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Inside the Industry: Film criticism with Richard Bolisay

Oct 12, 2019 - 6:57 PM

Why does he do what he does and what did he do to get there? Listen to Richard Bolisay on 'Inside the Industry' here!

[PODCAST] Laffler Talk: In a room full of art

Oct 11, 2019 - 8:26 PM

Where do Vincent’s fans go? Now I think I know.

Rappler Talk: Francis Zamora's first 100 days as San Juan mayor

Oct 07, 2019 - 7:41 PM

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?

Rappler Talk: Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on his first 100 days in office

Oct 02, 2019 - 8:32 PM

Is Mayor Isko Moreno on track to reviving Manila? Watch his interview evaluating his first 100 days.

[PODCAST] Laffler Talk: 'The One' na dapat iwan

Sep 27, 2019 - 7:47 PM

Dates that shouldn't have happened

[PODCAST] Dapat bang gawing ilegal ang pagiging komunista?

Sep 19, 2019 - 8:37 PM

Ano ang maaaring umusbong na problema kung ituturing na krimen ang pagiging miyembro ng Communist Party of the Philippines? Pakinggan ang talakayan nina police reporter Rambo Talabong at researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan.

[PODCAST] Laffler Talk: Office Blues

Sep 13, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Feeling mo walang katapusan ang trabaho. Pero don’t worry, wala ring katapusan ang kuwentuhan at diskarte para may peace of mind ka sa office.

[PODCAST] Inciting to sedition sa ilalim ni Duterte

Sep 05, 2019 - 9:17 PM

Ano ang implikasyon ng inciting to sedition complaint sa demokrasya sa Pilipinas? Alamin sa talakayan nina police reporter Rambo Talabong, justice reporter Lian Buan, at researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan.

[PODCAST] May silbi ba ang diplomatic protest laban sa China?

Aug 30, 2019 - 8:31 PM

May ngipin ba ang mga diplomatic protest laban sa mga aksyon ng China? Alamin sa talakayan nina foreign affairs reporter Sofia Tomacruz at researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan.

[PODCAST] Laffler Talk: Trapped in traffic

Aug 30, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Marami ka bang reklamo sa biyahe? Hindi ka nag-iisa.

Rappler Talk: Leading Isko Moreno's publicity team

Aug 30, 2019 - 9:04 AM

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

[PODCAST] Ang batas na puwedeng magpalaya sa rapist-murderer na si Antonio Sanchez

Aug 23, 2019 - 11:51 AM

Ano ang epekto ng RA 10592 kay convicted murderer-rapist na si Antonio Sanchez? Alamin sa talakayan nina justice reporter Lian Buan at researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan.

Who is the Filipino? The ABCs of LGTBQ+ and SOGIE

Aug 20, 2019 - 6:30 PM

We talk to Mela Habijan about terms, definitions, and why recognition matters

[PODCAST] Laffler Talk: Ghosting

Aug 16, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Bigla ba siyang nanlamig? Biglang nawala? Usapang ghosting ngayong A-ghost-o.

[PODCAST] Love of Country: When is music patriotic?

Aug 16, 2019 - 2:49 PM

Music legend Joey Ayala shatters widely-held beliefs about patriotism in music

[PODCAST] Love of Country: Is dissent patriotic?

Aug 14, 2019 - 3:50 PM

'Mahirap mahalin' – why is it so difficult to love this country and why is dissent an integral part of that love?

Inside the Industry podcast: Life as a sports manager

Aug 12, 2019 - 5:00 PM

In the first episode of Rappler Hustle's Inside the Industry podcast, Philippine rugby's Jake Letts talks about what it's like to be a sports manager

PODCAST: Gem-Ver: The men, the crash, the journey home

Aug 12, 2019 - 12:00 PM

It's been 2 months since a Chinese trawler rammed a Filipino fishing boat in the West Philippine Sea. In this podcast, Rappler revisits that harrowing night, and more.

[PODCAST] Love of Country: Can a patriot love two countries?

Aug 09, 2019 - 9:30 AM

‘Love of the country requires a deep understanding of our history and our culture,’ says Fil-Am author Cecilia Manguerra Brainard

Listen to women's sports in PH's first podcast network

Aug 07, 2019 - 5:16 PM

'Go Hard Girls is my podcast that talks about incredible, yet underrated female athletes, while having a conversation on the challenges we have to overcome,' says host Ceej Tantengco

SHARING STORIES. UAAP Season 80 MVP Jack Animam shares her story as a Filipina basketball player through Go Hard Girls. Photo from Go Hard Girls Facebook

[PODCAST] Love of Country: Is today's generation less patriotic?

