Manila Bulletin - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Manila Bulletin


FALSE: 'Manila Bulletin story' on Robredo proposing law to jail bashers

Mar 26, 2019 - 9:45 AM

The Manila Bulletin denies publishing a story with headline, 'Robredo to pass a law to put netizens behind bars for bashing her.' It labels the post a 'hoax.'

After criticism, Ramos rallies support for Duterte

Oct 16, 2016 - 8:46 AM

One can only hope that in the next 100 days we will have more of the good than the bad

TWO LEADERS. President Rodrigo Duterte chats with former president Fidel V. Ramos during the Testimonial Dinner Reception organized by the San Beda Law Alumni Association on July 14, 2016. File photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

Grace Poe's debate performance 'good' but 'still lacking' – analysts

Apr 25, 2016 - 7:30 PM

The presidential candidate s statements during the 3rd presidential debate in Pangasinan hardly give new information about her or her platforms

LAST DEBATE. An Analyst says presidential bet Grace Poe performed well in the 3rd presidential debate but something was still lacking in her answers to issues. Photo by Jay Morales

3rd presidential debate a 'teleserye' for voters

Apr 25, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Some voters wish the presidential bets were more straightforward with their answers

Batman fail, wrong Reyes, and other #PiliPinasDebates2016 memes

Apr 25, 2016 - 4:14 PM

Rely on Filipino netizens to beat the political heat and refresh our social media feeds with some humor

WATCH: Presidential bets square off at 3rd and final debate

Apr 25, 2016 - 10:51 AM

How did the candidates fare in the final round?

Virtual battlefield: How bets fared in final debate

Apr 25, 2016 - 1:12 AM

UPDATED Even before the final presidential debate in Dagupan on April 24 the war was already in full swing Let s take a look

Santiago dismisses 'black propaganda': I will never quit

Apr 24, 2016 - 11:55 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago brushes aside speculations about her health and declares she will stay in the race

'BLACK PROPAGANDA.' Senator and presidential candidate Miriam Defensor Santiago says she has been dealing with black propaganda about her health. Photo by the Manila Bulletin

Duterte sweeps Rappler online polls for 3rd presidential debate

Apr 24, 2016 - 11:10 PM

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte again emerges as the choice of most social media users who voted on Rappler s online polls

Presidential bets on Mindanao: Peace talks, dev't programs critical

Apr 24, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Mar Roxas and Rodrigo Duterte agree that the Bangsamoro Basic Law must be passed Three out of 5 candidates mention anti poverty programs are critical to peace in Mindanao

FACE-OFF. Presidential bets explain their solutions to conflict in Mindanao. Photo by the Manila Bulletin

Last debate an improvement, but still lacking – experts, advocates

Apr 24, 2016 - 10:24 PM

Did the presidential bets deliver in their last chance to woo voters?

NOT ENOUGH. it was an improvement from the past two debates, but it still was not enough in terms of providing details of the candidates' platforms. Photo by the Manila Bulletin

Roxas dares Duterte to back out of presidential race if...

Apr 24, 2016 - 10:23 PM

The administration bet says if he can present a list of PhilHealth beneficiaries from Davao City the mayor who s denying it should quit the race

WORD WAR. Roxas said Duterte's promise to establish a trust fund for the payment of medical expenses of Filipinos confined in hospitals already exists today. Photo by the Manila Bulletin

Legalize medical marijuana? 'No, but let's talk' – Santiago

Apr 24, 2016 - 10:15 PM

Santiago who was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in 2014 says she has never thought of using medical marijuana

Screengrab from ABS-CBN

Presidential bets promise OFWs: Better economy to keep you home

Apr 24, 2016 - 10:03 PM

The candidates promises to the sector include the creation of Department of OFWs a state initiated pension plan and a portable health card

ONE LAST TIME. The third leg of the Comelec-organized presidential debate is the last time the bets will face each other on the same stage before election day on May 9. Photo by the Manila Bulletin

Who won 3rd presidential debate? Duterte again netizens' choice

Apr 24, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte wins the final PiliPinas 2016 presidential debate in Pangasinan according to netizens who voted on the Rappler poll

OVERALL WINNER. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte sweeps the Rappler polls during the 3rd Presidential debate at the PHINMA University of Pangasinan in Dagupan City on April 24. Photo from the Manila Bulletin

Presidential bets on allowing Arroyo house arrest, Marcos burial, mining

Apr 24, 2016 - 9:49 PM

Yes no why: candidates explain their position on controversial issues at the 3rd presidential debate in Pangasinan

FAST TALK. The candidates were asked quick question on a variety of topics in the 3rd presidential debate. Photo by the Manila Bulletin

Miriam Santiago wants referendum on hero's burial for Marcos

Apr 24, 2016 - 9:33 PM

Mar Roxas is asked if he would give a Cabinet position to Bongbong Marcos if the latter wins as vice president

SHE'S BACK. Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago during the 3rd Presidential debate at the PHINMA University of Pangasinan in Dagupan City on April 24. Photo from the Manila Bulletin

PH stars on final presidential debate in Pangasinan

Apr 24, 2016 - 9:26 PM

Saab Magalona Aiza Seguerra Liza Diño Seguerra KathNiel and more speak up about their candidates and their opinions on the debate

FINAL PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE. Saab Magalona, Christian Bautista, Kathryn Bernardo, and Daniel Padilla speak about the debate on social media. Screengrabs from Instagram/saabmagalona/xtianbautista, Twitter/imdanielpadilla

Face-off round: Duterte wins netizens' vote in 3rd presidential debate

Apr 24, 2016 - 9:18 PM

Survey front runner Rodrigo Duterte again wins the netizens vote in the face off portion of the 3rd presidential debate in Pangasinan

NETIZENS' CHOICE. The Davao City mayor again emerges as netizens' choice in the face-off portion of the 3rd presidential debate. Screengrab from ABS-CBN

No to 'endo' or contractual labor – presidential bets

Apr 24, 2016 - 8:59 PM

All 5 presidential bets explain how they will out an end to contractual labor saying it is illegal

Photo by Mark Balmores/Manila Bulletin

Binay to give Cabinet posts to ex-Arroyo officials

Apr 24, 2016 - 8:58 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay also says his administration will not block former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo s bid for house arrest

FINAL DEBATE. Vice President Jejomar Binay answers a question at the 3rd presidential debate in Pangasinan on April 24, 2016.  Photo from the Manila Bulletin

Netizens vote: Duterte takes round 1 of 3rd presidential debate

Apr 24, 2016 - 8:09 PM

The popular Davao City mayor is voted by netizens as the winner of the first part of the 3rd and last presidential debate

STILL WINNER. The Davao City mayor is voted the winner of the first round of the presidential debate in Pangasinan by netizens. Screengrab from ABS-CBN

Poe wants traffic terminator, Binay and Roxas clash on split-up DOTC

Apr 24, 2016 - 7:48 PM

The presidential candidates are asked about their concrete plans to fix the traffic problem that keeps many Filipinos wasting hours on the road

TRANSPORT FIXES. Presidential bets were asked how they plan to solve the traffic problem in Metro Manila. Screengrab from ABS-CBN

Presidential bets asked: What will PH be like by 2022?

Apr 24, 2016 - 7:37 PM

During their opening statements all 5 presidential candidates imagine a Philippines under their leadership

FINAL LEG. During their opening statements, all 5 presidential candidates imagine a Philippines under their leadership. Photo by the Manila Bulletin

Poe can sway soft votes from Duterte in aftermath of rape joke – analyst

Apr 24, 2016 - 7:19 PM

The rape remark could shift some of the soft supporters of Duterte Women could be susceptible to shift to Poe if she plays the feminist card

BENEFIT? An analyst says Senator Grace Poe can sway soft votes away from pre-election survey frontrunner Rodrigo Duterte following his controversial rape joke. Photo by Jay Morales/Rappler

Substance, ignored issues should be last debate's focus – advocates

Apr 24, 2016 - 6:35 PM

Last debate two more weeks to go before the elections

Duterte expects rivals to attack him in 3rd presidential debate

Apr 24, 2016 - 6:13 PM

In the latest ABS CBN poll released hours before the debate Duterte retains his lead against his opponents

FRONT RUNNER. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte says he expects his rivals to gang up on him at the 3rd presidential debate in Dagupan City on April 24, 2016, since he is topping the surveys. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

PiliPinas 2016: The Dagupan Presidential Debate

Apr 24, 2016 - 6:11 PM

Get live updates as the presidential candidates face off for the last debate on April 24 2016 at the PHINMA University of Pangasinan in Dagupan City

Pangasinan presidential debate: The Rappler coverage

Apr 24, 2016 - 9:28 AM

Rappler live streams on Sunday April 24 the last of the Comelec organized series of presidential debates from the Phinma University of Pangasinan We give you breaking news quick fact checks expert commentaries polls and instant videos

Inquirer editor in chief Letty Jimenez-Magsanoc dies

Dec 24, 2015 - 10:38 PM

3rd UPDATE Philippine Daily Inquirer: The country has lost a bedrock of journalism

Philippine Daily Inquirer editor-in-chief Letty Jimenez-Magsanoc (center) during President Benigno Aquino III's visit to the newspaper's office in Makati, September 8, 2015. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Philippine print media erroneously kill Mary Jane

May 01, 2015 - 6:50 PM

Death comes early for Filipina worker on death row Mary Jane Veloso after Philippine newspapers kill her on their headlines ahead of Indonesia announcing a stay of her execution

Roxas: No plans of resigning 'for now'

Apr 13, 2015 - 2:20 PM

Will Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II resign by June to prepare for his 2016 presidential bid? I will not turn my back on any task the President gives he says

SPARING THE PRESIDENT. A file photo of President Aquino and Interior Secretary Mar Roxas.

Manila Bulletin's Emilio Yap dies at 88

Apr 07, 2014 - 5:49 PM

Aside from his media venture Emilio Yap was also known as a banking tycoon

The color purple: Why I believe in the RH law

Aug 11, 2013 - 5:01 PM

What will it take to start a revolution against people who continue to impose their own moral beliefs on women’s bodies?

[Fashion] Top 10 finds at the Superb Bazaar

Jun 19, 2012 - 8:06 AM

Support for the Filipino designer and fashion entrepreneur shines through in today s bazaars

SUPERB BAZAAR, SUPER DESIGNS. A leather collar from Ruckus, one of the unique finds we found at the bazaar. All photos by Amyline Ching