Rappler's latest stories on Duterte Year 3 in-depth and views
Roughly half of Duterte's original Cabinet remains at the midway point of his presidency, while the number of retired military or police in the Cabinet has tripled
Halfway into his presidency, we look at what Rodrigo Duterte's presidency has achieved and what it has failed at so far
From the economy to the country's standing in the world, here's how President Duterte and his administration fared in many areas in his first 3 years in office
'How Democracies Die' by Levitsky and Ziblatt identifies signs of a budding authoritarian and steps they take to subvert democracies. How does Rodrigo Duterte measure up to their criteria?
The change – pagbabago – that he promised remains illusory
Rappler conducts an analysis of 323 audit reports of government agencies to find irregularities and flagged spendings. Part 2 tackles excesses in spending, travels and ghosts of the pork scam.
Rappler conducts an analysis of 323 audit reports of government agencies to find irregularities and flagged spendings. Part 1 is all about the fake and the doubtful.
The fishermen come home but government disowns their narrative about what happened at Recto Bank and gives away bare boats. They prepare to sail again in dangerous waters.
The Philippine President has a fandom that rivals many top celebrities – here's a look at how he has played the fame game
'The problem with us Filipinos is not that we lack discipline or love for our country. The problem with us is our lack of self-esteem due to decades of mismanagement,' says Allen Severino
Throughout his 3 years in office, President Rodrigo Duterte has managed to keep poor Filipinos satisfied with his performance. Pollsters help us make sense of this.
The number of human rights defenders charged in the 3 years of the Duterte government is higher than those recorded during the full terms of Benigno Aquino III and Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
President Rodrigo Duterte, buoyed by a narrative of action and compassion, has recovered from 3 years worth of controversies. Will this narrative hold up until the end?
If necessity is the mother of invention, then the necessity of opposing Duterte invented an entire generation of activists
It's rooted in the Filipino view of God as 'Punisher' – like Rodrigo Duterte
President Rodrigo Duterte's practice of hurling shocking insults at his critics has been a defining feature of his governance style
'I can still remember how I, who once swore never to participate in any political rally, felt compelled to join the calls of dissent on the day of CJ Sereno's ouster'
Advocates are constantly challenged by President Rodrigo Duterte's 'intentional distortion' of human rights since 2016. What are lessons learned?
President Rodrigo Duterte's enduring popularity is baffling. What are the factors that might explain it?
Among the vetoed bills are the twin measures that would have fulfilled President Duterte's campaign promise to coconut farmers
Duterte the patron knows what a patron expects – debt of gratitude, acquiescence despite being wronged, and the unconditional acceptance that the patron will make up for mistakes, one way or the other