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The Bully

Mar 31, 2016 - 8:05 PM

See him watch him howling through the night in a roar of chrome and steel Tell your boys run Tell your women hide Get out steer clear and God help the fuckers who get in the way

EDSA 32: Politicians who got their start after the 1986 uprising

Feb 23, 2016 - 8:00 AM

(UPDATED) The EDSA revolution did not only restore democracy to the Philippines, it also made politicians out of once unknown names

AFTER EDSA. These prominent politicians got their break from – or were inspired by – the events of the historic 1986 uprising.

#PiliPinasDebates2016: Who dominated the online conversation?

Feb 22, 2016 - 11:28 PM

Let s take a look at the numbers to see how well the candidates did in the online conversations during the first presidential debates

Duterte 'played it safe' in 1st presidential debate

Feb 22, 2016 - 10:57 AM

Duterte is not as confrontational and aggressive perhaps to test the waters as a first timer in a national debate says a political analyst

FIRST DEBATE. Rodrigo Duterte participates in his first national political debate on February 21, 2016 in Cagayan de Oro. Photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Rappler polls: Duterte consistent winner, Binay consistent loser

Feb 21, 2016 - 9:59 PM

The Davao mayor emerges as netizens top pick in all 4 Rappler polls while the Vice President places last

FIRST DEBATE. All 5 presidential candidates face the public for the first debate in Cagayan de Oro City on Sunday, February 21. Photo by AFP

Duterte takes Round 2, Roxas is runner-up for netizens

Feb 21, 2016 - 7:01 PM

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte takes Round 2 according to netizens with former interior secretary Mar Roxas coming in second

FIRST PLACE. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is again netizens' top choice for the second round of the presidential debate. Photo courtesy of Comelec EID

On social media, Duterte wins Round 1 of the debate

Feb 21, 2016 - 6:16 PM

For netizens Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte dominates Round 1 of the debate

NETIZENS' CHOICE. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is netizens' choice for the first round of the presidential debates. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Duterte's preps for 1st presidential debate: Focus on time limit

Feb 21, 2016 - 9:10 AM

The night before the 1st presidential debate Duterte spends 5 hours in a mock debate with volunteers playing his rival candidates

DEBATE TIME. Rodrigo Duterte asks for more time to give his speech during Rappler's The Leader I Want forum in De La Salle University on January 20, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

What were the 2016 presidential bets doing during the EDSA revolt?

Feb 20, 2016 - 5:00 PM

How old were the 2016 presidential candidates in 1986 and what were they up to then?

A peek into Rodrigo Duterte's campaign team

Feb 19, 2016 - 10:00 AM

It s a motley of Duterte s most trusted friends political strategists and die hard volunteer support groups playing catch up against the well oiled political machinery of rival candidates

CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF. Rodrigo Duterte, Alan Peter Cayetano, and Manila partner Representative Amado Bagatsing strike a pose during the Duterte-Cayetano proclamation rally on February 9, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

The Imagined President

Feb 19, 2016 - 8:15 AM

Rappler s presidential profile series maps the narratives presented by both candidates and critics in the campaign for 2016

The Punisher

Feb 19, 2016 - 8:00 AM

See him watch him bursting into the night in a roar of chrome and steel Tell the crooks to run Tell the pimps to hide Blow out the smoke get out steer clear and fuck all the fuckers who get in the way

Duterte on toughest rival in Comelec debate: All of them

Feb 18, 2016 - 5:28 PM

The presidential bet admits his weaknesses: being a slow talker and not being an expert on certain issues

READY FOR DEBATE? Rodrigo Duterte says all of his fellow presidential candidates will be fearsome debate rivals. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

The time Duterte had to make way for KathNiel

Feb 17, 2016 - 3:42 PM

The strict schedule followed during Duterte s proclamation rally factors in the time slot of hit teleserye Pangako Sa Yo

WATCH: Duterte and the issues that make him 'angry'

Feb 15, 2016 - 10:17 PM

What are the issues that presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte says that make him angry?

Can Rodrigo Duterte win by being himself?

Feb 14, 2016 - 9:15 AM

Duterte wants voters to take him for who he is But is his authenticity alienating the moderates who could win him the presidency?

RALLYING HIS TROOPS. Rodrigo Duterte speaks at his proclamation rally in Tondo, Manila on February 9, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong

The Scrum: The unlikely supporters of Rodrigo Duterte

Feb 13, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Taking a risk on a man who speaks recklessly but is ‘outcome oriented’

Are 2016 presidential bets truthful about academic degrees?

Feb 05, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Rappler looks into the academic degrees of the 5 leading candidates for president as stated in their public profiles to see if these are accurate

FRONT-RUNNERS. From left to right: Jejomar Binay, Grace Poe, Rodrigo Duterte, Mar Roxas, and Miriam Defensor-Santiago.

New Duterte ad: No face, no dialogue, clear message

Jan 27, 2016 - 11:43 PM

The Davao City mayor is nowhere to be found in his latest political ad But the message on fighting crime is classic Rody Duterte

Screengrab from Youtube

How do you handle a candidate like Rodrigo Duterte?

Jan 27, 2016 - 11:54 AM

When Duterte made the Pope Francis gaffe even his political party suggested he hire PR specialists to do a makeover of his strong willed image He would have none of it

FOR PRESIDENT. Davao City Mayor Rody Duterte explains his priorities at #TheLeaderIWant Forum held at DLSU on January 20, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Presidential bets on the Mamasapano clash

Jan 24, 2016 - 8:00 AM

January 25 2016 marks the first anniversary of the Mamasapano clash What are the thoughts and insights of presidential aspirants on the botched operation?

