Rappler's latest stories on interviews
What are PAGASA operations like? What exactly do common weather forecasting terms mean? Rappler talks to PAGASA Senior Weather Specialist Chris Perez.
Rappler speaks with Population and Development Undersecretary Juan Antonio Perez III about teenage pregnancy, education and social protection of young parents, and reproductive health in the country
On Monday, November 4, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug sits down with retired rear admiral Rommel Jude Ong to discuss the Philippine Navy's strategic vision for the future, among others
In this wide-ranging interview, Western Mindanao Command chief Lieutenant General Cirilito Sobejana talks to Rappler about foreign fighters in Mindanao, suicide bombers in Sulu, and the prospects for peace
Rappler talks to Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez on what he has done so far, and his plans as chief executive of the Eastern Visayan City
Rappler sits down with tobacco cessation expert and pulmonologist Maricar Limpin on the harmful effects of e-cigarettes
On Friday, October 25, Rappler's Pia Ranada talks to Marawi rehabilitation czar Eduardo del Rosario on latest updates regarding construction in the city
Despite the old power's underhanded attempts to discredit him, the new leader insists on doing things the right way, even if it means 'sacrificing political capital'
On Friday, October 18, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio about defending the West Philippine Sea and judicial independence, ahead of his retirement from the Supreme Court
On Monday, October 14, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to Jeffrey Ordaniel of Tokyo International University to assess President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China
After their WWE tryout experience, Jake de Leon, Crystal, and Ken Warren get to see action in the 'PWR Special: Homecoming' on Saturday, October 12
Mayor Francis Zamora promised a new San Juan after ending the Ejercito-Estrada clan's 50-year rule in the city. How did he fare in his first 100 days?
Is it time for lawyers in the Philippines to take to the streets, just like what the world saw in Hong Kong?
Is Mayor Isko Moreno on track to reviving Manila? Watch his interview evaluating his first 100 days.
Rappler sits down with World Health Organization's Rabindra Abeyasinghe to talk about the return of polio in the Philippines, how the government and its partners are responding to it, and other health issues in the country
Rappler talks to Kate Blaszak, World Animal Protection global farming advisor, on how the Philippines can learn from other countries in dealing with African swine fever
Advocates encourage celebrities to stop using people on the spectrum for entertainment
On Tuesday, September 24, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug sits down with human rights lawyer Marlon Manuel to discuss the case and what the harassment against the opposition means to the rule of law
The veteran screenwriter and playwright talks about telling a well-known story in a new way
From clearing roads to arresting freed heinous crime convicts, DILG Secretary Eduardo Año is President Rodrigo Duterte's go-to man. Watch Rappler's interview with him on Thursday, September 19.
Cagayan de Oro City 2nd District Representative Rufus Rodriguez discusses how to improve the GCTA law he had co-written
Family business advisor Enrique Soriano III sits down with Rappler to talk about managing family businesses and how to keep the drama away from the boardroom
Rappler talks to Christopher Quimbo, owner of Novellino, to discuss the impact of higher taxes on the wine industry
Rappler talks to Senator Risa Hontiveros, lead author of the SOGIE equality bill at the Senate, on how she plans to fight misinformation on the measure
Watch the interview live on Rappler at 1:30 pm on Monday, September 9
On Tuesday, September 3, Rappler editor at large Marites Vitug sits down with FLAG lawyer Jun Viterbo to discuss the complaint against key members of the opposition
The real-life couple stars as Zak and Sara in 'LSS'
Rappler sits down with Julius Leonen, whose team at the Manila Public Information Office keeps public interest in Mayor Isko Moreno up, on Friday, August 30
Rappler talks to poll commissioner Rowena Guanzon as groups fear a reversal of Duterte Youth chair Ronald Cardema's cancelled nomination. Watch the interview live on Friday, August 23.
From a website envisioned as a platform for free speech, 8chan has become host to hate speech related to multiple mass shootings in the United States. Watch its founder, Frederick Brennan, live on Rappler.
How does the DILG plan to carry out the Anti-Subversion Act of 1957 should it be revived? Watch DILG Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya on Rappler Talk on Monday, August 19
Pangilinan hopes to restore the dignity of commuting and create a magna carta for commuters' rights
For Gretchen Custodio Diez, the fight for equality is far from over. Watch the interview live on Rappler.
On Thursday, August 15, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to Bill Hayton of Chatham House about how China spreads information about allegedly false historical claims and what the concept of "imagined territories" is about
The Bangsamoro Transition Authority is in office, but what now?
On Monday, August 5, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug sits down with Dr Deo Onda of the University of the Philippines' Marine Science Institute to discuss the importance of the West Philippine Sea to Filipinos
Rappler sits down with the commander of Manila Mayor Isko Moreno's anti-crime team, Police Major Rosalino Ibay
Rappler talks to some stellar homegrown wrestlers: PWR champion Quatro, PHX winner Chino Guinto, and All Out War titlist Martivo
Rappler talks to some of local wrestling's top storytellers: MWF champion Robin Sane, 'Danger' Rex Lawin, and Fabio Makisig
The law has been passed. The next challenge: implementation
Former Philippine Coast Guard commandant Carlos Agustin talks about the Recto Bank incident and the situation in the West Philippine Sea
On Friday, July 12, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug sits down with Mark Thompson, an expert on Southeast Asian politics, to discuss the past 3 years of the Duterte presidency and the continuing support of Filipinos for the President
Are there Marcos assets left to be discovered? What challenges did the human rights lawyer face in seeking compensation for the victims? Watch the interview on Friday, July 12, at 11 am
Filipino author and editor Cecilia Manguerra-Brainard talks to Rappler about her novels
'It is up to the Philippines' whether to allow Chinese fishermen to fish in the West Philippine Sea, says world-renowned lawyer Paul Reichler
Paul Reichler, the Philippines' lead counsel against China, tells Rappler there is 'a very strong case' to hold China liable for the Recto Bank incident
[EXCLUSIVE] Paul Reichler, the Philippines' lead counsel against China, speaks to Rappler about Recto Bank and the 3rd anniversary of the Hague ruling on the South China Sea
Two Court of Appeals justices use an argument mostly used by the Supreme Court itself in past decisions that upheld Duterte policies: presidential discretion
Tune in here or head over to Rappler's video platforms on Friday, June 21, to watch the discussion live
Rappler sits down with one of the Magdalo group’s core leaders, Manuel Cabochan, as he steps out of the shadows of his more famous mistahs in his new role as an opposition lawmaker