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FALSE: Panelo's claim that PH is not a signatory to Basel Convention

May 23, 2019 - 12:00 AM

The Philippines signed the Basel Convention on March 22, 1989 and the treaty was ratified by Congress in October 1993

Comelec proclaims 12 new senators, winning party-list groups | Evening wRap

May 22, 2019 - 11:13 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

FALSE: San Miguel issued P500-M check to Senator Trillanes via BDO

May 22, 2019 - 8:10 PM

This is a rehashed claim. BDO certified that the bank account number indicated in the check does not exist and that San Miguel has no bank account in its Tandang Sora branch.

Rappler Talk: Bam Aquino on the 2019 elections, opposition's fate

May 22, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Senator Bam Aquino fails to secure a second term. What is next for him and the opposition?

Rappler Talk: Journalist Evan Ratliff on drug kingpin Paul Le Roux’s operations in PH

May 22, 2019 - 3:16 PM

On Thursday, May 23, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to award-winning journalist Evan Ratliff on how he traced the under-the-radar operations of Paul Le Roux

Votes from U.S. still delayed, no proclamation yet – Comelec | Evening wRap

May 21, 2019 - 8:33 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Ralf Rivas

[OPINION] To 'woke' people on Twitter: Turn online noise into action

May 21, 2019 - 7:45 AM

Being woke should emphasize how we understand a particular issue and then translate this to offline action

Only 4 opposition senators in new Senate | Evening wRap

May 20, 2019 - 9:14 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Acor Arceo

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Arthur Nery

May 20, 2019 - 8:16 PM

It's an R&B kind of night on Live Jam with this rising new artist

FALSE: British accountant 'faces the death penalty' in the Philippines

May 20, 2019 - 7:06 PM

The death penalty in the Philippines was abolished in 2006. The bill seeking to reimpose the death penalty is still pending in the Senate.

[OPINYON] ‘Oy, iinterbiyuhin ka raw!’

May 20, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Marami akong pupuwedeng ibigay na tips kung paano ko nasasagot nang maayos, if not impressive, ang mga katanungan sa interbiyu. Pero mag-iiwan lang ako ng isa, na ang tingin ko, pinakamabisa.

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Dapat na ba tayong sumuko?

May 20, 2019 - 12:20 PM

Wala kaming nakikitang konkretong salbabida ng pag-asa ngayon...maliban sa isang bagay

Grace Poe at No. 2: Where fading FPJ magic, being independent brought her

May 19, 2019 - 11:00 AM

The challenges in her campaign snatch from her the most coveted top rank in the Senate race

[ANALYSIS] 'They tried to bury us. They didn't know we were seeds'

May 19, 2019 - 9:43 AM

What accounts for the success of sustained peaceful people's protests, and what undermines their short-lived 'success'?

[EXPLAINER] Transmission glitches don't necessarily mean electoral fraud

May 18, 2019 - 7:00 PM

All baseless accusations that can erode the people’s trust and confidence in the results, in Comelec, and in the election system as a whole would not only be irresponsible, but dangerous

Rappler Talk: Isko Moreno on remaking Manila

May 18, 2019 - 5:03 PM

After toppling political giant Joseph Estrada, Isko Moreno promises Manila the moon and the stars. How will he do this? Watch his interview live on Rappler.

I voted for my nephew's future but I felt I failed him

May 18, 2019 - 5:00 PM

How can I explain to my nephew that Filipinos elected candidates who lied, stole money from the people, and whose backgrounds are questionable?

Covering the PDP-Laban, Duterte campaign despite the Rappler ban

May 18, 2019 - 11:00 AM

'I had to be invisible to be present'

END OF THE CAMPAIGN. Taken after the President's speech during PDP-Laban's miting de avance in Pasig City, the last event of the 2019 campaign.  Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

[OPINION] The lies they pushed on Election Day

May 18, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Checking viral claims as politicians play dirty

Comelec: Early proclamation of winning senators possible | Evening wRap

May 17, 2019 - 10:01 PM

Watch the evening wRap with Quita Chuatico

[ANALYSIS] How to fix what went wrong in the 2019 elections

May 17, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Abandoning the automated system and going back to manual is a far worse option

Rappler PLUS members briefing: Unpacking the 2019 election results

May 17, 2019 - 4:40 PM

To join the discussion and be part of a vibrant community supporting fearless journalism, join Rappler PLUS

[OPINION] Impunity in Cebu and why covering this election was personal

May 17, 2019 - 3:32 PM

Most people who follow the news noticed that there were at least 3 to 4 shootings happening every day.... I’m no longer watching impunity from a safe distance.

Duterte's prolonged absences, skipped events? 'Overworked, resting'

May 17, 2019 - 12:53 PM

(UPDATED) In recent weeks, President Rodrigo Duterte has stayed out of the public eye for days on end and has failed to show up at several engagements

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets some of the guests during the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) campaign rally at the Garcia-Hernandez Sports and Training Center in Bohol on May 8, 2019. Also in the photo is former Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

FALSE: ‘Photo’ of Abigail Valte inside a high-end Hong Kong shop

May 17, 2019 - 11:43 AM

(UPDATED) The claim is rehashed. It has been proven that the woman in the photo is not Abigail Valte, but Jo Christine Napoles, the daughter of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles.

