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PH welcomes Saudi Arabia's extended amnesty program

Sep 24, 2017 - 2:51 PM

The Department of Foreign Affairs says the extension will benefit at least 6,000 undocumented Filipinos

Filipino boxer Romero Duno defeats crafty Juan Sanchez by decision in LA

Sep 24, 2017 - 11:54 AM

Juan Pablo Sanchez didn't come to lay down but Romero Duno gets the win by unanimous decision.

TOUGH WIN. Romero Duno had to work to a decision win against a fighter not keen on being bulldozed. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias

Turning the Pinoy almusal into halal

Sep 24, 2017 - 10:47 AM

Ronnie Mampen, the president of Dinaig Proper Fisherfolk Producer’s Cooperation, began producing non-pork tocino out of their coop’s raw products

HALAL BREAKFAST. Ronnie Mampen is turning the typical Filipino breakfast into halal food. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Donaire, with new promoter and trainer, returns with decision win over Hernandez

Sep 24, 2017 - 10:31 AM

Nonito Donaire wins a unanimous decision against unheralded Mexican boxer Ruben Garcia Hernandez in San Antonio.

BACK WITH A WIN. Nonito Donaire Jr returned to the featherweight division with a new promoter and new head trainer. Photo from Ringstar Sports

Migrant life in Qatar: Ladies in waiting

Sep 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The women’s resource shelter offers skills training so the OFWs will have a fall back when they go back home

Photo by OM

Day of National Protest, Dela Rosa, Abu Sayyaf | Evening wRap

Sep 21, 2017 - 7:50 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

IN PHOTOS: OFWs protest vs dictatorship on martial law anniversary

Sep 21, 2017 - 5:20 PM

Filipinos in different countries abroad join the national protest to remind Filipinos of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ Martial Law

Philippine embassy in Mexico damaged by quake – Malacañang

Sep 20, 2017 - 10:16 AM

No Filipino casualties have been reported so far, says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella

AFTER THE QUAKE. People crowd Reforma avenue after a strong earthquake in Mexico City on September 19, 2017. Victor Cruz/AFP

Rappler Talk: Emerging opportunities for OFWs under Duterte administration

Sep 19, 2017 - 6:35 PM

Labor Undersecretary Bernard Olalia talks about new opportunities and other emerging markets for OFWs

New anti-Duterte coalition calls for end to 'nightmare'

Sep 18, 2017 - 5:26 PM

The ‘coalition of coalitions’ does not call for President Rodrigo Duterte’s ouster, but asks Filipinos to stand up against the government’s abusive policies

STAND AGAINST DUTERTE. 'Tindig Pilipinas' a cause-oriented group composed of various groups and politicians from the opposition launches on September 18, 2017 at Club Filipino in San Juan. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

BB Gandanghari signs up with U.S. talent agency

Sep 17, 2017 - 10:30 PM

BB announces she has signed up with The Brogan Agency

PH to bring home 200 Filipinos affected by Hurricane Irma

Sep 13, 2017 - 6:06 PM

Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says more than 200 Filipinos from parts of the Caribbean have sought repatriation after Hurricane Irma

AFTER IRMA. A handout picture released by the British Ministry of Defense (MOD) on September 12, 2017, shows the devastation of the island of Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands on September 11, 2017, following the passing of Hurricane Irma. Photo by AFP/Crown Copyright 2017/MOD/CPG George Eatwell

BPI ties up with WorldRemit to target OFW remittances

Sep 12, 2017 - 8:15 PM

The partnership with the UK based firm allows BPI to expand its international fund transfer service offerings

Asians will be largest U.S. immigrant group by 2055 – Pew

Sep 12, 2017 - 4:15 PM

The US Asian population grew from 11 9 million in 2000 to 20 4 million in 2015

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, September 11, 2017

Sep 11, 2017 - 11:37 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Monday

Are zero placement fees for OFWs scam or solution?

Sep 10, 2017 - 5:04 PM

Many migrant workers go into huge debt to pay placement fees just so they can work abroad. But some labor rights groups and companies say workers should not have to pay for a job.

BAGONG BAYANI. In this photo, a man stands outside The Philippines Overseas Employment Administration in Mandaluyong City. OFWs are also referred to as the Philippines' "bagong bayani" (new heroes). Photo by LeAnne Jazul

Korean makeup to swear by

Sep 08, 2017 - 7:13 PM

BB cream the cushion compact setting spray — all of these now essential beauty staples are worth the hype

House OKs national ID bill

Sep 08, 2017 - 6:01 PM

Legislators opposing the measure say it is Marcosian and will particularly dangerous under President Rodrigo Duterte who is flirting with authoritarianism

NATIONAL ID SYSTEM. The House of Representatives OKs its version of a proposed national ID system. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

100,000 jobs for Filipinos to be available in Japan – DOLE

Sep 08, 2017 - 1:50 PM



Among the possible jobs to be opened in Japan are for nurses engineers and architects

How the deaf use social media for their advocacies

Sep 08, 2017 - 12:34 PM

The deaf community relies on social media platforms that allow for visual communication and use these to push for advocacies such as the passage of the Filipino Sign Language bill

SIGN LANGUAGE. Faculty members and students of DLS-CSB's School of Deaf Education and Applies Studies take part in the Social Good Summit 2015. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

FAST FACTS: What you need to know about U.S. Pinoys and DACA

Sep 07, 2017 - 5:05 PM

Where and how many are the Filipinos in the US? How many are under the protection of DACA? Find out here

'Treinta': Tula para sa tinedyer na si Reynaldo de Guzman

Sep 07, 2017 - 1:29 PM

Ngunit ang treintang ito na tumapos sa kanilang buhay ay magbabago ng kahulugan dahil sa poot ng taumbayan – mula sa tula ni Ben Domingo Jr

Reynaldo de Guzman, Mariano, Robredo | Evening wRap

Sep 06, 2017 - 7:49 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

10,000 Filipinos face U.S. deportation as Trump ends amnesty

Sep 06, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Prepare for the worst Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says after US President Donald Trump ended the DACA amnesty for young immigrants

OPPOSING TRUMP. Immigrants and supporters stage a rally and march in opposition to President Donald Trump's order to end DACA on September 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, USA. Photo by David McNew/Getty Images/AFP

DFA warns 153,000 Filipinos in the path of Hurricane Irma

Sep 06, 2017 - 3:33 PM

Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano advises affected Filipinos in the US to take the necessary precautions to ensure their safety

PREPARING FOR IRMA. Costco runs out of water as people shop to prepare for Hurricane Irma on September 5, 2017 in North Miami. Photo by Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP

LOOK: Pampanga hospital designates specific wing for OFWs

Sep 06, 2017 - 2:22 PM

The Jose B Lingad Memorial Regional Hospital in San Fernando Pampanga is the first of several government hospitals to set up an ‘OFW wing’

OFW WING. Jose B. Lingad Memorial Regional Hospital is setting up an OFW wing to accommodate the medical needs of Filipino migrant workers. Photo from the Office of Representative Aniceto Bertiz

2012 Olympian Barriga takes step-up fight in China

Sep 06, 2017 - 1:20 PM

Mark Anthony Barriga will face Thailand s Wittawas Basapean on September 29 in Beijing China

STEPPING UP. Mark Anthony Barriga will face a two-time world title challenger in his first significant opponent as a pro. File photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

DFA opens passport courtesy lane to first-time OFWs

Sep 04, 2017 - 3:25 PM

The Department of Foreign Affairs also removes the 1 200 slots a day that used to be reserved for travel agencies

MORE SLOTS AVAILABLE. Thousands of passport appointment slots have opened after the Department of Foreign Affairs after it removed preferential accommodation for clients of travel agencies and relatives of DFA employees. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano inspects the passport processing area in ASEANA in this file photo. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, September 4, 2017

Sep 04, 2017 - 11:38 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Monday

#AnimatED: Pamilyang OFW

Founders of Katipunan Craft Ales (still) love increasingly challenging business

Sep 03, 2017 - 4:15 PM

One of the biggest local craft beer pioneers mulls the competition attracted by the market s fast growth

#OFWRights: Align OFWs' repatriation with PH economic plans – experts

Sep 03, 2017 - 1:00 PM

In the 2016 elections Duterte received overwhelming support from OFWs – majority of whom voted for him on his promise to make working abroad an option instead of a necessity

JOB SEARCH. OFWs search for jobs online inside POEA.Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Why our nurses are leaving

Sep 02, 2017 - 10:04 PM

Around 19 000 nurses leave the Philippines to work abroad every year

How can we ensure onsite protection for OFWs?

Sep 02, 2017 - 4:14 PM

One suggestion is to leverage the demand for Filipino migrant workers when going into multilateral or bilateral negotiations with host governments

MIGRATION. In this file photo, hundreds of Filipinos line up at a Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) where they will register to go overseas to work for better pay in Manila on August 5, 2010. Photo by Jay Directo/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Filipino athletes in victory and defeat at SEA Games 2017

Sep 01, 2017 - 6:04 PM

The hard reality is that some succeeded while some fell short The underdogs stepped up while some expected winners had a bit of tough luck

WINNER. Samuel Thomas Harper Morrison of the Philippines battles Ardian Prayogo Dinggo of Indonesia in the finals of the men's -74kg taekwondo competition. Morrisson prevailed to win the gold medal. Photo from PSC-POC Media

#OFWRights: Duterte's migration policy

Sep 01, 2017 - 1:56 PM

More than a year since he sat in office what has President Rodrigo Duterte done to stay true to the promises he made before OFWs?

