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Rappler Talk: Isko Moreno on remaking Manila

May 18, 2019 - 5:03 PM

After toppling political giant Joseph Estrada, Isko Moreno promises Manila the moon and the stars. How will he do this? Watch his interview live on Rappler.

Comelec: Early proclamation of winning senators possible | Evening wRap

May 17, 2019 - 10:01 PM

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75% of candidates in drug list wins polls | Evening wRap

May 16, 2019 - 9:51 PM

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WATCH: Isko Moreno, Batang Tondo

May 16, 2019 - 1:44 PM

In this short feature, Rappler looks at the shifting alliances behind the battle for Manila, and the man from Tondo who took down a former president and rose to become the mayor of the country's capital city

MAYOR-ELECT. Isko Moreno enters his voting precinct at the Manuel L. Quezon Elementary School in Tondo Manila on May 13, 2019. Photo by Carlo Gabuco

96.69% of partial unofficial results of 2019 Philippine elections are in | Evening wRap

May 16, 2019 - 1:01 AM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Rappler Talk: Sonny Angara and his 2019 reelection

May 15, 2019 - 3:25 PM

Rappler talks to Senator Sonny Angara on his successful reelection bid and his plans for his second term

Erap loses in Manila, Isko Moreno proclaimed new mayor

May 13, 2019 - 10:07 PM

(4th UPDATE) 'The party made a commitment na itataas namin ang uri ng pangangampanya sa Maynila. Tinotoo namin ang sinabi namin,' says new mayor Isko Moreno

OFFICIAL. Francisco 'Isko Moreno'€ Domagoso is proclaimed mayor of the City of Manila by the Comelec city board of canvassers on May 14, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Voters-turned-volunteers make sure every vote is counted

May 13, 2019 - 4:57 PM

Even after casting their ballots, voters in Manila and Quezon City help others make it to their polling precincts on time

VOTER-VOLUNTEER. Manila resident and voter Arnel helps thousands find their precincts in the Epifiano Delos Santos Elementary School. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

San Juan's only choice in 2019: New blood from old families

May 12, 2019 - 11:26 AM

While both Francis Zamora and Janella Ejercito Estrada are young guns from established families, their promises are completely different

YOUNG BET. San Juan Mayoral candidate Francis Zamora of the PDP-Laban party holds their miting de avance at the Flying V Arena on May 11, 2019. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

WATCH: 5 things Julia Barretto learned from her mom

May 12, 2019 - 8:30 AM

The actress shares a special message for her mom Marjorie Barretto on Mother's Day

JULIA BARRETTO. The actress shares the lessons she learned from her mom Marjorie. Rappler screenshot

Emotional Abby Binay tells Makati: My dad joined my team because of you

May 11, 2019 - 12:10 AM

'Makatizens, kung mahal ninyo ako, mas mahalin ninyo ang tatay ko,' reelectionist Makati Mayor Abby Binay says of her father and former vice president Jejomar Binay

A DAUGHTER'S PROMISE. Reelectionist Makati Mayor Abby Binay turns emotional as she talks about her father Jejomar Binay during her miting de avance on May 10, 2019. All photos by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Poe ends campaign solo in Tondo miting de avance

May 10, 2019 - 11:33 PM

'Hindi ko naman inaasahan na may iimbita sa akin, kasi parang ang dinig ko kailangan lapitan para humiling. Eh nahiya naman ako,' says independent Senate bet Grace Poe on ending her campaign solo

SOLO. Reelectionist senator Grace Poe ends her campaign solo in her miting de avance held in Tondo on May 10, 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Hidilyn Diaz fears for life over ‘matrix’ inclusion | Evening wRap

May 10, 2019 - 8:35 PM

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Rappler Talk: 'Death of democracy' and the May 13 polls

May 10, 2019 - 1:34 PM

Rappler talks to political analyst Doy Romero about fears of a less independent Senate after the May 13 elections

Philippine GDP lowest in 4 years | Evening wRap

May 09, 2019 - 10:04 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Rambo Talabong

Poe stresses importance of 'independent' Senate in Bulacan sortie

May 09, 2019 - 4:22 PM

'Ayaw 'nyo ng isang Senado na sunud-sunuran lang,' reelectionist Senator Grace Poe tells voters in Bulacan, the 6th most vote-rich province in the country

MOTORCADE. Reelectionist senator Grace Poe goes on a motorcade with Senator Sherwin Gatchalian and Senator Joel Villanueva in Bulacan. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Newsbreak Chats: Does the opposition slate stand a chance?

