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Maria Ressa: Head of Philippines...Award-winning Philippine journalist Maria Ressa...

Award-winning Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has been freed on bail, the day after her arrest on charges of "cyber-libel" drew international condemnation. Ms Ressa is CEO of Rappler, a news website critical of the government. She was arrested at its...

Rappler CEO calls Philippine tax...The CEO of major Philippine...

The CEO of major Philippine news site Rappler has told the BBC charges of tax evasion were "manufactured" because they had been critical of the state. Maria Ressa denies the "ridiculous charges", saying they are intended to "intimidate and harass"...