coups in the philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on coups in the philippines


Where does the military stand with Duterte?

Apr 15, 2017 - 11:00 AM

In the last 9 months the military has been acting like the adult in its complex relationship with the commander in chief

President Rodrigo Duterte salutes to the surviving platoon mates of the late Captain Clinton Capio during his wake visit at the mortuary of the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Fort Bonifacio on January 16, 2017. Capio, a Philippine Military Academy Class 2006, was killed in a clash with the Abu Sayaff members last Thursday. KING RODRIGUEZ/ Presidential Photos

‘Welcome home, my soldiers’: The AFP 30 years after EDSA

Feb 24, 2016 - 3:00 PM

What was the military like after the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution? A military that had trouble growing up

President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino (L) and Armed Forces Chief General Fidel Ramos stand in attention as the 1986 graduates of the elite Philippine Military Academy pass in review at a commencement exercise in Baguio, a resort city 250 kilometers of Manila. President Aquino is the first woman Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.AFP PHOTO ROMEO GACAD / AFP / ROMEO GACAD

Kapunan: I ordered Olalia's surveillance

Apr 24, 2013 - 7:21 AM

Dismissed Air Force Lt Col Eduardo Kapunan testifies for the first time in the Olalia Alay ay double murder case

Cory's birthday and the coups that dragged Enrile

Jan 25, 2013 - 8:52 PM

To commemorate the birthday of the late President Corazon Aquino Malacañang recalls previous attempts to unseat her including one that involved Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile

‘Senate coup wishful thinking, moot’ – senators

Jan 22, 2013 - 1:32 PM

Some senators say a plot to remove Enrile as Senate President is already dead on its tracks