspending the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus empowers authorities to arrest and detain anyone without a court order. But we are not under martial law.

HUMAN RIGHTS. DILG Usec Martin Diño tells a radio show human rights disappear in a public health emergency. File photo by Loreben Tuquero/Rappler

Brother-in-law of Martin Diño arrested for selling shabu

Nov 23, 2018 - 4:58 PM

Marikina police say the brother-in-law of the DILG undersecretary was selling shabu inside a house that was raided by authorities

Newly appointed DILG undersecretary, former Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority chairman Martin Diño. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Is your Dengvaxia-vaccinated child feeling ill? Philhealth covers costs

Feb 05, 2018 - 10:11 PM

Health Secretary Francisco Duque says there is 'definitely' no need to declare a state of national emergency contrary to the request of the VACC

DENGVAXIA. The world's first anti-dengue vaccine is administered to Filipino grade-schoolers under the government's school-based dengue immunization program. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Martin Diño appointed DILG undersecretary

Jan 09, 2018 - 4:10 PM

Former SBMA chairman Martin Diño is the latest official to join the Department of the Interior and Local Government

Duterte says he sacked Diño to make SBMA 'cohesive'

Sep 28, 2017 - 9:50 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says 'it was not really the fault' of Martin Diño, one of his staunchest allies

SBMA MATTERS. President Rodrigo Duterte says he sacked Martin Diño as SBMA chair to make the office 'cohesive.' Malacañang file photo

Malacañang denies Duterte named Martin Diño to DILG

Sep 27, 2017 - 6:14 PM

This comes after sacked SBMA chair Martin Diño earlier said he has accepted Malacañang's offer to serve as DILG undersecretary for barangay affairs

DUTERTE 'PLACEHOLDER.' Duterte ally Martin Diño is widely seen as then-Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte's 'placeholder' in the 2016 presidential elections.  Screen grab from Rappler file video

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, September 27, 2017

Sep 27, 2017 - 12:30 PM

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

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte speaks with Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on the sidelines of the 120th founding anniversary of the Department of Justice (DOJ) at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City on September 26, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Ex-SBMA chair Diño says he's now DILG usec for barangay affairs

Sep 27, 2017 - 11:50 AM

Martin Diño is disappointed, however, because he says he was not properly notified of his removal from the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority

LP links? Former SBMA chairman Martin Diño links his removal from SBMA to the Liberal Party. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Duterte's pick for new SBMA chief is Gordon's 'protégé'

Sep 26, 2017 - 5:20 PM

(UPDATED) Senator Richard Gordon admits he recommend the appointment of his former executive assistant and legal staff member to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA)

Photo from SBMA Director Benny Antiporda's Facebook

Duterte names new SBMA chair to replace Martin Diño

Sep 26, 2017 - 1:00 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Newly appointed SBMA chairperson Wilma Eisma replaces the President's ally Martin Diño

SBMA proposes P100-B expressway-railway from Manila to Subic

Dec 18, 2016 - 8:00 PM

The SBMA chief wants the financing of the proposed multi modal coastal highway to be under the Philippine China Framework of Cooperation

MULTI-MODAL. According to Diño, the proposed multi-modal 100-kilometer (km) coastal highway has already gained support from Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade. Rappler file photo

Palace affirms Escolango post as SBMA administrator

Dec 01, 2016 - 8:49 PM

More importantly under Section 13 d of Republic Act No 7227 the Administrator of the SBMA shall be appointed by the President and no other Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menandro Guevarra says

RANDY ESCOLANGO. Randy Escolango speaks at an event. File photo by Randy Datu.

SBMA has new chairman

Sep 29, 2016 - 6:30 PM

UPDATED Outgoing Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority chairman Roberto Garcia formally turns over the SBMA flag to Martin Diño President Duterte s appointee

Family blocks bid to take Señeres spot in ballot

Feb 09, 2016 - 6:05 PM

We would like to respect the last wishes of Congressman Seneres his family s lawyer says at the Comelec

THEN-ASPIRANT. In October 2015, party-list representative Roy Señeres filed his certificate of candidacy for president. File photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Duterte to Comelec: Cases 'water under the bridge'

Jan 15, 2016 - 4:55 PM

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte says the Comelec should dismiss petitions against him for lack of merit

VALID OR INVALID? Petitioners attack the validity of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte's certificate of candidacy for president. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Duterte urges Comelec: Dismiss 1st disqualification case

Dec 28, 2015 - 4:18 PM

Martin Diño and PDP Laban also submit their memorandum before the Commission on Elections seeking to dismiss a petition to declare Diño s certificate of candidacy as void

STOP THIS. Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte wants the poll body to dismiss his first disqualification case. File photo by Rappler

Duterte welcomes 2nd disqualification case

Dec 22, 2015 - 8:05 PM

I am happy that [Rizalito David] found time to [try to] clear everything If God wants me to be there I will be there and if God does not want me there I will disappear says the presidential bet

