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Albayalde resigns as PNP chief | Evening wRap

Oct 14, 2019 - 10:32 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

From tough cop to ‘coddler’: Oscar Albayalde’s fall from grace

Oct 14, 2019 - 10:05 PM

Oscar Albayalde was known as a strict cop. A year and 6 months later, a defeated Albayalde steps down from his post, amid piling allegations that he was not strict enough with his own men.

FALSE: Bill ‘penalizing fathers’ for failure to give child support ‘passed into law’

Oct 14, 2019 - 6:42 PM

As of October 2019, House Bill No. 6079, or the Child Support Enforcement Act, has not been signed into law. Similar versions of the measure had been filed several times yet remain pending at the House committee level.

FALSE: '95 countries in UN review believe there are no EJKs in PH'

Oct 14, 2019 - 5:49 PM

The claim is a misquoted statement from a 2017 Philippine News Agency report that was revised and later taken down

An introduction to self-help: 7 books to help you get started

Oct 14, 2019 - 3:00 PM

On your way to self-improvement? Help yourself with some self-help!

Rappler Talk: Jeffrey Ordaniel on Duterte's embrace of China

Oct 14, 2019 - 2:07 PM

On Monday, October 14, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to Jeffrey Ordaniel of Tokyo International University to assess President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China

FALSE: Marriage between humans and animals now legal in Norway

Oct 14, 2019 - 2:05 PM

The information is from a satirical site, but websites treated it as an official source

[EDITORIAL] Nakakalason ang singaw ng tambutso ni Panelo

Oct 14, 2019 - 11:00 AM

There is nothing to prove. There's a huge transportation crisis as well as an EQ and IQ deficit in government to understand the problem.

During tense political times, unity is Supreme Court's prime quest

Oct 12, 2019 - 8:45 PM

Even in the Robredo-Marcos case, which is perceptibly a divisive issue, justices are said to be having an 'emerging consensus'

Justices of the Supreme Court led by acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio starts the oral arguments on the same sex marriage on June 18, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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!

Victim plays dead: In Marikina, a new case of ‘extrajudicial killing’

Oct 12, 2019 - 10:49 AM

A cop kills a construction worker in a Marikina subdivision. Police say he tried to snatch the cop's gun. A witness says he was murdered, shot point-blank at the back of his head.

NEW EJK? Kim Lester Ramos, a victim of extrajudicial killings in Marikina, lays in a court near their home in Marikina. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Panelo’s commute challenge | Evening wRap

Oct 11, 2019 - 9:49 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Jee Geronimo

[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.

WATCH: Fed up with traffic, I walked from Cubao to BGC for work

Oct 11, 2019 - 10:56 AM

Rappler business reporter Ralf Rivas walks over 6.5 kilometers to get to the Philippine Stock Exchange, testing the extreme scenario of a failed transport system in Metro Manila


[OPINION | Dash of SAS] What if we called it birth control instead?

Oct 11, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Referring to birth control as ‘family planning methods’ sends the signal that these are only for people who are married and want to start a family – not for sexually-active young people who aren’t ready to get pregnant

‘I’m not rigging it’ – Bersamin on Marcos, Robredo case | Evening wRap

Oct 10, 2019 - 11:04 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Ralf Rivas

There’s a transportation crisis…

Oct 10, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Yet some officials have the gall to belittle commuters’ travail

Wealthy Filipinos rate Duterte ‘excellent’ | Evening wRap

Oct 09, 2019 - 9:43 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Amanda Lago

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: ‘Himala: Isang Musikal’ cast

Oct 09, 2019 - 9:08 PM

Aicelle Santos, Kakki Teodoro, David Ezra and Sandino Martin are giving the audience a taste of Ricky Lee and Vincent de Jesus’ musical

China's expansion

Oct 09, 2019 - 7:33 PM

What the Philippines should watch out for

Remembering teachers who shape our lives

Oct 09, 2019 - 3:31 PM

Great teachers who shape our values, our sense of right and wrong, will always be with us

Anti-graft court junks P1-B case vs Marcoses | Evening wRap

Oct 08, 2019 - 9:40 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Lian Buan

[WATCH] Live Jam: No Rome

Oct 08, 2019 - 9:00 PM

It's been quite a 2019 for No Rome

Rappler Talk Sports: 3 PWR wrestlers in WWE tryout

Oct 08, 2019 - 12:23 PM

After their WWE tryout experience, Jake de Leon, Crystal, and Ken Warren get to see action in the 'PWR Special: Homecoming' on Saturday, October 12

[ANALYSIS] Why free-falling inflation is not all good

Oct 08, 2019 - 11:32 AM

A sharp drop in inflation is not an unalloyed boon. As they say, keep everything in moderation.

Vico Sotto, the Prince of Pasig, must prepare for war

Oct 08, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Vico Sotto must keep in mind that he has an opponent raring to get back in power: ‘The old guard is up and about…their tentacles of corruption are still in city hall, occupying good positions’

TRANSITION. Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto says managing the first ever transition in administration since Pasig became a city in 1995 is challenging. Photo from Vico Sotto's official Facebook page

Bongbong Marcos' protest

Oct 08, 2019 - 8:30 AM

Keep in mind that Robredo's goal here is to get that protest dismissed completely. Anything less than that would of course give Marcos the political and PR headwinds he needs to shape his 'I was cheated' narrative

China at 70: 'Fantasy of cordial relations' with the Philippines

Oct 08, 2019 - 8:15 AM

As the People’s Republic of China celebrates 70 years since its founding anniversary, the Asian giant has gone from poor neighbor to rich neighbor – and bully – of the Philippines

'NEW AT 70'. Chinese participants take part in a gala in Tiananmen Square in Beijing on October 1, 2019, to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People'sRepublic of China. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Cayetano’s rates higher than Robredo | Evening wRap

Oct 07, 2019 - 10:47 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Ralf Rivas

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Nar Cabico

Oct 07, 2019 - 8:34 PM

Catch Nar on Rappler Live Jam on Monday, October 7!

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?

[EDITORIAL] Spokesperson ba, ’ka mo? Akala ko troll!

Oct 07, 2019 - 10:00 AM

When the policies are indefensible, the tough spokeswoman goes trolling

[ANALYSIS | Point of Law] Going global

Oct 07, 2019 - 9:33 AM

Why are there not a lot of Filipino brands taking center stage globally?

[OPINION] Enough of words! Hazing needs no new solution

Oct 05, 2019 - 2:58 PM

Every solution to hazing at the Philippine Military Academy has been tried and found wanting. What should be done?

FALSE: Video of 'young people died after drinking fake beer in China'

Oct 04, 2019 - 10:00 PM

The people in the video were intoxicated, not dead, according to a Taiwan-based news channel that refutes the claim fake alcohol was consumed

FALSE: ‘New evidence of widespread cheating’ by Robredo in 2016 VP election protest

Oct 04, 2019 - 7:55 PM

This is a rehashed claim, based on an order from the Presidential Electoral Tribunal in June 2018

Screenshot of website article saying there is 'new evidence' vs Robredo in the ongoing election protest concerning the 2016 vice presidential polls

Russians ask: What’s Duterte’s foreign policy? | Evening wRap

Oct 04, 2019 - 7:18 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

GMA, Inquirer slapped with tax case over INQ7 | Evening wRap

Oct 03, 2019 - 10:56 PM

Watch the evening newscast by Lian Buan

What have your mayors done in the first 100 days?

Oct 03, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Rappler reports on cities and towns beyond press cons and PRs

[ANALYSIS] Duterte’s perverse priorities in the proposed 2020 budget

Oct 03, 2019 - 12:02 PM

The national budget is one of the clearest expressions of a government’s values, its priorities, and its plans for the country. It tells us to what extent our politicians reflect the will and interests of the people.

Rappler Talk: Threats to rule of law under Duterte

Oct 03, 2019 - 10:38 AM

Is it time for lawyers in the Philippines to take to the streets, just like what the world saw in Hong Kong?

Chinese vessels in Philippine waters: Who’s keeping score?

Oct 02, 2019 - 11:48 PM

As Chinese vessels of all sorts come and go through Philippine waters, exactly who among security officials is keeping count, and who's telling whom what to do?

BRP SIERRA MADRE. This aerial photo taken from a military aircraft shows the Sierra Madre ship of the Philippine Navy anchored near Ayungin Shoal (Second Thomas Shoal) with Philippine soldiers onboard to secure the perimeter in the Spratly Islands, on May 11, 2015. File photo by Ritchie Tongo/AFP

Duterte: Hazing cannot be eliminated | Evening wRap

Oct 02, 2019 - 10:05 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Rambo Talabong

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.

Why investigations are important

Oct 02, 2019 - 5:26 PM

Difficult investigative stories must be written

PDEA chief: Albayalde intervened in dismissal of ‘ninja cops’ | Evening wRap

Oct 01, 2019 - 10:49 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Amanda Lago

[EXPLAINER] Was Mocha Uson a candidate covered by the appointment ban?

Oct 01, 2019 - 9:30 PM

Until all election rules are harmonized, we have to contend with loophole-ridden laws and regulations that the likes of Mocha Uson and friends can easily take advantage of

FALSE: Bamboo Mañalac ‘dies in car crash in Quezon’

Oct 01, 2019 - 9:30 PM

Bamboo Mañalac is still alive

Garin tries to block Atienza’s speech on Dengvaxia, tetanus vaccines

Oct 01, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Buhay Representative Lito Atienza's claim that the Dengvaxia scare supposedly caused the return of polio does not sit well with Iloilo Representative Janette Garin

CLASH. Iloilo 1st District Representative Janette Garin interpellates Buhay Representative Lito Atienza on October 1, 2019. Screenshot from the House of Representatives YouTube account

EXPLAINER: Ano ang polio?

Oct 01, 2019 - 8:44 PM

Ano ang polio at paano maiiwasan ang pagkalat nito? Panoorin ang video explainer ng Rappler.