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NGO-led crowdfunding app seeks to aid in disaster response

May 16, 2018 - 1:42 PM

SAFER, the country's first locally-led crowdfunding app, provides quick relief and response to disasters and emergencies

New human rights caucus calls for gov't action on violations

Dec 10, 2017 - 5:20 PM

The CSO-CHR Consultative Caucus for Human Rights (C4HR) aims to raise awareness of human rights as well as coordinate action among stakeholders to promote and defend these rights

Trillanes, TC-90s, Trump | Midday wRap

Mar 27, 2017 - 1:11 PM

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Trump blames party hardliners for health debacle, as more battles loom

Mar 27, 2017 - 1:05 AM

Tensions are likely to flare up as US President Donald Trump turns to other key priorities like tax reform and a big infrastructure spending plan

RESET. This file photo taken on December 9, 2016 shows then US President-elect Donald Trump speaking during the USA Thank You Tour in Grand Rapids, Michigan. File photo by Don Emmert/AFP

The Senate scramble that led to the Lascañas probe

Mar 04, 2017 - 6:12 PM

Lascañas public confession creates a stir inside the Senate and exposes a divided upper chamber

Retired policeman Arthur Lascañas delivers a "public confession" inside the Senate building on February 20, 2017.

Water sanitation 'crucial' for new resettlement areas

Sep 11, 2016 - 1:45 PM

An aid group working on post Yolanda rehabilitation project says clean water sanitation is usually overlooked in disaster hit areas

CLEAN WATER. Residents in the island-village of Taloto-an enjoy clean water from the solar filtration system built by Iloilo CODE and Christian Aid. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

‘For the next generation’: Iloilo fishermen take lead in coastal management

Sep 04, 2016 - 9:04 AM

From creating artificial reefs to planting mangroves fisherfolk in Iloilo s northern towns lead efforts in coastal management to make the sea sustainable for their children

REPLENISHING RESOURCES. Jackstone-type artificial reefs lie on the shores of Barangay Bancal in Carles town. These serve as breeding grounds once immersed under water. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Students in Iloilo island-village brave sea to get to school

Aug 29, 2016 - 11:17 AM

More than 70 of Tinigban Elementary School s 24 students ride the waves everyday to reach their dreams of finishing school

NO EXCUSES. Students from Sitio Tubig Manok brave the sea everyday to get to their school, Tinigban Elementary School. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Yolanda survivors in northern Iloilo finally have homes

Aug 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Almost 3 years after Super Typhoon Yolanda hit Iloilo survivors of northern Iloilo can now leave their makeshift houses and move to safer homes

‘Guardians of the sea’: The fisherfolk of northern Iloilo

Aug 21, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Fishing villages in Carles town in northern Iloilo are able to eliminate daytime illegal fishing and decrease nighttime illegal activities Here s how

ILLEGAL. Fishermen in Barangay Poblacion, Carles town haul illegal fishing nets they caught on patrol. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Livelihood scheme teaches Yolanda survivors better financial management

Jul 10, 2016 - 1:04 PM

Community Managed Savings and Credit Association or COMSCA is a community managed initiative where groups in the community mobilize and manage their own savings and provide loans to members

NORMALCY. Typhoon Yolanda survivors in Estancia, Iloilo attend a program on financial management. Photo by Ted Aldwin Ong/ Rappler

Marcos Swiss deposits, Rousey on Pacquiao, Donald Trump | 6PM wRap

Feb 24, 2016 - 6:55 PM

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Clinton seeks rebound against Sanders at debate and beyond

Feb 12, 2016 - 10:13 AM

Peeling African Americans away from Hillary Clinton will be crucial for Bernie Sanders especially in South Carolina where according to exit poll data some 55 of Democratic voters in 2008 were black

DEAD HEAT. In this file photo, US Democratic Presidential candidates Bernie Sanders (L) and Hillary Clinton (R) talk to each other on stage prior to the start of the Democratic presidential candidates debate at Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, October 13, 2015. File photo by Mike Nelson/EPA

Breaking down the New Hampshire primary results

Feb 11, 2016 - 3:32 PM

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Social Dev't Celebration: CSOs to converge for inclusive growth

Nov 10, 2015 - 3:47 PM

Civil society continues to have an active role in the Philippines Many civil society organizations are involved in grassroots work policy and advocacy work and reform agendas

Marcos reveals Bangsamoro bill provisions to be amended

Jun 11, 2015 - 8:06 PM

Civil society groups call on Marcos to re evaluate his position to reject the draft Bangsamoro law

IN HIS HANDS. What would be the contents of the alternative bill to the draft Bangsamoro law that Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr is set to file at the Senate? Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Senate to give P6M for quake victims

Oct 16, 2013 - 7:57 PM

Only aid for quake victims not Napoles and PDAF abolition was discussed in the Senate caucus

Drilon: 17 senators to push for total ‘pork’ abolition

Oct 15, 2013 - 11:20 AM

Senators will discuss in caucus whether to take an individual or collective stand on the abolition of the pork barrel

Senate caucus on Napoles postponed

Oct 14, 2013 - 2:19 PM

Drilon announces the postponement of the Senate caucus on whether to summon Napoles to its PDAF scam probe saying some senators are either sick or abroad

'NOT NOW.' Senate President Franklin Drilon prefers that the Ombudsman finishes its initial probe before the Senate summons Napoles. Other senators say the wait is unnecessary. File photo by PNP-SAF

Should Senate summon Napoles?

Oct 14, 2013 - 6:52 AM

On Monday October 14 the Senate will decide in caucus whether or not to subpoena alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Napoles

Gov't, MILF asked to move Bangsamoro deal forward

Jul 04, 2013 - 5:47 PM

The negotiating panels will be in Kuala Lumpur July 8 11 Annexes to the deal yet to be completed tackle wealth sharing power sharing and normalization

Bottom-up budgeting: Moving up, but long way to go

Apr 14, 2013 - 3:13 PM

After rejecting citizen groups proposals for the budget regional officials asked citizen leaders to sign an alternative list the officials themselves drafted

Senate in ‘quandary’ over Corona condition

May 23, 2012 - 12:08 PM

Senators will decide in caucus whether or not to wait for Chief Justice Renato Corona to return to the witness stand

Unresolved issues in the Corona trial

Mar 06, 2012 - 5:12 PM

Do unresolved issues of the impeachment speak of the inefficiency or leniency of the trial against the Chief Justice?

Sen Santiago votes to follow TRO

Feb 13, 2012 - 1:13 PM

She says there is a need to avert a constitutional crisis and prioritize governmental stability

Will Senate question SC TRO?

Feb 13, 2012 - 7:27 AM

Senators may comply with the Supreme Court TRO on Corona’s dollar accounts but only for now

Monday caucus: secrecy or transparency?

Feb 05, 2012 - 7:52 PM

This age old question will be the crux of a Senate caucus on petitions to summon bank and Supreme Court records

CLOSE OR OPEN BOOKS? The Senate will decide on requests to subpoena bank and Supreme Court records.