James Deakin - updates

Rappler's latest stories on James Deakin


[OPINION] The out-of-touch, elitist gaps in our lockdown

Mar 18, 2020 - 11:00 AM

'Not a lot of upper-class and middle-class Filipinos realize how good they have it in the midst of this lockdown. They forget to check their privilege, and come off as incredibly insensitive and narrow-minded.'

That controversial James Deakin post isn’t an original thought

Mar 17, 2020 - 3:41 PM

(UPDATED) Prior to James Deakin's March 15 post, the statement had been making the rounds on various online platforms

James Deakin apologizes to Kris Aquino on handling of Marcos video controversy

Jan 22, 2018 - 6:50 PM

James apologizes to Kris after he posted a link to a video with him and Kris together. The video posting follows a controversy which saw Deakin and other celebrities in a video presentation with politician Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr.

James Deakin under fire for photo, video with Bongbong Marcos

Jan 21, 2018 - 5:50 PM

Netizens say Deakin should've known better than to associate himself with the son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, but the journalist says talking to 'a whole range of people' is part of being 'objective'

LTFRB slams TV host for spreading 'fake news'

Dec 09, 2017 - 12:07 AM

The LTFRB and TV host James Deakin lock horns over ride-hailing applications

TV HOST. James Deakin presents an automobile feature show. Photo from Deakin's Facebook page

Unexpected life lessons from ‘The Kris List’

Jun 28, 2017 - 12:09 PM

Turns out Kris Aquino has a lot to say on life food success and even road safety

LTO urged: Require installation of dashboard cameras

Mar 30, 2016 - 6:09 PM

In a Change org petition automotive journalist James Deakin says this is the simplest most cost effective way for motorists to protect themselves

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT. The screenshot of the video shows the driver of the Innova trying to flee after hitting a motorcycle driver. Screengrab from niceguynic's video.

Lawyer to netizens: Read up on LTFRB-Uber issue

Aug 16, 2015 - 3:04 PM

How should the government deal with alternative transportation services like Uber?

Online petition for bus speed limiters reaches LTFRB chair

Feb 04, 2014 - 8:12 AM

Another petition is asking government to require public buses to devote seats for the disabled the elderly pregnant women and children

SPEED LIMITERS SOON? A Change.org petition asking the LTFRB to require speed limiters on city and provincial buses reaches LTFRB Chair Winston Ginez. File photo by Rappler

Online petition on buses: No speed limiters, no franchise

Dec 19, 2013 - 4:06 PM

The one who started the petition is even calling on government to take over public buses

REFORM. An online petition is asking government to require speed limiters on buses and to eventually take over the operations of public buses. Screenshot from Change.org

Don't rev it: Car care, flood and monsoon

Aug 20, 2013 - 8:10 PM

Here are tips to make sure your vehicle stays running during rainy weather

FLOODWATER AND YOUR CAR. Don't do this just yet