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Feb 23, 2017 - 11:59 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Thursday February 23

Binay’s resignation, next PNP chief, PH vs China | 12PM wRap

Jun 25, 2015 - 1:09 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Aquino urged: Explain 'ill-defined chain of command'

Mar 02, 2015 - 7:24 PM

Two senators say President Benigno Aquino III has the responsibility to explain to the public why he created his own chain of command in the police force which led to the Mamasapano tragedy

EO refutes Malacañang: Command responsibility applies to PNP

Feb 23, 2015 - 3:08 PM

Full text of Executive Order 226 which Senator Guingona cites when Justice Secretary De Lima insists command responsibility does not apply to the PNP a civilian organization

DEFENDING THE PALACE. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima tells senators on February 23, 2015, that command responsibility applies only to the military, not the Philippine National Police, which is a civilian organization. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Napeñas: Purisima gave order, not advice

Feb 23, 2015 - 12:49 PM

Senate President Drilon: ‘Kung galing sa itaas pababa di ba order iyon sa police at military?’ Sacked SAF director Napeñas: ‘Ganoon na nga iyon siguro ’

Photo by Mark Cristino

Command or advice? Senators say Purisima story ‘incredible’

Feb 09, 2015 - 7:06 PM

Despite the protestations and denials of [resigned PNP chief Alan] Purisima it is clear he was in the loop How did it happen that a suspended officer was in the chain of command?

PRESENT. Resigned PNP chief Alan Purisima tells senators on February 9 he was present in two meetings to plan the January 25 anti-terror operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, when he was suspended, but insists he was only giving advice, not instructions. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Aquino on Napeñas, Revilla’s assets, TransAsia pilot | The wRap

Feb 07, 2015 - 4:00 PM

President Aquino blames the SAF commander for the carnage Senator Revilla’s 5 million dollar assets to be seized The TransAsia pilot died clutching the plane’s controls

FULL TEXT: Mamasapano tragedy will never happen again

Feb 06, 2015 - 8:14 PM

English version of President Aquino s February 6 national address on the Mamasapano incident

FULL TEXT: Matapos ang Mamasapano, magkakaroon ng pagbabago

Feb 06, 2015 - 7:38 PM

Filipino version of President Aquino s February 6 national address on the Mamasapano incident

2ND SPEECH. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III delivers on February 6, 2015, his 2nd televised speech on the Mamasapano tragedy. Photo By Ryan Lim/Malacañang Photo Bureau

What's in a word? Acting vs OIC PNP chief

Dec 12, 2014 - 5:58 PM

According to Napolcom officials the only difference between the two designations is the manner in which a PNP official assumes office

UNIQUE SITUATION. PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima is possibly the first PNP chief to be meted a preventive suspension. File photo of Purisima during his birthday courtesy of the PNP PIO

Poe to check on PNP's purchase of patrol cars

Nov 06, 2014 - 4:27 PM

Exercising her committee s oversight powers Senator Grace Poe has requested for information on bidders who are reportedly being favored by the PNP even before the bidding is completed

PREEMPTIVE PROBE. Senator Grace Poe is asking for information on an ongoing process of purchasing half a billion pesos worth of patrol cars. Photo by Rappler

#PugadBaboy: Weighing priorities

Oct 03, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Palace on Purisima: Don't prejudge him

Sep 30, 2014 - 2:40 PM

Malacañang confirms the meeting between President Benigno Aquino III and PNP Chief Director General Alan Purisima on Monday night September 29 – on the eve of a Senate hearing the top cop was to attend

OUT OF CHARACTER. President Benigno Aquino III defends embattled Philippine Police Chief Alan Purisima, saying it is not like him to be greedy. File photo by Rey Baniquet/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Deniece Cornejo surrenders to PNP

May 05, 2014 - 5:24 PM

The model who is charged for illegal detention and grave coercion over the beating of actor Vhong Navarro turns herself in to PNP chief Alan Purisima

Photo courtesy of PNP PIO