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ABS-CBN online store hacked – report

Sep 19, 2018 - 1:22 PM

(UPDATED) 'Filipinos are recommended to carefully check their credit card statements for unauthorized payments,' says Dutch security researcher Willem De Groot who discovered the alleged breach


Matteo Guidicelli asks Sarah Geronimo to the ABS-CBN Ball

Sep 07, 2018 - 5:58 PM

The couple may be appearing on the red carpet together again soon

MATTEO GUIDICELLI. The actor may not be walking the ABS-CBN Ball red carpet alone this year. File photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

'FPJ's Ang Probinsyano' apologizes to Dingdong Dantes over use of family photos

Aug 14, 2018 - 3:41 PM

'FPJ's Ang Probinsyano apologizes to Dingdong Dantes and his family and assures that there was no intent to disrespect or offend him and his family in the use of their photos in the program,' ABS-CBN says in a statement

Duterte: If it were up to me, no ABS-CBN franchise renewal

Aug 03, 2018 - 7:02 PM

'If I had my way, I would not give it back to you,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about ABS-CBN's franchise which will be up for renewal in 2020

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with the guests during the Joint 68th National Security Council and 69th National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA) Founding Anniversary Celebration at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on July 31, 2018. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

'Meteor Garden' remake is on Netflix…just not in the Philippines

Jul 14, 2018 - 1:54 PM

'Meteor Garden' fans will have to find something else to binge-watch in the meantime

METEOR GARDEN. The 2018 remake of the 2001 hit series is available on Netflix globally, excluding the Philippines. Screenshot from Netflix Asia on YouTube

ABS-CBN clarifies 'FPJ's Ang Probinsyano' isn't ending yet

Jul 04, 2018 - 8:33 PM

The show is set to enter its 3rd year

ABS-CBN on John Lloyd Cruz: He will always be a Kapamilya

Jun 29, 2018 - 10:51 PM

The network issues a statement amid rumors that they had turned down John Lloyd's plans to return to work

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

ABS-CBN Bacolod sacks more than 20 workers

May 24, 2018 - 10:04 AM

The workers, who are scheduled to leave the company by the end of June, were reportedly informed of their termination on May 22

Kris Aquino visits ABS-CBN, announces Star Cinema movie

Apr 20, 2018 - 1:26 PM

The Queen of All Media is set to do a movie with Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto

SHE'S BACK. Kris Aquino announces – via online livestream – that she's doing a movie with Star Cinema. Screenshot from Kris Aquino's Facebook live

Albayalde on PNP, Bello on ‘endo,’ Trump on Kim | Evening wRap

Apr 19, 2018 - 7:49 PM

Watch Rappler's evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Gabby Lopez elected ABS-CBN chairman emeritus

Apr 19, 2018 - 11:25 AM

Eugenio 'Gabby' Lopez III is succeeded as chairman by Martin 'Mark' Lopez

Lopez Holdings net income drops 36% in 2017

Apr 17, 2018 - 7:25 PM

The net income of the Lopez family's holding firm drops to P4.225 billion from P6.557 billion, as earnings of both First Philippine Holdings and ABS-CBN slow in the absence of one-off gains

Duterte on UN Human Rights Chief, DOLE on Jollibee, Sison on resumption of peace talks | Evening wRap

Apr 04, 2018 - 8:47 PM

Watch Rappler's evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

ABS-CBN runs poll on LOTR 'remake' and fans aren't having it

Apr 04, 2018 - 1:34 PM

It's a hypothetical 'Lord of the Rings' remake but the reactions are as real as they can get

ABS-CBN, CHED, IP groups reach agreement on the use of the word 'Bagani'

Mar 14, 2018 - 3:25 PM

Both parties have come to the agreement that the use of 'Bagani' was in good faith

NCIP to ABS-CBN: 'Immediately rectify' portrayal of Bagani in teleserye

Mar 07, 2018 - 11:18 AM

'The TV fantasy show distorts, misleads, and confuses rather than educates the Filipino TV viewers on the indigenous concept and term Bagani,' says National Commission on Indigenous Peoples chairperson Leonor Oralde-Quintayo

ABS-CBN releases statement on 'Bagani' controversy

Mar 05, 2018 - 11:06 PM

'To be clear, the 'Bagani' fantaserye does not purport itself to be a historical account of Philippine history or culture,' says Star Creatives, the business unit behind the show

‘Bagani’ draws flak for casting, Liza Soberano responds

Feb 19, 2018 - 12:24 PM

The show is being criticized for including actors with Eurocentric features in its cast

LIZA SOBERANO. The actress plays the role of Ganda, a woman who falls in love with Enrique Gil’s character, Lakas. Screenshot from YouTube.com/ABSCBNOnline

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, February 12-18, 2018

Feb 18, 2018 - 9:52 AM

Must-watch videos this week

DISINFORMATION. Computer programmer Carlos Nazareno shares how Duterte supporters swarmed the Facebook page of the  International Criminal Court shortly after it announced its probe on the government's war on drugs. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

WATCH: Democracy and Disinformation Forum

Feb 13, 2018 - 4:46 PM

How 'fake news' and other forms of disinformation threaten our freedoms, and how to fight back

[OPINION] Case vs Rappler not a freedom of the press issue? Please.

Jan 19, 2018 - 6:32 PM

The case against Rappler is just part of President Duterte's war against the critical press

SEC: No review of ABS-CBN, GMA PDRs after Rappler

Jan 19, 2018 - 4:08 PM

After the SEC decided to revoke Rappler's license due to a 'repugnant' provision in its Philippine Depositary Receipts with Omidyar, many speculated that the regulator will go after the two broadcast giants next

Why the Melindo-Taguchi championship fight won't be shown live in PH

Dec 30, 2017 - 10:29 PM

Melindo vs Taguchi will be shown in the Philippines on January 2, two days after the fight takes place

UNIFICATION BOUT. Milan Melindo's title-winning fight wasn't shown live in the Philippines, and neither will his unification bout against Ryoichi Taguchi on New Year's Eve. Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

Ces Drilon leaves 'Bandila,' is new lifestyle content head of ABS-CBN

Dec 22, 2017 - 1:30 PM

The journalist shares a photo of her last night as a Bandila anchor

CES DRILON. The veteran journalist takes on a new role behind the cameras. Photo courtesy of ABS-CBN

Tax Reform Bill passed, Duterte on ABS-CBN, Urduja intensifies | Midday wRap

Dec 14, 2017 - 1:27 PM

Watch Rappler's midday newscast

Duterte to Lopezes: If ABS-CBN promotes federalism, I'll shake hands with you

Dec 13, 2017 - 11:30 PM

The President hopes the major television network can dedicate some of its 'expensive and precious' airtime to a federalism awareness campaign

A closer look at S+A's plunge into European club football

Nov 23, 2017 - 9:08 PM

ABS-CBN will show Europe's best club football on free TV. Here's why it can help boost Pinoy football.

MEN ON A MISSION. (Left to Right) Azkals manager Dan Palami, PFF general secretary Ed Gastanes, Demeter Corporation's managing director Sorrakit Lathitham, Bernard Sumayao Chairman of Triple CH Holdings, Lazarus Xavier, CEO of the PFL, and Dino Laurena, Head of Integrated Sports in ABS-CBN. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

#PugadBaboy: Venerable totalitarian

Nov 18, 2017 - 11:00 AM

ABS-CBN net income down 20% to P2.26 billion in 1st 9 months

Nov 10, 2017 - 6:55 PM

But the media conglomerate's net income for the 3rd quarter of the year stands at P1.01 billion, up 38% from the same quarter last year

ABS-CBN brings more shows to Africa

Oct 30, 2017 - 12:10 AM

Under a deal with StarTimes, more ABS-CBN content will be aired in response to African viewers' demand for Filipino dramas

#PugadBaboy: Who's Paranoid

Oct 20, 2017 - 11:00 AM

John Lloyd Cruz to take time off from showbiz

Oct 06, 2017 - 8:07 PM

'John Lloyd will be taking a break outside the country and will return to ABS-CBN after his leave of absence'

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

WATCH: Atom Araullo joins GMA 7

Sep 20, 2017 - 9:17 PM

(UPDATED) The news reporter and TV personality leaves his home network, ABS-CBN, where he worked for over a decade

WATCH: Charo Santos' advice for millennials struggling with career lows

Sep 19, 2017 - 7:33 PM

'I stopped pointing fingers at anyone, and just looked at myself and grappled with my own demons,' says Charo, on how she overcame ABS-CBN's 2004 ratings drop

ABS-CBN begins cinema management as part of DoubleDragon partnership

Sep 12, 2017 - 10:40 PM

The media giant opens two of the 10 planned cinemas it will operate in DoubleDragon Properties CityMalls

Photo courtesy of ABS-CBN

Duterte hits Lopez Holdings for 'debt' to government

Aug 30, 2017 - 9:05 PM

Lopez Holdings formerly called Benpres Holdings is owned by the Lopez family which runs ABS CBN network – a target of President Rodrigo Duterte s tirades

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte warns government workers to avoid corrupt practices in his speech during the 113th Founding Anniversary of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) at its National Office in Quezon City on August 2, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Top 10 companies 'Filipinos want to work for' in 2017

Aug 30, 2017 - 3:40 PM

Jobstreet asks 3 658 Filipinos which company they want to work for Here are the top 10

TOP EMPLOYER. In the latest Jobstreet.com survey, Meralco ranks best in job security, in work-life balance, and in benefits. Rappler graphic by Emil Mercado

[Newspoint] Allocating press freedom

Aug 26, 2017 - 3:28 PM

The more the press becomes intimidated the more Duterte tries to intimidate it It’s simply the nature of the man as certified to clinically and as now revealed spectacularly in his presidency

Solar files estafa complaint vs ABS-CBN execs over NBA row

Aug 18, 2017 - 3:57 PM

ABS CBN says it will take appropriate legal action to hold Solar responsible for this unfounded action

NETWORK WARS. The row between Solar Entertainment Corporation and ABS-CBN Corporation over NBA airing rights moves to court. File photo

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, August 18, 2017

Aug 18, 2017 - 10:07 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Friday

'TERRORIST ATTACK.' Policemen stand together on the Rambla boulevard after a van ploughed into the crowd, killing at least 13 people and injuring around 100 others on the Rambla in Barcelona on August 17, 2017. Photo by Josep Lago/AFP

Duterte's ace against ABS-CBN, the Philippines' biggest network

Aug 18, 2017 - 8:52 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte's plan to block ABS-CBN's franchise is a threat to press freedom, experts tell Rappler

ROCKY RELATIONSHIP. President Rodrigo Duterte shares a light moment with Eugenio Lopez III, chairman and CEO of ABS-CBN, during a courtesy call in Malacañang€™ on October 24, 2016. Malacañang file photo

Absence of political ads drags down ABS-CBN income in 1st half

Aug 11, 2017 - 5:04 PM

Although it would be very challenging ABS CBN remains hopeful that it will hit its profit guidance of P3 billion for 2017

Of PDRs and 'foreign ownership' of PH media

Jul 26, 2017 - 4:15 PM

The barbs thrown at Rappler make for amusing online spats. But when you fight on the internet, please, please use more accurate legal terminology.

Aquino cites 'deafening' silence of media under Duterte

Jul 20, 2017 - 8:00 AM

UPDATED Why is it that media during our watch complained about the flimsiest and tiniest things and it seems to be a little quiet these days? former president Benigno Aquino III says

SILENCE. Former president Benigno Aquino III cites the media's 'deafening' silence under President Rodrigo Duterte. File photo byJay Morales/Malacañang Photo Bureau

FAST FACTS: What you should know about ABS-CBN

Jul 05, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Get to know the Philippines largest media outfit and the crown jewel of the Lopez business empire

WATCH: Richard Gutierrez is a vampire in 'La Luna Sangre'

Jun 01, 2017 - 3:01 PM

Richard Gutierrez is now signed with ABS CBN

Solar, ABS-CBN row over NBA broadcast moves to court

May 30, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Sky Cable used to pay Solar carriage fees for airing NBA games but ABS CBN claims the license it obtained in 2014 means they no longer have to pay these

Milan Melindo robbed of his crowning moment by TV delay

May 23, 2017 - 9:19 PM

Fans should have celebrated Milan Melindo s championship victory in the streets Instead they were left searching for live streams online

SHORTCHANGED. Milan Melindo's dream of becoming a world champion finally came true, but the fight was now shown in the Philippines as was first advertised by ABS-CBN. Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, May 15-21, 2017

May 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Must watch videos from this week

Duterte to file multiple estafa charges vs ABS-CBN

May 19, 2017 - 6:19 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte addressing ABS CBN chairman Gabby Lopez launches another curse filled tirade against the TV network

Malacañan Photo