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Inspiring tenacity, acts of kindness from 2015

Dec 30, 2015 - 4:44 PM

Despite the dark moments of 2015 there are still stories of hope thanks to ordinary people s acts of kindness

MOVING STORIES. As 2015 draws to a close, we look back at some stories of goodness and hope that made the year a little brighter. Image courtesy of Ernest Fiestan

'Sayang' Poe: Grace and the INC

Sep 03, 2015 - 8:30 PM

I was glad that she might consider running for the top position and I had high hopes for her as an alternative to Jejomar Binay But she dashed my hopes

Ka Arnel joins the INC supporters on the flyover across EDSA Shrine while the crowd cheers.

De Lima: Complaint vs INC leaders to go through regular process

Sep 02, 2015 - 4:48 PM

It will be assigned to a prosecutor or a panel of prosecutors says Justice Secretary Leila de Lima

'REGULAR PROCESS.' Justice Secretary Leila de Lima further debunks speculation that the Iglesia ni Cristo got something from the government in exchange for ending its EDSA rally over the weekend.

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Sep 02, 2015 - 12:59 PM

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Traffic plan: Gov't to prioritize 6 EDSA 'choke points'

Sep 01, 2015 - 6:04 PM

President Benigno Aquino III has also approved the deployment of the PNP Highway Patrol Group as the lead traffic law enforcement agency on EDSA

METRO TRAFFIC. The Philippines can lose as much as P6 billion per day by 2030 if it cannot fix its traffic problem, a study conducted by JICA showed. File photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

Show of force? INC drew bigger crowds before

Sep 01, 2015 - 1:50 PM

UPDATED Police say the Iglesia ni Cristo’s rally drew up to 20 000 protestors but earlier events attracted as many as 700 000 people

RALLY OVER. The Iglesia ni Cristo on August 31, 2015, ends its 5-day anti-government protest in Metro Manila. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

De Lima denies INC deal: 'I'm back at work'

Sep 01, 2015 - 11:13 AM

UPDATED Justice Secretary Leila de Lima issues the statement a day after the powerful Iglesia ni Cristo agreed to end its days long mass protest calling for her resignation

WHAT RESIGNATION? Justice Secretary Leila de Lima denies speculation that the Iglesia ni Cristo ended its EDSA rally in exchange for her early resignation. File photo by Rappler

Mandaluyong extends permit for INC EDSA rally

Aug 31, 2015 - 12:06 AM

Mayor Benhur Abalos allows INC members to stay the night promising them escorts as they make their way to Manila where they were allowed to protest until Friday

PERMIT EXTENDED. Mandaluyong Mayor Benhur Abalos allows INC members to stay in EDSA Shaw Boulevard for the night but tells them to later transfer to Manila. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

INC spokesman hits 'low' police estimate of EDSA rally crowd

Aug 30, 2015 - 11:53 PM

INC spokesman Edwil Zabala hits the police for pegging the figure of INC members crowding EDSA at only 13 000

'100,000-STRONG CROWD.' INC Spokesman Edwil Zabala criticize the media and the police for allegedly underestimating the crowd in EDSA. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

WATCH: Full comment of Grace Poe on INC issue

Aug 30, 2015 - 8:48 PM

Poe: Let’s not belittle the importance of religion Those people are only defending their faith We respect that and we should also respect their rights

INC members from provinces flock to EDSA

Aug 30, 2015 - 5:11 PM

UPDATED More and more handwritten placards bearing names of various cities and provinces in the country are being raised at the INC s street vigil in EDSA Shaw

FROM ACROSS PH. INC members from different parts of the Philippines flock to EDSA-Shaw for their 4th day of protest on August 30, 2015. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

CBCP to Catholics: ‘Don’t fan flames’ vs INC

Aug 30, 2015 - 4:56 PM

Catholic bishops also warn against political opportunism in the ongoing rally of the Iglesia ni Cristo in EDSA Shaw

'FREEDOM OF RELIGION' INC members continue their rally at the EDSA-Shaw Intersection on August 29, 2015. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

Anthony Taberna takes leave of absence from TV, radio show

Aug 30, 2015 - 4:05 PM

This comes hours after Taberna a member of the Iglesia ni Cristo speaks at the group s EDSA rally

FRIDAY ATTACK. A file photo of Anthony Taberna, whose coffee shop was attacked by gunmen early Friday, August 28, 2015. Photo from Anthony Taberna's Facebook Page

Iglesia ni Cristo: Sorry for traffic, blame our enemies

Aug 30, 2015 - 1:29 PM

‘Marunong po kaming gumalang sa karapatan ng iba Marunong po kaming makisama ’ Iglesia ni Cristo spokesman Edwil Zabala says

SUNDAY RALLY. INC members from different parts of the Philippines flock to EDSA-Shaw for their 4th day of protest on August 30, 2015. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

Aquino to INC members: 'Freedom requires responsibility'

Aug 29, 2015 - 3:29 PM

President Benigno Aquino III gives the reminder after thousands of motorists and commuters were stranded by the massive traffic build up caused by INC members along parts of EDSA on a payday Friday

INC RALLY. INC members at the EDSA Crossing, where they are allowed to hold their mass action until August 30, 2015.

Why De Lima is target of Iglesia ni Cristo's anger

Aug 29, 2015 - 3:12 PM

3rd UPDATE INC members say Justice Secretary De Lima is about to issue a warrant of arrest against church leaders But lawyer Trixie Cruz Angeles says the DOJ has not even assigned a prosecutor to the case

DE LIMA EFFIGY. Protestors shout 'De Lima, sasayaw na!' during a protest vigil along EDSA in the evening of August 28, 2015. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

INC gets permit to rally in Mandaluyong

Aug 29, 2015 - 9:58 AM

UPDATED Iglesia ni Cristo members can hold their mass action at the EDSA Shaw area until Sunday August 30

SHOW OF FORCE. INC members occupy the intersection of Edsa and Shaw Blvd.

Iglesia ni Cristo rally allowed in Manila until September 4

Aug 28, 2015 - 7:19 PM

The Manila city government extends for a full week INC s permit to assemble along Pedro Gil Padre Faura and United Nations Avenue – areas near schools and offices

ONE MORE WEEK. On Friday, August 28, Iglesia ni Cristo spokesman Edwil Zabala tells the crowd of a few thousands outside the Department of Justice that the city government has allowed them to assemble on the streets of Manila until the next Friday, September 4, 2015. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Binay, Poe: INC members 'protecting their faith'

Aug 28, 2015 - 2:09 PM

UPDATED Vice President Jejomar Binay says the government should focus on other problems while Senator Grace Poe believes Justice Secretary Leila de Lima should explain the merits of the case to the public

Disgruntled members of the Iglesia Ni Cristo rushed to the Department of Justice in Padre Faura Street, Manila on Thursday. The young INC members accused Justice Secretary Leila de Lima of interfering with their affair, including the investigation of the recent INC crisis. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Corona won't attend INC rally

Feb 28, 2012 - 3:32 PM

Corona got advice that he should not attend the rally

Palace downplays Iglesia rally

Feb 27, 2012 - 4:20 PM

The Presidential Spokesperson says Palace got assurances it will not turn into a political rally