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Localizing response to prevent online sexual exploitation of children

Jun 27, 2018 - 5:26 PM

AlamBaU provides audience-specific materials on preventing OSEC that target kids, teens, parents, and teachers

[OPINION] Who’s afraid of Citizen Jake?

May 24, 2018 - 4:12 PM

'Citizen Jake makes us not only witnesses to these challenging times but confronts us with truths both forgotten and ignored'

Bill seeks higher pay for mid-level gov't employees

Jan 02, 2018 - 8:32 PM

The bill will authorize department heads to readjust salaries of salary grades 21-29 outside of the indicated brackets in the Salary Standardization Law

READJUSTMENT. House Bill 6712 seeks to authorize department heads to readjust the salaries of mid-level government employees.

Artists’ group to hold human rights concert on December 9

Dec 08, 2017 - 2:10 PM

‘Alab ng Puso,’ organized by Dakila, features Sandwich, Noel Cabangon, BLKD, Aia de Leon, Tanya Markova, Hilera, Cooky Chua, Bayang Barrios and Naliyagan Band, Gary Granada, Flying Ipis, Brass Pas Pas Pas Pas, IV of Spades, Oh! Flamingo, Ourselves the Elves, and spoken word artists Alfonso Manalastas, Louise Meets, Abby Orbeta, and Juan Miguel Severo

Manlaban Para sa Karapatan rally/concert at the CHR kicks off with a performance from Cheats, Saab Magalona. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

LIST: Bonifacio Day activities, protests

Nov 29, 2017 - 2:28 PM

(UPDATED) Several protests and activities are lined up on Thursday, November 30, to mark Bonifacio Day not just in Metro Manila

BONIFACIO DAY. In this file photo, youth leaders observe Bonifacio day in 2016 through an anti-Marcos protest action at the Peoples Power Monument. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

LOOK: Art group holds a human dignity exhibit in Mandaluyong

Nov 23, 2017 - 1:56 PM

'Moving Pictures: Artists for Human Dignity' showcases the reality of human dignity in the country amid abuses against social justice through art. The exhibit runs from November 22 to December 10.

ART. Active Vista Human Rights Festival opens with Moving Pictures: Artists for Human Dignity Exhibit in Shangri-la Plaza in Mandaluyong City. All photos by Iona Finlay Mendoza/Rappler

What happened to the centennial Bonifacio monument in Taguig?

Nov 22, 2017 - 8:04 PM

DPWH says the Bonifacio statue will be restored to its exact position after the completion of the road project in March 2020

IN PHOTOS: Philippines marks Independence Day 2017

Jun 12, 2017 - 6:40 PM

UPDATED From touching scenes in crisis hit Marawi City to protests in Metro Manila here is a look at how Filipinos celebrated the 119th anniversary of the declaration of the country s independence

PANATANG MAKABAYAN. A soldier takes an oath during a flag raising ceremony. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

WATCH: On Independence Day, artists' group raises PH flag in West Philippine Sea

Jun 12, 2017 - 5:39 PM

Dakila a movement for modern day heroism accomplishes what President Rodrigo Duterte has only promised since the campaign period

Surfers paddled out to bring the Philippine Flag to the West Philippine Sea.Photo by Charlon Kim

House begins debates on Duterte tax reform package

May 23, 2017 - 11:05 PM

House ways and means committee chairperson Dakila Cua estimates P157 2 billion in government revenues will be generated from the tax reform package in its first year of implementation

PLENARY. Lawmakers hold their plenary session on May 23, the same day the tax reform package was sponsored for 2nd reading. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

FULL TEXT: Revenue from tax reform to improve Filipinos' lives – Cua

May 23, 2017 - 8:30 PM

The House ways and means committee chairman says the package aims to generate revenue for social welfare infrastructure education healthcare job generation among others

SPONSOR. House ways and means committee chairperson Dakila Cua delivers his sponsorship speech for the tax reform package. Screengrab from the House Youtube account

House committee approves Duterte tax reform package

May 03, 2017 - 7:50 PM

The House ways and means panel is also eyeing a provision imposing an additional P10 excise tax on sugar sweetened beverages and carbonated drinks

TAX REFORM. House committee on ways and means chairperson Dakila Cua leads the panel tackling the Department of Finance's proposed tax reform package. File photo by Rappler

House to host 38th AIPA General Assembly

Apr 22, 2017 - 4:11 PM

Quirino Representative Dakila Cua says the House will be tasked to draft committee resolutions involving matters of common interest to member states including regional cooperation security and economics

ALONGSIDE THE ASEAN. The AIPA presidency was turned over to Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez by 37th AIPA General Assembly president and Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Winn Khaing of Myanmar.

IN PHOTOS: Lawmakers inspect tourist spots, nautical highway

Apr 01, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Duterte allies in the House go on a nautical highway expedition as soon as Congress goes on break They don t bring along a colleague who would have provided some valuable insight

OUT AT SEA. Lawmakers pose for a photo while aboard a vessel during the Western and Eastern Nautical Highway Expedition. All photo from the House of Representatives

Lawmakers to 'inspect' tourist spots, RORO ships

Mar 15, 2017 - 12:35 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez denies the trip is a junket saying they will be working within the allowable budget for out of town committee hearings

'OVERSIGHT' FUNCTION. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez will be leading House leaders on a RORO caravan around the country in the next 2 weeks. File photos by Rappler

House approves bill exempting gifts worth P100k from donor's tax

Feb 27, 2017 - 7:00 PM

HB 4903 also seeks to simplify the donor s tax rate for gifts worth more than P100 000 to 6

REDUCED DONOR'S TAX. The House of Representatives approves another tax reform bill on February 27. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Higher fuel excise tax means more funds for social services – lawmaker

Jan 24, 2017 - 7:05 PM

The tax reform proposal also aims to reduce poverty incidence from 21 6 to 14 by 2022

BETTER SERVICES. The increased revenue expected fromt he proposed excise tax on fuel will be used to fund social services. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Made by women: Entrepreneurs find common ground at unique market

Oct 18, 2016 - 4:59 PM

An annual gathering of women entrepreneurs brings hope that women can play a larger role in boosting the country s agricultural productivity and quality

MADE BY WOMEN. Oxfam Philippines and Dakila set up the Women's Market - a marketplace of homegrown and handcrafted merchandise?. Photo by Denise Nacnac/Rappler

House panel wants tax reform bill passed mid-2017

Oct 17, 2016 - 3:15 PM

The House committee on ways and means meets with the Department of Finance to discuss possible changes to the anti poor measures under the proposed tax reform package

TAX REFORM. House committee on ways and means chairperson Dakila Cua leads the panel tackling the DOF's proposed tax reform package. Photo by Rappler

Talking Bisaya: How Albay cop made hostage taker put his guard down

Sep 06, 2016 - 9:00 AM

When suspect Bayani Yutiga Dakila Galanon of Masbate demanded an audience with journalists who could speak Bisaya negotiator Chief Superintendent Melvin Buenafe saw an opening

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 9PM

May 03, 2016 - 9:14 PM

Rappler and PPCRV team up to safeguard the 2016 elections Marawi and Abra may soon be under ‘Comelec control’ CHR says the number of election related violence cases rises to 53

Violent incidents linked to elections rise to 53 – CHR

May 03, 2016 - 7:31 PM

47 more incidents are being investigated

TIGHT SECURITY. A member of the Regional Public Safety Battalion stands guard outside the town hall of Pantar, Lanao del Norte. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Election-related human rights violations rampant online – CHR

Apr 18, 2016 - 5:20 PM

The Commission on Human Rights reminds Filipinos that making threats on social media is a form of human rights violation

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

Of democracy, development, and Duterte

Dec 02, 2015 - 6:48 PM

Real peace and development stems from addressing social inequalities and the respect for human rights

'Heneral Luna': Para sa bayan o sarili?

Aug 31, 2015 - 1:17 PM

Heneral Luna may actually be just what we need to finally find the heroes of our times

Iloilo rides for a human trafficking-free Philippines

Jun 13, 2015 - 6:35 PM

Over 300 cyclists enthusiasts and advocates gather at the provincial capitol grounds in Iloilo to campaign against human trafficking

More than 300 cycling enthusiasts and advocates join the campaign to end human-trafficking. All photos by Lea Prodigo

Belmonte, lawmakers back youth rep in disaster councils

May 18, 2015 - 5:05 PM

The National Youth Commission is pushing for youth representation in national and local disaster risk management councils to ensure their voice is heard

Tado's widow: Mother more than wife

May 10, 2015 - 5:19 PM

The widow of actor and comedian Arvin Tado Jimenez talks about how she dealt with the loss of her husband and why being a mother is her calling

Leah Jimenez wife of the late actor-comedian Tado

Would you bike for fireflies?

Apr 21, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The lack of fireflies in the city is only a testament to the polluted air we breathe The fireflies have fled because of air pollution

WATCH: Women on wheels

Mar 30, 2015 - 11:14 PM

WATCH: Women on wheels symbolize courage and empowerment For them changing your lifestyle means changing the world

CALL-OUT: Who is your #SHEro?

Mar 07, 2015 - 8:30 AM

In celebration of women s month help us pay tribute to the heroism of women Share with us your stories photos poems artworks

'Para! sa Pilipinas' road safety campaign launched

Feb 11, 2015 - 11:30 AM

Press release: Para sa Pilipinas is a reporting tool launched to commemorate the first anniversary of the Bontoc bus crash

Para! Sa Pilipinas is an online tool where commuters can report and give feedback on their experience riding buses.

Tired of errant buses? You can soon report them!

Feb 07, 2015 - 2:16 PM

The Para Po reporting tool which DAKILA is developing allows commuters to report errant bus firms that violate rules on overloading smoke belching reckless driving and obstruction of traffic

‪A young climate revolution advocate helps change the world‬

Dec 12, 2014 - 1:50 PM

Even if the challenges may seem insurmountable we should not feel that all hope is lost in this battle of climate change says young climate advocate Jeckree Mission

CLIMATE REVOLUTION. Jeckree Mission (R) with former US Vice President Al Gore in the Climate Leadership Training in Rio de Janeiro. Photo from Dakila

Advocates end 1,000-km Climate Walk at Yolanda ground zero

Nov 08, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Aside from showing solidarity with the millions affected by the super typhoon the Climate Walk aims to pressure leaders to take action against climate change

CLIMATE WALK. The file photo shows environment advocates in Luneta before they began their 40-day march that took them to Tacloban, 'Ground Zero' of the landfall of Typhoon Haiyan. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

#ClimateWalk: 40-day walk to Tacloban begins

Oct 03, 2014 - 8:29 AM

Climate advocates begin a 40 day journey on foot from Manila to Tacloban aiming to raise awareness and urge action to prevent another massive disaster

Cyber Martial Law – What are you afraid of?

Feb 24, 2014 - 8:53 PM

With the government regulating and documenting our every word and move we have gone back to the dark ages where democracy is dead

From retrieval to resting place, Tado’s friends played many roles

Feb 12, 2014 - 11:50 PM

In death he displayed the sum total of a life well lived measured in the words and actions of his friends family and fans

DAKILA. Friends, fans, and colleagues banded together to assist the fallen comedian's family in the days after his death. Screengrab from Dakila's YouTube video

'Bio-eulogies' to Tado

Feb 09, 2014 - 9:30 AM

According to Tado the book published in 2012 was a preview a pre burol pre interment a trailer of his life

Tado: 'Insanely absurd, downright brilliant'

Feb 08, 2014 - 5:09 PM

He is our modern hero We honor him by treading the same path so that the nobility of his life will live on

The Pride in Pugad Baboy

Jun 20, 2013 - 4:59 PM

At the heart of Pol Medina’s Pugad Baboy is always a hint of truth And unless we are ready to face it we will continue to be offended

Cyclists vs human trafficking and slavery

Jun 12, 2013 - 10:56 PM

Thousands of cyclists bike against human trafficking and modern day slavery on Independence Day

High hopes for PWD-inclusive election

May 08, 2013 - 10:49 PM

A free concert to encourage PWDs to cast their votes in the coming elections was held Monday May 6

Dumaguete bikers ride against trafficking and slavery

May 05, 2013 - 4:58 PM

Some 300 cyclists paved the road to raise awareness against human trafficking in Dumaguete

Iloilo Freedom Ride for a human trafficking free Philippines

Apr 24, 2013 - 12:58 PM

Around 500 Advocates and Cyclists declared “War against Human Trafficking” at the Iloilo Freedom Ride; their next stop Zamboanga City

Freedom Ride: Bike against trafficking

Feb 27, 2013 - 5:56 PM

The Freedom Ride on Saturday March 9 is open to the public and will start at the Venice Piazza McKinley Hill Taguig

Soul siren lands on Palawan shores

Dec 27, 2012 - 7:45 PM

Kat Agarrado cares for more than just music Learn more about her advocacy and how you can be part of it

MUSIC AND HEART. Kat Agarrado uses her talents to spread the word about environmental protection and preservation

Om Shanti Shoal: Peace on a tour

Jul 16, 2012 - 4:39 PM

A Filipino folk singer and songwriter shares the stage with a traditional Chinese lute musician for a crossover cultural experience

MUSIC FOR PEACE. Nityalila and Chung Yufeng perform for the Filipino audience for the first time at 70s Bistro. Photo by Candice Lopez-Quimpo