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From the economy to the country's standing in the world, here's how President Duterte and his administration fared in many areas in his first 3 years in office
The Duterte administration has achieved some successes that many Filipino appreciate, but it has also done very badly in some other areas as well
Whether you are creating the art or beholding it, art changes you – by rejoicing, awakening, rethinking, or healing
These attempts at ‘picture perfection’ replaces the President’s address. Our country’s woes cannot be cured by a manicured picture, image, and video with fancy camera works.
Japan, together with the US, has an overwhelming superiority that is sure to keep Beijing in check...and which belies Rodrigo Duterte’s claims that China is more powerful than those arrayed against it
On the way to becoming a self-confessed oilbularyo? Here all the essentials you need!
Rappler talks to some stellar homegrown wrestlers: PWR champion Quatro, PHX winner Chino Guinto, and All Out War titlist Martivo
Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Gelo Gonzales
Rappler talks to some of local wrestling's top storytellers: MWF champion Robin Sane, 'Danger' Rex Lawin, and Fabio Makisig
It's not enough to just defend media freedom, we must proactively support it. And that requires serious investment – in will, advocacy, and real money.
ABS-CBN's existing franchise, approved in March 1995, expires on March 30, 2020 yet. A franchise bill has to be refiled when the 18th Congress opens on July 22, 2019.
Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Lian Buan
The transcript claiming that after being 'insulted in public' for not having a college degree, Pacquiao asked how much Davila has earned is not real
Listen to part 2 of our podcast with 'Darna' director Jerrold Tarog on heroes in Philippine media
We talk national heroes with 'Heneral Luna' director Jerrold Tarog
Rappler compiles President Rodrigo Duterte's top sexist moments in this video explainer
Can't stop snacking? Trade your fries for something with a bit more nutrition.
It's been a jobless, ruthless, voiceless, rootless, and futureless growth
Inihanda ng mga tinalo nilang pulitiko ang botante para sa mga gaya nina Isko Moreno at Vico Sotto – nililinis, inaayos ang mga lugar na pinagpasasaan ng kanilang kapangyarihan
At least half of the claimed results of the approach to China are either misleading or outright false
The official highest recorded temperature, according to World Meteorological Organization, is only 56.7 degrees Celsius
Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Chito de la Vega
Rappler's 6-month investigation shows strong indications that the police were outsourcing extrajudicial killings to the Confederate Sentinels Group, a group of force multipliers they had also accused of murder
The law has been passed. The next challenge: implementation
The Supreme Court's decision on the case of a former Xavier University Cagayan de Oro law professor settles that power – not sex – is central to what sexual harassment really is
The change – pagbabago – that he promised remains illusory
Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Acor Arceo
The health and fitness technologies of the future may become even more personalized in assessing our bodies and daily habits
Former Philippine Coast Guard commandant Carlos Agustin talks about the Recto Bank incident and the situation in the West Philippine Sea
Activity tracking devices can be really helpful motivational tools that may eventually lead to long-term lifestyle changes
Rappler conducts an analysis of 323 audit reports of government agencies to find irregularities and flagged spendings. Part 2 tackles excesses in spending, travels and ghosts of the pork scam.
Well-intentioned local chief executives are up against vested interests that reject reforms, as well as temptations that come with power
Rappler conducts an analysis of 323 audit reports of government agencies to find irregularities and flagged spendings. Part 1 is all about the fake and the doubtful.
While the mayor’s secretary forgot how much they paid, Labella's staff say they pooled their money to pay the order instead of rejecting it
Boasting a string of accolades, the young Philippine football star vies for glory this time in the 2019 SEA Games
Will Taguig-Pateros Representative Alan Cayetano get the support of a House that isn't too fond of him? Will Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco get to serve for 21 months, as promised him?
[OPINION] Iceland 1, China 0: The diplomatic significance of the U.N. Human Rights Council vote on the Philippines
The UNHRC vote was the first great test of Duterte’s diplomatic investment in China, and it proved disastrous: China simply could not deliver the votes
The Cory Aquino administration decided not to open the $2.3-billion project due to safety and corruption concerns. A court ruling in 2012 also ordered the project broker to return $50 million in ill-gotten wealth.
What's it like when a 2000s teen icon grows up?
Watch the evening wRap with Marguerite de Leon
The early-2000s icon is performing on Live Jam ahead of his Manila debut on July 13
The fishermen come home but government disowns their narrative about what happened at Recto Bank and gives away bare boats. They prepare to sail again in dangerous waters.
Stripping her office bare isn't one of the things police colonel Royina Garma will do before stepping down as Cebu City police director
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
The Philippines has to be smart about improving its security beyond defense budgets and military acquisitions and allocations
The women whose graduation photos are used are not the subjects of the news report embedded in the blog post. They also deny being raped.
Are there Marcos assets left to be discovered? What challenges did the human rights lawyer face in seeking compensation for the victims? Watch the interview on Friday, July 12, at 11 am
Paolo Duterte has indeed posted a list containing names involved in an alleged ouster plot against the President but Defense Secretary Lorenzana has since dismissed it as 'fake news'