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Ramon Ang's San Miguel supports frontliners vs coronavirus

Mar 19, 2020 - 6:00 PM

A facility of Ginebra San Miguel switches from liquor to rubbing alcohol for hospitals to use

Rita Avila on 'Walang Kasarian Ang Digmaang Bayan': Understand why my character said the line

Feb 23, 2020 - 11:03 PM

The movie was disqualified from Sinag Maynila

Sinag Maynila 2020 disqualifies film critical of Duterte from festival lineup, director speaks up

Feb 22, 2020 - 3:19 PM

Filmmaker Jay Altarejos calls out festival co-founder Brillante Mendoza, challenging him to disclose the true reason for his film's disqualification

WALANG KASARIAN ANG DIGMAANG BAYAN. Jay Altarejos' film is disqualified from the Sinag Maynila 2020 festival. Screenshot from

Black Sheep, Regal join forces for Bob Ong's 'Ang Mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan' adaptation

Feb 05, 2020 - 10:12 PM

The movie will star Joshua Garcia

Librong LIRA launches Nick Pichay’s poetry book

Feb 03, 2020 - 12:23 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Nick Pichay’s book will be the sixth poetry book published by Librong LIRA

Photo courtesy of LIRA

Ramon Ang’s son Jomar rushed to hospital

Jan 12, 2020 - 10:16 PM

'On behalf of my family, I would like to express my sincerest appreciation for the outpouring of prayers, love and concern for my son Jomar,' his father Ramon says in a statement

Ramon Ang debuts in Bloomberg's 50 global icons and innovators 2019 list

Dec 19, 2019 - 10:50 PM

San Miguel Corporation's Ramon Ang is the first Filipino to make it to Bloomberg's elite list, joining the likes of Greta Thunberg, Rihanna, and Kevin Feige

Look back: Duterte's tussles with big business

Dec 09, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Going from threats to defying an international court order, President Duterte proves more and more that he will use every presidential power to pressure some of the country's biggest firms

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte holds a press conference at the Malacañan Palace on November 19, 2019. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

IN PHOTOS: The 4th nationwide earthquake drill of 2019

Nov 14, 2019 - 6:52 PM

The 4th National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill aims to evaluate the effectiveness of local governments' contingency plans and protocols in relation to earthquake scenarios and other similar events

Establishments around T. M. Kalaw Avenue in Manila participate in the 2019 4th Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) on Thursday, November 14. Photo by Ben Nabong

LISTEN: Yeng Constantino releases song 'Ikaw Ang Akin'

Nov 09, 2019 - 12:45 PM

The song is for the Metro Manila Film Festival entry 'Write About Love'

Creamline blanks Petro Gazz in Game 1, nears tournament sweep

Nov 06, 2019 - 9:57 PM

The Cool Smashers move within a win from another PVL championship

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: Top stat-getters for UAAP Season 82

Oct 31, 2019 - 6:37 PM

Here are the statistical leaders – and likely MVP contenders – at the end of the UAAP men's basketball elimination round

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

[OPINYON] Bisayang dako? Mas angay pa'ng talawang dako!

Oct 30, 2019 - 8:18 PM

Labaw pa niani, saksi na sab sila sa imong kahadlok sa mga kusganong babaye...Pastilan, maski ang mga Barretto di nimo kayang ipag-uli, inay gasagpaay sa imong atubangan ug way kay nabuhat?

Here's a summary of Atong Ang's interview on the Barretto fight

Oct 24, 2019 - 10:19 PM

We watched and summarized it so you don't have to

Resource person, Atong Ang testifies before the House Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability Investigation into Cam's allegations of lavish expenditure on the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office's (PCSO) Christmas Party and into the alleged misuse of funds of the PCSO as well as the various charges of corruption and anomalies on Tusday, February 13, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

A teen's thoughts on 'Si Janus Silang at ang Hiwagang may Dalawang Mukha'

Oct 09, 2019 - 9:58 AM

I remember about 4 years ago, I came home one day to find two new books from my father. It was parts one and two of the Janus Silang books. I loved them. I realized that the series has become a part of my life now.

‘Ang Henerasyong Sumuko sa Love’ review: Trite and patronizing

Oct 07, 2019 - 11:00 AM

'Ang Henerasyong Sumuko sa Love' is shallow fare

Chabi Yo, Kouame lead tight UAAP MVP race

Sep 30, 2019 - 12:24 PM

UST's Soulemane Chabi Yo and Ateneo's Ange Kouame emerge as the frontrunners for the coveted plum as UP's reigning MVP Bright Akhuetie trails

AT THE TOP. UST's Soulemane Chabi Yo and Ateneo's Ange Kouame prove head and shoulders above the competition in the UAAP. Files photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler

[Mga Kuwentong Bayan] Sulu: The 7 Biraddali Sisters

Sep 28, 2019 - 9:05 AM

‘Us seven sisters take the rainbow down to earth to remove our silver wings and relax and bathe in the fresh mountain springs. One day, a human saw our wings on the ground and threatened to make us his wives.’

