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[OPINION] Dear Duterte Legacy, more roads will not decongest EDSA

Jan 30, 2020 - 1:07 PM

'Almost all urban planning literature debunks the idea that expanding road space for vehicles eases up congestion'

Making sense of the ‘Duterte Legacy’ infographic

Jan 22, 2020 - 4:45 PM

Here’s the full context of the PCOO’s infographic touting the Duterte administration's achievements

[ANALYSIS] The economic lies in ‘Duterte Legacy’

Jan 22, 2020 - 12:03 PM

Ranking officials of the Duterte government will do well to know a memorable quote in HBO’s Chernobyl: 'Every lie we tell incurs a debt to the truth. Sooner or later that debt is paid'

CONTEXT: Number of airports, seaports, bridges, roads in 'Duterte legacy' graphic

Jan 22, 2020 - 9:10 AM

Not all of the 64 airports, 243 seaports, 2,709 bridges, and 9,845 kms of roads are newly built. It includes projects involving repair, rehabilitation, widening, or expansion of existing infrastructure.

LIVE: Cabinet officials present accomplishments to launch Duterte Legacy Campaign

Jan 17, 2020 - 7:00 AM

The campaign aims to show the government’s progress in 3 ‘key pillars’: peace and order, infrastructure development, and poverty alleviation

DUTERTE. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte holds a press conference at the Malacañang Palace on September 4, 2019. Malacañang Photo.

WATCH: GMA teases 'Voltes V' live action adaptation

Jan 01, 2020 - 11:52 AM

Let's Volt In!

Supreme Court OKs charges vs fake Legacy Bank insurance claimants

Jul 10, 2018 - 5:53 PM

The High Court’s 3rd division reverses a Court of Appeals decision that previously cleared spouses Manu and Champa Gidwani, who got more than the insured amount through 86 dummy claimants

Supreme Court of the Philippines in PAdre Faura on June 19, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Power Rangers game gets 'Street Fighter' crossover, but not in Asia

May 17, 2018 - 3:07 PM

Ryu, Chun-Li, Guile, Cammy, Akuma, and M. Bison to take on Power Rangers in mobile game crossover

POWER RANGERS AND STREET FIGHTERS. It's a crossover event for the 90's kids. Image from https://twitter.com/PRLegacyWars

Why you should never settle for simply getting things done

Sep 26, 2017 - 6:45 AM

We all have a calling to pursue a life beyond ourselves. How will you create your own modern legacy?


Cocktails with world-renowned mixologist, Shingo Gokan

Sep 19, 2017 - 8:00 PM

The renowned mixologist shares the tricks of the trade

SHINGO GOKAN. The mixologist shares his know-how in a masterclass at the Raging Bull Chophouse at Shangri-la, the Fort. Photo by Tedrick Yau

Mengulik proses panjang menuju 'Gerbang Neraka'

Aug 22, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Film Gerbang Neraka akan tayang di bioskop mulai 20 September 2017

DUET AKTING. Penampilan Reza Rahadian dan Julie Estelle di film 'Gerbang Neraka' bisa disaksikan mulai 20 September mendatang. Foto dari akun Twitter @LegacyPictures

#GameNight: The first hour of 'Uncharted: The Lost Legacy'

Aug 21, 2017 - 9:25 PM

From the slums of India to its lush mountains watch us play the first hour of the next chapter in this exclusive PlayStation series from Naughty Dog

'Uncharted: The Lost Legacy' quick review: Beautiful as ever

Aug 18, 2017 - 7:26 AM

The game looks absolutely beautiful fun exciting with two interesting characters that will keep you playing – everything you’d expect from an Uncharted game

The difference Nash Racela made for the FEU Tamaraws

Dec 24, 2016 - 12:21 PM

In 4 seasons as head coach of the FEU Tamaraws Nash Racela has helped turn many young boys into men and made permanent differences in their lives

DIFFERENCE MAKER. Nash Racela makes a big impact on the lives of the players he handled at FEU, and it will be felt even as he now coaches in the PBA. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Miriam in chiaroscuro

Sep 30, 2016 - 2:25 PM

The feistiness we shall also miss especially because most of the time it unmasked hypocrisy pretense and fraudulence And we so badly need that today

