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San Beda sweeps EAC, SSC eliminates JRU

Sep 20, 2018 - 6:37 PM

Robert Bolick drops 20 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists to power the Red Lions to their 12th victory

UNSTOPPABLE. The EAC Generals couldn't find ways to shackle San Beda star Robert Bolick. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lyceum picks up win No. 12, Mapua snaps skid

Sep 13, 2018 - 7:20 PM

CJ Perez and Mike Nzeusseu take charge as the Pirates extend their winning streak to 12 games in the NCAA men's basketball tournament

HUSTLE. Lyceum's Ralph Tansingco (left) and Jaycee Marcelino harass EAC's Jeric Diego. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Unbeaten Lyceum fights off late JRU scare

Sep 07, 2018 - 8:35 PM

CJ Perez tows the Lyceum Pirates to their 11th straight victory in the NCAA men's basketball tournament

WORKHORSE. Lyceum star CJ Perez proves too much again for the JRU Bombers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pirates escape Knights before Lions showdown

Aug 17, 2018 - 11:09 PM

Lyceum stays unbeaten heading into the rematch of last year's NCAA finals versus San Beda

CLOSE CONTEST. Lyceum's JV Marcelino and Letran's Bong Quinto battle for possession during their teams' tight NCAA duel. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Perpetual downs win-starved JRU in thriller

Aug 14, 2018 - 7:10 PM

CSB Blazers avoid dropping to the lower rungs with a much-needed win

HOT HAND. Hotshot guard Edgar Charcos leads the Altas anew with 25 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda drops rival Letran in OT thriller

Aug 10, 2018 - 6:45 PM

The defending champion Red Lions get the better of fierce rival Knights in their first NCAA showdown this season

UNSTOPPABLE. San Beda's Robert Bolick wriggles past the defense of Letran's Bonbon Batiller. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Walking Rizal’s steps: Where to go in Dapitan, Zamboanga del Norte

Aug 02, 2018 - 4:15 PM

Experience both a nature retreat and a historical tour in these spots where the hero left his mark

HISTORIC CONVERSATION. This is the estimated spot where Katipunan member Pio Valenzuela shared the group’s plans for armed revolution, and where Rizal advised them to proceed only upon securing enough arms and support from wealthy sponsors. Photo by Rhea Claire Madarang/Rappler

Manga creators: Jose Rizal more than a Filipino hero

Aug 01, 2018 - 1:35 PM

The Japanese comic book on the Philippines' national hero is a first in many ways for its artist, writer, and publisher

Jose Rizal manga cover

CSB leaves JRU winless; Mapua resists late Arellano run

Jul 31, 2018 - 5:33 PM

CSB, Mapua, and Arellano post 2-2 win-loss records, while JRU remains winless in 5 outings in the NCAA senior basketball

TRIPLE ATTACK. Edward Dixon of College of St. Benilde Blazers defends by his lonesome a three-man assault by the  Jose Rizal University  Heavy Bombers in NCAA senior basketball action. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NCAA: Lyceum stretches perfect run to 5

Jul 27, 2018 - 7:44 PM

The Lyceum Pirates stay solo on top as the Arellano Chiefs and Letran Knights climb to a share of 3rd pkace

VICTORIOUS. Just a few days after their face-off, Lyceum and Arellano pull off separate victories. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lyceum bombs JRU by 32 points

Jul 20, 2018 - 4:24 PM

The unbeaten Pirates cruise to a 3rd straight victory to stay solo on top in the NCAA men's basketball tournament

DOMINANT. CJ Perez and the Lyceum Pirates overwhelm the JRU Heavy Bombers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Retooled Mapua denies JRU home win

Jul 12, 2018 - 6:57 PM

The Cardinals kick off their campaign with a convincing triumph over the Bombers

TOPSCORER. Laurenz Victoria leads Mapua's balanced charge against JRU. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Second volume of 'Jose Rizal' manga now out

Jun 27, 2018 - 5:10 PM

The second volume focuses on the national hero's mother and how she struggled after her wrongful arrest

JOSE RIZAL. The national hero is the subject of a new manga by Ryu Konno and Matsui Takahiro. Screenshot from Facebook.com/cccmoments

PRESS RELEASE: Bust of Jose Rizal unveiled in Prague

Jun 27, 2018 - 5:05 PM

Rizal’s bust was created by Filipino sculptor Jose Giroy, apprentice of National Artist Napoleon V. Abueva

[OPINION] Reading, understanding, and appreciating Rizal

Jun 24, 2018 - 12:41 PM

Admiring Rizal without understanding him is a kind of empty nationalism and blind devotion

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WATCH: Jose Rizal manga launches on hero's birthday

Jun 19, 2018 - 10:32 AM

At 4 pm Manila time on Tuesday, June 19, the first of the 4-volume Japanese-style comics about the Philippine national hero will be available online for free

RIZAL MANGA. The 4-volume series is set to be released on June 19, Rizal's birthday. Image courtesy of Rya Konno, Matsui Takahiro/TORICO,CCC

Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: 5 misconceptions about Philippine history

Jun 07, 2018 - 4:10 PM

We throw in the books to set the record straight

Zark’s-LPU sends hungry JRU to 8th straight loss in PBA D-League

Mar 22, 2018 - 6:07 PM

The Jawbreakers use a strong finishing kick to beat Heavy Bombers

CJ Perez of Zark's LPU mocks the defense ​​ Photo by PBA Images

EAC drubs JRU for 1st win; Marinero rolls over AMA in D-League

Feb 19, 2018 - 7:24 PM

Marinerong Pilipino improves to 4-2 while EAC pockets its first win in 5 outings

ON BOTH ENDS. Gab Banal turns in a double-double to help the Marinerong Pilipino Skippers bag their 4th win. Photo by PBA Images


AMA denies EAC comeback for 1st win; Gamboa-St Clare bombs JRU

Feb 12, 2018 - 7:18 PM

AMA Online Education finally barges into the win column in the PBA D-League

TREY. Robbie Manalang of AMA Online Education Titans takes a 3-point shot from the wings during their PBA D-League match against Batangas - EAC Generals at JCSGO Gym, Cubao Quezon City on Monday, February 12, 2018. Photo from PBA Images

Dela Virgen drops late 3-point bomb to lift JRU over Go For Gold-CSB

Jan 30, 2018 - 6:22 PM

JRU secures back-to-back wins in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup

SWEET SHOOTING. Mark Dela Virgen drains back-to-back threes to extend the lead to 7 in the 4th quarter. Photo by PBA Images

Love your country like Rizal, LP urges millennials

Dec 30, 2017 - 12:10 PM

'We urge today’s millennials to be like Rizal, to work for a better Philippines, free of poverty and fear, and where justice and solidarity reign,' says the Liberal Party on Rizal Day

RIZAL DAY. The country commemorates the 121at death anniversary of Dr Jose Rizal at the Rizal Park in Manila on December 30, 2017. Presidential Photo

San Sebastian drops JRU in NCAA playoffs, moves on to face San Beda

Oct 27, 2017 - 6:40 PM

JRU will face defending champions San Beda in another knockout match

FAST FACTS: What makes a Filipino historical figure a national hero?

Aug 28, 2017 - 9:02 AM

While there are no laws that officially proclaim a Filipino a national hero there are criteria that determine how a historical figure qualifies as a national hero

HEROES. Filipinos who have a concept of nation and fight for the nation's freedom may be considered heroes, according to criteria set by the National Heroes Commission. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

JRU crushes EAC by 29 points, Eze powers Altas against AU

Aug 15, 2017 - 4:27 PM

The Heavy Bombers make it even with a 3 3 record while the Altas improve to a 3 4 card

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Generals choke Blazers, Teodoro powers Bombers against Altas

Jul 14, 2017 - 5:23 PM

Hamadou Laminou ends with a double double of with 21 points 13 rebounds to give the General their first win

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Estrella's clutch trey saves Mapua against Letran

Jul 11, 2017 - 8:08 PM

Andoy Estrella is too much for the Knights to handle as he scored a total of 12 points in the 4th period

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Red Lions complete undefeated run, claim Filoil trophy

Jun 25, 2017 - 6:35 PM

San Beda finishes the preseason cup with a flawless 11 0 card behind Robert Bolick s heroics

San Beda clinches perfect 10-0, books finals against DLSU

Jun 23, 2017 - 7:49 PM

The San Beda Red Lions and the De La Salle Green Archers will meet in the Filoil Preseason Cup finals

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Jun 20, 2017 - 12:25 PM

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Rizal's life in Germany revisited through new map

Jun 19, 2017 - 12:06 PM

The Philippine embassy in Germany launches an illustrated map retracing Jose Rizal s adventures in the European country

RETRACING RIZAL'S ROUTE. Philippine Ambassador to Germany Melita Sta. Maria-€“Thomeczeck presents the new, illustrated map on the life of Rizal in Germany. Photo by Carol Ramoran

Filoil: FEU cruises past Mapua, San Beda defeats La Salle

May 28, 2017 - 7:29 PM

Robert Bollick scores 27 as San Beda defeats the defending UAAP champions

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Senators on Rizal Day: Protect the freedom he died for

Dec 30, 2016 - 12:13 PM

Senator Francis Pangilinan calls Jose Rizal a millennial who cares and says he used his talents to fight for the country s liberation from Spain

'BE LIKE RIZAL.' Senators Leila de Lima, Francis Pangilinan, Loren Legarda, and Grace Poe want Filipinos to follow the example of national hero Jose Rizal. File photos by Rappler

Duterte on Rizal Day: Be a hero, help effect change

Dec 30, 2016 - 9:30 AM

This day of commemoration is a day of grateful remembrance of his martyrdom so that we may also awaken and become our own heroes – committed to advocate good governance and uphold the rule of law says President Rodrigo Duterte

