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Coming in 2018: LRT2's Masinag and Emerald stations

May 30, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Set to be completed in August 2018, the two additional stations are designed to accommodate 80,000 more passengers daily during the first 5 years of operations

Coming in 2018: LRT2's Masinag and Emerald stations

FDA to hear soon whether implants cause abortion

May 30, 2017 - 8:02 PM

The health secretary echoed the Supreme Court's explanation that the TRO would be deemed lifted if the 'questioned drugs and devices are found not abortifacient'

FDA to hear soon whether implants cause abortion

Cayetano to diplomats: 'No abuses' under martial law

May 30, 2017 - 7:28 PM

For the first time, Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano briefs up to 97 diplomats about President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law in Mindanao

Cayetano to diplomats: 'No abuses' under martial law

DOTr reviewing implementing rules of Anti-Distracted Driving Act

May 30, 2017 - 7:10 PM

This comes a week after the law was suspended due to confusion over its guidelines

DOTr reviewing implementing rules of Anti-Distracted Driving Act

Alvarez, Dela Rosa, Noriega | Evening wRap

May 30, 2017 - 6:54 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Natashya Gutierrez

Alvarez, Dela Rosa, Noriega | Evening wRap

32 Manila barangay officials on drug watchlist, 1 killed last week

May 30, 2017 - 6:17 PM

Barangay Chairman Angelito Sarmiento is killed inside his home by unidentified gunmen

32 Manila barangay officials on drug watchlist, 1 killed last week

Baghdad blasts kill 27 as Iraq forces battle ISIS in Mosul

May 30, 2017 - 5:11 PM

(UPDATED) A suicide bomber blows up a vehicle near an ice cream shop, and a car bomb explodes near one of Baghdad's main bridges

Baghdad blasts kill 27 as Iraq forces battle ISIS in Mosul

DOH targets release of smoking ban rules before SONA

May 30, 2017 - 3:45 PM

Local governments are 'encouraged' to pass their own local ordinances that will implement Executive Order 26 and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

DOH targets release of smoking ban rules before SONA

Lorenzana 'admits' not recommending martial law

May 30, 2017 - 3:33 PM

Security officials told senators in a private briefing that the military could neutralize the Maute Group even without martial law, the Senate minority bloc says

Lorenzana 'admits' not recommending martial law

Maute Group has relatives in Manila, but they're not radical – NCRPO

May 30, 2017 - 3:00 PM

'Just because they are relatives does not mean that they are already violent,' says National Capital Region Police Office Director Oscar Albayalde

Maute Group has relatives in Manila, but they're not radical – NCRPO

DSWD: Over 71,000 now displaced due to Marawi crisis

May 30, 2017 - 2:45 PM

(UPDATED) From 55,095 people as of May 28, the crisis has now forced a total of 71,115 people to flee their homes

DSWD: Over 71,000 now displaced due to Marawi crisis

Agenda, speakers for #ThinkPH 2017

May 30, 2017 - 2:37 PM

Regional tech consultants, social media influencers, and digital entrepreneurs will headline our annual tech summit on July 15 at the SMX Convention Center. Don’t miss it!

Agenda, speakers for #ThinkPH 2017

Coming soon: National hotline for smokers who want to quit

May 30, 2017 - 2:16 PM

Through the national hotline, smokers can get advice on how to start quitting, and information about facilities that can provide services for quitting

Coming soon: National hotline for smokers who want to quit

Cambodia wielding 'courts of injustice' ahead of polls

May 30, 2017 - 1:41 PM

Authorities have embarked on what Amnesty International described as 'a systematic campaign, using the criminal justice system to harass and intimidate' opponents

Cambodia wielding 'courts of injustice' ahead of polls

Senate, House OK on final reading bills including casinos in AMLA

May 30, 2017 - 12:20 PM

(UPDATED) The two chambers of Congress are set to convene a bicameral conference committee to finalize the measure before President Rodrigo Duterte signs it into law

Senate, House OK on final reading bills including casinos in AMLA

British PM candidates clash over Brexit in TV grilling

May 30, 2017 - 10:34 AM

Ten days before the snap polls on June 8, the two rivals separately faced wide-ranging questions from members of the public before interrogations by veteran bulldog broadcaster Jeremy Paxman

British PM candidates clash over Brexit in TV grilling

To shift or not: Ilocos Sur farmers urged to keep growing tobacco

May 30, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Candon City in Ilocos Sur goes against the Philippines' local and international commitments to shift farmers away from tobacco to alternative crops and livelihood

To shift or not: Ilocos Sur farmers urged to keep growing tobacco

LIVE: House probe on BuCor-Tadeco deal

May 30, 2017 - 7:27 AM

Watch the hearing live on Rappler

LIVE: House probe on BuCor-Tadeco deal

Napoles, tax reform, Merkel | Evening wRap

May 29, 2017 - 9:29 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Natashya Gutierrez

Napoles, tax reform, Merkel | Evening wRap

New MMDA chief a no-show at House briefing

May 29, 2017 - 4:54 PM

It 'does not speak well' of MMDA boss Danilo Lim, says Representative Lito Atienza

New MMDA chief a no-show at House briefing

Duterte certifies tax reform bill as urgent

May 29, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The House of Representatives could approve the bill on both 2nd and 3rd readings this week

Duterte certifies tax reform bill as urgent

Napoles tags Drilon, Trillanes, De Lima in PDAF scam

May 29, 2017 - 2:10 PM

The opposition senators slam the allegation as 'black propaganda,' saying President Rodrigo Duterte is only seeking revenge against his critics

Napoles tags Drilon, Trillanes, De Lima in PDAF scam

LIVE: House hearing on the alleged misuse of Ilocos Norte tobacco funds

May 29, 2017 - 9:36 AM

Watch the hearing live on Rappler

LIVE: House hearing on the alleged misuse of Ilocos Norte tobacco funds

What local governments owe tobacco farmers

May 29, 2017 - 8:15 AM

Tobacco farmers in Sta Cruz, Ilocos Sur, say their local government uses its share in excise taxes on cigarettes in funding non-tobacco farming projects

What local governments owe tobacco farmers

Gov't spending on infrastructure falls by P9B in April

May 28, 2017 - 10:15 PM

The Department of Budget and Management says the drop is mainly due to the absence of big-ticket expenditures in the military's modernization program, which are set for later in the year

Gov't spending on infrastructure falls by P9B in April

#PinayTakeAction: Let's talk about reproductive health

May 28, 2017 - 9:40 PM

Watch our discussion on reproductive health and find out how you can take action!

#PinayTakeAction: Let's talk about reproductive health

COA to BFP: Better to buy new fire trucks than repair old ones

May 28, 2017 - 9:35 PM

The Commission on Audit says spending money to fix fully depreciated vehicles is 'both excessive and unnecessary'

COA to BFP: Better to buy new fire trucks than repair old ones

Over 55,000 people forced to flee homes in Marawi

May 28, 2017 - 7:15 PM

The Department of Social Welfare and Development says it will provide assistance even to evacuees staying in their neighbors' or relatives' houses

Over 55,000 people forced to flee homes in Marawi

What can local governments do when terror strikes?

May 28, 2017 - 5:30 PM

When terror strikes, the first responders are barangay officials, mayors, and governors

What can local governments do when terror strikes?

5 things to make PH a better place for scientists

May 28, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Here's a short 'wishlist' from the Pinoy scientists themselves

5 things to make PH a better place for scientists

5 escape from Oriental Mindoro jail

May 28, 2017 - 12:29 PM

5 detainees – wanted for different crimes – escape the Naujan town jail

5 escape from Oriental Mindoro jail

Global non-profit names Fil-Am blogger 'Mother of the Year'

May 28, 2017 - 12:35 AM

Cindy Crawford, Pierce Brosnan, Milla Jovovich, and other stars pay homage to the 'gifts of love and friendship that mothers give to their children' at the Best Buddies International's Mother's Day event

Global non-profit names Fil-Am blogger 'Mother of the Year'

Ramadan begins for world's Muslims, violently for some

May 27, 2017 - 11:26 PM

Although for many, Ramadan is a time for families to gather and break the fast with an iftar meal at sunset and socialize, this year it has been marked by violence

Ramadan begins for world's Muslims, violently for some

ISIS claims deadly attack on Egypt Christians

May 27, 2017 - 8:44 PM

The jihadist group claims in a statement that its fighters 'set up a checkpoint' for the Christians as they headed to the monastery, then killing them and setting one of their vehicles on fire

ISIS claims deadly attack on Egypt Christians

Soldiers help QC cops as NCR police on 'full alert'

May 27, 2017 - 2:59 PM

The NCRPO remains on 'full alert' after the Marawi City clash that prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in Mindanao

Soldiers help QC cops as NCR police on 'full alert'

DENR begins retrieval of trees cut by Palawan mining firm

May 27, 2017 - 12:00 PM

The environment department has identified a secured location where the thousands of trees will be transferred to prevent them from getting poached

DENR begins retrieval of trees cut by Palawan mining firm

Egypt hits jihadists after attack on Christians kills 28

May 27, 2017 - 7:37 AM

No group has yet claimed responsibility for attacking the bus

Egypt hits jihadists after attack on Christians kills 28

Filipino women, couples 'facing limited choices for RH' – Ubial

May 26, 2017 - 7:20 PM

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says health workers face an 'unprecedented challenge,' but the agencies working on reproductive health 'will not falter'

Filipino women, couples 'facing limited choices for RH' – Ubial

Duterte: 'I alone' responsible for martial law aftermath

May 26, 2017 - 6:48 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte also says he has ordered Presidential Adviser on OFWs Abdullah Mamao to see if some of the terrorists are willing to 'talk peace' with him

Duterte: 'I alone' responsible for martial law aftermath

Defying the notion of the ‘financially fragile’ millennial

May 26, 2017 - 5:15 PM

As this generation steps into adulthood, they must learn to strike a balance between creating experiences and protecting their future

Defying the notion of the ‘financially fragile’ millennial

TRO on implants to stay, SC blames DOH for delay

May 26, 2017 - 4:37 PM

The High Court notes that the temporary restraining order it issued in 2015 'never meant to enjoin the processing of the entire gamut of family planning supplies that have been declared as unquestionably non-abortifacient'

TRO on implants to stay, SC blames DOH for delay

At least 13 evacuation centers open for Marawi residents - DSWD

May 26, 2017 - 4:33 PM

A total of P1.3 billion worth of stockpile and standby funds are also available, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development

At least 13 evacuation centers open for Marawi residents - DSWD

UK Election campaign resumes after Manchester attack

May 26, 2017 - 12:59 PM

Analysts say Prime Minister Theresa May could benefit at the UK polls from the shift in focus ahead of the general election on June 8

UK Election campaign resumes after Manchester attack

U.S. court maintains block on Trump travel ban

May 26, 2017 - 9:49 AM

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals says it 'remained unconvinced' that the part of the measure naming the specific countries had 'more to do with national security than it does with effectuating the president's promised Muslim ban'

U.S. court maintains block on Trump travel ban

Metro Manila cops ready for groups exploiting Mindanao crisis

May 26, 2017 - 9:30 AM

'We cannot let other groups take advantage of the crisis in Mindanao,' says QC Mayor Herbert Bautista, who chairs the Regional Peace and Order Council

Metro Manila cops ready for groups exploiting Mindanao crisis

What to do during aftershocks

May 26, 2017 - 12:23 AM

Here are 3 things to do during aftershocks

What to do during aftershocks

Retired army general convicted again for corruption

May 25, 2017 - 10:40 PM

In a separate corruption case, Jose Ramiscal Jr is already convicted of malversation and the falsification of public documents

Retired army general convicted again for corruption

Aguirre to martial law critics: Go to Supreme Court

May 25, 2017 - 5:15 PM

(UPDATED) Solicitor General Jose Calida says they are confident they will be able to prove to the SC that martial law in Mindanao has sufficient basis

Aguirre to martial law critics: Go to Supreme Court

Rappler Talk: Rohan Gunaratna on ISIS in the Philippines

May 25, 2017 - 3:25 PM

Watch our interview with terrorism expert Rohan Gunaratna live

Rappler Talk: Rohan Gunaratna on ISIS in the Philippines

Questions you need to ask about martial law in Mindanao

May 25, 2017 - 2:23 PM

Martial law is meant to give the military control over its coverage area when the civilian government could no longer function

Questions you need to ask about martial law in Mindanao