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Megan Young's advice to the Miss World PH 2017 candidates

Aug 05, 2017 - 11:48 AM

Megan surprises the ladies at a talk on social media at Rappler HQ

MEGAN YOUNG. Miss World 2013 drops by Rappler HQ to talk to the candidates of Miss World Philippines 2017. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Robredo on late husband's critics: They've crossed the line

Mar 13, 2017 - 6:10 PM

Iyong asawa ko wala dito to defend himself kaya ako iniisip ko kung ano ng aksyon Pinag aaralan says Vice President Leni Robredo

Araw ng Pagbasa: Like Ninoy Aquino, find hope in reading

Nov 24, 2016 - 4:04 PM

On Friday November 25 there will be simultaneous reading sessions across the country – the culminating activity to the 2016 National Reading Month

What ails the BuCor modernization law?

Nov 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM

The lack of money to modernize the Bureau of Corrections is crippling the bureau worsening its age old problems

REFORMING BUCOR. Just behind the administration building of the Bureau of Corrections lies the maximum security compound of the New Bilibid Prison. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Briones: CHR reviewing human rights education in K to 12

Nov 04, 2016 - 11:53 AM

Education Secretary Leonor Briones also urges education stakeholders to raise learners to be citizens of both the Philippines and the global society

House panel approves bill on stiffer penalties for drunk, drugged driving

Sep 27, 2016 - 6:50 PM

If passed into law the measure would impose a longer imprisonment period and higher fines

STIFFER SANCTIONS. Driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs is unlawful in the Philippines.

DepEd allots P15.5B for hiring of teachers in 2017

Sep 17, 2016 - 8:32 PM

We have a challenge in hiring Math and Science teachers [We need] a huge army of teachers we ll recruit more says Education Secretary Leonor Briones

SC asked to decide Grace Poe’s citizenship case

Sep 08, 2016 - 10:51 PM

Rizalito David has asked the Supreme Court to reverse the Senate Electoral Tribunal s decision that favored Grace Poe He files a motion to resolve the case for the best interest of all concerned as well as the nation

Why RH matters: Teenage moms and childhood undernutrition

Sep 01, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Government officials push for the full implementation of the reproductive health law as part of the efforts to improve child nutrition in the country

Court of Appeals approves phaseout of 15-year-old buses

Jul 26, 2016 - 2:50 PM

The court upholds the constitutionality of two government orders mandating the phaseout of 15 year old buses citing public safety

PHASEOUT. The Court of Appeals upholds the constitutionality of government orders imposing an age limit on buses. Rappler file photo

CHED orders colleges to retain Filipino units in new GE curriculum

Jul 18, 2016 - 7:55 PM

Advocates of the Filipino language who questioned the curriculum before the Supreme Court now urge colleges to resurrect Filipino departments abolished because of the K to 12

WATCH: First day high with full rollout of senior high

Jun 14, 2016 - 11:41 AM

Outgoing Education Secretary Armin Luistro calls the first day of classes the best school opening thus far despite failing to meet targets for senior high school enrollment

Senior high school: No youth left behind?

Jun 13, 2016 - 8:30 AM

All eyes are on the government as it fully implements the K to 12 program Will learners get the best out of senior high school or will some of them end up leaving formal education as critics predicted?

Medialdea, Duterte, and Cayetano: What ties bind them?

May 24, 2016 - 7:39 PM

The childhood friend of president elect Duterte also has links to his running mate Senator Alan Peter Cayetano

Is Iglesia ni Cristo's bloc voting still strong in 2016?

May 22, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Recent scandals in the INC have cast doubt on the power of the church s bloc voting

The Standard poll, Donald Trump, PH election lessons | 12PM wRap

May 05, 2016 - 1:27 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Voter turnout, AMLC vs Philrem, Panama Papers | 6PM wRap

Apr 28, 2016 - 7:17 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Ateneo de Manila accepts 246 girls into coed senior high school

Mar 30, 2016 - 11:25 AM

A total of 331 students make it to the senior high school program exceeding the number of slots originally set for transferees

COED SENIOR HIGH. The Ateneo de Manila High School will open its senior high school program to new students, including girls. File photo from the official website of the Ateneo de Manila University

Miss Grand International 2015 winner Anea Garcia steps down

Mar 24, 2016 - 8:50 PM

Claire Elizabeth Parker of Australia will take over according to the pageant organizers

#PHVote: How accessible are the 2016 elections to PWDs?

