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Hip-hop artist, OFW advocate: RJ Señeres' rhyme and reason

Jul 08, 2018 - 10:00 AM

RJ Señeres' journey started way before his career in music – in their 3-bedroom apartment in Abu Dhabi, when he was just 11 years old. This is his story.

RJ Señeres Jr

Señeres' daughter: Votes possibly people's way of honoring my dad

May 10, 2016 - 11:51 PM

My guess is that these are tribute votes from his loyal friends and supporters who wish to honor his memory particularly the OFW families he was able to help

Despite his death, Roy Señeres picks up presidential votes

May 10, 2016 - 3:44 AM

The former ambassador who withdrew from the race shortly before dying still gets thousands of votes

Operations vs ISIS, Marcos jewels, Poe in 2016 ballot | 12PM wRap

Feb 16, 2016 - 12:37 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Family blocks bid to take Señeres spot in ballot

Feb 09, 2016 - 6:05 PM

We would like to respect the last wishes of Congressman Seneres his family s lawyer says at the Comelec

THEN-ASPIRANT. In October 2015, party-list representative Roy Señeres filed his certificate of candidacy for president. File photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Filipinos in Iraq fire, Seoul vs Pyongyang, Pacquiao’s training | 6PM wRap

Feb 08, 2016 - 6:00 PM

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Roy Señeres, Filipinos in Iraq fire, N. Korea’s rocket launch | 12PM wRap

Feb 08, 2016 - 12:06 PM

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Roy Señeres dies

Feb 08, 2016 - 9:55 AM

5th UPDATE Former ambassador Señeres dies just days after withdrawing from the 2016 presidential race

Señeres withdraws; it's now a 5-way presidential race

Feb 05, 2016 - 3:41 PM

UPDATED He says it s upon the advice of his doctors to avoid stress due to his long standing diabetes

FOR PRESIDENT. Party-list Representative Roy Señeres files his certificate of candidacy for president on October 16, 2015. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Comelec’s draft ballot, Senate probe on Binay, Planet Nine | 6PM wRap

Jan 21, 2016 - 7:03 PM

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Presidential bets Mendoza, Valencia in draft ballot

Jan 21, 2016 - 2:08 PM

The Comelec also includes Grace Poe and Rodrigo Duterte in the draft ballot as expected even as they face disqualification cases

Duterte, Roxas lead in 3 Rappler December polls

Jan 15, 2016 - 6:12 PM

After completing the first of a series of surveys Rappler will be launching its next round of SMS Facebook and online polls on January 15 This is part of an experiment to find the balance between traditional polling and new media

PREFERRED. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and LP standard-bearer Mar Roxas emerge as preferred candidates in separate surveys. Rappler file photos

APEC Look back: Where were the 2016 presidential bets in 1996?

Nov 13, 2015 - 9:30 AM

UPDATED Rappler looks at where the 2016 presidential aspirants were when the Philippines first hosted APEC in 1996

Controversial bets, Duterte waiting game cap off COC filing week

Oct 16, 2015 - 10:30 PM

The Senate race gets more crowded and interesting with lots of familiar faces new names and returning bets locking in their candidacies

SENATORIAL BETS. Controversial bets  Getulio Napeñas – the dismissed chief of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force  – and former military general Jovito Palparan will run for senator in the 2016 elections. Rappler photos

OFW party-list Rep. Roy Señeres joins presidential race

Oct 16, 2015 - 1:20 PM

The former ambassador says he expects OFWs and grassroots groups to support his bid He won t accept contributions from big corporations since he would take the cudgels of exploited workers

FOR PRESIDENT. Party-list Representative Roy Señeres files his certificate of candidacy for president on October 16, 2015. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Customs chief: ‘Amend law, modernize BOC’

Aug 28, 2015 - 2:42 PM

The government turned a blind eye in recognition of our OFWs OFW Partylist Representative Roy Seneres says in defense of the Customs chief

MIAA: OFWs' P550 refund claimable years after a flight

Mar 17, 2015 - 7:10 PM

Meanwhile where will interest accrued from the deposited and yet to be refunded fees go? MIAA General Manager Jose Angel Honrado fails to answer the question

DFA: Suspend terminal fee integration pending review

Mar 17, 2015 - 4:12 PM

The foreign affairs department joins advocacy groups the Senate select House members and the labor department in challenging the MIAA policy that violates OFWs rights

VP Binay to MIAA: Stop terminal fee integration

Feb 17, 2015 - 6:27 PM

The fact of their payment is a violation of the law exempting migrant Filipino workers from terminal fees and more importantly contributes to their financial burden

Lawmakers urge suspension of terminal fee integration

Feb 12, 2015 - 7:21 PM

The terminal fee integration is not urgent and that there would be no loss of profit on the part of the government if it is suspended a Senate resolution reads

NAIA. Only passengers departing from the Philippines through the Ninoy Aquino International Airport will be affected by the integration of terminal fees into airfares. File photo by EPA

MIAA: Why merging terminal fees in tickets is needed, easy

Feb 11, 2015 - 9:16 PM

The fast facts that the airport authority wanted to present to senators at a hearing but weren t heard

MIAA manager rejects suspension of terminal fee integration

Feb 09, 2015 - 7:42 PM

Senators call for the suspension of terminal fee charges in airfares pending a better system for OFWs

Airlines refused tech proposal to end terminal fee row

Feb 07, 2015 - 11:01 AM

Labor Secretary Baldoz says Some airlines have reservations in interfacing their system with an external system

Nancy Binay: Terminal fees in airfares 'disservice' to OFWs

Feb 05, 2015 - 3:57 PM

Senator Nancy Binay also reiterates her call for a Senate probe in aid of legislation into the outsourced collection by local airlines of terminal fees

DAP HEARING? Senator Nancy Binay calls on her colleagues to resume hearings into the Disbursement Acceleration Program. File photo from Office of Senator Binay

Terminal fee integration for passengers' sake – Abaya

Feb 03, 2015 - 1:25 PM

The Philippines lags behind in enforcing the integration of airport terminal fees into airfares Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya explains

NAIA INSPECTION. Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya (left) and President Benigno S. Aquino III (right) inspects the departure area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City on April 16, 2014. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Emirates gets more support for 3rd Dubai-Manila flight

Dec 21, 2014 - 5:18 PM

UAE carrier Emirates Airlines manages to gain support amid facing a P1 8 million penalty imposed by government for violating a Presidential order

GULF CARRIER. Emirates Airlines' 3rd daily flights between Manila and Dubai has faced a turbulent journey, with local carriers saying it violates a Presidential order. Photo courtesy of Emirates

Napoles daughter backs out of party list

Aug 08, 2013 - 6:10 PM

Rep Roy Señeres Sr says Napoles made the decision to spare the OFW Family Party List of the controversy associated with her mother

'Pinoys lose 10,000 jobs due to PH-Taiwan row'

Jul 08, 2013 - 6:43 PM

OFW Family Club Rep Roy Señeres says PH could lose at least US 2 billion in remittances in the next 3 years if the contracts of the OFWs are not renewed