Rappler's latest stories on age
Crypto AG was secretly owned by the US Central Intelligence Agency together with Germany's BND Federal Intelligence Service, reports say
One thing is for sure – lawmakers agree the minimum age of sexual consent must be raised from 12 years old, which is the lowest in Southeast Asia
Tinanong ko, in a very polite manner, kung ilang taon na ang tsuper. Naglitanya si kuya. Kesyo nakakainsulto na raw. Napataas pa ang boses. Nagalit yata sa akin dahil sa pagiging mausisa ko.
'It's only now that I’m older, with a few more years of life experience under my belt, that I’m beginning to understand that actually, we really ARE all in this together'
For instance, why is it so difficult for us to understand that Prince Harry and Meghan, just like majority of couples on the planet, just want to make something out of their own lives?
Filipino fighter Jeremy Miado unleashes a lethal flying knee that brings Chinese Miao Li Tao to dreamland
We talk to executive producer Lisa Henson and director Louis Leterrier, the visionaries behind Netflix's 'The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance' prequel puppet series
The Southeast Asian nation is one of a handful of countries around the world that limits voting to those aged over 21, and the change still has to be debated and passed in the country's senate before it can become law
According to a study of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies, the country is on its way to becoming an ageing society. What does this mean for Filipinos?
In refiling the bill, Senate President Vicente Sotto III says the law should be further amended 'to adapt to changing times'
The Philippine swimming team doubles its gold medal haul in the 2019 edition of the regional age group contest
The Philippine junior swimming team hopes to surpass its 13-gold medal haul in 2010
Vic Glysen Derotas and Mark Jay Bacojo sweep their divisions to banner the Philippines' golden haul
A 57-man Philippine delegation will compete in the 20th ASEAN Age Group Chess Championship in Myanmar
The puppet-animated series is set to premiere on Netflix in August
The actress reiterates her stand to instead fully implement the existing Juvenile Justice Welfare Act
We can delay death, of course, but we cannot run away from it. So we should really learn how to live and talk about death in our normal conversations.
Maybe if we have raised conscientious children with morally upright values, even if the minimum age of criminal responsibility is lower than 12 years old, we won't have anything to fear
'You should know the legitimate media from the illegitimate ones,' says educator Marissa Balidoy at #MoveCavite
Senatorial candidates Neri Colmenares and Sonny Matula both oppose lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility
'The kind of protection that’s needed is the actual and effective implementation of the current Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act'
The beauty queen earlier said the country should instead address the reasons why children commit crimes
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says Miss Universe Catriona Gray should not be swayed by administration critics who oppose lowering the age of criminal responsibility
The Filipina beauty queen has worked with and for children in impoverished communities in the past
Senatorial candidates are divided on the proposal to lower the minimum age of criminal liability
As lawmakers debate on the MACR they think children deserve, kids continue to be exposed to environments that put them on a collision course with the law
Do our lawmakers know that they are trying to pass a law that would demonize angels? Do they know what they are doing?
'Romance' in female brains generally takes on the form of language, while in male brains, it largely, so to speak, rises and falls as an 'act'
Moves to lower the age of criminal liability run counter to the spirit of various Philippine laws which recognize the vulnerability of minors
Anne and Daphne says there is no need in lowering the age from 15 to 12 years old
But there is still a chance for the bill's approval because the 17th Congress is set to resume one last time from May 20 to June 7
'Anong nangyari sa hustisya? Bakit bubwit ang nagdurusa? Sa mga salot at disgrasya na dulot ng mga daga,' says Lolito Go in his parody song
Heated debates are expected as the proposal reaches Senate plenary
Lawmakers are set on having children as young as 12 exposed to the criminal justice system. They ignore years of scientific research and evidence.
Human Rights Watch says such proposal will only expose more Filipino children to a 'broken and debilitating' criminal justice system
Children accused of crimes stay with cops in these rooms while waiting to be turned over to social welfare offices
Here lies the basic senselessness, ludicrousness, indeed immorality in Gordon’s proposition: How could a nation get built at the cost of the very future, if not the very lives, of its own children?
We're setting them up to fail, punishing them when they do, and leaving them no recourse in a world that's already leaving them voiceless
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Let’s stop seeing kids as potential criminals, and instead help them to discover their potentials
(UPDATED) A copy obtained by Rappler shows 11 senators have signed the committee report prepared by Senate justice committee chairperson Richard Gordon
After performing for prisoners in New York, it broke my heart when one of them said, 'we have nothing but time'
'The position of DSWD is aligned with the position of the lawmakers,' says Social Welfare Secretary Rolando Bautista, adding that emphasis should be on rehabilitation of children in conflict with the law
(UPDATED) Only 34 legislators have said no to the bill that would lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 years old to 12 years old
An SWS survey shows majority of those who disagree with jailing minors say minors should be instead placed under the custody of the social welfare department or its local counterparts
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'There is no way we can call ourselves a civilized society if we hold children in conflict with the law criminally liable,' says the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines
(UPDATED) Ex-drug addict and syndicate-member-turned-congressman Arnolfo Teves Jr argues for the lowering of the age of criminal responsibility
The lowering of the age of criminal liability is a draconian effort to control and repress the poor – backed by our society’s upper and middle classes
The Department of Justice (DOJ) sends its recommendation to Malacañang, backing the lowering of minimum age of criminal responsibility to 12 years old