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The Papa I lost and found in Japan

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When I was 6 months old, Papa was killed in Japan. That was the beginning and end of the story that made up much of who I am.

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Kapa officers face criminal complaints at DOJ

The Securities and Exchange Commission files complaints against Kapa Community Ministry International officers over their 'illegal' investment scheme

Rights group denied chance to present evidence in red-tagging hearing

The Court of Appeals 14th Division submits the case for decision without allowing human rights group Karapatan to present testimonies and witnesses

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[OPINION] Back in Cebu: Why local voices matter in covering the news

The cultural, religious, socio-economic backgrounds of reporters shape the way they view the world – and in turn greatly impacts their perspective and how they report the stories

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Globe services in Visayas and Mindanao interrupted due to cut submarine cables

There is no advisory yet on when services will be fully restored

[OPINION] The B in LGBT: The long journey to coming out

'While living as an openly LGBTQIA+ person is tiring and difficult, not living your truth is more tiring. I chose truth.'

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[OPINION] Sometimes, all you need is video

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Studies show that people remember images long after the headlines have faded from memory. Every Friday, I will curate videos that may punch the gut, tug at the heart, or just simply bring you up to speed.

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Journey of a podcaster: from a hate crime to the manongs of Stockton

A podcast series by Filipino-American millennial Paola Mardo on the Filipino diaspora takes us back in time to Little Manila in Stockton, California

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[OPINION] Would you date a journalist – a Rappler journalist?

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What turns our morning coffee time from a leisurely sip into a hurried slurp? What makes us stay so late in the newsroom that our dogs forget what we smell like? I’d like to share that with you every Wednesday.

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Comelec to hear petitions to cancel Cayetano couple’s candidacies

‘This means the commission is taking [the issue] seriously, that it recognizes its importance to the voting public,’ says the lawyer of the Taguig voter who filed the petitions

Cancellation of Cayetano couple’s Taguig congressional bids sought

(UPDATED) The different addresses the former foreign affairs secretary and his outgoing mayor wife declared in their respective certificates of candidacy present 'legal infirmities,' the complaints say

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[OPINION] Why you should care about truth-seekers

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The Newsbreak Agenda: Every Thursday, starting July 26, I'll be sharing notes about stories that dig deeper and seek to make a difference in our world

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Alias 'Bikoy': From seminarian to ex-con to whistle-blower

(UPDATED) Peter Joemel Advincula's life has taken many twists and turns, like most whistle-blowers

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[OPINION] Beyond the spin, past the chatter

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We write stories not only because they need to be told but because they ought to help clarify this murky world. I hope to talk to you about this, and more, every Tuesday.

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[OPINION] What you need to know this election day

Are you ready for it and for what it will bring?

Finding Acierto

EXCLUSIVE: Veteran anti-drug operator Eduardo 'Jojo' Acierto hides from a government that's out to get him. What drives him?

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Dos and donts of being a pageant fan

Filipino fans can be the best but they can also be the worst critics of beauty queens

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5 women who pioneered Filipino folk and modern dance

These women have put Filipino folk and modern dance on the map

LOOK BACK: The Miss Earth controversies

The pageant has made headlines through the years, some of them for the wrong reasons

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Filipino fishermen awake when Chinese ship rammed their boat

Contrary to the claims of Malacañang, the crewmen of Fishing Boat Gem-Ver were awake before the Chinese boat rammed them. There is more than one witness.

Gem-Ver boat owner to Duterte gov't: Whose side are you on?

'Ipilit man po natin sa kanila ang katotohanan, mismo sila ang gumagawa ng lusot para maging mali kami. Bulag at bingi sila pagdating sa ating mga Pilipino,' says F/B Gem-Ver owner Fe dela Torre

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[OPINION] To 'woke' people on Twitter: Turn online noise into action

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Being woke should emphasize how we understand a particular issue and then translate this to offline action

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Has the sinking incident in the West PH Sea polarized Filipinos?

Filipino netizens have been giving clashing opinions since the event was reported

'Tolerated, but not accepted': Filipino LGBTQ+ speak up vs discrimination

Abandonment and being neglected by family members are typical narratives for the LGBTQ+

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I voted for my nephew's future but I felt I failed him

How can I explain to my nephew that Filipinos elected candidates who lied, stole money from the people, and whose backgrounds are questionable?

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LOOK: Binibining Pilipinas International 2019 Patch Magtanong takes oath as lawyer

The UP Law graduate passed the bar over a month before being crowned Binibining Pilipinas International 2019

Who are Aya Abesamis and Samantha Bernardo, Binibining Pilipinas runners-up 2019?

Aya ends her pageant career as 1st runner-up while Samantha wins 2nd runner-up for the second straight year

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