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Rain to persist in parts of Northern, Central Luzon on December 6

Dec 05, 2019 - 6:05 PM

The tail-end of a cold front will bring scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms until Friday, December 6

[OPINION] End impunity, free expression!

Nov 02, 2019 - 11:00 AM

On this International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, it's important to recognize the essential link between the right to freedom of expression and the right to information. Journalists are too often the direct targets when either right is under attack, and ultimately – we are all victims.

‘The End of the F***ing World’ is returning in November

Oct 09, 2019 - 6:47 PM

The second season of the hit dark comedy now has a premiere date

COMING BACK. Jessica Barden returns as Alyssa in 'The End of the F***ing World'. Screenshot from Twitter.com/TEOTFW

Rachelle Ann Go is returning as Fantine in 'Les Miserables' West End run

Sep 16, 2019 - 5:34 PM

'Les Miserables' is scheduled to open on December 18 at the Sondheim Theatre

NCR task force formed to counter 'front organizations'

Sep 11, 2019 - 5:37 PM

While there is no armed conflict in Metro Manila, the task force deems the capital region to be the hotbed of recruitment and fund generation

FIRST MEETING. The National Capital Region Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict will be engaging schools, labor unions, and the urban poor sectors. Photo by Loreben Tuquero/Rappler

[ANALYSIS] A law too small for its title

Jun 28, 2019 - 4:50 PM

The proposed 'endo' law, which awaits President Duterte's signature, misses its target. Here's why.

Workers reject 'weak' anti-endo bill

May 29, 2019 - 8:50 PM

(UPDATED) Labor groups argue that some 'strong' provisions in the House version of the anti-contractualization bill should have made it to the measure's final version

ENDING ENDO. Workers from various companies stage a rally calling for the passing of SB 1826 or the Security of Tenure bill at the main gate of the Seante on August 7, 2018. Fle photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

‘Endo’ bill now up for Duterte’s signature

May 28, 2019 - 6:47 PM

The House adopts the provisions of the Senate-approved version of the bill, which means it will now be sent to Malacañang for President Rodrigo Duterte's signature

ENDING ENDO. Workers from various companies stage a rally calling for the passing of SB 1826 or the Security of Tenure bill at the main gate of the Seante on August 7, 2018. Fle photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Senate approves 'endo' bill on third and final reading

May 22, 2019 - 5:54 PM

Congress is set to convene a bicameral conference committee to finalize the bill

Workers from various companies staged a protest against endo (End of Contract) and called for the passing of SB 1826 or the Security of Tenure bill at the main gate of the senate, Aug. 7, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Bam Aquino on endo bill: It's pro-worker, but needs improvements

May 01, 2019 - 12:59 PM

Otso Diretso bets Chel Diokno and Erin Tañada throw full support behind Senate Bill 1826, but the fine print of the proposed law needs to be examined

NEEDS IMPROVEMENT. Reelectionist Senator Bam Aquino of the opposition slate Otso Diretso says the Security of Tenure Bill pending at the Senate needs improvement but a version that is pro-worker. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Amend labor code to end endo, labor candidates pitch to voters

Apr 15, 2019 - 3:08 PM

For starters, labor lawyer Allan Montaño says there is a big difference to changing the word ‘or’ to ‘and’ in the labor code definition of a contractor and sub-contractor

LABOR WIN. Labor candidates (L-R) Neri Colmenares, Ka Leody De Guzman, Allan Montaño and Ernesto Arellano pitch their labor code amendments to end contractualization during a forum on April 15, 2019. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Controversial retired colonel to head anti-insurgency office

Mar 30, 2019 - 12:35 PM

Retired colonel Allen Capuyan is accused of involvement in the 6.4-billion shabu smuggling controversy

Gen. Allen Capuyan, AGM for Security and Emergency Services of MIAA attends the September 7 Senate Blue Ribbon Committee hearing on the P6.4B shabu smuggling at the BOC. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

End of an 'era': Emperor's exit resets Japan calendar

Mar 29, 2019 - 1:14 PM

The abdication of Japan's Emperor Akihito on April 30 will quite literally mark the end of an era, the Heisei era of his rule

(FILES) This file photo taken on April 25, 2018 shows Japan's Emperor Akihito smiling during the spring garden party hosted by the emperor in Tokyo. Japan's 84-year-old Emperor Akihito cancelled his official duties on July 2, 2018 after being taken ill, the country's top government spokesman said. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Toshifumi KITAMURA

[OPINION] Contractualization and the rights of workers

Mar 26, 2019 - 2:08 PM

Let us boycott the products and services of companies that practice illegal forms of contractualization or exploit legal loopholes. This way, we send a clear message that they have no place in our society.

To end ‘endo', create more jobs in the provinces – Senate bet Caceres

Mar 03, 2019 - 6:55 PM

Several senatorial candidates agree creating more jobs will help address labor contractualization in the country

ENDING ENDO. Workers from various companies called for the passage of the security of tenure bill in the Senate on August 7, 2018. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Grade 6 students to have grad rites this 2019 – DepEd

Mar 02, 2019 - 9:43 PM

But discussions are still ongoing as to whether Grade 6 completers in the future should have a 'moving-up' ceremony instead of a graduation ceremony

Tail-end of a cold front bringing rain to parts of Mindanao

Jan 30, 2019 - 9:46 PM

Northern Mindanao, Caraga, the Davao Region, Soccsksargen, Maguindanao, and Lanao del Sur should watch out for possible flash floods and landslides

Tail-end of cold front, northeast monsoon to bring rain on January 27

Jan 26, 2019 - 8:31 PM

Mindanao will experience scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms, while many parts of the country will have light rain

Satellite image as of January 26, 7:30 pm from PAGASA website

Tail-end of a cold front to bring rain on January 24

Jan 23, 2019 - 6:25 PM

Bicol, the Visayas, and Romblon are expected to have light to heavy rain on Thursday, January 24

Cold front to trigger rain in parts of Mindanao on January 17

Jan 16, 2019 - 8:10 PM

Northern Mindanao, Caraga, and the Davao Region will have light to heavy rain on Thursday, January 17

Cold front to trigger rain in parts of Mindanao on January 14

Jan 13, 2019 - 5:05 PM

Caraga, the Davao Region, and Soccsksargen are expected to have light to heavy rain on Monday, January 14

Parts of Visayas, Mindanao to be rainy on January 11

Jan 10, 2019 - 6:25 PM

The rain on Friday, January 11, will be due to the tail-end of a cold front

The top entertainment newsmakers of 2018

Jan 02, 2019 - 8:25 PM

Weddings, babies, and pageants dominate the headlines here and abroad in 2018

12 best Filipino films of 2018

Jan 01, 2019 - 2:24 PM

Movie critic Oggs Cruz gives a run down of some of the best Filipino films for 2018

The year in pageants: Philippines' highs and lows

Dec 31, 2018 - 2:06 PM

The Philippines continues its winning streak, but suffers some heartaches along the way

Rainy December 30 in Luzon due to LPA, cold front

Dec 30, 2018 - 11:50 AM

The low pressure area is 340 kilometers west southwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, as of Sunday morning, December 30

LIST: The 10 best shows of 2018

Dec 30, 2018 - 9:00 AM

What shows did you binge on this year?

LPA, cold front, northeast monsoon all bringing rain

Dec 29, 2018 - 6:20 PM

Luzon and the Visayas must stay on alert for flash floods and landslides until Sunday, December 30

Newsmakers who died in 2018

Dec 26, 2018 - 4:08 PM

(UPDATED) We lost a number of Filipino icons and newsmakers in 2018 in various fields, from politics to sports, from business to showbiz

With Christmas rain likely, PAGASA says 'prioritize safety'

Dec 24, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Two low pressure areas and the tail-end of a cold front are expected to bring light to heavy rain

‘End contractualization’: Sumifru workers spend Christmas at protest camp

Dec 24, 2018 - 5:30 PM

Instead of spending Christmas with their families in Compostela Valley, they build a Christmas tree made out of scraps at their protest camp in Liwasang Bonifacio

Potential tropical cyclone looms on Christmas

Dec 24, 2018 - 12:15 PM

There are two low pressure areas being monitored, and one of them could develop into a tropical depression just as Filipinos are celebrating the holiday season

LOOK: Rachelle Ann Go meets Idris Elba

Dec 19, 2018 - 7:00 AM

The Schuyler sisters and the Sexiest Man Alive share a moment at Hamilton West End

PHOTO OP. 'Hamilton' stars Courtney Mae Briggs, Allyson Brown, and Rachelle Ann Go snap a photo with Idris Elba, who watched the show on West End. Screenshot from Instagram.com/gorachelleann

Duterte creates task force to address causes of communist insurgency

Dec 11, 2018 - 10:30 AM

The task force, chaired by President Rodrigo Duterte himself, seeks to improve the quality of life in areas experiencing clashes with communist rebels

Turning the page: Japan's last pager service ends after 50 years

Dec 03, 2018 - 5:33 PM

At the 1996 peak for the pager technology, the number of users reached more than 10 million. But mobile phones quickly consigned pagers to the technology dustbin.

LAST PAGER. In this file photo taken on December 28, 1998 a Nippon Iridium employee displays a pager of Iridium satellites telephone service, made by Japan's electronics giant Kyocera at the company's head office in Tokyo. Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP

PAGASA to Mindanao: Watch out for rain from LPA

Nov 11, 2018 - 5:50 PM

A low pressure area is located 440 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur

Experts: U.N. helped reverse AIDS epidemic. It now must do the same for TB.

Sep 26, 2018 - 3:03 PM

Health experts call for specific action steps to combat tuberculosis

Duterte on rape, Robredo hits back, Rachelle Ann meets Harry and Meghan | Evening wRap

Aug 31, 2018 - 9:23 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

‘End of the F***ing World’ returns for season 2

Aug 22, 2018 - 7:29 PM

The Netflix dark comedy about two f***ed up teenagers continues

RENEWED. 'The End of the F***ing World' returns for a second season. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Japan remembers atomic attack on Hiroshima 73 years ago

Aug 06, 2018 - 12:39 PM

On a clear day in August 6, 1945, an American B-29 bomber dropped its deadly payload on the port city of Hiroshima ultimately killing 140,000 people

73 YEARS LATER. People burn incense and offer prayers in the early morning prior to the 73rd anniversary memorial service for the atomic bomb victims at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima on August 6, 2018. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

Workers say Duterte policy vs contractualization 'useless'

Jul 18, 2018 - 3:42 PM

Labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno slams as 'useless' Labor Department Order and Executive Order 51 'prohibiting' contractualization

END ENDO. Workers from various groups march towards Mendiola Peace Arch on Labor Day, May 1, 2018, to call for an end to 'endo' or end of contract scheme. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Rachelle Ann Go meets Benedict Cumberbatch

Jul 05, 2018 - 7:08 PM

The ‘Hamilton’ star is definitely living the dream

FANGIRL. Rachelle Ann Go meets Benedict Cumberbatch. Photo from Instagram.com/gorachelleann

The week in photos: June 9-15, 2018

Jun 16, 2018 - 3:30 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A football fan sports a hair tattoo showing the portrait of Argentinian football player Lionel Messi at a hair salon in Novi Sad, Serbia, on June 10, 2018.A Serbian hairdresser proposes to his clients to draw with scissors on the back of their heads portraits of football superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for the forthcoming World Cup in Russia. Mario Hvala gives his creativity free rain ever since, 18 years ago, he made with scissors a tarantula on a client's head after suggesting him: "Let's do something different." For the World Cup, which opens on June 14, 2018, he proposes to football afficionados to do the same thing with Messi and Ronaldo. / AFP PHOTO / VLADIMIR ZIVOJINOVIC

New group hopes to end Catholic church child abuse

Jun 08, 2018 - 2:19 PM

Jose Andres Murillo, a Chilean victim of clerical pedophilia who recently met with Pope Francis, says, 'There is progress regarding clerical abuse in some countries, primarily due to brave victims who have fought to raise their voices.'

Light-heavy rain in Caraga, Davao on May 28

May 27, 2018 - 5:00 PM

The tail-end of a cold front will affect the two regions in Mindanao on Monday, May 28

Dua Lipa, Jay Chou, The Killers to perform at Singapore Grand Prix 2018

May 24, 2018 - 6:25 PM

Plus Liam Gallagher and Martin Garrix!

HEADLINER. Dua Lipa is among the artists slated to perform at the upcoming Singapore Grand Prix. Screenshot from Instagram.com/dualipa

FACT CHECK: Labor groups not shamed by signed EO on contractualization

May 04, 2018 - 6:53 PM

While Duterte signed an EO on contractualization on Labor Day, labor groups who rallied at Mendiola say the order backed employers, not Filipino workers

WATCH: On Labor Day, thousands of workers protest vs endo EO

May 01, 2018 - 10:08 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte signs an executive order supposedly ending contractualization, but labor groups think otherwise

LABOR DAY. On May 1, 2018, thousands of workers march to Mendiola to protest against the executive order signed by President Rodrigo Duterte in Cebu. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Employers' group to comply with Duterte EO despite 'reservations'

May 01, 2018 - 9:30 PM

'ECOP finds worrisome the exact definition of security of tenure, among others.... [But] employers will live with it and comply,' says the Employers Confederation of the Philippines

ON LABOR DAY. Hundreds of job seekers trooped to Quezon City Hall on Labor Day, May 1, 2018, to look for job opportunities. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler