Duterte Year 4 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Duterte Year 4

ARTICLE FINDER

[OPINION] Who needs enemies when you have a President like Duterte?

Jul 11, 2020 - 3:09 PM

'Count the deaths. Count the sufferings. Count the fear and division he has cast over our nation...'

In Pasig, fighting corruption yields COVID-19 cash aid for the people

Jul 10, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto began his term by cleaning up the local government’s procurement process and auditing its assets. When the coronavirus pandemic hit, the city had money to help every household, and then some.

STATE OF THE CITY. Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto delivers his State of the City Address on July 2, 2020, marking the first year of his term. Photo from Sotto's Facebook page

EXPLAINER: Handa na bang magbukas ng klase sa Agosto 24 ang Pilipinas?

Jul 08, 2020 - 8:41 PM

Tuturuan ang mga estudyante sa pamamagitan ng printed modules, online learning, at mga leksiyon sa TV o radyo. Maraming tutol sa desisyon ng DepEd na ituloy ang school opening.

In Duterte's 4th year, COVID-19 causes highest unemployment on record

Jul 07, 2020 - 3:00 PM

The last quarter of 2019 saw the lowest unemployment and underemployment rates in 14 years. But the pandemic brought unemployment to unprecedented levels.

As pandemic persists, are Filipinos still satisfied with Duterte?

Jul 06, 2020 - 10:38 PM

Deteriorating quality of life due to COVID-19, which triggered a steep rise in pessimism among Filipinos, could affect satisfaction over the President's performance

With 2 years left in Duterte's term, where are we on Build, Build, Build?

Jul 06, 2020 - 9:23 PM

Only 34% of the Duterte administration's flagship infrastructure projects are being implemented, so far

[OPINION | Artwork] Mga Salita

Jul 03, 2020 - 2:00 PM

According to artist Neal Andrew Lim, 'The piece shows how the orders of the current admin kill; how everyday people are all linked with the killings and the ineptitude of the current admin'

Expect increase in poverty as COVID-19 ushers in Duterte's 4th year

Jul 02, 2020 - 11:49 AM

Though survey results for poverty in 2020 aren't in yet, experts say Filipinos will experience an increase in hunger and poverty in the coming months

[OPINION] Biting the hand that feeds you: Thoughts of a gov't worker under Duterte

Jul 02, 2020 - 10:28 AM

'Duterte is the Lord Voldemort (he-who-must-not-be-named) of our institution. Nobody dares to discuss him, unless it is about something positive.'

Coronavirus drives Philippines toward recession as Duterte's 4th year ends

Jun 29, 2020 - 5:30 PM

The Philippines misses its full-year growth rate target for 2019 despite performing well in the 2nd half. Then the coronavirus causes a deep plunge.

Dismay, disgust, dissent: How Filipinos online reacted to issues during Duterte’s 4th year

Jun 29, 2020 - 3:25 PM

Duterte’s fourth year in office is arguably his most controversial yet, as he earned the ire of many Filipinos on social media

Coronavirus crash: Pandemic pushes stock market down in Duterte's 4th year

Jun 29, 2020 - 2:30 PM

After the Philippine Stock Exchange index slumped to an 8-year low due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will the Duterte administration see the local equity market go back to its pre-coronavirus levels?

[ANALYSIS] Duterte fails in coronavirus crisis leadership

Jun 29, 2020 - 12:00 PM

He is strong on control, but weak on public health

Inflation rate stays low despite coronavirus in Duterte's 4th year

Jun 29, 2020 - 11:30 AM

The COVID-19 outbreak upends both supply and demand, but various factors keep inflation rates low

‘Mayor of the Philippines’ leaves LGUs blind amid COVID-19

Jun 29, 2020 - 8:45 AM

PART 2: President Rodrigo Duterte missed many opportunities to provide direction and concrete guidance to local chiefs on the front lines of the health crisis

Pandemic unravels Duterte's 2016 promise of decisive leadership

Jun 28, 2020 - 9:26 AM

Part I: Where was President Duterte’s famed tendency to ‘overreact’ in January and February when the country’s health system needed it the most?

Nowhere to run: Why some abused sex workers don’t want cops’ help

Jun 27, 2020 - 6:57 PM

Part 2: Even as sex workers or prostituted women claim they experience systematic abuse from the police, they are blamed when they are raped and told ‘it’s part of the job anyway’

4 years on, climate of fear and impunity blocks justice for Duterte’s drug war victims

Jun 27, 2020 - 10:45 AM

Police still refuse to cooperate with the Commission on Human Rights while some families signify that they will probably file cases after the Duterte administration

Families of victims of extraudicial killings call on the United Nations Human Rights Council to pursue an investigation into the rising drug war deaths in the Philippines. Photo by Micah Guiao/Rappler

Newsbreak Chats: Power, fear, and a pandemic in Duterte's 4th year

Jun 24, 2020 - 9:00 PM

On Thursday, June 25, the Newsbreak team will assess Duterte's 4th year in office starting from a position of power after the May 2019 elections and ending in June 2020 with a totally unexpected pandemic