Philippine news site Rappler has criticised President Rodrigo Duterte – it will now face tax evasion charges

Philippine prosecutors said on Friday they will file tax evasion charges against a news website that has clashed with President Rodrigo Duterte, a case the outlet branded as an “intimidation” effort.
Rappler, which denies the allegations, is one of few Philippine media outfits openly critical of Duterte’s leadership, in particular his deadly anti-narcotics crackdown.
The government accuses Rappler Holdings Corp, the site’s CEO Maria Ressa and its accountant of failing to…