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Q2 GDP, Usec Badoy on Uson, UN Chief named | Midday wRap

  Today on Rappler: The Philippine economy slows down to 6% from April to June. Lorraine Badoy admits Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson violated the code of ethics for government officials with her controversial federalism video. President Rodrigo Duterte will meet with the two warring factions of PDP-Laban Thursday. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announces the ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerAug 9th, 2018

Duterte on vagina remark, Senate orders Bautista arrest, Sheeran is best-selling artist | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte defends his remark that he wants soldiers to shoot female rebels in the vagina as 'sarcasm.'  The Senate orders the arrest of former Commission on Elections chief Andres Bautista for repeatedly skipping the probe into his alleged ill-gotten wealth.  British singer Ed Sheeran is named ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2018

WHO on Dengvaxia, Dela Rosa’s replacement, Trump on Jerusalem | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The World Health Organization says it never gave a recommendation to the Philippines and other countries to use the world’s first dengue vaccine in their national immunization programs. A top police official says President Rodrigo Duterte already named a replacement for Philippine National Police chief Ronald ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2017

Sagay massacre, customs ‘whistleblower’ fired, illegal drugs price | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: At least 9 farmers were killed after they were fired upon by some 40 armed men at Hacienda Nene in Barangay Bulanon, Sagay City on Saturday, October 20. Former Bureau of Customs X-ray chief Lourdes Mangaoang was fired before she attended a Senate hearing on the missing one ton of shabu worth ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Mocha resigns, Trillanes hits Calida, Bertiz apologizes | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson resigns. Senator Sonny Trillanes delivers a privilege speech hitting Solicitor General Jose Calida Tuesday. Partylist legislator John Bertiz apologizes for likening his bad behavior at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport to a woman going through her monthly period. {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

CHR investigates Mocha, Drew Olivar, Garin sues Ubial, Space Jam 2 | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The Commission on Human Rights says it will investigate the actions of Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson and blogger Drew Olivar in a video mocking the deaf. Former Health Secretary Janette Garin accuses her successor Paulyn Ubial of reckless imprudence that resulted in homicide. Basketball superstar LeBron James ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Duterte forgives Obama, Ted Te resigns, Rene Garcia | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte apologizes to former United States president Barack Obama for cursing him in 2016. Theodore Te resigns as the chief public information officer and assistant court administrator of the Supreme Court. Rene Garcia of the iconic Filipino band Hotdog dies . {module ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Chief Justice De Castro, murdered lawyer, John McCain | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque denies newly appointed Supreme Court Chief Justice Teresita de Castro got the post as a ‘reward’ from President Rodrigo Duterte. The Free Legal Assistance Group or FLAG condemns the 'cold-blooded murder' of Rafael Atotubo, a lawyer who handled drug cases. John McCain, a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

ISIS, Lawmakers vs SC justices, Big Bang Theory | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Islamic State jihadist group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi calls on Muslims to wage ‘jihad.’ Four lawmakers will file impeachment complaints against 7 Supreme Court or SC justices who ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. The Big Bang Theory will air its final season.  {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

'CJSearch, Makati bar raid, Aretha Franklin | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The JBC wrapped up its interview of Supreme Court  chief justice aspirants. Cops detain lawyers monitoring inventory of raided Makati bar. Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, dies at 76. {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

Pimentel on Uson, National ID, Napoles | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Senator Koko Pimentel on Monday slams Mocha Uson after her co-host performs a lewd dance to push awareness on federalism. Duterte is set to sign the bill that will create the national identification system Monday, August 6. The daughter of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

Duterte on kissing, Kris vs Mocha, Kate Spade | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler:  Duterte to critics of controversial kiss: 'Inggit lang 'yan.' Kris Aquino to Mocha Uson : You've crossed the line. Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead at NY home – police. Executive Producer / Writer Lilibeth Frondoso Associate Producer ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018

Sereno on Duterte, Senate leadership, Trump on Mueller probe | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno demands President Rodrigo Duterte's resignation.  A draft resolution signed by majority of the senators circulates, supporting the installation of Majority Floor Leader Tito Sotto as the new Senate president.  United States President Donald Trump fumes at what he calls a 'witch hunt' investigation into his campaign's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Duterte lifts Kuwait deployment ban, Senators on Sereno ouster, Trump on North Korea | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte orders the total lifting of the deployment ban on overseas Filipino workers to Kuwait.  Thirteen senators , or more than half of the Senate, sign a draft resolution urging the Supreme Court to review its decision to oust former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Duterte on Philippine Rise, TPB and Buhay Carinderia, North Korea on meeting with U.S. | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte breaks his promise to sail to the Philippine Rise or Benham Rise, to assert the country's' rights over this uncontested territory.  Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat says she will meet with Tourism Promotions Board or TPB chief Cesar Montano to discuss allegations of corruption in connection to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Duterte Names DA Usec. Puyat as New DOT Chief: SAP Go

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has named Agriculture Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat as new Tourism Secretary replacing newly resigned Wanda Tulfo-Teo. This was confirmed by Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go in a message to reporters on Tuesday night. Go did not give further details about Puyat’s appointment. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Tuesday […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

Duterte on Sereno, Duterte apologizes to Hong Kong, Comey’s book | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte says he only wants Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno out of the Supreme Court but not in jail.  President Rodrigo Duterte apologizes for the 2010 hostage-taking that killed 8 Hong Kong tourists, during an event in Hong Kong Thursday.  Former FBI director James Comey , in his new book, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Sereno on quo warranto petition, Bureau of Immigration bribery scandal, Zuckerberg apologizes | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno tells the Supreme Court that the Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth is not a requirement of integrity.  Wally Sombero , the alleged middleman of Chinese casino tycoon Jack Lam in the Bureau of Immigration bribery-corruption case, surrenders to the Philippine National Police. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Quo warranto petition oral arguments, Zuckerberg on Facebook, FBI raids Cohen office | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno will personally defend herself and convince her most bitter rivals not to remove her from office.  Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg places the blame for privacy and security lapses at the world's largest social network squarely on himself.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation raids the New York offices of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Guevarra is new DOJ Secretary, Galvez is next AFP Chief, Trump on Daniels | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra is sworn in as Justice Secretary following the resignation of Vitaliano Aguirre.  Western Mindanao Command Chief Carlito Galvez Jr will be the next Armed Forces chief.  United States President Donald Trump breaks his silence on allegations he had sex with a porn star, insisting he did not pay $130,000 hush money through his lawyer......»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 6th, 2018

Zuckerberg on Facebook, Lorenzana and Dela Rosa on tattoos, Pacquiao to fight Matthysse | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg says the social media giant will likely need 'a few years' to fix the problems uncovered by the hijacking of private user data in its platform.  Defense Department Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa both say the prohibition for tattoos on cops and soldiers stays.  Boxing legend and promoter Oscar De La Hoya confirms Manny Pacquiao ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2018