May 09, 2019 - 4:14 PM

On Thursday, May 9, Rappler reporters Lian Buan and Mara Cepeda join Newsbreak Chats to analyze the Otso Diretso campaign and the possibility of them winning on May 13

#TheLeaderIWant: Edu Manzano on his canceled candidacy

May 09, 2019 - 9:25 AM

Rappler sits down with San Juan congressional candidate Edu Manzano, who is filing an appeal with the Comelec

Otso Diretso thanks rain-soaked supporters: 'You are the spirit of this campaign'

May 08, 2019 - 11:52 PM

Heavy rain pours during the opposition senatorial ticket's thanksgiving concert at the UP Sunken Garden. But the crowd stays to listen to their speeches.

THANK YOU. Otso Diretso candidates pose for a selfie together with their supporters, who were all soaked from the rain on May 8, 2019. All photos by Maria Tan/Rappler

'Bikoy' faces setbacks in case after surfacing | Evening wRap

May 08, 2019 - 9:17 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Acor Arceo

Rappler Talk: JC Punongbayan on PH economy and 2019 elections

May 08, 2019 - 6:26 PM

Tune in on Wednesday, May 8, as Rappler sits down with economist and columnist JC Punongbayan to discuss the Philippines' economic issues and how candidates are proposing to fix these problems

Rappler Talk: Will religious endorsements work in 2019 polls?

May 08, 2019 - 4:15 PM

Rappler talks to sociologist of religion Jayeel Cornelio about religious endorsements – in the time of the President who said God is stupid

Amnesty frees two Reuters journalists in Myanmar | Evening wRap

May 07, 2019 - 9:56 PM

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‘Bikoy’ of ‘Ang Totoong Narco List’ video surfaces | Evening wRap

May 06, 2019 - 9:06 PM

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Rappler Talk: Bar 2018 topnotcher Sean James Borja

May 06, 2019 - 7:46 PM

Tune in at 7:30 pm on Monday, May 6, as Rappler sits down with Sean James Borja to discuss the rule of law, legal education reforms, and the topic closest to his heart – LGBT rights

HIGHLIGHTS: World Press Freedom Day 2019 activities in the Philippines

May 04, 2019 - 5:40 PM

These events are being organized against the backdrop of attacks on press freedom, which have escalated in the Philippines in recent months

Youth groups conduct quick reaction mobilization to condemn the sudden arrest of Rappler's Maria Ressa and continous threats of the Duterte government against the right to press freedom at University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Questions surrounding the arrest of "Bikoy" video sharer | Evening wRap

May 03, 2019 - 10:11 PM

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WATCH: We put supporters and critics of President Duterte in a room together

May 03, 2019 - 1:39 PM

A group of young voters sits down to discuss the midterm elections and his policies – including marijuana legalization, same-sex marriage, and the controversial War on Drugs

‘Bikoy’ videos sharer faces inciting to sedition charge | Evening wRap

May 02, 2019 - 11:11 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Chito dela Vega

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Kartell'em

May 02, 2019 - 7:53 PM

Get to know this neophyte hiphop group from Makati

Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: 5 ways to make your summer break more productive

May 02, 2019 - 6:34 PM

For those who are no longer students, don't you wish you got these tips when you were still in school?

