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Lamar Odom opens up about drug-fueled brush with death

Jul 28, 2017 - 4:57 AM

The two-time NBA champion recalls waking up from a 4-day coma and being told by a doctor that he wasn't expected to survive

Lamar Odom opens up about drug-fueled brush with death

Does Alvarez have an axe to grind vs customs official?

Jul 27, 2017 - 9:19 PM

BOC official Mandy Anderson claims Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is out to get her for refusing to promote an unqualified person whom he endorsed

Does Alvarez have an axe to grind vs customs official?

Duterte dares Joma Sison, 'Come home and fight'

Jul 27, 2017 - 8:11 PM

'You are directing a war from [there], ang namamatay 'yung naniniwala sa iyo,' says the President, addressing CPP leader Joma Sison

Duterte dares Joma Sison, 'Come home and fight'

Grab and Uber, Aguirre, PCGG | Evening wRap

Jul 27, 2017 - 7:52 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

Grab and Uber, Aguirre, PCGG | Evening wRap

4,700 Kadamay families qualified to get houses – HUDCC

Jul 27, 2017 - 5:44 PM

Housing chief Eduardo del Rosario says he is just waiting for Congress to pass a joint resolution allowing the distribution of the houses before the turnover of the units to the families

4,700 Kadamay families qualified to get houses – HUDCC

Poe bill seeks to allow dual citizen appointees in UP, SUCs

Jul 27, 2017 - 4:37 PM

If amended, the law would enable Filipino professors and experts of foreign citizenship to return home 'and impart their hard-earned wisdom,' says Senator Grace Poe

Poe bill seeks to allow dual citizen appointees in UP, SUCs

Senators set to grill gov't agencies on underspending

Jul 27, 2017 - 1:10 PM

Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto says the issue of government underspending is crucial in the Senate debates on the tax reform bill

Senators set to grill gov't agencies on underspending

Cavs front office downplays LeBron, Kyrie tension

Jul 27, 2017 - 1:04 PM

Cleveland Cavaliers GM Koby Altman says the situation between LeBron James and Kyrie Irving is 'overblown'

Cavs front office downplays LeBron, Kyrie tension

Trump bans transgender people from U.S. military

Jul 26, 2017 - 9:26 PM

(UPDATED) The announcement serves as a stunning reversal of an Obama-era policy, and leaves unanswered a slew of questions, including whether transgender personnel currently serving may soon face getting booted from the military

Trump bans transgender people from U.S. military

With CIDG 12 post, Supt Marvin Marcos may qualify for promotion

Jul 26, 2017 - 8:40 PM

Will the cop linked to the killing of a detained mayor eventually be promoted to senior superintendent?

With CIDG 12 post, Supt Marvin Marcos may qualify for promotion

Uber and Grab, Fariñas, Cayetano | Evening wRap

Jul 26, 2017 - 8:12 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

Uber and Grab, Fariñas, Cayetano | Evening wRap

Faeldon’s chief of staff grilled for calling Alvarez an ‘imbecile’

Jul 26, 2017 - 6:49 PM

Lawyer Mandy Mercado Anderson smirks as lawmakers interpellate her over her Facebook post, prompting Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas to say, 'You want to be funny? Because I can erase that smirk off your face if you want'

Faeldon’s chief of staff grilled for calling Alvarez an ‘imbecile’

Senators worry over Angara's reelection: 'Baka ma-Recto siya'

Jul 26, 2017 - 5:59 PM

The Senate is set to constitute a committee of the whole to discuss the controversial tax reform bill with the country's economic managers

Senators worry over Angara's reelection: 'Baka ma-Recto siya'

House approves government rightsizing bill

Jul 26, 2017 - 5:08 PM

The proposed measure, one of President Rodrigo Duterte's priority measures in his second SONA, will give retirement benefits and separation incentives to affected employees

House approves government rightsizing bill

Congress eyes charter change working group, won’t wait for Con-Com

Jul 26, 2017 - 2:35 PM

House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas says the technical working group will recommend amendments to the Constitution to pave the way for federalism

Congress eyes charter change working group, won’t wait for Con-Com

Lacson: DOJ circular may nullify downgraded charges in Espinosa slay

Jul 26, 2017 - 2:17 PM

Senator Panfilo Lacson points out a department circular which supposedly limits the DOJ undersecretaries' power to handle petitions for review

Lacson: DOJ circular may nullify downgraded charges in Espinosa slay

Bills vs endo, discrimination, and tax reform top Congress priorities

Jul 26, 2017 - 2:05 PM

Leaders of the 17th Congress also prioritize measures on national land use, government procurement, and creation of the disaster response and management department, which the President mentioned in his SONA

