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Philippine news site that criticized Duterte faces tax evasion charge

Rappler called it “a clear form of continuing intimidation and harassment” and an attempt to “silence reporting that does not please the administration.”

Veteran journalist critical of Philippine president Duterte to be charged with tax evasion

The Philippine government said that it would charge a veteran journalist and her online news startup with tax evasion, a move the publication described as an attack against the media by President Rodrigo Duterte. The country’s Department of Justice said it had grounds to indict the startup, Rappler, and its founder, Maria Ressa, for tax evasion and failure to file tax returns.

Justice department says it has probable cause to indict Rappler and its president

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Philippines top news site Rappler and its CEO face tax evasion charges. The Philippines Justice Department said it had "found probable cause" to indict investigative news site Rappler and its CEO and executive editor on charges of tax evasion, the media reported on Sunday.

Read more about Top Philippines news site face tax evasion charges on Business Standard. The Philippines Justice Department said it had "found probable cause" to indict investigative news site Rappler and its CEO and executive editor on charges of tax evasion, the media reported on Sunday.

Top Philippines news site and company chief face tax evasion charges

The Philippine Department of Justice has charged one of the country's top media outlets and the company's president with tax evasion.

Philippines to charge critical news site with tax evasion

The Philippines says it will charge the major news site Rappler, which has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte, with tax evasion.

Her news site, Rappler, called the charges “intimidation and harassment” and accused President Rodrigo Duterte’s government of trying to silence critical coverage.

The Department of Justice has found probable cause to charge Rappler Holdings Corporation for tax evasion in connection with a complaint filed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue earlier in the year. Current top breaking Philippine headlines regarding the nation, world, metro manila, regions and exclusive special investigative reports.

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