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176 China-made firetrucks of BFP defective, says COA

Jun 23, 2017 - 4:10 PM

The firetrucks were found with defective safety features and engines, according to a COA report

176 China-made firetrucks of BFP defective, says COA

Bayron regains seat as Puerto Princesa mayor

Jun 23, 2017 - 2:31 PM

Puerto Princesa Mayor Lucilo Bayron is back as city chief months after he was removed from the position

Bayron regains seat as Puerto Princesa mayor

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 23, 2017

Jun 23, 2017 - 9:30 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 23, 2017

Trump admits he has no tapes of Comey meetings

Jun 23, 2017 - 8:16 AM

The admission throws a new twist into allegations, fed by James Comey's own claims, that US President Donald Trump wanted the Federal Bureau of Investigation to pull back on its probe into the Russia scandal

Trump admits he has no tapes of Comey meetings

Duterte and Jokowi, Revilla, Sabio | Evening wRap

Jun 22, 2017 - 9:01 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Acor Arceo

Duterte and Jokowi, Revilla, Sabio | Evening wRap

Ex-PCGG chief Sabio gets 12 to 20 years for graft

Jun 22, 2017 - 3:01 PM

Camilo Sabio, who turns 82 next month, will appeal the decision of the Sandiganbayan 1st Division

Ex-PCGG chief Sabio gets 12 to 20 years for graft

Trump rides high after Republican election win

Jun 22, 2017 - 11:10 AM

The president seizes on the result of a closely-watched special election in Georgia as a vote of confidence

Trump rides high after Republican election win

5 non-life insurance firms intend to close down

Jun 21, 2017 - 8:34 PM

The companies fear they will not be able to comply with future capital requirements by the Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association

5 non-life insurance firms intend to close down

Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:26 AM

(UPDATED) Republican Karen Handel wins a fierce, closely-watched special congressional election in Georgia, US media project, salvaging a seat in traditional conservative territory

Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

COA: Delivery of P3-billion worth of PNP firearms, ammo delayed

Jun 21, 2017 - 12:58 AM

State auditors say there are firearms and equipment that have not yet been delivered for 3 or more years

COA: Delivery of P3-billion worth of PNP firearms, ammo delayed

Lacson, Dalquez, Fisher | Evening wRap

Jun 20, 2017 - 9:39 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

Lacson, Dalquez, Fisher | Evening wRap

College students affected by Yolanda to get P5,000-educational aid

Jun 20, 2017 - 4:58 PM

More than 100,000 students stand to benefit from the program funded by the 2016 budget of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund

College students affected by Yolanda to get P5,000-educational aid

Democrat eyes anti-Trump upset in high-stakes Georgia race

Jun 20, 2017 - 2:37 PM

(UPDATED) Republicans are facing a sobering reminder of their president's poor approval ratings, as 30-year-old centrist Democrat Jon Ossoff, a filmmaker and onetime political assistant, clings to the narrowest of leads

Democrat eyes anti-Trump upset in high-stakes Georgia race

PNP in 2016: Budget up, performance down – COA

Jun 19, 2017 - 8:04 PM

When it gets P11.75 billion more in budget, the PNP does fewer neighborhood patrols, investigations, serving of warrants, and capture of high value targets

PNP in 2016: Budget up, performance down – COA

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 19, 2017

Jun 19, 2017 - 10:20 AM

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France's Macron wins strong majority for reform

Jun 19, 2017 - 7:57 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The new body will be nearly 6 years younger on average, have a record 223 women lawmakers, and will be strikingly less politically experienced

France's Macron wins strong majority for reform

Trump decries witch hunt even as lawyer insists no probe

Jun 19, 2017 - 12:25 AM

US President Donald Trump claims he is being investigated for obstruction of justice, but his lawyer says otherwise

Trump decries witch hunt even as lawyer insists no probe

Macron eyes next stage in revolution in parliament vote

Jun 18, 2017 - 8:19 PM

The main concern for observers and critics is the likely absence of any political counterweight to Macron

Macron eyes next stage in revolution in parliament vote

DOH Secretary Ubial and her record of 'flip-flopping'

Jun 18, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial, whose confirmation is being opposed, has been caught giving contradicting statements on major health issues

DOH Secretary Ubial and her record of 'flip-flopping'

Numbers tell staggering story of EU migrant crisis

Jun 18, 2017 - 12:58 PM

Where are these people coming from, where are they going, how many have died, and how many will be allowed to stay?