Rappler file photo

Comelec accepts Duterte's presidential bid

Dec 17, 2015 - 11:37 AM

3rd UPDATE The Comelec says this means Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is now in our list of candidates

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE. The Comelec has accepted Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte's COC for president. Contributed photo

Comelec clears key obstacle to Duterte presidential bid

Dec 07, 2015 - 1:57 PM

The Comelec says it is moot and academic to declare Duterte s placeholder Martin Diño a nuisance bet

EYEING THE PRESIDENCY. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte faces major obstacles in his presidential bid. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

#AnimatED: The candidacy of Rodrigo Duterte

Nov 30, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Substitution is an untested route to the presidency Will Comelec allow it?

FAST FACTS: Candidate substitution in past polls

Nov 28, 2015 - 1:02 PM

Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte s substitution is nothing new as candidate substitutions also happened in previous elections

Duterte to Comelec: I'm ready to accept any decision

Nov 28, 2015 - 11:10 AM

I m telling the Comelec now Go ahead decide the way you want it as you see it legally Do not worry about me I can accept any decision from you the Davao mayor says in response to his first disqualification case

READY. 'Let the Comelec decide,' says Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on the disqualification case against him. Contributed photo

Grace Poe: Let Rodrigo Duterte run for president

Nov 27, 2015 - 3:57 PM

UPDATED The presidential aspirant says the people should be the ones to decide on the political fate of the Davao mayor

THE MORE, THE MERRIER. Senator Grace Poe (middle) says in a news conference on November 27, 2015 that the people should decide on the fate of candidates. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler.

Diño withdraws bid, Roxas on Daang Matuwid, NCAA finals | 6PM wRap

Oct 29, 2015 - 8:30 PM

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Duterte ‘placeholder’ Diño withdraws presidential bid

Oct 29, 2015 - 12:09 PM

UPDATED Yung slot na yun binibigay namin kay Rody Duterte PDP Laban’s Martin Diño says But Duterte has yet to take the party s offer to take Diño s place in the 2016 presidential race

'PLACEHOLDER' BET. Martin Diño withdraws his presidential bid on October 29, 2015, as the Comelec considers declaring him a nuisance candidate. Screen grab from Rappler video

Duterte’s candidacy, UCPB shares, Curry on fire | 6PM wRap

Oct 29, 2015 - 7:20 AM

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Comelec eyes Duterte ‘placeholder’ as nuisance bet

Oct 28, 2015 - 7:35 PM

This would effectively close the door on Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s expected substitution for Diño says a campaign insider

AT STAKE. The possible presidential bid of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is at stake as Martin Diño, widely considered as his 'placeholder,' faces a disqualification plea. File photo by Karlos Manlupig

Error in Diño COC may pave way for Duterte candidacy

Oct 27, 2015 - 7:47 PM

The Comelec clarifies its rules on candidates as PDP Laban names Rodrigo Duterte as its substitute bet if Martin Diño withdraws from the presidential race

SUBSTITUTE BET? The PDP-Laban political party taps Rodrigo Duterte as the substitute of Martin Diño in case the latter withdraws from the presidential race. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PDP-Laban to nominate Duterte as presidential bet if Diño withdraws

Oct 27, 2015 - 5:57 PM

Asked about the errors in Martin Diño s COC the party says it was a clerical error committed by one of its staff

DUTERTE'S DECISION. The resolution of PDP-Laban gives Duterte one more chance to run for president. File photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Binay on INC, Duterte on corruption, Pacquiao’s first shot | 6PM wRap

Oct 26, 2015 - 7:53 PM

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Did PDP-Laban bet Diño err in filing COC for president?

Oct 24, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Diño s COC indicates he is running for Pasay City mayor Will it crush efforts to push for a Duterte presidential candidacy given candidate substitution rules?

RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT. Volunteers against Crime and Corruption chairman Martin Diño files his candidacy for president under PDP-Laban. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Typhoon Lando, Duterte on 2016, Air France job cuts | 12PM wRap

Oct 19, 2015 - 12:37 PM

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Controversial bets, Duterte waiting game cap off COC filing week

Oct 16, 2015 - 10:30 PM

The Senate race gets more crowded and interesting with lots of familiar faces new names and returning bets locking in their candidacies

SENATORIAL BETS. Controversial bets  Getulio Napeñas – the dismissed chief of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force  – and former military general Jovito Palparan will run for senator in the 2016 elections. Rappler photos

PDP-Laban fields presidential candidate

Oct 16, 2015 - 7:08 PM

Martin Diño s candidacy fuels speculation that the party will eventually substitute him with Rodrigo Duterte a move allowed by Comelec rules

RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT. Volunteers against Crime and Corruption chairman Martin Diño files for candidacy for president under PDP-Laban. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler