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Rappler Talk: Testing and lockdowns in Manila with Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna

May 23, 2020 - 8:00 AM

Rappler’s Rambo Talabong talks to Manila Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna, a doctor herself, to discuss the city's plans in dealing with the pandemic

Rappler Talk: Mahar Lagmay on dealing with typhoons amid COVID-19 pandemic

May 22, 2020 - 10:13 AM

The disaster response expert talks about how government should prepare for typhoon season amid coronavirus lockdowns

Rappler Talk with Edward Snowden: Journalism’s role when global systems fail

May 18, 2020 - 5:39 PM

Whistleblower and President of the Freedom of the Press Foundation Edward Snowden talks about the rolling back of freedoms under pandemic emergency powers

Rappler Talk: Joseph Stiglitz on press freedom in a 'mafia market'

May 17, 2020 - 3:21 PM

Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz talks about how journalism and democracy can survive the information ecosystem created by the tech platforms

Rappler Talk: Procter & Gamble's plans for the 'better normal'

May 16, 2020 - 4:05 PM

Rappler business reporter Ralf Rivas talks to Procter & Gamble Philippines HR country leader Vince Dizon about how the company is dealing with the pandemic, as lockdown restrictions start to ease

Rappler Talk: Guy Thwaites on Vietnam’s effective strategy against coronavirus

May 15, 2020 - 2:37 PM

What can countries learn from Vietnam? Catch Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug's interview with Guy Thwaites of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit on Friday evening, May 15.

Rappler Talk: Robert Siy on Metro Manila's impending transportation crisis after lockdown

May 12, 2020 - 11:40 AM

Catch the Rappler Talk interview on Tuesday, May 12, at 3 pm

Rappler Talk: Ricky Carandang on politics and press freedom

May 08, 2020 - 5:15 PM

'As a democracy with not very strong institutions, you need people in the media to provide that check and balance,' says former Communications Secretary Ricky Carandang following the ABS-CBN shutdown

Rappler Talk: Covering the unthinkable shutdown with ABS-CBN's Mike Navallo

May 08, 2020 - 11:10 AM

How is it like to cover the justice beat at a time when journalists themselves figure into the Duterte administration's novel legal actions against dissenters?

Rappler Talk with Korina Sanchez: 'We are at a crossroads'

May 06, 2020 - 7:39 PM

In this interview, Korina Sanchez tells Rappler's Maria Ressa what it felt like to watch as ABS-CBN went off-air two days after World Press Freedom Day

Rappler Talk: Why COVID-19 cases exploded in Singapore

May 02, 2020 - 6:57 PM

Rappler talks to Alex Au, vice president of a Singapore NGO, about the rise of COVID-19 cases mostly from migrant workers’ dormitories in the city-state

Rappler Talk: Women power – TOWNS protects our frontliners

May 02, 2020 - 10:26 AM

Rappler's Maria Ressa and ANCx's Ces Drilon talk to fellow TOWNS awardees about how the foundation was able to raise P60 million to purchase PPE sets for COVID-19 frontliners in hospitals all over the country

Rappler Talk: Ambassador Joseph Yap on Singapore OFWs hit by pandemic

May 01, 2020 - 11:48 AM

Rappler talks to Philippine Ambassador Joseph Yap about the plight of Filipinos in Singapore as the city-state battles the coronavirus

Rappler Talk Entertainment: BL and queer media with 'Hanging Out' star Jox Gonzales and director Petersen Vargas

Apr 30, 2020 - 6:00 PM

What makes Boys' Love different from other queer stories?

Rappler Talk: Dr Jonas del Rosario on PGH’s mission to defeat the coronavirus

Apr 30, 2020 - 9:02 AM

Rappler talks to Dr Jonas del Rosario, PGH spokesperson, to discuss how they have been battling the COVID-19 pandemic

Rappler Talk: Bar exams 2019 Top 1 Mae Diane Azores

Apr 29, 2020 - 9:59 PM

Mae Diane Azores keeps it practical – she wants a country where people are not burdened by unnecessary suits, and where courts are not clogged

Rappler Talk: Taiwan's Ambassador Peiyung Hsu on fighting the coronavirus

Apr 29, 2020 - 3:44 PM

On Wednesday, April 29, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to Ambassador Michael Peiyung Hsu to discuss how Taiwan contained the coronavirus and what the Philippines can learn from its handling of the pandemic

Rappler Talk: Ex-DSWD chief Dinky Soliman on assessing the emergency subsidy program

Apr 28, 2020 - 8:30 PM

Former DSWD secretary Dinky Soliman says collaborative, evidence-based, and empowering approaches would greatly impact aiding the poor in the coronavirus lockdown

Rappler Talk: Ken Abante on tracking the COVID-19 budget

Apr 25, 2020 - 3:26 PM

Ken Abante, a former chief of staff for the strategy, economics, and results group at the Department of Finance, asks the government to #SpendFasterToStopHunger

Rappler Talk: Nicholas Eberstadt on China's role in the pandemic

Apr 24, 2020 - 6:14 PM

The Asia expert also underscores the importance of transparency and information in the fight against COVID-19

Rappler Talk: Ramadan in the time of COVID-19

Apr 24, 2020 - 3:04 PM

Rappler talks to Bangsamoro Parliament member Zia Alonto Adiong about the observance of Ramadan as the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic

Rappler Talk: Education in the time of coronavirus

Apr 23, 2020 - 4:28 PM

Bookmark this page to watch the interview on Friday, April 24

Rappler Talk: Dr Antonio Ramos on how Lung Center is fighting the pandemic

Apr 22, 2020 - 7:31 PM

Dr Antonio Ramos, director for Administrative Services, discusses how the Lung Center is coping against the odds in the fight against COVID-19

Rappler Talk: How Filipinos abroad are dealing with coronavirus

Apr 19, 2020 - 6:04 PM

Rappler speaks to 3 Filipinos currently based in Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain, about how governments there have responded to the pandemic and what the Philippines can learn from their experiences

Rappler Talk: Policing the coronavirus with Guillermo Eleazar

Apr 15, 2020 - 2:01 PM

Watch the interview on Rappler at 2 pm on Wednesday, April 15

Rappler Talk: Parag Khanna on the pandemic's impact on globalization

Apr 08, 2020 - 6:13 PM

In this interview, Khanna sits down with Rappler’s Maria Ressa to talk about the possible geopolitical trends and repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic

Rappler Talk: Brian Harding on Southeast Asia's coronavirus response

Apr 06, 2020 - 1:14 PM

On Monday, April 6, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug speaks to Brian Harding of the Center for Strategic and International Studies on the policies and measures implemented by Southeast Asian nations vs coronavirus

Rappler Talk: Sonny Africa on government spending vs coronavirus

Apr 03, 2020 - 4:19 PM

Rappler talks to Sonny Africa of IBON Foundation on which programs the government should prioritize to deal with the coronavirus pandemic

Rappler Talk: Timothy Snyder on tyranny, truth and democracy

Apr 03, 2020 - 2:19 PM

In this interview with Rappler’s Maria Ressa, Snyder talks about the interesting political patterns he’s observed in his study of history, and what this might mean for the future of democracies

Rappler Talk: Ex-DOH chief Esperanza Cabral on the race against time

Apr 02, 2020 - 6:01 PM

In this interview with Maria Ressa, former health secretary Esperanza Cabral proposes a 4-point action plan to solve the COVID-19 problem in the Philippines

Rappler Talk: Justice as the missing component in fighting coronavirus

Apr 02, 2020 - 8:09 AM

Aside from human rights, arrests and charges related to the lockdown also affect the overburdened court system

Rappler Talk: Constitutional law professor Dan Gatmaytan on Duterte's special powers

Mar 30, 2020 - 6:25 PM

On Monday, March 30, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to professor Dan Gatmaytan to discuss the issues surrounding the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act of 2020

Rappler Talk: How BPOs, human resources are dealing with coronavirus

Mar 28, 2020 - 2:58 PM

Rappler talks to Darwin Rivers, founder and president of Philippines HR Group on the crucial role of human resource management in saving companies and jobs amid the pandemic

Rappler Talk: Data and facts – what the PH can do to deal with coronavirus

Mar 27, 2020 - 4:41 PM

Maria Ressa talks to former health secretary Manuel Dayrit and complex systems scientist Erika Legara about the data that we should be monitoring amid the coronavirus pandemic

Rappler Talk: Anton Siy on commuting during the coronavirus lockdown

Mar 27, 2020 - 7:30 AM

We speak to Pasig's transport chief: How long can a metropolis last without public transport? And does its absence actually help contain the pandemic?

Rappler Talk: Coronavirus and the economy

Mar 25, 2020 - 4:20 PM

Rappler talks to Nicholas Mapa, ING Bank Manila's senior economist, on where the government should pump cash and what life after the coronavirus could be like

Rappler Talk: Risa Hontiveros' dissent vs 'emergency powers'

Mar 24, 2020 - 6:27 PM

Watch Maria Ressa's interview with Risa Hontiveros at 7:45 PM

Rappler Talk: Francis Zamora on fighting coronavirus at ground zero

Mar 24, 2020 - 12:00 AM

Watch the interview on Rappler at 10 am Tuesday, March 24

Rappler Talk: Isko Moreno on Manila's battle vs coronavirus

Mar 23, 2020 - 8:45 AM

Watch the interview with Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on Monday, March 23, at 9 am

Rappler Talk: COVID-19 PH4 on battling the coronavirus

Mar 23, 2020 - 8:09 AM

Reporter Bonz Magsambol interviews COVID-19 Patient Number 4, who recently recovered from the coronavirus. Bookmark to watch the interview on Monday night, March 23

Rappler Talk: The exponential growth of a pandemic

Mar 18, 2020 - 6:25 PM

Tomas Pueyo, the author of the Medium article 'Coronavirus: Why You Must Act Now,' talks about the lessons he learned from data and what nations should do next

Rappler Talk: Ex-VFA chief Edilberto Adan on cutting the military pact with the U.S.

Mar 18, 2020 - 12:45 PM

Bookmark this page: Former Visiting Forces Agreement Commission executive director Edilberto Adan talks about the importance of the military deal and the impact of its repeal

Rappler Talk: Ex-DOH chief Manuel Dayrit on containing outbreaks

Mar 17, 2020 - 5:00 PM

Bookmark this page: Reporter Mara Cepeda interviews Dr Dayrit, who was health chief during the SARS outbreak, on Tuesday, March 17, at 5 pm

Rappler Talk: Bangsamoro region turns one

Mar 13, 2020 - 7:42 AM

Rappler talks to Zia Alonto Adiong, a member of the Bangsamoro Parliament, on controversies, challenges, and milestones of the fledgling Bangsamoro region in its first year

Rappler Talk: What makes a good policeman?

Mar 05, 2020 - 10:32 AM

Watch the interview with Ateneo Policy Center deputy director Ariza Francisco live on Rappler at 10 am on Thursday, March 5

Rappler Talk: UP Professor Maria Ela Atienza on assessing the 1987 Philippine Constitution

Mar 03, 2020 - 11:26 AM

On Tuesday, March 3, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug sits down with Professor Ela Atienza to discuss the future of the 1987 Philippine Constitution, the changes it needs, and the ways these could be achieved

Rappler Talk: Weaponizing the law against democratic dissent

Feb 19, 2020 - 5:44 PM

We will talk to Antonio La Viña to understand 'lawfare' – the perversion of the law and its weaponization as a tool to silence dissent

Rappler Talk: Trillanes and his dangerous dissent

Feb 19, 2020 - 2:13 PM

On Wednesday, February 19, Rappler catches up with former senator Antonio Trillanes IV who has just paid bail anew for conspiracy to commit sedition

Sing proudly, Pentatonix fans – they hear you, and they think you sing ‘unbelievably well’

Feb 07, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Beatboxer Kevin Olusola talks to Rappler about their Filipino fans, finding their sound, and life on tour

PENTATONIX. The acapella group is gearing up for their upcoming Manila concert on February 8. Photo courtesy of Wilbros Live

Rappler Talk: Risk consultant Daniel Wagner on the United States-China divide

Feb 07, 2020 - 10:44 AM

On Friday, February 7, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to risk consultant and author Daniel Wagner to discuss the divide between the US and China, what a multipolar world looks like, and the implications of the said divide