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From our archives: The Philippine military is treading dangerous waters with its counterinsurgency experiments
Deputy Speaker Johnny Pimentel argues that it is 'restrictive' and 'unrealistic' for the state to regulate even the contributions given to candidates during the campaign
Here’s the full context of the PCOO’s infographic touting the Duterte administration's achievements
Ranking officials of the Duterte government will do well to know a memorable quote in HBO’s Chernobyl: 'Every lie we tell incurs a debt to the truth. Sooner or later that debt is paid'
Not all of the 64 airports, 243 seaports, 2,709 bridges, and 9,845 kms of roads are newly built. It includes projects involving repair, rehabilitation, widening, or expansion of existing infrastructure.
Hundreds of people died in the two decades after synthetic insulin was launched. A disinformation campaign covered up their plight.
The campaign aims to show the government’s progress in 3 ‘key pillars’: peace and order, infrastructure development, and poverty alleviation
This year, Ayala Malls ushers in a new era with a brand-new campaign tagline "Awaken Amazing"
'To not have a place to go and to be able to lay your head down with your children at night is a horrendous tragedy,' says Will, who made an appearance for the World's Big Sleep Out campaign
Ano ang gustong mangyari ni Vice President Leni Robredo sa kampanya laban sa droga?
Vice President Leni Robredo visits Barangay Culiat in Quezon City to understand how local officials, the police, civil society, and the private sector contributed to its anti-illegal drug campaign
The #RespetoNaman anniversary commemoration features an 18-day campaign to end violence against women by further educating Filipinos on gender-based violence issues
Asked why cops should arrest vape users if they will not file a case, police OIC Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa says, ‘Just to implement the directive of the President’
The 4th National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill aims to evaluate the effectiveness of local governments' contingency plans and protocols in relation to earthquake scenarios and other similar events
Cambodia National Rescue Party co-founder Sam Rainsy's return to the country brings authorities to mischaracterize his statements and release over 30 seemingly forced 'confessions' from his supporters
Ahead of an election rally in London, veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn attacks Boris Johnson's 'born-to-rule Conservatives' who he says are only interested in protecting 'the privileged few'
'This campaign is not just about women.... It's about the entire nation. It's about calling for respect in so many different ways,' says SPARK! Program Manager Kassandra Barnes
'We believe that one of the best ways to explore the Philippines and experience the country's culture is through our numerous and unique food offerings,' says Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat
The two platforms – neither of which is legally accessible in China – say they are turning off accounts they believe are linked to a government campaign to spread disinformation
The K-pop group stars in a campaign launched on International Friendship Day
(UPDATED) Mar Roxas and Bong Go are the biggest spenders and have received the highest amounts of contributions in 2019, based on Statements of Contributions and Expenditures available so far
Times may change but some things, like friendships, will always stay the same
(3rd UPDATE) When Bam Aquino hinged his campaign on the failures of the TRAIN law, he failed to take into account that President Duterte's popularity had recovered from that, says political scientist Gene Pilapil
'We were very much focused on Facebook in the last elections. But now candidates are more diversified, having specific content per platform,' says a global digital media specialist
Campaigning is prohibited on election day, but that didn't stop supporters from distributing sample ballots for their bets
Higit sa youth vote, ang pinakamahalagang magagawa isang araw bago ang eleksiyon ay youth campaign – kailangang padaluyin ang paghahangad sa pagbabago
'A candidate may look good, have the most posters and advertisements, some might even entertain by dancing on television, but always bear in mind what that politician stands for'
In taking over her husband's candidacy, widow Gertrudes Batocabe was among at least half a dozen women standing in for their slain husbands this year – a long tradition in the Philippines' notoriously deadly politics
Kada kampanya, balik-balik ra ang mga kandidato sa lalawigan sa Sugbo aron pangulitawhan ang mga Sugbuanon. Ngano kaha? Paminawa ang podcast diri.
PRESS RELEASE: #EndRainbow violence is a movement that aims to increase the public's awareness on the lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer rights to promote acceptance and eliminate stigma
PRESS RELEASE: Girls from 52 schools in Manila, Cebu, and Cagayan de Oro participate in career caravans and mentoring and training sessions
Independent candidate Grace Poe has consistently topped senatorial surveys, with just one other reelectionist seen as challenging her front-runner status. Reporter Aika Rey tells us about her 2019 campaign.
On average, senatorial candidates each spend around P107 million for their campaigns
Ilang araw na lang, pipili muli tayo sa, aminin na natin, limitadong pamimilian ng maglilingkod (o mananamantala, depende sa pananaw mo) sa bayan
Aside from lack of funds and low ranking in pre-election surveys, the opposition also has to deal with problems rooted in the political and ideological differences of its candidates
In this election podcast, Rappler speaks with Hugpong ng Pagbabago secretary-general and Davao del Norte Governor Anthony del Rosario
But election lawyer Emil Marañon III says crowdfunding initiatives aren't easily doable under the Philippines' election laws
What if we judged a senatorial candidate purely based on their platform and advocacies? Rappler campaign reporters skip the gimmicks and drama to discuss what senatorial bets are promising.
Immigration bureau personnel allegedly tell Korean nationals they are 'fundraising' for the senatorial campaign of former Duterte aide Bong Go
This is probably the most nutritious election campaign material this year
If we want elections where the playing field is truly even, and where the deserving yet poor candidates have a real fighting chance, the thrust should be in the strict monitoring of campaign spending
In Cagayan de Oro, former SSS commissioner Jose Gabriel 'Pompee' La Viña kicks off his bid to replace Mayor Oscar Moreno
Around 43,000 candidates are vying for nearly 18,000 local positions across the country
It's going to be a crazy 2019 campaign season! Rappler's campaign reporters bring you a podcast to make sense of it all.
Dahil nga wala nang masyadong plataporma, ibig sabihin, hindi na rin maaasahan ang katuparan ng anumang sinabi sa kampanyahan
Bernie Sanders calls Donald Trump 'the most dangerous president in modern American history'
Senator Francis Pangilinan, Otso Diresto campaign manager, says the donations will help fund their grassroots campaign powered by mostly youth volunteers
'The last 3 years of my term will be the most dangerous for people into drugs,' says President Rodrigo Duterte in a gathering of mayors