PATRIOT. Senators mourn the death of senator Miriam Defensor Santiago, whom they call a 'great patriot.' File photo from Senate PRIB

Obama joins stars, rivals in tributes to Arnold Palmer's legacy

Sep 26, 2016 - 1:37 PM

Many mourn the death of the US golf legend but also celebrate his legacy

TRIBUTE. US President Barack Obama (L) pays tribute to the late iconic US golfer Arnold Palmer (5th from right). Photo from the White House via @POTUS on Twitter

Will Brazil's Olympic hosting legacy suffer same fate as World Cup?

Jul 12, 2016 - 3:47 PM

Before Brazil hosts Olympics a look at its questionable World Cup legacy

GHOST STADIUM? A photo shows the Arena da Amazonia stadium in Manaus before the FIFA World Cup in 2014. The much touted stadium – where England lost to Italy – now hosts just a handful of matches a year. File Photo by RAIMUNDO VALENTIM/EPA

WATCH: It’s a wrap: Dinky Soliman’s report card at DSWD

Jun 30, 2016 - 10:25 PM

If there is one good thing that we can turn over to the new administration it is evidence based policy making planning and evaluation says DSWD Secretary Corazon Dinky Soliman

4Ps GAINS. President Benigno  Aquino III graces the Conference on Sustaining the Gains of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) in the Philippines at the Auditorium of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Headquarters in Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City on January 13, 2016. With the President are ABD president Takehiko Nakao and DSWD head Corazon 'Dinky' Soliman. File photo by Rey Baniquit/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino's good news as term ends: PH improves fight vs human trafficking

Jun 30, 2016 - 4:42 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III says the Philippines is now fully compliant with the minimum standards of the US Trafficking Victims Protection Act based on a US State Department report

HOMECOMING. Former president Benigno Aquino III shares good news to his supporters gathered in Times Street, Quezon City, on June 30, 2016. hoto by Gil Nartea/Malacanang Photo Bureau

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

IN PHOTOS: QC neighbors welcome Aquino back

Jun 30, 2016 - 7:42 AM

Around 350 to 400 people are expected to welcome Noynoy Aquino in Times Street as neighbors planned a welcome party for him

HOMECOMING. President Aquino is set to go straight to the Aquino family home in Times Street in Quezon City. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Aquino's last week in office

Jun 29, 2016 - 8:15 PM

How did outgoing President Benigno Aquino III spend his last few days in Malacañang?

President Benigno S. Aquino III attends to his last paper works inside the Private Office in Malacanang Wednesday, June 29, 2016. President Benigno Aquino III will end his term today, 12 noon, June 30, 2016 after assuming office six (6) years ago, June 30, 2010. President elect Rodrigo Duterte will assume as 16th President of the Republic of the Philippines today, June 30, 2016. (Photo by Joseph Vidal/Malacanang Photo Breau

IN PHOTOS: President Aquino's last day in Malacañang

Jun 29, 2016 - 6:59 PM

Here is how Benigno Aquino III spent his last day as President of the Republic of the Philippines

President Benigno S. Aquino III takes his last view of the Pasig River as seen from the Private Office in in Malacanang Wednesday, June 29, 2016. The President enjoys viewing the river full of migratory birds as he takes break from everyday task as president of the Philippines. The President will end his term of office Thursday, June 30, 2016. (Photo by Gil Nartea/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

Aquino: Don't miss me after June 30, I'll just be around

Jun 25, 2016 - 6:45 PM

Sandali lang nandito pa ako Bakit ba niyo ako namimiss? At pagkatapos ho ng termino ko po sa Times lang po ako titira Hindi naman ako aalis the outgoing President says

President Benigno S. Aquino III is the guest of honor and speaker during the Ateneo de Manila university (ADMU) Loyola Schools 2016 Commencement ceremony saturday, June 25, 2016, Ateneo High school covered court, ADMU, Loyola Heights, Quezon City. After his speech, the president received a commemorative Silver medal presented by ADMU President Fr. Jose Villarin, SJ. (photo by Gil Nartea/MalacanangPhotoBureau)

Aquino relives college days, thanks Ateneo for help

Jun 25, 2016 - 3:24 PM

The outgoing president poses a challenge to the graduates of his alma mater: Hindi tayo nagsanay para lang magkulong sa isang ivory tower Hindi para sa sarili lang ang tuon ng kaalamang nakalap natin dito

President Benigno S. Aquino III is the guest of honor and speaker during the Ateneo de Manila university (ADMU) Loyola Schools 2016 Commencement ceremony saturday, June 25, 2016, Ateneo High school covered court, ADMU, Loyola Heights, Quezon City. After his speech, the president received a commemorative Silver medal presented by ADMU President Fr. Jose Villarin, SJ. (photo by Gil Nartea/MalacanangPhotoBureau)

Are you still alive? The rhetoric of Benigno Aquino III

Jun 25, 2016 - 9:30 AM

He is not an actor he says The presidency is not a showbiz performance This is who he is

President Benigno S. Aquino III offers a wreath during the commemoration of the 118th Philippine Independence Day Celebration at the Rizal National Monument, Rizal Park in Manila City on Sunday (June 12, 2016). Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino thanks Cabinet, confers presidential awards to them

Jun 23, 2016 - 11:58 PM

I hope that perhaps even on an unofficial level we may still find ourselves working together as fellow citizens this time President Aquino tells his outgoing Cabinet

CABINET. President Benigno Aquino III here sharing a light moment with the family of senator-elect and former TESDA Director Joel Villanueva during Thursday's conferment of presidential awards. Photo by Joseph Vidal/Malacañang Photo Bureau

A week before stepping down, Aquino says he's 'all smiles'

Jun 23, 2016 - 2:27 PM

Nakangiti po ako dahil pitong araw na lang po bababa na ako sa puwesto says outgoing President Benigno Aquino III

President Benigno S. Aquino III in a photo oppurtunity during the Launch of ‘Junctures’, a Government of the Republic of the Philippines – Moro Islamic Liberation Front (GPH-MILF) Peace Process Publication at the Rizal Hall of the Malacañan Palace on Thursday (June 09, 2016). Also in photo are peace panel member Senen Bacani Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Secretary Teresita Quintos-Deles, GPH Peace Panel chairperson Professor Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, MILF Peace Panel chairman Mohagher Iqbal .(Photo by Robert Viñas / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

The President's men, 6 years after

Jun 22, 2016 - 12:54 PM

Whom did President Benigno Aquino III listen to when he had to grapple with policy issues? How was he like to members of the Cabinet? Did he play favorites? How has he evolved in the past 6 years?

PRESIDENT'S MEN. President Benigno Aquino III and some members of his inner circle – Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr, Foreign Affairs Secretary Rene Almendras, and Budget Secretary Butch Abad.

Rappler Talk: President Aquino's legacy and reflections on leadership

Jun 07, 2016 - 1:44 PM

Watch Benigno Aquino III speak to Rappler s Maria Ressa on his legacy his greatest challenges and his hopes for the next leadership on Tuesday June 7

Aquino: 'I'm leaving behind a much better Philippines'

May 18, 2016 - 1:33 PM

President Benigno Aquino III says as soon as he steps down on June 30 he can proudly tell Filipinos: Tumotoo ako sa inyo Tumupad ako sa mandatong kaloob ng aking mga Boss

BETTER PHILIPPINES. President Benigno Aquino III delivers his speech at the ceremonial enactment of Republic Act No. 10821, the Children's Emergency Relief and Protection Act at the Palace Rizal Ceremonial Hall on May 18, 2016. Photo by Benjie Basug/ Malacanang Photo Bureau

Marcos legacy, income tax, US violent arrest | 12PM wRap

Oct 28, 2015 - 12:43 PM

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Bongbong Marcos: Aquino must move on

Oct 28, 2015 - 1:29 AM

Asked if Filipinos already forgot his father s dictatorship and moved forward Marcos said: Siguro yes Ibinoboto kami eh Maybe yes We win elections

'WE'RE ELECTED.' Senator Bongbong Marcos says his family's electoral victory is a sign that Filipinos have moved on from martial law. File photo from Marcos' Facebook page

Honasan: Do we let Bongbong Marcos carry father's burden?

Oct 25, 2015 - 4:26 PM

The opposition s vice presidential bet fought the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos Now he asks: Do we let Senator Marcos carry the burden of his parents his father?

MARCOS LEGACY. Senator Gregorio Honasan II says Senator Marcos must not be blamed for his 'father's sins.' File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

What’s your legacy?

Oct 09, 2015 - 11:39 AM

Parents only want the best for their children but what can you do for them once they’ve left the nest?

#AnimatED: Millennial, paano ka apektado ng martial law?

Sep 21, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Kabataan kung akala mo y walang kinalaman sa mundo mo ang martial law narito ang 7 buzzwords na pamana – o sumpa – sa iyo ng rehimeng Marcos

#JusticeforPamana: Change your Twitter, Facebook photos

Aug 21, 2015 - 10:37 AM

Pamana a critically endangered Philippine eagle just recently released into the wild was found shot dead in a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Davao Oriental

Singapore PM urges pause in paying tribute to Lee Kuan Yew

Apr 13, 2015 - 8:38 PM

The prime minister who is also the late Lee s eldest son responds to a variety of suggestions in parliament including naming Singapore s famed Changi Airport after the patriarch

LATE PM. Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew speaks in Singapore on March 20, 2013. File photo by Stephen Morrison/EPA

Free history talks on legacy of Bataan

Mar 30, 2015 - 10:40 AM

Bataan Legacy Historical Society’s mission is to educate the public on the historical significance of Bataan and World War II in the Philippines by presenting the war from different perspectives

Lee Kuan Yew and the Singapore he built

Mar 29, 2015 - 10:04 AM

He boiled his nation’s success down to a few simple ideas: a respect for elders and the law hard work and the recognition that the needs of society must transcend the individual’s

SINGAPORE'S VISIONARY. Former Singapore prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew speaks in an event in Barcelona, Spain, September 13, 2005. Guido Manuilo/EPA

Continuing a 120-year legacy: A musical history

Mar 28, 2015 - 11:51 AM

Sun Life marks 120 years in the Philippines with an original musical


Jeane Napoles, Lee Kuan Yew, Arum on fight earnings | The wRap

Mar 24, 2015 - 7:24 PM

Jeane Napoles is back in the Philippines What is Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy? Bob Arum says the Pacquiao Mayweather fight could earn more than 400 million

Binay camp: Makati standoff bad for Aquino's legacy

Mar 22, 2015 - 3:54 PM

The camp of Makati Mayor Junjun Binay says the leadership confusion in the city sends wrong signals to investors

Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin 'Junjun' Binay greets his supporters after he a TRO from the Court of Appeals blocking the suspension order from the Ombudsman on March 16, 2015. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Twitter buys Niche, Facebook launches ThreatExchange (TechRap)

Feb 15, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Twitter buys Niche and Microsoft acquires Sunrise Samsung warns against listening TV And Facebook launches ThreatExchange

Facebook will be with you till death, and beyond

Feb 13, 2015 - 8:03 AM

Facebook s latest update allows members to designate a legacy contact who can take control of a profile and post messages on that profile following a death

LEGACY CONTACTS. Image from Facebook.

#AnimatED: Mr President, institutions matter

Feb 09, 2015 - 7:30 AM

It’s late in the day But the President has to set things right: acknowledge mistakes and put his official house in order by giving primacy to institutions

Dolphy and COPD: Remembering his legacy

Feb 08, 2015 - 12:00 PM

Brothers Eric and Epy Quizon share their memories of their father and his journey with COPD

Aquino: Good governance will be my legacy

Dec 05, 2014 - 3:39 PM

The President also talks about his plans after his term including his dream of writing a book

GOOD GOVERNANCE. President Benigno Aquino III says his legacy will be the change in attitude among Filipinos brought forth by his administration. Malacañang Photo Bureau

Should parents force their children to join their family business?

Oct 30, 2014 - 12:44 PM

Children of business tycoons say it is important to give sons and daughters enough space to make their own decisions

INHERITING THE BUSINESS. Businessmen who joined their family businesses agree parents should not force their kids to take over. Photo from Forbes