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[OPINION] EDSA did not fail us – but something else did

Feb 28, 2020 - 6:40 PM

'If the aftermath of EDSA did not lead to ample social changes, this is not a blot on EDSA'

[OPINION | NEWSPOINT] A petty dictator

Dec 21, 2019 - 12:16 PM

The significance of Cory’s book cannot be overemphasized. Her stature alone lends it the poundage of truth needed to crush the creeping conspiracy to not only distort, but flat-out falsify the history of the period to rehabilitate its villains.

FALSE: Jovito Salonga's 'letter' to Cory saying Marcos had no ill-gotten wealth

Sep 25, 2019 - 2:33 PM

The signatures in the letter do not match those in government records

MISLEADING: CIA 'reveals' Cory Aquino requested US airstrikes in 1989

Jul 28, 2019 - 2:49 PM

The information in the declassified documents that Munda found 'alarming' is actually not new or recently disclosed. They were headlines of local and foreign newspapers on December 2 and 3, 1989.

HOAX: ‘Ninoy, Cory, and Noynoy’ book ‘pulled out’ due to low sales

Dec 10, 2018 - 11:07 AM

'We hope people will not politicize a children’s book,' says an associate publisher from Summit Books

HOAX: Cory Aquino, Sereno wear ‘Imelda Marcos’ necklace’

Sep 26, 2018 - 3:46 PM

According to the PCGG, Imelda Marcos’ jewelry are all kept in the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

On Father's Day, Kris Aquino pays tribute to Cory, Ninoy

Jun 17, 2018 - 5:10 PM

She also reminds detractors, particularly those on social media, that the Aquinos 'are no cowards'

Duterte on kissing, Kris vs Mocha, Kate Spade | Midday wRap

Jun 06, 2018 - 12:14 PM

Watch Rappler’s midday newscast with Bea Cupin

WATCH: 'I'm ready for you. I don't know if you're ready for me' – Kris Aquino to Mocha Uson

Jun 06, 2018 - 1:11 AM

'This is about a woman who never knew [Cory and Ninoy]…but who continues to besmirch their name,' says Kris of Mocha

DEFENDING FAMILY. Kris Aquino goes live on Facebook – while vacationing in Japan – to defend her late mother and father. Screenshot from Kris Aquino's Facebook page

From Cory to Rody: Presidents and their beef with Palace reporters

Mar 01, 2018 - 6:10 PM

Rappler looks into all the instances when Malacañang restricted the access of reporters covering the Palace beat and compares them with President Duterte's recent order

Kris Aquino hits fake news, trolls of mom Cory’s legacy

Feb 26, 2018 - 7:47 PM

‘The truth will stand strong through the test of history,’ Kris says

Remembering Corazon Aquino, the artist

Feb 25, 2018 - 4:30 PM

Rappler speaks to Jeffrey Consumo – former President Cory Aquino's art teacher from 1996 to 1998

6 life lessons Kris Aquino learned from her late mom Cory

Jan 31, 2018 - 11:10 AM

Kris is a successful entrepreneur and entertainment personality, yet she still lives by the advice she got from her own mom

On Cory's 8th death anniversary, Aquino urges Filipinos to protect democracy

Aug 01, 2017 - 4:40 PM

Maski anong bagay pag pinabayaan ay guguho eh Pag di natin pinahalagahan itong mga karapatan na ito baka gumising tayo isang araw wala na says former president Benigno Aquino III

Kris Aquino pens touching Father's Day message to parents

Jun 17, 2017 - 3:21 PM

Kris pays tribute to both her parents Ninoy and Cory Aquino a day before Father s Day

TIMELINE: How the Marcoses made their political comeback

Feb 25, 2017 - 4:13 PM

After being forced into exile following the 1986 EDSA Revolution the Marcoses slowly return to politics with members of the late dictator s family now holding government positions

REELECTIONISTS. Vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos joins Ilocos Norte 2nd District Representative Imelda Marcos and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos file their certificates of candidacy in October October 16. Photo from the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte

STAKEOUT: 1986 People Power – Pagbabalik-tanaw

Feb 25, 2017 - 7:58 AM

Habang papalabas ako ng Palasyo at sa aking paglalakad isang foreign journalist na nagla live report ang aking nadaanan at nakaringgan na ganito ang sinasabi: We the Americans like to think we taught Filipinos democracy Tonight they are teaching the world

The politics of the coco levy scam: From Marcos to Noynoy Aquino

Jan 22, 2017 - 11:00 AM

PART 2: More than the long arduous fights in court for the coconut levy funds the main battleground is in Malacañang and Congress where politics comes into play

POLITICS. The long battle for the coco levy funds is not limited to courts, with politics getting in the way of coconut farmers and their beneficiaries.

