Rappler's latest stories on protest
The news comes as a two-day strike called by the country's largest union begins despite Chile's President Sebastian Pinera announcing a package of social measures aimed at stemming protests
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
Apologizing to the nation for failing to anticipate the outbreak of social unrest, Pinera says his government 'received with humility and clarity the message Chileans have given us'
'What is happening in Hong Kong today are in no way peaceful protests. It's violence pure and simple,' says Wang Yi
Chief Executive Carrie Lam and police chief Stephen Lo pay a brief visit to the Kowloon Mosque. The mosque was sprayed with blue dye from a water cannon truck causing anger among both local Muslims and protesters.
If you think the young will back down from the chaos, think again. The world beckons them to act.
The major steps taken by Beijing-backed city leader Carrie Lam fail to deal a decisive blow against protests, with some actions fanning the flames further
The demonstrations cripple Lebanon and threaten the government of beleaguered Prime Minister Saad Hariri
In response to false online posts, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III clarifies there is no order banning deployment or enforcing mandatory repatriation for Filipinos in Hong Kong
(3rd UPDATE) Many on the march say they want to show they are unbowed by the attacks and authorities increasingly banning public gatherings
(UPDATED) Authorities announce a curfew after protesters set buses on fire, burned metro stations, and clashed with riot police following a hike in metro fares
A 19-year-old protester is knifed near one of the so-called 'Lennon Walls' that have sprung up around the city during the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong
The Department of Foreign Affairs also urges Filipinos to contact the Philippine Embassy in Beirut hotline at (+961-3) 859-430 for any assistance
Attacks on metro stations forced the closure of the entire subway system, which is the key form of public transport in the congested and polluted capital
(UPDATED) 'This proves who was telling the truth and who was lying,' tweets Vice President Leni Robredo
The Supreme Court also asks both parties to submit a position paper on Ferdinand Marcos Jr's request to nullify election results in Lanao del Sur, Basilan, Maguindanao
(UPDATED) For one, which has the jurisdiction to probe election materials, the Presidential Electoral Tribunal or the Commission on Elections?
(3rd UPDATE) Results of the recount of votes in Negros Oriental, Iloilo, and Camarines Sur in the vice presidential electoral protest show Robredo with 15,093 additional votes
Police have rejected an application for a large rally on Sunday, October 20, saying they fear hardcore protesters would hijack it and turn violent
Over the last 4 months of huge and increasingly violent pro-democracy rallies, the areas where domestic workers rest on Sundays have frequently become battlegrounds for police and protesters
Angry faces significantly outnumber hearts and likes left by viewers on the hour-long Facebook Live broadcast, while critics also use the comments section to pile on
The Philippines' biggest business groups say that the sooner Ferdinand Marcos Jr's protest is resolved, the sooner policymakers can move on to more important matters
Chaos erupts once again as Carrie Lam's political opponents chant slogans and are dragged one by one from the chamber
The initiative is likely to displease China, which was already angered by the Nobel Committee's 2010 decision to give the award to imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, who has since died
The Makati Business Club says dismissing the electoral protest filed by Ferdinand Marcos Jr against Vice President Leni Robredo would reduce political and judicial uncertainty
(UPDATED) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves before reading her speech
The act now moves to a similar vote in the Senate before it can become law
To make his case that cheating and irregularities occurred in the 2016 polls, Ferdinand Marcos Jr cites the findings of a Comelec department in the protest of ex-Sulu vice governor Tan against former ARMM Governor Hataman
For the Marcos camp, it is a 'positive development' that the PET will now 'deal' with ARMM votes. The Robredo camp says the initial recount win is a clear victory.
'Between the two us, lahat ng na-achieve ko, pinagpaguran ko. Wala akong fake diplomas. Wala akong fake anything,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Defeated vice presidential bet Bongbong Marcos, while frustrated with the latest PET ruling, says, 'The case goes on and we will go from strength to strength'
(UPDATED) The Presidential Electoral Tribunal votes 11-2, asking Vice President Robredo and former senator Marcos to comment on the latter's motion to nullify votes from 3 Muslim Mindanao provinces
Some US lawmakers – including Senator Josh Hawley – are trying to pass legislation that would make Hong Kong's special trading status subject to annual reviews of its political situation
(6th UPDATE) Some quarters interpret Tuesday's decision – asking parties to comment on Marcos' 3rd cause of action, which is the annulment of votes in Lanao Del Sur, Basilan, and Maguindanao – can be disadvantageous to Robredo
Supporters of Vice President Leni Robredo and ex-senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr clash online after Supreme Court delays its decision on Marcos' protest against Robredo
On Monday night, October 14, a huge crowd fills Hong Kong's commercial district to show support for a US bill that could dramatically alter Washington's relationship with the trading hub
Robredo's lawyers say the request to investigate 3 Mindanao provinces was a belated move by Bongbong Marcos and would violate PET rules
The statue – a regular feature at protests – makes her final journey to the top of Lion Rock, which is intimately linked to the city's democracy movement
(UPDATED) Rallies erupt in multiple neighborhoods with some protesters blocking roads, spraying graffiti on pro-China businesses, smashing windows, and erecting barricades
Authorities order the creation of two new investigatory commissions
Top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani gives authorities 'two weeks' to release the findings of an investigation into the more than 100 deaths recorded during the protests since October 1
Irene Montilla defeated Joselito Malabor in the 2019 mayoral election in Isabela, Negros Occidental, by just 48 votes
Since protests and violence calmed on October 8, the government has proposed reforms to lower youth unemployment, currently at 25%, while the labor ministry proposed an online job register
Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin says the public can expect a 'result' by next week and 'it may not be what you expect'
Traffic has again clogged the main roads of the sprawling city of 9 million inhabitants. Students have returned to schools, whose reopening was disrupted by the violence.
With no end in sight to the protests in Hong Kong, Filipinos there are advised to stay vigilant
The Supreme Court spokesman reacts to a radio interview made by Vice President Leni Robredo's legal counsel on Wednesday morning
'The NBA will not put itself in a position of regulating what players, employees and team owners say or will not say on these issue,' says NBA commissioner Adam Silver