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[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Carousel Casualties

Feb 12, 2019 - 9:26 PM

The indie rock band brings their music to Rappler HQ!

OPM artists you need to listen to right now

Oct 09, 2018 - 5:33 PM

Queue these local acts to your OPM playlist. You can catch all of them this San Miguel Oktoberfest!

44 dead as record rains devastate parts of Japan

Jul 08, 2018 - 8:33 AM

Japan's local media put the death toll at 50, with dozens more missing and the number of fatalities expected to rise further

Satchmi’s 6th Vinyl Day set for June 16

Jun 08, 2018 - 7:58 PM

Vinyl lovers, mark your calendars!

FOR THE RECORD. Satchmi celebrates the iconic music format with their sixth annual Vinyl Day. Photo courtesy of Satchmi

Ex-jail official dies during Traslacion of Nazareno 2018

Jan 10, 2018 - 3:00 PM

The Manila Police District initially said that they did not monitor or record fatalities from the popular religious event

CASUALTY. A former jail guard was the lone death reported so far in the Traslacion of the Black Nazarene 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

10 civic actions in 2017 that can move PH in 2018

Jan 08, 2018 - 5:40 PM

MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm, hopes that the social impact of these efforts it initiated or supported in 2017 will fuel sustained action that will transform courage into action in 2018

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, January 1-7, 2018

Jan 07, 2018 - 1:17 PM

Must-watch videos from this week

NDRRMC still on red alert even after Agaton left PAR

Jan 03, 2018 - 8:58 PM

The agency's operation center will continue to monitor the tail-end of a cold front that is expected to bring moderate to heavy rain to Bicol, Quezon, and Northern Samar

Preemptive evacuation helps Bohol achieve zero casualty during Agaton

Jan 03, 2018 - 11:33 AM

Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto says the province 'is not very badly affected' by Tropical Depression Agaton, which brought to Bohol torrential rains that lasted for more than 24 hours

FLOOD. Some roads in Bohol remain impassable due to the flooding triggered by Tropical Depression Agaton. Photo by Michael Ortega Ligalig/Rappler

Vinta kills 7 in Lanao del Sur

Dec 22, 2017 - 3:42 PM

(UPDATED) The town of Tugaya in Lanao del Sur reported landslides and massive flooding

SUBMERGED. Several houses in Bubong, Lanao del Sur are under floodwaters due to Vinta. Photo provided by ARMM Assemblyman Zia Alonto Adiong

Fallen Marawi deputy police chief gets hero’s welcome in Pampanga

Nov 08, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Inspector Edwin Placido was among the first to sacrifice his life to defend Marawi from local terrorists. His remains were only recovered on September 15, and identified through the nameplate attached to the policeman's uniform.

MARAWI HERO. Police Regional Office 3 director Chief Superintendent Amador Corpus (back) and other police officials give a hero’s welcome to the late Inspector Edwin Placido. Photo from PRO3 Public Information Office

Marawi death toll breaches 1,000

Oct 11, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Troops recover 22 bodies in a former enemy stronghold. DNA tests are conducted to see if leaders of the attack are among the cadavers.

URBAN WARFARE. File photo of government troops fighting members of the Maute group in Marawi City. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

5 dead, 6 missing due to Tropical Storm Maring

Sep 13, 2017 - 3:00 PM

There are also 4 others injured due to Maring, says the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council

FLOODING. Tatalon residents in Quezon City wade the knee-deep water along Araneta Ave., brought by the sudden downpour of rain cause by Typhoon Maring on Tuesday. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

100th soldier killed in Marawi day after gov't takes key bridge

Jul 21, 2017 - 8:10 PM

The death toll reaches the 3 digit mark a day after troops scored a major triumph in the battlefield They gain control of Mapandi Bridge

URBAN WARFARE. The military has been fighting a difficult urban warfare in Marawi City. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Fallen soldier in Marawi was expecting third child

Jul 11, 2017 - 6:47 PM

Corporal Ronald Supnad Jr was killed while fighting the Maute terrorists in Marawi City

FALLEN SOLDIERS. Ronald Supnad Jr, killed in the Marawi siege, was expecting a child with his fiancée this year. Photo from Ronald Supnad's Facebook page

Bring disaster preparedness down to communities – DILG exec

Jul 09, 2017 - 8:35 AM

DILG undersecretary Austere Panadero says it is crucial to bring preparation down to the community and family levels

Day 2 of the AGOS Summit on Disater Preparedness at the SM Aura Samsung Hall in Taguig on July 8, 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Metro Manila should learn from Leyte earthquake – Phivolcs

Jul 07, 2017 - 6:44 PM

Phivolcs geologist Charmaine Villamin says that the strength of the Big One will not be far in magnitude from the earthquake that hit Leyte

PREPARATION. The panel for 'The Big One' forum in Agos Summit discusses how to prepare for an earthquake. Rappler screengrab

Fear, panic as aftershocks rock Leyte

Jul 07, 2017 - 12:01 PM

2nd UPDATE Rescuers have pulled out a total of 13 people from a collapsed commercial building in Kananga town near the epicenter of the quake

QUAKE DAMAGE. One of the damaged buildings in Kananga town. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio / Rappler

What to expect at the Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness

Jul 06, 2017 - 4:10 AM

Know more about the speakers at the Agos Summit on Disaster Preparedness on July 7 8 at SM Aura s Samsung Hall Register for limited free tickets today

Marawi death toll: 82 gov't troops killed, 39 civilians slain

Jun 30, 2017 - 3:53 PM

UPDATED Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella says the Scene of the Crime Operatives corrected an earlier report on the number of cadavers recovered by government troops

DESTRUCTION. Zia Alonto Adiong, spokesman of the Crisis Management Committee, shares these photoso from Banggolo, Marawi City. File photo from Zia Alonto Adiong/Marawi Crisis Management Committee

Marawi clash, Huang, Farinas | Evening wRap

Jun 28, 2017 - 8:16 PM

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62 soldiers, cops killed in 4-week Marawi clashes

Jun 19, 2017 - 5:06 PM

A total of 26 civilians have been killed

Slain Marines in Marawi

Abdillah and a city reduced to ruins

Jun 13, 2017 - 7:10 PM

Abdillah was a young boy a Maranao a Moro and a pious Muslim in that order He was buried on the same day his life was taken away from him

IN PHOTOS: After the fire, EPZA's HTI building

Feb 04, 2017 - 9:09 PM

Cost of damage to the Japanese owned firm is estimated to be between P12 billion to P15 billion

Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

Remulla on Cavite EPZA fire: No cover-up

Feb 04, 2017 - 6:40 PM

HTI workers in critical condition will be transferred to Philippine General Hospital for further treatment once they are stable

AFTERMATH. This photo taken on Saturday, February 4 shows the burnt HTI building in Cavite. All photos by Aika Rey/Rappler

Cavite EPZA fire: No deaths recorded, but...

Feb 03, 2017 - 9:10 PM

All 3 189 workers on shift when the fire broke have been accounted for but authorities are not ruling out finding dead bodies when they finally inspect the HTI facility on Saturday February 4

ACCOUNTED FOR. Cavite Governor Jesus Crispin Remulla shows the list of those injured when the fire broke at the House Technology Industries (HTI) building Wednesday, February 1. He said that there were no missing workers and everyone has been accounted for. Photo by Jeff Digma/Rappler

7 dead after heavy rains in Zamboanga del Norte

Jan 18, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Seven people are now reported dead in Zamboanga del Norte with one person reported missing

FLOOD. Residents wade through chest-deep flood water in Roxas town in Zamboanga del Norte to reach higher ground. Contributed photo

15 Army soldiers killed in Abu Sayyaf attack

Aug 29, 2016 - 9:09 PM

The attack happens after days of military offensives that have killed at least 14 ASG members

Epicenters of fatalities in the war on drugs

Aug 22, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Most fatalities are in Metro Manila and Cebu; Pasay stands out in terms of salvage victims

2 drug suspects killed, city police chief hurt in Pampanga

Jul 06, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Two suspected drug suspects are killed while the police chief of the City of San Fernando is injured when police tried to implement a search warrant in Calulut village

Body of boy who fell into Cebu river found

Jul 03, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The 11 year old boy had slipped off a cliff hit his head and landed in the water says Cebu s top disaster management official

At least one dead in Indonesia chopper crash

Jun 04, 2016 - 2:36 PM

It was not immediately clear what caused the accident Weather conditions were reported to be normal at the time

CHOPPER CRASH. The Bell 206 chopper crashed in Papua province. Screenshot of chopper from YouTube

Afghan child casualties soar as urban warfare escalates – UN

Apr 17, 2016 - 10:05 PM

The United Nations mission in Afghanistan says 161 children were killed and 449 others injured in the first quarter of 2016 alone

epa04570810 An internally displaced Afghan child who is vulnerable to winters, stands outside a temporary shelter in Herat, Afghanistan, 20 January 2015. Afghanistan is already experiencing a harsh winter season with temperatures falling well below freezing in most parts of the country. EPA/JALIL REZAYEE

Officer killed in Basilan quit teaching to join army

Apr 12, 2016 - 12:06 PM

A cum laude graduate slain lieutenant Remigio Licena was a teacher for two years in Isabela province before joining the military

Photo courtesy of Richard Falcatan

'I have no regrets' – Kidapawan mayor

Apr 07, 2016 - 8:52 AM

Joseph Evangelista says SWAT forces only reacted after they saw protestors mauling cops who had been caught in the melee If the police hadn’t used maximum tolerance they wouldn’t have been pinned down

I DID MY JOB. Kidapawan Mayor Joey Evangelista. Photo by Ferdinandh Cabrera / Rappler.com

Kidapawan protester: I was shot by sniper on firetruck

Apr 06, 2016 - 8:25 AM

Roughly 1 500 protesters remain inside the UMC compound in Kidapawan Police manning checkpoints had been pulled out

SHOT. Arnel Takyawan on the bench that serves at his bed at the Kidapawan gymnasium. Photo by Ferdinandh Cabrera / Rappler.com

#PugadBaboy: No casualties

Mar 30, 2016 - 5:00 AM

Mamasapano widow, 20, to work as domestic helper in Oman

Jan 18, 2016 - 11:45 PM

While politicians and various government and non governmental organizations granted the families of the dead SAF troopers cash and scholarships the widows in Mamasapano have barely enough to survive

FAR FROM HOME. Sarah Langayen will work as a house help in the Middle East

Isabela execs relieved for Typhoon Lando deaths

Nov 11, 2015 - 2:50 PM

The provincial board and the provincial disaster management council have issued resolution in support of relieved DILG Isabela Director Elpidio Durwin

TYPHOON LANDO. A number of towns in Isabela were flooded when Koppu hit the northern Philippine provinces. Rappler file photo by Raymon Dullana

UNA senate slate, Chinese consul shot, Typhoon Lando | 6PM wRap

Oct 21, 2015 - 7:35 PM

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#LandoPH: In Talibaew, every home has a boat

Oct 21, 2015 - 5:55 PM

The barangay captain of this village in Pangasinan says the boats help ensure zero casualty during flash floods

A 'VENICE' IN PANGASINAN. Family-owned boats are used before and after a storm in Talibaew, Pangasinan. Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

Conversation with MMDA on the July 30 metro wide quake drill

Jul 24, 2015 - 7:13 PM

Got questions about the metro wide quake drill? MMDA General Manager Corazon Jimenez will answer all your questions on Saturday July 25 from 10:00 11:00am

Ormoc sea tragedy death toll climbs to 61

Jul 06, 2015 - 5:19 PM

Authorities have yet to identify two of the casualties: a woman and a 10 year old boy

SEA TRAGEDY. Rescuers hurry to the site of the capsized motor boat Kim Nirvana on July 2, 2015. Photo by Lalaine Jimenea

Ormoc sea tragedy casualties mostly Cebuanos

Jul 03, 2015 - 11:00 PM

UPDATED Forty five of the 61 confirmed dead were from Pilar Tudela and San Francisco towns that form part of the Camotes Island Group

RETRIEVAL OPS. Members of the Philippine Coast Guard retrieve more bodies off the port of Ormoc City on July 3, 2015, a day after a ferry capsized. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

Project Agos to push for #ZeroCasualty in N. Mindanao

Jun 10, 2015 - 8:19 PM

MovePH s Project Agos to conduct training on the use of social media in disaster information management on June 18 to 19 in Cagayan de Oro City

SOCIAL MEDIA AND DISASTERS. Project Agos participants learn how to use and maximize social media for disaster risk reduction.

Two months to finish Valenzuela DNA tests – PNP

May 18, 2015 - 1:13 PM

Philippine police will have to test and match the DNA of 69 workers who died in the factory fire and their relatives

Gov’t to probe ‘pakyawan’ system in Valenzuela factory

May 14, 2015 - 9:41 PM

Workers hired by Kentex Manufacturing Corporation for short time projects including some of the 72 who died in the fire have no records in the company

LABOR STANDARDS VIOLATED. Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II says the owners of the footwear factory in Valenzuela City, where  dozens of workers (examined here by police investigators) died in a fire, will be probed for violating occupational safety and health standards. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

DNA tests for Valenzuela fire victims to take 'several months'

May 14, 2015 - 7:18 PM

Of the 72 who died in the Kentex factory fire only 6 or 7 were wearing rings necklaces or other metal objects that could be used to identify them

DNA TESTS. The chief of operations of the national police crime laboratory says that of the 72 who died, only 3 have been identified through DNA matching. Photo by Francis R. Malasig, EPA

How a small Samar town survived deadly storm surges

Apr 02, 2015 - 1:01 PM

As the country prepares for Typhon Chedeng learn how a coastal town in Samar successfully weathered Typhoon Ruby by capitalizing on organized response as well as timely specific and localized early warning information

Storm kills at least 9 in central Europe

Apr 01, 2015 - 11:24 PM

The violent storm spreads across Scotland Poland as well as northern and eastern France before reaching Germany on March 31