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Otso Diretso candidates Erin Tañada and Florin Hilbay also slam the government for threatening to release a new narco list, saying it is aimed to influence the elections
Opposition senatorial candidate Erin Tañada says the coco levy funds, once returned, could be used to help farmers diversify their products and skills
The senatorial candidate says Congress should now focus on laws that help communities get back on their feet after calamities
'I also want deployment bans for countries that do not respect human rights especially for women,' says senatorial bet Samira Gutoc
‘Wala pa pong napapatunayang pandaraya from 2010 to 2016 elections,’ says Romulo Macalintal, the election lawyer of Vice President Leni Robredo
Senatorial candidates Neri Colmenares and Sonny Matula both oppose lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility
'Itong time na ito dahil ang layo na nang inabot ng kaunlaran, siguro ito panahon na para bigyang biyaya ang mga manggagawa,' says senatorial bet Leody de Guzman
Human rights lawyer and senatorial bet Chel Diokno says there are 'inherent conflicts of interest' in PAO that cause its indigent clients to lose representation in court
The two senatorial bets slam the Mining Act for favoring big corporations instead of Filipino communities
Alejano’s fellow Otso Diretso candidate Bam Aquino says the cyber libel law is a ‘double-edged’ sword that could curb people’s freedom of speech
‘You don’t have the moral authority to impose these taxes on us because you're not efficiently collecting taxes at ang dami niyong winawaldas sa inyong mga luho,’ says candidate Neri Colmenares
Reelectionist Senator Bam Aquino also says teachers have so far failed to prepare Grade 12 students to enter the workforce
The Moro youth, vulnerable to radicalization offline and online, should be included in the task of governing the new Bangsamoro region, says opposition senatorial bet Samira Gutoc
The former marine captain also calls for a 'clear maritime strategy' that would identify what is within the Philippines' domain and would harmonize actions of all government agencies in protecting the country's sovereignty
Catch Rappler and Ateneo School of Social Sciences' #TheLeaderIWant Senatorial Forum on March 4 at Leong Hall in the Ateneo de Manila University
Tune in to the #TheLeaderIWant Senatorial Forum on March 4, 2019, at Leong Hall, Ateneo de Manila University. This is co-organized by Rappler, the AdMU School of Social Sciences and the Department of Political Science
Catch the interview with Mar Roxas live at 2 pm, Friday, February 8
(UPDATED) Is President Duterte good or bad for press freedom in the Philippines? 'He is like a challenge because we have to stay within our ethics of reporting,' says senatorial bet Jiggy Manicad.
Ang nagtutulong-tulong – ang nagmamalasakit – para magbigay ng serbisyo at pondo sa mahihirap na kababayan natin ay ang mga ahensiya. Hindi ito idea ni Bong Go – inagaw niya lang ito.
For more than 3 decades, Macalintal fought for others to win in elections. This time, he is embarking on a whole new battle – the senatorial race.
How would he continue to push for his advocacies when he's no longer within the hall of the courts and in the August Hall?
How different would a Senator Harry Roque be from a Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque? Rappler interviews the People's Reform Party bet.
What are the challenges that reelectionist senatorial candidate JV Ejercito faces?
Former senator Serge Osmeña talks to Rappler about his platform, priorities, and the challenges he's facing as a senatorial candidate
How will he convince Filipino voters that a leftist deserves a seat in the Senate?
If elected senator, how will the former Marine captain prove that he can be the soldier of every Filipino?
Senator Aquilino Pimentel III talks to Rappler about his platform and the plans of PDP-Laban for 2019
Maranao leader and senatorial hopeful Samira Gutoc says peace movements at the grassroots, coupled with help from government, will help bring peace in Mindanao
How will Samira Gutoc show the rest of the country that a Maranao like her can help address their most pressing problems – from high prices of goods to extrajudicial killings?
What will the scion of the Tañada clan do to stand out in the polls and finally succeed in getting the Senate seat he has been aspiring for?
'I just couldn't sit and watch it happen,' says human rights lawyer Chel Diokno as he tells Rappler why he decided to run for the Senate at this time of extrajudicial killings
Does Chel Diokno have it in him to convince the tougher judge – the Filipino voter?
Rappler kicks off its #TheLeaderIWant series by talking to Pasig city councilor Vico Sotto
Ang eleksiyon ay tungkol sa ating mga botante. Ang laging tanong ay: ano ba ang magagawa ni Kandidato X at ni Kandidato Y upang paunlarin ang buhay natin?
As 2016 ends we in MovePH highlight the online campaigns we’ve launched and their impact on the communities that we continue to serve
Rowinmar Espinosa a resident of Bantayan Island in Cebu looks back at her experience during Super Typhoon Yolanda in voting for the next president
Rappler photographer Alecs Ongcal recalls her experiences covering the candidates ahead of the May 9 elections
Can the country survive May 9? Of course it will or at the very least muddle through
As the 2016 election draws near Maxine Medina Kylie Verzosa and the other Bb Pilipinas winners voice out what they look for in a leader
Her last crusade is not a fight for the presidency It is a battle for relevance – one that she lost long before the first vote was cast
His name is a betrayal Jesus and Joseph and Mary blistering the tongue Watch your back check your pockets – and mourn the man who could have been
His name is Manuel Araneta Roxas II son of a senator grandson to a president anointed heir of two dynasties the last living hope of a dream that was born in the sugar plantations of Negros He may not have been the first choice of the President or his family but we are told second is the best we deserve
Poe benefits from the flaws of every candidate because she has never been in a position where flaws can be discovered Hers is a story of epic proportions but it is in the end only a story
We write this as a warning The streets will run red if Rodrigo Duterte keeps his promise Take him at his word and know you could be next
The man from Mindanao if he were truly the one to turn things around now has to start reimagining himself as the leader of a divided nation
Struggling in the surveys the administration candidate makes an emotional appeal to rally to his cause