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Camiguin governor, wife face complaints over hotel closure

Jul 14, 2019 - 11:50 AM

The owner of Bahay Bakasyunan sa Camiguin files complaints against Camiguin Governor Jurdin Jesus Romualdo and his wife, ex-governor Maria Luisa Romualdo

Children in conflict with the law: On finding hope and fighting fate

Feb 16, 2019 - 1:21 PM

As lawmakers debate on the MACR they think children deserve, kids continue to be exposed to environments that put them on a collision course with the law

[OPINION] Don't terrorize children

Feb 10, 2019 - 4:44 PM

Do our lawmakers know that they are trying to pass a law that would demonize angels? Do they know what they are doing?

Drilon: Build youth centers first before lowering age of criminal responsibility

Jan 26, 2019 - 4:51 PM

‘The problems lie in the implementation of the law and that is what the amendments should focus on,’ says Senator Franklin Drilon

JUVELINE JUSTICE. Minority Leader Senator Franklin Drilon says Congress should focus on improving the implementation of the current Juvenile Justice Law. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

WATCH: Stop the silence

May 05, 2018 - 9:54 AM

'These are stories of children we cannot be silent about,' Bahay Tuluyan says in its compelling video depicting the devastating impact of child abuse

Why call Duterte's anti-drug campaign a 'war'? – UP professor

Apr 05, 2018 - 2:02 PM

'When you call it a war, there are certain things that people are more willing to accept,' says UP professor Clarissa David

PUBLIC PERCEPTION. UP professor Clarissa David says the language media use in their reports help shape public perception.  File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Children, due process died in Duterte drug war – Human rights group

Apr 05, 2018 - 11:37 AM

The CLRDC records 54 minors killed in just the first year of President Duterte's war on drugs

DEAD AT 17. Kian delos Santos was killed by police in an anti-illegal drugs operation in August 2017. File photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

#PugadBaboy: Lipat-Bahay

Feb 28, 2018 - 11:00 AM

In Quezon City, ‘bamboo houses’ shelter children with disabilities

Nov 01, 2017 - 11:51 AM

Families of young PWDs are prioritized in this project because they are in most need of a decent house

DECENT HOME. The Vincentian Foundation believes children with disabilities are the most in need of decent housing. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

16-year-old boy gunned down after attending birthday party in QC

Oct 25, 2017 - 10:35 PM

(UPDATED) Grade 10 student Kevin Reantaso was gunned down in Barangay Bahay Toro, Quezon City, police say

A Quiapo ancestral house fights for survival

Oct 17, 2017 - 8:30 PM

In a city that tends to forget its heritage, Bahay Nakpil's biggest struggle is simply to keep standing

Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

The week in photos: September 30-October 6, 2017

Oct 07, 2017 - 1:54 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

SLUTWALK. Women's rights activists march against gender inequalities during what the organizers called 'the third annual Amber Rose SlutWalk' in downtown Los Angeles, California on October 1, 2017. Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

DSWD calls for release of minors detained in Pasig facility

Sep 07, 2017 - 2:15 PM

Two minors – aged 12 and 13 – have already been released while 8 are still detained without a court order

BARIKADANG BAYAN. Residents of East Bank Floodway in Barangay Sta. Lucia, Pasig City set up barricades at the entrance of their community as defense of their homes against demolition threat on August 31, 2017. Photo by Kathy Yamzon

No beatings inside Pasig youth center, says juvenile council

Sep 05, 2017 - 1:06 PM

Juvenile Justice Welfare Council checks on the children detained after government officials were barred from inspecting the facility

BARIKADANG BAYAN. Residents of East Bank Floodway in Barangay Sta. Lucia, Pasig City set up barricades at the entrance of their community as defense of their homes against demolition threat on August 31, 2017. Photo by Kathy Yamzon

Gov’t execs barred from inspecting youth facility in Pasig City

Sep 04, 2017 - 4:07 PM

The Department of Social Welfare and Development acts on reports that minors arrested from a protest last week in Pasig City are being beaten up

BLOCKED. DSWD Undersecretary Malou Turalde-Jarabe and Gabriela Representative Arlene Brosas are barred from inspecting a youth facility in Pasig City. Photo from Gabriela Women's Party

No more 'mega' drug rehab centers after Nueva Ecija facility?

