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Hong Kong hills shine with protest lights in festival-themed rally

Sep 13, 2019 - 10:07 PM

Activists use the night as a way to keep their movement buoyant with no signs of protests abating

SHINE. Pro-democracy demonstrators use the torch lights of their phones and hold lanterns while forming a human chain on Victoria Peak in Hong Kong on September 13, 2019. Photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

Lugo leads Mapua’s 2OT stunner over Letran; Lions sweep Chiefs

Sep 13, 2019 - 9:24 PM

Veteran guard Noah Lugo delivers a career-high performance as the Mapua Cardinals boost their playoff chances

TEAM EFFORT. The Cardinals prove steadier down the stretch against the Knights. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Leonardo da Vinci's mechanical lion goes on display in Paris

Sep 12, 2019 - 3:50 PM

The lion, which is two meters high and 3 meters long and made of wood with a metal mechanism, is a reconstruction based on a rudimentary sketch left by Da Vinci

AUTOMATON. A picture taken on September 11, 2019 shows a mechanical lion that has been recreated 500 years after its invention by Leonardo da Vinci, at the Italian Cultural Institute in Paris. Photo by Thomas Samson/AFP

San Beda overwhelms EAC as Lyceum, Letran cop 7th wins

Sep 10, 2019 - 8:43 PM

San Beda secures its 10th straight victory, while Lyceum and Letran start their 2nd round campaign on a high note

KEY COG. Evan Nelle directs San Beda's offense with a double-double of 13 points and 11 assists. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

B-day boy Balanza leads Letran win; San Beda sweeps 1st round

Sep 06, 2019 - 7:24 PM

Letran captain Jerrick Balanza celebrates his birthday with a key triumph as San Beda completes a 9-0 sweep

BIRTHDAY BLOWOUT. Jerrick Balanza powers the Knights to a 24-point whipping of the Blazers on his 23rd birthday. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda drubs LPU in finals rematch, Stags deny Knights in OT

Aug 20, 2019 - 8:08 PM

The San Beda Red Lions continue to have the upper hand over rivals Lyceum Pirates

EFFICIENT. Calvin Oftana (#7) soars above the rest in San Beda's blowout over LPU with a career-high 20 points and a game-high 12 rebounds. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda pounds Perpetual by 46; Lyceum deals Benilde its first loss

Aug 16, 2019 - 7:16 PM

The Red Lions stretch their perfect NCAA run to 6 games as the Pirates stay within striking distance at 6-1

SPOILER. Jayvee Marcelino and the Pirates halt the Blazers' hot start. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda tops Letran to stay perfect

Aug 10, 2019 - 8:34 PM

Defending champion San Beda stretches its unbeaten run to 5 as Mapua also scores a breakthrough victory

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Grudges come naturally to kids – gratitude must be taught

Aug 10, 2019 - 1:06 PM

Our results suggest that young children must learn the principle of direct reciprocity in order to apply it

CHILDHOOD LESSONS. Kids have no problem remembering who plays fair. Natalia Lebedinskaia/Shutterstock.com

NCAA postpones August 6, 2019 games

Aug 06, 2019 - 10:53 AM

The league reschedules the men’s basketball triple-header headlined by Letran and St Benilde clash

RESCHEDULED. St. Benilde's Justin Gutang makes his way past his defenders.  Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NCAA postpones August 2, 2019 games

Aug 02, 2019 - 10:16 AM

The league reschedules the men’s basketball triple-header headlined by the San Beda-St Benilde clash due to bad weather

DERAILED. James Canlas and the San Beda Red Lions won’t get a shot just yet against surprise co-leader St Benilde. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda rallies late to down Baste; Chiefs score breakthrough

Jul 26, 2019 - 7:22 PM

Defending three-peat champion San Beda continues to lead the NCAA pack with a spotless 4-0 slate

CRUISING. James Canlas and the Red Lions blow past the Stags to keep the solo lead. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Disney's 'Lion King' roars as James Cameron salutes new 'Avengers' record

Jul 23, 2019 - 10:11 AM

'Congratulations to 'Avengers Endgame' on becoming the new box-office king' says James Cameron

‘The Lion King’ review: Bloated, unnecessary spectacle

Jul 21, 2019 - 6:52 PM

'The Lion King' is all shine but no spirit

Long live the Lion Queen: Beyonce delights with new album

Jul 20, 2019 - 10:29 AM

'The Lion King: The Gift' is meant to be a 'sister piece' album to her new film and 'a love letter to Africa', the singer says

San Beda routs EAC for 3rd straight win

Jul 18, 2019 - 7:42 PM

The defending champions sustain their hot start behind James Canlas and Evan Nelle

SBU (15) James Canlas. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Disney's 3D 'Lion King' sends animation roaring forward

Jul 14, 2019 - 12:19 PM

Expectations are sky-high for the film about young lion cub Simba avenging his father's death to emulate the commercial success of 'The Jungle Book', 'Beauty and the Beast', and 'Aladdin'

EAC scores massive upset over LPU, Balanza takes over for Letran

Jul 12, 2019 - 8:51 PM

Jethro Mendoza comes through the clutch as the EAC Generals pull off the biggest upset yet over the Lyceum Pirates early in the NCAA tournament

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda clamps down on Arellano to start 4-peat bid

Jul 07, 2019 - 6:52 PM

Kicking off their title defense in style, the Red Lions make sure there are no surprises against the Chiefs

Donald Tankoua. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda to 'fill shoes' left by Bolick, Mocon amid 4-peat bid

Jul 07, 2019 - 12:12 PM

Head coach Boyet Fernandez is tasked to develop a contender without trusty stars Robert Bolick and Javee Mocon

4-PEAT. The San Beda Red Lions aim for a 4-peat championship in the NCAA. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Boeing to give $100 million to 737 MAX crash victims' families, communities

Jul 04, 2019 - 12:14 AM

Boeing says it will work with local governments and non-profit organizations to provide 'hardship and living expenses' and boost economic development in regions affected by the two crashes

CONTROVERSIAL. File photo of a Boeing 737 MAX. Photo from Wikipedia

Rebuilding San Beda still coaches' team to beat in NCAA Season 95

Jul 01, 2019 - 8:22 PM

The San Beda Red Lions are gunning for a fourth straight NCAA crown

TEAM TO BEAT. Evan Nelle and the San Beda Red Lions will have targets on their backs in their title-retention bid. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


San Beda shackles La Salle to cop Filoil crown

Jun 23, 2019 - 8:12 PM

Displaying their defensive prowess, the Red Lions drub the Green Archers to cap their unbeaten run in the preseason tournament

LIONS ROAR. San Beda cruises past La Salle after a dominant second half. Photo by Kyle Janremy Bustos/Rappler

Late drama in Filoil semis as La Salle, San Beda scrape close wins

Jun 20, 2019 - 7:52 PM

La Salle and San Beda slip past separate foes to arrange a title showdown in the preseason tournament

TOUGH CHALLENGE. Justine Baltazar and the La Salle Green Archers dispatch the Lyceum Pirates in the semifinals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda to face Adamson, La Salle to meet Lyceum in Filoil semis

Jun 17, 2019 - 9:46 PM

San Beda, La Salle, Adamson, and Lyceum defeat their quarterfinal foes to reach the Final Four of the 2019 Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup

TOPSCORER. Evan Nelle topscores as San Beda advances to the semifinals. Photo from Kyle Janremy Bustos


San Beda stays unbeaten; La Salle dominates San Sebastian

Jun 14, 2019 - 10:08 PM

The Red Lions complete a seven-game elimination sweep as the Green Archers also advance in the preseason tournament

TOP SEED. The Tigers fall prey to NCAA king Red Lions. Photo by Kyle Janremy Bustos/Rappler

FilOil: San Beda frustrates rival San Sebastian, Letran drubs Benilde

Jun 10, 2019 - 9:57 PM

The San Beda Red Lions stay spotless in 6 games while the Letran Knights bag their fifth win in 7 games

CONTRIBUTOR. Evan Nelle submits a near-double-double for the San Beda Red Lions. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


FilOil: UP drubs UST in Paras’ return; San Beda survives La Salle

Jun 07, 2019 - 11:41 PM

After a month-long absence, Kobe Paras returns from injury with a 15-point showing to power the Maroons

