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PCG mourns passing of deputy commandant for operations

Aug 25, 2019 - 4:22 PM

'[Vice Admiral Rolando Legaspi was] a great leader and a big loss to the PCG,' Philippine Coast Guard Spokesperson Captain Armand Balilo says

Philippine Coast Guard Vice Admiral Rolando Legaspi. Photo from PCG Facebook

Gretchen Barretto on Kier Legaspi: 'He always tried to be part of Dani's life'

Mar 22, 2019 - 12:44 PM

The outspoken actress speaks out on Instagram Live

GRETCHEN BARRETTO. The actress speaks up on her niece's relationship with her estranged father Kier Legaspi. Screenshot from Instagram.com/gretchenbarretto

Kier Legaspi tells daughter Dani Barretto: 'I'm still waiting for our meeting'

Mar 19, 2019 - 2:38 PM

'I want you to know that I was the first man who ever loved you and that no matter what, you will always be my daughter,' says Kier

IN PHOTOS: Mavy and Cassy Legaspi's 18th birthday party

Jan 13, 2019 - 2:37 PM

Carmina Villaroel and Zoren Legaspi's twins are all grown up

Celeste Legaspi: Aging isn’t a dull lens, but a prism

Aug 28, 2018 - 8:00 AM

The concept of aging seems anathema to the entertainment industry, which makes the existence of Mamang all the more radical

MAMANG. Denise O’Hara’s critically-lauded entry to the 2018 Cinemalaya festival, is a compassionate exploration of aging and dementia. Photo courtesy of Dee Nermal

Mavy, Cassy Legaspi sign up with GMA 7 Artist Center

Jul 27, 2018 - 11:22 AM

Zoren Legaspi and Carmina Villaroel's twins are now officially Kapuso artists

'Buhay Carinderia' gets P80M in a month under Cesar Montano

May 16, 2018 - 9:23 AM

In less than a month, 90% of the P80-million sponsorship funds are paid to advertising company Mary Lindbert International for the Buhay Carinderia project, even if was far from completion

FOOD TOURISM. Mary Lindbert International CEO Erlinda Legaspi (L), Tourism Promotions Board COO Cesar Montano, and former Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo at the Buhay Carinderia Redefined launch on April 11, 2018. Photo from the Buhay Carinderia Facebook page

LOOK: Carmina Villaroel and Zoren Legaspi's twins attend prom

Apr 30, 2018 - 10:16 AM

Mavy and Cassie Legaspi are all grown up!

Makabayan bloc asks SC to allow intervention in petition vs Sereno

Apr 10, 2018 - 1:10 PM

The House Makabayan bloc argues that the quo warranto petition seeking to void the Chief Justice's appointment would cause them to be 'deprived of their collective right' to bring the impeachment process to a 'logical conclusion'

EMBATTLED CHIEF JUSTICE. Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno delivers a speech during the Araw ng Kagitingan on April 9, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva

DOH considers UP-PGH findings as primary 'evidence’ on Dengvaxia

Feb 02, 2018 - 8:41 PM

The DOH is willing to share the UP-PGH's findings to the Public Attorney's Office, which is conducting its own exhumation and forensic examination of other children vaccinated with Dengvaxia

DOH-TRUSTED EXPERTS. Doctors Maria Cecilia Lim, Gerardo Legaspi, and Juliet Sio-Aguilar discuss the findings of the UP-PGH panel on 14 Dengvaxia deaths. Screenshots by Rappler

Duterte meets with NDF regional spokesperson who surrendered

Jan 22, 2018 - 12:20 AM

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza says Noel Legaspi and his wife received assistance to 'start a new life'

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte engages in a discussion with the two rebel returnees from the New People's Army who were presented to the President at the Matina Enclaves in Davao City on January 20, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

WATCH: ‘Ang Larawan’ stars sing OPM hits carpool karaoke style

Jan 05, 2018 - 4:23 PM

Rachel Alejandro, Celeste Legaspi, Dulce, and Sandino Martin go for a musical car ride

ANG LARAWAN. The cast of the musical film belts out OPM classics, such as Aegis' "Basang Basa sa Ulan." Screengrab from Facebook.com/AngLarawanTheMovie

‘Ang Larawan’ review: Admirable feat

Dec 26, 2017 - 12:05 PM

'Ang Larawan' is elegant, with each of its graceful movement so carefully designed to evoke a feeling of nostalgia for a time when things of beauty are truly and unsubtly beautiful

5 fun facts about the movie 'Ang Larawan'

Dec 20, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Rachel Alejandro, Joanna Ampil, and Paulo Avelino lead the cast of the musical movie, directed by Loy Arcenas

Rappler Live Jam: Cast of 'Ang Larawan'

Dec 19, 2017 - 8:22 PM

Rachel Alejandro, Celeste Legaspi, and Ryan Cayabyab are coming to Rappler HQ to celebrate the holidays!

