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Isko Moreno: From the slums of Tondo to Manila’s throne

May 26, 2019 - 10:54 PM

Isko Moreno's journey to Manila City Hall is not just an overnight fairy tale

DOWN WITH THE PEOPLE. Isko Moreno speaks to a crowd during his 2019 campaign for Manila's mayoralty. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

Bello: Philippines in 'brave new world' of politics under Duterte

May 25, 2019 - 7:39 PM

'The opposition tried to bring these up ,and these are very important issues, but... they didn't make that much of a difference as that significant part of the electorate went for the President,' says former Akbayan representative Walden Bello

NEW POLITICS. Former Akbayan Representative Walden Bello says the Philippines has entered a new 'world' in politics. Rappler screengrab

Rappler Talk: Making sense of the 2019 party-list race with Walden Bello

May 25, 2019 - 2:27 PM

Former Akbayan representative Walden Bello weighs on the lessons learned from the 2019 elections

[OPINION] A message to the enlightened Filipinos

May 25, 2019 - 11:44 AM

Believe it or not, despite the undeniably wholesale defeat of the opposition at the polls, there were so many positive takeaways that we, the enlightened Filipinos, can build on moving forward

Bikoy hospitalized for chest pain, headaches | Evening wRap

May 24, 2019 - 7:35 PM

Watch the evening wRap with Ralf Rivas

[ANALYSIS] The need for a credible Navy

May 24, 2019 - 5:00 PM

As long as it has an inferior coast guard and ill-equipped naval forces, the Philippines will not gain the respect of its neighbors and will always hesitate to challenge foreign intruders into its territorial waters

FALSE: GMA Network 'dismisses' Jessica Soho

May 24, 2019 - 4:27 PM

GMA Network disputes the claim and says that veteran broadcast journalist Jessica Soho remains with them

FALSE: Duterte scraps K to 12 program

May 24, 2019 - 4:07 PM

The President has no power to repeal a law

Davao dominates vetoed P95.37-billion 'pork'

May 24, 2019 - 11:14 AM

With the President removing the questionable 'pork barrel' allocations from the 2019 budget, it turns out that Davao Region is the biggest loser

[ANALYSIS] The dangerous Cardema precedent

May 23, 2019 - 10:37 PM

The fact that he also used his position as NYC chair to campaign for Duterte Youth and other Duterte-endorsed candidates is also a possible election offense

'Bikoy' surrenders, claims his previous statements are false | Evening wRap

May 23, 2019 - 9:42 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Ralf Rivas

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Frizzle Anne

May 23, 2019 - 8:12 PM

Let the singer-songwriter's sweet voice serenade you tonight!

FALSE: Samira Gutoc gets zero vote in Mandaluyong

May 23, 2019 - 7:32 PM

Election results data show that Gutoc received votes in all clustered precincts in Mandaluyong City

FALSE: Villegas, Tagle 'say followers are traitors' for not voting for Otso Diretso

May 23, 2019 - 5:20 PM

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines says the claim is 'fake news and propaganda'

Rappler Talk: Journalist Evan Ratliff on drug kingpin Paul Le Roux’s operations in PH

May 23, 2019 - 12:17 PM

On Thursday, May 23, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to award-winning journalist Evan Ratliff on how he traced the under-the-radar operations of Paul Le Roux

FALSE: Panelo's claim that PH is not a signatory to Basel Convention

May 23, 2019 - 12:00 AM

The Philippines signed the Basel Convention on March 22, 1989 and the treaty was ratified by Congress in October 1993

Comelec proclaims 12 new senators, winning party-list groups | Evening wRap

May 22, 2019 - 11:13 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

FALSE: San Miguel issued P500-M check to Senator Trillanes via BDO

May 22, 2019 - 8:10 PM

This is a rehashed claim. BDO certified that the bank account number indicated in the check does not exist and that San Miguel has no bank account in its Tandang Sora branch.

Rappler Talk: Bam Aquino on the 2019 elections, opposition's fate

May 22, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Senator Bam Aquino fails to secure a second term. What is next for him and the opposition?

Votes from U.S. still delayed, no proclamation yet – Comelec | Evening wRap

May 21, 2019 - 8:33 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Ralf Rivas

[OPINION] To 'woke' people on Twitter: Turn online noise into action

May 21, 2019 - 7:45 AM

Being woke should emphasize how we understand a particular issue and then translate this to offline action

Only 4 opposition senators in new Senate | Evening wRap

May 20, 2019 - 9:14 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Acor Arceo

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Arthur Nery

May 20, 2019 - 8:16 PM

It's an R&B kind of night on Live Jam with this rising new artist

FALSE: British accountant 'faces the death penalty' in the Philippines

May 20, 2019 - 7:06 PM

The death penalty in the Philippines was abolished in 2006. The bill seeking to reimpose the death penalty is still pending in the Senate.

[OPINYON] ‘Oy, iinterbiyuhin ka raw!’

May 20, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Marami akong pupuwedeng ibigay na tips kung paano ko nasasagot nang maayos, if not impressive, ang mga katanungan sa interbiyu. Pero mag-iiwan lang ako ng isa, na ang tingin ko, pinakamabisa.

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Dapat na ba tayong sumuko?

May 20, 2019 - 12:20 PM

Wala kaming nakikitang konkretong salbabida ng pag-asa ngayon...maliban sa isang bagay

Grace Poe at No. 2: Where fading FPJ magic, being independent brought her

May 19, 2019 - 11:00 AM

The challenges in her campaign snatch from her the most coveted top rank in the Senate race

[ANALYSIS] 'They tried to bury us. They didn't know we were seeds'

May 19, 2019 - 9:43 AM

What accounts for the success of sustained peaceful people's protests, and what undermines their short-lived 'success'?

[EXPLAINER] Transmission glitches don't necessarily mean electoral fraud

May 18, 2019 - 7:00 PM

All baseless accusations that can erode the people’s trust and confidence in the results, in Comelec, and in the election system as a whole would not only be irresponsible, but dangerous

Rappler Talk: Isko Moreno on remaking Manila

May 18, 2019 - 5:03 PM

After toppling political giant Joseph Estrada, Isko Moreno promises Manila the moon and the stars. How will he do this? Watch his interview live on Rappler.

I voted for my nephew's future but I felt I failed him

May 18, 2019 - 5:00 PM

How can I explain to my nephew that Filipinos elected candidates who lied, stole money from the people, and whose backgrounds are questionable?

Covering the PDP-Laban, Duterte campaign despite the Rappler ban

May 18, 2019 - 11:00 AM

'I had to be invisible to be present'

END OF THE CAMPAIGN. Taken after the President's speech during PDP-Laban's miting de avance in Pasig City, the last event of the 2019 campaign.  Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

[OPINION] The lies they pushed on Election Day

May 18, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Checking viral claims as politicians play dirty

Comelec: Early proclamation of winning senators possible | Evening wRap

May 17, 2019 - 10:01 PM

Watch the evening wRap with Quita Chuatico

[ANALYSIS] How to fix what went wrong in the 2019 elections

May 17, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Abandoning the automated system and going back to manual is a far worse option

Rappler PLUS members briefing: Unpacking the 2019 election results

May 17, 2019 - 4:40 PM

To join the discussion and be part of a vibrant community supporting fearless journalism, join Rappler PLUS

[OPINION] Impunity in Cebu and why covering this election was personal

May 17, 2019 - 3:32 PM

Most people who follow the news noticed that there were at least 3 to 4 shootings happening every day.... I’m no longer watching impunity from a safe distance.

Duterte's prolonged absences, skipped events? 'Overworked, resting'

May 17, 2019 - 12:53 PM

(UPDATED) In recent weeks, President Rodrigo Duterte has stayed out of the public eye for days on end and has failed to show up at several engagements

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets some of the guests during the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) campaign rally at the Garcia-Hernandez Sports and Training Center in Bohol on May 8, 2019. Also in the photo is former Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

FALSE: ‘Photo’ of Abigail Valte inside a high-end Hong Kong shop

May 17, 2019 - 11:43 AM

(UPDATED) The claim is rehashed. It has been proven that the woman in the photo is not Abigail Valte, but Jo Christine Napoles, the daughter of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles.

[ANALYSIS] The myth of the rational Filipino voter

May 17, 2019 - 10:55 AM

We have to embrace the fact that Filipinos are never, nor will be, fully informed when choosing leaders in elections

[OPINION] Should we be optimistic after the 2019 elections?

May 17, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Bright spots in the poll results offer some rays of hope

75% of candidates in drug list wins polls | Evening wRap

May 16, 2019 - 9:51 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Quita Chuatico

Rappler movers amplify local voices in the elections

May 16, 2019 - 5:58 PM

Even before the midterm polls, Rappler movers have provided updates on the local race through live tweets, photos, and videos. They also wrote political profiles of their local candidates .

[OPINION] Rippling to our country the change that moved me

May 16, 2019 - 2:44 PM

'Being a mover does not end with the elections. There will always be more stories to tell, more issues to bring light upon, and more people whose voices need to be heard'

FALSE: VP Leni Robredo ‘promised’ to step down if no Otso Diretso bet wins

May 16, 2019 - 1:14 PM

The claim originated from a website that's known for spreading misleading information

[OPINION] What covering the local elections taught me

May 16, 2019 - 11:45 AM

Covering the local elections in Dipolog City served as an opportunity for me to improve my skills in journalism – at such a historic moment at that

[OPINION] And the winners are…Rodrigo Duterte and Coco Martin

May 16, 2019 - 11:30 AM

The Duterte camp will now have more confidence to field candidates for the presidential race in 2022

[OPINION | Deep Dive] Why the Senate race mattered so much

May 16, 2019 - 9:08 AM

The shutout of the opposition makes the targets of charter change, federalism, return of the death penalty so much easier now because of the looming supermajority in the Senate

96.69% of partial unofficial results of 2019 Philippine elections are in | Evening wRap

May 16, 2019 - 1:01 AM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

[OPINION] I voted but that wasn't enough

May 15, 2019 - 6:13 PM

Each vote matters but there's something that matters more