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Ano ang plano ng Duterte gov't para sa pambansang wika?

Aug 27, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Ikinatutuwa ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino kung paanong pinaghahalo ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang Bisaya at Filipino sa tuwing ito y magsasalita Bakit mahalaga ito?

BUWAN NG WIKA. Nakapanayam ng Rappler si Virgilio Almario – tagapangulo ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino –€“ ukol sa direksyon ng komisyon sa ilalim ng administrasyong Duterte. Screenshot by Rappler

Memorable quotes from past SONAs

Jul 25, 2016 - 1:59 PM

(UPDATED) Rappler compiles some memorable lines from the state of the nation addresses of the country's presidents

Looking back: SONA trivia

Jul 21, 2016 - 4:28 PM

(UPDATED) Ferdinand Marcos' 1969 speech is the longest SONA, thus far, going by word count

BATASANG PAMBANSA. This venue has witnessed 37 SONAs in the past years. President Rodrigo Duterte's first SONA will be the 38th in this place. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

FAST FACTS: Presidential inauguration traditions and rituals

Jun 30, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Here s what to expect during a presidential inauguration

1957. Carlos Gracia takes his oath of office at the Independence Grandstand (now named after him). Photo from Malacanang

PODCAST: Manuel Quezon III on presidents’ speaking styles

May 28, 2016 - 4:00 PM

A historian’s take on incoming President Rodrigo Duterte: he is ‘unfiltered’ and is ‘breaking down taboos’

Palace to voters: Choice will dictate next 6 years, PH future

May 07, 2016 - 5:56 PM

This involves a very crucial choice Think of your loved ones and our beloved country Malacañang tells voters two days before the elections

Palace official to DOST: Why not hire Comelec hacker?

Apr 23, 2016 - 4:32 PM

Undersecretary Manuel Quezon III says this would be a clever way to make use of expert knowledge to help improve the security of government websites

Palace on Kidapawan rally: No reason for deaths

Apr 02, 2016 - 3:26 PM

There is no reason why people must die for asking for assistance from their own government says Malacañang as it urges hotheads to reserve judgement pending the investigation

PALACE STATEMENT. Undersecretary Manuel Quezon III, head of the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office holds a press briefing in Malacañang. Screenshot from PCOO video

Philippines impounds North Korean ship

Mar 05, 2016 - 12:34 PM

3rd UPDATE Citing the UN Security Council resolution on North Korea Malacañang says the crew of the North Korean cargo ship Jin Teng will be deported

IMPOUNDED. North Korean freighter Jin Teng. File photo from

Palace to voters: Scrutinize 2016 bets during campaign season

Feb 06, 2016 - 3:36 PM

With the start of the official campaign season just two days away Malacañang says voters should scrutinize candidates carefully during debates and media appearances

ELECTING LEADERS. A Filipino marks his election ballot at an elementary school classroom used as a voting station in Manila, Philippines, on May 13, 2013. File photo by Rolex dela Peña/EPA

Palace cautions public on Zika virus

Jan 30, 2016 - 2:18 PM

The health department also advises pregnant mothers to postpone their plans to travel to the Americas where the virus is spreading rapidly especially if the trip is not urgent

STAY ALERT. Government cautions Filipinos against the threat of the Zika virus, which is spreading rapidly in the Americas. File photo from Wikipedia

Honoring Miss Universe: House mulls tax exemption for Pia Wurtzbach

Jan 23, 2016 - 5:29 PM

Cagayan de Oro City Representative Rufus Rodriguez is confident that Congress will pass the proposed measure

HOMECOMING. Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach returns to the country for the first time after her controversial win. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Partisan? Official Gazette says it reports President's 'party-related activities'

Oct 08, 2015 - 6:33 PM

The public journal responds to criticisms of partisanship after it posted about President Aquino s endorsement of Leni Robredo as the Liberal Party s VP bet

That thing called resignation

Mar 14, 2015 - 10:30 AM

His resignation shows how a person can reconcile the tension between his individual political disposition with his responsibility to a cause a collective or a party

BELLO IN HK. Resigned Akbayan party-list representative Walden Bello leads a delegation of Philippine lawmakers on March 15 to Hong Kong to 'investigate the condition' of OFWs. Screengrab by Rappler

Rappler's Vitug among QC Gawad Parangal awardees

Oct 13, 2014 - 11:37 AM

Manuel L Quezon Gawad Parangal salutes the recipients for their achievements which have contributed to the history of Quezon City

QUIZ: How well do you know Manuel Quezon?

Aug 19, 2014 - 1:53 PM

August marks siginificant events in the life of former president Manuel L. Quezon. How well do you know him?

Buwan ng Wika or Linggo ng Wika: What do we celebrate?

Aug 13, 2014 - 4:37 PM

The Philippines used to hold a week long celebration from August 13 to 19 every year until President Ramos declared it should be month long starting 1997

Imperial presidencies and the art of institutional combat

Jul 19, 2014 - 10:30 AM

The battle between Aquino and the Supreme Court and Obama and the House of Representatives are not maneuvers and counter maneuvers by people thirsty for power They are more the inevitable result of institutional combat

Philippines on the Potomac

Oct 12, 2013 - 7:30 AM

I assumed people had written books about Philippine American history and culture But in fact I was surprised to find such little information

How Filipino became the national language

Dec 30, 2012 - 2:42 PM

Today 75 years ago President Manuel L Quezon addressed the nation in Filipino via radio It was the first time that a President went on air speaking the national language

Photo by PCDSPO

Bookmarking Rizal: A Dead Tree Hero in a Digital World

Dec 30, 2012 - 9:49 AM

There is a public to win over to viewing the past not as a recitation of dry isolated data but as something that can say a thing or two about where we are; where we’ve been; and everything in between

House adopts Palace's FOI version

Mar 13, 2012 - 9:04 PM

Will the Freedom of Information bill pass the committee level before Congress goes on recess March 23?

Palace transmits FOI version to House

Feb 03, 2012 - 2:55 PM

Proposed bill transmitted to House for consideration; Despite development FOI bill still not a priority measure of the administration