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Rappler's latest stories on exit


UK finance minister to quit if Boris Johnson becomes PM

Jul 21, 2019 - 6:45 PM

'I'm sure I'm not going to be sacked because I'm going to resign before we get to that point,' says Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond, an increasingly fierce critic of Boris Johnson

RESIGN. Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said he will resign if Boris Johnson becomes prime minister. AFP file photo

Qatar to abolish exit visa system by year's end

Apr 27, 2019 - 10:17 AM

Qatar introduced a series of labor reforms since its selection to host the 2022 World Cup, which sets in motion a huge construction program employing foreign workers

NEW POLICY. Migrant workers eat during a break at a construction site in the Qatari capital Doha on December 6, 2016. Photo by AFP

NAIA opens 2 newly-built rapid exit taxiways

Sep 10, 2018 - 10:00 PM

With this new addition, NAIA now has 4 high speed exits for commercial airlines to use

NAIA's NEW TAXIWAYS. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Qatar to scrap controversial exit system for workers – experts

Apr 29, 2018 - 9:01 PM

(UPDATED) Critics slam the exit visa system as a prime example of the Gulf state's exploitation of its vast migrant workforce

Aldin Ayo breaks silence, confirms departure as DLSU head coach

Jan 03, 2018 - 8:45 AM

Ayo exits as DLSU's head coach but is still mum about his next coaching stint

'X ROADS'. Ayo chose the path of leaving DLSU in his crossroad. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

27 passengers injured after bus falls from Alabang flyover

Oct 01, 2017 - 9:15 PM

Manila Toll Expressway Systems says the bus lost control of its brakes and landed by the Alabang Exit toll plaza

The week in photos: June 3-9, 2017

Jun 10, 2017 - 11:51 AM

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

CLASSES SUSPENDED. Philippine Army Scout Rangers crouch in a classroom during a mission to flush out Islamist militant snipers in Marawi on June 6, 2017. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

EU adopts tough Brexit talks stance

Apr 29, 2017 - 8:59 PM

EU leaders say talks on a future trade deal with Britain can only start once London agrees divorce terms on citizens rights its exit bill and Northern Ireland

EUROPEAN UNION. European flags are reflected at the entrance of the Berlaymont building EU Commission in Brussels on May 21,2014. Photo by Georges Gobet/AFP

Fears, hopes as Fil-Brits take wait and see stance on Brexit fallout

Jul 10, 2016 - 3:00 PM

There’s not much we can do about it The British public has spoken I would love to be proven wrong says London based Filipino lawyer Aimee Alado

LOSING OUT. Law graduate Iman Fourozan persuaded his mother to vote remain

12 die in giant Indonesian traffic jam – official

Jul 08, 2016 - 5:17 PM

The horror traffic at a major highway junction at Brebes a city on the main island of Java is so bad Indonesians dub the disastrous toll gate Brexit from the words Brebes exit

TRAFFIC. This picture taken on July 2, 2016 shows heavy traffic congestion at a major highway junction in Brebes, a city on the main Indonesian island of Java. Photo by Atul/AFP

Alexander Pama: Learning lessons from managing disasters

Jun 29, 2016 - 1:57 PM

Undersecretary Alexander Pama talks to Maria Ressa on the lessons he has learned in managing disasters and the challenges that still lie ahead

Dari Brexit kita berpikir tentang nasib Papua

Jun 27, 2016 - 8:01 PM

Kehendak berpisah dari sebuah kelembagaan kekuasaan bisa dipicu oleh rasa marah kesal takut dan perasaan ditinggalkan

Presiden Jokowi dalam kunjungan ke Merauke, 30 Desember 2015. Foto oleh Agus Suparto/Istana Kepresidenan

The Brussels Years: The making of Brexit Boris

Jun 19, 2016 - 10:56 AM

The ironic twist behind Boris Johnson s anti EU stance is that he knows the inner workings of the bloc s institutions far better than most people in Britain where surveys show knowledge about the EU is among the lowest in Europe

This handout picture released by ITV shows Former Mayor of London and Conservative Party politician Boris Johnson, gesturing while representing the 'Leave' campaign during The ITV Referendum Debate in London on June 9, 2016. Photo by Matt Frost/ Rex Features / AFP

Brexit: A long, complicated divorce

May 29, 2016 - 11:54 AM

What are the logistical and legal details of how the split would work if Britons vote for a Brexit in the June 23 referendum?

BREXIT. British Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a speech campaigning to stay in the EU at Luton Airport, north of London, Britain, 24 May 2016. Britain will vote on 23 June 2016 in a referendum on whether to remain or leave the EU. Photo by Andy Rain/EPA

Brexit a 'serious risk to growth' – G7 leaders

May 27, 2016 - 3:00 PM

The comments highlight international concern over the possibility of so called Brexit as British voters prepare for a June 23 referendum to decide whether to leave the 28 country bloc

BREXIT. The United Kingdom EU (Brexit) referendum poll card is displayed in London, Britain, May 23, 2016, or a month before Britons vote whether to remain or leave the EU, on June 23. File photo by Andy Rain/EPA

UK Treasury warns of economic costs of Brexit

Apr 19, 2016 - 3:40 PM

If Britain leaves the European Union it would cause profound economic shock and real instability says finance minister George Osborne

epa05256604 Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron leaves No. 10 Downing Street to attend a Prime Ministers questions in the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, 13 April 2016. EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA

How big is the president-vice president tandem vote?

