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Japan 75 years after Leyte landing: ‘Avoid war, value peace’

Oct 20, 2019 - 4:42 PM

Japan attends the 75th anniversary of the event that led to the end of their occupation of the Philippines during World War II

VETERANS. Filipino veterans attend the 75th anniversary of MacArthur landing on the Leyte gulf. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

[OPINION] Jabidah Massacre: 51 years after, still vivid in memory

Mar 18, 2019 - 4:48 PM

There is no closure for this injustice yet

WATCH: Still no justice 50 years after Jabidah Massacre

Mar 18, 2018 - 9:30 PM

Half a century later, the names of slain young Moros remain carved on concrete walls while justice is still nowhere to be found

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Jabidah and Merdeka: The inside story

Mar 18, 2018 - 10:10 AM

The officers who participated in the Jabidah massacre have not fully come clean. In the end, it may have left a legacy of lying and cover-up in the military.

Bataan's 'last living Czech defender' honored

Apr 25, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Karel Aster 95 worked as a US volunteer in the Philippines during World War II and suffered as Japan s prisoner of war

BATAAN DEFENDER. Karel Aster, 95, worked as a US volunteer in the Philippines during World War II. Photo courtesy of the Czech Embassy in the Philippines

IN PHOTOS: Traveling back in time on two wheels in Corregidor

Mar 21, 2015 - 10:17 AM

On Corregidor Island one s bicycle becomes nothing less than a pedal powered time machine

The writer at Battery Hearn. Photo by John Hendrix

Aquino on BOI report, Jabidah massacre anniversary, Pacquiao-Mayweather ‘couch dance’ | The wRap

Mar 18, 2015 - 8:16 PM

The BOI chief says the President was “hurt” over the Mamasapano report Filipino Muslims commemorate the Jabidah Massacre Pacquiao or Mayweather could get “couch dances for life”

Jabidah Massacre: Acknowledge 'historical injustice'

Mar 18, 2015 - 7:46 PM

47 years after the Jabidah Massacre the catalyst of the decades old Moro rebellion peace remains elusive in Mindanao

CALL FOR PEACE. Peace supporters release doves to commemorate the 47th anniversary of the Jabidah Massacre. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

#HeroesofHaiyan: The lifeguard

Apr 14, 2014 - 7:00 AM

Wendell Corregidor proves that heroism is as simple as wanting to help those in need

KEEP SWIMMING. Wendell, a gold medalist in paralympic swimming competitions, used his skills to save lives. Photo by Caroline Gluck.

FAST FACTS: Araw ng Kagitingan

Apr 09, 2014 - 5:01 PM

Here are 9 important facts you should know about the Day of Valor

File photo from Wikimedia Commons

Touring Corregidor, one of the country's last military bastions

Jan 18, 2014 - 9:40 PM

Going to Corregidor you d expect a grand history lesson but you ll also leave the island with so much more

Ghost hunting in the PH? Here are 7 places

Oct 29, 2013 - 10:03 AM

Thinking of ghost hunting this long weekend? Here are some suggestions

INFERNO. Firefighters and investigators inspect the debris-strewn dance floor following a deadly fire which turned the packed "Ozone" disco into an inferno, killing about 150 teenagers in 1996. AFP Photo

Forgotten Soldiers: Ode to Bataan's scouts

Apr 09, 2013 - 3:32 PM

This documentary sheds much light on the hardly overnight Fall of Bataan

BETTER LATE THAN TOO LATE. ‘Forgotten Soldiers’ is a 7-decades-hence documentary about the heroic Filipino fighters in the Battle of Bataan. All images courtesy of the Ortigas Foundation Library

Bataan Legacy: Rediscovering the role of Filipinos in World War II

Apr 08, 2013 - 5:52 PM

The San Francisco Public Library and Artis Mundi will present Bataan Legacy on Sunday May 5 at 2pm

Photo from Bataan Legacy's Facebook page

IN PHOTOS: Memories of a massacre

Mar 20, 2013 - 10:14 AM

We revisit the places where young Muslims were trained and killed

Shadows of Sabah

Mar 19, 2013 - 9:29 AM

History repeats itself because Sabah remains the promised land to many Muslims

Aquino leads Jabidah remembrance

Mar 18, 2013 - 9:50 AM

UPDATED President Benigno Aquino III is the first president to commemorate the gruesome killing of young Muslim recruits in 1968

The cliff from where lone survivor Jivin Arula jumped to escape the Jabidah massacre. 18 Mar 2013, photo by RAPPLER/ John Javellana.

Vitug Vlogs: Memories of Jabidah massacre

Mar 15, 2013 - 10:56 PM

Rappler’s editor at large Marites Vitug looks back on a historic event 45 years ago that sparked the Muslim rebellion in Mindanao Here’s her video blog

What history books didn’t say about Corregidor

Mar 07, 2013 - 4:05 PM

The island once known as The Rock has its fair share of mysteries and conspiracies

HAUNTING ISLAND. The remains of a cinema on Corregidor island. All photos by Peter Imbong

Want to get spooked?

Oct 23, 2012 - 9:13 PM

Thrill seekers looking for a spooky and scary time have several places to go to this Halloween

ILOILO's CASA MARIQUIT. Photo by Doi Domasian

Russian ships in Manila for 3-day visit

Jan 31, 2012 - 8:44 PM

Visit aimed at boosting ties to fight terrorism transnational crime

GOODWILL VISIT. Russian Navy ships arrived in Manila on January 31, 2012 for a 3-day visit. (Photo courtesy of Philippine Navy)