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China vowed not to build on Scarborough, says Duterte

Mar 23, 2017 - 10:05 PM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte also again brings up the possibility of joint exploration in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea)

China vowed not to build on Scarborough, says Duterte

'Tone down' reports? Stop the killings – UN expert

Mar 23, 2017 - 9:30 PM

This comes after Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo appealed to Vice President Leni Robredo and the media to 'tone down' their reporting of extrajudicial killings

'Tone down' reports? Stop the killings – UN expert

BSP keeps policy stance, cuts inflation forecast

Mar 23, 2017 - 9:15 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas lowers its inflation outlook for 2017 and 2018 to 3.4% and 3%, respectively

BSP keeps policy stance, cuts inflation forecast

Isolated rains in PH on Friday

Mar 23, 2017 - 8:44 PM

Easterlies are affecting the eastern section of the country

Isolated rains in PH on Friday

Pimentel, Duterte, Barangay OICs | Evening wRap

Mar 23, 2017 - 8:28 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Margie de Leon

Pimentel, Duterte, Barangay OICs | Evening wRap

2 Filipino crewmen taken off Basilan

Mar 23, 2017 - 8:13 PM

They were taken on Thursday, March 23, the same day the Philippine Navy rescued two Malaysian hostages of the Abu Sayyaf Group in Sulu

2 Filipino crewmen taken off Basilan

Metro Pacific clarifies funding amid drop in share price

Mar 23, 2017 - 7:15 PM

Metro Pacific management clarifies that the conglomerate will not conduct a capital raising exercise in the near future

Metro Pacific clarifies funding amid drop in share price

Japanese nationalist claims cash from Abe as scandal deepens

Mar 23, 2017 - 6:35 PM

Yasunori Kagoike, whose purchase of government land is under scrutiny, tells lawmakers he received $9,000 from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Japanese nationalist claims cash from Abe as scandal deepens

Senate pays tribute to 'selfless, dedicated' Leticia Ramos-Shahani

Mar 23, 2017 - 6:35 PM

'I also learned from her that the only thing in life that we can be is to be kind,' says former senator Rene Saguisag in his eulogy, delivered at the necrological rites for his former colleague

Senate pays tribute to 'selfless, dedicated' Leticia Ramos-Shahani

BSP gives public more time to exchange old peso bills

Mar 23, 2017 - 6:20 PM

Filipinos now have until June 30, 2017 to exchange their New Design Series (NDS) banknotes. After June 30, these bills will have no monetary value.

BSP gives public more time to exchange old peso bills

Tough-talking Dela Rosa nervous about son's PNPA entry

Mar 23, 2017 - 5:16 PM

PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa's only son is set to join the Philippine National Police Academy

Tough-talking Dela Rosa nervous about son's PNPA entry

China watches Hong Kong vote as protests threatened

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:44 PM

Pro-democracy campaigners describe the election process as a farce and predict weekend protests as the prospect of political reform in the semi-autonomous city appears more unattainable than ever

China watches Hong Kong vote as protests threatened

News Briefs: March 23, 2017

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:32 PM

Stories from across the Philippines on Thursday, March 23

News Briefs: March 23, 2017

Despite Trump push, health care vote going to the wire

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:05 PM

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives votes on the controversial measure despite challenges over whether Trump and ally House Speaker Paul Ryan have enough backing to get the measure over the finish line

Despite Trump push, health care vote going to the wire

2 Malaysian Abu Sayyaf hostages rescued in Sulu

Mar 23, 2017 - 1:53 PM

(UPDATED) The rescued hostages are among the 5 Malaysian crewmen of Tugboat Serudung 3, who were kidnapped in July 2016 off the coast of Lahad Datu in Sabah

2 Malaysian Abu Sayyaf hostages rescued in Sulu

12th Philippine Sudoku Super Challenge launched

Mar 23, 2017 - 1:44 PM

More than P250,000 in cash prizes await winners

12th Philippine Sudoku Super Challenge launched

UN-backed Syria peace talks to restart in Geneva

Mar 23, 2017 - 1:16 PM

On the agenda for this round are issues of governance – a political transition, the constitution and elections, as well as counter-terrorism at the request of Damascus

UN-backed Syria peace talks to restart in Geneva

Robredo video not played at UN meeting, DFA says

Mar 23, 2017 - 12:14 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo's video was instead screened in one of a hundred side events and exhibits mounted by NGOs, the DFA explains

Robredo video not played at UN meeting, DFA says

Remain vigilant, PH embassy advises Filipinos after London attack

Mar 23, 2017 - 11:16 AM

Philippine embassy in London says so far there has been no report of Filipinos affected by the incident

Remain vigilant, PH embassy advises Filipinos after London attack

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

Mar 23, 2017 - 11:08 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Thursday.

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

Rappler Talk Investigative: Matobato lawyer Jude Sabio on Duterte and the ICC

Mar 23, 2017 - 11:01 AM

Lawyer Jude Sabio is expected to fly to the Netherlands soon to hold President Duterte accountable before the International Criminal Court over alleged extrajudicial killings

Rappler Talk Investigative: Matobato lawyer Jude Sabio on Duterte and the ICC

South Korea raises sunken Sewol ferry

Mar 23, 2017 - 8:24 AM

(3rd UPDATE) It comes nearly 3 years after the disaster killed more than 300 people and dealt a crippling blow to now-ousted president Park Geun-Hye

South Korea raises sunken Sewol ferry

#SharePH Summer 2017 contest: What's your local travel adventure?

Mar 23, 2017 - 7:00 AM

Join the #SharePH Summer 2017 contest and tell us about your exciting trip through blogs, photos, and videos!

#SharePH Summer 2017 contest: What's your local travel adventure?

Pinoy boxer Romero Duno signs with Golden Boy Promotions

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:51 AM

The Filipino knockout puncher has been signed by Oscar de la Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions

Pinoy boxer Romero Duno signs with Golden Boy Promotions

Scottish parliament suspends independence vote debate

Mar 23, 2017 - 1:57 AM

The suspension follows a suspected terrorist incident outside the Houses of Parliament in London

Scottish parliament suspends independence vote debate

British parliament attack: What we know

Mar 23, 2017 - 12:59 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Here is what we know about what police are treating as a terrorist attack at the UK parliament area in London

British parliament attack: What we know

Low pressure area off Luzon dissipates

Mar 22, 2017 - 11:50 PM

With the LPA gone, expect generally good weather on Thursday, March 23, with just isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms

Low pressure area off Luzon dissipates

Why Duterte reminds Thais of Thaksin and his drug war

Mar 22, 2017 - 11:48 PM

Thailand's ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra also waged a deadly and controversial drug war in 2003. Here's how it's similar to Duterte's.

Why Duterte reminds Thais of Thaksin and his drug war

4 killed in attack at UK Parliament

Mar 22, 2017 - 11:03 PM

(UPDATED) Four people are killed and 40 injured after being run over and stabbed in a lightning attack at the gates of British democracy, attributed by police to 'Islamist-related terrorism'

4 killed in attack at UK Parliament

Barroca scores 17 as Star blows past ice-cold Phoenix

Mar 22, 2017 - 9:37 PM

Star pulls off the victory as Phoenix runs out of fuel in the fourth quarter

Barroca scores 17 as Star blows past ice-cold Phoenix

China denies plans to build on Scarborough Shoal

Mar 22, 2017 - 9:30 PM

The Chinese Foreign Ministry denies Beijing will set up an environmental monitoring station on the shoal in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea)

China denies plans to build on Scarborough Shoal

Alaska takes care of Blackwater for second win

Mar 22, 2017 - 6:38 PM

Alaska makes it two wins in a row

Alaska takes care of Blackwater for second win

FACT CHECK: Was Robredo's UN video a basis for EU warning?

Mar 22, 2017 - 6:34 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte, not Vice President Leni Robredo, is the highest official mentioned by the EU Parliament in its resolution against extrajudicial killings

FACT CHECK: Was Robredo's UN video a basis for EU warning?

News Briefs: March 22, 2017

Mar 22, 2017 - 5:51 PM

Stories from across the Philippines on Wednesday, March 22

News Briefs: March 22, 2017

Emmanuel Macron: Youthful French prodigy eyeing presidency

Mar 22, 2017 - 5:10 PM

With levels of frustration high with France's political class, Emmanuel Macron appears to have tapped into a desire for wholesale change – and he could be the country's youngest president in modern history

Emmanuel Macron: Youthful French prodigy eyeing presidency

Francois Fillon: 'Clean' image spoiled but still in race

Mar 22, 2017 - 5:05 PM

With scandals left and right, Francois Fillon's early frontrunner status is now diminished. Some commentators wonder whether he has lost the moral authority to carry out his key campaign pledge.

Francois Fillon: 'Clean' image spoiled but still in race

LOOK BACK: When the Philippines didn't have a vice president

Mar 22, 2017 - 4:18 PM

Throughout Philippine history, there have been several periods when the president didn't have a second-in-command

LOOK BACK: When the Philippines didn't have a vice president

Leticia Ramos Shahani: Defend the Philippines

Mar 22, 2017 - 3:53 PM

'We are a maritime power, but we have to prove it and work towards that,' the late Leticia Ramos Shahani says in one of her last public appearances

Leticia Ramos Shahani: Defend the Philippines

Belgium falls silent one year after Brussels attacks

Mar 22, 2017 - 3:51 PM

(UPDATED) A year on, Belgium remains on high alert with troops patrolling the streets and warnings of fresh risks from ISIS jihadists returning home from Iraq and Syria

Belgium falls silent one year after Brussels attacks

Trump to reaffirm NATO 'commitment' at May summit

Mar 22, 2017 - 3:45 PM

The Trump administration has been scrambling to reaffirm its commitment to Washington's military alliances – including NATO – after the Republican billionaire called into question their usefulness during the presidential race

Trump to reaffirm NATO 'commitment' at May summit

U.S. to charge Malaysia businessman in 1MDB scandal – report

Mar 22, 2017 - 2:07 PM

Allegations that huge sums were misappropriated from the Malaysian state fund 1MDB have triggered a scandal which has buffeted Prime Minister Najib Razak

U.S. to charge Malaysia businessman in 1MDB scandal – report

Tourism chief Teo asks Robredo, media to 'tone down' statements on killings

Mar 22, 2017 - 1:55 PM

Strong statements against extrajudicial killings in the country are making it difficult for the tourism department to promote the Philippines, says DOT chief Wanda Teo

Tourism chief Teo asks Robredo, media to 'tone down' statements on killings

PH asks China to clarify building plans on Scarborough

Mar 22, 2017 - 1:27 PM

The Philippines will decide on its next move after China replies to its March 20 letter, says Acting Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo

PH asks China to clarify building plans on Scarborough

ICC poised to make first awards to war crimes' victims

Mar 22, 2017 - 12:45 PM

The order for reparations for 304 victims of former Congolese warlord Germain Katanga is set to be a landmark step for the world's only permanent war crimes court.

ICC poised to make first awards to war crimes' victims

Scottish parliament set to back new independence vote

Mar 22, 2017 - 11:22 AM

(UPDATED) Lawmakers are set to back First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second referendum when they vote following a two-day debate in the semi-autonomous assembly in Edinburgh

Scottish parliament set to back new independence vote

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 22, 2017

Mar 22, 2017 - 10:40 AM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 22, 2017

South Korean ex-leader Park home after marathon interrogation

Mar 22, 2017 - 10:04 AM

Prosecutors are currently reviewing whether to press charges or seek Park's arrest – although she would not have to be detained before being formally accused

South Korean ex-leader Park home after marathon interrogation

Aquino, Hontiveros seek probe into PNP, funeral homes conspiracy

Mar 22, 2017 - 9:32 AM

Senators Risa Hontiveros and Paolo Benigno Aquino IV say there is a need to protect victims' families from excessive funeral expenses that benefit corrupt cops

Aquino, Hontiveros seek probe into PNP, funeral homes conspiracy

Trump warns Republicans ahead of make-or-break health vote

Mar 22, 2017 - 7:34 AM

In a significant flex of presidential muscle, Trump warns House Republicans they will face the electorate's wrath if they do not vote to repeal and replace Obamacare on March 23

Trump warns Republicans ahead of make-or-break health vote

U.S. Supreme Court nominee on Trump: 'No man above the law'

Mar 22, 2017 - 7:22 AM

Neil Gorsuch: 'Nobody is above the law in this country, and that includes the president of the United States'

U.S. Supreme Court nominee on Trump: 'No man above the law'