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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
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
'Hindi ka na magiging parang pulubi na lagi na lang nanghihingi ng tulong kung kani-kanino,' says senatorial candidate Romulo Macalintal, as he pushes for a common fund for seniors
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’
PDP-Laban senatorial candidate Francis Tolentino says the Chief Executive's absence from the rally is 'nothing to worry about'
Incentives will help the BPO industry keep up with present-day challenges, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data, says the senatorial candidate
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(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo also suspects black propaganda against Otso Diretso candidates Mar Roxas and Bam Aquino, but did not give any evidence for her claim
Otso Diretso senatorial bet Mar Roxas attributes the decrease in his survey numbers to the 20 days he spent overseas together with his family, including his newborn twins
Suriin ang kampanya para masuri ang kandidato. Makikilala natin kung anong uri ng kandidato o pulitiko ang nakatanghal sa atin batay sa kani-kanilang paraan at moda ng kampanya
Bookmark this page to watch the demo of vote-counting machines conducted by the Commission on Elections in the Rappler office at 2 pm on Thursday, April 11
'The results negated his allegations that pre-loaded SD cards were used or that his votes were not counted,' the SET says in its resolution
Independent reelectionist Grace Poe remains the front runner in the senatorial polls as of late March, but Hugpong ng Pagbabago bets continue to dominate the pack
#WeTheBrave, a national youth movement composed of around 300 groups, calls on young Filipinos to do their part in the upcoming elections
A special edition of Newsbreak Chats features election lawyer and Rappler columnist Emil Marañon III who tackles issues surrounding campaign finance laws
(UPDATED) Retired Police Colonel Ramiro Bausa, an independent candidate for Legazpi City councilor, was a former Camarines Sur police chief
Overseas voting for the 2019 midterm elections starts on Saturday, April 13, and ends on election day, Monday, May 13.
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The Otso Diretso Senate bet says ordinary people still feel the effects of the higher prices of food and vegetables
The 3 complainants accuse former Bangued mayor Ryan Luna of slapping them as they campaigned for reelectionist Mayor Dominick Valera
There are almost two million Filipinos overseas who are registered to vote in 2019 – will they be able to break the pattern of low voter turnout?
Another messiah, another mistake? One Rappler makes her case for why every single vote counts.
Reelectionist Senator Grace Poe says she still has more areas to cover in the campaign even if she has consistently topped pre-election surveys
Twenty core Movers from across the Philippines will be part of Rappler's coverage of the 2019 Philippine elections