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DepEd hails Filipino heroism in art exhibit

Jun 27, 2019 - 4:01 PM

'We can be living heroes: serving our country, serving our people, taking risks – it’s not the glory, it’s not the money, it’s not wealth, says Education Secretary Leonor Brioner as DepEd unveils the 'Bayani, sa Lupain ng Ginto't Bulaklak' exhibit

HEROISM. The Department of Education hails Filipino heroism during the unveiling of a mural exhibit. Photo courtesy of Department of Education

‘Feelennial’ review: Sloppy and second-rate insights

Jun 23, 2019 - 8:31 PM

'Feelennial' is just grossly unremarkable

Lawmakers berate MMDA over lack of data, absence of general manager

May 30, 2019 - 2:02 PM

MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia arrives an hour after congressmen reprimanded other MMDA officials who attended a hearing on road safety issues

De Lima slams Marcos on 2nd anniversary of hero's burial

Nov 18, 2018 - 11:30 AM

The conviction of Imelda Marcos is a clear statement that dictator Ferdinand Marcos is not a hero, says detained Senator Leila de Lima

DE LIMA. Opposition senator Leila de Lima has been detained for almost two years for charges of conspiracy to commit illegal drug trade. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

The week in photos: October 27-November 2, 2018

Nov 03, 2018 - 10:26 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

MIGRANTS. A view of Honduran migrants heading in a caravan to the US resting in a basketball pitch in San Pedro Tapanatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico on October 28, 2018.  Photo by Guillermo Arias/AFP

Inquirer writer Bayani San Diego Jr dies

Oct 24, 2018 - 2:08 PM

(UPDATED) Filipino filmmakers and others in the entertainment industry mourn the death of San Diego, who championed Philippine independent films

GONE TOO SOON. Philippine Daily Inquirer writer Bayani San Diego passes away on October 24, 2018. Photo from the Facebook page of Bayani San Diego

Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: Heroism in the Philippines

Oct 13, 2018 - 2:07 PM

Heroes can make mistakes

This is the greatest lesson Bea Alonzo has learned from her own movies

May 16, 2018 - 9:00 PM

'Naisip ko I was really literally begging for someone to stay in my life,' Bea says in an interview with Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Washing of Feet rites with street dwellers, EJK orphans

Mar 29, 2018 - 11:12 PM

Father Flavie Villanueva leads the Washing of the Feet for urban poor, street dwellers, and orphans of victims of extrajudicial killings on Maundy Thursday 2018

WIDOWED. Fr. Flavie Villanueva washes the feet of a wife who lost her husband in the government's drug war

LOOK: Nation pays tribute to late National Artist Napoleon Abueva

Feb 24, 2018 - 5:57 PM

National Artist Napoleon Abueva is laid to rest at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

#DuterteLive: Tienda para ng mga Bayani

Jan 22, 2018 - 2:54 PM

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'Ang Maestra' review: Heart in the right place

Dec 11, 2017 - 9:35 PM

'Ang Maestra' works because it rejects being lofty even in the moments when it can attempt to go for more profound emotions

Filipinos slam Marcos a year after hero's burial

Nov 18, 2017 - 7:55 PM

The Philippines marks the first year since dictator Ferdinand Marcos was buried a hero upon the orders of President Rodrigo Duterte

'NO HERO'. Protesters slam the burial of Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

LOOK: Protesters bring shovels near Marcos grave

Nov 18, 2017 - 5:49 PM

'Unearth the dictator,' says an anti-Marcos group a year after the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos was given a hero's burial

HUKAYIN. Anti-Marcos group Block Marcos staged a protest in front of the Libingan ng mga Bayani on Saturday, November 18. Photo by Twitter user @nicadoom

Marcos not a hero, critics assert a year after hero's burial

Nov 18, 2017 - 4:40 PM

'Honors undeserved do not transform the undeserving,' says former solicitor general Florin Hilbay

LOYALISTS. Marcos loyalists with Ilocos Governor Imee Marcos gather in Manila on November 7, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

A year after Marcos burial, minority senators honor protesters as 'true heroes'

Nov 18, 2017 - 3:59 PM

'On this day, let us choose to remember not the burial but the people who rose to the call: protesters who showed a strong sense of hope, pride, and solidarity,' say minority senators a year after dictator Ferdinand Marcos was given a hero's burial

NOT A HERO. Mostly victims during the martial law, protesters oppose the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

The week in photos: October 28-November 3, 2017

Nov 04, 2017 - 8:44 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Rohingya refugee childrens walk at Moynerghona refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia on October 29, 2017.Bangladesh is planning to introduce voluntary sterilisation in its overcrowded Rohingya camps, where nearly a million refugees are fighting for space, after efforts to encourage birth control failed. More than 600,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh since a military crackdown in neighbouring Myanmar in August triggered an exodus, straining resources in the impoverished country. / AFP PHOTO / Tauseef MUSTAFA

IN PHOTOS: Duterte, Estrada send flowers to Marcos' grave for Undas

Nov 01, 2017 - 3:58 PM

(UPDATED) The late strogman's children Imee, Bongbong, and Irene also offer flower wreaths at their father's tomb at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

UNDAS OFFERING. President Rodrigo Duterte sends a flower wreath at the tomb of ex-president Ferdinand Marcos. All photos from the Marcos Centennial Facebook page

Undas 2017: PH military remembers Marawi heroes

Oct 31, 2017 - 5:12 PM

'Captain Sandoval left behind a wife who was anxiously waiting for a long overdue vacation abroad with her husband. She will instead stand vigil at the cemetery.'

