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Election protest, Sara Duterte, Imee Marcos, Bong Go | Evening wRap

Sep 26, 2018 - 9:37 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Margie de Leon

US Election Day predictions: Who is going to win?

Nov 08, 2016 - 9:58 AM

Here are final predictions for the Presidency as well as elections for Governors the US Senate and the US House of Representatives

FEMALE PRESIDENT? Will Hillary Clinton be the first female president of the United States? EPA/Spencer Platt

US couple's wish granted: Photo with Duterte

Jun 18, 2016 - 1:36 PM

We were about to give up American national Candace Piercy says after getting a photo with Philippine President elect Rodrigo Duterte past 1 am on Saturday

WISH GRANTED. Despite tight security, American nationals Stephen and Candace Piercy get their wish: a photo with President-elect Rodrigo Duterte in Davao City around 1 am on June 18, 2016. Screen shot by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

UK envoy to Philippines hits media killings

Jun 04, 2016 - 8:00 AM

At the same time British Ambassador Asif Ahmad tells Rappler journalists need to be a bit more honest about what they re doing

'NEVER JUSTIFIED.' British Ambassador Asif Ahmad condemns media killings at a time when the issue has drawn more attention in the Philippines. Screen grab from Rappler video

President-elect Duterte: 'What a hypocrite society'

Jun 03, 2016 - 5:12 PM

Church journalism politicians police – all There s a veil of hypocrisy President elect Rodrigo Duterte says

NEXT LEADER. Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte speaks to journalists in Davao City on June 2, 2016, after a press conference where he slammed a 'hypocrite society.' Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Philippine President-elect Duterte curses UN

Jun 03, 2016 - 10:26 AM

The Philippines incoming leader tells the United Nations: You cannot even lift a finger in Africa They’re butchering the black people there

CURSING UN. Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte curses the United Nations in a press conference on June 2, 2016. Photo of UN General Assembly from; photo of Duterte by Rappler

VP-elect Robredo: Help me stay on the right path

May 30, 2016 - 10:05 PM

Vice President elect Leni Robredo tells her supporters to remain watchful and to remind her when she s wrong

THANKSGIVING MASS. Vice President-elect Leni Robredo prays with her 3 daughters Jillian, Tricia, and Aika, as well as her lawyer, Romulo Macalintal, during a Thanksgiving Mass on May 30, 2016. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

WATCH: Proclamation of next PH president and vice president

May 30, 2016 - 1:20 PM

Watch the livestream of the proclamation of president elect Rodrigo Duterte and vice president elect Leni Robredo

Social media on Leni Robredo's win: 'The best woman won'

May 28, 2016 - 8:50 AM

Robredo s supporters take to social media to congratulate her

WATCH: Duterte shakes and bakes in NBA2K simulation

May 19, 2016 - 9:34 PM

A custom made Rodrigo Duterte represents Gilas Pilipinas and crosses over Chinese defenders

CHANGE IS HERE. This custom made Rodrigo Duterte shut down Chinese defenders on NBA2K. Screenshot from YouTube

Duterte’s plans, Robredo vs Marcos, world’s oldest | 12PM wRap

May 16, 2016 - 1:10 PM

Watch Rappler s 12PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Code mismatch, Sixto Brillantes, Trending Topics | 6PM wRap

May 13, 2016 - 7:54 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

PDiggy or PGong? Netizens suggest the #NextPresidentialNickname

May 13, 2016 - 7:14 PM

What would you like to call president elect Rodrigo Duterte?

Duterte, Robredo win in PSU Lingayen mock polls

Apr 29, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte gets 35 52 of the university voters while Camarines Sur 3rd District Representative Leni Robredo gets 30 78

Single ticket: How about voting for president and VP together?

Mar 23, 2016 - 6:35 PM

When the winning presidential candidate comes from one party and the winning vice presidential candidate comes from another party the best that can be hoped for is a coalition of convenience

Senate tribunal upholds decision in favor of Grace Poe

Dec 03, 2015 - 1:26 PM

2ND UPDATE The 3 Supreme Court justices in the SET – who affirmed their vote to disqualify the senator – will inhibit themselves from the case should it be elevated to the High Court

CHALLENGES. Senator Grace Poe answers questions related to the disqualification cases filed against her. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Dear Candidate Leni Robredo

Oct 10, 2015 - 10:23 AM

The fear of some that you will be used is not without basis given the dynamics of realpolitik Losing your autonomy is a real danger But I think you will lose that only if you lose sight of your goals

Grace Poe for president: Nora Aunor says she will campaign '101%'

May 20, 2015 - 9:08 PM

The Superstar of Philippine cinema says the senator has shown competence that people in government should follow

Two Afghan poll candidates scent victory as run-off looms

Apr 09, 2014 - 9:58 PM

Two leading candidates in Afghanistan s presidential election each claimed to be winning the vote count easily

PEACEFUL ELECTIONS. Afghan women cast their ballots at a local polling station in Kabul on April 5, 2014. File photo by Shah Marai/AFP

Afghans hail peaceful election, high turnout predicted

Apr 06, 2014 - 9:47 AM

I want my vote to be a slap in the face of the Taliban a voter says

PEACEFUL ELECTIONS. Afghan women cast their ballots at a local polling station in Kabul on April 5, 2014. File photo by Shah Marai/AFP

Philippines welcomes US-backed World Bank president

Apr 18, 2012 - 12:49 PM

Philippines said it hopes to deepen its relationship with the World Bank through newly elected American Korean Jim Yong Kim

Banda praised for Malawi's transition, but bumpy road ahead

Apr 08, 2012 - 10:56 PM

Malawi s new President Joyce Banda wins praise for keeping a young democracy on track but southern Africa s first woman leader must now put the brakes on an economic and diplomatic nosedive