Teacher explains use of 'anti-cheating' headbands

Aug 17, 2017 - 4:54 PM

They the students have no complaints about it in fact they’re the one who defended me from online bashers ” teacher Jurinda Manaug says

CONFISCATED. Other than the head coverings, cellphones are temporarily confiscated to allow students to focus in their exams.

Daimler manipulated emissions in one million cars – report

Jul 13, 2017 - 4:17 PM

UPDATED Investigators suspect that the world s largest luxury carmaker used a similar so called defeat device to Volkswagen

The company logo of German carmaker Daimler and Mercedes-Benz is pictured before the annual shareholders meeting in Berlin on March 29, 2017. Tobias Schwarz/AFP

[Two Pronged] Trust and a philandering husband

Jul 04, 2017 - 5:37 PM

A woman asks how she can restore trust in her cheating husband

Illustration by Nico Villarete

[Two Pronged] Threesome gone wrong

May 14, 2017 - 3:25 PM

Carl s wife left him for the man they had threesomes with He writes to our Two Pronged duo asking for advice

Illustration by Ernest Fiestan/Rappler

Calida, election protest, ASEAN 2017 | Evening wRap

Apr 26, 2017 - 7:33 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

Marcos wants SC action on Comelec's 'failed' SD card decryption

Jan 18, 2017 - 6:34 PM

For us this is quite disheartening and highly irregular says the camp of defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr

SUSPICIOUS. The camp of defeated vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos finds the Comelec's failure to decrypt the unused SD cards suspicious, raising speculations on poll fraud. Rappler file photo

Marcos camp: Data in unused SD cards prove poll fraud

Jan 16, 2017 - 7:30 PM

But Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez says it is better to let the process of decryption be completed first and not to speculate on the supposed files in the SD cards

ELECTION FRAUD. The camp of defeated vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos asserts that data found in unused VCMs prove that the election system is tampered.  File photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

[Two Pronged] My friend's boyfriend hit on me

Dec 26, 2016 - 8:56 PM

After her friend s boyfriend makes a pass at her a woman wonders what she should do and why men put other women in similar situations

Untouched, exotic beach paradise: All you need to know about a trip to Raja Ampat

Dec 18, 2016 - 1:57 PM

Here s a complete guide on how to get there where to stay and what to do at one of the world s most breathtaking islands

BEST VIEW. Raja Ampat boasts beautiful lagoons and islands. Photo courtesy of Apeksha Hariha

[Two Pronged] Boyfriend's secrets and lies

Aug 01, 2016 - 8:00 PM

One woman says she found her boyfriend s secret Facebook account which revealed details of his sex life And what s more he blocked her and two other friends from the account

Ceasefire, election protest, Jordan | 6PM wRap

Jul 26, 2016 - 7:29 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

'10 days not enough to answer Marcos election protest'

Jul 10, 2016 - 11:40 PM

Lawyer Romulo Macalintal says former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr s election protest against Vice President Leni Robredo is the longest ever filed in the country

Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos files an election protest against Vice President elect Leni Robredo before the Supreme Court in Manila on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

[Two Pronged] I don't want to cheat anymore

Jul 03, 2016 - 1:33 PM

I know it s a sin And I regret it How do I change myself?

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Cheats

Jul 01, 2016 - 5:42 PM

Calling out the animal the animal inside of you Cheats infectious song Accidents goes Watch them put on an electrifying show – live from the Rappler HQ

Marcos protests Robredo victory on eve of oath-taking

Jun 29, 2016 - 4:31 PM

UPDATED Defeated vice presidential bet Ferdinand Marcos Jr files his election protest before the Supreme Court sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal

ELECTION PROTEST. Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr files an election protest against Vice President elect Leni Robredo before the Supreme Court in Manila on June 29. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Nissan taking South Korea to court over emission claims

Jun 27, 2016 - 8:30 PM

While the carmaker has paid a 280 000 fine it says it will still fight the decision of Seoul s environment ministry

epa05152264 The logo of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. is seen at its global headquarters gallery in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan, 10 February 2016. Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. announced on 10 February 1016 Nissan's group net profit rose 34 per cent to 452.84 billion yen (about 3.946 billion US dollar) in April-Dec. EPA/KIMIMASA MAYAMA

[Two Pronged] Sex addict or playboy?

Jun 26, 2016 - 5:53 PM

Reading his conversations with these unassuming girls I saw him as a sexual predator because all he wanted to talk about with these girls is sex

Scandal-hit Mitsubishi Motors eyes $1.4B loss

Jun 22, 2016 - 11:40 PM

The expected shortfall would be the company s first annual loss in 8 years

Mitsubishi Motors senior executive officers; corporate general manager of corporate planning Yoshihiko Kuroi (L) and corporate general manager of controlling and accounting Hiroshi Noda (R) hold a press briefing to announce the company's operating results forecasts for 2016 fiscal year in Tokyo on June 22, 2016. Mitsubishi Motors expects a net loss of 1.39 billion USD in the year to March, after a fuel-cheating scandal hammered its reputation and slammed the brakes on sales, it said June 22. / AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI

Mitsubishi to resume sales of scandal-hit cars

Jun 21, 2016 - 10:15 PM

Production of the 4 affected models – all minicars sold in Japan – will be restarted in July

epa05371520 (FILE) A picture dated 27 October 2015 shows Mitsubishi vehicles reflected on a mirror at Mitsubishi Motors Corp.'s headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. On 17 June 2016, Mitsubishi Motors announced that it has manipulated the fuel efficiency data for all of its 20 models sold since 2006. EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

Mitsubishi Motors to post $480M loss over fuel-cheat scandal

Jun 17, 2016 - 5:08 PM

The scandal – reported to cover almost every model sold in Japan since 1991 – also includes mini cars produced by Mitsubishi for Nissan as part of a joint venture

MITSUBISHI. A picture dated October 27, 2015 shows Mitsubishi vehicles reflected on a mirror at Mitsubishi Motors Corp.'s headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. File photo by Franck Robichon/EPA

South Korea calls for Nissan to face charges over emissions

Jun 07, 2016 - 3:15 PM

Seoul s environment ministry is filing a complaint against Nissan Korea s president Takehiko Kikuchi over the alleged manipulation of emissions data for the Qashqai model

epa00145824 The Nissan Qashqai, new Prototype of a "crossover" compact vehicle is displayed as a World premiere, at the first press day of the 74th Geneva International Motor Show, Tuesday, March 2, 2004, in Geneva, Switzerland. The Motor Show will open its gates to the public from March 4 to 14th, presenting over 900 brands with more than 60 world and European premiers in the saloon car class. EPA/MARTIAL TREZZINI

Abby Binay urges Comelec to dismiss Peña's electoral protest

Jun 01, 2016 - 3:55 PM

Incoming Makati mayor Abigail Binay says Kid Peña who lost the mayoral race miserably failed to support his vote buying allegations against her

DISMISS THE PETITION. Incoming Makati mayor Abby Binay wants the poll body to dismiss losing mayoral candidate Kid Peña's electoral protest against her. Photo by Rob Reyes

'Poll cheating' in Quezon: Did Saycon's witnesses change story?

May 31, 2016 - 5:42 PM

The numbers cited by alleged election operators don t add up

#AnimatED: Losing with dignity

May 23, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The scrutiny of votes a candidate s right should not hold hostage the transition process

Kid Peña demands manual recount in Makati mayoral race

May 20, 2016 - 1:13 PM

Defeated acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña alleges massive vote buying behind the victory of his rival Representative Abigail Abby Binay Campos But Abby says it is the Peña camp that is capable of cheating not the Binays

CHEATED BY ABBY BINAY? Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña files an electoral protest before the Comelec against Representative Abby Binay, who beat him for mayor. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel/Rappler

Kid Peña cries electoral fraud, plans protest vs Abby Binay

May 19, 2016 - 7:46 PM

The camp of winning mayoral candidate Abby Binay rejects Kid Peña s claims saying that Makati held clean elections

Photo by Mara Cepeda/ Rappler

Marcos camp files formal request to open Comelec servers

May 18, 2016 - 5:13 PM

VP bet Ferdinand Marcos Jr wants his team of IT experts to be allowed to audit the election results server before the start of the canvassing of votes

SYSTEM AUDIT. The camp of vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr, represented by lawyer Jose Amorado (left) and party-list congressman Jonathan dela Cruz (right), wants the Comelec to allow a public audit of the results server before the start of the official canvassing of votes on May 25, 2016. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Nissan to be fined for emissions cheating in South Korea

May 16, 2016 - 8:30 PM

UPDATED Nissan will be ordered to pay 330 million won 280 000 for allegedly manipulating data for its Qashqai SUV

epa04428916 A Kenyan Nissan showroom attendant inspects a new model of Nissan Motor Co.'s QASHQAI on display, during the official launching of a new showroom in Nairobi, Kenya, 02 October 2014. EPA/DANIEL IRUNGU

General Motors' Opel unit in hot seat over emissions

May 14, 2016 - 2:15 PM

Our software was never programmed to deceive or defraud says the carmaker

epa05303833 A dark cloud above the headquarters of the company in Ruesselsheim, Germany, 13 May 2016. The German Environment Relief (DUH) have intensified their accusations Opel may have manipulated emissions cleaning systems of their best selling Zafira and Astra diesel cars. At the same time, Opel has been asked to appear before an investigative committee following reports an environmental group claimed Opel diesel engines would reduce emission controls at certain speeds and temperatures. EPA/FRANK RUMPENHORST

Nissan CEO to scrap Mitsubishi deal if fuel scandal widens

May 14, 2016 - 11:15 AM

Carlos Ghosn says the deal will be junked if Mitsubishi lied about the scope of the scandal

epaselect epa05300840 Nissan Motor Co.'s Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn speaks during a joint press conference with Mitsubishi Motors Corp.'s Chairman and CEO Osamu Masuko (unseen) in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Japan, 12 May 2016. Japanese automobile manufacturer Nissan Motor will acquire more than 30 percent stake of Mitsubishi Motors with 200 billion yen (1.85 billion US dollar). EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

EXPLAINER: What Marcos Jr should do to prove election fraud

May 14, 2016 - 9:00 AM

If Mr Marcos seriously wants to know the truth the truth is just sitting on his lap His team surely has copies of the election returns printed at the precincts

BONGBONG IS THEIR VP. Supporters raise a poster of vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr during his final campaign rally in Mandaluyong City on May 7, 2016. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Comelec, Binay congratulates Duterte, Pope Francis | 12PM wRap

May 13, 2016 - 12:06 PM

Watch Rappler s 12PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Tale of the hash code: Human error caused results code mismatch

May 13, 2016 - 10:48 AM

IT experts weigh in on the hash code controversy saying it s much ado about a procedural lapse

Robredo camp urges Marcos: Respect democratic process

May 12, 2016 - 8:06 PM

The people have spoken and it s clear Congresswoman Leni Robredo is leading says a spokesperson

Photo by Leni Robredo Media Bureau

Alan Cayetano, Duterte’s economic plan, Joma Sison | 6PM wRap

May 12, 2016 - 7:21 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Robredo vs Marcos, overseas votes, Mossack Fonseca | 12PM wRap

May 12, 2016 - 2:01 PM

Watch Rappler s 12PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Mitsubishi: Cars sold overseas not affected by cheating scandal

May 12, 2016 - 12:45 AM

The embattled carmaker also says it is investigating 9 more models sold only in Japan

epaselect epa05298908 Mitsubishi Motors Corp's Chairman and CEO Osamu Masuko speaks during a press conference regarding irregular fuel efficiency tests by the carmaker at the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism in Tokyo, Japan, 11 May 2016. Mitsubishi Motors Corp. admitted it has committed improper fuel efficiency tests since 1991 but at a larger scale than it was previously reported. EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

