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Forum on Information and Democracy launches working group to fight 'information chaos'

Jun 24, 2020 - 8:15 PM

The working group's steering committee will be co-chaired by Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler, and Marietje Schaake, international policy director at the Stanford Cyber Policy Center

FIGHTING INFORMATION CHAOS. Photo of Marietje Schaake by Sebastiaan ter Burg on Wikimedia Commons.

Christopher de Leon says they've 'been ready' for mom Lilia Dizon's passing

Jun 17, 2020 - 2:10 PM

The actor resumes work days after his mother, actress Lilia Dizon, died

Actress Lilia Dizon dies

Jun 15, 2020 - 3:44 PM

Dizon is the mother of actors Christopher and Melissa de Leon

Christopher Columbus statue beheaded in Boston

Jun 11, 2020 - 10:03 AM

Pressure builds in the United States to rid the country of monuments associated with racism

HEADLESS. People photograph a statue depicting Christopher Columbus which had its head removed at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park on June 10, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images/AFP

Anti-terror bill one step away from House final approval

Jun 02, 2020 - 9:07 PM

Lawmakers are bent on ratifying the bill into law before Congress adjourns on Friday, June 5.

South African AIDS researcher wins 500,000-euro French prize

May 27, 2020 - 10:13 PM

Quarraisha Abdool Karim is best known for a study that found that a gel of the anti-retroviral drug tenofovir is effective in reducing the risk of women catching HIV and genital herpes during sex

TOP PRIZE. Quarraisha Abdool Karim wins the half a million-euro Christophe Merieux Prize for her work for the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa. File photo from Wikipedia

WATCH: 'That's Entertainment' love teams reunite for music video

May 01, 2020 - 9:30 AM

Manilyn Reynes, Tina Paner, and Sheryl Cruz reunite with their on-screen partners to perform 'Nothing Is Gonna Stop Us Now'

LOOK: Coronavirus survivor Christopher de Leon donates plasma

Apr 28, 2020 - 8:20 PM

Hospitals have been calling on coronavirus survivors to donate their blood and plasma

Christopher Cross recovers from coronavirus; undergoes physical therapy

Apr 20, 2020 - 11:15 AM

The singer says he has temporary leg paralysis due to complications from the coronavirus

Barangay captain makes LGBTQ+ quarantine violators do lewd acts as punishment

Apr 07, 2020 - 8:12 PM

The barangay captain of Pandacaqui in Pampanga apologizes to the people who underwent different punishments for breaching quarantine protocols

Screenshots from Christopher Bombing Punzalan's videos

Singer Christopher Cross tests positive for coronavirus

Apr 04, 2020 - 5:25 PM

The 'Sailing' singer says ' this is possibly the worst illness I’ve ever had'

[ANALYSIS] 3 bagay tungkol sa mass testing: Nasaan tayo ngayon, ilan, bakit kailangang gawin?

Mar 29, 2020 - 3:11 PM

Ang sapat at tamang datos ang magbibigay sa atin ng mas malinaw na paraan ng pagkilos upang maibsan ang dalamhati at mapanatili ang pag-asa ng ating mga kababayan

[ANALYSIS] 3 ideas on mass testing: Where, how, and why?

Mar 29, 2020 - 10:22 AM

Having the right data and understanding of what the data is trying to tell us can help our leaders and policymakers strike this needed balance

Christopher de Leon begins home quarantine after being discharged from hospital

Mar 25, 2020 - 4:46 PM

The actor goes home and will undergo self-quarantine

Select 'Love Thy Woman' cast, crew asked to undergo self-quarantine

Mar 18, 2020 - 3:01 PM

The actor earlier confirmed he tested positive for the coronavirus and has self-quarantined with his family

Christopher de Leon tests positive for coronavirus

Mar 17, 2020 - 8:28 PM

The actor says he and his family and helpers are now under self-quarantine

[ANALYSIS] Coronavirus cases in PH could reach 26,000 by end-March if random spread not contained