Clash of memories

Dec 03, 2016 - 10:16 PM

The protests against Marcos’ burial in the Libingan and historical revisionism in favor of Marcos testify to the necessity of a continued struggle over history and memory

Aquino: Martial Law not just between my family, Marcoses

Nov 06, 2016 - 7:55 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III joins a prayer rally and concert organized by those protesting a hero s burial for Ferdinand Marcos

Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Aquino: There's no place like home

Jun 30, 2016 - 3:34 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III returns to his roots after 6 years

Former President Benigno Aquino lll welcome by neighborhood during his returm home at 25 Times St. in Quezon City on Thursday. Photo by: JOEL LIPORADA

Aquino: Life at the top for bachelor president

Jun 27, 2016 - 8:30 PM

The Philippines first bachelor president survives the loneliest job in the country without losing his sense of humor

ABOUT FACE. President Benigno Aquino III at Philippine Navy 118th anniversary celebration on June 1, 2016. Photo by Benhur Arcayan / Malacanang Photo Bureau

The emotional journey of Benigno Aquino III

Jun 25, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Throughout his interview with Rappler President Benigno Aquino III is relaxed confident and in good spirits – the picture of a retiring public servant satisfied with a job well done

LEGACY. 'There is no place in the country that I am afraid to go to because we neglected them,' says President Benigno Aquino Photo by Robert Vinas/Malacanang Photo Bureau

Political comeback after Palace? Only when I'm needed – Aquino

Jun 08, 2016 - 6:35 PM

President Benigno Aquino III looks forward to recharging himself in Tarlac after June 30

QUIET LIFE VS POLITICAL COMEBACK? President Benigno Aquino III discusses his plans after stepping down from the presidency in a Rappler interview at the Music Room of Malacanang Palace in Manila on June 7, 2016

Duterte on Robredo, PH journalists, EU on hate speech | 12PM wRap

Jun 01, 2016 - 1:02 PM

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Aquinos over Marcoses?

May 23, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Do you believe this tale that the national story can be confined to the soap opera narrative of Noynoy versus Bongbong? It s never as simple as that

Duterte on dictatorship, Trump's abortion remark, ASEAN health | 12PM wRap

Mar 31, 2016 - 1:06 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Zak Yuson

#EDSA30: The Parody of People Power

Feb 26, 2016 - 1:16 PM

People power should have never become a political tool; it was a once in a lifetime act that should have been followed by the hard work of building democratic institutions

IN PHOTOS: EDSA Revolution: Not just in 4 days

Feb 25, 2016 - 8:00 PM

The street protests in EDSA in February 1986 were the culmination of the numerous marches and rallies demanding the ouster of the dictator

An effigy of then President Marcos and Ronald Reagan with protesters in Mendiola.

Recovering Marcos’ ill-gotten wealth: After 30 years, what?

Feb 25, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The irony – or tragedy – is that despite overwhelming evidence against them not one of the Marcoses and their cronies had spent a day in prison for plundering the nation

#EDSA30: Remembering Alpha and Delta

Feb 25, 2016 - 9:41 AM

The two anti Marcos leaders were kept in solitary confinement in Fort Magsaysay The only way Delta and Alpha knew the other was still alive was when one would sing Lupang Hinirang and the other would reply with Bayan Ko

ALPHA. A wax figure of Senator Ninoy Aquino stands watch. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

EDSA '86 up north: The day Baguio turned yellow

Feb 25, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Like other big cities Baguio had a simultaneous People Power Revolution in February 1986

MARCOS COUNTRY? Baguio City was known as Marcos country, but pro-democracy residents took to the streets at the same time as activists in Manila were staging the 1986 People Power Revolution. Photo courtesy of Art Tibaldo

‘Welcome home, my soldiers’: The AFP 30 years after EDSA

Feb 24, 2016 - 3:00 PM

What was the military like after the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution? A military that had trouble growing up

President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino (L) and Armed Forces Chief General Fidel Ramos stand in attention as the 1986 graduates of the elite Philippine Military Academy pass in review at a commencement exercise in Baguio, a resort city 250 kilometers of Manila. President Aquino is the first woman Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.AFP PHOTO ROMEO GACAD / AFP / ROMEO GACAD

Key players in the 1986 People Power Revolution

Feb 24, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Who were the prominent figures of EDSA 1986 and where are they now?

