Leyte province has had its share of natural disasters over the years
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
Break Free 2017, a series of peaceful community mobilizations across the Philippines contributing to global actions against fossil fuels, culminate in Yolanda-hit Leyte
The People's Center and Library used to be a cultural gem in the hometown of then First Lady Imelda Marcos. Part of it is now being rented by a Japan surplus shop.
The center is part of New Zealand's P159 million donation to the Philippine Red Cross for disaster recovery
UP Tacloban students and protesters from other sectors say Ferdinand Marcos does not deserve a place in the Heroes’ Cemetery due to the human rights violations committed during his dictatorial reign
'Many were bothered and offended by it. As we all rightly should,' says the Vice President a day after President Duterte teased her about her short skirts
Survivors come together to create a memorial dedicated to the dead, especially those whose bodies were not recovered after the onslaught of the super typhoon
DSWD explains that the amount is not emergency shelter assistance but 'a valid response to the clamor of families who were denied of their right to the assistance'
'Where she goes, I follow.... She's a widow. I'm annulled,' President Duterte says of the Vice President, his housing czar, to the delight of typhoon survivors in Tacloban
Disaster survivors demand that the current administration address the pervading hunger, poverty, and militarization in the affected communities
'We learned a lot from Yolanda, not just rebuilding lives but rebuilding them better. Yolanda provided a benchmark. It is the new normal,' says Office of Civil Defense 8 Regional Director Edgar Posadas
The first time public servant says, 'I wouldn’t do it if I didn’t believe this administration is our best chance at changing the country'
'Is there any reason why I should be taking advice from the person who is persecuting and maligning me?' says Senator Leila De Lima, whom the President urged to hang herself
An evaluation of Unicef's Unconditional Cash Transfer Program for Yolanda Victims
The proposal also suggests the Department of Transportation (DOTr) secretary study the possibility of redirecting half of the flights from the entire Visayas to the Clark International Airport
Aside from using tuba as a medium, Yolanda survivor and artist Dante Enage uses his art to raise awareness on relevant issues in society
Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo says anomalies, if any, 'will be dealt with appropriately'
The camp of ex-mayor Alfred Romualdez says: 'Kung tutuusin kaya nga kami nasita eh kasi ibinigay po namin ang nararapat lang talaga na para sa kanila'
(UPDATED) Ex-mayor Alfred Romualdez, in response, says they gave what people deserved to get, and blamed the delays on the national government's stringent rules
Yolanda survivors from different towns of Leyte show their support for President Rodrigo Duterte during his first State of the Nation Address
"Listening to a happy song can lift people’s spirit,' says Tacloban City Mayor Cristina Gonzalez-Romualdez
'While we have been so active in (climate change) negotiations, we have to match it with actually protecting and conserving our environment. We have all the progressive laws and policies, but the problem is implementation'
In one voting precinct, only 165 votes are cast out of the 450 registered voters due to a VCM malfunction
With only a few days left in the official campaign period, supporters of the Liberal Party are hoping to paint Tacloban City yellow
'Our purpose is to show the Filipino people that Miriam is the true candidate that can make our country progress,' says Youth for Miriam Head Jonas Lavarrete
The mayoralty race in Tacloban heats up as candidates differ on what to do with thousands of families affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda
Vice presidential bet Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr takes potshots at Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas and the Aquino administration during his campaign rally in Tacloban, Leyte
Former first lady Imelda Marcos says her son, vice presidential candidate Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr, will be the voice of the 'long abandoned' region in the national government
Barely 3 weeks before election day, the administration candidate returns to Leyte for a final appeal for votes
(UPDATED) When a netizen sees a photo of electric posts in the middle of the road, he thinks it's a hoax until he sees the posts for himself
In perilous times like these, anger and a sense of urgency are virtues. Anything less is a denial of justice.
Tacloban residents, mostly Yolanda survivors, cheer loudly as Vice President Jejomar Binay criticizes his rival's campaign tool
Rehabilitation is still ongoing 3 years after the super typhoon devastated Eastern Visayas
Part 2 of Rappler executive editor Maria Ressa's interview with former US Vice President Al Gore on climate, technology, democracy, and politics
Part 1 of the wide-ranging interview by Rappler executive editor Maria Ressa with former US Vice President Al Gore on climate, technology, democracy, and politics
Will the 1.15 million voters in Leyte province go for the Duterte-Cayetano tandem’s brand of change?
'He cannot handle a crisis,' says Duterte of Roxas, who led Yolanda relief efforts from Tacloban City in the days right after the storm hit land
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Escudero says he and Poe will continue the administration's CCT program but offer livelihood to beneficiaries and unconditional assistance to typhoon victims
Only 6 people separate the Japanese adult star and the dictator
LP standard-bearer Mar Roxas also dismisses Davao Mayor Rody Duterte's latest tirades against him over his supposed incompetence in the aftermath of Yolanda
This is Tacloban two years after Yolanda, and the story of two brothers, Edgardo II and Edgardo Jr, who lived and laughed by the sea until the day the sky fell.
Gore tells Rappler at #COP21: 'We are beginning to win this struggle'
Cristina Gonzales-Romualdez and Councilor Neil Glova seek the mayoral post of Tacloban in 2016
'There is life after Yolanda, but let us start our new life right. Value the things that are essential, the things that last, and always put love in your hearts.'
Vice President Jejomar Binay visits typhoon-hit Leyte to campaign and to check on the condition of the survivors
One of the ships that ran aground in Tacloban now serves as a memorial for those who died during Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda)