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In Duterte-land, U2’s Bono touches on the taboo

Dec 11, 2019 - 5:12 PM

’You don’t compromise on human rights,’ he wants to tell the President

Did Malacañang say the press is free?

Dec 05, 2019 - 8:00 PM

President Duterte’s threat to ABS-CBN contradicts his claim

Reporting on the SEA Games fiasco

Nov 28, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Only incompetent officials are panicking over the media’s exposés

Bloated SEA Games budget and other exposés

Nov 21, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Who says budget hearings are boring?

Rody, Leni, Imee: Reality checks, courtesy of Rappler exclusives

Nov 14, 2019 - 6:49 PM

Infrastructure binge, deathless drug war, and photo-op with UP alumni

The Philippines, a killing field

Nov 07, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Duterte’s kill mentality has emboldened every angry person with a gun

How does Duterte intend to solve the water crisis?

Oct 31, 2019 - 9:00 PM

The President seeks ‘extraordinary powers’

These women are not just wives

Oct 24, 2019 - 2:00 PM

We should report on them as persons with their own accomplishments

Challenges of local governance we don’t always see

Oct 17, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Which, by the way, also present challenges in reporting

There’s a transportation crisis…

Oct 10, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Yet some officials have the gall to belittle commuters’ travail

What have your mayors done in the first 100 days?

Oct 03, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Rappler reports on cities and towns beyond press cons and PRs

Postponing the barangay and SK elections – again

Sep 26, 2019 - 8:30 PM

It shows how we regard village and youth governance

Children, estranged couples, and neglected stories

Sep 19, 2019 - 5:29 PM

Call us out when we forget people in policy

Between governance and romance

Aug 29, 2019 - 9:00 AM

We’re glad Mayor Vico Sotto has pointed out what makes news

Heart Evangelista pens birthday message for late senator Miriam Defensor Santiago

Jun 17, 2019 - 11:21 AM

'You owe me an Adulting 101,' says the actress

[OPINION] Would you date a journalist – a Rappler journalist?

Jun 07, 2019 - 2:38 PM

What turns our morning coffee time from a leisurely sip into a hurried slurp? What makes us stay so late in the newsroom that our dogs forget what we smell like? I’d like to share that with you every Wednesday.

FALSE: Miriam Defensor Santiago’s election as ICC judge is void

Mar 27, 2019 - 6:43 PM

‘The Rome Statute only refers to a requirement of State Party nationality at the time of election but not afterwards,’ says the International Criminal Court

Presidential candidate Miriam Defensor Santiago along with her Vice Presidential candidate Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. at Bulacan State University on Monday, April 18, 2016. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

‘Miriam would have pulverized’ Panelo, says late senator’s sister

Mar 26, 2019 - 3:51 PM

Linn Defensor Evangelista, the sister of Miriam Defensor Santiago, slams Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo for saying that the late senator's election as an ICC judge was not valid

Miriam Quiambao, Ardy Roberto welcome son Elijah

Feb 17, 2019 - 10:35 AM

Elijah is the couple's first child together

Miriam Quiambao opens up about autoimmune disorder during pregnancy

Dec 14, 2018 - 10:33 AM

The former beauty queen and TV hosts says she was diagnosed with Obstetric APAS

Miriam Santiago now first woman awarded Quezon Service Cross

Dec 03, 2018 - 5:55 PM

The Quezon Service Cross, the highest civilian distinction given by the government, is posthumously conferred upon the late senator in a Malacañang ceremony

Miriam Santiago's People's Reform Party teams up with Sara Duterte's party

Dec 03, 2018 - 5:17 PM

PRP agrees with President Duterte's unilateral ICC withdrawal. Miriam Defensor Santiago was the first Filipino ICC judge.

People's Reform Party and HNP alliance signing. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

TEDxMiriamCollege: AFTERMATH: Breaking New Grounds

Nov 07, 2018 - 10:06 AM

TEDxMiriamCollege 2019 seeks to converge the outcome on how a person is headed towards the path they took, and will deal in evoking the society about the result and growth of everything that is surrounding us

[OPINION] When the opposition says it will tap volunteers

Nov 03, 2018 - 10:39 AM

The Liberal Party-led senatorial slate should make sure volunteer sign-ups and social media endorsements will translate to votes

Opposition volunteers

Dear political parties: For your rallies, hire a wedding planner

Oct 27, 2018 - 11:00 AM

That’s the person you need to mount campaign events that everyone – the crowd, the journalists, and larger public – will remember.

Harry Roque wants to channel Miriam Santiago at Senate

Oct 17, 2018 - 1:33 PM

'Mumultuhin na po kayo ni Miriam Defensor Santiago sa pagkatao ni Harry Roque,' says the former mouthpiece of President Rodrigo Duterte

Harry Roque speaks to the media outside the Comelec office in Manila after filing his certificate of candidacy for senator on October 17, 2018. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Miriam Quiambao expecting first child

Aug 19, 2018 - 2:34 PM

Miriam says she and husband Ardy Roberto had been praying for a child for the past 4 years

Pera’t kapangyarihan: 5 bagay na ipinagkakatiwala natin sa mga halal sa barangay

May 14, 2018 - 6:00 AM

Bago natin ihalal ang tambay na kapitbahay o ang bagitong ambisyoso sa Mayo 14, alamin muna kung gaano kalaking kapangyarihan at pondo ang ipagkakatiwala natin sa kanila

PAGHAHANDA. Nililinis ng mga tauhan ng treasurer’s office ng Quezon City Hall ang lumang ballot boxes na gagamitin sa barangay at Sangguniang Kabataan elections sa Lunes, Mayo 14, 2018, Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Funds and power: 5 things we entrust the barangay officials we elect

May 10, 2018 - 3:02 PM

Before we elect the neighborhood 'tambay' or the ambitious political startup on May 14, know how much funds and powers we're entrusting them with

PREPARATIONS. Personnel of the treasurer’s office of Quezon City Hall clean old ballot boxes that will be used for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on Monday, May 14, 2018, Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Airport police arrest 'package padala' scammer

Apr 14, 2018 - 8:13 PM

The suspect is identified as Miriam Kanoute, 34, a Mali national with an address in Makati City

12 Bb Pilipinas titleholders who entered showbiz

Mar 17, 2018 - 7:00 PM

These beauty queens have dipped themselves into the world of show business

Senate approves highest civilian award for Miriam Santiago

Dec 11, 2017 - 6:35 PM

'Bestowing [the Quezon Service Cross] award enables her to live on as our country's north star, inspiring future generations to love the nation,' says Senator Grace Poe

SHE'S BACK. Presidential candidate Miriam Defensor Santiago is back on the campaign trail after a month-long absence because of her participation in a drug trial. Photo from MDS Media Bureau

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 6, 2017

Dec 06, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday.

'LESSONS LEARNED' PNP Chief Ronald dela Rosa. File photo by Joel Liporada

Duterte nominates Miriam Santiago for Quezon Service Cross

Dec 06, 2017 - 9:56 AM

If Congress approves her nomination, the late senator will join only 5 other Filipinos who have been given the nation's highest civilian distinction

Rappler editors named distinguished UP mass communication alumni

Nov 13, 2017 - 10:38 PM

Rappler editor at large Marites Dañguilan Vitug and news editor Miriam Grace A. Go receive the Glory Medal of Distinction for their achievements in investigative journalism

DISTINCTION. Rappler news editor Miriam Grace A. Go (center) receives her Glory Medal of Distinction from the UP College of Mass Communication dean Elena Pernia (right) and UPCMC Alumni Association president Malou Fagar on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Rappler editor at large Marites Vitug, another awardee, is out of the country. Photo courtesy of Bernard Testa

1st Southeast Asian Women’s Summit pays tribute to Sen. Leticia Shahani

Nov 03, 2017 - 2:15 PM

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa will be a guest speaker at the event

Former senator Ramos-Shahani in 2016. File photo courtesy Lila Shahani

Miriam College set to hold 'Echotourism' conference November 20

Nov 03, 2017 - 9:39 AM

Those interested to join may register until Monday, November 13

Former education secretary Lourdes Quisumbing dies

Oct 15, 2017 - 9:26 PM

Quisumbing, a member of the Cabinet of the late president Corazon Aquino, was the Philippines' first female education secretary

EDUCATOR. Dr Lourdes Reynes Quisumbing is known for her stint as education secretary during the time of the late President Corazon Aquino. Photo from Miriam College

Morales, SWS Survey, Santiago death anniversary | Evening wRap

Sep 29, 2017 - 7:39 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

'Motherly' Miriam Santiago honored on 1st death anniversary

Sep 29, 2017 - 2:34 PM

Family, friends, and youth supporters remember the soft side of the feisty senator who was like a mother to those who were close to her

#MiriamIsForever trends on senator's 1st death anniversary

Sep 29, 2017 - 11:58 AM

On social media, netizens remember their favorite iconic lines told by the fiesty senator from Iloilo and the legacy she left behind as a senator

MIRIAM IS FOREVER. Netizens celebrate the legacy of the late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago on Friday, September 29

Senators urge Duterte to give Miriam Santiago highest civilian honor

Sep 27, 2017 - 8:55 PM

The Senate adopts resolutions seeking the conferment of the Quezon Service Cross on the late senator, ahead of her first death anniversary

QUEZON CROSS. Members of the Senate urge President Rodrigo Duterte to confer the Quezon Service Cross Award to the late senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Memorial service set for Miriam Santiago's 1st death anniversary

Sep 27, 2017 - 2:55 PM

The event at the Loyola Memorial Park in Marikina City on Friday, September 29, is open to the public

IRON LADY. Family and friends are set to commemorate the first death anniversary of esteemed senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Friday, September 29, 2017. File photo

Images from 2016: The day we elected Rodrigo Duterte and Leni Robredo

May 09, 2017 - 5:06 PM

It s been a year since the 2016 elections Revisit Rappler s PHvote microsite – it doesn t disappoint with the wealth of stories from that whirlwind of a day

Duterte appoints Miriam Santiago's husband as revenue adviser

Mar 13, 2017 - 4:59 PM

Narciso Jun Santiago Jr held the same post from 2004 to 2010 under the Arroyo administration

ADVISER. President Rodrigo Duterte appoints Narciso Yap Santiago Jr as adviser on revenue enhancement, same post Santiago held under the Arroyo administration. Photo from Mr Santiago's Facebook account

Miss Universe PH representatives: Where are they now?

Jan 28, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Rappler compiles some information on past Miss Universe Philippines title holders to see what they have been doing after life as a beauty queen

Sandiganbayan reverses conviction of ex-DOF officials, trader

Jan 24, 2017 - 10:34 AM

The anti graft court cites a 1993 DOF order as key to its decision to reverse an earlier ruling on the alleged tax credit scam case

2016 on X: From political to personal

Dec 22, 2016 - 7:55 PM

From the elections and the Marcos burial to various advocacies and campaigns the X community saw an increase in civic participation from netizens

Students told after Marcos burial: 'Bigger lessons outside classroom'

Nov 18, 2016 - 9:29 PM

I m suspending your class today There are bigger lessons to be learned outside the classroom now a teacher tells students after the dictator was buried a hero

STUDENTS PROTEST. Ateneo de Manila University president Fr Jose Ramon Villarin speaks to students during a rally outside their school to protest the hero's burial for dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Photo courtesy of Cheska Dosayla

UP, Ateneo, Miriam flood Katipunan to protest Marcos burial

Nov 18, 2016 - 7:24 PM

In a historic move students and faculty members of the 3 schools come together to show their indignation toward the fallen dictator

NOT A HERO. Students from the University of the Philippines Diliman march in Katipunan Avenue to converge with protesters from the 2 other schools. Photo by Katrina Artiaga/ Rappler