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[OPINION] We need servant leaders during this time

Apr 09, 2020 - 1:00 PM

'Young people who will decide the future are taking notice and their new-found awareness expressed adeptly in social media and talked about in their homes will hopefully forge a new direction in the post-pandemic period'

OFW passing through Mongkok protest nabbed by HK police

Aug 04, 2019 - 12:09 PM

(3rd UPDATE) A livestreamed video of the protest shows the OFW looking distraught as Hong Kong police arrest him

PROTEST. Police gather during a protest in the district of Causeway Bay in Hong Kong on August 4, 2019. Photo by Isaac Lawrence/AFP

Hong Kong protesters defy China warnings with weekend rallies

Aug 03, 2019 - 3:13 PM

(UPDATED) Protesters remain unyielding, vowing to hold multiple rallies and marches throughout the weekend and into next week, sending tensions soaring once more

A man shouts a slogan about holding a strike at a protest held by civil servants in the Central District of Hong Kong on August 2, 2019, in the latest opposition to a planned extradition law that was quickly evolved into a wider movement for democratic reforms. Hong Kong civil servants on August 2 night kicked off a weekend of anti-government protests and unsanctioned rallies in defiance of warnings from China and after a prominent independence campaigner was arrested. Laurel Chor / AFP

Zelensky party wins absolute majority in Ukraine parliament vote – media

Jul 22, 2019 - 3:36 PM

Media projections show the results putting the Servant of the People party on track to pick up more than half the parliament's 450 seats

ZELENSKY'S PARTY. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky gives a speech at his Servant of the People party's election headquarters in Kiev on July 21, 2019. Photo by Genya Savilov/AFP

Rock and roll nuns to perform for Pope Francis in Panama World Youth Day

Jan 17, 2019 - 8:03 PM

It may be rock and roll, but Twisted Sister they ain't, and sex and drugs are not an option for the Sisters of the Servants of the Plan of God. They play their brand of melodic rock in their traditional habits.

SERVANTS. Eight of the9 members of religious musical band "€œSiervas"€ (Servants), known as the 'rock nuns'€ pose for a picture during a rehearsal in Lima on January 14, 2019. Photo by Cris Bouroncle/AFP

'Major victory': Groups hail signing of Philippine Mental Health law

Jun 21, 2018 - 4:40 PM

'We say goodbye to taboo, superstition, and myths about mental health issues now that services are made accessible for all citizens,' says Akbayan spokesperson Gio Tingson

Mental health groups and student organizations commend the passage of the Philippine Mental Health Law.

#LingkodBayani: Meet the outstanding public servants of 2016

Dec 20, 2016 - 6:25 PM

They are the recipients of the 2016 Presidential Lingkod Bayan Dangal ng Bayan and Civil Service Commission CSC Pagasa awards

President Rodrigo Duterte congratulates 2016 Dangal ng Bayan awardee Rio Ador Gabaisen, a hearing-impaired teacher at Dapa Central Elementary School & SPED Center, on December 19, 2016 at Malacañang. Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Country before self: Meet these heroic public servants

Aug 29, 2016 - 8:50 PM

Let us salute these men and women who died in the line of duty and in the name of public service

Uganda stops paying more than 5,500 'ghost' civil servants

Aug 11, 2016 - 8:35 PM

The removal of the ghost employees from the government s payroll is part of Uganda s efforts to fight corruption

epa04954880 Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni delivers his speech during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York, New York, USA, 28 September 2015. The General Debate runs through 03 October 2015. EPA/MATT CAMPBELL

Filipino youth to next leaders: 'We want jobs, education, and healthcare'

May 05, 2016 - 10:01 AM

The voice of the youth must be at the heart of every conversation regarding their future

Image courtesy Nico Aquino / Rappler

Filipino youth to tackle SDGs, voter education

Apr 29, 2016 - 6:01 PM

Join Youth Vote Philippines and the United Nations Population Fund on Saturday April 30 at SM Aura in Taguig City

ISIS on Jakarta attacks, Binay tops SWS, Alan Rickman | 12PM wRap

Jan 15, 2016 - 12:33 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Part 1: Choosing for 2016: Kapitan, lingkod, katiwala

Jan 13, 2016 - 1:13 PM

Genuine leadership from an Ignatian point of view focuses on the possible the future It integrates 4 fundamental pillars: self awareness ingenuity love and heroism

Raul Roco's life: A celebration of youth

Aug 05, 2015 - 4:24 PM

August 5 2015 is the 10th death anniversary of the late Senator Raul S Roco

Philippines president Fidel Ramos (3rd R), four presidential candidates and top officials join hands for a group picture after meeting in Malacanang Palace 10 May in Manila where they discussed the forthcoming election. From (L) are Vice President Joseph Estrada, former defense secretary Renato de Villa, Senate President Neptali Gonzales, candidate for vice president Kit Tatad, Senator Raul Roco, Ramos, Election Chairman Bernardo Pardo and House Speaker Jose de Venecia. Estrada and de Venecia the chief rivals, de Villa and Roco are among the 11 presidential candidates in the 11 May elections. AFP PHOTO/ROMEO GACAD

[Dash of SAS] Learned helplessness and coping with the MRT

Jul 23, 2015 - 1:10 PM

We can continue challenging our legislators to take public transportation every day until they show some empathy and listen until they stop ignoring the problem and address it

Search on for hardworking public officials and employees

Jan 24, 2015 - 9:17 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The Civil Service Commission is accepting nominations to the 2015 Search for Outstanding Public Officials and Employees

The wRap Indonesia: Dec. 4, 2014

Dec 04, 2014 - 12:00 PM

Improving perceptions of corruption in Indonesia the Constitutional Court ruling on the raw mineral export ban the much higher salary Jakarta s civil servants can earn next year and more

NO EXPORT. PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara trucks hauling raw earth materials in the Batu Hijau copper mine site, located in Indonesia's West Nusa Tenggara province. File photo by AFP

Gems in government

Sep 15, 2014 - 10:00 AM

The incorruptible are not as few as the one sided media reports the cynicism of the Left and the elitism of the upper class would have us believe

Labored days

May 01, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Is the cheap labor of our local economy the way that it should be? And if the Philippine economy could one day pay fair wages to our household help would you be willing to cook clean and do your own laundry?

#PugadBaboy: The Civil Servant punchline 2

Oct 01, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Tips and other means to get quality service

#PugadBaboy: The Civil Servant punchline 3

Oct 01, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Tips bribery and other means to get quality service from bureaucrats

#PugadBaboy: The Civil Servant

Oct 01, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Tips and quality of service

Singapore official guilty in sex-for-favors case

May 31, 2013 - 9:21 PM

A top Singapore civil servant is guilty of sex for favors case

GUILTY. Former Singapore Civil Defense Force chief Peter Lim is found guilty in sex-for-favors case. Photo by AFP

'Keep our nation strong'

Feb 14, 2013 - 8:03 PM

Ayala s chairman emeritus challenges alumni of the Ayala Young Leaders Congress AYLC to be servant leaders

Taiwan diplomat suspended for abusing 2 Filipina maids

Jul 06, 2012 - 5:07 PM

A senior Taiwanese diplomat admitted he mistreated 2 Filipino housekeepers