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Duterte magic to be tested in 2019 Senate race

Apr 22, 2018 - 9:44 AM

(UPDATED) Next year's elections will test if President Rodrigo Duterte's endorsement is the magic that can give his relatively unknown allies a fighting chance

DUTERTE MAGIC? The 2019 senatorial elections will test if the charisma of President Rodrigo Duterte's charisma will rub off on his  chosen candidates. Malacañang file photo

LOOK: Zayn Malik is Penshoppe's newest endorser

Mar 02, 2018 - 11:34 AM

Get ready to see Zayn all over Manila's billboards!

DFA opens Aseana office for Saturday passport appointments

Feb 02, 2018 - 10:28 PM

The DFA says its Aseana office 'shall be open to passport applications every Saturday, starting February 10, 2018, from 8 am to 5 pm'

PHILIPPINE PASSPORTS. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano hands out new passports with a 10-year validity during a launch at DFA Aseana in Parañaque City on January 12, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

WATCH: Penshoppe's newest endorser is your next bad boy crush

Feb 02, 2018 - 2:19 PM

'Fashion's wild child' Jordan Barrett is casual cool in Penshoppe’s Spring Summer 2018 Collection

Philippines probes sale of passport endorsements

Jan 30, 2018 - 6:05 PM

'Some people are selling endorsements from government agencies. That's the sad reality,' says Foreign Undersecretary Jose Luis Montales

NEW PASSPORTS. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano hands out new passports with a 10-year validity during a launch at DFA ASEANA in Parañaque City on January 12, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Pemerintah ingin tarik pajak dari ‘endorser’ di media sosial, bagaimana caranya?

Oct 18, 2016 - 5:02 PM

Bagaimana sebaiknya pemerintah menarik pajak dari endorser dan buzzer di media sosial?

Ilustrasi dari Tech in Asia

Sunshine Dizon on marriage: No regrets

Aug 15, 2016 - 9:54 PM

All the pain and sacrifices are worth it especially having my two beautiful babies Sunshine says of her kids Anton and Doreen

Nike stands by Sharapova, resumes sponsorship after doping ban

Jun 09, 2016 - 5:18 AM

Maria Sharapova gets a much need ally as she vows to appeal her two year suspension by the International Tennis Federation

RENEWED SUPPORT. Maria Sharapova is getting a boost of support from Nike after insisting she didn't dope intentionally. File photo by Peter Foley/EPA

When Rody Duterte met INC's Eduardo Manalo

May 25, 2016 - 1:57 PM

Is time spent with a presidential candidate a measure of Iglesia preference?

Davao City Mayor and Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte meets Iglesia ni Cristo Executive Minister Eduardo Manalo on April 22, 2016.

Gigi Hadid is the new face of Penshoppe

May 17, 2016 - 6:55 PM

Gigi herself makes the announcement through a video on Penshoppe s social media accounts

GIGI HADID. The American model is the new face of Penshoppe. Screengrab from Facebook/penshoppe

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 05 May 2016, 9PM

May 05, 2016 - 9:13 PM

The Bureau of Internal Revenue tells the media to report paid campaign promos by candidates Income for broadcast giant GMA Network doubles to P1 01 billion in the first quarter of 2016 Mar Roxas and running mate Leni Robredo hit rivals who distrust surveys

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 05 May 2016, 8PM

May 05, 2016 - 8:16 PM

Senator Grace Poe denies rumors she’s withdrawing from the presidential race to give way to another candidate The Philippine Supreme Court allows detained former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to vote on May 9 in Pampanga A massive wildfire in Canada forces thousands to flee

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 05 May 2016, 7PM

May 05, 2016 - 7:12 PM

Trillanes files a plunder complaint against Duterte INC officially endorses Rody Duterte and Bongbong Marcos INC reportedly wages a silent war against De Lima

INC official: Duterte endorsement letter 'fraudulent'

May 02, 2016 - 8:00 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo intends to find the person who forged Eduardo Manalo s signature and charge him or her in court

Is Bongbong Marcos Iglesia ni Cristo's bet for vice president?

