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House approves on final reading bill including casinos in AMLA

May 30, 2017 - 12:20 PM

In his sponsorship speech, Eastern Samar Representative Ben Evardone says the bill seeks to stop criminals from exploiting the weaknesses of the country's anti-money laundering law

House approves on final reading bill including casinos in AMLA

Senate, Marawi clash, Philippine News Agency | Midday wRap

May 30, 2017 - 11:57 AM

Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Senate, Marawi clash, Philippine News Agency | Midday wRap

Filipino Olympian Ian Lariba diagnosed with leukemia

May 30, 2017 - 10:50 AM

The De La Salle University table tennis star will undergo treatment this week, according to a statement from De La Salle University

Filipino Olympian Ian Lariba diagnosed with leukemia

British PM candidates clash over Brexit in TV grilling

May 30, 2017 - 10:34 AM

Ten days before the snap polls on June 8, the two rivals separately faced wide-ranging questions from members of the public before interrogations by veteran bulldog broadcaster Jeremy Paxman

British PM candidates clash over Brexit in TV grilling

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017 - 9:30 AM

Hello! Here are the top stories you shouldn't miss this Tuesday

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 30, 2017

Pinoy boxer Amonsot to spar Horn as he prepares for Pacquiao fight

May 30, 2017 - 4:08 AM

Czar Amonsot will help Jeff Horn in the gym as he attempts to end Manny Pacquiao's title reign

Pinoy boxer Amonsot to spar Horn as he prepares for Pacquiao fight

Macron, Putin hold 'frank' talks on Syria, Ukraine

May 29, 2017 - 8:57 PM

(UPDATED) France's President Emmanuel Macron and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin seek to improve their countries' strained ties

Macron, Putin hold 'frank' talks on Syria, Ukraine

Philippine News Agency uses Vietnam photo in Marawi siege story

May 29, 2017 - 7:45 PM

This is the second known mistake committed by the state-run news agency in May 2017

Philippine News Agency uses Vietnam photo in Marawi siege story

LOOK: Japeth Aguilar visits wake of avid fan who passed away

May 29, 2017 - 7:33 PM

The Barangay Ginebra big man is seen at the wake of Jusper Soriano, affectionately known as 'Little Japeth' by those close to him

LOOK: Japeth Aguilar visits wake of avid fan who passed away

Can Duterte do a Marcos?

May 29, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Our babyboomer mayor-president may think he is living in the 1970s, but things have changed a lot since then

Can Duterte do a Marcos?

Eagle Cement aims to be market leader by 2020

May 29, 2017 - 5:15 PM

Investors swarm Eagle Cement's debut on the Philippine Stock Exchange, as the Ang-led company goes full blast in its expansion

Eagle Cement aims to be market leader by 2020

New MMDA chief a no-show at House briefing

May 29, 2017 - 4:54 PM

It 'does not speak well' of MMDA boss Danilo Lim, says Representative Lito Atienza

New MMDA chief a no-show at House briefing

China rebukes G7 over statement on seas

May 29, 2017 - 4:13 PM

China is 'strongly dissatisfied at the G7 summit gesticulating over the issues of the East and South China seas under the guise of international law'

China rebukes G7 over statement on seas

Duterte certifies tax reform bill as urgent

May 29, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The House of Representatives could approve the bill on both 2nd and 3rd readings this week

Duterte certifies tax reform bill as urgent

How a military raid triggered Marawi attacks

May 29, 2017 - 12:53 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Rappler sits down with Major General Rolando Bautista, the commander who ordered the military to raid a village in Marawi City last Tuesday, May 23

How a military raid triggered Marawi attacks

Gulf in living standards at heart of UK election battle

May 29, 2017 - 11:09 AM

Flat wages and the government's austerity program continue to bite and cause anger among those left behind

Gulf in living standards at heart of UK election battle

House summons Imee Marcos to tobacco funds probe

May 29, 2017 - 10:55 AM

(UPDATED) The House committee on good government and public accountability also detains 6 Ilocos Norte officials for giving 'dismissive' answers during the hearing

House summons Imee Marcos to tobacco funds probe

Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia

May 29, 2017 - 8:05 AM

Trump: 'It is my opinion that many of the leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media'

Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia

Duterte: Only AFP, PNP can tell me to end martial law

May 28, 2017 - 11:55 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says Congress and the Supreme Court cannot tell him what to do because they are 'not the ones risking their lives' on the battlefield

Duterte: Only AFP, PNP can tell me to end martial law

U.S. embassy advises citizens of security measures in Manila

May 28, 2017 - 10:50 PM

The United States embassy in Manila tells Americans there will be possible checkpoints and increased police visibility in the capital

U.S. embassy advises citizens of security measures in Manila

Ginebra prevails in hard-fought match against Meralco

May 28, 2017 - 10:24 PM

Wearing retro jerseys, Ginebra pulls away late in the game while Meralco ends the elimination round on a 3-game losing skid

Ginebra prevails in hard-fought match against Meralco

TNT scrapes by Rain or Shine in a thriller

May 28, 2017 - 7:23 PM

The KaTropa finish with an 8-3 record and are still in contention for a twice-to-beat advantage. The Elasto Painters end with a 5-6 slate.

TNT scrapes by Rain or Shine in a thriller

Over 55,000 people forced to flee homes in Marawi

May 28, 2017 - 7:15 PM

The Department of Social Welfare and Development says it will provide assistance even to evacuees staying in their neighbors' or relatives' houses

Over 55,000 people forced to flee homes in Marawi

Why should we respect the PH Flag?

May 28, 2017 - 6:28 PM

According to the curator of the Aguinaldo Shrine, it's important to revisit the history of the flag and be reminded of how our heroes fought for our independence

Why should we respect the PH Flag?

What can local governments do when terror strikes?

May 28, 2017 - 5:30 PM

When terror strikes, the first responders are barangay officials, mayors, and governors

What can local governments do when terror strikes?

PH Olympian Ian Lariba in need of blood donors

May 28, 2017 - 5:24 PM

The La Salle community has united behind the table tennis star, posting calls for blood donations on social media

PH Olympian Ian Lariba in need of blood donors

Who's afraid of martial law… in Mindanao?

May 28, 2017 - 1:30 PM

'Past experiences are not, and cannot be invoked to object to the proclamation of martial law in Mindanao'

Who's afraid of martial law… in Mindanao?

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, May 22-28, 2017

May 28, 2017 - 1:29 PM

Must-watch videos from this week

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, May 22-28, 2017

Trump girds for defense of top aide in Russia row

May 28, 2017 - 10:54 AM

(UPDATED) The report, if confirmed, would raise new questions about the Trump team's relationship with the Russians, who US intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in Trump's favor

Trump girds for defense of top aide in Russia row

Weather, gender affect household energy consumption – study

May 28, 2017 - 10:30 AM

Philippine Institute of Development Studies finds that energy consumption increases as the level of discomfort brought by higher heat index rises

Weather, gender affect household energy consumption – study

China should pay and go

May 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM

As China and the Philippines engage in bilateral talks, Manila should revisit the South China Sea arbitral award and not sleep on its rights

China should pay and go

Clashes break out again in Venezuela as protesters seek press freedom

May 28, 2017 - 8:25 AM

Saturday's protest in Caracas was held to mark 10 years since the government shuttered a popular television station

Clashes break out again in Venezuela as protesters seek press freedom

Martial Law 2.0 in Mindanao: Beta version of Duterte's authoritarian project

May 28, 2017 - 12:50 AM

Duterte is using a sledgehammer to take on a job that is properly accomplished with precision tools. It is the convenient but indiscriminate weapon of an authoritarian leader.

Martial Law 2.0 in Mindanao: Beta version of Duterte's authoritarian project

San Miguel rolls over deflated Alaska

May 27, 2017 - 8:31 PM

Alaska loses 6 straight games after starting out at 4-0, while San Miguel ties Ginebra at 7-2

San Miguel rolls over deflated Alaska

Light to moderate rain over parts of Luzon on Sunday

May 27, 2017 - 5:42 PM

A southwest monsoon is affecting the western section of Northern and Central Luzon

Light to moderate rain over parts of Luzon on Sunday

Soldiers help QC cops as NCR police on 'full alert'

May 27, 2017 - 2:59 PM

The NCRPO remains on 'full alert' after the Marawi City clash that prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in Mindanao

Soldiers help QC cops as NCR police on 'full alert'

VIRAL: PH flag used as shade from summer heat

May 27, 2017 - 11:18 AM

This is not the first time an incident involving disrespect for the flag has gone viral

VIRAL: PH flag used as shade from summer heat

Trump son-in-law sought secret line to Moscow – report

May 27, 2017 - 10:24 AM

(UPDATED) A Washington Post report says the secret comms proposal was made December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in New York, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by US officials

Trump son-in-law sought secret line to Moscow – report

BSP sees slightly lower inflation in May

May 27, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas attributes this to lower oil prices and electricity rates

BSP sees slightly lower inflation in May

Clinton delivers stinging attack on Trump at graduation speech

May 27, 2017 - 8:37 AM

Never once uttering Trump's name, she urges graduates to get politically and socially involved, saying that the future of America depends on 'brave, thoughtful people like you insisting on truth and integrity'

Clinton delivers stinging attack on Trump at graduation speech

Barangay Ginebra overpowers Blackwater, strengthening bid for top two finish

May 26, 2017 - 9:54 PM

The Gin Kings took another step forward towards securing twice-to-beat advantage

Barangay Ginebra overpowers Blackwater, strengthening bid for top two finish

GlobalPort keeps playoff dreams alive, holds off Rain Or Shine

May 26, 2017 - 7:41 PM

GlobalPort improves to 4-6 as Terrence Romeo scores 26 points

GlobalPort keeps playoff dreams alive, holds off Rain Or Shine

Light-moderate rain in Western Visayas, parts of Luzon on Saturday

May 26, 2017 - 7:35 PM

A southwest monsoon is affecting the western section of Luzon and Visayas

Light-moderate rain in Western Visayas, parts of Luzon on Saturday

Naval blockade up in Visayan waters

May 26, 2017 - 1:59 PM

The Philippine Coast Guard is also intensifying its security inspections on sea vessels docking in Negros Occidental, especially those from Mindanao

Naval blockade up in Visayan waters

Digong's Cabinet should talk more, take the bullet

May 26, 2017 - 11:45 AM

Are we better off after a year? Did we have a Marawi situation last year?

Digong's Cabinet should talk more, take the bullet

President Duterte must explain to Congress

May 26, 2017 - 11:00 AM

And whoever says that Congress need not convene to deliberate on the matter had better read the Constitution again

President Duterte must explain to Congress

Ecuador's Moreno warns Assange not to interfere in politics

May 26, 2017 - 10:18 AM

'His status does not allow him to talk about the politics of any country, let alone ours,' says Ecuador's new president Lenin Moreno

Ecuador's Moreno warns Assange not to interfere in politics

Making sense of Duterte’s martial law

May 26, 2017 - 9:25 AM

This is perhaps the tactical objective of terrorists attacking democracies: to force countries into draconian measures by increasing the trade-off between security and freedom

Making sense of Duterte’s martial law

What to do during aftershocks

May 26, 2017 - 12:23 AM

Here are 3 things to do during aftershocks

What to do during aftershocks

Former senator Eva Estrada-Kalaw dies at 96

May 25, 2017 - 9:40 PM

Estrada-Kalaw served in the Senate from 1965 to 1972 and was the first woman reelected as senator

Former senator Eva Estrada-Kalaw dies at 96