destabilization plots - updates

Rappler's latest stories on destabilization plots


What do Leni Robredo and Jollibee have in common?

Dec 09, 2018 - 5:35 PM

(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo finds herself in the company of several firms, a dead bishop, 'mutant' groups, and even the Philippines' top fast-food chain, among others, all supposedly bound by the same objective

'BUDDIES'. Vice President Leni Robredo and her 'friend' Jollibee, at the inauguration of the the opening of a Jollibee branch along in Naga in March 2017. Photo from OVP

Malacañang: Frigate deal controversy part of 'destabilization' plot

Jan 23, 2018 - 2:50 PM

Articles about Palace involvement in the frigate project and accusations that the administration is suppressing press freedom are efforts 'to discredit this administration,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque announces during a press conference at the Presidential Guest House in Panacan, Davao City on January 4, 2018 that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has decided to terminate the services of Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) Administrator Marcial Quirico Amaro III upon verifying complaints that the administrator has made excessive trips overseas. Amaro's termination from the service is part of the President's commitment to eliminate graft and corruption in government. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

U.S. denies CIA backing destabilization vs Duterte

Oct 26, 2017 - 7:55 PM

'President Duterte won a very impressive election. We respect his election, and are in fact working very well together with this administration,' says US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim

DESTABILIZATION PLOTS? US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim denies that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is backing destabilization plots against the Duterte administration. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Lucio Tan denies ever funding destab plots vs gov't

Oct 19, 2017 - 8:16 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte has insinuated the tycoon has been supporting efforts to undermine past administrations, and dares the businessman to do the same now

LUCIO TAN. This photo taken on May 11, 2016, shows Filipino-Chinese tycoon and owner of flag carrier Philippine Airlines Lucio Tan arriving in Davao City, on the southern island of Mindanao to meet Philippines' president-elect Rodrigo Duterte. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Duterte on Lucio Tan, Cardinal Vidal, Typhoon Paolo | Midday wRap

Oct 18, 2017 - 2:04 PM

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Duterte dares Lucio Tan to fund destabilization plots

Oct 17, 2017 - 8:15 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte claims the tycoon has remained untouchable for years because of alleged threats to fund destabilization plots against government officials

Morales on Aquino, Lorenzana, Oldest panda | Evening wRap

Sep 14, 2017 - 7:58 PM

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Aguirre stands by order to probe opposition for alleged destab plot

Jun 10, 2017 - 4:56 PM

UPDATED Even after the discovery of false claims and an old unrelated photo Aguirre stands by his Department Order 385 to probe into a supposed destabilization plot by opposition leaders

MILITARY COURTS. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says in an interview with Rappler on June 1, 2017 that military courts may be established under particular circumstances during the martial law. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Duterte, Dela Rosa, Arroyo | Evening wRap

Mar 20, 2017 - 10:11 PM

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Destabilization plot? Duterte says it's only 'publicity'

Mar 20, 2017 - 4:40 PM

The President himself denies there is a destabilization plot against him saying criticism comes with the job of leading a democracy

NO DESTAB PLOT. President Duterte walks to the airplane that will take him to Myanmar for an official visit. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

Duterte eyes total mining ban, backs embattled Lopez

Mar 13, 2017 - 5:35 PM

UPDATED President Rodrigo Duterte links mining companies to the alleged destabilization plot against him

MINING BAN? President Rodrigo Duterte expresses dismay over the environmental damage which he says was caused by mining companies. Photo by Jazmin Dulay/Rappler

#LeniLeaks: Speculations based on fragmented emails

Jan 09, 2017 - 7:00 PM

This is a product of a wild and active imagination It s adding a plus plus when there s nothing there says policy expert Tony La Viña

INCRIMINATING EMAILS? The internet explodes into a frenzy over supposed leaked emails from the Office of the Vice President containing negative messages about President Rodrigo Duterte.