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President Rodrigo Duterte's enduring popularity is baffling. What are the factors that might explain it?
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Mga mungkahing script kapag ang kaibigan mo ay nagse-share ng fake 'news' sa social media
The first 3 years of President Rodrigo Duterte's term will pass on June 30. Political science associate professor Aries Arugay weighs in on the Chief Executive's popularity, gains and losses, and challenges in the next half of his term.
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At the heart of the resistance is the moral conviction that to be queer is not only strange, it is evil
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China has chosen the path of bullying its neighbors, forcing the Philippines to walk a very cautious line to protect its sovereign rights and citizens
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Theirs isn't always a glamorous – or even decent – world
The attack on two cargo ships in the Gulf of Oman on June 13 poses a grave problem for President Duterte, as the country risks getting entangled in a larger power play that could result in a major regional conflict
Here are 3 confessions from a divided nation: A Davaoeña critic of the President whose father is rabidly pro-Duterte, a disillusioned Duterte supporter, and an impassioned Duterte defender
Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority show that the number of overseas Filipino workers rose even before 1986
Ito ang dunong at husay makipagpatintero sa mga sangganong imperyalista at mag-iwan ng isang malinaw na mensahe: hindi kami magpapaalipusta
Contemporary Filipinos have humorously deconstructed and reconstructed the aswang and its beastly kin as intimate parts of the Filipino worldview, much like the beasts of ancient Greek mythology
Rappler talks to actor, singer, songwriter, and 'resident anger' Chai Fonacier about Bisaya culture and identity, and why it's important to be seen
Well aware of how symbolic the gesture is of the President’s zeal in defending Filipinos like themselves, they really ought to do it better if they know what’s good for them
Sa insidenteng nangyari sa bangka at sa mangingisda, malinaw din na magkabarkada ang ating pamahalaan at iyong pamahalaan ng nambangga. Iisa ang kanilang bangka.
Jasmine Shewakramani, a full-blooded Indian born and raised in the Philippines, could not call herself Filipino for a long, long time
Sa podcast na ito, pag-uusapan nila Comelec reporter Sofia Tomacruz at researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan ang iba't ibang panig ng isyu tungkol kay Ronald Cardema na hindi pa nareresolba kahit papalapit na ang pagbukas ng bagong Kongreso
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The ramming of a Filipino boat by a Chinese vessel in the Reed Bank could force Southeast Asian countries to put pressure on China for an early agreement on a rules-based code
The former health secretary said they spotted fraudulent schemes way back in 2006. Hontiveros was not yet part of PhilHealth then
Duterte’s recent behavior betrays the fact he has neither courage nor compassion
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Pakinggan ang usapan nina defense reporter Rambo Talabong, foreign affairs reporter Paterno Esmaquel, at researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan ukol sa nangyaring banggaan at tugon ng administrasyong Duterte rito
When an OFW was found dead in a freezer, Duterte gave the Kuwait government an ultimatum. When he saw foreign interference, he cursed at foreign leaders. But he chooses caution towards China in the Recto Bank ramming.
Panelo does not say that in any of his press briefings and interviews after the sinking incident. However, after President Duterte downplays what happened as a 'maritime incident,' Panelo shifts gears.
A bastardized party list system weakened the base of progressive parties. What now?
Learn how to keep your mobile phone number even as you switch service providers or your plan type from postpaid to prepaid and vice versa. Service providers will have 6 months starting July 2 to set up those porting systems.
Duterte the patron knows what a patron expects – debt of gratitude, acquiescence despite being wronged, and the unconditional acceptance that the patron will make up for mistakes, one way or the other
Even retirement has not made the former president ease up on the kinds of questions the media can ask
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Duterte's shutdown order against Kapa still stands
We talk to Voltaire Tayag, Bessie Besana, Rick Sotelo, and Shamcey Supsup about what it takes to be a Filipina beauty queen
China has not stopped building imaginary walls to protect its maritime Silk Road, and the Philippines will soon be a part of the defense line
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Rappler is told only at the venue in the Navy's base in Sangley Point, Cavite City that it could not cover the event graced by President Rodrigo Duterte
Nganong anaon man intawon ninyo nang mga pobreng mananagat Mayor? Abi nako mulaban ka sa mga Pinoy? Imbis kana ang imong gibuhat, imo hinuong gipasakitan sila sa pinaagi sa mga insulto ni Locsin ug ni Panelo.
Here are a few tips from the beauty-queen-slash-lawyer
From 2005 to 2018 the number of Chinese holders of alien employment permits issued by the Department of Labor and Employment has grown by 24 times
Nang-hit-and-run, nang-abandona ng malulunod na mangingisda, at nagsinungaling pa
Here are the phones released over the last 2 months
Marty Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post says: 'The American press has been given extraordinary freedom by the Supreme Court’s interpretation of the First Amendment. In return, it owes society courage.'