COMEBACK. Kobe Paras makes an impact right on his first game back from an ankle injury. File photo by Keith Magcaling/Rappler

Beyonce – or Nala – is the queen we all need in new 'Lion King' teaser

Jun 04, 2019 - 10:18 AM

'Simba, you have to take your place as king'

BEYONCE AS NALA. The singer-songwriter stars in the remake of the Disney classic. Still from the Lion King trailer

Baldwin, Fernandez pick up collegiate coaching honors

May 24, 2019 - 3:50 PM

Ateneo's Tab Baldwin and San Beda's Boyet Fernandez cop top coaching awards after extending their respective teams' dynasties

Boeing puts cost of 737 MAX crisis at $1 billion

Apr 24, 2019 - 11:25 PM

The results are the first since the company entered crisis mode with the March 10 crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet, which along with an October Lion Air crash claimed 346 lives

WATCH: Pride Rock like you've never seen before in 'Lion King' full trailer

Apr 11, 2019 - 9:51 AM

The film is hitting theaters in July

PRIDE ROCK. The new 'Lion King' trailer shows the beloved Disney classic rendered in breathtaking CGI. Screenshot from YouTube.com/DisneyMovieTrailers

PBA D-League: Ateneo, San Beda coast to easy wins

Apr 04, 2019 - 7:54 PM

Even minus Thirdy Ravena, the Blue Eagles roll past the Knights for their fourth win in 5 outings

BLOWOUT. UE standout Alvin Pasaol reinforces the Letran Knights, but Mike Nieto and the Ateneo Blue Eagles stay in full control. Photo from PBA Images

Ethiopian 737 pilots followed Boeing guidelines before crash – WSJ

Apr 03, 2019 - 3:48 PM

A Wall Street Journal report says the pilots of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX plane that crashed last month initially took the emergency steps outlined by the manufacturer but still could not regain control

CRASH. In this file photo taken on November 28, 2017, an Ethiopian Airline Boeing 737-700 aircraft takes off from Felix Houphouet-Boigny Airport in Abidjan. - An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 crashed on March 10, 2019, en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi with 149 passengers and eight crew believed to be on board, Ethiopian Airlines said as Ethiopia's prime minister offered condolences to passengers' families. (Photo by ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP)

Ethiopian Airlines crash: What is the MCAS system on the Boeing 737 Max 8?

Mar 18, 2019 - 9:21 AM

The Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) is an automated safety feature on the 737 Max 8 designed to prevent the plane from entering into a stall, or losing lift

CONTROVERSIAL. File photo of a Boeing 737 MAX. Photo from Wikipedia

U.S. grounds Boeing 737 MAX as black boxes flown to France for analysis

Mar 14, 2019 - 10:42 AM

(UPDATED) Ethiopian Airlines says the black box flight recorders from the Boeing 737 MAX 8 that crashed have been flown to Paris for analysis

TORONTO, ON - MARCH 13: An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet approaches the Toronto Pearson International Airport for a landing on March 13, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. U.S. President Donald Trump announced today that all 737 MAX 8 jets would be suspended from use following the recent crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. Several other countries, including Canada, China, and Australia have announced that they would also be grounding the jets. Cole Burston/Getty Images/AFP  Cole Burston / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Boeing 737 MAX safety record questioned after two tragedies

Mar 11, 2019 - 7:18 AM

For the second time in less than 6 months, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashes minutes after takeoff, killing everyone on board

D-League: Ex-FEU stars carry Wangs; San Beda downs NCAA rival Perpetual

Feb 21, 2019 - 9:07 PM

Arvin Tolentino and Axel Iñigo team up as Wangs Basketball rolls past Trinity University of Asia

NEW TERRITORY. Arvin Tolentino sill continues to control the game even in the PBA D-League scene as he notches a double-double of 13 points and 10 rebounds. Photo by PBA Images

PCCL: Reloaded Ateneo survives San Beda, sets UV nat'l finals

Jan 26, 2019 - 5:15 PM

Angelo Kouame and Thirdy Ravena star as the Blue Eagles earn the best collegiate team tag in Metro Manila

FLYING HIGH. Angelo Kouame and the Blue Eagles soar past the Red Lions to rule the PCCL semis series, 2-1. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Isaac Go praises Ateneo bench in San Beda stunner

Jan 25, 2019 - 11:40 AM

Despite fielding only 5 players at the start of the game, the Blue Eagles force a winner-take-all against the Red Lions in the PCCL semis

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PCCL: Go erupts for 28 as Ateneo forces do-or-die vs San Beda

Jan 24, 2019 - 6:23 PM

A hot-shooting Isaac Go shows up as the Blue Eagles level the PCCL semis series versus the Red Lions

SIZZLING. Big man Isaac Go knocks in 4 of his 7 three-pointers in the final quarter to power the Blue Eagles. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Evan Nelle ready to step up in post-Bolick, Mocon era

Jan 22, 2019 - 7:40 PM

'There's no pressure because I like stepping up,' says San Beda's Evan Nelle

BREAKOUT GAME. Behind tested veteran Donald Tankoua's 18 points, Nelle drops 12 markers on 3/4 (75%) shooting from downtown. Photo by Josh Albelda /Rappler

Nieto twins late to San Beda clash due to class

Jan 21, 2019 - 8:50 PM

Matt and Mike Nieto, together with Tyler Tio and Jolo Mendoza, arrive late to the game against San Beda since they had to attend class

STUDENTS FIRST. Matt Nieto squeezes in time to show up for the game midway in the third quarter. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Beda bests Ateneo in Game 1 of PCCL semis

Jan 21, 2019 - 6:51 PM

The San Beda Red Lions need only one win to set up a finals date with the University of Visayas Green Lancers

TOP DOG. Donald Tankoua leads the way as San Beda inches closer to the PCCL finals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Second black box from Lion Air crash found – Indonesian officials

Jan 14, 2019 - 12:18 PM

Haryo Satmiko, deputy head of Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC), says the box had been recovered early Monday morning, January 14

THE FIRST BLACK BOX. This picture from Indonesia media agency "detikcom" shows officials displaying part of the ill-fated Lion Air flight JT 610's black box, an FDR (flight data recorder), after it was recovered from the Java Sea in the waters off Karawang on November 1, 2018. File photo by Pradita Utama/Detikcom/AFP

Ateneo, San Beda banner historic 20-team PBA D-League

Jan 12, 2019 - 7:38 PM

UAAP champion Ateneo and NCAA titlist San Beda look to sustain their winning ways even against a stacked field

CHAMPION DUEL. Expect Ateneo’s Angelo Kouame and San Beda’s Donald Tankoua to play key roles anew in the D-League. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Breakthroughs, dynasties highlight 2018 UAAP, NCAA

Dec 27, 2018 - 9:53 AM

Relive the best basketball moments in UAAP Season 81 and NCAA Season 94

SCHEDULE: Ateneo, San Beda face off in PCCL

Dec 23, 2018 - 11:20 PM

The two top-tier teams will clash for the PCCL title in a best-of-three series starting on January 21, 2019

BATTLE OF CHAMPIONS. Ateneo's Thirdy Ravena powers past San Beda's Ranbill Tongco in the 2018 Filoil Finals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lion Air to resume search for victims of Indonesia crash

Dec 17, 2018 - 3:45 PM

Following requests from victims' families, Lion says it allocated 38 billion rupiah ($2.6 million) to hire a Dutch company to continue the search with its ship, the MPV Everest

CRASH DEBRIS. This picture taken at the Tanjung Priok Jakarta port on October 30, 2018 shows two Indonesian policemen examining debris of the ill-fated Lion Air flight JT 610 in Jakarta. File photo by Adek Berry/AFP

Lion Air jet should have been grounded before fatal crash – Indonesia

Nov 28, 2018 - 9:25 PM

'The plane was no longer airworthy and it should not have kept flying,' says the aviation head of Indonesia's National Transport Safety Committee

ndonesia's National Transportation Safety Commission's (KNKT) deputy head Haryo Satmiko (2nd R) delivers a preliminary report on Lion Air flight JT 610 during a press conference in Jakarta on November 28, 2018. Lion Air must improve its safety culture and better document repair work on its planes, Indonesian authorities said on November 28, in preliminary findings into last month's crash that killed all 189 people on board. Bay ISMOYO / AFP