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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

What you need to know about Pangasinan and #PHVote

Apr 12, 2016 - 11:17 AM

Ahead of the 3rd presidential debate to be held on Pangasinan on Sunday April 24 MovePH brings the PHVote challenge to the vote rich province

Where do VP bets stand on traffic, transportation?

Apr 07, 2016 - 9:32 PM

Are the vice presidential bets paying attention to the people s complaints about traffic?

Filipino voters are 'rational' – analyst

Mar 23, 2016 - 2:21 PM

Communications expert Clarissa David says voters have various criteria when choosing their next leaders and the masses reasons shouldn t be quickly judged as irrational

OWN REASONS. Communications expert Clarissa David says voters have their own varied, rational reasons for electing leaders.

Grace Poe won Cebu presidential debate – SWS respondents

Mar 22, 2016 - 10:45 PM

Poe is named the winner by respondents in Balance Luzon and in the Visayas but slides to second place among respondents in Metro Manila and Mindanao

WINNER. Respondents of the SWS mobile survey say Grace Poe came out the best during the second presidential debate.

Presidential debate 'not good form,' but good entertainment – analyst

Mar 22, 2016 - 10:31 AM

It s kind of a wild wild west but it s fun It s fun in that sense because there’s a lot of attacking there’s a lot of freedom to really just butt in there and interrupt says analyst Clarissa David

GOOD ENTERTAINMENT. The town hall format of the debate allowed candidates more freedom to interject and interrupt each other, often deviating from the debate topics. Photo by Rappler

Binay-Duterte 'bromance' at 2nd presidential debate

Mar 20, 2016 - 10:10 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay chooses not to have a face off with Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte at the second presidential debate in Cebu City

NO FACE-OFF. Vice President Jejomar Binay has nothing to ask Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte at the face-off portion of the second presidential debate on March 20, 2016. Screengrab form TV5

PiliPinas 2016 Cebu Presidential Debate: Part 2 goes to Grace Poe

Mar 20, 2016 - 9:50 PM

In this part of the debate candidates ask each other questions on key issues

This file picture shows Grace Poe at the first presidential debate in Cagayan de Oro. Photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Duterte to Roxas: You are pretentious, a fraud

Mar 20, 2016 - 9:37 PM

As rebuttal Liberal Party standard bearer Mar Roxas questions the Duterte brand of justice

Screengrab from TV5 stream

Celebrities on second presidential debate in Cebu

Mar 20, 2016 - 9:33 PM

Celebrities who tuned into the Cebu presidential debates comment about the long delay the heated exchanges among the candidates and more

Photos from Instagram/@celestinegonzaga/Alecs Ongcal/Rob Reyes/Rappler

One-on-one debate: Duterte still netizens' choice

Mar 20, 2016 - 9:14 PM

The Davao mayor sweeps the Rappler polls in the two segments of the second presidential debate held in Cebu City

STILL ON TOP. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte sweeps the Rappler polls.

Cebu debate: Duterte, Poe favor return of death penalty

Mar 20, 2016 - 8:48 PM

Why are they in favor of bringing back death penalty? Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte says it s for cases involving drugs while Senator Grace Poe says it s for heinous crimes

DEATH PENALTY IN PH. Both Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Grace Poe are in favor of bringing back death penalty in the country. Screenshot courtesy of TV5

Duterte still netizens' winner in Round 3 of Cebu presidential debate

Mar 20, 2016 - 8:37 PM

The Davao City mayor continues to edge ahead of his rivals in the Rappler poll as selected by netizens

WINNING STREAK. The Davao City mayor is still netizens' top choice on the Rappler poll.

Still top choice: Duterte is netizens' pick for Round 2, Part 1 of debate

Mar 20, 2016 - 8:09 PM

The Davao City mayor continues his winning streak among netizens who chose him as the winner of Round 2 Part 1 of the presidential debate in Cebu City

STILL ON TOP. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is still netizens' top pick in the Rappler poll for Round 2, Part 1 of the debate.

Duterte gets netizens' vote in Round 1 of 2nd presidential debate

Mar 20, 2016 - 8:08 PM

Just like his performance in the first debate held in Cagayan de Oro City the Davao mayor gets the most votes among netizens

STILL TOP CHOICE. Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte wins the first round of the 2nd presidential debate, according to netizens.

PiliPinas 2016 Cebu Presidential Debate: Winners of Part 1

Mar 20, 2016 - 7:13 PM

Rappler editors name the winners of each of the 3 different parts of round 1

Rappler photo shows the candidates shortly before the 2nd presidential debate held in Cebu

2nd presidential debate adds 'Yes or No' segment

Mar 20, 2016 - 7:11 PM

Organizers of the PiliPinas Debate in Cebu announces an additional segment aside from the original panel discussion and one on one between candidates

SECOND DEBATE. The second presidential debate is set to be held in Cebu City on March 20, 2016. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

2016 polls still unpredictable, voters can still switch bets – analyst

Mar 20, 2016 - 6:18 PM

The elections are just 7 weeks away but political communications expert Clarissa David says there is still a sense that candidates can change voters minds

Behind the scenes during the delay in the 2nd Presidential Debate in Cebu.

Cebu presidential debate: The Rappler coverage

Mar 20, 2016 - 4:25 PM

Tune in to Rappler for breaking news quick fact checks expert commentaries instant videos and unique social media engagement during the 2nd Comelec organized presidential debate in Cebu

World-class debaters to adjudicate candidates on Rappler panel

Mar 20, 2016 - 9:36 AM

The live panel includes former UP Diliman team captain Nicole Curato Worlds Finals adjudicator Joan de Venecia and Asian Grand Champion Glenn Tuazon

Watch, comment, vote, share: Weigh in on the Cebu debate

Mar 19, 2016 - 10:59 PM

Here s how you can join the online conversation and make your voice heard during the second presidential debate in Cebu on Sunday March 20

WEIGHING IN. Participate in Rappler's comprehensive coverage of the second presidential debate on March 20, 2016 by joining our online poll and sharing your thoughts on social media. File photo courtesy of Comelec EID