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2019 senatorial elections, Typhoon Gardo, Prince Louis baptism | Evening wRap

Jul 09, 2018 - 10:54 PM

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Grace Poe retains solo lead in Pulse Asia survey on 2019 race

Jul 09, 2018 - 12:40 PM

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio, ex-top cop Ronald dela Rosa, and former senator Lito Lapid are among the other probable winners in the senatorial race, if elections were held during the June 15 to 21 polling period

Senator Grace Poe during the MRT 3 issues hearing where former DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya was questioned at the Office of the Senate in Pasay City on Monday, May 15, 2017. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

NP to field Imee Marcos, Cynthia Villar, Pia Cayetano in senatorial elections

Apr 27, 2018 - 1:26 PM

Senator Cynthia Villar denies rumors her husband, former senator Manny Villar, is running for Manila mayor next year

2019. The Nacionalista Party is set to field 3 women candidates for the senatorial elections next year. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

'Friends of the party' in initial NPC senatorial lineup

Apr 27, 2018 - 11:48 AM

'They more or less fit into the ideals, objectives, and goals of the party,' says Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III of the initial lineup of the Nationalist People's Coalition

SUPPORT. Senator Vicente Sotto III bares the name of 8 individuals the National People's Coalition will support in the 2019 elections. Photo by Rappler

Grace Poe leads in Pulse Asia poll on 2019 senatorial race

Apr 20, 2018 - 11:02 AM

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, ex-top cop Ronald dela Rosa, and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos are among the probable winners in the senatorial race, if elections were held during the March 23 to 28 polling period

NUMBER 1. Senator Grace Poe tops Pulse Asia's latest survey on the May 2019 senatorial elections. File photo by Jay Morales

Manchester blast, Alan Peter Cayetano, Duterte in Russia | Evening wRap

May 24, 2017 - 12:25 AM

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House subpanel approves bill retaining 15 as criminal responsibility age

May 23, 2017 - 12:36 PM

The measure proposes stiffer penalties for parents and syndicates using children to commit crimes while focusing on the improved rehabilitation of children in conflict with the law

APPROVED. The House subcommittee on correctional reforms gives its nod to the bill maintaining 15 as the minimum age of criminal responsibility. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Feminists slam Duterte, Pia Cayetano for 'enabling' misogyny

May 17, 2017 - 1:56 PM

We cannot allow women who pretend to be for women and then enable misogynists in positions of power Hello Pia Cayetano and hello other women’s groups that are in alliance with this President says Meggan Evangelista of Babaylanes Incorporated

DUTERTE-CAYETANO? The popular Davao City mayor meets with senators Alan Peter and Pia Cayetano on September 29, 2015 in Davao City. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

[Dash of SAS] Internalized Misogyny: Women hating on other women

Apr 10, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Internalized misogyny is the enabling framework that gives men a free pass starting from when they are boys all the way until they grow up to be sexist men

[Dash of SAS] To the girl who was told by Pia Cayetano 'Boys will be boys'

Mar 28, 2017 - 11:51 AM

While we try to lead lives as a modern Filipino woman reality is that even our President says things that do not respect women How can we act in a society that perpetuates and tolerates this? asks the girl

Pia Cayetano to UP Lady Maroons: 'You shouldn’t be afraid of losing'

Feb 27, 2017 - 4:17 PM

The former Lady Maroon turned representative offers words of encouragement and advice after suffering their first loss of the season

MOVING ON. The UP Lady Maroons lost the first Battle of Katipunan of the season, but are reminded just how far they've come so far. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

House of Representatives: 10 biggest moments in 2016

Dec 22, 2016 - 10:30 AM

From congressmen in near fistfight to the hours long drama of the Bilibid drugs probe here are the top newsmakers at the House of Representatives in 2016

All illustrations by Janina Malinis/Rappler

House okays 2-tier cigarette tax bill on 2nd reading

Dec 07, 2016 - 7:50 PM

House ways and means panel chair Dakila Cua says HB 4144 if passed into law would generate additional P14 billion in government revenue

ONE MORE STEP. HB 4144 hurdles its second reading at the House of Representatives. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Same-sex civil marriage bill may 'divide' House – minority lawmakers

Oct 04, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Legislators agree that the bill Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez plans to file will spark an intelligent deliberation on LGBT rights at the House of Representatives

LGBT RIGHTS. A couple kisses during the 22nd Manila Pride March in June 2016. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Lawmakers pay last respects to ‘Iron Lady’

Sep 30, 2016 - 8:29 AM

Colleagues in Congress recall how the late senator Miriam Santiago has touched their lives

IN MEMORY. A wreath placed outside the wake of the late Senator Miriam Santiago. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Only 2 senators reprimanded by Senate in 30 years

Sep 11, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Out of all ethics complaints the Senate has only censured former senators Juan Ponce Enrile and Heherson Alvarez Former senator Manny Villar was only reprimanded on paper due to lack of quorum caused by the absence of his allies

CENSURE. The Senate has only reprimanded 2 senators in 30 years – former senators Juan Ponce Enrile and Heherson Alvarez.

Lawmakers condemn Davao blast, reaffirm support for Duterte

Sep 03, 2016 - 2:56 PM

UPDATED Congressmen call for continued public support for President Rodrigo Duterte who has declared a nationwide state of lawlessness but a few of their colleagues caution against the declaration

BLAST SITE. President Rodrigo Duterte visits the blast site that left 14 people dead and 60 injured in Davao City on September 3, 2016. Photo by Robinson Ninal/PPD

LOOK: The 12 Deputy Speakers of the 17th Congress

Aug 17, 2016 - 8:51 PM

The House leadership appoints 7 more deputy speakers as the 17th Congress prepares for a shift to federalism

5 women lawmakers are new House deputy speakers

Aug 15, 2016 - 8:07 PM

The House of Representatives now has 10 deputy speakers

NEW DEPUTY SPEAKERS. The House of Representatives names 5 new deputy speakers on August 15. Photos of Albano and Garin courtesy of House of Representatives media, photo of Garcia from cebu.gov, photo of Cayetano by Rappler, photo of Arroyo by Rolex dela Peña/EPA

New law bars employers from hiring workers based on age

Aug 02, 2016 - 3:29 PM

UPDATED The Anti Age Discrimination in Employment Act seeks to promote equality in the workplace by mandating companies to hire workers based on their competence and not on their age

AGE DOESN'T MATTER. Companies are now prohibited from rejecting job applicants on the basis of their age under the 'Anti-Age Discrimination Law'.

Cynthia Villar, 15 other senators richer in 2015

Jun 18, 2016 - 4:45 PM

Cynthia Villar is the only billionaire among the senators in the 16th Congress – a status she has maintained since she first declared her SALN as senator in 2013

Enrile's Senate farewell: 'Old politicians don't die, they just fade away'

Jun 06, 2016 - 6:55 PM

Aside from Juan Ponce Enrile 8 other senators are leaving the hallowed halls of the Senate after their terms end on June 30

FAREWELL. Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile bids farewell to the Senate, where he served for 24 years. Photo by Joe Arazas

Duterte vs De Lima, PH Left nominees, MH370 | 6PM wRap

May 26, 2016 - 8:34 PM

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Code mismatch, Sixto Brillantes, Trending Topics | 6PM wRap

May 13, 2016 - 7:54 PM

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Alan Cayetano, Duterte’s economic plan, Joma Sison | 6PM wRap

May 12, 2016 - 7:21 PM

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VLOG: Duterte to appoint more women leaders in gov't

May 12, 2016 - 4:44 PM

Senator Pia Cayetano is tasked to help find and vet qualified women candidates for various positions in the Duterte administration

Duterte appears on Quoboloy's SMNI network, and meets key people and supporters including Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano and Sen Pia Cayetano. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Duterte presidency to have more women leaders

May 12, 2016 - 11:04 AM

UPDATED Senator Pia Cayetano has been tasked to advise Duterte s transition committee on women leaders who can be part of the new administration

WOMEN POWER. Senator Pia Cayetano has been tapped by the Duterte camp to recommend women appointees in his administration. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Senate graduates: Pia Cayetano wins, Lapid loses in local polls

May 11, 2016 - 10:12 AM

Pia Cayetano is successful in replacing his brother as Taguig representative while Lito Lapid fails to dislodge the Pamintuans in Angeles City Pampanga

Pia Cayetano: Duterte has done a lot for women's rights

May 06, 2016 - 11:02 PM

Cayetano a women s rights advocate throughout her political career explains why she backs Duterte despite his remarks about rape and other controversies

Rappler Talk: Pia Cayetano on the 2016 elections

May 06, 2016 - 6:07 PM

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Pia Cayetano to push for Palaro infrastructure funding

Apr 06, 2016 - 5:50 PM

How can we even say that this is Palarong Pambansa na ang nag pondo isang local government lang E di tawagin na lang natin Palarong Albay says Senator Pia Cayetano

'THIS IS A DISASTER.' Senator Pia Cayetano (second from right) speaks during the 2016 Palarong Pambansa press conference, emphasizing the need for funding local sports infrastructure for Palaro hosts. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Cayetano's Pinay In Action: Inspiring girls one goal at a time

Feb 16, 2016 - 2:40 PM

Senator Pia Cayetano s advocacy focuses on a sport that is inching closer to the hearts of Filipinos – football

Empower young girls through football, sports – Pia Cayetano

Feb 06, 2016 - 1:38 PM

For the senator girls are inspired to grow in confidence and ability when they have successful models

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL. Senator Pia Cayetano says building grassroots football for girls will improve Philippine women's football and empower young girls to reach their goals. Photo by Bea Orante/Rappler

Senate approves bill for 100-day maternity leave

Jan 18, 2016 - 7:30 PM

A measure granting more days for maternity leave is approved on third and final reading

MATERNITY LEAVE. Senator Pia Cayetano's bill applies to female employees working in the government and the private sector

DBM: Enough funds in 2016 budget for RH law

Jan 15, 2016 - 3:25 PM

Budget Secretary Florencio Abad says the health department can draw at the very least around P900 million from different fund sources to buy family planning commodities

ENOUGH FUNDS. A volunteer from the Family Planning Organization of the Philippines shows some sample of oral and injectable contraceptives along with male and female condoms at their office in Quezon City

New election issue: RH and the P1-B budget cut

Jan 14, 2016 - 7:08 PM

RH advocates believe the budget cut is now water under the bridge but they can fight back with their most important weapon : their votes

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Jan 14, 2016 - 6:09 PM

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Pia Cayetano: Difficult to trust Legarda again after RH budget cut

Jan 14, 2016 - 1:26 PM

UPDATED [The bicameral committee] disregarded the sanctity of the system The chairperson is supposed to represent our interest but did not says the principal sponsor of the reproductive health law

TRUST ISSUES. Senator Pia Cayetano says she would have difficulty trusting Senator Loren Legarda again after a P1-billion allocation for contraceptives was removed from the 2016 budget.

Rizalito David to SET majority: Resign if we win at SC

Dec 08, 2015 - 6:57 PM

David s camp has long insisted that the 5 senators who voted in favor of Grace Poe made their decisions based on political considerations

RESIGN. Petitioner Rizalito David asks 5 members of the Senate Electoral Tribunal who voted in favor of Grace Poe to resign if the Supreme Court rules that she is not natural-born Filipino. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

David camp asks SC to intervene in Grace Poe case

Dec 08, 2015 - 5:38 PM

Petitioner Rizalito David cites the dissenting opinions of 3 Supreme Court justices all members of the Senate Electoral Tribunal who voted to disqualify Grace Poe as senator

Why did SC justices vote to disqualify Grace Poe?

Nov 23, 2015 - 6:39 PM

And what s the basis of the majority in upholding Poe s status as a natural born Filipino?

DOCUMENTS: SET members' opinions on Poe case

Nov 21, 2015 - 2:42 PM

Read here the opinions of 4 senators who voted in favor of Grace Poe as well as the dissenting opinions of the 3 Supreme Court justices

Duterte on presidency, Poe’s SET case, Paris attacks | 6PM wRap

Nov 20, 2015 - 6:40 PM

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American president? Poe camp reacts to Duterte

Nov 20, 2015 - 5:21 PM

Grace Poe s spokesman Rex Gatchalian reiterates the senator is a natural born Filipino and that there was nothing political about the decision of the Senate Electoral Tribunal

NOT POLITICAL. The camp of Grace Poe responds to the remarks of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, who said he now considers running as president an option because he 'cannot accept an American president,' referring to Poe. Rappler file photos

Cayetano is deal breaker in 5-4 SET vote for Poe?

Nov 20, 2015 - 1:33 PM

According to Rappler sources Senator Pia Cayetano initially found Grace Poe s submitted documents messy

'MESSY' DOCUMENTS. Sources say Senator Pia Cayetano was originally expected to vote for the disqualification of Grace Poe. Rappler file photos

Senators explain votes on Grace Poe's disqualification case

Nov 18, 2015 - 11:45 AM

The 6 senators outnumber the 3 SC justices in the Senate Electoral Tribunal but their vote is not unanimous

NO UNANIMOUS VOTE. Of the 6 senators in the Senate Electoral Tribunal, only Senator Nancy Binay votes to disqualify Grace Poe as senator of the Philippines. Rappler file photos

Petition to cancel Pia Cayetano's congressional candidacy filed

Nov 09, 2015 - 9:15 PM

Senator Pia Cayetano is eyeing a congressional seat in Taguig City next year but a petitioner says the senator doesn t meet the residency requirement for the post

CONGRESS AFTER SENATE. Sources claim Senator Pia Cayetano ran as Taguig City 2nd District Representative after Rep. Lino Cayetano withdrew from the race.

Advocates push for comprehensive PH mental health law

Oct 29, 2015 - 5:36 PM

The Philippines is home to over 100 million Filipinos yet there are only 690 psychiatrists and around 1 000 nurses working in psychiatric care

10 things to know about Alan Peter Cayetano

Sep 29, 2015 - 2:32 PM

What you may not know about 2016 vice presidential candidate Alan Peter Cayetano

Do you know the SET that will decide Grace Poe's fate?

Sep 05, 2015 - 11:17 AM

Know how the Senate Electoral Tribunal works and who sits in the body that is expected to decide on Poe s disqualification case