Aug 06, 2019 - 10:23 AM

In this first episode of Rappler's Love of Country podcast, award-winning writer and activist Butch Dalisay talks about patriotism and the digital age

Rappler Talk: Leading Isko Moreno's anti-crime team

Aug 02, 2019 - 12:31 PM

Rappler sits down with the commander of Manila Mayor Isko Moreno's anti-crime team, Police Major Rosalino Ibay

PODCAST: Battling depression and anxiety

Jul 24, 2019 - 6:30 PM

The majority of people know at least one person who may be dealing with a mental health illness or even unstable mental health. But what do we really know about it?

PODCAST: Who is the Filipino? Superhero worship

Jul 18, 2019 - 8:56 PM

Listen to part 2 of our podcast with 'Darna' director Jerrold Tarog on heroes in Philippine media

PODCAST: Who is the Filipino? Heroes of history

Jul 18, 2019 - 8:00 PM

We talk national heroes with 'Heneral Luna' director Jerrold Tarog

Rappler Talk: Mark Thompson on Duterte's 'violent populism'

Jul 12, 2019 - 2:59 PM

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

WATCH: Gem-Ver fishermen eager to sail again

Jul 10, 2019 - 7:49 PM

On the shores of Occidental Mindoro, the fishermen of Gem-Ver try to rebuild their damaged boat so they could set out to sail once again

BACK HOME. Fishermen pull the F/B Gem-Ver, towards the shore of Barangay San Roque I, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro on June 15, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

[EXPLAINER] The gospel according to Tito Sotto: Teach a man to fish, and his haul could be Chinese

Jul 03, 2019 - 4:11 PM

Senate President Tito Sotto – the man in the #Sinotto memes – comments on the 'exclusivity' of fish in the Recto Bank. Are his statements valid?

The Duterte Show: A reflection on the last 3 years

Jul 03, 2019 - 10:14 AM

Let this animation take you through a visual journey through poet and anthropologist Arnold Azurin's ruminations about Filipinos under the Duterte presidency

Newsbreak Chats: The highs and lows of the Duterte presidency

Jun 27, 2019 - 4:00 PM

On Thursday, June 27, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss what defined the Duterte presidency in the past 3 years, the implications of his policies, and what can be expected in the latter half of his administration

WATCH: Duterte presidency in 5 minutes

Jun 26, 2019 - 9:21 PM

Here is a look at the defining moments of the first half of President Rodrigo Duterte's administration in under 5 minutes

Rappler Talk: Assessing Duterte presidency at the halfway mark

Jun 26, 2019 - 3:02 PM

The first 3 years of President Rodrigo Duterte's term will pass on June 30. Political science associate professor Aries Arugay weighs in on the Chief Executive's popularity, gains and losses, and challenges in the next half of his term.

Who is the Filipino? Inside the Philippines' entertainment industry

Jun 24, 2019 - 7:58 PM

Theirs isn't always a glamorous – or even decent – world

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

Who is the Filipino? Bisaya representation matters

Jun 22, 2019 - 1:20 PM

Rappler talks to actor, singer, songwriter, and 'resident anger' Chai Fonacier about Bisaya culture and identity, and why it's important to be seen

Who is the Filipino? The complex identities of migrants

Jun 21, 2019 - 5:54 PM

Jasmine Shewakramani, a full-blooded Indian born and raised in the Philippines, could not call herself Filipino for a long, long time

PODCAST: Makakalusot ba si Ronald Cardema ng Duterte Youth sa Kongreso?

Jun 21, 2019 - 4:54 PM

Sa podcast na ito, pag-uusapan nila Comelec reporter Sofia Tomacruz at researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan ang iba't ibang panig ng isyu tungkol kay Ronald Cardema na hindi pa nareresolba kahit papalapit na ang pagbukas ng bagong Kongreso

Robredo visits Filipino fishermen, provides assistance

Jun 21, 2019 - 2:27 PM

Each of the 22 fishermen receives P50,000 under the Office of the Vice President's Angat Buhay Program

DIALOGUE WITH FISHERMEN. Vice President Leni Robredo visits the fishermen and crew of FB Gem-Ver, on June 21, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Gem-Ver captain's wife on joint probe with China: 'Hiwalay dapat'

Jun 21, 2019 - 1:58 PM

Lanie Insigne, the wife of Gem-Ver captain Junel, asks government to conduct a separate probe into the boat sinking incident to ensure fairness

SEPARATE PROBE. Gem-Ver boat captain Junel Insigne and wife Lanie, speak to media during in Barangay San Roque, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro on June 21, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

WATCH: Government gives aid to Gem-Ver crew

Jun 20, 2019 - 8:59 AM

But is it enough to cover all the damages incurred?

PH boat captain changes tune after meeting with Piñol

Jun 19, 2019 - 11:16 PM

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol holds a closed-door dialogue with Gem-Ver fishermen, in a house surrounded by policemen in full battle gear

GEM-VER FISHERMEN. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol holds a press conference on June 19, 2019, with the 22 fishermen of Filipino fishing boat Gem-Ver, which was rammed and sunk by a Chinese ship in the West Philippine Sea. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

PODCAST: Impunity in the West Philippine Sea

Jun 19, 2019 - 9:20 PM

Pakinggan ang usapan nina defense reporter Rambo Talabong, foreign affairs reporter Paterno Esmaquel, at researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan ukol sa nangyaring banggaan at tugon ng administrasyong Duterte rito

EXPLAINER: Boat sinking at Recto Bank – from indignation to dismissal

Jun 19, 2019 - 2:50 PM

The Philippine government's messaging on the ramming of a Filipino boat by a Chinese vessel, evolves from confused to echoing China's line

SUNKEN. Fishing Boat Gem-Vir in the West Philippine Sea after it was attacked by a Chinese fishing vessel. Sourced photo

Lorenzana: 'BFAR is correct agency to protect our fisheries'

Jun 19, 2019 - 12:52 PM

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, however, is not responsible for securing the country's domain, but the Armed Forces of the Philippines

RAMMED. Fishermen pull the F/B Gem-Ver, the Filipino boat sunken by a Chinese vessel near Recto Bank, towards the shore of Brgy. San Roque, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro on June 15, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Chinese should apologize for PH boat sinking – Lorenzana

Jun 19, 2019 - 11:41 AM

(UPDATED) While he sees the ramming of the Filipino fishing boat as an 'accident,' Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the damage inflicted warrants an apology and compensation

APOLOGY NEEDED. Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana during the Kapihan sa Manila Bay on June 19, 2019. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Lorenzana on Filipino boat sinking: 'It's just an accident'

Jun 19, 2019 - 9:41 AM

(UPDATED) 'I think it's just an accident, based on information we got from the crew. Maybe the other side did not intend to bump them,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana

'JUST AN ACCIDENT.' Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana during NDCP Alumni Forum at Camp Aguinaldo on Monday, February 4, 2019. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Sunken boat's captain: 'Parang balewala ang pagbangga sa amin'

Jun 18, 2019 - 2:07 PM

'Binangga po kami talaga,' says F/B Gem-Ver captain Junel Insigne, who tried to maneuver the Filipino boat away from the speeding Chinese boat's path

'BALEWALA.' Fishing Boat Gem-Ver captain Junel Insigne is dismayed by the Duterte administration's statements on their ordeal. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PH refuses to summon China envoy over boat sinking

Jun 18, 2019 - 2:00 PM

'Bakit, may kasalanan ba ito, kailangan bang magpaliwanag sa atin?' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo

CLOSE TIES. President Rodrigo Duterte speaks with Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua on the sidelines of the ceremonial turnover of the military assistance gratis from the Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China at the Clark Air Base in Pampanga on June 28, 2017. Malacañang photo

China omits 'besieging' by PH boats in new statement

Jun 18, 2019 - 11:04 AM

For the first time since the Recto Bank issue erupted, China also sends its sympathies to the 22 Filipino fishermen of the boat sunk by a Chinese ship

CHINA SPOKESMAN. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang takes a question from the media during a press conference in Beijing on July 13, 2016. File photo by AFP

Locsin raises PH boat sinking at U.N., hits sea 'felony'

Jun 18, 2019 - 9:20 AM

(UPDATED) 'It is a felony to abandon people in distress,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr, after President Rodrigo Duterte dismissed the issue as a 'maritime incident'

UN SPEECH. Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr speaks on June 17, 2019, at the commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Photo courtesy of UN