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LOOK: Emmy winner Glenn Weiss proposes to girlfriend on live TV

Sep 18, 2018 - 10:27 AM

We're still not over that awwww-inducing moment

THE REAL WINNERS. 12-time Emmy winner Glenn Weiss proposes to his girlfriend after he wins his newest statuette. Screenshot from the Emmys broadcast

IN PHOTOS: Emmys 2018 red carpet

Sep 18, 2018 - 8:59 AM

Hollywood's television stars turn up in their glamorous best

EMMYS 2018. 'Queer Eye's' Fab Five and Mandy Moore share a moment on the red carpet. Screenshot from Instagram.com/mandymooremm

WATCH: Emmys open with song-and-dance about diversity

Sep 18, 2018 - 8:52 AM

The annual awards show opens with a song-and-dance number poking fun at the problem of diversity and sexual harassment in the entertainment industry

FULL LIST: Winners, Emmy Awards 2018

Sep 18, 2018 - 8:27 AM

Check out the list of winners here!

WHO WILL WIN BIG? The 70th Emmy Awards. Image from the Emmys Twitter account

'Game of Thrones' battles with 'Handmaid's Tale' for Emmys glory

Sep 18, 2018 - 7:54 AM

In the emerging battle of traditional networks vs new platforms, streaming giant Netflix ended HBO's 17-year streak of leading the Emmy nominations

DAYTIME EMMYS SHOWDOWN. Will 'Game of Thrones' or 'The Handmaid's Tale' win big this year? Image courtesy of Hulu

India’s Bharat Vatwani: How the heart can treat mental illness

Sep 15, 2018 - 11:23 AM

2018 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Baharat Vatwani has reunited over 7,000 mentally-ill people in Mumbai, India, with their families

FULL LIST: Winners of PMPC Star Awards for Music 2017-2018

Sep 10, 2018 - 4:10 PM

James Reid, Kim Chiu, Christian Bautista, and Martin Nievera are among this year's big winners

Sonam Wangchuk challenges India’s ‘ritual’ education with common sense

Sep 09, 2018 - 7:00 PM

2018 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Sonam Wangchuk says the goal of education should be this: answer real needs of the world today

Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Maria de Lourdes Martins Cruz: Fighting to empower East Timor's poor

Sep 08, 2018 - 9:00 AM

2018 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Mana Lou says the poor in her country 'have a lot of things, but they don't know what to do with them because of lack of education'

Academy shelves plans for 'popular' Oscar award

Sep 07, 2018 - 9:47 AM

'There has been a wide range of reactions to the introduction of a new award, and we recognize the need for further discussion with our members,' says Dawn Hudson

NO POPULAR AWARD. The Academy says they will be shelving the   All eyes will be on the battle for Oscars supremacy between "The Shape of Water" and "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" on Sunday. / AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK

'Mission: Impossible' composer to get honorary Oscar

Sep 06, 2018 - 2:02 PM

Lalo Schifrin is set to be honored at 10th annual Governors Awards in November

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 10, 2016 Argentinian composer Lalo Schifrin smiles after he was awarded Commandeur in the Order of Arts and Letters, in Paris. Argentinian composer Lalo Schifrin, best known for his "Mission: Impossible" theme song, is to receive an honorary Oscar along with actress Cicely Tyson and publicist Marvin Levy, the Academy said on September 5, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Eric FEFERBERG

No Messi in shortlist for FIFA best player award

Sep 04, 2018 - 11:57 AM

The Argentine star has been omitted from the top 3 for the first time since 2006

SNUBBED. Lionel Messi dominated the award with rival Cristiano Ronaldo over the past decade. File photo Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP


Vo Thi Hoang Yen: Opening doors for Vietnam's PWDs

Sep 03, 2018 - 6:00 PM

2018 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Vo Thi Hoang Yen, a survivor of childhood polio, wants employers to see what persons with disabilities can do if given the opportunity

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee Vo Thi Hoang Yen. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

‘To forget is a crime’: Genocide survivor helps heal Cambodia’s wounds

Sep 01, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Youk Chhang receives the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2018 for his work gathering and preserving evidence of the Khmer Rouge abuses

Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

'Justice begins, ends with duty of memory' – Magsaysay Awardee Youk Chhang

Sep 01, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Youk Chhang, recognized for his work in documenting Khmer Rouge atrocities in Cambodia, says remembering the mistakes of the past is 'the pathway to justice'

REMEMBERING. Youk Chhang delivers his response during the 2018 Ramon Magsaysay awards ceremony. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

'Cause of the mentally ill deserves place in the sun' – Magsaysay Awardee Bharat Vatwani

Sep 01, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Bharat Vatwani serves the mentally ill by providing them with free shelter, food, treatment, and the chance to reunite with their families

SERVICE. Bharat Vatwani delivers his response during the ceremony for the 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awards. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

'Redesign education to heal planet, people' – Magsaysay Awardee Sonam Wangchuk

Sep 01, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Sonam Wangchuk, who initiates educational reforms in India, hopes the youth will apply knowledge 'to find practical solutions to real-life problems'

INNOVATE. Sonam Wangchuk delivers his response speech during the 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awards Presentation Ceremonies. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

'Change the world by being better persons' – Magsaysay Awardee Vo Thi Hoang Yen

Sep 01, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Vo Thi Hoang Yen provides jobs and skills training for persons with disabilities in Vietnam

EQUAL. Vo Thi Hoang Yen delivers her response speech during the 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awards Presentation Ceremonies. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

'Listen to voices of the poor' – Magsaysay Awardee Maria de Lourdes Martins Cruz

Sep 01, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Maria de Lourdes Martins Cruz uplifts vulnerable members of society through self-help programs in East Timor

UPLIFTING POOR. Maria de Lourdes Martins Cruz delivers her response speech during the 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awards Presentation Ceremonies. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

'Institutions at risk, but let us not be afraid' – Magsaysay Awardee Howard Dee

Sep 01, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Howard Dee is recognized for his 'quietly heroic acts of service to the Filipino people'

JUSTICE. Howard Dee delivers his response speech during the 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awards Presentation Ceremonies.Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Robredo: Courage and empathy, not dictatorship, improves lives

Aug 31, 2018 - 9:30 PM

'Quiet courage and empathy, and leaders that put in the hard work of actually transforming the lives of people, are rarities in these times, when dictatorship is claimed by some to be better' says Vice President Leni Robredo during the 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awards ceremony

HEROES. Vice President Leni Robredo says courageous, and hard working heroes like the Ramon Magsaysay awardees are the 'last line of defense for humanity.' Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Ramon Magsaysay awardee Howard Dee: PH democracy, sovereignty 'at risk'

Aug 31, 2018 - 7:41 PM

'We live today in a world of turmoil and uncertainty. All human institutions are at risk, our democracy, our family, our national sovereignty,' Dee said during his speech at this year's Ramon Magysaysay Foundation awarding ceremony.

DEMOCRACY AT RISK. 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Foundation awardee Howard Dee. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Missionary doctor, PH Eagle Foundation win 2018 Aboitiz awards

Aug 31, 2018 - 7:24 PM

Dr. Benedict Edward Valdez, president of the Maharlika Charity Foundation Inc in Davao City, took home the Ramon Aboitiz Award for Exemplary Individual, while the Philippine Eagle Foundation won the Eduardo Aboitiz Award for Outstanding Institution

AWARDEES. Philippine Eagle Foundation director for research and conservation Jason Ibanez (left), Dr Benedict Edward Valdez (right). Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

FULL LIST: Nominees, PMPC Star Awards for Music 2017-2018

Aug 22, 2018 - 9:01 AM

The awards night is scheduled at Resorts World Manila on September 9

Music world mourns Aretha Franklin at MTV video awards

Aug 21, 2018 - 3:39 PM

'She led me to where I am today, and I know she influenced so many people in this house tonight, in this room tonight,' says Madonna, who led the tribute

