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Lawmaker’s joke to engineers: Say you know Bong Go or no PRC license

Sep 26, 2018 - 4:07 PM

ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz apologizes for his 'inappropriate' remark

ADMIN ALLIES. ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz does and Special Assistant to the President bong Go does President Rodrigo Duterte's signature fist pump. Photo from Bertiz's Facebook account

New lawyers risk contempt with purple ribbon at Supreme Court rites

Jun 02, 2018 - 9:56 AM

'The Supreme Court is not infallible. Only the Constitution is supreme,' says young lawyer Audrey Ng

De Castro disses Sereno, quo warranto oppositors

Jun 01, 2018 - 6:15 PM

‘You will see it many times in your career that those who rise too fast often fall just as quickly,’ Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo de Castro says in a speech before new lawyers, in apparent reference to ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

New lawyer take their oath during oath taking ceremony at the Plenary hall, Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. PHOTO BY INOUE JAENA/Rappler

[OPINION] Bar Bulletin No. 26: Has the Supreme Court unintentionally restrained free speech?

Jun 01, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Warning participants against 'undermin[ing] the safe and orderly conduct' of the oath-taking ceremonies for new lawyers intentionally or unintentionally limit public criticism of the court

SC warns lawyers: Disrupt oath-taking ceremony decorum, face contempt

May 30, 2018 - 4:43 PM

The warning is interpreted as a cautious move against any possible show of opposition towards the Sereno ouster

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos led supporters gather infront of the Supreme Court on October 17, 2016 for a mass and to call for the immediate burial of former President Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

Robredo rallies LP: Continue legacy of fighting for democracy

Jan 20, 2018 - 5:02 PM

'Madalas po, marami tayong nakakausap na parating ang tanong, "May pag-asa pa kaya?" At parati pong ang sagot ko: "Sa kahuli-hulihan, parating tama iyong mananaig,"' Vice President Leni Robredo tells her partymates

LP CHAIR. Vice President Leni Robredo delivers her speech before Liberal Party members on January 19, 2018. Photo by OVP

LIST: Duterte appointees who took their oath on January 9, 2017

Jan 09, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Among those who take their oath in the presence of President Rodrigo Duterte are new MTRCB board member Mocha Uson and new LRTA administrator Reynaldo Berroya

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath of office to the newly-appointed government officials at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on January 9, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL/Presidential Photo

LIST: Appointees who took their oath on August 15, 2016

Aug 18, 2016 - 3:12 PM

Forty two appointees take their oath in the presence of President Rodrigo Duterte

NEW GOV'T WORKERS. President Rodrigo Duterte and his newly-appointed officials do the fist gesture during the oath-taking ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañang Palace on August 15. Photo by KING RODRIGUEZ/PPD

Robredo swears in Osmeña as Cebu City mayor

Jun 29, 2016 - 3:50 PM

Tommy never abandoned me Vice President elect Leni Robredo says in her speech after administering the oath to incoming Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña

OATH. Vice president-elect Leni Robredo administers oath to incoming Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña. Also in the photo is former interior secretary Manuel 'Mar' Roxas. Photo by JM Alarcon/Rappler

Brexit turmoil, Kitty Duterte, Messi’s retirement | 6PM wRap

Jun 27, 2016 - 7:31 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Leni Robredo, Duterte on Abu Sayyaf, Ambo | 12PM wRap

Jun 27, 2016 - 12:19 PM

Watch Rappler s 12PM newscast with Maria Ressa

In the limelight: Village chiefs tapped to swear in nat'l officials

Jun 25, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Aside from Vice President elect Leni Robredo s chosen ones meet the other barangay captains who have administered the oath taking of national officials

LIMELIGHT. Lawmakers have also tapped barangay captains to administer her oath ahead of Vice President-elect Leni Robredo.

Meet the barangay captain who will swear in VP Robredo

Jun 22, 2016 - 6:47 PM

Ronaldo Coner is the chieftain of Barangay Punta Tarawal the smallest farthest and poorest barangay of the district that Leni Robredo has served as congresswoman of Camarines Sur

LOCAL CHIEF. Barangay Captain Ronaldo Coner will administer the oath-taking of Vice President-elect Leni Robredo on June 30. Photo from the Office of Representative Leni Robredo

Federalism in PH, ISIS’ reach, Cavs vs Dubs | 6PM wRap

Jun 17, 2016 - 6:50 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Aquino swears in 80 allies in Senate, House

Jun 27, 2013 - 6:34 PM

Six weeks after the midterm elections President Aquino leads the oath taking of his allies in Malacañang

PROMISE TO SERVE. President Benigno Aquino III led the oath-taking of 4 senator-elects allied with the administration on Thursday, June 27. Malacañang Photo Bureau

Biden sworn in for 2nd term as US vice president

Jan 20, 2013 - 10:04 PM

The small morning ceremony was officiated by Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor

SWORN IN. Joe Biden was sworn in a day before Barack Obama took his 2nd oath of office. Photo from Biden's official Facebook page

Bam Aquino, Jamby officially join LP

Sep 28, 2012 - 9:56 PM

Three days before the filing of Certificates of Candidacies senatorial hopefuls Bam Aquino and Jamby Madrigal took their oaths to become part of the ruling Liberal Party

Enrile to Koko, Migz: Politics like war

May 03, 2012 - 2:26 PM

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile says Migz Zubiri and Koko Pimentel must work together to survive the political war

Erap: Isko and I unbeatable, inseparable

May 03, 2012 - 2:10 PM

Former President Joseph Estrada stops short of declaring his tandem with Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno in 2013

Malacañang: Hataman best man for ARMM

Dec 19, 2011 - 5:08 PM

Hataman made a commitment not to run in the 2013 ARMM elections said the Palace