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AFP says Marawi aid audit report 'not quite accurate'

Jul 06, 2019 - 9:20 AM

The Armed Forces denies irregularities in its handling of aid money, after state auditors flagged the disparity in amounts given to wounded soldiers

MARAWI SIEGE. Government troops take position against enemy snipers as they escort rescued workers and trapped residents near the town center of Marawi on June 1, 2017. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

LIST: Activities in PH for World Blood Donor Day 2019

Jun 13, 2019 - 7:15 PM

Want to participate in World Blood Donor Day? Here's a running list of activities.

EU required to get DFA clearance before donating to PH

Jun 02, 2019 - 10:40 AM

This comes after the Philippines said donations of the European Union have found their way into the hands of alleged fronts of the communist New People's Army

CLEARANCE NEEDED. Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Locsin during congress briefing by the DFA on passport processing system in Congress on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

More than $7.4 million donated to help families in New Zealand shooting

Mar 24, 2019 - 9:07 AM

The donations came from over 130,000 donors from New Zealand and all over the world

REMEMBRANCE. The floral tributes near Al Noor mosque in Christchurch on March 18, 2019, four days after 50 worshippers were killed in two mosques attacks. Photo by David Moir/AFP

Chinese embassy donates ATVs for Boracay beach patrol, rescue

Mar 02, 2019 - 7:33 PM

China donates 6 ATVs to assist lifeguards when patrolling the beachfront and responding to emergencies

BEACH PATROL. The Chinese Embassy in the Philippines donated ATVs to help lifeguards patrol Boracay island's beachfront. Photo by Boy Ryan Zabal

Meet the men who donate sperm on Facebook

Nov 10, 2018 - 1:30 PM

The men, aged 24 to 67, are from Australia, Canada, England, France, the Netherlands, and the United States

Image from Shutterstock.com

Filipino-Chinese 'friendship dome' to rise in Marawi

Aug 15, 2018 - 12:10 PM

11 Filipino-Chinese groups provide funds for the multipurpose building, a replica of which was presented to President Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives the replica of the Marawi Filipino-Chinese Friendship Dome from Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII) President Domingo Yap II during a ceremony at Malacañan Palace on August 14, 2018. Joining the President are Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council Chairperson Eduardo del Rosario and House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

‘Piso para kay Leni’ donations go to Marawi housing project

Jul 18, 2018 - 12:14 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo turns over to the Marawi City government 60 homes built under her Angat Buhay program, for families displaced by the Marawi siege

SHELTER.Vice President Leni Robredo with Marawi City Mayor Majul Usman Gandamra (3rd from left) and other officials at the opening of the Angat Buhay Village. Photo from OVP

8 things you can donate to animal welfare organizations other than money

Jun 01, 2018 - 6:42 PM

There are so many ways to help!

Duterte on Zeid, Abas as Comelec Commissioner, Go on Duterte | Evening wRap

May 23, 2018 - 6:58 PM

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Mercury Drug Foundation gives P20-M worth of medicines to AFP

Mar 20, 2018 - 4:27 PM

The donation will be sent directly to military medical treatment facilities for the immediate use of soldiers deployed in conflict areas

Supreme Court flag ceremony, High inflation rate expected, EU fund for PH drug rehab program | Midday wRap

Mar 05, 2018 - 1:57 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon

SC en banc on Sereno, Rappler on Roque, DOTr on MRT3 | Evening wRap

Mar 01, 2018 - 8:08 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

Duterte on West Philippine Sea, Rappler on Omidyar PDRs, Hope Hicks resigns | Midday wRap

Mar 01, 2018 - 12:43 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Mara Cepeda

Cha-Cha proposal, Omidyar donates PDRs, DOLE eyes Middle East deployment ban | Evening wRap

Feb 28, 2018 - 9:51 PM

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LOOK: A time to give hope as Marawi City gets back on its feet

Dec 22, 2017 - 8:20 PM

UNHCR advocate Atom Araullo joins the UN Refugee Agency in a visit to a community that was affected by the Marawi crisis. Here are some photos from their humanitarian mission.

RESILIENCE. UNHCR Advocate and broadcast journalist Atom Araullo shares a light moment with Moreg Sarakan, a 100-year-old Maranao woman who fled Marawi when fighting erupted in May 2017. Araullo first met the grandmother at the Buru-un Evacuation Center in July. He returned to the camp this December to visit her. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/UNHCR   RESILIENCE. UNHCR Advocate and broadcast journalist Atom Araullo shares a light moment with Moreg Sarakan, a 100-year-old Maranao woman who fled Marawi when fighting erupted last May. Araullo first met the grandmother at the Buru-un Evacuation Center last July. He returned to the camp this December to visit her. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/UNHCR

#ReliefPH: Help victims of Urduja

Dec 16, 2017 - 11:42 PM

(UPDATED) People affected by Tropical Storm Urduja need your help and support. This page shows how you can help.