[ANALYSIS] The myth of the rational Filipino voter

May 17, 2019 - 10:55 AM

We have to embrace the fact that Filipinos are never, nor will be, fully informed when choosing leaders in elections

[OPINION] Should we be optimistic after the 2019 elections?

May 17, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Bright spots in the poll results offer some rays of hope

75% of candidates in drug list wins polls | Evening wRap

May 16, 2019 - 9:51 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Quita Chuatico

Rappler movers amplify local voices in the elections

May 16, 2019 - 5:58 PM

Even before the midterm polls, Rappler movers have provided updates on the local race through live tweets, photos, and videos. They also wrote political profiles of their local candidates .

Rippling to our country the change that moved me

May 16, 2019 - 2:44 PM

'Being a mover does not end with the elections. There will always be more stories to tell, more issues to bring light upon, and more people whose voices need to be heard'

FALSE: VP Leni Robredo ‘promised’ to step down if no Otso Diretso bet wins

May 16, 2019 - 1:14 PM

The claim originated from a website that's known for spreading misleading information

What covering the local elections taught me

May 16, 2019 - 11:45 AM

Covering the local elections in Dipolog City served as an opportunity for me to improve my skills in journalism – at such a historic moment at that

[OPINION] And the winners are…Rodrigo Duterte and Coco Martin

May 16, 2019 - 11:30 AM

The Duterte camp will now have more confidence to field candidates for the presidential race in 2022

[OPINION | Deep Dive] Why the Senate race mattered so much

May 16, 2019 - 9:08 AM

The shutout of the opposition makes the targets of charter change, federalism, return of the death penalty so much easier now because of the looming supermajority in the Senate

96.69% of partial unofficial results of 2019 Philippine elections are in | Evening wRap

May 16, 2019 - 1:01 AM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

[OPINION] I voted but that wasn't enough

May 15, 2019 - 6:13 PM

Each vote matters but there's something that matters more

Rappler Talk: Sonny Angara and his 2019 reelection

May 15, 2019 - 3:25 PM

Rappler talks to Senator Sonny Angara on his successful reelection bid and his plans for his second term

Post-2019 elections: A self-care guide

May 14, 2019 - 11:30 PM

Make the coming days, months, and years count – if not for the country, at least for your sanity!

BREATHE IN. Here are some tips to find the chill amid the election crazy

[OPINION] #PHVote 2019: Of upsets and surprises

May 14, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Where is the hope?

FALSE: 'No election returns' for Liberal Party

May 14, 2019 - 2:40 PM

Under a Comelec resolution, 10 accredited major national parties will receive copies of election returns. The Liberal Party is among these parties.

[OPINION] Let us not call Filipino voters ‘bobo’

May 14, 2019 - 7:44 AM

Filipino voters are not 'bobo'. They are coming from a legitimate, deeply-rooted desire to see things change.

[OPINION | Newspoint] Insidious insertions

May 13, 2019 - 11:32 PM

To be sure, no situation exploitable for authoritarianism has presented itself for the rest of the nation – until this election

FALSE: 'Daily Guardian post' on Gorricetas junking ally Biron

May 13, 2019 - 5:11 PM

The Gorriceta camp says they abide by the 'honorable agreement' they made to support Biron

A screenshot of the photo claiming that the Gorriceta camp junks their support for Ferj Biron, and declares support for other bets.

FALSE: Amado Espino III and Jumel Espino 'disqualified' in Pangasinan

May 13, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Amado 'Pogi' Espino III and Jumel Espino remain as candidates in Pangasinan

FALSE: Comelec disqualifies 5 progressive party-list groups before election day

May 13, 2019 - 2:29 PM

Rappler sought the comment of Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez about this matter. Jimenez said the claim is "fake news"

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Ito na ba ang kamatayan ng demokrasya?

May 13, 2019 - 1:46 PM

Isang bagay ang sigurado: mukhang mahaba pa ang gabi

FALSE: Overseas voting in Singapore is still ‘old-style ballot box’

May 13, 2019 - 12:06 PM

There are VCMs deployed in Singapore, but only Comelec-designated officials are allowed to feed ballots into the counting machines

[OPINION] Make that one party list vote count

May 13, 2019 - 9:30 AM

Even if political dynasties have invaded the system

[OPINION] New elections, new lows? Say no

May 13, 2019 - 7:00 AM

With your vote, save the country from hitting rock-bottom

GLOOMY. Consumers are now pessimistic on the economy. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

[OPINION] What you need to know this election day

May 13, 2019 - 2:56 AM

Are you ready for it and for what it will bring?

FINAL PUSH. President Rodrigo Duterte attends the miting de avance of PDP-Laban's own and guest senatorial candidates. Malacañang Photo