Rappler's latest stories on Christmas 2017
Every year, volunteer bikers from the Bike Scouts Philippines organize the 'Midnight Ride' to deliver gifts to homeless kids and their parents
On Christmas Day, Pope Francis prays for peace and urges the world to see Jesus in the faces of little children caught in the middle of war
In the Philippines, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urges Filipinos to remember people suffering from calamities, including typhoon victims
Thank you for a year when you chose to stay honest, decent, and true!
'Christmas will not be complete' if we forget 'our poor and suffering brothers and sisters all over the world,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle
'Initial reports showed many houses were destroyed, although we have not received reports of casualties as of 9 pm,' says an employee of the Talisay City Fire Department
Check out these dazzling displays of colorful lights dancing to holiday music
'I wish to assure my prayers for the population of Mindanao in the Philippines,' Pope Francis says on Christmas Eve
The Social Weather Stations survey is conducted December 8-16, before floods, landslides, fire, and the extension of martial law happen
'This is not the time for merrymaking,' says Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, who has also asked the city council to declare Davao City under state of calamity
'Pinoy na Pinoy ang melody ng kanta kaya naisipan ko na mainam na lagyan ng letra sa Filipino,' sabi ng premyadong makatang si Michael Coroza
(3rd UPDATE) Legislators also call for peace and unity among Filipinos
Got loved ones flying in for Christmas and New Year’s Day? Indulge them through staycations, meals, and holiday hampers exclusively available at Solaire Resort and Casino
'Let us pause and remember our countrymen who have lost their lives fighting for the integrity of our country, and for those who lost their homes and loved ones in the recent war,' says President Rodrigo Duterte in his Christmas message
Fulfill your ninong/ninang duties with these cool stocking stuffers
Bong Revilla has asked for furlough from the anti-graft court hearing his plunder case, while Leila de Lima only asks her family to be allowed to visit on Christmas
Each block of 4 costs P12, while the souvenir sheet is available at P55 each. Get them while supply last at your local post offices.
(4th UPDATE) Here are Philippine banks' operating hours for the holiday season
Make sure you give their gifts to them before their next flight out!
Show your boss some much-needed appreciation with these gifts
The holiday spirit is in the metro with these bright, beautiful Christmas trees
'Walang magandang nadudulot ang pagsisiraan na nauuwi sa pagkakahati-hati,' Cardinal Tagle says on the first Simbang Gabi this year
The cast, including the director Ian Loreños share what to expect in the only horror film in this year's Metro Manila Film Festival
For Christmas this year, Rappler compiles the Simbang Gabi schedules in key churches and chapels – including those in shopping malls – across the country
We're feeling festive just looking at these lights and trees!
These are the perfect presents for any man – from the dude you're secretly crushing on to your favorite lolo
Sick of ‘Christmas in Our Hearts' and 'Last Christmas’? Listen to this alternative playlist to get that Christmas feeling back.
Whether it's your friends who've embraced the #titalife or your actual aunt, these gifts are sure to please her like a Mary Grace cheese roll.
The classic production is given a Filipino twist, choregraphed by Edna Vida and Alice Reyes
Nope, we aren't in an alternate dimension on 'Stranger Things'
Now, if we can only get Santa Goofy to sing 'Christmas in our Hearts' then that would truly be a Pinoy Christmas for the books.
Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines Director-General Jim Sydiongco tells employees not to ask or receive gifts from passengers
University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman lights the Oblation centerpiece called Mulat for this year's Christmas season
Looking for stuffing stuffers? Here are some cool stuff you can get from Lush
This is to prevent labor inspectors from receiving bribes from business establishments, says the Department of Labor and Employment
First time to shop in Divisoria? here's a quick guide for you!
Here's a list of malls and their operating hours from December 1, 2017 to January 1, 2018
There’s a simple way to prevent germs from spreading to your loved ones this holiday season
Special treats await shoppers during the hundred-day countdown. Check out the full list of promos, activities, and exhibits below