IN PHOTOS: Japan donates 100 patrol vehicles to PNP

Nov 29, 2017 - 2:15 PM

Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda says the donation represents the 'golden age' of relations between the Philippines and Japan

Rappler Talk: Atom Araullo shares #GiftofHope to Marawi, Rohingya evacuees

Nov 25, 2017 - 2:46 PM

MovePH's Voltaire Tupaz speaks to multi-awarded journalist and UNHCR advocate Atom Araullo on Rappler Talk on Saturday, November 25, at 2 pm

Beyond donations, help Marawi victims regain their dignity – DSWD

Nov 17, 2017 - 2:07 PM

DSWD OIC Emmanuel Leyco says the department is focused on providing sustainable livelihood projects to the displaced families, which would allow them to regain control of their lives

MARAWI CRISIS. Displaced residents line up for the distribution of food packs at the Saguiran Municipal Hall, Lanao del Sur. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

China to donate P1.1 billion for Marawi rehabilitation

Nov 15, 2017 - 6:12 PM

The agreement for the provision of the grant is signed during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's official visit to the Philippines

Bill Gates giving $50M for Alzheimer's research

Nov 14, 2017 - 11:09 AM

'We've seen scientific innovation turn once-guaranteed killers like HIV into chronic illnesses that can be held in check with medication. I believe we can do the same (or better) with Alzheimer's,' says Gates

GATES. This file photo taken on October 26, 2016 shows US philanthropist Bill Gates, of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation speaking at the Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2016 in central London. Photo by Justin Tallis/AFP


Russia to give Philippines 5,000 Kalashnikov rifles

Oct 11, 2017 - 9:15 PM

Russia will also give the Philippines 20 big army trucks to help in the Southeast Asian country's fight against terrorism

COMMANDER IN CHIEF. President Rodrigo Duterte does his signature pose with Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Eduardo Ano, and troopers from the 1st Scout Ranger Regiment during the groundbreaking ceremony of Scout Ranger Ville in San Miguel, Bulacan on October 11, 2017. Malacanang photo

PH gets 3,000 more assault rifles from China

Oct 05, 2017 - 11:21 AM

Most of the rifles will be turned over to the elite cops of the Philippine police, the Special Action Force

NEW GUNS. (L-R) Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Chinese Ambassado Zhao Jianhua, and AFP chief General Eduardo Ano check the new assault rifles from China on October 5, 2017. Photo from SN1 Donald Viluan PN/PAOAFP

VIRAL: Uber driver turned blood donor inspires netizens

Sep 27, 2017 - 5:19 PM

Good Samaritans like Uber driver Andrew Lebardo are not rare in the Philippines but blood supply still falls short of the target

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Sep 05, 2017 - 9:00 PM

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U.S. donates P730 million to help rebuild Marawi

Sep 05, 2017 - 2:41 PM

US Ambassador Sung Kim describes the Marawi crisis as the most urgent challenge facing the decades long ties between Manila and Washington

Blood needed: With PH blood supply below target, patients seek help online

Sep 03, 2017 - 9:00 AM

With the Philippines blood supply still falling short of the target patients in need of blood turn to online networks to look for kind hearted strangers willing to donate

Angkas bikers crowdsource donations for passenger's medical bills

Aug 10, 2017 - 4:40 PM

Bikers from the ride hailing service Angkas raise at least P25 000 for the Angkas passenger who ended up in a coma after a road crash

PBA to donate portion of ticket sales to conflict-stricken Marawi City

Jul 30, 2017 - 8:05 PM

General admission tickets will also be sold at a discounted price for the remainder of the Governors Cup elimination round beginning Wednesday August 2

TRIBUTE. The PBA pays tribute to the fallen heroes in Marawi City on Philippine Independence Day 2017. Photo from PBA Images

Media orgs, private groups partner with Red Cross for blood donation

Jul 13, 2017 - 8:20 PM

The partnership ensures there is enough supply of safe and quality blood for anyone who needs it

BLOOD DONORS. Over 60 organizations signed a memorandum of agreement with the Philippine Red Cross allowing their staff to donate blood yearly. Photo by Marian Plaza/Rappler

COA: Duterte has over P6 billion in discretionary funds

Jul 12, 2017 - 4:59 PM

The Office of the President s discretionary funds include a P1 4 billion donation of the Lopez owned Benpres Corporation to the government dating back to 1990 which remains untouched

China gives P370M in guns, ammunition to PH

Jun 28, 2017 - 10:25 PM

China donates around 3 000 rifles and 6 million pieces of ammunition to help the Philippines with its battle against terrorists in Marawi City

President Rodrigo Duterte, beside him is China Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jian Hua, checks the one of the sniper rifles given by the Republic of China as part of their urgent military assistance to the Phiippines during its turnover ceremony at the Clark Airbase in Mabalacat, Pampanga on June 28, 2017. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

China donates P15M for Marawi rehabilitation

Jun 27, 2017 - 9:15 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte accepts the check donation from Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua on Tuesday June 27

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with (from left) Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua, Social Welfare Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo and Health Undersecretary Herminigildo Valle during a simple turnover of the P15-million check donated by the Chinese government at the Music Room in Malacañan Palace on June 27, 2017. The check is intended for the rehabilitation of Marawi City. Malacañan Photo

Samar youth kick off donation drive for Marawi evacuees

Jun 13, 2017 - 3:01 PM

We want to lend a hand to those families affected in Marawi says volunteer Rainiel Llauderes a student

DONATION DRIVE. Youth volunteers repack donations for Marawi evacuees. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

Filipino Olympian Ian Lariba diagnosed with leukemia

May 30, 2017 - 10:50 AM

The De La Salle University table tennis star will undergo treatment this week according to a statement from De La Salle University

LEUKEMIA. Ian Lariba, Filipino Olympian and La Salle table tennis star, is diagnosed with leukemia. File Photo from Rappler

PH Olympian Ian Lariba in need of blood donors

May 28, 2017 - 5:24 PM

The La Salle community has united behind the table tennis star posting calls for blood donations on social media

CALL FOR BLOOD DONORS. Ian Lariba, seen here competing in the Rio Olympics, is in need of blood donors for an unspecified medical issue. File Photo by Juan Mabromata / AFP

DSWD to Marawi residents: 'Don't panic, organize yourselves'

May 24, 2017 - 10:50 PM

Punta sila sa mga nakaupo nating local government officials at sa ating mga DSWD focal persons humingi ng tamang instructions says DSWD Undersecretary Hope Hervilla

DON'T PANIC. Resident fleeing Marawi City cramped on a truck as they traverse a traffic gridlock near a police checkpoint at the entrance of Iligan City on May 24, 2017. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Groups call for donations for crisis-hit Marawi

May 24, 2017 - 4:14 PM

UPDATED Here s how you can help residents of Marawi City amid clashes between the Philippine military and local terrorists

DSWD gets P100M from China for anti-poverty programs

Dec 21, 2016 - 11:25 PM

The money will be used to fund livelihood programs and strengthen anti disaster and relief programs says the social welfare department

DONATION. DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo and Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua sign a Memorandum of Understanding on December 16 for a P100-million cash donation by China to finance DSWD's development and anti-poverty programs. Photo from DSWD website

Senate donates P28M to typhoon-hit Cagayan

Dec 21, 2016 - 8:35 PM

The donation according to the provincial public information officer was taken from the Senate s savings this year

Photo c/o Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Sharing hope to millions of refugees with shelter from the bitter cold

Dec 15, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Can you imagine facing the winter in a makeshift shelter with little or no heating? This is the reality for refugee families as winter hits Without dry and sturdy shelter they are at risk of hypothermia and pneumonia

Taiwan donates P1 M to Ferdie-hit Batanes

Nov 25, 2016 - 2:07 PM

This comes after Typhoon Ferdie Meranti damaged government facilities worth P244 99 million in Batanes

TAIWAN'S DONATION. Representing Taiwan, Dr Gary Song Huann-Lin (3rd from right) donates P1 million to Batanes on November 25, 2016, after Typhoon Ferdie (Meranti) made landfall on September 14, 2016. Photo courtesy of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines

#ReliefPH: DSWD ready to accept donations for Lawin survivors

Oct 27, 2016 - 4:26 PM

Donors can proceed to the nearest DSWD Field Office in their area or to the DSWD National Resource Operations Center NROC in Pasay City

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Oct 25, 2016 - 9:31 PM

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Duterte: No strings attached in Lawin aid from China

Oct 25, 2016 - 11:45 AM

It s completely out of benevolence says Duterte about the almost P90 million in aid from China for Super Typhoon Lawin Haima recovery efforts

AID FROM CHINA. President Duterte and Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jinhua meet in Malacañang Palace on October 24, 2016. Photo by ALBERT ALCAIN/ Presidential Photo

#ReliefPH: Help victims of typhoon Lawin

Oct 20, 2016 - 11:08 AM

People affected by typhoon Lawin need your help and support This page shows how you can help

Can Comelec probe Marcos donation to Duterte?

Oct 12, 2016 - 4:45 PM

The Comelec cannot act unless a formal complaint has been lodged Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez tells Rappler

Ubial: Blood donation must be an everyday thing

Jul 05, 2016 - 2:22 PM

When we donate blood we give life says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial who kicks off National Blood Donor’s Month in Iloilo City

SEA OF RED. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial (4th from right) kicks off the National Blood Donor’s Month in Iloilo City on July 5, 2016. Photo by Jee Y. Geronimo/Rappler

What goes on in a sperm bank?

Jun 13, 2016 - 1:49 PM

In Denmark the typical sperm donor is 26 years old single and a student About 20 of the donors are already fathers