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[ANALYSIS] Challenges facing social amelioration for the coronavirus

Apr 02, 2020 - 3:19 PM

'The vague, general, and fragmented information being provided by the government [on the amelioration] is causing distress among citizens and implementers on the ground'

[OPINION] Sereno ouster: Implications on accountability

May 13, 2018 - 10:00 AM

The recent perversion of accountability pushes the momentum of the monopolization of executive power, which undermines checks and balances, potentially paving the way for a dictatorship

PH 'war on drugs' should draw lessons from other countries

Aug 09, 2016 - 5:30 PM

Is there another way to achieve the same result and make drug addicts or users surrender or cooperate with authorities without capitalizing on the threat of death?

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

Making sense of Digong Duterte

Jan 30, 2016 - 10:30 AM

If we are to elect Duterte to the presidency we must first ask ourselves: how different is present day Philippines from Davao City of the 1980s?

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

#SONA2014: Join the conversation

Jul 28, 2014 - 11:48 AM

Be a part of SONA2014 through Rappler s online conversation and live blog beginning 2pm of July 28 Monday Philippine Standard Time

The gaps in the Supreme Court’s DAP ruling

Jul 19, 2014 - 4:40 PM

There are 4 gaps that leave critical questions hanging and issues unresolved on the DAP controversy This is how the decision could be wanting for non lawyers

The bright side of the DAP

Jul 13, 2014 - 12:14 PM

Yes there is something positive too about what we are going through – and how we can harvest these gains and use them to move forward will spell the difference for reforms in the country

Why we should pursue charter change

Feb 23, 2014 - 9:44 AM

We should change our Constitution to correct the flaws and weaknesses in our political system

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

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

Marcos, Lean Alejandro, and the power of the written word

Sep 30, 2013 - 3:06 PM

Ferdinand Marcos and Lean Alejandro were two Martial Law figures who approached writing in markedly different ways

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

Dear good and honest Congressperson

Aug 25, 2013 - 2:00 PM

I enjoin others to try to fill up the blank below and send the letter to good and honest Congresspersons you know too

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