Apr 08, 2017 - 7:36 PM

What we noticed is that if we are going to concentrate big rehabilitation centers in one region there would be some difficulties says Interior Undersecretary John Castriciones

FIRST. The mega treatment and rehabilitation center in Nueva Ecija is the first of its kind in the country. File photo by Ace R Morandante/PPD

Int'l delegates of Mercy Congress visit shelters, orphanages

Jan 19, 2017 - 7:00 PM

One of these Places of Mercy is a rehabilitation center for former drug addicts and other young people once mired in vices

'PLACES OF MERCY.' International delegates of the World Apostolic Congress on Mercy visit the Bethany House Santo Niño Orphanage in Guiguinto, Bulacan, on January 19, 2017. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Children in conflict with the law: Cracks in Juvenile Justice Act

Nov 13, 2016 - 11:39 PM

Part 3: With calls to lower the age of criminal liability social workers and pro child groups say proper implementation of the law not amendment is needed

CRACKS IN THE LAW. Should the age of criminal responsibility be lowered? President Rodrigo Duterte says so but social workers and pro-child groups oppose the call.

When 'Houses of Hope' fail children in conflict with the law

Nov 07, 2016 - 5:13 PM

Part 2: With crowded unsanitary and unhealthy environments some youth centers fail to rehabilitate and transform child offenders

HOPE STILL ALIVE? Some rehabilitation centers for child offenders have poor to inhumane conditions.

Beyond juvenile delinquency: Why children break the law

Nov 06, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Part 1: Is there a future for children in conflict with the law? Out of youth centers on the streets with no one else they have nothing

CHILDREN VS LAW. Most children who commit crimes come from poor and dysfunctional families.

PAKINGGAN: Pagbasa ni Gary Granada ng 'Bahay'

Sep 06, 2016 - 6:17 PM

Karamihan sa mga awitin ni Gary Granada ay may temang politikal Sa Buwan ng Wika inimbitahan ng Rappler siya ng Rappler na basahin ang kanyang kantang Bahay

'Lata na saging' and other Duterte quirks

Jul 31, 2016 - 6:00 PM

When he is with Davao based journalists he s known for a long time the President turns into the mayor they are all so familiar with

Photo by Editha Caduaya/Rappler

Duterte's secret life in Bahay Pangarap

Jul 26, 2016 - 3:09 PM

President Duterte and common law wife Honeylet Avanceña open the doors of Bahay Pangarap to select media and share their family s struggle for normalcy

'BAHAY PAGBABAGO.' An exhausted President Duterte lets journalists inside his official residence in Manila on July 26, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Blessing of Duterte's official home in Manila

Jul 12, 2016 - 9:30 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte rocks a pair of furry slippers as he attends the blessing of his official Manila residence Bahay Pangarap

Photo from Special Assistant to the President Bong Go

Home alone: Duterte's ‘sad’ first night at Bahay Pangarap

Jul 12, 2016 - 3:00 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte is still adjusting to his new Manila residence says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella

LONELY NIGHT. This is a 2010 photo of one of the bedrooms in Bahay Pangarap. Photo from Malacañang Photo Bureau

Dela Rosa, Bahay Pangarap, Butchoy | 6PM wRap

Jul 06, 2016 - 7:08 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Bahay Pangarap is Duterte's official residence in Manila

Jul 06, 2016 - 12:58 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte set to be the second president to live in Bahay Pangarap will be moving in on the week of July 11

DUTERTE'S FUTURE HOME. This is a photo of Bahay Pangarap taken in 2010. Photo by Jay Morales/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino: Life at the top for bachelor president

Jun 27, 2016 - 8:30 PM

The Philippines first bachelor president survives the loneliest job in the country without losing his sense of humor

ABOUT FACE. President Benigno Aquino III at Philippine Navy 118th anniversary celebration on June 1, 2016. Photo by Benhur Arcayan / Malacanang Photo Bureau

Drug trade, Benigno Aquino, EU referendum | 6PM wRap

Jun 23, 2016 - 8:12 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

Cagayan de Oro starts full enforcement of curfew on minors

Jun 03, 2016 - 12:08 PM

The city implements the updated city wide curfew as classes open in June

Abandoned children slept on the pavement near Plaza Divisoria in Cagayan de Oro City. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Children's rights group condemns Duterte's nationwide curfew plan

May 21, 2016 - 5:35 PM

We believe that this plan makes protection punitive poses unacceptable dangers to children and is reactive short sighted and superficial Bahay Tuluyan a children s rights group says

In this file photo, street children play on a road in Manila as the world marks International Day for Street Children on April 12. Photo by Jay Directo/ AFP

Advocates to Duterte: Don't imprison parents of street kids

May 21, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Do you agree that parents of unattended minors mostly street children loitering the streets from 10 pm to 5 am should be imprisoned?

PUNISHMENT. Children in conflict with the law also have rights, advocates say. File photo by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler

LOOK: Davao City’s rehab centers for drug addicts, youth offenders

May 01, 2016 - 10:26 AM

Despite Rodrigo Duterte s harsh words for drug addicts and criminals not all of them end up dead in Davao City

'THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY.' Residents of the Davao City Treatment and Rehabilitation Center for Drug Dependents listen to medical students on April 28, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

UP community mourns loss of 'historic' Faculty Center

Apr 01, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Various members of the UP Diliman community are devastated by the April 1 fire which burned one of the campus historic buildings along with hundreds of priceless research materials

Photo by Violeta Bilbao/Rappler

Too frequent fires at UP Diliman?

Apr 01, 2016 - 2:32 PM

Here s a history of recent fires in UP Diliman the last one being in July 2015 only

SMOKE AND LADDERS. Fire fighters hose the smoking University of the Philippines Faculty Center in UP Diliman Quezon City on Friday, April 1. Photo by Joel Lozano/Rappler

LOOK: Madonna visits children's shelters before her Manila concert

Feb 23, 2016 - 6:36 PM

3rd UPDATE The Queen of Pop arrives in Manila days before her concert and posts a selfie with the children of Bahay Tuluyan a center for orphans and street children

BAHAY TULUYAN. Madonna surprises the children at Bahay Tuluyan, a shelter for orphans and street children. Screengrab from Instagram/madonna

LOOK: Kris Aquino, PNoy, and family celebrate Christmas

Dec 25, 2015 - 7:11 PM

Kris President Aquino and their family take Christmas photos at the presidential residence Bahay Pangarap

CHRISTMAS WITH THE FAMILY. President Ninoy Aquino III poses for a Christmas photo with his sister Kris Aquino and his nephews Joshua Aquino and Bimby Aquino-Yap. Screengrab from Instagram/withlovekrisaquino

‘Rescue operations’ for street kids done regularly – Manila gov’t

Nov 11, 2015 - 4:44 PM

So far 141 kids have been taken off the streets this week says a Manila city official

Join the fun at Ateneo MEA's Bright Lights Christmas Bazaar

Oct 29, 2015 - 2:47 PM

Press release: Come and join the fun at one of the largest and most awaited events held by the Management Engineering Association the Bright Lights Christmas Bazaar

Festive mood as Poe supporters flock to UP

Sep 16, 2015 - 9:18 PM

Supporters of Grace Poe say they want good governance and a real straight path she would pursue

WARM WELCOME. Supporters welcome Senator Grace Poe at UP's Bahay ng Alumni on September 16. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Young nurse chooses to serve Mindanao tribes

Jul 25, 2015 - 5:41 PM

Here s an inspiring story about a young man who dedicates his time and efforts to Lumad children who want to continue going to school

New opportunities await UP's new June graduates

May 06, 2015 - 4:58 PM

The summer sun blazes new opportunities for the graduating students of UP Diliman

SAF gave Purisima full Mamasapano briefing

Mar 10, 2015 - 11:52 AM

A document obtained by Rappler shows former PNP chief Alan Purisima – then suspended – was briefed on ‘Oplan Exodus’ on January 5 ahead of the President

Bahay Kubo Organics: Bringing farming to the city

Feb 28, 2015 - 10:39 PM

The goal of the group is to bring aquaponics to places that need it most: places where you thought it was impossible to grow anything in

MUTUAL BENEFIT. The fish waste gives nutrients to the plants and the plants filter out the water for the fish to swim in. Photo by Dindin Reyes

After Frederico: 'No more children at RAC'

Feb 27, 2015 - 11:00 AM

The Reception and Action Center in Manila can only resume its operations after meeting standards of government run residential facilities

Movies playing this week: 'Theory of Everything,' 'Crazy Beautiful You,' and more

Feb 25, 2015 - 4:57 PM

A young Stephen Hawking falls in love – and more at the movies this week

Conversation: Were #streetkids hidden from Pope Francis?

Jan 21, 2015 - 4:00 PM

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Were street families hidden from the Pope?

Jan 21, 2015 - 8:00 AM

About 400 individuals from street families under the DSWD s MCCT program in Malate are brought to a resort in Nasugbu Batangas during the papal visit

CHILDREN. Pope Francis meeting children at an event in Manila on January 16, 2015. Photo from Osservatore Romano/AFP

On 2nd chances: Children in conflict with the law

Dec 22, 2014 - 7:54 PM

Give them a chance they re victims too say child s rights advocates

Frederico: From Facebook to the Senate

Dec 11, 2014 - 3:34 PM

Two Senate resolutions have been filed seeking a probe into the rehabilitation centers for street children