Bayanihan - updates

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How is this pandemic changing you?

Apr 02, 2020 - 10:06 AM

Let’s look at some of the challenges that this pandemic is forcing us to face and which are changing our world in incremental ways

#ProtectVico trends worldwide after NBI summons Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto

Apr 01, 2020 - 7:22 PM

This is the second time that Filipinos online rallied behind the neophyte mayor using the same hashtag

NBI summons Vico Sotto for 'violating' Bayanihan Law

Apr 01, 2020 - 6:17 PM

'We complied with all directives. Hindi po illegal magbigay ng opinyon. At alam kaya nila na March 24 naging batas ang Bayanihan Act?' says the Pasig mayor

PASIG POLICY. Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto joins in the distribution of 2,000 food packs to health care frontliners. Photo from Pasig Public Information Office


Cash aid for 18 million poor families in limbo as gov't works on database

Mar 31, 2020 - 6:25 PM

Government agencies have to come up with a 'consolidated database' listing beneficiaries first, and it is unclear when this database is targeted to be completed

AID. Barangay personnels will conduct daily disinfection misting starting March 15, 2020, in Brgy. Kapasigan, Pasig City during the community quarantine. Photo by Joser Dumbrigue/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Constitutional law professor Dan Gatmaytan on Duterte's special powers

Mar 30, 2020 - 6:25 PM

On Monday, March 30, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to professor Dan Gatmaytan to discuss the issues surrounding the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act of 2020

Bayanihan Act's sanction vs 'false' info the 'most dangerous'

Mar 29, 2020 - 8:15 AM

'What we need now is full transparency from the government, not a measure to suppress rights and freedom of speech,' says Senator Leila de Lima on the law's punishment for false and alarming information

LOCKDOWN. Police officers at the Cavitex Toll Plaza on March 16, 2020, check on public transportations making sure that they are following the social distancing policy. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler


Gov't agencies ordered to list hospitals, facilities for possible takeover

Mar 28, 2020 - 8:28 PM

DOH, DOT, DOTr, and OCD are tasked to create the inventory and present this to the President

POSSIBLE TAKEOVER. As a last resort, President Rodrigo Duterte can order the takeover of health facilities. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

PNP files complaint vs Cavite town mayor for 'causing coronavirus scare'

Mar 28, 2020 - 3:58 PM

(UPDATED) The Cavite City government has complained to the PNP that Noveleta Mayor Dino Reyes Chua is allegedly behind a Facebook page that posted unverified information on a coronavirus case in the city

CAVITE TOWN MAYOR. Noveleta Mayor Dino Chua Reyes addresses his constituents in a video message on March 27, 2020. Screenshot from Mayor Dino Reyes' video posted on his Facebook page

DOCUMENT: Duterte’s 30 special powers to deal with the coronavirus outbreak

Mar 25, 2020 - 1:58 PM

Read here the full text of Republic Act 11469 or the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act

ASSISTANCE. Employees repack relief goods at the Quezon City Hall on March 22, 2020, that will be distributed to barangays. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Duterte signs law granting himself special powers to address coronavirus outbreak

Mar 25, 2020 - 12:56 AM

The Bayanihan to Heal as One Act grants President Rodrigo Duterte 30 special powers, and excludes the proposed contentious provisions on the takeover of private businesses

SPECIAL POWERS. President Rodrigo Duterte signs into law the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act. Malacañang photo

Duterte's special powers bill punishes fake news by jail time, up to P1-M fine

Mar 24, 2020 - 10:49 PM

(UPDATED) There is no law that punishes fake news. The Bayanihan To Heal as one Act also does not define fake news. 'That would be void,' says ex-SC spokesman Ted Te

SPECIAL POWERS. The proposed Bayanihan to Heal as One Act would give President Rodrigo Duterte the special power to punish people spreading fake news about the coronavirus. RTVM screengrab


Filipino bayanihan spirit shines through amid coronavirus outbreak

Mar 18, 2020 - 7:17 PM

Even as the nation grapples with coronavirus, several Filipinos find ways to help others and show their thanks to frontliners

A new bayanihan: Filipinos use social media to help people in 2019

Dec 22, 2019 - 2:57 PM

At a time when polarizing issues and disinformation muddle conversations on digital platforms, people have shown that social media remains to be a means to engage communities for social good

Youth organization to hold SDG Bayanihan Summit

Oct 25, 2019 - 4:32 PM

PRESS RELEASE: With 'bayanihan' at the core of our culture and identity, 2030 Youth Force Philippines aims to gather hundreds of advocates and partners to promote the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

PH team wins top prize in Brazil folk dance competition

Sep 19, 2019 - 12:00 PM

Bayanihan bests dance groups from all over the world, making this their 13th international victory

