Special Assistant to the President Bong Go issues a blanket denial, saying someone might be using his name. But documents show otherwise.
The public should closely monitor the process of changing the 1987 Philippine Constitution to avoid abuses, say constitutional law experts
The story is related to an accusation against Sereno for being supposedly lavish in her official travels
If the Senate's vote is needed on ordinary bills, why not on the crucial task of amending the 1987 Constitution?
Not seen as often in public, reporters at the Sandiganbayan ask former senator Juan Ponce Enrile about martial law in Mindanao, his secret to staying strong at 93, and whether he wants freedom for former aide Gigi Reyes
President Rodrigo Duterte has fired another official for making fewer foreign trips than Communications Secretary Martin Andanar. Does Duterte's rule on limiting travels abroad apply to him?
President Rodrigo Duterte expresses his wish for Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez at the 60th birthday bash of his good friend and ally
He also acquits Napoles and rejects billion dollars worth of compensation to martial law victims
The contracts of some PCOO personnel, including those belonging to a transcribing division, are not renewed this year because the country is no longer the host of ASEAN
'Fire and Fury does not diminish the presidency. The occupants of the White House did this on their own with damage to their own reputations'
Payroll managers start adjusting their systems to reflect the new withholding tax rates. Supermarkets, oil retailers, convenience stores, and even sidewalk vendors begin updating their price lists.
Opposition Senator Leila de Lima is taking on new hobbies to cope with her daily struggles inside detention
The Speaker says, 'Ngayon kasi kapag absolute community of property…karamihan ngayon, kung hindi babae or lalaki, kahit na medyo pangit, kapag maraming pera pakakasalan mo'
This isn't the first time the Speaker has criticized the Senate, which he has called 'mabagal na kapulungan (the slow chamber)'
Rappler revisits the homes of some of the slain teens and reconnects with the people they left behind
These stories range from politics to beauty pageants, from viral videos to online debates
In this fiction piece, we get a glimpse of what the Philippines just might look like around the corner
Many prominent – and infamous – personalities in news, politics, business, sports, and showbiz have passed away in 2017
(UPDATED) Rappler looks back on some of the worst incidents that happened on MRT3 in 2017
'Subukan lang ho namin to fast track everything. You can be very sure of that,' Duterte tells all those affected by tragedies and calamities
Who failed the talks? Both the government and the communist rebels claim betrayal.
What's the funny backstory to how Duterte's martial law proclamation was drafted? Which world leader was Bong Go's most memorable selfie partner? What did Duterte think about Trump's long handshake with Honeylet Avanceña?
Shortly after his resignation as Davao City vice mayor, the presidential son shuts down the Facebook account where he earlier posted a furious message addressed to his daughter
Sociologists explain why the holiday season is so widely celebrated in the country
More than 9 months after an 11-day trip to tourist spots, lawmakers adopt a resolution calling for cleaner public restrooms in transportation terminals
The Philippine Medal of Valor is the country’s highest military honor for acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty
US President Donald Trump turned his salad into 'little mountains' on his plate while Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ate everything on his plate without paying heed to his security, shares Duterte about his ASEAN dinner tablemates
Here are awe-inspiring stories of how 5 officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines risked their lives in the battlefield to save their missions from failure and their men from certain death
Marawi hero Army Captain Rommel Sandoval is the latest recipient of Medal of Valor. He is only the 41st to receive the award since 1935.
As 2017 ends, Rappler takes a look at the sacked and rejected members of the Duterte administration
For people in their 20s, the brothers Fernando, Ken, and Mark Anthony Hicban seem to have achieved a lot already
(3rd UPDATE) The 2018 national budget indicates the priorities of the Duterte administration, with infrastructure, education, and the interior affairs sectors gaining the most
Official data shows that 3,993 people were killed in police operations, yet the Duterte administration refuses to tag them as extrajudicial killings. Human rights organizations say the world will not be fooled.
In an ideal situation, it is Congress that should exercise oversight of intelligence funds
Confidential and intelligence funds, by their nature, are difficult to audit. Given significant increases in level of spending on these items, should taxpayers simply trust that President Duterte is 'a good man'?
The year 2017 has been a period of decline in many ways – we saw the decline of peace, human rights and respect for human life, check and balance, democracy, independence and sovereignty
Part 2: TNP appears to be doing well, not just online but in the real world too. But without verification of published content, the dangers are apparent.
Morales makes light of the unendorsed impeachment complaint filed against her
It's still uncertain whether Senator Leila de Lima could spend Christmas with her family, as it falls on a Monday when visitors are not allowed
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a total of 530 executive orders, proclamations, laws, and other major documents
Top cop Ronald dela Rosa checks with the PNP General Hospital chief if he's among the 14,000 cops who got the controversial dengue vaccine
Representative Antonio Tinio questioned how can the House ratify the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion bill when only a handful were in the session hall because most PDP-Laban members were in a party
(UPDATED) About P130 billion in proceeds is expected from the first package of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion bill, which the Senate and the House of Representatives are set to ratify
The public often pushes for nominal voting on controversial measures – the Reproductive Health bill and the restoration of the death penalty, among others – to immediately see how lawmakers voted
PCUP Commissioner Melissa Aradanas and other relatives have dinner with Honeylet and President Rodrigo Duterte in their Manila residence before the President announces his decision to 'fire' an entire commission
'The chief must honestly look at her way of managing, whether she has to change her tone and practices. They need to go into the process of rebuilding trust,' says analyst Tony La Viña
'Kararating ko lang. Hindi ko pa alam kung ilang years ba 'yung kwan,' the visibly fazed top cop tells reporters, when asked why he favored an extension of martial rule in Mindanao
The creation of the Judicial and Bar Council is 'an innovation made in response to the public clamor in favor of eliminating politics from the appointment of judges'
Funeral homes that wish to extend services in cases that involve killings need to be accredited by the Philippine National Police. Sometimes being 'favored' carries extra costs.
Southeast Asia must brace for the effects of Donald Trump's declaration on Jerusalem and the loss of territory of ISIS in Mosul and Raqqa – both of which may have dire consequences for the region