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Why fashion designer Chico Estiva ‘took the risk’ with Leren Bautista's national costume

Oct 09, 2019 - 5:11 PM

Chico says the initial concept was inspired by the Pahiyas festival

iPhone 11 pre-orders at Globe, Smart start on October 18

Oct 08, 2019 - 3:48 PM

(UPDATED) Pricing for Apple's iPhone 11 series has not yet been revealed by either telco

APPLE 11 PRO. The new Apple 11 Pro is seen on display during an Apple product launch event at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, California on Tuesday, on September 10, 2019. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP


Leren Bautista is ready to bring home another Miss Globe crown for the Philippines

Oct 08, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Leren, who won the Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International in 2015, says she will use her previous pageant experience as motivation

LOOK: Leren Bautista's Maranao princess national costume for Miss Globe 2019

Oct 08, 2019 - 12:18 PM

Leren pays tribute to one of Mindanao's tribes

DOT, Globe partner to promote sustainable and digital tourism

Oct 03, 2019 - 2:40 PM

They kicked off the partnership at the Globe-Siargao Sustainability Week

Tom Hanks to receive lifetime achievement award from Golden Globes

Sep 25, 2019 - 7:07 PM

The esteemed actor will be presented with the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 2020 Golden Globes awarding ceremony

IN PHOTOS: Munimuni, The Japanese House in dreamy, intimate Karpos Live Mix 7

Sep 19, 2019 - 10:30 AM

The turnout was strong, not just in numbers – as if you need any more proof than the crowd singing the lyrics back to the bands in near-perfect harmony.

Facebook down for some users in Philippines, U.S., Europe

Sep 15, 2019 - 5:20 PM

Smart says a routing issue is causing Facebook and Facebook Messenger to not work properly for some Smart, TNT, and Sun subscribers

Not sure about the life path you’re on? Here are some things you need to know

Sep 03, 2019 - 6:01 PM

Choosing which way to go can be tough. To make things a little easier, read up on some life lessons from Bianca Gonzalez and Globe’s #PaanoBaToLive.

Globe's Paano ba 'To with Bianca Gonzales in Taguig City on August 16, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Mobile games, videos push Globe's profits in H1 2019

Aug 05, 2019 - 3:55 PM

Globe subscribers' data usage continues to rise, while texts and calls drop by double digits


Globe Telecom’s Pebbles Sy-Manalang on what it’s like being a woman in tech

Aug 05, 2019 - 1:10 PM

And why the IT industry is the best place to be these days

Globe 5G fixed wireless service now available in Pasig barangay

Jul 31, 2019 - 1:49 PM

Globe claims that by September the service will be available in more areas including Greenpark in Cainta, Rizal; Woodland Hills in Carmona, Cavite; and Carissa Homes 2A and 2B, Palmera Homes in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan

GLOBE 5G ROUTER. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Globe Telecom's 0917 Lifestyle, Saga Events bring back StyleFestPH

Jul 09, 2019 - 2:28 PM

Get a chance to be one of the young designer-entrepreneurs who will take part in the Designer Mentorship Program

Use GCash app, help plant trees at Ipo Watershed

Jun 28, 2019 - 4:57 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Mobile wallet GCash is introducing a 'green' feature on the app called GCash Forest, which lets subscribers plant virtual trees that will have real-life counterparts

With Air Fiber 5G, Globe becomes 1st to offer 5G in Southeast Asia, 3rd in Asia

Jun 20, 2019 - 10:22 PM

Globe At Home Air Fiber 5G is a fixed service much like traditional wired fiber services, except a base station beams connectivity to the home as opposed to delivering it via a last-mile wired connection

GLOBE 5G ROUTER. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


GCash to help reforest, protect 300-hectare area in Ipo watershed

Jun 13, 2019 - 11:15 AM

GCash, in partnership with World Wildlife Fund-Philippines, will work on the reforestation, management, and protection of the forest in Ipo watershed in Bulacan

Globe services in Visayas and Mindanao interrupted due to cut submarine cables

Jun 04, 2019 - 6:15 PM

There is no advisory yet on when services will be fully restored

PLDT, Globe say Huawei will keep its devices updated despite trade ban

May 20, 2019 - 6:16 PM

(UPDATED) PLDT says current products 'will continue to function normally' on the PLDT-Smart network, while Globe says the current situation 'will not impact its network services'

HUAWEI IN THE PHILIPPINE SCENE. In this file photo taken on April 29, 2019 A picture shows the Huawei logo and signage at their main UK offices in Reading, west of London, on April 29, 2019. Photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

New Smart postpaid plans offer 'prioritized network experience'

May 16, 2019 - 11:44 PM

(UPDATED) What happens to other subscribers though that don't subscribe to the new plans?

Promo: Sky Fiber plans at double speed for 1st 6 months of subscription

May 07, 2019 - 1:57 PM

New subscribers can get twice the speed for the 10 Mbps, 25 Mbps, and 50 Mbps plans


Data usage sends Globe's profit soaring by 40% in Q1 2019

May 06, 2019 - 5:35 PM

It's a good 1st quarter for Globe, with its net income jumping by 40% on the back of customers' higher data usage

Globe to pilot 5G in June 2019

May 06, 2019 - 12:44 PM

Globe says the commercial pilot launch this June will be for home subscribers outside Metro Manila

Kaya wins, Air Force draws in PPL debut

Apr 28, 2019 - 3:40 PM

Kaya demolishes Green Archers United while Air Force figures in a draw with Mendiola in the first-ever match day of the Philippine Premier League

MAIDEN TRIUMPH. Kaya FC-Iloilo clinches the first win in the Philippine Premier League. Photo from PPL


Globe data services restored after 7-hour interruption

Apr 12, 2019 - 10:44 AM

A nationwide disruption of the Globe internet services lasts from 1:30 am to 8 am, Friday, April 12


[WATCH] The Philippines' Best Work Spaces: Globe Telecom

Mar 19, 2019 - 6:00 AM

Join Jonathan Yabut as he looks for the metro's best and coolest work spaces

Globe argues service is defined by overall quality, not just speed

Mar 07, 2019 - 5:34 PM

Globe says it 'continues to improve customers’ overall quality of experience and not just speed'


PLDT, Smart have fastest fixed and mobile internet in Q3, Q4 2018 – report

Mar 05, 2019 - 6:55 PM

PLDT and Smart retain the Speed Test crown in Ookla's latest report


Globe CEO says Huawei concerns overblown 'to a certain degree'

Feb 14, 2019 - 3:33 PM

'As we’ve said many times, [Huawei] supplies the equipment but we run the network – and so, what’s attached to our network and what goes through it,' Ernest Cu says in a Bloomberg TV interview


Tech today: Globe esports team, new Gmail right-click options, Russia going offline

Feb 12, 2019 - 6:20 PM

Globe's new team is called Liyab with squads for 'League of Legends,' 'Hearthstone,' and 'Arena of Valor'

LIYAB TEAM. Photo from Globe

Mobile data boosts Globe's net income to P18.4 billion in 2018

Feb 12, 2019 - 5:21 PM

Mobile data usage lifts Globe Telecom's finances, while revenues from text messages and calls slow down

Duterte: Crush Abu Sayyaf by whatever means | Evening wRap

Jan 29, 2019 - 8:50 PM

Watch the evening wRap with Ralf Rivas

8,851 subscribers affected as Globe sends personal data to wrong recipients

Jan 29, 2019 - 2:44 PM

Globe experiences a 'wrong-send'


Do Golden Globe wins translate into Oscars? Not so much

Jan 08, 2019 - 3:56 PM

Despite expected overlap nominees, experts say that the Globes aren't a good predictor of the Oscars, contrary to common wisdom

Makati court denies Trillanes’ appeal | Evening wRap

Jan 07, 2019 - 9:52 PM

Watch Rappler’s Evening newscast with Paterno Esmaquel

'Bohemian Rhapsody' rocks Golden Globes with surprise coda

Jan 07, 2019 - 2:09 PM

Diversity is also celebrated in this year's awards with wins by Sandra Oh, Regina King, and Mahershala Ali

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for "Bohemian Rhapsody" winner Rami Malek poses with Graham King (2ndR), Brian May (3rdL) and Mike Myers (R) in the press room during the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards on January 6, 2019, at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP)

Darren Criss dedicates Golden Globes win to 'firecracker Filipino' mom

Jan 07, 2019 - 12:14 PM

His win comes as the importance of representation gets a spotlight in this year's Golden Globes

FIRST GOLDEN GLOBE. Darren Criss wins an award for his role in 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace.' Still from the American Crime Story Facebook page

IN PHOTOS: All the looks at the Golden Globes 2019 red carpet

Jan 07, 2019 - 10:32 AM

Which look was your favorite?

WINNERS: Golden Globes 2019

Jan 07, 2019 - 5:30 AM

(UPDATED) 'Bohemian Rhapsody' wins Best Drama

5 golden moments at the Golden Globes

Jan 06, 2019 - 5:28 PM

The Golden Globes had its moments in the news through the past years

Actress and TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey poses with the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 75th Golden Globe Awards on January 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California. / AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN

Five things to watch for at Golden Globes

Jan 05, 2019 - 4:14 PM

What are viewers expecting from the 79th Golden Globes awards ceremony?

'A Star Is Born' leads pack for Golden Globes

Jan 04, 2019 - 4:32 PM

The musical romance starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper is this year's Golden Globe favorite for top honors

WATCH: Hosts Andy Samberg, Sandra Oh in Golden Globes teaser videos

Jan 02, 2019 - 3:22 PM

The commercials are hyping viewers with amusing sneak peeks of the duo's comedic chemistry

What makes the Pinoy family special

Dec 19, 2018 - 5:33 PM

Read on to find out if your own family possesses these habits!

PLDT, Globe subscribers to get 8-digit telephone numbers in March 2019

Dec 19, 2018 - 2:32 PM

The 8-digit format ensures a sufficient resource pool to cater to the rapid growth of landline customers in major cities

Cheney biopic 'Vice' leads Golden Globe Awards 2019 nominees

Dec 06, 2018 - 11:15 PM

'Vice,' starring Christian Bale, picks up 6 nominations, including best comedy film

LOOK: Watch a movie under the stars in Makati

Nov 15, 2018 - 3:39 PM

Circuit Makati brings back its outdoor night cinema experience from November 16 to 18

Globe data traffic up 49% to 641M GB in first 9 months of 2018

Nov 15, 2018 - 12:09 PM

Globe also says it has 10% more mobile customers in the same period than last year, amounting to a total of 65 million customers


#CJSearch: How chief justice applicants voted on P7-B Delfin Lee scam

Nov 14, 2018 - 5:31 PM

Bersamin and Bernabe voted to grant bail to the Globe Asiatique owner; Carpio and Reyes dissented; Peralta inhibited

DELFIN LEE CASE. The chief justice applicants were split in deciding the 7-5-2 ruling that downgraded the estafa charges against property developer Delfin Lee.

Q and A: Matt Carroll on 'Spotlight' the movie, future of data journalism

Nov 12, 2018 - 10:57 AM

Journalist and university professor Matt Carroll shares his thoughts on the importance of data journalism and Brian d'Arcy James' portrayal of him in the movie