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Connecting the candidates: What links presidential, VP bets?

Apr 24, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The roster of presidential and vice presidential bets for the 2016 elections shows how intertwined the lives of these candidates have been

Flirting with a strong man named Rodrigo Duterte

Apr 23, 2016 - 9:00 PM

People cry out for strong leadership leadership that s willing to kill We’ve slept with that kind of leader and got raped as a nation Now we’re flirting again with another strong man

First things first: Where should the next President start?

Mar 20, 2016 - 3:56 PM

Experts give their views on what the Philippines next leader should address in terms of disaster preparedness health corruption and education

Watch, comment, vote, share: Weigh in on the Cebu debate

Mar 19, 2016 - 10:59 PM

Here s how you can join the online conversation and make your voice heard during the second presidential debate in Cebu on Sunday March 20

WEIGHING IN. Participate in Rappler's comprehensive coverage of the second presidential debate on March 20, 2016 by joining our online poll and sharing your thoughts on social media. File photo courtesy of Comelec EID

HIGHLIGHTS: #PHVote 2016 Philippine Elections

Feb 08, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Rappler brings you real-time updates, election results, and news about the 2016 Philippine presidential elections happening on May 9, 2016.

Duterte to businessmen: Davao City is my Exhibit A

Jan 14, 2016 - 9:56 PM

Duterte says he wants to make the Philippines more investor friendly by solving crime ending red tape and fixing infrastructure

FOR PEACE, PROGRESS. Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte explains his platform to businessmen in Makati City on Thursday, January 14, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Rodrigo Duterte: Yes, I'm a womanizer

Nov 30, 2015 - 11:08 AM

Dalawa ang girlfriend ko Gusto niyo ako maging presidente? Kailangan niyo malaman ang pagkatao ko says Duterte

FOND OF WOMEN. Rodrigo Duterte happily accedes to a request for a photograph with a female supporter. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Tindog Tayo 2016 forum on disaster preparedness

Nov 25, 2015 - 1:21 PM

What should the next Philippine president do to address the country s vulnerability to disasters and climate change?

Day 2: 15 more presidential wannabes file COCs

Oct 13, 2015 - 9:55 PM

So far a total of 37 candidates have filed certificates of candidacies for president

RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT. Romeo John Ygonia files his COC at the COMELEC office in Manila on Tuesday, October 13, 2015. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

VLOG: Santiago declares she's running for president

Oct 13, 2015 - 5:59 PM

Santiago says she s over her cancer and has nothing else to do

Presidential aspirants: 22 and counting

Oct 12, 2015 - 4:12 PM

2nd UPDATE If Filipinos would have to pick a president based on today s list the choices include a vice president a former Tesda director general a twice disqualified presidential candidate a tricycle driver and a pastor

16 CHOICES SO FAR. Vice President Jejomar Binay, lawyer Ely Pamatong, and former Tesda director general Augusto Syjuco Jr are among the 16 presidential hopefuls who filed their certificates of candidacy on October 12. Photos from Rappler