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Chinese ambassador commends cop in taho-throwing incident

Feb 21, 2019 - 1:58 PM

Chinese envoy Zhao Jianhua tells President Rodrigo Duterte that he admires the 'professionalism' and 'retraint' of Police Officer 1 William Cristobal, says Malacañang

Photo from Mandaluyong police

Foreign student who threw taho at cop indicted for direct assault

Feb 12, 2019 - 8:20 PM

(UPDATED) Senior Assistant City Prosecutor Leynard Dumlao says Zhang Jiale's action is considered 'deliberate and serious defiance' of a cop who was performing his duties

INDICTED. Foreign student Zhang Jiale throws a cup of taho at Police Officer I William Cristobal. File photo from Mandaluyong police

Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo to deliver UMPIL's 2019 Adrian Cristóbal Lecture Feb 20

Jan 18, 2019 - 5:55 PM

PRESS RELEASE: This year's Adrian Cristóbal Lecture will take place on February 20 at the Tanghalang Teresita Quirino, UST Graduate School, Manila

LECTURE. Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo will deliver the 2019 Adrian Cristobal Lecture on February 20, 2019. Photo from the UST Website

Cop charged in Morong 43 case allowed to reassume post in Pakistan

Jul 23, 2017 - 8:44 PM

The Sandiganbayan s 7th Division says it has given weight to the DILG s manifestation posing no objection to Senior Superintendent Allan Nobleza s continued service as Philippine police attaché to Pakistan

LGBTQ activists: We are tolerated but not accepted in the Philippines

May 17, 2017 - 4:55 PM

The LGBTQ community says there is a lack of protections for them in schools and workplaces and stereotypes against them persist

PRIDE. The Philippines holds an annual Pride March, calling on the government to protect LGBT rights. File photo from Buena Bernal/Rappler

'Morong 43' generals want charges dropped on technicality

Mar 31, 2017 - 10:36 AM

Torture charges against the military and police officers have been dismissed but they still face charges before the Sandiganbayan for the illegal detention of the 43 health workers suspected to be rebels

Author Alfred Yuson to lecture on 'Fake News Fiction' on February 20

Feb 09, 2017 - 9:12 PM

PRESS RELEASE: For his 2017 Adrian Cristobal Lecture award winning writer Alfred Krip Yuson proposes to reflect on the changing modes of genre writing in the age of social media

Most Aquino Cabinet members richer in 2015

Jun 22, 2016 - 5:33 PM

The assets lists of 5 Cabinet members are not yet available: Foreign Affairs Secretary Jose Rene Almendras Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya Justice Secretary Emmanuel Caparas Trade Secretary Adrian Cristobal and Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Emmanuel Esguerra

SALN. Most members of the Aquino Cabinet grew richer in 2015. File photo by Benhur Arcayan/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

DTI ends 2015 with 3% surge in domestic, foreign investments

Jan 07, 2016 - 4:54 PM

The agency also expects a 5 hike in approved investments in 2016 to be driven by BPO services manufacturing

HIGH NOTE. DTI opens 2016 with a high note by reporting higher approved domestic and foreign investments last year. Former DTI Secretary Gregory Domingo (left) hands over DTI flag to newly appointed chief Adrian Cristobal Jr. Photo by DTI

New trade chief Cristobal: DTI will work 'beyond administrations'

Jan 04, 2016 - 10:25 PM

For newly appointed Trade Secretary Adrian Cristobal Jr too little time is not a reason for the agency to just coast along

TOO LITTLE TIME. New DTI Secretary Cristobal tells colleagues: 'Some may think there is too little time to try anything new, new ideas and approaches. That is not the DTI way.' Photo by DTI

Aquino appoints Cristobal as new trade chief

Dec 29, 2015 - 5:52 PM

The appointment of the new DTI chief takes effect on December 31 2015

NEW TRADE CHIEF. Adrian Cristobal Jr takes over the DTI. Rappler file photo

PH, European negotiators narrow gap in free trade talks

Dec 07, 2015 - 5:59 PM

The Philippines and the European Free Trade Association eye another meeting in early 2016 on the planned free trade agreement

NEGOTIATIONS. Undersecretary Adrian S. Cristobal Jr. (left), spokesperson for the Philippines and Ambassador Didier Chambovey, spokesperson for European Free Trade Association meet for a fourth round of negotiations in Geneva, Switzerland in November. Photo from EFTA website

APEC 2015: 20,000 PH firms engaged in development work

Nov 12, 2015 - 4:00 PM

Top government officials and business leaders come together to discuss inclusive business models to kick off APEC 2015’s crowning week

Aldin Ayo, Atoy Co receive one-game suspensions

Aug 06, 2015 - 6:13 PM

Players Andretti Stevens of Mapua and Joseph Gabayni of Lyceum are also banned in their next games

The long road to an LGBT anti-discrimination law

Jul 29, 2015 - 11:36 AM

This is a story about the Filipino people s struggle for genuine equality and acceptance amid a culture of hate and holiness

PH, Japan sign action plan on industrial partnership

Jul 17, 2015 - 3:23 PM

The action plan will help elevate the Philippines into the ASEAN manufacturing and human resources development hub

ASEAN opens up half the world to PH trade

Jun 25, 2015 - 11:11 AM

ASEAN through its Free Trade Agreements with regional powers gives the country the chance to trade to half the world at little to no tariffs

PH eyes 3 more bilateral agreements

May 27, 2015 - 5:50 PM

Mexico Chile and Canada want to forge bilateral accords with Southeast Asia s fastest growing economy

BILATERAL ACCORDS. Mexico, Chile and Canada want to explore possibilities of forging bilateral accords with the Philippines. File photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Affordable, ‘lifestyle’ cars rev up PH auto industry

Apr 10, 2015 - 1:57 PM

There are two standout automotive trends driving industry growth – affordable small vehicles and versatile vehicles that can be used for multiple purposes an industry leader says

Mongolian president to pardon jailed Filipino, US miners – reports

Feb 25, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj will pardon 3 foreign mining executives including two Filipinos jailed on tax evasion charges

A general view of a coal mine in Banganuur city, Mongolia, 01 July 2012. How Hwee Young/EPA

Venezuela authorizes use of deadly force at demos

Jan 31, 2015 - 9:44 AM

Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez says the rule is a direct response to last year s violence which took weeks to quell

[Executive Edge] Coworking in Quezon City with 47 East

Nov 02, 2014 - 7:02 PM

There is a growing wave of coworking spaces in the Philippines Its mission: to combat the Filipino tendency toward shyness and unleash the entrepreneurial spirit

EAC forfeits Perpetual game due to brawl suspensions

Sep 26, 2014 - 1:44 PM

Emilio Aguinaldo College was forced to forfeit their game against Perpetual Help after suspensions from their game against Mapua left them with only 4 eligible players

John Tayongtong of EAC received the highest suspension of all players. Photo from Tayongtong's Twitter

NCAA Commissioner thinks referees handled EAC-Mapua brawl well

Sep 22, 2014 - 10:17 PM

NCAA Commissioner Bai Cristobal stood by the referees’ handling the bench clearing brawl while promising suspensions for culpable players

Warner Music owes gov't P118M in taxes – BIR

Jan 30, 2014 - 5:10 PM

The entertainment giant and 3 other companies have repeatedly ignored assessment and collection notices sent by the Bureau of Internal Revenue

PLUGGING TAX LEAKS. The BIR is running after corporations and individuals not diligently paying their taxes to shore up collections. Photo by AFP

HIGHLIGHTS: Star Magic Ball 2013

Sep 11, 2013 - 9:00 AM

A glimpse of the program that took place

COUPLE OF THE NIGHT. Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla. Host Martin Nievera keeps the mood light.

Now the men: singles at the Star Magic Ball 2013 red carpet

Sep 10, 2013 - 12:00 PM

If this were Cinderella s ball any of these men is the perfect Prince Charming

DASHING, DAPPER. Jake Cuenca arrived solo, to the joy of female fans. All photos by Inoue Jaena

Single ladies at the Star Magic Ball 2013 red carpet

Sep 09, 2013 - 4:27 PM

These ladies made the red carpet red hot

MARIA MERCEDES' SOLO FLIGHT. Media asked Jessy Mendiola why she and rumored beau Sam Milby arrived separately. The beautiful actress just smiled as a reply. All photos by Inoue Jaena

Freelancing and work at home woes

Feb 24, 2013 - 11:04 PM

I get paid to do what I love to do which is writing and I wouldn’t trade that for anything in the world

WORK FROM HOME BENEFITS. Flexibility, peace and quiet, no office politics -- yup, it has upsides. Screen grab from YouTube (HQMEDIA)

Ivory trade ban up for vote at UN wildlife summit

Oct 06, 2012 - 9:26 AM

A UN regulator will vote on extending the ivory trade ban which incidentally is controversial issue in the Philippines after a priest was tagged in ivory smuggling

Cardinal wants NatGeo writer banned from PH

Oct 02, 2012 - 12:10 PM

Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal wants American author Bryan Christy banned from the Philippines after he accused a priest of being involved in the illegal ivory trade

CEBU ARCHIBISHOP EMERITUS Ricardo Cardinal Vidal. Photo from his Facebook page

BOC: Ivory smuggling gone in Cebu

Sep 28, 2012 - 10:03 AM

But Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon admits it is difficult to monitor ivory smuggling in the Philippines

Cebu priest probed over 'child abuse' after ivory trade

Sep 27, 2012 - 5:29 PM

The Vatican has suspended a senior priest in the Philippines over allegations he abused children when he was based in the United States in the 1980s

SUSPENDED. Monsignor Cristobal Garcia in a 2005 file photo by the Dallas Morning News

NBI asked to probe ivory trade in PH

Sep 25, 2012 - 3:48 PM

The NBI will investigate the illegal ivory trade in the Philippines now linked to its use in religious carvings like Santo Niño


Ancient relics discovered in Peru

Jul 02, 2012 - 6:09 AM

The discovery offers a glimpse to civilization before the Incans

THE WARI CIVILIZATION IS believed to have flourished in the Andes from about 750 to 1000 A.D. Screen grab from YouTube (TITVWeekly)

PH prioritizing economic ties with East Asia

Jun 21, 2012 - 7:22 AM

The Philippines is hoping to link its economic fate more closely to China Taiwan Korea and Japan