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During disasters, imagine a world with false news

Jan 15, 2020 - 11:32 PM

Who would you trust?

Biggest fears for 2020

Jan 08, 2020 - 2:00 PM

What are yours?

Is the salary increase for teachers, gov't workers enough?

Jan 07, 2020 - 9:24 PM

(UPDATED) With nearly a million teachers nationwide, a salary increase for them would already entail big sums of money, according to some government officials

Time for change

Jan 01, 2020 - 12:30 PM

The New Year prods us

Biggest controversies Duterte faced in 2019

Dec 20, 2019 - 10:36 AM

How did Duterte fare in 2019? Here's how he handled major controversies – from a murder-rapist's early release to the critical midterm elections.

Are we hopeful for 2020? We have to be.

Dec 20, 2019 - 9:00 AM

How to move on from the #Facepalm year that was 2019

Fear of making decisions

Dec 18, 2019 - 8:00 PM

There are irreparable costs

Newsmakers who died in 2019

Dec 18, 2019 - 7:00 PM

(5th UPDATE) We remember the Filipino icons and newsmakers who have left their mark in their respective fields

Newsbreak Chats 2019: The year in stupidity

Dec 18, 2019 - 5:47 PM

On Wednesday, December 18, Rappler senior editors discuss the events that shaped the Philippines in 2019, what issues hounded Duterte, and what 2020 will bring

Unqualified GCTA returnees lose jobs, are detained for months

Dec 15, 2019 - 9:12 PM

Part 2: Even if many are not heinous crime convicts, former inmates turn themselves in to the Correctional Institution for Women out of fear of the President. Administrative lapses make them worry they won’t be home for Christmas.

[PODCAST] Ang mga isyung hinarap ni Duterte sa 2019

Dec 12, 2019 - 5:15 PM

Paano tinugunan ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte ang mga kontrobersiyang hinarap ng kanyang administrasyon nitong nakaraang taon? Pakinggan sa podcast na ito nila Rappler reporter Pia Ranada at researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan.

Getting into the Christmas spirit

Dec 12, 2019 - 1:16 AM

It's a mindset

2019: Year of rough seas for PH in the face of belligerent China

Dec 10, 2019 - 8:09 PM

Often undetected, Chinese vessels and warships cross deeper into the Philippines' territorial seas and closer to home

2019: Lawlessness in the Philippines under Duterte

Dec 10, 2019 - 7:12 PM

Newsbreak, Rappler's investigative and research section, tracks stories that depict lawlessness in the Philippines, aided by policies and orders that veer toward authoritarianism

Fighting the PR war

Dec 03, 2019 - 10:15 PM

It's different now

Newsbreak Chats: What went wrong in SEA Games 2019 preparations?

Nov 28, 2019 - 3:31 PM

On Thursday, November 28, the Newsbreak team will sit down to discuss preparations for the SEA Games 2019, what went wrong along the way, and other questions related to the Philippine hosting of the regional event

Too hot to handle

Nov 27, 2019 - 2:00 PM

How’d it get this hot?

Do we need to die to do our jobs well?

Nov 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM

I sure hope not

Of taipan deaths and risk-taking

Nov 13, 2019 - 4:51 PM

The burden that must be borne

Traffic, mobility fears

Nov 06, 2019 - 2:00 PM

What to do

Starting all over

Oct 30, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Not easy but always doable

Newsbreak Chats: Where the Marcos vs Robredo electoral protest is headed

Oct 24, 2019 - 4:55 PM

On Thursday, October 24, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss the latest development in the electoral protest filed by Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr against Vice President Leni Robredo

Will we have a new VP?

Oct 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Here's what you should know

When the High Court looks for compromises

Oct 16, 2019 - 11:16 PM

Are we in a better place?

Supreme Court of the Philippines in Padre Faura on June 19, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

China's expansion

Oct 09, 2019 - 7:33 PM

What the Philippines should watch out for

Why investigations are important

Oct 02, 2019 - 5:26 PM

Difficult investigative stories must be written

Newsbreak Chats: How gov't is handling the GCTA, BuCor mess

Sep 26, 2019 - 4:18 PM

On Thursday, September 26, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss whether government is on the right track and what else it can do to full-proof the implementation of the GCTA law

Guess who's on Viber?

Sep 25, 2019 - 12:56 PM

Because metro woes are overwhelming

METRO WOES. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, urban planner Paulo Alcazaren, and QC Mayor Joy Belmonte join the panel discussion on making the metro more livable during the 2019 Social Good Summit at the Yuchengco Hall in DLSU on Sept 21. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Martial Law again?

Sep 18, 2019 - 1:14 PM

Never, never

Newsbreak Chats: The GCTA law, Cardema, Bikoy, and how laws can be twisted

Aug 29, 2019 - 4:16 PM

On Thursday, August 29, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss and analyze how some political personalities have tried to trifle with the law

Newsbreak Chats: After Duterte's SONA and Gem-Ver, what now?