Numbers tell staggering story of EU migrant crisis

Duterte, McCann, US immigration policy | Evening wRap

Jun 16, 2017 - 8:52 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

Duterte, McCann, US immigration policy | Evening wRap

PH jail congestion rate soars to over 500% amid drug war

Jun 16, 2017 - 2:05 PM

Philippine jails have a total holding capacity of only 20,746, but now accommodate 126,946 inmates

PH jail congestion rate soars to over 500% amid drug war

COA calls out Iloilo gov't on poor implementation of toilet project

Jun 16, 2017 - 11:25 AM

The Commission on Audit says some of the toilet bowls did not go to the intended beneficiaries, while others remained in their original packaging 3 years after the project was launched

COA calls out Iloilo gov't on poor implementation of toilet project

Angry Trump decries being target of Russia probe

Jun 16, 2017 - 9:07 AM

'You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history – led by some very bad and conflicted people!' President Donald Trump says in a tweet

Angry Trump decries being target of Russia probe

San Miguel group to comply with 20% minimum public float

Jun 15, 2017 - 5:10 PM

Tycoon Ramon Ang confirms San Miguel Corporation and its unit San Miguel Pure Foods will sell some shares for compliance

San Miguel group to comply with 20% minimum public float

How PH's top antitrust official is guarding market competition

Jun 15, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Arsenio Balisacan, the first chairperson of the Philippine Competition Commission, says he is not one to run away from challenges

How PH's top antitrust official is guarding market competition

Medical students to get free tuition in 8 SUCs

Jun 14, 2017 - 5:52 PM

Student-grantees must serve in the Philippines for a year for every year they received cash grants from government

Medical students to get free tuition in 8 SUCs

Sessions: Russia collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

Jun 14, 2017 - 3:19 AM

(UPDATED) Sessions fiercely denounces allegations that he acted improperly during a series of meetings with Russian officials – or that he knew of any attempt at collusion by a member of the Trump campaign team

Sessions: Russia collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

Results: June 2017 environmental planner licensure exam

Jun 13, 2017 - 4:44 PM

739 out of 1,739 passed the Environmental Planner Licensure Examination administered this June 2017

Results: June 2017 environmental planner licensure exam

Trump's attorney general Jeff Sessions to face Russia questions

Jun 13, 2017 - 2:42 PM

It comes as political intrigue pulses through the US capital following explosive testimony by former FBI chief James Comey before the same panel last week, and as Trump has expressed frustrations with Sessions

Trump's attorney general Jeff Sessions to face Russia questions

Trump considering 'terminating' Russia probe leader

Jun 13, 2017 - 11:46 AM

Newsmax Media CEO Christopher Ruddy makes the comments on the eve of testimony at the Senate Intelligence Committee by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the Trump-Russia probe

Trump considering 'terminating' Russia probe leader

EU weighs post-Brexit jab against London finance hub

Jun 13, 2017 - 11:26 AM

If confirmed, the rules would be seen as a hostile move against Britain ahead of coming Brexit negotiations

EU weighs post-Brexit jab against London finance hub

Puerto Ricans back full U.S. statehood but vote marred by abstentions

Jun 12, 2017 - 8:11 AM

Despite the low level of participation, Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello vowed, after casting his vote for full annexation by the United States, to defend internationally the result

Puerto Ricans back full U.S. statehood but vote marred by abstentions

France's Macron heads for crushing parliamentary majority

Jun 12, 2017 - 7:52 AM

(UPDATED) But the vote was marked by record low turnout of 49%, possibly reflecting fatalism among Macron's opponents in the face of his seemingly unstoppable advance, experts said

