Filipino society - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Filipino society


Only 2 candidates got public performance license to use copyrighted songs in rallies

Apr 16, 2019 - 4:33 PM

Candidates who use copyrighted music without a license can be held criminally and civilly liable, says the Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Inc

It's about privilege, not about working or studying hard

Oct 10, 2015 - 1:02 PM

Privilege is the stepping stone that got me to where I am today not my own hard work

Listening matters: On not treating the poor as mere 'beneficiaries'

Oct 09, 2015 - 2:30 PM

Empowerment requires not only a healthy body and an educated mind but also a high dose of self confidence which is hampered when we consider individuals as mere beneficiaries

What they don't tell you when you leave the Philippines

Oct 08, 2015 - 9:14 AM

We are told about the wonderful things that happen when we make it out of our own country but never once told how much it will hurt to lose our home

AlDub, JaDine, and Filipino imaginaries of intimacy

Oct 03, 2015 - 10:00 AM

I would say that AlDub and JaDine are actually worth thinking about

A philosopher's two cents on the #AlDub craze

Sep 27, 2015 - 5:00 PM

A philosophy teacher shares his thoughts on why many Filipinos are hooked on AlDub

ALDUB. Will they ever get together? Screengrab from Facebook

The funny in the Filipino

Apr 26, 2015 - 3:09 PM

Are Filipinos trying to escape our country s harsh realities through humor?