Police file case vs Teddy Casiño, Renato Reyes over ASEAN protest

Nov 14, 2017 - 4:15 PM

Cops say Casiño, Reyes, and another protester – Neil Legaspi – committed breach of peace, assault, and disobedience and resistance to authorities

OPPOSITION. Protesters attempt to move toward the United States Embassy in Manila. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

DSWD chief: Lower age of criminal liability 'anti-poor,' won't curb crime

Nov 16, 2016 - 5:46 PM

Pro child advocates say the proposal treats children in conflict with the law as criminals not victims

CRACKS IN THE LAW. Should the age of criminal responsibility be lowered? President Rodrigo Duterte says so but social workers and pro-child groups oppose the call.

IN PHOTOS: JaDine, cast of 'Till I Met You'

Aug 29, 2016 - 12:10 AM

James Reid and Nadine Lustre return to primetime after the success of On The Wings of Love

In protest of Marcos burial, national artist's remains exhumed

Aug 08, 2016 - 5:11 PM

The family of National Artist Cesar Legaspi makes good on their promise to transfer his remains from the Libingan ng mga Bayani before September 11 the late dictator s birthdate

Pinoy film, 'Pipo,' competes in IndieCrete International Film Festival

Aug 06, 2016 - 10:54 PM

Richard Legaspi s Pipo about a boy trying to get an old photographer to take a pictures of his family is competing in a Greek film festival

'PIPO.' Richard Legaspi's film is set to compete in Indie Crete International Film Festival in Greece. Photo courtesy of Seymour Barros Sanchez

Relatives mull move out of Heroes' Cemetery to protest Marcos burial

May 27, 2016 - 11:25 AM

If Rodrigo Duterte allows the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Heroes Cemetery some relatives of those interred there are considering transferring their loved ones remains

HERO'S BURIAL? President-elect Rodrigo Duterte's plan to allow the burial of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos has drawn flak and opposition from several sectors. AFP file photo

Legaspi Int'l Airport completes P40M upgrade

Aug 21, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines says its self generated revenue funded the improvement of the Legaspi International Airport passenger terminal


Seek and you shall find

May 29, 2015 - 6:45 PM

A guide on how to induge nourish and recover in the heart of Makati

10 ‘most trusted celebrity endorsers’ not top taxpayers

Apr 29, 2015 - 3:33 PM

The Department of Finance says there are only 39 celebrity endorsers on the BIR s list of top 500 individual taxpayers for 2013

Meet the neighborhood

Apr 13, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Makati’s Legaspi Village is a growing hub for boutique specialty shops that are ushering a more varied and global sensibility in the country

Quezon City judge is new Court of Appeals Associate Justice

Jan 12, 2015 - 3:45 PM

Judge Germano Francisco Legaspi is set to fill the post vacated by retired CA associate justice Amelita Tolentino

NEW APPOINTMENT. President Benigno Aquino III chooses a new Court of Appeals Associate Justice. Photo from the Court of Appeals website

Filipino duo captures 2nd Pacquiao int’l billiard crown

Dec 17, 2014 - 9:19 PM

The tandem of Romeo Silvano and Jordan Legaspi twice came from behind to catch up with their Taiwanese opponents before clinching the doubles title in the US 100 000 2nd Manny Pacquiao 10 Ball International Tournament

NEVER SAY DIE. The tandem of Romeo Silvano and Jordan Legaspi overcame their Taiwanese rivals to win the Pacquiao-sponsored tournament. Photo by Edwin Espejo

Your first home? Rework your expenses to get it

Oct 25, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Can you really own a condominium for 15k a month? Find out how

PH stars do Ice Bucket Challenge: Kris, Kathniel, BB, and more

Aug 28, 2014 - 2:23 PM

Zoren Legaspi and Carmina Villaroel Kris Aquino Anne Curtis and newly engaged Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera are just some of the celebrities who did the challenge

