year one - updates

Rappler's latest stories on year one


No opposition? Aquino reflects on LP

Jul 21, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Could we have done it better? Where were we wrong? asks former president Benigno Aquino III a year after he stepped down from office

YELLOW THEN. Former president Benigno Aquino III during the party's 2016 miting de avance. File photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

The evolution of Duterte’s First Lady: Honeylet Avanceña

Jul 01, 2017 - 8:00 AM

From Rodrigo Duterte s quiet companion on the campaign trail to his stunning red carpet partner during his presidency Honeylet Avanceña has come a long way First Lady or not

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and his partner Honeylet Avanceña welcome Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong upon his arrival at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City, Philippines on April 29, 2017 for the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit. ASEAN PHOTO

WATCH Duterte Year 1: Rappler reporters on their biggest stories

Jun 30, 2017 - 10:24 PM

Here are the highlights of the first 365 days of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration according to Rappler reporters

Defining moments of Duterte's 1st year in power

Jun 30, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Here are 15 key moments in the first year of the Duterte presidency. What do they say about the years to come?

President-elect Rodrigo Roa Duterte takes his Oath of Office as the 16th President of the Republic of the Philippines.

Duterte describes first year as 'rollercoaster' ride

Jun 29, 2017 - 2:25 PM

But the President declines to give a detailed assessment of his first year in power saying he can only do that if he is still alive at the end of his term

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte looks through the scope as he takes aim using one of the sniper rifles donated by the People's Republic of China (PRC) during the ceremonial handover of the military assistance gratis at the Clark Air Base in Pampanga on June 28, 2017. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Keeping up with Duterte: A year inside the Cabinet

Jun 28, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The first year of the Duterte administration has Cabinet secretaries putting out fires and racing to keep up with the unpredictable president

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the 14th Cabinet Meeting at the State Dining Room in Malacañan Palace on April 3, 2017. Also in the photo are (from left to right) Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr., Exeuctive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Agriculture Secretary Emmaneul Piñol, Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar and Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./Presidential Photo

Zero tolerance? Gov't officials Duterte fired for corruption

Jun 28, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Rodrigo Duterte has fired several government officials including his closest allies for alleged corruption

Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Human rights in Duterte's 1st year: Where do we go from here?

Jun 27, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Organizations now plan to simplify and bring human rights closer to the ground and everyday life

Top issues and controversies under Duterte

Jun 27, 2017 - 9:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte s first year in office is marked by shake ups in power dynamics international attention and security threats looming over the country

NEWSMAKER PRESIDENT. President Rodrigo Duterte has been the driving force behind many of the country's biggest news stories. In this file photo the President is shown presiding over the 13th Cabinet Meeting on March 6, 2017. Malacanang photo

'Demonizing' human rights in the first year of Duterte

Jun 26, 2017 - 4:00 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte paints human rights defenders as an obstacle to the change he promised according to iDEFEND s Ellecer Carlos

The good and the bad: Analysts assess #DuterteYear1

Jun 24, 2017 - 8:00 AM

A political analyst economist and survey expert weigh in on the Duterte administration s successes and failures in its first year during a recent forum


MMA fighter Jon Jones gets one-year doping ban over sex pill

Nov 08, 2016 - 4:09 PM

The ban will be applied retroactively to the date of the test meaning Jones 29 will be free to fight again in July 2017

ONE-YEAR BAN. Jon Jones is banned for a year after taking a sexual-performance pill tainted with a performance-enhancing substance. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP