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Rappler Talk: J Michael Cole on future of Taiwan after 2020 elections

Jan 13, 2020 - 9:30 AM

On Monday, January 13, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Dañguilan Vitug speaks to scholar J Michael Cole on what the results mean to the future of Taiwan and what the immediate issues the president-elect will face

Vaccine alliance to create Ebola vaccine stockpile

Dec 06, 2019 - 10:12 AM

The charity group Gavi says low-income countries will get the vaccine against the deadly virus for free

Photo from Johnson and Johnson PR

PHLPost launches 'Pinoy Music Icons' commemorative stamps

Nov 16, 2019 - 3:09 PM

The commemorative stamps are in honor of OPM icons Rene Garcia, Rico J. Puno, and Pepe Smith

The ultimate J-Culture experience awaits you this November at Coslandia 2019

Oct 15, 2019 - 5:34 PM

Coslandia 2019 will run from November 1 - 3 at the SMX Convention Center Aura, BGC

‘The Simpsons’ and ’Rick and Morty’ producer J. Michael Mendel dies at 54

Sep 24, 2019 - 5:02 PM

'Rick and Morty' co-creator Justin Roiland is among those who have expressed their grief at the producer's passing

RICK AND MORTY. The animated series' producer J. Michael Mendel passes away. Screenshot from Facebook.com/RickandMorty

Japan boyband star-maker Johnny Kitagawa dies at 87

Jul 10, 2019 - 12:06 PM

Kitagawa is known for building J-Pop groups such as SMAP, TOKIO, and Arashi

Patrick J. Adams suits up to return for 'Suits' final season

Jun 04, 2019 - 5:06 PM

Welcome back, Mike Ross!

China calls Taiwan flight a 'routine exercise'

Apr 10, 2019 - 11:53 PM

State-run China Daily says the fly-by was part of a planned routine exercise by the People's Liberation Army

J Balvin, Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino to headline Lollapalooza festival

Mar 21, 2019 - 5:38 PM

It is the first time for the Lollapalooza music festival to feature a Spanish-performing Latin act in its billing

WATCH: Mary J Blige records ‘Stay With Me’ for ‘The Umbrella Academy’

Mar 14, 2019 - 1:33 PM

If you loved Mary J Blige’s cover of the song, this is how you can listen to it over and over again

VILLAIN. In 'The Umbrella Academy,' Mary J Blige plays time-traveling assassin Cha Cha. Screenshot from Netflix Philippines' YouTube channel

Typhoon Rosita, Mocha Uson, Rico J. Puno | Midday wRap

Oct 30, 2018 - 1:24 PM

Watch Rappler’s Midday newscast with Jee Geronimo

Rico J Puno's legacy through the years

Oct 30, 2018 - 10:57 AM

The 'Total Entertainer' will be forever cherished for his impact in both the music and entertainment industry

Celebrities pay tribute to Rico J Puno

Oct 30, 2018 - 9:14 AM

The 'Macho Gwapito' singer died at the age of 65

LOOK BACK: Rico J Puno's greatest hits

Oct 30, 2018 - 8:55 AM

Which Rico J Puno song is your favorite?

ICONIC SINGER. Rico J Puno sings his last song. Image from Rico J Puno's Facebook

Singer Rico J Puno dies at 65

Oct 30, 2018 - 7:28 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Celebrities and fellow Makati officials mourn the passing of the OPM icon

RICO J. Rico J. Puno has died, his family confirms on Tuesday, October 30. Photo from Puno's Facebook page

Blizzard Entertainment president Mike Morhaime steps down

Oct 04, 2018 - 2:18 PM

'World of Warcraft' executive producer J. Allen Brack will take over as Blizzard's president

MIKE MORHAIME. Blizzard Entertainment's Mike Mohaime at the 2011 Video Game Awards. File photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images/AFP

H&J management says KaladKaren Davila incident ‘an unfortunate mistake’

Aug 28, 2018 - 6:34 PM

The Makati bar is facing backlash after allegedly discriminating against the comedian and her friends

DENIED ENTRY. A video posted by comedian Kaladkaren Davila shows a bouncer preventing her and her friends from entering H&J Sports Bar in Makati. Screenshot from Facebook.com/kaladkarendavila

House to probe Makati bar for keeping out KaladKaren Davila

Aug 28, 2018 - 6:04 PM

'The actions taken by the management of the establishment are unjustified which resulted in the public humiliation of Jervi Li and company,' says transgender lawmaker Geraldine Roman

Lorde, SZA and more rock Jakarta’s We The Fest 2018

Aug 01, 2018 - 2:30 PM

The 2018 edition of the Indonesian music festival boasted a massive lineup that included Vince Staples, Miguel, James Bay, Honne, Eric Nam and more

Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

Hip-hop artist, OFW advocate: RJ Señeres' rhyme and reason

Jul 08, 2018 - 10:00 AM

RJ Señeres' journey started way before his career in music – in their 3-bedroom apartment in Abu Dhabi, when he was just 11 years old. This is his story.

RJ Señeres Jr

LOOK: Meet JC de Vera's daughter, Lana Athena

Jul 02, 2018 - 3:50 PM

Lana Athena is JC's daughter with girlfriend Rikkah Alyssa Cruz

DOH uncovers billion peso irregularity in Barangay Health Station project – Duque

Jun 18, 2018 - 8:36 PM

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the P8.1 billion project did not have validated sites before it started construction in 2016. So far, this has cost the Deparment of Health P1.2 billion.

IRREGULAR. Health Secretary Francisco Duque said findings from a task force created to look into the Barangay Health Station Project found 'multi-billion' irregularities. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

TIMELINE: Tracing BIR's tax complaint against Rappler Holdings

Apr 17, 2018 - 6:50 PM

(UPDATED) Here's a timeline of events surrounding the Bureau of Internal Revenue's tax evasion complaint against Rappler

HASTENED? In just 3 days after BIR asked Rappler for tax documents, BIR announced via a press release that it filed a tax evasion complaint against Rappler Holdings. Photo by Charles Salazar/Rappler

DOJ summons Maria Ressa over Rappler tax evasion case

Apr 17, 2018 - 10:46 AM

(UPDATED) The subpoena directs Rappler president Maria Ressa and treasurer James Bitanga to submit their counter-affidavit as the BIR accuses them of tax evasion – a claim they contest

SUMMONED BY BIR. The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) summons Rappler CEO Maria Ressa over the tax evasion complaint filed against Rappler Holdings Corporation. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

WATCH: KZ Tandingan performs ‘Bang Bang’ with Jessie J and Coco Lee

Apr 14, 2018 - 1:55 PM

KZ channels her inner Nicki Minaj as she shows off her rap skills

SINGER 2018. Kz Tandingan performs with Jessie J at the finals of the Chinese singing competition. Screenshot from Facebook.com/KZTandinganOfficial

BTS, GOT7, NCT dominate Billboard 'World Albums' top 5

Mar 24, 2018 - 8:45 AM

K-pop groups dominate Billboard's World Albums Chart top spots for the week of March 24, 2018!

KZ Tandingan is determined to beat her personal best on 'Singer 2018'

Mar 09, 2018 - 1:35 PM

A thousand miles away from home, KZ was able to find comfort in Jessie’s words

KZ Tandingan now a regular contender on China’s ‘Singer 2018’

Feb 17, 2018 - 12:58 PM

KZ performs a song in Chinese!

KZ Tandingan tops Chinese singing contest round against Jessie J

Feb 10, 2018 - 1:46 AM

KZ performs Adele's 'Rolling In the Deep' in 'Singer 2018'

5 things about the Pinoy sci-fi movie 'Instalado'

Jan 28, 2018 - 3:02 PM

The movie stars McCoy de Leon, directed by Jason Paul Laxamana

Director Maryo J Delos Reyes dies

Jan 28, 2018 - 8:27 AM

The director died due to a heart attack

Caritas Philippines: ‘A government that curtails press freedom is insecure'

Jan 24, 2018 - 4:44 PM

Archbishop Tirona says, 'the (SEC) action smacks of a reign of terror, an arrogant and high-handed warning to the media practitioners that do not kowtow to the administration'

Ex-Australia coach Postecoglou to manage J-League Yokohama

Dec 19, 2017 - 1:09 PM

Ange Postecoglou heads to Japan to manage the Yokohama F-Marinos

NEW VENTURE. Postecoglou takes on a new venture in the J-League. Photo from Wikicommons

'Kamandag ng Droga' review: Too dirty, too turdy

Dec 10, 2017 - 11:37 AM

'Kamandag ng Droga' is a grand showcase of lazy filmmaking

Alarcon Art Exhibit: An alchemy of artistic elements

Nov 24, 2017 - 4:21 PM

Art is a family affair at J Studio

ARRESTED MOTION. Emil Alarcon's work represents his 4 sons. All photos by Tedrick Yau

'Kaya pa': Graduating NU Bulldog Jayjay Alejandro not going quietly into the night

Nov 08, 2017 - 8:37 PM

The Bulldogs played with heart and determination to fend off the Tamaraws

GRIT AND GRIND. Alejandro just wants to make it to final 4 and see their team captain Matt Salem play again. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

The SGV that Washington SyCip left behind

Oct 08, 2017 - 9:00 PM

(UPDATED) Washington SyCip's passing creates a void in the business relationships that directly involve or are dependent on him that will be difficult, if not impossible, to fill

NU main man J-Jay Alejandro laments early collapse in Bulldogs’ loss

Sep 27, 2017 - 6:57 PM

In the last 2 losses, the veteran guard has averaged a stellar 24 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists on 21/43 (49%) shooting

BULLDOGS' TROUBLE. The lackluster bench scoring of the Bulldogs needs to be improved according to Captain Alejandro. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Indra J. Piliang ditangkap polisi karena dugaan konsumsi narkoba

Sep 14, 2017 - 11:44 AM

Polisi menemukan barang bukti satu set bong di lokasi penangkapan Indra

DITANGKAP. Politisi Indra J. Piliang ditangkap polisi dengan dugaan telah mengonsumsi narkoba. Foto diambil dari akun Twitter @IndraJPiliang

NU Bulldogs Season 80 team preview – Midnight for Cinderella

Sep 04, 2017 - 8:59 PM

Import Gaye Issa will have the spotlight on him with the exit of Alfred Aroga

REBUILDING. After a promising start to Season 79 was ruined by a late season collapse, Matthew Salem, J-Jay Alejandro and Issa Gaye lead a Bulldogs team in search of lost glory. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rappler Talk: How North Korea's threat affects Filipinos living abroad

Aug 16, 2017 - 10:06 AM

What do Filipinos living abroad think of these threats?

Mengenal 4 fitur terbaru Samsung Galaxy J Pro

Jul 28, 2017 - 10:30 AM

Kualitas kamera membaik dan pengguna bisa menghemat kuota internet

KOMBINASI FITUR. Vebbyna Kaunang, IT & Mobile Marketing Director, Samsung Electronics Indonesia menyampaikan bahwa Samsung berkomitmen untuk menghadirkan smartphone dengan kekuatan kombinasi fitur yang menjawab kebutuhan generasi muda yang aktif menciptakan konten digital di media sosial melalui Samsung Galaxy J Pro, di Jakarta, Kamis, 27 Juli. Foto dari Samsung Electronics Indonesia

O.J. Simpson expected to be granted parole

Jul 20, 2017 - 11:36 PM

A 4 member panel of the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners will hold a hearing in Carson City to decide whether Simpson – Inmate No 1027820 – should be granted parole

OJ SIMPSON. This file photo taken on December 4, 2008 shows OJ Simpson (C) speaking in court prior to his sentencing as his attorneys Gabriel Grasso (L) and Yale Galanter listen at the Clark County Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. File photo by Isaac Brekken/AFP

MMFF names 3 new ExeCom members

Jul 11, 2017 - 6:19 PM

Director Maryo J delos Reyes Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte Alimurung and TV host actor Arnell Ignacio are the new members of the committee

J.K. Rowling: creator of magic who dazzled the world

Jun 25, 2017 - 11:41 PM

The author celebrates 20 years of Harry Potter

Forbes releases list of highest paid celebrities in 2017

Jun 13, 2017 - 10:57 AM

Diddy tops the list earning 130 million in the past 12 months

Estrada approves building 3 islands at Manila Bay for new commercial district

Jun 06, 2017 - 7:50 PM

The city government says the reclamation project dubbed Horizon Manila is expected to generate hundreds of thousands of jobs and billions of pesos in revenues

NEW LANDS. Horizon Manila is only one of many reclamation projects being pursued by Manila mayor and former president Joseph "Erap" Estrada.

Jokowi: Hapus persepsi Islam adalah musuh bagi Amerika Serikat

May 22, 2017 - 3:29 PM

Presiden Jokowi juga mengajak umat Islam di seluruh dunia untuk bersatu agar bisa berhasil memberantas terorisme

BERTEMU RAJA SALMAN. Presiden Joko "Jokowi" disambut Raja Arab Saudi, Salman bin Abdulaziz ketika tiba di Conference Hall King Abdulaziz Convention Center pada Minggu, 21 Mei. Foto diambil dari akun @setkabgoid

Harry Potter play to open in New York in spring 2018

May 05, 2017 - 10:55 AM

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is making its Broadway debut at the Lyric Theater

15 brand ASEAN yang telah mendunia

Apr 30, 2017 - 1:05 PM

Apa saja brand Indonesia yang telah mendunia dan tidak hanya dikenal di kawasan Asia Tenggara?