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Grab driver arrested in Makati for pointing 'gun' at security guard

Apr 02, 2019 - 10:46 AM

(UPDATED) Grab Philippines says it has banned the driver from its platform and that it will fully cooperate with authorities in their investigation

SUSPECT. Grab driver Hyron Henry Roscom is arrested for alleged grava threat on April 1, 2019. Photo courtesy of Makati police.

3 PNP officials sacked over P2-billion investment scam

Mar 26, 2019 - 12:54 PM

The 3 are implicated in the Police Paluwagan Movement scam

SACKED. Colonel Manuel Lukban Jr. PNP photo

Haiti officials to lose perks in prime minister's response to violent unrest

Feb 17, 2019 - 6:33 PM

The unrest is the latest upsurge of discontent over corruption and poverty in the Caribbean half-island where protesters want the ouster of President Jovenel Moise

Henry Sy Sr laid to rest

Jan 24, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Henry Sy Sr's family asks 'all those whose lives he touched to pray for the eternal repose of his soul'

Ray Parks: Henry Sy touched everybody’s lives

Jan 21, 2019 - 4:07 PM

'He’s definitely a father figure to me, he’s helped not only me but my whole family,' says Ray Parks

'FATHER FIGURE'. Ray Parks Jr commemorates all the good deeds of Henry Sy to his family. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The wake of Henry Sy Sr

Jan 21, 2019 - 9:50 AM

Henry Sy Sr's wake is kept simple by his family, but the powerful guests reflect the tycoon's influence on society

Duterte visits Henry Sy Sr's wake

Jan 21, 2019 - 12:15 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte is welcomed by the children of the late tycoon

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte pays his last respects to Henry Sy during his visit to the wake of the late Chinese-Filipino business magnate, investor, and philanthropist at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig City on January 20 2019. ACE MORANDANTE/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

LIST: Under Henry Sy, NU bags 33 UAAP championships

Jan 20, 2019 - 6:43 PM

The NU Pep Squad and the women's basketball team have turned into dominant forces in the UAAP

ZERO TO HERO. The NU Bulldogs transform into winners with Henry Sy's help. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Malacañang: Henry Sy Sr a 'pillar of Philippine economy'

Jan 19, 2019 - 5:15 PM

(UPDATED) 'Mr Sy exemplified the hardworking Filipino. As a family man, he had moulded his children into his own image: humble, hardworking and a man of prophetic vision,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo

HALF-MAST. SM flags are at half-mast at the SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City on January 19, 2019 for the death of owner and tycoon Henry Sy. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Labor groups thank Henry Sy Sr as 'biggest job provider'

Jan 19, 2019 - 3:54 PM

(UPDATED) 'We also recognize as part of his lasting legacy for workers and their families his last-minute efforts to commit to voluntarily regularize and directly hire thousands of SM employees into SM over a period of time,' a labor group says

JOBS. SM Supermalls have regularized more than 11,000 workers in 2018. Rappler file

FAST FACTS: Remembering Henry Sy Sr

Jan 19, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Learn more about the man who built SM

Henry Sy Sr dies at 94

Jan 19, 2019 - 10:43 AM

(3rd UPDATE) SM Group founder Henry Sy Sr, the Philippines' richest man, passed away peacefully in his sleep,' the SM Group says in a statement

HENRY SY. Photo from Forbes

[OPINION] Constitutional reform in the Philippines is necessary

Jan 12, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Most constitutional scholars agree that a constitution is never infallible or immortal. Our very own 1987 Constitution is no exception.

This #HackSociety idea could change the lives of kids with autism

Jan 07, 2019 - 12:21 PM

Henry Lachica, Nesty Tumbaga, and John Chua want to launch an app that connects parents of children with autism to health practitioners, tracks autistic children's progress, and provides them with their own learning tools

#HackSociety pitching on October 30, 2018.

Gunman says sorry to Batocabe family: 'Napag-utusan lang po'

Jan 04, 2019 - 3:49 PM

'Nagso-sorry ako sa family Batocabe...Napag-utusan lang po ako ni Mayor Baldo,' says alleged main gunman Henry Yuson

SORRY FOR THE CRIME. Henry Yuson apologizes to the Batocabe family for his involvement in the killing of patriarch Rodel Batocabe. Bicol police photo

PNP: Batocabe’s killer is former Army man

Jan 04, 2019 - 2:50 PM

Police say Henry Yuson was a rebel returnee and a former CAFGU member too

MAIN GUNMAN? Henry Yuson is taken into the custody of Albay police. He is accused of being the gunman who killed AKO Bicol congressman Rodel Batocabe. Sourced photos

Batocabe's alleged killer surrenders in Sorsogon

Jan 04, 2019 - 8:57 AM

Suspected gunman Henry Yuson has been identified by cops as a former New People's Army rebel

CRIME SCENE. AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe and his police escort SPO1 Orlando Diaz are shot dead just under a waiting shed after completing a gift-giving program in Daraga town in Albay. Photos from Bicol Police

Martial law extension needed for 'public safety' – Mindanao congressmen

Dec 12, 2018 - 3:18 PM

'If there are indeed abuses as what other sectors claim to, why are we, Mindanaons, still craving for the continued implementation of martial law?' asks Misamis Occidental 2nd District Representative Henry Oaminal

JOINT SESSION. The Senate and the House of Representatives voted in favor of a year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao on December 12, 2018. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

[OPINION] Why federalism won't work with political dynasties in power

Nov 24, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Dynastic politicians will not hesitate to hijack the federalism agenda to perpetuate themselves in their positions of power

Walker: Blackwater 'wasted 4 months of work' after missing win-once edge

Nov 04, 2018 - 9:23 PM

The Elite are relegated to No. 5 in the playoffs ranking following a sorry loss to Phoenix

BACK TO SQUARE ONE. Henry Walker says the Elite need to do 'some soul-searching' heading into the playoffs. Photo from PBA Images

PH caps Asian Para Games campaign with golden spree

Oct 12, 2018 - 9:11 PM

The country hikes its gold medal haul to 10 – a major turnaround from its zero-gold finish in previous editions

CHAMP. Arthus Bucay races his way to a gold medal in the 2018 Asian Para Games. Photo by Janet Tenorio/Philippine Sports Commission

Henry Walker 'had enough' after ejection in blowout Blackwater loss

Oct 11, 2018 - 9:45 AM

The former NBA player gets tossed out for incurring two technical fouls – one for using profane language and one for disrespectfully addressing the official

INFURIATED. Blackwater import Henry Walker loses his cool for what he deems as non-calls. Photo from PBA Images

PH chess hauls in 3 gold medals in Asian Para Games

Oct 10, 2018 - 2:58 PM

Sander Severino bags two golds as the Filipino chessers collect a total of 6 medals in the continental games

Is Henry Cavill out as Superman?

Sep 13, 2018 - 8:38 AM

His manager, however, denies the report

IS HE OUT? Talks for a Henry Cavill cameo in 'Shazam!' reportedly broke down. Image courtesy of Warner Bros.

IN PHOTOS: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ stars shine at Hollywood premiere

Aug 08, 2018 - 4:57 PM

The much-awaited film is premiering in the US on August 15

CRAZY RICH ASIANS. The cast pose with director Jon Chu and author Kevin Kwan on on the Emerald Carpet. All photos courtesy of Warner Bros Pictures

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Jul 17, 2018 - 9:50 PM

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Henry intensifies into tropical storm as it leaves PAR

Jul 17, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Though Tropical Storm Henry (Son-Tinh) is out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility, the southwest monsoon is still affecting the country

Tropical Depression Henry on way out, but monsoon brings rain

Jul 17, 2018 - 8:45 AM

Metro Manila, Zambales, Bataan, Cavite, Batangas, Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Palawan, and Western Visayas are rainy due to the southwest monsoon

Tropical Depression Henry makes 3rd landfall in Cagayan

Jul 17, 2018 - 6:55 AM

Henry continues to enhance the southwest monsoon, which is bringing rain to Metro Manila, Zambales, Bataan, Cavite, Batangas, Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Palawan, and Western Visayas

Tropical Depression Henry makes landfall in Cagayan

Jul 16, 2018 - 11:20 PM

Henry maintains its strength as it hits Cagayan's Camiguin Island on Monday evening, July 16

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Jul 16, 2018 - 10:07 PM

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#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, July 17

Jul 16, 2018 - 9:55 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Tuesday, July 17

Tropical Depression Henry threatens northern Cagayan

Jul 16, 2018 - 8:50 PM

Henry is 105 kilometers east southeast of Calayan, Cagayan as of early Monday evening, July 16

Tropical Depression Henry slightly intensifies

Jul 16, 2018 - 5:55 PM

Henry now has maximum winds of 60 km/h and gustiness of up to 75 km/h. It continues to enhance the southwest monsoon.

Tropical Depression Henry, monsoon to bring more rain

Jul 16, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Henry is enhancing the southwest monsoon while on its way to extreme Northern Luzon

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Jul 16, 2018 - 10:27 AM

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Tropical Depression Henry speeds up, maintains strength

Jul 16, 2018 - 8:35 AM

Henry is heading for extreme Northern Luzon and is expected to be in the vicinity of the Babuyan Group of Islands on Monday evening, July 16

Tropical Depression Henry off to extreme Northern Luzon

Jul 16, 2018 - 5:35 AM

Henry maintains its strength before dawn on Monday, July 16, with maximum winds of 55 km/h and gustiness of up to 65 km/h

Tropical Depression Henry slows down over PH Sea

Jul 16, 2018 - 2:10 AM

Henry, located 710 kilometers east of Calayan, Cagayan, is now moving at a much slower 10 km/h from the previous 25 km/h

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, July 16

Jul 16, 2018 - 1:00 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Monday, July 16

LPA strengthens into Tropical Depression Henry

Jul 15, 2018 - 11:35 PM

Batanes as well as the northern parts of Cagayan, Apayao, and Ilocos Norte are under signal no. 1

Remains of slain Slovakia OFW Henry Acorda brought back to Manila

Jun 19, 2018 - 11:45 AM

Philippine government officials join the family of overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Henry Acorda in receiving his remains on Tuesday, June 19

'HENRY IS HOME.' The remains of slain Slovakia OFW Henry Acorda arrive in Manila on June 19, 2018. Photo courtesy of DFA

Cardinal Tagle hits 'fake freedom' on Independence Day 2018

Jun 12, 2018 - 2:33 PM

'Huwad ang kalayaan kapag pinaglalaruan ang katarungan,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on the 120th Independence Day

INDEPENDENCE DAY. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle criticizes 'fake freedom' brought about by injustices, in his Independence Day message for 2018. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

SM Group celebrates its 60th anniversary

Jun 11, 2018 - 3:16 PM

Expect fun activations and great deals until October!

SM 60th. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Slovaks mourn Filipino expat beaten to death in street

Jun 09, 2018 - 3:25 PM

Henry Acorda, a 36-year-old Filipino living in Slovakia, was assaulted in the heart of the capital on May 26 by 28-year-old Juraj H., whose surname has been withheld pending trial.

MOURNING. Thousands of Slovaks rally in Bratislava, Slovakia on June 8, 2018 to pay tribute to murdered Filipino expat Henry Acorda beaten to death by a young man believed to be a neo-Nazi. Photo by Vladimir Simicek / AFP

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Jun 04, 2018 - 7:30 PM

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36-year-old OFW dies in Slovakia after defending 2 women

Jun 04, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Henry John Acorda, 36, was 'a hero who came to the rescue of the defenseless in a land that is not even his,' says Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano

Hard-luck Blackwater the latest to change import, taps Henry Walker

May 21, 2018 - 12:55 PM

Walker's agent and representative in the Philippines, Sheryl Reyes, announces his return on Twitter

TURN IT AROUND. Henry Walker's first order of business in his return is to help end Blackwater's 6-game dry spell. File photo from PBA Images

Maduro wins as rivals call for new Venezuela elections

May 21, 2018 - 11:19 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The official result gives Maduro 67.7% of the vote, with Falcon a distant second with 21.2%. In the last opinion polls before the vote, the pair are seen as running neck-and-neck.

MADURO. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gestures after the National Electoral Council (CNE) announced the results of the voting on election day in Venezuela, on May 20, 2018. Juan Barreto/AFP

Maduro rivals should reject result: Venezuela opposition

May 21, 2018 - 9:40 AM

Opposition lawmaker Juan Andres Mejia calls on Henri Falcon and Javier Bertucci, who ran against Maduro in the controversial poll, to join opposition calls 'to demand free and democratic elections together'

RESULTS. An election official prints the result of the voting of an electoral machine during the vote counting at a polling station on election day in Venezuela, on May 20, 2018. Photo by Luis Robayo/AFP