Jul 25, 2019 - 4:13 PM

On Thursday, July 25, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss the issues surrounding the lives of the Gem-Ver fishermen and what's ahead after the 2019 SONA

PODCASTS: Duterte, ruler of a divided nation

Jun 24, 2019 - 4:32 PM

Here are 3 confessions from a divided nation: A Davaoeña critic of the President whose father is rabidly pro-Duterte, a disillusioned Duterte supporter, and an impassioned Duterte defender

Newsbreak Chats: Does the opposition slate stand a chance?

May 09, 2019 - 4:14 PM

On Thursday, May 9, Rappler reporters Lian Buan and Mara Cepeda join Newsbreak Chats to analyze the Otso Diretso campaign and the possibility of them winning on May 13

Newsbreak Chats: Keeping an eye on crucial local elections

May 02, 2019 - 4:31 PM

On Thursday, May 2, the team sits down to discuss why it is important to keep an eye on local races in the 2019 polls and what are the things voters should keep in mind when dealing with local candidates

Newsbreak Chats: Vote-buying beyond just giving cash

Apr 25, 2019 - 4:09 PM

On Tuesday, April 9, the team sits down with election lawyer and Rappler columnist Emil Marañon III to discuss what counts as vote-buying and how do the anti-vote buying laws fare in implementation

Newsbreak Chats: Should Philippine elections be this expensive?

Apr 10, 2019 - 5:41 PM

A special edition of Newsbreak Chats features election lawyer and Rappler columnist Emil Marañon III who tackles issues surrounding campaign finance laws

Newsbreak Chats: The May 2019 elections and social media

Apr 04, 2019 - 12:08 PM

On Thursday, April 4, the team sits down for a special edition of Newsbreak Chats where they will discuss the social media rules set by the Commission on Elections for the 2019 campaign period

Newsbreak Chats: Michael Yang, local elections, and Manila Bay rehab

Mar 28, 2019 - 3:36 PM

The team sits down on Thursday, March 28, to discuss the local elections, Manila Bay rehabilitation, and presidential economic adviser Michael Yang's alleged links to the illegal drug trade

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Rappler Talk: Julio Teehankee on what to watch out for in 2019 elections

Jan 30, 2019 - 2:40 PM

Political analyst Julio Teehankee sits down with Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug on Wednesday, January 30 to discuss what issues will matter in the months leading to the elections

Philippine democracy in 2018: Where do we fall in world rankings?

Dec 20, 2018 - 9:30 AM

Attacks against democratic values and unforeseen events situate the Philippines in much lower rankings than the previous year in several areas

A Staple Problem? History of rice crisis in the Philippines

Dec 19, 2018 - 11:00 AM

While the Philippines is known for its agricultural lands, the country continues to face recurring rice crises over the years

Newsbreak Chats: Top stories in 2018, what to expect in 2019

Dec 18, 2018 - 4:37 PM

Join us as Rappler senior editors sit down to discuss how key events in 2018 shaped the nation and what to expect in 2019 – an election year

2018: Democracy in decline

Dec 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Newsbreak, Rappler’s research and investigative arm, has pursued stories to track the Philippines' slow but steady descent to authoritarianism, in a bid to stem it and call attention to this worrisome trend

'Boys will be boys': Locker room talk and online harassment

Dec 15, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Online spaces have made the locker rooms bigger – and more sinister

Fake news, real women: Disinformation gone macho

Dec 15, 2018 - 9:52 AM

When disinformation is weaponized against women, misogyny rears its ugly head

When journalists become the story: Attacks against media in 2018

Dec 14, 2018 - 4:16 PM

Cases of intimidation and violence against journalists continue to spread with the 'climate of hatred' that has persisted against journalism globally


Newsbreak Chats: Xi Jinping's state visit, Rappler's Fact Check Project

Nov 29, 2018 - 4:02 PM

The team discusses on Thursday, November 29, Xi Jinping's state visit and Rappler's efforts to combat disinformation

Newsbreak Chats: Trillanes' amnesty revocation and arrest

Sep 29, 2018 - 12:22 PM

The Newsbreak team discusses on Thursday, September 27, the arrest of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and its effect on the military, rule of law, and the opposition

Newsbreak Chats: Rice crisis, Arroyo as House Speaker, other top stories in August 2018

Aug 30, 2018 - 4:33 PM

Join us as we make sense of these stories: the ongoing rice crisis, the tussle between Customs and PDEA, changes in the House, backdoor abortion in the Philippines

Newsbreak Chats: Marites Vitug on significance of 'Rock Solid'

Jul 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Listen to discussions with Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug about her new book 'Rock Solid: How the Philippines Won Its Maritime Case Against China', the first of its kind on Manila's legal victory against Beijing