TRIBUTE. Madonna speaks onstage during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on August 20, 2018 in New York City. Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Jennifer Lopez performs, honored with Vanguard award at MTV VMA 2018

Aug 21, 2018 - 2:29 PM

The singer is the first Latina artist honored with the award

2018 Magsaysay Future Engineers/Technologists Award open to nominations until Sept 17

Aug 15, 2018 - 10:26 PM

The deadline for the submission of nominations is extended until September 17, 2018

Mang Inasal National Halo-Halo Sarap Day bags a PANAta Award

Aug 13, 2018 - 11:24 AM

Mang Inasal was recently recognized by PANA for "championing responsible brand building" through the Mang Inasal National Halo-Halo Sarap Day

FULL LIST: Winners, Cinemalaya 2018

Aug 12, 2018 - 10:20 PM

'Kung Paano Hinihintay Ang Dapithapon' is this year's Best Picture for the full-length film category

Oscars to add 'best popular film' award, shorten gala

Aug 09, 2018 - 9:28 AM

For 2019, organizers are hoping to produce a 'more accessible' 3 hour show

Oscars statuettes stand on display during a preview for the Governors Ball during the 90th annual Academy Awards week in Hollywood, California, March 1st, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON

TOYM 2018 nominations extended until August 31

Aug 07, 2018 - 9:55 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Online nominations for The Outstanding Young Men Awards will be accepted until August 31, 2018

2 PH start-up teams win global awards

Aug 05, 2018 - 4:57 PM

Philippine start-up teams Arooga Health and Phinix bag two of the five 2018 Asia-Pacific Youth SDG Innovative Awards in China

June Mar Fajardo nabs 7th Best Player award

Aug 03, 2018 - 7:06 PM

The Cebuano stalwart clinches the top individual plum in the Commissioner's Cup for the first time

BEAST. June Mar Fajardo has the most Best Player of the Conference awards in PBA history. Photo from PBA Images


Justin Brownlee takes home first Best Import plum

Aug 03, 2018 - 7:04 PM

The Barangay Ginebra reinforcement edges San Miguel's Renaldo Balkman and Rain or Shine's Reggie Johnson for the award

FIRST. Justin Brownlee wins his first Best Import of the Conference plum in 4 tours of duty in the PBA. Photo from PBA Images


PH's Howard Dee, 5 others named 2018 Ramon Magsaysay awardees

Jul 26, 2018 - 12:37 PM

Other awardees of Asia's equivalent of the Nobel Prize are Youk Chang of Cambodia, Maria de Lourdes Martins Cruz of East Timor, Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk of India, and Vo Thi Hoang Yen of Vietnam

RAMON MAGSAYSAY AWARDEE. Former Ambassador Howard Dee is honored for his contributions to peace and social justice. Photo from ue.edu.ph

Vic Manuel satisfied with or without Best Player award

Jul 23, 2018 - 7:41 AM

'The Muscleman' trails June Mar Fajardo for the Best Player of the Conference award in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup

END OF THE ROAD. Vic Manuel and the Alaska Aces see their 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup campaign end at the hands of the San Miguel Beermen. Photo from PBA Images


2018 Glory awardees of UP Masscom named

Jul 21, 2018 - 2:33 PM

The Glory Award is given in honor of the excellence and impact of the awardees' work in broadcasting, film, journalism, research and allied disciplines such as social advocacy

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 17, 2018

Jul 17, 2018 - 12:05 PM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Tuesday.

Students wade the gutter-deep flood water in Brgy. Holy Spirit in Quezon City on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, after the local government of QC cancelled elementary classes after night of almost non-stop rain due to southwest monsoon enhance by typhoon Henry. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Cardi B leads nominations at MTV Video Music Awards 2018

Jul 17, 2018 - 10:23 AM

The rapper leads with 10 nominations at the awards scheduled on August 20 in New York

(FILES): This January 25, 2018 file photo shows Cardi B attending the Warner Music Group's annual Grammy celebration in association with V magazine in New York. Cardi B, who has quickly risen to become one of the most prominent women in hip-hop, has become a mother, announcing Wednesday, July 11, 2018 the birth of daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus. The 25-year-old New York rapper broke the news on Instagram where she posted a picture of herself pregnant, nude and tattooed in a room full of flowers, and said her daughter was born Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Cardi B, who previously revealed the baby's gender, had the child with fellow rapper Offset, one-third of the hard-living Atlanta hip hop trio Migos. He has three other children from previous relationships. / AFP PHOTO / KENA BETANCUR

Modric wins World Cup Golden Ball, Mbappe young player award

Jul 16, 2018 - 12:58 PM

The World Cup final between Croatia and France saw two of the tournament's best players lead their respective squads

AWARD-WINNERS. Croatia's Luka Modric (left) wins the Golden Ball despite losing in the final while France's 19-year-old wonder Kylian Mbappe nabs the young player plum. Modric photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP and Mbappe photo by Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP


'Game of Thrones' leads Emmys field with 22 nominations

Jul 13, 2018 - 12:17 AM

'Saturday Night Live' and 'Westworld' follow with 21 nominations

Pasig’s public safety project named one of Asia’s 'most outstanding'

Jul 11, 2018 - 9:04 PM

Out of 148 outstanding smart city projects, Pasig City is among the 19 winners in Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ), alongside China, Singapore, and Taiwan, among other winners.

Deadline extended: Nominations for the 37th National Book Awards

Jul 11, 2018 - 4:33 PM

PRESS RELEASE: All entries and required attachments must be submitted to the NBDB office on or before July 20, 2018 at 5 pm. Books mailed from outside Metro Manila will be accepted if postmarked July 20, 2018.

LOOK: James Harden celebrated with short film after maiden MVP win

Jun 28, 2018 - 5:57 PM

The short video narrated by Harden's mother, Monja Willis, recalls a note he wrote in high school

SEASON'S BEST. Houston star James Harden averaged a league-best 30.4 points to power the Rockets to a franchise-best 65-17 record. Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Hall of Famer flips middle finger at Charles Barkley on live TV

Jun 26, 2018 - 7:04 PM

11-time NBA champ Bill Russell makes waves again in this year's NBA Awards Show

OOPS. Boston Celtics Hall of Famer Bill Russell accidentally flashes his middle finger and was caught on cam. Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images/AFP

Dwane Casey wins Coach of the Year after getting fired from Toronto

Jun 26, 2018 - 6:26 PM

2018's NBA Coach of the Year is now with the Detroit Pistons

FORMER COACH. Dwane Casey nabs the award for leading the Toronto Raptors to  a conference- and franchise-best 59-23 regular season record. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Turner Sports/AFP

Netizens show frustration over MVP Harden, ROY Simmons at NBA Awards

Jun 26, 2018 - 6:17 PM

James Harden wins the MVP title over LeBron James while Ben Simmons is not a 'true rookie'

CRITICIZED. 2018 ROY Ben Simmons (left) and MVP James Harden are not actually the internet's fan favorites. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP (Simmons) and Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP (Harden)

Whang-od awarded 'Dangal ng Haraya'

Jun 26, 2018 - 5:21 PM

Whang-od Oggay of Buscalan finally receives an award for preserving and celebrating the traditional art of tattooing

LIVING LEGEND. Whang-od Oggay of Buscalan finally receives an award for preserving and celebrating the traditional art of tattooing. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

James Harden wins first career NBA MVP Award

Jun 26, 2018 - 11:10 AM

The Houston Rockets stalwart bests LeBron James and Anthony Davis in the 2018 NBA Awards

FIRST EVER. James Harden clinches his first NBA MVP award after it eluded him last year. Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images North America/AFP

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Jun 25, 2018 - 12:44 PM

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