Rappler's latest stories on Duterte Year 2 in-depth reports
Knowing threats exist is different from doing something about them. This leads to the major cybersecurity gap in the Philippines.
(UPDATED) In two years, President Rodrigo Duterte has convened the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council only 4 times
Insiders say Sereno must first address problems she left at the Supreme Court before taking on other roles, but she remains defiant, saying there will be vindication in the end
Under the Duterte administration, artists have become among the strongest voices of resistance
Did the PNP promise less blood? Yes, and the numbers show it. The question now: Could it be bloodless?
(UPDATED) As the President enters his second year, we look back at the attacks that journalists have had to endure
President Rodrigo Duterte's practice of hurling shocking insults at his critics has been a defining feature of his governance style. He has used it to control discourse, destroy the reputation of his enemies, and strike fear in those who would dissent.
President Rodrigo Duterte's tough stance on corruption has cost many government officials their jobs. But some have been reappointed.
Rappler reviews how Presidential Spokesperson Roque valiantly tried to soften the controversial statements and actions of President Rodrigo Duterte
About P5.1 billion was released in 2017 while about P54.1 million has been released in 2018. Most of the funds have been for relief; reconstruction projects remain few.
The Commission on Human Rights says it has never before encountered the magnitude of killings seen under President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-drug campaign. It is now struggling to keep up with investigations.
Under the Duterte administration, the Philippine National Police introduces a pattern: reinstating cops who have been dismissed, accused of wrongdoing or dragged into scandals
(UPDATED) From delaying investigations, ousting chairpersons, and clearing administration officials, the Senate has supported President Rodrigo Duterte in his two years in office
In his second year in office, President Rodrigo Duterte draws flak for insisting that rehabilitating poor drug addicts is useless. Meanwhile, economic managers downplay inflation.
They're in various government agencies – from regulating gambling to helping OFWs
Rodrigo Duterte has broken his promise to 'behave' as president and to sail to Philippine Rise. But he has thrown support for pro-poor policies and increased the pay for soldiers and cops. Read on for an update on presidential promises.
Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano views the Philippines and China as husband and wife – and what a relationship this is, as President Rodrigo Duterte marks his second year in office
Poor families suffer for almost half of the year, as they are left with no choice but to buy regular and well-milled rice
All tourism destinations will be up for assessment by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, but some areas are on top of the list
Rice supply, salary increases for teachers and soldiers, briefings on Chinese harassment in Ayungin Shoal, ban on Rappler – these are just some of the issues over which the President didn't seem to consult his alter egos before speaking
The Philippine National Police records 23,518 homicide cases under investigation (HCUI) since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office
Zero tolerance for corruption? Rappler finds that President Duterte has reappointed, promoted, or retained in a different capacity 16 government officials accused of corruption or misuse of public funds.
(4TH UPDATE) Of the officials President Rodrigo Duterte has fired over alleged corruption or misconduct, 4 are back in government while two are in jail