Dear Rappler readers,
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle warns against arrogant “kings” who resort to violence, as he led Palm Sunday rites to start Holy Week 2018.
Rappler talks to University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication professor Clarissa David, and cybercrime law expert JJ Disini about the #DeleteFacebook movement, the perils associated with data harvested from the social network, and implications on billions of Facebook users.
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo is grilled on why President Rodrigo Duterte withdrew the Philippines from the International Criminal Court (ICC). An international lawyer asks if there was “extensive consultation” before the move? Panelo answers, “The President is the chief architect of foreign policy. He doesn’t have to consult.”
Terrorism analyst Rohan Gunaratna says governments are “crawling when the Islamic State is sprinting” when it comes to social media.
Historian Leloy Claudio once again goes against the grain when he lists 5 times nationalism becomes a bad thing.
For those planning to get away from Manila this Holy Week, here’s road safety advocate Vince Lazatin’s take on “the agony of traffic to the scourging of the commuters”.
‘Tinatanong tayo ni Pilato: Sino ang pipiliin ninyo – ang mga Barabas ng panahon ngayon, o si Hesus, ang Hari?’ says Cardinal Tagle as Holy Week 2018 begins
In an age when Facebook has become a staple in daily life, how can an average person protect his or her personal data online?
Securities law expert and Rappler lawyer Francis Lim says the news site did not earn income when it issued Philippine depositary receipts, that is why it is “non-taxable”
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Panelo claims President Duterte ‘doesn’t have to consult’ anyone about this because he ‘is the chief architect of foreign policy’
‘The Islamic State has shrunk in the physical space, but in the cyberspace, it is still very capable,’ says terrorism analyst Rohan Gunaratna on Rappler Talk
Are you a nationalist or an internationalist? Re-examine old paradigms with Leloy Claudio and find out that some concepts taken to the extreme can be dangerous
Living in Metro Manila, transport woes and all, can feel like a daily penance