Apr 16, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Our system is more akin to that of some Latin American countries where split ticket voting is allowed The downside is we end up with the two top positions occupied by people who were not inclined to work together in the first place

Edward Snowden releases song with Jean-Michel Jarre

Apr 16, 2016 - 2:09 PM

Exit features Snowden discussing digital surveillance to the backdrop of electronic music created by Jarre

'EXIT.' Edward Snowden releases a song with French electronic artist Jean-Michel Jarre. Photo by JAKUB KAMINSKI/CHRISTIAN CHARISIUS/EPA

Britain's Cameron wins deal for 'special status' in EU

Feb 20, 2016 - 8:02 AM

UPDATED Prime Minister David Cameron says the deal contained a 7 year emergency brake on welfare payments for EU migrants and meant Britain would be permanently out of ever closer union

SPECIAL STATUS. British Prime Minister David Cameron holds a news conference after the second day of an extraordinary two-day EU summit at EU the headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, February 19, 2016. Photo by Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

'Brexit' tension mounts as Cameron says 'still no deal'

Feb 19, 2016 - 2:00 PM

European leaders have dug their heels in over Cameron s reform demands which include reducing welfare payments to EU migrants and opting out of a commitment to ever closer union

BREXIT? (L-R) European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister David Cameron hold a meeting at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium, early February 19, 2016. EU leaders are trying to thrash out an agreement with Britain on reforms, amid hopes that they can seal a deal which will convince the country to stay in their bloc. Photo by Dan Kitwood/EPA

The Vamps are coming to Manila for #3LOGYINMANILA

Jan 05, 2016 - 11:56 PM

The Tide and Before You Exit are performing at the concert too

BRAD SIMPSON. The Vamps' frontman performs at their 2015 Manila concert. The band is set to perform at #3LOGYINMANILA on January 30 with Before You Exit and The Tide. Screengrab from YouTube/The Vamps

Duterte’s bid, Poe’s DQ case, OFW exit passes | 6PM wRap

Dec 07, 2015 - 7:16 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Jessica Marasigan voluntarily exits 'PBB 737' house

Aug 17, 2015 - 10:04 AM

The California Dreamgirl ng USA leaves because of her grandmother s death

VOLUNTARY EXIT. Jessica Marasigan voluntarily leaves Kuya's house on PBB 737. Screengrab from pinoybigbrother.com

Punishing terms of Greek bailout deal

Jul 13, 2015 - 10:42 PM

Here are the key points of the statement issued by eurozone leaders after 17 exhausting hours of talks

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrives at his office in Athens just after flying in from Brussels on July 13, 2015. AFP Photo / Louisa Gouliamaki

EU leaders urge Greeks to vote 'yes' to stay in euro as default nears

Jun 30, 2015 - 8:43 AM

A No would mean regardless of the question posed that Greece had said no to Europe says EU chief Jean Claude Juncker

GREXIT. EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker reacts on the lack of progress in talks on Greece's bailout. Photo from Olivier Hoslet/EPA

EU, Germany raise 'Grexit' alarm over Greece bailout

Mar 14, 2015 - 1:52 PM

Frustrations with the Greek government are mounting among its 18 fellow eurozone members after Athens renewed its claim to Germany for World War II debts seen as outlandish by its partners

GREXIT. EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker reacts on the lack of progress in talks on Greece's bailout. Photo from Olivier Hoslet/EPA

Court allows ex-president Musharraf to leave Pakistan

Jun 12, 2014 - 3:27 PM

Musharraf says he wants the travel ban lifted to allow him to visit his sick mother in Dubai though many see it a ruse to flee Pakistan and his criminal cases

MUSHARRAF. Supporters of former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf shout slogans in Karachi, Pakistan, 06 April 2014. Shahzaib Akber/EPA

Things to do: May 17 – 24

May 16, 2014 - 6:11 PM

Looking for something to do this weekend and the coming week? Here s a list to help you plan ahead

MTV Exit presents KALAYAAN

Dec 05, 2013 - 1:55 PM

MTV EXIT holds a film screening as part of its campaign to end human trafficking and modern day slavery

WebHits: Coin

Sep 20, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Exit 73 Studios takes us to a trip down video game memory lane in this short animation inspired by classic video games

#Spotlight: Kyle Patrick

Feb 05, 2013 - 2:02 PM

What s up with The Click Five frontman Kyle Patrick? We find out

'DON'T LET ME GO.' Kyle Patrick's Asian fans are glad to have him back, and to know that he is also active on social media. Photo by Edric Chen

200 OFWs in Syria coming home

Sep 05, 2012 - 12:42 PM

The DFA Secretary was able to secure the release of 200 OFWs from Syria without exit visas

Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario meets with Syrian Presidential Adviser for Political and Media Affairs Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban in Damascus. Photo courtesy of DFA

Greek euro exit looms as G8 gathers

May 18, 2012 - 10:57 AM

World leaders meet on May 18 with focus on Greece s economic crisis