Robredo camp to Marcos: Stop the 'mind conditioning'

May 11, 2016 - 11:10 PM

The camp of vice presidential bet Leni Robredo says Bongbong Marcos should formally bring his concerns to the Comelec

Corned beef vs Maling: Robredo camp explains LP bet's surge

May 11, 2016 - 7:52 PM

An Ateneo de Manila professor says based on trends Leni Robredo is set to win by a hairline

Comelec server hash codes altered, then Robredo votes surged – Marcos camp

May 11, 2016 - 6:04 PM

Despite airing its suspicion to the public Marcos camp is still uncertain whether the alleged new codes in fact altered the count

ALLEGATION. Francesca Huang of Ferdinan Marcos Jr' legal team explains the information they received about a new command introduced to the Transparency Server of the Comelec on May 9, 2016, the night of the elections. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Robredo to Marcos: Cheating allegations unfair, wait for final count

May 10, 2016 - 5:31 PM

Robredo says in Filipino What I ask is for everyone to stay calm Let’s wait for the official Comelec count And whatever the result is I hope we respect it

LP VP BET. Vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo speaks during a press conference on May 10. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Isabela bishop to Comelec: Declare 'failure of elections' in Basilan town

May 09, 2016 - 4:46 PM

Most of the ballots in the voting precinct of Barangay Matarling already have shaded circles for the mayor and vice mayor portions

In a screen grab of the video posted by Richard Falcatan, volunteers are answering multiple ballots at a time.

Cagayan gubernatorial bet accused of vote buying

May 09, 2016 - 12:52 AM

Regional Public Safety Battalion claims voters and recipients lists with signatures plus P60 000 cash were recovered from a gubernatorial bet supporter s house

ALLEGATIONS. Cagayan gubernatorial candidate Cristina Antonio says she is in "shock" over accusations of vote buying. Photo from Facebook

Comelec must ease concerns on eve of polls – ex-chairman Monsod

May 08, 2016 - 7:55 PM

It s not just about the credibility It s about the fact that the people might be discouraged to vote and say Ba t tayo boboto?

Election cheating? VCMs may not be the best way to do it

May 08, 2016 - 11:30 AM

You cannot win the presidency by operating on just one or two clustered precincts out of the 92 509 It will only amount to 2 000 votes at the most

VOTING MACHINES. The Philippines' vote-counting machines for May 9, 2016 have been manufactured by Smartmatic, which provided the same machines in the Philippines' first two automated elections. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

'Fingerprints of election thieves' spotted in past PH polls data

May 08, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Our analysis of election results data in 2010 indicates a high probability of cheating in Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur

Angeles City vice mayoral candidate accused of vote buying

May 08, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Lawyer Willie Rivera denies the allegation and says this is a last ditch effort to discredit him at this point in the elections

PAMPANGA. Police Senior Inspector Rolando Doroja, Angeles City Police Office's Station 5 chief, shows cash amounting to P7700 in P100 bills and 4 pages of paper bearing the list of names of persons which was reportedly recovered from two men. Photo: Chris Navarro

Comelec: No formal complaints over vote receipts

May 07, 2016 - 12:24 PM

Comelec Commissioner Arthur Lim appeals to journalists and opinion makers ‘not to magnify’ unverified reports ‘out of proportion’

'SHOW US PROOF.' Commission on Elections chairman Andres Bautista urges those with complaints on voters receipts to back up their  allegations with proof. Photo from Comeled EIID

10 municipalities in Region 12 declared 'areas of concern'

May 07, 2016 - 7:00 AM

This is mainly for precautionary purposes because of the confirmed presence of armed groups and the intense political rivalries in these areas a Comelec official says

VLOG: 3 days before elections, Binay calls for unity

May 06, 2016 - 9:25 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay calls for clean elections on May 9 2016