#ScrapPork - updates

Rappler's latest stories on #ScrapPork


Between 'Million' and today: ‘Pork system still in place’

Aug 25, 2014 - 1:25 PM

Nothing has changed from last year according to anti pork barrel advocates They are gathering 6 million signatures to force Congress to pass a law banning all types of discretionary funds

NO PORK PLEASE. Protesters at the anti-pork barrel rally in Manila, 25 Aug 2014. Leanne Jazul/Rappler

#ScrapPork network vows continued action

Oct 08, 2013 - 5:07 PM

3 days after its return to the streets at Ayala Ave in Makati City the ScrapPork network now appeals to the justices of the Supreme Court

Social media and the Ayala #ScrapPork rally

Oct 05, 2013 - 7:36 PM

Protest action as gauged through the data of cyberspace

PHOTO OP. Rallyists have their pictures taken for uploading on social media. Photo by Leanne Jazul

IN PHOTOS: Million People March at Ayala

Oct 05, 2013 - 6:32 PM

Here are photos by Rappler contributors and the wires on the ScrapPork protest on Friday October 4

Over 2,000 attend #ScrapPork protest

Oct 05, 2013 - 7:10 AM

At least 2 000 protesters attend the ScrapPork protest at Ayala Ave in Makati City on Friday October 4

#ScrapPork network bares 8 demands

Oct 04, 2013 - 11:16 PM

Here are the 8 demands of the ScrapPork network presented during the Ayala protest on Friday October 4

#ScrapPork groups: Channel funds to grassroots

Oct 04, 2013 - 7:34 PM

Veteran activist Sonny Melencio says it s about time to put to good use grassroots institutions

Musicians, artists join #ScrapPork rally at Ayala

Oct 04, 2013 - 6:32 PM

Performances among highlights of protest rally continuing from Million People March

PROTEST MUSIC. Bobby Balingit of The Woods. Photo from Bulatlat's Instagram

HIGHLIGHTS: Million People March #ScrapPork rally at Ayala

Oct 04, 2013 - 4:04 PM

Relive the Million People March ScrapPork rally through Rappler s live blog

#ScrapPork network gears up for Ayala protest

Oct 03, 2013 - 7:53 AM

Here s what you need to know about the ScrapPork protest on Ayala Avenue on Friday October 4

Big businesses urged to join #ScrapPork protest

Sep 30, 2013 - 8:12 PM

Big businesses have a stake in the pork barrel scandal but where do they stand?

No resolution – yet – pushing for PDAF abolition

Sep 04, 2013 - 8:45 PM

No resolution yet calling for the abolition of the P25 2 B PDAF for 2014

Real NGOs struggle to get lawmakers' PDAF

Aug 30, 2013 - 2:42 AM

While bogus NGOs allegedly acquire billions of pesos from PDAF the authentic ones rarely get a share of the pie

Facebook post sparks massive protest

Aug 26, 2013 - 10:54 PM

Public outrage against the pork barrel scam first erupts on social media getting critical mass and snowballing into a full blown street protest Paterno Esmaquel reports

#MillionPeopleMarch: Online and offline success

Aug 26, 2013 - 10:39 PM

The Philippines s first social media organized protest got over 140 000 social media mentions and 80 to 100 thousand protesters on the ground

The Rappler map of the online communities behind #MillionPeopleMarch. Social Network Map by Russell Shepherd

Rappler Newscast | August 26, 2013

Aug 26, 2013 - 9:48 PM

A Facebook post culminate in a leaderless rally in Luneta Budget secretary says new pork will have no name UN team to probe alleged chemical attack in Syria

At least 700 Davaoeños hold anti-pork barrel protest

Aug 26, 2013 - 4:07 PM

On Monday August 26 Davaoeños also show their support in the nationwide movement to abolish pork barrel

Pinoys in Australia stage anti-pork barrel protests

Aug 26, 2013 - 3:30 PM

Filipino students in Australia find time in between classes to join the MillionPeopleMarch

#ScrapPork protests in 23 cities

Aug 26, 2013 - 2:33 PM

Filipinos in key cities outside Metro Manila join the nationwide protests against the pork barrel

HIGHLIGHTS: #MillionPeopleMarch

Aug 26, 2013 - 12:59 PM

Rappler s coverage of MillionPeopleMarch where Filipinos from differences and cities in solidarity against the pork barrel

Corona leaves Luneta after getting booed

Aug 26, 2013 - 10:36 AM

3rd UPDATE Former Chief Justice Renato Corona convicted last year for unexplained wealth briefly joins the protest rally Monday

PREPPING FOR #MILLIONPEOPLEMARCH. Former Chief Justice Renato Corona (seated, center) at the Manila Hotel, August 26, 2013. Photo by Rappler/Bea Cupin

New York: A gathering storm over 'pork'

Aug 26, 2013 - 8:58 AM

We have to stand up for our country says Loida Lewis while marching on 5th Avenue

NEW YORK PROTEST. Filipino-American activists wearing masks of pigs rally in front of the Philippine consulate on 5th Avenue in New York City to protest against the corruption of pork barrel back in the Philippines. Photo by Cristina DC Pastor

'Scrap pork barrel! Punish the corrupt'

Aug 26, 2013 - 6:56 AM

(5th UPDATE) Initiated online, the protest rallies in Luneta and in key cities worldwide are the first of its kind under the Aquino administration

'Scrap pork barrel! Punish the corrupt'

Aug 26, 2013 - 6:56 AM

(5th UPDATE) Initiated online, the protest rallies in Luneta and in key cities worldwide are the first of its kind under the Aquino administration

#MillionPeopleMarch is flooding social media fast

Aug 25, 2013 - 10:29 PM

As of 7pm August 25 there are over 27 000 mentions on Twitter Facebook blogs and news stories from just 15 000 12 hours ago

#MillionPeopleMarch: Ground rules

Aug 25, 2013 - 4:25 PM

Joining the August 26 march at Luneta Park to scrap the pork barrel system? Here are some ground rules to remember

#MillionPeopleMarch: Nationwide rally points

Aug 25, 2013 - 4:17 PM

Here are the list of anti pork protest rally points outside Metro Manila

#MillionPeopleMarch organizers: Not the usual suspects

Aug 25, 2013 - 2:03 PM

The many organizers of the August 26 rallies are ordinary people outraged by the misused of public funds Most of them have not gone to rallies before

Live Online Debate: Abolish pork barrel or not?

Aug 24, 2013 - 3:04 PM

Join our live online debate on the abolition of pork barrel system below or tweet us your thoughts using the hashtag Aug26