How bayanihan spirit lives on in Ompong-hit areas

Oct 01, 2018 - 10:14 AM

As appeals for help increase after the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut), stories of 'bayanihan' in the affected communities surface

[ANALYSIS] Why Duterte’s federalism endangers government’s finances

Aug 15, 2018 - 10:04 AM

Unless we first fix existing regional economic disparities, Bayanihan Federalism will only leave more poor regions behind

[OPINION] The bad economics of Duterte’s draft constitution

Jul 14, 2018 - 2:07 PM

It appears that not much thought was given to the provinces' readiness for federalism, nor to federalism’s ultimate impact on regional growth and development

Why we're looking forward to Summer Komikon 2018

Apr 13, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Get your geek on for the love of local comics!

'Beautiful' Billy Suede crowned PWR champion at 'Bakbakan sa Bayanihan'

Jul 23, 2017 - 11:12 PM

A beautiful victory for new PWR Champion Billy Suede Plus a vacated title all out brawls and more

'BEAUTIFUL' WIN. Fil-Canadian wrestler 'Beautiful' Billy Suede defeats Chris Panzer at PWR Live: Bakbakan sa Bayanihan on July 23, 2017, to become the new PWR Champion. Photo from PWR's Twitter account (@pwrofficial)

VIRAL: Filipino bayanihan spirit unfolds in baggage queue

Jul 19, 2017 - 8:52 PM

Responding to the viral post the CEO of AirAsia says it will extend free baggage allowance of up to 40 kilograms to all AFP personnel

Yasay, Alvarez, Gaviria | Evening wRap

Feb 08, 2017 - 9:18 PM

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A military that fights with its heart

Jan 29, 2017 - 12:35 PM

Writes a retired general Our sad experience on the misuse of military capability against our own people has generated lasting conflicts which will take generations to heal

Photo courtesy of Richard Falcatan

AFP chief: Reds should work with military in new campaign plan

Jan 09, 2017 - 5:39 PM

Armed Forces chief General Eduardo Año talks about the military s new campaign plan DSSP Kapayapaan

DSSP KAPAYAPAAN. The military presented to President Rodrigo Duterte its new campaign plan during a command conference on January 6, 2017. Malacañang photo

Oplan Bayanihan ends as Duterte orders AFP to support NDF talks

Dec 19, 2016 - 10:47 AM

UPDATED The communist rebels have long called for the abolition of Oplan Bayanihan which they claim is behind alleged human rights abuses committed by the military in the countryside

SUPPORT TALKS WITH LEFT. President Rodrigo Duterte has asked the military to support his peace initiatives with communist rebels. Rappler photo

Bayanihan spirit alive in Cagayan during, after Lawin

Oct 25, 2016 - 10:00 PM

In the aftermath of Super Typhoon Lawin Haima members of some of the hardest hit communities and volunteers are coming together for relief and recovery efforts

NDF warns of peace talks spoilers after US embassy dispersal

Oct 20, 2016 - 10:04 AM

Condemning the bloody dispersal of protesters in Manila the communist rebels political arm calls on President Rodrigo Duterte to rein in his troops

PEACE TALKS. The government and the NDF held second round of talks in Oslo October 6-10 to agree on the framework of the peace agreement. Photo courtesy of OPAPP

CONVERSATION: ‘Bayanihan’ in the modern age

Jul 14, 2016 - 5:13 PM

What will it take to WinTogether as a community? See the highlights of our Twitter conversation here

Western Visayas shares disaster communication tips for LGUs

Jul 08, 2016 - 6:08 PM

At the ICT Bayanihan Summit held in Iloilo City on Thursday July 7 local agencies share good practices and challenges in the use of information communication technology during disasters

PREPAREDNESS. Local government responders and uniformed personnel participate in a 2-day conference on ICT for DRRM organized by the Office of Civil Defense. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Parts of Roxas Blvd closed on April 3

Apr 02, 2016 - 3:42 PM

From 3 am to 8 am parts of the southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard will be closed for a road sharing activity

ROAD CLOSURE. Parts of Roxas Blvd will be closed on April 3 for a road sharing exercise. Photo from Wikipedia

WATCH: Digital communications as tools for climate action

Mar 16, 2016 - 1:35 PM

This session of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps training will teach the fundamentals on participating collaborating and partnering online

PANEL DISCUSSION. Philippine Red Cross secretary general Gwen Pang, e-Bayanihan lead developer John Noel Victorino, Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation communications officer Migel Estoque, MovePH director Zak Yuson, and MovePH editor Voltaire Tupaz discuss online and onground platforms for climate action. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Batanes artists collective: When art meets bayanihan

Mar 15, 2016 - 9:53 PM

A look at Batanes vibrant art scene and how locals promote their culture through art literature and music

All of these artworks are for sale. Perfect for tourists who would want to bring a piece of Batanes back in their hometown.

During disasters, help is now just one text message away

Mar 05, 2016 - 7:42 PM

Smart Talk Text and Sun subscribers can now send info rescue and relief reports to Agos via text messages during disasters

A history of forgetting

Feb 23, 2016 - 2:33 PM

Mythologizing historical figures to the point of sainthood or supervillain only softens the edges of the past and removes any nuance or lesson to be gained

TADO, SALAMAT

Farmers turn Typhoon Yolanda wastes into livelihood

Oct 27, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Green charcoals are still black in color but are more friendly to the environment

Army: NPA reasons for Otaza killings 'lies'

Oct 25, 2015 - 6:52 PM

The Philippine Army brands as deceitful and superficial the motives behind the killing of Loreto town Mayor Dario Otaza and his son by the New People s Army

LIES. The Philippine Army said Agusan del Sur mayor Dario Otaza (2nd from right) was killed because he turned his back to the NPA. Photo from Otaza's Facebook account

NPA admits killing Agusan del Sur mayor and son

Oct 24, 2015 - 7:28 PM

Slain mayor Dario Otaza is accused of establishing and building intelligence networks within NPA territories in Agusan del Sur for AFP counter revolutionary operations

ADVOCATE. Malacañang says Agusan del Sur mayor Dario Otaza (2nd from right) was an 'invaluable partner' for peace in the region. Photo from Otaza's Facebook account

Lumad to Winnie Monsod: 'Visit us to know our plight'

Sep 22, 2015 - 2:30 PM

This comes after the outspoken UP professor asserted in her column that the Lumad are being exploited by leftists

New Army chief vows to crush armed communists down to 1,000

Jul 15, 2015 - 2:36 PM

Major General Eduardo Año says he will send the best commanders to eastern Mindanao where about half of the strength of the New People s Army is concentrated

VETERAN INTELLIGENCE OFFICER. Major General Eduardo Año. Malacañang photo

Cebu street child story gets UN education envoy’s attention

Jul 13, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Former UK prime minister Gordon Brown says the story of Daniel highlights the great paradox of global education today: more young people want to learn but adults aren t making this possible

WONDER BOY. The young boy studies in deep concentration along one of the sidewalks in Cebu City. Photo from Joyce Torrefranca's Facebook account

Marriott Manila opens PH’s largest ballroom

Jun 24, 2015 - 4:00 PM

The new ballroom features 8 000 square meters of function space and is aimed as top venue for MICE – meetings incentives conventions and exhibitions industry

Philippine Women's University calls all alumni home

Feb 22, 2015 - 9:08 AM

The main event is on February 28 Saturday The PWU Grand Alumni Homecoming at the Le Pavillon on Roxas Blvd Pasay City

5 most walkable, bikeable PH cities

Nov 27, 2014 - 4:05 PM

Vigan Iloilo Pasig Marikina and Cebu are taking great strides in making their cities friendly to pedestrians and cyclists

'We need prosperity to sustain peace'

Oct 04, 2014 - 12:51 PM

Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr says achieving peace is not the end but the first step

PEACE AND PROSPERITY. AFP chief General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr says it is both peace and prosperity that establishes the groundwork for economic development in the country. File photo

Bring 'the Butcher' to justice!

Aug 21, 2014 - 12:56 PM

The author gives voice to environmental advocates who were alleged victims of retired General Jovito Palparan s systemic violation of human rights

New AFP chief tells troops: Ignore politics, no HR violations

Jul 22, 2014 - 5:14 PM

Catapang who assumed command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines last week starts his tour of military camps

BACK IN TARLAC: New Armed Forces chief Lieutenant General Gregorio Catapang Jr visits the Northern Luzon Command

Fast Facts: Helena Zoila Benitez is 100 years old

Jun 27, 2014 - 11:08 AM

In 100 years she has been senator educator founder of the Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company and head of significant UN organizations

HIGHLIGHTS: Voices for Visayas

Jan 15, 2014 - 7:23 PM

Watch the Voices for Visayas benefit concert here on Rappler

[Executive Edge] Fund raising through crowdfunding

Oct 19, 2013 - 12:48 PM

A successful crowdfunding campaign tailors message to 3 types of backers: project advocates patrons and walk ins shares Spark Project founder

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IN PHOTOS: Finding purpose in helping others

Jul 20, 2013 - 5:40 PM

Angelo Valencia finds purpose in shifting from corporate law to building classrooms for the benefit of children in far flung areas