The boyfriend system

Aug 31, 2017 - 9:28 PM

Zina laws treat sex out of marriage and pregnancy out of wedlock as crimes punishable by imprisonment But without means to seek legal recourse it is mostly low skilled migrant woman who face charges

The workers watch Qatari families enjoying themselves on a Friday. Photo my OM

LOOK: Here's what Philippine modern art looked like after World War II

Aug 31, 2017 - 3:00 PM

The León Gallery opens its Mid Century Moderns exhibit featuring 1950s modernist paintings from the Philippine Art Gallery

'SUNDAY MORNING.' This painting by Ang Kiukok is among the 24 pieces featured in León Gallery's 'Mid-Century Modern' exhibit. All photos provided by León Gallery

IN PHOTOS: Geneva Cruz bares all in U.S. magazine

Aug 31, 2017 - 2:52 PM

Geneva is the cover girl of Coco Magazine s body issue

PANOORIN: Pagbasa ni Cherry Pie Picache ng 'Sa Kasintahang Nilimot Na' ni Benilda Santos

Aug 30, 2017 - 10:57 PM

Binasa ni Cherry Pie Picache ang isang tulang isinulat ni Benilda Santos para sa Buwan ng Wika

Safe from Harvey, U.S. Pinoys help flood victims

Aug 30, 2017 - 3:50 PM

As monster storm Harvey hit Texas Filipinos in the United States set out to help the storm s victims

BAYANIHAN SPIRIT. Members of the Houston Pinoy Gun Club help deliver supplies to hospitals and hurricane victims. Screenshots from Paul Vizcarra Osorio's video

Dubai OFW wins P14 million in raffle, says 'I am coming home'

Aug 30, 2017 - 2:21 PM

After working 11 years in the UAE Bansil looks forward to being with his wife and daughter every day for the rest of his life

Photo courtesy of The Filipino Times

PH hails benefits for 50,000 Filipino helpers in Qatar

Aug 30, 2017 - 12:05 PM

A new law in Qatar limits household staff to a maximum of 10 working hours a day and entitles them to an annual 3 week leave

PH to help 20 Filipino seafarers detained in Libya

Aug 30, 2017 - 10:35 AM

This comes after the 20 Filipinos vessel the Liberian flagged tanker Levant was apprehended on suspicion that it was smuggling oil

TOP DIPLOMAT. Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano speaks at the closing ceremony of the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. File photo from ASEAN media pool

Artistic Taste: The art and food of Chef Ramon Antonio

Aug 29, 2017 - 11:08 AM

Chef Ramon Antonio take on art and modern Filipino food at Marco Polo Ortigas

BIYARING. Maranaw style shrimp ceviche, on the plate, and on the page. Photo by Tedrick Yau

Lies about foreign ownership a form of harassment - Rappler

Aug 29, 2017 - 10:56 AM

We don’t mind being criticized; we just ask that it be honest and factual

WATCH: OFW's heroic rescue of old couple in Macau

Aug 28, 2017 - 4:35 PM

Samar native Loreto Mijares saved an old couple from gushing flood waters as Severe Typhoon Hato hit Macau on August 23

HEROIC RESCUE. OFW Loreto Mijares rescues a couple from gushing flood waters in Macau. Photo courtesy of the Mijares family

FAST FACTS: What makes a Filipino historical figure a national hero?

Aug 28, 2017 - 9:02 AM

While there are no laws that officially proclaim a Filipino a national hero there are criteria that determine how a historical figure qualifies as a national hero

HEROES. Filipinos who have a concept of nation and fight for the nation's freedom may be considered heroes, according to criteria set by the National Heroes Commission. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

PANOORIN: Pag-awit ni Joey Ayala ng 'Tutubing Bakal'

Aug 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Inawit ni Joey Ayala ang Tutubing Bakal para sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika

What you need to know about the Philippines’ 50 richest individuals

Aug 25, 2017 - 8:19 PM

Only 5 of the country s richest are women

Call for papers: 5th International Research Forum on the Philippines

Aug 25, 2017 - 2:18 PM

The 5th International Research Forum on the Philippines is on November 23 to 24 at La Trobe University in Melbourne Australia