#millionpeoplemarch - updates

Rappler's latest stories on #millionpeoplemarch


FAST FACTS: Rizal Park

Jan 12, 2015 - 1:00 AM

Pope Francis is the third pope to say Mass at one of Manila s historical park

RIZAL PARK. Pope Francis' concluding mass will be held at the Rizal Park. Image courtesy of WikiCommons

2014 in Moods

Jan 04, 2015 - 11:47 AM

4 moods dominated 2014 as seen from your votes on the mood meter

IN PHOTOS: Grooming children for battle

Jun 14, 2014 - 8:43 PM

Our children if not our children s children have a long long way to go in the battle against corruption

#DefyExpectations: How social media can change the world

Apr 08, 2014 - 3:11 PM

Social media has been used to empower individuals to achieve greatness for themselves and for their country

#wRap2013: Top 10 Twitter moments in PH

Dec 25, 2013 - 9:30 AM

Rappler picks the top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter in the Philippines for 2013

#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

Aquino slammed before father's monument

Oct 04, 2013 - 9:58 PM

The sequel to Million People March is held in Makati The groups want concrete calls for action and specific policy recommendations

Rappler Newscast | October 4, 2013

Oct 04, 2013 - 9:34 PM

Sequel to the MillionPeopleMarch held in Makati Pope gets letter from laid off Filipinos Former US officials say China should “play by the rules” in maritime disputes

#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

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?

IN PHOTOS: Anti-pork prayer vigil

Sep 13, 2013 - 11:46 AM

Rappler capture the Sept 11 anti pork prayer vigil in EDSA

Prayer vigil at Edsa Shrine to protest PDAF

Sep 11, 2013 - 9:18 PM

In the middle of EDSA citizens hold a prayer vigil to protest the all forms of pork barrel a follow up to the MillionPeopleMarch

Aquino legacy in peril

Sep 11, 2013 - 8:14 AM

The President faces the worst corruption scandal in his administration He can either get out of it a hero or sink with it

#MillionPeopleMarch: From candy crush land to Luneta

Sep 10, 2013 - 8:00 PM

There is still that question in my head: who are the “real” leaders? Will they take what they started to the next level?

Beauty in chaos

Sep 08, 2013 - 3:28 PM

A freelance photographer shares in photos and words his anger at the corruption laden Pork Barrel system

Photo wRap: Pope, Miley Cyrus, *NSYNC, pork

Sep 04, 2013 - 6:10 PM

Let’s take a look at some of the most memorable moments of the past month

Signs of a maturing democracy

Sep 04, 2013 - 11:51 AM

August 26 was not a repeat of EDSA but an advance of its spirit

Nancy Roberts: Solving wicked problems and #MillionPeopleMarch

Aug 31, 2013 - 12:45 PM

Rappler talks to Nancy Roberts co founder and co director of the CORE Lab on tackling wicked problems from the bottom up

March to the middle million

Aug 30, 2013 - 6:03 PM

Tens of thousands joined MillionPeopleMarch to protest the PDAF They call it an expression of outrage not a revolution

Photo by Paulo Alcazaren/Lipad Aerial Photography

#TalkThursday: What's next for #MillionPeopleMarch?

Aug 30, 2013 - 12:04 PM

Rappler talks with Dean Tony La Viña and Nicole Curato on what s next for the MillionPeopleMarch movement

Why #MillionPeopleMarch matters

Aug 29, 2013 - 5:37 PM

The movement is a great point of convergence linking different perspectives in pursuit of common goals

P10-M reward for Napoles arrest

Aug 28, 2013 - 10:54 AM

3rd UPDATE President Aquino himself makes the announcement

KEEP PDAF. President Benigno Aquino III stood firm on his stance to keep pork barrel. Malacañang Photo Bureau

Leftists to Aquino: Forego your presidential fund

Aug 28, 2013 - 12:20 AM

Willing to forego their discretionary funds leftist lawmakers challenge Aquino to do the same

Palace to hold dialogue with protesters

Aug 27, 2013 - 5:07 PM

Malacañang says it is also encouraging the public to closely monitor the budget deliberations in Congress

PRAYERS: Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle joins protesters in Luneta. EPA/Dennis Sabangan

#MillionPeopleMarch lauded as eco-friendly protest

Aug 27, 2013 - 1:48 PM

The rally has set the bar high for future protests say environmentalists

CLEAN RALLY. Environmentalists thanked protesters and organizers for ensuring the cleanliness of Luneta Park after the August 26 rally. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

#MillionPeopleMarch and the limits of playful citizenship

Aug 27, 2013 - 12:59 PM

The demands for democratic citizenship are more exacting than a selfie

IN PHOTOS: To protest, to take pictures

Aug 27, 2013 - 7:18 AM

The campaign just like pictures should not just be a one day picnic at the Luneta

#MillionPeopleMarch peaks at tens of thousands

Aug 26, 2013 - 10:55 PM

Its called MillionPeopleMarch Despite falling way below the target netizens say it’s a success

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

Senators react to #MillionPeopleMarch

Aug 26, 2013 - 6:57 PM

At least 8 senators acknowledge the legitimacy of the protesters’ call to abolish the PDAF

LUNETA CROWD. Protesters in Manila calling for the abolition of lawmakers' discretionary fund. Photo by Dennis Sabangan, EPA

Pols quiet on Twitter about #MillionPeopleMarch

Aug 26, 2013 - 5:33 PM

The usually opinionated lawmakers were quiet on Monday August 26 while the anti pork barrel protests swept through the country

#MILLIONPEOPLEMARCH: Throngs of people troop to Luneta Park Monday to call for the abolition of the pork barrel. Photo by Paulo Alcazaren

Where PDAF is lowest: Baguio says, ‘Scrap pork’

Aug 26, 2013 - 5:04 PM

Protesters say Cordillerans are wallowing in poverty while lawmakers are raking in millions in PDAF

'STOP GREED.' Protesters gather at Burnham Park to join the nationwide #MillionPeopleMarch. Photo by Dave Leprozo Jr/Rappler.com

Groups come together for #MillionPeopleMarch

Aug 26, 2013 - 4:37 PM

Artists advocacy groups and religious groups come together for the MillionPeopleMarch against the pork barrel

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

Stars join #MillionPeopleMarch

Aug 26, 2013 - 4:06 PM

Local celebrities join in the Million People March

SCRAP PORK. Celebrities join the fight against corruption. Photo from Bianca Gonzalez' Twitter

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

PDAF more than doubled under Aquino

Aug 26, 2013 - 2:24 PM

Aquino justifies this as giving equal resources to the regions

Full text: Cardinal Tagle on #MillionPeopleMarch

Aug 26, 2013 - 1:40 PM

Maglingkod nawa kami nang walang hinahanap na kapalit Maging marangal nawa kami sa lahat ng aming iisipin at gagawin

PRAYERS: Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle join protesters in Luneta. Screenshot of Rappler's live coverage of the protests

Aquino vows to punish people behind pork scam

Aug 26, 2013 - 1:15 PM

We will do everything in our power to find those who conspired to take advantage of the PDAF’s good intentions and to hold them accountable

A PROMISE: President Aquino vows to use his power to punish people behind the pork barrel scam. Malacanang photo

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

Negros peace advocates join protest vs pork

Aug 26, 2013 - 12:21 PM

UPDATED Negrenses join the nationwide call for the abolition of pork barrel