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Bacolod youth coalition heeds global call to strike for climate justice on May 24

May 23, 2019 - 4:33 PM

Istorya Klima, an interactive community event at the Bacolod Public Plaza, aims to start conversations in compelling and innovative ways through art, music, and storytelling

Graphic from Youth for Climate Hope

Poll watchdogs ask SC to compel Comelec to issue voting receipts

Apr 24, 2019 - 6:36 PM

The petitioners also ask the Supreme Court to void the Comelec ban on the use of digital cameras and cellular phones during the election process, and even after the close of polls

ELECTION PREPARATIONS. Comelec-deployed staff test ballot papers on vote-counting machines in a warehouse in Santa Rosa, Laguna, on February 4, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

The youth behind coal-free Negros Occidental

Mar 18, 2019 - 11:12 AM

Behind the strike against coal in Negros Occidental is Youth for Climate Hope, a coalition pushing for climate justice and environmental protection

YOUTH. San Carlos Diocese Bishop Gerardo Alminaza poses with protesters in Youth Strike for Negros on March 6 at the Negros Occidental Provincial Capitol while holding the Executive Order declaring the province as coal-free. Photo by Rexor Amancio/ The Climate Reality Philippines

De Lima marks 2nd year in jail with new book

Feb 23, 2019 - 4:46 PM

Senator Leila de Lima's 'Dispatches from Crame II: Faith, Hope & Love' collects her opinion pieces on human rights, press freedom, and what it's like to be a 'prisoner of conscience'

Senator Leila de Lima on Thursday, August 2, 2018 arrives at the Quezon City RTC to attend hearing on her disobedience to summons case filed against her by former justice committee chair Rep. Reynaldo Umali . Photo by DARREN LANGIT

92% of Filipinos hopeful for 2019 – SWS

Dec 31, 2018 - 6:55 PM

Hope for the new year has always been high, but this year's figure is lower than the record high 96% of hopeful Filipinos going into 2018

Fireworks after the opening ceremonies of the Tiendesitas Christmas Tunnel Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Duterte visits kids with cancer days before Christmas

Dec 24, 2018 - 12:17 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte visits a foundation for Mindanaoan children with cancer, listening to them by their bedsides and gamely posing for photos with the center's staff

Safeguard #GoKamayanTayo

Dec 08, 2018 - 6:42 PM

Doesn't food just taste better when it's shared? Make this year's Christmas all about sharing your blessings and join Safeguard's #GoKamayanTayo challenge!

Join the #GoKamayanTayo challenge this Christmas!

Dec 07, 2018 - 5:27 PM

Share the holiday goodwill by inviting your friends and family as well

Duterte fires 3 DSWD execs to give Bautista free hand in forming team

Nov 20, 2018 - 12:00 AM

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea says the posts were vacated so that new Social Welfare Secretary Rolando Bautista could select his own team

FORMER UNDERSECRETARIES. (L-R) Former DSWD undersecretaries Mae Fe Templa, Maria Turalde-Jarabe, Hope Hervilla leave their posts at the DSWD. Photos of Templa, Turalde-Jarabe from Facebook, Photo of Hervilla by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

'The Hopeful Romantic' review: Delightful screwball

Sep 15, 2018 - 9:18 PM

'The Hopeful Romantic' is actually smarter than it looks

Why Pepe Herrera chooses to be a 'hopeful' romantic

Sep 10, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Pepe stars alongside Ritz Azul in 'The Hopeful Romantic'

Photo by Alexa Villano/Rappler

How these millennials are fighting mental illness with art, Scripture

Jul 01, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Representing the Philippines, the team of Where There Is Hope will be highlighting their advocacy for mental health awareness at the United Nations Youth Assembly this coming August

Diego Castro: from teen idol to news anchor to cancer awareness advocate

May 24, 2018 - 2:54 PM

Knowing how harrowing cancer can be for patients and their loved ones, Diego positions himself as a mouthpiece of hope

Voters in Tondo hope new barangay officials can lessen drug war killings

May 14, 2018 - 11:13 PM

Because too much blood has spilled in the streets of Tondo, voters want new barangay leaders who can make positive change in their community

Tondo voters hope elected officials lessen the drug war killings. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Traveling photo gallery tells stories of hope in Tabaco

Apr 22, 2018 - 11:17 PM

Istorya ng Pag-asa (Stories of Hope), a traveling photo gallery that aims to inspire and empower Filipinos, is currently hosted by Tabaco City in Albay

Photo by Mavic Condeo

BTS, GOT7, NCT dominate Billboard 'World Albums' top 5

Mar 24, 2018 - 8:45 AM

K-pop groups dominate Billboard's World Albums Chart top spots for the week of March 24, 2018!

Ad-hoc Trump fuels White House meltdown

Mar 03, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Trump's off-the-cuff enticement of a global trade war and calls for limits on the right to bear arms cleave a schism between the president and his Republican backers, spark a stock market sell-off, and prompt threats of retaliatory sanctions from across the globe

TARIFFS. US President Donald Trump speaks on steel and aluminum tariffs watched by Dave Burkitt (R) of US Steel Corporation during a meeting with industry leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House on March 1, 2018. Photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP

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

Mar 01, 2018 - 12:43 PM

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Top Trump aide Hope Hicks to resign

Mar 01, 2018 - 7:29 AM

Donald Trump pays tribute to Hicks' 'outstanding' contribution over the past 3 years, calling her 'as smart and thoughtful as they come, a truly great person'

RESIGNATION. In this file photo taken on December 11, 2016, Trump campaign communications director Hope Hicks talks on her phone in the lobby at Trump Tower in New York City. File photo by Drew Angerer/AFP

Trump aide Hicks declines to answer Russia hearing questions

Feb 28, 2018 - 7:44 AM

The White House's 29-year-old communications director stuck to answering pre-approved questions, House Intelligence Committee members say

COMMS CHIEF. White House Communications Director Hope Hicks watches as US President Donald Trump takes part in a '€œlistening session'€ on gun violence with teachers and students in the State Dining Room of the White House on February 21, 2018. Mandel Ngan/AFP

Trump praises White House aide accused of domestic abuse

Feb 10, 2018 - 9:11 AM

(UDATED) White House speechwriter David Sorensen resigns in the same week, also over domestic abuse claims. He denies the allegations.

RESIGNED. In this photo taken on September 1, 2017, White House staff secretary Rob Porter looks on after US President Donald Trump signed a proclamation in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Singing for the fight against cancer

Feb 07, 2018 - 2:56 PM

Actor Diego Castro, together with Hope from Within, call for lung cancer awareness through a night of music

Russia election probe circles back to Trump Tower meeting – NYT

Feb 01, 2018 - 1:28 PM

Robert Mueller is zeroing in on the initial response given by the US president's son over a controversial meeting with a Russian lawyer

AT TRUMP TOWER. This file photo taken on January 17, 2017 shows Donald Trump Jr. arriving at Trump Tower in New York.  John Moore/Getty Images/AFP

10 civic actions in 2017 that can move PH in 2018

Jan 08, 2018 - 5:40 PM

MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm, hopes that the social impact of these efforts it initiated or supported in 2017 will fuel sustained action that will transform courage into action in 2018

PH is 3rd happiest country, says 2017 Gallup International poll

Jan 02, 2018 - 8:12 PM

The Philippines is behind Fiji and Colombia in the Happiness Index of the 41st annual Global End of Year Survey, which spanned 55 countries in 2017

Robredo on 2018: Hope remains in every Filipino

Dec 31, 2017 - 3:58 PM

'Nananatili tayong matatag at determinado sa ating adhikain na iangat ang ating mga kababayan mula sa kahirapan at ipagtanggol ang mga karapatan ng bawat Pilipino'

HOPE FOR THE COUNTRY. Vice President Leni Robredo visits May-Ogob Elementary School in Ocampo, Camarines Sur. File photo courtesy of the OVP

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

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2017 candidates go to Jollibee

Dec 08, 2017 - 9:54 AM

The ladies bond with kids from Kanlungan sa Er-ma and are treated to meals and gifts from Jollibee

CHICKEN JOY TOAST. The Miss Universe 2017 candidates with reigning queen Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters do the chicken joy toast. All photos by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

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

Blatter says Hope Solo's 'grabbed ass' claim is 'absurd'

Nov 11, 2017 - 9:18 PM

Sepp Blatter counters Hope Solo's allegations that he sexually harassed her

WOLF IN SHEEP'S CLOTHING. The two-time world champion claims that the former FIFA president grabbed her ass. Photo from Wikipedia

Gloves off as Japan election campaign starts

Oct 10, 2017 - 2:25 PM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces an unexpected and fierce challenge from Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike's 'Party of Hope'

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike waves to the audience during an election campaign appearance at an entrance of a train station in Tokyo on October 10, 2017. Tokyo's popular governor Yuriko Koike launched a bitter attack on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on October 10 as the gloves came off for the official start of a snap election campaign in the world's third-largest economy. / AFP PHOTO / Kazuhiro NOGI

#InspireCourage: Giving hope to the hopeless

Sep 17, 2017 - 7:00 AM

'Try to see who is the most hopeless around you, and be that hope to that person,' Father Flavie Villanueva says at the Social Good Summit

Honesty prevails as parking boy returns cash to owner

Sep 06, 2017 - 1:53 PM

Andrey Macabuhay returns P7 000 to owner Dindo Lorenzo who dropped the bundle of money at a parking lot

HONEST BOY. Andrey Macabuhay is now famous as the "honest parking boy" from Sta. Maria, Bulacan. Photo courtesy of Dindo Lorenzo

Forum led by Malaysian ex-PM Mahathir descends into violence

Aug 14, 2017 - 12:25 AM

Troublemakers throw shoes chairs and bottles towards former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad who is unhurt and escorted from the building

This picture taken on December 6, 2016 shows Malaysia's former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad speaking during an interview with AFP at his office in Putrajaya. Malaysian ruling party icon Mahathir Mohamad has accused current leader Najib Razak of "destroying" the country by clinging to power despite a corruption scandal, and vowed to campaign vigorously for the opposition in coming elections. In an interview with AFP, the 91-year-old former prime minister excoriated Najib over the sensational graft allegations swirling around the 1MDB sovereign wealth fund.  / AFP PHOTO / Manan VATSYAYANA / TO GO WITH AFP STORY MALAYSIA-POLITICS-CORRUPTION-NAJIB-1MDB-MAHATHIR,INTERVIEW BY M. JEGATHESAN

Mindanaoan youth: 'We want just and lasting peace'

Aug 13, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The youth leaders from Mindanao want to be part of the process in making just and lasting peace in Mindanao a reality

PEACE SYMBOL. Young Mindanaoans form a human peace symbol, sending a message that despite the conflict they experience in their region, they continue to stand for peace in their homeland. All photos from the National Youth Commission

Life and hope in a time of death

Apr 13, 2017 - 12:00 PM

More than ever we need to ask ourselves: Why do we do any of these things mass services prayers etc for Holy Week at all? Is it possible we’ve forgotten why?

In days of darkness, let's highlight stories of hope – Robredo

Mar 12, 2017 - 10:02 AM

The Vice President launches in Baguio a collection of extraordinary stories of ordinary people intending to bring these stories to every nook and cranny of our country

STORIES OF HOPE. Vice President Leni Robredo launches 'Istorya ng Pag-asa' at the University of the Cordilleras in Baguio City on March 11, 2017. Photo from Leni Robredo Media Bureau

WATCH: Can bottled water build classrooms for urban poor communities?

Mar 11, 2017 - 1:59 PM

Generation Hope donates 100 of the profits from selling Hope In A Bottle to build public school classrooms all around the Philippines

SOCIAL GOOD. Generation Hope has built 37 classrooms across the country. This one is located in General Santos National High School of Arts and Trade. Photo courtesy of Generation Hope

Ugandans invent 'smart jacket' to diagnose pneumonia

Jan 22, 2017 - 8:10 PM

The prototype Mama Ope Mother s Hope jacket can diagnose pneumonia up to 3 times faster than a doctor according to its inventors

Telecommunications engineer Olivia Koburongo fits a child with the mama-ope kit at the Makerere University of Public Health in Kampala on January 16, 2017.  A team of Ugandan engineers has invented a "smart jacket" that diagnoses pneumonia faster than a doctor, offering hope against a disease which kills more children worldwide than any other. / AFP PHOTO / ISAAC KASAMANI

Cardinal Tagle inks deal with int'l drug rehab farm

Jan 08, 2017 - 9:05 PM

Jesus is stronger than drugs Fazenda da Esperança founder Father Hans Stapel says during the Day of Hope at the Manila Cathedral

DRUG REHAB. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle (center) signs a memorandum of agreement with Fazenda da Esperança founder Father Hans Stapel (left), with Masbate Bishop Jose Bantolo (right) as witness. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

VLOG: Cardinal Tagle at ex-drug addicts sa 'Day of Hope'

Jan 08, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle leads a thanksgiving mass for former drug addicts from the Fazenda de Esperanca drug rehabilitation farm in Masbate

Cardinal Tagle: 'No person will be discarded by Jesus'

Jan 08, 2017 - 6:55 PM

Former drug addicts also tell their stories during the Day of Hope Mass at the Manila Cathedral presided over by Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle

SIGNS OF HOPE. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle sings with graduates and volunteers of Fazenda de Esperanca, a drug rehabilitation farm in Masbate, during the 'Day of Hope' on January 8, 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

MovePH 2016: Online campaigns and the communities they served

Dec 31, 2016 - 3:10 PM

As 2016 ends we in MovePH highlight the online campaigns we’ve launched and their impact on the communities that we continue to serve

NATIONWIDE COVERAGE. Rappler's 20 core Movers with the MovePH team pose for a photo after the 3-day training. Photo from Rappler

SWS: 95% of Filipinos feel hopeful about 2017

Dec 29, 2016 - 3:00 PM

A big majority of those who expected a sad Christmas are also hopeful about 2017

INFOGRAPHIC: A visual guide to ‘Rogue One’

Dec 28, 2016 - 3:05 PM

Here’s a cheat sheet to key places and creatures from the latest ‘Star Wars’ story Warning: This post may contain spoilers GoRoguePH

Cardinal condemns Sultan Kudarat church blast

Nov 29, 2016 - 8:49 AM

I voice my strong condemnation against this irrational act of terrorism Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo says

'PURE TERRORISM.' Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo condemns as 'pure terrorism' the recent explosion outside a church in Sultan Kudarat. File photo courtesy of CBCP News

Young Pinoy kids win medals at World Math Team Championship

Nov 27, 2016 - 4:05 PM

Pinoy math athletes won 3 gold 7 silver and 17 bronze medals

PSHS Intermediate Team: (L to R) Jose Lorenzo P. Abad, Wesley Gavin Go Palomar, Frederick Ivan Michael T. Tan, Dominic Lawrence R. Bermudez, Sinead Dylan P. Vallester, Bert Joseph A. Tropicales, Coach Mario Danilo R. Lanura

Court unseats Zamboanga del Norte mayor

Nov 01, 2016 - 8:50 AM

A court nullifies votes in one of the barangays in the town of Polanco reversing the mayoral election result by just 6 votes

Unseated Mayor Evan Hope Olvis confers with his lawyer, Michael Ajoc. Photo courtesy Gualberto Laput/Rappler

Generation Hope and MovePH partner to raise hope for education

Sep 15, 2016 - 4:49 PM

Generation Hope is a social enterprise that donates its profits from selling Hope in a Bottle water bottles to build public schools across the country

HOPE ONLINE. Rappler and Generation Hope partner up to share stories of hope.

What's a day like inside a private drug rehab center?

Sep 10, 2016 - 8:50 AM

The Bridges of Hope rehabilitation center tries to simulate a structured life for its residents