Athletic and abrasive, Arsenio Lacson cut a towering figure in Manila as the 'tough-talking man with a big heart'
MovePH's Voltaire Tupaz talks to Ormoc Mayor Richard Gomez on Rappler Talk on Monday, 6pm, July 10. Bookmark this page to watch the conversation.
When a woman plays basketball, she is often mistaken for being a lesbian, but this female ref from Zamboanga acts no different from any other woman when she is refereeing a basketball game
The UV Green Lancers beat the UST Growling Tigers by a point to win the Kim Lope Asis Mayor’s Cup Basketball Invitational title
Both teams will face off at the finals of the Kim Lope Asis Mayor's Cup Basketball Invitational 2017
The 2016 CESAFI champions are in Bayugan as part of their preparation in defending their title in this year’s upcoming season
The team will finalize its lineup after the 2017 Kim Lope Asis Mayor’s Cup Basketball Invitational, which kicks off Tuesday, June 27
Part of the Tacloban Astrodome, which provided refuge to residents during the onslaught of Haiyan in 2013, will be turned into a museum in Leyte's capital
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How did he circumvent the 3-term limit set by the Constitution and the Local Government Code?
The President says the former mayor Solitario Ali called him in relation to the arrest order against him. Duterte instructs him to clear his name before Peace Process Presidential Adviser Jess Dureza.
Road safety trends as Rappler hosts a forum in Cagayan Valley, the region with the highest road crash density rate in the Philippines
Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos condemns the 'heinous' killing of her ally, Marcos town mayor Arsenio Agustin
Sign up if you want to join the activity at the Bulwagang Teodulfo Domingo, University of St Louis, in Tuguegarao City on June 7, from 1 pm to 5 pm
There are 9 residents of Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, who are 100 years or older. They are all women, and here are the secrets of their longevity.
Watch Rappler's evening newscast with Chay Hofileña
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio says security checks are in place both on land and at sea
All this graft cases – filed within the last 2 months, stem from the unauthorized awarding of million-peso projects to contractors in road and drainage projects
(UPDATED) Manila City Mayor Joseph 'Erap' Estrada appeals for calm after two bombs terrorized the city's Quiapo district in a span of two weeks
What are the most common experiences of taxpayers in Metro Manila while transacting with their respective city halls?
The investigation showed that the doctor allegedly involved in the scam charged a consultation fee of P21,000 to P42,000 per ghost patient
The complainants ask where the remaining P2 million has gone
A Senate committee report on the killing of Albuera Mayor Espinosa Sr takes the President to task for intervening in the appointment of a cop linked to the murder
'We are one with the President for the development of our province and the country,' says Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr
The President reads his eldest daughter's defense of him on Facebook and says his feisty daughter knows how he thinks
The memorandum says local government officials may organize their constituents who are 'willing to participate' in pro-Duterte events scheduled this weekend
The rallies are meant to prove that support for President Rodrigo Duterte is 'not waning' despite criticism against his war on drugs and the revival of his links to murders in Davao City
Three months after the Ombudsman ordered the dismissal of Mayor Lucilo Bayron, the regional DILG implements it. Vice Mayor Luis Marcaida III takes his oath as new chief executive.
Mayor Jefferson Soriano has faced 4 corruption charges and an electoral fraud case, but has been able to hold on to office for 4 years, with a re-election in between
The temperature in the City of Pines drops to 7.3°C on Wednesday, February 15
This is Soriano's second dismissal order for grave misconduct from the Ombudsman, for issuing a permit to a parking terminal without the city council's approval
This is the Ombudsman's 2nd dismissal order against Mayor Jefferson Soriano, on top of previous suspension orders and disqualification by the Comelec
The ruling comes after the Sandiganbayan dismissed criminal charges against the Valenzuela city mayor. The CA puts the responsibility of enforcing compliance with the fire code on the Bureau of Fire Protection.
(UPDATED) PDEA alleges the two mayors conspired to earn from the pigs confiscated during a drug raid
Former Senator Juan Ponce Enrile says the transfer of the foreign affairs office from Tuguegarao City in Cagayan to Santiago City in Isabela is against the law
Mayor Celso Regencia, who is on his second term, has been behind bars for the alleged ambush on the convoy of former Iligan congressman Vicente Belmonte
This is the third time in January that the Ombudsman is asking the anti-graft court to reconsider its decision to junk a graft case. This time it involves former Tuguegarao mayor Delfin Ting and the demolition of a market.
The local government of Coron, a tourism town in northern Palawan, says it has yet to receive an application or official communication from the private developer of an underwater attraction
Prosecutors say Anda Mayor Aldrin Cerdan 'willfully, unlawfully and criminally' rented out the town's equipment to JASA Builders and gave the company 'unwarranted benefits, advantage and preference'
The National Bureau of Investigation recommends criminal charges against 24 members of the team involved in the raid on the jail cell of the late Albuera mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr, as well as the team's informant