Carmela Fonbuena - updates

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Rappler Marawi docu wins top prize at Asian Digital Media Awards

Nov 09, 2018 - 8:50 AM

The Virtual Reality war documentary wins the Best Use of Online Video award

Aquino vs Marcos looms in 2019 Senate race

Jul 11, 2018 - 5:21 PM

How is the Senate race shaping up a year into the polls? Results of the June 2018 Pulse Asia survey present interesting movements.

Rappler stories on Marawi, incest are finalists in prestigious SOPA Awards

May 16, 2018 - 8:52 PM

Rappler is a finalist in two categories of the Society of Publishers in Asia Awards: 'Excellence in Reporting on Women's Issues' and 'Excellence in Journalistic Innovation'

FINALIST. The Marawi team that worked on the VR/360 video, which earned a SOPA finalist nod. Photo from Rappler

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

Did government go too easy on Iglesia ni Cristo?

Sep 01, 2015 - 3:47 PM

It was all a display of power by a church a government and a public that found its voice online

TRAFFIC LOGJAM. INC supporters gather in front of EDSA Shrine during a vigil on August 28, 2015

Rappler reporter, 26 others bag Chevening scholarships

Aug 25, 2015 - 8:02 PM

Carmela Fonbuena is awarded the Chevening Scholarship by the UK Government for the 2015 2016 academic year

Live Blog: 2014 PMA Graduation

Mar 16, 2014 - 10:02 AM

Rappler Carmela Fonbuena keeps us abreast of developments leading to Siklab Diwa s graduation at the Philippine Military Academy in Baguio City

LONG GREY LINE. Philippine Military Academy's Siklab Diwa batch graduates on March 16, 2014. Photo from Newsbreak Archives

Glitches not a problem for Pangasinan voters

May 13, 2013 - 12:04 PM

Polls in Pangasinan faced minor hiccups but these did not deter people from voting

How to make Sonny Angara sexy

May 03, 2013 - 11:45 AM

He can be counted on to impeach a president an Ombudsman and a Chief Justice He can be counted on to stand up to the Catholic Church But don t count on him to issue the big sound bites and lead the battle in the media

#PHvote Week 3: Arroyo-bashing still the name of the game

Mar 03, 2013 - 9:56 PM

In Week 3 of the senatorial campaign period Team PNoy and UNA followed each other in Pampanga and Northern Mindanao

What Obama taught me

Jan 22, 2013 - 12:50 PM

This is a story of how coverage of President Obama s presidential campaign transformed me into a multimedia journalist

Can Jack Enrile bury the past?

Jan 09, 2013 - 12:03 PM

In a country that easily forgives and forgets survey numbers suggest that Jack Enrile has nothing to worry about

#USvote: Electoral College tally

Nov 11, 2012 - 9:02 AM

UPDATED Nov 11 Here is the Electoral College tally for the 2012 US presidential election based on projections from the major US networks ABC NBC CBS CNN FOX and the New York Times

LIVE: Obama wins, say U.S. media

Nov 07, 2012 - 8:19 AM

LIVE COVERAGE of the 2012 US presidential election November 6 2012

Voters in full force for U.S. poll finale

Nov 07, 2012 - 6:44 AM

Freezing temperatures in the northeast light drizzle in Chicago and a threat of thunderstorms in Florida did little to deter citizens from lining up at polling stations

Obama, Romney end tumultuous White House campaign

Nov 06, 2012 - 2:10 PM

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney made their final cases to Americans on election eve Monday November 5 capping a grueling negative multi billion dollar campaign and handing their fates to voters

THE BATTLE IS ON. This combination of file pictures shows US President Barack Obama (L) speaking during a campaign event at Prime Osborn Convention Center July 19, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida, and US Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney (R) addressing the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit in Washington on October 8, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN /Nicholas KAMM/FILES

Spend more time with your parents

Nov 02, 2012 - 9:41 AM

It’s never easy losing someone But what made it easier was knowing we spent as much time as we could although it always seemed there wasn’t enough of it

Prosecution: first day jitters

Jan 18, 2012 - 7:10 AM

Team members blame first day jitters for their poor showing on Day 2 of the impeachment trial against Chief Justice Renato Corona

BARZAGA. The Internet buzzes with percieved blunders of prosecution team member Rep. Elpidio Barzaga.

Is the prosecution ready for trial?

Jan 17, 2012 - 10:46 AM

On Tuesday the prosecution may start presenting evidence against Chief Justice Corona Are they read for trial?

PROSECUTION. On day 1 of the trial of CJ Corona.

A prosecution walkout - 11 yrs ago

Jan 16, 2012 - 6:38 AM

The impeachment trial brings together old characters in a previous exercise

Overwhelming number of congressmen impeached CJ Corona

JDV to testify vs the Arroyos? About what?

Jan 04, 2012 - 8:10 PM

In 2008 De Venecia already hinted that he would testify on the botched NBN ZTE deal Nothing came out of it

Lacson hits Tupas over media exposés

Jan 04, 2012 - 10:34 AM

But the public has the right to know insists Tupas

Prosecution replies to Corona

Jan 02, 2012 - 12:13 PM

Panel says it will try to prove that Corona is unfit for the position

Fireworks in 2012

Jan 01, 2012 - 12:42 PM

2012 will be an interesting year For newsmakers like Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato corona and former President Gloria Arroyo it might as well be the year of living dangerously

President Benigno Aquino III, DOTC Secretary Mar Roxas, Former President Gloria Arroyo, Vice President Jejomar Binay and Chief Justice Renato Corona