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Duterte on priest criticisms, Thai cave rescue, Bieber | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: A man is killed in a shootout at the residence of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma. Vice President Leni Robredo said she has agreed to lead the opposition movement against President Rodrigo Duterte.  All the boys and their coach  have been brought out of Tham Luang cave. Japan’s deadly floods and landslides  claim 141 lives  in one ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJul 10th, 2018

Charter change, Robredo hits Duterte, Thai cave rescue | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says the country should not hold midterm elections in 2019 so the government can focus on charter change. Vice President Leni Robredo says President Rodrigo Duterte should focus more on fixing the country’s worsening economy instead of hurling insults at her and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Jeepney fare hike, Duterte expenses, weather update | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: LTFRB releases the order for a P9-minimum fare for jeepneys. The Office of the President spent P2.5 billion in confidential and intelligence funds in 2017. The Philippines deports Methodist missionary Tawanda Chandiwana of Zimbabwe. A former Thai military diver helping to rescue a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Peace talks, Leni on pesos, Trump salutes NorKor General | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler:  The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) asked President Rodrigo Duterte to  postpone the formal resumption of peace talks  with communists by 3 months. The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday, June 15, confirmed that the primary suspect in the killing of  Catholic priest Richmond Nilo in Nueva Ecija  had been arrested. Vice President Leni Robredo said the government should explain what ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

Tropical depression Vinta, Duterte on ex-rebels, Free flights for OFWs | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Vinta weakens into a tropical depression and is now over Zamboanga del Sur area.  President Rodrigo Duterte leads the oath of allegiance for 668 communist rebels who surrendered this year.  Rescue teams resume their search for survivors after a ferry carrying more than 250 passengers capsized.  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

Senators sound alarm over China-funded DILG surveillance project | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Senators sound the alarm over a China-funded surveillance system project of the Department of the Interior and Local Government or DILG, citing its potential ‘security threat’ to the country. Opposition congressman Edcel Lagman believes Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno could not have ‘inserted’ P75 billion into the proposed 2019 budget without the consent of President Rodrigo Duterte. A new study details how extremist groups in ........»»

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Duterte asks Congress for another 1-year martial law extension in Mindanao | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte formally asks Congress to extend martial law for another year. The House of Representatives approves on 3rd and final reading a bill granting a 25-year franchise to Solar Para sa Bayan or SPSB Corporation. President Rodrigo Duterte decides to skip the historic turnover of the Balangiga Bells from the United States to the Philippine government. Japan's Crown Princess Masako pledges to do her best despite ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

Duterte: kill bishops, all they do is criticize | evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte says bishops should be ‘killed’ for supposedly doing nothing but criticize his administration. The International Criminal Court or ICC Prosecutor will continue the preliminary examinations of alleged crimes of humanity in relation to President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. The Department of Justice asks a Davao court to issue a Hold Departure Order or ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Duterte to Malacañang staff: P50,000 bonus | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Not to be outdone by Sara, Duterte raises Malacañang Christmas bonus Ahead of JBC interviews, SC lists recommendation for next justice House approves bill renaming Clark airport after Diosdado Macapagal Trump calls for his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to be jailed Carol Danvers' past and more in new 'Captain Marvel' trailer {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Duterte: I use marijuana to stay awake | evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte says he uses marijuana to stay awake for strenuous activities. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board or LTFRB will be implementing a P1 rollback in the minimum jeepney fare by the 3rd week of December. Key figures in the opposition slam the warrant of arrest issued against Rappler CEO Maria Ressa for alleged ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Duterte names Lucas Bersamin Chief Justice | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte chooses Supreme Court Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin to be Chief Justice. Leftist congressmen from the Makabayan bloc denounce President Rodrigo Duterte's bid to create a death squad against communist rebels. Esports will be a medal event at the 30th SEA Games in 2019. Spongebob Squarepants creator Stephen Hillenburg passes away ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Marcos wants to appeal conviction straight to Supreme Court | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Graft convict Imelda Marcos wants to go straight to the Supreme Court to appeal the verdict of the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan. Opposition Senator Sonny Trillanes says he will voluntarily go to jail if President Rodrigo Duterte could prove that the lawmaker's parents were involved in questionable deals with the Philippine Navy decades ago. Two senate committees want to empower the DICT to shut down social media accounts ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

PNP deploys SAF after Duterte order vs ‘lawless violence’ | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Teams from the Philippine National Police Special Action Force are deployed and realigned to areas in Samar, Bicol, and Negros island following President Rodrigo Duterte’s new Memorandum Order against lawless violence. Malacañang says it will clarify with the Chinese government if prohibiting Philippine media from entering the area is part of its policy. Retired ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

Locsin: Forces in gov t pushed for PH-China oil deal | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddyboy Locsin says 'forces' in the Philippine government , not President Rodrigo Duterte, pushed for an oil and gas deal with China in the West Philippine Sea. US President Donald Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for lower oil prices. The outgoing head of Facebook's communications team takes responsibility for the controversial hiring ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018

Palace: Gov t to release all pertinent information on Xi state visit | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang assures everyone that the government will eventually release ‘pertinent information’ about the deals signed during Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit. President Rodrigo Duterte's eldest daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, played a critical role in welcoming Chinese President Xi Jinping to Malacañang. Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa receives the 2018 Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award in New York City. President Donald ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

Imelda Marcos back to work at House after posting bail | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Ilocos Norte 2nd District Representative Imelda Marcos is back at the House of Representatives after failing to go to work during the week following her conviction for 7 counts of graft. Two opposition senators file a resolution calling for President Rodrigo Duterte to release the ‘definitive draft’ of the oil and gas deals with China before signing. Non-profit organization ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

Acting Chief Justice Carpio: China does not own South China Sea | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: - Carpio rebuffs Duterte: China doesn't possess South China Sea- Bangko Sentral hikes interest rates for 5th time to curb inflation- DepEd investigates starfish-throwing incident in Palawan- Barbra Streisand on getting political: ‘Truth has always worked for me’ {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

Duterte to China: Tell us route to take in sea row | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte says the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea is a way for China to tell Southeast Asian countries how to behave to avoid conflict in the contested waters they are claiming. Another top tourist destination is up for rehabilitation . HBO announces the final season of Game of Thrones ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

Where is the arrest warrant vs Imelda Marcos? | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The Sandiganbayan closed on Tuesday, November 13, without releasing the actual warrant of arrest, which is the official document that would empower law enforcement authorities to apprehend Imelda Marcos. President Rodrigo Duterte continues to trust former Customs chief Isidro Lapeña even after the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) filed a graft complaint against him, Malacañang said on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

Rappler indicted for tax evasion | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: - DOJ indicts Rappler Holdings for tax evasion- Velasco as 'next Speaker'? Sara Duterte says she'll back dad's choice- Honasan accepts Duterte's offer to head DICT- PNP fines 15 Landmark Makati guards for wearing Christmas costumes- Jason Momoa, Amber Heard coming to Manila {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Panelo: Yang is a ‘consultant’ and ‘economic adviser’ to Duterte | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang refuses to elaborate on the nature of the services Chinese national Michael Yang provides to the Philippine government as an ‘economic adviser to the President.’ The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration or OWWA launches its overseas Filipino worker e-card . A job fair organized by the Makati City government will have ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018