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Inside the Industry: Dance and entertainment with UPeepz

Jul 13, 2020 - 5:03 PM

Advancing to the semifinals on NBC's World of Dance, UPeepz coaches Chips Beltran and Phim Villanueva tell us what it takes to impress J. Lo on the big stage

The ‘Aswang’ syllabus: Articles to read after watching the documentary

Jul 12, 2020 - 1:28 PM

The award-winning drug war documentary is free to stream until Sunday, July 12, 11:59 pm

How to fight the pandemic: Women mayors don’t sugarcoat how deadly the virus is

Jul 11, 2020 - 11:00 AM

In the face of an unseen enemy, communication down to the grassroots is key, according to the mayors of Odiongan, Romblon; Tabaco, Albay; Barugo, Leyte; Oras, Eastern Samar

STRONG WOMEN. Mayors Krisel Lagman-Luistro, Trina Firmalo-Fabic, Vivian Alvarez and Macel Cumpio-Avestruz show how important it is to communicate with the public during a pandemic. Photos from LGU Barugo, Angat Bayi and Vivian Alvarez

In Pasig, fighting corruption yields COVID-19 cash aid for the people

Jul 10, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto began his term by cleaning up the local government’s procurement process and auditing its assets. When the coronavirus pandemic hit, the city had money to help every household, and then some.

STATE OF THE CITY. Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto delivers his State of the City Address on July 2, 2020, marking the first year of his term. Photo from Sotto's Facebook page

[PODCAST] Ang Department of Health sa gitna ng pandemya

Jul 09, 2020 - 10:31 PM

Ano ang mga kontrobersiyang hinaharap ng Department of Health sa gitna ng coronavirus pandemic?

‘The Last of Us Part 2’ was never meant to satisfy

Jul 08, 2020 - 12:45 PM

This treatise on empathy and forgiveness may be the needed, but not the easiest, pill to swallow

Get ready with 99.5 PLAY FM DJ and #HijaAko advocate, Jazmin Reyes

Jul 07, 2020 - 4:04 PM

This Instagram artist speaks volumes

With 2 years left in Duterte's term, where are we on Build, Build, Build?

Jul 06, 2020 - 9:23 PM

Only 34% of the Duterte administration's flagship infrastructure projects are being implemented, so far

Breaking away from Facebook's grip

Jul 06, 2020 - 7:05 PM

Exploring the real difficulties of leaving Facebook


Inside the Industry: Freelancing with Indierectory

Jul 06, 2020 - 5:42 PM

Ad agency GIGIL's Herbert Hernandez and Jeano Cruz bridge the gap between freelancers and clients through the initiative Indierectory

'The Last of Us 2': Are we not ready for a major character death in games?

Jul 06, 2020 - 3:15 PM

Let's reflect on the hate 'The Last of Us 2' has received


Q&A: QBO director Katrina Chan on the state of PH startups, coronavirus solutions

Jul 06, 2020 - 1:14 PM

'The ability of the startups to pivot is crucial for them to remain afloat during this time. They must be able to adapt and innovate quickly to continue operating and to also, protect the jobs of their workforce,' says the QBO director

Image from QBO

'Laban lang': How an ABS-CBN teleserye writer is coping with the network shutdown

Jul 05, 2020 - 5:00 PM

Chino Nicanor, a writer for the drama 'A Soldier's Heart,' is just one of the thousands of employees affected by the shutdown of the media giant

[PODCAST] Targeting Tokyo: Kristina Knott

Jul 05, 2020 - 4:01 PM

Fil-Am sprinter Kristina Knott discovers her Filipino identity by representing the country

[PODCAST] Ang hirap at gutom na dinaranas ng mga jeepney driver

Jul 02, 2020 - 8:00 PM

Ano ang ginagawa ng gobyerno para tugunan ang pangangailangan ng mga jeepney driver sa panahon ng pandemya?

