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Duterte hits drug war critics: 'Bakit kayo bilib diyan sa mga puti?'

Jul 24, 2017 - 7:22 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he will continue his war on drugs despite pressure from international human rights groups and other institutions

Duterte hits drug war critics: 'Bakit kayo bilib diyan sa mga puti?'

Liberal International leader visits De Lima in jail

Jul 22, 2017 - 5:18 PM

(UPDATED) But another Liberal International leader – the organization president – is barred from visiting detained Senator Leila de Lima

Liberal International leader visits De Lima in jail

Rappler, Philippine Red Cross ink tie-up on disaster preparedness

Jul 09, 2017 - 10:49 AM

The project aims to educate a wider range of audience in disaster preparedness and risk reduction by publishing content of relevant topics on social media

Rappler, Philippine Red Cross ink tie-up on disaster preparedness

#AnimatED: 'Unli-rice' and unlimited possibilities

Jun 19, 2017 - 9:00 AM

It is unrealistic for public officials to expect Filipinos to expand their diet when they have nothing else – except government-supplied rice – to begin with

#AnimatED: 'Unli-rice' and unlimited possibilities

SC asks Congress to explain why they did not convene on martial law

Jun 16, 2017 - 8:18 PM

(UPDATED) The Supreme Court en banc gives the Senate and the House of Representatives 10 days to submit their comment

SC asks Congress to explain why they did not convene on martial law

No public apology yet from Aguirre for fake news

Jun 08, 2017 - 9:03 PM

The Palace says Aguirre still enjoys the 'full trust' of President Rodrigo Duterte

No public apology yet from Aguirre for fake news

No joint session on martial law is a cover-up, say opposition lawmakers

May 29, 2017 - 3:14 PM

Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman says the majority want to hide the discussion from the public because the martial law declaration has no basis

No joint session on martial law is a cover-up, say opposition lawmakers

Napoles, Dela Rosa, U.S. and Russia | Midday wRap

May 12, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Napoles, Dela Rosa, U.S. and Russia | Midday wRap

WATCH: Duterte commissions Red Cross humanitarian ship

May 10, 2017 - 6:38 AM

M/V Amazing Grace can 'complement government forces in providing immediate relief assistance during emergency and crisis situations,' says President Rodrigo Duterte

WATCH: Duterte commissions Red Cross humanitarian ship

De Lima moves to drop disobedience charges in QC court

Apr 26, 2017 - 4:54 PM

The detained senator says the lawmakers had no authority to file a suit against her

De Lima moves to drop disobedience charges in QC court

PH to mark Earth Day as Paris deal takes effect

Apr 21, 2017 - 2:49 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte earlier signed the agreement despite his misgivings

PH to mark Earth Day as Paris deal takes effect

Gov't employees, informal settlers to get idle PNP, AFP houses – NHA

Apr 18, 2017 - 7:21 PM

The National Housing Authority asks Congress to approve the re-awarding of more than 55,000 idle houses, as these were specifically meant for cops and soldiers under the law

Gov't employees, informal settlers to get idle PNP, AFP houses – NHA

Kahihiyan o karangalan

Mar 27, 2017 - 12:19 PM

Ang sagot sa pahayag ng administrasyong Duterte na hindi dapat nakikialam ang mga banyaga sa mga pangyayari sa Pilipinas: may karapatan silang makialam kapag mga Pilipino na rin mismo ang nagrereklamo sa kanila

Kahihiyan o karangalan

A eulogy for Mom

Mar 26, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Lila Shahani on mother Leticia: 'I wanted to birth her into the afterlife the way she had birthed me into this life. My only sentiment, throughout it all, was the deepest gratitude.'

A eulogy for Mom

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

NDRRMC to ask P78-B more from Congress for recovery efforts

Mar 14, 2017 - 5:21 PM

According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, only about P5.8 billion is left of the NDRRMC fund, which is not enough to fund recovery needs

NDRRMC to ask P78-B more from Congress for recovery efforts

LTFRB chief: Bus in Tanay crash already 29 years old

Mar 14, 2017 - 1:51 PM

The law mandates that buses in operation for more than 15 years must be phased out

LTFRB chief: Bus in Tanay crash already 29 years old

Duterte, De Lima and Lascañas: Not a love triangle

Mar 07, 2017 - 11:07 AM

The Supreme Court will see clearly that Duterte, De Lima, and Lascañas do not love each other, but surely love for this country and for the rule of law will make the Court decide the case in the right way

Duterte, De Lima and Lascañas: Not a love triangle

De Lima fears murder amid fake news of suicide

Mar 04, 2017 - 3:17 PM

'In the unfortunate event that I die in prison, you all know who my murderer is,' Senator Leila de Lima says

De Lima fears murder amid fake news of suicide

Solgen Calida: Trillanes should be charged for 'coddling' Lascañas

Feb 27, 2017 - 11:00 PM

Asked what kind of case will be filed against the opposition senator, Calida says, 'Give me more time and I will have the proper case to be filed against him'

Solgen Calida: Trillanes should be charged for 'coddling' Lascañas

Trillanes to Duterte: I will have you jailed

Feb 24, 2017 - 6:39 PM

Senator Trillanes challenges the Duterte administration: 'I'm next? Bring it on.'

Trillanes to Duterte: I will have you jailed

Palace: Arrest order vs De Lima 'major step forward' in drug war

Feb 23, 2017 - 7:52 PM

'The arrest of an incumbent senator demonstrates the President's strong resolve to fight pushers, peddlers, and their protectors,' says Malacañang

Palace: Arrest order vs De Lima 'major step forward' in drug war

LOOK: Trillanes asks AMLC to release Duterte bank transactions

Feb 21, 2017 - 8:59 PM

The opposition senator says he's called the President's 'political bluff' and writes to the Anti-Money Laundering Council for Duterte's bank records starting 2006

LOOK: Trillanes asks AMLC to release Duterte bank transactions

De Lima renews call to Cabinet: Save PH from 'criminal' Duterte

Feb 21, 2017 - 1:07 PM

Senator Leila de Lima also urges Filipinos to band together and 'stand up' against the dictatorial regime of a 'sociopathic serial killer'

De Lima renews call to Cabinet: Save PH from 'criminal' Duterte

De Lima: I don't want to be detained in Camp Crame

Feb 20, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Senator Leila de Lima says she trusts the Armed Forces of the Philippines more than the Philippine National Police

De Lima: I don't want to be detained in Camp Crame

Ang patotoo ng mga drug lord at kidnapper

Feb 20, 2017 - 12:45 PM

'Kagalang-galang na talaga ang hustisya sa Pilipinas. Ang salita ng kidnapper ay ebidensya na ngayon...[at] sinasanto na natin ang salita ng mga drug lord'

Ang patotoo ng mga drug lord at kidnapper

Aguirre: De Lima can't become a 'political prisoner'

Feb 18, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the drug charges filed against Senator Leila de Lima 'are not politically motivated'

Aguirre: De Lima can't become a 'political prisoner'

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 16, 2017

Feb 16, 2017 - 10:24 AM

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

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 16, 2017

Facebook execs to be called to Senate hearings on fake news

Jan 23, 2017 - 7:11 PM

Senator Francis Pangilinan wants the executives of Facebook to explain what steps the social media platform has taken to fight the spread of falsehoods online

Facebook execs to be called to Senate hearings on fake news

#PugadBaboy: Mang Dagul's VW Kombistro

Dec 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Mang Dagul's VW Kombistro

Law needed to make free tuition in SUCs part of annual budget – Bam Aquino

Dec 18, 2016 - 3:42 PM

A law needs to be passed so that the allocation for free tuition in state universities and colleges will become a regular item in the budget, the senator says

Law needed to make free tuition in SUCs part of annual budget – Bam Aquino

Joint exploration of West PH Sea pushed anew

Dec 15, 2016 - 2:22 PM

Joint exploration will benefit all claimants while the arbitral ruling is being resolved, says Senator Gregorio Honasan, chairman of the Senate committee on national defense and security

Joint exploration of West PH Sea pushed anew

Robredo on ouster plot: I don't want to be president

Dec 09, 2016 - 4:47 PM

'What I hope to achieve is to unify all voices so that there is only one voice that the President will listen to, so we can be heard,' Robredo says

Robredo on ouster plot: I don't want to be president

Leila de Lima, Rodrigo Duterte, Donald Trump | Midday wRap

Nov 29, 2016 - 2:45 PM

Watch Rappler's midday newscast with Zak Yuson

Leila de Lima, Rodrigo Duterte, Donald Trump | Midday wRap

De Lima: ‘I will not face congressmen’

Nov 29, 2016 - 12:19 AM

The senator maintains the House of Representatives committee on justice’s probe into Bilibid drugs is a ‘kangaroo court,’ and so she will not honor the show cause order it has issued against her

De Lima: ‘I will not face congressmen’

De Lima urges 'right treatment' for Dayan, Espinosa

Nov 22, 2016 - 6:24 PM

'Ako naman talaga ang habol ninyo. Huwag na ninyo silang pahirapan pa, mga kriminal man sila o hindi,' Senator Leila de Lima told the police

De Lima urges 'right treatment' for Dayan, Espinosa

Senate rejects resolution vs Marcos hero's burial

Nov 14, 2016 - 6:34 PM

The Senate failed to get a majority of 11 votes from the 20 senators present. Eight senators voted in favor of the resolution, 6 voted against it, while 6 abstained.

Senate rejects resolution vs Marcos hero's burial

Bills seeking to make education more accessible pushed in Congress

Nov 04, 2016 - 11:48 AM

Sen Bam Aquino pitches policy proposals at summit that will craft the education agenda of the Duterte administration

Bills seeking to make education more accessible pushed in Congress

US envoy: Cayetano made 'unpublicized' trip to China

Oct 25, 2016 - 3:02 PM

(UPDATED) When asked if President Rodrigo Duterte instructed him to make the trip to China, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano tells Rappler, 'I cannot say'

US envoy: Cayetano made 'unpublicized' trip to China

De Lima: 'Lone' voice amplified by churches, schools

Oct 10, 2016 - 8:08 PM

The support that she cannot muster in the Senate and in political institutions, Senator Leila de Lima finds in forums on human rights and democracy organized by churches and schools

De Lima: 'Lone' voice amplified by churches, schools

LIVE: Funeral for Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago

Oct 02, 2016 - 10:49 AM

Bookmark to watch the final rites for Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago

LIVE: Funeral for Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago

VLOG: Mga huling mensahe para kay Miriam Santiago

Oct 02, 2016 - 1:49 AM

The late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago receives an outpouring of love from supporters, who write messages for her

VLOG: Mga huling mensahe para kay Miriam Santiago

VLOG: Supporters, matiyagang pumipila sa burol ni Miriam

Oct 01, 2016 - 9:39 PM

Supporters dutifully line up at Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago's wake – their final 'act of service' for the woman they greatly admire

VLOG: Supporters, matiyagang pumipila sa burol ni Miriam

Santiago, De Lima, Military exercises | 12PM wRap

Sep 29, 2016 - 1:52 PM

Watch Rappler's 12PM newscast with Mara Cepeda

Santiago, De Lima, Military exercises | 12PM wRap

Duterte on Miriam's death: May your legacy guide PH

Sep 29, 2016 - 12:33 PM

(UPDATED) 'Rest in peace, Madam Senator. May your legacy continue to guide this nation for many years to come,' says President Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte on Miriam's death: May your legacy guide PH

LOOK: Jenel Lausa pays courtesy call on Manny Pacquiao

Sep 28, 2016 - 3:28 PM

Lausa pays a private courtesy call on Pacquiao at the Senate

LOOK: Jenel Lausa pays courtesy call on Manny Pacquiao

SC: Senator Grace Poe a natural-born Filipino

Sep 20, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Voting 9-3, the High Court says in its decision: 'Private respondent Mary Grace Poe-Llamanzares is a natural-born Filipino citizen qualified to hold office as Senator of the Republic.'

SC: Senator Grace Poe a natural-born Filipino

FULL TEXT: De Lima's privilege speech on her ouster

Sep 20, 2016 - 4:33 PM

'We must remember that all power, no matter how seemingly absolute, is fleeting. What is permanent is truth and justice'

FULL TEXT: De Lima's privilege speech on her ouster

Who's destroying PH image? Cayetano says this 'DDS'

Sep 19, 2016 - 9:47 PM

President Duterte's ally, Senator Alan Cayetano, accuses Leila de Lima, Franklin Drilon, and Sonny Trillanes of misleading international media on extrajudicial killings

Who's destroying PH image? Cayetano says this 'DDS'

VP Robredo calls for close watch on killings probe

Sep 15, 2016 - 7:21 PM

'The allegations raised [against President Duterte] are serious. We must exhaust all efforts to get to the truth,' says the Vice President, as some senators cast doubt on the witness' credibility

VP Robredo calls for close watch on killings probe