Newsbreak Chats: Keeping an eye on crucial local elections

May 02, 2019 - 4:31 PM

On Thursday, May 2, the team sits down to discuss why it is important to keep an eye on local races in the 2019 polls and what are the things voters should keep in mind when dealing with local candidates

PANOORIN: Paano bumoto ngayong Eleksiyon 2019

May 02, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Isa lang ang balota na ibibigay sa iyo. Siguraduhin na tama ang iyong pagboto.

On Labor Day, rival groups ask voters to elect senators who 'truly' represent workers

May 01, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Labor groups with varying political ideologies gather to express support for pro-worker senatorial candidates – a show of unity that they describe as 'historic'

LABOR DAY. Militant labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno march to Mendiola, Manila as part of their Labor Day activity on May 1, 2019. Phoyo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

No need to prove ouster matrix – Malacañang | Evening wRap

May 01, 2019 - 7:55 PM

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#TheLeaderIWant: Christian Natividad on his big promises for Bulacan

May 01, 2019 - 4:10 PM

Rappler sits down with Malolos City Mayor Christian Natividad on his plans for Bulacan

Cynthia Villar, Grace Poe statistically tied for Pulse Asia survey top spot | Evening wRap

Apr 30, 2019 - 11:13 PM

Watch the evening wRap with Paterno Esmaquel

Rappler Talk: Paul Hutchcroft on redesigning the Philippine electoral system

Apr 30, 2019 - 1:56 PM

Political scientist Paul Hutchcroft sits down with Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug on Tuesday, April 30, to discuss the structure of the Philippine electoral system and what changes can be implemented

Malacañang offers P10M for arrest of whistleblower Eduardo Acierto | Evening wRap

Apr 29, 2019 - 9:42 PM

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Rappler Talk Entertainment: Julia Barretto on ‘Between Maybes’

Apr 29, 2019 - 1:18 PM

The actress talks about her role in the upcoming romantic movie by Jason Paul Laxamana

Otso Diretso reunites in Cebu City, but local allies still a no-show

Apr 29, 2019 - 8:46 AM

A barangay captain in Argao, Cebu, however, allows several Otso Diretso candidates to campaign in his village

THE OPPOSITION. Vice President Leni Robredo (center) is joined by all 8 Otso Diretso candidates in Cebu City on April 28, 2019. Photo courtesy of Otso Diretso media

Rappler Talk: How Pinatubo lahar affected Pampanga during the April 22 earthquake

Apr 28, 2019 - 6:45 PM

Rappler speaks to Mahar Lagmay, UP Resilience Institute Executive Director, on the impact of the earthquake in Pampanga and the factors that led to it

Rappler PLUS members briefing: What's at stake in the 2019 PH elections?

Apr 26, 2019 - 11:00 PM

Join Rappler PLUS to attend this exclusive event

‘Go on offensive’ vs EJKs, attacks on free speech – U.N.’s Agnes Callamard | Evening wRap

Apr 26, 2019 - 8:33 PM

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[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Councils

Apr 26, 2019 - 8:07 PM

The alternative rock band is performing at the HQ!

Manila Times editor resigns over Oust Duterte ‘matrix’ story | Evening wRap

Apr 25, 2019 - 8:55 PM

Watch the evening wRap with Marguerite de Leon

Newsbreak Chats: Vote-buying beyond just giving cash

Apr 25, 2019 - 4:09 PM

On Tuesday, April 9, the team sits down with election lawyer and Rappler columnist Emil Marañon III to discuss what counts as vote-buying and how do the anti-vote buying laws fare in implementation

#TheLeaderIWant: Francis Zamora and his promise of a new San Juan

Apr 25, 2019 - 3:01 PM

Will Francis Zamora's promise of a new San Juan be enough against the time-tested name and machinery of the Ejercito-Estrada clan?

More earthquakes jolt different parts of the Philippines | Evening wRap

Apr 24, 2019 - 9:23 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Ralf Rivas

Rappler Talk: Measuring poverty, shaping policy with NEDA's Edillon

Apr 24, 2019 - 2:15 PM

Rappler sits down with Socioeconomic Planning Undersecretary Rosemarie Edillon to discuss how the government measures poverty and crafts policy using data