Rappler's latest stories on domestication
The soldier's wife and their 11-year-old son sustain shrapnel wounds from the blast
There’s a lot to be thankful for in the 2010s when more Filipinos became more prosperous and healthy, so much so that the 2010s might be considered our economy’s true 'golden age.'
(3rd UPDATE) The Department of Foreign Affairs summons the Kuwaiti ambassador in Manila 'to express the government’s outrage over the seeming lack of protection' of Filipino domestic workers in the Middle Eastern country
Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone) disrupts holiday travel in December 2019. Check the list of canceled flights here.
President Rodrigo Duterte's economic team lowers the Philippines' growth target to the 6.5% to 7.5% range for 2020 to 2022
The Patriarch, a 73-year-old monk who has led the Church for a decade, says the bill targeting domestic violence is an attempt to 'legalise outside forces interfering in family life,' which he called a 'sacred space'
Three Russian sisters – Krestina, Angelina and Maria Khachaturyan – stab their father Mikhail to death in July 2018 after suffering years of beatings and sexual assault. They were 17, 18 and 19 at the time.
Award-winning writer Yuli Riswatiis held for 28 days after failing to extend her visa and is put on a flight to Surabaya on Monday afternoon
Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) disrupts air travel in December 2019. Check the list of canceled domestic and international flights here.
Demonstrators on November 25 gather in countries as diverse as Guatemala, Russia, Sudan and Turkey to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
The #RespetoNaman anniversary commemoration features an 18-day campaign to end violence against women by further educating Filipinos on gender-based violence issues
Latest data betray troubling trends in the economy that soon need to be addressed
(UPDATED) While economic growth rises in the 3rd quarter, the Philippines is still almost certain to miss its target for 2019
With China a key driver of global growth, the soft reading adds to concerns about the world economy and prompts speculation that authorities will unveil fresh stimulus following a series of other measures in recent months
Rizal Representative Fidel Nograles wants to expand the coverage of the Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia also asks lawmakers to consider extending the validity of the 2019 budget
Gross domestic product fell 0.2% in the April-June period, the first time the economy has contracted in almost 7 years
The dismal state of agriculture, trade wars, and domestic politics are just some of the problems the government's economic team is facing
(UPDATED) The Philippine government's economic team must play catch up, as growth slows down again in the 2nd quarter of 2019 – the lowest in 17 quarters
Hong Kong's economy posts 0.6% growth in the 2nd quarter of 2019, with the government blaming a drop in exports and 'sluggish' domestic demand
The growth between the 4th quarter of 2018 and the 4th quarter of 2017 is revised to 2.5% from 3%. United States President Donald Trump had repeatedly hailed the 3%.
Protest actions call for decent work, permanent resident status upon arrival, universal services, and an end to discrimination and displacement of migrant workers
The number of jobs in the tourism industry also inches up by 1.8% to 5.4 million in 2018
The International Monetary Fund expects the United States economy to grow by 2.6% in 2019, but says the country must quickly resolve its trade war with China
It is no longer practiced in other parts of the world, and it allows shipowners not to share the blame when sea mishaps happen
The International Monetary Fund points to China's trade war with the United States, warning that 'growth will suffer'
The gap between rich and poor regions widens even more. To address this, the National Economic and Development Authority calls for higher spending on infrastructure and social services.
It is not 'wealthy country warming' that is happening, but global warming. We all live in a planet that has been warming.
(3rd UPDATE) The Philippines posts only 5.6% growth in the 1st quarter of 2019, as the government's infrastructure projects hit pause due to the delayed national budget approval
The Philippine Domestic Construction Board is also looking to increase its pool of evaluators to cover more regions nationwide
Former Panama president Ricardo Martinelli created and directed 'an organized state apparatus' for domestic espionage when in office from 2009-2014
Faced with the further delay of the signing of the 2019 budget, President Rodrigo Duterte also warns of a 'slide' in economic growth
According to the International Labour Organization, there are 18 million domestic workers in Latin America, with 93% of them women
PRESS RELEASE: The Philippine Postal Corporation offers same-day and next-day delivery of flowers, chocolates, and other gifts, along with the services of a Singing Kartero
(UPDATED) While the GDP growth in 2018 misses the government's target, it does not come as a surprise to economists
Alarmingly, evidence now suggests that there may be a complex but definitive link between dementia and domestic abuse
Gross domestic product for the July-September period has contracted 0.3% from the previous quarter, reversing growth of 0.8% in the April-June period
British Simon Holliday sets up 'Splash Foundation,' which offers free swimming lessons for domestic helpers in Hong Kong, including OFWs
(UPDATED) This is lower than the revised 2nd quarter figure of 6.2%
The Bacolod-Silay airport will be closed from 8 am to 12 noon to conduct a full scale emergency exercise in compliance with its aerodrome certification
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says they revised the economic outlook to reflect the 'very different world' we are living in now
Singapore labor ministry vows to investigate the e-commerce site which posted the objectionable online ads
Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of flights canceled due to Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut)
The cancellations are still due to the temporary runway closure from August 17 to 18, which was triggered by the Xiamen Air mishap
Dozens more flights are canceled even after the reopening of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport runway
(8TH UPDATE) A NAIA runway remains closed as a Xiamen Air plane overshoots it. Flight are cancelled or diverted until Saturday, August 18
Rappler talks to AJ Montesa of the Action for Economic Reforms and Rappler columnist JC Punongbayan to understand the latest economic data
Environmental policies that have slowed down economic growth, such as the Boracay closure and stricter rules for mining, are 'justified,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque
(3rd UPDATE) The gross domestic product for the 2nd quarter of 2018 falls short of market expectations