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[ANALYSIS] Why is Duterte still so popular?

Jun 27, 2019 - 5:00 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte's enduring popularity is baffling. What are the factors that might explain it?

Duterte won’t choose next House speaker | Evening wRap

Jun 26, 2019 - 9:04 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

[OPINYON] Kaibigang putik sa social media

Jun 26, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Mga mungkahing script kapag ang kaibigan mo ay nagse-share ng fake 'news' sa social media

Rappler Talk: Assessing Duterte presidency at the halfway mark

Jun 26, 2019 - 3:02 PM

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.

Rappler PLUS Exclusive: Investigative report on the 2019 PH Elections

Jun 26, 2019 - 11:45 AM

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Duterte to Gem-Ver fishermen: Incident not worth going to war for | Evening wRap

Jun 25, 2019 - 10:14 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Ralf Rivas

[ANALYSIS] Sodom, Gomorrah, and the fate of gender equality

Jun 25, 2019 - 8:04 PM

At the heart of the resistance is the moral conviction that to be queer is not only strange, it is evil

Rappler’s innovation team launches Detours, GoodRap, and Rappler Narrated

Jun 25, 2019 - 4:26 PM

These initiatives aim to empower and forge new ties with Rappler’s communities

[OPINION] The Philippines needs submarines

Jun 25, 2019 - 9:00 AM

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

Will Lord Allan Velasco become the next House Speaker? | Evening wRap

Jun 24, 2019 - 8:49 PM

Watch the evening wRap with Bea Cupin

Who is the Filipino? Inside the Philippines' entertainment industry

Jun 24, 2019 - 7:58 PM

Theirs isn't always a glamorous – or even decent – world

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Sharlene San Pedro

Jun 24, 2019 - 7:54 PM

Get to know the teen star's musical side!

[ANALYSIS] Is Duterte ready to handle a looming Middle East crisis?

Jun 24, 2019 - 7:38 PM

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

PODCASTS: Duterte, ruler of a divided nation

Jun 24, 2019 - 4:32 PM

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

FALSE: EDSA Revolution 'removed' regularization, led to 'increase' in OFWs

Jun 24, 2019 - 1:50 PM

Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority show that the number of overseas Filipino workers rose even before 1986

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: May hangganan pala ang nasyonalismo ni Duterte

Jun 24, 2019 - 12:25 PM

Ito ang dunong at husay makipagpatintero sa mga sangganong imperyalista at mag-iwan ng isang malinaw na mensahe: hindi kami magpapaalipusta

[OPINION] Aswang: A strange new energy

Jun 22, 2019 - 5:00 PM

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

Who is the Filipino? Bisaya representation matters

Jun 22, 2019 - 1:20 PM

Rappler talks to actor, singer, songwriter, and 'resident anger' Chai Fonacier about Bisaya culture and identity, and why it's important to be seen

[OPINION] The 22 fishermen must learn a proper fist bump

Jun 22, 2019 - 1:15 PM

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

[OPINYON] Pagsakay sa bangka

Jun 22, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Sa insidenteng nangyari sa bangka at sa mangingisda, malinaw din na magkabarkada ang ating pamahalaan at iyong pamahalaan ng nambangga. Iisa ang kanilang bangka.

Drug bust in Malacañang complex | Evening wRap

Jun 21, 2019 - 9:16 PM

Watch the evening wRap with Ryan Macasero

Who is the Filipino? The complex identities of migrants

Jun 21, 2019 - 5:54 PM

Jasmine Shewakramani, a full-blooded Indian born and raised in the Philippines, could not call herself Filipino for a long, long time

PODCAST: Makakalusot ba si Ronald Cardema ng Duterte Youth sa Kongreso?

Jun 21, 2019 - 4:54 PM

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

Rappler Talk: What it takes for the LGBTQ+ to #ResistTogether

Jun 21, 2019 - 12:11 PM

Tune in here or head over to Rappler's video platforms on Friday, June 21, to watch the discussion live

Gem-Ver captain changes stand after meeting with Piñol | Evening wRap

Jun 20, 2019 - 10:08 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Paterno Esmaquel II

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Barbie Almalbis

Jun 20, 2019 - 8:21 PM

Catch her live on Rappler!

[ANALYSIS] Will boat sinking put pressure on ASEAN Summit?

Jun 20, 2019 - 6:00 PM

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

FALSE: PhilHealth’s problems started during Hontiveros' term – Garin

Jun 20, 2019 - 1:34 PM

The former health secretary said they spotted fraudulent schemes way back in 2006. Hontiveros was not yet part of PhilHealth then

[ANALYSIS] China vs Filipino fishermen: Where is Duterte’s ‘tapang at malasakit’?

Jun 20, 2019 - 11:53 AM

Duterte’s recent behavior betrays the fact he has neither courage nor compassion

Lorenzana: Chinese should apologize for boat sinking | Evening wRap

Jun 19, 2019 - 9:51 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Ryan Macasero

PODCAST: Impunity in the West Philippine Sea

Jun 19, 2019 - 9:20 PM

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

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: August Wahh

Jun 19, 2019 - 8:07 PM

The artist is bringing her music to Rappler HQ

Selective outrage? How Duterte reacted to other foreign affronts to Filipinos

Jun 19, 2019 - 7:58 PM

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.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the officials of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) as he conducts a surprise inspection at the NAIA Terminal 2 in Pasay City on June 10, 2019. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

FALSE: Panelo says Filipino fishermen are 'hallucinating' over sunken ship

Jun 19, 2019 - 6:35 PM

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.

[ANALYSIS] Rebuilding the Left's shattered electoral base

Jun 19, 2019 - 4:45 PM

A bastardized party list system weakened the base of progressive parties. What now?

How to apply for mobile number porting once the system's ready

Jun 19, 2019 - 3:09 PM

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.


[ANALYSIS] China, the patron, is Duterte's reality check

Jun 19, 2019 - 11:10 AM

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

Old habits die hard: In Cebu, Gloria Arroyo walks out over political questions

Jun 19, 2019 - 9:25 AM

Even retirement has not made the former president ease up on the kinds of questions the media can ask

PH won’t summon China ambassador over boat sinking | Evening wRap

Jun 18, 2019 - 9:28 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Rambo Talabong

MISLEADING: Kapa Community Ministry continues operation courtesy of Duterte

Jun 18, 2019 - 5:02 PM

Duterte's shutdown order against Kapa still stands

The makings of a Filipina beauty queen: A panel discussion

Jun 18, 2019 - 2:36 PM

We talk to Voltaire Tayag, Bessie Besana, Rick Sotelo, and Shamcey Supsup about what it takes to be a Filipina beauty queen

[ANALYSIS] China’s new Great Wall

Jun 18, 2019 - 9:14 AM

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

Duterte downplays PH boat sinking as 'maritime incident' | Evening wRap

Jun 17, 2019 - 10:34 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Ryan Macasero

PH Navy bars Rappler from anniversary celebration

Jun 17, 2019 - 10:17 PM

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

PH NAVY ANNIVERSARY. Rappler is barred from the Philippine Navy's 121st anniversary celebration, which President Rodrigo Duterte attended on June 16, 2019. Screenshot from RTVM

[OPINION] Mitraydor na gyud ka’g maayo, Mayor!

Jun 17, 2019 - 7:13 PM

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.

Preparing for the bar exam, according to Bb Pilipinas International 2019 Patch Magtanong

Jun 17, 2019 - 2:16 PM

Here are a few tips from the beauty-queen-slash-lawyer

[ANALYSIS] Why the influx of Chinese in the Philippines?

Jun 17, 2019 - 1:22 PM

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

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Ang nagpapa-bully, lalong binu-bully!

Jun 17, 2019 - 11:31 AM

Nang-hit-and-run, nang-abandona ng malulunod na mangingisda, at nagsinungaling pa

Buyer's guide: Phones launched in April and May 2019

Jun 16, 2019 - 3:31 PM

Here are the phones released over the last 2 months

[OPINION] The press owes society courage

Jun 15, 2019 - 3:14 PM

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.'