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From the air bases to Greenhills: Ex-military doctor heads San Juan public hospital

Nov 03, 2019 - 8:57 AM

The prospect of changing the quality of San Juaneños experience with public health would prove a worthy challenge for San Juan Medical Center Director Joseph Acosta

NEW ROLE. Joseph Acosta served as a doctor in the military for 30 years. Now he takes on a new challenge as San Juan Medical Center's Director. Photo by Janella Paris/Rappler

Nuelle Duterte takes back her name

Jun 02, 2019 - 11:50 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte's niece is a full-on critic of the administration and is not afraid to take a stand, no matter what you think of her surname

Alias 'Bikoy': From seminarian to ex-con to whistle-blower

May 07, 2019 - 4:49 PM

(UPDATED) Peter Joemel Advincula's life has taken many twists and turns, like most whistle-blowers

WHISTLEBLOWER. Peter Joemel Advincula aka Bikoy, the hooded man behind the controversial videos linking President Duterte's family to drugs, surfaces at the Integrated Bar of the Philippines on May 6, 2019. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Finding Acierto

May 06, 2019 - 8:07 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Veteran anti-drug operator Eduardo 'Jojo' Acierto hides from a government that's out to get him. What drives him?

Interview with Eduardo Acierto

The Librarians: A Rappler Profile

Feb 23, 2018 - 7:14 PM

'The law is clear,' Totanes says. 'Only licensed librarians can be appointed to all government libraries. So yes, the President violated the law.'

'Pulot boy' now Sulu's tennis ace

Apr 20, 2013 - 7:31 PM

Radymar Awaluddin was once a pulot boy in Sulu Now he s one of the region s brightest bets to win in the Palaro

For ARMM fighters, boxing is life

Apr 20, 2013 - 2:47 PM

For ARMM boxers competing in Palaro 2013 boxing is not just a sport Boxing is their life

UAAP badminton MVP looks back at Palaro glory

Apr 07, 2013 - 4:12 PM

Philippine badminton ace and UAAP MVP Jopher Escueta traces his Palaro roots and tells athletes to always train hard

Miriam: I'm ready to rumble

Jan 24, 2012 - 12:16 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago returns after sick leave says she suffered terminal boredom while away from Senate