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Sinag Maynila 2020 disqualifies film critical of Duterte from festival lineup, director speaks up

Feb 22, 2020 - 3:19 PM

Filmmaker Jay Altarejos calls out festival co-founder Brillante Mendoza, challenging him to disclose the true reason for his film's disqualification

WALANG KASARIAN ANG DIGMAANG BAYAN. Jay Altarejos' film is disqualified from the Sinag Maynila 2020 festival. Screenshot from Facebook.com/CinemaBravoPH

Trump lawyers present defense for 'dangerous' impeachment

Jan 19, 2020 - 11:51 AM

'This is a brazen and unlawful attempt to overturn the results of the 2016 election and interfere with the 2020 election,' say the lawyers of embattled United States President Donald Trump

IMPEACHMENT. US President Donald Trump's lawyers present their initial defense against his impeachment. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

2019: Year of rough seas for PH in the face of belligerent China

Dec 10, 2019 - 8:09 PM

Often undetected, Chinese vessels and warships cross deeper into the Philippines' territorial seas and closer to home

Jay-Z marks 50th birthday with return to Spotify

Dec 05, 2019 - 1:16 PM

After removing majority of his discography from Spotify in 2017, the rap mogul surprises fans by returning his music on the streaming platform two years later, including his '4:44' album

PH chemists invent abaca-based fabric to filter toxic pollutants

Dec 04, 2019 - 9:40 AM

The invention was declared as the regional winner for the Outstanding Utility Model Award at the 2019 DOST Regional Invention Contests and Exhibits

DEMO. During a training course hosted by the Philippines under the International Atomic Energy Agency, representatives from the Asia-Pacific observe as a researcher demonstrates radiation grafting procedures at the PNRI Chemistry Research Section. Photo from DOST

Jay-Z gives Australian retailer 99 problems with lawsuit

Nov 27, 2019 - 10:10 AM

Jay-Z sues a small online retailer for using his name and song '99 Problems' in a book called 'AB to Jay-Z,' which teaches kids the alphabet, hip-hop-style

Gov't neglecting duty to defend PH territory – maritime expert

Nov 05, 2019 - 10:19 AM

Maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal says not calling out China's latest harassment 'is tantamount to a public surrender of Philippine interest in Scarborough Shoal'

WEST PHILIPPINE SEA. This broader ECDIS map image shows Scarborough Shoal adjacent to the western tip of Luzon. The red line represents the general direction of the Green Aura's course as it heads from Thailand to China on its voyage from September 26 to October 6, 2019. Photo courtesy of Captain Manolo Ebora

Locsin refuses to call out China ship harassment in West Philippine Sea

Nov 04, 2019 - 6:10 PM

'We stick our noses in and 400,000 Filipino mariners get embroiled in a maritime issue,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr

This photo from the Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) of the oil tanker Green Aura indicates the presence of Chinese vessels near Scarborough Shoal on September 30, 2019. Photo courtesy of Captain Manolo Ebora

Maritime expert hits Panelo for downplaying China ship harassment

Nov 04, 2019 - 11:10 AM

'It's like a person not caring that his house is being managed by someone else who claims to be the owner,' says expert Jay Batongbacal in response to Malacañang

Presidential Chief Legal Counsel and Spokesperson Salvador Panelo holds a press conference for the Malacañang Press Corps (MPC) at the Impact Challenger in Nonthaburi, Thailand on November 3, 2019. AVITO DALAN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Alforque, Gonzales happy to see Baby Tams’ connection live on

Oct 16, 2019 - 12:45 PM

It's all business for former high school teammates Royce Alforque and L-Jay Gonzales as the Tamaraws fight to keep their Final Four bid alive

TOPNOTCH TANDEM. FEU guards L-Jay Gonzales and Royce Alforque hope their chemistry helps boost the Tams' bid.

#2030Now: Only ‘Chernobyl’ can bring democracy back to digital spaces

Sep 23, 2019 - 1:26 PM

Tech entrepreneur Andrew Keen, Google's Irene Jay Liu, and Democracy & Disinformation consortium convenor John Nery discuss solutions to the 'crisis of democracy'

Social Good Summit 2019, Yuchengco Hall, De la Salle University, September 21, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Racela crowns speedy Gonzales as FEU’s 'present and future'

Sep 08, 2019 - 11:06 AM

Sophomore guard L-Jay Gonzales emerges as one of the bright spots for the FEU Tamaraws early this season

KEY COG. L-Jay Gonzales delivers all around numbers for the Tamaraws. Photo release

Innovation that aids locked-in syndrome patients nabs top prize in 30th BPI-DOST Science Awards

Sep 03, 2019 - 10:13 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Jay Patrick Nieles is also the recipient of the Best in Innovation Award for the same study

DOUBLE VICTORY. Jay Patrick Nieles of the University of Santo Tomas (3rd from left) bagged the Project of the Year award and one of two Best in Innovation awards in the 30th BPI-DoST Science Awards. (From left) Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Foundation Executive Director Maricris San Diego, Best in Innovation awardees Christian Badua of the University of the Philippines Manila and Jay Patrick Nieles, and DoST-Science Education Institute Deputy Director Albert Mariño. Photo from DOST

Duterte has to do more than ‘raise’ Hague ruling with Xi – Carpio

Aug 26, 2019 - 1:47 PM

The Philippine President has to gather support from the international community and take action in the West Philippine Sea, or China may just ignore him, maritime law experts say

Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) and Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte (R) raise a toast during a state banquet at the Malacanang Presidential Palace in Manila on November 20, 2018. - Chinese President Xi Jinping called his visit on November 20 to long-time US ally the Philippines a "milestone", as he aimed to boost blossoming ties on the promise of billions of dollars in backing for mega-projects. Photo by Mark Cristino/PoolAFP

Iloilo officials mull opening scenic River Esplanade to cyclists

Aug 17, 2019 - 2:17 PM

'We believe the longest linear park in the country, with the proper rules in place, can become an accessible venue for bike enthusiasts to enjoy the city,' says Iloilo City Councilor Jose Efraim 'Jay' Treñas III

ONE DAY. Envisioned as a place of leisure for Ilonggos and as a potential tourist spot, the Iloilo River Esplanade may soon be reopened to bikers. Photo courtesy of Paulo Alcazaren

5 Filipinos win blitz in Thailand chess tiff

Aug 05, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Daniel Quizon, Ruelle Canino, Allaney Doroy, Mark Jay Bacojo, and Franiel Angela Magpily all triumph in the Eastern Asian Youth Chess Tournament

ROMP. Ruelle Canino sweeps the nine-round under 12. Contributed photo


Rivals clash with frontrunner Biden at Democratic debate

Aug 01, 2019 - 5:03 PM

Joe Biden is leading polls for the nod to take on President Donald Trump in 2020, and nearly all of the other 9 Democrats onstage attack him at some point

RIVALS. Democratic presidential hopeful US Senator from California Kamala Harris (R) delivers her closing statement flanked by Former Vice President Joe Biden during the second round of the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by CNN at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan on July 31, 2019. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

FALSE: Drug overdose is leading cause of death in Iceland – Jay Sonza

Jul 24, 2019 - 1:15 PM

Official records show that 'diseases of the circulatory system' are the number one cause of death in Iceland

Meet Jay Poblador, a top Filipino in the international food industry

Jul 19, 2019 - 9:05 AM

From working with Michelin-starred chefs, to raising tens of thousands of dollars for Yolanda (Haiyan) victims, Jay Poblador is a true inspiration to all Filipinos in the food industry

WATCH: Forum on the 3rd anniversary of The Hague ruling on the West PH Sea

Jul 13, 2019 - 5:10 PM

Watch the presentations and panel discussions here

PH urged to find 'middle ground' between U.S., China

Jul 12, 2019 - 11:37 AM

‘We’re like a pendulum. We cannot keep swinging from one extreme to the other,’ says Aileen Baviera, professor and former dean of UP’s Asian Center

PH urged to find 'middle ground' between US, China. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Rapper Jay-Z joins cannabis business

Jul 11, 2019 - 9:58 AM

Signing on as chief brand strategist for a cannabis company, Jay-Z is the latest celebrity to enter the weed industry

FALSE: Maritime law expert 'lied' about satellite image of Recto Bank

Jul 09, 2019 - 9:57 PM

In his screenshot, maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal also uses a layer from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suit which captures satellite images on Earth in real time

K-pop star Jay Park to perform in Manila

Jun 26, 2019 - 5:52 PM

Hip-hop artist Jay Park brings his ‘Sexy 4Eva’ world tour to the Philippines in September

Satellite data show China ship not 'besieged' by Filipino boats

Jun 15, 2019 - 9:02 PM

(UPDATED) 'What 7-8 vessel swarm of night-marauding Filipino fishing boats is China talking about?' says maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal

RECTO BANK. This Google Earth screenshot, provided by maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal, shows that boats 'were spread over the wide area' of Recto Bank in the evening of June 9, 2019. The two boat-icons closest to each other have been estimated to be 3-5 nautical miles (about 7-9 kilometers) apart. Screenshot from Jay Batongbacal

China statement on PH boat 'an insult to intelligence' of Filipinos

Jun 15, 2019 - 2:17 PM

China shows 'it has absolutely no respect for this country and its citizens,' says maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal, as he enumerates falsehoods made by China

SOUTH CHINA SEA. Maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal speaks at a South China Sea forum in Makati City on November 23, 2018. Photo by LeAnne/Rappler

[OPINION] Sometimes the truth leaks out in the effort to conceal it

Jun 15, 2019 - 1:02 PM

China's statement concludes that the alleged facts show that it was not a 'hit-and-run' incident. Actually, the effect is the opposite: it even makes the narrative even more like a vehicular hit-and-run

Sinking of Filipino vessel 'a first' in Philippines-China row

Jun 12, 2019 - 9:05 PM

'It is enough reason for this administration to seriously reconsider its friendship policy toward China,' maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal tells Rappler

SLAMMING CHINA. Protesters slam China's incursions in the West Philippine Sea during a protest at the Chinese consulate in Makati City on June 11, 2019, the eve of the Philippines' 121st Independence Day. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

[OPINION] Predeparture inspection of domestic vessels should no longer be PCG’s task

Jun 06, 2019 - 7:00 PM

It is no longer practiced in other parts of the world, and it allows shipowners not to share the blame when sea mishaps happen

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Jay Kent

Jun 04, 2019 - 9:21 PM

The Fil-Brit singer is bringing her R&B sound to Live Jam

Empire State of Mind: Jay-Z becomes hip-hop's first billionaire

Jun 04, 2019 - 11:20 AM

The rapper, according to Forbes, 'has accumulated a fortune that conservatively totals $1 billion'

MOGUL. Jay-Z performs onstage at the Something in the Water Festival in April 2019 in Virginia Beach City. Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Something in the Water/AFP

Broke and broken: Working student recalls long journey to becoming a lawyer

May 29, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Christian Jay Millena, 30, shares how he fulfilled his dream of becoming a lawyer despite the number of times he changed jobs, incurred debts, and faced the tragedy of losing his loved ones

LISTEN: OPM singers unite to perform 'Sana Naman, Taumbayan'

May 03, 2019 - 6:53 PM

The song is released days ahead of the 2019 elections

2 drown in separate incidents in Zambales

Apr 23, 2019 - 7:44 AM

The victims, who drowned in separate incidents, are identified as Pjay R. Chavarria and Jay-R M. Urbano

2 jail guards, tricycle driver killed in Leyte ambush

Apr 17, 2019 - 3:13 PM

Leyte police say the guards were escorting detainees back to the Palompon Sub-Provincial Jail after a court hearing in Villaba town when they were attacked. All 5 detainees were unharmed.

Jay-Z, Chance the Rapper, Miley Cyrus among lineup for Woodstock 50 festival

Mar 20, 2019 - 4:48 PM

The legendary 3-day music event celebrates its 50th year on August and will feature other artists like The Black Keys, Janelle Monae, Santana, and Imagine Dragons

Jay Washington back to where it all started in TNT

Mar 03, 2019 - 10:55 PM

Bouncing from different teams, the 37-year-old forward finds himself back with his first PBA squad

REUNION. Jay Washington reunites with TNT after he was relegated as an unrestricted free agent by Rain or Shine. Photo from PBA Images


WATCH: Filipino musician plays 'Bohemian Rhapsody' with chopsticks

Feb 13, 2019 - 1:11 PM

Ralph Jay Triumfo proves that Pinoy talent knows no bounds

BOHEMIAN CHOPSODY. Ralph Jay Triumfo plays the iconic Queen song using chopsticks. Screenshot from YouTube.com/ralphjay14

Jay-Z's lawyer takes on immigration case of rapper 21 Savage

Feb 08, 2019 - 1:45 PM

New York lawyer Alex Spiro, who has represented many other entertainment figures, takes on 21 Savage's case at rapper Jay-Z's request

Beyonce, Jay-Z offer chance of lifetime tickets to fans who go vegan

Feb 01, 2019 - 10:08 AM

Would you go vegan for your idols?

Rappers Jay-Z, Meek Mill launch effort to slash US prison population

Jan 24, 2019 - 10:58 AM

REFORM Alliance is putting an initial $50 million toward 'disabling the revolving door of probation and parole'

Duterte taps ex-Malabon vice mayor as DSWD undersecretary

Jan 18, 2019 - 12:28 PM

President Duterte also appoints new members of the Nayong Pilipino Foundation Board of Trustees – Michelle Aguilar-Ong and Lucille Malilong-Isberto

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the 33rd Cabinet Meeting held at the Malacañan Palace on January 7, 2019. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

LIVE: Forum on maritime disputes in the South China Sea

Nov 23, 2018 - 11:07 AM

The forum – Maritime Disputes in the South China Sea: Navigating the Diplomatic Waters – brings together high-level officials, diplomats, and experts on the issue

Jay R and Mica Javier are now engaged

Oct 22, 2018 - 9:41 AM

The two have been together for over 5 years

ENGAGED. The RnB crooner makes it official with his girlfriend of over 5 years. Image from Mica Javier's Instagram

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

Aug 31, 2018 - 10:08 AM

The beauty queen's boyfriend, Jay Hector, proposes

[OPINION] What is missing in Duterte’s war on drugs?

Aug 27, 2018 - 6:24 PM

The main elements of the methamphetamine pass through unguarded seas. The Philippine Coast Guard should be in action as much as the PNP and PDEA.

WATCH: 'Bakit Pa Ba' by Jay R, Jason Dy, and Jaya

Aug 24, 2018 - 1:00 PM

This version of 'Bakit Pa Ba' – believe it or not – was rehearsed minutes before we went live

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Jay R, Jason Dy, and Jaya

Aug 23, 2018 - 4:44 PM

Catch the trio’s soulful set

How has R&B, soul music evolved in the Philippines? Jaya, Jay-R weigh in

Aug 03, 2018 - 8:45 AM

The two along with Jason Dy are set to hold a concert at the Newport Performing Arts Theater entitled 'SoulJa' on August 30

Professors, scholars launch signature campaign vs constituent assembly

Jul 13, 2018 - 6:40 PM

(UPDATED) With at least 79 signatories as of 7 am of July 14, the manifesto also condemns talks of cancelling the 2019 elections

The members of the 17th congress vote on the House Bill 4727 or the Death Penalty Bill during the on the 3rd and final reading at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on March 7, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler