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'Abante babae:' Thousands march to uphold women's rights

Mar 09, 2018 - 8:19 PM

The protest condemns several misogynistic acts of President Rodrigo Duterte and his allies and raises issues such as the welfare and rights of women

Various groups gather at Liwasang Bonifacio in Manila to commemorate International Women’s Day. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Thousands of anti-Duterte protesters blocked from Mendiola

Nov 30, 2017 - 11:53 PM

Riot police along Recto Avenue prevent activists from marching to the area where the President's supporters are holding their own rally to call for a revolutionary government

Anti-Duterte protesters march in Manila on Bonifacio Day, November 30, 2017. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Taguiwalo: You want change? Ask Duterte to reform policies, not monopolize power

Nov 30, 2017 - 5:44 PM

Revolutionary government under President Rodrigo Duterte is as good as establishing a dictatorship, says his former Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo

The Met and PH's historical-cultural corridor

Aug 06, 2017 - 7:00 PM

'We need urban renaissance in Manila,' says architect Gerard Lico

Various sectors hold Labor Day Protest at Liwasang Bonifacio

May 01, 2017 - 7:20 PM

UPDATED From factory to health workers from farmers to government employees laborers march under the heat of the sun from Welcome Rotonda to Liwasang Bonifacio protesting for their labor rights

Not all is well with globalization - Lumad, advocates

Nov 15, 2015 - 1:34 AM

Tinatanggal nila kaming mga mukhang basura sa mga mata ng mga APEC leaders laments a Lumad leader

Lumads hold an anti-APEC rally at Liwasang Bonifacio on November 13, 2015. The protest is part of Manilakbayan, their month-long camp-out in Manila, where they demanded for the 'demilitarization' of their schools and justice for their fellow Lumads who were allegedly killed by paramilitary groups in Mindanao. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

Erap gives Lumad until 6pm to disperse for APEC

Nov 13, 2015 - 3:55 PM

The indigenous peoples from Mindanao supposedly have a permit to hold a rally until November 22 but the city government amends it upon Malacañang s orders

Lumads hold an anti-APEC rally at Liwasang Bonifacio on November 13, 2015. The protest is part of Manilakbayan, their month-long camp-out in Manila, where they demanded for the 'demilitarization' of their schools and justice for their fellow Lumads who were allegedly killed by paramilitary groups in Mindanao. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

PH peasants to Pope: Help us regain our land

Jan 14, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Peasants urban poor representatives and families of political prisoners from Southern Tagalog gather at the Liwasang Bonifacio for a pilgrimage for social justice and peace hopeful that Pope Francis will hear their plight

His Excellency, President Andres Bonifacio?

Oct 12, 2013 - 7:23 AM

A resolution by the Philippine Historian Association s general assembly wants the government to acknowledge Andres Bonifacio as the country s first president

Aquino on Independence Day: Follow Bonifacio

Jun 12, 2013 - 11:10 PM

It s Independence Day and President Benigno Aquino gives this annual ritual a twist

IN PHOTOS: 115 years of Philippine independence

Jun 12, 2013 - 10:06 PM

Check out photos from various independence day events around the country

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Jun 12, 2013 - 8:54 PM

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Aquino: Unite, fight like a Filipino

Jun 12, 2013 - 11:27 AM

It s not in our blood to be aggressive but neither will we fold under pressure or challenge says President Aquino

FOR LOVE OF COUNTRY. President Benigno Aquino III leads Independence Day celebrations at Liwasang Bonifacio. Screenshot from Rappler's livestream

HIGHLIGHTS: Independence Day 2013

Jun 12, 2013 - 7:45 AM

Replay of Rappler s coverage of Independence Day ceremonies at Liwasang Bonifacio

Independence Day at poor man's shrine

Jun 12, 2013 - 7:04 AM

UPDATED For the first time the President leads Independence Day rites at Liwasang Bonifacio a shrine for a hero associated with the poor

PNoy to endorse Lim on April Fools' Day

Mar 27, 2013 - 12:20 PM

The camp of the re electionist Manila mayor chose the date to emphasize that voters should not be fooled by politicians who are known for “broken promises”

FROM "CORY MAGIC" TO "NOYNOY MAGIC?" Lim's camp banks on the endorsement of President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino. Photo from Facebook page of Mayor Alfredo Lim