'Are we safe here?' The night Cory Aquino hid in Cebu

Feb 22, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Carmelite sisters recall how they helped protect the country s first female president and ultimately restore Philippine democracy 30 years ago

THEY HELPED CORY. (From left to right) Mother Aimee, Mother Ilaya, Mother Marietta. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

Newspaper front pages during the 1986 People Power Revolution

Feb 21, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Remember what the front pages of Philippine newspapers looked like during the 'bloodless' revolution that toppled a dictatorship in 1986?

Escudero vs David, PH-US alliance, Angela Merkel | 6PM wRap

Dec 10, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Hacienda Luisita: The struggle continues

Nov 22, 2015 - 11:07 PM

For many Hacienda Luisita residents decades of protest have not given them the justice they seek They continue despite the obstacles in their path in the hopes of getting what belongs to them

'Rambotito' Binay: No issue with Honasan's coups vs Cory

Oct 07, 2015 - 6:22 PM

Binay now says of Honasan: He was our comrade in the struggle In EDSA you cannot deny the participation of Senator Honasan He s a good soldier and organizer

'HEALING, UNIFYING.' Vice President Jejomar Binay glosses over his past political differences with his potential running mate Senator Gregorio Honasan II. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Aquino meets Robredo, ‘Daang Matuwid,’ tropical storm Jenny | 12PM wRap

Sep 24, 2015 - 12:16 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Binay stunned by Aquino's 'Eh di wow!'

Jul 27, 2015 - 8:35 PM

A visibly peeved Binay evades questions on the SONA and tells reporters he would reply in due time

TARGET. President Aquino alludes to Vice President Jejomar Binay in his State of the Nation Address. Rappler screengrab

The Scrum: The weight of a presidential endorsement

Jul 17, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Would it really help a presidential candidate?

CHINESE HERITAGE. The ancestors of President Benigno Aquino III come from Hongjian village in Zhangzou, a Fujian province in China. Malacañang file photo

Aquino’s ancestry, PH airstrip, same-sex marriage | 12PM wRap

Jun 29, 2015 - 12:55 PM

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Duterte stickers: Is he running for president or not?

Apr 11, 2015 - 11:00 AM

The stickers simply say DUTERTE: Disiplina Pilipinas 2016

RUNNING OR NOT. Who's having these stickers hinting at a Duterte run in 2016? Rappler photo

Marcos campaign donors: Controversial businessmen, lawyers

Feb 26, 2015 - 8:38 PM

In 2010 Bongbong Marcos was able to solicit close to P94 million to cover his senatorial campaign expenses on top of the P15 7 million he spent from personal funds

Bongbong degrees, Gringo plot, AFP vs. BIFF | The wRap

Feb 25, 2015 - 7:39 PM

Did Bongbong Marcos lie about his university degrees? A former general says Gringo Honasan once plotted to kill the Marcoses The military declares all out war against BIFF

Where were you?

Feb 25, 2015 - 12:55 PM

More than a rally all of us came to EDSA to break bread and fellowship with all who were willing to stand in the line of fire and take the bullet as it were for freedom and change of government

Marcos vs Aquino, and past snap elections around the world

Feb 07, 2015 - 2:43 PM

Similar presidential and parliamentary snap polls have resulted in a change in leadership, while others have solidified the incumbent's hold on power

THE OPPONENT. Corazon Aquino, the wife of slain opposition leader Benigno Aquino Jr, is cheered by her advisers after announcing on December 3, 1985, in Manila, that she will run against President Ferdinand Marcos in the presidential snap poll on February 7. At left is opposition stalwart Lorenzo Tañada, and at right is Member of Parliament Cecilia Muñoz Palma.

Erap apologizes to Kris for daughter Jerika's FB post

Feb 07, 2015 - 9:18 AM

5x nyang inulit yung salitang SORRY sorry talaga Kris says on Instagram

Jerika Ejercito: Kris Aquino is a bully who 'can't handle the truth'

Feb 05, 2015 - 6:38 PM

She feels entitled to be brutally honest day in day out but obviously cannot handle the truth herself says the daughter of Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada