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Filipino farmers urged to sell their palay to NFA

Feb 22, 2018 - 6:24 PM

'We are appealing to the farmers to help us also. It is not only the task of NFA to ensure food security of the nation, it is the task of everybody,' says National Food Authority Administrator Jason Aquino

Philippine Airlines' P20-billion NAIA terminal proposal takes a back seat

Feb 21, 2018 - 8:10 PM

This comes after a consortium affiliated with the flag carrier formalized a plan to upgrade and operate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport

SHELVED. PAL shelves plan to build a passenger terminal at NAIA. Photo By Ben Nabong/Rappler

DILG preps new memo against barangays refusing to form anti-drug councils

Feb 19, 2018 - 8:51 PM

The new memorandum will serve as the 'last warning' for holdouts to set up their respective Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC)

College president linked to drugs remains at large – PDEA chief Aquino

Feb 19, 2018 - 8:45 PM

Samson Molao, president of the Cotabato Foundation for Science and Technology, is accused of operating a drug den inside the school

AARON AQUINO. PDEA Chief Director General Aaron Aquino insists Cotabato Foundation for Science and Technology Foundation president Samson Molao is wanted for his alleged illegal drug-related activities. Photo by Mick Basa/Rappler

DOTr to review P350-billion NAIA rehabilitation proposal

Feb 18, 2018 - 10:05 PM

The Department of Transportation expects to finish its evaluation of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport proposal by top conglomerates in April

REHABILITATION. Passenger traffic to NAIA is expected to continue to grow significantly over the coming years and the existing runway configuration may be unable to accommodate the future flows. Photo By Ben Nabong/Rappler

Bam Aquino, wife welcome 2nd daughter on Valentine's Day

Feb 15, 2018 - 3:39 PM

'Best Valentine's Day gift!' says Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV on the birth of his second daughter Consuelo Victoria or 'Coco'

Photo from Aquino's Facebook accout

Alvarez threatens to cancel Cebu Pacific franchise

Feb 15, 2018 - 3:15 PM

'My message to the management of Cebu Pacific is for them to stop looking merely at profit,' says House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez

ULTIMATUM? Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez wants the airport and airlines to shape up. Photo courtesy of the House of Representatives

IN PHOTOS: Pinoy stars' sweet Valentine's Day 2018 celebrations

Feb 14, 2018 - 7:11 PM

From real-life #couplegoals to cute moments between family members – here's how some of your favorites celebrated Hearts Day!

WATCH: Kris Aquino gets a birthday surprise from her sons

Feb 14, 2018 - 3:08 PM

Kris' boys greet her with balloons and singing on her special day

'Super consortium' formalizes P350-billion NAIA rehab proposal

Feb 13, 2018 - 12:30 PM

The consortium's members are Aboitiz InfraCapital, AC Infrastructure, Alliance Global, Asia's Emerging Dragon, Filinvest, JG Summit, and Metro Pacific

REHABILITATING NAIA. The consortium teams up with Singapore's Changi Airports International Private Limited to provide technical support in the areas of master planning, operations optimization, and commercial development. Image from Aboitiz Corporate Communications

Aquino, Sanofi, DOH officials face graft complaint over Dengvaxia mess

Feb 12, 2018 - 2:20 PM

The VACC, VPCI, and physician Francisco Cruz claim that the accused government officials 'anomalously' funded the immunization program and favored Sanofi to procure the vaccine

ACCUSED. Former president Benigno Aquino III (center) is flanked by his former budget chief Florencio Abad (L) and ex-executive secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr at a Senate hearing in December 2017. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Dengvaxia hysteria: Go back to the core issue

Feb 12, 2018 - 9:00 AM

We should train the spotlight again on past officials who rushed the purchase and rollout of the dengue vaccines

‘Meet Me in St. Gallen’ review: Beautifully bittersweet

Feb 11, 2018 - 8:16 PM

Villamor carves the makings of an intense connection, one that is perfumed with the probability of fate workings its ways to bring two strangers together.

Is Duterte a dictator? Here's what allies, enemies say

Feb 09, 2018 - 6:29 PM

Allies say either he isn't one or argue that there's nothing wrong with his style of leadership. Critics meanwhile point out the President has only made explicit the obvious.

DICTATOR? President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during the ASEAN Law Association (ALA) Governing Council Commemorative Session and Concert Program at the Malacañang Palace on October 25, 2017. Malacañang Photo

Graft or homicide? SC stops Aquino’s Mamasapano case at Sandiganbayan

Feb 09, 2018 - 5:33 PM

Relatives of some Special Action Force commandos who died have asked the Supreme Court to charge the former president with 44 counts of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide instead of just graft.

President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his message during the Vin d’ Honneur attended by the members of the Diplomatic Corps headed by the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, the Papal Nuncio His Excellency Guiseppe Pinto, in commemoration of the 115th Philippine Independence Day at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall, Malacañan Palace Tuesday June 13, 2013. (Lauro Montellano Jr./ Malacanang Photo Bureau).

Malacañang on NFA rice shortage: More stocks on the way

Feb 08, 2018 - 4:15 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says the National Food Authority Council has not approved the importation of 250,000 metric tons of rice because about 325,000 metric tons will arrive 'within the month'

NFA RICE. Malacañang says about 325,000 metric tons of rice will arrive in the country 'within the month.' File photo by Jay Directo/AFP

No importation approval yet amid NFA rice shortage

Feb 07, 2018 - 4:05 PM

National Food Authority Administrator Jason Aquino says their total inventory of about 1.2 million bags will last for only 35 days

LASTING POWER. Domestic rice stock is good enough to last 69 days according to the NFA. File photo by Rappler

DOTr: No baggage pilferage in NAIA Terminal 1

Feb 06, 2018 - 4:20 PM

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade makes the announcement after a social media post claimed that the baggage of a Filipino couple was pilfered at NAIA 1

NO PILFERAGE? The Department of Transportation disputes a social media post on an alleged case of luggage theft at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1. Image of NAIA Terminal 1 from Wiki Commons

AirAsia launches 3 domestic flights to, from Clark

Feb 05, 2018 - 2:15 PM

This is in line with the airline's commitment to make the Clark International Airport its main hub for operations

VACC, witness file complaint vs Aquino over Dengvaxia mess

Feb 02, 2018 - 11:35 AM

Physician Francis Cruz accuses former president Benigno Aquino III, his former officials, and others of violating the Election Code for launching the dengue immunization program during the election ban in 2016

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

7 beauty tips from Kris Aquino

Feb 01, 2018 - 8:00 PM

See a professional about your brows, 'because kung maganda yung kilay ninyo, maganda na kayo'

6 life lessons Kris Aquino learned from her late mom Cory

Jan 31, 2018 - 11:10 AM

Kris is a successful entrepreneur and entertainment personality, yet she still lives by the advice she got from her own mom

A makeup kit by Kris Aquino is in the works!

Jan 27, 2018 - 4:33 PM

'Kris' Life Kits' will be done in collaboration with Ever Bilena

KRIS AQUINO. The entertainment personality is set to collaborate with Ever Bilena on her own makeup kit called 'Kris' Life Kits.' Photo by Vernise L. Tantuco

[Gameplan] Newbies conquer their first trail run

Jan 25, 2018 - 7:30 PM

#JustStart and sign up for a trail run or an outdoor challenge race! You never know what you might discover

Calida asks SC to charge Aquino with homicide over Mamasapano ops

Jan 25, 2018 - 4:25 PM

Solicitor General Jose Calida joins the relatives of the SAF 44 and the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption in arguing that the former president's knowledge of the operation makes him liable of homicide

HOMICIDE VS AQUINO. Solicitor General Jose Calida and VACC Chairman Dante Jimenez file a Manifestation asking the Supreme Court to charge former President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide over the bloody Mamasapano operations. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

James Deakin apologizes to Kris Aquino on handling of Marcos video controversy

Jan 22, 2018 - 6:50 PM

James apologizes to Kris after he posted a link to a video with him and Kris together. The video posting follows a controversy which saw Deakin and other celebrities in a video presentation with politician Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr.

[OPINYON] Bangungot-pangkalusugan: Ang kuwento ng sabwatang Garin-Sanofi

Jan 22, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Sa Dengvaxia deal ng administrasyong Aquino at pharmaceutical giant na Sanofi, nagtagpo ang politika ng gobyernong barkadahan at ang kasakiman ng isang korporasyon

MIAA won't renew Miascor's contract over luggage thefts

Jan 19, 2018 - 6:03 PM

(UPDATED) Ground handler Miascor, meanwhile, will appeal to President Rodrigo Duterte to reconsider his position

From Marcos to Duterte: How media was attacked, threatened

Jan 17, 2018 - 6:24 PM

Press freedom is a continuous battle in the Philippines. The recent move of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is one of the worst against the media since Martial Law.

Aquino no-show in scheduled arraignment over Mamasapano

Jan 12, 2018 - 2:58 PM

(UPDATED) Aquino's previous pleadings defend former police chief Alan Purisima, his close friend. That slightly changes in his latest motion to quash

AQUINO'S LAWYER. Lawyer Romeo Fernandez talks to reporters at the Sandiganbayan on January 12, 2018. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Money, properties seized by PDEA should be given to PDEA – Aquino

Jan 10, 2018 - 8:26 PM

'Seized operations ng PDEA 'yan. Bakit 'di kami ang may karapatan para gamitin 'yun, 'yung pera?' asks PDEA chief Aaron Aquino

FOR PDEA'S USE. Director General Aaron Aquino wants to spend money seized from drug operations. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

[OPINION] Rush to disaster: The untold story behind the Sanofi-Garin deal

Jan 10, 2018 - 8:37 AM

It would be important to probe the issue of corporate payoffs owing to the very questionable circumstances involved

8 legal stories to keep an eye on in 2018

Jan 07, 2018 - 6:40 PM

From complaints against former president Benigno Aquino III to controversies at the Bureau of Customs, here are high-profile cases to watch this year

Clark International Airport ends 2017 with record high passenger traffic

Dec 30, 2017 - 6:37 PM

The surge in passenger traffic is mainly brought by the new Clark flights launched by local and international airlines this year

ALL TIME HIGH. Clark airport's 2017 passenger traffic surpasses its highest record of over 1.3 million travelers served last 2012. Image from BCDA

Martial law in Mindanao, PDEA’s war on drugs, NBA updates | Evening wRap

Dec 28, 2017 - 8:15 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

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PDEA chief ‘surprised’ court acquits Mark Anthony Fernandez

Dec 28, 2017 - 6:41 PM

Fernandez's two drugs cases were dismissed on grounds of breaches in handling the evidence

MARK ANTHONY FERNANDEZ. The actor is released from jail after over a year of imprisonment. Screengrab from YouTube.com/GMANETWORK

Palace defends Faeldon's appointment to new gov't post

Dec 28, 2017 - 2:33 PM

(UPDATED) 'The appointment of Nicanor Faeldon to another position puts a big question mark in the government's seriousness in fighting corruption,' says Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV

NEW POST. President Rodrigo Duterte appoints detained former Bureau of Customs Chief Nicanor Faeldon as the new deputy administrator of the Office of Civil Defense.

Aquino, Garin, 7 others on immigration lookout over Dengvaxia

Dec 24, 2017 - 12:45 AM

The immigration lookout bulletin order comes after Gabriela filed a graft complaint stemming from the dengue immunization program that began during the Aquino administration

Aquino, Garin, Abad, Ochoa face raps over dengue vaccine

Dec 22, 2017 - 5:14 PM

The 23-page complaint also implicates private respondents from French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur

Like Aquino, Garin denies knowing Sanofi's spotty record

Dec 16, 2017 - 7:07 PM

Ex-DOH chief Janette Garin says she was surprised Sanofi Pasteur was found guilty of corruption, bribery, and false product claims

DEFENDING DENGVAXIA. Ex-DOH chief Janette Garin defends the dengue vaccination program she launched at the tail-end of her term. Screenshot by Rappler

Most wanted man of Western Visayas nabbed in Marikina

Dec 16, 2017 - 6:16 PM

Antonio Aquino, a native of Negros Occidental, is arrested after evading authorities for 14 years

Philippines’ 12 biggest cases of 2017

Dec 16, 2017 - 3:18 PM

From jailing a sitting senator to debating the constitutionality of the Duterte administration's war on drugs, look back at the high-stakes judgments, decisions, and preliminary investigations of 2017

BIGGEST CASES. Characters of the pork barrel scam are back on the spotlight while their 'jailer' Leila de Lima ends up in prison for 3 counts of drug trade.

Tropical storm Urduja, Guerrero on martial law, Syjuco on Aquino | Evening wRap

Dec 15, 2017 - 8:34 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

To depict ’mass murder,’ Syjuco uses clip art in dengue vaccine complaint vs Aquino

Dec 15, 2017 - 1:47 PM

Syjuco's complaints uses as exhibits 23 news reports

Aquino on Dengvaxia, Tax reform bill, Tropical Storm Urduja | Evening wRap

Dec 14, 2017 - 8:48 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Aquino hits Topacio over plunder claims in Dengvaxia controversy

Dec 14, 2017 - 6:55 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III says lawyer Ferdinand Topacio can be sued for slander for making accusations without evidence

Aquino confirms Sanofi meetings but denies knowing questionable record

Dec 14, 2017 - 4:14 PM

'On the allegations or charges against Sanofi, both for the China meeting nor the Paris meeting was I informed of any of these,' says former president Benigno Aquino III on the bribery and false product claims charges against the company

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Noynoy Aquino defends rush in buying dengue vaccine

Dec 14, 2017 - 3:20 PM

(UPDATED) 'The choice was simple: we can implement at this point in time to afford the protection or wait at least a year minimum and expose our people to a risk that could be prevented because of this.'

PROBE. Former president Benigno Aquino III (L) attends the Senate hearing on the controversial P3.5-billion worth of dengue vaccine. Beside him is former executive secretary Paquito Ochoa. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Aquino says no one advised him vs using Dengvaxia in PH

Dec 14, 2017 - 11:26 AM

(UPDATED) 'Bago nagdesisyon ang gobyerno sa Dengvaxia, habang nagdedesisyon, pagkatapos magdesisyon, at hanggang sa ngayon, walang nagparating sa akin ng pagtutol sa bakuna,' says former president Benigno Aquino III

FACING PROBE. Former President Benigno Aquino III attends the Senate probe on the Dengvaxia dengue vaccine, December 14, 2017. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

'Confident' Aquino faces Senate probe into dengue vaccine controversy

Dec 14, 2017 - 10:35 AM

'It's incumbent upon me as a citizen to try and allay certain fears; to put it in proper perspective,' says former president Benigno Aquino III