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#ZeroCasualty trends nationwide during 2-day Agos Summit

Jul 07, 2017 - 8:56 PM

UPDATED Twitter users join the discussion on disaster preparedness during the first ever Agos Summit generating over 800 million impressions

Switch off for Earth Hour 2017

Mar 16, 2017 - 8:56 AM

Mark your calendars for EarthHour2017 on March 25

When a child raises a child

Jul 16, 2016 - 8:18 PM

An 18 year old mother tries her best to keep her 1 year old malnourished baby alive

NUJP: Ex-Ampatuan lawyer as Duterte’s spokesperson could affect case

May 19, 2016 - 8:53 PM

Other journalists want lawyer Salvador Panelo to be dropped as Duterte s spokesman

Who's your pick for #Du30Cabinet?

May 18, 2016 - 2:21 PM

MovePH introduces the first crowdsourced vetting process that gives the Filipino people an opportunity to scrutinize the nominees of president elect Rodrigo Duterte

#SharePH: Lucban in the time of Pahiyas

May 15, 2016 - 8:09 AM

May 15 is the annual Pahiyas Festival of Lucban Quezon celebrated in honor of the patron saint of farmers San Isidro Labrador

SHAREPH. Visitors watch the colorful parade of floats during the annual Pahiyas Festival in Lucban, Quezon on Friday, May 15, 2015. The harvest festival is in honor of San Isidro de Labrador, the patron saint of farmers. Photo by Orange Happee Omengan

It takes a village to end poverty and empower leaders

Mar 21, 2016 - 4:46 PM

Can poverty be eradicated in our lifetimes? Oxfam believes it s possible by empowering communities to be advocates of change

JUST WORLD. Oxfam’s presence in the Philippines spans nearly three decades. Image courtesy of Oxfam.

#NowPH climate action generates buzz on Yolanda anniversary

Nov 09, 2015 - 4:45 PM

Thousands shared their thoughts and stories during the NowPH climate action conversation marking the 2nd anniversary of super typhoon Yolanda Haiyan

Rappler Talk: Curbing the HIV epidemic in PH

Oct 08, 2015 - 5:15 PM

What can the Filipino public do to help curb the rising HIV AIDS epidemic in the Philippines?

#NowPH: Youth urged to combat climate change

Oct 07, 2015 - 12:19 AM

The National Youth Commission and the Climate Change Commission launch their latest effort to promote climate change awareness

#StayNegatHIVe: Netizens show support for HIV/AIDS advocacy

Sep 18, 2015 - 7:20 PM

Netizens and HIV AIDS advocates encourage fellow Filipinos especially the youth to make themselves aware of the issue and get tested

#StayNegatHIVe: We need to talk about HIV/AIDS

Sep 18, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Responding to the concerns of our movers across the country MovePH has partnered with LoveYourself and DM9 JaymeSyfu to launch StayNegatHIVe a campaign that aims to raise awareness on the issue of HIV AIDS in the country

#StayNegatHIVe: HIV/AIDS still on the rise in Western Visayas

Sep 15, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Among the 682 total newly reported cases in the Philippines 31 cases have been attributed to Western Visayas which accounts 5 of the total population

Bike Scouts PH to ride 1000km for disaster preparedness

Sep 09, 2015 - 9:30 PM

A team of 4 riders is set to distribute flashlights and promote the need for basic disaster preparedness in a 10 day journey that wil take them from Manila to Tacloban City to Calicoan Island Eastern Samar

Bike Scouts Philippines with their volunteers in Sulungan, Eastern Samar. Photo courtesy of Myles Delfin.

Move your books to Mindanao!

Aug 05, 2015 - 2:41 PM

Books are passports to learning possibilities Help young Mindanawans achieve their potential

 Nico Villarete/Rappler

#MoveTagum: Rappler trains young writers for sports coverage

Apr 30, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Around 90 participants joined the news site’s crew in gearing up to give the best reports on Palarong Pambansa 2015

BEST TANDEM. The Department of Education (DepEd), in partnership with Rappler, taps young campus journalists for this year's Palarong Pambansa coverage. Photo by Ferdin Sanchez/ NSPC/ Rappler

How football teaches kids from conflict areas to dream

Apr 14, 2015 - 8:44 PM

While football is their main avenue for inculcating good values to the children FootballForPeace founder Lt Col Stephen Cabanlet says making the kids good football players is only a secondary goal

FIRST TIME. Children from Sulu arrive in Villamor Airbase to participate in the Football for Peace tournament. Photo by Adrian Portugal/ Rappler

#OplanPagyanig: Join the nationwide earthquake drill

Mar 20, 2015 - 2:48 PM

Duck cover and hold Prepare for OplanPagyanig a nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill on March 27

Vanuatu reminder: Why world should take bold action on disasters

Mar 17, 2015 - 3:01 PM

President Lonsdale’s words are a wake up call for the international community the current status quo in disaster risk reduction efforts is failing the world’s most vulnerable nations and communities

AFTERMATH. Adrian Banga surveys his destroyed house in Port Villa, capital of Vanuatu, 16 March 2015. Photo by Dave Hunt Australia and New Zealand Out/EPA

4th Football for Peace Festival: Not all wars are won with guns

Mar 13, 2015 - 2:06 PM

The Philippine Marine Corps is set to hold their 4th Football For Peace Festival Cup on April 18

Football for Peace receives Quill Award for communication

Mar 12, 2015 - 4:49 PM

The Philippine Marine Corps facilitates the program in conflict areas to give hope to the youth

Present to receive the award during the 13th Philippine Quill Awards awarding ceremonies held March 9, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Galleria were (R-L) One Meralco Foundation’s Jeffrey Tarayao, President and Grace Noche, Program/Event Coordintor with Football For Peace Movement’s, Lt Col Stephen L. Cabanlet PN, Philippine Marine Corps, and Rookie Nagtalon. Photo from Grace Noche of One Meralco Foundation

#FootballForPeace: How the Marines helped kids in Misamis Oriental

Jun 11, 2014 - 7:00 PM

The Marines and the children of Gingoog City see football as a source of joy and relief They believe that not all wars are won by guns

SPORTS FOR PEACE. The Marines and the children of Gingoog City see football as a source of joy and relief. They believe that not all wars are won by guns. All photos from Stephen Cabanlet.

#FootballForPeace: Kids from conflict areas visit Manila

May 04, 2014 - 4:07 PM

The objective of the Football for Peace program has remained the same over the past 3 years – opening the children’s minds to a life where violence is not the answer

NEW LEARNINGS. Football for Peace delegates listen to their tour guide in the Mind Museum. Photo from the Philippine Marines

#DearObama: Pinoy netizens speak up on the US President's visit

Apr 24, 2014 - 1:22 PM

Ahead of President Obama s visit MovePH asked Filipinos to write to President Obama on what they think he should know about the Philippines and Filipinos

10 right things to expect from government offices

Apr 23, 2014 - 8:42 AM

Learn what you should expect when visiting a government agency

#DearObama: What would you tell the US President?

Apr 21, 2014 - 2:25 PM

The world s most powerful man does read letters sent to him

Anti-smoking group to cigarette companies: 'Don't target the youth'

Apr 21, 2014 - 2:24 PM

Anti smoking advocates say cigarette companies are deliberately targeting the youth and circumventing the law

#HeroesofHaiyan: The lifeguard

Apr 14, 2014 - 7:00 AM

Wendell Corregidor proves that heroism is as simple as wanting to help those in need

KEEP SWIMMING. Wendell, a gold medalist in paralympic swimming competitions, used his skills to save lives. Photo by Caroline Gluck.

#HeroesofHaiyan: A different breed of hero

Apr 12, 2014 - 7:00 AM

What this hero did no man or woman can ever do

DEDICATION. Budoy saved his owner's life at the cost of his own during Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)

#HeroesofHaiyan: Honoring bravery and selflesness

Apr 09, 2014 - 7:00 AM

Rappler honors the unsung heroes who gave up so much for others to live

Honoring the heroes of Haiyan

Apr 03, 2014 - 2:29 PM

Let s honor those who went beyond the call of duty to help others

Power shift towards 350: Climate movement kicks off in Cebu

Mar 27, 2014 - 10:15 AM

Youth and grassroots leaders gather in Cebu City to launch Power Shift Pilipinas

LIVE: Universities Fighting World Hunger + SocialGood

Mar 01, 2014 - 9:02 PM

Livestream of webcast by Universities Fighting World Hunger on innovative advances in ending hunger

Off the streets, these children dream of playing football in Rio

Feb 11, 2014 - 7:48 PM

They ve come a long way from the city s streets but they still have a longer way to go on the road to the Street Child World Cup in Rio

ONE GOAL. Some of the street-children-turned-football-players who are hoping to become part of the Philippine team competing in Rio. All photos from Play For All Foundation

#FootballForPeace: Indestructible balls for indestructible dreams

Feb 09, 2014 - 2:29 PM

The indestructible footballs will be distributed to various NGOs across the country

TURNOVER. Different partners receive the indestructible balls from One World Futbol and Chevrolet Philippines. All photos from Rappler.

#TatakboPH: Teacher runs to bring toys to kids

Jan 27, 2014 - 7:46 PM

After running from Manila to Zamboanga for a month ultra runner Mac Milan launches a toy library for kids with special needs

WARM WELCOME. Kids from St. Francis School VSA give a dance presentation for the guests at the opening of their toy library. All photos by David Lozada/ Rappler

Petition seeks recognition for Gen. Miguel Malvar

Jan 12, 2014 - 2:09 PM

The petition seeks official recognition of Gen Miguel Malvar as a former head of the Armed Forces of the Philippines

#TatakboPH: Ultra-runner runs for education

Sep 14, 2013 - 6:07 PM

Ultra runner Mac Milan plans to run across the country to raise awareness on education

Ultra-runner runs for change

Sep 14, 2013 - 2:14 PM

Mac Milan will run across the PH for underprivileged children as a prelude to a more ambitious project running across 40 countries in 6 continents

Rappler and Rexona launch the Do More Awards

Sep 03, 2013 - 7:47 PM

Rappler has partnered with Rexona to launch the Do More Awards an initiative that seeks to honor achievers from all walks of life

Are you joining the #MillionPeopleMarch vs pork barrel?

Aug 24, 2013 - 11:54 PM

Sign up be heard be counted

Anti-pork barrel protest set on National Heroes Day

Aug 18, 2013 - 11:21 PM

An event aimed at gathering one million anti pork barrel advocates is gaining steam on social media

Screen grab from the Facebook event page.

Football gives hope to children in conflict

Apr 29, 2013 - 3:39 PM

A Rappler intern shares heartwarming stories of children he met while covering a football festival

PH Marines: From fighters to coaches

Feb 23, 2013 - 10:48 PM

‘Football for Peace’ brings out the nurturing side of the Marines

MARINES AS COACHES. Beyond training, Marine Corps in Palawan inspire their players to become better students and children.

Shattering myths about child sexual abuse

Feb 17, 2013 - 11:58 AM

Most sexual offenses against children are committed by someone they know

How to avoid online child sexual abuse

Feb 16, 2013 - 9:48 AM

The Internet has facilitated new methods of non contact sexual abuse of children

After Pablo

Jan 12, 2013 - 2:48 PM

After everything the story is about a world that has fallen apart The center will not hold on its own not now and not for a very long time

LIFELESS. A village in Bangaga, Davao Oriental. Photo by John Javellana

Soldiers donate P7-M for victims of Pablo

Jan 04, 2013 - 3:57 PM

The Philippine Army is doing this as a gesture to sympathize and to show its support to its soldiers who have given a lot more for this country says the Army spokesperson

UN extends $10-M for Typhoon Pablo victims

Jan 03, 2013 - 2:51 PM

UN Central Emergency Response Fund CERF says the assistance will be focused on providing emergency shelter debris clearing and other priority needs

The heroes of Charlie Company

Jan 02, 2013 - 7:31 PM

Seven of Charlie Company’s soldiers were lost in Andap New Bataan all of them trying to evacuate residents from a flooded town The soldiers who survived promise to return in the name of fallen brothers who lost the fight against a typhoon named Pablo

Charlie Company Commander 1st Lt Marvin Deazeta at the V. Luna Hospital. Photo by Patricia Evangelista 27 Dec 2012.