Almost 4,000 new lawyers told to 'arm yourselves well with idealism tempered by wisdom; passion strengthened by persistence; knowledge of the law honed by dedicated hard work'
Says Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno: 'We need lawyers who will not back down from serving the rule of law even at great personal cost. We need lawyers who will not bend to pressures to set the law aside in favor of expediency.'
Dave Moffatt is giving us sneak peek of his Manila concert on Live Jam! Tune in here!
Alex Tizon's 'My Family's Slave' reminds us of our middle class lifestyles that soared on the back of a servile system that takes advantage of the poverty pool
Nickel Asia's vice president for corporate communications Jose Bayani Baylon explains their operations in the province of Palawan
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Evangelista’s ‘In the Name of the Father’ is one of the finalists in the awards' 'Excellence in Feature Writing' category
Thierry Tea, founder and managing director of Philjets, explains that the Philippines' growing business aviation market could help open local businesses to new international deals and the greater global economy
Former solicitor general Florin Hilbay says Republic Act 9417 or the OSG Law guides the allowances of lawyers at the Office of the Solicitor General
Compared to 2015, Manny Pacquiao, however, registers a lower net worth in his latest Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN)
We're getting to know the first Mister Gay World titleholder from the Philippines – tune in!
'A dictator once mortgaged our future to imperialist powers and bankrupted this nation. We cannot let another dictator do that again.'
Firefalldown is coming to Rappler HQ! Find out more about this new alternative band on Live Jam!
(UPDATED) The petitioners – supporters of former vice mayor Francis Zamora – say they gathered 30,000 signatures to back the petition
The Vice President's net worth as of December 31, 2016, was at P8,878,111, from P11,053,138 on June 30, 2016, according to her latest SALN
By naming soldiers to civilian posts, Philippine presidents think they are able to tame and temper a politicized military
The experience of the Agta-tabangnon tribe shows indigenous peoples are still left out, even as the sin tax law generates a significant windfall for government
Watch Espenilla’s interview before he assumes the post in July, here on Rappler
The Senate Intelligence Committee says it made the formal demand after Flynn rejected its request two weeks ago for information on his contacts with Russian officials and businessmen
Mindanao now has an oversupply of power according to Sebastian Lacson, COO of AboitizPower Coal Group
The former LP president has kept mostly to himself, save for the occasional camping selfie and food recommendation, and when he had to speak up about the hero's burial for the dictator
(UPDATED) The surprise dismissal of Comey, who played a controversial role in the 2016 presidential election, comes as he was leading a probe into whether Trump's aides colluded with Moscow to sway the vote
A year ago on May 9, Rodrigo Duterte gave Rappler his first one-on-one interview after partial vote transmissions showed he was leading the presidential race
Once a rival of President Rodrigo Duterte, Senator Grace Poe is now part of the Senate majority bloc, generally supportive of his administration
It's been a year since the 2016 elections. Revisit Rappler's #PHvote microsite – it doesn't disappoint with the wealth of stories from that whirlwind of a day.
Trump took to Twitter to dismiss as 'old news' the Senate testimony by former acting attorney general Sally Yates about his former national security advisor Michael Flynn
(UPDATED) Take a glimpse of the life of Jejomar Binay a year after he lost in the presidential race
Neuropharmacologist Dr. Carl Hart debunks prevalent myths on drug use and the human brain
Nearly a year after it assumed power, can this presidency really afford to appoint people on the basis of competence and not loyalty or personal ties to the leader?
Sally Yates could bring new pressure on the White House over what it knew about former national security advisor Michael Flynn's communications with Russian officials
Nia Rachelle Gonzales, who once quit law school, places 9th in the 2016 Bar Exams
The club will serve as a memorial and museum to help comfort those who lost someone in the attack, and promote tolerance
It's agony every morning as people take the MRT, with endless lines that require tons of patience. When will this ordeal be over?
Mark Dave Camarao makes history for Northwestern University, Ilocandia's premiere university in Laoag City
'The Bar chairman was very consistent in his statement that he wanted to ensure that there will be a high passing mark,' says Dean Sol Mawis, head of the law schools' association
The 5, all non-commissioned officers, may become officers through lateral entry by joining the PNP's Legal Service
Alanna Gayle Ashley Khio of Dipolog City – a graduate of Silliman University – pursued the unfulfilled dream of her late aunt to become a lawyer
James Comey says he was faced with two options: either conceal the investigation on the Clinton emails until after the vote, or inform Congress
2016 Bar passers want to use their attorney title for the service of others
(UPDATED) The Philippines' new lawyers have inspiring stories of grit, hard work, and love for country. Ramil Comendador worked as Comelec janitor while in law school.
The top 10 passers for the 2016 Bar exams come from schools outside Metro Manila led by the University of San Carlos in Cebu City
The 2016 Bar topnotcher from Kalilangan, Bukidnon, says her feat is 'beyond, beyond, beyond' what she prayed for
Kylie also shares what qualities she saw in Mariel de Leon that make her fit for the title of Miss International Philippines 2017
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(3rd UPDATE) The 2016 Bar Exams register a passing rate of 59.06%, the highest in decades