Trixie Cruz - updates

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FACT CHECK: A new death penalty law won't apply to De Lima's case

Jun 07, 2018 - 8:49 AM

The 1987 Constitution of the Philippines also prohibits the passing of any retroactive law

Malacañang consultant admits helping in Mocha Uson blog

Oct 04, 2017 - 2:22 PM

PCOO social media strategist Trixie Cruz Angeles says her job is to 'feed' Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson with information for her propaganda blog

PCOO STRATEGIST. Malacañang consultant and suspended lawyer Trixie Cruz Angeles admits helping feed information for the blog of  Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson. Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

Lawmaker hits Impeach Leni Movement, denies links to complaint

May 02, 2017 - 8:05 PM

PBA Representative Jericho Nograles says it is disrespectful for his name to be listed in the draft impeachment complaint but the anti Robredo group says there was just a misunderstanding

NO CONSENT. Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta Jericho Nograles holds a copy of the first page of the Impeach Leni Movement's draft impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

WATCH: Duterte supporters in heated exchange with reporters

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Radio reporter Jill Resontoc asks the Impeach VP Leni Team who is funding them prompting a heated exchange between Duterte supporters and reporters covering the event

THE CLASH. Veteran reporter Ben Rosario (2nd from right) stands up Duterte supporters Bruce Rivera (1st from left) and Vivian Velez (1st from right) in a press conference on March 23. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

'Robredo peddling lies,' says Impeach VP Leni Team

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:05 PM

A group of pro Duterte lawyers and bloggers claims the Vice President is using her position to spread distortions of reality

LOOMING OUSTER? Lawyer Bruce Rivera, and suspended lawyer Trixie Cruz-Angeles (right) are part of a group drafting an impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Pro-Duterte bloggers argue for use of profane language after accreditation

Feb 24, 2017 - 9:13 AM

Pro Duterte bloggers bristle at proposals prohibiting them from using offensive language saying this is what makes their blogs popular

BLOGGER'S STANCE. Duterte online defender Trixie Cruz-Angeles speaks during the PCOO's Social Media Town Hall on February 23, 2017. RTVM screenshot

SC slaps 3-year suspension on lawyer Trixie Cruz-Angeles

Aug 09, 2016 - 8:05 PM

Trixie Cruz Angeles was the lawyer for Oakwood mutineer Nicanor Faeldon and most recently defended expelled members of the Iglesia ni Cristo in their cases against the church

SUSPENDED. Lawyer Trixie Cruz-Angeles (left) has been suspended by the Supreme Court. In this file photo, Angeles converses with client Lottie Manalo-Hemedez, the estranged sibling of INC leader Eduardo Manalo. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Manalo siblings to stay put at 36 Tandang Sora until new order

Jun 25, 2016 - 4:13 PM

Iglesia ni Cristo lawyer Moises Tolentino Jr says they plan to request next week for a writ of execution before the Quezon City Metropolitan Trial Court the court authorized to release the document

STILL STAYING. Lottie Manalo-Hemedez (right) with her lawyer Trixie Angeles-Cruz during a press conference in January 2016. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Are the Manalo siblings trying to spy on INC?

Jun 18, 2016 - 6:57 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo shows photos of electronic devices supposedly being snuck inside deliveries meant for Lottie and Angel Manalo

SNOOPING AROUND? INC spokesperson Edwil Zabala shows photos of alleged spying equipment hidden inside deliveries to Angel and Lottie Manalo at 36 Tandang Sora

Court orders Manalo siblings out of 36 Tandang Sora

Jun 18, 2016 - 3:53 PM

But without a writ of execution from the Manila Metropolitan Trial Court the decision cannot be fully carried out yet

IN FAVOR OF IGLESIA. INC spokesperson Bro Edwil Zabala and lawyer Moises Tolentino Jr hold a press conference on June 18 about the illegal detainer case they filed against Lottie and Angel Manalo. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Iglesia lawyers to court: Menorca's amparo case moot

Mar 28, 2016 - 1:46 PM

But lawyers of the expelled church worker want the amparo petition which seeks to grant Menorca protection archived for 2 years

SUBMITTED FOR RESOLUTION. After more than 5 months, the petition for writ of amparo filed by relatives of ex-INC church worker Lowell Menorca II has been submitted for resolution. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

INC: Menorca a 'fugitive,' robbed Iglesia of chance to expose lies

Mar 07, 2016 - 4:50 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo says the former church worker fled the country to escape libel cases and has been seen in Vietnam

IN VIETNAM? INC spokesperson Edwil Zabal speaks with a couple from Ho Chi Minh who claims they saw the Menorcas leave Manila for Vietnam. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Manalo sister defers testimony as INC withdraws TRO petition

Feb 09, 2016 - 5:54 PM

Despite the postponement of Hemedez testimony the court decides to grant the Manalo camp s request to allow doctors to enter the Tandang Sora compound on humanitarian grounds

TESTIMONY DEFERRED. In this photo take on January 15, 2016, Lottie Manalo-Hemedez prepares to speak with media regarding the situation at 36 Tandang Sora. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Jinky Menorca: Husband's arrest is INC attempt to block testimony

Jan 20, 2016 - 5:02 PM

The former Iglesia minister was supposed to appear before the Court of Appeals on Wednesday morning before he was arrested by plainclothes policemen

Ex-INC Minister Lowell Menorca is secured by police officers led by Manila Police Director Rolando Nana (left) after he was presented a warrant of arrest for libel on Wednesday, January 20. Menorca was brought to MPD Station 5 at Luneta Park. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Ex-INC minister Menorca arrested on the way to court

Jan 20, 2016 - 12:09 PM

The arrest warrant stems from a libel case filed against Lowell Menorca in Kapatagan Lanao del Norte

UNDER ARREST. Ex-Iglesia ni Cristo minister Lowell Menorca remains in his vehicle as he awaits Manila Police District chief Rolando Nana following an arrest warrant served by two plainclothes policemen on January 20, 2016. Photo by Lito Boras / Rappler

Manalo siblings: INC fences 'illegal', invasion of property

Jan 12, 2016 - 2:15 PM

The INC meanwhile says the Manalo siblings were allowed to stay in the compound only as a privilege because they are family members of Eraño Manalo

'BLATANT DISREGARD.' The Manalo siblings want the INC to explain why they should not be cited in contempt for its 'blatant disregard' of court process when it allowed construction workers to enter a disputed compound to put up fences. Sourced photo

Iglesia defying order to stop construction in Tandang Sora compound?

Dec 23, 2015 - 2:59 PM

Photos taken on Wednesday morning December 23 show construction continues in the compound despite an order to temporarily stop during the holidays

Photo sourced by Rappler

What's happening inside the Iglesia's 36 Tandang Sora?

Dec 19, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Unidentified men enter the house of Iglesia patriarch Eraño Manalo shattering windows and breaking the door his daughter Lottie says

INC's Angel Manalo to brother Eduardo: Don't fence us in

Dec 15, 2015 - 9:24 PM

UPDATED Iglesia ni Cristo members have been building high fences in the residential compound supposedly to seal off the area

36 TANDANG SORA. Barriers have been built inside the Manalo residential compound in Quezon City.

Who owns 36 Tandang Sora? Manalo sister questions INC claims

Dec 03, 2015 - 6:49 PM

The estranged sister of INC leader Eduardo Manalo is questioning the church s ownership claims over 36 Tandang Sora based on a supposed deed of sale

OWNERSHIP CLAIMS. Lottie Manalo-Hernadez appears before a Quezon City court hearing a petition for injunction filed by the INC last November, but her testimony was rescheduled. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Top INC leaders no-shows at DOJ hearing on ex-minister's case

Nov 06, 2015 - 5:23 PM

They INC officials are waiting for the right time and the right forum venue to answer all the legal questions I think the time has come says expelled INC minister Isaias Samson Jr

HEARING BEGINS. Expelled INC minister Isaias Samson Jr and his family arrive at the DOJ for the preliminary hearing on his illegal detention case against top church officials. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

DOJ sets hearing on ex-Iglesia minister's case vs church leaders

Nov 05, 2015 - 5:59 PM

The preliminary hearing for the serious illegal detention case filed by ex Iglesia minister Isaias Samson Jr against top church officials has been set on November 6

INC PROTEST. Iglesia ni Cristo members mass in front of the Department of Justice in Manila in August 2015, to protest the investigation of an illegal detention complaint against its leaders. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Iglesia ni Cristo wants ex-minister's petitions dismissed

Nov 03, 2015 - 5:08 PM

The INC says former minister Lowell Menorca should not be entitled to the privilege of a writ of amparo because there is no actual threat against him

FIRST HEARING. Former INC minister Lowell Menorca arrives at the Court of Appeals for the first hearing of the petition for writ of amparo. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Manalo siblings continue to be harassed, lawyer says

Oct 08, 2015 - 2:18 PM

Trixie Cruz Angeles lawyer for Angel and Lottie Manalo says a guardhouse and a portable toilet are blocking the driveway of the Manalos residence in Quezon City thus restricting entry

GUARDED. The INC compound in Tandang Sora, Quezon City, where Angel and Lottie Manalo currently reside. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Iglesia asks court to ban Manalo visitors from INC compound

Sep 23, 2015 - 5:18 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo wants a court to stop the two estranged siblings of INC head Eduardo Manalo from receiving visitors at the INC owned compound in Quezon City

PROHIBITION. A 'No Tresspassing' sign is seen outside 36 Tandang Sora, where the siblings of INC leader Eduardo Manalo are currently staying. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Poe camp: Nothing wrong in supporting INC's freedom of expression

Aug 31, 2015 - 3:42 PM

Senator Grace Poe s chief of staff responds to the statement of lawyer Trixie Cruz Angeles who says her statements amount to a violation of the anti graft law

INC'S RIGHTS. Senator Grace Poe says she recognizes the rights of Iglesia ni Cristo to freedom of expression

Binay, Poe: INC members 'protecting their faith'

Aug 28, 2015 - 2:09 PM

UPDATED Vice President Jejomar Binay says the government should focus on other problems while Senator Grace Poe believes Justice Secretary Leila de Lima should explain the merits of the case to the public

Disgruntled members of the Iglesia Ni Cristo rushed to the Department of Justice in Padre Faura Street, Manila on Thursday. The young INC members accused Justice Secretary Leila de Lima of interfering with their affair, including the investigation of the recent INC crisis. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

NCCA to DMCI: P20M Torre de Manila lawsuit 'ridiculous'

Jul 08, 2015 - 11:50 AM

The NCCA says the developer of the controversial high rise building did not stop construction when it issued a cease and desist order in January

PHOTOBOMBING CONDO. President Benigno S. Aquino III leads the flag raising ceremonies for the commemoration of the 188th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Jose Rizal at the Rizal National Monument in Rizal Park on December 30, 2014. At the back stands an unfinished condominium which as gained opposition among heritage advocates. Photo by Malacañang

[EXCLUSIVE] Lawyer of mutineer asked to join Corona team

Jan 09, 2012 - 10:21 PM

Lawyer Trixie Cruz Angeles to decide on offer to join the Chief Justice s legal team this week