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Barangay captain cages curfew violators in Laguna

Mar 21, 2020 - 12:14 PM

Barangay officials from Sta Cruz, Laguna draw criticisms after detaining curfew violators in a small, mobile dog cage

CURFEW. Barangay Captain Eric Ambrico implements curfew in Brgy. Gatid in Santa Cruz, Laguna and posts about his strict measures on social media. Photo from Eric Ambrocio's Facebook post

The power of capoeira: Manila street children find a new rhythm through sport

Mar 08, 2020 - 11:53 AM

Through capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian art integrating martial arts, acrobatics, music and dance, street children find positive change that helped improve their lives

Youth enjoys playing Capoeira Angola at Project Bantu as part of an overall education and self-development curriculum. Credit: VCTapia Photography

CA defers twin appointments of PH ambassador to Thailand

Mar 04, 2020 - 7:25 PM

The Commission on Appointments confirms the ad interim appointment of Philippine Air Force commander Lieutenant General Allen Paredes, along with 4 other generals and 24 foreign affairs officials

DEFFERED. The confirmation of Philippine ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand Millicent Cruz-Paredes has been derailed at the Commission on Appointments (CA) on March 4, 2020. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

LOOK: JC de Vera and Rikkah Cruz’s prenup photoshoot in Manila

Feb 25, 2020 - 10:12 AM

The soon-to-be-wed couple pose along Jones Bridge in Binondo

Jericho Cruz, Guam crushed by New Zealand in FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers

Feb 23, 2020 - 5:35 PM

Bouyed by its statement win over defending champion Australia, New Zealand demolishes Jericho Cruz and Guam for a perfect start in the first window

WORLD STAGE. PBA player Jericho Cruz gets a starting nod for Guam. Photo from fiba.basketball


Sandiganbayan Justice Reynaldo Cruz dies

Feb 21, 2020 - 10:31 PM

He was 64 years old

JUSTICE CRUZ. Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Reynaldo P. Cruz takes his oath before Justice Francis Jardeleza. File photo by Francisco S. Gutierrez/SC Public Information Office

Jericho Cruz cracks Guam lineup for FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers

Feb 20, 2020 - 6:03 PM

NLEX guard Jericho Cruz aims to help Guam pull off an upset against New Zealand

GUAM PROUD. Jericho Cruz has been named into Guam's 12-man lineup for the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers. Photo from fiba.basketball


Bea Alonzo and John Lloyd Cruz reunite for 'That Thing Called Tadhana' live reading

Feb 15, 2020 - 2:16 PM

What a Valentine's Day surprise

REUNITED. John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo come together to read the script of 'That Thing Called Tadhana' for a live audience on Valentine's Day. Screenshot from Instagram.com/makeitmakati

FIRST LOOK: John Lloyd Cruz's film comeback in 'Servando Magdamag'

Feb 06, 2020 - 12:01 PM

The film is directed by Lav Diaz and penned by Ricky Lee

SERVANDO MAGDAMAG. John Lloyd Cruz speaks to Ricky Lee on the set of his upcoming film comeback, 'Servando Magdamag.' Screenshot from Black Sheep on YouTube

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: '90s dance icons

Jan 23, 2020 - 9:01 PM

It's Throwback Thursday at Rappler HQ with UMD and Manoeuvres!

NLEX’s Jericho Cruz added to Guam FIBA Asia Cup roster

Jan 22, 2020 - 10:34 PM

Jericho Cruz brings his act to the international stage again, but it won't be for the Philippines

Jericho Cruz. Photo from PBA Images

LOOK: Ellen Adarna spends Christmas with family in Germany

Dec 27, 2019 - 11:55 AM

It's a Merry Christmas from Ellen's 'crazy' family to yours

LOOK: Dianne Medina ties the knot with Rodjun Cruz

Dec 21, 2019 - 7:45 PM

Dianne and Rodjun get married after more than a decade of being together

Sotto law allows Rappler to protect source in cyber libel case

Dec 16, 2019 - 2:10 PM

Judge Rainelda Estacio Montesa sustains the objection of Rappler counsel that the prosecution cannot ask for the source of its confidential information

WITNESS. Rappler investigative editor Chay Hofileña arrives to attend the cyber libel case hearing at Manila RTC on December 16, 2019. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Keng camp tries to pin down Maria Ressa in Rappler cyber libel case

Dec 16, 2019 - 12:38 PM

In insisting Ressa was not involved at all in the story, Rappler editor Chay Hofileña says the CEO does not exercise unilateral editorial control in the newsroom. 'She gets vetoed because we are a democratic organization.'

Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa leaves the Manila RTC courthouse after attending a cyberlibel case hearing on December 16, 2019.  Photo by Lito Borras/ Rappler

Love wins: Dela Cruz couple hits lone PH archery gold

Dec 09, 2019 - 4:57 PM

Husband and wife Paul Marton and Rachelle Anne dela Cruz bag the Philippines' only SEA Games archery gold

ON TARGET. Partners Paul and Rachelle Anne dela Cruz seal their winning moment with a kiss. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

John Lloyd Cruz makes rare public appearance at Vhong Navarro and Tanya Bautista’s wedding

Nov 29, 2019 - 11:40 AM

The actor has rarely been seen in public since going on hiatus in 2017

JOHN LLOYD CRUZ. The actor attends the wedding of Vhong Navarro and Tanya Bautista in Japan. Screenshot from Instagram.com/victoria_belo

Inside the Industry: Creativity and donuts with Baker on East's Chino Cruz

Nov 01, 2019 - 1:18 PM

Rappler talks to Chino about inspiration, creativity and...Eurovision (and donuts too, of course!)

Cebu City police director relieved pending NBI probe into Navarro slay

Oct 31, 2019 - 8:13 PM

Central Visayas police chief Brigadier General Valeriano de Leon says this is to allow the NBI to conduct its probe on the killing of Mayor David Navarro

ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE. Cebu City Police Director Gemma Cruz Vinluan is placed on administrative leave pending investigation of the brutal killing of Mayor David Navarro of Clarin, Misamis Occidental. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Dianne Medina, Rodjun Cruz's prenup shoot in Turkey

Oct 22, 2019 - 5:51 PM

Dianne and Rodjun have been engaged since 2017

Suspects in Masbate town vice mayor’s slay ordered released

Oct 13, 2019 - 11:02 AM

The cases filed against the 4 men are under investigation

Manila Police District director Vicente Danao shows to members of the media the suspects allegedly responsible for the killing of Batuan, Masbate vice mayor Charlie Yuson III during a press briefing at the lobby of the MPD Headquarters on October 10, 2019. The suspects were identified as Bradford Solis Fuerte,Juanito De luna Bustamante,Junel Gomez Reyes at Rigor Dela Cruz. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Masbate town vice mayor’s slay: Alleged gunmen from Tarlac, Laguna arrested

Oct 10, 2019 - 8:01 PM

The suspected killers of Batuan Vice Mayor Charlie Yuson III are arrested after a CCTV camera captures the plate number of their escape vehicle

PARADED. The four suspects who killed Vice-Mayor Charlie Yuson III of Batuan, Masbate is arrested by authorities and now being detained Manila Police District. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

P100,000 gantimpala naghihintay sa pinakamahusay na tesis at disertasyon sa wikang Filipino

Oct 07, 2019 - 9:55 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Tatanggap ang Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino ng mga lahok sa Gawad Julian Cruz Balmaseda hanggang Oktubre 11, 2019

John Lloyd Cruz returns to the big screen in 'Culion'

Oct 01, 2019 - 10:48 AM

Is the actor's showbiz hiatus finally over?

COMEBACK. John Lloyd Cruz returns to the screen in the upcoming film 'Culion.' Screenshot from Culion Film on YouTube

Alleged drug queen’s ‘cohort’ arrested in Manila

Sep 30, 2019 - 10:08 AM

Marlon dela Cruz is caught in a buy-bust operation in Sampaloc, while Manila's so-called drug queen Guia Gomez Castro has fled the country

'COHORT.' Police arrest Marlon dela Cruz in a buy-bust operation. MPD photo

Accralaw wins firm of the year in 2019 Asialaw awards

Sep 24, 2019 - 1:39 PM

Senior partner Francis Lim is lawyer of the year

AWARD. Francis Lim of Accralaw is awarded lawyer of the year in the 2019 Benchmark and Litigation Awards of Asialaw. Photo by Rappler

Manila funeral home 'takes hostage' dead man's body

Sep 06, 2019 - 8:49 PM

Police say a funeral parlor in Manila refused to release the body unless his family paid P360,000

HOSTAGED BODY. The police arrest the manager and the secretary of the Funeraria Cruz in Manila. Shutterstock photo

KWF tumatanggap na ng lahok para sa Gawad Julian Cruz Balmaseda 2019

Sep 04, 2019 - 3:16 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Maaaring magwagi ng P100,000 sa paggamit mo ng wikang Filipino sa iyong tesis/disertasyon

8 dead, 26 missing as dive boat sinks in flames off California

Sep 02, 2019 - 11:40 PM

(UPDATED) Fire crews in helicopters, small boats and a Coast Guard cutter battle the fierce pre-dawn fire on the 75-foot Conception, which had been on a diving excursion around Santa Cruz Island

FIRE. In this photo released by the Ventura County Fire Department on September 2, 2019, firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire on a boat off the coast of Santa Cruz Island, California. AFP PHOTO / Ventura County Fire Department/ HO

LOOK: South Korean warships on friendly visit to Manila

Sep 02, 2019 - 5:25 PM

The Philippines is set to acquire several new warships from South Korea

Tech making 'our brains explode' says star Penelope Cruz

Sep 02, 2019 - 3:55 PM

The actress says tech is coming to utterly dominate children's lives, hogging their time and imaginations

CRUZ. Spanish actress Penelope Cruz arrives for the screening of the film "Wasp Network" on September 1, 2019 presented in competition during the 76th Venice Film Festival at Venice Lido. Photo by Alberto Pizzoli/AFP


Cebu City top cop's biggest challenge? Demolition, not drugs

Sep 02, 2019 - 1:34 PM

'We aren’t happy when we have to remove our marginalized countrymen from their comfort zones,' Cebu City police director Gemma Cruz Vinluan says

CRIME PREVENTION. Cebu City Police Director Colonel Gemma Cruz-Vinluan speaks to media about her first 55 days in office. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

WATCH: Steve wants you to help Josh out in new 'Blue's Clues' clip

Aug 27, 2019 - 10:12 AM

Why yes, Steve, of course we'll help Josh out

HELP JOSH OUT! Past hosts of the iconic Blue's Clues make a cameo in the upcoming 2019 series. Screenshot from Nick Jr's Twitter

3 shot dead in Abra

Aug 12, 2019 - 5:36 PM

The most heartbreaking is the killing of Cresencio Bernal, an old man who is deaf-mute. He is believed to have been digging wild yam when shot at close range.

2 dead in northern Luzon due to incessant rains, winds

Aug 10, 2019 - 8:12 PM

(UPDATED) The separate incidents happen in Sta Cruz, Ilocos Sur, and in Tuba, Benguet

Cruz gets under Jones' skin, helps Alaska stay alive vs favored TNT

Jul 21, 2019 - 10:36 PM

Carl Bryan Cruz and the Aces limit Terrence Jones to his second lowest scoring and lowest rebounding outputs in the PBA

ALL OUT. With Alaska on the verge of reaching the semifinals, Carl Bryan Cruz says he is willing to give his all. Photo from PBA Images


‘No kill order,’ says new Cebu City top cop Gemma Vinluan

Jul 12, 2019 - 10:39 AM

Colonel Vinluan says her orders to police are to neutralize, 'but not to kill' suspects

NO KILL. New Cebu City Police Chief Gemma Cruz Vinluan says police should only use enough force to apprehend suspects and not kill them. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

Cathy Garcia-Molina still keen on directing a John Lloyd Cruz movie

Jul 11, 2019 - 1:30 PM

The ‘Hello Love, Goodbye’ director says she and the actor agreed to do a movie when she returns from a much needed break from showbiz

Gemma Cruz Vinluan takes over as new Cebu City police chief

Jul 11, 2019 - 9:49 AM

(UPDATED) New Cebu City Police Office Director Gemma Vinluan and retired director Royina Garma are classmates at the Philippine National Police Academy's Kapanalig class of 1997

NEW CHIEF. Gemma Cruz Vinluan addresses the Cebu City Police Office as its new director. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

LIST: 2019 Pride activities

Jun 26, 2019 - 8:16 PM

How will you celebrate Pride? Here's a running list of activities you can do for the conclusion of Pride Month.

From college to pros: Ferrer, Cruz savor reunion with Pido at NorthPort

Jun 22, 2019 - 9:16 PM

The two former Barangay Ginebra standouts flourish under the system of their former collegiate coach

NEW START. Kevin Ferrer and Jervy Cruz enter a new chapter in their PBA careers with NorthPort. Photos from PBA Images


NorthPort trades Stanley Pringle to Ginebra

Jun 18, 2019 - 3:56 PM

Batang Pier coach Pido Jarencio looks to reunite with his former UST players

FAREWELL. Stanley Pringle is set to part ways with NorthPort. Photo from PBA Images


Cruz wants to make most out of reunion with Guiao

Jun 14, 2019 - 11:25 PM

As Jericho Cruz sees action in the PBA for the first time in two months, a familiar face calls the shots for him

NEW TEAM. Jericho Cruz begins a new chapter of his career with NLEX. Photo from PBA Images


2 days before end of gun ban, barangay chairman ambushed in Angeles City

Jun 12, 2019 - 4:45 PM

The chairman of Barangay Amsic in Angeles City in Pampanga survives an attack by motorcycle-riding suspects

Duterte asks doctor-businessman Jaime Cruz to be PhilHealth president

Jun 11, 2019 - 2:38 PM

Dr Jaime T. Cruz, CEO of the JTC Group of Companies, is yet to accept the President's offer

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) officials led by its acting president, Dr. Roy Ferrer, during a meeting at the Malacañan Palace on June 10, 2019. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Jericho Cruz joins NLEX as PBA approves 3-team trade

Jun 10, 2019 - 3:35 PM

The spitfire guard Jericho Cruz reunites with former coach Yeng Guiao

RARING TO RETURN. Jericho Cruz may soon return to the court after being shelved by TNT in the injured/reserved list since April. Photo from PBA Images


Here's how Filipino celebs reacted to BLACKPINK's meet and greet

Jun 07, 2019 - 1:49 PM

Some celebs also reacted to the alleged #ShopeeScam that trended worldwide on Thursday, June 6

In memoriam: Teodoro D. Regala

Jun 04, 2019 - 2:48 PM

PRESS RELEASE: One of ACCRALAW's founding partners dies at 85

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

NLEX eyeing Jericho Cruz in potential trade with TNT

Jun 01, 2019 - 8:08 PM

The Road Warriors are anticipating the addition of the spitfire guard after dropping their first 4 games of the 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup

WAITING GAME. Jericho Cruz has not played in the 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup since being relegated to the injured/reserved list by TNT. Photo from PBA Images