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Rappler team portfolio shortlisted in Data Journalism Awards 2019

May 21, 2019 - 10:01 AM

Rappler's series of data stories on social media, disinformation, and democracy is shortlisted for Best data journalism team portfolio (Large newsroom)

IN PHOTOS: MYX Music Awards 2019

May 16, 2019 - 11:19 PM

JaDine, Kathniel, and Moira dela Torre lead the star-studded awards

Magic and Bird to get joint NBA lifetime honor

May 16, 2019 - 12:55 PM

The league puts the spotlight on the epic rivalry that helped drive the success of the modern NBA

File photo by Andy Lyons/AFP

FULL LIST: Nominees, Gawad Urian 2019

May 09, 2019 - 8:02 AM

'BuyBust,' 'Signal Rock' lead this year's list of nominees

Asian Institute of Management wins award for technological innovation

May 07, 2019 - 7:32 PM

AIM's Analytics, Computing, and Complex Systems laboratory wins for supporting the teaching of 106 Master of Science in Data Science students

ACCeSs@AIM TEAM. Photo from AIM


Rappler investigative team SOPA finalists for drug war story

May 06, 2019 - 6:35 PM

Rappler reporters Patricia Evangelista, Lian Buan, and Rambo Talabong with photographer Carlo Gabuco are finalists for two categories at the 2019 Society of Publishers in Asia Awards for Editorial Excellence

VIGILANTE. Angel, who requested Rappler change his name for "Murder in Manila," was one of several vigilantes who spoke to Rappler about the alleged outsourcing of extrajudicial killings in Tondo, Manila. Photo by Carlo Gabuco

IN PHOTOS: Red carpet looks at the Billboard Music Awards 2019

May 02, 2019 - 12:12 PM

Taylor Swift, The Jonas Brothers, and BTS are among those who walked the red carpet

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 01: Taylor Swift attends the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/AFP

BTS is Top Group at 2019 Billboard Awards

May 02, 2019 - 11:14 AM

'This is all possible because of the little things we shared together,' RM tells BTS' loyal 'Army'

BILLBOARD WIN. K-pop sensation BTS at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. Photo from Billboard's Twitter

FULL LIST: Winners, 2019 Billboard Music Awards

May 02, 2019 - 10:02 AM

(UPDATED) BTS and Drake are among the big winners of the night

FULL LIST: Winners of the 2019 FAMAS Awards

Apr 29, 2019 - 9:36 AM

'Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus' wins Best Picture while Nadine Lustre wins Best Actress for 'Never Not Love You'

UMPIL to hold 2019 Writers Congress, Gawad Balagtas awards on April 27

Apr 26, 2019 - 2:07 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The event will be held on April 27 at the Silangan Hall of the Cultural Center of the Philippines

Poster from Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas

St Scholastica's Sister Mary John calls journalists an 'endangered species'

Apr 25, 2019 - 5:11 PM

'I think they are inspiring so many people to also have courage, and to stand out and speak out against corruption, against all the injustices that we are experiencing in our times,' says Sister Mary John Mananzan

AWARDEES. Recipients of the 2019 Hildegarde Awards pose for photos after the awarding ceremony on April 24, 2019. From left to right: Bianca Kasilag-Macahilig and Minerva Generalao of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala of ICanServe Foundation, Patricia Evangelista of Rappler, St. Scholastica’s College Director of the Institute of Women’s Studies Sr. Mary John Mananzan, Lara Quintos de Jesus, who accepted the award on behalf of CMFR’s Melinda Quintos De Jesus, “She Talks Asia” Project Manager Mara Gollena, trophy designer Veronica Peralejo and Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences Dr. Rebecca Cacho.

Maria Ressa accepts Tully Award, says sense of purpose 'sharper'

Apr 25, 2019 - 3:10 PM

Rappler's Maria Ressa, recipient of the Tully Award for Free Speech, hopes to 'keep walking until I come out the other side, and hopefully the world is right-side up'

PRESS FREEDOM. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, recipient of the Tully Award for Free Speech, speaks to students at the Newhouse School of Syracuse University. Photo courtesy of Alexandria Bennet/WAER News

This Filipina scientist’s plant growth supplement has wowed the world

Apr 17, 2019 - 5:08 PM

Lucille Abad's invention is one of the 5 finalists for projects in the field of non-energy application of nuclear technologies at the recently held World Atomic Energy Expo Awards 2019 in Sochi, Russia

FILIPINO-MADE. Lucille Abad of the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute has long been studying carrageenan, a natural preservative extracted from processed gulamang dagat. Photo courtesy of Shaira Panela

The 2019 Palanca Awards is now open for entries

Apr 16, 2019 - 3:31 PM

The 69th edition of the prestigious literary award is now accepting submissions

Maria Ressa wins Tully Award for Free Speech

Apr 10, 2019 - 11:49 AM

The annual award from the Tully Center for Free Speech at the Newhouse School in Syracuse University is given 'to a journalist who has shown courage in facing a free speech threat'

