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Here are the winners of the 2018 MVP Bossing Awards

Nov 14, 2018 - 3:15 PM

The program celebrates the commitment to excellence, fearlessness, and integrity that define the Filipino entrepreneurial spirit

Maria Ressa receives journalism award, appeals to tech giants, government officials

Nov 09, 2018 - 1:17 PM

'Consider making the same tough business decisions our little company made to protect the public sphere and to ensure democracy survives,' Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa says after accepting the Knight International Journalism Award in Washington, DC

Maria Ressa receives the 2018 Knight International Journalism Award in Washington, DC. Screenshots courtesy of ICFJ

PH's Team Lakay dominates 2018 Global Martial Arts Awards

Nov 09, 2018 - 11:53 AM

The famed stable takes home 4 major awards

BIG WINNER. Eduard Folayang wins the most prestigious award from the 2018 Global Martial Arts Award after bagging the Martial Arts Hero of the Year. File photo from ONE Championship


PH's Inday Espina Varona wins RSF Prize for Independence

Nov 09, 2018 - 9:58 AM

'Independence is very important for citizen journalism. I teach young people to be critical minded and I hope this award will inspire them,' says Varona

INDEPENDENCE. Winner of the Prize For Independence award, Philippines' Inday Espina-Varona speaks during an interview ahead ahead of the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Press Freedom Awards ceremony in London on November 8, 2018.Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

Rappler Marawi docu wins top prize at Asian Digital Media Awards

Nov 09, 2018 - 8:50 AM

The Virtual Reality war documentary wins the Best Use of Online Video award

LIVE: ICFJ 2018 Awards Night

Nov 09, 2018 - 6:30 AM

Watch the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Awards Dinner live from Washington DC

RSF awards to spotlight 'urgent need' to protect journalists

Nov 08, 2018 - 7:59 PM

Filipina Inday Espina Varona is among the 4 nominees of the Prize for Independence category of the Press Freedom Awards to be given by the Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) general secretary Christophe Deloire speaks during a press conference to present the watchdog's World Press Freedom Index for 2018, on April 25, 2018 in Paris. Press freedom around the world in under threat from a triple whammy of US President and Russia and China's bid to crush all dissent, says the report. The group accused the world's three superpowers -- the US, China and Russia -- of leading the charge against press freedom, with US President regularly launching personal attacks on reporters and Beijing exporting its "media control model" to strangle dissent elsewhere in Asia. BERTRAND GUAY / AFP

FULL LIST: 37th National Book Awards winners

Nov 06, 2018 - 4:14 PM

The National Book Development Board and the Manila Critics Circle have announced 2017's best books published in the Philippines

Coffee industry pioneers honored for achievements

Nov 04, 2018 - 4:00 PM

The 1st Coffee Cup of Distinction Awards are handed out to those who have set standards and inspired new players in the coffee industry

Photo from the Philippine Coffee Board's Facebook page

PH’s Inday Espina Varona nominated for RSF Press Freedom Award

Oct 25, 2018 - 8:00 AM

The Filipino journalist is being recognized for being 'very active on social networks' and for covering 'issues that are sensitive in the Philippines'

Senate Fake News Hearing on March 15,2018. Photo by Angie de Silva

FULL LIST: Winners, 2018 Cinema One Originals Festival

Oct 21, 2018 - 6:55 PM

Which of your favorite films bagged an award this year?

Kobe Bryant dropped from film festival over 2003 rape case

Oct 18, 2018 - 7:58 AM

The former NBA star turned Oscar-winning filmmaker says he’s disappointed after his removal from the jury of an animation film festival

OLD CASE. An online petition succeeded in taking Oscar winner Kobe Bryant out of an animation film festival after citing a 2003 rape case, which later got dropped. Photo Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Now 'Instagram-worthy' Pasig River bags international award

Oct 17, 2018 - 7:55 PM

The Philippines' Pasig River beats China's Yangtze River for the first Asia RiverPrize Award

REVIVED. The Pasig River brags its new look. Photo from the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission

There is beauty in bones for the 2018 Miclat Art Award Winner

Oct 14, 2018 - 2:00 PM

This year's Maningning Miclat Award Grand Prize goes to 26-year-old Pangasinan artist Jessica Lopez

Condé Nast Traveler names Siargao as best island in Asia

Oct 12, 2018 - 1:48 PM

The surf paradise emerges on top in the publication's 2018 Readers' Choice Awards, followed by Boracay and Palawan

ISLAND PARADISE. The beautiful Daku Island is among Siargao's many attractions. Photo by Naveen Ganglani/Rappler

COSE honors outstanding seniors at the 28th Sampung Ulirang Nakatatanda Awards

Oct 11, 2018 - 3:30 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The 10 awardees for 2018 have contributed to causes on environment conservation, human rights, cultural preservation, urban poor housing, education, HIV/AIDS, and the elderly

BTS wins Favorite Social Artist at 2018 American Music Awards

Oct 10, 2018 - 12:00 PM

The K-pop group bested other artists including Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Cardi B, and Shawn Mendes

FULL LIST: Winners, Palanca Awards 2018

Oct 05, 2018 - 7:21 PM

Check the full list of awardees here

Teachers, education leaders receive Gintong Parangal Para sa Edukasyon Awards

Oct 05, 2018 - 3:47 PM

DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones congratulated all the awardees and underscored their vital contributions

Camila Cabello leads in nominations for MTV Europe Music Awards

Oct 05, 2018 - 12:21 PM

The awards is scheduled in Bilbao, Spain on November 4

2nd Glory Awards, musical tribute to highlight UP CMC homecoming on Oct 6

Oct 01, 2018 - 11:17 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Twelve UP College of Mass Communication alumni will receive 'Glory' trophies for the excellence and impact of their work in various mass communication fields

How do you save the Philippine eagles? First, empower the communities

Oct 01, 2018 - 10:00 AM

The Philippine Eagle Foundation receives this year's Eduardo Aboitiz Award for Outstanding Institution for its collaboration with indigenous peoples in saving the endangered national bird

STORY TIME. Students listen as Philippine Eagle Foundation members tell the story of the national bird. Photo by the Philippine Eagle Foundation

Benedict Edward Valdez: The smile surgeon of Mindanao

Sep 29, 2018 - 11:30 AM

The missionary doctor from Davao City, this year's recipient of the Ramon Aboitiz Award for Exemplary Individual, dedicates his life to making cleft patients smile again

EXEMPLARY INDIVIDUAL. Dr Benedict Edward Valdez is the winner of the 2018 Ramon Aboitiz Award for Exemplary Individual. Photo from the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc

Filipina tagged by gov't as 'terrorist' wins UN's highest environmental award

Sep 27, 2018 - 11:46 AM

Joan Carling joins French President Emmanuel Macron and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as recipients of the 2018 Champions of the Earth award

'CHAMPION TO COMMUNITIES.' Joan Carling is among the recipients of the United Nations' 2018 'Champions of the Earth' award. Photo from Joan Carling's Facebook page

'Signal Rock' is official PH entry to Oscars

Sep 26, 2018 - 4:39 PM

The film will be considered for a nomination along with entries from all over the world

OSCARS-BOUND. 'Signal Rock,' the country's official entry to the 91st Academy Awards, stars award-winning actor Christian Bables. File photo by Precious del Valle/Rappler

Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi era to be crowned world's best

Sep 25, 2018 - 9:15 AM

The midfielder led Croatia to the World Cup final and gave Real Madrid its third straight Champions League title

Modric threatens to end Ronaldo-Messi era as world's best

Sep 24, 2018 - 9:43 AM

For the first time in 12 years, Messi is not even nominated among the 3 finalists for the FIFA Player of the Year award

RIVALRY. Cristiano Ronaldo (left) and Lionel Messi's (middle) decade-long battle at the top is threatened by Luka Modric. File photos by Philippe Marcou/AFP (Ronaldo), Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP (Messi) and Johannes Eisele/AFP (Modric)


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