WATCH: Elmo of 'Sesame Street' tours Manila

Sep 21, 2017 - 3:45 PM

Elmo leads the TV show's 'Spread Kindness, #ShareTheLaughter' global campaign

Blue hour view at Harbour square of Manila bay. Iconic place for local tourists and local photographers.

Comelec reschedules activities for 2017 barangay, SK elections

Sep 19, 2017 - 5:10 PM

This is to 'give the public more time to prepare' for the October 23 polls in case it wouldn't be postponed, says the Commission on Elections

Lawmaker offered White House deal to let off Assange – report

Sep 16, 2017 - 3:01 PM

The Wall Street Journal says Republican lawmaker Dana Rohrabacher told WikiLeaks' Julian Assange that in exchange, he would receive a 'pardon or other act of clemency' from President Donald Trump

MIDDLE MAN. A report says Republican lawmaker Dana Rohrabacher offers a White House deal to Julian Assange. Photo from Rohrabacher's Facebook page

‘Is Duterte the Marcos spokesman?’ – lawmakers

Aug 29, 2017 - 10:30 PM

The Campaign Against the Return of the Marcoses to Malacañang CARMMA adds Not only has Duterte sponsored the official rehabilitation of the dictator he now also facilitates the exemption of the Marcos heirs from accountability and punishment

TV still candidates' platform of choice in 2016 elections

Aug 13, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Radio comes second to TV in terms of ad buys from the candidates research by PCIJ shows

55 print, TV, radio outfits did not submit all pol ads docs?

Aug 13, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Like wayward candidates many media agencies also failed to file reports with the poll body in defiance of their obligation in law

Collaboration powered by social media

Aug 01, 2017 - 12:27 PM

How crowdfunding and online campaigns contribute to community building – and why you should be part of it

‘Bukalah Hati’ untuk mendukung pembangunan honai belajar di Papua

Jul 19, 2017 - 1:46 PM

Saykoji Monita Tahalea dan Gaby Christy mendukung kampanye BeraniMimpi dengan merilis single ‘Bukalah Hati’

Screen shot video klip 'Bukalah Hati' di YouTube

Duterte visits PSE for campaign donor Dennis Uy

Jul 11, 2017 - 7:14 PM

Duterte is the first Philippine president in recent history to attend the anniversary of the listing of a company at the Philippine Stock Exchange

FIRST VISIT TO PSE. President Rodrigo Duterte and Cabinet members join Phoenix Petroleum CEO Dennis Uy onstage at the PSE trading hall. All photos by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Church should go beyond hitting killings – Tagle

Jul 04, 2017 - 8:45 PM

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says Filipinos seem to accept rampant killings – but out of despair not moral conviction

PRO-ACTIVE APPROACH. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says it is not enough for the Catholic Church to say killing is evil. Photo by Roy Lagarde/Rappler

SC vacancy, Jessie Carlos, North Korea | Evening wRap

Jun 23, 2017 - 7:50 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

Thousands of pencils donated to Cebu students on Brigada Eskwela launch

May 16, 2017 - 1:31 PM

The One Million Lapis campaign collects pencils to be distributed and turned over to different public schools with less fortunate students

EDUCATION. Council for the Welfare of Children officials turn over a symbolic pencil to Department of Education Assistant Secretary Tonisito Umali (2nd from R). Photo by Apple Grace Danuco/ Rappler

Duterte to focus on 3 gut issues, Palace vows

May 14, 2017 - 11:36 AM

This comes after the SWS released a poll showing that up to 52 or majority of Filipinos expect Duterte to fulfill most if not all of his promises

3 GUT ISSUES. Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says President Duterte will continue to fight drug addiction, crime, and corruption. Malacañang photo

Duterte's SALN: P3M from extra campaign donations

May 13, 2017 - 9:22 PM

Duterte explains the additional P3 million in his SALN as of December 2016 saying this came from various donors he no longer knows

President Rodrigo Duterte leads the inauguration of the MMDA Metro Manila Crisis Monitoring and Management Center with General manager Thomas Orbos at the MMDA headquarters in Makati City on April 4, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Lebih mudah buat perubahan sosial dengan aplikasi

Apr 06, 2017 - 10:19 AM

Startup gerakan sosial Campaign com meluncurkan aplikasi yang memudahkan siapapun untuk membuat kampanye sosial

AGEN PERUBAHAN. (ki-ka) CEO William Gondokusumo, Dewi Satriani (WWF Indonesia), Intan Siagian (Indoreadgram), Komisioner Komnas Perempuan Magdalena Sitorus (Pelopor #PerempuanMenulis, Dirjen Aplikasi Informatika Kemenkominfo Samuel Abrijani Pangerapan. Foto oleh Rika Kurniawati/Rappler

TIMELINE: The PNP's use of the term 'deaths under investigation'

Mar 30, 2017 - 4:30 PM

UPDATED We track how the PNP has released data on DUIs and try to explain all the confusion it has generated

Keeping 'endo' alive: DOLE’s Department Order No. 174

Mar 22, 2017 - 6:49 PM

The labor department s dilly dallying is in stark contrast to the President’s consistent and unequivocal stand against contractualization

