Rappler CEO arrested at NAIA

MANILA — Police officers on Friday served a warrant of arrest on online news site Rappler CEO Maria Ressa upon her arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Ressa arrived…

7 Rappler execs face anti-dummy raps

MANILA — Officials of the holding firm of online news outfit Rappler have been charged before a Pasig court for violation of the anti-dummy law, in connection with the issuance of…

Ressa posts bail for tax evasion raps

MANILA — Rappler’s chief executive officer, Maria Ressa, on Tuesday posted bail worth PHP204,000 before the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) for her temporary liberty in the four counts of tax…

Palace on tax case vs. Rappler: ‘No one is above law’

MANILA — The filing of tax evasion case against Rappler Holdings Corp. (RHC), the holding company of online news site Rappler, its president Maria Ressa and its accountant Noel Baladiang shows…

DOJ orders filing of charges vs. Rappler head, accountant

MANILA — The Department of Justice on Friday ordered the filing of criminal charges against online news site Rappler president Maria Ressa and its accountant Noel Baladiang in connection with the…

PCOO prepares position on FB deal with Rappler, Vera Files

DAGUPAN CITY — The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) is readying its position on Facebook’s third-party fact-checking partnership with media entities Vera Files and Rappler, which it will present in a…

DOJ to start probe on tax evasion raps vs. Rappler

MANILA — The Department of Justice (DOJ) will start next week the preliminary investigation on the tax evasion complaint filed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) against Rappler Holdings Corp.…

NBI files cyber libel raps vs. Rappler

MANILA — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) filed a cyber libel complaint before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against online news website Rappler’s chief executive officer Maria Ressa and…

Palace belittles Rappler’s latest act of defense vs. SEC ruling

MANILA — Malacanang on Wednesday branded as “a circumvention of the law” the assertion by Rappler’s foreign investor Omidyar Network that it is reportedly donating USD1.5 million investment to the…

Duterte on Rappler’s reporter ban: ‘I am invoking executive action’

  MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he was “invoking executive action” when he issued directive to ban Rappler’s reporter Pia Ranada from covering Malacanang events. Duterte said Rappler’s…

PSG chief slams how Rappler projected him as ‘the bad guy’

MANILA — Presidential Security Group (PSG) chief, Brig. Gen. Lope Dagoy, on Wednesday claimed that Rappler was projecting him as “the bad guy” by not giving the public the “whole…

NPC doubts Duterte barred Rappler reporter from Malacañang

MANILA — The National Press Club (NPC) has expressed doubt that it was President Rodrigo R. Duterte who ordered to bar Rappler reporter Pia Ranada from covering the Malacañang beat. “It…

Rappler should settle SEC case before covering Malacañang: Medialdea

MANILA — Online news site Rappler should settle its case at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) first before its reporters are allowed to cover Malacañang, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said…

No accredited media barred from covering Malacañang: Palace

  MANILA — Online news site Rappler can still cover Malacañang press briefings pending its appeal before the Court of Appeals (CA) to stop the implementation of the Securities and Exchange…

Palace maintains Rappler peddles ‘fake news’

  MANILA — Malacañang on Tuesday maintained that it still considers as fake news Rappler’s report on the alleged intervention of Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher “Bong” Go in…

Malacañang to look into Rappler contract with DepEd

  MANILA — Malacanang on Thursday said it would look into the news report claiming Rappler has existing exclusive contract with Department of Education (DepEd) to cover Palarong Pambansa, the country’s…

Rappler asks CA to void SEC revocation

MANILA — Online news website Rappler on Monday filed a petition before the Court of Appeals seeking to stop the implemetation of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decision revoking the…

Bong Go ‘link’ to warship deal a hack job

MANILA — Two administration lawmakers on Friday dismissed as “nothing but a desperate hack job” the allegations against Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go on the multi-billion frigate acquisition…

Rappler violated the law: NPC

MANILA — The National Press Club of the Philippines (NPC) has claimed that digital news platform Rappler violated the constitutional limit for foreign ownership on media companies, after it granted control…

NBI eyes possible criminal raps vs. Rappler execs

  MANILA — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Wednesday ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to conduct a probe into the possible criminal liabilities of the executives of online…