Athletic and abrasive, Arsenio Lacson cut a towering figure in Manila as the 'tough-talking man with a big heart'
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez thanks the Philippine Navy for accepting him into their ranks
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In the world of politics, heated debates on controversial issues can sometimes end in fist fights
In sanctioning the dictator's burial, the President has left other victims unmourned, re-politicizing the question of death that has long animated Filipino life
House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez says the prevalence of drug use in barangays nationwide puts into question the local officials' ability to police their own backyards
We cite examples that represent a small portion of the many successful Philippine criminal politicians who began or furthered their political careers by capitalizing on their own crimes
Governor Manuel Mamba says Cagayan politicians have tolerated drug lords for years
Can these candidates dance their way onto your ballot?
Among the names were a Jakarta gubernatorial candidate and a fugitive in the Bank Bali corruption case
While much has been written about the prevalence of dynasties in Philippine politics and about the reservation that political dynasties are unhealthy for a democratic society, not much has been written about the profile of their voters
In his speech at the International Eucharistic Congress, Cardinal Tagle says: ’We don’t only share food. We share life.’
At the International Eucharistic Congress, Cardinal Tagle also urges husbands, wives, teachers, and priests to share ‘gifts,' not just leftovers
(UPDATED) Could the mayor and presidential aspirant have gone too far with his jokes?
(2nd UPDATE) Having 120 days of campaigning for national positions instead of the current 90 will help stop the premature campaigning of 'epal' politicians, says Comelec
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President Aquino is earlier quoted saying he has a role as a head of coalition 'preserve' the team
‘I wanted to be a politician, until I realized why real politicians can never win.’
Mar Roxas continues to visit cities and provinces more than a month before President Aquino's scheduled announcement of his choice presidential bet
Whose ID is it? A mayor of Rizal is accused of inserting his photo in the senior citizen IDs of his constituents as an act of 'epal' or credit grabbing
Former president Mohamed Nasheed is arrested for the alleged illegal detention of a judge when he was in power
The three-term Democratic governor died the same day as his oldest son, Andrew Cuomo, was inaugurated for a second term as New York governor
'In this job, elections are a public servant's job evaluation,' says Rob Bonta
Pope Francis' trip to the Philippines fulfills his dream as a young Jesuit: to serve as a missionary in Asia, which he now calls a 'great frontier'
During a historic meeting of bishops in the Vatican, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle wants to discuss the effect of poverty: migration, which forces families to separate because of love
What do you want Pope Francis to do while in the Philippines? On Twitter, Filipinos tell Rappler their special requests for the Pope's historic visit.
(UPDATED) Gonzalez, 83, died of multiple organ failure Sunday evening, September 7, his family announces
More and more politicians see the value of social media these days, but while some are good at it, others aren't so adept
Poll results will be known in May, and the prospect of losing money, property, and dignity is driving candidates crazy – literally
Volunteerism is alive in the fight against corruption
Rappler spots the stars during #PacRios in Macau.
Like criminals, politicians usually see themselves as victims when their career goes awry
Wrongdoers in Davao, beware. The driver of that random cab passing by just might be Mayor Rodrigo Duterte.
The usually opinionated lawmakers were quiet on Monday, August 26, while the anti-pork barrel protests swept through the country
On election day, Nancy says 150 voters return to their former neighborhood to vote
The move sparks widespread debate in France, where personal finances are rarely discussed
Court upholds Garcia plea bargain deal. LP bets arrested in Sabbah to be released. Chinese fishermen charged with poaching in Tubbataha.
When government turns the presumption of innocence on its head by condoning acts of defiance by powerful people who go into hiding, then something is horribly wrong
Online pressure might just work to get two bills on this issue approved