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Supreme Court declares K-12 constitutional

Nov 10, 2018 - 5:11 PM

The law is an exercise of the state’s police power, the High Court says

Members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) Partylist gather signatures from parents and passers by as they rally at the Batasan National High School in Quezon City against the K to 12 program during the opening of classes on Monday. June 1, 2015. Photo by Ben Nabong

New textbooks to include SC ruling on Marcos burial – DepEd

Nov 15, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The textbooks however will not dictate on school children whether Marcos is a hero the education department says Let s give them facts [so they] can make a judgment

FULL TEXT: SC decision on the Marcos burial case

Nov 11, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Read the Supreme Court's 58-page decision allowing the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

IN FAVOR. The Supreme Court on November 8 rules 9-5 in favor of the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

CBCP: Marcos burial 'to build culture of impunity'

Nov 09, 2016 - 7:28 PM

Marcos is no hero He should not be presented as one the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines says

LATE DICTATOR. This file photo taken on July 2, 2014, shows former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos kissing the glass case bearing her late husband and former president Ferdinand Marcos during a visit to the mausoleum on her 85th birthday in Batac, Ilocos Norte. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Cardinal Sin's protegé on Marcos burial: 'An insult'

Nov 08, 2016 - 7:03 PM

It mocks our fight to restore democracy Archbishop Socrates Villegas says after the Supreme Court allowed a hero s burial for dictator Ferdinand Marcos

'IN GREAT GRIEF.' Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas says the Supreme Court ruling allowing a hero's burial for dictator Ferdinand Marcos 'is an insult to the EDSA spirit.' File photo courtesy of CBCP News

Stars react to SC ruling on hero's burial for Marcos

Nov 08, 2016 - 6:39 PM

Jim Paredes Bianca Gonzalez Intal Jake Ejercito and more express their thoughts on the decision of the Supreme Court regarding the burial

Can Duterte-Cayetano win in Valenzuela City?

Mar 10, 2016 - 5:01 PM

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte doesn’t meet with Mayor Rex Gatchalian who also happens to be the spokesman of his rival Grace Poe

Grace Poe in Quezon: All smiles post-SC ruling

Mar 10, 2016 - 12:23 AM

After a nervewracking week Grace Poe is back on the campaign trail

Duterte: If Poe turns out to be American, 'naloko na'

Mar 09, 2016 - 10:52 PM

Mabuti pa kay Trump na lang kayo bumoto o kay Hillary pareho lang rin says presidential bet Rodrigo Duterte

CAMPAIGN TRAIL. Rodrigo Duterte addresses a crowd of hundreds in Valenzuela City on March 9, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Grace Poe: Still in the running

Mar 08, 2016 - 9:05 PM

Was the Supreme Court ruling a divine intervention? Grace Poe would like to think so

Divine message? Grace Poe heard SC news in Quiapo Church

Mar 08, 2016 - 5:39 PM

The presidential bet points out: she was found as an abandoned infant in front of a church; she receives news that she can run for president in front of another church

QUIAPO IS THE PLACE. Grace Poe – shown here during her proclamation rally at Plaza Miranda, Quiapo – receives news of the Supreme Court decision that she is qualified to run for president while in front of Quiapo church.  Rappler file photo by Alecs Ongcal

#AnimatED: The Grace Poe cliffhanger

Mar 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM

We hope the wait ends this week – for the sake of the elections and the Supreme Court itself

EXPLAINER: Issues the SC will decide in Grace Poe case

Jan 18, 2016 - 8:00 PM

The main issue – with a number of sub issues – that will be decided after the oral arguments on January 19 is whether the presidential candidate committed material representation on her citizenship and residency

#AnimatED: Bersamin vs Leonen

Aug 31, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Supreme Court justices shouldn’t use secrecy as a cover for wrongdoing

Let’s all get out of jail now (provided we have the money)

Aug 24, 2015 - 12:15 PM

As I remember the evil of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile I will remember too these Supreme Court justices who frustrated the hopes of many for a decision worthy of a just and democratic country

Same-sex marriage: #LoveWins when intolerance loses

Jul 06, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The SCOTUS ruling doesn’t take away from our marriage; it strengthens it

The LGBT Pride MArch in California, USA on June 28, 2015. Photo by Ben Molina/Rappler

DOH revising RH rules; law seen to curb child deaths

Apr 23, 2014 - 7:46 PM

The health department says the Philippines is likely to attain its 4th Millennium Development Goal – to reduce the country s under 5 mortality rate

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