France's Macron heads for crushing parliamentary majority

Alejano wants commission to rename Philippines

Jun 11, 2017 - 5:50 PM

'If we want to be truly independent, then we should throw away the bonds of colonialism by establishing our own national identity,' says Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano

Alejano wants commission to rename Philippines

It's complicated: Puerto Ricans vote on knotty U.S. relationship

Jun 11, 2017 - 2:09 PM

US state, independence, or status quo: Puerto Ricans will mull their political future in a non-binding referendum many have vowed to boycott

It's complicated: Puerto Ricans vote on knotty U.S. relationship

Macron looks to cement mandate as French elect new parliament

Jun 11, 2017 - 11:23 AM

(3rd UPDATE) To achieve ambitious labor, economic, and social reforms, French President Emmanuel Macron needs a clear majority in parliament

Macron looks to cement mandate as French elect new parliament

British PM's top aides quit after election disaster

Jun 10, 2017 - 9:29 PM

Senior members of the ruling Conservative party have reportedly made the departure of Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill a condition of allowing Prime Minister Theresa May to stay on after losing her parliamentary majority

British PM's top aides quit after election disaster

Danding Cojuangco returns as NPC chairman ahead of 2019 elections

Jun 10, 2017 - 8:30 AM

'Nag-retire na siya sa politics pero di niya puwede pabayaan ang political party,' says Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III, as the Nationalist People's Coalition prepares for the 2019 midterm polls

Danding Cojuangco returns as NPC chairman ahead of 2019 elections

Aguirre, Pimentel, May | Evening wRap

Jun 09, 2017 - 7:56 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Aguirre, Pimentel, May | Evening wRap

Macron's party in driver's seat before French parliament election

Jun 09, 2017 - 7:46 PM

With Macron's party siphoning off support from the traditional political forces of left and right, the elections could radically re-draw France's political map

Macron's party in driver's seat before French parliament election

Spain's Catalonia announces October independence vote

Jun 09, 2017 - 5:15 PM

Speaking in Barcelona, Carles Puigdemont said the question would be: 'Do you want Catalonia to be an independent state in the form of a republic?'

Spain's Catalonia announces October independence vote

Shock election results leave UK in political limbo

Jun 09, 2017 - 1:04 PM

(UPDATED) British Prime Minister Theresa May faces pressure to resign after losing her parliamentary majority, plunging the country into uncertainty as Brexit talks loom

Shock election results leave UK in political limbo

Shock election may delay Brexit talks, soften tone – experts

Jun 09, 2017 - 12:46 PM

The country could be plunged into uncertainty for weeks as Theresa May seeks to form a government, if her Conservative party loses its overall majority as an exit poll and near-complete results indicate

Shock election may delay Brexit talks, soften tone – experts

Pound dives as Britain thrown into chaos by shock vote

Jun 09, 2017 - 11:41 AM

The pound dived from $1.2959 to $1.2695 minutes after exit polls indicated the Conservatives were going to lose their majority

Pound dives as Britain thrown into chaos by shock vote

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 9, 2017

Jun 09, 2017 - 11:00 AM

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A hung parliament in Britain?: What happens next

Jun 09, 2017 - 7:13 AM

(UPDATED) The United Kingdom officially has a hung parliament. Here is what would happen next.

A hung parliament in Britain?: What happens next

Uncertainty in UK as May tipped to lose majority

Jun 09, 2017 - 5:35 AM

(UPDATED) The election comes at a pivotal time in British history as it negotiates a complicated exit from the European Union, the first country to leave the 6-decade-old bloc

Uncertainty in UK as May tipped to lose majority

An increasingly isolated Trump joins the battle of his life

Jun 08, 2017 - 3:25 PM

Less than 6 months into his White House tenure, he finds himself locked in his toughest fight yet – the battle to save his presidency

An increasingly isolated Trump joins the battle of his life

COA calls out Nueva Ecija gov't over idle rice dryers

Jun 08, 2017 - 1:29 PM

High drying fees and expenses have prompted small farmers to shy away from the facilities, which cost P100 million to build

COA calls out Nueva Ecija gov't over idle rice dryers