Rizal's student in Dapitan recalls service, duty, sense of dedication

Dec 30, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Jose Aseniero one of Jose Rizal s students in Dapitan recalls the teachings of his former maestro in his memoir translated from Spanish by his grandson

RECALLING THE PAST. George Aseniero quotes from the memoir of his grandfather Jose Aseniero, one of Jose Rizal"s 24 students in Dapitan. Photo by Gualberto Laput/Rappler

The Irish connection: Josephine Bracken and Jose Rizal

Nov 03, 2016 - 10:14 PM

Where and when did Josephine Bracken arrive from Ireland to the Philippines? How did fate bring them together?

Dapitan City racing against time to save heritage structures

Aug 01, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Historic Dapitan City where Dr Jose Rizal spent his final years needs help from the national government and the private sector to help preserve its Heritage Zone

CASA REAL. Jose Rizal lived here from 1892 to 1893.

Grandson of Rizal's Dapitan student: Let's restore historic water system

Jun 19, 2016 - 11:00 AM

The grandson of one of Rizal s former students says there is work to be done to restore the water system and brick making facility the national hero built in this city

ADVOCACY. George Aseniero, grandson of one of Rizal's former students in Dapitan, says there is a lot of work to be done to restore Rizal's water system and brick-making facility in the city. Photo by Gualberto Laput

IN PHOTOS: Jordan Clarkson visits tenement, snaps photo of Rizal statue

Jun 01, 2016 - 5:14 AM

Check out how Jordan Clarkson spent his last day in Manila over the weekend

MEETING RIZAL. Jordan Clarkson snaps a photo of Philippine national hero Jose Rizal. Photo from press release

What are naked men doing around Jose Rizal's bust?

Dec 30, 2015 - 11:35 PM

It is perhaps the most curious sculpture of Dr Jose Rizal done by the late Miguel Alcazar but the residents of Catbalogan Samar consider it a treasure

HISTORICAL TREASURE. Jose Rizal's bust, sitting on 3 naked men, by the late Miguel Alcazar, stands across the Catbalogan city hall in Samar. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Rizal monuments around the world

Dec 30, 2015 - 8:03 PM

MovePH Rappler s civic engageme nt arm asks netizens to take the RapplerChallenge by sharing photos of Rizal monuments around the world

PH Minecraft fan rebuilds Rizal Park in-game

Dec 30, 2015 - 2:55 PM

Minecraft builder Dyeyzzon914 builds a replica of Rizal Park within Minecraft

RIZAL PARK IN MINECRAFT. A screenshot of the Rizal park project within Minecraft.

Last time as president: Aquino leads Rizal Day rites

Dec 30, 2015 - 9:54 AM

President Aquino urges Filipinos to reflect on the sacrifices of the national hero for Philippine independence and to emulate his vision and love of country

HONORING RIZAL. President Benigno Aquino III leads the Rizal Day rites in Manila on December 30, 2015. Photo from gov.ph Photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Benedict Anderson and the Philippines’ place in the world

Dec 19, 2015 - 3:56 PM

Ben was glad to have put the Philippines on the global academic map It was his way of giving back to the country he loved

Torre de Manila photobombs APEC leader's tribute in Luneta

Nov 18, 2015 - 7:24 PM

The National Photobomber strikes again as Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto pays his respects at the Jose Rizal Monument in Luneta

Four schools battle for spot in NCAA Finals

Oct 20, 2015 - 4:13 AM

The NCAA Final Four kicks off with Letran facing Mapua and San Beda facing Jose Rizal University

KNIGHTS IN SHINING ARMOR. From left: McJour Luib, Kevin Racal and Reynaldo Publico Jr of Letran in action against San Beda during a match in July. Letran and San Beda will face separate schools with twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four round. File photo by Czaesar Dancel/Rappler

Mapua beats JRU, secures No. 3 seed in NCAA Final Four

Oct 16, 2015 - 8:44 PM

CJ Isit scored 27 points as Mapua books a semifinals meeting with Letran JRU will face top seed San Beda in their Final Four showdown

BIG MAN ON CAMPUS. Mapua's Allwell Oraeme scored 11 and grabbed 24 rebounds in the win. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

JRU to face Mapua for NCAA Final Four’s number 3 spot

Oct 15, 2015 - 4:38 PM

The winner will face Letran while the loser faces San Beda

BATTLE FOR THIRD SPOT. Bernabe Teodoro and the JRU Bombers look to position themselves better in the NCAA Final Four picture. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

JRU slays San Sebastian to clinch Final Four berth

Oct 09, 2015 - 2:37 PM

Jose Rizal University secured a spot in the NCAA Final Four with a dominant win over San Sebastian College Recoletos

The JRU Bombers have clinched a spot in the NCAA's cluttered Final Four picture. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler