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Newsbreak Chats: Top stories in 2018, what to expect in 2019

Dec 18, 2018 - 4:37 PM

Join us as Rappler senior editors sit down to discuss how key events in 2018 shaped the nation and what to expect in 2019 – an election year

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 5, 2018

Jan 05, 2018 - 11:00 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 29, 2017

Dec 29, 2017 - 12:29 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 28, 2017

Dec 28, 2017 - 11:25 AM

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A Syrian child smiles as men dressed in Santa Claus costumes walk past destroyed buildings in the eastern Syrian city of Raqa on December 26, 2017. A US-backed offensive ousted the Islamic State group from Raqa in October but the city has been left ravaged by fighting, and only a small percentage of its pre-war population has returned as the year draws to a close. / AFP PHOTO / Delil souleiman

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 27, 2017

Dec 27, 2017 - 10:31 AM

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'HEAL OUR LAND.' Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas returns to EDSA on November 5, 2017, for a Mass and procession against drug war killings. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 26, 2017

Dec 26, 2017 - 12:45 PM

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) Chief Dr. Leopoldo Vega upon his arrival at the SPMC to visit the families of the victims who died in the recent fire incident at the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) Mall Davao on December 25, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 22, 2017

Dec 22, 2017 - 10:45 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 20, 2017

Dec 20, 2017 - 10:26 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 19, 2017

Dec 19, 2017 - 9:01 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 18, 2017

Dec 18, 2017 - 10:52 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 15, 2017

Dec 15, 2017 - 11:00 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 13, 2017

Dec 13, 2017 - 1:00 PM

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte addresses the members of the Malacañang Press Corps during the Christmas Party at the Malacañan Palace on December 12, 2017. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 12, 2017

Dec 12, 2017 - 9:01 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 11, 2017

Dec 11, 2017 - 9:54 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 8, 2017

Dec 08, 2017 - 11:00 AM

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JOINED IN 2001. The court that investigates genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity has jurisdiction over the Philippines. Photo from ICC web site

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 6, 2017

Dec 06, 2017 - 11:30 AM

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'LESSONS LEARNED' PNP Chief Ronald dela Rosa. File photo by Joel Liporada

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 5, 2017

Dec 05, 2017 - 9:40 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 4, 2017

Dec 04, 2017 - 10:46 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 1, 2017

Dec 01, 2017 - 11:30 AM

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EFFIGY. Anti-Duterte protesters burned an effigy of President Rodrigo Duterte depicted as United States President Donald Trump's pet dog with a face of a snake. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 30, 2016

Dec 30, 2016 - 11:33 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 29, 2016

Dec 29, 2016 - 12:03 PM

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BEFORE THE BLAST. The plaza before the bombings occurred. Photo by VSU Student Ritchmon Relente.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 28, 2016

Dec 28, 2016 - 4:02 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 27, 2016

Dec 27, 2016 - 11:25 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 26, 2016

Dec 26, 2016 - 11:33 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 23, 2016

Dec 23, 2016 - 9:16 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 22, 2016

Dec 22, 2016 - 8:53 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 21, 2016

Dec 21, 2016 - 9:00 AM

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People mourn on December 20, 2016 at a makeshift memorial in front of the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedaechtniskirche (Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church) in Berlin, where a truck crashed the day before into a Christmas market. Odd Andersen/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 20, 2016

Dec 20, 2016 - 11:22 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 19, 2016

Dec 19, 2016 - 11:06 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 18, 2016

Dec 18, 2016 - 10:00 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 16, 2016

Dec 16, 2016 - 11:44 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 15, 2016

Dec 15, 2016 - 11:07 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 14, 2016

Dec 14, 2016 - 11:40 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 13, 2016

Dec 13, 2016 - 10:43 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 12, 2016

Dec 12, 2016 - 11:26 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 11, 2016

Dec 11, 2016 - 11:58 AM

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Members of the Swedish Royal family (R), Nobel Prize laureates (L) and guests attend the award ceremony of the Nobel Prizes in medicine, economics, physics and chemistry on December 10, 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden. Soren Andersson/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 9, 2016

Dec 09, 2016 - 10:53 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 8, 2016

Dec 08, 2016 - 9:30 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 7, 2016

Dec 07, 2016 - 11:25 AM

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Residents gather outside a damaged mosque, its minaret reduced to rubble following its collapse, after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck the town of Pidie, Indonesia's Aceh province in northern Sumatra, on December 7, 2016. One person died and dozens were feared trapped in rubble after a strong earthquake struck off Aceh province on Indonesia's Sumatra island on December 7, officials said. / AFP PHOTO / ZIAN MUTTAQIEN

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 6, 2016

Dec 06, 2016 - 9:41 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 5, 2016

Dec 05, 2016 - 9:55 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 4, 2016

Dec 04, 2016 - 10:30 AM

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A military guard of honor receives the coffins of the members of the Chapecoense Real football club team killed in a plane crash in Colombia, upon their arrival at the airport of Chapeco, in Santa Catarina, southern Brazil, on December 3, 2016. Nelson Almeida/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 2, 2016

Dec 02, 2016 - 8:30 AM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 1, 2016

Dec 01, 2016 - 10:31 AM

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