Rappler's latest stories on history
The newly launched book 'To Be in History: Dark Days of Authoritarianism' aims to remind Filipinos about the struggle for freedom during the Marcos regime
The way mainstream Filipino consciousness imagines the Ifugao in connection with the age of the terraces needs to change
The museum features galleries highlighting the industries, trade, and commerce in the Philippines through the years
It's a question the state of Virginia has been grappling with since last week when its governor, Ralph Northam, was caught up in a row over blackface
The director of the National Museum, Alexander Kellner, says that the exhibition is 'major proof that the museum is alive and operating with available tools'
As we wrap up 2018, the Mind Movers of the Mind Museum write about some of this year's most important science stories
By the end of the Middle Ages, a view of women as especially susceptible to witchcraft had emerged. The notion that a witch might travel by broomstick underscores the domestic sphere to which women belonged.
Itatampok sa kumperensiya ang krimen bilang isang tagahubog sa kasaysayan ng bansa
Juan Ponce Enrile himself had admitted that his 'ambush' in 1972 was 'staged' to justify the declaration of Martial Law. Yet he later retracted that claim.
Lea Salonga, Robert Lopez, and Clint Ramos are part of the list of 'Barangay to Broadway: Filipino American Theater History'
What is only clear from the compelling lessons of history is that political dynasty is rejected in bloodshed and should not recur and continue
The Department of History says the UP President's appearance at the event is an insult to the memory of those who risked their lives to fight martial law
Check out the Chrysler Crown Imperial Limousine used by Elpidio Quirino, the Willys Jeep used by Ramon Magsaysay, and more in this first-of-its-kind museum
Location data may still be collected via Google Maps and search even if a user has turned off a setting labeled 'Location History'
Learn about Philippine history through movies
The photos by Pat Dy were shot at the National Museum of Natural History
Giorgio Tsoukalos will be back in town to talk about what else? Aliens
Rappler talks to director Jerrold Tarog and actors Art Acuña and Ronnie Lazaro about bringing historical figures to life through the big screen
(UPDATED) Here is a recap of the decades of tensions between the two countries
We throw in the books to set the record straight
The two legends explaining the origin of the Inca civilization 'could be related,' according to the scientists' study
'Citizen Jake makes us not only witnesses to these challenging times but confronts us with truths both forgotten and ignored'
The museum's doors are finally open – and admission is free!
The museum will open just in time for International Museum Day
Until now, the earliest confirmed evidence of hominins – the scientific term used to group modern and early humans – in the Philippines came from a single, 67,000-year old foot bone unearthed in the Sierra Madre Mountains
With scars from the Cold War still fresh, people from capitalist former West Germany and the once communist East are of two minds about the 19th-century philosopher whose bicentenary is on May 5
Leloy Claudio chats with Chiqui Agoncillo, the first female summa cum laude from the University of the Philippines History Department on history's role in nation building, careers, and spotting bias
Will the SC wait until after their writing break in May to hand down their Sereno decision, or will the justices create another history in Baguio?
On Rappler Talk, Chiqui Agoncillo talks to MovePH's Raisa Serafica about her UP education, studying history, and the importance of liberal arts education
'Two decorative pillars collapsed last night amid high-velocity winds. One of the pillars stood at the royal gate, and the other at the southern gate,' says an official from the Archaeological Survey of India
'We need a museum to remind us that we are part of a cultural band and we have a responsibility to our descendants to preserve our past,' says Ormoc Mayor Richard Gomez
Barangay Ginebra star point guard LA Tenorio is also closing in on another record after he played his 543rd consecutive game
Were there really 3 distinct waves of migration? Who were the Filipinos' forefathers?
The looming demolition of a horseshoe-shaped tower block that symbolized Singapore's growth sparks soul-searching about whether enough is being done to protect the country's recent history
The theft of a thumb of an ancient Terracotta Warrior statue on display in the US incites a wave of criticism on Chinese social media
Archaeologists who have been exploring the world's largest underwater cave present their findings, including fossils of giant sloths and an elaborate shrine to the Mayan god of commerce
Polish President Andrzej Duda signs into law a controversial Holocaust bill intended to safeguard Poland's image abroad but which has instead triggered an unprecedented diplomatic row
Harden is the first NBA player to make 60 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists in a single game
A series of incidents have unsettled German authorities and the Jewish community
Anthony joins the ranks of Dirk Dowitzki and LeBron James in hitting a 25,000 career-point mark
The art of the 'pizzaiuolo' joins UNESCO's list of 'intangible heritage,' securing the coveted status alongside a host of cultural treasures
Tributes to Taiwan's former dictator Chiang Kai-shek will be removed across the island after lawmakers vote in favor of the mandatory axing of symbols of its authoritarian past
Here are the positions of world powers on the issue of Jerusalem
Biographer Martin Meredith: 'His real obsession was not with personal wealth but with power... Year after year Mugabe sustained his rule through violence and repression'
Jeff Mudgett, narrator of the new HISTORY documentary ‘American Ripper’ lets us in on his horrible family secret
Britain's Balfour Declaration turns 100 this week, hailed by Israel for helping lead to its founding, but viewed by Palestinians as contributing to a catastrophe that stole their land
The National Museum marks its 116th anniversary with a one-day preview of the National Museum of Natural History
Kennedy scholars say the thousands of documents do not appear to contain any bombshell revelations about the November 22, 1963 murder that shocked the world