Duterte Year 3 in-depth and views - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Duterte Year 3 in-depth and views

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Evolution of the Duterte Cabinet

Aug 18, 2019 - 8:43 PM

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

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the 39th Cabinet Meeting at the Malacañan Palace on July 1, 2019. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte Promise Checklist: Major accomplishments, failures

Jul 22, 2019 - 9:53 AM

Halfway into his presidency, we look at what Rodrigo Duterte's presidency has achieved and what it has failed at so far

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during the mass oath taking of newly appointed government officials at the Malacañan Palace on July 8, 2019. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Halfway through: Duterte's midterm, in charts

Jul 21, 2019 - 6:50 PM

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

Does Duterte fulfill the dictator criteria? This book can help us find out

Jul 20, 2019 - 10:00 AM

'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?

[OPINION] What Duterte has achieved in 3 years

Jul 16, 2019 - 12:00 PM

The change – pagbabago – that he promised remains illusory

Corruption Red Flags: Excesses in government spending

Jul 15, 2019 - 11:00 AM

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.

Corruption Red Flags: Fake transactions, doubtful accounts in government spending

Jul 14, 2019 - 7:00 PM

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.

Despite Duterte, Gem-Ver fishermen buckle down to work

Jul 12, 2019 - 5:38 PM

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.

Rodrigo Duterte: The celebrity in Malacañang

Jul 03, 2019 - 9:00 AM

The Philippine President has a fandom that rivals many top celebrities – here's a look at how he has played the fame game

[OPINION] Caesar through Digong: Why we need to be political

Jul 01, 2019 - 10:05 AM

'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

Duterte and the poor: What the surveys say

Jun 30, 2019 - 7:04 PM

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.

SATISFIED. Why has Rodrigo Duterte maintained such good ratings among the poor?

Duterte’s war on dissent

Jun 29, 2019 - 6:45 PM

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

HR DEFFENDERS – Cordillera Human Rights defenders march down Session Road to press the government to improve its human rights records in celebration of the 70th Celebration of International Human Rights Day late Monday afternoon in Baguio City. – Photo by Mau Victa

Duterte at the halfway mark: The Filipino's gamble

Jun 29, 2019 - 6:00 PM

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?

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) miting de avance at the jampacked PhilSports Multi-Purpose Arena in Pasig City on May 11, 2019. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

[OPINION] Rodrigo Roa Duterte, best 'tibak'

Jun 29, 2019 - 10:27 AM

If necessity is the mother of invention, then the necessity of opposing Duterte invented an entire generation of activists

Why Filipinos believe Duterte was 'appointed by God'

Jun 28, 2019 - 8:30 PM

It's rooted in the Filipino view of God as 'Punisher' – like Rodrigo Duterte

The Duterte Insult List

Jun 28, 2019 - 2:54 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte's practice of hurling shocking insults at his critics has been a defining feature of his governance style

[OPINION] Disappointment, exhaustion, fear: An incoming freshman on Duterte's 3 years

Jun 28, 2019 - 10:02 AM

'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'

Human rights: How to deal with Duterte, the biggest challenge?

Jun 27, 2019 - 6:47 PM

Advocates are constantly challenged by President Rodrigo Duterte's 'intentional distortion' of human rights since 2016. What are lessons learned?

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[ANALYSIS] Why is Duterte still so popular?

Jun 27, 2019 - 5:00 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte's enduring popularity is baffling. What are the factors that might explain it?

Duterte vetoes 7 bills in first 3 years in office

Jun 26, 2019 - 10:34 AM

Among the vetoed bills are the twin measures that would have fulfilled President Duterte's campaign promise to coconut farmers

[ANALYSIS] China, the patron, is Duterte's reality check

Jun 19, 2019 - 11:10 AM

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