Apr 27, 2016 - 6:18 PM

UPDATED Eduardo Manalo head of the bloc voting religious sect has invited the vice presidential bet to breakfast Up to them to make their announcement says Marcos Jr

Binay meets with INC exec minister Manalo

Apr 21, 2016 - 7:25 PM

Iglesia ni Cristo s Eagle News reports that Vice President Jejomar Binay sought the INC s endorsement during his meeting with executive minister Eduardo Manalo

UN climate deal, Binay vs Duterte, Panama’s defense | 6PM wRap

Apr 07, 2016 - 7:25 PM

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Poe on INC meeting: They asked me for 'fairness' only

Apr 06, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Presidential bet Grace Poe says her meeting with the bloc voting Iglesia ni Cristo is not political and is only done out of courtesy

Erap endorses Poe, Comelec, FBI unlocks iPhone | 12PM wRap

Mar 29, 2016 - 12:15 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Erap endorses 'my goddaughter' Grace Poe for president

Mar 28, 2016 - 6:11 PM

UPDATED The former president and now reelectionist Manila mayor also endorses Bongbong Marcos for vice president and names 12 senatorial candidates from different parties whom he is supporting

GODDAUGHTER. Former president and now reelectionist Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada announces at his proclamation rally at Liwasang Bonifacio on March 28, 2016, Grace Poe as his presidential bet. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

UN suspends Maria Sharapova as goodwill ambassador

Mar 16, 2016 - 12:02 AM

The United Nations discontinues its relationship with the 5 time Grand Slam champion following her failed drug test

HEAVY PRICE. Maria Sharapova continues to feel the sting of her failed drug test. File photo by Peter Foley/EPA

Porsche becomes latest sponsor to suspend Sharapova

Mar 08, 2016 - 8:43 PM

German car manufacturer Porsche becomes the third big name sponsor to distance themselves from Maria Sharapova

FALLOUT CONTINUES. Maria Sharapova's deal with Porsche is now up in the air after failing a drug test at the Australian Open. Photo by Filip Singer/EPA

NPC for Poe? Party allows ‘free zone’ in Negros Occidental

Mar 01, 2016 - 7:48 PM

Kabankalan Mayor Isidro Zayco NPC chair in Negros Occidental doesn t know if party leaders have given the same clearance to members in other provinces

'ZONA LIBRE.’ A number of Nationalist People’s Coalition members in vote-rich Negros Occidental are backing the presidential bid of Manuel Roxas II (right), and may not follow the party position of supporting Grace Poe. File photo by Comelec EID

Gringo or Chiz for VP? Sotto says 'campaigning' different from voting

Mar 01, 2016 - 2:25 PM

Re electionist senator Tito Sotto campaigns for Chiz Escudero the vice presidential bet of his party What happens to his promise to support his friend Gringo Honasan of UNA?

VICE PRESIDENT. Reelectionist Senator Vicente Sotto III remains coy on who he will support betweem vice presidential candidates Francis Escudero and his close friend Gregorio Honasan. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

NPC endorsement of Grace Poe stirs confusion among members

Feb 29, 2016 - 10:15 PM

Several party members most of whom supporting other presidential bets say they were not consulted and informed of the decision

ENDORSEMENT. Presidential bet Senator Grace Poe during her first meeting with the Nationalist People's Coalition in August 2015. File photo by Office of Senator Francis Escudero

PH hits China, NPC backs Poe, Leonardo DiCaprio | 6PM wRap

Feb 29, 2016 - 7:42 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

NPC: Grace Poe is our presidential bet

Feb 29, 2016 - 1:10 PM

UPDATED The Nationalist People s Coalition – the second biggest political party – formalizes its endorsement of Grace Poe despite the disqualification cases she faces

THE FIGHT CONTINUES. Presidential bet Senator Grace Poe said the favorable Supreme Court decision on the temporary restraining orders it earlier issued only intensified her belief that she is qualified to run for president in May. Photo from Office of Senator Grace Poe

#PugadBaboy: Nike drops Pacquiao

Feb 27, 2016 - 5:00 AM

Robin Padilla to campaign for Duterte for free – camp

Feb 21, 2016 - 11:16 AM

The action star and the mayor s youngest son are in Hong Kong to urge OFWs to vote for Duterte

PADILLA FOR DUTERTE. Actor Robin Padilla meets with OFWs in Hong Kong while campaigning for Duterte. Photo courtesy of Duterte campaign team

Brands stick by Pacquiao despite LGBT comments, Nike termination

Feb 19, 2016 - 4:38 PM

Manny Pacquiao s deal with Nike may be over but one of Pacquiao s handlers says he is in negotiations with two other competitors

BACKLASH. Manny Pacquiao, seen in 2011 admiring the shoes Nike made for him, has split with the brand follow his comments on gay marriage. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Nike terminates deal with Manny Pacquiao over gay comments

Feb 18, 2016 - 5:06 AM

Nike says they no longer have a relationship with Manny Pacquiao as backlash over his controversial statements continues

DEAL OVER. Nike is no longer doing business with Manny Pacquiao. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

FVR for Leni Robredo?

Feb 08, 2016 - 3:04 PM

The administration s vice presidential bet meets with former president Fidel Ramos on the eve of the start of the campaign period for national candidates

Photo by Leni Robredo Media Bureau

KathNiel to endorse Mar Roxas for president in 2016

Nov 22, 2015 - 7:09 PM

Korina Sanchez posts a photo of Mar with the tandem on Instagram

An airline for Alden Richards' next endorsement?

Nov 09, 2015 - 3:24 PM

The airline wants AlDub s Alden Richards the on screen partner of Maine Mendoza or Yaya Dub to be its newest endorser

WHICH AIRLINE? An airline company wants Alden Richards, the other half of the phenomental #AlDub onscreen tandem, to be its endorser.

Parokya ni Edgar's Chito Miranda weighs in on PH politicians

Oct 19, 2015 - 10:01 PM

Anyway it s time to do some research and to listen to what their plans platapormas are And when I say research I mean going beyond what is seen on Facebook Instagram and Twitter Chito says

Erap endorses leftist leader Neri Colmenares for senator

Sep 30, 2015 - 4:43 PM

UPDATED Former President Joseph Estrada who has popularized the slogan Erap para sa mahirap touts the pro poor agenda of the Makabayan bloc

Mar Roxas is swimming against the tide of history

Aug 06, 2015 - 9:29 AM

Roxas needs to get his mojo back He should not rely solely on President Aquino s endorsement or the narrative of continuity

After Aquino: Good governance and the succession dilemma

Aug 04, 2015 - 10:50 AM

Throughout the past 3 decades presidential endorsements have rarely changed the dynamics of the elections which was more determined by popularity in benign cases or outright vote rigging as allegedly the case in 2004

The anointing of Mar Roxas

Aug 01, 2015 - 5:52 PM

With DILG Secretary Mar Roxas clinching the endorsement of President Benigno Aquino III the question remains – is it enough to guarantee a win in the 2016 elections?

Roxas supporters: Ups and downs in following the 'Straight Path'

Aug 01, 2015 - 5:49 PM

They praise him but supporters admit Mar Roxas also has his weaknesses

Mar Roxas declares that he will run for President in the upciming national elections. He was endorsed by President Noynoy Aquino at Club Filipino on August 1, 2015. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

'This is my husband's calling' – Korina Sanchez

Jul 31, 2015 - 4:06 PM

The news anchor says she is not bothered by the survey numbers of Interior Secretary Mar Roxas

EMOTIONAL. Korina Sanchez, wife of presidential candidate Manuel Roxas II, says she's not worried about the survey numbers

FULL TEXT: Mar Roxas acceptance speech

Jul 31, 2015 - 2:08 PM

Ako si Mar Roxas tinatanggap ko ang hamon ng ating mga Boss: Itutuloy palalawakin at ipaglalaban ang Daang Matuwid

President Benigno S. Aquino III formally endorses Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II as the standard-bearer of the ruling Liberal Party (LP) in the 2016 Presidential elections during the “A Gathering of Friends” at the Cory C. Aquino Kalayaan Hall of the Club Filipino in Greenhills, San Juan City on Friday, July 31, 2015. Photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino endorses Roxas, INC crisis, MH370 probe | 12PM wRap

Jul 31, 2015 - 1:38 PM

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How much a factor is Aquino’s endorsement?

Jul 31, 2015 - 9:45 AM

UPDATED A nationwide survey by Publicus Asia shows it’s 6th among 7 factors that may affect voters’ choices on election day

HIGHLIGHTS: Aquino endorses Mar Roxas for 2016 elections

Jul 31, 2015 - 8:34 AM

Watch the highlights on Rappler

Mar Roxas: The long road to endorsement

Jul 31, 2015 - 7:07 AM

Liberal Party president on leave Manuel Roxas II launches his presidential bid on Friday July 31 His biggest lesson from 2010? Don t take things for granted

2016 RUN. File photo of Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II courtesy of the DILG

Mar Roxas: Game changer?

Jul 30, 2015 - 9:39 PM

The President’s endorsement of Mar Roxas simplifies the political equation He becomes the new center of political gravity

Aquino sister on VP Binay: It's clear we've parted ways

Jul 30, 2015 - 8:38 AM

The sisters also seek to correct old talk from the 2010 elections that they supported Vice President Jejomar Binay instead of Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II

File photo

Missing ministers, Poe on Aquino, Cecil the lion | 6PM wRap

Jul 29, 2015 - 6:34 PM

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