NO CONTRACTUALIZATION. Labor groups want all forms of contractualization to be prohibited. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

WATCH: Katy Perry calls herself proof of change on gay rights

Mar 21, 2017 - 3:21 PM

Katy Perry who was a conservative Christian speaks about the annual Human Rights Campaign gala about tolerance and advocating for gay rights

KATY PERRY. The singer, who used to be a conservative Christian, says she is optimistic of the capacity of society for tolerance. Screengrab from YouTube/Human Rights Campaign

NSA deputy calls Trump's wiretapping allegations 'crazy'

Mar 19, 2017 - 12:36 AM

The accusations infuriated British officials prompting an uncommonly vehement denial from Britain s GCHQ intelligence agency

US PRESIDENT. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump speaks at the Major Cities Chiefs Association and Major County Sheriff's Association Winter Meeting in Washington, DC, on February 8, 2017. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

U.S. State Dept notes killings in Duterte-led Philippines

Mar 04, 2017 - 10:28 PM

The most significant human rights problems were killings allegedly undertaken by vigilantes security forces and insurgents the US State Department says

'TRUMP OF THE EAST.' Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte congratulates US President Donald Trump during a phone call in Davao City on December 3, 2016. Photo by Richard Madelo/PPD

Duterte admits firing Laviña was painful

Mar 03, 2017 - 12:26 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte warns his other appointees: Huwag ninyo akong hiyain Pag hiniya ninyo ako hiwalay hiwalay tayo

NO TO CORRUPTION. President Rodrigo Duterte speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) at the Virlo Public Market in Cebu on March 2, 2017. Photo by Marcelino Pascua/Presidential Photo

Indonesia's capital Jakarta votes for next governor

Feb 14, 2017 - 11:17 AM

UPDATED It will be a test of Indonesia’s religious intolerance a battle of emotions versus rationality and one that is predicted to be an extremely close race in what has been a rollercoaster campaign season

A look at the 2017 budget: Will it help Duterte fulfill his promises?

Jan 21, 2017 - 8:59 PM

Take a look at how the P3 35 trillion national budget has been allocated to fulfill some of President Duterte s promises

Deworming in public schools resumes, targets 19M children

Jan 10, 2017 - 2:31 PM

Health officials appeal to parents and guardians to support the campaign and not to believe wrong information circulating on social media and in the community regarding deworming

OPLAN GOODBYE BULATE. In this file photo, a health official shows the deworming medicine administered to students in 2015. The national school deworming campaign resumes this month. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

PH military aims to crush Abu Sayyaf, Maute Group in 6 months

Jan 09, 2017 - 8:00 PM

When we say we aim to significantly defeat the enemy we mean we want to render them or their capabilities down to a very minimal level says AFP chief General Eduardo Año

COMMAND CONFERENCE. President Rodrigo Duterte and AFP chief Eduardo Año after the first command conference held on January 6, 2017. Malacañang photo

AFP chief: Reds should work with military in new campaign plan

Jan 09, 2017 - 5:39 PM

Armed Forces chief General Eduardo Año talks about the military s new campaign plan DSSP Kapayapaan

DSSP KAPAYAPAAN. The military presented to President Rodrigo Duterte its new campaign plan during a command conference on January 6, 2017. Malacañang photo

MovePH 2016: Online campaigns and the communities they served

Dec 31, 2016 - 3:10 PM

As 2016 ends we in MovePH highlight the online campaigns we’ve launched and their impact on the communities that we continue to serve

NATIONWIDE COVERAGE. Rappler's 20 core Movers with the MovePH team pose for a photo after the 3-day training. Photo from Rappler

For his victory, Duterte says he owes Imee Marcos, 3 other governors

Dec 29, 2016 - 7:17 PM

The President also names Jose Zubiri and Abet Garcia as among the governors who helped him win

NO DUTERTE CONTRIBUTION. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos says President Rodrigo Duterte was only joking when he said she gave money to his campaign. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Cops nab 4 in Bukidnon anti-drug operation

Dec 28, 2016 - 7:27 PM

Suspected drug traffickers Tha Tho Nahar Apam Sohud Salik and Johari Akmad are arrested in Barangay Impalutao in Impasug on town

Mang Inasal bags metals anew, wins Gold and Bronze from ARAW Values Awards

Dec 23, 2016 - 2:14 PM

The Pinag isang Puso campaign was created to gather public support for Gilas Pilipinas the country s national basketball team

Duterte: San Miguel's Ramon Ang was campaign donor

Dec 21, 2016 - 10:27 PM

The big businessman – whom Duterte praises for his disarming attitude of humility – is not on the list of contributors the President submitted to the Comelec

CHRISTMAS WITH THE PRESIDENT. President Duterte walks with Presidential Assistant Bong Go and SMC boss Ramon Ang (left) during a Christmas party in Malacañang on December 20. Photo courtesy of Malacañang

Kemampuan yang harus dimiliki untuk menjadi relawan yang profesional

Dec 19, 2016 - 4:45 PM

Menjadi seorang volunteer itu harus mulai dari hati dengan tidak ikut ikutan menjadi diri sendiri bisa mengatasi kesenjangan dan memiliki komitmen dalam menjalani kerelawanan

Para pemenang berfoto bersama saat Festival Relawan di Jakarta pada 18 Desember 2016. Foto oleh Deria Octaviena/Rappler

Aksi kerelawanan untuk menyelesaikan masalah sosial di Indonesia

Dec 19, 2016 - 4:37 PM

Masyarakat Indonesia diajak berpartisipasi aktif sebagai relawan dengan melakukan kegiatan sukarela selama 10 jam pada 2017

Panelis dalam Festival Relawan di Salihara, Jakarta Selatan, pada 18 Desember 2016. Foto oleh Deria Octaviena

Who’s who in Duterte's poll contributors list

Dec 09, 2016 - 10:08 PM

Here s a quick look at the donors who helped fund Duterte’s successful presidential bid

DUTERTE DONORS. Many of President Rodrigo Duterte's top campaign contributors in the 2016 elections are businessmen. File photo by Rappler

#ClimateActionPH: How citizens stopped a coal plant from rising in Cebu City

Nov 27, 2016 - 7:05 PM

Cebu environmental advocates share their experiences in community organizing at a ClimateActionPH workshop

Bicol landmark turns orange for campaign to end violence vs women

Nov 27, 2016 - 12:42 AM

The Cagsawa Ruins in Albay take on the color of hope in support of the Orange Your Icon campaign

CAGSAWA RUINS TURNS ORANGE. Using special lighting, local authorities turn the famous Albay landmark orange in support of the campaign to fight violence against women. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Ilonggos brave rains to protest Marcos burial

Nov 26, 2016 - 10:13 AM

We cannot allow the present administration to tolerate impunity by giving hero status to a dictator who has so wronged the people the groups say

NOT A HERO. Ilonggo activists march to protest the stealthy burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Photo by Russel Patina/ Rappler

#NotOnMyWatch anti-corruption caravan goes to Cagayan de Oro

Nov 22, 2016 - 10:01 AM

How can the public use technology and social media to fight corruption? Find out as the NotOnMyWatch caravan runs in Cagayan de Oro City from November 25 to 26

#NotOnMyWatch anti-corruption caravan goes to Iloilo

Nov 14, 2016 - 3:55 PM

How can the public use technology and social media to fight corruption? Find out as the NotOnMyWatch caravan runs in Iloilo City from November 18 to 19

How can we use technology to fight corruption? Find out by joining the #NotOnMyWatch caravan in Iloilo City on November 18 to 19!

LeBron to appear with Clinton, visit White House

Nov 06, 2016 - 10:11 AM

The Cleveland Cavaliers star who said he has already cast his ballot will appear with Clinton in Cleveland

LEBRON FOR CLINTON. LeBron James, who endorsed Hillary Clinton for President, will campaign with her in Cleveland. Photos by Jason Miller and Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Pimentel wants higher cap for campaign expenses

Nov 05, 2016 - 1:30 PM

The Senate bill seeks to increase the cap for campaign spending by at least a hundred fold due to outdated existing limits

HIGHER CAP. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III files a bill seeking to increase the cap of campaign spending of politicians.

Koreans among 6 arrested in Makati condo drug raid

Nov 02, 2016 - 10:50 AM

The group of Filipinos and South Koreans allegedly exported illegal drugs to South Korea via international courier service

#AnimatED: Grief in a time of terror

Oct 31, 2016 - 11:18 AM

Tears mingle with fear and rage But one thing we’re sure of: these killings must come to an end

2 killed in PNP raid of Isabela shabu lab

Oct 24, 2016 - 6:10 PM

PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa visits the area after the raid

Photo from PNP

Imee Marcos, Senate probe, Pulse Asia survey | 6PM wRap

Oct 17, 2016 - 8:45 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast

Imee Marcos denies contributing money to Duterte campaign

Oct 17, 2016 - 11:08 AM

The Ilocos Norte governor says she only helped Duterte by mustering votes in the region not by donating money for his campaign

NO DUTERTE CONTRIBUTION. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos says President Rodrigo Duterte was only joking when he said she gave money to his campaign. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Can Comelec probe Marcos donation to Duterte?

Oct 12, 2016 - 4:45 PM

The Comelec cannot act unless a formal complaint has been lodged Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez tells Rappler

[Newspoint] Who brought Matobato out in the light?

Oct 12, 2016 - 2:23 PM

UPDATED It is a curiosity that nags both sides of the political divide After all Matobato has come out to indict President Duterte himself

'HITMAN.' Edgar Matobato testifies at the hearing of the Senate committee on human rights and justice on September 22, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PH can’t win war on drugs with guns alone

Oct 11, 2016 - 6:15 PM

As a health advocate it pains me that our government misses the complexity of the drug problem

Duterte donor Imee Marcos not in his SOCE

Oct 11, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Referring to Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos donation President Rodrigo Duterte says Si Imee pa ang nagbigay Sabi niya inutang daw niya

CLOSE TIES. President Rodrigo Duterte (left) says Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos helped fund his presidential bid. Photo by King Rodriguez/PPD