Archbishop Legaspi: Prelate for a 'Church of the Poor'

Aug 08, 2014 - 4:06 PM

In May 2012 the prelate says he had only asked to live long enough to oversee the 300 year celebration of devotion to the Lady of Peñafrancia in 2010 He got what he wished for and more

First Filipino UST rector dies at 78

Aug 08, 2014 - 10:57 AM

Caceres Archbishop Emeritus Leonardo Z Legaspi OP former president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines died at 5 am on Friday the Feast of Saint Dominic

Joanna Ampil: From stage to movie star

Jul 06, 2014 - 11:06 PM

Back from Europe the actress is in Manila to promote her new album and do the movie Larawan

Zoren Legaspi to cooperate with BIR on tax evasion charges

May 08, 2014 - 8:11 PM

The actor says he s willing to correct any errors

Zoren Legaspi faces P4.5-M tax evasion complaint

May 08, 2014 - 12:44 PM

The BIR sues Legaspi after it accessed documents showing the actor s true income

Aftermath of Yolanda (Typhoon Haiyan): What we know

Nov 22, 2013 - 2:25 PM

Rappler is compiling this list of what we know so far in the areas affected by Typhoon Yolanda

Return, beloved: 'Katy! The Musical'

Jul 30, 2013 - 10:40 PM

Katy The Musical evokes her era not only through costumes music and narrative but also in its highly mannered delivery

QUEEN OF BODABIL. Isay Alvarez as Katy de la Cruz. Photo courtesy of Rome Jorge

Legends never die: 'Ibalong'

Mar 26, 2013 - 11:02 AM

It s CCP run may have ended but Tanghalang Pilipino s Bicolano epic is set to tour the land of its origins

YOUNG ORYOL. Trixie Esteban in Tanghalang Pilipino's 'Ibalong.' Photo by Jojit Lorenzo from the Tanghalang Pilipino Facebook page

Tagle won’t be next Pope - 3 archbishops

Feb 12, 2013 - 1:26 PM

Tagle’s obvious handicap is that he is still young to be in the running as the next Pope say the 3 retired prelates

Luis Antonio Tagle of the Philippines walks, wearing his biretta hat, after Pope Benedict XVI appointed him as a cardinal during a ceremony on November 24, 2012 at St Peter's basilica at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO

Rainy Friday in Cebu, Tacloban, CDO

Jan 18, 2013 - 9:41 AM

Tuguegarao and Legaspi will also experience occasional rain PAGASA says

Photo wRap: Les Miserables x Vogue, awkward photos, #RHBill

Nov 25, 2012 - 4:00 PM

Cultural differences strong women in legislature and an adorable baby turkey that and more in Rappler s photo wRap for November 18 24 2012

Social Media wRap: 'Gangnam,' Ampatuan, and a Pinoy White Christmas

Nov 25, 2012 - 12:18 PM

The week of November 16 23 saw the commemoration of the Ampatuan massacre a new definition for White Christmas and a new YouTube record

Court defers Arroyo arraignment

Oct 15, 2012 - 9:05 AM

UPDATED The Sandiganbayan defers the arraignment of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo which was scheduled today Monday October 15

File photo / Agence France-Presse

Arroyo rushed to ICU; arraignment unsure

Oct 12, 2012 - 3:20 PM

UPDATED VMMC director Dr Nona Legaspi says former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo suffers a heart problem The Sandiganbayan summons Legaspi to explain

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.

Everything Cinemalaya 2012

Jul 20, 2012 - 3:39 PM

Planning out the schedule of your Cinemalaya 2012 week? We ve got the complete list of movies and screenings to guide you

MARIO O'HARA's 'Ang Babae sa Breakwater' staring Katherine Luna opens Cinemalaya 2012. Screen grab from YouTube

2012 Cinemalaya opens

Jul 20, 2012 - 2:29 PM

There are 25 films in competition 60 in exhibition

DIRECTORS' SHOWCASE. (From left) Lawrence Fajardo (Posas), Jose Javier Reyes (Mga Mumunting Lihim), Raymond Red (Kamera Obskura), Jun Robles Lana (Bwakaw) and Adolfo Alix Jr. (Kalayaan). Photo by Jude Bautista