Binge-worthy: 'Ang Babae sa Septic Tank 3'

Sep 03, 2019 - 5:00 PM

The binge-worthy series starring Eugene Domingo is a hilarious romp through the movie-making process

Netflix to stream 'Ang Babaeng Allergic Sa WiFi'

Aug 09, 2019 - 11:56 AM

Sue Ramirez, Jameson Blake, and Markus Paterson are heading to Netflix this August

Rappler Talk: Senator Risa Hontiveros on challenges facing 'Bawal Ang Bastos' Law

Jul 17, 2019 - 12:49 PM

The law has been passed. The next challenge: implementation

Horrors of the 'drug war' portrayed in 'Ang Ungo sa Kahayag ug Kangitngit'

Jul 14, 2019 - 2:51 PM

(UPDATED) The exhibit features performances from BLKD and CALIX, as well as work by Ezra Acayan, Basilio Sepe, Kimberly Dela Cruz, and Leeroy New

EXHIBIT. 'Ang Ungo Sa Kahayag Ug Kangitngit' portrays the violence of the Philippine war on drugs. Image from the exhibit's Facebook event page

Ang Probinsyano congressman apologizes to waiter he tried to hit

Jul 11, 2019 - 11:53 PM

Ang Probinsyano Representative Alfred delos Santos visits the waiter's residence to apologize

APOLOGY. Ang Probinsyano Representative Alfred delos Santos poses with 20-year-old Christian Kent Alejo after asking for an apology. Photo courtesy of Caloy Loria

Ang Probinsyano congressman in hot water for hitting waiter

Jul 11, 2019 - 10:04 AM

(UPDATED) A waiter at Bigg’s Diner in Legazpi City claims Ang Probinsyano Representative Alfred delos Santos 'punched him without any apparent reason'

NEWBIE CONGRESSMAN. Ang Probinsyano Representative Alfred delos Santos (middle) is in hot water after video of his altercation with a waiter circulated online. Photo from the Ang Probinsyano party list Facebook page

WATCH: It's one puzzle after another in the 'Dora and the Lost City of Gold' trailer

Jul 10, 2019 - 11:22 AM

Dora goes on adventures – both in the jungle and in the halls of her high school

DORA. The live action movie hits theaters in August. Still courtesy of Columbia Pictures

5 Pinoy shorts to binge for Pride Month

Jun 26, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Bring out the popcorn and get ready for the fuzzy feelings and tears

'Mahal na mahal ka namin:' 'Ang Probinsyano' co-stars pay tribute to Eddie Garcia

Jun 21, 2019 - 2:05 PM

The 'Ang Probinsyano' cast share their moving messages for Manoy

LOOK: Piolo Pascual, Shaina Magdayao attend premiere of Lav Diaz's 'Ang Hupa' in Cannes

May 23, 2019 - 5:36 PM

'Ang Hupa' is part of the 'Directors' Fortnight,' a non-competitive competition in Cannes

Groups ask Comelec to suspend proclamation of winning party lists

May 17, 2019 - 9:29 PM

Party-list groups Append, Partido Lakas ng Masa, Murang Kuryente, and Ang Nars make the call as allegations of fraud continue to hound the 2019 elections

SUSPEND PROCLAMATION. Partido Lakas ng Masa's lawyer Aaron Pedrosa and Append's lawyer Romel Bagares show their petitions to media on May 17, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Ang Probinsyano heading to Congress: Where did its votes come from?

May 15, 2019 - 4:45 PM

Party-list group Ang Probinsyano is assured of at least one seat in the House of Representatives, after it banked on the popularity of its namesake hit action TV series

One vote is all it takes for Leyte town mayor-elect to defeat incumbent

May 15, 2019 - 2:32 AM

In San Isidro, Leyte, one vote spells all the difference

NEW MAYOR. Veloso clan celebrates the victory of Wingbebot Veloso (in white polo-shirt with sunglasses), Ching Veloso (in red-black stripes) and Anna Veloso Tuazon (in white blouse) in the midterm elections, May 14 at San Isidro Municipal Hall. Photo by Anna Veloso Tuazon's Facebook Page

Did your favorite 'Ang Probinsyano' cast member win in the 2019 midterm elections?

May 14, 2019 - 9:41 PM

Actors-turned-politicians have come and go in the long-running TV series

This is not a drill: 'Ang Probinsyano' is now on Netflix

May 10, 2019 - 11:46 AM

If you want to find it, type 'Brothers' on the search bar

CARDO DALISAY. Coco Martin plays an honest cop in ABS-CBN's 'Ang Probinsyano.' The first season of the long-running show is now available on Netflix. Screenshot from

Bikoy says other whistle-blowers will surface after his Senate testimony

May 08, 2019 - 9:22 AM

EXCLUSIVE: 'Mayroon pang mga kasama ako na lalabas din at papatunayan ang mga unang sinabi ko,' says Peter Joemel Advincula, the man accusing the President's family of drug links

BIKOY. Peter Joemel Advincula sits down with Rappler in an interview on Tuesday, May 7. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

'Bikoy' to Lacson: I can testify after elections

May 07, 2019 - 9:35 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Without a lawyer, Peter Joemel Advincula, the man known as Bikoy, says it would be dangerous for him to appear in public at this time

BIKOY. Peter Joemel Advincula sits down with Rappler in an interview on Tuesday, May 7. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

PODCAST: Sino si Bikoy at dapat ba siyang paniwalaan?

May 07, 2019 - 7:15 PM

Kamusta ang kabuuang paghawak ng mga awtoridad sa kontrobersiyang kalakip ng Bikoy videos?

Potential state witness: Web admin who may link LP and Magdalo to Bikoy videos

May 03, 2019 - 6:26 PM

Rodel Jayme appears to be willing to name everyone he can, and praises NBI agents who have been holding him in custody without a warrant

STATE WITNESS. 27-year-old web administrator Rodel Jayme says he's willing to become a state witness in the government manhunt for the person behind the Bikoy videos damaging to President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Legal questions on the arrest of ‘Bikoy’ video sharer

May 03, 2019 - 1:56 PM

The DOJ initially announces an offense for cyber libel, but the NBI later cites an offense of inciting to sedition for spreading videos critical of the First Family

Lav Diaz's 'Ang Hupa' to premiere at Cannes Film Festival

May 02, 2019 - 7:12 PM

The film will be part of the festival's Director's Fortnight section

PREMIERE. 'Ang Hupa' by Lav Diaz is set to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Image courtesy of the Film Development Council of the Philippines

'Sino Ang Maysala' stars on tackling sense of justice in the show

Apr 29, 2019 - 7:30 AM

Bela Padilla and Sandino Martin weigh in on the meaning of the justice their characters face on the show

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Manila Times editor resigns over ‘matrix’ story

Apr 25, 2019 - 9:32 AM

(3rd UPDATE) 'I want to be able to teach and still look my students straight in the eye,' says Felipe 'Ipe' Salvosa II, who protested the publication of a story linking 3 media organizations, including Rappler, and a lawyers' group to an alleged plot to oust President Duterte

Ipe Salvosa.

'Ang Huling El Bimbo' review: Beyond nostalgia

Mar 09, 2019 - 1:38 PM

The returning musical is still a potent examination of friendships and regret

Filipina game changers share what it takes to be leaders in science, tech

Feb 25, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Four women who have made a mark in science, technology, engineering, and math recount their journeys, as well as the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead

GAMECHANGERS. 4 Filipina leaders in the field of science, technology, math and engineering talk about their journey and challenges in a forum by International Labour Organization on Friday, February 22. Photo by Samantha Bagayas/Rappler

WATCH: 'Ang Huling El Bimbo' by Ely Buendia and The Itchyworms will soothe your restless heart

Feb 10, 2019 - 2:15 PM

Plus... an excerpt from 'With A Smile'

EPIC TEAMUP. Ely Buendia and The Itchyworms – giants in the Filipino music industry – team up for a concert. Photo from The Itchyworms' Facebook age

Central Africa peace deal calls for truth commission, joint patrols

Feb 08, 2019 - 8:57 PM

The accord is the eighth attempt in nearly 6 years to forge peace in the war-ravaged country, where human rights groups have documented a long list of murders, extra-judicial killings, torture and rape

PEACE DEAL. A participant signs the so-called 'Khartoum Agreement' peace agreement during a ceremony in Bangui on February, 6, 2019. Photo by Florent Vergnes/AFP

Central African peace deal still not fully signed – minister

Feb 07, 2019 - 9:57 PM

'There are still 3 signatures' needed, government spokesman Ange Maxime Kazagui says, without identifying the individuals or their affiliation

PEACE DEAL. Central African president Faustin-Archange Touadera (L) and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (R) attend the inking of a peace deal between the government of the Central African Republic and 14 armed groups in Khartoum on February 05, 2019. Photo by Ashraf Shazly/AFP

‘Ang Sikreto ng Piso’ review: Just a peso’s worth of joy

Feb 03, 2019 - 11:30 AM

'Ang Sikreto ng Piso' is afflicted with torturous redundancy

Ronald Ang takes oath as AKO Bicol congressman

Jan 16, 2019 - 5:20 PM

He replaces slain AKO Bicol representative Rodel Batocabe at the House of Representatives

OATH-TAKING. Ronald Ang takes his oath as new AKO Bicol representative before Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. Screenshot from the House's YouTube account

7-Eleven and CLiQQ launch first ever minute-long game show

Jan 04, 2019 - 5:42 PM

In "Ang Pinakamabilis na Game Show," thousands of prizes are given away in just under a minute

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Dec 26, 2018 - 8:10 PM

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