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10 civic actions in 2017 that can move PH in 2018

Jan 08, 2018 - 5:40 PM

MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm, hopes that the social impact of these efforts it initiated or supported in 2017 will fuel sustained action that will transform courage into action in 2018

WATCH: 10 of your favorite Live Jam performances in 2017

Jan 04, 2018 - 8:55 PM

Which of our office concerts did you enjoy the most in 2017? Relive these moments with us here!

Entertainment newsmakers of 2017

Jan 02, 2018 - 8:00 PM

John Lloyd and Ellen, Miss Universe, Anne Curtis' wedding, K-pop highs and lows, and sexual harassment allegations are among the top entertainment headlines for 2017

The 12 best Filipino films of 2017

Jan 02, 2018 - 3:49 PM

Have you seen them all?

Is it too late now to say sorry?

Jan 02, 2018 - 11:51 AM

'The question remains: is it enough to say sorry, now that the physical and psychological damage has been done?'

And they all fall down

Jan 02, 2018 - 11:50 AM

The Hollywood men accused in 2017 of sexual misconduct

The year in pageants: The glitz and glam of the 2017 pageant queens

Jan 01, 2018 - 4:01 PM

The Philippines is still a powerhouse in the world of pageantry

RAPPLER BEST EATS 2017: A year in dinners

Dec 31, 2017 - 7:30 PM

Here’s a look at some of the best things we had for dinner in 2017

Half-empty homes: The teenagers killed in 2017

Dec 31, 2017 - 6:02 PM

Rappler revisits the homes of some of the slain teens and reconnects with the people they left behind

KIAN LOYD DELOS SANTOS. Kian's portrait in his home

In Memoriam 2017

Dec 31, 2017 - 2:03 PM

Let us remember the men and women from the local entertainment industry who joined our creator in 2017

Rappler's top stories of every week of 2017

Dec 31, 2017 - 11:36 AM

These stories range from politics to beauty pageants, from viral videos to online debates

A guided tour of the Federal Republic of the Philippines in the year 2030

Dec 31, 2017 - 10:22 AM

In this fiction piece, we get a glimpse of what the Philippines just might look like around the corner

RAPPLER BEST EATS 2017: The year in late night dining

Dec 30, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Whether you’re heading out for a night on the town or just want a midnight snack, here are some of the late night spots from 2017 that you should check out

RAPPLER 2017: The celebrity breakups

Dec 30, 2017 - 8:00 PM

The year 2017 has been busy for couples calling it quits

RAW Deal: Philippine wrestling in 2017

Dec 30, 2017 - 2:40 PM

It was more the merrier in 2017 as two new promotions open up and Southeast Asia takes notice

NEXT LEVEL. Philippine wrestling saw a big boost from the international scene and a couple of new promotions opening shop. Photo by Hub Pacheco/PWR

[WATCH] 20 stories in 2017: War, impunity, and disinformation

Dec 29, 2017 - 9:37 PM

The war on drugs, the Marawi siege, the ASEAN Summit, and global disinformation gripped the nation this year. Rappler’s yearender video takes you through 20 of 2017's top stories

10 celebrity weddings that happened in 2017

Dec 29, 2017 - 9:30 PM

These celebrity couples got their happily ever after this year

WEDDINGS OF THE YEAR. 2017 was a big year for love, with celebrity couples tying the knot. Screengrabs from Instagram/isabelledaza, Instagram/victoria_belo, Instagram/kyo1122, and Instagram/christianmark

RAPPLER BEST EATS 2017: The year in sweets

Dec 29, 2017 - 8:05 PM

Here’s a quick peek at some of the sweet treats that impressed us in 2017

Newsmakers who died in 2017

Dec 29, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Many prominent – and infamous – personalities in news, politics, business, sports, and showbiz have passed away in 2017

RAPPLER BEST EATS 2017: The year in brunch

Dec 28, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Get your day started right with some of this year’s tastiest new brunch spots.

The Philippines' biggest business deals in 2017

Dec 28, 2017 - 3:00 PM

The country's conglomerates have acquired everything from digital payment tech to coal power plants this year, as they acquire the tools they hope will shape the economy’s future

2017's most viral Philippine ads

Dec 28, 2017 - 11:34 AM

Take a look at some of 2017's most memorable ads

Surviving MRT3: Worst train fails in 2017

Dec 28, 2017 - 9:04 AM

(UPDATED) Rappler looks back on some of the worst incidents that happened on MRT3 in 2017

RAPPLER BEST EATS 2017: The year in food

Dec 27, 2017 - 5:03 PM

We take a look at some of the Manila’s best new restaurants, which range from modern Mexican street food to eye-opening bread.

8 most talked about issues on PH social media in 2017

Dec 27, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Mocha Uson, fake news, and the killing of Kian delos Santos are among the most talked about issues on social media in the Philippines in 2017

The 2017 Passionate Fan Pinoy Football Awards

Dec 27, 2017 - 4:05 PM

The past year brought a bumper crop of special football moments

GIRL POWER. La Salle's Sara Castañeda scored perhaps the most important goal in Philippine women's football history, earning her recognition as the PH Player of the Year. File photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Malacañang Report says over 16,000 homicide cases under investigation

Dec 27, 2017 - 2:44 PM

As of the end of 2017, more than 1 million drug personalities have 'surrendered' and over 118,000 drug suspects have been arrested in the drugs war

HOMICIDE CASES. A cop cordons off a crime scene in Manila on July 15, 2016, or two weeks into the drug war. File phoot by Noel Celis/AFP

The end of the affair? Duterte's romance with the Reds

Dec 27, 2017 - 11:54 AM

Who failed the talks? Both the government and the communist rebels claim betrayal.

President Rodrigo Duterte pose for a photo with members of the Government of the Philippines and National Democratic Front peace panels following their meeting in Malacañan’s State Dining Room on September 26. REY BANIQUET/PPD

IN PHOTOS: When the Church rose up vs killings in 2017

Dec 27, 2017 - 7:07 AM

Rappler compiles 12 best images of the Philippine Catholic Church that prayed, marched, and fought for the value of life this year

NOT HOPELESS. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle embraces a graduate of the Archdiocese of Manila's Sanlakbay drug rehabilitation program on October 21, 2017. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

The 10 best bang-for-buck phones of 2017

Dec 27, 2017 - 12:15 AM

Here are some of the best phones that provide amazing value at their price point, released this year


Facebook's highlights and lowlights of 2017

Dec 26, 2017 - 5:19 PM

Facebook continues to grow in 2017. But with the growth comes mounting pressure to stymie fake news and balance its unhealthy dominance on the digital ad industry


Martial law in PJs, Trump and Honeylet: Behind the scenes in Malacañang 2017

Dec 26, 2017 - 4:07 PM

What's the funny backstory to how Duterte's martial law proclamation was drafted? Which world leader was Bong Go's most memorable selfie partner? What did Duterte think about Trump's long handshake with Honeylet Avanceña?

Federer, Nadal defied time in 2017 as rivals hobble into 2018

Dec 25, 2017 - 2:14 PM

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal banner the storylines of world tennis in 2017

RETURNING VETERANS. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, a pair of 30-something legends, surprised many by sweeping the Grand Slam men's singles titles in 2017. Photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

#InspireCourage: Stories that inspire courage and resilience

Dec 24, 2017 - 4:39 PM

Amid the vitriol-fueled posts, we have seen several stories of resilience and courage online – stories that go against the narrative of division and hatred dominating our online landscape

Filipino athletes who made waves on social media in 2017

Dec 24, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Here are some of the most talked about local athletes and sports teams on Rappler's social media accounts for this year

NFL, NBA go political in year of protests

Dec 23, 2017 - 3:12 PM

2017 is a year that saw sports figures make a stand - and kneel - against Trump and a culture of inequality

PROTEST. Maurice Smith #27 and Julius Thomas #89 kneel with Jarvis Landry #14 of the Miami Dolphins during the National Anthem prior to an NFL game against the New York Jets. Steven Ryan/Getty Images/AFP

2017: The best of Philippine boxing

Dec 23, 2017 - 2:02 PM

Jerwin Ancajas has a breakout year, while champions and contenders rise up on the ever-changing scene of Philippine boxing

PH esports achievements in 2017: Athletic licenses, victories, major fests

Dec 22, 2017 - 8:28 PM

From being recognized as athletes to international victories, PH esport players has had a lot to celebrate in 2017


10 best smartphones under P10,000 for 2017

Dec 22, 2017 - 8:09 PM

Here are our picks for the year’s best budget-friendly smartphones!

The year of impeachments: 'Bastardization' or checks and balances?

Dec 22, 2017 - 5:37 PM

Is it impeachment overload at the House of Representatives?

2017: A year's worth of the administration's online faux pas

Dec 21, 2017 - 4:17 PM

This year has been filled with cringe-worthy moments online for government agencies and officials

7 times Cayetano contradicted even himself in 2017

Dec 20, 2017 - 8:15 PM

In 2017, the Duterte administration's foreign policy remains what it is: consistently inconsistent

CONTRADICTING HIMSELF. The Philippines' top diplomat, Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, contradicted even himself in a number of statements in 2017. Graphic by Alejandro Edoria/Rappler

2017: A year of rejection for Duterte's appointees

Dec 20, 2017 - 12:03 PM

As 2017 ends, Rappler takes a look at the sacked and rejected members of the Duterte administration

The year in consumer tech: iPhone X, Nokia's return, Bitcoin's rise

Dec 19, 2017 - 5:03 PM

From the return of a beloved brand to the rise of cryptocurrencies, here are some of the most important things that happened in the world of consumer tech in 2017


Drug war in 2017: The year of deaths and denials

Dec 19, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Official data shows that 3,993 people were killed in police operations, yet the Duterte administration refuses to tag them as extrajudicial killings. Human rights organizations say the world will not be fooled.

Duterte's word war with women

Dec 19, 2017 - 9:00 AM

How Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales have stood up to the President

WOMEN AND DUTERTE. President Rodrigo Duterte's tough-talking persona meets a match in equally tough-talking women such as the Chief Justice and the Ombudsman.

Newsbreak Yearender | 2017: The year of declines

Dec 17, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The year 2017 has been a period of decline in many ways – we saw the decline of peace, human rights and respect for human life, check and balance, democracy, independence and sovereignty

‘Posisyon o paninindigan?’: Robredo's most memorable quotes in 2017

Dec 17, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo has so far refused to become opposition leader, but this past year she has made strong statements against policies of the Duterte administration

STORY OF HOPE. Vice President Leni Robredo leads the launch of Istorya ng Pag-Asa at Assumption Iloilo, Iloilo City on November 15. Photo by OVP

INFOGRAPHICS: Labor orders in 2017 meant to ease workers’ burden

Dec 16, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Women can no longer be required to wear high-heeled shoes, and those in sedentary environment are required to take standing breaks. Here's a list of government directives that might be useful to you.

Philippines’ 12 biggest cases of 2017

Dec 16, 2017 - 3:18 PM

From jailing a sitting senator to debating the constitutionality of the Duterte administration's war on drugs, look back at the high-stakes judgments, decisions, and preliminary investigations of 2017

BIGGEST CASES. Characters of the pork barrel scam are back on the spotlight while their 'jailer' Leila de Lima ends up in prison for 3 counts of drug trade.