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China sentences Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai to 10 years

Feb 25, 2020 - 11:35 AM

Gui is one of 5 Hong Kong-based booksellers known for publishing salacious titles about Chinese political leaders

GUI MINHAI. Placards showing missing bookseller Lee Bo (L) and his associate Gui Minhai (R) are seen left by members of the Civic party outside the China liaison office in Hong Kong on January 19, 2016. File photo by Philippe Lopez/AFP

China's Xi in Russia to boost cooperation amid U.S. tensions

Jun 05, 2019 - 12:39 PM

(UPDATED) Russia's Vladimir Putin says the visit is a 'key event' in relations between the two neighbors

XI IN RUSSIA. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping shake hands at the end of a joint press conference following their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow on June 5, 2019. Photo by Maxim Shipenkov/Pool/AFP

Polri: Korban luka kanopi BEI yang ambruk mencapai 72 orang

Jan 16, 2018 - 1:12 AM

Tidak ada korban jiwa dalam peristiwa tersebut

DIEVAKUASI. Para pekerja di Menara II Bursa Efek Indonesia (BEI) terlihat berhamburan ke luar usai kanopi di lantai 2 ambruk pada Senin siang, 15 Januari. Foto: Rappler

FOTO: Runtuhnya kanopi gedung Bursa Efek Indonesia

Jan 15, 2018 - 4:41 PM

Puluhan orang terluka akibat kanopi di gedung BEI runtuh

Situasi pascarobohnya kanopi di dalam gedung Bursa Efek Indonesia, Jakarta, pada 15 Januari 2018. Foto dari Twitter/@TMCPoldaMetro

Sekarang Anda bisa ikut ‘tax amnesty’ di kantor BEI

Sep 20, 2016 - 1:25 PM

Selain kantor Bursa Efek Indonesia Anda bisa daftar program pengampunan pajak di 3 lokasi lain di Jakarta

Petugas melayani wajib pajak untuk memperoleh informasi mengenai kebijakan amnesti pajak (tax amnesty) di Help Desk Kantor Wilayah Direktorat Jenderal Pajak I, Jakarta Selatan, pada 19 September 2016. Foto oleh Yudhi Mahatma/Antara

Apa dampak Brexit bagi Indonesia?

Jun 24, 2016 - 9:18 PM

Brexit bisa jadi pelajaran bagi Indonesia terkait hubungannya dengan negara negara ASEAN

Tetap atau keluar dari Uni Eropa? Inggris menentukan pilihannya pada 23 Juni 2016. Foto oleh Hayoung Jeon/EPA

Tiongkok protes nelayannya ditangkap Indonesia

May 31, 2016 - 9:28 AM

Tiongkok bersikeras menyebut nelayannya menangkap ikan secara legal

KAPAL TIONGKOK DITANGKAP. KRI Oswald Siahaan-354 menangkap kapal Tiongkok Gui Bei Yu 27088 dan 8 ABKnya karena diduga telah menangkap ikan secara ilegal di perairan Natuna. Foto oleh Yudhi Mahatma/ANTARA

China angry after Indonesia fights back, seizes Chinese fishing boat

May 30, 2016 - 7:50 PM

We have made stern representations with Indonesia concerning this matter says a peeved Chinese official

ILLEGAL FISHING. Surveillance vessels chased and caught a Chinese fishing boat allegedly operating in waters near the Indonesian Natuna Islands without a permit. File photo by AFP/Therence Koh

Laguna voters fail to cast their votes but admit negligence

May 10, 2016 - 1:33 AM

Voters in San Pablo City come to their polling precincts ahead of time to cast their votes only to be informed that they were not qualified voters

DISENFRANCHISED. Filomena Javier was denied her right to vote. Photo by Karla Sambajon/ Rappler

Vote-counting machines break down in Tacloban City

May 09, 2016 - 8:53 PM

In one voting precinct only 165 votes are cast out of the 450 registered voters due to a VCM malfunction

VOTING TIME. In San Jose Elementary School, where most number of voters in Tacloban City are registered, residents prepare to cast their ballots. Photo by Jene-Anne Pangue/ Rappler

Local police replace 400 BEIs in Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao

May 09, 2016 - 2:11 PM

According to the Department of Education another 200 police personnel are on standby to be deployed in other ARMM provinces

BEIs, voters in Iloilo 'all set' to open polls

May 09, 2016 - 2:43 AM

Precincts across Iloilo City s districts are in good spirits on the eve of elections with procedures well rehearsed and no problems with the vote counting machines

READY. Election officials in Iloilo City prepare for the opening of the polls. Photo by Russel Patina/ Rappler

200 teachers boycott polling duties in 5 Lanao del Sur towns

May 08, 2016 - 9:21 PM

The Comelec deploys cops to conduct the voting and counting proceedings in these towns

DepEd to parents, teachers: Vote based on what's best for the country

May 07, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Education Secretary Armin Luistro urges voters to be the change that you want for our country and not to be swayed by survey results big promises or mass popularity

VOTE WISELY. Education Secretary Armin Luistro asks voters to 'choose someone who will promote an environment that is child-friendly, safe, nurturing and value-driven.' File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Security and crowd control measures up at Duterte's precinct

May 07, 2016 - 7:30 AM

A Davao City police spokesperson calls for vigilance but says security is not an issue in Davao

ELEVATED SECURITY. A Davao City Police Office spokesperson says security will not be complacent in the home precinct of presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte. File photo/Rappler

Comelec regional chief: VCMs in Central Visayas accurate

May 07, 2016 - 12:52 AM

Comelec Region 7 director Jose Nick Mendros denies rumors that voting receipts in his region are inaccurate

NO PROBLEMS. Machines in the Guadalupe precinct in Cebu City were tested and functioning properly. Photo by Richale Cabauatan/Rappler

Duterte lawyer: Votes went to Roxas in VCM testing

May 05, 2016 - 11:18 PM

UPDATED A village in Sarangani claims votes for presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte are credited to rival Mar Roxas during the testing of vote counting machines

WATCH: Guide for teachers on duty on election day

May 05, 2016 - 6:57 PM

This is a step by step guide based on Comelec guidelines for teachers serving as members of the Board of Election Inspectors BEI on May 9

Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

How to prevent cheating with the vote-counting machines

May 04, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Know the weak features of this animal called the VCM that the unscrupulous might exploit on election day

VOTING MACHINES. The Philippines' vote-counting machines for May 9, 2016 have been manufactured by Smartmatic, which provided the same machines in the Philippines' first two automated elections. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Without rules for ballot replacement, BEIs vulnerable – PPCRV

May 03, 2016 - 3:05 PM

The Comelec says it will specify guidelines for issuing replacement ballots but the PPCRV says the guidelines have yet to be released 6 days before the polls

VOTING PROCESS. The PPCRV raises concerns over several changes in the voting process that the poll watchdog says were made too late in the election preparations. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

WATCH: #PHVoteBEI Webinar

May 03, 2016 - 2:31 PM

This is an important training for all members of the Board of Election Inspectors BEIs You too can learn and watch

It's final: Jail awaits voters with 'frivolous' complaints

Apr 28, 2016 - 10:52 AM

UPDATED The Comelec has now found a provision in the law that supports its rule against frivolous objections

MOCK POLLS. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista inspects a vote-counting machine during the mock elections held in Manila, Philippines, on February 13, 2016. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

Comelec taps more policemen to assist ARMM election workers

Apr 26, 2016 - 4:34 PM

The regional police have requested the poll body for an additional 200 to 300 cops from Camp Crame to assist as board of election inspectors

ARMM ELECTION PREPARATIONS. The Joint Security Coordinating Council meeting of Comelec, Army, police and PPCRV on election preparations in the ARMM. Photo by Ferdinandh Cabrera/Rappler

Comelec divided on rules 2 weeks before polls

Apr 25, 2016 - 8:05 PM

Commissioner Christian Lim joins Commissioner Sheriff Abas in opposing a rule that allows voters to get replacement ballots

TRAINING TEACHERS. Public school teachers in Tarlac undergo training on March 12, 2016, to learn operating vote-counting machines for the May 9 elections. Rules in polling precincts, however, remain uncertain two weeks before the presidential polls. Photo by Dax Simbol/Rappler

Another Comelec exec questions new ballot rule

Apr 21, 2016 - 7:58 AM

In a memorandum obtained by Rappler Comelec Commissioner Sheriff Abas says the ballot replacement rule might eventually disenfranchise voters

REPLACEMENT BALLOTS. The Comelec allows voters to get replacement ballots if, through no fault of their own, the vote-counting machine rejects their original ballots. But at least two Comelec commissioners have questioned this rule. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Comelec hit for lack of urgency, 'cosmetic reforms'

Apr 19, 2016 - 7:55 PM

Election lawyer Emil Marañon III says the Comelec seems obsessed with superficial and cosmetic reforms at the expense of critical matters

FACING CRITICISM. The Commission on Elections under Chairman Andres Bautista faces criticism for lack of urgency in its preparations. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Election service no longer required for teachers

Apr 14, 2016 - 12:05 AM

The Election Service Reform Act allows the Comelec to tap other employees such as private school teachers and national government workers for poll duties

ELECTION WATCH. A school teacher checks the filled ballot paper during the final testing and sealing of automated election counting machines a day before the election on May 9, 2010. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Taking home vote receipts? You can go to jail

Apr 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM

The punishment for this election offense is imprisonment of not less than one year but not more than six years

COMELEC DEMO. The Commission on Elections demonstrates the printing of receipts from vote-counting machines during oral arguments in the Supreme Court on March 17, 2016. Photo courtesy of Francisco S. Gutierrez III/SC PIO

Comelec bans using cellphones in polling precincts

Apr 09, 2016 - 6:13 PM

Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista says photos taken via cellphones for one can be used to buy votes

NO CELLPHONES. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista confirms on April 9, 2016, that the poll body has banned the use of cellphones in election precincts on May 9. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Comelec junks P26M 'bib vests' for teachers

Apr 05, 2016 - 4:54 PM

UPDATED Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon says 5 of 7 poll executives sent written memos to cancel the purchase of election day uniforms

P26.5-MILLION DEAL. The Comelec will require teachers serving in the elections to wear these 'bib vest' uniforms in the May 9 polls. The Comelec is buying thousands of these for a total cost of P26.5 million. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Namfrel 'apprehensive' over potential poll delays

Apr 04, 2016 - 3:28 PM

Namfrel says possible causes of delay include the bidding for thermal paper to be used in printing voting receipts

CONCERNED. The Namfrel press conference at the Dusit Thani Hotel, April 4, 2016. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel/Rappler

Poe, Duterte hit P26-M election uniforms

Apr 02, 2016 - 11:52 AM

Senator Grace Poe suggests giving IDs instead of bib vest uniforms to identify teachers serving as election inspectors

'BIB VESTS.' The Comelec is spending P26.55 million to buy thousands of these 'bib vest' uniforms for teachers serving as election inspectors. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Wrong votes? Comelec to 'note' receipt objections

Apr 01, 2016 - 5:18 PM

For the first time Comelec Commissioner Christian Lim explains the changes in the voting process after the SC ordered the printing of voting receipts

NEW PROCEDURES. Comelec Commissioner Christian Lim says election inspectors will 'note' objections based on voting receipts on election day. File courtesy of Comelec EID

Comelec to spend P1.23M, too, for employees’ shirts

Mar 31, 2016 - 5:14 PM

The poll body is buying these election day T shirts on top of the P26 55 M bib vests for election inspectors and support staff – a waste of government money critics say

EMPLOYEES' SHIRTS. The Comelec is buying these election day T-shirts for its employees for the total cost of P1.23 million. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Senator hits poll uniforms: 'Why throw away P20M?'

Mar 30, 2016 - 7:16 PM

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III criticizes the Comelec for its plan to buy uniforms for election inspectors: What is the point?

P26.5-MILLION DEAL. The Comelec will require teachers serving in the elections to wear these 'bib vest' uniforms in the May 9 polls. The Comelec is buying thousands of these for a total cost of P26.5 million. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Comelec to buy more poll uniforms; budget now P26.5M

Mar 30, 2016 - 5:23 PM

UPDATED Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista reportedly wants support staff aside from election inspectors to wear ‘bib vest’ uniforms

ELECTION UNIFORMS. The Comelec is set to spend P26.5 million to buy these 'bib vests' for teachers serving as election inspectors, as well as their support staff. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II

Comelec hit over P20-M poll uniforms for teachers

Mar 28, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez says the uniforms which look like bibs or aprons can uplift the dignity of election inspectors

ELECTION UNIFORMS. This Rappler illustration (left) shows the uniforms to be worn by election inspectors on election day, based on a draft (right) shown to reporters by Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez on March 28, 2016. Illustration by Alejandro Edoria/Rappler

Buka perdagangan BEI 2016, Jokowi optimis ekonomi membaik

Jan 04, 2016 - 1:28 PM

Kinerja BEI pada 2015 memang menunjukkan tanda tanda diperlukannya perbaikan

BUKA BURSA. Presiden Joko "Jokowi" Widodo membuka perdagangan saham 2016 di Bursa Efek Indonesia. Foto dari Twitter @IDX_BEI

Slurping xiao long bao: Visiting 6 soup dumpling restaurants in Manila

Dec 12, 2015 - 3:01 PM

6 restaurants in Metro Manila 6 soup dumplings sampled Which is the best? What s your favorite xiao long bao spot in Manila?

Penurunan suku bunga diprediksi dorong pertumbuhan obligasi

Nov 26, 2015 - 6:14 PM

Investor akan terdorong untuk mencari instrumen investasi lain yang memberikan imbal hasil lebih tinggi dibandingkan deposito

RUPIAH. Seorang pekerja menghitung uang di tempat penukaran uang di Jakarta, 12 Agustus 2015. Rupiah kembali melemah pada perdagangan Jumat, 16 Oktober. Foto oleh Bagus Indahono/EPA

H.K. protest leaders stopped from flying to Beijing

Nov 15, 2014 - 5:40 PM

The Hong Kong democracy protest leaders hope to bring their demands for political reforms to Chinese authories

Pro-democracy leaders Joshua Wong and Alex Chow march to the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in Hong Kong, China on November 9, 2014. Photo by Jerome Favre/EPA

Mos Def in reenacted force-feeding

Jul 12, 2013 - 1:13 PM

Actor rapper joins campaign against highly disputed military procedure

PROCEDURE. Mos Def presents reenactment of force-feeding. Screenshot from YouTube (The Guardian)

'2013 polls worse than 2010' - LENTE

May 17, 2013 - 7:07 PM

An election watchdog says the 2013 polls failed to comply with international standards

Eleksyon 2013: How to handle PCOS machine problems

May 13, 2013 - 4:56 PM

When things go wrong election watchdog Lente shares tips to guide voters media and election inspectors

Voting time: Cutting it close

May 13, 2013 - 12:12 PM

A time and motion study should have been done to measure the amount of time for each step of the voting process

PCOS wRap: Are we ready?

May 12, 2013 - 5:59 PM

Election watchdog Kontra Daya says we are not yet ready for the May 13 elections

PNP to deploy 200 special BEIs

May 12, 2013 - 3:50 PM

The PNP PNP will deploy 200 policemen to serve as special Board of Election Inspectors in Lanao del Sur

ADDED SECURITY. Additional 200 policemen will be deployed in Lanao del Sur to act as Board of Election Inspectors (BEI) in the May 13 elections. Photo by Rappler/Ferdinandh Cabrera

PCOS machines get higher allocation than teachers

May 10, 2013 - 1:24 PM

Some teachers will be handling more precincts compared to the previous election but will not be paid more

Teachers: Comelec apology or boycott

May 08, 2013 - 9:30 PM

Teachers in Davao City are prepared to boycott elections if Comelec and Atty Aimee Ampoloquio do not publicly apologize for calling them forgetful or stupid

TEACHERS SPEAK. Elenito Escalante, president of Alliance of Concerned Teacher-Davao Region, demand an apology from Comelec. Photo courtesy of Karlos Manlupig

Why the Comelec FTS is not enough

May 06, 2013 - 1:44 PM

Accuracy anonymity audit scalability and speed are the 5 major characteristics of an effective automated election system