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Vico Sotto's politics: Open to compromise but never to corruption

Dec 09, 2019 - 10:28 PM

As with any battle, preparation is key, says the young mayor of Pasig City as he tries to overhaul decades of rigid bureaucracy and patronage politics in his hometown

VICO'S POLITICS. In this file photo, Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto announces the new scholarship program to be offered to residents of Pasig during his visit at the Pasig City Science High School on October 8, 2019. File photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

The good and the bad: Analysts assess #DuterteYear1

Jun 24, 2017 - 8:00 AM

A political analyst economist and survey expert weigh in on the Duterte administration s successes and failures in its first year during a recent forum


Under decentralization: More Ampatuans than Robredos?

Nov 26, 2016 - 12:22 PM

If decentralization or broader federalism is to work leadership selection must first be made more inclusive and competitive

'Murder is murder'

Sep 06, 2016 - 8:14 PM

We need to publicly speak against government action founded on false ideas We are complicit when we are not critical

#PHVote: The rise of 'fat dynasties'

Apr 14, 2016 - 10:45 AM

In a forum organized by the Ateneo School of Government experts say political dynasties are one of the reasons why economic growth remains slow

PATRONAGE SYSTEM. Dr Ronald Mendoza, incoming dean of the Ateneo School of Government, says patronage politics is one of the reasons why political dynasties thrive. Photo by Charles Salazar/ Rappler

Cebu congressional bets bare platforms, stances on key issues

Mar 19, 2016 - 3:16 PM

Local candidates present their programs on agriculture and fisheries development bottom up budgeting conditional cash transfer electoral reforms and youth empowerment

ON LEGISLATION. Incumbent city councilor Jerry Carillo (UNA) and incumbent Cebu south district representative Bebot Abellanosa focus their presentation on social services, environment issues in the city. Photo by Rappler

It's time to reform our disaster law

Nov 07, 2015 - 11:26 PM

We need a single organization with whom the proverbial buck stops More importantly this organization should have access to sufficient funds manpower and resources to allow it to fulfill its mandate

An ordinary way to be extraordinary

Aug 23, 2015 - 11:36 AM

Good governance transparency accountability and people empowerment can also turn the whole country into a happy place

HIGHLIGHTS: Aquino's last mile: Ramping up and sustaining 'Daang Matuwid'

Aug 03, 2015 - 8:49 AM

The BID consortium together with the Konrad Adenaeur Stiftung MAP and Rappler held a conference on August 3 2015 to assess the accomplishments and remaining initiatives of the Aquino administration

The change we want

May 30, 2015 - 6:00 PM

While I see the 2016 national elections as a crucial period in our democracy the change we want should go beyond it

How far can citizen participation in governance go?

Oct 01, 2014 - 2:36 PM

If the mechanism of our government is working towards ensuring transparency and accountability we might not even have to do what we have been doing as a civil society organization

Why was the President quiet on FOI?

Jul 31, 2014 - 11:26 PM

While the President himself emphasizes the importance of building people s trust in government he doesn t seem to fully appreciate the role played by free access to information in building public trust

The DAP decision: Lessons on politics, governance

Jul 10, 2014 - 10:01 AM

We submit unsolicited but hopefully useful advice for the administration to tone down the self righteous defensiveness

Scaling up the bureaucracy

May 16, 2014 - 10:22 AM

Compared to their private sector counterparts many government employees are disadvantaged in 3 areas: competence confidence compensation

Yolanda Ong

LIVE BLOG: Civil society summit on disaster risk reduction

Mar 26, 2014 - 12:51 PM

What should the government and civil society do to prevent another disaster like typhoon Yolanda?

Want to jail the corrupt? Wait for at least 10 years

Jan 14, 2014 - 4:44 PM

Fix the bottleneck in the Sandiganbayan where it takes an average of 10 2 years to finish cases says former Ombudsman Simeon Marcelo

How citizens can help improve education governance

Jan 02, 2014 - 3:37 PM

There is still much room for improvement in citizen participation in local education governance

One month after Yolanda: What we need to do

Dec 07, 2013 - 8:28 AM

We need to make decision makers listen to the stories of the survivors take action and assure us that there will be no next time

The significance of the pork barrel ruling

Nov 24, 2013 - 9:27 AM

The decision on the PDAF should be appreciated as the start of even bigger fights ahead

What to watch in the 2014 reformed pork

Sep 15, 2013 - 10:37 AM

Here are five areas to watch in the new set up to make the reformed pork less fatty

Climate finance crossroads

Jul 16, 2013 - 7:30 AM

Climate change is not a separate independent issue but a fundamental problem that cuts across issues

Jesse Robredo: Heroic legacy celebrated

May 24, 2013 - 10:12 AM

A photo exhibit on the heroic leadership of the late Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo is launched at the 3rd floor of SM North EDSA

Kaya Natin! honors outstanding health workers

Feb 20, 2013 - 7:55 PM

Kaya Natin along with the Ateneo School of Government and the Office of Senator Teofisto Guingona III recognizes 10 outstanding barangay health workers

Winners of the Dakilang Barangay Health Workers Awards

Dare to change the game

Jan 27, 2013 - 9:54 PM

Quoting R A Mashelkar Sen TG Guingona says An innovator is one who does not know it cannot be done

Running vs dynasties 'much like sacrifice'

Dec 08, 2012 - 10:19 PM

Challengers to ruling families face odds but they want to give hope to their badly governed localities

Seminar focuses on role of LGUs as public health champions

Nov 19, 2012 - 12:39 PM

Leadership program for health development tackles the role of good governance public leadership and social innovations in the delivery of health services

5 tips for the confused, frustrated voter

Oct 26, 2012 - 7:31 AM

Stuck with Mr Trapo Madame Epal and father and son politico what can voters do?

3 simple ways toward good governance

Oct 19, 2012 - 5:13 PM

It s important that every Filipino go beyond just saying that he wants good governance and actually start playing a more active role in the drive against corruption

If they win, what should Jinkee, other local officials do?

Oct 05, 2012 - 1:29 PM

We hope that local politicians will not only build constituencies for elections but also constituencies for good governance after elections

Jesse Robredo, a man for others

Aug 21, 2012 - 3:32 PM

Whether as Naga City Mayor or DILG Secretary Jesse always got his feet wet was on the ground first and showed by example what service and leadership meant In this way he was a leader who inspired

Mining E.O. not perfect, but very good

Jul 11, 2012 - 8:49 AM

Perhaps the resource curse the truism that extractive industries like mining cause only poverty and conflict will be disproven in our country and our mineral wealth will become as it should be – a bounty and blessing for our people

Rappler Newscast | May 14, 2012

May 14, 2012 - 8:23 PM

Ombudsman Morales testifies on at least 10 million dollars in 82 acounts of Chief Justice Corona Significant transactions in the dollar accounts were done in election year 2004 and the week Corona was impeached by Congress And Dean Tony La Vina says the Ombudsman’s testimony is the moment of truth in the impeachment trial

6 LGUs recognized for citizen engagement programs

Apr 28, 2012 - 5:09 PM

Six LGUs were recognized as models of good governance for their initiatives in engaging citizens in government monitoring

On #Ambush: What makes a fair trial?

Jan 18, 2012 - 2:14 PM

Dean Tony La Viña: Senate is key If they allow foolishness by either defense or prosecution the misconduct will happen again

RAPPLER'S AMBUSH. Dean Tony Laviña