Get ready with this teacher and digital artist, Patricia Ramos

Jul 01, 2020 - 3:32 PM

She’s an author, a poet, an illustrator, and a teacher

ILLUSTRATION. Art by Andoy Edoria.

Small is mighty: How to connect your small business to opportunities on LinkedIn

Jun 30, 2020 - 3:12 PM

Gain tips on how to help your business in a time of COVID-19

Inside the Industry: Tech and live streaming with Kumu

Jun 30, 2020 - 9:46 AM

Migrating from Silicon Valley to "social media capital of the world," Kumu CEO Roland Ros champions Philippine tech as the next big thing

Legazpi City prepares a table for the quarantined

Jun 29, 2020 - 11:00 AM

‘The local government should be felt. ’Pag nag-lockdown ka, ’tapos pinabayaan mo ang mga tao, ’wag ka na,’ says Legazpi City Mayor Noel Rosal

CITY LIGHTS. Legazpi City during one of Mayon Volcano's recent eruptions. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Being trans in tech: Championing equality with Google’s Melai Lopez

Jun 29, 2020 - 10:00 AM

'Never let anyone tell them that they do not belong in a certain space'

Nowhere to run: Why some abused sex workers don’t want cops’ help

Jun 27, 2020 - 6:57 PM

Part 2: Even as sex workers or prostituted women claim they experience systematic abuse from the police, they are blamed when they are raped and told ‘it’s part of the job anyway’

Your next job opportunity can come from someone you already know

Jun 26, 2020 - 4:51 PM

With the support of your LinkedIn community, career opportunities may be closer than you think

C’mon guys, it’s 2020: Debunking LGBTQ+ stereotypes

Jun 26, 2020 - 4:18 PM

To this day, LGBTQ+ members still experience prejudice and endure stereotypes that may harm them

Dealing with the guilt of privilege

Jun 26, 2020 - 1:44 PM

Here are some tips to help manage that guilt and put that privilege to better use

[PODCAST] Cebu City: Ang bagong coronavirus hot spot

Jun 25, 2020 - 9:02 PM

Bakit tumaas ang bilang ng mga kumpirmadong kaso ng coronavirus sa Cebu City at kalapit na mga bayan?

Looking for a job? Here’s how LinkedIn can help you

Jun 24, 2020 - 4:02 PM

LinkedIn has free tools that can help you land your ideal job

Get ready with this model and marketer, Jullian Culas

Jun 23, 2020 - 11:53 AM

Here’s what it takes to walk the runway of New York Fashion Week

ILLUSTRATION. Art by David Castuciano.

Inside the Industry: The future of funny business with Comedy Manila

Jun 22, 2020 - 6:00 PM

From live shows to no shows, comedians Red Ollero and Mikey Andres now perform stand-up from their desktops

How to navigate the 'new normal' for online businesses

Jun 22, 2020 - 2:58 PM

With online businesses on the rise, here are tips for moving forward during the pandemic

PH athletes build resilience in pandemic

Jun 21, 2020 - 11:14 AM

As the pandemic continues, athletes get creative and explore other roles in sports to keep themselves busy

[PODCAST] Delikado ang epekto sa demokrasya ng Maria Ressa verdict

Jun 20, 2020 - 12:25 PM

Hindi lamang mga mamamahayag ang maaapektuhan ng hatol kay Rappler CEO Maria Ressa at dating researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos Jr

Is it safe to exercise while wearing a mask?

Jun 18, 2020 - 3:28 PM

Rappler talks to sports science professionals on the safety of wearing face masks while exercising

For change, first we must hope

Jun 16, 2020 - 7:30 PM

Anger is the spark that starts the engine, but hope is what keeps it moving

Get ready with this PR Executive and livestreaming host, Maki Santos

Jun 16, 2020 - 7:15 AM

Work from home tip: Put breaks in between your schedule like a regular workday

ILLUSTRATION. Art by Alyssa Arizabal.

Inside the Industry: The future of photography and travel with Sonny Thakur

Jun 15, 2020 - 6:00 AM

Photographer Sonny Thakur shows us how a travel publication like Grid Magazine works from home

House of terror: How the lower chamber let slip a 'killer' bill

Jun 14, 2020 - 7:09 PM

The House of Representatives passes a controversial bill that could endanger the progressives, Moros, and Lumad among them due to terrorist-tagging

Waves of donations come in for beloved 'Tubig Queen of Cebu'

Jun 14, 2020 - 5:49 PM

'I have so much to be thankful for. Only God can repay them all,' says Dodoy Teberio, the 'Tubig Queen of Cebu,' as kind strangers send donations for his family

TUBIG QUEEN. Dodoy Teberio, also know as the Tubig Queen of Cebu, turns to social media for help, as the coronavirus pandemic strips away their livelihood. Photos from Dodoy Teberio

Do coronavirus restrictions threaten religious freedom?

Jun 14, 2020 - 8:45 AM

From Washington to Manila, religious freedom is set to become one of the most enduring debates of the coronavirus era

Best of #RP612fic memes: 2020 edition

Jun 12, 2020 - 4:40 PM

Jose Rizal in a face mask, Katipuneros tearing their quarantine passes, Aling Marie leading the Philippine revolution are some of this year's #RP612fic entries

‘Mas dapat magalit’: Filipino youth face dangerous future with anti-terror bill

Jun 12, 2020 - 10:05 AM

The Filipino youth will bear the brunt of the anti-terror bill's long-lasting effects

[PODCAST] Ang kahirapang dinaranas ng mga OFW sa pandemya

Jun 11, 2020 - 8:24 PM

Saan nagkukulang ang gobyerno sa pagtulong sa mga bagong bayani?

How to eat right in quarantine

Jun 11, 2020 - 7:10 PM

Sports nutritionist Jeaneth Aro debunks diet trends and Pinoy eating habits to help you eat right this quarantine

LIST: Where to get local coffee beans, grounds for delivery

Jun 10, 2020 - 7:30 AM

In need of a caffeine fix? Here are some Filipino businesses to buy your locally-sourced beans from and support – all for the love of coffee

Distance learning: A looming crisis for students with special needs

Jun 09, 2020 - 3:58 PM

While distance learning for basic education students is a challenge, it's even more so for teachers figuring out how best to teach students with disabilities

Disorganized repatriation program puts E. Visayas rural healthcare at risk

Jun 09, 2020 - 12:14 PM

(UPDATED) The 'Balik Probinsya' and 'Hatid Probinsya' programs are sending coronavirus-positive patients to their home provinces, where healthcare systems are fragile

RURAL HEALTH. Workers in Ormoc wear PPEs at newly-built isolation facilities. Photo from City Government of Ormoc Facebook page

Inside the Industry: The future of film production with Inter-Guild Alliance's Patti Lapus and Mara Marasigan

Jun 08, 2020 - 6:00 PM

Filmmakers Patti Lapus and Mara Marasigan elaborate on the new Inter-Guild Alliance protocols for film production

How to set up one-time passwords on Facebook and other online platforms

Jun 08, 2020 - 1:39 PM

One-time passwords are single-use passwords sent by an online platform to a user's email address or mobile number for added security


Will the coronavirus kill Philippine theater?

Jun 06, 2020 - 12:04 PM

Theater artists face a tough season as the pandemic rules out mass gatherings, but as the nation itself goes through this difficult chapter, Filipino thespians say the art of storytelling will flourish in adversity

Quarantine curbs access to information

Jun 05, 2020 - 8:29 PM

The Philippines is among many governments in the world that had to suspend the processing of freedom of information or FOI requests because of the pandemic

Get ready with me: A memory of a dog-lover in the 2000s

Jun 05, 2020 - 7:00 AM

Why mornings mean something to me

BLOSSOM ILLUSTRATION. Art by Guia Abogado.