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CSC grants eligibility to Sanggunian members

Jun 27, 2019 - 6:14 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Civil Service Commission encourages Sanggunian members to apply for Sanggunian Member Eligibility

Irene Marcos was invited to Ateneo, and students are up in arms

Apr 08, 2019 - 7:22 PM

Ateneo students are demanding an apology, saying, ‘The role of Ateneo is not to condone the fabrication of lies, but to be a pillar of human rights in a society that celebrates the mockery of the truth’

Irene Marcos at the Ateneo Areté Amphitheater, Thursday, April 4. / Photo fro, Panday Sining Katipunan

Ateneo professor faces sexual harassment complaint

Oct 04, 2018 - 2:22 PM

(UPDATED) 'We commit to protecting our students and lobbying for their safety and dignity,' says the university's student council

MISCONDUCT. The Ateneo Student Council is gathering testimonies from students as evidence in a case to be filed against a university professor for alleged sexual harassment. File photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Ateneo community reflects on Marcos protest, plans next steps

Nov 21, 2016 - 10:28 PM

Who are we really fighting? How do we influence public opinion? How do we also influence government? A professor asks the community these questions during the Ateneo de Manila University s Kapihan Session

REFLECTION. Jomar Alvarez of Ateneo ENTAblado delivers a monologue to the crowd gathered at Ateneo de Manila University's' Kapihan Session on Monday, November 21. Photo by Alo Lantin/ Rappler

Duterte: Drug money might influence barangay, SK polls

Aug 26, 2016 - 9:09 PM

The President says postponing the barangay and SK polls will also save the government billions of pesos

DUTERTE'S FEARS. President Duterte fears barangay, SK elections being influenced by wealthy drug personalities. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Ateneo de Manila calls off student council elections

Apr 13, 2016 - 4:41 PM

UPDATED While there will be no General Elections for 2016 a plebiscite will be held on the new Constitution; and if ratified Special Elections shall then take place

DOJ dismisses criminal complaints vs Iglesia heads

Nov 17, 2015 - 10:51 PM

Two resolutions are signed by the Prosecutor General after state prosecutors recommend that Iglesia respondents be absolved

Ex-INC minister's house help: Leaders force my family to lie

Nov 09, 2015 - 1:48 PM

2nd UPDATE Napakasakit po Nagagalit ako sa mga Sanggunian says Abegail Yanson house help of ex INC minister Lowell Menorca in a video obtained by Rappler

HITTING INC LEADERS. Abegail Yanson, who was supposed detained by former INC minister Lowell Menorca, says she wasn't held against her will and that the INC's leadership is forcing her family to lie. Screen grab from video courtesy of

Menorca: Iglesia leaders calling for another EDSA

Oct 25, 2015 - 6:24 PM

You have angered the Iglesia you have angered the brethren that s why for certain they will go [to EDSA] again and you will be unable to stop them expelled INC minister Lowell Menorca is told

NO MORE EDSA. Former Iglesia ni Cristo minister Lowell Menorca relates how he was allegedly detained by his fellow INC members during a press conference at the Bayview Hotel in Manila on October 25. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

De Lima: Complaint vs INC leaders to go through regular process

Sep 02, 2015 - 4:48 PM

It will be assigned to a prosecutor or a panel of prosecutors says Justice Secretary Leila de Lima

'REGULAR PROCESS.' Justice Secretary Leila de Lima further debunks speculation that the Iglesia ni Cristo got something from the government in exchange for ending its EDSA rally over the weekend.

De Lima denies INC deal: 'I'm back at work'

Sep 01, 2015 - 11:13 AM

UPDATED Justice Secretary Leila de Lima issues the statement a day after the powerful Iglesia ni Cristo agreed to end its days long mass protest calling for her resignation

WHAT RESIGNATION? Justice Secretary Leila de Lima denies speculation that the Iglesia ni Cristo ended its EDSA rally in exchange for her early resignation. File photo by Rappler

My billion-peso vote

Apr 27, 2013 - 9:03 AM

We put all our energy into voting and leave the rest to fate It is a vicious and disempowering cycle

It’s complicated: Ateneo students and the Corona trial

May 13, 2012 - 10:00 AM

The Ateneo s Sanggunian is asking the Chief Justice to take a leave of absence as the justice being espoused by his Supreme Court might be compromised by the developments of the proceedings against him