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Eddie Garcia remains in 'very, very critical' condition as family signs DNR order

Jun 15, 2019 - 10:33 AM

The actor sustains a cervical spine injury while filming for a new teleserye

EDDIE GARCIA. The actor, shown here accepting an award at the 2018 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, is still confined at the Makati Medical Center. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Eddie Garcia still on life support – family spokesman

Jun 13, 2019 - 1:55 PM

The actor remains in critical condition days after falling during the taping of the upcoming GMA teleserye 'Rosang Agimat'

EDDIE GARCIA. The actor, shown here attending a press conference for Cinemalaya 2018, is still in critical condition. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

GMA to probe absence of medical team at 'Rosang Agimat' taping

Jun 11, 2019 - 4:02 PM

Eddie Garcia fell on set – without a medical team nearby

Photo by Rob Reyes

GMA Network to review video of Eddie Garcia on 'Rosang Agimat' set

Jun 09, 2019 - 11:54 AM

The network says they will also wait for further announcement from the family or the actor's doctor on his condition

Photo by Dion Besa/Rappler

Fanny Serrano to TV producers: Match your characters looks on screen

May 28, 2019 - 2:52 PM

'Kailangan ba na naka-full makeup kahit nasa loob ng bahay at matutulog na o kaya magluluto o maglalaba?'

FALSE: GMA Network 'dismisses' Jessica Soho

May 24, 2019 - 4:27 PM

GMA Network disputes the claim and says that veteran broadcast journalist Jessica Soho remains with them

ABS-CBN, GMA also win big in 2019 Philippine elections

May 15, 2019 - 5:50 PM

TV networks rake in cash in the run-up to the 2019 elections, with both ABS-CBN and GMA reporting strong earnings in the 1st quarter of 2019

Derek Ramsay signs with GMA 7

Apr 03, 2019 - 6:31 PM

Derek is now a Kapuso actor

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ABS-CBN, GMA: Drug-free policy in place

Apr 02, 2019 - 8:39 AM

The statement comes amid allegations that celebrities are part of the so-called narco-list

GMA 7 actor Migo Adecer arrested, faces reckless imprudence charges

Mar 27, 2019 - 9:51 AM

The actor is arrested in Makati after he tried to evade arrest

Diokno hopes next DBM chief 'not a politician'

Mar 06, 2019 - 11:09 AM

On rumors that House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will be next budget chief, outgoing secretary Benjamin Diokno says: 'That's speculative. I don't want to comment on that'

OUTGOING. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno talks to reporters in his last day as Department of Budget and Management chief. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

GMA Network workers hope to inspire others to 'fight for their rights'

Feb 27, 2019 - 9:58 AM

With its latest victory at the Court of Appeals, the Talents Association of GMA Network calls on fellow industry workers 'to not be scared, and to not give up'

ANOTHER VICTORY. The Talents Association of GMA (TAG) welcomes another victory on their regularization case against broadcast giant GMA Network. File photo by Faye Sales

GMA Network workers win regularization case at Court of Appeals

Feb 26, 2019 - 1:50 PM

'After review of the records, we reach the conclusion that the private respondents are regular employees of petitioner GMA,' says the CA’s Special 14th Division

CANDLE-LIGHTING. Candles are lit and prayers offered to raise awareness on widespread contractualization in the country. Photo by Faye Sales


1 dead, 1 hurt in 'Wowowin' studio taping accident

Jan 24, 2019 - 12:46 PM

Two female audience members fell from the bleachers while singing and dancing during the show's opening segment, according to a joint statement of GMA Network and WBR Entertainment

Lacson: Arroyo allies' districts get big 'pork' in 2019 budget | Midday wRap

Dec 10, 2018 - 12:27 PM

Watch Rappler’s Midday newscast with Margie de Leon

PNP deploys SAF after Duterte order vs ‘lawless violence’ | Evening wRap

Nov 26, 2018 - 9:11 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Chito dela Vega

China drives away Filipino TV crew from Panatag Shoal

Nov 22, 2018 - 6:45 PM

'Without the permission of China, you cannot carry out the interview here,' a member of the Chinese Coast Guard tells the crew of broadcast giant GMA-7

Kapuso no more: Regine Velasquez leaves GMA-7

Oct 13, 2018 - 2:47 PM

The singer says goodbye on the anniversary episode of cooking talk show 'Sarap Diva'

SONGBIRD. Regine Velasquez is leaving her home network for 20 years. Screenshot from Regine Velasquez's official Facebook page

Noynoy on Duterte’s health, GMA backs Duterte, Google | Evening wRap

Aug 21, 2018 - 8:16 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Acor Arceo

Rappler Talk: Rolando Andaya on being House majority leader under Speaker Gloria Arroyo

Aug 08, 2018 - 5:18 PM

Rappler sits down with Andaya to discuss the changes in the House of Representatives

Mavy, Cassy Legaspi sign up with GMA 7 Artist Center

Jul 27, 2018 - 11:22 AM

Zoren Legaspi and Carmina Villaroel's twins are now officially Kapuso artists

BBL, House Speaker Arroyo, SOGIE | Evening wRap

Jul 24, 2018 - 10:24 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Acor Arceo

SONA 2018, Makabayan on Arroyo, Trump | Midday wRap

Jul 24, 2018 - 2:26 PM

Watch Rappler’s midday newscast with Margie de Leon

SONA 2018, Alvarez ousted, Olympics 2020 | Evening wRap

Jul 23, 2018 - 10:16 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Natashya Gutierrez

GMA to introduce 'cheaper, smaller' digital TV device in June

May 16, 2018 - 5:35 PM

The listed broadcast giant says its digital transmission device is now being manufactured in China, with over one million units seen to be released in a year's time

OPTIMISTIC. GMA Network chief Felipe Gozon says his firm expects to have a higher net income in 2018 than in 2017. Rappler file photo

Jasmine Curtis-Smith signs with GMA Network

Apr 17, 2018 - 8:04 PM

The actress is set to grace our TV screens once again

GMA Network subdomain defaced

Mar 02, 2018 - 4:39 PM

(UPDATED) The hackers take the network to task for 'irresponsableng pamamahayag' (irresponsible reporting) and the site plays audio when a visitor enters

BLOOD SECURITY HACKERS. A subsite of GMA Network is defaced by hackers.

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, February 12-18, 2018

Feb 18, 2018 - 9:52 AM

Must-watch videos this week

DISINFORMATION. Computer programmer Carlos Nazareno shares how Duterte supporters swarmed the Facebook page of the  International Criminal Court shortly after it announced its probe on the government's war on drugs. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

In fighting disinformation and trolls, silence 'cannot be an option'

Feb 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM

From Wikipedia to Facebook, how do we fight back against trolls, 'fake news' and historical revisionism?

FIGHT BACK. 'Don't surrender your space to people who are faceless, nameless, and mindless, says TV5 news anchor Ed Lingao at Democracy and Disinformation forum on February 13, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

WATCH: Democracy and Disinformation Forum

Feb 13, 2018 - 4:46 PM

How 'fake news' and other forms of disinformation threaten our freedoms, and how to fight back

SEC: No review of ABS-CBN, GMA PDRs after Rappler

Jan 19, 2018 - 4:08 PM

After the SEC decided to revoke Rappler's license due to a 'repugnant' provision in its Philippine Depositary Receipts with Omidyar, many speculated that the regulator will go after the two broadcast giants next

Employees laid off from CNN Philippines

Jan 12, 2018 - 12:38 PM

Dozens of employees of the news network were told that they were employed only until February 10

LAYOFF. Employees are given a 'notice of rightsizing' on January 11 telling them their employment with the company will remain effective until February 10.

WATCH: Atom Araullo joins GMA 7

Sep 20, 2017 - 9:17 PM

(UPDATED) The news reporter and TV personality leaves his home network, ABS-CBN, where he worked for over a decade

Alden Richards to star in Martial Law documentary

Aug 17, 2017 - 3:23 PM

Alden is set to play the role of activist Boni Ilagan in a documentary about his life during Martial Law

GMA 'cautiously optimistic' of hitting target despite income decline

Aug 14, 2017 - 8:15 PM

The absence of election related spending hurts GMA Network s financial performance in the 1st half of 2017

CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC. GMA Network chief Felipe Gozon says his firm will 'still try' to hit its 2017 net income target of P3.9 billion. Rappler file photo

Of PDRs and 'foreign ownership' of PH media

Jul 26, 2017 - 4:15 PM

The barbs thrown at Rappler make for amusing online spats. But when you fight on the internet, please, please use more accurate legal terminology.

MVP open to selling his entire Inquirer stake

Jul 19, 2017 - 7:46 AM

This comes amid talks between Ramon Ang and the Rufino Prieto family for a majority stake in the Philippine Daily Inquirer

OPEN TO DIVEST. Manuel Pangilinan says he is willing to sell his Inquirer stake to Ramon Ang or anyone 'if the price is right.' Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Ramon Ang and his media interests

Jul 17, 2017 - 11:46 PM

The businessman wants a majority stake in the Philippine Daily Inquirer previously vied for GMA Network and reportedly has a stake in CNN Philippines

MEDIA INDUSTRY. Since 2012, tycoon Ramon Ang, in his personal capacity, has been talking to different major media companies for an acquisition deal. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Arroyo wants transportation security commission vs terrorism

Jul 05, 2017 - 1:01 PM

The former Chief Executive whose presidency witnessed the worst terror attack in the country says a system of accountability would allow concerned agencies to perform their functions better

SAFER STREETS. Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo files a bill aimed to address the terrorism threat on the transportation sector.

MVP group still keen on GMA-7 stake

Jun 12, 2017 - 8:30 AM

We are open anytime but the offer must be acceptable to us says Manuel V Pangilinan

REVIVAL? Manuel Pangilinan, however, clarifies that as of June 9 this year, there are "no discussion yet" between his and Gozon's groups. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Duterte to block renewal of ABS-CBN franchise

Apr 27, 2017 - 5:15 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he will file a complaint with Congress against the network giant for 'swindling'

TIRADE VS MEDIA. President Duterte intends to block the franchise renewal of ABS-CBN which he accuses of 'swindling.' Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Blame China, not Aquino, for South China Sea problem

Apr 26, 2017 - 2:58 PM

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says former president Benigno Aquino III only did his duty to assert the rights of the Philippines under international law during his watch

WHO'S TO BLAME? Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says former president Benigno Aquino III just protected Philippine interests when he took China to court during his term. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB

Duterte renews GMA Network franchise

Apr 25, 2017 - 4:18 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte signs Republic Act No 10925 granting GMA another 25 year franchise while the House bill seeking to renew the franchise of ABS CBN is still at the committee level

Marcos, Arroyo, Ahok | Evening wRap

Apr 20, 2017 - 8:39 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Ana Arceo

‘Duterte knows what he’s doing’ in PH-China relations, says Arroyo

Apr 20, 2017 - 7:25 PM

Representative Gloria Arroyo recalls when she was still president many attempted to give her suggestions on how to handle the maritime dispute without even knowing the full picture

ARROYO'S BOYS. Former president Gloria Arroyo holds a press conference at the House of Representatives with two of her trusted men – lawyer Estelito Mendoza (left) and her former executive secretary Eduardo Ermita (right). Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

SC upholding acquittal in plunder case a 'vindication' for Arroyo

Apr 20, 2017 - 4:18 PM

Former president and now Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo says she feels fortunate she was given a chance to clear her name

VINDICATED. Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is happy the Supreme Court upheld its earlier ruling to acquit her of plunder. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Gloria Arroyo 'not interested' to be Speaker

Apr 20, 2017 - 3:36 PM

Pampanga 2nd District Rep Gloria Macapagal Arroyo also denies having talks with Rep Antonio Floirendo Jr to oust Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez

NO TO SPEAKERSHIP. Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Arroyo is not eyeing to become the next Speaker. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

SC on Arroyo, De Lima, Sahiron | Evening wRap

Apr 18, 2017 - 8:31 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

Lacson welcomes SC ruling, says Arroyo 'paid' dues in detention

Apr 18, 2017 - 6:13 PM

We must all recognize that when it comes to interpreting laws and jurisprudence we should all assume that the Supreme Court justices know best says Senator Panfilo Lacson

PAID DUES. Senator Panfilo Lacson, once a political enemy of former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, now says Arroyo has already paid her dues in detention for 7 years. File photo

Pulse Asia survey, Marcos, Arroyo | Evening wRap

Apr 05, 2017 - 8:22 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda