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Rappler Talk: Marshall Goldsmith on coaching leaders

Nov 27, 2018 - 6:00 PM

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No more leadership vacuum in Mountain Province

Oct 19, 2018 - 7:50 PM

Bonifacio Lacwasan Jr faces 5 challengers in his bid for governor of Mountain Province

FULL-TERM. Bonifacio C. Lacwasan, Jr faces 5 challengers for governor of Mountain Province. Photo from his Facebook page

[OPINION] In defense of democracy

Oct 18, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says in a speech in Washington DC: 'Now, more than ever, we need leaders who will step down from their pedestal and walk with the last, the least, and the lost'

CHANGE OF COMMAND. Vice President Leni Robredo, flanked by former president Fidel Ramos (to her right) and President Rodrigo Duterte, at the Armed Forces of Philippines change of command ceremony on April 18, 2018. Photo courtesy of the OVP

[OPINION] What 'Goyo' teaches us about leadership, youth, and patriotism

Sep 11, 2018 - 8:58 PM

'Watch it because we are all Goyos in a way: young, foolish, idealistic, uncertain, selfish, imperfect, vain, and incompetent'

Emerging Leadership Summit 2018: Learn from leaders of the digital generation

Sep 10, 2018 - 4:25 PM

The 2nd Emerging Leadership Summit will be happening on September 26 at the Marquis Events Place, BGC

[OPINION] The dark side of leadership

Sep 02, 2018 - 11:33 PM

The scandals that rock the Church are not just about sexual abuse or misconduct, but also the self-serving way leadership is exercised

FAST FACTS: Legacy of Jesse Robredo

Aug 16, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Jesse Robredo's ‘tsinelas leadership' lives on, 6 years after his death

Secretary Jesse Robredo at a 2012 interview with Rappler. Photo by John Javellana.


How families in Cabiao, Nueva Ecija's poor village got homes, education

Aug 04, 2018 - 8:00 AM

For a year at the start of her term, then-mayor Gloria Congco did the rounds of private firms, non-profit organizations, and international institutions, presenting the needs of the remote sitio of Saint Joseph

Photo courtesy of Kaya Natin Movement for Good Governance

Alvarez-Arroyo showdown, lawmakers in pre-SONA talks

Jul 23, 2018 - 9:34 AM

Several sources tell Rappler several lawmakers met over the weekend to secure numbers to oust Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez

CAUCUS. House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas leads the all-member caucus on Monday, July 23. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Senate President Tito Sotto? Likely this year, says Lacson

May 03, 2018 - 2:05 PM

This change in Senate leadership could happen within the year, possibly in July or in October, when Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III files his certificate of candidacy for reelection

Organic farming helps lessen health risks in Cervantes, Ilocos Sur

Apr 21, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Benjamin Maggay, former mayor of Cervantes, notices that whenever their farmers use chemicals, they develop lung problems two to three days after

DEMO. Local authorities demonstrate how organic farming methods are done. Photo by Kaya Natin! Movement

Next Metro Manila police chief one of authors of Oplan Tokhang

Apr 19, 2018 - 10:56 AM

Director Camilo Cascolan is currently the chief of the PNP Directorate for Operations, the office behind operational plans of the 180,000-strong police force

NEXT NCRPO CHIEF. Camilo Cascolan is a classmate of Oscar Albayalde and Ronald dela Rosa at the Philippine Military Academy. Rappler screengrab

Ex-FBI chief Comey: Trump ran White House like a 'mob boss'

Apr 13, 2018 - 9:42 AM

Former FBI director James Comey also says in a new book that President Donald Trump lives in 'a cocoon of alternative reality' that he tried to pull others around him into

COMEY. In this file photo, then FBI Director James Comey prepares to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, May 3, 2017. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Call for Applications: ChangemakerXchange Indonesia 2018

Mar 22, 2018 - 8:01 PM

Join the upcoming #ChangemakerXchange summit in Indonesia from June 26 to July 1, 2018

CSC accepting candidates for leadership certification program

Mar 02, 2018 - 2:48 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Registered individuals will take a Pre-Qualifying Test, composed of a general ability test and an essay test, on March 23, 2018

Rappler journalist is Asia Foundation Development Fellow

Feb 13, 2018 - 5:36 PM

Southeast Asia correspondent Natashya Gutierrez is one of 12 who are chosen for the '2018 Asia Foundation Development Fellows: Emerging Leadership for Asia’s Future' program

Air Force sends 1st Filipina pilot for training in the U.S.

Feb 12, 2018 - 1:28 PM

2nd Lieutenant Catherine Mae Emeterio Gonzales, one of the Philippine Military Academy's top 10 graduates in 2017, has been inspired by the air force's victory during the 2013 Zamboanga siege

AVIATION TRAINING. 2nd Lt. Catherine Mae Emeterio Gonzales of the Philippine Air Force was one of the 7 females who landed in the top 10 of the Philippine Military Academy graduates in 2017. US Embassy photo

[OPINION] Strengthen governance, PH democracy? Invest in Filipino youth

Dec 26, 2017 - 4:32 PM

With a Filipino population of some 50 million under the age of 24, the nation’s decision-makers simply cannot afford to neglect the employment, education, and social needs of this enormous constituency

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] A break-up letter to Rody

Dec 19, 2017 - 8:38 PM

No more empty promises. No more lies. No more proclamations that are so hollow they echo in my ears. I am so very tired.

[OPINION] How much longer? A year-and-a-half of Duterte

Dec 12, 2017 - 11:59 AM

Four-and-a-half more years of Duterte is an interminable, insufferable length of time. His regime is wreaking havoc on many political institutions, especially the weakest of our 3 branches of government, the judicial system.

Del Rosario on ASEAN, Grab driver’s killer, Facebook vs revenge porn | Evening wRap

Nov 08, 2017 - 7:52 PM

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[OPINION] Revolutionary government, yes, Duterte-style, no

Oct 17, 2017 - 2:51 PM

Under Duterte’s leadership, there is clearly no revolution. It’s actually more of the same, only worse. What Duterte ushered in was a rightist counter-revolution.

[OPINION] To a successor generation: find a different way of doing politics

Oct 15, 2017 - 11:00 AM

To our young, explore a different way of being citizens and doing politics; not only is it your time; it is in your hands

Mahathir working hard to 'get rid' of 'dictator' Najib

Oct 14, 2017 - 11:12 AM

'Unfortunately he is not like his father,' former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad says of current Prime Minister Najib Razak

DEMOCRACY. Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad talks about democracy during the ASEAN Leaders Forum. Screenshot by Rappler

[OPINION] A trio of great patriots and leaders: Wash Sycip, Dina Abad, Fr Archie Intengan

Oct 12, 2017 - 1:21 PM

Washington Sycip, Dina Abad, and Archie Intengan – a trio of leaders and patriots have left us but their spirit lives on in the people they mentored and institutions they built

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Lies Tatay Digong told me

Sep 25, 2017 - 8:56 AM

While leadership is situational, integrity isn't

We need new prophets

Sep 12, 2017 - 1:59 PM

Prophets first speak truth to power They do so because they believe that the future can be so much better

Duterte most decisive among top national officials – survey

Aug 28, 2017 - 3:08 PM

UPDATED The President also gets high index ratings for love concern and care for the country according to the Pahayag survey of Publicus Asia

DECISIVE. President Rodrigo Duterte gets a high decisiveness rating in the pilot Pahayag survey of Publicus Asia. File photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Bulacan congresswoman is new deputy speaker for Central Luzon

Aug 09, 2017 - 10:08 PM

Representative Linabelle Villarica in turn will be replaced by Isabela 2nd District Representative Ana Go as chairperson of the House foreign affairs committee

REPLACEMENT. Bulacan 4th District Representative Linabelle Villarica is elected Deputy Speaker for Center Luzon on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. She replaces Pampanga 2nd District Representative and former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, who was stripped of the post after voting against the death penalty bill. Rappler file photo

Have we lost all decency?

Jul 17, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Our aging national leaders have become wanton and debauched

The Butcher in the Palace, and Other Fabrications

Jul 03, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Once upon a time there was carnage

The year of living with autocracy and incompetence

Jun 20, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Duterte’s experience as mayor is out of proportion to the demands of the presidency It ill prepared him for checks and balances central to a democracy

Duterte: We value diversity and differences

Apr 28, 2017 - 8:37 PM

Despite the President s high minded words at the ASEAN leadership forum it cannot be forgotten that he has threatened and cursed at people who openly criticize his policies

RESPECTING DIFFERENCES. President Rodrigo Duterte is keynote speaker at the 14th ASEAN Leadership Forum on April 28, 2017

Gloria Arroyo 'not interested' to be Speaker

Apr 20, 2017 - 3:36 PM

Pampanga 2nd District Rep Gloria Macapagal Arroyo also denies having talks with Rep Antonio Floirendo Jr to oust Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez

NO TO SPEAKERSHIP. Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Arroyo is not eyeing to become the next Speaker. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

A Kagay-anon’s leadership journey to empower the youth

Apr 16, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Kagay anon youth leader Ernesto Neri believes in the importance of enabling the youth to engage in local governance and nation building

YOUTH LEADER. Ernesto Neri's definition of becoming a man for others for the greater glory of God equates to advocating for social good.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 7, 2017

Apr 07, 2017 - 10:59 AM

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[Newspoint] Duterte, Carpio and the dos and don'ts of leadership

Mar 24, 2017 - 4:57 PM

The President and the Senior Associate Justice are a study in contrast

#InspireCourage: Ateneo doctors serve in far-flung Northern Samar town

Mar 17, 2017 - 4:02 PM

Doctors Mixie Baduria and Alfonso Regala could have gone to any specialization they wanted after graduation Instead they are serving in a 2nd class municipality in Northern Samar

LOCAL HEALTHCARE. Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health doctors currently working in the district and provincial hospitals in Northern Samar pose for a photo in front of the Tan Memorial Hospital. (L to R) Dr Alfonso Miguel Regala, Dr Terrence Antonio, Dr Raymond Luzarraga, Dr Ezekiel Valera, Dr Sophia Caranay, Dr Sherry Mombay, Dr Merlin Sanicas. Photo courtesy of Mixie Baduria

House ousts Arroyo, 11 committee chairpersons

Mar 15, 2017 - 6:37 PM

3rd UPDATE Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez makes good on his threat to remove the key posts of lawmakers who did not vote in favor of the death penalty bill

OUSTED. Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is removed as deputy speaker following her no vote on the death penalty bill. Photo by Jasmin Dulay

House leaders vs death penalty to be replaced in May

Mar 15, 2017 - 12:41 PM

UPDATED On possibly losing support after the House reorganization Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says Well if I m burning bridges then so be it

PENDING REORGANIZATION. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez guarantees the replacement of several House leaders. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Lawmakers give Alvarez ‘full support’ in House reorganization

Mar 13, 2017 - 6:57 PM

Should Speaker Alvarez push through with the replacements political parties will decide who will be substituting for the positions to be left by lawmakers who voted against the death penalty

IMPENDING REPLACEMENTS? Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas says most congressmen agree that Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez should replace the House leaders who voted against the death penalty bill. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Lagman: Alvarez on 'benevolent retreat' on threat vs House leaders

Mar 09, 2017 - 12:24 PM

Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas defends Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez as simply showing the qualities of a good leader by reviewing his statement that he would replace anti death penalty House leaders

ALVAREZ'S EMPTY THREAT? Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman slams Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on his supposed 'empty' threat against House leaders who thumbed down the death penalty bill. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Death penalty bill fallout: Alvarez says Arroyo to be replaced as deputy speaker

Feb 08, 2017 - 6:06 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says it is not a problem for him if he loses support following his resolve to remove House leaders who are against the death penalty bill

DEPUTY SPEAKER NO MORE? Representative Gloria Arroyo is against the reimposition of the death penalty. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Alvarez: House leaders vs death penalty will be replaced

Feb 08, 2017 - 11:47 AM

[Ang] mga deputy speakers [at committee chairpersons] na di sasama sa administration bill papalitan po natin says Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez

'BE PRO OR GOODBYE.' Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is bent on ensuring the death penalty bill will be passed on 3rd and final reading by the House. Photo by Rappler

The harsh are not enshrined in memory

Dec 23, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Harshness never conquers Tenderness does

Kaya Natin, MSD search for LGUs with best public health programs

Dec 15, 2016 - 4:59 PM

Interested LGUs are asked to submit a portfolio describing the rationale and impact of the health programs in their respective communities

World mayors gather to plot Trump-era climate plan

Dec 01, 2016 - 8:58 AM

As leaders of busy polluted cities home to millions of people they want countries to push on with adopting the so called Paris Agreement to limit harmful emissions – an accord that Trump has cast doubt on

CLIMATE GATHERING. (From L to R) Mayor of Amman, Akel Eid Biltaji, Mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille, Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen, Mayor of Mexico City, Miguel Angel Mancera, Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, Secretary for the environment of Hong Kong, Wong Kam Sing, Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore and Mayor of Milan, Giuseppe Sala pose for the media in the City Hall during the C40 Mayors Summit in Mexico City on November 30, 2016.  Hector Guererro/AFP

Thousands protest for Mexican leader to 'resign now'

Sep 16, 2016 - 12:00 PM

UPDATED Demonstrators hold a sign reading Peña Nieto INEPT RESIGN for the good of Mexico and wave blackened flags of Mexico on the eve of the country s Independence Day

INEPT? People hold signs against Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto during a protest rally demanding his resignation, in Mexico City on September 15, 2016. Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP

WB chief Kim heads for 2nd term due to lack of other nominees

Sep 15, 2016 - 9:45 PM

Jim Yong Kim is virtually assured of continuing in the job for 5 more years after his first term ends on June 30 2017

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim speaks at a press conference during the 2016 International Monetary Fund, World Bank Spring Meetings at IMF headquarters on April 14, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

US nominates Kim for World Bank second term

Aug 25, 2016 - 9:20 PM

The United States praises Jim Yong Kim for addressing today s most pressing global development challenges in innovative ways

epa05264168 World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in the panel discussion on 'A New Vision for Financing Development' at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC, USA, 17 April 2016. The Spring meeting of the IMF and the World Bank Group will take place in Washington, DC, between 15-17 April 2016. EPA/SHAWN THEW