MARIA RESSA. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa is interviewed by media at the Rappler headquarters after she posted bail over cyber libel charges on February 14, 2019. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Maria Ressa wins surprise award at inaugural BOLD Awards

Apr 09, 2019 - 10:12 AM

The BOLD Awards aims to shine a spotlight on bold and breakthrough projects in a number of fields, such as crowdsourcing, open innovation, and other technology-related sectors

THE BOLD AWARDS. The MCs along with H-Farm's Maurizio Rossi. Image from https://bold-awards.com

Rey Valera, Rody Vera honored with Dangal ni Balagtas award

Apr 01, 2019 - 8:39 AM

Valera and Vera are recognized by the Komisyon ng Wika for their contributions to theater and music

Filipino restaurateur Nicole Ponseca nominated for James Beard Awards 2019

Mar 29, 2019 - 3:43 PM

Owner of NYC-based Filipino restos Jeepney and Maharlika, Nicole's cookbook 'I Am a Filipino' lands on the prestigious James Beard nominees list

Call for nominations: 2019 Ateneo Art Awards

Mar 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Ateneo Art Gallery celebrates contemporary art and art criticism through the Fernando Zóbel Prizes for Visual Art and the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes in Art Criticism

Rappler’s Patricia Evangelista wins Hildegarde broadcast journalism award

Mar 26, 2019 - 12:34 PM

The theme of the 13th Hildegarde Awards for Women in Media and Communication 'recognizes women media practitioners who served and paved the way in improving the welfare of the youth'

WINNER. Rappler's Patrcia Evangelista is among this year's winners of the Hildegarde Awards.

FULL LIST: Nominees, 2019 FAMAS Awards

Mar 18, 2019 - 4:48 PM

'Goyo,' 'Never Not Love You,' and 'Ang Dalawang Mrs Reyes' are among those nominated for Best Picture

Why isn't Converge in Ookla's speed test report? Ookla explains

Mar 18, 2019 - 4:18 PM

Converge has 400,000 tests, Ookla says, but that isn't enough for them to qualify in the company's Speedtest Awards

Call for entries to the adobo Design Awards Asia 2019

Mar 14, 2019 - 6:19 PM

The deadline for entries is on April 5, 2019

How persistence got Metrobank its own banking license

Mar 11, 2019 - 10:57 AM

George Ty waited years just for the opportunity to set up Metrobank. Learn more about his story of determination

The Oscars, 'Green Book,' and Best Picture nominees which should have won but didn’t

Mar 07, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Let's try to unpack what happened at this year's Oscars

The week in photos: February 23-March 1, 2019

Mar 03, 2019 - 8:55 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

VIEW FROM THE OTHER SIDE. A woman in the United States takes a picture to Mexico through the border fence as residents of Anapra, a neighbourhood on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez in Mexico, and other people attend a prayer with priests and bishops from both countries to ask for the migrants and people of the area, on February 26, 2019.  Photo by Herika Martinez/AFP

Stand at your desk for a healthier, happier lifestyle

Mar 02, 2019 - 3:00 PM

The Thai Health Promotion Foundation's standing desk is designed to promote physical activity with its own exercise manual illustrating various poses and stretches that you can do while standing

Filipina carries torch for PH in global sustainability

Mar 01, 2019 - 5:24 PM

Janice Lao is the first Filipino and Asian to win the prestigious edie Award for Sustainability Leader of the Year

Out late, Jerwin Ancajas still hits training early

Feb 27, 2019 - 5:33 PM

After getting honored as one of the country’s top boxers, Jerwin Ancajas quickly gets back to training for his seventh defense of the IBF super flyweight crown

TOP GUN. Jerwin Ancajas, who’s gearing up for Japanese challenger Ryuichi Funai, receives the major award for boxing in the 2019 PSA Awards. Photo release

Oscar viewership up for first time in 5 years

Feb 26, 2019 - 7:42 PM

The increase is a welcome news for organizers who stumbled through a series of headline-grabbing missteps in the run-up to the show

Producers of Best Picture nominee "Green Book" Peter Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga accepts the award for Best Picture with the whole crew on stage during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on February 24, 2019. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP)

Robredo: Maria Ressa, Bishop David prove human rights worth fighting for

Feb 26, 2019 - 6:15 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo praises Rappler CEO Maria Ressa for her 'revolutionary' resilience and Bishop Pablo David for his compassion

KA PEPE DIOKNO AWARDS. (From L-R): DLSU president Brother Armin Luistro, ex-president Noynoy Aquino, UP professor Randy David, Vice President Leni Robredo, Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, DLSU Chancellor Brother Bernie Oca, and DLSU College of Law founding dean Chel Diokno. Photo from OVP

Maria Ressa, Bishop David receive Ka Pepe Diokno Human Rights Awards

Feb 26, 2019 - 2:20 PM

(UPDATED) Bishop Pablo David does not attend the awarding ceremony after receving a number of death threats in the past week

FREEDOM FIGHTER. Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa delivers her speech during the Ka Pepe Diokno Human Rights Awards. Screenshot by Rappler

'Green Book' Best Picture win overshadows diverse Oscars

Feb 26, 2019 - 10:30 AM

Critics see the civil rights dramedy 'Green Book' as 'whitesplaining' racial politics

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Feb 25, 2019 - 9:12 PM

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Top PH athletes share limelight in PSA Awards 2019

Feb 25, 2019 - 7:20 PM

The Philippine Sportswriters Association honors the various sports personalities who made the country proud

GOLDEN GIRLS. Yuka Saso (top left), Hidilyn Diaz, Margielyn Didal and the women's golf team share the Athlete of the Year honor in the PSA Awards. Photos by Asian Games media pool (golf), Money Sharma/AFP (Diaz), Philippine Sports Commission (Didal) and Asian Games 2018 Twitter (gold medal)


Olivia Colman: Two times a queen, now film royalty

Feb 25, 2019 - 4:30 PM

'The Favourite' actress is set to take on the role of Queen Elizabeth in 'The Crown'

Best Actress nominee for "The Favourite" Olivia Colman accepts the award for Best Actress during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on February 24, 2019. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP)

Rami Malek: An Oscar champion, my friends

Feb 25, 2019 - 4:00 PM

From Elliot in 'Mr Robot' to roles in 'Night at the Museum' and 'Twilight,' the actor is now known as Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 24: Rami Malek, winner of Best Actor for "Bohemian Rhapsody," poses in the press room during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/AFP

Oscars 2019: Controversial race drama 'Green Book' grabs top prize at Oscars

Feb 25, 2019 - 2:03 PM

The movie takes home 3 awards, including Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali

Oscars 2019: 'Green Book' wins Best Picture

Feb 25, 2019 - 12:20 PM

'Green Book' wins over 7 other Best Picture nominees

Screenshot from YouTube/Universal Pictures

Oscars 2019: Alfonso Cuaron wins Best Director

Feb 25, 2019 - 12:12 PM

Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron wins for his work on 'Roma'

'ROMA' WIN. Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron wins yet another Oscar for 'Roma.' File photo by Chris Delmas/AFP

WATCH: Queen, Adam Lambert open Oscars 2019

Feb 25, 2019 - 12:06 PM

They totally rocked us

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 24: Adam Lambert (L) and Brian May of Queen perform onstage during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

Oscars 2019: Olivia Colman wins Best Actress

Feb 25, 2019 - 12:05 PM

Olivia Colman bags the award for her role in 'The Favourite'

BEST ACTRESS. Olivia Colman wins the Oscar for Best Actress.Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images/AFP

Lady Gaga wins first Oscar: 'This is hard work'

Feb 25, 2019 - 11:57 AM

'It's not about how many times you get rejected – it's about how many times you stand up,' says Lady Gaga, as she bags an Oscar for the song 'Shallow'

FIRST OSCAR. Lady Gaga plays Ally in 'A Star Is Born.' Photo from A Star Is Born's Instagram account

Oscars 2019: Rami Malek wins Best Actor

Feb 25, 2019 - 11:51 AM

Rami wins for his performance in 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

RAMI MALEK. The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' star wins the Oscar for Best Actor. Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for SBIFF/AFP

Oscars 2019: Mahershala Ali wins Best Supporting Actor

Feb 25, 2019 - 10:29 AM

The actor wins for his role in the movie 'Green Book'

Screenshot from YouTube/Universal Pictures

IN PHOTOS: The Oscars 2019 red carpet

Feb 25, 2019 - 9:58 AM

The stars turn up in their glamorous best at the 91st Academy Awards

PRETTY IN PINK. Kacey Musgraves wears Giambattista Valli on the Oscars 2019 red carpet. Screenshot from Twitter.com/TheAcademy

Oscars 2019: Regina King wins Best Supporting Actress

Feb 25, 2019 - 9:16 AM

Regina bags the award for her role in 'If Beale Street Could Talk'

Supporting Actress nominee for "If Beale Street Could Talk" Regina King poses during a photo session ahead of the 91st Oscars Nominees Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton hotel on February 4, 2019 in Beverly Hills. (Photo by Valerie MACON / AFP)

HIGHLIGHTS: Oscars 2019

Feb 25, 2019 - 7:18 AM

Who are you rooting for this year?

Oscars night is here! Hollywood ready for glitzy gala

Feb 24, 2019 - 4:30 PM

Will Alfonso Cuaron's 'Roma' win the Best Picture?

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 23: Oscar Statue at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on February 23, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images/AFP