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Newsbreak Chats: Cebu killings, election-related violence, and other top stories in May 2019

May 30, 2019 - 4:11 PM

On Thursday, May 30, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss killings that occurred in the past months, and possible developments in the latter half of the Duterte administration that may have implications on justice and human rights

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 6, 2018

Jun 06, 2018 - 12:17 PM

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his arrival statement at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on June 5, 2018 following a successful three-day official visit to the Republic of Korea, that he and Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-in has committed to strengthen the partnership of both countries in the areas of defense and security, trade and investments, infrastructure development, and protection of our nationals. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018 - 12:21 PM

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect as he takes center stage during the San Beda University (SBU) Commencement Exercises at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on May 29, 2018. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 28, 2018

May 28, 2018 - 10:53 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018 - 11:00 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 - 11:42 AM

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Key sites during the Marawi siege. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 21, 2018

May 21, 2018 - 9:48 AM

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CHINESE BOMBER. A video posted by the state-owned People's Daily of China shows a Chinese bomber in takeoff and landing training on an island reef in the South China Sea. Screengrab from People's Daily

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018 - 11:00 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018 - 12:10 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018 - 10:52 AM

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Barangay, SK elections 2018 at the Corazon Elementary School, Batasan Rd, Quezon City. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018 - 10:54 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 9, 2018

May 09, 2018 - 11:31 AM

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CJ Sereno returns to SC Photo by Maria Tan

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 7, 2018

May 07, 2018 - 11:38 AM

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PROHIBITED. Campaign posters are banned from certain public places as the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections' campaign period begins. Rappler photo

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 4, 2018

May 04, 2018 - 11:17 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 2, 2018

May 02, 2018 - 12:25 PM

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Labor and Employment Secretary discuss some of the provisions of the Executive Order (EO) prohibiting illegal contractualization during the 116th Labor Day Celebration at the IEC Convention Center in Cebu City on May 1, 2018. The President signed the EO during the event signifying his firm commitment to put an end to illegal contractualization. Also in the photo is Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017 - 11:15 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017 - 11:30 AM

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Goverment troops prepare to assault members of the Maute group in Marawi City on May 25, 2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017 - 11:43 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017 - 11:25 AM

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MARAWI BURNING. At least 3 separate fires broke out in the city on May 23, 2017, as the gun battle rages between the military and the Maute Group. Photo from @attysamina

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017 - 9:59 AM

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CONCERT EXPLOSION. Police deployed at the scene of a reported explosion during a concert in Manchester, England, on May 23, 2017. Photo by Paul Ellis/Agence France-Presse

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017 - 10:58 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017 - 11:00 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017 - 10:48 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017 - 11:20 AM

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Senator Alan Peter Cayetano answers questions from members of the media during an ambush interview following the recommendation by the Commission on Appointments Foreign Affairs Committee of his confirmation as DFA Secretary at the Office of the Senate in Pasay City on Wednesday. Photo by Lito Boras

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017 - 9:38 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017 - 11:43 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 - 11:00 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 - 10:49 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017 - 10:20 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 9, 2017

May 09, 2017 - 9:04 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 8, 2017

May 08, 2017 - 10:13 AM

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French presidential election candidate for the En Marche movement Emmanuel Macron poses for a photo session on March 7, 2017 at his campaign headquarters in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / Eric FEFERBERG

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 5, 2017

May 05, 2017 - 11:48 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 4, 2017

May 04, 2017 - 11:18 AM

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REJECTED. DENR secretary Gina Lopez during her confirmation hearing at the Senate in Pasay City on March 8, 2017. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 3, 2017

May 03, 2017 - 12:06 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 1, 2017

May 01, 2017 - 10:18 AM

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Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler