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WATCH: SEA Games 2017 comes to a close

Aug 31, 2017 - 9:31 AM

Here s a recap of how the Philippines fared at the 2017 Southeast Asian Games

WATCH: CCTV footage of Kian delos Santos dragged by Caloocan cops

Aug 25, 2017 - 8:22 PM

This CCTV footage refutes the claim of policemen that they gunned down the 17 year old because he fought back – that he even fired the first shot

WATCH: The dark alley to Kian delos Santos' death

Aug 21, 2017 - 3:14 AM

Rappler goes to Kian delos Santos Caloocan neighborhood to retrace the path to his death

SEA Games 2017: Malaysia welcomes athletes at opening ceremony

Aug 20, 2017 - 12:09 AM

From marching bands to fireworks and an elaborate light show Malaysia showcases well its culture traditions and modern tastes

WATCH: 700,000 school girls to get free anti-cervical cancer vaccine

Aug 07, 2017 - 8:27 PM

The Department of Health widens the coverage of its school based HPV immunization program to female public school students aged 9 to 12 years old in 47 provinces

WATCH: Marawi humanitarian crisis grows even as battleground narrows

Aug 04, 2017 - 5:11 PM

A Maranao asks government to send more doctors medicines and drinking water for her fellow evacuees whose number has already reached about 360 000 MovePH s Voltaire Tupaz reports from Marawi City

WATCH: Robredo’s ‘laylayan’ tour reaches Navotas

Aug 02, 2017 - 9:38 PM

Robredo is expected to tour other less fortunate areas in Metro Manila to provide livelihood assistance to Filipinos

WATCH: The battle for Marawi's bridges

Jul 28, 2017 - 6:12 PM

In a major triumph in the battlefield the Marines gain ground in one of 3 bridges that separate the safe zone from the battle area

MARAWI BRIDGES. The Agus River separates the safe zone and the battle zone. Screenshot of a drone video by the Provincial Crisis Management Committee

WATCH: Do you agree that ‘change is here?’

Jul 26, 2017 - 10:50 PM

Change the key promise of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016 remains elusive to many but others concede things have invariably been altered For better or for worse?

SONA 2017: Report to nation or report vs critics?

Jul 25, 2017 - 9:05 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte s second SONA ran for about two hours – with a huge chunk of it unscripted

WATCH: Congress agrees to extend martial law in Mindanao

Jul 22, 2017 - 11:54 PM

The overwhelming vote for the extension is not surprising as President Duterte counts majority of lawmakers as allies Mara Cepeda files this report

WATCH: SAF 44 kin want homicide charges vs Aquino

Jul 19, 2017 - 10:21 PM

Aquino also files his appeal before Morales but it is done discreetly

APPEAL. Felicitas Nacino, mother of slain SAF member Nicky Nacino, file an appeal before the Ombudsman against former president Benigno Aquino III on July 19, 2017. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Daan-daang Katoliko, sumama sa 'Walk for Life' sa Navotas

Jul 03, 2017 - 11:41 AM

Kalookan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David also presides over a Mass for victims of extrajudicial killings

WATCH: SC Justices meet with Lorenzana, Año in private for 'secret' martial law matters

Jun 15, 2017 - 9:38 PM

What was supposed to be a day of oral arguments in the Supreme Court turned out to be a 6 hour long wait for the media

VLOG: Petitioners get SC to compel Lorenzana, Año to appear in court

Jun 14, 2017 - 10:53 PM

After tomorrow petitioners and Solicitor General Calida are required to submit their memoranda

VLOG: Burden of proof tackled in Day 1 of SC oral arguments on martial law

Jun 14, 2017 - 3:35 AM

For the good part of the afternoon Associate Justices Lucas Bersamin and Presbitero Velasco Jr pounded on one issue: who should produce the contradictory evidence that there s no sufficient basis to declare the martial law?

WATCH: Marawi crisis and the long road to normalcy

Jun 08, 2017 - 1:12 PM

The war continues the people soldier on

WATCH: Schools open doors for Marawi learners

Jun 05, 2017 - 8:00 PM

The education department urges schools to welcome transferees from Marawi City with open arms Jee Geronimo reports

WATCH: Saving the Christians in Marawi

Jun 04, 2017 - 9:59 PM

On Day 12 of the Marawi Crisis the provincial capitol celebrates the heroism of Muslims who helped shield Christians from terrorists

WATCH: Duterte vows justice for Resorts World attack victims

Jun 04, 2017 - 11:13 AM

DILG s officer in charge says Duterte is convinced the attacker is a deranged man

WATCH: A most daring story of escape in Marawi

Jun 02, 2017 - 12:11 AM

Abdullah Linogaman and several of his companions escape Marawi gambling their lives to escape their war torn hometown

WATCH: Marawi clashes tear apart families, friends on Ramadan

May 27, 2017 - 11:57 PM

For displaced Maranaos like Hayef they keep on waiting – and wishing – for the skirmishes to end

WATCH: In Marawi, the exodus continues

May 25, 2017 - 8:30 PM

There is a feeling that this is not going to be over soon

WATCH: Marawi residents flee clashes on Day 1 of Martial Law

May 25, 2017 - 12:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte is already threatening to expand his Martial Law declaration to cover the entire country If there s anything we learned he doesn t make empty threats about martial law

LONG LINES. Security officers check the bags of commuters entering Iligan City

WATCH: First-hand look at Nickel Asia’s open pit mining in Palawan

May 23, 2017 - 12:47 PM

What exactly constitutes responsible mining ?

WATCH: 'Slave' Eudocia is 'Cosiang' to her family in Tarlac

May 21, 2017 - 8:11 AM

Rappler s Lian Buan visits the grave of Eudocia Pulido the subject of the controversial story penned by Filipino American journalist Alex Tizon and meets the relatives she left behind

VLOG: Cayetano, bumisita sa passport center sa unang araw sa DFA

May 19, 2017 - 5:57 PM

What did Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano do on his first day on the job? Watch it here

FIRST DAY. Newly appointed Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano visits the DFA passport processing area in ASEANA, Parañaque City, on May 19, 2017.  Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

WATCH: Balikatan 2017 comes to an end

May 19, 2017 - 5:11 PM

The Balikatan exercises almost didn t happen after President Duterte threatened to cancel it but he was convinced to allow it

WATCH: Inside AboitizPower's coal-fired power plant in Mindanao

May 15, 2017 - 4:46 PM

Mindanao s leading power generator talks about its adoption of clean coal technologies

VLOG: Fire engulfs Yokohama tire factory in Pampanga

May 14, 2017 - 6:09 PM

Fire erupts at the Yokohama Tire Philippines factory in Clark Pampanga around 3:30 pm on Sunday Rappler s David Lozada files this video blog

FIRE ONGOING. The fire alarm level in Yokohama Tire Philippines in Clark, Angeles City is still unclear as of posting. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

VLOG: Beijing puts best foot forward for Belt and Road Forum

May 14, 2017 - 12:39 AM

Beijing makes sure the air is smog free and security is tighter for the Belt and Road Forum to be attended by over 20 world leaders

WATCH: Speeches at U.S.-PH Balikatan 2017 opening ceremony

May 08, 2017 - 4:13 PM

The focus of the exercises shifts to humanitarian assistance and disaster response and fighting terrorism a deviation from previous focus on maritime security and territorial defense

VLOG: Justice Carpio, naglunsad ng South China Sea e-book

May 05, 2017 - 4:10 PM

Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio wants the e book to also reach a Chinese audience

WATCH: Duterte's defense chief asserts claim to West PH Sea

Apr 22, 2017 - 11:08 PM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana visits Pag asa island in the West Philippine Sea bringing along with him the Philippines top military officers

WEST PHILIPPINE SEA. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana inspecting the eroded runway on Pag-asa on April 21, 2017. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

WATCH: Russian warship arrives in Manila

Apr 20, 2017 - 4:34 PM

The Russian Navy is back in Manila for its second goodwill visit to the country this year

HEAVILY ARMED. Russian Pacific Fleet, Varyag, is armed with 16 anti-ship missiles

WATCH: 'I'm not allowed to speak in Filipino' – Sponge Cola vocalist

Apr 19, 2017 - 10:55 PM

Singer and songwriter Yael Yuzon likens what happened at a Megamall gig to an obstacle course

WATCH: 50 years of creative evolution and struggle at PETA

Apr 12, 2017 - 3:44 PM

The two and a half hour concert delivered 17 head spinning heart swelling musical numbers from 540 plays

VLOG: Regalo sa OFWs sa pagbisita ni Duterte sa Saudi Arabia

Apr 10, 2017 - 8:08 PM

Manila and Riyadh will sign a labor agreement during President Rodrigo Duterte s state visit to Saudi Arabia

WATCH: Commemoration of Death March at Bataan Freedom Trail 2017

Apr 10, 2017 - 11:26 AM

Dubbed the Freedom Trail the event features a 160 kilometer ultramarathon a motorcycle and road bike ride and a reenactment of the harrowing events leading up to the Bataan Death March

WATCH: Arroyo celebrates 70th birthday

Apr 05, 2017 - 7:31 PM

After years of hospital arrest Gloria Macapagal Arroyo celebrates her 70th birthday as a free woman

WATCH: Duterte and the future of Philippine police

Mar 24, 2017 - 5:51 PM

At Camp Castañeda Duterte s message is clear Amid allegations of human rights abuses the President is adamant: Do your job and I ll have your back

WATCH: Duterte caps off ASEAN tour

Mar 23, 2017 - 4:49 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte wraps up his ASEAN tour This year he will be the Summit s chairman

WATCH: How to solve a problem like the Abu Sayyaf?

Mar 08, 2017 - 6:49 PM

The military recognizes that a purely military solution is not enough to address the decades long problem

WATCH: House passes death penalty bill on 3rd and final reading

Mar 08, 2017 - 7:03 AM

214 yes 54 no 1 abstain – that s how the House of Representatives voted for the death penalty bill

WATCH: On board USS Carl Vinson: Show of force in the South China Sea?

Mar 04, 2017 - 5:30 PM

Rappler s Camille Elemia tours the naval vessel USS Carl Vinson

WATCH: Self-driving cars in Manila?

Mar 03, 2017 - 5:09 PM

Tech companies are testing self driving cars in the US Will it ever come to Manila?

WATCH: Death penalty bill breezes through 2nd reading in House

Mar 01, 2017 - 11:38 PM

On Ash Wednesday lawmakers gave their nod to the death penalty bill

WATCH: Thousands gather to commemorate EDSA 31

Feb 26, 2017 - 12:28 AM

Those who gathered at EDSA 31 not only commemorated the People Power Revolution but protested the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos

WATCH: Philippine Air Force now has 6 fighter jets

Feb 22, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Two brand new FA 50 jets of the Philippine Air Force arrive on Wednesday February 22

PANOORIN: Foreign ministers ng ASEAN, magmimiting sa Boracay

Feb 20, 2017 - 4:41 PM

Pag uusapan ng ASEAN foreign ministers ang iba t ibang regional issues tulad ng sigalot sa West Philippine Sea