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Senior high school student pays tribute to taxi driver father

Jun 16, 2019 - 11:08 AM

‘Lahat ng medalyang nakamit ko ay para lamang sayo. Walang tatalo sa tatay na katulad mo!’ says Ryan Russel Reyes

FATHER AND SON. "Presensya at pagmamahal mo pa lang, busog na busog na ako," said Ryan. Photo taken from Ryan Reyes' Facebook page

Miss Universe 2015 2nd runner-up Olivia Jordan is engaged

Aug 31, 2018 - 10:08 AM

The beauty queen's boyfriend, Jay Hector, proposes

Duterte dismisses PMA comptroller Hector Maraña

Aug 14, 2018 - 9:05 PM

'Send the guy to hell,' says President Rodrigo Duterte after signing the dismissal order in the middle of his speech in Malacañang

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte salutes to the graduates of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) 'Salaknib' Class of 2017 during their Commencement Exercises at Fort General Gregorio H. del Pilar in Baguio City on March 12, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/Presidential Photo

LIVE UPDATES: Milan Melindo vs Hekkie Budler fight

Sep 15, 2017 - 4:32 PM

Live updates of the Milan Melindo vs Hekkie Budler IBF junior flyweight championship fight beginning at 6 pm on Saturday, September 16 from Cebu City, Philippines

Dead Filipino seamen victims of foul play – Australian coroner

May 31, 2017 - 4:52 PM

The crew were aware that the police interviewing them could not offer them any adequate protection if they either returned to the vessel or returned to Manila the coroner says

Reunion of press secretaries: Did Andanar ask for tips?

Nov 20, 2016 - 10:00 AM

It s been part of tradition for past and present press secretaries to hold fellowship meetings

Photo from Andanar's Facebook

Agusan del Sur judge in Duterte's final drug list

Sep 30, 2016 - 6:22 PM

Judge Hector Salise is known to have handled drug cases He was recently ambushed in Butuan City by unknown assailants

UFC 199: Cruz wins rubber match vs Faber; Henderson KOs Lombard

Jun 05, 2016 - 1:33 PM

Dominick Cruz brought his rivalry with Urijah Faber to an end with a unanimous decision win in their third meeting

RUBBERMATCH. Dominick Cruz settles his feud with Urijah Faber in conclusive fashion. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Mexico debates legalizing opium poppy for medicine

May 14, 2016 - 2:35 PM

Is legalizing the cultivation of opium poppies for the production of medicine the cure for drug related violence in Mexico?

POPPY FIELD. Mexico is being whipped by a drug cartels war disputing their place and the trafficking to the United States with unusual ferocity and sophisticated weapons. Photo by Pedro Pardo/AFP

Manchester United vs Arsenal: Misi menghabisi tuan rumah yang sedang lemah

Feb 28, 2016 - 1:38 PM

Banyaknya pemain yang cedera di kubu Setan Merah membuat mereka diragukan bisa mengatasi Arsenal yang memburu hasil positif di liga domestik

Manchester United akan menjamu Arsenal di Old Trafford, pada 28 Februari 2016. Foto dari Facebook

Court acquits ex-Sulu vice governor Estino of homicide

Feb 10, 2016 - 9:09 PM

The Sandiganbayan First Division says prosecutors did not have enough evidence that Munib Estino shot dead a constituent in 2010 when he was mayor of Panglima Estino town

ACQUITTED. The anti-graft court says there is no sufficient evidence against former Sulu Vice Governor Munib Estino over the fatal shooting of a resident of Panglima Estino town in 2010.

'Macho' Camacho headlines Boxing Hall of Fame class of 2016

Dec 17, 2015 - 2:20 PM

Puerto Rico s late boxing legend Hector Macho Camacho was among 9 people announced as the newest inductees into the International Boxing Hall of Fame

ENSHRINED. The late-Hector Camacho will headline the 2016 Boxing Hall of Fame class. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

IN PHOTOS: PBA's 40 Greatest Players ceremony

Apr 09, 2015 - 5:21 PM

From honoring the 40 greatest players to a mini fashion show PBA players made the most of their time away from the court during the FAB @ 40 event

PBA Commissioner Chito Salud addresses the crowd during the PBA ball. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PBA honors 40 Greatest Players in grand ceremony

Apr 08, 2015 - 10:00 PM

The league celebrates its 40 years of history by honoring its 40 Greatest Players

The PBA Ball wraps up with the PBA 40 Greatest players on stage. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Argentines demand independent judiciary in huge street march

Feb 19, 2015 - 7:39 AM

The protest takes place a month after a state prosecutor who had accused President Cristina Kirchner of plotting to cover up his investigation into a 1994 bombing was found dead

'VERDAD.' Protesters hold up signs that read "Truth" during a silent march to honor late state investigator Alberto Nisman in Buenos Aires February 18, 2015. Enrique Marcarian/Reuters

Kirchner gains nothing from prosecutor's death, says minister

Feb 12, 2015 - 9:47 AM

Who gained by having Mr Nisman dead? Foreign Minister Hector Timerman says in a story published Tuesday February 10 Not me Not the president

In this file photo, Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (C) waves while walking with Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, 04 February 2015.

He can't walk or talk, but he recognizes Pope Francis

Jan 16, 2015 - 2:35 PM

Hector Javier 28 is wheelchair bound Born with symmetrical hydrocephalus he cannot walk or talk – but cries when he sees Pope Francis

BLESSED BY THE POPE. Hector Javier, 28, cannot walk or talk but he recognizes Pope Francis. Photo by Natashya Gutierrez/Rappler

Argentina's Kirchner, hospitalized, cancels G20 trip

Nov 06, 2014 - 9:08 PM

The Argentine leader was hospitalized Sunday night with fever and stomach pains that were diagnosed as an infection in the sigmoid colon in the lower intestines

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner speaks during a ceremony at the government house in Buenos Aires on July 31, 2014. Daniel Garcia/AFP

All roads lead to Spain: FIBA World Cup Group D preview

Aug 30, 2014 - 3:57 PM

Take a closer look at FIBA World Cup Group D which includes Lithuania Slovenia Australia Mexico Korea and Angola

Goran Dragic (R), Bostjan Nachbar (L) and Mirza Begic (C) and the rest of Slovenia are hoping to recreate this scene a few more times at the FIBA World Cup. Photo by Georgi Locovski/EPA

World Cup: Mexico downs Cameroon as officials flop again

Jun 14, 2014 - 5:02 AM

Oribe Peralta grabbed the only goal after 61 minutes but Mexico will consider themselves unlucky not to have been more comfortable winners after Giovani Dos Santos had two goals ruled out for dubious offside decisions

VIVA MEXICO. Oribe Peralta of Mexico scores the game's only goal. Photo by Kamil Krzaczynski/EPA

Farenas scores controversial TKO win vs Velazquez

Mar 22, 2014 - 12:40 AM

Michael Farenas scored a controversial second round technical knockout TKO win over Mexican Hector Velazquez in a junior lightweight bout

HEADSTRONG. Filipino contender Michael Farenas defeated Hector Velazquez by second-round technical knockout, but it wasn't without controversy. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Drama surrounds Michael Farenas-Hector Velazquez weigh-in

Mar 20, 2014 - 7:20 PM

Drama surrounded the routine pre fight weigh in between Michael Farenas and Hector Velazquez when Velazquez missed weight by five pounds on his first try Velazquez made weight on his fourth and final attempt two hours later

CRISIS AVERTED. Filipino junior lightweight contender Michael Farenas made the 130 pound limit on his first try. His opponent Hector Velazquez needed four attempts and two hours to make the contracted weight. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Former Pacquiao foe Velazquez chases last shot against Farenas

Mar 19, 2014 - 7:48 PM

Hector Velazquez has been one of the sport s most durable journeymen for two decades In his last year as a fighter he brings his road show to Manila to face Filipino contender Michael Farenas

ONE LAST SHOT. Hector Velazquez, a veteran of 80 pro fights, is giving himself until the end of 2014 to fulfill his dream of winning a world title. His next stop is Michael Farenas in the Philippines. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

The San Miguel Beermen: Back where they belong

Jan 16, 2014 - 7:34 PM

With the San Miguel Beermen set to return next conference one nostalgic fan looks back at some of his favorite SMB memories

SKY WALKING. San Miguel Beermen legend Samboy Lim goes up for a basket. Photo courtesy Lim's Facebook

Teams tweak lineups ahead of UFL kickoff

Jan 07, 2014 - 12:48 AM

UFL teams are shaking up their lineups in hopes of finding the right formula for the upcoming fifth season

NEW BLOOD. Teams make key acquisitions in hope of taking the crown from last year's champions Loyola Meralco Sparks.

Venezuela top court upholds delay of Chavez swearing-in

Jan 10, 2013 - 8:51 AM

Venezuela s top court cleared cancer stricken President Hugo Chavez Wednesday January 9 to indefinitely postpone his re inauguration but the opposition said it did not resolve the uncertainties facing the country

The President of the Venezuela's Supreme Tribunal of Justice Luisa Estella Morales (C) speaks during a press conference in Caracas on January 09, 2012. AFP PHOTO / LEO RAMIREZ

Camacho remembered as charismatic, troubled star

Nov 25, 2012 - 10:01 PM

Hector Macho Camacho was a charismatic showman whose speed and agility earned him three world boxing titles even as his recklessness outside the ring brought him a wealth of trouble

Puerto Rican boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho Sr. spars with one of his trainers during an open workout. AFP PHOTO/RHONA WISE

Former boxing champ in coma after shooting

Nov 22, 2012 - 2:23 PM

Former three time world boxing champion Hector Macho Camacho was in a deep coma with a very poor prognosis Wednesday November 21 after being shot in the neck in Puerto Rico his doctor said

DEEP COMA. Puerto Rican boxer and father of undefeated super lightweight champion Hector "Macho" Camacho Jr. (R), Hector "Macho" Camacho Sr. (L) is in a coma after suffering from gun shot wounds. File photo by AFP.

Sotto isn’t sorry, says chief of staff

Aug 17, 2012 - 12:06 PM

He can’t apologize for something he did not know says Sotto s chief of staff

A misadventure in indie filmmaking

Aug 04, 2012 - 5:01 PM

‘Ang Mga Kidnaper ni Ronnie Lazaro’ is a hilarious crime caper slash call to cinematic arms

RIGHT SMACK. Soliman Cruz gets a taste of Ronnie Lazaro’s fist of fury. All movie stills courtesy of Sigfreid Barros-Sanchez.

I love salsa!

Apr 30, 2012 - 4:53 PM

Human rights advocate by day; salsa dancer by night

SALSA LOVERS UNITED. The author (3rd from left) with her salsa buddies. Photo by Corinna Araneta Lopa.

Two lawyers withdraw from Corona's legal team

Jan 09, 2012 - 7:09 PM

[UPDATED] One of them wants to avoid a conflict of interest situation