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A sad reunion: Firefighter who rescued Atio Castillo visits wake

Sep 27, 2017 - 10:28 AM

Firefighter Lords Hernandez reunites with the family whom he helped rescue during a fire in Paco, Manila in 2005, but there is no cause for celebration

REUNION. Firefighter Lords Hernandez and his teammate pay respect to Horacio Castillo III, the same boy whom they rescued in a fire more than a decade ago. Photo by Yvette Fernandez

Atio Castillo was living 'second life,' says firefighter who rescued him in 2005

Sep 24, 2017 - 2:28 PM

According to firefighter Lords Hernandez, the death of Horacio Castillo III or 'Atio' is very saddening considering that it was the young man's second life

SECOND LIFE. Horacio Castillo III or Atio was rescued in a fire on December 7, 2005. Photo courtesy of Lords Hernandez

WATCH: 'The Voice PH's Alisah Bonaobra wows 'X Factor UK' judges

Sep 24, 2017 - 2:07 PM

Alisah performs Beyonce's 'Listen' during the X Factor UK auditions

Duterte's new matrix links Maute Group to drugs

Sep 23, 2017 - 6:31 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says this could explain how the ISIS-inspired Maute Group sustains its operations in Marawi City

NEW MATRIX. President Rodrigo Duterte presents a new matrix that links the terrorist Maute Group to illegal drugs.

WATCH: Meet the Filipino acts in 'X Factor UK'

Sep 13, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Gaga Lord male group JBK and Elysa V advance to the next round of the show

LP to Duterte: Let CHR probe killings

Sep 09, 2017 - 4:40 PM

The Liberal Party says the Duterte administration must face the problem of drug killings head on instead of trying to look for purported saboteurs and destabilizers

DRUG WAR PROBE. CHR, chaired by Chito Gascon, is asking the PNP, headed by Director General Ronald dela Rosa, to share its police files on the drug war. But the President wouldn't allow it.

WATCH: 'X Factor UK' judges play Bond girls for Pinay auditioner

Sep 06, 2017 - 11:11 AM

The aspiring singer s rendition of a Bond song left Simon Cowell feeling like James Bond

BOND GIRLS. Gaga Lord, with the help of Nicole Scherzinger and Alesha Dixon, create their own James Bond title sequence on the X Factor UK audition floor. Screengrab from YouTube.com/TheXFactorUK

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, August 31, 2017

Aug 31, 2017 - 9:57 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Thursday

MESSAGING. President Rodrigo Duterte defends his threats to kill, saying on August 30, 2017, that they can be defended even in front of Jesus Christ. Malacañang photo

IN PHOTOS: Stars at the MTV Video Music Awards 2017

Aug 28, 2017 - 5:30 PM

See what Katy Perry Nicki Minaj Gal Gadot Demi Lovato and more wore on the red carpet

Youth leaders ask Duterte: Where's all-out drug war vs rich, powerful?

Aug 21, 2017 - 11:58 PM

Have you seen drug operations in Forbes? Have you seen war on drugs in Bel Air? says a speaker at the rally calling for an end to killings

'JUSTICE FOR KIAN'. Akbayan Youth leader Shamah Bulangis takes the microphone at the protest. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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Aug 02, 2017 - 6:47 PM

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Jodie Whittaker is first female 'Doctor Who'

Jul 17, 2017 - 12:45 AM

The British actress will take over later this year as 13th incarnation of the Time Lord

Lorde clarifies interview remarks, declares love for Taylor Swift

Jul 08, 2017 - 9:06 PM

Lorde s interview on Australian program Sunrise has led people to think she is no longer hanging out with the pop star

SWIFTIE. Lorde and Taylor Swift share a close friendship, with Swift even organising Lorde’s 20th birthday party last November. Photo from Instagram.com/lordemusic

Ron Howard to take over 'Star Wars' Han Solo spin-off

Jun 23, 2017 - 10:08 AM

Ron Howard is set to direct the untitled Han Solo movie after Phil Lord and Chris Miller were sacked

Han Solo 'Star Wars' spinoff movie loses its directors

Jun 21, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy says Phil Lord and Christopher Miller left the project due to creative differences

On second album, Lorde discovers 'Melodrama' of adulthood

Jun 17, 2017 - 12:15 PM

Lorde s new album one of 2017 s most anticipated pop music releases lays the singer bare

Search on for missing Filipina after London fire

Jun 16, 2017 - 12:41 PM

Missing Filipina Ligaya G Moore is at least 60 years old a member of the Jesus Is Lord JIL church and a resident of Grenfell Tower in London

MISSING FILIPINA. Ligaya Moore, a Filipina, remains missing after the Grenfell Tower on July 14, 2017, killed at least 17 people in London. Photo of Moore from the Philippine embassy in London; photo of Grenfell Tower from AFP

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Jun 16, 2017 - 10:29 AM

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Aguirre wants SAF out of Bilibid as drug trade 'active again'

Jun 02, 2017 - 12:50 PM

Aguirre says he is closely watching the drug inmates they turned witnesses against Senator Leila de Lima amid this creeping resurgence of drug trading

File photo of the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

2 children among killed in Maguindanao drug raid

May 03, 2017 - 3:07 PM

Two other minors are wounded including a 12 month old boy after men of suspected drug lord and BIFF member Willie Akil Utto fired upon the raiding team

'Guardians 2': 'Not as funny' but eyeing box office jackpot

Apr 27, 2017 - 12:02 AM

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 is expected to enjoy one of the biggest opening weekends ever with critics agreed that its sharp one liners make it like its predecessor: a cut above the average superhero fare

Kendrick Lamar, Lorde show new sides at Coachella

Apr 18, 2017 - 12:17 AM

The two artists whose last albums each brought Grammy glory play back to back sets to close the first weekend of the premier music festival

IN PHOTOS: Lawmakers throw belated birthday bash for Duterte

Apr 09, 2017 - 2:49 PM

Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco and his wife Wen organize the party for the President whom lawmakers say did not give any marching orders during the gathering

President Rodrigo Duterte poses with lawmakers durning his belated birthday celebration on April 8. Photo from Bagong Henerasyon Representative Bernadette Herrera-Dy

British lord calls for ‘due clemency’ for OFW Jennifer Dalquez

Mar 28, 2017 - 5:59 PM

It is clear from the evidence that her action was not pre meditated but a desperate response to an unprovoked sexual attack Lord Singh of Wimbledon writes to United Arab Emirates ambassador to London

Dr Indarjit Singh, Britain's first turbaned Sikh to sit in the House of Lords, poses for pictures outside the Houses of Parliament in central London, on September 13, 2011. Dr Singh, who was born in Rawalpindi, will sit in the House of Lords as an independent and will be known as Baron Singh of Wimbledon. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT / AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT

UK Parliament backs Brexit bill

Mar 14, 2017 - 7:00 AM

The prime minister could then trigger Article 50 of the EU s Lisbon Treaty at any time starting two years of talks that will end with Britain becoming the first country to leave the bloc

BACKING EU. A protester draped in a European Union flag takes part in a protest in support of an amendment to guarantee legal status of EU citizens, outside the Houses of Parliament in London on March 13, 2017. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Lords defy May for a second time on Brexit

Mar 07, 2017 - 9:03 PM

UPDATED The House of Lords votes to give parliament the final say on how Britain leaves the European Union

THERESA MAY. British Prime Minister Theresa May, including most members of the parliament's lower House of Commons, voted to remain in the European Union. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

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Mar 03, 2017 - 11:08 AM

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WATCH: Lorde releases new single 'Green Light'

Mar 03, 2017 - 10:57 AM

Green Light is Lorde s first single in 3 years and is the first off her upcoming sophomore album Melodrama

Brexit bill delayed as Lords back EU nationals' rights

Mar 02, 2017 - 7:20 AM

In a major defeat for the government peers voted by 358 to 256 for an amendment requiring ministers to protect the rights of more than 3 million European citizens after Britain leaves the bloc

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows a general view of the House of Lords Chamber at the start of the second day of The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Committee Stage, in London on March 1, 2017. PRU/AFP

WATCH: Meet Star-Lord's dad in new 'Guardians of the Galaxy' trailer

Mar 01, 2017 - 3:28 PM

Star Lord Gamora Drax Rocket and Baby Groot are back in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

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Feb 28, 2017 - 10:57 AM

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Ang patotoo ng mga drug lord at kidnapper

Feb 20, 2017 - 12:45 PM

Kagalang galang na talaga ang hustisya sa Pilipinas Ang salita ng kidnapper ay ebidensya na ngayon [at] sinasanto na natin ang salita ng mga drug lord

CHAIN OF LOVE : Women's leaders trroped to the Senate to express support to Senator Leila De Lima even as they condemned the government move to arrest her on trump-up illegal drugs charges. Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

British MPs approve bill to start Brexit

Feb 09, 2017 - 8:45 AM

The unamended two clause bill now moves to the House of Lords where there may be more opposition from unelected peers – and where May s Conservative party does not have a majority

START OF BREXIT. In a still image taken from footage broadcast by the UK Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) on February 8, 2017 Members of Parliament react as the deputy speaker Lindsay Hoyle announces the results of the main vote on the EU Notification of Withdrawal Bill to the members of parliament in the House of Commons in central London on February 8, 2017. Photo by PRU/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Duterte's simple Christmas Eve celebration

Dec 26, 2016 - 3:45 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte chooses to spend his 1st Christmas as chief executive in his home in Davao City with his common law wife daughter and friends

FIRST CHRISTMAS. President Rodrigo Duterte spends his 1st Christmas as chief executive in his home in Davao City. Photo courtesy of Rep Lord Allan Velasco

House of Representatives: 10 biggest moments in 2016

Dec 22, 2016 - 10:30 AM

From congressmen in near fistfight to the hours long drama of the Bilibid drugs probe here are the top newsmakers at the House of Representatives in 2016

All illustrations by Janina Malinis/Rappler

WATCH: Baby Groot takes center stage in new 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' trailer

Dec 04, 2016 - 12:14 PM

Rocket explains to Baby Groot how not to press the button of an atomic bomb

Kerwin Espinosa now held at Abu Dhabi’s Al Wathba Prison

Oct 19, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Ambassador Constancio R Vingno Jr says the extradition of Roland Kerwin Espinosa Jr could take a week

Duterte on drug list: 'I had it revalidated again'

Sep 24, 2016 - 10:52 PM

Kasi may mga nakita ako doon na mga kaibigan ko na hindi ko sukat akalain President Rodrigo Duterte says

CHIEF EXECUTIVE. President Rodrigo Duterte presides over a command conference at the Police Regional Office-10 Headquarters in Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City, on September 22, 2016. Photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

Police nab P24-M shabu from Kerwin Espinosa's 'bodyguard'

Sep 24, 2016 - 2:03 PM

Max Miro a self confessed bodyguard of alleged drug lord Kerwin Espinosa points to the stash after he voluntarily surrenders to authorities

SHABU HAUL. Police show their haul from the alleged right hand man of suspected drug lord Kerwin Espinosa. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

500 million accounts stolen, Yahoo confirms

Sep 23, 2016 - 3:37 PM

It is history s biggest data breach from a single site according to one database

BIG BREACH. Yahoo encourages users to change their password in light of the massive data breach.

DDB wants law institutionalizing community-based drug rehab

Sep 22, 2016 - 3:35 PM

The Department of Health also supports proposals to put up at least one major in patient drug rehabilitation center per region

SURRENDER. Alleged drug addicts and pushers file through to undergo drug tests following their surrender to authorities at Camp Karingal police station in Manila on June 22, 2016. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

The Drug War: Execution at Cessna

Sep 21, 2016 - 8:55 AM

According to the narrative now held acceptable under the administration of Rodrigo Duterte Jhay Lord Clemente deserved to die

War on drugs: When the police come knocking in posh Makati villages

Sep 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The scene is a sharp contrast from operations held along the dark alleys of poorer communities

BRIEF TALK. Indian Ambassador to the Philippines Lalduhthlana Ralte, who lives in Forbes Park, allows a PNP SPD chief Tomas Apolinario, two cops, and Barangay Forbes Park Evangeline Manotok inside his home on September 5. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PNP wages war on drugs despite P36-M budget in 2016

Sep 06, 2016 - 12:46 PM

But Police Director Benjamin Magalong acting PNP deputy chief for operations says the strong support of President Rodrigo Duterte and PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa is boosting their confidence to fight illegal drugs

CALL OF DUTY. Members of the Philippine National Police and the Scene of the Crime Operatives conducting investigation following a police operation against illegal drugs in the town of Plaridel, Bulacan on August 4. Photo by Eugenio Loreto/EPA

PNP conducts 'reinvigorated' Oplan TokHang in Forbes Park, Magallanes

Sep 05, 2016 - 1:35 PM

Southern Police District chief Tomas Apolinario says the PNP is not giving any special treatment to residents of posh villages

THROUGH THE GATES. The Makati police conducts Oplan TokHang inside the exclusive Forbes Park in Makati City on September 5. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Provincial police deployed to Albuera amid threat of attacks

Sep 02, 2016 - 11:22 AM

There have been concerns about a possible attack on the Albuera police station where Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr has been living and holding office since he was placed under the protective custody of the police

CHECKPOINT. A police checkpoint in Albuera, Leyte. Random checkpoints have been set up around strategic parts of the town after Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr returned to his town. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

War on Drugs: Phase 2 targets drug lords – Dela Rosa

Aug 31, 2016 - 8:42 PM

PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa has 4 months left to fulfill their promise to end – or at least suppress – the spread of illegal drugs

HIGH VALUE TARGETS NEXT? Dela Rosa talks to police accused of having ties to the illegal drug trade. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Replace barangay officials with OICs until next polls – House minority

Aug 31, 2016 - 1:55 PM

House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez says the prevalence of drug use in barangays nationwide puts into question the local officials ability to police their own backyards

APPOINT OICs. Members of the House minority, led by Minority Leader Danilo Suarez (3rd from left), hold a press conference on August 31. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Fortun: Odicta didn’t give 'drug matrix' to gov’t, lawyers

Aug 30, 2016 - 7:31 PM

If I am gunned down do not believe that it is the handiwork of the drug associates of Odicta says one of the lawyers of the assassinated alleged Iloilo drug lord

THREATS? Lawyer Raymond Fortun hints at threats against his own life following the death of his client, alleged drug lord Melvin Odicta. Photo from Raymond Fortun's Facebook page