Bills vs endo, discrimination, and tax reform top Congress priorities

Legarda defends Angara over tax reform bill

Jul 26, 2017 - 1:20 PM

'It's not Sonny's job singly, or it's not his fault at all, that we seem slow. And we are not slow. He's been hearing it,' says Senator Loren Legarda after the President zeroed in on Senator Juan Edgardo Angara

Legarda defends Angara over tax reform bill

Dela Rosa admits Supt Marcos reassignment 'not so normal'

Jul 26, 2017 - 12:20 PM

But the PNP chief tells senators that impunity will not happen under his watch, amid concerns over Superintendent Marvin Marcos' return to the police force

Dela Rosa admits Supt Marcos reassignment 'not so normal'

Giannis Antetokounmpo's NBA journey led him to 'see world a lot differently'

Jul 26, 2017 - 11:12 AM

After making it to the NBA, the biggest change in Antetokounmpo is perspective

Giannis Antetokounmpo's NBA journey led him to 'see world a lot differently'

Brain damage found in 110 of 111 deceased NFL players – study

Jul 26, 2017 - 11:01 AM

The NFL has faced growing scrutiny in recent years linked to the issue of concussions and head trauma

Brain damage found in 110 of 111 deceased NFL players – study

Cavs finalize deal with former MVP Rose

Jul 26, 2017 - 10:56 AM

Derrick Rose could be paired with LeBron James as a potential replacement for rising star Kyrie Irving, who asked the Cavaliers to trade him

Cavs finalize deal with former MVP Rose

Curry completes rich deal with Warriors

Jul 26, 2017 - 10:48 AM

Golden State also finalizes its raft of free agent deals, including Kevin Durant and Andre Iguodala

Curry completes rich deal with Warriors

LIVE: Senate hearing on the reinstatement of Marvin Marcos

Jul 26, 2017 - 8:36 AM

Watch the hearing live on Rappler

LIVE: Senate hearing on the reinstatement of Marvin Marcos

'Maintain independence,' Nene Pimentel tells senators

Jul 26, 2017 - 7:43 AM

'I would suggest to the Senate – there are 24 sovereignties in the Senate, you cannot dictate to the senators, that's my experience – to act in accordance with their perception of what is best for the people'

'Maintain independence,' Nene Pimentel tells senators

Marcos, Ilocos 6, Martial Law | Evening wRap

Jul 25, 2017 - 9:19 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

Marcos, Ilocos 6, Martial Law | Evening wRap

Grieving lawmaker demands Grab, Uber legal accountability

Jul 25, 2017 - 9:09 PM

AKO BICOL Representative Rodel Batocabe lost his nephew two weeks ago in a car crash involving an Uber vehicle in Singapore

Grieving lawmaker demands Grab, Uber legal accountability

Battle of opposition blocs? Lagman, Suarez deliver counter-SONAs

Jul 25, 2017 - 8:49 PM

House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez's counter-State of the Nation Address is less scathing compared to that of Albay Representative Edcel Lagman

Battle of opposition blocs? Lagman, Suarez deliver counter-SONAs

Cimatu: Mines that violate laws will be fined, suspended, or closed

Jul 25, 2017 - 7:25 PM

A day after Duterte's SONA, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu says his department is one with the President 'in his firm desire to rid the country of abusive and irresponsible miners'

Cimatu: Mines that violate laws will be fined, suspended, or closed

No more CHR? No problem, say Lorenzana, Dela Rosa

Jul 25, 2017 - 7:01 PM

President Duterte's two top security officials agree with the chief executive's sentiments on the Commission on Human Rights

No more CHR? No problem, say Lorenzana, Dela Rosa

Senate OKs bigger motorcycle plates to deter riding-in-tandems

Jul 25, 2017 - 6:42 PM

The proposed Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act seeks to require the LTO to issue bigger and reflectorized license plates

Senate OKs bigger motorcycle plates to deter riding-in-tandems

San Beda overcomes offensive slump to nip Letran

Jul 25, 2017 - 6:40 PM

The Red Lions overcome a 10-point deficit in the second quarter to win against the Knights

San Beda overcomes offensive slump to nip Letran

Imee Marcos jokes: Easy to drag 'jobless' Enrile around

Jul 25, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos says Juan Ponce Enrile and her brother Bongbong Marcos, both former senators, are similar

Imee Marcos jokes: Easy to drag 'jobless' Enrile around

Senate to discuss fraud case with Metrobank, AMLC, BSP

Jul 25, 2017 - 5:45 PM

Senator Francis Escudero says his committee will review if there is a need to launch a Senate probe into the P900-million internal fraud at Metrobank

Senate to discuss fraud case with Metrobank, AMLC, BSP

Congress approves free irrigation for small farmers

Jul 25, 2017 - 5:27 PM

The Senate and the House of Representatives would now convene a bicameral conference committee to thresh out differences between their versions of the bill

Congress approves free irrigation for small farmers

House frees 6 detained Ilocos Norte officials

Jul 25, 2017 - 5:11 PM

Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas grills one of the officials over her ownership of a property, but eventually moves that she be released along with the others

House frees 6 detained Ilocos Norte officials

Lyceum drops 34 points vs Arellano to remain unbeaten in NCAA

Jul 25, 2017 - 4:21 PM

The Pirates maintain a flawless 4-0 record in the NCAA Season 93

Lyceum drops 34 points vs Arellano to remain unbeaten in NCAA

Imee Marcos apologizes to House, Aquino over P100-M bribe claim

Jul 25, 2017 - 4:11 PM

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos admits she made the allegation against the Liberal Party and its chairman emeritus, former president Benigno Aquino III, out of 'mere suspicion'

Imee Marcos apologizes to House, Aquino over P100-M bribe claim

SC: Congress shall convene on martial law only to revoke, extend

Jul 25, 2017 - 3:58 PM

Former solicitor general Florin Hilbay, the petitioners' counsel, calls the ruling a 'strange and unfortunate result'

SC: Congress shall convene on martial law only to revoke, extend

Rappler Talk: Nene Pimentel on federalism, Congress, Duterte's SONA

Jul 25, 2017 - 3:38 PM

The former Senate president shares his thoughts live on Rappler

Rappler Talk: Nene Pimentel on federalism, Congress, Duterte's SONA

6 priority bills of Duterte in SONA 2017

Jul 25, 2017 - 2:12 PM

(2ND UPDATE) From passing the National Land Use Act to creating a new disaster response department, here are bills President Rodrigo Duterte wants the 17th Congress to pass

6 priority bills of Duterte in SONA 2017

Despite Duterte push, no revival of death penalty in Senate – Lacson

Jul 25, 2017 - 11:45 AM

'I don't see the death penalty being revived under his watch or at least with the present composition of the Senate,' says pro-death penalty Senator Panfilo Lacson

Despite Duterte push, no revival of death penalty in Senate – Lacson

Trump pressures Republicans to repeal, warns 'Obamacare is death'

Jul 25, 2017 - 10:08 AM

Trump strongly warns Republicans that they must pass health care reform, taking his party to task and bluntly declaring that 'Obamacare is death'

Trump pressures Republicans to repeal, warns 'Obamacare is death'

LIVE: House hearing on the alleged misuse of Ilocos Norte tobacco funds

Jul 25, 2017 - 10:04 AM

Watch the hearing live on Rappler

LIVE: House hearing on the alleged misuse of Ilocos Norte tobacco funds

SONA 2017: Report to nation or report vs critics?

Jul 25, 2017 - 9:05 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte's second SONA ran for about two hours – with a huge chunk of it unscripted

SONA 2017: Report to nation or report vs critics?

Derrick Rose agrees to sign one-year deal with Cavs – report

Jul 25, 2017 - 8:28 AM

LeBron James can't hide his excitement as he tweets 'rose' emojis on his Twitter account

Derrick Rose agrees to sign one-year deal with Cavs – report

Duterte wants Senate to pass tax reform in full, zeroes in on Angara

Jul 24, 2017 - 10:40 PM

The President tells Senator Angara to 'watch out in the elections' after noticing the legislator did not clap on his request for the passage of the tax reform bill

Duterte wants Senate to pass tax reform in full, zeroes in on Angara

Duterte wants death for drug convicts: ‘An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth’

Jul 24, 2017 - 10:09 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte reiterates in his SONA that the 'essence' of the death penalty is retribution for the victims of heinous crimes

Duterte wants death for drug convicts: ‘An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth’

Joma on Duterte's 'blatant lie': I don't have cancer

Jul 24, 2017 - 8:34 PM

'No findings of cancer of any kind, cardiac problem or any other malignancy,' says the communist leader

Joma on Duterte's 'blatant lie': I don't have cancer

'Build, build, build' gets a third of proposed 2018 national budget

Jul 24, 2017 - 7:56 PM

The government's infrastructure program will get P1.097 trillion in 2018 or 6.3% of the GDP

'Build, build, build' gets a third of proposed 2018 national budget