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Among the important factors that shape the youth's attitudes on politics are education, religion, family, and class
Will Francis Zamora's promise of a new San Juan be enough against the time-tested name and machinery of the Ejercito-Estrada clan?
The petitioners also ask the Supreme Court to void the Comelec ban on the use of digital cameras and cellular phones during the election process, and even after the close of polls
Reelectionist senator Koko Pimentel says that President Duterte's threat of war against Canada is just ‘exaggeration’
Pag-uusapan nila Rappler news editor Miriam Grace Go at researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan ang proseso ng pagboto at bakit importante ang pagkakaroon ng party-list representatives sa Kongreso
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
Whether it’s a flair for drama or the need for speed they find reason to set loose their big bikes on the campaign trail
The news headline is fabricated. The ABS-CBN did not publish any article that says news organizations will suspend anti-Otso Diretso Facebook accounts
Senator Nancy Binay's media team says it did not issue such statement. The quote is fabricated.
(UPDATED) The opposition was scheduled to meet with 3 incumbent city mayors, none of whom are from the Liberal Party, but one keeps the meeting away from media, and one fails to show up
There are only two Comelec employees in every city and municipality. If we want to counter vote-buying effectively, both the citizenry and candidates have to be vigilant.
Palo town Mayor Remedios Petilla credits ex-DILG chief Mar Roxas for helping her town rebuild after Super Typhoon Yolanda
The law may be in place, but much more should be done to make elections accessible to all
The Comelec will pilot test its new voter registration verification machine in 14 areas, including populous capital Manila, Quezon City, and the Bangsamoro region
Two female mayors from Mindanao known for their strong personalities band together to ensure victory for their 2019 candidates
Gary Alejano, Chel Diokno, and Erin Tañada air their ads on television. Romy Macalintal will follow this week.
The Bureau of Immigration started granting visas on arrival to ‘qualified’ Chinese nationals in 2017
President Rodrigo Duterte's daughter wants to become president of Hugpong sa Tawong Lungsod, the Davao City party led by her older brother Paolo
'Huwag po tayong magpa-epal sa mga proyekto ng gobyerno lalo na ngayong panahon ng kampanya,' the Department of the Interior and Local Government tells local officials
President Rodrigo Duterte, in his Easter message, says he hopes evil 'will be swept away by our strong faith in the Almighty'
Ana Marie Bersamin tells police that she and her team were harassed by some 40 supporters of incumbent Bangued Mayor Dominic Valera
'Government response to access issues must be holistic and decisive; Otherwise the same issues will keep resurfacing every 3 years'
Bishop Pablo Virgilio David calls on Filipino Catholics to 'bridge the anomalous gap between faith and social life' as they observe Holy Week 2019
'Young people's political choices may predict the next leaders who in turn will run the country's future'
'During election time, this sickness of paranoia is very rampant,' says electiion officer Chubasco Cenen Caiña
The Supreme Court reminds judges that they should 'remain impartial' during the campaign period, amid reports that 'unscrupulous politicians' are using the courts to target their opponents
'I grew up different... So they don’t seem to accept na ‘Bakit ikaw ganyan? Bakit ‘di ka kagaya namin?’ says Makati Mayor Abby Binay on her siblings opposing her reelection bid
The Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Election Tribunal, has not yet declared the official results of the Marcos-Robredo electoral protest case
People spend 8 to 10 hours in a single PDP-Laban campaign rally, led by President Rodrigo Duterte
Reelectionist Governor Manuel Mamba, a former Liberal Party stalwart who jumped ship to PDP-Laban, hosts the campaign rally in Tuguegarao City
Kontra Daya convenor Danilo Arao also asks the Comelec hold a public forum with party-list groups with reported links to political dynasties or represent special business interests
In this election podcast, Rappler speaks with Hugpong ng Pagbabago secretary-general and Davao del Norte Governor Anthony del Rosario
Police say past elections in Lanao del Norte were marked by 'intense political rivalry' exacerbated by the rido culture in the province
Candidates who use copyrighted music without a license can be held criminally and civilly liable, says the Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Inc
But Hugpong ng Pagbabago Secretary-General Anthony del Rosario says Sara Duterte and the party have decided to support Floirendo – aside from backing 3 other speakership bids
Governor Anthony del Rosario and congressman Tonyboy Floirendo join forces to host the senatorial bets of Sara Duterte's Hugpong ng Pagbabago in Tagum City
The law prohibiting vote-buying covers not only candidates but also the voters
Less than half of senatorial bets have complied with this new Commission on Elections requirement as of Monday, April 15
Labor Win’s Ka Leody De Guzman says he wouldn’t expect the administration allies to join debates, as doing so would supposedly expose their anti-people interests and agendas
For starters, labor lawyer Allan Montaño says there is a big difference to changing the word ‘or’ to ‘and’ in the labor code definition of a contractor and sub-contractor
(UPDATED) Caloocan congressman Edgar Erice, who manages Mar Roxas' senatorial bid, says he and his candidate are 'true blue Liberals who 'stand with the party'
Election lawyer Emil Marañon says the task is too big for the Commission on Elections alone as some 100,000 statements of candidates' expenses are filed after elections
'So pati ba pagkatalo sa 2010 kasalanan din ni Noy?' asks Kris Aquino, lashing out at senatorial candidate Mar Roxas' campaign manager Edgar Erice
'It's very promising,' says Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes
But election lawyer Emil Marañon III says crowdfunding initiatives aren't easily doable under the Philippines' election laws
Youth climate advocates from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao challenge candidates to help stop using coal energy and producing single-use plastic, among others
'As overseas Filipinos, your vote is significant and important because this would have an impact on you and your families back home,' says Ambassador Hjayceelyn Quintana
If elected, Diokno says he will give an equal fighting chance to those who do not have enough means to seek office due to lack of funds
What if we judged a senatorial candidate purely based on their platform and advocacies? Rappler campaign reporters skip the gimmicks and drama to discuss what senatorial bets are promising.
Saying that impunity reigns in the country, senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares says it’s because Duterte ‘makes sure that the judiciary is afraid of him’