Mar 12, 2016 - 1:15 PM

As the Comelec gears up for the elections some groups are wondering: will they be able to vote?

PREPARATIONS. With just over a month before the polls open, problems are cropping up for the Commission on Elections. Will accessibility be one of them? Image courtesy of Mara Mercado

Who funds your senator's campaigns?

Feb 20, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Let s look back at how some of the 2016 senatorial bets funded their campaigns in previous elections

#PHVote throwback: LP spent the most in past campaign

Feb 03, 2016 - 10:28 AM

We review the past campaign spending of political parties with presidential bets in 2016 Will parties once again spend millions hoping for a return on investment?

ARMM had most 'overspending' candidates in past elections

Jan 30, 2016 - 1:00 PM

There are 365 campaign overspending cases in the ARMM from the 2010 and 2013 elections the highest among all regions

After SC ruling, will the House swear in Velasco as Marinduque rep?

Jan 21, 2016 - 10:02 PM

For the second time the High Court orders Speaker Belmonte to swear in Lord Allan Velasco as representative of Marinduque to replace Regina Ongsiako Reyes

VOLLEYING BATTLE. For two years, the Marinduque's Congressional seat had been fought for by former Representative Llord Allan Velasco and incumbent Representative Regina Reyes.

Foundlings not natural-born? 'A step backward' for children's rights

Jan 06, 2016 - 8:39 AM

Amid the citizenship issues faced by presidential candidate Grace Poe advocates for children s rights gather to discuss the implications of declaring foundlings like her as stateless

'DON'T DISCRIMINATE.' Advocates of children's rights gather Tuesday, January 5 to talk about the status of foundlings in the country. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

2015: Protest against K to 12 at its loudest, reaches the Supreme Court

Dec 29, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Rappler documents the complaints against the senior high school program that will be implemented in 2016 while Education Secretary Luistro thinks there s more excitement than anxiety about the program

Chiz Escudero on Roxas: I did not sin against him in 2010

Dec 05, 2015 - 10:16 AM

The VP bet chooses the LP standard bearer as the one he would likely have the hardest time working with if elected together

ASIDE FROM GRACE. In a roundtable discussion with Rappler, vice presidential candidate and Senator Chiz Escudero says Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas would be, for him, the most difficult presidential candidate to work with. Screenshot from Rappler

Senate tribunal upholds decision in favor of Grace Poe

Dec 03, 2015 - 1:26 PM

2ND UPDATE The 3 Supreme Court justices in the SET – who affirmed their vote to disqualify the senator – will inhibit themselves from the case should it be elevated to the High Court

CHALLENGES. Senator Grace Poe answers questions related to the disqualification cases filed against her. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

With SET decision, Poe camp to seek dismissal of Comelec case

Nov 27, 2015 - 1:57 PM

Grace Poe s lawyer says the Comelec case has been effectively extinguished by the tribunal s decision The opposing camp calls this wishful thinking

'EXTINGUISHED.' The camp of Senator Grace Poe will ask for the dismissal of the citizenship case filed by Rizalito David before the Commission on Elections. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Smartmatic deal, PH biggest budget, France-Russia ties | 12PM wRap

Nov 27, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Grace Poe's residency in PH: When do we start counting?

Nov 26, 2015 - 10:46 AM

The senator believes her period of residence in the Philippines up to the day before elections is 10 years and 11 months but her critics say she still lacks months to meet the residency requirement for presidential candidates

DOCUMENTS: SET members' opinions on Poe case

Nov 21, 2015 - 2:42 PM

Read here the opinions of 4 senators who voted in favor of Grace Poe as well as the dissenting opinions of the 3 Supreme Court justices

DOCUMENT: SET decision on disqualification case vs Grace Poe

Nov 21, 2015 - 1:16 PM

In its 32 page decision the Senate Electoral Tribunal dismisses the petition for disqualification based on ineligibility filed by losing senatorial candidate Rizalito David against Senator Grace Poe

VICTORY FOR NOW. In this file photo, Senator Grace Poe attends the preliminary hearing of the Senate Electoral Tribunal on the disqualification case filed against her by losing senatorial candidate Rizalito David. File photo

VLOG: Poe wins in SET disqualification case

Nov 17, 2015 - 5:53 PM

5 SET members recognize the rights of an adopted child

Senate Tribunal denies disqualification case vs Poe

Nov 17, 2015 - 1:44 PM

UPDATED Five senators vote to recognize Grace Poe s rights as an adopted child while 4 other members of the tribunal vote to disqualify her according to Senator Tito Sotto

Comelec sets general voters' registration in Zambo Norte town

Oct 26, 2015 - 8:25 PM

Qualified voters in Sibuco town have to register and undergo biometrics again following reports of discrepancies in the town s voters list in 2013

SC upholds Erice's election as Caloocan congressman

Oct 14, 2015 - 7:55 PM

In 2013 Liberal Party s Edgar Erice defeated by around 10 000 the incumbent at the time National Unity Party s Mary Mitzi Cajayon

AFFIRMED. The Supreme Court dismisses Mary Mitzi Cajayon's petition for certoriati, which contested HRET's affirmation of Edgar Erice's victory in the 2013 elections. Rappler file photo

Part 2: Progressives in a bind

Sep 05, 2015 - 11:30 AM

Akbayan can comfort itself with the fact that it is not the first leftist group to face this dilemma over which to prioritize Localist demands led to the unraveling of their communist rivals in the 1980s

SC upholds winning senators in 2013 polls

Sep 02, 2015 - 6:39 PM

The Supreme Court junks the petition filed by political party Bangon Pilipinas which sought to nullify the proclamations of the 12 senators in the 2013 polls

UPHELD. The Supreme Court junks the petition filed by Bangon Pilipinas seeking to nullify the proclamations of the 12 winning senators in the 2013 polls. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

FULL TEXT: Grace Poe's response to disqualification case before the SET

Sep 01, 2015 - 6:14 PM

Here s the full 107 page reply filed by Senator Grace Poe with the Senate Electoral Tribunal

File photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

In 2016, I will vote in the PH and US elections

Aug 22, 2015 - 6:12 PM

The most important lesson I took away from voting in the 2008 US election was to listen study and evaluate the platform of each candidate running for office

Part 1: Progressives in disarray: Risa Hontiveros' loss

Aug 22, 2015 - 4:49 PM

The success and failure of Hontiveros’ campaign hinged mainly on whether local political forces were receptive to Akbayan’s entreaties to add them to their sample ballots

Recto wants more funds for workers displaced by K to 12 program

Aug 09, 2015 - 2:20 PM

Recto: This should be augmented because if there will be 50 000 employees affected it translates into about P840 in monthly aid per individual

NEW DEPARTMENT. Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto, chair of the Senate Committee on Science and Technology, during a hearing on the proposal to reorganize DOTC by creating a Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). File photo by Alex Nuevaespaña/PRIB File photo by Alex Nuevaespaña/PRIB

Comelec fines 4,600 candidates over unreported expenses

Jul 15, 2015 - 8:11 PM

The poll body is set to collect around P52 3 million in fines from 2013 candidates who failed to report their campaign expenses

36 candidates face charges for overspending in 2010, 2013

Jul 07, 2015 - 11:28 PM

Among them 3 are incumbent officials Meanwhile cases against 4 candidates have been dismissed due to their death

The K to 12 challenge

Jun 16, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Now is not the time to hit the brakes on a national reform we desperately need and have been working towards for the past years

Indonesia vs Thailand: Garuda Muda melawan sejarah

Jun 13, 2015 - 5:23 PM

Selangkah lagi Timnas sepak bola U 23 akan menembus partai puncak SEA Games 2015 Singapura Rintangan terakhir mencapai target final akan dihadapi skuat merah putih melawan Thailand di National Stadium Singapura Sabtu 13 Juni Pukul 19 00 WIB

Timnas Indonesia U-23 saat kalah 0-6 dari Thailand dalam laga terakhir babak penyisihan Grup E Asian Games 2014, 22 September 2014. Foto oleh AFP

Senate bill penalizing teachers who bully students filed

Jun 07, 2015 - 12:34 PM

Teachers could be fined P50 000 to P1 million and face imprisonment depending on the gravity of the case

Megan Young is the new 'Marimar'

Jun 05, 2015 - 10:13 PM

Tom Rodriguez will play Sergio Santibañez

Most Filipinos want to delay, scrap K to 12 – poll

Jun 04, 2015 - 9:00 PM

After learning that college workers will possibly lose their jobs more survey respondents want government to defer or altogether scrap the new education program

SUSPEND K TO 12? In this file photo, educators from different colleges and universities march to Supreme Court fro protest rally calling for the immediate suspension of the unprepared and ill-designed program the K-12. File photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler