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Nevada officials mull return of boxing in Las Vegas

May 22, 2020 - 11:01 AM

Top Rank chief Bob Arum plans to stage a boxing fight card on June 9 at the MGM Grand

Manny Pacquiao (right) connects with a punch on Keith Thurman during their WBA welterweight title fight at MGM Grand in Las Vegas last July. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Newsbreak Chats: Is the Duterte gov't doing enough to fight COVID-19?

Apr 30, 2020 - 4:14 PM

On Thursday, April 30, the Newsbreak team assesses the Duterte administration's handling of the coronavirus pandemic

Newsbreak Chats: The Philippines in the time of coronavirus

Mar 26, 2020 - 4:35 PM

On Thursday afternoon, March 26, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss (virtually) where we are now in terms of the pandemic, the reality on the ground, and the government's various measures to solve the problem

Newsbreak Chats: Will ABS-CBN survive Duterte?

Feb 27, 2020 - 4:18 PM

On Thursday, February 27, the Newsbreak team will sit down to discuss the quo warranto petition against the network giant, the role of Congress in the controversy, and its implications on the fight for press freedom

Tyra Goldman to compete in Top Model of the World

Jan 13, 2020 - 6:45 PM

Top Model of the World takes place on January 24 at the Meraki Resort in Hurghada, Egypt

Most-read stories on Rappler every week of 2019

Dec 20, 2019 - 8:00 PM

(3rd UPDATE) From the midterm elections to viral stories, from personal feats and feuds to natural disasters, these are the most-read stories on Rappler in 2019

Newsbreak Chats 2019: The year in stupidity

Dec 18, 2019 - 5:47 PM

On Wednesday, December 18, Rappler senior editors discuss the events that shaped the Philippines in 2019, what issues hounded Duterte, and what 2020 will bring

2019: Year of rough seas for PH in the face of belligerent China

Dec 10, 2019 - 8:09 PM

Often undetected, Chinese vessels and warships cross deeper into the Philippines' territorial seas and closer to home

April Short is ready to bring the World Top Model title to the Philippines

Dec 08, 2019 - 3:33 PM

April is set to compete in the World Top Model competition in Monte Carlo on December 14

Private and public sector leaders gather for disaster risk reduction and management forum

Nov 26, 2019 - 8:14 PM

This is the 8th Top Leaders Forum organized by the National Resilience Council and ARISE Philippines

HANS SY. All Photos by Lisa David/Rappler

Mariah Carey is top female artist of all time, according to Billboard

Nov 16, 2019 - 3:26 PM

Guess she got all she wanted for Christmas!

Ormoc mayor Richard Gomez uses mapping and data to preserve local culture

Oct 30, 2019 - 2:49 PM

The Ormoc City government implements cultural mapping techniques to preserve the city's heritage and promote the development of its local arts and culture

HERITAGE. The old city hall in Ormoc City is now being used as a museum. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler.com

Jonathan Van Ness reveals he is HIV-positive

Sep 21, 2019 - 11:03 PM

The grooming guru of ’Queer Eye’ opens up about living with the condition in his new memoir

OPENING UP. Jonathan Van Ness dances with cheerleaders from his former high school on an episode of 'Queer Eye' season 4. The grooming guru has opened up about living with HIV in his upcoming memoir. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Newsbreak Chats: The GCTA law, Cardema, Bikoy, and how laws can be twisted

Aug 29, 2019 - 4:16 PM

On Thursday, August 29, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss and analyze how some political personalities have tried to trifle with the law

Newsbreak Chats: After Duterte's SONA and Gem-Ver, what now?

Jul 25, 2019 - 4:13 PM

On Thursday, July 25, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss the issues surrounding the lives of the Gem-Ver fishermen and what's ahead after the 2019 SONA

Tom Cruise shocks Comic-Con with new 'Top Gun' trailer

Jul 19, 2019 - 10:22 AM

Check out the very first trailer for 'Top Gun: Maverick' here!

European Parliament chooses new president, completing top EU jobs

Jul 03, 2019 - 6:36 PM

(UPDATED) The vote for president completes the roster of the EU's 5 most important jobs, with the others settled on July 2 at the end of 3 days of negotiation among the EU's 28 national leaders in Brussels

EU. Flags of European Union fly next to flags of EU countries at the European Parliament on July 2, 2019 in Strasbourg, eastern France, during the inaugural European Parliament session. Photo by Frederick Florin/AFP

Buyer's guide: Phones launched in April and May 2019

Jun 16, 2019 - 3:31 PM

Here are the phones released over the last 2 months

Newsbreak Chats: Cebu killings, election-related violence, and other top stories in May 2019

May 30, 2019 - 4:11 PM

On Thursday, May 30, the Newsbreak team sits down to discuss killings that occurred in the past months, and possible developments in the latter half of the Duterte administration that may have implications on justice and human rights

#AskTheTaxWhiz: What does it mean to be a top withholding agent?

May 29, 2019 - 3:20 PM

The Philippine Tax Whiz answers the questions of a top withholding agent

LIVE UPDATES: Proclamation of winning party-lists in the 2019 Philippine elections

May 22, 2019 - 7:07 PM

Follow Rappler’s real-time coverage of the national and local races in the 2019 Philippine elections happening on May 13, 2019

Ancajas-Funai card a sellout, says Arum

May 04, 2019 - 6:26 PM

After his last 3 US fights failed to draw big crowds, Ancajas will defend his IBF super flyweight belt before a sellout crowd

TITLE RETENTION. Filipino Jerwin Ancajas (left) looks to defend his IBF title for the seventh time against Japanese Ryuichi Funai. File photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler


Newsbreak Chats: Keeping an eye on crucial local elections

May 02, 2019 - 4:31 PM

On Thursday, May 2, the team sits down to discuss why it is important to keep an eye on local races in the 2019 polls and what are the things voters should keep in mind when dealing with local candidates

PANOORIN: Paano bumoto ngayong Eleksiyon 2019

May 02, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Isa lang ang balota na ibibigay sa iyo. Siguraduhin na tama ang iyong pagboto.

To Senate halls from the streets: Will the labor vote prevail in the midterm elections?

May 01, 2019 - 3:55 PM

Organizing Filipino workers into unions is not an easy task, and neither is consolidating the labor vote

Your step-by-step guide to voting in May 13 elections

Apr 29, 2019 - 10:02 PM

You get only one ballot and one chance to vote. Here’s a brief guide on what to expect and how to prepare for Election Day.

VOTE. The Comelec expects some 60 million voters to take part in the 2019 elections.

[OPINION] Don't leave God when you vote

Apr 28, 2019 - 9:56 AM

When we vote as if God did not exist, the nation suffers. Democracy is at risk.

[OPINION] What is to be done? With days to go before election day, think before we vote

Apr 27, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Our country needs men and women of integrity and independence, competence and courage, honesty and honor in our Senate so that they can take a stand on at least 7 of the critical issues that already confront us

[OPINION] The folly of religious endorsements

Apr 26, 2019 - 5:46 PM

Our politics is thoroughly personality-driven. When religious leaders throw their support behind certain candidates, they inevitably echo the divide according to existing political loyalties.

[OPINYON] Ano ang silbi ng survey?

Apr 25, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Hindi ako mangingiming bumoto sa kandidato kahit naghahabol sa survey, kung iyon ang pinag-isipan ko matapos ang katakot-takot na konsiderasyon, pangunahin na ang may integridad at kakayahang maglingkod sa bayan

Labor bets to gov't workers: We will restore right to negotiate, strike

Apr 25, 2019 - 4:44 PM

The Kapisanan ng Manggagawa sa Government Financial Institutions (KAMAGFI) asks for the right to negotiate salaries and benefits

LABOR WIN. Labor senatorial candidates (L-R) Sonny Matula, Ka Leody De Guzman, Allan Montaño and Ernesto Arellano speak before government union groups in Tagaytay, Cavite on April 25, 2019. Photo by Rappler

Newsbreak Chats: Vote-buying beyond just giving cash

Apr 25, 2019 - 4:09 PM

On Tuesday, April 9, the team sits down with election lawyer and Rappler columnist Emil Marañon III to discuss what counts as vote-buying and how do the anti-vote buying laws fare in implementation

#TheLeaderIWant: Francis Zamora and his promise of a new San Juan

Apr 25, 2019 - 3:01 PM

Will Francis Zamora's promise of a new San Juan be enough against the time-tested name and machinery of the Ejercito-Estrada clan?

'Keep the faith': Otso Diretso's final stretch

Apr 25, 2019 - 2:08 PM

It's easy for candidates to lose energy when they still get underwhelming reception at market visits in the final stretch of the campaign. But they do what they have to do.

Otso Diretso candidates Florin Hilbay and Samira Gutoc campaign in several towns in Pangasinan on April 24, 2019. Photo by Rappler

#PHVote podcast: Paano ang pagboto sa party list?

Apr 24, 2019 - 3:50 PM

Pag-uusapan nila Rappler news editor Miriam Grace Go at researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan ang proseso ng pagboto at bakit importante ang pagkakaroon ng party-list representatives sa Kongreso

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How elections are made accessible to PWDs and senior citizens

Apr 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM

The law may be in place, but much more should be done to make elections accessible to all

Senior citizen voter file photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

[OPINYON] Kalimutan ang ‘winnable’

Apr 11, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Suriin ang kampanya para masuri ang kandidato. Makikilala natin kung anong uri ng kandidato o pulitiko ang nakatanghal sa atin batay sa kani-kanilang paraan at moda ng kampanya

HIGHLIGHTS: Comelec shows how to vote in May 13 elections

Apr 11, 2019 - 2:25 PM

Bookmark this page to watch the demo of vote-counting machines conducted by the Commission on Elections in the Rappler office at 2 pm on Thursday, April 11

VOTING MACHINE. The 2019 elections will be the 4th automated electoral exercise in the Philippines. File photo by Alecs Ongcal / Rappler

What you need to know if you’re an overseas absentee voter

Apr 10, 2019 - 2:24 PM

Overseas voting for the 2019 midterm elections starts on Saturday, April 13, and ends on election day, Monday, May 13.

[OPINION] Is it time to amend the Philippines’ campaign finance law?

Apr 05, 2019 - 7:00 PM

If we want elections where the playing field is truly even, and where the deserving yet poor candidates have a real fighting chance, the thrust should be in the strict monitoring of campaign spending

[ANALYSIS] 6 economic issues senatorial bets ought to be talking about

Apr 03, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Here’s a suggestion: if a candidate can’t be bothered to show up in debates and lay bare their ideas for all to see, let’s not vote for him or her

[OPINYON] ‘Maligayang pagtatapos!’: Ang mensahe ng retokadong tarpaulin

Mar 31, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Kung sa hitsura pa lang ay nanloloko na ang kandidato, paano mo pa ipagkakatiwala sa kanya ang buwis mong sapilitang kinaltas sa iyo?

Newsbreak Chats: Michael Yang, local elections, and Manila Bay rehab

Mar 28, 2019 - 3:36 PM

The team sits down on Thursday, March 28, to discuss the local elections, Manila Bay rehabilitation, and presidential economic adviser Michael Yang's alleged links to the illegal drug trade

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Rappler, Maria Ressa listed among ‘most urgent’ press issues in the world

Mar 16, 2019 - 4:54 PM

The top 10 list, which will be updated and published monthly, aims ‘to stand up for journalists under attack for pursuing the truth worldwide’

MOST URGENT. Maria Ressa and Rappler are among the top 10 most urgent issues in the world according to a list that aims to highlight the plight of journalists facing injustice. Rappler photo

[OPINION] Return of the clans

Mar 12, 2019 - 11:42 AM

Political clans have not disappeared. Duterte has made them stronger. Duterte’s shoot-from-the-hip style of governance and more pervasive incompetence has weakened the central government.

Newsbreak Chats: Disinformation, elections, and Rappler cyber libel case

Feb 28, 2019 - 3:32 PM

The Newsbreak team sits down on Thursday, February 28, to discuss disinformation, efforts to prevent it from spreading, and the Rappler cyber libel case

WATCH: Top 3 NBA plays

Feb 10, 2019 - 10:58 AM

Joel Embiid and Anthony Davis come up with big blocks as the big men turn up to dominate the highlight reel

BIG PLAY. Joel Embiid proves clutch yet again for the Sixers. Photo from NBA Twitter

Newsbreak Chats: Bangsamoro plebiscite, lowering age of criminal liability

Jan 31, 2019 - 4:09 PM

Among others, the Newsbreak team will tackle on Thursday, January 31, the continuing peace efforts in Mindanao and implications of lowering the minimum age of criminal liability

Rappler's top stories of every week of 2018

Dec 30, 2018 - 3:00 PM

We list down the stories most read and most reacted on by Rappler readers

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