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#PHVote: Senatorial debate sparks online discussion on barangay health care

Apr 16, 2016 - 1:30 AM

The exchange on health issues during Rappler s 2nd senatorial debate on Friday April 15 resonates with netizens who lament the current state of health care

To-Fix List: What issues should 2016 candidates address?

Jan 09, 2016 - 12:22 PM

Rappler prepares an initial list of issues that leaders should discuss as they seek our votes in 2016. What other issues do you want candidates to address?

APEC: Special lanes for whom?

Nov 14, 2015 - 10:47 PM

There was a time before APEC and before the era of globalization that people s lives got better even if slowly and sometimes haltingly and economic policy was not so methodical in supporting corporate profits and swelling oligarchic wealth

The Leader I Want: Miriam Santiago's to-fix list for 2016

Oct 16, 2015 - 11:05 AM

Rappler PHvote s The Leader I Want series looks at Miriam Santiago s stand on key issues that the next president will have to address

Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

#EndDiscriminationNow: On being Muslim and discriminated

Sep 25, 2015 - 6:00 PM

It is now or never – discrimination has to end Imagine a world where religion and race are no longer issues It is the kind of world I bet we would all want to live in

The Leader I Want: Chiz Escudero’s to-fix list for 2016

Sep 17, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Rappler PHvote s The Leader I Want series looks at Chiz Escudero s stand on key issues that the next vice president is expected to help the president tackle

VP. Sen. Francis Escudero is set to declare his vice presidential bid on Friday, September 17. Rappler file photo.

How do you feel about Grace Poe's take on issues?

Sep 16, 2015 - 1:42 PM

Click on your mood for where she stands on corruption social inequality climate change and disasters foreign policy OFWs and the peace process and Mindanao

Food security: a daily struggle

Sep 13, 2015 - 2:39 PM

I try to make both ends meet If there is nothing we will not eat breakfast and lunch We will just have the evening meal At least we will not sleep with an empty stomach

In urban poor communities, scarcity on food roots on the problem of unemployment.

Children of the mines

Aug 23, 2015 - 8:01 PM

An 11 year old boy has to work hard just to earn a hundred pesos while the rest of our congressmen are wasting money on substandard infrastructure projects

Kids use a wooden pan to extract gold from a mixture of mud and sand which comes from a pit with up to 8 meters deep. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

How do you feel about Mar Roxas' take on issues?

Jul 31, 2015 - 11:41 AM

Click on your mood for where he stands on corruption social inequality climate change and disasters foreign policy OFWs and the peace process and Mindanao

The Leader I Want: Mar Roxas’ to-fix list for 2016

Jul 31, 2015 - 10:31 AM

Rappler PHvote s The Leader I Want series looks at Mar Roxas stand on key issues that the next president will have to address

'CONTINUITY'. Interior Secretary Mar Roxas wants to continue the Aquino administration’s good governance and anti-corruption programs, tagged the 'Daang Matuwid.' Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

How do you feel about Jejomar Binay's take on issues?

Jul 01, 2015 - 4:42 PM

Click on your mood for where he stands on corruption social inequality climate change and disasters foreign policy OFWs and the peace process and Mindanao

The Leader I Want: Jejomar Binay's to-fix list for 2016

Jul 01, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Rappler PHvote s The Leader I Want series looks at Jejomar Binay s stand on key issues that the next president will have to address

File photo by Agence France-Presse

Obama to meet Pope Francis in March: White House

Jan 21, 2014 - 9:28 PM

Obama has praised the Pope calling him an eloquent spokesman against inequality

VISITING THE POPE. US President Barack Obama speaks about the NSA and intelligence agencies surveillance techniques at the US Department of Justice on January 17, 2014. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP