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Police, military now in charge of some major national quarantine facilities

Apr 15, 2020 - 7:15 PM

A military general says they are also preparing backup personnel, the way they 'prepare for casualties in battle'

MAKESHIFT HOSPITAL. The COVID-19 quarantine facility at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City, photographed on April 7, 2020. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

DPWH completes PICC health facility in 7 days

Apr 08, 2020 - 12:30 AM

The quarantine facility at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) has 294 patient cubicles

CONVERTED. The DPWH along with private firms transformed PICC Forum Tent into a health facility. Photo from DPWH

Apparent gunshot heard in venue of Comelec canvassing

May 13, 2019 - 8:12 PM

Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez tells reporters that it is an 'accidental firing that happened as a result of a shift change' of guards

'ACCIDENTAL FIRING.' Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez says the gunshot heard from the PICC on Monday, May 13, is an 'accidental firing that happened as a result of a shift change' of guards. Screenshot from Rappler video

PICC firm owes government P150 million, say state auditors

Apr 28, 2019 - 4:09 PM

This is equivalent to 50% of its net earnings in 2017, worth around P300 million

IN PHOTOS: Philippines prepares to welcome ASEAN Summit 2017 guests

Nov 10, 2017 - 6:00 PM

A day before delegates to the ASEAN Summit 2017 are to start arriving, Manila is in a frenzy for last-minute preparations

ALL OUT. The International Media Center looks like something right out out of a social media company office. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Companies band together for Marawi relief

Sep 10, 2017 - 1:59 PM

Over 27 companies and 1 000 employee volunteers will be participating in the 2017 Servathon organized by Hands on Manila Foundation

Duterte’s cabinet, SOCE, NATO | 12PM wRap

Jun 16, 2016 - 12:19 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

PH senators, GDP growth, Chibok girl found | 12PM wRap

May 19, 2016 - 12:48 PM

Watch Rappler s 12PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Comelec tightens security after Smartmatic breach

May 13, 2016 - 8:18 PM

This comes after Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon slammed Smartmatic for a breach in protocol The prior knowledge and official consent of the Comelec en banc is required before Smartmatic can make any program changes

TIGHTER SECURITY. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista checks a computer used in the canvassing of votes in the May 9 elections. The Comelec has tightened the security for its canvassing system after a breach of protocol by technology provider Smartmatic. Photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Why the delay in official tally for Senate, party-list races?

May 13, 2016 - 11:41 AM

While waiting for the official count to finish a running or partial tally is helpful so that observers can keep track of the canvassing of votes but the Comelec says they want to release correct and accurate results

CANVASSING. The Comelec continues canvassing the votes for the Senate and party-list elections at the PICC on Thursday, May 12. Photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Comelec junks vote canvassing, Al Jazeera, higher temperatures | 12PM wRap

Apr 13, 2016 - 12:26 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Comelec junks planned canvassing in Manila Hotel

Apr 12, 2016 - 5:18 PM

The Comelec unanimously decides to hold the national canvassing of votes in the government owned PICC as in previous years

CANVASSING SET-UP? This is reportedly the mock set-up for the national canvassing of votes for the May 9 elections. Comelec reporters took photos of this mock set-up on April 5, 2016.

Canvassing in Manila Hotel? Comelec denies 'frivolity'

Apr 06, 2016 - 8:01 PM

After drawing flak over P26 55 million ‘bib vest’ uniforms the Comelec defends its new proposal to hold the canvassing of votes in the Manila Hotel

CANVASSING SET-UP? This is reportedly the mock set-up for the national canvassing of votes for the May 9 elections. Comelec reporters took photos of this mock set-up, which was carried by a Comelec staff member on April 5, 2016.

Comelec eyes canvassing of votes in Manila Hotel

Apr 02, 2016 - 8:09 AM

This is set to be a first for the Comelec which for years has held the national canvassing of votes at the government owned PICC

CANVASSING SITE? The Comelec is considering to hold the canvassing of votes for senators and party-list representatives in the Manila Hotel, a private 5-star facility, instead of the government-owned PICC. Photo from Manila Hotel's Facebook page

Musikapella 2014: Tinig ng kahAPOn, awitin natin ngayon

Nov 25, 2014 - 9:42 PM

Press release: Along with its goal of promoting Philippine music and culture Musikapella also gives opportunities to the beneficiaries of the Economics Society Scholarship Fund

JEMA presents: EVO ‘14: Unleashed

Mar 02, 2014 - 7:27 PM

From the people that brought you SUNSTOKED and COLLISION The Junior Entrepreneurs Marketing Association presents: EVO ‘14 : Unleashed

Repro health advocates tell court: No abortion at the forum

Jan 22, 2014 - 8:45 PM

Pasay court notes that anti reproductive health petitioners who seek to stop the conference filed their petition when the event had already opened

'Int'l RH conference a reminder to SC justices'

Jan 21, 2014 - 4:23 PM

Youth delegates say their advocacy for reproductive and sexual health and rights extends to their harshest critics

PRO-LIFE. Pro-Life Philippines gather outside the PICC building to protest the ongoing  7th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights attended by delegates from different countries on Tuesday, January 21. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Alan to Loren: Let’s talk

May 17, 2013 - 12:11 AM

Sen Alan Peter Cayetano and Sen Loren Legarda dismiss their campaign spat saying they have moved on

HIGHLIGHTS: PH soaring economy, looking back and forward

Feb 13, 2013 - 8:16 AM

This soaring economy s top policy makers and decision makers will report on how the Philippines achieved the 6 6 growth in 2012 and its big push for an investment grade status this 2013

What to know about the 2012 ADB annual meeting

Apr 30, 2012 - 5:44 PM

For PH the ADB meeting is a coming out party to show the world the reforms President Aquino has done says Purisima