SPECIAL FORCES. Harold Mark Juan is a member of the Army Special Forces

Phlpost issues Ferdinand Marcos birth centennial stamps

Oct 27, 2017 - 9:36 PM

Netizens are outraged over a commemorative stamp showing a smiling Marcos with his signature and the words "Birth Centenary," which was issued to mark the centenary of his birth on September 11

COMMEMORATIVE. The Philipine Postal Corporation issued stamps in time for the centennial of the birth of the ousted dictator. Photo by AFP

Each Marawi hero's family to get P2-M livelihood aid

Oct 26, 2017 - 11:24 PM

San Miguel Corporation's Ramon Ang says this is the least the conglomerate can do for the 165 soldiers and policemen who died fighting terrorists in Marawi City

LIVELIHOOD ASSISTANCE. San Miguel COO Ramon Ang signs MOA to donate P330 million worth of livelihood assistance to the families of slain Marawi soldiers

'Buwan at Baril' returns onstage at PETA Theater Center

Sep 24, 2017 - 9:50 PM

The Freedom from Debt Coalition and Sugid Productions announce a rerun of the play by Chris Millado

Bello to Duterte: 'Reverse course' or Filipinos may 'throw you out'

Sep 21, 2017 - 5:40 PM

'This is really a massacre that has taken place... He has to listen because if he doesn't listen, the people are going to throw him out eventually,' says former congressman Walden Bello

Bantayog speakers Walden Belo and Jean Enriquez. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Martial Law victims remembered on Marcos' 100th birth anniversary

Sep 11, 2017 - 4:50 PM

Protesters go to the Libingan ng mga Bayani as the family of Ferdinand Marcos celebrates the centenary of the birth of the deposed dictator

IN MEMORY. Activists holds photos of Martial Law martyrs as they protest the celebration of the late President Ferdinand Marcos' 100th birthday. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Duterte not attending Marcos 100th birth anniv celebration

Sep 11, 2017 - 10:24 AM

The President did not even receive an invitation to the event according to a Malacañang source

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 11th Founding Anniversary celebration of the Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) at the Naval Station Felix Apolinario in Panacan, Davao City on September 1, 2017, expresses his gratitude to the men and women of EastMinCom for combating communist insurgency and in actively supporting the campaign against illegal drugs.

IN PHOTOS: Activists ‘celebrate’ Marcos’ 100th birth anniversary

Sep 10, 2017 - 8:33 AM

September 11 is the 100th birth anniversary of the late President Ferdinand Marcos

Artist groups Molotov, RESBAK, The Temperamental Brats and KADAMAY hold Blow Out!, a mock birthday party for the 100th anniversary of Ferdinand Marcos’ birth on September 9, 2017 in Quezon City.

Anti-Marcos legislators invited to Marcos birth centennial

Sep 08, 2017 - 4:27 PM

Two lawmakers – one a former student activist during the Marcos era and the other the brother of a desaparecido — are invited to the late dictator s birth centennial celebration at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

MARCOS HEIRS. The family of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos invites decidedly anti-Marcos legislators to their patriarch's 100th birthday. File photo from Marcos video

Gina Lopez asks Duterte not to lift ban on open-pit mining

Sep 04, 2017 - 2:31 PM

Sir open pit mining will really disadvantage the Filipino our farmers and fishermen forever for life says the former environment secretary

EX-ENVIRONMENT CHIEF. President Rodrigo Duterte shares a light moment with then Environment Secretary Gina Lopez at a Cabinet Meeting on December 5, 2016. File photo by King Rodriguez/ Presidential Photo

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Pamilyang OFW sa kuko ng panganib

Sep 04, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Kawawang Bagong Bayani, target na nga sila ng anti-migrant hatred sa ibang bansa, target naman ang mga anak nila ng gyera kontra droga

Blood needed: With PH blood supply below target, patients seek help online

Sep 03, 2017 - 9:00 AM

With the Philippines blood supply still falling short of the target patients in need of blood turn to online networks to look for kind hearted strangers willing to donate

Duterte confers honors on Marawi heroes

Aug 28, 2017 - 12:35 PM

Police and soldiers who were killed in action in the months long conflict in Marawi City are among the Order of Lapu Lapu Kalasag awardees

President Rodrigo Duterte pays tribute to fallen soldiers during the observance of the National Heroes Day at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers in Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City on Monday. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

FULL LIST: Winners, Cinemalaya 2017

Aug 13, 2017 - 9:54 PM

Respeto is named this year s Best Picture

Supreme Court upholds hero's burial for Marcos

Aug 08, 2017 - 6:30 PM

In a 10 5 vote the Supreme Court denies the motions for reconsideration filed by groups opposing the burial of Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