Duterte plans to visit Pope in Rome?

Jan 13, 2016 - 5:00 PM

If given the chance he hopes to personally apologize to Pope Francis for cursing him He might also visit communist leader Joma Sison in the Netherlands

MAKING THE ROUNDS. Rodrigo Duterte speaks in front of Cebuanos during a gathering in Cebu City on January 7, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte, Cayetano platform focuses on crime, economy

Jan 12, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Exempting the poorest from tax creating a Mindanao railway system and doubling the salaries of teachers are part of the tandem s platform

2016 TANDEM. Rodrigo Duterte and Alan Peter Cayetano answer questions from Cebu media on January 7, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Rodrigo Duterte in Cebu: It’s time for a new Visayan hero

Jan 09, 2016 - 8:30 AM

In his first political sortie in the Visayan hub after he declared he was running for president Duterte taps into regional pride and his own Cebuano roots

PRESIDENT FROM THE SOUTH? Rodrigo Duterte poses with local government officials of Cebu towns. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte vows peace in 3-6 months if elected president

Jan 03, 2016 - 3:49 PM

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte says he ll promote peace by talking to the NDF MILF MNLF and other groups

On Duterte's trail: Where did he go? What did he do?

Jan 02, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Since March 2015 Rodrigo Duterte s survey ratings have been steadily rising but can he catch up with leading contender Jejomar Binay?

DUTERTE 2016. Rodrigo Duterte has been doing well in surveys so far but will his numbers be enough to win an election? Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Democrazy! The biggest political shockers of 2015

Dec 29, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Even before the clock strikes 2016 this presidential election is turning out to be the most unpredictable divisive and chaotic on record Ready for more Duterteserye and PrayforAlma?

The Leader I Want: Rodrigo Duterte's to-fix list for 2016

Dec 03, 2015 - 1:16 PM

Rappler PHVote s The Leader I Want series looks at Rodrigo Duterte s stand on key issues the next president will have to address

DUTERTE-STYLE. 'The Punisher' is running for president of the Philippines in the 2016 elections. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Duterte and ex-wife: The ties that bind

Nov 29, 2015 - 3:58 PM

With Duterte off to a bigger battle in 2016 Zimmerman has only good things to say to her former husband

EXPLAINER: Can Rodrigo Duterte run for president?

Nov 24, 2015 - 1:51 PM

Can Duterte run despite missing the October 16 deadline for filing of candidacy? Can he be the substitute candidate of PDP Laban?

NEXT HURDLES. There's still much to do before Duterte's presidential bid is finalized. File photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

The Scrum: Why we’re attracted to Miriam and Digong

Nov 06, 2015 - 9:00 AM

They’re outrageous Duterte and Santiago have a bit of Donald Trump in them But are they really avatars of protest vs politics as usual?

#TheLeaderIWant: Leadership, Duterte-style

Oct 29, 2015 - 6:29 PM

Watch Rappler s full interview with Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte's end game for leadership

Oct 28, 2015 - 6:32 PM

When I asked Duterte what type of leader the Philippines needs now he pointed to Ferdinand Marcos

Duterte, his 6 contradictions and planned dictatorship

Oct 26, 2015 - 4:40 PM

The reluctant presidential bet says he will make his final decision on December 10 2015 But he warns that once he wins Putang ina sumunod kayong lahat

IN PHOTOS: Inside Rodrigo Duterte's home

Sep 30, 2015 - 7:51 PM

All these years the home of the popular Davao City mayor remains simple He opens its doors to us

SHOE CRAZE. 'The only thing I have in common with Imelda Marcos,' Duterte jokingly says about his shoe obsession

22 things to know about 'Duterte Harry'

Sep 18, 2015 - 8:30 AM

The tough talking mayor can t sleep without an old blanket from his mother and is a closet bookworm

'FEARLESS.' Then Davao City vice-mayor Rodrigo Duterte poses in front of an NPA camp in Compostela Valley. Photo by Karlos Manlupig.

The Duterte-Grace Poe tandem that almost happened

Sep 12, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Those in his inner circle who support his candidacy aren t giving up just yet They know that in his heart Rody Duterte wants to be president

WATCH: Duterte does 'Twerk It Like Miley'

Aug 22, 2015 - 3:30 PM

For the supporters of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte his dancing in public is a clear indication he s running for president

FOR THE FIRST TIME. Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte dances before his constituents during the August 20 opening of Kadayawan 2015.

Duterte bares plans 'if' he runs for president

Aug 12, 2015 - 4:22 PM

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte says he will prioritize federalism law and order a business friendly environment and help the economy by creating more jobs

‘Philandering’ Rodrigo Duterte cause of marriage annulment

Jul 28, 2015 - 11:08 AM

Seeking nullification of her marriage in 1998 wife Elizabeth Zimmerman Duterte tells the court her husband was really a very good leader but…

RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT? Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte attends the 17th founding anniversary of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) as the guest speaker in Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City on Friday. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Duterte political ad: Ganito kami sa Davao

May 28, 2015 - 7:27 PM

The mayor s new political video follows the line adopted by now Vice President Jejomar Binay s successful 2010 campaign: replicate local good governance

DOING A MAKATI. In his new political advertisement, rumored presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte makes a promise that what Davao City achieved in his watch can be replicated across the country. File photo by Karlos Manlupig/Rappler

Duterte is No. 3 in presidential preference poll

Mar 17, 2015 - 6:00 PM

UPDATED The tough talking Davao City mayor who advocates federalism to help solve Mindanao s peace and order problem figures in voter preferences for the first time

Photo by Gualberto Laput