Mar 17, 2020 - 4:14 PM

We're worried because this number is not something we believe our healthcare system can handle

Tech must be treated like tobacco – Facebook whistleblower

Mar 11, 2020 - 6:56 PM

Despite Facebook being fined $5 billion in the US last year for 'deceiving' users about keeping their information safe, Christopher Wylie says the world has yet to wake up to the consequences of the scandal

CHRISTOPHER WYLIE. Canadian whistleblower Christopher Wylie poses in Paris, on March 9, 2020. Photo by Thomas Samson/AFP

Cebu officials aim to pilot revival of Marcos-era Nutribun

Feb 24, 2020 - 1:32 PM

Spearheading the project with Cebu local executives is no less than the late dictator's daughter, Senator Imee Marcos

Cebu Provincial Board approves shift to solar power in Capitol

Feb 22, 2020 - 6:44 PM

Once implemented, all buildings inside the Cebu Provincial Capitol compound will have solar panels

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY. File photo of Cebu Provincial Capitol. Wikipedia

British minister attends 'historic' last EU council

Jan 29, 2020 - 9:03 AM

The United Kingdom will formally leave the bloc at midnight on Friday, January 31

BREAKUP. A picture taken on January 23, 2020 shows the European Union flag and the British Union Jack waving in front of the European Parliament in Brussels. Photo by Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP

Christopher Tolkien, son of 'Lord of the Rings' author, dies at 95

Jan 17, 2020 - 4:53 PM

The son of J.R.R. Tolkien spent years editing and publishing the works of his father, such as 'The Silmarillion,' 'The Fall of Gondolin,' and 'The History of Middle-earth' series

Trump launches broadside against his FBI director

Dec 11, 2019 - 7:20 AM

The US president attacks FBI director Christopher Wray for defending a Justice Department inspector general report

Christopher Wray testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on his nomination to be the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on July 12, 2017 in Washington,DC. / AFP PHOTO / Mandel NGAN

Perticheto, Caluza skate way to back-to-back SEA Games silver

Dec 02, 2019 - 7:05 AM

Alisson Krystle Perticheto and Christopher Caluza chip in to the Philippines' booming start in the 2019 SEA Games

BACK-TO-BACK. Alisson Perticheto and Christopher Caluza both win silver medals in ice skating. Photo by Delfin Dioquino/Rappler


UK police charge man over Vietnamese migrants disaster

Nov 24, 2019 - 7:44 PM

Christopher Kennedy from Northern Ireland is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court on Monday, November 25

PROBE. British Police forensics officers work on lorry, found to be containing 39 dead bodies, at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, east of London, on October 23, 2019. Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

Pangilinan, Belmonte stay on as LP leaders

Sep 19, 2019 - 2:30 PM

It takes the Liberal Party's leadership 4 months to issue the resolution affirming support for two of its key leaders who wanted to resign after the May elections

STILL TRUSTED. LP president Kiko Pangilinan (R) and secretary-general Kit Belmonte (L) will get to retain their posts in the once-ruling party.

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Cambridge Analytica whistle-blower Christopher Wylie

Sep 12, 2019 - 8:54 PM

Wylie says the Philippines and other countries in the global south were perfect places for Cambridge Analytica to experiment with tactics and technology

Rappler Talk: The future of wine as higher taxes loom

Sep 11, 2019 - 2:18 PM

Rappler talks to Christopher Quimbo, owner of Novellino, to discuss the impact of higher taxes on the wine industry


Exclusive: PH was Cambridge Analytica's 'petri dish' – whistle-blower Christopher Wylie

Sep 10, 2019 - 2:57 PM

The Canadian whistle-blower says Strategic Communication Laboratories, Cambridge Analytica’s parent company, found the Philippines an ideal target and used proxies here

Belmonte defends opposition: Speaking the truth is not sedition

Aug 06, 2019 - 11:20 PM

'Last I checked, ang katotohanan ay katotohanan pa rin, at hindi inciting to sedition,' says Liberal Party secretary-general and House Deputy Minority Leader Kit Belmonte

TRUTH NOT SEDITION. Quezon City 6th District Representative Kit Belmonte defends Vice President Leni Robredo and other opposition figures against the sedition complaint filed against them. File photo from Robredo's Facebook page

LP, Makabayan blocs back Benny Abante for House minority leader

Jul 22, 2019 - 5:09 PM

Manila 6th District Representative Benny Abante also gets support from lawmakers belonging to PDP-Laban, the Nacionalista party, and the party-list groups

NEXT MINORITY LEADER? Manila 6th District Representative Bienvenido Abante Jr is gunning be the leader of the House minority bloc in the 18th Congress. Photo from Abante's Facebook page

Press rights group in secret Riyadh mission to urge journalists' release

Jul 10, 2019 - 9:00 PM

The RSF delegation went to Riyadh in late April and urged Saudi authorities to release 30 journalists who it says are imprisoned in the kingdom for their work

File photos from AFP, Shutterstock

Century Tuna maker eyes offering more products

Jul 01, 2019 - 9:25 PM

From exporting tuna in 1978 to also selling milk, coconut products, and canned meat, Century Pacific Food still wants to expand its portfolio

'LP will remain steadfast to principles' even if in House majority – Belmonte

Jun 27, 2019 - 12:56 PM

'Maninidigan pa rin tayo,' says Quezon City 6th District Representative Kit Belmonte, Liberal Party secretary-general

BACK TO MAJORITY? LP lawmakers of the previous 17th Congress pose for a picture back when they were trying to claim the House minority bloc in July 2018. Several of them have been reelected into the next 18th Congress. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

LOOK: Senate newbies attend 'first day of school'

Jun 25, 2019 - 11:58 AM

The Senate neophytes receive briefings on the inner workings of the institution

NEW SENATORS. Senators-elect Imee Marcos, Ronald dela Rosa, Christopher Go, and Francis Tolentino attend the orientation on June 25, 2019. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Eastern Manila police general fired for abusing woman cop

Jun 19, 2019 - 8:26 PM

Eastern Police District chief Christopher Tambungan has been relieved from his post after physically assaulting a policewoman who disobeyed one of his orders

SACKED. Eastern Police District chief Christopher Tambungan. PNP photo

France reviews police methods after yellow vest protests

Jun 17, 2019 - 7:24 PM

Interior Minister Christophe Castaner defends the way in which police have handled the protests but asks a specially-chosen panel of some 15 experts to develop new ideas for managing demonstrations

YELLOW VEST PROTESTS. In this file photo, protestors stand as police use a water cannon during a 'Yellow Vest' (Gilets jaunes) anti-government protest on December 22, 2018, in Bordeaux, southwestern France, as part of a nationwide day of demonstrations. File photo by Nicolas Tucat/AFP

Fewer crimes reported, more apprehensions in eastern metro – EPD

Jun 06, 2019 - 3:55 PM

The Eastern Police District – which covers Pasig, Mandaluyong, Marikina, and San Juan – records 2,377 incidents of murder, physical injuries, and homicide in 2018

IN PHOTOS: Veteran actors recognized at PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2019

Jun 03, 2019 - 11:35 AM

12 veteran actors are given the 'Mga Natatanging Bituin ng Siglo' award during the PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2019

Photo by Dion Besa/Rappler

Ai Ai delas Alas, mascot represent Bong Go in Cainta rally

May 04, 2019 - 7:13 PM

Celebrities are part of Go’s campaign

SHOWBIZ. Comedienne Ai Ai delas Alas and a mascot represent senatorial bet Bong Go in a campaign rally in Cainta, Rizal. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Indie actor Kristofer King dies

Feb 24, 2019 - 9:22 AM

The actor is best known for his roles in Brillante Mendoza's movies

Kurdish-led forces ready for push on last ISIS pocket

Feb 08, 2019 - 10:25 PM

US President Donald Trump predicts that the once-sprawling proto-state's official death could be proclaimed as early as next week but operations have been paused for days on the main front line

SYRIAN DEMOCRATIC FORCES. This file photo shows fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces attending the funeral of a local official that the SDF say was assassinated in a Kurdish-held area in the countryside of Deir Ezzor, in the Syrian Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli on December 31, 2018. File photo by Delil Souleiman/AFP

Lowering criminal liability age breaks Filipino core values – lawmakers

Jan 28, 2019 - 6:50 PM

(UPDATED) A congresswoman who rejected House Bill 8858 even plays a part of the song 'Greatest Love of All' to express her opposition to the controversial measure

'CHILDREN ARE THE FUTURE.' Nueva Ecija 3rd District Representative Rosanna Vergara plays a Whitney Houston song to explain her no vote for HB 8858. Screenshot from the HOR's YouTube account

Hatred stirred by leaders blamed for rise in journalist murders – RSF

Dec 18, 2018 - 4:19 PM

Reporters Without Borders says 80 journalists have been killed worldwide so far this year – most notably the Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi – with 348 in jail and 60 more held hostage

France set for more 'yellow vest' protests despite Macron concessions

Dec 15, 2018 - 11:30 AM

Movement figureheads call on the people to continue the protests to pressure President Emmanuel Macron into making further tax and wage concessions

MORE PROTESTS. A protestor wearing a "yellow vest" (gilet jaune) holds a placard as protestors walk non the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris on December 8, 2018 during a protest against rising costs of living they blame on high taxes. File Photo by Zakaria Abdelkafi/AFP

Strasbourg Christmas market gunman shot dead by French police

Dec 14, 2018 - 12:16 PM

Interior Minister Christophe Castaner says 3 police tried to question Cherif Chekatt after spotting him on the street in the Neudorf area of the northeastern French city where he grew up, but he opened fire

SEARCH. French police officers and forensics search for evidences at the site where Cherif Chekatt – the alleged gunman who had been on the run since allegedly killing 3 people at Strasbourg's popular Christmas market – has been shot dead by police on December 13, 2018 in the Neudorf neighborhood of Strasbourg. Photo by Patrick Hertzog/AFP

'Pinakawalanghiya': Opposition hits House's draft charter

Dec 11, 2018 - 7:05 PM

Anakpawis Representative Ariel Casilao says the proposed constitution 'represents everything that is wrong with our government'

OPPOSITION VS CHA-CHA. Representatives Kaka Bag-ao, Jose Christopher Belmonte, and Ariel Casilao are against the House's draft federal charter.

CA affirms graft indictment of Coast Guard official

Dec 09, 2018 - 3:23 PM

The appellate court still finds Coast Guard Captain Christopher Villacorte guilty of serious dishonesty and conduct over anomalous cash advances he signed in 2014

Paris on high alert as city shuts down for 'yellow vest' protests

Dec 08, 2018 - 11:22 AM

France's interior minister Christophe Castaner vows 'zero tolerance' towards yellow vest protesters who aim to wreak further destruction in the city

PROTEST. A man holds a flare on November 17, 2018 in Paris, during a nationwide popular initiated day of protest called "yellow vest" (Gilets Jaunes in French) movement to protest against high fuel prices which has mushroomed into a widespread protest against stagnant spending power under French President. Photo by Lucas Barioulet/AFP

Paris on knife-edge ahead of new 'yellow vest' protests

Dec 07, 2018 - 9:24 PM

On the eve of a fourth set of demonstrations in the capital in as many weeks, French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner vows 'zero tolerance' towards those hoping to enact a repeat of last weekend's destruction and mayhem

THE YELLOW VESTS. A demonstrator holds a French flag during a protest of Yellow vests (Gilets jaunes) against rising oil prices and living costs, on December 1, 2018 in Paris. Photo by Alain Jocard/AFP