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12.6 million Filipino families consider themselves poor – SWS
The Social Weather Stations notes that the rise in the number of self-rated poor families is due to ‘slight increases’ in Metro Manila, Visayas, and Mindanao
‘Talk about priorities’: How social media users reacted to Marcos’ first 100 days
From rising inflation, natural disasters, to a Formula 1 trip – Filipinos online questioned the agenda of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in his first 100 days in office
Globe temporarily blocks all texts with website links to fight spam messages
Globe is also pushing for the passage of the SIM card registration bill, which is awaiting the signature of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
Netizens say goodbye to Shopee after site gets Toni Gonzaga as newest endorser
Social media users threaten to switch to Shopee's rival shopping platform, Lazada, saying it is the ‘last straw’
In 'Clothing the Colony,' Stephanie Coo weaves the fabric of history in the sartorial Filipino
Stephanie Coo unravels the 19th century through the wardrobe.
Following Queen Elizabeth’s death, social media users share views on her legacy
While some users mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth, others say her reign ‘hurt millions of people and cultures spanning multiple generations,’ as she served as the head of state of colonies that were part of the British empire
LIST: Schools ready to take in Colegio de San Lorenzo students
Here is a list of schools that are ready to accept students affected by the sudden closure of Colegio de San Lorenzo in Quezon City
Population of young Filipinos follows declining trend as of 2020 – PopCom
The Commission on Population and Development links the decline to the effectiveness of the Philippines’ family planning program
Marcos’ first SONA tops Twitter trends as Filipinos online share varying views
A contentious topic discussed after the speech was the possible return of mandatory ROTC
What are Filipinos' expectations, concerns ahead of Marcos' first SONA?
Social media users expect President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to talk about his economic plans and other issues in his first State of the Nation Address on July 25
LIST: Hazing and fraternity violence in the University of the Philippines
As a new hazing incident revives calls to hold fraternities accountable for violent acts, Rappler looks back at some major cases in the University of the Philippines
Like Tropical Hut? Here’s some nostalgic local food chains you can try next
Rappler asks netizens which local food chains deserve to go viral next. Here are some of their suggestions for your next food adventure!
LIST: ‘Makibeki’ with these activities, events to celebrate Pride 2022
With more relaxed quarantine restrictions, LGBTQ+ organizations are taking their celebrations back to the streets.
[#RapplerReads] Getting bitten by the travel and love bug
Amid a lackluster wanderlust, I decided to pick up People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry. When I saw the book late last year, I thought it would be a good read to reignite my love for travel that has been put on the back burner. “On vacation, you …
#AnyareComelec: Netizens slam ‘biased’ poll body over tarp removals
Comments on social media note that the removal of campaign materials comes on the heels of Comelec junking the disqualification case against presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
As campaign season begins, OVP shifts to neutral profile photo on Facebook account
The Office of the Vice President profile photo no longer features the image of Leni Robredo and the logo of her vaunted Angat Buhay program.
‘Sobrang limited’: Netizens sound off on format of KBP Forum
Among issues raised by netizens during the forum were an all-male panel and the lack of time for presidential aspirants to answer questions.
‘Kapamilya to KaCamella’: Netizens slam Villar’s takeover of ABS-CBN’s frequencies
'Shameless,' tweets journalism professor and Kontra Daya convenor Danilo Arao, reacting to Manny Villar's acquisition of ABS-CBN's frequencies
Taking care of a child when COVID-19 hits home: A guide for families
The Philippine Pediatric Society releases a guide to help parents navigate child care at a time of COVID-19. Here are some of their tips.
‘Pride, power-tripping’: Netizens slam Obiena expulsion from PH team
PATAFA and EJ Obiena are among the top 5 trending topics on Twitter after the association's controversial decision to expel the pole vault star
Netizens’ wishlist for leaders in 2022: Selfless, transparent, and committed
As we enter a pivotal election year in 2022, Rappler asked netizens what their biggest wishes are for leaders who will shape the nation over the next six years.
‘Ang saya makasama’: Marco Gumabao on co-star Julia Barretto
“I am really happy that after so long, naka-trabaho ko ‘yung long-time friend ko na si Julia (I am finally able to work with my close friend Julia),” Marco said in an online press conference on Monday, September 6. Julia plays Yanna, a young woman who has the ability to …
Spotlight: Lovi Poe' mark on showbiz
It took several years but Lovi learned how to not let the pressure of being a Poe get to her. “The moment I put it aside and actually tried my best not to think about him being my dad, I made sure that I was professional sa trabaho (at work), …
Who is Tracy Maureen Perez, Miss World Philippines 2021?
For the past two years, Tracy has also tried her luck in the national pageant scene. She first joined Miss World Philippines in 2019, where she finished in the Top 12. Michelle Dee, who won the title at that time, is coincidentally the one who passed the crown to Tracy. …
Who is Maureen Wroblewitz, Miss Universe Philippines 2021 1st runner-up?
“Just me being here, I am getting out of my comfort zone. I am conquering my fear because I am afraid to talk in front of a lot of people, but I hope that through me, I can inspire so many to do the same, to achieve their dreams but …
LIST: 'Super Crooks,' 'Drifting Home,' and more anime titles premiering on Netflix
Through its official anime VTuber N-Ko, Netflix showcased its anime lineup at the TUDUM global fan event on Sunday, September 26. The announcement featured first looks, trailer releases and release schedules for their shows. Bright: Samurai Soul is a sci-fi movie set between the fall of the Shogunate and the …
KathNiel series, 'Darna,' 'Broken Marriage Vow': ABS-CBN shows to watch out for
According to Dyogi, production for the Darna adaptation will finally begin this year. “Jane de Leon was already pulled out of FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano so she can start training and shooting in the latter part of September, October,” he said. The project, which was originally planned as a feature film, …
Where to binge-watch the best K-dramas
Thankfully, K-dramas are a lot more accessible now through various streaming platforms. Gone are the days when you’ll have to wait for a week after its initial telecast to watch a properly English-subbed episode or (only veterans would know) searching for CDs with the complete episodes of a K-drama. While …