Miguel Imperial


Miguel Imperial is currently a researcher at Rappler's Fact Check unit.

He is an Environmental Management graduate from Ateneo de Naga University. He was the editor-in-chief of school paper ThePILLARS Publication from 2016 to 2017. He also had an internship at the UP Los Baños Museum of Natural History. During college, he once went down a mining pit; because of this, he wants to try it out again.

Miguel is into photography and outdoor activities. He also collects photobooks and aims to make one of his own soon.

Jun 2019
ENVIRONMENT 06:17pm, Jun 12, 2019
Rapu-Rapu's fishermen after mining

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Oct 2018
FAST FACTS 05:54pm, Oct 11, 2018
FAST FACTS: Rice prices in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines – How much a kilo of rice costs has a major impact on how Filipino families eat, or if they will eat at all. In November 2017, a kilo of rice cost P42.17. This has increased ...

Sep 2018
GLOBAL AFFAIRS 12:08pm, Sep 22, 2018
UNESCO teaches fact-checking in new handbook

MANILA, Philippines – Correct information is vital to decision-making, and calling out false information as you see it online is now indispensable more than ever. Because of this, the United Nations ...