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A foul-mouthed 2016: The year in Duterte's curses

Dec 10, 2016 - 3:56 PM

Rappler compiles the moments Duterte let loose his foul mouth in 2016

EXPLETIVES GALORE. President Duterte's public speeches are often filled with curse words. Photo by Darren Langit

Duterte's first 6 months in office: A shake-up

Dec 07, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Six months after being swept into the presidency the man who says he didn t want to be president has shaken up Philippine politics and openly challenges established institutions

CHIEF EXECUTIVE. President Rodrigo Duterte in Malacañang Palace on October 24, 2016. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

Tim Kaine: Swing state senator with foreign policy clout

Jul 23, 2016 - 9:02 AM

The senator is aware that he lacks high wattage like that exuded by Republican VP pick Sarah Palin in 2008 I am boring he smilingly acknowledges in a recent television appearance

HILLARY'S VICE PRESIDENT. US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has selected on July 22, 2016, Democratic Senator from Virginia Tim Kaine to be her pick as running mate for the presidential elections. File photo by Brian Blanco/EPA

Duterte camp on end of canvassing: Victory now official

May 27, 2016 - 8:30 PM

The camp of the president elect reacts to his victory with 6 6 million votes over his closest rival Mar Roxas

VICTORY. Rodrigo Duterte gives a speech at his Miting de Avance in Luneta on May 7, 2016. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

VLOG: Robredo's long journey

May 10, 2016 - 2:34 PM

The LP candidate is currently leading the tight vice presidential race overtaking Senator Bongbong Marcos

Photo by Leni Robredo Media Bureau

Teary-eyed Poe in Pangasinan: Elect a Pangasinense president

May 07, 2016 - 7:29 PM

On the last day of campaign Grace Poe spends time in vote rich Pangasinan

PANGASINENSE PRESIDENT. In her last provincial Grand Rally, Grace Poe urges the Pangasinan electorate to elect another Pangasinense president. Photo by Rick Nicolas

Dear Digong: Please don't fail your people

May 05, 2016 - 10:00 AM

I hope to God for the sake of our country that all of the things you ve promised are lies

Heir to the Kingdom

Mar 31, 2016 - 8:09 PM

Listen to him ramble about unfairness drone on about rules the perfect whipping boy for every grinning bully with a spitball and a baseball bat

The Bully

Mar 31, 2016 - 8:05 PM

See him watch him howling through the night in a roar of chrome and steel Tell your boys run Tell your women hide Get out steer clear and God help the fuckers who get in the way

The Loudest of Them All

Mar 31, 2016 - 8:04 PM

For the third time Miriam Defensor Santiago continues to believe she will win the presidency Stupid is forever she says

The Bandit King

Mar 31, 2016 - 8:01 PM

Lord of the city thief in the night the barefaced bandit who ll take what he can get and pawn what he can’t Watch your back check your pockets – and wash your hands after he leaves

The Imagined President

Feb 19, 2016 - 8:15 AM

Rappler s presidential profile series maps the narratives presented by both candidates and critics in the campaign for 2016

Mar of the People

Feb 19, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Here he speaks the private man called into a public life without drama without illusions without the grand narratives of his political opponents Watch him stolid and square marching fast forward to the future

The Once and Future King

Feb 19, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Amazing Grace they call her the unknown hero born from unknown roots drafted into reluctant service by fate and circumstance her heart pure her courage vast

The Smartest of Them All

Feb 19, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Any idiot can run for political office Any idiot can ramble through a useless privilege speech Choose the leader who is number one Choose the woman who will stand who will fight and who will not die at the hands of intellectual pygmies

Cinderella Man

Feb 19, 2016 - 8:00 AM

His name is a benediction Jesus and Joseph and Mary rolling off the tongue He is Jojo to his friends He is Binay to the press He is the defender of the downtrodden and the persecuted hero of the common man Jojo Binay is family and family looks out for family ”

The Punisher

Feb 19, 2016 - 8:00 AM

See him watch him bursting into the night in a roar of chrome and steel Tell the crooks to run Tell the pimps to hide Blow out the smoke get out steer clear and fuck all the fuckers who get in the way

Duterte files COC, Poe's citizenship, Turkey vs Russia | 6PM wRap

Nov 27, 2015 - 7:14 PM

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PH vs China, De Lima on Duterte, Russia-Turkey tensions | 12PM wRap

Nov 25, 2015 - 12:14 PM

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Duterte-Cayetano 2016, Poe's case, France vs ISIS | 12PM wRap

Nov 24, 2015 - 12:56 PM

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Duterte in 2016, PH-China dispute, Russia vs ISIS | 12PM wRap

Nov 23, 2015 - 12:58 PM

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Rodrigo Duterte supporters hoping until the very end

Oct 16, 2015 - 2:29 PM

Wala tayong magawa kung ayaw niya pero pinagdarasal ko pa rin na sana i touch siya ni Lord says a Duterte supporter

FOR DUTERTE. A group of supporters wait for Rodrigo Duterte on October 16, 2015, the last day of filing of candidacies. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

10 things to know about Alan Peter Cayetano

Sep 29, 2015 - 2:32 PM

What you may not know about 2016 vice presidential candidate Alan Peter Cayetano

Binay on his VP: 'Considering' not same as 'offering'

May 24, 2015 - 4:12 PM

In an apparent dig at Senator Grace Poe the Vice President says There are those who say they won t accept our offer but we haven t made an offer

Will Duterte run for president?

Feb 14, 2015 - 2:08 PM

During a Dipolog stop of his listening tour the mayor of Davao revealed what he would do if becomes president and reforms are not achieved in 6 months

LISTENING TOUR. Duterte visited Dapitan City and Dipolog City in Zamboanga del Norte, and Dumaguete City in Negros Occidental for consultations on changing the government system to federalism. Photo by Gualberto Laput

Kris Aquino: No plans to be Mar's VP

Mar 05, 2014 - 9:19 AM

It has never been discussed No truth says the presidential sister She indicates instead that she s considering running for a post in 2019

Binay on Cayetano: I don’t attack for mileage

Mar 03, 2014 - 10:29 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay takes a swipe at Sen Alan Peter Cayetano who is also eyeing the 2016 presidency

Presidential bet? Cayetano dodges issue, thanks supporters

Mar 03, 2014 - 3:18 PM

But Senator Alan Peter Cayetano talks about what he thinks makes a good president

Aquino defends Roxas' publicity: Not for 2016

Dec 03, 2013 - 7:22 PM

Being present in every crisis situation is part of the DILG secretary s job says the President

AQUINO'S ALLY. Interior Secretary Mar Roxas is often by the President's side, by Aquino says it is not because of his plans for the 2016 presidential elections. File photo by Malacanang Photo Bureau