There are many ways to begin this story, but every beginning ends at the same place: inside a room, high above a city, the man on the bed burnt and dead with a bullet in his skull and a rifle on his chest
The priest kidnapped by terrorists in Marawi City, Father Teresito 'Chito' Soganub, is loved by both Christians and Muslims as he works for peace
The actor turned Senate leader attributes his rise to 'Eat Bulaga,' the popular noontime show that helped propel him to power and which critics use against him
What is a good thing – making top officials accountable – has now been distorted as a way of defeating the will of the people
'You have here a case where all these are not qualified for the witness protection program but are in conspiracy with De Lima are not named in the information. Would you say that there is a singling out of the accused?' Associate Justice Marvic Leonen asks Solicitor General Jose Calida
Ciriticized for supposedly bending over backwards for President Rodrigo Duterte, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III maintains he's no 'clone' of the popular Chief Executive
Throughout Philippine history, there have been several periods when the president didn't have a second-in-command
What are the issues on jurisdiction being threshed out at the oral arguments before the Supreme Court?
This is consistent with the position taken by the De Lima camp which says it is the anti-graft court that has jurisdiction over the detained senator because it is covered by a later law
The name 'Perfecto Rivas Yasay Jr' appears in the US government's 'Quarterly Publication of Individuals, Who Have Chosen to Expatriate'
After hopping from job to job, Erik found benefits and better opportunities under one development corporation
While OFW Jakatia Pawa was sentenced to death in 2010, the public got wind of the specific execution date only on Wednesday, the execution date itself
A mother of two, 44-year-old OFW Jakatia Pawa obtained a college degree, then later served as a domestic worker in Kuwait
Nagging issues against Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr include the pending criminal charges filed against him by BSP and his flip-flopping statements
The late dictator is the 4th Philippine president to be buried at the Heroes' Cemetery
Besides the Marcos burial and cases involving former presidents, the Supreme Court has also decided on major cases involving key politicians
(UPDATED) The justices ruled on the petitions opposing a hero's burial for Marcos by 'viewing and judging his totality' as a person, the SC decision says
(UPDATED) By a vote of 9-5, the Supreme Court gives the go signal for former president Ferdinand Marcos' burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Justices are expected to submit their opinions by Thursday, November 10.
A new study by McCann Truth Central highlights how Filipino millennials stand out from their global peers on their view of social media, adulthood, and social responsibility
(UPDATED) This is the second time the High Court has extended the status quo ante order on a hero's burial for the dictator
Of the issues, the justices gave significant attention to human rights, RA 289, AFP regulations, and Marcos' record as a soldier
The Philippine Army has already designated a protocol officer who will coordinate with the Marcos family on the details of the planned burial
The Atenean was once teased by his older brothers who had won swimming titles before him. Now he's representing the Philippines for the second time at the Olympics
Kirstie Alora used taekwondo to escape from bullies while growing up in Laguna. Now the 67-kilogram jin will represent the Philippines at the 2016 Olympics
Ferdinand Marcos' 1969 speech is the longest SONA, thus far, going by word count
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says that, for starters, police commandos and Marines will man the security of the National Bilibid Prison
Here's what professor turned commissioner Laode M. Syarif plans to achieve during his time at the Corruption Eradication Commission
Can Rodrigo Roa Duterte lead the nation towards promised change?
Duterte's chief of staff for 7 years, Patmei Ruivivar, shares lessons and insights about the next president
(UPDATED) Duterte was representative of Davao City's 1st district from 1998 to 2001. How did he perform as a congressman?
Her last crusade is not a fight for the presidency. It is a battle for relevance – one that she lost long before the first vote was cast.
His name is Manuel Araneta Roxas II, son of a senator, grandson to a president, anointed heir of two dynasties, the last living hope of a dream that was born in the sugar plantations of Negros. He may not have been the first choice of the President or his family, but we are told second is the best we deserve.
Poe benefits from the flaws of every candidate, because she has never been in a position where flaws can be discovered. Hers is a story of epic proportions, but it is, in the end, only a story.
We write this as a warning. The streets will run red if Rodrigo Duterte keeps his promise. Take him at his word, and know you could be next.
Students from the Far Eastern University Institute of Technology see potential in the relative unknowns from Rappler's senatorial debate, and hope they would steer away from traditional politics
Five of the 6 senatorial candidates who have joined Rappler's #TheLeaderIWant debate say they prefer the tough-talking Davao City mayor to head the country
Former police officer Diosdado Valeroso says such a system would motivate government workers and encourage them to take pride in their work in public service
The candidates present their plans to voters at the last leg of Rappler's senatorial debates held at the FEU Institute of Technology in Manila
Rappler goes to the FEU Institute of Technology on Friday, April 22, for the last of its 3-part senatorial debates
Rappler #PHVote's 'The Leader I Want' series features the stand of Diosdado Valeroso on key issues that senatorial bets will address in a debate on Friday, April 22
Rappler #PHVote's 'The Leader I Want' series looks at the stand of Allan Montaño on key issues the next batch of senators will have to address
Rappler #PHVote's 'The Leader I Want' series looks at the stand of Dante Liban on key issues the next batch of senators will have to address
Rappler #PHVote's 'The Leader I Want' series looks at the stand of Rafael Alunan III on key issues the next batch of senators will have to address
Rappler #PHVote's 'The Leader I Want' series looks at Walden Bello's stand on key issues the next batch of senators will have to address
Rappler #PHVote's 'The Leader I Want' series looks at Risa Hontiveros' stand on key issues the next batch of senators will have to address
'Its actuations can easily be misinterpreted as participating in the partisan voices of those who are supporting a different candidate for the elections,' Justice Leonen says of the Comelec
Justices Arturo Brion, Antonio Carpio, Teresita Leonardo-de Castro, and Bienvenido Reyes weigh in on Comelec's jurisdiction to rule on the qualifications of presidential candidate Grace Poe