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Makabayan rep wants to cite Topacio in contempt in Supreme Court writs case

May 30, 2020 - 8:55 PM

Lawyer Ferdinand Topacio says the contempt request is 'egregious,' as the government crackdown on the Left reaches the High Court

YOUNGEST REP. Kabataan Partylist Sarah Elago says age shouldn't be a hindrance when it comes to public service. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Milestone or proof case not urgent? Explaining SC's show cause order vs leftists

May 28, 2020 - 1:14 PM

The show cause order is considered a preliminary citation, when in other cases for habeas corpus and amparo, parties immediately got the writs

EXTRAORDINARY REMEDIES. Petitions for the extraordinary writs of amparo and habeas corpus are brought to the Supreme Court. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

LIST: 2019 Pride activities

Jun 26, 2019 - 8:16 PM

How will you celebrate Pride? Here's a running list of activities you can do for the conclusion of Pride Month.

IN PHOTOS: Kalbaryo ng Mamamayan

Apr 12, 2019 - 9:04 PM

More than a hundred activists hold a Holy Week-themed protest to highlight the suffering of the urban poor, farmers, and students

STOP THE KILLINGS. A performance artist lay in the pavement to symbolize the peoples suffering during the Kalbaryo ng Mamamyan protest in Manila on April 12, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Youth groups hold protests to oppose mandatory ROTC

Mar 13, 2019 - 5:06 PM

The death of Willy Amihoy, the 23-year old ROTC cadet and freshman student in Iloilo moved various organizations and groups to call for justice and oppose mandatory ROTC

Youth groups in Metro Manila call for justice after the death of Willie Amihoy and seek to abolish mandatory ROTC in an indignation protest held Tuesday, March 12.

Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila students hit admin over claims of repression

Feb 15, 2019 - 6:45 PM

As students wear black shirts and armbands for a silent protest, they find themselves under fire by the school's administration.

PROTEST. Following the Pamantasan Lungsod ng Maynila adminstration's response to a silent protest in the morning, students organized a rally against student repression on February 15, 2019. Photo from Anakbayan-PLM

IN PHOTOS: Advocates light candles rejecting martial law

May 24, 2017 - 10:23 PM

Groups condemn the declaration of martial law saying it will only worsen the instability in Marawi City

AGAINST MARTIAL LAW. Various activist groups rally at the Plaza Miranda in front of Quiapo Church in Manila as they denounce the firefight between government forces and the Maute group which displaced hundreds of residents and the declaration of Martial Law of President Rodrigo Duterte in the island of Mindanao during a candle lighting on May 24, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Learn from lessons of Jabidah massacre, Zambo youth tell Duterte

Mar 18, 2017 - 10:36 PM

Young Mindanao activists urge President Rodrigo Duterte to stop extrajudicial killings

STOP STATE TERRORISM. On March 18, 2017, the 49th anniversary of the Jabidah massacre, Mindanao activists demand justice for the victims of alleged extrajudicial killings and military violence under the Duterte administration. Photo courtesy of Mark John Sachez

Nograles: No lump sum in proposed 2017 DPWH budget

Sep 30, 2016 - 11:22 AM

Davao City 1st District Representative Karlo Nograles House committee on appropriations chair said the DPWH must have some flexibility in some items in its proposed budget

Should the party-list system go?

Aug 08, 2016 - 12:40 PM

Seats in the House of Representatives may be taken away by law but a genuine organization with a real constituency and real advocacies cannot be melted by the mere stroke of a pen

Groups laud FOI order, call for passage of full law

Jul 24, 2016 - 3:37 PM

Although the recent signing of the Executive Order on Freedom of Information is a huge development advocates and groups still call for the passage of the full FOI law in the Congress

Aquino's neighbors: 'Welcome home, PNoy'

Jun 30, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III is in high spirits as he returns to his family home at Times Street on June 30

HOMECOMING. Former President Benigno Aquino lll is back at 25 Times St. in Quezon City on Thursday, June 30. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Youth groups to Duterte: Review K-12, reform labor laws

Jun 30, 2016 - 6:53 PM

According to the League of Filipino Students the youth comprise a big chunk of Duterte’s vote during the elections because they are clamoring for change in policies concerning them

CELEBRATION. Representatives of youth groups throw colored powders during the support rally in Mendiola for President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Rendell Sanchez/ Rappler

Luistro on first day of Grade 11 rollout: 'Best class opening thus far'

Jun 13, 2016 - 7:30 PM

At the central office we monitor if there is an insurmountable problem that is systemic There s none so far says Education Secretary Armin Luistro

OUTGOING AND INCOMING. Education Secretary Armin Luistro and incoming secretary Leonor Briones visit the senior high school Building and students at the Commonwealth High School in Quezon City on Monday, June 13. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Expect higher fees in 304 private colleges in 2016

Jun 10, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Metro Manila has the most number of private colleges that will increase tuition and other school fees for academic year 2016 to 2017

Kabataan kicks off campaign with selfies, hashtag

Feb 09, 2016 - 10:45 PM

‎TayoAngPagasa‬ is Kabataan s campaign slogan setting the tone of their millennial campaign

Students, IPs clash with police in APEC protests

Nov 18, 2015 - 2:11 PM

Militant and progressive groups are also gearing up for a major mobilization for Thursday November 19 the last day of the APEC Leaders Summit

Youth activists from the League of Filipino Students clash with anti-riot police while attempting to hold a protest near the venue of APEC in Pasay City. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Farmers, workers, youth groups want APEC ‘shut down’

Nov 13, 2015 - 3:23 PM

A multisectoral group vows to step up its protests when world leaders arrive in Manila next week

Militant students burn the US flag and China Prime Minister Xi Jinping picture during an anti-APEC rally at the Mendiola gates, afternoon of November 13. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Congressman on 'student labor' budget: Abad doesn't get the point

Oct 08, 2015 - 8:58 PM

Kabataan Representative Terry Ridon says the role of students in the university is to study and not to do voluntary manual labor of work that should be done by government contractors

House panel approves free public Wi-Fi bill

Mar 18, 2015 - 4:54 PM

The bill seeks to provide free wireless Internet connections in all national government offices across the Philippines

CSU students light candles for schoolmate Rosanna Sanfuego

Mar 07, 2015 - 7:17 PM

Some students hold up banners with the name of Rosanna Sanfuego who reportedly killed herself over difficulties in paying school fees

REMEMBERING ROSANNA. Cagayan State University Students light candles in memory of fallen classmate Rosanna Sanfuego. Photo from the NUSP Pilipinas website

'Students can’t afford reimposition of CSU tuition fees'

Mar 04, 2015 - 12:28 PM

As it is most students of Cagayan State University cannot afford the cost of school fees says the National Union of Students of the Philippines

TUITION FEE DEBATE. Cagayan State University has observed a 'no tuition fee' policy since 2009. File photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

PH youth urge Pope Francis: ‘Hear our true story’

Jan 15, 2015 - 8:47 AM

In an open letter to the Catholic leader a nationwide coalition of youth groups details the challenges faced by Filipino youth from the peace process and disasters to corruption in government

Youth groups greet MRT, LRT fare hikes with protest

Jan 04, 2015 - 12:42 PM

Dozens of youth activists hold sit down protests at the ticketing office of the North Avenue MRT station and other stations to oppose the baseless fare hikes in the LRT 1 LRT 2 and MRT3

'BASELESS' FARE HIKE. Youth activists protest the implementation of higher fares in the MRT and LRT lines. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

House to probe new CHED memo

Jun 24, 2014 - 12:47 PM

The House Committee on Higher and Technical Education will evaluate the possible effects of the new CHED memo on students and teachers

Rappler Newscast | June 13, 2014

Jun 13, 2014 - 8:46 PM

Sandiganbayan raffles the plunder and graft cases of Senators Enrile Estrada and Revilla Aquino heckler faces charges Jolie: Warzone rape an int l agenda

Student who heckled Aquino released from jail

Jun 13, 2014 - 6:57 PM

The Naga City police files criminal charges against Ateneo student Pio Mijares only after detaining him for 32 hours

Students to DBM and CHED: Reforms needed

Mar 11, 2014 - 11:08 AM

More than 80 students form colleges nationwide gathered in UP to discuss and propose solutions to pressing education issues

Why Nancy Binay wants students to learn cyberethics

Feb 05, 2014 - 5:08 PM

Senator Nancy Binay says I don t believe in regulating social media

Solons: Make Bonifacio our official national hero

Nov 29, 2013 - 9:20 PM

House Bill 3431 or the Andres Bonifacio Act of 2013 seeks to bestow the title to the Supremo of the Katipunan since no law officially gave that to Jose Rizal

Yolanda damaged 3,171 schools - DepEd

Nov 21, 2013 - 3:04 PM

UPDATED The department encourages schools to resume classes as soon as possible as a way of helping students recover from disasters

RUINS. The inside view of what was once a high school classroom in Hernani, Eastern Samar. File photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Anti-pork barrel student group to stage walkout on August 23

Aug 19, 2013 - 4:53 PM

The group also wants the President’s Social Fund PSF abolished

Online petition: Kick Ilocos school president out of PH

Aug 08, 2013 - 7:37 PM

The petitioners – the Hawaii based Nakem International – say the expulsion of 3 Ilocano speaking students demeans not only individuals but communities as well

SPEAK ENGLISH ONLY. The Saviour's Christian Academy in Ilocos Norte implements a strict English-speaking policy inside the campus. All photos by Herdy Yumul

Youth activists to PNoy: Stop 'estero' demolitions

Jun 25, 2013 - 9:34 PM

Youth groups rally against the Aquino administration s planned relocation of Metro Manila informal settlers

Stop tuition hike, groups ask SC

May 29, 2013 - 3:13 PM

They say the basis for the tuition increase is unconstitutional

More colleges to hike fees - CHED

May 27, 2013 - 9:08 PM

The Commission on Higher Education approves 354 petitions for increases in tuition and other fees or 78 of the total number of applicants

Kabataan partylist to Comelec: We removed posters

Feb 25, 2013 - 9:25 PM

Kabataan partylist group says it submitted its formal letter of compliance to the Comelec

WE COMPLIED. Kabataan partylist group told Comelec it has removed its illegal posters.

Partylist asks SC to extend voter registration

Oct 31, 2012 - 8:34 AM

Kabataan partylist group will file a petition at the High Court to have the voter registration extended until January 12 2013 saying the Comelec illegally set the last day of the registration on October 31

Groups protest 'Cyber martial law'

Oct 02, 2012 - 6:21 PM

The Cybercrime Law is undemocratic and has negative implications on the right to free speech and privacy


Lawmakers move to amend Cybercrime law

Oct 02, 2012 - 6:10 PM

Solons want online libel provision repealed

Bloggers, students join SC petition vs cybercrime law

Oct 01, 2012 - 4:00 PM

This is the 6th petition to be filed against the Cybercrime Prevention Act


Who's afraid of North Korea's rocket?

Apr 12, 2012 - 4:46 PM

The controversial rocket launch which could happen any day between Thursday April 12 and Monday April 16 elicited a wide range of responses from the various sectors

READY FOR LIFTOFF. A North Korean soldier stands guard in front of an Unha-3 rocket at Tangachai -ri space center on April 8, 2012. North Korea has confirmed their intention to launch the rocket this week (between April 12-16) despite international condemnations. AFP Photo/Pedro Ugarte