june 12 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on june 12


#RP612fic: Netizens imagine PH heroes on Independence Day 2018

Jun 12, 2018 - 5:35 PM

Filipinos use jokes and memes to visualize Philippine historical figures in modern or alternative settings

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 12, 2018

Jun 12, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Tuesday.

US President Donald Trump (R) gestures as he meets with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (L) at the start of their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have become on June 12 the first sitting US and North Korean leaders to meet, shake hands and negotiate to end a decades-old nuclear stand-off. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB

FACT CHECK: Only June 12 is a national non-working holiday

Jun 05, 2018 - 7:15 PM

Other mentioned dates on June 6, 9, 11, 15, 16, 18, and 21 are special non-working holidays applicable only to certain municipalities, cities, or provinces.

Top North Korean to meet Pompeo ahead of U.S. summit

May 29, 2018 - 6:29 PM

(UPDATED) Officials say General Kim Yong-Chol will meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York on Wednesday, May 30, or Thursday, May 31

TOP BRASS. File photo of General Kim Yong Chol (center), who is in charge of inter-Korean affairs for North Korea's ruling Workers' Party. Photo by Korea pool/AFP

Duterte, Alejano, Trump | Midday wRap

Jun 12, 2017 - 2:05 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Mara Cepeda

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 12, 2017

Jun 12, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Monday

Philippine Independence Day 2017 events

Jun 11, 2017 - 7:40 PM

Here are the events lined up as the Philippines celebrates the 119th anniversary of its independence on Monday June 12

119TH. June 12, 2017 is the Philippines' 119th celebration of its independence from Spanish colonization.

Duterte, Robredo to attend Independence Day rites in Luneta

Jun 08, 2017 - 2:52 PM

Lawmakers and Cabinet officials will lead Independence Day activities in other parts of the country

'PH at war?' Filipinos react to Facebook's Independence Day error

Jun 12, 2016 - 1:45 PM

UPDATED The social network greets Filipinos on Independence Day but gets the Philippine flag wrong

Ambulances, medical booths in Manila on Independence Day

Jun 11, 2015 - 3:18 PM

Health Secretary Janette Garin gives 7 tips for people who will join Independence Day activities

Free Pasig River ferry rides on Independence Day

Jun 11, 2015 - 8:18 AM

The public can ride the Pasig River Ferry for free from 6:30 am to 5:30 pm on Independence Day June 12

TEST RUN. The MMDA prototype ferry boat to be used for the revival of the Pasig River ferry service from Guadalupe in Makati to Intramuros in Manila. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Artists to rock against child labor, mark PH Independence Day

Jun 10, 2015 - 2:01 PM

The concert organized by the ILO and RockEd Philippines will call for freedom from child labor on June 12

CHILD LABOR. Filipino children work by collecting sand at a shoreline in the Manila suburbs on April 24 2010. File photo by Francis R Malasig/EPA Francis R Malasig/EPA

WATCH: 4 foreigners share why they call PH their home

Jun 11, 2014 - 1:21 PM

This video asks “Bakit ibang tao napapamahal sa Pilipino?” Why do other people love Filipinos? The answers may surprise you

Pork scam protesters to PNoy: Jail all

May 29, 2014 - 4:47 PM

The 6 12 14 protest coalition calls on Filipinos to join the June 12 movement at the Kartilya ng Katipunan in Manila City

COALITION. The newly formed coalition's demand is simple: jail everyone involved in the pork barrel scandal. All photos by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

The heroes of Bulacan

Jun 12, 2013 - 6:47 PM

A World War II veteran of Malolos Bulacan shares her journey to freedom

SURVIVOR. World War II veteran Elvira Jimenez is grateful that she survived some of the toughest  years in Philippine history. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Rediscovering, revisiting the National Museum

Jun 12, 2013 - 3:10 PM

On Independence Day Rappler finds out if the National Museum is still relevant and why it is worth a visit

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM. What is now the National Museum was the Legislative Hall before World War II. All photos by Pia Ranada

Free train ride, traffic rerouting on June 12

Jun 11, 2013 - 5:15 PM

Check the list of roads that will be closed on June 12 for the 115th Philippine Independence Day celebrations on June 12

June 12: Independence Day getaways

Jun 06, 2013 - 4:31 PM

June 12 is a holiday and a chance for a quick getaway Here are Rappler s suggestions

SOLEMN SUNSET. Lakes’ tranquil waters are perfect for just quietly enjoying the moment. Photo taken at Taal Lake, Balete, Batangas

PNoy: Impeachment boosts democracy

Jun 12, 2012 - 8:00 AM

Dismissed chief justice Renato Corona s conviction upholds the Constitution which is a hallmark of Philippine independence the President says