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Sereno and the opposition, Trump-Kim summit, PH weather | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler:  Sereno , women's groups stand with opposition on Independence Day. Kim Jong-un invites Trump to visit Pyongyang. Rainy June 13 for Luzon due to southwest monsoon. Executive Producer / Writer Lilibeth Frondoso Associate Producer / ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJun 13th, 2018

Hyperinflation, OFW remittances, Trump - Putin | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The Philippines could suffer hyperinflation if the country shifts to federalism. Remittances from overseas Filipino workers continued to rise in May 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump lends weight  to Russia’s denials of meddling in elections at his inaugural summit with Vladimir Putin. {module 3984}    .....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Sereno on Duterte, Senate leadership, Trump on Mueller probe | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno demands President Rodrigo Duterte's resignation.  A draft resolution signed by majority of the senators circulates, supporting the installation of Majority Floor Leader Tito Sotto as the new Senate president.  United States President Donald Trump fumes at what he calls a 'witch hunt' investigation into his campaign's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Duterte lifts Kuwait deployment ban, Senators on Sereno ouster, Trump on North Korea | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte orders the total lifting of the deployment ban on overseas Filipino workers to Kuwait.  Thirteen senators , or more than half of the Senate, sign a draft resolution urging the Supreme Court to review its decision to oust former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Ligot, wife cleared of tax case | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Ex-general in military corruption scandal cleared in P428M tax case Anti-Trump Senator Kirsten Gillibrand launches presidential bid R&B star Alicia Keys to host 2019 Grammy Awards {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

SWS: net satisfaction ratings decline for Robredo, Arroyo | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The latest Social Weather Stations survey shows House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Vice President Leni Robredo’s net satisfaction ratings decline  at the end of 2018. Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo is facing a corruption case before the Office of the Ombudsman after he was implicated in the killing of AKO ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

NCRPO: We won t use ACT teachers list illegally | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: National Capital Region Police Office chief Guillermo Eleazar says listing teachers part of a progressive and militant group is perfectly legal. U.S. President Donald Trump stands firm on his demand for billions of dollars to fund a border wall with Mexico, which forced a shutdown of the U.S. government for the past ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

International orgs hold fundraising for Rappler, news groups under siege | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Rappler and its executive editor and CEO, Maria Ressa, will be the first recipients of a legal fund for those "facing extensive legal battles meant to suppress critical journalism." Higher penalties on illegal parking start Wednesday in Metro Manila. US President Donald Trump takes a swipe at America's tech giants, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

Ateneo presidents hit lawmakers for railroading Charter Change process | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The presidents of the 5 Ateneo universities across the country slam members of the House of Representatives for “railroading” moves to amend the Constitution. Former FBI director James Comey lashes out at US President Donald Trump for telling "lies" and undermining the rule of law. Colin Kroll , the CEO and co-founder of high-profile ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 18th, 2018

House wants Duterte to fire Diokno from DBM | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The House of Representatives adopts a resolution urging President Rodrigo Duterte to fire Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno. US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen apologizes for covering up the "dirty deeds" of his ex-boss as he was sentenced to 3 years for multiple crimes including hush money payments ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

QC police nabbed in sex-for-freedom case | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Two Quezon City policemen were arrested in another sex-for-freedom case. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board says only jeepneys with the new fare matrix can charge P10 for minimum fare. Donald Trump fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Wednesday, November 7 and replaces him with loyalist Matthew Whitaker who ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

'PHVote, opposition slate, inflation, Boracay | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: It’s the last day of the filing of certificates of candidacy Wednesday, October 17. Former solicitor general Florin Hilbay and veteran election lawyer Romulo Macalintal complete the 8-person slate of the opposition coalition for the 2019 senatorial elections. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Monetary Board Member Felipe Medalla says the country ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

No pork in 2019 budget, Roxas on rice crisis, Trump on China | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says the proposed P3.76-trillion budget for 2019 does not contain pork barrel funds. Former senator and interior secretary Mar Roxas addresses President Rodrigo Duterte in a rare political post on Tuesday. In a combative series of tweets, U.S. President Donald Trump accuses China of trying to influence the midterm elections. {module ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Trillanes amnesty, Duterte boycott in Israel, Brazil fire | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte revokes the 2010 amnesty grant to opposition senator Sonny Trillanes 'effective immediately.' An Israeli company turns down an invitation to attend a business forum with President Rodrigo Duterte to protest his visit to Israel. Brazil mourns the loss of the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

ISIS, Lawmakers vs SC justices, Big Bang Theory | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Islamic State jihadist group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi calls on Muslims to wage ‘jihad.’ Four lawmakers will file impeachment complaints against 7 Supreme Court or SC justices who ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. The Big Bang Theory will air its final season.  {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

Imee Marcos on Martial law, Donald Trump, Asian Games | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos tells her family’s critics to move on from Martial Law. Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's longtime lawyer and fixer, pleads guilty to 8 counts. Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz secures the Philippines' first gold medal in the 2018 Asian Games. {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Federalism, West Philippine Sea, Donald Trump | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez warns lawmakers foreign investors would flee if they are not given a clearer picture of how the economy and its features would look like under a federal system of government. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano denies he said the Philippines should set aside ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Carandang dismissal, Ivanka Trump, CJ Ramos arrest | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang urges Martires: 'Immediately' enforce Carandang dismissal. Arroyo: No 'zero budget' for opposition lawmakers. Ivanka Trump: Family separations a 'low point,' media not the enemy. UN moves to unblock humanitarian aid to North Korea. Actor CJ Ramos arrested in drug buy-bust operation {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2018

Duterte’s rating, Trump and Kim Jong-un, Wimbledon | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte recorded his highest approval rating in June 2018, before his much-criticized 'God is stupid' remark. U.S. President Donald Trump again signals optimism on ending the nuclear standoff with North Korea. De La Hoya on Pacquiao. Wimbledon update. {module 3984}  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Rice shortage, fake news, PH weather | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte said he took away a Cabinet member's powers because he was "too short-sighted" on the issue of rice supply and was engaged in a "turf war" with other officials. More than 4 out of 10 adult Filipinos use the internet, and a big majority of them see fake news as a serious issue , ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Independence Day, Father Nilo, Trump and Kim | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: On Independence Day, President Rodrigo Duterte called on Filipinos to "cherish " the Philippines' sovereignty and democracy.  Recovered CCTV footage from barangays in Zaragoza, Nueva Ecija showed that the slain Catholic priest  Richmond Nilo  was followed from one barangay to another, before the suspects decided to shoot him inside the chapel .   Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un  shared warm words and a historic handshake Tuesday, June ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018