HERO'S BURIAL. Children of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos –€“ Ferdinand Jr and Imee –€“ and the late strongman's wife, Imelda, look on as their family patriarch is given a hero's burial on November 18, 2016. Screenshot from video posted by Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos

House bills seek to give MMDA more power over local governments

May 30, 2017 - 10:15 PM

Right now resolutions passed by the Metro Manila Council are rendered useless because the local councils of the cities and municipality question or oppose them

COOPERATION. Quezon City 2nd District Representative Winnie Castelo says that the bills will seek to provide integration between the local government units in Metro Manila. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Assistant Ombudsman Jacinto is new Sandiganbayan justice

May 29, 2017 - 8:15 PM

There are two other vacant slots left at the Sandiganbayan plus one more when Associate Justice Rodolfo Ponferrada retires in September

Sandiganbayan Photo by: DARREN LANGIT

Rappler Talk: Nickel Asia Corp and responsible mining in Palawan

May 21, 2017 - 7:21 PM

Nickel Asia s vice president for corporate communications Jose Bayani Baylon explains their operations in the province of Palawan

Leni Robredo on new book on Jesse: 'Best birthday gift'

Apr 22, 2017 - 7:21 PM

Nay Ano ang Bayani? Ang Kwento ni Jesse Robredo is a children s book that tells the story of the late Jesse Robredo

HEROISM. Vice President Leni Robredo, her daughters Tricia and Jillian, and the author, Karla Angelica Pastores-Keh unveils the cover of the book 'Nay, Ano ang Bayani? Photo by Kurt dela Pena/Rappler

Short list for Duterte's 2nd Sandiganbayan appointee released

Mar 31, 2017 - 2:35 PM

UPDATED President Rodrigo Duterte will have 7 appointees to the anti graft court during his term

Photo by: DARREN LANGIT

MICC 'not pro-mining, anti-mining' – DILG exec

Mar 29, 2017 - 2:34 PM

We all agree that this is all about social justice for our people says DILG Assistant Secretary Epimaco Densing III after a Mining Industry Coordinating Council meeting

DENR closure orders 'starting point' of MICC review

Mar 28, 2017 - 5:28 PM

Environment Undersecretary for Legal Affairs Maria Paz Luna clarifies that the Mining Industry Coordinating Council s review is never a review of DENR s decisions

MEETING. Members of the Mining Industry Coordinating Council hold a closed-door meeting on March 28, 2017. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

WATCH: Thousands gather to commemorate EDSA 31

Feb 26, 2017 - 12:28 AM

Those who gathered at EDSA 31 not only commemorated the People Power Revolution but protested the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos

IN PHOTOS: Anti-Duterte groups relive EDSA People Power uprising

Feb 25, 2017 - 9:13 PM

Protesters raise several issues as they commemorate the 31st EDSA People Power uprising

Activists from Block Marcos Movement lift their fists in front of the People Power Monument. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Robredo hopes for united EDSA anniversary celebration

Feb 22, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Aside from the government hosted event in Camp Aguinaldo there will also be protests organized by anti Marcos groups

UNITED. Vice President Leni Robredo hopes there would be one united event to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

Anti-Marcos group: Quiet EDSA anniversary rites part of revisionism

Feb 22, 2017 - 12:45 PM

The BlockMarcos Movement accuses the Duterte administration of downplaying the struggles of those who fought the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos

Anti-Marcos protesters gather at the People Power Monument on February 22 to start a series of protests in commemoration of the 31st anniversary of the EDSA uprising. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Stories my grandfather told of the conjugal dictatorship

Feb 13, 2017 - 11:47 AM

Following the hero s burial for Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani the heirs of Primitivo Mijares felt compelled to relaunch The Conjugal Dictatorship

'Conjugal Dictatorship' to be relaunched in time for EDSA anniversary

Feb 08, 2017 - 4:18 PM

The new 812 page edition will retail at P650 for paperback and P1 000 for hardcover

Disturbingly familiar: 'Buwan at Baril' reveals life under Martial Law

Feb 04, 2017 - 10:38 PM

The return of Chris Millado s play features gripping performances by Jackie Lou Blanco Cherry Pie Picache JC Santos Angeli Bayani and others

Sison, Dela Rosa, Trump | Midday wRap

Jan 20, 2017 - 12:28 PM

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[WATCH] 2016: Change is here

Dec 31, 2016 - 1:26 AM

From the 2016 Duterte election win the war on drugs the weaponization of the internet Trump’s victory and Manila’s shift from U S to China — it was a year that turned traditional politics upside down Watch Rappler s 2016 yearender

For his victory, Duterte says he owes Imee Marcos, 3 other governors

Dec 29, 2016 - 7:17 PM

The President also names Jose Zubiri and Abet Garcia as among the governors who helped him win

NO DUTERTE CONTRIBUTION. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos says President Rodrigo Duterte was only joking when he said she gave money to his campaign. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler