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[POLL] Binibining Pilipinas 2018: Who will be Miss Universe Philippines?

Mar 18, 2018 - 7:33 PM

Who do you think will take the most coveted crown? Vote for your favorite on Rappler's unofficial poll!

Trust in Duterte erodes among the poor

Apr 05, 2017 - 5:27 PM

It is not interestingly the case among the middle class and the rich among whom the President s trust ratings are statistically unchanged since July 2016

WITH THE PEOPLE. Duterte listening to a Davao City resident in his office. Photo by Davao City Government

LP to drop Robredo for VP? Not true, says coalition

Feb 26, 2016 - 7:47 PM

Amid rumors that the Liberal Party plans to drop vice presidential bet Leni Robredo because of her poor survey numbers the Daang Matuwid coalition says they are behind her 110

FULL SUPPORT. The Daang Matuwid coalition denies rumors that the Liberal Party was planning to drop vice presidential bet Leni Robredo because of her survey numbers. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

How to repeat 2013: Robredo volunteers say authenticity is key

Feb 12, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Leni Robredo is gunning for the vice presidency with a grassroots campaign strategy Her supporters include veteran political strategists

PERSONAL APPROACH. Liberal Party vice presidential bet and Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo speaks before members of civic societies and volunteer groups at the Provincial Capitol in Bacolod City. Photo by Marchel P. Espina/Rappler

210 groups file nominations for party list, 3 with factions

Oct 16, 2015 - 8:30 PM

If all these organizations are accredited they will make for a very long ballot on election day

Erap ready to endorse 7 senatorial bets for 2016

Oct 16, 2015 - 7:36 PM

Estrada s choice for a presidential bet is down to two: his goddaughter Senator Grace Poe and his kumpare Vice President Jejomar Binay

INTERVIEW. Manila Mayor Joseph 'Erap' Estrada speaks to the press. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno runs for senator

Oct 16, 2015 - 11:22 AM

3rd UPDATE Senator and present presidential race front runner Grace Poe and running mate Senator Chiz Escudero appear at the ceremonial launch of Moreno s senatorial bid

Pro-bono labor lawyer runs for senator

Oct 15, 2015 - 9:33 PM

UPDATED Lawyer Allan Montaño says there is no one [in Senate] who truly represents workers’ interests

CANDIDACY. Labor lawyer Allan Montaño makes official his senatorial bid. Photo by Rappler

Surge of party list nominations expected on last day

Oct 15, 2015 - 7:47 PM

This means each party list group submitting nominations on October 16 must ideally be able to complete in under 5 minutes each of the steps required for filing

42 more groups file nominations for party list

Oct 14, 2015 - 8:38 PM

This brings to 60 the number of organizations that have so far expressed their intent to send nominees to the House of Representatives

FILING. The Commission on Elections accepts certificates of nominations from representatives of partylists. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Erap seeks reelection as Manila mayor

Oct 14, 2015 - 12:59 PM

Manileños march with Estrada from city square Liwasang Bonifacio to the Comelec office in a motorcade complete with a band balloons banners and flags

CANDIDATES. Manila Mayor Erap Estrda (left) and his Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan show a copy of their candidacy certificates. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler RUNNING MATES. Manila mayor Joseph Estrada shows up at Liwasang Bonifacio with running mate Honey Lacuna-Pangan. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Alfredo Lim runs for Manila mayor again

Oct 13, 2015 - 7:28 PM

The ruling Liberal Party is fielding former Manila mayor Alfredo Lim who says he is running in response to public clamor for restoration of free basic services

MAYORALTY BID. Former Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim wants a comeback to as the Philippine capital's chief executive. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

23 groups file nominations for party list

Oct 12, 2015 - 7:19 PM

UPDATED Nominees of party list groups do not necessarily have to be from the sector they represent as long as the nominees have a track record of advocacy for their respective sectors

FILING. The Commission on Elections accepts certificates of nominations from representatives of partylists. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Bagatsing runs for Manila mayor, vows pro-business policies

Oct 12, 2015 - 6:51 PM

Amado Bagatsing joins the bitter battle between Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada and former Mayor Alfredo Lim

MAYORALTY BID. Amado Bagatsing files his certificate of candidacy at the Commission on Elections in Intramuros, Manila. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Duterte 'morally obligated' to run as president

Sep 23, 2015 - 6:46 PM

He has his reason [why he does not want to run] but we think they are not sufficient What will prevail is his moral obligation to serve the country says the lead convenor of the Brotherhood for Duterte

DUTERTE FOR PRESIDENT? A multi-sectoral group calls for Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to run as president in the 2016 polls. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler