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Fact-check on politicians' academic degrees

Dec 23, 2015 - 9:15 AM

Rappler s fact checking in 2015 reveals that claims by some politicians about their academic degrees were not totally accurate

Wharton: Yes, Roxas is our 'graduate'

Dec 17, 2015 - 8:04 AM

The words graduate and alumnus are synonymous says a Wharton official adding that an undergraduate degree means he finished college there

MUCH ADO OVER NOTHING? Despite records showing he does have a degree from Wharton School, the debate over whether Roxas can call himself a 'Wharton graduate' rages. File photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Duterte on Roxas, Typhoon Nona, Basketball Hall of Fame | 6PM wRap

Dec 16, 2015 - 1:18 AM

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Wharton a 'myth?' Facts on Mar Roxas and his economics degree

Dec 14, 2015 - 8:50 PM

Even before Rodrigo Duterte made an issue out of Mar Roxas allegedly non existent degree Rappler made a check with the University of Pennsylvania which the Wharton School is part of

HAPPIER TIMES. Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte (L) and LP standard-bearer Mar Roxas (center) meet in Davao city on May 22. Photo sourced by Rappler

Building YouthHack Manila

Jun 21, 2015 - 10:35 PM

How an idealistic college sophomore’s risk taking paid off in inspiring the youth to tackle social problems through technology

Bongbong Marcos corrects resumé

Apr 18, 2015 - 11:30 AM

His revised resumé shows he did not obtain a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy Politics and Economics; only a special diploma in Social Studies What is confusing is the reference to a Graduate degree

ACCURATE. Senator Bongbong Marcos says that his educational record is accurate. File photo by Senate PRIB, Cesar Tomambo

No sanctions for Bongbong Marcos?

Mar 28, 2015 - 10:34 AM

The Senate ethics committee cannot unilaterally probe into false claims about degrees from Oxford and Wharton

Bong Revilla on son, Bongbong Marcos diploma, Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge | The wRap

Mar 02, 2015 - 7:33 PM

Bong Revilla asks court: let me visit my son Bongbong Marcos lashes back at Rappler Samsung unveils the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Marcos: Rappler article ‘political attack’ over Bangsamoro

Mar 02, 2015 - 4:27 PM

Asked about comments that a diploma is different from a degree the senator says Yeah I got a diploma What do you get when you graduate? You get a diploma

Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Bongbong degrees, Gringo plot, AFP vs. BIFF | The wRap

Feb 25, 2015 - 7:39 PM

Did Bongbong Marcos lie about his university degrees? A former general says Gringo Honasan once plotted to kill the Marcoses The military declares all out war against BIFF

Bongbong Marcos: Oxford, Wharton educational record 'accurate'

Feb 24, 2015 - 11:47 PM

The senator says he got a diploma in political science which is different from a degree His name does not appear in the Oxford class lists which contain names of students awarded their degrees and qualified for honors

ACCURATE. Senator Bongbong Marcos says that his educational record is accurate. File photo by Senate PRIB, Cesar Tomambo

EXCLUSIVE: Did Bongbong Marcos lie about Oxford, Wharton?

Feb 24, 2015 - 5:55 PM

UPDATED Our fact checking shows he did not complete his courses in both universities but he says in a statement his educational records are accurate

What's so special about Oxford and Wharton?

Feb 24, 2015 - 4:45 PM

The University of Oxford in the UK and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the US are among the world’s most renowned educational institutions

Oxford and Wharton logos from Wikimedia Commons. Background images from Google Maps and Wikipedia.

#ShareBaguio: Kidlat Tahimik: Hitting the cultural brakes

Dec 19, 2014 - 6:38 PM

Baguio based filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik talks about how his hometown is the melting pot of Western influence and indigenous culture