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'Hindi mumo, hindi barya, kundi substantial, makatuwiran, at nakabubuhay na suweldo,' says ACT Teachers Representative France Castro
Ex-president Noynoy Aquino says the country's 'imperfect' justice system should be fixed first before Congress starts the process of reviving the death penalty
'Sila rin naman eh namomroblema paano ba nila tayo papatulan na hindi lumabas na bully,' says former president Benigno Aquino III of the Philippines and China's maritime dispute
President Rodrigo Duterte borrowed words from F. Sionil Jose, Pedro Guerrero, and Winston Churchill. Here's where they were originally said.
Progressive lawmakers Sarah Elago, Arlene Brosas, and Ferdinand Gaite get in trouble for using their Filipiniana attire as protest materials for the SONA
Don't have time to watch or read the entire State of the Nation Address? We've got you covered.
The national sports academy for high school students is set to boost talent identification in Philippine sports
President Rodrigo Duterte jokes about a psychic's prediction that a big earthquake will devastate Batasang Pambansa and wipe out all the country's top officials
These are a mix of new proposals and laws he had sought for a long time
'I also have not forgotten my commitment,' says President Rodrigo Duterte on the coco levy funds
After signing the Bawal Bastos law, President Rodrigo Duterte talks about his ‘smelly’ girlfriend and sunbathing girls waiting for foreigners in Boracay
(UPDATED) The President instead focuses on other priority bills, which are less controversial than charter change
'What the heck is wrong with you? You are supposed to finance agricultural enterprises and endeavors,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells the Land Bank of the Philippines
Under the Ease of Doing Business Act signed by Duterte, simple transactions of businesses with government should be processed within 3 days, 7 days for more substantial transactions, 20 days for highly technical transactions
The Trabaho bill, which aims to reduce corporate tax and rationalize tax incentives, is mentioned in President Rodrigo Duterte's 4th State of the Nation Address
President Rodrigo Duterte tells Pagcor chief Andrea Domingo to encourage gambling, as the agency's revenues soar due to online gambling
Senators of the 18th Congress have also filed bills seeking to raise public school teachers’ salaries
'I do not want them back,' says President Rodrigo Duterte in his 4th State of the Nation Address
Follow Rappler’s real-time coverage of President Rodrigo Duterte's 4th State of the Nation Address happening on July 22, 2019
Young Filipinos wish to see a united and progressive country by the time President Rodrigo Duterte's term ends in 2022
The Duterte administration has achieved some successes that many Filipino appreciate, but it has also done very badly in some other areas as well
These attempts at ‘picture perfection’ replaces the President’s address. Our country’s woes cannot be cured by a manicured picture, image, and video with fancy camera works.
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Groups and advocates urge people to join the United People's SONA to demand justice, truth, and accountability for the rights and welfare of Filipinos
'This Monday will be the day that you will know the future and how the future will look like in the Philippines,' says Communications Secretary Martin Andanar
Several protests and activities are lined up in various parts of the Philippines on Monday, July 22, to mark President Rodrigo Duterte’s fourth State of the Nation Address
News, analyses, fact-checks, and videos on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's 4th State of the Nation Address on July 22, 2019, at Batasang Pambansa
Security threats like terrorism and Chinese incursions in the West Philippine Sea won't figure much in Duterte's yearly address but most Filipinos won't mind it, analysts say
From the President's possible lecture on the West Philippine Sea to director Joyce Bernal's surprises, here's what we know about Rodrigo Duterte's 4th SONA
Sara Duterte tells Rappler she will not be attending the SONA as she is on 'special medical leave for 60 days'
If Duterte's SONA could be directed like a mainstream blockbuster, what would it look like? This satire piece goes full-budget – with a lot of twists and turns.
Former president Benigno Aquino III also skipped the first 3 SONAs of his successor Rodrigo Duterte
Insisting on allowing China to fish in Philippine waters will leave Manila 'finally bound' to a lopsided deal, warns Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio
House Sergeant at Arms Romeo Prestoza says they have yet to detect any 'substantial' security threats for SONA 2019
Senator Risa Hontiveros also wishes that the President would release detained Senator Leila de Lima and stop the harassment cases against Rappler CEO Maria Ressa
It's the second year in a row for the director to be at the helm of the State of the Nation Address
What do the stars say about the President?
At the forefront of #BabaeAko movement's SONA 2018 protest is its call to abolish the 'regressive' TRAIN Act
President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his 3rd State of the Nation Address without going off-script, without cuss words, but definitely with drama, courtesy of his allies in the House of Representatives
While the House has passed its version of the bill, the counterpart measure in the Senate is still pending in the committee level
The protest action, which had about 15,000 at its height according to police, is the historic union of nearly 330 opposition groups tackling different, problematic issues facing the Duterte administration
Analysts give President Rodrigo Duterte's SONA plus points for clarity on his marching orders and mention of gut issues but say it lacked his usual charisma and humor
President Duterte says that by lowering interconnection rates, incoming players can have access to existing networks at a much lower cost
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Vice President Leni Robredo says she had been discouraged from attending the State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa as President Rodrigo Duterte may use the occasion to again 'insult and humiliate' her
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President Rodrigo Duterte spits curses and blasphemes, yet the economy remains rosy. The question is, how much noise can businesses take?
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House of Representatives sergeant-at-arms Roland Detabali says the security personnel are prepared for any scenario for the 2018 State of the Nation Address