Basa - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Basa


LOOK: Victor Basa weds Stephanie Dan

Nov 11, 2019 - 4:36 PM

Congrats to the happy couple!

CONGRATS! The happy couple wed in an intimate ceremony in Tagaytay City. Photo from Victor Basa's Instagram

After reshuffle, PhilHealth COO Ruben Basa to take over as officer-in-charge – Duque

Jun 11, 2019 - 9:55 PM

Health Secretary Francisco Duque II assures the public PhilHealth's services would not be affected by the reshuffle and change in leadership

Teacher behind Donsol's floating library asks for Adarna books for kids

Nov 10, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Ryan Homan wants to help children develop the habit of reading books in Donsol, Sorsogon

CRUSADE FOR LEARNING. Ryan Homan, crusader of Balsa-Basa and Educador Kariton, with volunteer teachers on the Donsol bridge. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

PhilHealth OIC spends P627k for travels amid P9-B net loss in 2017

May 02, 2018 - 8:09 PM

State auditors ask PhilHealth interim president Celestina Ma. Jude de la Serna to explain the 'irregular' allowances she received, amounting to almost a million pesos in 2017

Photo from Philhealth website

Finals-bound FEU Lady Tams find a hero in Toni Rose Basas

Apr 21, 2018 - 11:32 PM

FEU head coach George Pascua encourages the opposite hitter to step up her game

X-FACTOR. Chinchin Basas tallied 17 points to help bring the FEU Lady Tamaraws to the finals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

U.S. vows to give PH full control of military facilities

Apr 18, 2018 - 8:00 AM

'All EDCA facilities are under complete control of the Philippines. They are all [inside] Philippine bases,' says US Ambassador Sung Kim

GROUNDBREAKING. Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and US Ambassador Sung Kim lead the groundbreaking ceremony for EDCA in Basa Air Base on April 17, 2018. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Construction for PH-US EDCA military deal begins

Apr 17, 2018 - 7:30 AM

(UPDATED) A groundbreaking ceremony is held at the Basa Air Base on Tuesday, April 17, attended by Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and US Ambassador Sung Kim.

GROUNDBRREAKING: A multi-purpose warehouse will be built inside Basa Air Base in Pampanga, the first major project under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Duterte gov't rejects U.S. plans to construct in Palawan air base

Mar 06, 2017 - 3:15 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Construction will proceed in two other military bases – Basa Air Base in Pampanga and Lumbia Air Base in Cagayan de Oro – to implement the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement

IT'S A GO. Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says EDCA will be implemented in 2017. File photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

No barriers: Kids in far-flung village learn to love reading

Mar 01, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Teachers in Barangay San Jose in Donsol Sorsogon go the extra mile to improve students reading skills

FEU sweeps NU in bounce back win

Feb 28, 2016 - 4:09 PM

The FEU Lady Tamaraws return to the win column after their loss to UST and take sole possession of third place

PONS IS ON. Bernadeth Pons hits a spike against NU in a redeeming victory for FEU. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU Lady Tamaraws still lack maturity, says coach

Feb 25, 2016 - 12:57 PM

Luck was not on their side against Adamson but FEU Coach Shaq Delos Santos concedes that the Lady Tamaraws still need to grow and mature

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Gonzaga, Basas power undefeated Lady Tamaraws past Lady Maroons

Aug 02, 2015 - 3:38 PM

The 4 0 quarterfinals bound FEU is one win away from a sweep of the eliminations in Group A of the Shakey s V League 12 Collegiate Conference

Bernadeth Pons provides the spark to support Jovelyn Gonzaga and Toni Rose Basas as FEU notches quick win over UP to secure quarterfinals seat. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Stars at Ironman 70.3

Aug 02, 2015 - 2:32 PM

Sarah Geronimo supports boyfriend Matteo Guidicelli at the triathlon

Celebrities, champs expected to return for Ironman 70.3 in Cebu

Jul 27, 2015 - 2:42 PM

Philippine celebrities Piolo Pascual Matteo Guidicelli Victor Basa Paul Jake Castillo are among those who enlisted in the race

Divine Lee and Victor Basa are on a break

Apr 16, 2015 - 3:07 PM

She’ll always be very special to me says Victor

Gameplan: Ford Forza's iron team spirit

Apr 13, 2015 - 12:33 PM

Here are 3 reasons why training with a triathlon team helps

Is there a centerback crisis with the Azkals?

Mar 16, 2015 - 6:05 PM

As FIFA World Cup qualifiers near the Philippines lack of quality young central defenders remains a gaping hole in the Azkals lineup

Amani Aguinaldo, 19, of Global FC is one of the few - the too few - Filipino centerbacks currently plying the trade. Photo by Bob Guerrero

Sulfur rain

Feb 15, 2015 - 8:00 AM

First the explosion And then matter that looked like manna from heaven but stung like shards of glass

Lady Bulldogs edge Lady Tamaraws in straight sets

Feb 14, 2015 - 6:45 PM

After a sluggish start to the second round the NU Lady Bulldogs have won back to back games as Jaja Santiago scores 18 points on 14 attacks and two blocks

BULLDOGS UNLEASHED. Jaja Santiago of National University slams home a point against FEU. Photo by Josh Albelda

Rookie Rondina shines as UST snaps 5-game losing skid vs FEU

Jan 10, 2015 - 7:36 PM

Rondina scores 16 points in a breakout game as the Tigresses end the first round of eliminations on a winning note

SUPER ROOKIE. UST rookie Cherry Rondina celebrates after scoring one of her 16 points in a breakout game versus FEU. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Lady Tamaraws charge past Lady Bulldogs in straight sets

Dec 13, 2014 - 7:51 PM

The Lady Tamaraws arrested a 4 match losing streak to the Lady Bulldogs dating back to Season 75

LOSERS NO MORE. Bernadeth Pons (dark) attacks NU's blockers on her way to 15 points and helping FEU arrest a 4-game losing streak over the past 2 years. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lady Tamaraws bulldoze the Lady Warriors

Dec 03, 2014 - 7:46 PM

Rookie Toni Basas leads FEU with 12 points while Bernadeth Pons adds 11 and the Lady Tamaraws win in straight sets vs the Lady Warriors

Bernadeth Pons challenges the defense of Leuseht Dawis. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Quick Hit - FEU, Southwestern U go extra mile for first wins

Mar 26, 2014 - 12:53 PM

Volleyball writer Levi Verora looks back at the Shakey s V league wins of Southwestern U and FEU on Tuesday

KILL SWITCH. FEU's Bernadeth Pons and Mary Remy Joy Palma try to block a spike from San Sebastian College’s Czarina Berbano. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UFL: Phil Younghusband's brace boosts Loyola over Stallion

Feb 04, 2014 - 11:02 PM

In a faceoff between the reigning League champs and the newly installed Cup titlists the Loyola Meralco Sparks came out on top as they scraped past Stallion FC 3 1

SPARKED. Loyola's Phil Younghusband brings down the ball in midfield against Stallions. Photo by Mark Cristino

'My Husband's Lover: The Concert' coming soon

Sep 06, 2013 - 6:12 PM

Tom Rodriguez also recording CD with Dennis Trillo titled TomDen

MORE PROJECTS AHEAD. Tom seals deal with GMA. Photo from his Facebook

Teachers' bonus out July

Jul 16, 2013 - 4:30 PM

Education Assistant Secretary Jesus Mateo is optimistic about the incentive s release next week

File photo by Zak Yuson/Rappler

Basas grateful, but 'reconciliation will take time'

May 27, 2012 - 2:39 PM

It will take time and it may be a painful process for all involved in light of the 30 years of pain preceding it the Basas say

Rappler Newscast | May 25, 2012

May 25, 2012 - 9:58 PM

Chief Justice Corona gives the Senate his waiver to open his bank accounts without conditions | Chief Justice Corona admits he has 2 4 million dollars in foreign accounts and 80 million in peso deposits | Corona calls on Ombudsman Morales to resign

Cristina Corona reconciles with Basa relatives

May 25, 2012 - 3:59 PM

It was Cristina Corona who approached the Basas Her daughter Carla followed resulting in a dramatic family reconciliation

Rappler Newscast | May 23, 2012

May 23, 2012 - 8:49 PM

Renato Corona is a no show on day 41 A Basa daughter says Corona used his influence to win his wife’s libel cases And Dean Tony La Viña says Corona fails to live up to the rigor of truth

Carmen Basa: Statements by Corona are false

May 23, 2012 - 3:16 PM

In a press conference the Basa family belies the statements made by Chief Justice Renato Corona in day 40 of his impeachment trial

Rappler Newscast | May 22, 2012

May 23, 2012 - 12:07 AM

Chief Justice Renato Corona speaks for 3 hours in his defense | Corona tears into Ombudsman Morales testimony on dollar accounts as detailed in the AMLC report | Chief Justice Corona walks out after offering a waiver to open his accounts only if 188 congressmen and Senator Drilon do the same

Family drama on Day 40 of trial

May 22, 2012 - 10:25 PM

It was an awkward family reunion for the Coronas and the Basas at the impeachment court

What would Corona say? 10 key points

May 21, 2012 - 3:25 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona takes the last stand as he testifies before the Senate Here s a preview of his make or break testimony

[Fashion] Happy Havaianaticos

May 21, 2012 - 7:29 AM

A rubber slipper brand makes waves big enough to create a strong cult following

MODEL'S CHOICE. Kelly Misa holds up her Havaianas. Photo by Joulo Visabella

Basa Guidote: Corona's double-edged sword

May 12, 2012 - 11:40 AM

Despite its ugly history the BGEI was raised by Corona s lawyers to explain his wealth Here s how this bitter family dispute has evolved through the years

READY TO POUNCE: Private prosecutors Cynthia Roxas and Renato Samonte with lead prosecutor Niel Tupas Jr. (PHOTO BY EMIL SARMIENTO)

On 35th day of trial, prosecution tries luck

May 07, 2012 - 3:35 PM

Another copy of the check for Basa Guidote didn t have the phrase ITF Cristina Corona says prosecution

COA: Basa Guidote lot worth much less

Mar 24, 2012 - 7:31 PM

In a belated report COA said the transaction was marked with irregularities

COA 'disallows' purchase of BGEI lot

The litigious Mrs. Corona

Mar 23, 2012 - 10:17 AM

Cristina has consolidated her hold over the family corporation after a series of victories in the courts

Marites Vitug

Basa-Guidote keeps Corona trial in suspense

Mar 23, 2012 - 5:31 AM

Basa Guidote is the cliffhanger as the impeachment trial goes on break with unresolved questions on Corona s bank deposits

Magnum ice cream launches hot

Mar 16, 2012 - 7:01 PM

Selecta launches ice cream brand Magnum at an exclusive red carpet event at White Space

Photo by Patricia Evangelista, Makati, 14 Feb 2012.

Corona negotiated for the Basa-Guidote property

Mar 16, 2012 - 10:03 AM

The irony is: the one thing Corona said he had nothing to do with is now appearing to be the core of his defense

Marites Vitug

Corona critics continue to seek divine intervention

Mar 11, 2012 - 9:46 PM

Sister Flory gains support

DIVINE INTERVENTION. Critics of Chief Justice Renato Corona hold a mass at the San Jose Seminary inside the Ateneo de Manila University grounds to "reflect on the fundamental issues" brought before the impeachment court.

Family feud among in-laws relevant to Corona trial - Palace

Mar 11, 2012 - 4:49 PM

Malacanang claims that the family feud over Basa Guidote Enterprises Inc BGEI is relevant to the impeachment case against Supreme Court chief Justice Renato Corona

10 truths according to CJ Corona

Mar 10, 2012 - 7:58 AM

Chief Justice Renato Corona testifies before the court of public opinion Here’s his version of the truth

Defense shrugs off Sister Flory Basa's claims

Mar 09, 2012 - 3:01 AM

Karen Jimeno says Sister Flory and the Basas allegations against the Chief Justice do not relate to the trial at hand

WE'RE FAMILY. Sister Flory Basa said despite the dispute over property, she still treats Cristina Corona as family. Photo grab from ABS-CBN

Sister Flory Basa: I pray Cristina Corona be enlightened

Mar 08, 2012 - 8:23 PM

Sister Flory Basa denies the Coronas claim that Mrs Corona is almost the majority owner of Basa Guidote

Mrs Corona vs Basas in impeachment trial?

Mar 08, 2012 - 11:36 AM

The prosecution is considering presenting Mrs Corona s relatives as rebuttal witnesses

Cristina Corona's relatives want her removed from post

Mar 07, 2012 - 7:52 PM

Cristina Corona s relatives say she abused her authority as administrator of their estate

Mrs. Corona will testify, says defense

Mar 07, 2012 - 2:11 PM

[UPDATED] Cristina Corona is expected to explain the source of their wealth: the disputed Basa Guidote Enterprises Inc