Today on Rappler:
Manila police release John Paul Solano following a Justice Department order. Senator Panfilo Lacson files graft and economic sabotage complaints before the Office of the Ombudsman against former Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon over alleged involvement in rice smuggling. Senator Antonio Trillanes is set to file plunder charges against Senator Richard Gordon over alleged corruption in the Philippine Red Cross. The Philippine military conducts air strikes against unidentified armed men camping on an island in Bacolod-Kalawi in Lanao del Sur. Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner dies.