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FALSE: 'Official' coronavirus face mask released

Feb 24, 2020 - 6:09 PM

The mask for sale is the Monata reusable dust pollution mask, which is used for woodworking, house cleaning, gardening, and other outdoor activities

[EDITORIAL] Nasa DNA natin ang EDSA People Power

Feb 24, 2020 - 12:04 PM

When the protector becomes the predator, where do you run?

[PODCAST] Laffler Talk: Madalas ka ba sa Camp Cramming?

Feb 22, 2020 - 5:44 PM

Pro ka ba pagdating sa procrastination?

LOOK: Starbucks Philippines' Cherry Blossom merch collection is a sakura dream

Feb 22, 2020 - 11:43 AM

The sakura-inspired items include mugs, water bottles, tumblers, and French presses in pastel pink and lilac hues

[OPINYON] Utak o katawan?

Feb 22, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Ang sarap sanang isiping kaakit-akit ang matalino sa marami sa atin. Pero hinihikayat ba ng lipunang ito ang maging matalino? Gaya nga ng gasgas na mantra ng vote wisely at matalinong pagpili, parang hindi.

Sarah and Matteo are married | Evening wRap

Feb 21, 2020 - 10:23 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Bea Cupin

Why you should try Sweet Ecstasy's vegan burger

Feb 21, 2020 - 4:00 PM

No meat? No problem! Sweet X's Beyond Ecstasy Burger is 100% vegan – from the buns, cheese, and its plant-based patty

The Chinese among us

Feb 21, 2020 - 11:00 AM

They can be crime suspects, victims, or complicit Filipinos

FALSE: Natalia Bryant 'commits suicide' after being bullied

Feb 21, 2020 - 8:00 AM

No legitimate news sites contain reports of Natalia Bryant's death

FALSE: '98% trust Duterte following ABS-CBN shutdown'

Feb 20, 2020 - 10:16 PM

This rating is not in the latest surveys that measure Filipinos' trust in President Rodrigo Duterte

How does COVID-19 compare to SARS and MERS?

Feb 20, 2020 - 10:05 PM

WHO says COVID-19 'appears not as deadly as other coronaviruses,' but the disease has already infected and killed more people than SARS and MERS combined

Duterte fires immigration officials for bribery | Evening wRap

Feb 20, 2020 - 9:22 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Amanda Lago

FALSE: Photo of 'Chinese illegal fishing in West Philippine Sea'

Feb 20, 2020 - 8:30 PM

Although there have been reports of Chinese intrusions in the Philippines' territorial waters in the past, the photo that circulated was taken by NOAA at the Pacific Ocean

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: SB19

Feb 20, 2020 - 8:23 PM

We hang out with SB19 in this Live Jam episode that's sure to be one for the ages

[PODCAST] Quo warranto: Ang paboritong bala ni SolGen Jose Calida

Feb 20, 2020 - 5:49 PM

Ano ang posibleng implikasyon ng matagumpay na paggamit ng quo warranto petition laban sa ABS-CBN?

[OPINION] The media is important for a vibrant democracy

Feb 20, 2020 - 4:23 PM

'By threatening to shut down the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Rappler, and ABS-CBN, Duterte is trying to discourage any discussions that do not fall in line with his views'

Lives in danger as red-tagging campaign intensifies

Feb 20, 2020 - 3:03 PM

Ibon Foundation says the red-tagging by the Duterte government is the 'first step in a much larger and more sinister agenda'

The National Council of Churches in the Philippines and ts member churches, Iglesia Filipina Independiente and the United Church of Christ in the Philippines holds a press conference in Quezon City on October 8, 2018, denouncing the red tagging and human rights violations committed by the AFP

Here’s why you don’t really need that new phone right now

Feb 20, 2020 - 1:36 PM

Here's why you may want to adopt an 'I don’t really need that new phone right now' mindset in your daily life

[ANALYSIS] China's creeping influence in PH telco, electricity, water

Feb 20, 2020 - 11:30 AM

China’s creeping influence and encroachment in our vital infrastructure shows we ought to be extra careful especially where the nation’s security is at stake

Duterte’s tainted list, Calida’s gag order

Feb 20, 2020 - 10:37 AM

Where in the world?

PDP-Laban stalwart wants ‘balimbing’ ban | Evening wRap

Feb 19, 2020 - 10:08 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Lian Buan

[PODCAST] I've Got An Opinion: It's okay to have more than one lover

Feb 19, 2020 - 8:00 PM

We speak with a couple that practices polyamory. How complex is their arrangement? Does jealousy rear its ugly head?

LOOK: Dairy Queen has new Brown Sugar Milk Tea desserts

Feb 19, 2020 - 6:04 PM

(UPDATED) Who's up for a DQ Milk Tea Parfait, Popping Coffee Boba Blizzard, or Brown Sugar Oreo Blizzard?

Rappler Talk: Weaponizing the law against democratic dissent

Feb 19, 2020 - 5:44 PM

We will talk to Antonio La Viña to understand 'lawfare' – the perversion of the law and its weaponization as a tool to silence dissent

FALSE: Vanessa Bryant 'kills herself' after bout of depression

Feb 19, 2020 - 3:49 PM

Vanessa Bryant is alive and is actively posting on social media

Rappler Talk: Trillanes and his dangerous dissent

Feb 19, 2020 - 2:13 PM

On Wednesday, February 19, Rappler catches up with former senator Antonio Trillanes IV who has just paid bail anew for conspiracy to commit sedition

Struggling TNC seeks return to championship form

Feb 19, 2020 - 1:36 PM

Downtime for the Philippines' top Dota 2 team as they fail to qualify in next Major

TNC. From left to right, Gabbi, Tims, and March – 3 of the 5 players from the Philippines' top Dota 2 team, TNC. Photos from official TNC Twitter page.

‘Final Fantasy VII Remake’ hands on: Newcomers will feel welcome

Feb 19, 2020 - 12:56 PM

A preview for those who have never touched the RPG classic

Image from Square Enix

Calida files gag order on ABS-CBN | Evening wRap

Feb 18, 2020 - 9:51 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Bea Cupin

LOOK: Din Tai Fung Philippines offers two new Xiaolongbao flavors

Feb 18, 2020 - 6:08 PM

We can't decide between uni and pork or kimchi and pork!

LOOK: The Starbucks Philippines Cherry Blossom drink series is here

Feb 18, 2020 - 5:03 PM

Starbucks makes use of Peach Blossom in their new sakura-inspired beverages

Rappler PLUS briefing: Deep dive into the Marcos networked propaganda

Feb 18, 2020 - 5:00 PM

Join us on Tuesday, February 25, at 5 pm

FALSE: Cannabis 'kills coronavirus'

Feb 18, 2020 - 4:00 PM

As of Tuesday, February 18, the World Health Organization says 'there is still no specific medicine recommended to prevent or treat the novel coronavirus'

Hontiveros hits immigration officers for alleged POGO corruption | Evening wRap

Feb 17, 2020 - 11:42 PM

Watch the evening newscast with JC Gotinga

Inside the Industry: Creating space for artists with Fringe MNL's Andrei Nikolai Pamintuan

Feb 17, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Operating from its base of operations, Pineapple Lab in Makati's Poblacion District, Fringe MNL describes itself as a home for "unicorns and creatives"

Want to be a Rappler intern?

Feb 17, 2020 - 5:26 PM

Rappler is on the lookout for talented and dedicated students who are willing to go beyond their comfort zones in a challenging internship environment

FALSE: Gatchalian wants Duterte to 'explain to him' ABS-CBN franchise stance

Feb 17, 2020 - 3:10 PM

'Categorically and objectively speaking, I did not utter, gesture, [or] insinuate any malicious statement about the President,' says Senator Sherwin Gatchalian

FALSE: 'Photo' of coronavirus-infected corpses in Wuhan

Feb 17, 2020 - 2:40 PM

The photo was taken in 2014, showing participants of an art project remembering Katzbach Nazi concentration camp victims

#HustleEveryday: How to deal with an office breakup

Feb 17, 2020 - 11:17 AM

The company will move on with their operations regardless of your relationship status

[EDITORIAL] Huwag gawing normal ang pambababoy sa media

Feb 17, 2020 - 11:00 AM

A new normal for media is emerging. Regulators are pouncing on it and weaponizing the law to cripple businesses of critical media

LIST: Where you can find soufflé pancakes around Metro Manila

Feb 16, 2020 - 11:00 AM

More and more restaurants are jumping on board the fluffy pancake train

Unboxing: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip

Feb 16, 2020 - 8:58 AM

The Z Flip looks and feels amazing

SAMSUNG Z FLIP. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

[OPINION] A personal reflection: Reading Randy Ribay’s 'Patron Saints of Nothing'

Feb 15, 2020 - 2:00 PM

We must read this because it is written for us. We, too, must rescue ourselves from our stony indifference.

LOOK: There's a new Red Velvet Banana Pudding from M Bakery

Feb 15, 2020 - 1:23 PM

M Bakery's vanilla pudding is mixed with cream cheese icing, vanilla wafers, freshly-baked red velvet cake, and bananas!

Newsbreak: Beyond the Stories podcast

Feb 15, 2020 - 12:49 PM

Caught in traffic? In search of something more substantial? This podcast series explains, provides perspective for a better grasp of the significance of the daily news.

[OPINION | NEWSPOINT] Where is the outrage?

Feb 15, 2020 - 11:42 AM

The case takes a Shakespearean quality. King Rodrigo swings away with his sword screaming, proffering a crazy deal: the VFA for an American visa for a favorite horse – Bato de la Rosa.

QC court orders Trillanes arrest | Evening wRap

Feb 14, 2020 - 9:53 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Quita Chuatico

Celebrating Valentine's Day amid coronavirus scare, according to Duque

Feb 14, 2020 - 5:31 PM

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III demonstrates the 'best greeting' on Valentine's Day

HEALTH CHIEF. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III answers questions from the media after the senate public hearing on the Philippine government's preparedness on the outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Acute Respiratory Disease on February 4, 2020. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

5 reasons why you’ll achieve more when you’re confident at work

Feb 14, 2020 - 4:03 PM

Being more confident at work is the key to cultivating a successful career

PH-US break-up on Valentine's week

Feb 14, 2020 - 3:00 PM

Need we ask who – or which country – is the third party?