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Kwago and Warehouse Eight to launch intimate monthly nightcap, Before Midnight

Feb 22, 2018 - 3:11 PM

Are you into books, beats, and booze? Check out this event happening on February 28!

Regional experts converge in ASEAN Biennale

Feb 20, 2018 - 7:35 PM

The theme for this ASEANnale 2018 is 'Capturing the Spirit of ASEAN in the Digital Times'

Rappler to Malacañang: Don't use power to obstruct

Feb 20, 2018 - 6:55 PM

We encourage the government to answer these uncomfortable questions and avoid using its immense power to obstruct and harass

Ad Summit Pilipinas 2018 Reveals Roster of Speakers

Feb 20, 2018 - 4:40 PM

The event aims to inspire advertising and marketing practitioners from all over the country to adopt new paradigms in coming up with innovative creative solutions

Rappler statement on Bong Go's 'fake news' accusation

Feb 19, 2018 - 10:52 PM

Is 'fake news' the new defense of public officials against public scrutiny?

Results: February 2018 Master Plumber Licensure Exam

Feb 19, 2018 - 7:15 PM

798 out of 3,141 passed the Master Plumber Licensure Exam this February 2018

Rappler wins best science feature story at 1st UP Science Journalism Awards

Feb 18, 2018 - 1:56 PM

A story on PH's Diwata-2 satellite written by Edmund "Edd" K. Usman bags a prize at the inaugural science journalism awards

SCIENCE JOURNALISM AWARDS. (L-R) Professor Clarissa David, Rappler contributor Edmund Usman and Dr. Elena Pernia at the awarding ceremony held in UP Diliman. Photo by Gelo Gonzales

Manila Cathedral hosts St Therese's relics on February 18-19

Feb 17, 2018 - 11:43 PM

'The Manila Cathedral will be open all night until the following day for those who may want to pray and keep vigil in the presence of the Little Flower'

SEAT OF ARCHDIOCESE. The Manila Cathedral is set to host the relics of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus overnight, starting February 18, 2018. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

WWF-Philippines launches Earth Hour 2018 with campaign #Connect2Earth

Feb 14, 2018 - 7:04 PM

WWF’s Earth Hour is the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment

Rappler journalist is Asia Foundation Development Fellow

Feb 13, 2018 - 5:36 PM

Southeast Asia correspondent Natashya Gutierrez is one of 12 who are chosen for the '2018 Asia Foundation Development Fellows: Emerging Leadership for Asia’s Future' program

PRC results: Physical and Occupational Therapists February 2018

Feb 07, 2018 - 5:08 PM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed physical and occupation therapists!

DepEd terminates partnership with Rappler, sacrifices ideals of campus journalism

Feb 07, 2018 - 4:03 PM

The cancellation of the partnership comes about two weeks before we begin an online publishing contest organized by the NSPC and customized for the DepEd by Rappler

Iskedyul ng mga seminar ng KWF, Pebrero hanggang Setyembre 2018

Feb 06, 2018 - 9:22 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Narito ang mga iskedyul ng pambansang seminar sa pagtuturo ng panitikang gender-based, pambansang reoryentasyon sa panitikan, at pambansang kumperensiya sa wika at Panitikang Pangasinan ngayong 2018

KWF best dissertation: Thomasians' contribution to Filipino philosophy

Feb 05, 2018 - 9:41 PM

The Julian Cruz Balmaseda Prize is accepting theses and dissertations written in the Filipino language across disciplines until October 6, 2018

BEST DISSERTATION. UST professor Dr. Emmanuel C. De Leon's dissertation tackling the contribution of Thomasian philosophers to Filipino philosopy was hailed as the best dissertation on KWF’s prestigious Julian Cruz Balmaseda contest. Photo by Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino

Corrections: February 2018

Feb 05, 2018 - 8:08 AM

Here are the corrections for articles published in February 2018

Kat(h)awan: UP Diliman celebrates the Filipino body

Feb 03, 2018 - 11:51 PM

UP Diliman holds a 3-month Festival of Culture and the Arts celebrating the Filipino body

ASEANnale 2018 in UP: Festival of ideas on diaspora, disasters, democracy

Feb 02, 2018 - 9:14 PM

PRESS RELEASE: From February 28 to March 2, ASEANnale 2018 will bring together academics, experts, filmmakers, multimedia artists, and scholars, who will celebrate the unique ASEAN perspectives and narratives

Editor's Note: Rappler apologizes to photographer Nana Buxani

Feb 02, 2018 - 5:57 PM

We would like to assure Ms Buxani and other freelancers that we respect and value their work and do not, and will not, intentionally claim as ours the work of others

PRC results: Architecture licensure examination January 2018

Feb 01, 2018 - 7:12 PM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed architects!

SEC order meant to silence us, muzzle free expression – Rappler

Jan 29, 2018 - 7:26 PM

'We cited in our petition the serious substantive irregularities in the SEC decision as well as the steps that the Commission skipped when it handled our case with undue haste. We cannot but conclude that the order's real purpose is to silence us and muzzle free expression.'

UP Rural student achieves 3-peat in Philippine Sudoku finals

Jan 29, 2018 - 9:26 AM

Candice Renee Beatrice Solidarios edges out other contestants to become champion in the Grand Master category of the 12th Philippine Sudoku Super Challenge

USTET 2018 results released

Jan 28, 2018 - 8:37 AM

Applicants for senior high school and college admission can view online what strand or program they qualify for

Cafe by the Ruins Dua's 1st exhibit of 2018 features Kora Dandan Albano

Jan 22, 2018 - 10:39 PM

You are cordially invited to Cafe by the Ruins Dua's first exhibit of 2018

Results: January 2018 Sanitary Engineer board exam

Jan 22, 2018 - 6:58 PM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed Sanitary engineers

FAQs: Rappler's SEC case

Jan 22, 2018 - 8:30 AM

[UPDATED] Rappler's response to frequently asked questions about the SEC's decision revoking its registration

CFO launches 2018 Presidential Awards for Overseas Filipinos

Jan 19, 2018 - 10:31 AM

All nominations should be coursed through the Philippine Embassy or Consulate with jurisdiction in the country/area

Stand with Rappler, defend press freedom

Jan 15, 2018 - 2:34 PM

We will continue bringing you the news, holding the powerful to account for their actions and decisions, calling attention to government lapses that further disempower the disadvantaged. We will hold the line.

RESULTS: December 2017 Criminologist Licensure Exam

Jan 12, 2018 - 5:36 PM

13,025 out of 36,516 passed the Criminologist Licensure Examination in December 2017

CCP accepting nominations for 2018 Thirteen Artists Awards

Jan 12, 2018 - 2:24 PM

Deadline for acceptance of nominations is on 31 January 2018 at 6pm

WARNING: Impostor pretending to be Rappler's news editor

Jan 11, 2018 - 3:49 PM

Please report suspicious emails or messages to

Kaya Natin holds music festival and advocacy fair on January 26

Jan 11, 2018 - 12:23 PM

Kaya Natin! Movement for Good Governance and Ethical Leadership will hold a music festival and advocacy fair at the UP Diliman Sunken Garden on January 26

RESULTS: December 2017 ​​Dentist Licensure Examination

Jan 10, 2018 - 4:24 PM

Congratulations to all the passers!

Corrections: January 2018

Jan 09, 2018 - 12:23 PM

Here are the corrections for articles published in January 2018

Ateneo de Manila releases ACET 2018 results

Jan 05, 2018 - 8:46 PM

Results are posted at the Blue Eagle Gym Friday night, and will be available online Saturday

Reach Labs launches Silicon Valley Scholarship for Filipino students

Dec 30, 2017 - 9:31 PM

A deserving Filipino student will be chosen to attend free of charge Reach Labs' 2-month entrepreneurship program, which includes a trip to Silicon Valley

Photo from Reach Labs Facebook page

#ReliefPH: Philippine Red Cross to accept cash donations for Vinta victims

Dec 27, 2017 - 11:01 AM

Read this to know how you can help victims of Severe Tropical Storm Vinta through the Philippine Red Cross

DSWD needs 500 volunteers to repack relief goods

Dec 22, 2017 - 6:27 PM

DSWD is calling for volunteers to repack relief goods at the National Resource Operations Center in Chapel Road, Pasay City

Grant para sa pagsasaliksik sa wika at kultura

Dec 21, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Bukas ang grant sa mga indibidwal o grupo ng mga mananaliksik na nagnanais magsagawa ng pag-aaral sa mga katutubong wika ng Filipinas

Search is on for honest, hardworking government workers

Dec 20, 2017 - 5:36 PM

PRESS RELEASE: All government workers in the career and non-career service including appointive barangay may be nominated

LIST: Hotlines, social media accounts during emergencies

Dec 19, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Bookmark this page for a handy list of emergency hotlines you can call or text, plus Facebook and Twitter accounts to contact

RESULTS: December 2017 Real Estate Broker licensure exam

Dec 19, 2017 - 6:31 PM

PRESS RELEASE: 841 out of 2,230 passed the Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination this December 2017

Eton City brings Banchetto to the South

Dec 19, 2017 - 7:00 AM

The Original Banchetto will be at the Eton City Square in Sta. Rosa, Laguna on December 29 and 30

Rappler journalists win ILO global media awards

Dec 18, 2017 - 8:01 PM

Rappler journalists Camille Elemia, Ana Santos, and Sofia Tomacruz win the International Labour Organization 2017 Global Media Competition on Labor Migration for coverage on fair recruitment of migrant workers

KWF tumatanggap na ng lahok para sa Gawad Julian Cruz Balmaseda 2018

Dec 15, 2017 - 3:12 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Maaaring ipadala sa Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino ang mga tesis at disertasyon sa agham, matematika, agham panlipunan gamit ang iba't ibang wika sa Filipinas – hanggang Oktubre 5, 2018

Nominations now open for 2018 Front Line Defenders Award

Dec 14, 2017 - 5:53 PM

The nomination process for the 2018 Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk is now open

Pinoy math wizards bag 22 medals in Malaysia

Dec 13, 2017 - 3:22 PM

Young Filipino math wizards won 28 awards in the 4th Challenge for Future Mathematicians contest.

PRC results: Nurse licensure examination November 2017

Dec 12, 2017 - 11:57 PM

Congratulations! 5,875 out of 12,869 passed the latest examination

Philippine law school aces international moot competition

Dec 09, 2017 - 1:43 PM

104 schools worldwide were part of the competition and DLSU COL was the only Philippine school to have made it to the finals

PRC results: Dentist licensure examination December 2017

Dec 08, 2017 - 5:34 PM

762 out of 1,484 passed the theoretical phase of the Dentist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Dentistry

Who wants to study art for free?

Dec 08, 2017 - 3:40 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Audition and examination of applicants will be conducted at the National Arts Center, Mt. Makiling, Los Baños on Saturday, December 9