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Spray-painted polar bear sparks alarm in Russia

Dec 04, 2019 - 2:10 PM

Local media reports that scientists had marked the bear because it was scavenging for food near a human-inhabited area in the Arctic region

ALARM. File photo of a polar bear. Shutterstock.com

T-Mobile launches 5G service across U.S.

Dec 03, 2019 - 1:00 PM

The carrier says it 5G network covers 200 million people and 'goes through walls,' outperforming the limited 5G deployment of larger rivals Verizon and AT&T earlier this year

T-MOBILE. The T-Mobile logo is seen outside a shop in Washington, DC, on July 26, 2019. Photo by Alastair Pike/AFP


Filipina reporter quits Cambodia newspaper due to alleged sexual harassment

Jul 05, 2019 - 2:57 PM

The publisher and the chief operating officer of the Khmer Times deny the accusations

ACCUSATION. The publisher of Khmer Times, T. Mohan (middle), is accused of sexually harassing a 26-year-old Filina reporter. Mohan denies the allegation. Photo from L'Hebdo du Cambodge's Facebook

LOOK: Uniqlo's BT21 shirts are every BTS Army's dream tee come true

Jun 21, 2019 - 6:55 PM

Which BT21 character are you going to wear?

'Killer' cells raise hope of universal flu vaccine

Feb 19, 2019 - 12:24 AM

Researchers in Australia say that 'killer T cells' – found in over half the world's population – have shown in testing to be effective in fighting all common flu varieties

[OPINYON] Dekalogo ng pamamahala para sa henerasyong milenyal

Jan 14, 2019 - 8:30 PM

May mga bagong pagsubok tayong kinakaharap dahil sa bagong teknolohiya at pagkasira ng kalikasan. Ang bagong estilo ng pamumuno ay higit na kinakailangan.

NTC junks motions of Sear, PT&T for 3rd telco bid

Nov 13, 2018 - 4:30 PM

Sear and PT&T can still appeal the decision of the National Telecommunications Commission, but with a price tag of P10 million per appeal

Blockbuster to lackluster: #TelcoSerye drama leaves people puzzled

Nov 11, 2018 - 7:32 PM

A contest with a single qualifier, an exciting legal drama, and romantic promises. These and a hodgepodge of twists are perfect for a #TelcoSerye.

Fight not over: PT&T, Chavit Singson's Sear appeal 3rd telco bid

Nov 09, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Chavit Singson accuses Dennis Uy's Udenna Corporation and China Telecom of 'misleading' the public

Only Dennis Uy-China Telecom bid qualified, 2 others incomplete

Nov 07, 2018 - 1:35 PM

The bid documents of the Dennis Uy-China Telecom consortium are deemed qualified, while Sear Telecom and PT&T are both disqualified, which the two can still appeal

PT&T calls 3rd telco criteria 'unfair,' files petition vs NTC

Nov 06, 2018 - 3:20 PM

PT&T questions the National Telecommunications Commission's interpretation of 'national-scale' operations, saying it favors foreign companies

WATCH: Senate hearing on 3rd telco selection

Oct 21, 2018 - 4:05 PM

Watch the hearing live on Rappler on Monday, October 22

China Telecom, PT&T eye 3rd telco bid

Oct 12, 2018 - 4:56 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte's first pick China Telecom buys bid documents on Friday, October 12, to be the country's 3rd major telecommunications player

Dennis Uy's Chelsea Logistics unveils PH's biggest oil tanker

Oct 07, 2018 - 4:31 PM

The M/T Chelsea Providence is a 183.3-meter long medium-range oil tanker that can carry up to 54 million liters of petroleum

No 3rd telco player by November? 'I'll take over,' says Duterte

Sep 11, 2018 - 5:46 PM

If there will be further delays, President Duterte warns he'll invite interested parties to submit their position papers to him, and he will make his choice in 'about 30 minutes'

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte reiterates in his speech during the meeting with the Filipino community at the Royal Cultural Palace in Amman, Jordan on September 7, 2018 that he has made a promise to get rid of corruption, criminality, and illegal drugs in the country back when he was still campaigning for the country's top government position. He went on to add that he is relentless in his efforts to fulfill these promises. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

LIST: Companies vying for Philippines' 3rd telco spot

Aug 24, 2018 - 11:22 AM

At least 7 foreign and 5 local companies are gunning to be the next major telco player

TELCO WARS. Several companies are gunning to be the country's 3rd mobile provider. Rappler file photo


Court grants Lipa City Mayor TRO for his suspension

Aug 09, 2018 - 10:40 PM

'The basic purpose of the restraining order is to preserve the status quo until the hearing of the application for preliminary injunction. It is a preservative remedy for the protection of substantive rights and interests,' the order reads

Photo by Tina Ganzon-Ozaeta

Tension grips Lipa city hall due to Mayor’s suspension order

Aug 06, 2018 - 7:26 PM

(UPDATED) Mayor Meynard Sabili is meted with a year's suspension without pay on June 27, but maintains he has filed a motion for review and is waiting for a temporary restraining order. Meanwhile, the opposition calls for the vice mayor to take Sabili's place.

ERIC AFRICA. Lipa City Vice Mayor Eric Africa presents a document signed by DILG Regional Director Manuel Gotis dated July 31, 2017 informing Batangas Governor Hermilando Mandanas of the suspension order vs Mayor Meynard Sabili. Photo by Tina Ganzon-Ozaeta

Nokia to help deploy 5G network in U.S. in $3.5-B deal

Jul 31, 2018 - 12:48 PM

The Finnish company will assist T-Mobile build its new-generation nationwide wireless network, and provide its suite of 5G technology

SBMA eyes collection of P144.8-M past-due accounts

Jul 04, 2018 - 9:04 AM

Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority Chairperson and Administrator Wilma Eisma says more than 30 investor-companies have cooperated to settle long-due obligations, negotiating payment arrangements approved by the board

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT. Photo courtesy of SBMA Chairman and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma

DOH records 60% increase in leptospirosis cases in NCR

Jul 02, 2018 - 12:58 PM

Nationwide, the DOH also recorded a 41% increase, with 1,040 leptospirosis cases recorded as of June 16, 2018

INCREASED CASES. Health Secretary Duque (R) says the Department of Health is prepared to handle the increased number of leptospirosis cases. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

AT&T closes mega-merger with Time Warner

Jun 15, 2018 - 2:57 PM

The news comes just two days after a US federal judge approved the deal, delivering a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump's administration in its first major antitrust court case

(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on October 21, 2016 shows AT&T cellphone store in Springfield, Virginia, on October 23, 2014. And the Time Warner company logo on the front of the headquarter building, 24 November, 2003, in New York.  AT&T is in "advanced talks" to acquire entertainment group Time Warner in a move to add in-house content to distribution services, The Wall Street Journal reported on October 21, 2016.  AT&T could seal the deal "as early as this weekend," the Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter.   / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB AND STAN HONDA

First look: Uniqlo to launch 'Sesame Street' T-shirt collection

Jun 01, 2018 - 1:02 PM

Uniqlo collaborates with artist KAWS for a collection of cute, playful shirts to rock on your day-to-day

Cases over regulatory fees hound some 3rd telco aspirants

Mar 25, 2018 - 11:36 PM

(UPDATED) But PT&T and Now Telecom say they are contesting the supposed outstanding fees, so these have 'no bearing' on their bids for the 3rd telco slot

PT&T eyes using TransCo's fiber optics for broadband network

Mar 22, 2018 - 6:40 PM

Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corporation moves forward with a plan to develop a nationwide broadband network as it signs a memorandum with the National Transmission Corporation

Aide to Paris attacks mastermind held in Poland – official

Mar 07, 2018 - 10:31 PM

This marks the first Polish investigation of an Islamic State (ISIS) member, which the domestic counter-intelligence agency ABW undertook after receiving information from its EU counterparts

PARIS ATTACKS.  A victim lies on the ground covered by a white sheet outside of the Cafe Bonne Biere in Paris, on November 13, 2015 following an attack. File photo by Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP

[OPINION] Economic conditions don’t favor 3rd telco player

Jan 26, 2018 - 4:07 PM

It would take a grind of 3-4 years to settle the corporate and regulatory issues before the third player could operate in the local market, which is being dominated by the duopoly of the PLDT Group and Globe Telecom

3 consortia forming up to battle for Philippines' 3rd telco slot

Jan 24, 2018 - 7:36 PM

The acting chief of Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) says these 3 groups will each be led by Converge ICT Solutions Incorporated, Now Corporation, and Philippine Telegraph & Telephone Corporation (PT&T)

Graphics by Alyssa Arizabal/Rappler

Huawei deal to sell phones through AT&T in US falls through – reports

Jan 10, 2018 - 1:51 AM

Huawei still plans to sell a version of its Mate 10 not tied to a specific carrier. However, the failure to secure a contract with AT&T or fellow US giant Verizon drastically limits the Chinese company's growth in the American market.

[OPINION] Third telco: More fiction than real

Jan 04, 2018 - 11:00 AM

It would take 3-4 years before the 3rd telco player could operate, go into the market, and compete. The Duterte administration would be lucky to have it toward the end of its term.

PT&T, Chinese firm to explore free Wi-Fi during disasters

Dec 19, 2017 - 8:25 PM

The Philippine firm signs a deal with Chengdu Zhongxing Tiantong Technology Corporation to conduct a feasibility study, after which a definitive agreement may be reached

TransCo open to creating 3rd telco player with China Telecom

Dec 11, 2017 - 8:00 PM

'They have the technical expertise in operating and TransCo has the facilities to offer,' says TransCo President Melvin Matibag

U.S. sues to block $85-B AT&T-Time Warner merger

Nov 21, 2017 - 7:06 AM

'This merger would greatly harm American consumers,' says Makan Delrahim, head of the US Justice Department's antitrust division

(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on October 21, 2016 shows AT&T cellphone store in Springfield, Virginia, on October 23, 2014, and the Time Warner company logo on the front of the headquarter building, 24 November, 2003, in New York. Saul Loeb and Stan Honda/AFP

Volleyball coach Tai Bundit stays – Ateneo president

Oct 30, 2017 - 8:05 PM

Ateneo de Manila University President Fr Jett Villarin posts on Facebook Coach Tai's final status

STILL WITH THE TEAM. Coach Tai Bundit wil still continue to be with Ateneo. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PT&T looks to become major telco force in 3 years

Oct 13, 2017 - 9:06 PM

In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Friday, October 13, in response to news reports, PT&T confirms 'it intends to regain its status as a major telecommunications force in the Philippines and expand its present fixed broadband business across the country'

U.S. academics, opera director among 'Genius' grant winners

Oct 12, 2017 - 8:25 AM

The Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation gives out the annual award to 'people on the precipice,' where the money will advance their goals

'GENIUS' The 2017 MacArthur Fellows. Image courtesy MacArthur Foundation

10 firms eye partnering with TransCo for telco entry

Oct 08, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Meanwhile, local carrier PT&T writes to TransCo, signifying its interest to enter into a lease agreement with the state-run firm

WANTED: 3RD MAJOR PLAYER. State-run TransCo is one of the companies that wants to compete with two telecommunications giants: Globe Telecom and PLDT. Rappler file photo

IN PHOTOS: Ideas to keep kids safe on the road

Oct 07, 2017 - 1:02 PM

'We want to make more people aware of the need for safety of children,' says Safe Kids Philippines executive director Jesus dela Fuente

SAFE KIDS. Children celebrate the International Walk to School Week by conducting various activities to promote road safety. Photo by Heinz Orais/Safe Kids Philippines

Make a statement with these outspoken shirts

Sep 21, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Let your tee do the talking

A brief history of the t-shirt

Sep 14, 2017 - 11:20 AM

From undergarment to fashion statement, the humble tee has come a long way

Zamora, Bitanga take over PT&T

Aug 25, 2017 - 4:26 PM

UPDATED Nickel Asia Corporation co founder Zamora is PT T s new chairman while MRC Allied Incorporated chief Bitanga is the listed telecommunications firm s new president and CEO

TAKING OVER. Zamora, Bitanga, and his son Miguel on Friday, August 18, were named as the new directors of PT&T. Rappler infographics

Berita selebriti hari ini: Selasa, 1 Agustus 2017

Aug 01, 2017 - 6:10 PM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

SAKSIKAN: Para pelindung NKRI di udara

Jul 30, 2017 - 3:34 PM

29 Juli diperingati sebagai Hari Bhakti Angkatan Udara

Komandan Pangkalan TNI Angkatan Udara (Lanud) Pattimura, Kolonel Pnb Aldrin Petrus Mongan (kanan) memeriksa personil saat upacara peringatan Hari Bhakti ke-70 TNI Angkatan Udara yang dipusatkan di Markas Komando Lanud Pattimura, Ambon, Maluku, pada 29 Juli 2017. Foto oleh Izaac Mulyawan/Antara

T.O.P "BIGBANG" divonis 2 tahun masa percobaan

Jul 20, 2017 - 6:34 PM

Jika dalam waktu 2 tahun T O P BIGBANG melakukan pelanggaran maka ia bisa dibui selama 10 bulan

VONIS. T.O.P "BIGBANG" menerima vonis 10 bulan penjara dan masa percobaan 2 tahun. Foto dari akun Instagram choi_seung_hyun_tttop

T.O.P "BIGBANG" jalani sidang perdana

Jun 29, 2017 - 1:37 PM

Di persidangan T O P mengakui semua tuduhan yang ditujukan pada dirinya

SIDANG PERDANA. Hari ini, T.O.P "BIGBANG" menjalani sidang perdana kasus dugaan konsumsi dan kepemilikan mariyuana yang menimpanya. Foto dari akun Instagram @choi_seung_hyun_tttop

Duterte frat brod to head DOJ task force on PDAF scam

Jun 27, 2017 - 3:12 PM

Justice Undersecretary Antonio Kho Jr will have 'overall supervision and oversight over all stages of the investigation and any other proceedings that may result therefrom,' says Department Order 435

Berita selebriti hari ini: Rabu, 21 Juni 2017

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:18 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

Lennox Lewis slams Mayweather-McGregor as 'ridiculous'

Jun 19, 2017 - 1:36 PM

Lennox Lewis says Every battle sport always starts with your hands but they are two totally different sports

NO CONTEST. Boxing hall of fame Lennox Lewis says Mayweather's boxing experience and hand speed will be too much to handle for McGregor. Screenshot from Twitter

FULL LIST: Winners, Tony Awards 2017

Jun 12, 2017 - 11:14 AM

Dear Evan Hansen is one of the big winners of the 2017 Tony Awards – here s a look at everyone who took home an award on the big night

Mulai membaik, T.O.P ‘BIGBANG’ dipindahkan ke rumah sakit lain

Jun 09, 2017 - 5:46 PM

Pemindahan T O P atas permintaan pihak keluarga

MEMBAIK. T.O.P 'BIGBANG' berada di atas kursi roda saat dipindahkan dari unit perawatan intensif sebuah rumah sakit di Seoul Korea Selatan. Foto oleh Yonhap/Stringer/AFP