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Automated DSWD subsidy a problem in far-flung areas with no ATMs

Jul 07, 2020 - 8:05 PM

Only 1.3 million out of the targeted 13.5 million poor families have received the second tranche of the cash aid promised to them

STILL DELAYED. Residents line up at a Landbank branch in Quezon City on April 9, 2020 to withdraw their financial assistance from the government. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Dominican Republic vote goes ahead despite virus threat

Jul 04, 2020 - 3:31 PM

The campaign is unlike any other in the Dominican Republic's history, overshadowed by a health crisis that has hit the country's population of 10 million hard

UPCOMING ELECTIONS. Handout photo released by Dominican presidential candidate for the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD) Gonzalo Castillo's press office as he (C) shakes hands with supporters during a motorcade in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic, on July 1, 2020.  Photo by Gonzalo Castillo's press office/AFP

FALSE: Cory Aquino's libel suit vs Beltran was not deemed press freedom issue

Jun 20, 2020 - 9:49 AM

Accounts and articles show that the libel case was seen as an attack on press freedom

Norwood poster on Scola nominated for FIBA Dunk of the Decade

Jun 11, 2020 - 7:10 PM

The one-handed rack attack of former Gilas captain Gabe Norwood in the 2014 FIBA World Cup still stays up there

Photo from FIBA

Lawmakers' changing of anti-terror bill vote has 'no more bearing' – Villafuerte

Jun 11, 2020 - 11:40 AM

Villafuerte – among the closest allies of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano in the House – slams his colleagues for changing their votes

HOUSE DEPUTY SPEAKER. Camarines Sur 2nd District Representative Luis Raymund Villafuerte gestures during a hearing in February 2018. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Former coast guard chief Garcia to lead National Coast Watch Council Secretariat

Jun 08, 2020 - 11:08 PM

Retired Admiral Joel Garcia returns to the National Coast Watch System, which he helped lead before taking over the Philippine Coast Guard in October 2019

JOEL GARCIA. Retired Admiral Joel Garcia is the new executive director of the National Coast Watch Council Secretariat. File photo from the Philippine Coast Guard

Makati lawmaker blocks Facebook messages on anti-terror bill vote

Jun 08, 2020 - 2:35 PM

As users share that they were blocked, Makati City 2nd District Representative Luis Campos says his social media page managers are 'just being careful' since there are 'many trolls'

Spain porn star arrested after man dies in toad venom ritual

Jun 04, 2020 - 1:17 PM

Spanish police say their operation started 'following the victim's death during the celebration of a mystic ritual based on the inhalation of venom of the bufo alvarius toad'

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Venezuela confirms Guaido rival as parliament speaker

May 27, 2020 - 11:47 AM

Juan Guaido dismisses Luis Parra as 'an accomplice to dictatorship'

SPEAKER. Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Luis Parra gestures during a press conference at the National Assembly building, in Caracas, on January 20, 2020. Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP

[ANALYSIS] Why we can’t Build, Build, Build our way out of this pandemic

May 14, 2020 - 12:55 PM

In this time of crisis, government needs to get its act together and divert all its energies and resources to saving people’s lives

Pope broke tradition again to make Tagle 'cardinal-bishop'

May 02, 2020 - 10:46 PM

The promotion of Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle to the rank of cardinal-bishop 'required special papal permission'

SOLIDARITY. Pope Francis hugs Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, then archbishop of Manila, in a ceremony at the Vatican on November 21, 2013, days after Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) ravaged the Philippines. File photo by Tiziana Fabi/AFP

Ending alma mater’s 32-year drought, Bar topnotcher wants to give back to Baguio

May 02, 2020 - 5:06 PM

'I saw how a lawyer can help a person no other profession can,' says Saint Louis University's Anton Luis Avila

TOP 8. Saint Louis University graduate Anton Luis Avila bags the 8th spot of the 2019 Bar examinations. Photo from Anton Luis Avila

Pope promotes Tagle as one of 11 highest ranking cardinals

May 01, 2020 - 10:00 PM

(UPDATED) Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle is now one of the 11 'close-in consultors' of Pope Francis, boosting his chances of becoming the next pontiff

PROMOTED. Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle is now one of 11 cardinal-bishops serving as the Pope's 'close-in consultors' in the Vatican. Photo from Vatican Media

All-star digital show kicks off ahead of Taylor Swift, Rolling Stones performances

Apr 19, 2020 - 9:13 AM

Celebrities share messages and songs ahead of the music special 'One World: Together At Home Special to Celebrate COVID-19 Workers,' put together by Global Citizen and the World Health Organization

Chilean author Luis Sepulveda dies of coronavirus in Spain

Apr 16, 2020 - 5:42 PM

(UPDATED) Sepulveda is known for writing 'The Old Man Who Read Love Stories'

LIVE: Good Friday 2020 with Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle

Apr 10, 2020 - 8:34 PM

Bookmark this page to watch the live online Good Friday service with Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle at 9 pm

LIVE: Palm Sunday 2020 with Cardinal Tagle

Apr 05, 2020 - 2:00 PM

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle leads an online Palm Sunday Mass at 2 pm, Manila time, from the Pontificio Collegio Filippino in Rome

House goes after 'malicious' Twitter account over false coronavirus news

Apr 02, 2020 - 10:19 AM

Twitter user @house_files is deactivated minutes after House Secretary General Luis Montales says they would prosecute the people behind the account that had used the official House seal

IN SESSION. The House of Representatives holds its plenary session on May 30, 2018. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Ilocos Sur confirms 1st case of coronavirus

Mar 29, 2020 - 2:41 PM

Ilocos Sur Governor Ryan Luis Singson says the woman is 55 years old, and comes from the municipality of Tagudin

TAGUDIN TOWN HALL. Photo from Wikipedia


Duterte gov’t has no breakdown of P275B to be tapped for pandemic response

Mar 23, 2020 - 2:45 PM

For now, what's being proposed are lump sum allocations such as P200 billion for the Emergency Subsidy Program and P75 billion for health services

NO BREAKDOWN YET. House Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund Villafuerte sponsors the bill granting President Rodrigo Duterte emergency powers vs COVID-19 on March 23, 2020. Screenshot from the House of Representatives YouTube account

Cayetano: Ungab, Leachon ousted because 'they're more interested in intrigues'

Mar 02, 2020 - 11:23 PM

Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano says issues with his 'working relationship' with Representatives Isidro Ungab and Salvador Leachon are the reason they lost their House posts

CHAIR NO MORE. Then-House committee on appropriations chair Isidro Ungab defends the proposed P4.1-trillion budget for 2020 during plenary session on September 10, 2019. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Ungab, Leachon stripped of key House posts amid coup rumors

Mar 02, 2020 - 5:05 PM

Davao City congressman Isidro Ungab and Oriental Mindoro congressman Salvador Leachon are booted out of key posts after drawing the ire of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and his loyal allies

BOOTED OUT. Davao City 3rd District Representative Isidro Ungab (L) and Oriental Mindoro 1st District Representative Salvador Leachon. Photos from congress.gov.ph

Nazareno devotees say goodbye to Vatican-bound Tagle

Jan 09, 2020 - 3:19 AM

The Feast of the Black Nazarene 2020 is Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle’s last as Manila archbishop

SALAMAT PO. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle delivers the homily during the Feast of the Black Nazarene midnight mass at the Quirino Grandstand on January 9, 2020. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Cardinal Tagle prays for peace in Middle East during Traslacion 2020 mass

Jan 09, 2020 - 2:45 AM

The Archbishop of Manila ties in the message of the devotion to the Black Nazarene with the crisis in the Middle East: Break the cycle of violence and vengeance through love that leads to life

PEACE. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle delivers the homily during the Feast of the Black Nazarene midnight mass at the Quirino Grandstand on January 9, 2020. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

WATCH: Midnight Mass with Cardinal Tagle for Nazareno 2020

Jan 08, 2020 - 11:56 PM

Watch the midnight Mass for the Feast of the Black Nazarene, with Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle as homilist

Venezuela's Guaido gains access to parliament speaker's seat

Jan 07, 2020 - 11:51 PM

Earlier, dozens of National Guard troops wearing helmets and carrying riot shields blocked Juan Guaido from entering Congress

ACCESS. Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido speaks at the National Assembly, in Caracas, on January 7, 2020. Photo by Federico Parra/AFP

Guaido and rival both claim to be Venezuela's parliament speaker

Jan 06, 2020 - 8:49 AM

Juan Guaido attempts to climb over the railing around the National Assembly premises to gain entry to its compound, only to be pushed back by police with riot shields

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido is pictured during a parliamentary session with allied lawmakers at the offices of the El Nacional newspaper in Caracas, on January 5, 2020 after being prevented from entering the National Assembly. - Venezuela's opposition denounced a "parliamentary coup" on Sunday after its leader Juan Guaido was prevented from entering the National Assembly by police and a rival tried to take his role as speaker. (Photo by Yuri CORTEZ / AFP)

First Filipino architect elevated as fellow by Royal Institute of British Architects

Dec 19, 2019 - 9:29 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Lira Luis is named a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects

Cardinal Tagle hits materialism, fake news on Simbang Gabi

Dec 16, 2019 - 6:05 PM

Jesus needs real witnesses, not fake news makers, says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle leads the first day of the traditional Simbang Gabi at the Manila Cathedral on December 16, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Tagle’s office eyed as 2nd most important in Vatican

Dec 11, 2019 - 1:28 PM

The new appointment of Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle positions him ‘to be a possible successor to Pope Francis,’ says a Vatican analyst

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Barack, Michelle, and Julia Roberts: This week’s outlook

Dec 10, 2019 - 12:01 PM

There’s no breather in the newsroom this week. For one, the Obamas are in the neighborhood!

'His heart is broken': Vatican prefect Tagle breaks into tears

Dec 10, 2019 - 11:20 AM

Be happy to let him go, the Vatican's ambassador tells Filipinos

NEW APPOINTMENT. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle breaks into tears in a Mass on December 9, 2019, a day after the Vatican announced his appointment as prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Cardinal Tagle seen to step down as Manila archbishop

Dec 09, 2019 - 11:54 AM

As the powerful ‘Red Pope,’ Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle is expected to address hot-button issues such as the Vatican’s policy toward China

FIESTA MASS. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle presides over the Mass for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 9, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Cardinal Tagle to lead top Vatican office

Dec 08, 2019 - 8:45 PM

Pope Francis names Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle as part of his 'Cabinet,' making Tagle one of the most powerful men in the Catholic Church

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle gives his homily at the Chrism Mass at the Manila Cathedral. Hindreds of priests from different diocesea of the Archdiocese of Manila concelebrated with the archbishop. Photo by Angie de Silva

Ruling party faces exit as Uruguay votes for president

Nov 24, 2019 - 9:24 PM

A win for the right would 'reflect a trend in the region of voters rejecting the incumbent party over disappointing results,' an analyst says

RUN-OFF. This combination of pictures shows Uruguay's presidential candidate for the Partido Nacional party, Luis Lacalle Pou (L), on October 27, 2019, and Uruguay's presidential candidate for the ruling Frente Amplio (Broad Front) party, Daniel Martinez, on October 23, 2019, both in Montevideo. Photos by Eitan Abramovich and Pablo Porciuncula/AFP

LOOK: Champ Lui Pio of Hale welcomes first child

Oct 22, 2019 - 11:03 AM

Hale vocalist Champ Lui Pio and partner Claire Nery welcome their newborn son, Caden, to the world

5 journalists, archivist named 2019 Titus Brandsma awardees

Oct 08, 2019 - 1:09 PM

The Titus Brandsma awards are given to journalists for their outstanding leadership in the field and embodiment of Brandsma’s principles

Manila court orders arrest of Joma Sison, Jalandoni over Leyte mass grave

Sep 06, 2019 - 3:32 PM

(UPDATED) Satur Ocampo, a co-accused, is excluded in the warrant because of an earlier bail grant by the Supreme Court

WARRANT. CPP Founding Chairman Joma Sison and NDF senior adviser Luis Jalandoni are ordered arrested by a Manila court. Photo of Sison by Rappler, photo of Jalandoni by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

All is well? Cayetano berates Ungab over 2020 budget row

Sep 02, 2019 - 10:00 PM

Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano unsurprisingly takes the side of his ally and Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund Villafuerte instead

SORTED OUT? House committee on appropriations chair Isidro Ungab (2nd from L) stands awkwardly with other House leaders after their meeting on September 2, 2019. Photo courtesy of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano's office

House leaders say issues after withdrawal of 2020 budget already ‘sorted out’

Sep 02, 2019 - 8:52 PM

(UPDATED) Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano calls for a meeting among House leaders to resolve the clash between Representatives Isidro Ungab and Luis Raymund Villafuerte

'SORTED OUT.' (From L-R) Senior Deputy Majority Leader Boying Remulla, House appropriations panel chair Isidro Ungab, Majority Leader Martin Romualdez, Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, appropriations panel vice chairperson Elenita Ermita Buhain, Deputy Speaker LRay Villafuerte, and Deputy Speaker Neptali Gonzales II. Photo courtesy of Cayetano's office

Ungab to Villafuerte: Bill withdrawal to 'definitely derail' 2020 budget passage

Sep 02, 2019 - 10:50 AM

Two factions of Duterte allies in the House of Representatives are now clashing over the proposed 2020 budget

CLASH OF DUTERTE ALLIES. House committee on appropriations chairperson Isidro Ungab opposes Deputy Speaker LRay Villafuerte's withdrawal of the 2020 budget bill from the plenary. Photo from Ungab's Facebook page

Smells like pork? ‘Premature’ 2020 budget bill withdrawn in House plenary

Sep 02, 2019 - 9:50 AM

Deputy Minority Leader Carlos Zarate warns the withdrawal 'smells like the greasy patronage pork is being put into the oven'

BUDGET ISSUES. A top official in the House confirms withdrawing the 2020 budget bill from the plenary last week. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

In 'season of creation,' Cardinal Tagle reminds all to take care of Earth

Sep 01, 2019 - 4:35 PM

'Let us renew our pledge to respect one another and the web of life,' Cardinal Tagle adds

WALK FOR CREATION. People from various schools, parishes, religious communities, and civil organizations join the 3rd Walk for Creation on September 1, 2019, vowing to address the ecological crisis. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Tagle calls on Catholics to ‘pray for the nation’

Aug 01, 2019 - 6:16 PM

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle makes the call as several bishops and priest are subject to ‘persecution and false accusations’ by government

CALL ON THE FAITHFUL. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle calls on Catholics to pray for bishops and priests suffering from 'false accusations'. Photo by Angie De Silva/Rappler

Worst times for journos under Duterte gov't, says former U.P. dean

Jul 20, 2019 - 8:09 PM

Former University of the Philippines' College of Mass Communication dean Luis Teodoro says the state of the press in the Philippines 'has never been ideal'

Campus journalists from CEGP protest to defend press freedom from the oppression of Duterte’s government in front of the Mendiola Peace Arch on January 17, 2018. Photo by Alecs Ongcal

Davao del Sur information officer arrested over illegal recruitment

Jun 18, 2019 - 2:32 PM

Police say provincial information officer Sherwin Cesar and his accomplice face large-scale estafa complaints

Wilder announces Ortiz rematch

May 29, 2019 - 11:29 PM

Boxing fans may just have to wait a little longer for the much-anticipated unification bout between Deontay Wilder and rival Anthony Joshua

ROUND TWO. Expect another bruising encounter when Deontay Wilder defends his WBC heavyweight title against Luis Ortiz. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Cardinal Tagle reelected to lead int'l Catholic charities network

May 25, 2019 - 10:05 PM

Caritas Internationalis elects Cardinal Tagle to another 4-year term

CARDINAL TAGLE. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle gives his homily at the Chrism Mass at the Manila Cathedral. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

FALSE: Villegas, Tagle 'say followers are traitors' for not voting for Otso Diretso

May 23, 2019 - 5:20 PM

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines says the claim is 'fake news and propaganda'

Puerto Princesa's choices: A mayor accused of graft or a vice mayor once jailed for drugs

May 11, 2019 - 9:23 PM

Vice Mayor Luis Marcaida III challenges Mayor Lucilo Bayron in a race full of twists and turns

BITTER RIVALRY. Puerto Princesa City Mayor Lucilo Bayron faces Vice Mayor Luis Marcaida III in 2019. Photos from Lucilo 'Cecil' Rodriguez Bayron Facebook page, VM Luis Marcaida III Twitter account