Ester - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Ester


Contractor not aware Diokno’s in-laws behind partner firm – lawyer

Jan 03, 2019 - 4:21 PM

House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr believes the statement of C.T. Leoncio Construction and Trading's lawyer, but he says the owner will still be liable for the anomalous contracts

NOT AWARE. Lawyer Rafael Madrid is the legal counsel of the owner of C.T. Leoncio Construction and Trading. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Andaya seeks AMLC help in probe of firms linked to Diokno's in-laws

Jan 03, 2019 - 3:02 PM

Aremar Construction uses at least 8 dummy contractors, including C.T. Leoncio Construction and Trading, to bag government projects in Sorsogon, claims House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr

BANK RECORDS SOUGHT. Consolacion Leoncio, owner of C.T. Leoncio Construction and Trading, sits beside her lawyer during the House hearing on January 3, 2018. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Diokno's in-laws behind firm that bagged big gov't projects – Andaya

Jan 03, 2019 - 1:54 PM

House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya claims there is a 'clear case of conflict of interest' as Aremar Construction's biggest stockholder and incorporator are in-laws of the budget chief

DIOKNO CONNECTION. House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr (center) links DBM Secretary Benjamin Diokno to Aremar Construction on January 3, 2018. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Tropical Depression Ester out, but monsoon rain to persist

Jun 15, 2018 - 11:25 PM

Even if Ester is already outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, it continues to enhance the southwest monsoon

Tropical Depression Ester speeds up on its way out of PAR

Jun 15, 2018 - 5:25 PM

While Ester is on its way out, however, it continues to enhance the southwest monsoon

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Jun 15, 2018 - 12:30 PM

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Tropical Depression Ester slightly strengthens

Jun 15, 2018 - 11:45 AM

The southwest monsoon enhanced by Ester will trigger moderate to heavy rain in the Ilocos Region, the Cordillera Administrative Region, Batanes, the Babuyan Group of Islands, Zambales, and Bataan

Signal no. 1 lifted in Batanes, but Ester enhancing monsoon

Jun 15, 2018 - 6:15 AM

Tropical Depression Ester is still enhancing the southwest monsoon, so expect moderate to heavy rain in Batanes and other parts of Luzon

Tropical Depression Ester in PAR, set to enhance monsoon

Jun 15, 2018 - 12:00 AM

Batanes is under signal no. 1, while the enhanced southwest monsoon will trigger moderate to heavy rain in the regions of Ilocos and Cordillera, as well as the provinces of Zambales and Bataan

Snowboard queen Ledecka fastest in Olympic history bid

Feb 24, 2018 - 11:59 AM

Ledecka is looking to become the first woman to win gold medals in different sports at the same Winter Olympics

OLYMPIC DOUBLE. Ester Ledecka of Czech Republic records the fastest time in the women's snowboard parallel giant slalom. Photo by Martin Bernetti/AFP

Hanyu defends Olympic title, snowboarder Ledecka pulls off ski shock

Feb 17, 2018 - 2:40 PM

Hanyu and Ledecka rule the ice and snow, respectively

MAGIC. Ester Ledecka and Yuzuru Hanyu take home Olympic golds. Photo by Martin Bernetti (Ledecka) and Aris Messinis (Hanyu).

UE students dismissed after flag defilement viral video

Feb 23, 2016 - 12:01 AM

The University of the East calls the flag defiling act an affront to the UE community and to the ideals and traditions of the Philippines

DISMISSAL. Screen shot from Facebook video and image of tweet from Twitter.

WATCH: Gab Valenciano dances in 'Pitch Perfect 2' music video

May 13, 2015 - 2:34 PM

The video also features ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ stars Anna Camp Brittany Snow and Flula

CRAZY YOUNGSTER. Gab Valenciano shows off his killer dance moves in Ester Dean's 'Crazy Youngsters,' off the soundtrack of 'Pitch Perfect 2.' Screengrab from YouTube

UP, PNU to train public school teachers for senior high

Apr 16, 2015 - 5:00 PM

State universities plan to adopt smaller schools and train their master teachers on the new senior high school curriculum

Heavy rains expected, as 'Ester' moves out

Jun 12, 2014 - 12:36 AM

Ester is expected to be outside the PAR by Thursday morning June 12

Rainy Independence Day for Luzon

Jun 11, 2014 - 7:51 PM

Tropical Storm Ester continues to enhance monsoon rains in Luzon

Ester maintains strength on way out

Jun 11, 2014 - 12:29 PM

Tropical Depression Ester is expected to be outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility by Thursday morning June 12

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 11:32 am, June 11. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Monsoon rains for Luzon on Wednesday

Jun 10, 2014 - 8:00 PM

Tropical Depression Ester continues to bring rains and strong winds to northern Luzon

Ester maintains strength, expected out of PAR by Wednesday

Jun 10, 2014 - 6:34 PM

Only the Batanes Group of Islands remain under public storm signal no 1

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 6 pm, June 10. Image courtesy of PAGASA

#EsterPH: Help map critical reports

Jun 10, 2014 - 2:45 PM

You can help map monitor and report critical alerts using the Project Agos Disaster Information System

LPA develops into Tropical Depression 'Ester'

Jun 10, 2014 - 12:59 PM

Signal number 1 has been raised over the Batanes Calayan and Babuyan islands

UST school opening in July

Feb 11, 2014 - 1:46 PM

The shift staring school year 2014 2015 will be a gradual transition to a much later date says UST

CHED: School calendar should follow the law

Feb 07, 2014 - 2:00 PM

According to law the school year should start on the first Monday of June but not later than the last day of August

FURTHER STUDY. CHED Chairperson Dr Patricia Licuanan creates a technical working group that will study academic calendar shifts further. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Basilan auditor shot and wounded in Zamboanga City

Feb 06, 2014 - 9:45 PM

Ester Galarosa of Isabela City is driving in Zamboanga City when unidentified men open fire

SHOT. Basilan state auditor Ester Galarosa's vehicle after a shooting at Zamboanga City. Photo by Richard Falcatan

Martial Law victims: ‘Remember us’

Aug 03, 2013 - 1:00 AM

More than 30 years after Martial Law was lifted human rights victims like Ester Isberto yet to receive full reparation

One hurt in Bohol shootout

May 12, 2013 - 5:12 PM

A supporter of incumbent Bilar Bohol mayor Norman Palacio was wounded in a shootout